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. […]

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 […]

Quinquennial anniversary of Passbook Competition

Nothando Ximba This year celebrate 5 years since the launch of Passbook Competition in 2013. Since its inception, many learners from the school have attended the annual competition which encourages learners to make use of the local museums as well as to realise how important history is in one’s life and society at large. That […]

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 […]

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 […]