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Kick Start prize giving events held for the top two 2015 national winners per category!

By Amanda / February 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Kick Start prize giving events held for the top two 2015 national winners per category!

The winners from each category and the first runners up received Kick Start prizes and events at their schools thanks to our loyal donors Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation and UTi SA. National Secondary Winners – Eastern Cape 16 October 2015 – Solomon Mahlangu High Wishlist items – 10 more tablets for their new digital…

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Y-CAP National Champions 2015 Spreading the Word!

By Amanda / February 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Y-CAP National Champions 2015 Spreading the Word!

What a day! What an experience! The Y-CAP National Champions 2015 from Solomon Mahlangu High were invited to attend the C Cluster  meeting with 8 districts from the Eastern Cape in attendance today. Our task was to explain what Y-CAP is and why schools should take part. We explained that it is for Grade 7 and Grade…

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How to choose the right career

By Amanda / February 1, 2016 / Comments Off on How to choose the right career

To find the career that suits you the best, you must analyze yourself and find your skills. Not everyone one is good at everything hence the key factor in deciding your career is your talents. Here are some guidelines which would help you find your talents. 1.Stop waiting for talents to appear : You can’t…

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Tips for going back to school

By Amanda / January 25, 2016 / Comments Off on Tips for going back to school

Each year is a new beginning. Coming back to school brings new challenges and opportunities. However, with all the positivity there can also be a bag full of confused emotions. These feelings are especially aggravated when one begins their year in a new school. The possible feelings may include: 1:Pressured- To get it right, to…

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Low cost ideas for the holidays

By Amanda / December 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Low cost ideas for the holidays

A holiday is an extended period of leisure and recreation. Before the holiday begins we all have ideas bustling about in our heads however most likely we would have exhausted our list of recreational activities by the end of the first week. Our latest video games become banal , our songs become mundane, our excitement…

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Are there times when lying is more appropriate than telling the truth?

By Amanda / December 15, 2015 / Comments Off on Are there times when lying is more appropriate than telling the truth?

Lying is defined as an action of deliberately deceiving someone. It is often given a negative outlook. Children are taught that the practice of lying only causes harm and does no good. However do we practice what we preach? If someone tells you that ‘I never lie’ it’s a lie itself. So can lying be…

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