Motto :- We don’t aim to be ordinary, good enough is not enough, brilliance is the target!

1 (876) 965 5583

South Starz Academy
27a Pines Plaza
Junction St. Elizabath

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday to Friday

09:30 - 14:00


123 456 789

Goldsmith Hall

New York, NY 90210

07:30 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

Our Staff

Our Staff

Stepping on the campus of south Straz Academy, you enter an extraordinary place for children. It is a place where all of our energies are dedicated to helping children become their best selves. We purposefully create an environment to meet their needs from early childhood to emerging adolescence.


Anthony Howell

I believe everyone has the right and entitlement to the best education. Being over 20 years in business and having worked in Central Government, Retail and the Event and Leisure Industries, I’ve spent the last 8 years in a range of entrepreneurial ventures including the successful running of TGS Events Services and worked in varying capacities at over 150 music festivals.

Michelle Wilson-Stephenson
Co - Founder & Principal

I am proud of the success of South Starz Academy in these last 10 years. Being part of this journey and seeing many lives change has been the most rewarding achievement to me. As an ambitious, sociable, energetic, mature, flexible and responsible person, I actively strive to implement these into the Academy.

Committee Members

Norene Senior-Huslin
Committee Member

I am an Arian.
I am a Dietician.
I am honest, hardworking, and I am committed to whatever I have to do.

Kenesha Horne JP
Committee Member

Commonwealth Executive Masters in Business administration (CEMBA), member of the Lay Magistrate Association of Jamaica (LMAJ), managing director at Junction Building Depot and owner of 876 Crown to Sole boutique

Craig Larmond

Development Banker for over 20 years. Craig’s an avid and passionate social worker who has given service to a wide cross section of organizations within Manchester and St Elizabeth.

Clover Evans
Committee Member

As a mother of three, I have my own motto: Whatever I put my mind to, I can accomplish.

Our Teachers

Mrs Odette McPherson
Grade 1 Teacher
Mr A Biggs
Grade 5/6 Teacher
Anndeshia Smith
Grade 2 Teacher
Mrs Angela James-Gayle
Staff Member

I am a forty six year old mother of an only child who is currently doing his bachelor degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Technology (UTECH). Loving, jovial, Happy, determined and easy going are just a few words to describe who I am. I enjoy going out, watching television and interacting with children.

Miss Durrant
K3 Teacher

I ameducator for kindergarten class k3 I have a diploma in early childhood education. Recognized for ability to develop and implement activities that improve students learning and behavioral skills, as well as confidence and self reliance.

Mr Edward Reid
Music Teacher
Mrs. Stewart
K1 - K2 Teacher

My name is Mrs. Asharee Stewart who hails from the fishing community of Alligator Pond in the parish of Manchester. The mantra that keeps me balanced is with Christ in the vessel then I can smile at the storm. I can say without reservation that I am a naturally shy and reserved person but as I get older I’ve become bold and outgoing.

Mrs. H. Hendricks
Teacher Assistant

The capacity to learn is a gift, the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice. My name is Havalee Hendricks and I’m a 24 year old K3 teacher. I am an education enthusiast, highly passionate about children’s education and their future. I believe that every child should get a chance to access education.

Miss Powell
Grade 4 Teacher

Teach a child to be faithful and he will forever be faithful. This is a bible verse that I strongly believe in, bolstered by my strong Christian upbringing and my passion for educating and nurturing young minds. Passionate, caring, loving and dedicated are a few words that best describe me.

Miss S. Hendricks
Grade 3 Teacher

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, because hatred in your heart will consume you too. I am Shaunakay Hendricks. I am the sixth child of my mother.  I love playing netball and socializing with others. I am a God fearing and persistent person.