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...

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...

Selborne U/15A cricket excels in Bloemfontein

The Selborne U/15A cricket team saw much success in Bloemfontein last weekend, winning three out of four games and only losing one. Their first match...

Going extra mile for the children

BORN and bred in Mdantsane, born and bred, Tabisa Loliwe, is a woman with a purpose of changing the lives of young people’s lives...

Penny’s Project Delivers

Beneficiaries receive boxes full of goodies     SUCH was the generosity of the East London community that four beneficiaries were identified to receive contributions made towards...

Woodridge pupils back after fire

Woodridge College and Preparatory pupils were welcomed back yesterday – nearly a month after fires ravaged half the school’s buildings. Woodridge College headmaster Derek Bradley...

YOUNG LEADERS:

The names of Clarendon High School’s councillors for next year were announced recently. They are, from left back, Amy Killian, Amy-Lee Sansom, Sarah Fouche,...

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...

ELfest shows off school art works

CELEBTATING the Arts, the 16th ELfest is under-way, showing of some of East London's schools' best talent The festival comprises of two sections, namely Drama...

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...

ON A ROLL

The Stirling Grade 8s are collecting bread tags to donate to the Sweetheart Foundation, in support of the provision of wheelchairs for the disabled....

Pupil with big heart gives back

STIRLING Primary School’s Olivia Smallie ran an arts and crafts stall at the annual Stirling Primary School Games Day last month and donated all...

Welcome upgrade for Jityaza Combined Primary School

MultiChoice Group (MCG), together with the department of education (DOE), handed over new upgrades to Jityaza Combined Primary School in King William’s Town on Monday....

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...

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...

Vital WSU meeting cancelled amid student upheavals

By Sino Majangaza A vital meeting today between Walter Sisulu University and parents of SRC members on the Mthatha campus did not take place. The meeting was...

Promaths class passes with flying colours

Designed to speed up top-level results among Grades 10 to 12 pupils in previously disadvantaged areas, the Promaths programme at the Kutlwanong Centre for...

Eco club does it brick by brick

THE Merrifield Primary School Eco Club have been hard at work perfecting and popularising the environmentally friendly art of eco bricking in East London....

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...

Honours for Polocrosse star

LILYFONTEIN Grade 12 pupil, Tara Rutherford, has been selected as a reserve for the U21 national polocrosse team set to compete against Ireland at...

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...

Champion debate team win bursaries

Schools from around East London participated in the third annual inter-schools debating competition at the East London City Hall last Friday. The competition saw 11...

Gale takes wind out of fundraiser

Lilyfontein School’s under-13 cricket team held a parkrun on Saturday at 2 Swans to raise funds for their cricket tour to the UK in...

AT THE START

Principal Gert Swanepoel recently got in touch with his inner child as he welcomed some of the newest members to the George Randall family...

Future actors vie for honours

Schools to compete in EC drama festival THE Alexander Playhouse’s Eastern Cape High School Drama Festival preparations are well under way with the first round...

Pantomime show auditions

Aspiring actors and actresses are encouraged to audition for an upcoming pantomime show on Saturday. The show is scheduled for December this year. Organisers are looking...

Biathle duo to take on world

Super-fit young biathletes need funding for trip HUDSON Primary School pupils Luke Tinhof and Samantha Mouton will represent South Africa at the Biathle World Championships...

BIG SCHOOL

The Grade R class at Hope Schools had their graduation ceremony on November 10. Their parents were treated to some song items and then...

Dream comes true for EMSS top pupil

A STANDOUT Eastern Cape pupil who attended the Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) in her area, aced her matric examinations and is now...

NEW TOYS

College Street Primary School recently unveiled their new playground equipment to the delight of all the excited pupils Picture: SUPPLIED

Mighty Chiefs are on the way to Sisa

East London soccer fans will be treated to top-class action when Chippa United lock horns with Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs for the Premier’s Cup...

ITEC hosts enrichment workshop

AS PART of ITEC's celebration of 30 years of service to the community, they hosted an Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners’ enrichment workshop last...

Education department confirms two-week delay in reopening of schools

The basic education department on Friday confirmed that the reopening of schools has been postponed to February 15. “Given the pressure experienced by the health...

BCM Mayor gives out full bursary to students

Buffalo City Mayor Xola Pakati handed over bursaries to 27 first-year students last week Friday. Nomangesi Yazi from Mncotsho Berlin represented her 19-year-old grandchild,...

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...

Finalists announced in Inspiring Youth

AS THIS year’s Inspiration Awards breakfast draws closer, the Inspiring Youth Campaign has come to an end, and the top eight finalists are selected. The...

Top trio to benefit from scholarships

Emotions were running high as three families recounted how blessed they were that their children would be able to attend Hudson Park High School...

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...

Pirouette to a top award

Joanna Wright School of Ballet student Kristen Stockenstrom, 15, recently scooped was recently awarded the Eastern Cape Ceccheti Intermediate Award during her vocational examination. StockenstromKristen...

Greenpoint Secondary School’s fun run a success

HAVING FUN: Greenpoint Secondary School held its sixth annual Fun Run on Saturday, on a fund-raising mission to build a multi-purpose sports court. The...

Warm gesture from Clarendon

CLARENDON High School knitters gathered together a total of 104 blankets for those in need on Mandela Day this week. A total of 6533 squares...

Breidbach Primary awards its achievers

Last Thursday marked a significant milestone for Breidbach Primary pupils, as the school hosted another successful celebration of its academic and sports achievers. The event saw top...

Join Youpsa’s #GivingTuesday

YOUTH Potential South Africa (Youpsa) is launching its first #GivingTuesday campaign to raise funds for the various educational programmes the charity runs in rural...

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...

Mayor in back to school visits

  BUFFALO City Metro Municipality (BCMM) Executive Mayor Xola Pakati will conclude an intensive back to school campaign today. The campaign, which started on Monday, was...

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...

Survey raises red flag about teachers’ health if exposed to Covid-19

The National Professional Teachers' Organisation of SA (Naptosa) is concerned about how many teachers with underlying health conditions are at increased risk from the...

Selborne supports CHOC with funds

School pupils cultivated the gift of giving this month when they gave back to organisations fighting worthy causes for little ones in the East...

GALLERY: Ubuntu Society holds cultural evening at Stirling

The Ubuntu Society held a very successful evening which includes dance, drama, music, fashion and food at Stirling High School on Wednesday Pictures: SUPPLIED.