Monday, March 18, 2019

Social media drive clothes needy pupils

About 60 young faces in Dimbaza were left smiling last week when they got shirts on their backs and socks on their feet for...

Champion debate team win bursaries

Schools from around East London participated in the third annual inter-schools debating competition at the East London City Hall last Friday. The competition saw 11...

Anti-crime effort

The Safer South Africa Foundation (SSAF) launched its anti-crime youth programme in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday with East London’s John Bisseker Secondary School...

JSE Investment Challenge opens for schools and universities

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has officially opened registration for the 2019 Investment Challenge, with schools and universities invited to submit their teams. The competition...

Trust honours top achievers

Non-profit education trust Student Sponsorship Programme (SSP) held their latest graduation ceremony for the class of 2018 at Selborne College last Saturday. The ceremony included...

Hudson boosts learning

Hudson Park High School will now offer dynamic additional programmes for academics. Extension maths, thinking skills and other specialised classes will be on offer to...

Tablers step up to challenge

Round Table 1 East London are raising funds for Selborne Primary School pupil Ubuko Mpotulo who was diagnosed with meningococcal septicmemia. The lining of Mpotulo’s...

Dale Junior splashes out at inter-house gala

SPLASH OF FUN: A young swimmers gives it their best in the annual Dale College Boys’ Primary School inter-house gala that took place on...

Pupil’s dream comes true

HUDSON Park High School pupil Nonelela Yikha was recently selected for the South African U19 cricket team to tour India from February 15 to...

Matrics rewarded with prize-giving for efforts

Greenpoint Secondary School held a prize-giving ceremony on Friday for the matric class of 2018, who achieved a pass rate of 95.3% pass rate. Principal...

Special candle flame welcomes new pupils

Hudson Park High School has welcomed a new batch of grade 8’s, with their annual orientation week from January 8 to 11 in East...

Human Rights Commission ‘deeply’ concerned about discrimination at SA schools

The SA Human Rights Commission says it is “deeply” concerned about instances of discrimination at SA schools. This follows allegations of racial segregation at Laerskool...

EC matric results rise by 5.6%

According to an announcement by the Eastern Cape department of education on Friday January 4, the Eastern Cape 2018 matric pass rate showed a...

TEASER: Hudson Park pupils jump for joy

HARDWORK PAYS OFF: Hudson Park High School Grade 12 pupils jump for joy after getting their Matric results on Friday. Back; Raleke Ogbonna ,front; Likona...

Hard-working Cubs show they care

Not even the rain could dampen the spirits of the Hudson Park Primary Port Rex Cubs as they closed off their calendar with a...

Musical fundraiser for Hope Schools

Hope Schools held a benefit concert at First City Baptist Church last Saturday in order to raise funds for their organisation. In addition to...

Department of basic education to review history curriculum

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga has approved the reappointment of a ministerial task team to amend the history curriculum at South African schools. The team...

Keep kids busy after that last school bell

There are few sounds as sweet to a pupil as that of the final bell signalling the end of the school year. As soon...

Cubs walk the talk against abuse

The Hudson Park Primary Port Rex Lions Cubs together with Masithethe Counselling Services held a walk against gender-based abuse at the school on Friday. In...

Unbeatable Dale young guns

  Dale Junior under-13 rugby was unbeaten this season, with only one draw out of 24 games played. Dale Junior marketing manager Luyanda Mpande said this...

Howzat for you?

Advance for Life Christian Academy cricket coach, Nolubablo Nxomfo, has qualified as the only woman professional cricket umpire in the province. Nxomfo is currently the...

Retiring: but with new plan

After three decades of teaching and preparing toddlers for the big world, principal of Buckets and Spades Educare Centre Janet Bands is retiring. Bands started...

Pirouette to a top award

Joanna Wright School of Ballet student Kristen Stockenstrom, 15, recently scooped was recently awarded the Eastern Cape Ceccheti Intermediate Award during her vocational examination. StockenstromKristen...

‘African Angel’ off to Oprah Winfrey school

African Angels Independent School pupil Linako Sdike, 13, has been granted a scholarship to further her academic career at the Oprah Winfrey Academy Leadership...

Gale takes wind out of fundraiser

Lilyfontein School’s under-13 cricket team held a parkrun on Saturday at 2 Swans to raise funds for their cricket tour to the UK in...

13 blessed years of hope for bright futures

Hope Schools held their 13th Founder’s Day celebrations at their school in Dawn, East London on Tuesday. The school caters for 240 boys and girls...

Join Stirling Primary for fun theatre production

Audiences are invited to join Stirling Primary School at the Guild Theatre from Thursday November 1 to Saturday November 3 for their production of...

Step up for dance academy

The annual Dynamic Body Studio’s dance academy will once again open its doors for newcomers and returning members, starting on December 3 and running...

Clarendon pupils talk their way to world championships

Three Clarendon pupils have been selected chosen to take part in the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships (WIDPSC) to be held in...

Lumko High celebrates, officially

The official opening of Lumko High School in Amalinda, was officially handed over at an opening ceremony hosted by the department of education, was...

East London teacher’s “extraordinary” way to get learners reading

A grade one teacher is being hailed for her “extraordinary” efforts to encourage learners in East London to read. Heidi Borchards‚ from Buffalo Flats Primary...

Youngsters go all out at rugby tourney

  Local rugby tournament Mdantsane Rugby Development Tournament took place last on Saturday October 06 at the NU1 Mdantsane rugby fields, with 10 ten teams...

Selborne U/15A cricket excels in Bloemfontein

The Selborne U/15A cricket team saw much success in Bloemfontein last weekend, winning three out of four games and only losing one. Their first match...

Spreading pet food drive

After losing his cat, Komga Junior School headboy Colby Kean, 13, started Pixie’s Pet Drive two years ago to collect and donate food to...

Splashing Win

The Selborne College U15A Waterpolo team emerged victorious at the 31st Sterrenberg Waterpolo Tournament that took place in East London from September 28-29. Picture:...

Book Drive joy for pupils

Aqua Vista Primary School has benefited from the Wild Coast FM Book Drive when they received boxes of books on Tuesday September 24. The school...

Pantomime show auditions

Aspiring actors and actresses are encouraged to audition for an upcoming pantomime show on Saturday. The show is scheduled for December this year. Organisers are looking...

Career expo gives pupils inside track

Buffalo City pupils have the inside track to the work environment they might want to choose following their school careers, after attending The High...

Triathlete Fray does family proud

Grade 10 Hudson Park pupil, Jordan Fray had the pleasure of harnessing his athletic finesse in a triathlon training programme held in Obernburg, Germany...

Expo to inform pupils and parents

A High School Career Expo will be held on Friday and Saturday at Hemingways Mall, which aims to help equip pupils with information on...

Liam makes biathle team

  KAYSER’S Beach local and Selborne Primary School pupil Liam Prime, 11, is raising funds to travel to Hurghada in Egypt to participate at the...

Club believes in power of literacy

Young readers took part in the Siyakholwa Reading and Writing Club reading competition on Friday, held at Floradale Primary School, in East London’s Nompumelelo...

Standard high at pupils’ exhibition

Art lovers can make their way to the annual East London High Schools’ annual art exhibition, under way at the Belgravia Arts Centre. Thirteen schools...

Mzomhle coaching pays off

Mzomhle Senior Secondary School rugby coach, Xhanti Msauli decided to established a rugby development programme in 2015 aimed at reviving interest in rugby in...

Merrifield College boys ace tourney

The Merrifield College boys A tennis team have again proved themselves triumphant at the national Sun City Private Schools Tennis Tournament, held from on...

Greenpoint Secondary School’s fun run a success

HAVING FUN: Greenpoint Secondary School held its sixth annual Fun Run on Saturday, on a fund-raising mission to build a multi-purpose sports court. The...

Cambridge celebrates with memories

  Cambridge Primary and High School celebrated their 139th anniversary at their Founder’s Day celebrations last week Friday. Former pupil and businessman Leslie Ruhrmund, who was...

Luke takes to the skies

MERRIFIELD College pupil Luke Hanner, 17, recently received his student pilot licence from Border Aviation Club. “As a little boy, I always thought that if...

Greenpoint Secondary School hosts fun run tomorrow

Greenpoint Secondary School will be hosting a 5 km Big Walk/Fun Run tomorrow at 9am. The race will start at the school through the...

Young stars steal show

A packed auditorium at Stirling High School was wowed by the musical talent of pupils showcasing The Wizards of Broadway on Friday night. The play...