Tuesday, April 24, 2018

DRAMATIC TURN

During the KykNET National Acting Competition, Asher Magajana was selected in the top 80 drama students in the country. He participated at the Artscape...

Stirling Primary choir scoops national awards

By Qaqamba Magadla The Stirling Primary School choir took third place and its song, Emlanjeni Yelele, was voted the best African song at the annual ATKV...

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...

Science College extra classes give matrics a boost

BTAINING a high matric pass rate is still a major problem for many schools in the province, but for East London Science College director...

LEAVING A LEGACY

Buffalo City Metro planted trees at St John’s Road Primary School’s new ECD (early childhood development) centre last week Thursday Picture: SUPPLIED

Clarendon girl is a class act in SA language challenge

By Qaqamba Magadla A grade 11 pupil from an East London school scored top marks – 100% – and won a cash prize at this year’s...

HEAVEN BLESSED:

The rain came down for the Hudson Park High School interhouse gala, but the enthusiasm of the participants and spectators was cause for a...

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)...

University boffins slash school’s water use by two-thirds

By Dave Chambers A primary school has cut its water use by two-thirds with the help of a device developed at Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch Primary is using...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Music to their ears

The Tshatshu Primary School Intermediate Choir scooped the winning floating trophy after competing with Zwelitsha schools at circuit level last week. The choir, under...

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...

DARING DIVE

STIRLING EFFORT

Stirling High School had 24 pupils achieve at a national level this year in a variety of activities. The achievers are, back, from left,...

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...

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...

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...

No lectures as Fort Hare University students protest

By Sino Majangaza Academic activities have ground to a halt at the University of Fort Hare’s Alice campus. University of Fort Hare students vandalised a kiosk on...

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...

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...

Bullseye for EL club

Buffalo Archery Club right on target with haul of eight medals THE Buffalo Archery Club recently took home eight medals at the National Archery in...

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...

STIRLING ACT

Stirling Primary School drama pupils did extremely well at the Buffalo City Drama Eisteddfod. The school congratulated the top award winners in Grades 4...

Radio presenter gives back

Algoa FM radio presenter, Brian Ndevu, went back to his roots by donating 87 pairs of school shoes to his former primary school, Vulumzi...

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...

Bleak start in life for province’s rural children

By Aretha Linden Children from rural and poor areas start their schooling careers on the back foot when compared to their urban counterparts as they do...

DESERVING

At Gonubie Primary’s 87th Founder’s Day celebration held recently, one of the school's general assistants, Fosta Gaba, was awarded the Vitae Discemus Award for...

ADVANCE FOR LIFE CIVIES DAY:

The Advance for Life Christian Academy Foundation Phase learners pupils got all dressed up for their Valentine’s civvies day.

BUDDING STARS

Three Gonubie Primary School boys have been selected to represent Border at the pre-Craven Week Tournament in Oudtshroon last month, as well as Craven...

WE ARE FAMILY:

Gonubie Primary School’s mentorship programme got into full swing during the last week of the first term when the GPS Family Groups met for...

On the ball

Hudson Park High staff member Lorrinda Thomas (blue shirt standing in between goal post) recently umpired the International Ladies Indoor Hockey Test Series between...

TREAT

Lilee and Reece Buret made edible slime in their art class at Sharon’s Art School. They had lots of fun making and playing with...

Cala school makes its mark

By TEMBILE SGQOLANA Cala Senior Secondary School beat several other schools in the country to claim third place in the national Eskom Simama Ranta Entrepreneurship competition...

In fine form

Selborne College first XI batsman Matt Dewar is in superb form having scored 110 against rivals Queen’s College three weeks ago and then following...

GOLD AWARD

The Stirling Primary School choir received a gold award, came third in their section and received the top award for their traditional African song...

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...

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...

EP Colours

 

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...

WELL DONE

College Street’s Grade 7N pupils show off the results of a class project they were given by teachers Picture: SUPPLIED    

Corrupt staff blamed for Fort Hare turmoil

By MALIBONGWE DAYIMANI and SINO MAJANGAZA Corrupt staff have been accused by the University of Fort Hare vice-chancellor Professor Sakhele Buhlungu of stoking up violent...

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...
HOCKEY SIEGE: The Selborne U13A hockey side were invited to play in the fourth Grey PE hockey festival which was held on April 21-23. Grey Junior in Port Elizabeth have won the past three tournaments. On the Sunday, Selborne walked away with the trophy by beating Grey on home ground. No goals were scored against Selborne during this tournament and Charlie Caswell was the goalkeeper of the tournament Picture: SUPPLIED

We are the champions

HOCKEY SIEGE: The Selborne U13A hockey side were invited to play in the fourth Grey PE hockey festival which was held on April 21-23....

ENGINEERING MINDS

Two teams at Merrifield College participated in both the Bridge Building and Aqualibrium competitions held by SAICE on Saturday May 5. The Grade 12...

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...