JAM spreading hope

•Nutritious mix is reducing malnutrition in kids MORE than 6000 young children in the East London and King William’s Town area are fed nutritious porridge...

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...

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...

Ambassadors of peace

UN High Commissioner for Refugees agency trains pupils to build society free of xenophobia TO HELP promote the integration of refugees in South African society,...

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...

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...

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...

East London pupils protest over scholar transport

Learning came to a complete standstill at an East London school as hundreds of its pupils boycotted classes this morning. Hundreds of pupils from Umtiza...

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...

Writer inspires pupils

Her advice – dream and read more LOCAL author Judy Naidoo visited Stirling Primary last week to present her first children’s book, The Castle on...

Cambridge matric farewell pics 2

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

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...

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...

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...

Students’ art on display at Belgravia Art Centre

Belgravia Arts Centre will be hosting an art exhibition at their premises until June 18. The exhibition contains work from 667 students of all...

Clarendon pupils to speak up for SA

TWO Clarendon High School pupils have been selected to represent South Africa at the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championship (WIDPSC) in April...

VERY PROUD

 Voorpos Primary pupils have excelled on the sports field, with some selected as provincial representatives. They are, back from left, Buhle Bellem who was...

GOOD HEART

  Hudson Primary School pupil, Sarah Kruger in Grade 7 received a local heroes award last year. The Daily Dispatch/ Johnson & Johnson rewarded her...

WATCH: Student digs’ shoddy state hits home

Broken showers, clogged toilets and a lack of study areas are just some of the struggles Walter Sisulu University (WSU) students residing at privately-owned...

Cubs take to stage for rhinos

PORT Rex Lions Cubs at Hudson Park Primary School put together a drama showcase to raise funds and awareness of rhino poaching in the Eastern...

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...

Youth talk inspires positive outcomes

Conference dialogues focus on solutions THE East London Youth Voices Conference (ELYVC) was hosted by the East London Youth Association (ELYA) at Clarendon High School...

LIFE’S A STAGE:

Cambridge High School drama pupils participated in the KykNET National Acting Competition. Round one was held at Framesby High School in Port Elizabeth on...

SWIM WIZARDS

Eastern Cape hospitals‚ clinics‚ schools overwhelmed by Covid-19 ‘storm’

The impact of an approaching coronavirus "storm" is being felt in the Eastern Cape as patients overwhelm some public hospitals‚ clinics close as staff...

Hollywood – here they come

Six to represent SA in world champs SIX East London contemporary dancers will soon jet off to take part in the World Championships in Los...

TVET colleges headed for total shutdown

The country’s 50 Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges are headed for a total shutdown this week‚ with students saying the time for...
HELPING HANDS: Some of College Street Primary School’s parents and staff hard at work cleaning up the gardens in and around the school last month. The pupils also helped clean and neaten the pavements and beautify the gardens. The school extends a huge thank you to all involved

Helping hands

Some of College Street Primary School’s parents and staff hard at work cleaning up the gardens in and around the school last month. The...

Drum(mie) roll for EL

The Eastern Cape Majorette and Cheerleading Association (ECMA) is the proud host of the Samca National Championships to be held in East London next...

Border squash team crowned SA champs

THE Border girls U16 squash team returned victorious from the South African Schools Squash Interprovincial tournament in Bloemfontein, winning the title of SA champs. The...

Christian school offers bright pupils bursaries

‘We have always assisted kids in need’ Ariston Christian School in St Matthews Road is giving away 10 bursaries to ‘academically excelling, but economically deprived’ pupils...

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...

Majorettes to show their moves in EL

The South African Majorette and Cheerleading Association (Samca) National Championships will take place at the Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve on Saturday June 22 and...

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...

Selborne pupil at top of his squash game

Worth ranked first in U16 SA Schools Squash SELBORNE College pupil Tristan Worth has been ranked first in South African Schools Squash in the U16...

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...

Out and about

King William’s Town-based Ark Educational Centre’s Grade 4 to Grade 7 pupils enjoy an educational tour to the Amathole Museum on Monday. The children...

‘All students must get fair chance to finish academic year’: Buti...

Deputy higher education minister Buti Manamela says institutions of higher learning will forge ahead with plans to operate at 33% capacity to limit the...

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...

DRESSED TO IMPRESS

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...

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,...

WINNERS

The George Randell Primary U9 Netball girls celebrate their first win of the season against Stutterheim. Well done! Picture: SUPPLIED

Drop-outs drag pass rate down

MADELEINE CHAPUT and THANDEKA NTLONTI FORGET 72.5%, the true matric pass rate in South Africa is much lower, according to Equal Education. By taking into account...

New home for Canaan kids

CANAAN Care Centre launched their new premises in Gleneagles Road in Bunkers Hill on Thursday in a move away from Belgravia Crescent. Canaan Care Centre...

‘Never give up’

Former Selborne headboy enourages pupils HUNDREDS of Old Selbornians sat at the field during the commemoration of  147th birthday of Selborne College on Friday. About 450...

Old directory drive hits Eastern Cape

GET your old Yellow Pages ready because the Old Telephone Directory Drive is back for another recycling competition. This competition is open to all schools...

COMMITTED TEAMWORK

During the holidays, the George Randell U13 hockey team and their coaches Nadine Ranger, left, and Tammy Malan, travelled to Bloemfontein to attend the...

Lilyfontein celebrate 113 years

LILYFONTEIN School held its annual Founder's Day on Friday at its premises among a throng of pupils present and past, to celebrate 113 years...