Friday, May 29, 2020

ON THE BALL

ON THE BALL: Well done to Laerskool Kuswag pupils Onako Gabela, left, and Siyavuya Budaza on being chosen for the BCMM Regional Soccer Team...

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...

Youth vie for top award

THE Inspiration Awards, in conjunction with the Daily Dispatch and Johnson & Johnson Local Heroes, has launched the Inspiring Youth Schools Campaign. The campaign, which...

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...

STERLING PERFORMANCE:

Stirling Primary grade 6 pupil, Dominique Kamangu, competed at the Provincial Athletics Championships held in Cradock at the weekend where he came first in...

Big step for Tele

Hudson Park High School pupil learner Uzile Tele recovered from a serious injury sustained last year to earn a spot in the U18 South...

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...

Pupil’s winning design flies high

When Lilyfontein School’s new navy blue and orange school flag flutters in the breeze the heart of one teenager is especially proud, because he...

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...

Howes’s vision helps needy pupils

Focus on teachers, thanks to eye expert THOBOSHANA Primary School had some generous visitors last week. Geoff Howes, retired ophthalmologist and Rotarian, and his team...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

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...

Triathlete Fray does family proud

Grade 10 Hudson Park pupil, Jordan Fray had the pleasure of harnessing his athletic finesse in a triathlon training programme held in Obernburg, Germany...

Accounting Olympiad opens registration

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Saipa) has opened registrations for the latest edition of its National Accounting Olympiad (NAO) which they have...

RIDING HIGH

Lilyfontein School recently hosted almost 300 motorbikes and quads at its annual Fun Ride. Chair of the school governing body, Gerna Jordaan, and a...

High flying netball

Hoërskool De Vos Malan, on the occasion of their 91st anniversary, hosted Port Rex at their sports grounds in King William’s Town over the...

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...

Fort Hare University exams postponed due to wage strike

The University of Fort Hare was left with no option but to postpone the remaining exams due to the ongoing wage-negotiations strike by unionised...

Pupils enjoy Easter fun

The Peggy Nesta Foundation held an Easter Fun Day last week Thursday at Pefferville Primary School. “The Easter Fun Day is normally on a Saturday...

Team effort uplifts girl pupils

Shouts of joy and elation filled the Lumko High School hall in East London as scores of young girls received a handsome donation of...

VERY PROUD

 Voorpos Primary pupils have excelled on the sports field, with some selected as provincial representatives. They are, back from left, Buhle Bellem who was...

Aqua Vista principal retires Schmidlin signs off after 23 years of...

AQUA Vista Primary School principal Victor Schmidlin is retiring and...

I’VE GOT THIS!

Declan Summers enjoys his first day of activity at Selborne Primary School.

Dale rugby fest success

Dale Junior hosted an U7 and U8 rugby festival on July 27, which saw them go up against Balasi Primary School, Breidbach Primary, De...

School shut after pupils turn violent

  An Eastern Cape school has been temporarily closed after pupils, allegedly drunk, ran amok and stoned the principal, his vehicle, the circuit manager’s vehicle...

HEARTS OF GIVERS

  The children at Fun @ 4 Preschool made beautiful hearts out of wood, ribbons and lots of love for the children at CHOC. The...

Annan wins gold medal for invention

CAMBRIDGE High School pupil, Vanessa Annan recently took part in the International Eskom Science Expo held in Boksburg, receiving a gold medal for her...

MAKING A DASH FOR IT:

Grensies Petite Daycare athletes had loads of fun taking part in the Grens Primary Sports Day with, from left, Emma Kruger, Amorey Nel, Adri...

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...

Rotary gift for pupils’ efforts

THE Rotary Club of Bonza Bay recently donated a computer to Greenpoint Senior Secondary School for use by their pupils. During a short ceremony, club...

Judy Dlamini elected chancellor of Wits

  Judy Dlamini has been elected chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand. A medical doctor by training‚ Dlamini‚ who is a leading businesswoman‚ author and...

Mile mania in town

From humble beginnings with less than 200 swimmers 16 years ago, the Merrifield Mile has now grown to include over 1000 participants. The official launch...

Clarendon pupil shines in SA chess tournament

BY PORCHÉ-LEE OBARAY Clarendon Preparatory School Grade 2 pupil Viha Beecum has proven to be quite the little whizzkid at chess. Beecum recently represented Buffalo City for...

NMU app is helping pupils

Final-year pupils in Mthatha and Nelson Mandela Bay are using technology to help teach others as part of the Incubator Schools Programme (ISP) Teacher...

Cubs take to stage for rhinos

PORT Rex Lions Cubs at Hudson Park Primary School put together a drama showcase to raise funds and awareness of rhino poaching in the Eastern...

Breidbach FA defeated at Goodwill Games

Breidbach Football Association (Brefa) suffered defeat during the recent Goodwill Games held at the Breidbach Sports Grounds after losing to East London Central Local...

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...

Autism awareness event for school

College Street Primary School will host their first Autism Awareness Day on Saturday as April is Autism Awareness Month. The event will be held from...

Yikes! Some grades may only return to school in July

The basic education department is considering a ‘phased-in’ approach to the resumption of schooling SLOWLY, SLOWLY The department of basic education is proposing that children...

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...

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

Join Stirling Primary for fun theatre production

Audiences are invited to join Stirling Primary School at the Guild Theatre from Thursday November 1 to Saturday November 3 for their production of...

Shooting in primary school leaves one dead

The Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) MEC, Mandla Makupula, has sent his condolences following the passing of a Voorpos Primary School Governing Body...

ON A HIGH NOTE

The Cambridge Primary School Foundation Phase Percussion Band received a special mention and the medal for the Best Junior Primary Percussion Band at the...

SPREADING CHEER

The Rising Sun Daycare was recently blessed with a swingset, slide, ball pit, a fence and a spot of paint thanks to the kindness...

Youth talk inspires positive outcomes

Conference dialogues focus on solutions THE East London Youth Voices Conference (ELYVC) was hosted by the East London Youth Association (ELYA) at Clarendon High School...

VEGAS STYLE

Merrifield College SRC heads Yhovaan Mansingh and Georgia Craddock attended the school’s matric dance, themed Las Vegas, at the East London Golf Club on...

Hudson Park pupil off to Germany

Hudson Park High School pupil Adriaan Jordaan will represent the Eastern Cape as an exchange student in Germany for a month after he came...
George Randell Primary School would like to congratulate Tristan Hoffman for placing second in the U13 high jump category at the Eastern Cape Primary Schools Athletics Competition held in Cradock on March 4. Tristan will go on to represent us at national level. Congratulations Tristan! You have done us extremely proud

Well done Tristan Hoffman

George Randell Primary School would like to congratulate Tristan Hoffman for placing second in the U13 high jump category at the Eastern Cape Primary...