Teens warned against phone porn

The story of a teenage couple at Nombulelo Secondary School who recently made a cell phone video of themselves having sex is becoming all too familiar, according to the school's principal.

Joza learner lured to her death

Zingisa Centwa was allegedly tricked by her attacker before being raped and murdered. Her body was dumped beside an outside toilet near her murderer's home.

Nombulelo pupil gets SA U20 wings

A pupil from Nombulelo Secondary School in Grahamstown has made her school and community proud by being selected as a wing for the South African U20 national rugby team for girls.

Ntomboxolo Nanto, 20, from Joza Extension 3, was selected for the trials in December 2010 and has now been selected to play centre and wing for the team.

Nombulelo learners strike back at ‘disruption’

A local principal says a misunderstanding between his Grade 12 learners and members of South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) led to the learners locking in everyone at the school. Last week Sadtu
leadership released a press statement as an apology to its members for exposing them to a “hostage” situation at Nombulelo Secondary School on Tuesday.

Back to school – for now

Schools have reopened after the 21 day long public service strike, which brought some schools in  Grahamstown East to a complete standstill, was suspended. “I am happy to be back at school. Work is back to normal and its like we were never on strike,” said Simlindile Xanga, a Grade 8 learner at Nombulelo Secondary School.

Mayibongwe Titi profile

My name is May'bongwe Titi,im 17 years old,my nickname is Bongz.I live in Grahamstown.I started school in 1998 at a school called Ntaba Maria Primary School.I am now doing grade11 at Nombulelo Senior Secondary S chool .My favourite subjects are English and History.

Sinalo Nkatazo profile

My name is Sinalo Lithalethu Nkatazo,I am 17 years of age and I am currently doing grade 11 at Nombulelo Secondary School. Next year I  will be doing grade 12 (matric) and I am  so excited because it’s during the ‘2010 world cup’ so opportunities are  going to come flooding.