Wednesday, October 18, 2017

No cheating for us, say matriculants

Eastern Cape matriculants have made a commitment not to cheat during their final-year exams, while the department of education said they have put in...

FUN IN THE SUN

Gonubie Primary School was pleased to provide transport for the annual outing of Simunye Day Care Centre recently. The little ones from the daycare...

Right on target

Beaconhurst School congratulates Caley Kent-Brown on being selected for the Eastern Province archery team for nationals and inter-provincials 2017 Picture: SUPPLIED

Ft Hare students want written guarantee to call off class boycott

By Sino Majangaza Protesting University of Fort Hare students have agreed to return to class on the condition vice-chancellor Professor Sakhela Buhlungu commits in writing...

YOUNG LEADERS:

The names of Clarendon High School’s councillors for next year were announced recently. They are, from left back, Amy Killian, Amy-Lee Sansom, Sarah Fouche,...

Corrupt staff blamed for Fort Hare turmoil

By MALIBONGWE DAYIMANI and SINO MAJANGAZA Corrupt staff have been accused by the University of Fort Hare vice-chancellor Professor Sakhele Buhlungu of stoking up violent...

LEAVING A LEGACY

Buffalo City Metro planted trees at St John’s Road Primary School’s new ECD (early childhood development) centre last week Thursday Picture: SUPPLIED

SPRING WALK

Ncera Intermediate School pupils, their principal Ntuthu Dinge, staff members and friends enjoying a fun walk in the sun last Friday along the Parkrun...

YOUNG ARTISTS DOING WELL

MARK THE DATE: Sophie McQuirk, left, and Suzanne Strauss have had their pictures chosen for the Santam Calendar. With more than 3000 artworks from...

Kind donor donates full kit to school

Businessman helps John Bisseker pupils stay ‘clean’ Our school is in the drug hub of the town and all the social ills have a way...

BEING BODY CONFIDENT

Motivational speaker and model Marciel Hopkins spoke about confidence and loving the shape you are in at Merrifield last Wednesday. She is pictured here,...

PROVINCIAL SONGBIRDS

The Voorpos Primary School choir recently participated in the Sundays River Valley Arts Festival, singing their way to the top as the provincial winners....

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Beaconhurst High School Interactors, supported by the Land Service group, reached out to the children at Glen Stella by making contributions of food, books...

Mzokhanyo High School receives a fully fitted computer lab

Melisizwe Computer Lab initiative together with South African Airways and SITA bring new computers to East London township school.

YOUNG ARTISTS DOING WELL

PROUD YOUNG ARTIST: Sharon’s Art School pupil Jake Miles, 5, recently had the picture he is holding accepted into the prestigious Santam Child Art...

EL teacher up for prestigious global award

Varkey Foundation approaches Ghanaian-born educator to apply AFTER coming first in the Excellence in Secondary School Teaching category for the National Teachers’ Award (NTA), East...

No lectures as Fort Hare University students protest

By Sino Majangaza Academic activities have ground to a halt at the University of Fort Hare’s Alice campus. University of Fort Hare students vandalised a kiosk on...

DONATIONS HARVEST

Hudson Park Primary School hosted their annual Harvest Day celebration on September 8. It was a colourful multi-cultural event where the pupils were able...

BRANCHING OUT

The Selborne College Interact Club planted a tree on the Selborne school grounds to celebrate the Arbor Month on September 1 Picture: SUPPLIED

CHILLING OUT

Merrifield Grade 5 students Kelly Perks, left, and Rachel Mangold enjoy the school’s Spring picnic held recently in gorgeous weather Picture: TRACEY MANGOLD

PLAYING BALL

Last week the Georgie Trust committee hosted an evening with special guests international rugby referee Jaco Peyper and Peter Mitchell as part of a...

LOOKING AFTER ELDERLY

The George Randell Junior and Senior Dance teams and marimba band visited Silver Crown Old Age Home recently. They provided the residents with entertainment...

Crowning glory for Greenpoint Secondary pageant

Yolanda Tundzi, centre, was crowned Miss Greenpoint Secondary School at the school recently. Her princesses are Shenique Ambrose (second princess), left, and Lilitha Solundwana...

Future stars

George Randell Primary School’s under-7 rugby team recently took part in their final festival of the season at Hudson Park Primary. The school would...

Bullseye for EL club

Buffalo Archery Club right on target with haul of eight medals THE Buffalo Archery Club recently took home eight medals at the National Archery in...

Cala school makes its mark

By TEMBILE SGQOLANA Cala Senior Secondary School beat several other schools in the country to claim third place in the national Eskom Simama Ranta Entrepreneurship competition...

Cambridge High School’s 138th Founders Day: gallery

Last week Friday, Cambridge High School celebrated their 138th Founders Day. Below are some pictures of the celebrations. Pictures: LAUREN WHITAKER

SPORTY SPRING DAY

On September 1, Hope Schools hosted their annual sports day on the grass field next to Johnson & Johnson. All the pupils joined in...

HIGH NOTE

West Bank School’s music pupils celebrate after the EL Fest, which was held last week at Selborne Primary. ‘Well done to West Bank’s Grade...

Virtual teaching in a future world

By Aretha Linden Virtual teachers are certainly an important step towards recognising the importance of creating access to digital learning and teaching platforms for all pupils...

Rotary plants trees for pupils’ benefit

AS ARBOR week came to an end, the Rotary Club of Arcadia visited Thoboshana Primary School to plant trees and encourage environmental awareness at...

WINNING SMILES

The Stirling Primary team members , from left, Zachary Kotze (Grade 2), Aiyanna Jonathan (Grade 1), Julia Kockott (Grade 2), Lily Smith (Grade 1),...

FOR ART’S SAKE

African Angels Independent School Grade 7 pupils Lutho Giwu and Indiphile Velebayi submitted their artworks to the Belgravia Art Centre Exhibition recently

Selborne sizzle in Dale derby

Selborne made a great start to their cricket season with some very convincing wins over their rivals Dale College from King William’s Town at...

UFH boycott will end ‘if demands are met’

By Sino Majangaza University of Fort Hare students resolved to end their class boycott on condition that vice-chancellor Professor Sakhela Buhlungu commits in writing to meet...

Biathle duo to take on world

Super-fit young biathletes need funding for trip HUDSON Primary School pupils Luke Tinhof and Samantha Mouton will represent South Africa at the Biathle World Championships...

Caring folk boost needy Grade Rs

New desks, chairs donated to EL school THE caring East London community has come to the rescue by donating desks and chairs to needy Parkside...

STIRLING ACT

Stirling Primary School drama pupils did extremely well at the Buffalo City Drama Eisteddfod. The school congratulated the top award winners in Grades 4...

From frying pan to fire for students

By Sino Majangaza The University of Fort Hare students who moved from their Union Arcade residence into the NBS building in East London for safety reasons...

Parkside Primary School gets donations

To read about the latest developments on the story we published in June about Parkside Primary school's plight of school furniture, get your copy...

IntelliMali coughs up the ‘lost’ R818k

By Aretha Linden - Payment administrator IntelliMali has reimbursed Walter Sisulu University (WSU) the full amount misappropriated by NSFAS “student millionaire” Sibongile Mani out of its own...

SPRING IN THEIR STEP

Grensies Petite celebrated the first day of spring by having a “Spring Walk”. Pictured are, left, Caleesi van der Merwe and Abbigail Coetzee

MAKING STRIDES

Congratulations to the Merrifield College and Sakhikamva High School pupils who came first in the South African Model United Nations provincial competition that took...

WELL DONE

Beaconhurst School is pleased to announce three of its teachers were acknowledged for excellence in teaching by the Eastern Cape Department of Education at...

Vital WSU meeting cancelled amid student upheavals

By Sino Majangaza A vital meeting today between Walter Sisulu University and parents of SRC members on the Mthatha campus did not take place. The meeting was...

WORD WHIZZES

The Hudson Park Primary Grade 6 and 7 “Fun with Words” team won this challenging competition, beating even the parents’ team. Well done to,...

FINE GESTURE

On Monday afternoon the U16 A Selborne rugby team handed over R20 000 to the King’s Children’s Home. The money was raised throughout the...

TWO-WAY BENEFIT

East London Language Institute and Greensleeves Place of Safety enjoyed a morning of teaching, learning and fun recently. The Language Institute’s TEFL students practised...

Cambridge bids Mrs Kent farewell

Beloved teacher retires after 27 years CAMBRIDGE Primary foundation phase bid farewell last Thursday to one of their beloved teachers, Cheryl Kent, with a beautiful...

Top show to celebrate 20 years

  The Merrifield Prep School and College put on a spectacular showcase arts and culture talent at the school. The show, ‘Unstoppable’, held at the...