Thursday, February 21, 2019

UPDATE: Artist who created controversial Selborne poster apologises

The artist who created the controversial Selborne College class of 2017 poster has apologised for “any misunderstanding caused by the artwork”‚ saying it was...

A guide to understanding the real matric results

The National Senior Certificate (matric) results announcement was full of jargon and the Minister of Basic Education highlighted many positive aspects of the exams. But...

IEB matric pass rate climbs slightly

School pupils who wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB)'s national matric exams received an almost 100% pass mark and 88% of those who passed...

Matrics at Kuyasa Combined School

The 2018 matrics celebrated their success at the National Senior Certificate examinations last Friday (January 4). Matriculants from schools in and around Port Alfred helped to...

PAHS Interact visit to Damant Lodge

See more news from Port Alfred High School in this week's Talk of the Town.
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Shake, rattle and roll with Port Alfred High School’s Elvises

The boys showing off their Elvis hip-shaking moves for Blue Suede Shoes, the opening act of the Rock through the Ages dance revue by...

VGHS has results worth boasting about

VICTORIA Girls High School (VGHS) was the only school in the Grahamstown/ Kenton/ Port Alfred Area to have a 100% pass rate for 2017. Of...
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Watch: Plenty of contrast at Saafa’s spring day variety show

The annual South African Air Force Association's (Saafa) variety show, held at the Don Powis Hall in Settlers Park on Saturday saw different dance...
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Dambuza’s dazzling drummies

DAMBUZA Primary School sent its drum majorettes to town on Friday to say farewell to a staff member.  

Kingswood basketballers continue to shine

KINGSWOOD College basketball teams enjoyed considerable success last weekend.   The boy’s teams played against Grey High School in Port Elizabeth, with the 1st team winning...

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...

TB awareness and more at Quayiya Primary

Pupils at Qhayiya Primary School in Bathurst had very important lessons to learn on Friday when a delegation from The Department of Social Services,...

St Andrew’s on the basketball court

ST ANDREW’S College took part in the Kearsney Basketball Tournament from Friday September 29 to Monday October 2. The school reported that the basketball festival...
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PAHS Grade 2s show off their Xhosa skills in song

Port Alfred High School Grade 2 pupils delighted the audience by singing in Xhosa at the foundation phase prize giving last Thursday night. https://youtu.be/oeOaKSkYy3Q

In search of wings

  EVER since Ayanda Matyunu was a young boy, he dreamed of becoming a pilot, spreading his wings and seeing the world. Having grown up in...

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...

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...

2018 matric results in numbers – looking at distinctions

South Africa’s matric class of 2018 achieved a total of 156‚885 distinctions – a slight decline compared to the 161‚081 distinctions obtained in 2017. The...

Barn dance a success

Event generates funds for preprimary section THERE was a lot of do-si-doing at the Port Alfred High School on Saturday evening where the pre-primary section...

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,...

Happy Hours at Damant Lodge

Happy Hours entertained the Damant Lodge grannies and grandpas on Wednesday September 20 with some Spring themed songs and thereafter did a Spring Craft...

Archers on target in schools competition

THE sound of arrows whizzing and striking targets filled the air at the Port Alfred Country Club last Saturday. The occasion was the El Shaddai...

PAHS derby day pictures

Port Alfred High School’s first team rugby beat Linkside High 31-3 in their derby day clash on Saturday. Try-scorers for PAHS were Cameron Marais,...

Options still available for those with disappointing matric results: education expert

With the matric results due for release this week‚ academic expert Fathima Razack has urged those who do not achieve their desired outcomes not...

Kenton Primary diamond celebration

Kenton Primary School is celebrating its 60th birthday this month, and had a show at the Kenton Town Hall on Friday evening to show...

SleepOut spotlights homeless

After being selected to represent the Eastern Cape at the CEO SleepOut in Johannesburg earlier this year, Grade 11 pupil Mandilakhe Nthuthu from Nombulelo...

Great competition at the Schools Boat Races

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

The Big Read: Inside a blackboard jungle

What is it like to teach in an American classroom? We started with two pupils in the class. Then another one strolled in. "What's happening?"...
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Watch: Learning about the solar system at El Shaddai

The pupils at El Shaddai Christian Academy had a rare opportunity to learn through a visual medium about the sun and the moon on...

St Andrew’s Prep pupil riding high

HAVING honoured a friend’s request to ride her horse in his first ever Horse Riding Evening competition at the Port Elizabeth Polocrosse competition earlier...
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