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SIGHTSEEING: Sixishe Junior Secondary School Grade 9 pupils visited the Durban harbour on their tour to the city
SIGHTSEEING: Sixishe Junior Secondary School Grade 9 pupils visited the Durban harbour on their tour to the city

GHS

GIRLS’ High School held a civvies day recently with the money used to buy rape kits.

CONGRATULATIONS to Sinazo Jokweni, a Grade 12 pupil, who was adjudged second runner-up in the Eastern Cape at the National SAIPA Accounting Olympiad. Sherin Simon was selected for the U16 Border chess team and will compete in the SAJCC in December. Joyce Ejumu was selected for the U18 Border chess team.

First Aiders who completed the A2Z Training Level 3 First Aid Course: Kerrith Hartley (98%), Mandisa Mtola (96%), Ernestina Afari (92%), Nangamso Diwaza (90%), Yomelela Tsobo (90%), Kyra Isaacs (90%), Emme-Jay Sparks (90%), Asemahle Mpongwana (90%) and Andisiwe Xobololo (90%).

THE Green Environment Society visited the Lawrence de Lange Game Reserve and had the most amazing afternoon spotting game. They also ran the Green Ribbons project to aid the carbon footprint and went to Hogsback for the Tree Festival, where they planted trees all day long.

GHS entered the ITC Public Speaking Competition recently. The senior participants were: Belicia Keys, Yanga Malotana, Yanga Klaas, Issa Naseer, Lithe-Thaa Tembani, Mihle Mabhengu, Sibo Yapi and Sazi Mbalo. The junior participants were: Nande Dube, Bongi Ginyigazi, Zikhona Cengimbo, Othandwayo Ncobo, Okhela Sigwela, Cwenga Gosa and Phelele Bula. The following results were achieved, seniors: First Yanga Malotana, second Mihle Mabhengu, third Lithe-Thaa Tembani; Juniors: First Othandwayo Ncobo, second Zikhona Cengimbo and Phelele Bula, third Nande Dube.

Queen’s College

Queen’s College hosted the Eastern Cape provincial debating tournament, where top debaters from all over the province competed. The junior team was: Nitta Mattam, Zikhona Cengimbo, Jabu Seti, Cwenga Gosa and Phelele Bula. Senior team one: Sazi Mbalo, Mandisa Mtola, Yanga Malotana and Lindelwe Hoho. Senior team two: Mihle Mabhengu, Sibo Yapi and Kristin Schoeman. Special mention must be made of Mihle Mabhengu, who went on to debate in the selection debates.

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