Home >> Archive by category "News" (Page 3)

News

75th Anniversary Press Conference

Boys Town 75th Anniversary Official logo
Today's press conference was a great success. The media came out and was treated not only great music from Trench Town, but also with the importance and historic context that Boys' Town is and has for Trench Town, Kingston, Jamaica, and the world. The head table was filled with some if Jamaica's very mportant people. The list was as follows: Lyndel Wright, O. D. (Board Director) Andrew Pr...
Read More

Boys’ Town And Father Sherlock

The history of the Boys' Town institution and its founder have been beautifully depicted in a recent editorial in the Jamaica Gleaner. See the article below: What ought to be a major celebration in Jamaica, which is to run for all of November, is scheduled to be launched today. We fear that it will not get the attention it deserves. Which is a great shame, for the country would have forfeited a...
Read More

75th Anniversary Church Service

Today marked the opening of the Boys’ Town 75th Anniversary year long celebrations. Boys’ Town came out in numbers to the Lyndurst Methodist Church at 23A Lyndurst Road to enjoy and partake in a monumental service to celebrate Boys’ Town and it’s three quarter century existence. The day was led by Reverend Stephen Mullings who gave a sermon on looking back, looking within, looking around and looki...
Read More

Welcome Message

Father Hugh Sherlock
The Boys' Town institution was founded as a Christian project in 1940 by Reverend Father Hugh Sherlock as a joint project of the Methodist Church and the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) for the young people in Kingston's Trench Town community. The late Reverend Sherlock 's main objective was to build characters, hence their motto "We Build". This motto reflected the spirit and creativity ...
Read More

Leader R Readers Project 2015

On behalf of the students at Boys Town All Age School , I'd like to sincerely thank Trench Town For Life for the creation of the Leaders R Readers library project. The build out was an amazing 7-day journey, with many challenges. However, we are happy that the library is complete! In September 2015, TTFL traveled to our school in Trench Town, shopped for the materials to build out the librar...
Read More
Top