Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

WCFM Book Drive turning the pages

THE East London community can gear up for an exciting inaugural Wild Coast FM Book Drive which aims that will help to make reading...

Scouted for world stage

Okuhle Mpepo, 16, has been scouted to seen her passion for acting rewarded after earning an opportunity to represent South Africa and East London...

UFH drama unit in rousing festival debut

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare drama society, Isandi seGubu (The sound of the drum), made history recently by performing the play at the National Arts...

Dewar shines at the national hockey tourney

HOCKEY STAR: Selborne College pupil, Matt Dewar, was awarded the Colin Bartle Trophy as the Player of the Tournament at the South African Schools...

Grand prize for EC’s golden-voiced teen

The golden-voiced Grade 11 pupil, 17, won the grand prize of the 2018 ABC Motsepe South Africa School Choir Eisteddfod (SASCE) National Championships in...

EL pupil to grace the stage in USA

Clarendon High School pupil,Okuhle Mpepo, has been selected to showcase her talented acting skills in United States of America. For the full story, read...

Selborne gets starring role for Craven

The Border Craven and Academy Week teams have entered their final week of preparation ahead of their respective national weeks, which get under way...

Bringing sport to people of Mdantsane

MDANTSANE non-profit organisation, Project Khulisanani, is bringing sport to the people. The NPO celebrated Youth Day by staging the Ezase Kasi Street Festival at the...

Methodist Church celebrates youth

WESLEY GUILD of the Trinity Methodist Church, Circuit 313, took the time this weekend to reflect back and commemorate the youth of June 16...

Heavy schoolbags a potential health risk

“WOULD you like to be a schoolboy again?” asks South African band Asylum Kids in their 1981 song Schoolboy. “No! No! No!” comes the...

Grens pupils enjoy the carnival

STEPPING OUT: Grens Laerskool recently held their carnival and the little ones from Grensies Petite Daycare also took part. Abigail Coetzee and Cara Dürr,left,...

School pupils help out charity foundation

DREAM SUPPORTERS: Pupils and staff of Selborne Primary, Clarendon Prep and Clarendon Primary hand over a cheque of R52 371 to Reach for Dream...

Bread tags help to buy wheelchair

  THE eighth PNA wheelchair handover took place on Tuesday, with beneficiary and Parklands Special School pupil, Lindokuhle Mtshayeni, receiving a brand new wheelchair sponsored...

ELfest school artwork on show

The 17th annual ELfest is underway at the Belgravia Arts Centre, showcasing various forms of artwork from learners in East London schools. Well over 900 pieces...

Baseball proves a hit

BASEBALL champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi launched the Billie Magengelele Baseball Revival Programme on Sunday at Sakhile Primary School in Mdantsane. “We want to...

Catch Projects team scores goal posts

IQ ACADEMY donated soccer goal posts to the U11 soccer team ODF Catch Projects’s U11 soccer team in Gonubie on last week Wednesday last...

iQ Academy hands over soccer goal posts

GIVING BACK :iQ Academy in partnership with Level Grounding Training Solutions donated soccer goal posts to Catch Projects on Thursday Pictures: SIVENATHI GOSA

Schools forge friendship

STUDENTS Rule Movement, an organisation that offers mentoring and life-skills programmes for academics residing in underprivileged communities, was recently the recipient of a given...

NAF nod for drama society

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare (UFH) drama society performed their play Isandi seGubu (The Sound of a Drum) recently at their East London campus. in...

Burglars burn down daycare

A PRESCHOOL Masibulele Daycare Centre in Mdantsane’s NU1 , went up in flames two weeks ago after thieves broke into the centre. The school, that...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Stirling pupils to sparkle on stage

STIRLING High School brings yet another high-quality, large-scale production to the Guild Theatre, in East London this week. Directed by the school’s drama teacher Marc...

Shoddy stadium losing events

THE poor condition of the Jan Smuts Stadium is a big concern raising big concern among those involved in the local sporting fraternities, especially...

GALLERY:More pics of the Mile

  More pictures of the Merrifield Mile that took place at Wriggleswade Dam on Sunday, spectators came in their numbers to support their family members...

Going extra mile for the children

BORN and bred in Mdantsane, born and bred, Tabisa Loliwe, is a woman with a purpose of changing the lives of young people’s lives...

Launch of new book

SCI-FI and fantasy enthusiast, former Beaconhurst Primary School teacher, Lorri-Ann Preston,44, has authored a book Thabo, the Space Dude which young children from nine...

Putting wind in youngsters’ sails

THE Buffalo River Yacht Club (BRYC) is giving youngsters from around Buffalo City a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to earn a sailing skipper's licence. Taught by Buffalo...

Merrifield launches iCreate

IN AN effort to celebrate and encourage individuality, creativity and innovation, Merrifield Preparatory School have launched iCreate, a pioneering classroom experience. iCreate, which means innovation,...

Eco club does it brick by brick

THE Merrifield Primary School Eco Club have been hard at work perfecting and popularising the environmentally friendly art of eco bricking in East London. Eco-bricks...

Eco club does it brick by brick

THE Merrifield Primary School Eco Club have been hard at work perfecting and popularising the environmentally friendly art of eco bricking in East London....

Gaming the new sport at Hudson

By Barbara Hollands Pupils at Hudson Park Primary can now participate in a sport that carries no risk of concussion, neck injury or scraped knees...

Standoff at Fort Hare campus continues

By Sino Majangaza The SRC at the University of Fort Hare’s East London campus has vowed that the academic year will not resume until the management...

It’s back to school

Excited little faces as pupils start new chapter By Madeleine Chaput, Sivenathi Gosa and Zolile Zamisa SCHOOLS around East London officially started yesterday, welcoming many new...

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...

EL teacher up for prestigious global award

Varkey Foundation approaches Ghanaian-born educator to apply AFTER coming first in the Excellence in Secondary School Teaching category for the National Teachers’ Award (NTA), East...

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...