Friday, November 24, 2017

Keep a Girl in School goes the extra mile

THROUGH her Keep a Girl in School initiative, Buffalo Flats resident Dinika Rooy has donated sanitary towels to various schools around Buffalo City. Lujiza Public,...

THIRD IN SA

Lilyfontein School pupil, Adon Parker achieved 94% in the annual SA Council for English Education National Language Challenge, coming third in the country for...

GALA WINNERS

Selborne Primary took part in the top 10 Interschools gala, achieving outstanding results. The swimmers came first in various styles with Christo Van Loggerenberg...

SPELLING BEES

Hope School’s Foundation Phase Spelling Bees proudly displaying their certificates for being first in their respective grades. Top row, from left, are, pupils Bukho...

Hindu society brings chair cheer to school

IT WAS all smiles for Parkside Primary pupils last week Wednesday when the East London Hindu society Kailash Mandal donated chairs and stationery hampers...

Ariston reaches out with bursaries

FOR the third consecutive year, Ariston Christian School will be making 20 academic bursaries available to economically disadvantaged pupils for 2018. The bursaries are available...

Teachers come top of class at awards night

The province’s top 10 teachers, who will represent the Eastern Cape at the National Teaching Awards next year, were announced at a gala event...

SPRING PARADE

Last week, George Randell Primary hosted their annual cultural evening, which saw many pupils participate in the Master and Miss Georgie Spring Parade. The...

ON TARGET

Caley Kent-Brown, middle, (Grade 9, Beaconhurst High) placed first in her grade and second overall out of 135 in the senior girls division in...

RED HEARTS

October was Gonubie Primary’s Adopt-a-School month with the South African National Blood Service (SANBS). Parents and staff were challenged and set a target for...

SWEET DONATION

Clarendon Primary’s Gittins House hosted a cake sale last month and all proceeds raised were donated to the Rising Sun Daycare in Duncan Village....

Breidbach Primary rewards hard work

PARENTS, teachers and pupils packed out the community hall for the Breidbach Primary School (BPS) annual merit awards ceremony recently. Methodist church leader Reverend Juliet...

MEDAL WINNERS

Border biathletes competed in the annual Southern Free State (SFS) and Eastern Province Inter-provincial Biathlon Championships recently and did exceptionally well. In the championships,...

In fine form

Selborne College first XI batsman Matt Dewar is in superb form having scored 110 against rivals Queen’s College three weeks ago and then following...

Clarendon girl is a class act in SA language challenge

By Qaqamba Magadla A grade 11 pupil from an East London school scored top marks – 100% – and won a cash prize at this year’s...

GROWING GREEN

As part of their Outdoor Education Curriculum, the Grade 8 pupils from Hope School have been planting a permaculture garden and having fun doing...

COLOURFUL MUSIC

George Randell Primary School’s Steel Pan and Marimba bands performed at this year’s Colour My Run event hosted by Jawitz. The school are so...

TOP ACHIEVEMENT

Seven of the Lilyfontein School drum majorettes have recently been awarded their provincial colours. The drummies are Liyahluma Simelane, Hope Mnisi, Tariro Chinamasa, Addyson...

Teen breaks down in court

A schoolgirl broke down and cried in the witness box yesterday while relaying how former Grade 7 primary school teacher Neil Pieter le Roux...

WELL DONE:

Nonelela Bekile and Olothando Monaheng proudly accept the trophy for Berndt House, who won the Interhouse Sports Day earlier in the term Picture: SUPPLIED  

SALUTE TO A MILESTONE

Selborne College celebrated its 145th Founder’s Day on Friday October 20. The guest speaker was Philipp Gutsche who matriculated from Selborne College in 1956....

Water polo kings

Selborne College first water polo team beat Pearson High School’s first team 3-1 in the final of the Pearson Stayers’ Water Polo Tournament recently....

ROAD TRIP

The Gonubie High School Grade 11 class are seen having fun on their tour to Cape Town Picture: SUPPLIED

TEAM HUDSON HIGH

 It was heartwarming to see team Hudson High pulling together to fulfil their social responsibility with a bumper turnout. A big hit was their...

STARRY NIGHT

Cambridge High held its prize-giving and speech night on October 10. The guest speaker was renowned singer, actress, radio personality and ‘SA Idols’ judge...

LEADING THE WAY

The 2018 leadership for Merrifield College has been announced. They are, from left, Student Representative Council (SRC) co-chairs Leah Schewitz and Jordan Ramoo, with...

GOING PLACES

Teacher Anna-Marie Niemand’s Grade 2 class at Laerskool Grens (Grens Primary) had great fun making their 3D models of different modes of transport recently...

Archers hit mark

Boys, girls from local club earn top accolades in competitions THE Buffalo Archery Club recently returned victorious from the annual NASP (National Archery in the...

Sterling job by young athlete

Stirling Primary pupil Zander Scholtz (on left in red and green) took part in the Southern Free State Inter Provincial Biathlon in Bloemfontein recently...

Gifts, crafts at Christmas Market

LAERSKOOL Nahoon will again be hosting their popular Christmas Market next Friday (November 3). This event has become an East London favourite, known for the...

Riding high

Beaconhurst School’s Grade 6 pupil Ashlee Kent won the title of novice pony rider working riding reserve champion, riding her pony, Chappie, at the...

Is this the start of Fees Must Fall protests?

BY ERNEST MABUZA As universities prepare to announce fee increases for 2018‚ a swirl of unrest is engulfing some campuses as students speak out against...

SHELF LIFE

Selborne Primary recently officially opened their new media and IT centre and named it after principal Doug Voke, who is retiring after 30 years....

ON A HIGH NOTE

Azenokuhle Zibi performs at the Cambridge High School annual music evening held on September 27  

PET DRIVE

Beaconhurst Primary teacher Angelique Ferrezuelo and Grade 1 pupil Keira Freitag with some of the dog and cat food collected by pupils and members...

IN HARMONY

All the performers who took to the stage during the Cambridge High School annual music evening, pose for a group photo Picture: SUPPLIED

KIDS’ STUFF

The Beaconhurst Grade R classes had an opportunity to enjoy close-up interactions with farm animals during their recent visit to Mel’s Fun Farm Picture:...

Annan wins gold medal for invention

CAMBRIDGE High School pupil, Vanessa Annan recently took part in the International Eskom Science Expo held in Boksburg, receiving a gold medal for her...

MENTAL GYMNASTICS

Beaconhurst School is very proud of Grade 3 pupil Matthias Mostert, who took part in a department mental maths competition. He went through to...

School honours star pupils

FRIDAY the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition but this was not the case for Hoërskool De Vos Malan pupils in...

Beaconhurst legal eagles win Moot Court nationals

TWO Beaconhurst High School pupils won the National Moot Court Competition in Pretoria recently which has afforded them the chance to compete in the...

WATCH: Sadtu gives Mkhize 14-day ultimatum

By Aretha Linden New Higher Education and Training (DHET) Minister Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has been given 14 days to sort out pay disparities at Buffalo City...

Bleak start in life for province’s rural children

By Aretha Linden Children from rural and poor areas start their schooling careers on the back foot when compared to their urban counterparts as they do...

FLOWER POWER

Beaconhurst pupils welcomed the first day of spring with a casual day. Many of the pupils spoilt their teachers with beautiful flowers and dressed...

HERITAGE PRIDE

Advance for Life Christian Academy took part in the Miss Heritage Competition that took place at the Hemingways Mall last month. The school’s pupils...

TEACHING EXCELLENCE

Hannelie Jordaan represented the Eastern Cape province at the 17th National Teaching Awards ceremony recently. She was one of 90 educators from around the...

FAREWELL TO LEGEND

On September 29 Selborne Primary School had a ‘bitter-sweet’ experience when it said goodbye to its beloved principal for the past 30 years, the...

Cricket bug bites young players at Advance for Life

ADVANCE for Life Christian Academy was invited to participate in the KFC Mini Cricket at Merrifield in March this year. “We had never played the...

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...