The Mpumalanga department of education announced its matric results last Thursday at former Marapyane Agricultural College. Nomaan Shoukat Mulla (18) from Rob Ferreira Hoerskool in White River was the Mpumalanga overall top learner.
Parents, teachers and learners of Vulemehlo Combined School bided farewell to their long servicing principal, the founder of the school Mr Kenneth Mnisi.
The Department of Education celebrates excellence and awarded certificates and trophies to hard working teachers.
The Young Women Sixteen Project donated sanitary pads and cosmetic products from their own pockets to the learners of the school.
Schools soccer teams from Mbombela, Nkomazi and Umjindi to battle against each other on the God’s Chosen Soccer Tournament.
Learners from 18 high schools in the province showed their skills on how to purify and save water during a recently held water purification competition held in the University of Mpumalanga. Shanke High School from Bushbuckridge topped them all, followed by the Highveld High and Khaliphani High School.
A UK based charity organisation, Happy Feet, donates over 190 pairs of school shoes to needy children from different schools around Pienaar.
Sign language, speeches , laughter and tears of joy were shed as parents, teachers former and current learners says “farewell” to Ms Ruth Tellie Mthethwa of Father Charles Primary School in Mooiplaas.
Lessons delayed as learners have to mop classes their roofless classes at Funindlela Primary School in Matsulu.
Excelling matric learners and teachers from previously disadvantaged schools around Mbombela were honoured for their outstanding performances at the 2016 Mbombela’s Mayoral Excellence Awards held at the municipality’s civic centre last Friday.
It seems most first timers at school know no blues this year, most children seemed as though they could not wait to start school and make new friends. It was all cute little smiles and a skip on their steps as they entered the school gates, some for the first time ever, and some were on their back to school mode.