Montego Bay High School - The Beacon of St. James, Jamaica
Montego Bay High School Building
Montego Bay High School - "ESE NON VIDERI"- To Be And Not To Seem
Montego Bay High School is not only one of the two all-girls secondary school in Montego Bay, it is THE
high school of Montego Bay - and St. James, in general, boasting some of the best CXC/CSEC exam results both in St. James & Jamaica!
As a top performing high school, it is also awarded some of the brightest young minds from the primary schools on a yearly basis.
There are number of notable and outstanding Jamaican who passed through this noble institution. This include Jamaica's chief justice, Zaila McCalla.
The school was established in 1935 by the Government of Jamaica to fill the need of an all-girls high school in St. James. It was the first government owned high school for girls established on the island. It was established with the aim of developing in its students, mental alertness, physical health, spiritual consciousness and a sense of responsibility.
Today, they not only excel academically, but also seeks to enhance the talents of the their students through participation in the arts, including the JCDC music and speech festivals. They are also heavily involved in 4H club and debating club competitions.
My smaller sister, Tanya Marie Gayle, is a proud student of this noble institution By the way, I am a proud Manning's student:-)
Last November (2010), the school had an exciting week of activities, celebrating their 75th anniversary year of scholastic excellence.
Mobay High, as it is also called, is located at 51 union Street here in the second city. It's contact numbers are 876-952-2574, 876-952-2809.Did you attend the Montego Bay High School for girls though? Tell us about it hereReferences: Montego Bay High School Alumnae Ass of South Florida & Montego Bay High School International Alumni Ass. http://mbhsia.com/Related Pages
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