Athletes who qualified for their Mpumalanga colours will later in the year participate in the nationals.
“Die rasieleiers, geklee volgens die Romeinse tema, sowel as die entoesiastiese ondersteuners sal die aarde onder jou voete laat beweeg,” beaam al die leerlinge.
The tour, which took place over a period of six days – January 18 to 23 – covered a distance of 752 kilometres. The competition is the only one of its kind in the country with an enormous total prize pool of R200 000.
Die kleingoed in Graad 1 tot Graad 3 het gehardloop dat die stof so staan op Vrydag op Bouwer Park. Sommige van hulle het gesels-gesels deelgeneem, maar almal het darem by die eindstreep uitgekom. Onthou om Barberton Laerskool se vriendskaplike byeenkoms op 6 Februarie by te woon.
Gateway Christian School’s Grade loved every moment of their first day. Good luck to each and every one of these young learners.
The Grade 1’s attending Mountain View Primary were all smiles for the camera on their first day of school.
All the schools Barberton Times have spoken to are full. It would seem as if there are too many kids for the available space in local schools, but the paper could not manage to get hold of the statistics, if any such exist.
“The more effort you put into something, the more you get out. Often people try to put in 10 per cent effort and they expect 100% rewards.”
Die kleingoed, wat spoggerig gelyk het in hul togas, het uit volle bors die volkslied gesing en daarna ‘n gedig opgesê waarin hulle hul ouers bedank het vir hul liefde en ondersteuning, asook die versekering dat hulle nou reg is vir die groot skool.
All three out-going principals were handed a token of appreciation by the Barberton principal committee.
Jasper Zwane, spokesman for education, said the department was satisfied with the manner in which the 2015 grade 12 examinations had been conducted.