Friday, November 24, 2017

Selborne ‘significance’

STARTED by the Selborne College U16A rugby coach Jono Kruger, the Tries for Lives initiative has raised R15000 for the King's Children's Home and...

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...

MENTAL GYMNASTICS

Beaconhurst School is very proud of Grade 3 pupil Matthias Mostert, who took part in a department mental maths competition. He went through to...

WARM GIVERS

Clarendon Girls’ High headgirl Anna Cocks, centre, and deputies Batandwa Mtebele, left, and Caitlyn Rushton display some of the jerseys collected for Jersey Week...

Alumni say ‘no’ to renaming Rhodes

Discussions over transformation – including a name change – were in the spotlight at Rhodes University this weekend, as the Rhodes University Alumni Trust...

Principal matters for girls

When Dr Melanie Drake takes the helm as Clarendon Primary’s new principal in a few days’ time, she will bring with her an admirable...

ENERGY BOOST

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...

FUTURE LEADERS

  George Randell Primary School is delighted to announce the appointment of our new head and deputy prefects for 2017. They would like to congratulate...

BRANCHING OUT

The Selborne College Interact Club planted a tree on the Selborne school grounds to celebrate the Arbor Month on September 1 Picture: SUPPLIED

HIGH NOTE

Clarendon Primary’s Anna Lukose, left, received a medal for most promising junior pianist at the recent Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod. Next to her is...

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...

PROUD LOT

Well done to George Randell’s Yonwaba Nongogo, Sibulele Selana and Taylor-Paige Marillier for their participation in the annual SACEE Read Aloud competition which took...

SPREAD THE LOVE

BE MY VALENTINE: Grensies Petite Daycare celebrated Valentine’s Day by dressing up and having a Miss and Mr Valentine for junior as well as...

FUN FOR FUNDS

AW Barnes Primary School decided to raise funds for the DJ Sobey Old Age Home with their teachers dressing up as pupils and the...

IN HARMONY

All the performers who took to the stage during the Cambridge High School annual music evening, pose for a group photo Picture: SUPPLIED

From frying pan to fire for students

By Sino Majangaza The University of Fort Hare students who moved from their Union Arcade residence into the NBS building in East London for safety reasons...

Hudsonian pride

Trio to fly SA flag in various disciplines THREE Hudson Park High School pupils, Sisipho Ndlabhu, Kwanda Mbalekwa and Rhys Poovan will be representing South...

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...

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...

PROVINCIAL MOVERS

Six Gonubie Primary School girls who represented the Eastern Cape at the SA Championships for dancing in April this year, at the NASREC Centre...

SPRING IN THEIR STEP

Grensies Petite celebrated the first day of spring by having a “Spring Walk”. Pictured are, left, Caleesi van der Merwe and Abbigail Coetzee

Stirling achievement

  STIRLING music pupils received many special mention awards and medals in the Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod held in May. Sive Sogoni received the Petro Ferreira...

LOOKING AFTER ELDERLY

The George Randell Junior and Senior Dance teams and marimba band visited Silver Crown Old Age Home recently. They provided the residents with entertainment...

Sterling job by young athlete

Stirling Primary pupil Zander Scholtz (on left in red and green) took part in the Southern Free State Inter Provincial Biathlon in Bloemfontein recently...

RED HEARTS

October was Gonubie Primary’s Adopt-a-School month with the South African National Blood Service (SANBS). Parents and staff were challenged and set a target for...

MEN OF STEEL

Last week, the Selborne Primary Steel Band, along with their teacher Michelle Venter, travelled to Port Elizabeth to take part in Lawson Brow n...

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...

DRESSED TO IMPRESS

DRAMA DUO

Gonubie High School, Queenstown Girl’s High School (GHS), Aliwal North High School, Selborne College, Hudson Park High, Grens Hoerskool and Stirling High Schools have...

Olympian and coach Maduma back in EL for fencing clinic

GET your épée out and practise your footwork as 2008 Olympian and internationally qualified masters fencing coach Sello Maduma is back in Buffalo City...

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...

HIGH NOTE

 Cambridge High School pupils, with their music teacher, Lidia Tzoneva, received a number of medals and special awards at this year’s Port Rex Lions...

WAY WITH WORDS

Gonubie Primary Grade 4 and 5 pupils took part in a SACEE Fun with Words competition held at George Randell recently. ‘A total of...

PYJAMA DAY

Berlin Primary School did their part for charity by having a very exciting Pyjama Day recently. They collected food items which will be delivered...

In the fast track

Breidbach Primary School are proud of their athletes who represented the BCM District at the EC Provincial Championships in Cradock at the weekend. Veronique...

Pupils make SA team

•Vukuhambe teens in U23 wheelchair basketball squad THREE athletes from Vukuhambe Special School have been selected for the South African U23 Wheelchair Basketball team which will...

BIG BRASS

The Stirling High Big Band performed to a large audience at the National Youth Jazz Festival in Grahamstown recently Picture: SUPPLIED  

Germ Busters visit EL schools

Domestos spreads hygienic habits THE hygiene education programme called the Domestos Germ Busters Club has been successfully implemented in six schools in and around the...

GROWING GREEN

As part of their Outdoor Education Curriculum, the Grade 8 pupils from Hope School have been planting a permaculture garden and having fun doing...

Pupils shine at annual art centre festival

•Youngsters shun clichés in bright, imaginative exhibition COLOURFUL, creative and captivating works of art are on display at this year’s EL Fest at the Belgravia Art Centre...

Stepping out for matric dance

Hoërskool De Vos Malan matriculant Doneè Coetzee with her partner Dylan Du-Preez during a photo shoot at the Steve Biko Centre prior to their...

INFORMATIVE OUTING

Grade 10 physical science pupils from Cambridge High listen intently to technician Michael Panyaza at the Umzonyana Water Purification Plant. The pupils enjoyed a...

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...

Mobile Edu-Ponies visits Honey Tree Educare

Honey Tree Educare was treated to a visit from Candice Vorstenbos and all her animals including a Pony named Marylegs, Skittles the rat and...

SWEET DONATION

Clarendon Primary’s Gittins House hosted a cake sale last month and all proceeds raised were donated to the Rising Sun Daycare in Duncan Village....

RAINBOW POWER

A group of boys from Berlin Primary School’s Rainbow Kids Cultural Club recently lend a helping hand to fix and beautify the school grounds...

HIGH REGARD

Advance for Life Christian Academy recently celebrated two pupils, who received the Pick n Pay Hero Award for June and July. Grade 6 pupil,...

Virtual teachers’ project launched

Thousands of pupils dial in to WB Rubusana’s digital classroom initiative THE Eastern Cape Department of Education in conjunction with Vodacom took a step further...