Saturday, December 15, 2018

Grandfather graduates after 32 years

It took 32 years but Lieutenant-General (retired) Themba TT Matanzima finally has his degree. The 65-year-old grandfather of two‚ brother of former Transkei homeland president...
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Happy Hours takes it outside

NATIONAL outdoor Education Day means children learning, not in a stuffy classroom, but in the outdoors, playing in the mud or scaling a wall...

Careers Day dress-up at Alexandria Christian Academy

Alexandria Christian Academy had its annual careers dress-up day recently. The pupils had to do a presentation with all the information they could find on...

School failures preventing many from achieving middle class life

Education is the single greatest obstacle to socio-economic advancement in South Africa‚ according to the Fast Facts report from the Centre for Risk Analysis. The...

PAHS perform popular musical fairytale

THE grade 4 -7 pupils of Port Alfred High School presented Hans Christian Andersen – a Musical Showcase in the school hall last Friday...

Independent Schools Hockey Festival at St Andrew’s

THERE was a festive atmosphere at the Independent Schools Hockey Festival (ISHF) recently hosted by St Andrew’s College. Eleven schools from all major hockey playing...

Disability can be a handicap in Ndlambe

FACILITIES for children suffering from mental and/or physical disabilities are few and far between and several surveys, specifically by Africacheck and Sadag, estimate that...

WATCH: Honours graduate struts her inner Beyonce before chief justice

How to graduate in style? Just ask University of KwaZulu-Natal honours graduate Chrysantha Palan‚ who used the stage as her catwalk at her graduation ceremony...
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PAHS 1st XV triumphs over Victoria Park High School

The match-winning penalty kick by Thandwayo Ngesi of Port Alfred High School in their first team clash against Victoria Park High School from Port...
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A great morale-booster for Port Alfred High School rugby

The Port Alfred High School 1st XV in action against Victoria Park High School from Port Elizabeth at the PAHS fields today. It was...
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Cheers for the Port Alfred High School 1st XV

Pupils leading cheers for the Port Alfred High School 1st XV at their match against Victoria Park High School from Port Elizabeth at the...

‘The Easter bunny came!’ Happy Hours celebrates Easter holidays

https://youtu.be/-IeLZ5aUWxk The children at Happy Hours sang and said a prayer for all the moms and dads on Wednesday March 28, and they had an...

St Andrew’s Prep holds ‘pollution swim’

MIMICKING in a small degree the plight of our ocean creatures which have concentrations of plastic and debris clotting their once free oceanic spaces,...

Kaskardag great fun for all

https://youtu.be/2zAvhG0YqEE MUDBATH: Teacher Malindi Schoeman driving in the race of teachers v parents with the old grade 7s joining in the fun See Talk of the...

Tennis challenge sees fierce competition

THE second St Andrew’s College Lawn Tennis Challenge took place last weekend. As was the case last time, the event served as a fundraiser for...

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...
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