Tuesday, November 21, 2017

How strange can you read?

CAN you read upside down? Or in a tree? How about reading on the back of a horse while going on a slow trot...

El Shaddai Christian Academy annual Interhouse Swimming Gala

              See more news from El Shaddai Christian Academy in this week’s Talk of the Town.

‘We must hang our heads in shame‚’ says Lesufi after latest paedophile revelation

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the security guard accused of molesting 83 learners at a Soweto school was vetted. “He was indeed vetted. The...

Local man gives girls confidence back

IKAMVALESIZWE High School in Ekuphumleni has officially been adopted as recipients of local man Thembalethu Tele’s Confident Girls project which saw Tele distribute 118...

Grandparents’ day at El Shaddai

Grandparents of all shapes and sizes attended the special day for grandparents of pre-schoolers at El Shaddai on September 9. Some were volunteers from the...

Port Alfred High School achievements at the Bathurst Show

Photography Jessica Harty brought home a 1st, 2nd, 3rd and an Honourable Mention for her photography. Baking Sarah Riddin in Grade 2 won a 1st.  James Campbell...

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...

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...

How to avoid being eaten by a crocodile

London-based crocodile expert Dr Simon Pooley is back in Africa to save scores of schoolchildren and fishermen from the jaws of one of the...

Kuyasa Celebrates its matric passes

KUYASA Combined School celebrated the work done by its 2016 matric pupils who managed to pass Grade 12, and commiserated with those who did...

Former city girl needs your help

Sarah Beth McAdam left the bright city lights of Cape Town and moved to a tiny village in the former Transkei seven years ago....

School Governing Bodies not getting enough support from government: SGB associations

BY NOMAHLUBI JORDAAN School Governing Bodies (SGBs) should be getting more support from government as they are “overburdened” with work that is beyond their capabilities. This...

Don’t miss the excitement of the National Agricultural Youth Show this weekend

  IF you have never seen a well-groomed bull – coat shiny, hooves polished, eyes bright – then you should do yourself a favour and...

Back to school chaos

            Pupils return amid service delivery protest THE first day of school endured more than the usual chaos on Wednesday, as a service delivery protest on...

Kenton’s own #Imaginekidz

AT only 17 years old, Andrea Groenewald has a clear idea of what she wants to do after matric, and that is to steer...

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...

How teens can make the right subject choices

Over the next few months, Grade 9s will have to choose the subjects they want to pursue from Grade 10, until they write their...

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...

Port Alfred Primere Skool inter-house athletics pics

A collection of photographs from the Port Alfred Primere Skool Athletics Day, held at the Station Hill field adjacent to the school on Friday. Pictures:...

Rural schools and communities working together for literacy

Working to strengthen the natural partnerships between schools and communities, close to 3 000 parents, caregivers, and representatives from community organisations such as...

Young vet follows in his father’s footsteps

  ONE of the shining stars among graduates from Alexandria Christian Academy, Francois Olivier is excelling as a young veterinarian in Beaufort West. Currently doing his...

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...

Farming fun at Happy Hours concert

The annual Happy Hours Pre-primary concert is one of the most popular shows in town, always drawing a full house of parents, grandparents and...

Intruder rapes‚ stabs women at Nelson Mandela University

An armed man has raped one student and stabbed a second inside a computer laboratory at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth. The women were...

A tour de Scifest

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...

Teachers warn of national strike

The South African Democratic Teachers Union has given the Department of Basic Education and the Department of Higher Education and Training seven days to...
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Smooth sounds of St Andrew’s and DSG orchestra

The melodious sounds of the mixed St Andrew's College and DSG wind and brass orchestra were among the diverse line-up of music for the...

Mayor promises to help fix Kenton’s problems

KENTON-on-Sea is rapidly changing from a sleepy-hollow to an important business hub in Ndlambe, and the pressure is now on to fix infrastructure to...

El Shaddai hosts its first Matric Dance

HOSTING the Grade 12s at The Dunes for the El Shaddai matric dance on Saturday evening were, from left, JJ de Lange and his...