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Competition gets best out of maths fanatics

Emphasising camaraderie over competition, Merrifield school recently hosted their annual MerriMathsMix for Grade 4 maths enthusiasts from 12 different schools in and around ...

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Eco warrior pupils battle for awards

“Waste to Worth – unlocking R11.5bn direct contributions to the GDP of SA.” This was the topic high school pupils from across the province had to ...

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High school rises up against drug abuse

About 1,000 pupils from Butterworth High School took to the streets on Friday in a bid to urge police to intensify the fight against substance abuse ...

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Ex-pupil helps Gwaba students

One of the Eastern Cape’s lowest-performing schools, Gwaba Combined School, in Kwelera near Chintsa has promised an improved matric pass rate this year This comes after three non-profit organisations teamed up and donated about 80 brand new ...
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Mthatha school celebrates diversity

Despite being a Roman Catholic school, Zingisa Comprehensive High School in Mthatha celebrates the diversity of cultures of their pupils in order to entrench and promote their individual roots and enhance their identity. Of the more than 1,200 ...
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Art classes bring out best in youngsters

The Belgravia Art Centre recently started teaching art classes at College Street Primary and in just three short weeks ...

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Spelling bee adds isiXhosa

An annual spelling bee for Eastern Cape pupils in grades 4 to 6, now in its fourth year, had a long-awaited new twist ...

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Selborne pupils go the extra mile to lend a helping hand

Seven Selborne College pupils are using the beauty of their culture to uplift others who are struggling. Matriculants ...

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Schoolgirls welcome gift of pads

“This could not have come at a better time.” These were the words of Funiwe Senior Secondary principal Phumlani Nkula ...

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Angie appeals to pupils to aim high

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga has told Grade 12 pupils across the Eastern Cape to make 2018 a year of hope ...

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Water-wise pupils excel at Japan event

Six pupils from Diocesan School for Girls and St Andrews College in Grahamstown flew the South African flag high when ...

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Mandela Day all about reading

About 30 disabled children from Nompumelelo Disabled Children Action Group Centre (DICAG) Centre in Xurana village ...

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Career pathways offered to girls

Buffalo City TVET Collage (BCC) East London campus employees spent Mandela Day equipping more than 500 Grade 8 to Grade ...

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Museum donates to Tsomo junior school

As part of celebrating the centenary of struggle icons Albertina Sisulu and Nelson Mandela, the Nelson Mandela Museum ...

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EC choir fifth best in world

The Stirling Chamber Choir walked away with gold after scoring 87.38% at the prestigious 10th World Choir Games in ...

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Plastic input for praiseworthy project

Shortly before the school holidays, Merrifield Prep and College gave 411 ecobricks to the Jikani community project – ...

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Tweens given life skills training

Masithethe Counselling services (formerly Lifeline) held their annual Tween Lifeskills course last week for youngsters ...

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Grand prize for EC’s golden-voiced teen

The golden-voiced Grade 11 pupil, 17, won the grand prize of the 2018 ABC Motsepe South Africa School Choir Eisteddfod ...

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Eco warriors declare ‘war’ on beach plastic

A collaboration  between Merrifield, Lilyfontein, Local Yokel, the Ocean Lifeline Project and Craig Giese Photography ...

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Hudson Park pupil off to Germany

Hudson Park High School pupil Adriaan Jordaan will represent the Eastern Cape as an exchange student in Germany for a ...

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