Saturday, February 24, 2018

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...

Court hears of witness to Michael Komape’s death

Boy who drowned in toilet could have been found sooner Five-year-old Michael Komape drowned in a pit latrine at Mahlodumela School near Polokwane between 10am...

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...

Unions hail plan to lower pass marks

Teacher unions in the Eastern Cape have partially welcomed the Department of Basic Education’s (DBE) proposals to lower pass marks and make maths optional...

Science whiz-kid? Head for Grahamstown!

Organisers of the South African National science festival (Scifest Africa) that brought you a science journey of a lifetime earlier this year are at...

PAHS U14 hockey standing proud

HOLDING THEIR OWN: The Port Alfred High U14A hockey team, from left, Yoliswa Bob, Bianca Stolz, Romy Alexandre, Nicola Kirchoff, Monya Botha, Caitlin Marais,...
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Alexandria Christian Academy struts their best on pageant catwalk

Saturday evening, Alexandria Christian Academy hosted their first Mr and Miss Alexandria pageant in the school hall. Contestants competed in four different age groups...

Port Alfred High School honours cricket stars

Port Alfred High School acknowledged U15 bowler Reece Linforth, left, for his 3 for 1, including a hat trick against St Dominic’s Priory, as...

Youngest pupils at El Shaddai show they have the right circus stuff

GRADUATION Day for the Youngest pupils at El Shaddai Christian Academy in their ESCA Circus; a concert, prize giving and graduation ceremony all wrapped...

Kuyasa opens library doors

  FOLLOWING a drive on World Book Day last year to start a school library, last week Kuyasa Combined School officially opened its first school...

Kuyasa principal says he is proud of the class of 2017

HEADMASTER of Kuyasa Combined school, Xolani Mayana, said he was delighted with the 2017 matric results and was looking forward to even better results in...
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Swim-a-thon a success at PAHS

CHARITY DIVE: Rotary Club Port Alfred and E Club South Africa held a charity fundraising swim-a-thon at the Port Alfred High School pool on...

Senior state advocate encourages rape victims to speak up

Advocate Nickie Turner addressed Kingswood College on "rape culture" recently. In her interesting and thought provoking talk, she appealed to rape victims to "speak...

School staff crisis ‘heading for court’

Huge backlog should be addressed according to need, not budget, warns Gade The Eastern Cape Department of Education is putting itself at risk of court...

Pat Keeton Garden re-dedicated at Diocesan School for Girls

TODAY, October 9, DSG welcomed Maureen Norton, her son and daughter-in-law, Gavin and Margie Keeton and grandson, Andrew, for the re-dedication of the garden...

Pupils from India and Australia visit DSG on exchange

DIOCESAN School for Girls in Grahamstown welcomed three girls from Pinegrove in India and four girls from The Wilderness School in Adelaide, Australia to the DSG...

Rising to new heights- PAHS class of 2016

THIRTY Bachelor degree passes and 20 distinctions across 15 subjects were obtained by this year's outgoing Grade 12 class. Overall PAHS achieved a 94%...

Nemato Change a Life – News

Building to something great THE building of the Nemato Change a Life (NCAL) Centre has started. “We are proud that the centre is designed by Robert...

Woodridge races to rise from the ashes

Woodridge was badly damaged earlier this month by raging fires that gutted half the buildings. Picture: Fredlin Adriaan While most schools are winding down for the...

School stationery worth hundreds sold for R69 in Eastern Cape

Bhisho committee members were gobsmacked on a visit to a school in Addo on Tuesday when they found that a shop was selling stationery...

Isandlwana historian captivates Grahamstown audience

MANY in the Grahamstown community were mesmerised by historian Rob Caskie recently, as he recounted in detail the actions of the British and Zulu...

Interacters give back

ROTARY Interacters from Port Alfred High School gave a big boost to the school’s fire fund last week by donating a whopping R20 000, collected...

PAHS derby day against Alexander Road

Continuing with the Port Alfred High School Founders Day celebrations of August 18, PAHS held a derby day at the school fields on Saturday hosting...
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New visual aid equipment for Dambuza

https://youtu.be/Pk0TnzsnfrA THE children at Dambuza Primary School in Nemato were treated to some new visual aids equipment including a computer and printer, a DVD player...

Happy entrepreneurs

THE kids at Happy Hours set up their own market stalls in the school hall on Friday morning, selling everything from crumpled Oreo biscuits...

Schools boat races a success

  WITH overcast skies and the threat of rain in the air, the schools boat race finals took place on the Kowie River last Saturday...

NSRI SPRING TIDE WARNING

  NATIONAL SPRING TIDE SAFETY WARNING: The Full Moon Spring Tide, which peaked last night, 05 October, will result in the normal Spring Tide conditions around the...

Keen competition at St Andrew’s / DSG River Mile

THE St Andrew’s College / Diocesan School for Girls River Mile took place at Bosemansriviermond on Sunday February 18. The seniors (Grade 10, 11 and...

4 000 without places at schools

Four thousand Eastern Cape pupils have not been placed in schools. This is despite the extensive efforts, including the Early Bird campaign, by the provincial...

St Andrews produces four rowers for SA Junior Squad

St Andrew’s College is delighted to announce that four of their rowers have been selected for the South African Junior National Squad which will...
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