Saturday, July 21, 2018

WARM GESTURE

The Clarendon Primary girls collected warm clothing for the annual Jersey Week recently. The warm garments will be handed to the needy Picture: SUPPLIED   http://goexpress.co.za/2017/05/04/share-warmth-jersey-week/

Clarendon does well at the squash tourney

WELL DONE: Clarendon High School pupils participated in the national inter-provincial squash tournament in Johannesburg recently. The Border Under 14 Squash team consisted of...

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...

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...

SPORTY SPRING DAY

On September 1, Hope Schools hosted their annual sports day on the grass field next to Johnson & Johnson. All the pupils joined in...

Stirling’s spin on ‘Robin Hood’ tale

OVER the years, Stirling High has become well-known for their quality plays and musicals. So get ready to be completely awestruck yet again by Stirling’s...

R17m to help NMU students

By Tremaine van Aardt Bursary fund in partnership with Absa lifts financial burden for deserving beneficiaries A Nelson Mandela University student whose mother resigned from her...

Eskom on TRAC in E Cape

ESKOM has extended its Science Enhancement Initiative Support Programme in the Eastern Cape, following the extension of an agreement between Eskom and the Technology...

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Beaconhurst High School Interactors, supported by the Land Service group, reached out to the children at Glen Stella by making contributions of food, books...

HOCKEY TOUR

Cambridge High School hosted hockey players from King Edward VI, from England, above, recently. The first and U16A Cambridge boys’ teams played against the...

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
SWOPPING ROLES: Beaconhurst staff members reminisced about ‘the good old days’ when they donned school uniforms for an unusual civvies day – much to the delight of pupils. The head prefects took charge of the Prefects’ Assembly, where they awarded certificates to staff members for a range of interesting characteristics. Lots of fun was had by all

Swopping roles for teachers, pupils

Beaconhurst staff members reminisced about ‘the good old days’ when they donned school uniforms for an unusual civvies day – much to the delight...

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...

Celebrating International Family Day

BRINGING THEM TOGETHER: Families South Africa (Famsa) celebrated International Family Day by hosting a family picnic on Saturday at Southernwood Primary School. They invited...

Rotary plants trees for pupils’ benefit

AS ARBOR week came to an end, the Rotary Club of Arcadia visited Thoboshana Primary School to plant trees and encourage environmental awareness at...

Clarendon High School for Girls Reunion

Last weekend various Clarendon High School reunion groups were given the chance to reconnect and reminisce their high school days while celebrating the school's...

COLOUR SPLASH

  African Angels Independent school pupils, from left, Dominic Tolana, Akhanya Roloma, Eyam Mkohlakali and Khanya Dulase, were taught to splatter paint with objects by...

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’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...

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...

DOUBLE EXCELLENCE:

The Merrifield Class of 2017 celebrated a great set of results last week, with the school boasting not just a 100% pass rate but...

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...

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...

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...

GO! SCHOOLS

 

No cheating for us, say matriculants

Eastern Cape matriculants have made a commitment not to cheat during their final-year exams, while the department of education said they have put in...

EL pupil to grace the stage in USA

Clarendon High School pupil,Okuhle Mpepo, has been selected to showcase her talented acting skills in United States of America. For the full story, read...

Cambridge matrics come out to play at farewell function

The Cambridge High School matric dance brought out the elegant side of all the Grade 12s. The event, held in the school hall, saw...

DRESSED TO IMPRESS

CAMBRIDGE ART

Cambridge Primary achieved 11 selected works of art and 1 silver at the 48th World School Children’s Art Exhibition in China. This is an...

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...

GOLDEN GIRL

At the annual Buffalo City Art Exhibition held recently, Gonubie Primary School’s Emma Hempel (Grade 2) received a double gold award for her painting...

German Shepherds on show at nationals

THE National IPO Championships took place in East London over the weekend , showcasing the top German Shepherd dogs in IPO Sport from all...

Black women ‘have to work harder for recognition’

Black women continue to have to work extra hard for recognition even if they are just as qualified and experienced as their white female...

Kids keep them spellbound

Two Grade 3 AW Barnes Primary School pupils have proven themselves as wordsmiths of note when they cracked the circuit spelling bee competition, taking...

From prisoner to youth motivator

AS part of a drive to educate pupils on the dangers of crime and the use of drugs, ex-convict Zolile Mate, 36, of Mdantsane...

DARING DIVE

Accounting honours add up for school

STIRLING High School pupils excelled in the recent National Junior Accounting Olympiad, securing the top-three spots in the Eastern Cape. Grade 9 pupil Peter McCausland came...

Young maths boffs helping needy peers

    “IT BEGINS with a desire”. These are the words from the founders of Omega Junior, a community organisation that aims to create a sense...

Merrifield Mile mania at the dam

MERRIFIELD Mile staged its 16th annual event at the Wriggelswade Dam on March 4th, with hundreds of East London locals flocking to the dam,...

SPORTS STARS

Some of the Cambridge High pupils who received trophies at the school’s Summer Awards assembly on May 5 are, from left, Siyasanga Somlotha, Ophola...

BRIGHT SPARKS

At the Grade 2 District Mental Maths Competition recently, Eden Stead from Stirling came first, Shanae Rensburg, right, from AW Barnes Primary came second...

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...

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...

Farewell after 37 years

AFTER 37 years at Selborne College, teacher Ian Forword recently bid farewell to his Alma Mater. Forword matriculated from Selborne in 1968. While working in...

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...

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...

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...

SO EXCITED

Grade Rs having fun at Hudson Park Primary School were, from left, Ezrah Casoojee, Ella Johnson and Zayra Davids Picture: SUPPLIED

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...