Friday, September 22, 2017

Youngest PhD gets on-the-spot job offer from Cape Town mayor

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has hired the youngest student to be awarded a doctorate at Cape Peninsula University of Technology after learning...

DSG Interhouse Cross Country winners

The DSG 2017 Interhouse Cross Country was run on Thursday September 14. The 4km course took the girls around the Rhodes University Sports Campus...

DSG pupils shine at horse-riding

DSG Grade 9 pupil Georgie Gerber (on horseback) won the Open Eastern Cape Junior Working Hunter. She also came second in the Open 1.10m...

Hunting for cleaner water solutions

WELL DONE, BOYS! St Andrew’s Prep's `Hunters’ Eco Team has made it through to the semi-final round of this year's Sasol/Forever resorts Eco Quiz....

Avid golfer punches above his weight

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: Grade 5 St Andrew’s Prep pupil Charles Rose-Innes was recently selected for the U13 Eastern Province Golf team to play in the...

Lots happening at El Shaddai

EL SHADDAI Christian Academy literally rode into Spring when its Grade 1 pupils went horse riding on Glendower Farm, owned by Adrian and Elizabeth...

Outdoor adventures prepare children for the future

Campaign encourages South African teachers to take classes outside on Thursday, October 12 TEACHERS across South Africa are called to take at least one lesson...

Matrics: turn prelim panic into finals advantage

WRITING matric prelim exams and receiving your results can be a distressing eye-opener, but pupils who perform worse than they would have hoped still...

Department of Basic Education spent about R2‚51 per child per day on food at...

The Department of Basic Education spent on average R2‚51 per child per day on food at eight primary schools in the Eastern Cape. This is...

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...

Don’t buy into the multicultural lie – we’re in the same race

To principals and teachers in our former white schools: Please do not hold multicultural days at your school. I know you're under pressure to show...

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...

13 Michaelhouse pupils and a teacher had surgery after bus crash

More than a dozen Michaelhouse pupils - as well as one of their teachers - underwent surgery following a bus crash on Tuesday afternoon. Four...

Kids feel the pinch amid the economic crunch

Swimming‚ music‚ dance lessons and sometimes even therapy sessions are among the things parents believe their children can live without as they try to...

Michaelhouse pupils stunned by horrific bus crash which killed one boy‚ injured 47

BY JEFF WICKS The grounds of Michaelhouse resembled a ghost town as news of a bus crash‚ which left almost 60 pupils injured‚ spread around...

Anti-poaching Roxy gets a boost

Roxy, the dog chosen to patrol for poachers at local game lodges, received a great boon on Monday morning at the Port Alfred High...
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Boat Race – Two weeks to go

The University Boat Races are coming soon to Port Alfred, and promise a rowing bonanza, with teams from all around the country converging on...

Kids + Pool = Fun

ONCE a month the Port Alfred Indoor Pool will be holding a fun day for children of all ages. On Saturday the children began pouring...

More on Kenton Primary’s 60th show

THERE could be no doubt that Kenton Primary School pupils were having a blast at the concert, held in the Kento Town Hall on...

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...
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Happy Hours kids have talent

WATCHING the children from Happy Hours Pre-primary School; on Thursday evening, parents and grandparents poured into the Port Alfred High School Hall to get a...

Port Alfred pupil with winning agricultural science project

PUSHING SCIENTIFIC BOUNDARIES: Troy Birch explains the finer points of his winning agricultural science project to fellow Port Alfred High School exhibitor, Alizwa Tuko...

Casual Day for the differently-abled (and everyone else)

IT’S that time of the year again when we celebrate diversity by wearing casual attire to work and, perhaps, have a less-formal approach to...
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Traditional song and dance a treat at El Shaddai talent show

Delighting the audience with their performance of a traditional song and dance at El Shaddai's Got Talent, held at Word of Truth on Friday...
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El Shaddai juniors get audience clapping along

El Shaddai pupils, from left, Beate Leask, Sian Phillips, Faith Bagley, Sarah Dollery, Rayah Dollery and Kaelyn Havenga singing Fight Song, to enthusiastic audience...
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El Shaddai’s Got Talent

One of the groups of talented young pupils from El Shaddai Christian Academy performing a beautifully choreographed dance to Josh Groban's You Raise Me...

IT’S good to be first at El Shaddai

CELEBRATING THEIR MILESTONE: This year El Shaddai Christian Academy held its very first matric farewell for the first three pupils to have reached Grade...

How to style your little one’s afro

Expert tips that'll help you care for your child's hair. Caring for the locks of your little ones may leave you feeling a little tangled...

School principal beats matric boys with a pipe

A Port Elizabeth high school principal has admitted whacking at least three matric pupils out of frustration‚ after a video of the incidents surfaced. Kwamagxaki...

PAHS old boys rugger tougher than the rest

FOUNDERS FUN: A combined 43 Air School and Stenden South Africa rugby team went down 72 – 12 to the Port Alfred High School...