Tuesday, October 16, 2018

GALA WINNERS

Selborne Primary took part in the top 10 Interschools gala, achieving outstanding results. The swimmers came first in various styles with Christo Van Loggerenberg...

LET’S LEARN

Clarendon Primary School celebrated World Read Aloud Day. The girls were thrilled to listen to Dr Melanie Drake share one of her favourite stories

HUDSON PARK PRIMARY

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

Kind donor donates full kit to school

Businessman helps John Bisseker pupils stay ‘clean’ Our school is in the drug hub of the town and all the social ills have a way...

END OF A CHAPTER

It was an emotional morning as the Beaconhurst matriculants bid farewell to the school during their valedictory ceremony before they embark on their final...

Lukho selected to represent South African Junior Clubs

AFTER his sterling performance at the national rowing champs in Pretoria, grade 9 pupil Lukho Mbongisa, 17, of John Bisseker High School was selected...

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...

Creche where baby died not registered

The Mzamomhle creche where an eight-month-old baby died last week was not registered with the relevant authority. The department of social development is now assisting...

TOP ACHIEVEMENT

Seven of the Lilyfontein School drum majorettes have recently been awarded their provincial colours. The drummies are Liyahluma Simelane, Hope Mnisi, Tariro Chinamasa, Addyson...

PET DRIVE

Beaconhurst Primary teacher Angelique Ferrezuelo and Grade 1 pupil Keira Freitag with some of the dog and cat food collected by pupils and members...

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...

School accused of targeting black pupils over natural hair

A woman has accused a school in Gauteng of policing black pupils’ hair after her niece was sent home over her “inappropriate” hairstyle. Siyabonga Ngwenya...

Happiness is … as little ones graduate

THERE were smiles and excitement as well as tears at the Mickey Mouse Daycare annual Christmas party and graduation ceremony held at St Joseph’s...

PROUD SUPPORTERS

Kuswag pupils taking part in a fundraiser to support their two soccer players chosen to represent border in the winter school holidays Picture: SUPPLIED

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...

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...

Upset as Woodridge top regional hockey tournament

Woodridge College caused an upset when they claimed the final spot in the provincial finals of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge after...

BIRTHDAY GUESTS

Clarendon Preparatory School was bursting with excitement as they welcomed Clarrie to their 55th birthday party! There were balloons, cupcakes and plenty of songs,...

Pupils need funds for trip

THE George Randell Primary school senior marimba band are headed to Johannesburg to take part in the International Steel band and Marimba competition. The competition...

Vincent Mall shoppers donate sanitary pads to keep a girl in...

EVERY month, Dinika Rooy, 29, goes the extra mile to keep girls in school by donating sanitary pads to various BCM primary schools, as...

SPRING PARADE

Last week, George Randell Primary hosted their annual cultural evening, which saw many pupils participate in the Master and Miss Georgie Spring Parade. The...

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....

Dashing couple at Kingsridge dance

Danielle Anthony and Sean Smith attended the Kingsridge High School matric dance recently. They looked stunning and had loads of fun at the event...

Helping pupils get physical

FOUNDED in 2013 with the vision of offering equal opportunities to all children, the iLifa Group has partnered with the Small Projects Foundation (SPF)...

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...

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...

FIRST CLASS

St John’s Road Primary School recently received the keys to their brand new Grade R classrooms. The new block is also equipped with a...

Pupils ‘homeless’ for one cold night

 Charity   sleepout  to raise awareness THE Lilyfontein Interact group will be hosting a  Charity  School  Sleepout  today. Pupils from Grade 8 to12 are invited to sleep outdoors on the school grounds to...

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...

VOORPOS PRIMARY VALENTINE’S WINNERS:

 5 pupils Latita Badiyana, left, and Imenathi Mtshizana were given prizes for being the best-dressed pupils students on Valentine’s Day by Marcelle Ferreira.

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...

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...

Future stars

George Randell Primary School’s under-7 rugby team recently took part in their final festival of the season at Hudson Park Primary. The school would...

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...

Cyclists fly provincial flag

YOUNG cyclists from the Eastern Cape team returned home victorious after winning the annual Oudtshoorn Youth Fest last month. The 22 athletes, including cyclists from Port...

EL schools can win by collecting glass

Chance too for pupils to make difference We are committed to bringing a greener, cleaner country to the next generation FOR the first time, schools in...

CHILLING OUT

Merrifield Grade 5 students Kelly Perks, left, and Rachel Mangold enjoy the school’s Spring picnic held recently in gorgeous weather Picture: TRACEY MANGOLD

Set to wow in India

A FORMER Ebenezer Majombozi High School pupil Zintle Zincume, will be representing South Africa in the Miss Magnificent Iron (MWI) pageant in Mumbai in...

WHEN I GROW UP

Stirling Baptist Church's  holiday club last week took place in five different venues around East London catering to different age groups. Friday was the...

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...

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...

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...

Parkside school gets boost from music show

PARKSIDE Primary was delighted with the substantial donation of funds raised by IT consulting company EOH through the performance of Cape Town band Joedhouse...

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...

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...

Special needs crisis deepens

Hundreds of special needs children at three schools in Buffalo City Metro are spending as little as three hours at school because of a...

IN THE SWIM

Merrifield Prep School pupils, from left, Anna Ford, Sarah Schewitz, Michaela Joubert and Milisa Booi got into the spirit at the Prep Interhouse Gala...

Mzomhle coaching pays off

Mzomhle Senior Secondary School rugby coach, Xhanti Msauli decided to established a rugby development programme in 2015 aimed at reviving interest in rugby in...

Society failed Maseko, says Rhodes vice-chancellor

Society had failed Rhodes University student Khensani Maseko and many like her, say Rhodes vice-chancellor Sizwe Mabizela. Speaking today at a protest rally against sexual...