Wednesday, September 20, 2017

UFH boycott will end ‘if demands are met’

By Sino Majangaza University of Fort Hare students resolved to end their class boycott on condition that vice-chancellor Professor Sakhela Buhlungu commits in writing to meet...

Biathle duo to take on world

Super-fit young biathletes need funding for trip HUDSON Primary School pupils Luke Tinhof and Samantha Mouton will represent South Africa at the Biathle World Championships...

Caring folk boost needy Grade Rs

New desks, chairs donated to EL school THE caring East London community has come to the rescue by donating desks and chairs to needy Parkside...

STIRLING ACT

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

From frying pan to fire for students

By Sino Majangaza The University of Fort Hare students who moved from their Union Arcade residence into the NBS building in East London for safety reasons...

Parkside Primary School gets donations

To read about the latest developments on the story we published in June about Parkside Primary school's plight of school furniture, get your copy...

IntelliMali coughs up the ‘lost’ R818k

By Aretha Linden - Payment administrator IntelliMali has reimbursed Walter Sisulu University (WSU) the full amount misappropriated by NSFAS “student millionaire” Sibongile Mani out of its own...

SPRING IN THEIR STEP

Grensies Petite celebrated the first day of spring by having a “Spring Walk”. Pictured are, left, Caleesi van der Merwe and Abbigail Coetzee

MAKING STRIDES

Congratulations to the Merrifield College and Sakhikamva High School pupils who came first in the South African Model United Nations provincial competition that took...

WELL DONE

Beaconhurst School is pleased to announce three of its teachers were acknowledged for excellence in teaching by the Eastern Cape Department of Education at...

Vital WSU meeting cancelled amid student upheavals

By Sino Majangaza A vital meeting today between Walter Sisulu University and parents of SRC members on the Mthatha campus did not take place. The meeting was...

WORD WHIZZES

The Hudson Park Primary Grade 6 and 7 “Fun with Words” team won this challenging competition, beating even the parents’ team. Well done to,...

FINE GESTURE

On Monday afternoon the U16 A Selborne rugby team handed over R20 000 to the King’s Children’s Home. The money was raised throughout the...

TWO-WAY BENEFIT

East London Language Institute and Greensleeves Place of Safety enjoyed a morning of teaching, learning and fun recently. The Language Institute’s TEFL students practised...

Cambridge bids Mrs Kent farewell

Beloved teacher retires after 27 years CAMBRIDGE Primary foundation phase bid farewell last Thursday to one of their beloved teachers, Cheryl Kent, with a beautiful...

Top show to celebrate 20 years

  The Merrifield Prep School and College put on a spectacular showcase arts and culture talent at the school. The show, ‘Unstoppable’, held at the...

Virtual teachers’ project launched

Thousands of pupils dial in to WB Rubusana’s digital classroom initiative THE Eastern Cape Department of Education in conjunction with Vodacom took a step further...

FIRST AID EXCELLENCE

Hudson Park High School hosted the St John Annual Brigade Review and AGM. In attendance were the dignitaries from St John who especially fly...

Techo boost for school

WONGALETHU High School in Mdantsane received 20 computers for pupils and 21 laptops for the teachers, courtesy of Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe...

Selborne take centre stage

THE Selborne College Dramatic Society recently took part in the national ATKV Tienertoneel play competition in Port Elizabeth, winning the Eastern Cape title with...

Teacher develops module to be taught at schools

Percussionist drums up support TALENTED local percussionist Siyabulela Sifatyi has been facilitating percussion workshops for Eastern Cape Creative Arts subject advisers this week, developing his...

Growing calls for UFH head to be sacked

By Sino Majangaza - Students from other faculties have joined their nursing counterparts in calling for the removal of University of Fort Hare nursing acting head of...

Fort Hare students return to campus — but continue stayaway

By Sino Majangaza Thousands of University of Fort Hare students have returned to their campus this morning as the university reopens for the final term… not for...

WAY WITH WORDS

George Randell Primary would like to congratulate their pupils for their participation in the Regional Spelling BEE – City Centre. They are, from left...

BACK TO THEIR ROOTS

At Gonubie Primary School’s Founders Day held recently, this year’s matrics who were in Grade 7 at Gonubie Primary in 2012, came to celebrate...

Selborne ‘significance’

STARTED by the Selborne College U16A rugby coach Jono Kruger, the Tries for Lives initiative has raised R15000 for the King's Children's Home and...

Border set sights on a home final

By Ross Roche Women’s rugby kicks into high gear this weekend as the Border women’s team welcome Free State to the Buffalo City Metro Stadium for...

RAINBOW POWER

A group of boys from Berlin Primary School’s Rainbow Kids Cultural Club recently lend a helping hand to fix and beautify the school grounds...

ON A HIGH NOTE

The Clarendon Primary Chamber Choir, conducted by Sandra Kruger and accompanied by Natalie Sparg, recently participated in the Cantamus National Choir Festival and Competition...

PET CARE

George Randell’s Grade 00, Grade R and Grade 1 pupils watched a thrilling dog show hosted by Lloyd Bristow and his “cooldogz” recently. Along...

Struggle is real for students hit by last year’s fee protests

BY DAVE CHAMBERS For the past 10 years‚ the University of Cape Town human genetics honours class has had a 100% pass rate‚ but academics...

Hudson star selected for T20 global showpiece

By Ross Roche Hudson Park High School fast bowling sensation, Akhona Mnyaka, became the youngest selection for the money-spinning T20 Global Destination League when he became...

EC pupils reach new heights

By MFUNDO PILISO Rural community school in Potsdam, Qasana High took the top honours in the Peppy Thomas Foundation (PTF) sport tournament, while Ngcelwane High proved...

Young EC scientists spark at regional Eskom Expo

By Lulamile Feni Eastern Cape pupils have proved there is a brighter future for science and engineering in the world, especially their part of it. There were...

Recycling drive for daycares

THE SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project recently held a prizegiving in Mdantsane, rewarding the 180 participating daycare centres in the area. Siyasizana – a Zulu term...

Top teacher on ‘Kwêla’

BEACONHURST High School teacher Ryno Simms featured in a recent episode of the KykNET’s Kwêla as an “Inspirerende Onnie” (inspirational teacher). The popular TV...

Selborne pupil at top of his squash game

Worth ranked first in U16 SA Schools Squash SELBORNE College pupil Tristan Worth has been ranked first in South African Schools Squash in the U16...

PYJAMA DAY

Berlin Primary School did their part for charity by having a very exciting Pyjama Day recently. They collected food items which will be delivered...

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...

Cambridge matric farewell pics 2

  The Cambridge High School matric dance brought out the elegant side of all the Grade 12s. The event, held in the school hall, saw parents,...

Cambridge matrics come out to play at farewell function

The Cambridge High School matric dance brought out the elegant side of all the Grade 12s. The event, held in the school hall, saw...

Pupils excel at expo

LAST week, pupils from around Buffalo City Metro (BCM) schools gathered at Buffalo City College (BCC) for the annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists’...

A bevy of St Thomas beauties

  St Thomas Private School held their matric farewell last week Thursday with everyone going the whole nine yards to look absolutely stunning from head...

Teacher in line for top award

EAST London Science College economics teacher, Solomon Onwona from Ghana, has been nominated for the prestigious National Teacher’s Award. The annual teacher's award celebrates the...

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...

University boffins slash school’s water use by two-thirds

By Dave Chambers A primary school has cut its water use by two-thirds with the help of a device developed at Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch Primary is using...

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...

Durban school teachers fear for their lives after pupil protest

By Jeff Wicks The KwaZulu-Natal education department and the National Professional Teachers Organisation have locked horns as race tensions at the George Campbell School of Technology...

FULL STORY: UFH student gang-raped on Alice campus

By Sino Majangaza A university of Fort Hare student was repeatedly raped by three unknown men who then forced her to take a shower afterwards to...