Pupils spell their way to the top ON August 10, Grade 4 to 6 pupils took part in the Department of Education’s annual Spelling Bee. Lihle Nontwana (Grade 5) and Esona Nikiwe (Grade 6) spelt their way to the second round at KEHS on August 16. We congratulate Esona, who won the district round and is now going through to the provincial Spelling Bee in East London next month.Boys’ hockeyOn August 16 the King Edward boys hockey tournament was once again a success. Several schools from the area took part and great hockey was played. The King Edward results:The U7 team won three, drew two and lost one. The U8 team won three and drew one. The U9 A team won one and drew one. The B team won all three of their matches while the C team won one and lost one. The U10 A team won two, lost one and drew one. The B team drew one and lost two. The U11 A team drew one and won two. The B team drew one and lost one. The U13 A team won two and lost one. The B team won one, drew one and lost one. The C team lost both their matches. The U13 A team also participated in Eston’s U13 eight-a-side tournament over the weekend where they played five matches. Their first match was against Winterton, which they drew 1-1. In the second match KEHS beat Piet Retief 3-0. Thereafter KEHS went down 1-2 to Eston. KEHS won their match 1-0 against Clarendon and beat Athlone 3-0 in their last match. Well done to all the boys who played.Evening athletics a huge successLast Tuesday, 108 junior, senior and high school athletes from King Edward participated in Kokstad College’s annual evening athletics meeting. It was once again a well-organised and fun-filled evening with some excellent sprints, relays and long-distance items. A great supporter turnout saw our athletes do their very best.