College News

Funds urgently needed for Mariannhill school bus

Mauricio Langa In spite of its outstanding academic achievement over the years, St Francis College in Mariannhill has been faced with the great challenge of lack of school transportation to ferry pupils on essential educational trips. For years now the…

A Mariannhill Poet Features Amongst the Best

A Mariannhill Poet Features Amongst the Best

Mauricio Langa A St Francis College learner has done the school proud after her first poem was published in the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology recently. Ecstatic Sandisile Tshabalala (17), the author of a poem titled “Raping Nation”, said…

St Francis College continues to be a centre of excellence.

St Francis College – Mariannhill has again demonstrated that it is one of South Africa’s centres of excellence in teaching. The school did not only get a 100 % matric pass rate last year, but also presented a huge number…

St Francis College – Alumni 2012

St Francis College – Alumni 2012

The shortage of facilities such as enough classrooms and the school transportation at St Francis College in Mariannhill could soon be a thing of the past. Some of the school’s Alumni have pledged to help the school as a way…

School to build meaningful relationships with its alumni

School to build meaningful relationships with its alumni

ST FRANCIS’ COLLEGE is set to host a significant breakfast gathering with its Alumni come 18th August this year. The event will take place at school’s Main Hall. Mr Jabulani Nzama, the principal of St Francis’ College, said the breakfast…

St Francis’ College’s academic efforts rewarded

St Francis’ College’s academic efforts rewarded

A Mariannhill Catholic School was recognized by Durban’s Ethekwini Municipality, for high level of academic excellence and a hundred percent pass rate during the 2011 academic year.  The purpose of these awards is to recognize schools and students that show…

Mariannhill learner debates her way to Tanzania

Mariannhill learner debates her way to Tanzania

When Nomkhosi Kunene, 17, took part in the Peace Forums debates last year little did she know that her debating skills would be sported by highly renowned international personalities. Kunene, a Grade 12 learner at St Francis College – Mariannhill,…

School set to improve its distinctions

School set to improve its distinctions

ST FRANCIS’ COLLEGE is committing itself to doubling its efforts not only for maintaining its impressive academic record, but also to improving the number of distinctions at the end of this academic year.’ These were the words of school Principal…