Saturday, January 20, 2018

Helping kids put best foot forward

NON profit organisation, Khulisanani, meaning to help each other grow, was established by the youth of Mdantsane on February 3 2017, with a focus...

DOUBLE EXCELLENCE:

The Merrifield Class of 2017 celebrated a great set of results last week, with the school boasting not just a 100% pass rate but...

ACHIEVEMENT REWARDED:

Selborne College headmaster Andrew Dewar with Dale Philip, who was awarded second position in the Buffalo City District at the Provincial Education Award ceremony...

SMARTEST OF ALL:

Stirling matriculants, from left, Anastasio de Agrela, Thimna Sotyato and Laura-Jean Runchman did very well in the final exams, attaining seven distinctions each. Picture:...

STRONG TRADITION:

Congratulations to the Clarendon High School for Girls’ 2017 matric class for achieving a 100% pass rate for the 25th year. A total of...

Student registration system hit by tech glitches

BY SIPHO MABENA Scores of students in the last-minute rush to secure space at the country’s universities and colleges have been unable to access the...

On the ball

Lilyfontein Pre-Primary children received their end of year Playball medals. Playball is movement development through sport Picture: SUPPLIED

Made her mark

Hilda Stander looked elegant as she presented awards to pupils as Beaconhurst School’s guest of honour. As parents heard, Stander retired at the end...

Fun in the sun

Teacher Anna-Marie Niemand’s class from Laerskool Grens enjoyed the sun, sea and sand on their Grade 2 outing recently Picture: SUPPLIED

Achievements recognised

Hope Schools recently held their foundation phase prize-giving, where many students were congratulated and received certificates for their achievements Picture: SUPPLIED

Brekkie at Beaconhurst

After a long year, it was time to relax at Beaconhurst School and enjoy the delicious breakfast and beautiful table decorations prepared by the...

DRUMROLL PLEASE

Gonubie Primary are very proud of their four majorettes who were awarded provincial colours recently – a first for the school. The school wish...

STEPPING UP

Hudson Park High School matrics pay it forward by donating their school shoes to those less fortunate Picture: SUPPLIED  

CHRISTMAS JOY

On a warm summer’s afternoon, people of all ages and walks of life descended on the lush lawns of the Williams’ House Gardens. Hudson...

STERLING JOB

Stirling High School recently hosted the old folk from various old age homes around East London, including the nuns from Emmaus Convent Retirement Home...

On the ball

Hudson Park High staff member Lorrinda Thomas (blue shirt standing in between goal post) recently umpired the International Ladies Indoor Hockey Test Series between...

STIRLING EFFORT

Stirling High School had 24 pupils achieve at a national level this year in a variety of activities. The achievers are, back, from left,...

SPECIAL DONATION

Selborne College Interact Club member Sarmad Akram hands over a donation to Michelle Goddard from Cansa. The Interact Club had a very busy year...

MEDIEVAL FAYRE

The Merrifield Grade 5s had fun last Tuesday recreating the medieval-era for the annual Medieval Banquet held on the school grounds Picture: TRACEY MANGOLD

SHOE GIFT

Stirling High matrics handed in all of their school shoes at the start of their last exam, with the shoes destined for underprivileged pupils...

HEAD FOR FIGURES

Sixty-one pupils of Hudson Park Primary School made it through to the final round of the Amesa (Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa)...

Team spirit

Merrifield pupils, from left, Gemma Braun, Swazi Sibam, Nishreya Naidoo and Megan Waechter took part in the Peter Cuff U14 waterpolo tournament at Hudson...

Welcome home champ

Zara Wood, 15,third from left, of Clarendon Girls High School delivered an outstanding performance at the ICF World Surfski Championships staged in Hong Kong,...

BIG SCHOOL

The Grade R class at Hope Schools had their graduation ceremony on November 10. Their parents were treated to some song items and then...

SHINING STARS

Beaconhurst congratulates all the prize-winners who were celebrated at their recent awards assembly and prize-giving. Pictured are, from left, Ulrich Grootboom, Jestinio Cloete, Shane...

LEGAL EAGLES

Kian Terwin and Qhayiya Mayinje successfully battled it out at the finals of the National Moot Court Competition recently held in the Constitutional Court...

CREATIVE EXCELLENCE

Sharon’s Art School recently held their prize-giving. There were a number of winners, including, front left, Trixie Kruger who was named the most creative...

‘Seal training’ for six

SIX Selborne College pupils have been selected to take part in the South African Water Polo training squad in Port Elizabeth from December 8...

Celebration time – but matric won’t cut it in tough job...

A bleak future awaits job-hunting matriculants who completed their final exams yesterday as the country continues to shed jobs at an alarming rate. Some 105000...

LEARNING EXPERIENCE

This week the excited Little Georges and Georgettes were visited by the Greenfields firefighters. They spoke to the children about fire safety and some...

Playschool finally gets own home

AFTER years of makeshift classrooms and shared community spaces, the Igxarha Creche has finally received its very own school premises just outside of Morgan’s...

SWEET CELEBRATION

Hope Schools held their annual Founder’s Day on November 7. ‘It was a wonderful day looking back to where we started and how much...

Happiness is … as little ones graduate

THERE were smiles and excitement as well as tears at the Mickey Mouse Daycare annual Christmas party and graduation ceremony held at St Joseph’s...

LANGUAGE GURUS

Hudson Park Primary School pupils, from left, Kira Jade Smith, Simone Mguli and Kanego Mkhabela received national awards in the SACEE language challenge. This...

Join Youpsa’s #GivingTuesday

YOUTH Potential South Africa (Youpsa) is launching its first #GivingTuesday campaign to raise funds for the various educational programmes the charity runs in rural...

END OF A CHAPTER

It was an emotional morning as the Beaconhurst matriculants bid farewell to the school during their valedictory ceremony before they embark on their final...

ON A GOOD GALLOP

Merrifield College are proud of pupil Chloe Pagel who has been selected to represent Eastern Cape in the Challenge Showing team going to the...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Laerskool Nahoon recently celebrated the school’s 46th anniversary at the school. A special assembly and Christmas market was held to commemorate the school’s milestone...

NEW LOOK

Kwakhanya Mtshizana shows off the new Hope Schools high school uniform with pride. This is the official uniform for the high school boys Picture:...

WORD WHIZZES

The South African Council for English Education (SACEE) organises many events and activities to promote the development of English language skills. These include the...

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...