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School choir does St Francis proud

The St Francis College school choir has done the school proud after scooping First position at Circuit Level of the inter-school choir competition organised by the Department of Education recently. It is important to note that the school has not had an established legacy of choral tradition for a while now, and therefore in its […]

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The Black Gold

Nokulunga Majozi They’ve tried everything to change me They’ve tried everything to hide me They’ve tried everything to run away from me For I am who they are   They are ashamed of me They look down on me They never see the best in me But always look for the worst   Oh, how […]

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African Nation

Andiswa Dube What happened to the combination, The recognition, the connection, The benediction, and the strong affection within our African Nation? What harm did the new generation do? Why do they have to suffer the consequences Of the problems they didn’t cause? Turn a new leaf and change for the better Make Africa a great […]

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Youth Peace Forum

Ntandoyenkosi Zungu & Mayenziwe Gumede The Youth Peace Forum is a group of learners who work hand in hand to promote peace and reduce poverty. They attend four workshops every year which are held at the Methodist Church in Durban to meet other Youth Peace Forum groups from different schools. They study about the importance […]

School soccer team flying the St Francis flag high

“IT IS NOT OVER UNTIL WE WIN” is the motto of the school’s soccer team that they draw inspiration and determination in their sporting activities. The year 2017 was an iconic year for St Francis Football team. The team was given the chance to showcase its talent at the inaugural Motshepe Foundation Schools Tournament which […]

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School tackles Bullying

Nikilitha Mxinwa The escalation of bullying in our school has not gone unnoticed. This unacceptable behaviour has been occurring for some time now, whereas it is the older pupil who will bully the juvenile. By obstructing the happiness of the others, either by hurting them physically, emotionally or spiritually, then you are a potential bully. […]

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St Francis College says no to substance abuse

Mhlengi Luthuli St Francis College has dealt with an emerging culture of substance abuse within its premises at the course of last year. This unprecedented culture of substance abuse led to the poor academic performance of all those who were involved in such horrible deeds. Last year, the culture of substance abuse was rife at […]

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Mathematics made easy

Ntsika Shezi During the first term of this academic year, the school leadership took an initiative to organise a Mathematics Workshop for all grades. The initiative was aimed at encouraging learners not to fear the subject of mathematics but rather embrace it since it is not as difficult as many claim it is. The workshop […]

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Hard working learners recognised

In an attempt to promote a culture of academic excellence and healthy competition amongst learners, St Francis College – Mariannhill has introduced this year a “Top Achievers Awards” for learners who attain 75% and above in all learning areas at the end of each school term. For the first term five learners distinguished themselves when […]