The Future of Jamaica is in Preparation

Published on January 29, 2020 by Admin

Time and again it is said, “The youths are the future”, and it is true. But what exactly are we doing to secure the future? OHS Mentorship Programme has gone beyond classroom content and personal development to life development. The Programme relaunched at the beginning of the academic year 2019-2020 with the aim of better…

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Oracabessa High Students – Top Awardees at The Association of Principals and Vice Principals Award Ceremony

Published on January 28, 2020 by Admin

The Association of Principals and Vice Principals award ceremony was held in Kingston on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The top CSEC and NCTVET students from the Oracabessa High School were recognized at the ceremony. Both Matthew Gager (middle) who got seven (7) CXCs and Jamelia Armstrong (next to VP, Mr. Thomas) who took eight (CXCs)…

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Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Published on October 15, 2019 by Admin

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is being celebrated under the theme ‘Give Hope. Save lives.’ As usual,  men and women locally are asked to show support for breast cancer survivors and those battling the disease by wearing pink ribbons or clothing.  In support, the Oracabessa High schools netballers,  footballers and other students came…

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ROCOBESS on the Rise!

Published on October 4, 2019 by Admin

An empowered youth is a promise to society. The 2018-2019 academic year saw Oracabessa High School welcoming, yet another initiative geared at making it a school of choice, placing emphasis on the holistic development of its most valuable stakeholders, the students, who ultimately contributes to the standard and culture of the school. Youth Empowerment, the…

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Observing World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)

Published on June 13, 2019 by Admin

Every year, on May 31st, the World Health Organisation (WHO), Jamaica and the rest of the world celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign used to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. The focus…

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Alternative Pathway to Secondary Education (APSE) Exhibition

Published on April 16, 2019 by Admin

The Oracabessa High School hosted their very first Alternative Pathway to Secondary Education (APSE) Exhibition. The APSE Exhibition aimed to highlight job opportunities in the Jamaican tourism sector, where our pathway three students can be employed after leaving school. The theme for the exhibition was “Using the STEAM Approach to Showcase Job Opportunities in the…

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Academic and Professional Career of Covel Rashique McDermot

Published on April 9, 2019 by Admin

 A famous writer once said, “The heights by great men reached and kept, were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.”  Covel McDermot did not have a clue as to where his pendulum in life would swing. With little parental guidance and financial aid, he…

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