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

Stirling Primary choir scoops national awards

By Qaqamba Magadla The Stirling Primary School choir took third place and its song, Emlanjeni Yelele, was voted the best African song at the annual ATKV...

Stirling pupil off to represent SA

STIRLING High School pupil and Aquanova swimming club synchronised swimmer Tayla Jade van Huyssteen has once again made her family, school and club proud...

Stirling achievement

  STIRLING music pupils received many special mention awards and medals in the Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod held in May. Sive Sogoni received the Petro Ferreira...
Stirling Primary pupils did exceptionally well at the Surfer’s Marathon recently. In fact, the first three boys’ positions and the first two girls’ positions in the Junior Surfers all went to Stirling pupils. From left are, Kiara Herman (first U13 girl), Amber Herman (second U13 girl), Sherwin Bauer (third U13 boy), Nathan Gallacher (first U13) and Asha Hoare (second U13 boy)

Stirling’s Surfers pride

Stirling Primary pupils did exceptionally well at the Surfer’s Marathon recently. In fact, the first three boys’ positions and the first two girls’ positions...

Stirling’s spin on ‘Robin Hood’ tale

OVER the years, Stirling High has become well-known for their quality plays and musicals. So get ready to be completely awestruck yet again by Stirling’s...

Stirling team is the bees knees

STIRLING Primary School hosted and went on to win a Grade 1 to 7 SACEE (South African Council of English Educators) Spelling Bee on...

Former Stirling pupil soars in dance of life and studies

FORMER Stirling High School pupil Lauren Volker has achieved an amazing nine distinctions in her 2016 university examinations and will be graduating her third...

Pioneers hit Stirling for six

Pharo, Butler shine in their team’s 37-run win over East London rivals DESMOND COETZEE PIONEERS United brought smiles to the faces of their supporters – and...

Border U12s proud of WP victory

THE Border under-12 rugby team recently returned from participating at this year's Coastal Provincial U12 Tournament in Riversdale. Even though the team did not come...

More power outages on cards for Buffalo City Metro

Buffalo City residents should brace for power outages over the next few days, metro spokesman Samkelo Ngwenya said yesterday. This follows social media outrage questioning...

City set to plug in for world summit

Top leaders sure to inspire THE Global Leadership Summit is coming back to East London from tomorrow until Saturday at the Abbottsford Christian Centre. The event...

EL all shook up over Elvis classics fundraiser for Cansa

FOR its third year running, Harvey World Travel East London presents the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) fundraising concert, taking place this weekend...

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...

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...

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),...

Cooling off

Chelsea Gallacher from Stirling High School at a East London District Cross Country meet held in Berlin recently Picture: SUPPLIED

Local band going places opening for UK band Bastille

High note for Opposite the Other LOCAL alternative pop band Opposite the Other have achieved one success after the other over the last year. Most recently,...

Fast and furious

Capris, bikes rev up the action at Border Motorsport Club champs SATURDAY greeted Border Motorsport Club (BMC) with a beautiful spring sunrise, with the promise...

Pupils excel at IT event

TWO weeks ago Hudson Park hosted the Nelson Mandela University’s annual programming competition. Twelve IT pupils, three from Grade 10, six from Grade 11...

MILESTONE MOMENT

Stirling head girl Lise Siebert played her 100th game for the school’s first hockey team recently against Hudson Park. Both teams welcomed her on...

DRAMA DUO

Gonubie High School, Queenstown Girl’s High School (GHS), Aliwal North High School, Selborne College, Hudson Park High, Grens Hoerskool and Stirling High Schools have...

Maths boffs shine for their schools, district

By Qaqamba Magadla - Pupils from AW Barnes and St John’s primary schools represented the East London district at this year’s provincial mathematics competition, which took place...

BRIGHT SPARKS

At the Grade 2 District Mental Maths Competition recently, Eden Stead from Stirling came first, Shanae Rensburg, right, from AW Barnes Primary came second...

GOLD AWARD

The Stirling Primary School choir received a gold award, came third in their section and received the top award for their traditional African song...

Rhodes student restores dignity with toiletry packs

FORMER Stirling High School pupil Alirian Gibson is helping many students through her Dignity Drive at Rhodes University. The psychology honours student started the donation-run...

TOP GESTURE

This very kind-hearted boy, Ethan Jackson from Stirling Primary raised R500 and donated it all to Fun and Fundraising for the Elderly – a...

BIG BRASS

The Stirling High Big Band performed to a large audience at the National Youth Jazz Festival in Grahamstown recently Picture: SUPPLIED  

Sterling job by young Samaritans

Some Stirling Primary boys got together to do their Mandela Day 67 minutes by handing out cupcakes and cooldrink to the Stirling cleaning and...

Dewar selected to SA U18B side

SELBORNE College Grade 11 pupil, Matt Dewar has been selected for the South African U18 B hockey team after the U18 Interprovincial Hockey tournament...

What’s on the GO! – July 27

Today ● Are you ready to join our motivated group? The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people of a so-called “mature age”,...

Teams serve tables to raise funds

Border badminton eight off to interprovincials THE Under 19 Border badminton teams had to wait tables at the Spur in Vincent this week to raise...

Fundraiser sure to hit right note

IN A first-of-its kind fundraiser, the Rotary Club of East London is provi- ding a platform to showcase the abun- dant musical talent at...

What’s On the GO! – 20 July

Today ● University of the Third Age meets on the second Thursday of each month at 9.30am, cost R 10 per visitor and R5 for...

Fun week for youth

VARIOUS local churches and organisations have come together to present youngsters in East London with their first Youth Week – a week filled with...

WHEN I GROW UP

Stirling Baptist Church's  holiday club last week took place in five different venues around East London catering to different age groups. Friday was the...

Writer inspires pupils

Her advice – dream and read more LOCAL author Judy Naidoo visited Stirling Primary last week to present her first children’s book, The Castle on...

Border U13s set to play SA’s best

FOR the first time in history 23 rugby players have been chosen from across the Border region to represent the Border province at the...

Paying it forward: Vicky’s birthday bash a success.

LAST week the Dynamic Body Studio-owner and Pilates instructor, Vicky Luff, held a show in honour of her birthday. The show was aimed at raising...

Local drummies set for nationals

THE first Eastern Cape Majorette and Cheerleaders Association (ECMCA) Provincial competition in 17 years took place last weekend. Only two schools competed in Lilyfontein and...

Pupil with big heart gives back

STIRLING Primary School’s Olivia Smallie ran an arts and crafts stall at the annual Stirling Primary School Games Day last month and donated all...

Music for a cause

The East London Classical Players present their quarterly music concert on Saturday at Stirling Presbyterian Church at 3pm. Among the works to be performed,...

GIRL POWER

  The Stirling Primary and High netball teams won their respective U12 and first-team East London leagues and will be travelling to Port Elizabeth to...

City’s young artists display talents

Imagination, creativity, and uniqueness are on full display at the Belgravia Arts School after pupils from more than 20 schools in East London submitted...

Vicky Luff’s big birthday bash

THE DYNAMIC Body Studio-owner and Pilates instructor, Vicky Luff, will once again be using her birthday to celebrate generosity, love and giving. In previous years,...

AVID BOOKWORMS

The SACEE Sheryl Human Read Out Loud Contest for Grade 6 and 7 pupils saw 15 schools enter 59 pupils. Stirling Primary School congratulated...

ELfest shows off school art works

CELEBTATING the Arts, the 16th ELfest is under-way, showing of some of East London's schools' best talent The festival comprises of two sections, namely Drama...

ITSI talk on improving teaching methods

ITSI's chief executive, Lieb Liebenberg gave an informative and critical presentation on effective teaching methods for the 21st century at the East London Golf...