Janice Smith, formerly a 13 year old Jamaican country girl, is now Commander Janice Smith of the US NAVY DESTROYER – THE USS OSCAR AUSTIN . She is the first Jamaican born to command a US Navy Destroyer, and only the second black woman to become a commanding officer in the US Navy. If any STATHS Graduate is wondering if your Jamaican education is adequate to allow you to compete with, and attain the same levels of achievement as those born in the so called “First World Countries”, rest assured that it has been proven and demonstrated over and over that … Continue reading HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA


Correspondents and Team Members for the Editorial Staff From Jamaica, anywhere in the USA, Canada, Great Britain and anywhere else – except hell. Whatever year you graduated – welcome E-mail: 1    pepop02@gmail.com 2    editor@staths.com          ‘phone or text :  678-925-8609 Continue reading WANTED


THE TRUTH IS, we were taught to hate Jamaicans. As a little girl in primary school, our teacher taught us that Barbados was the jewel of the Caribbean. We were taught that any mad/crazy slave, or any slave who could not take instructions, were shipped off to Jamaica. This was the mandate. I supposed in my little head, (or was that taught to me also), of every Caribbean Island . Send the mad and aggressive slaves to Jamaica. Then as time passed and you start to see clearer, meet people and question things, you soon realize that the insurgent slaves … Continue reading TAUGHT TO HATE – JAMAICANS


Jamaica House is fielding bids to repair its fencing. It was decided by the director of maintenance to use contractors who had graduated from some of Jamaica’s technical schools. One from Kingston Tech, one from STETHS and one from STATHS. So, they meet with an official from Jamaica House to examine the fence . The Kingston Tech contractor whips out a tape measure, takes measurements, does some calculations on his clipboard. “Well”, he says, “De job gwine run yuh ’bout $90,000. $40,000 fi material, $40,000 fi mi crew an $10,000 fi cover my expenses”. The St. Elizabeth Tech contractor also … Continue reading STATHS CONTRACTOR GETS JOB

POEM by Willie Nelson – (When he was 75)

“I have outlived my Pecker   My nookie days are over, My pilot light is out. What used to be my sex appeal, Is now my water spout. Time was when, on its own accord, From my trousers it would spring. But now I’ve got a full-time job, To find the f***in’ thing. It used to be embarrassing, the way it would behave. For every single morning, It would stand and watch me shave. Now as old age approaches, it sure gives me the blues. To see it hang its little head…….and watch me tie my shoes.   Whether or … Continue reading POEM by Willie Nelson – (When he was 75)