Monday, February 19, 2018

Pupils’s sporting chance

AW Barnes Primary hosts cricket clinic for juniors thanks to Pretoria-based company SARAH KINGON YOUNG cricketers from AW Barnes Primary School benefited from an afternoon of skills...

Market magic at West Bank

The Grade 12 consumer studies class of West Bank High School had a market day recently. On the right is Qhama Siquebengu who coordinated...

Teacher develops module to be taught at schools

Percussionist drums up support TALENTED local percussionist Siyabulela Sifatyi has been facilitating percussion workshops for Eastern Cape Creative Arts subject advisers this week, developing his...

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...

Chikila makes a beeline for Bucks

Top goalscorer in the ABC Motsepe League last season Bongani Chikila has left the EC Bees and is now on trial at Mthatha Bucks...

ON A GOOD GALLOP

Merrifield College are proud of pupil Chloe Pagel who has been selected to represent Eastern Cape in the Challenge Showing team going to the...

Stirling team is the bees knees

STIRLING Primary School hosted and went on to win a Grade 1 to 7 SACEE (South African Council of English Educators) Spelling Bee on...

HEAD FOR FIGURES

Sixty-one pupils of Hudson Park Primary School made it through to the final round of the Amesa (Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa)...

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...

BACK TO THEIR ROOTS

At Gonubie Primary School’s Founders Day held recently, this year’s matrics who were in Grade 7 at Gonubie Primary in 2012, came to celebrate...

Cultural exchange nurtures acting talent

HUDSON Park High School has embarked on an exciting cultural exchange initiative with Bhongolethu, a rural school from Kwelera. This involves 75 Bhongolethu pupils immersing...

Teacher bids farewell

BELOVED Voorpos Primary School teacher, Electa Schmidlin, has retired after 23 wonderful years at the school. Starting out as a Sub A (Grade 1) teacher...

Struggle is real for students hit by last year’s fee protests

BY DAVE CHAMBERS For the past 10 years‚ the University of Cape Town human genetics honours class has had a 100% pass rate‚ but academics...

BRINGING JOY:

Cambridge High School Interact visited the New Beginnings Day Care Centre in Southernwood recently. Pupils spent time with the little ones and donated food,...

WORLD EVENT

The Merrifield Prep and College Marimba bands recently returned from Johannesburg, where they took part in the Education African International Marimba and Steelpan Festival...

MARVELOUS MEERKAT

Khealan Mostert from Sharon’s Art School recently won an award for his picture of a meerkat, in a competition held in the Republic of...

Right on target

Beaconhurst School congratulates Caley Kent-Brown on being selected for the Eastern Province archery team for nationals and inter-provincials 2017 Picture: SUPPLIED
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...

ROAD TRIP

The Gonubie High School Grade 11 class are seen having fun on their tour to Cape Town Picture: SUPPLIED

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...

Drum-roll for Lilyfontein

LILYFONTEIN Grade 7 pupil Sibulele Kentane is the first primary school drum majorette girl from the Eastern Cape to receive the South African Majorette...

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...

John Bisseker Secondary School matric dance – pictures

John Bisseker Senior Secondary School had their matric farewell at the Osner Hotel on Friday (June 30). More photos coming soon

SHELF LIFE

Selborne Primary recently officially opened their new media and IT centre and named it after principal Doug Voke, who is retiring after 30 years....

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...

SHINING STARS

Beaconhurst congratulates all the prize-winners who were celebrated at their recent awards assembly and prize-giving. Pictured are, from left, Ulrich Grootboom, Jestinio Cloete, Shane...

Beaconhurst High School Matric Dance

The Beaconhurst High School Matric Dance took place on Friday evening and saw matriculants dress up for a magical night "all around the world".

WELL DONE

An excited Brett Fouche receives his TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate with distinction from director of East London Language Institute Sue...

PLAYING BALL

Last week the Georgie Trust committee hosted an evening with special guests international rugby referee Jaco Peyper and Peter Mitchell as part of a...

Name change allows NMU to ‘reflect international character’

The renaming of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to Nelson Mandela University provides the opportunity to reposition itself on a global scale‚ says Chancellor...

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Teacher Patria Joint and Clarendon Primary girls started the new school year with singing, dancing and plenty of laughter – exactly the way any pupil...

Mzokhanyo High School receives a fully fitted computer lab

Melisizwe Computer Lab initiative together with South African Airways and SITA bring new computers to East London township school.

Kids hooked on hockey

THE Buffalo Flats astro turf is alive with screams of excitement and cheers when children begin playing hockey at 8am every Saturday. Successful development coaching...

New start for brave boy

Despite having every reason to be down and out, nine-year-old Ubuko Mpotulo faced many adversities with a smile on his face and will now...

Breidbach Primary rewards hard work

PARENTS, teachers and pupils packed out the community hall for the Breidbach Primary School (BPS) annual merit awards ceremony recently. Methodist church leader Reverend Juliet...

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...

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...

THANK YOU

Kuswag Primary would like to thank ITEC for the donation of the netball protectors, protecting our teams as they play. Pictured are Genevieve Whittal...

SPELLING BEES

Hope School’s Foundation Phase Spelling Bees proudly displaying their certificates for being first in their respective grades. Top row, from left, are, pupils Bukho...

40 schools set to benefit from R8m empowerment initiative

THE Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (Wessa) recently launched their Entrepreneurial and Environmental Empowerment for South African Youth (EEESAY) project in 40...

Hudson gives back

School’s Harvest Day sees pupils bless charities with piles of collected goods It is an example of the compassion, kindness, care and support we should share...

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...

MOMENT OF TRUTH:

Selborne College matriculants fetch their results from the school on Friday January 5. They are, from left, Richard Mundell, Mihle Tyatyaza, Reece Potgieter, Isheunesu...

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...

ON A HIGH NOTE

The Clarendon Primary Chamber Choir, conducted by Sandra Kruger and accompanied by Natalie Sparg, recently participated in the Cantamus National Choir Festival and Competition...

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...

Clarendon stick it to opposition

EL girls win hockey challenge CLARENDON High from East London became the new SPAR Eastern Cape School Girls’ Hockey Challenge champions when they defeated York...

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...

LEARNING TO COPE

Masithethe Counselling Services presented a holiday course for St Johns Road Primary School pupils recently. They were given life skills on coping with bullying,...

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...