Saturday, May 30, 2020

Hudson Park High School Matric Dance Photos

The Hudson Park High School Matric Dance took place on Saturday evening and saw the matrics of 2017 dress up in style for their...

Merrifield College Matric Dance

The Merrifield College Matric Dance took place on Saturday at the East London Golf Club. Matriculants dressed up in the finest dresses and suits,...

Lesley makes a splash

Stirling pupil wins three golds at Cana ULTIMATE Swim Club (USC) member Lesley Blignaut received three gold medals and broke two championship records at the...

Local drummies set for nationals

THE first Eastern Cape Majorette and Cheerleaders Association (ECMCA) Provincial competition in 17 years took place last weekend. Only two schools competed in Lilyfontein and...

Top Achiever

 

Dressed to impress – Breidbach matric farewell

Breidbach Secondary School held their matric farewell at the War Memorial Hall in King William’s Town last week. All the matriculants including Brendan Hendricks with...

OUTSTANDING: The Clarendon High School matrics of 2016 have achieved an outstanding set of results, which reflect the strong work ethic and dedication to...

Mdantsane maths centre opened doors

Mdantsane-born Khanyisa Dyonashe is excelling at the University of Cape Town (UCT) thanks to the help of the Kutlwanong Promaths Centre. Dyonashe matriculated graduated matric...

Greenpoint wins 2020 inter-schools debate challenge

Pupils argue mother-tongue teaching theme Schools from around East London participated in the fourth annual Inter- Schools Debating Competition at Buffalo City Tvet College last...

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...

Selborne snatches last-minute win in tough clash with Hudson

It was a nail-biting match on Saturday when the Selborne College 1st XV rugby team went up against their Hudson Park counterparts in the...

DOUBLE COLOURS

Well done to Garreth Hewitt for receiving his Springbok colours and Beaconhurst High School ambassador’s blazer for his achievements in land service. With him...

Aftercare joy for Voorpos

VOORPOS Primary School officially opened their new aftercare facilities recently. The new facilities cater to 180 pupils and the school governing body employs eight full-time...

Border U13s set to play SA’s best

FOR the first time in history 23 rugby players have been chosen from across the Border region to represent the Border province at the...

Grade 9s invited to enter accounting olympiad

THE South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (Saica) Junior Accounting Olympiad is back and calling for aspiring chartered accountants to enter. The Olympiad, taking place...

No seat of learning

Parkside Grade Rs forced to sit on bricks PARKSIDE Primary School’s Grade R pupils have been using bricks, crates, benches and 20-litre buckets as seats,...

HAPPY FEET

As part of the One Day without Shoes Worldwide initiative, Clarendon Primary girls contributed many pairs of shoes for the underprivileged Picture: SUPPLIED  

Two earn colours for golden track records

TWO pupils from Baysville School were recently awarded colours for their outstanding and sustained achievements in athletics. The young athletes, Tracey-Lee Swartbooi and Charl Schaup...

It’s back to where it all began for new Clarendon principal

For Fort Hare education lecturer Dr Melanie Drake, her appointment as the new principal of Clarendon Primary school is a feeling of “coming home”. Not...

Clarendon old girl’s handy tips on art

THE Clarendon High School for Girls matric art class were treated to a visit from Clarendon alumni and South African-born conceptual artist Susan Striepe. The...

Lilyfontein gets green handshake with award

IN THEIR 10th year of being an eco-school, Lilyfontein is the first school in East London to receive the prestigious Diamond Decade Award from...
Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon girls did the school proud and managed to bring back five medals. Pictured is the U15 Octuple team that won gold, celebrating with coach Kate Godfrey. The team consists of Amy Newey, Morgan Deutschman, Rozanne Kruger, Emily Sparg, Quinta Kieck, Nikita Van Rooi, Eden Krug, Mia Scheepers, Jessica Shadwell

Proud team of rowers

Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon...

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...

ITSI talk on improving teaching methods

ITSI's chief executive, Lieb Liebenberg gave an informative and critical presentation on effective teaching methods for the 21st century at the East London Golf...

Fond farewell to retiring teacher

BELOVED TEACHER: College Street Primary School recently said farewell to Mrs Veronica Wiggill. After serving College Street Primary for 23 years, she has retired...

Young maths boffs helping needy peers

    “IT BEGINS with a desire”. These are the words from the founders of Omega Junior, a community organisation that aims to create a sense...

FAREWELL TO LEGEND

On September 29 Selborne Primary School had a ‘bitter-sweet’ experience when it said goodbye to its beloved principal for the past 30 years, the...
SWOPPING ROLES: Beaconhurst staff members reminisced about ‘the good old days’ when they donned school uniforms for an unusual civvies day – much to the delight of pupils. The head prefects took charge of the Prefects’ Assembly, where they awarded certificates to staff members for a range of interesting characteristics. Lots of fun was had by all

Swopping roles for teachers, pupils

Beaconhurst staff members reminisced about ‘the good old days’ when they donned school uniforms for an unusual civvies day – much to the delight...

GALLERY: Carnival at Hudson Park Primary School entertains locals

  It was a big turn out at the annual Hudson Park Primary Carnival on Saturday, pupils, staff members and their family members had a...

UPDATED: Hudson Park Primary School Carnival gallery

Last weekend Hudson Park Primary School held its annual carnival, where kids, parents, teachers and supporters had fun with various activities and prizes to...

Man shot dead outside PE school

A man has been shot dead outside Brylin school in Overbaakens, in Port Elizabeth. The shooting happened shortly after 8am, reports HeraldLIVE. The road in the area...

Bumb’INGOMSO event fights GBV

#IAmNotNext was the theme of the day as the pupils of East London Science College attended the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Cry Awareness event which...

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.

East London schools square off in spelling bee contest

GEORGE Randell Primary School hosted a foundation phase South African Council for English Education (SACEE) spelling bee last week. Fourteen schools from East London, including...

EP Colours

 

Lions welcome 50 CUBS to fold

THE Hudson Port Rex Lions CUBS induction ceremony took place last week at the Hudson Park Primary School Hall. The candlelight ceremony saw 50 Port...

UPDATED: Here are the back to school dates for all grades

It'll be a month after grade 12 and 7 pupils go back to school that their mates can start to join them in the...

Former Kingsridge pupil releases book

Debut aims to teach kids new ways of saying ‘hello’ FORMER Kingsridge High School pupil Refiloe Moahloli recently released her first book, How Many Ways...

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,...

TEFL course ticket to seeing the world

THE East London Language Institute has been running a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) course for the past year and has seen...

School shoes worth R200k to help needy

TWO of East London’s landmark shopping centres have come together as part of a national campaign to give school shoes to underprivileged children. Mdantsane City...