Manning Cup Review 2010

Writer: Brian Kazaara
The Manning Cup season 2010 started with an aura of belief and optimism. This season promised to not only be a display of the cumulative efforts put forth by the Campion College playing and coaching staff during the past summer, but also be a source of pride for the school, now in its 50th year.
Led by Coach Phillpotts-Brown, the squad represented a nice blend of experience and youth. For upper sixth form players such as Moran ...

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Campion College Track Team Present at the Denise Thwaites 5K Run

By Brian Kazaara
October is internationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness month. As such, many efforts are made in October specially to help combat the deadly disease of Breast Cancer. One such effort is the Denis Thwaites 5K run. The event is staged annually by the Jamaica Reach to Recovery, a voluntary group of breast cancer survivors and friends. The race starts and ends at the Stadium East field after a warm up session at 6:30 am. Participants journey along ...

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Captain: “Getting the Badminton Team Back on Winning Terms”

Writer: Brian Kazaara
Campion College has a rich history of success in Badminton – our school has produced several national badminton players including Kyle Wong, Kraig Simpson, Anthonio Foster, Christopher Beecher, Ryan Chung, Keri Wong, amongst others. From this list, Kyle Wong and Keri Wong have both won medals for Jamaica.
The Campion College Badminton team also has a history of excellence in competitive events over the years. In recent times Campion capped a memorable set of performances by ...

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Club Expo 2010

Writers: Ashley Walker, Chantelle Dallas & Alexis Smith

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We all have a purpose on this beautiful earth, the thing we are destined to do which will be our own contribution to mankind. Spared the inclement weather which had threatened the event for a week, the Club Expo of 2010 implored Campionites to “Make Your Mark” and the ingenuity which flowed from this theme was vibrant and ...

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Praying for Rain

By Peta-Gaye Phillips
The new school year is now in full swing but not without some glitches along the way. From September 29th to September 30th, schools experienced a halt in activities due to the dangerous behaviour of Tropical Storm Nicole. For most Campion students, Tropical Storm Nicole, with her hammering rains and terrific lightning, brought with her “freedom”. Many students rejoiced as Nicole spontaneously bestowed upon them two whole days of holiday. While some students were thanking Nicole for ...

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Games Day

By Monique Arnold
Every year several steps are taken to try to integrate incumbent lower and upper sixth forms. This year was no exception. On Wednesday, September 15th, one of the first calendar events of the year was held: the 6A/6B Games Day.
Games Day was truly not one to miss. A concerted effort by the senior prefects, it saw the flooding of the auditorium by upper and lower sixers alike. The turnout was splendid: even the most standoffish of ...

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Caribbean Child Research Conference and Children’s Rights

By Mikhail Grant, Assistant Chief Editor
On Thursday October 21, 2010, five 6A students and Caribbean Studies teacher Mrs. V. Taylor Smellie served as representatives of Campion College at the 2010 Caribbean Child Research Conference. Held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Downtown Kingston, the conference highlighted and investigated the rights of Caribbean children through the presentation of research conducted and essays written by Jamaica’s children. The conference was hosted by the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and ...

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Big Brother Big Sister Social

By: Brian Kazaara & Renee King
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The bell rang to signal the end of the school day on Friday September 24, 2010. On a normal evening, this would scream the end of a full day and a tiring week for the Campion College school community. Students would be seen stampeding from class to the (temporary) freedom that awaited them on the ...

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