February 28, 2024

Category: Trending News

St Michael’s achieves Platinum status

It is official! St Michael’s School for Girls is the only Platinum School in the Free State!

Captain Jack Sparrow takes on Mera from the world of Aquaman

KWAME MOABI In a fictional world of fierce battle and hardship, these two film stars in their respective roles, have had to rise to the occasion and face the troubles that come with protecting their own. Although these two characters portrayed the roles of protagonists, ironically Captain Jack Sparrow and Mera fell short in their […]

Why would a war so far away matter?

On 24 February 2022 Russia invaded Ukraine. For many years tension between the two countries has existed as a result of the disintegration of the Soviet Union. In 1991 both countries declared independence and a treaty was signed. Since then, Russia has tried to take full control of Ukraine as a means of economic benefit and to unify the countries in that area for unilateral power.

The pink-sweet lady leaves St Michael’s

Mrs Rosemary van Niekerk handled the finances at SMS before she recently resigned. She was a warm presence in the office who was legendary for the pink sweets that she dished out to teachers when they felt a bit blue. She was a caring person who showed genuine interest in everyone’s wellbeing.

What you need to know about COVID 19

Semester recently conducted a virtual interview with Professor Felicity Burt of the Department of Virology from the University of Free State. She shared some valuable insights for school learners about the Corona virus and the prevention of its spread.

What’s trending on Twitter?

Heading into the fourth industrial revolution, which will be defined by technological advances, social media has begun to play an important role in society. People use social media to voice their thoughts, highlight problems, and enlighten others. Created in 2006, Twitter is one of the most popular platforms for people to spread awareness of current events through trending hashtags. The following hashtags are currently trending: