Saturday, May 26, 2018

School derbies concern

A STATEMENT by headmasters of nine East London former Model C schools has been released outlining their concern over the safety and welfare of...

Man of the law fighting corruption

WITH 35 years of fighting injustice in our country under his belt, it did not come as a surprise to find about 350 people...

Hudson Park pupils show off their musical skills

The Hudson Park High School Jazz Band took part in the annual Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod on Friday. The band competed in the Ensemble...

Kingsridge gearing up for stiff Hockey Challenge

Kingsridge are not taking anything for granted as they seek a hat-trick of wins when the East London Inland tournament of the SPAR Eastern...

Kia-Leigh gets nod for Netherlands tour

CLARENDON High School Matric pupil Kia-Leigh Erasmus was recently selected to a 32-strong hockey team that will be travelling to the Netherlands in November. Out...

Brain development programme adds up

IN ORDER to assist children in developing their potential in various areas, Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic Systems (UCMAS) have opened its doors in...

Stirling choir warm up for games

THE Stirling High school Chamber Choir is hard at work preparing for the 10th World Choir Games taking place in Tshwane in July. After coming...

Schools Continue To Shine At Eisteddfod

Local schools proudly showed off their musical talents as the East London Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod continued this week. By the close of the...

Merrifield College Matric dance: gallery

THE Merrifield College Matric dance took place on Saturday at the East London Golf Club and saw pupils enjoy a Titanic themed evening.

Beaconhurst School Matric dance: gallery

THE Beaconhurst School matric class were treated to a Moroccan themed dance on Friday night at the Summit Lifestyle and Conference Centre. Pictured are...

BATTY

The Advance For Life Christian Academy U9 Cricket team recently won a second prize in the Proteas vs Kids Tour Competition which is those...

ACING IT

Stirling Primary School are proud of their tennis team which played in the Klinicare tournament in Uitenhage recently. They beat the participating Eastern Cape...

WhatsApp tutoring gives pupils a good head start

FORMER Unathi High School pupil, Yamkela Nkomo, is using WhatsApp as a tool kit to help those in need of some guidance with schoolwork. About...

BARGING AHEAD

Lutho Macibela breaks away with the ball for the Stirling 1st XV against Dale in a recent Dderby encounter. He is supported by Mike...

ALL KITTED OUT

The Hudson Park U13 girls hockey team are excited to be taking a tour to Knysna this month, where they will be proudly wearing...

National All Girls Festival 2018

The All Girls Festival was hosted by Clarendon High School For Girls this past weekend.

Stirling to jazz it up big band style

THE Stirling Jazz Band will be hosting their annual dance in the Stirling High School hall on Friday, May 11. Starting at 7pm, the evening...

Rotary golf day swells hospice’s coffers

THE Rotary club of Arcadia hosted their annual golf day last Friday in aid of St Bernard's Hospice this year. The event managed to generate...

Finalists announced in Inspiring Youth

AS THIS year’s Inspiration Awards breakfast draws closer, the Inspiring Youth Campaign has come to an end, and the top eight finalists are selected. The...

Sisters do EL proud in squash events

LOCAL squash star sisters Taryn and Kelly Emslie have made the East London squash community proud, with Taryn winning the U16 Closed Championship title...

ON TOUR

Gonubie Primary’s U11A rugby team took part in the Clarendon Park under 11 rugby festival in Port Elizabeth last weekend. Of the four matches...

ON A ROLL

The Stirling Grade 8s are collecting bread tags to donate to the Sweetheart Foundation, in support of the provision of wheelchairs for the disabled....

Coining it for Hospice drive

SCHOOLS all over East London have taken up the challenge to raise much-needed funds for St Bernard’s Hospice by participating in their Coin and...

Book boost for kids who speak an African language

IN IMPROVING the quality of education in Grade R to Grade 3 learners in rural areas, UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare (UFH) professors Brian Ramadiro...

SACPCMP to host youth activations at WSU

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) has embarked on a youth activation programme and will be visiting Walter...

Selborne Matric Dance: Gallery

The Selborne Matric dance took place on Saturday night and saw Selborne's matric class of 2018 make their way into a decorated Selborne College Hall,...

Pupil to take on SA anglers of the deep

 EAST London fisherman fisherman Nicholas Clarke will be holding high the hopes of the city as he compete in the upcoming South Africa Deep...

No more beating around the bush for high school

By Aretha Linden Pupils from Vukile Tshwete Senior Secondary School might finally get new premises. The decades-old wooden school on the outskirts of Keiskammahoek is the subject...

EL Science College pupils celebrate their roots

IT'S A CELEBRATION:The East London Science College held their annual Cultural Day celebration recently at the Calvary Christian Church in Quigney. The pupils showed off...

SANDWICH DRIVE

Beaconhurst pupil Cade Riley, with the 50 love sandwiches he made for the school’s love sandwich drive. Every Wednesday, pupils are asked to bring...

IN TUNE

The Hudson Park High School Music Department has had a very productive first term, putting together a number of wonderful performances and showcase concerts....

Children are more likely to disclose abuse at school: study

One in 10 South African boys and almost 15% of girls have experienced sexual violence before the age of 17. Children are exposed to violence...

REACHING OUT

The Hudson Port Rex Lions Cubs recently visited Pet Pals, where they planted a beautiful garden in one of the catteries, sponsored and adopted...

CHECKMATE!

Hudson Park Grade R pupil Aldre Deang, six, came first at the Buffalo City Chess Tournament Picture: SUPPLIED

CANSA SUPPORT

Recently, some of the George Randell Primary School staff proudly participated in the CANSA Relay for Life to support and raise funds for those...

IN SONG

 Sonqoba Njengele as Don Lockwood in Stirling High School’s musical theatre production ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Picture: SUPPLIED

WELL DONE!

The Lilyfontein under-9A boys cricket team beat Selborne U9As for the first time since hardball cricket was introduced to the Lilyfontein U9s more than...

TEACHER POWER

The Grade 7s hosted a superhero dress-up day for George Randell Primary School pupils and staff. Prizes were up for grabs for the best...

‘Schools mirror society’- Fedsas CEO

The country has been witnessing a series of shocking videos showing violence by learners towards teachers or the other way round‚ but what does...

LIFE’S A BEACH

As part of the annual Clarendon Day festivities Clarendon High School for Girls in East London celebrated with a beach walk and clean-up initiative....

HIGH HOPES:

Hope Schools hosted their first Spelling Bee competition last week. The Senior Phase pupils learners were able to competed and despite the nerves running...

HUDSON PARK PRIMARY

Hudson Park Primary is proud of their Grade 2 and 3 pupils who came first in the SACEE Spelling Bee Competition

GOING SWIMMINGLY

Selborne College’s Swimming team that won the Athlone Shield recently in King William’s Town. They are, from left, Joshua Reeves, Alex Goddard, Tyron Williams...

MILESTONE ACHIEVEMENT:

Cambridge swimmers, Astrid Pye and Bradley Tyson both participated in the Merrifield Mile. Astrid came 10th overall and was the first nipper girl home...

CAMBRIDGE ART

Cambridge Primary achieved 11 selected works of art and 1 silver at the 48th World School Children’s Art Exhibition in China. This is an...

HELPING AT THE MILE:

Merrifield staff not only helped at the Merrifield Mile that took place at Wriggleswade Dam, but some managed to take part in the swimming...

Honours for Polocrosse star

LILYFONTEIN Grade 12 pupil, Tara Rutherford, has been selected as a reserve for the U21 national polocrosse team set to compete against Ireland at...

I never want to see polony again‚ says Klipspruit crèche owner

The owner of the Klipsruit West crèche near Soweto where nine children were diagnosed with listeriosis says she has been traumatised by the ordeal. “Polony‚...

Court interdicts three students from acting illegally

Only three Walter Sisulu University students were on Tuesday interdicted from acting illegally in ongoing protests that have been characterised by violence at three...

SCOUT TRIBUTE:

Gonubie Primary  proudly showing off their colours in celebration of Scouting BP Day. On February 22, scouts across the world were encouraged to wear...