Tag: John Gray High School

JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

| 12/02/2018
(CNS): A teenage boy from John Gray High School has been arrested following an altercation with a teacher at the school last week. Both the police and the school’s principal have confirmed that the incident occurred around 9:30 on Thursday morning. School officials said that a support teacher [...]

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Opposition calls for school over port

Opposition calls for school over port

| 04/01/2018 | 64 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has made it clear that education will continue to be the priority for his team this year and they will be holding government to account, not just over teachers’ pay and more local autonomy for schools but also the completion of the John Gray campus. Speaking to CNS [...]

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JGHS goes back to drawing board

JGHS goes back to drawing board

| 12/10/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): The Ministry of Education has signed a contract with local consultants for an outline business case, this time for the John Gray High School facility, effectively taking the project back to the drawing board. Contractors originally broke ground almost a decade ago on the project after a gover [...]

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Armed cops called to school fight

Armed cops called to school fight

| 06/10/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): The head of John Gray High School has confirmed that there was a series of violent incidents at the school at the end of last week and the beginning of this that have resulted in arrests after armed police were called to the school. But he said the situation has been dealt with “firmly [...]

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$8.8M price tag revealed for school gym

$8.8M price tag revealed for school gym

| 16/05/2017 | 113 Comments
(CNS): The new John Gray High School (JGHS) gymnasium cost government CI$8.8 million, government has finally confirmed. The new 34,442 sq.ft. facility, reportedly finished  on time and under budget, has been handed over to education officials in time for the Year 10 and Year 11 external exams. The [...]

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CIG about to seek consultants to restart JGHS

CIG about to seek consultants to restart JGHS

| 23/02/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The education ministry has said it will soon embark on a request for proposals for consultants to complete a business case to restart the John Gray High School project. Although the high school gym is nearing completion and McAlpine has already been contracted to do that work, the rest of the [...]

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New gym price tag remains secret

New gym price tag remains secret

| 21/02/2017 | 75 Comments
(CNS): Tax payers will not find out how much government spent on the new John Gray High School gymnasium, which has been prioritised over the rest of the school development for this year’s exams and a basketball tournament, before the May election. Government told CNS that although there “has be [...]

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Acquitted teacher no longer at local high school

Acquitted teacher no longer at local high school

| 14/10/2016 | 31 Comments
(CNS): A teacher who was recently acquitted of three sexual assault charges is not back on the job, the education ministry has confirmed. The John Gray High School teacher who was cleared of indecently assaulting three 12- and 13-year-old girls in his lesson had already come to the end of his contra [...]

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McAlpine secures gym contract at JGHS

McAlpine secures gym contract at JGHS

| 29/06/2016 | 26 Comments
(CNS): As the education ministry turns its attention back to the redevelopment of John Gray High School almost a decade after the project first started, the contract to complete the gymnasium on the abandoned site has gone to local contractor McAlpine. One of four companies to bid on the first phase [...]

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High school project to restart in June

High school project to restart in June

| 23/03/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): After many years of problems at the new John Gray High School site, work is finally expected to restart in June, officials announced Wednesday. The education ministry has started the tendering process and adverts have been posted for potential contractors to begin the first phase of the works [...]

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New JGHS head comes from TV fame UK school

New JGHS head comes from TV fame UK school

| 11/03/2016 | 39 Comments
(CNS): A twenty year veteran of the British education system and an expert in behaviour management, school improvement and distributed leadership, has been appointed as principal at the John Gray High School. Jonathan Clark’s previous job was vice principal at Passmores Academy, which was fea [...]

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