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Liberating therapy for people with Parkinson’s

East London-based dancer Sandra Kruger is using the power of dance to make a difference in the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease. Kruger...

EL matric trio shines

Three pupils from East London schools shone brightly after bagging top honours for their 2018 matric results at the release of results awards ceremony...

EC matric results rise by 5.6%

According to an announcement by the Eastern Cape department of education on Friday January 4, the Eastern Cape 2018 matric pass rate showed a...

Top award for matric pupil

Clarendon High School pupil Caitlin Laing won an award at the annual Herald Absa Matric of the Year Awards held in Port Elizabeth on...

Whale of a time going green

The fourth annual Big Green Expo took place at Pine Creek over at the weekend to raise awareness about the importance of recycling and...

Standard high at pupils’ exhibition

Art lovers can make their way to the annual East London High Schools’ annual art exhibition, under way at the Belgravia Arts Centre. Thirteen schools...

Mpepo flies the flag in Florida

  Clarendon High School pupil Okuhle Mpepo, 16, was lucky enough to visit the United States as part of the 11-day Applause Rising Talent Showcase...

Scholars put thinking skills to the test

Clarendon pupils Megan Bosman, left, and Nika Weis were two of the many East London pupils students who took part in the East London...

NPO gives youth a shot at achieving their goals

STUDENT Sponsorship Programme (SSP) – a non-profit trust – which has been identifying academically deserving pupils from low-income families for almost 20 years, has...

Kiddies taught about emergency safety measures

ABOUT three hundred East London kiddies from various crèches in the region were treated to a fun filled educational day where they were taught...

Scouted for world stage

Okuhle Mpepo, 16, has been scouted to seen her passion for acting rewarded after earning an opportunity to represent South Africa and East London...

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...

Heavy schoolbags a potential health risk

“WOULD you like to be a schoolboy again?” asks South African band Asylum Kids in their 1981 song Schoolboy. “No! No! No!” comes the...

School pupils help out charity foundation

DREAM SUPPORTERS: Pupils and staff of Selborne Primary, Clarendon Prep and Clarendon Primary hand over a cheque of R52 371 to Reach for Dream...

School derbies concern

A STATEMENT by headmasters of nine East London former Model C schools has been released outlining their concern over the safety and welfare of...

Kia-Leigh gets nod for Netherlands tour

CLARENDON High School Matric pupil Kia-Leigh Erasmus was recently selected to a 32-strong hockey team that will be travelling to the Netherlands in November. Out...

Schools Continue To Shine At Eisteddfod

Local schools proudly showed off their musical talents as the East London Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod continued this week. By the close of the...

A walk down memory lane

TIMES PAST: An old picture of Oxford Street taken around 1948 shows XL Bazaars on the right and the Clarendon Hotel on the left....

National All Girls Festival 2018

The All Girls Festival was hosted by Clarendon High School For Girls this past weekend.

Sisters do EL proud in squash events

LOCAL squash star sisters Taryn and Kelly Emslie have made the East London squash community proud, with Taryn winning the U16 Closed Championship title...

ON TOUR

Gonubie Primary’s U11A rugby team took part in the Clarendon Park under 11 rugby festival in Port Elizabeth last weekend. Of the four matches...

LIFE’S A BEACH

As part of the annual Clarendon Day festivities Clarendon High School for Girls in East London celebrated with a beach walk and clean-up initiative....

Magic Music in the Park

IN AN effort to bring joy, laughter and the sweet sounds of idyllic music to the community, Rotary Arcadia are once again hosting their...

Waterpolo trio off to Durban

TWO Clarendon High School girls were among five U16 waterpolo players chosen from the Eastern Cape to represent South Africa at the CANA Zone...

RISING STAR

Camilla Heuer from Clarendon Preparatory School recently won a gold medal and set a new South African record in the SWD inter-provincial biathlon championships...

LET’S LEARN

Clarendon Primary School celebrated World Read Aloud Day. The girls were thrilled to listen to Dr Melanie Drake share one of her favourite stories

A passion to promote chess

KULASANDE Mafanya, 27, has a passion for chess – and as the highest rated player in the Buffalo City Chess Union, he is keen...

EL fencing trio shines at nationals

THE Buffalo Fencing Club's Paola Signorile won her first bronze medal in the U15 division at the South African Junior Fencing National Championships in...

HAVING FUN

Grade 1s at Clarendon Preparatory School enjoyed a Dolly Day on their ‘D’ day at school Picture: SUPPLIED

Lara excels for SA in squash

CLARENDON High School pupil Lara Patrick represented South Africa as part of the U16 squash team who toured Malaysia during the holidays. The team travelled...

Buffalo Fencing Club trio take on Nationals

THE Buffalo Fencing club have grown from strength to strength in the short time since their start , making the cut to attend a...

HISTORICAL VISIT

The great-granddaughter of the Earl of Clarendon, Lucinda Ball, and her husband Alan Ball, visited Clarendon Girls’ High School. Lucinda’s greatgrandfather The Earl of...

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...

STRONG TRADITION:

Congratulations to the Clarendon High School for Girls’ 2017 matric class for achieving a 100% pass rate for the 25th year. A total of...

Welcome home champ

Zara Wood, 15,third from left, of Clarendon Girls High School delivered an outstanding performance at the ICF World Surfski Championships staged in Hong Kong,...

EL’s Buys to bring her New York act home

By Barbara Hollands New York’s singing African Bee will soon be buzzing back to East London to perform a gig in her hometown after releasing her...

SWEET DONATION

Clarendon Primary’s Gittins House hosted a cake sale last month and all proceeds raised were donated to the Rising Sun Daycare in Duncan Village....

Ciara’s pet food spree boosts Pet Pals shelter

ELEVEN-year old, Ciara Bedser, has shown her generosity by recently buying R9000 worth of pet food for animal shelter, Pet Pals. After visiting Pet Pals...

Archers hit mark

Boys, girls from local club earn top accolades in competitions THE Buffalo Archery Club recently returned victorious from the annual NASP (National Archery in the...

STRIDES AHEAD

Cambridge High School hosted an inter-schools Power Walking competition on September 27. Cambridge and Clarendon High School pupils participated in the event, which was...

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,...

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...

ARTY CLASS

The Grade 3s at Clarendon Preparatory enjoyed making paper mache birds with teacher Melissa Bottcher. Sharon’s Art School runs the Grade 2 and 3...

EL pupil off to Rome to test open waters

TAYLA Botha, 15, has been selected to represent South Africa in open water swimming at the Len Cup, part of the European National League...

Sharon’s Art School celebrates decade

THIS month Sharon Mallinson celebrates sharing her deep passion for art with East Londoners through Sharon’s Art School for the past 10 years. As a...

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...

GO WITH THE FLOW

Flowing Nomads travel the country spreading the love of yoga through events, classes and workshops. This trip took in Cape Town to East London...

Computer whiz

Congratulations to Donna-Leigh Greyling, left, from Clarendon Girls’ High School, who won a gold award for the first round of the Computer Applications Olympiad....

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...

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...