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.
The provincial top achievers in the 2015 class of matric have been rewarded and it was nothing short of a glorious moment for them. The MEC for Education, Ms Reginah Mhaule, alongside other Mpumalanga dignitaries were there to crown the stars of the day.
About 70 learners of Metropolitan GET College graduated as safety ambassadors after a two-year programme presented at high schools in order to prevent crime and assist learners to play a positive role in making their communities friendlier.
Deserving teachers were awarded with trophies, certificates, laptops and many prizes dring the National teaching award provincial level held at Kruger National Park. Ten provincial winners will now represent the province nationally in the National Teaching Awards next year.
Mpumalanga schools qualified for the Spur Schools MTB League National Finals recently hosted at Bekker School in Magaliesburg.
Parents, learners and teachers of Mhwayi Primary School at Clau Clau on the outskirts of Kabokweni recently bided farewell to their former principal Ms Mirriam Adronica Zulu who retired after 40 years of being with the school.
The Department of Education has made teaching and learning easier and more stylish for Sintintile Secondary School and Tenteleni Primary. A fully equipped library with informative books and laptops with free access to the Internet was handed over to them on Monday.
The department of education in partnership with the South African Institute of charted accounted (SAICA) and Sage pastel Accounting, awarded Mahlatsi Secondary school for winning the Accounting Olympiad competition.