On Youth Day, 16 June, hundreds of loyal Springbok supporters flocked to Silverstar’s MTN Boktown to support our men in green and gold. Luckily the weather stayed away and even though Eskom’s loadshedding kicked in straight after half-time, the crowd stayed true to their team and supported them right through to the end. The News was also there to witness the epic game.
Die NG Kerk Krugersdorp-Oos gemeente se jaarlikse Winterfees was weer die hoogtepunt op talle se kalenders. Smullekker pannekoek, pragtige handgemaakte items en ‘n opwindende pretdraf was aan die orde van die dag. Die News was daar om elke oomblik vas te vang en om ook natuurlik aan al die lekker eetgoed te smul.
Unicorns, dragons and all magical beasts, mermaids, griffins and werewolves came to feast at the annual Fantasy Fayre, held at La Vue Guest Lodge in Kromdraai, on Saturday, 2 June. The event was hosted by the unique event organising company Alter Egos who are known for their magical entertainment events for all those who have majestic minds.
Maragon Avianto Muldersdrift is part of the D12 district for mini netball and was able to host a Mini Netball Festival which forms part of a series of friendly netball games for little ones. On Thursday, 24 May the school held the last festival and News journalist Bianca Pindral was there to capture every moment.
Laerskool Kenmare se kleine Knikkies het onlangs hul mammas met ‘n oggend van mooi woorde en pure genot in die vars lug bederf ter viering van Moedersdag. Die News was daar om die spesiale oomblikke vas te vang.
Hoërskool Monument (Monnas) se Kliphard Musiekfees was ‘n groot sukses en groepe soos Tussen Sterre, Saarkie, Joshua na die Reën, Spoegwolf en sanger Juan Boucher het die gehoor van begin tot einde op die punte van hul stoele gehou. Die komediant Schalk Bezuidenhout het tussen-in gesorg vir baie humor. Die News se Alanicka Lotriet sowel as News redakteur Janine Viljoen was daar om die geleentheid saam die gemeenskap te geniet.
The residents of Munsieville and Pango Camp are tired of waiting for the municipality to finish building the RDP houses they were promised more than 10 years ago. Consequently, they took to the streets on the morning of 10 May, blocking Van Riebeeck Road (the R563) with rocks and debris.
The classes from both the Wilropark and Featherbrooke branches were each assigned a country, among them America, Italy, China, the Netherlands, South Africa and Mauritius.
Hoërskool Monument se eersterugbyspan het Saterdag, 21 April in die eindstryd van die Tuks Reeks teen Hoërskool Garsfontein te staan gekom. Monnas het die kragmeting gewen met meer as dubbel die aantal punte wat Garsies op die telbord kon kry.
The learners of Monument Primary dressed as their favorite characters to celebrate World Book day. To celebrate World Book Day on Monday, 23 April, the learners were given the opportunity to dress as any character from a book, and boy – did they look fantastic!
The 19th annual Wilro Cycle challenge saw more than 600 participants line up at the starting point, ready to cycle for a good cause. The race took place at the Tarlton International Raceway for the ninth consecutive year, and, according to the event’s organisers, it went off without any major incidents.