Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kingswood first team rugby starts season on high note

THE Kingswood College 1st XV started the season on a high note on Monday with a good win over Muir College in very difficult...

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...

Excelling at Highland flings

WITH the introduction of the up and coming St Andrew’s Prep Pipe Band, several of the Junior Prep girls have been inspired to take...

Kingswood qualify for provincial hockey finals

KINGSWOOD became the first team to qualify for the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge provincial finals when they won the PE North tournament...

NASA scientist visits St Andrew’s and DSG

DR ANNE Verbiscer, a scientist from NASA, spent Monday and Tuesday at St Andrew’s College and DSG, addressing science classes and each school as...

Former Springbok captain visits Kingswood

THE Kingswood College 1st team rugby players had the honour of meeting with former Springbok captain John Smit last Friday afternoon, ahead of their...

Teachers are ditching the profession – and we’re all responsible for it‚ say experts

The country has been witnessing a series of shocking videos showing violence by learners towards teachers or the other way round‚ but what does...

‘We fear she may have been pushed‚’ says family of 5-year-old who died in...

Little Lumka Mkhethwa’s life was cut short in the most harrowing way on Monday‚ drowning inside her school’s put latrine – and now her...

How an Eastern Cape teen wants to stop shack fires

A fire-proof shack that would not go up in flames if a blaze was started inside‚ outside or near it. This is the groundbreaking invention...

Schoolgirls set for Hockey Challenge

Kingswood College, who narrowly lost out last year, will be looking to go all the way when they host the PE North edition of...

President of Pineapple Cricket Tournament thanks main sponsors

https://youtu.be/NE2aDihbmjc PRIZES AND SPONSORS: President of the Kenrich Pineapple Cricket Tournament, Walter Biggs, thanks Kenrich Motors, and the other main sponsor, Cricket SA, at the...

Not just about animals at the Bathurst Agricultural Show

IT’S almost time for the Bathurst Agricultural Show, the Eastern Cape’s oldest and biggest agricultural show which takes place on April 6 to April...

Pupil who hit her teacher with a book facing disciplinary action

The Gauteng education department said on Friday it was investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident of learner misconduct in the wake of a viral...

Learning from a ‘master of disaster’

MASTER of disaster, Dr Bert Walbeek, gave a very humorous yet technical lecture about disaster management at Stenden University last Thursday night. His definition of...

Primere girls get help from E Rotary

PORT Alfred's E Rotary Club, part of Rotary Club International, donated and distributed sanitaryware to young schoolgirls at Port Alfred Primere Skool last Friday. "We intend...

Scouts commemorate birth of its founder

THE 1st Port Alfred Cubs, Scouts and Girl Guides held a special ceremony at St Paul’s Anglican Church on Sunday to mark 161 years...

St Andrew’s College basketball results

LAST week the St Andrew’s College basketball teams played in various fixtures and had a mixed bag of results. Wednesday February 15 SAC U14C beat Kuyasa...

St Andrew’s pipe band strikes a chord at Knysna Celtic Festival

LAST weekend the St Andrew’s College pipe band made the trip to Knysna to take part in the annual Knysna Celtic Festival. The intermittent showers...

Kingswood junior girls water polo players display true grit

THE Kingswood U13A water polo girls recently returned from their tour to the Western Cape. Before taking part in the Reddam House Tournament, the Kingswood...

Kingswood girls are basketball champs

KINGSWOOD College held their third Basketball Championships on February 24. The tournament saw four schools participating and seven teams all together. The schools were Kingswood College,...

Master of disaster lecture open to the public

MASTER OF DISASTER: Tourism marketing and hotelier, Dr Bert "Bow-Thai" van Walbeek How to manage or prepare for a disaster as a tourism practitioner AS a hotelier...
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Celebrating Boy Scouts founder’s birthday and 40 years of Scouting in Port Alfred

UPLIFTING VOICES: The congregation at St Paul's Anglican Church in Port Alfred rose to sing 'All Things Bright and Beautiful' at the celebration of...

PAHS host inter-schools archers and golfers

ARCHERY JOHN Tweedie and his committee pulled out all the stops on Saturday when Port Alfred High School hosted the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP)...
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Girls receive sanitary products to help with School absenteeism

THE girls of Port Alfred Primere Skool in Station Hill received a gift of sanitary products on Friday to assist them to attend school even...

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...
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3D animal statues at Port Alfred High on Saturday

Archery at school concentrates the attention School parent John Tweedie organised the archery contest on behalf of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP) held...

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...

Kingswood girls dominate at Alexander Road water polo festival

LAST weekend saw the Kingswood 1st girls’ water polo team take part in the Alexander Road water polo festival in Port Elizabeth. Despite starting slowly,...

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...

Double triumphs for St Andrew’s rowers at Buffalo Regatta and Selborne Sprints

ST ANDREW’S College Rowing Club ventured out to the blustery Buffalo River last week, from February 8 to 10, for the annual Buffalo Regatta...
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