Monday, September 23, 2019
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Pretty ladybugs take a bow at Happy Hours concert

The ladybugs had a two-part act, with the entire ladybug family joining them on stage in Happy Hours Pre-primary's concert, The Enchanted Garden, at...

UFS says court ruling ‘not a victory against Afrikaans’

The University of the Free State (UFS) says a ruling by the country’s highest court in favour of English being the sole medium of...

Minister pays attention to ups and downs in Ndlambe schools

MINISTER of Rural Development, Gugile Nkwinti, spent two days visiting schools in Ndlambe congratulating, as well as motivating schools, to outperform their latest matric...
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Angelic voices at El Shaddai Christian Academy pre-primary concert

The angels singing Silent Night at El Shaddai Christian Academy's pre-primary concert, prize-giving and graduation ceremony on Friday. https://youtu.be/YalTcrLaJCg

Alexandria Chistian Academy gets a dose of colour

IT was a beautiful winter morning on Saturday when around 50 participants took part in the Alexandria Christian Academy's Colour Run at the school grounds. Kids,...

Chester Missing slams President Cyril Ramaphosa’s tablet drive

Puppet Chester Missing has fired shots against President Cyril Ramaphosa's alleged plans to roll out thousands of tablets to pupils‚ suggesting that more basic...

KIDS OF STEEL

Port Alfred High School pupils competed in the Iron Kids section of the Ironman marathon in Port Elizabeth last weekend. From left, back row,...

The greatest show was… the greatest show yet!

The Greatest Show was performed by Port Alfred High School on Thursday (for under 25s) and Friday (for everyone) evening and showcased the amazing...

Western Cape boasts highest retention of pupils leading up to matric

Province also had the highest number of bachelor’s passes THE Western Cape might have come only third in provincial matric pass rates, on 82.8%, but...
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Aviation awareness at Marselle

https://youtu.be/LAe9cDFsLOk Members of the SANDF on-board a BK117 helicopter backed her up in order to land and take part in the Aviation Awareness Day, held...

Grandparents’ day at El Shaddai

Grandparents of all shapes and sizes attended the special day for grandparents of pre-schoolers at El Shaddai on September 9. Some were volunteers from the...

Back to school at Alexandria Christian Academy

IT was back to school for Alexandria Christian Academy on Wednesday. They made it a special occasion of food and celebration.

Great season for PAHS netball first team

From struggles with motivation and teamwork to victorious battles against tough competitors, the Port Alfred High School (PAHS) netball first team has had an...

An evening under the stars for DSG Matric Dance

THE Diocesan School for Girls matrics of 2017 attended their final school dance last weekend. The girls were invited to “An Evening under the Stars”...

PAHS delivers a timeless treat with Fame

  FAME, the musical production, will no doubt live forever so long as there exist people who remember the name. The show at Port Alfred High...
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Smooth sounds of St Andrew’s and DSG orchestra

The melodious sounds of the mixed St Andrew's College and DSG wind and brass orchestra were among the diverse line-up of music for the...

Civil society groups want Parliament’s ethics committee to sanction Manana

Former deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana could be facing another sanction for the assault of three women as Parliament's ethics committee considers complaints...

GOLF: St Andrew’s College vs Kingswood College

Last Friday, the St Andrew’s College golf team played an "Eight vs Eight" match play format against their Kingswood College counterparts. The Belmont Valley Course was running...

Kingswood face tough title defence

Kingswood College are geared up for their title defence but know they face a stiff examination when the opening leg of the SPAR Eastern...
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PAHS takes a wicket in U11 clash with Woodridge

A Port Alfred High School fielder catches out a Woodridge batsman in their U11 clash at the PAHS fields on Saturday. https://youtu.be/vb8DMmhkPE0

Wear your Easter Bonnet

HAPPY Hours children put their best hats forward this morning (Friday, March 31) to celebrate Easter, before the term break. Asking the children, most said...

Diamond Jubilee celebration for Kenton Primary School

LAST Saturday saw Kenton Primary School celebrate its 60th year in operation with activities such as the Goose Gala at Bushman’s River last Friday,...

School governing bodies outraged over plan to strip them of powers

The Basic Education Department is ready to squash nearly all powers of school governing bodies if it can push through proposed amendments to the...

Day Zero will not close schools‚ Zille promises

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has made a commitment that government schools in her province will not shut down come Day Zero. “Whatever happens‚ we...

PAHS a hive of activity

REHEARSALS for Port Alfred High School’s forthcoming musical, Fame, took place throughout the week. The target set by the SA National Blood Service of 24...

Primary school accused of pupil assaults

A King William’s Town primary school has been rocked by a corporal punishment scandal that has forced the department of education to investigate two...

For the love of horses and people

To see a child or adult with multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy riding high on horseback when, before the therapy, they were even unable...

Father’s heartache as Michaelhouse remembers bus crash victim Themba Dloti’s memorial

Thabo Dloti trembled at the podium as he delivered a tearful eulogy to his son, Themba, on Friday afternoon. "I know that with his untimely...

Fort Hare students end boycott after chaotic two weeks

Management commits to fixing electricity, internet and water problems Students at the University of Fort Hare returned to class on Tuesday. This followed two weeks...
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Good music and festive spirit at PAHS barn dance

Music by Gary Botha and a festive spirit at the barn dance at Port Alfred High School hall on Saturday night. It was a...
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