Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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...

PE’s Pearson win High School Drama Festival

ALEXANDER Playhouse held its ninth Eastern Cape High School Drama Festival last week, with here 13 schools showing off their acting skills while competing...

Art classes bring out best in youngsters

The Belgravia Art Centre recently started teaching art classes at College Street Primary and in just three short weeks the students, most of who...

GALLERY:Cambridge celebrates another milestone

Cambridge Primary and High School celebrated their 139th anniversary on Friday. The  commemoration service was attended by past pupils dating back to six decades...

GALLERY: Ubuntu Society holds cultural evening at Stirling

The Ubuntu Society held a very successful evening which includes dance, drama, music, fashion and food at Stirling High School on Wednesday Pictures: SUPPLIED.    

Spreading warm rays of hope

Rising Sun Foundation held its first motivational seminar at Vulamzibuko Secondary School in Mdantsane on Wednesday. Rising Sun chairperson, Loren Flanagan said the main purpose...

Athlete gets nod for team

  Hope School pupil Lihlombe Hemeni, 10, has been chosen as one of the Eastern Cape representatives in the National Cross Country Championships which takes...

Dale rugby fest success

Dale Junior hosted an U7 and U8 rugby festival on July 27, which saw them go up against Balasi Primary School, Breidbach Primary, De...

Big step for Tele

Hudson Park High School pupil learner Uzile Tele recovered from a serious injury sustained last year to earn a spot in the U18 South...

Penny Heyns salutes Clarendon milestone

Clarendon High School celebrated its 115th anniversary during the Founder's Day celebrations held at the school on Friday, with special guest Penny Heyns in...

Dream to fly comes true for two EC go-getters

“I cannot drive but I can fly.” These are the words of Sisipho Nofemele, 20, from Upper Xongorha in Mthatha, who is one of three...

Principal leaves a legacy

ARCADIA Special School principal Dave Bands is bringing four decades of having played a huge dedicated mentorship in the lives of pupils to an...

Stirling pupils donate jar & pouches of Purity to Guardians

  HELPING HANDS: More than 500 jars and pouches of Purity were collected by Stirling High in an initiative led by Amy Sims with the...

Pop-up reading session to celebrate book lovers day

FOR THE LOVE OF BOOKS: Nal'ibali FUNda leader Vuyiseka Ngcawa, left, reads a book while one of the children who joined in the fun...

Hudson Park victorious at SPAR Hockey Tournament

Hudson Park High School have been crowned champions after beating Alexander Road High School in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls' Hockey Challenge provincial finals...

Mpepo flies the flag in Florida

  Clarendon High School pupil Okuhle Mpepo, 16, was lucky enough to visit the United States as part of the 11-day Applause Rising Talent Showcase...

Stirling hosts 10th vocal celebration

Stirling High School will be hosting its 10th annual vocal celebration on Saturday with successful past pupils, musical theatre guru Kay Mosiane, opera vocalist...

Hope pupils visit local police station

  Cambridge SAPS played host to 21 pupils from Hope Preparatory School yesterday. in order to educate them on issues of safety yesterday. Captain Mluleki Mbi said...

School shut after pupils turn violent

  An Eastern Cape school has been temporarily closed after pupils, allegedly drunk, ran amok and stoned the principal, his vehicle, the circuit manager’s vehicle...

Local teen champ the youngest ever in SA

East London's newest surfing star Zoe Steyn put in the performance of her life when she upset the odds at Nahoon Reef on Sunday...

Scholars put thinking skills to the test

Clarendon pupils Megan Bosman, left, and Nika Weis were two of the many East London pupils students who took part in the East London...

George Randell pupils test waters at Lipton Race

George Randell High School pupils have returned in buoyant mood following their participation of the annual Lipton Cup sailing event  in Durban last month. They...

Stirling celebrates its many successes

Stirling High School celebrated its Founders Day over the weekend, which consisted of two music evenings, an assembly, and a derby day against Cambridge. According...

Teen holds brave, solo city protest

Ongeziwe Taleni staged a lone gender-based violence protest in East London on Thursday – a move to highlight the scourge of abuse against women...

‘Your passing has left a gaping and bleeding hole in my...

In a heartfelt tribute‚ Thobile Thembi Maseko said the death of her daughter‚ Khensani Maseko‚ has left her a broken woman. “Khensi‚ your tragic passing...

Water-wise pupils excel at Japan event

  Six pupils from Diocesan School for Girls and St Andrews College in Grahamstown flew the South African flag high when they came top in...

Schools’ drama festival set for East London

The Alexander Playhouse will hold its ninth Eastern Cape High School Drama Festival on August 10, when 13 schools will compete for the Lynette...

Society failed Maseko, says Rhodes vice-chancellor

Society had failed Rhodes University student Khensani Maseko and many like her, say Rhodes vice-chancellor Sizwe Mabizela. Speaking today at a protest rally against sexual...

Rugby programme set to develop talent

LEO Mbini, coach of local rugby team Berlin Tigers, is hosting the first-ever U12 and U13 rugby tournament, called the Berlin School Rugby Revival...

EL pupils benefit from career guidance session

GRADE 9 pupils learners from various high schools in East London gathered at Buffalo City College on Friday for an informative session on career...

New magazine for DV school

Nontuthuzelo Primary School in Duncan Village launched its first school magazine at a fanfare event held at the school on Friday. Magazine editor, Nomfuneko Daniso,...

Stirling Primary to celebrate first reunion

STIRLING Primary School will host their first-ever reunion on August 17 where the Class of 1973 will indulge in memories of yesteryear. Organiser Cheryl Botha...

Boxing, street soccer, netball to commemorate Madiba’s centenary year

TO commemorate Nelson Mandela’s centenary year, the Eastern Cape Department of Sports,  Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) , along with Buffalo City Metro Municipality...

Judy Dlamini elected chancellor of Wits

  Judy Dlamini has been elected chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand. A medical doctor by training‚ Dlamini‚ who is a leading businesswoman‚ author and...

Rutters takes one for the team

Stirling High School's very own Lauren Rutters shooting a goal for the Stirling 1st team Netball squad against Hudson Park High School recently Picture: SUPPLIED

Vandals run amok at Mdantsane school

A series of break-ins and vandalism at a fenceless Mdantsane high school has severely impacted on pupils’ performance. The 87 matriculants at Hlokoma High School...

Drum(mie) roll for EL

The Eastern Cape Majorette and Cheerleading Association (ECMA) is the proud host of the Samca National Championships to be held in East London next...

UFH student in court for beating child, 9

An Eastern Cape student teacher appeared in court in connection with the assault of a nine-year-old Grade 2 pupil with a duster. The third-year University...

Floradale Primary School gets good vibes aplenty

The Union of Jewish Women (UJW) celebrated Mandela Day with Floradale Primary School on Friday in Nompumelelo township in Beacon Bay, East London. Excited foundation...

Stirling pupils top achievers at Olympiads

TOP ACHIEVERS: Left to right: Ashley Eichstädt, centre,  in Grade 11, placed fourth  overall in the national De Beers English Olympiad; while, from left,...

Stirling pupils dazzle at matric dance

FOND FAREWELL: Stirling High School pupils, from left,  Nishaan Vasi, Francisca Darkoh, Lauren Rutters and Francois Naude at their matric farewell on Saturday Picture:...

Raising Amber Foundation brings hope to the disabled

DRIVEN by her  inability to find  a suitable school for her  daughter,  single mum  Christal van der Byl  founded the Raising Amber Foundation. This was...

Career pathways offered to girls

Buffalo City TVET Collage (BCC) East London campus employees spent Mandela Day equipping more than 500 Grade 8 to Grade 12 pupils with life...

Protest over ‘death trap’ school

Angry parents of Schornville Primary School pupils in King William’s Town, led by the school governing body, marched to the Eastern Cape education department’s...

Learning centre provides internet, books for Chintsa community

TO PROVIDE access to the internet, communication technology, and books for approximately about 5,000 socially and economically disadvantaged children, youth, and adults, the Chintsa...