Tag: John Gray High School

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 contract before the trial […]

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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 of the re-start, the […]

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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, a new school gym, to be […]

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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 featured in a British TV ‘fly on the wall’ documentary, “Educating Essex”, though […]

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John Gray project crawling forward towards re-start

John Gray project crawling forward towards re-start

| 02/10/2015 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Government is currently in the process of surveying the John Gray High School construction site as it makes plans to restart the work on the project, which has been stalled for more than three years. Speaking to the Public Accounts Committee on Thursday, Christen Suckoo who will be confirmed as the ministry’s chief officer […]

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JGHS staff blamed for kids bad behaviour

JGHS staff blamed for kids bad behaviour

| 15/09/2015 | 93 Comments

(CNS): Poor leadership and bad teachers are behind the behaviour problems at John Gray High School, according to the consultants who conducted the baseline inspection at the Cayman Islands’ largest and worst performing government high school. The principal at the time of the inspection and over the previous four years was Lyneth Monteith, who is currently the […]

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Drug dogs and gun seizures at local school

Drug dogs and gun seizures at local school

| 03/06/2015 | 28 Comments

(CNS Video): John Gray High School is dealing with yet another incident involving an imitation firearm after security guards seized a toy gun from students traveling on a school bus from West Bay last week. The recovery of what was said to be close replica of a weapon is the second in just two weeks. […]

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Teen arrested over school bus gun

Teen arrested over school bus gun

| 24/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS) The police have now confirmed that a 15-year-old student from John Gray High school has been arrested in connection with the possession of an imitation firearm on a school bus and is currently on police bail. Education ministry officials had told CNS last week that an “incident” had led to a police investigation, though […]

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Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

| 21/05/2015 | 19 Comments

(CNS): A teenager from John Gray High School is the subject of a police investigation after reports that he may have been carrying a firearm on a school bus. Officials from the education ministry have confirmed that an “incident occurred” recently on a public school bus, although they have refused to state that a firearm […]

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Tarpon academy leader bags JGHS deputy principal job

Tarpon academy leader bags JGHS deputy principal job

| 14/05/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Patricia Forbes has been appointed as the new deputy principal of John Gray High School (JGHS) for the 2015-2016 calendar year, government officials announced Thursday. Forbes, who was acting deputy principal of Tarpon Academy and the school’s teaching and learning coordinator, has been promoted after Matthew Holmes, the former deputy principal, stepped into the acting […]

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Fights continue among JGHS students

Fights continue among JGHS students

| 23/03/2015 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Education officials have confirmed that another fight took place last week at the John Gray High School following two other violent incidents — a gang-related fight and an assault on a teacher — earlier this month. Acting Chief Education Officer Lyneth Monteith said the latest “physical altercation” took place between two female students last Tuesday and […]

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