CBC takes part at the Academy of Music Concert

On Friday 22nd October CBC was invited to a combined schools (CBC, Girls College and Falcon College) concert to assist as a fund raiser for the Zimbabwe Academy of Music “Keeping the Doors Open”, aptly titled due to the financial problems that the Academy is facing.

CBC Sharks win the Grant Tilley Trophy

christian brothers college waterpolo 2017

The Sharks have been crowned as new champions of the Grant Tilley water-polo tournament after St John’s and Falcon fell short of the crown on goal difference.
The level of competition throughout the tournament was very high as all teams played exciting waterpolo. Two games had to be decided through penalty shootouts (CBC vs Georges and St John’s vs St Georges).

CBC Eagles come first in the Imbizo District Championships

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On Friday 15th September the CBC soccer team (the Eagles) took part in the Imbizo district competitions where they faced other teams which qualified for the district championships.
The Eagles emerged as champions of the district after playing with patience and focus, always looking out for slim opportunities and making the best out of them.
Results:

CBC hosts Matabeleland Schools Media Clubs

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CBC hosted the Matabeleland Schools Media Club meeting today (Friday 15th September), attended by Media Clubs from Petra, Falcon College, Girls College and Dominican Convent. It was a great opportunity of networking and sharing ideas.

Weekend Cricket Results against Price Edward School

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1st team lost by 12 runs
2nds won
U16A won by 6 wickets
U15s lost by 1 wicket
U14s won by 54 runs

CBC Rugby players off to Ireland via South Africa

cbc rugby players off to ireland via south africa

CBC rugby players, Dez Kay, Denilson Cyprianos, Lwandile Moyo, Ronald Kwindingwi, Amiel Jackson accompanied by their CBC coach, Mr Robinson and Mrs Noe Cyprianos, traveled to South Africa to attend training sessions at the Grootvlei Sport Academy And Adventures. The CBC boys are part of a team which was selected by the Grootvlei academy coaches for the Ireland tour on the 29th of September.

Elphas attends the Africa Youth in Tourism Conference

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CBC’s Elphas Mashaba(L6) who is a Minister in the Junior Parliament attended the Africa Youth in Tourism Conference which was hosted at ZITF on the 7th to 8th of September .
The objective of the conference was to show the importance of tourism to the youth in Africa. Amongst the delegates were government officials and youth representatives from all over Africa.

 CBC Boy Takes Part in the Yale Young African Scholars Program

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Sidumiso Vuma a Lower Six student took part in the 2017 edition of The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS), a high-intensity residential leadership program that is designed to introduce students to the demanding U.S. university and financial aid application process and requirements. He was part of the 300 high school students selected from all over the continent to take part in the programme hosted in Ghana, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe.

This is what he had to say about his experience in Harare:

CBC Media Club Interviews Skulls Captain Panashe Nyamande

cbc hockey captain panashe nyamande

As the 2017 Hockey season has come and gone, the CBC Media Club junior interview team made up of Alex Kehayias, Ricky Basutu, Scott Lumsden and Dylan Androliakos (CBCMedia) invited Skulls Captain Panashe Nyamande (PN) to share his reflections on the team’s performance and achievements this season. Those who know Panashe would agree that he is one of the super sportsmen who fits well in any sporting discipline and where ever he goes he excels.

In pictures: Brother Turner’s funeral service

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CBC Best Performing Part-time and Continuing Education Centre

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CBC has been recognised as the Best Performing Part- time and Continuing Education Centre in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province. The school received the award and certificate from the Ministry of Education through the Better Schools Programme (BSPZ).

CBC mourns the death of Brother Dennis Turner

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It is with great sadness that the College records the passing away last night of Brother D. K. Turner, aged 84. A past Headmaster of CBC (1983-1984) Brother Turner devoted his latter years to the College’s Night School for disadvantaged people, as well as supporting two peri-urban primary schools, at the Airport and Mthombothemba. Brother Turner touched the lives of many people and his selfless dedication to his calling was an inspiration to all who knew him. The members of the Board of Governors, the Headmaster, staff and all the CBC family offer their deepest sympathies to Brother Turner’s family at this time. May his dear soul rest in peace.

CBC gets lion’s share in Imbizo district awards

cbc bulawayo imbizo district award

CBC scooped the lion’s share of the prizes, trophies and certificates at the Ministry of Education Imbizo District 2016 awards ceremony. The annual event meant to recognize schools and students for excelling in the various academic, sporting and cultural disciplines was held on Friday the 14th of July at the Academy of Music hall.
At Ordinary level, CBC got the following awards:

It’s exam time at CBC!

Examination time at CBC

With mid-year exams now on full swing, every CBC boy is putting maximum effort in revision and exam preparation. Inside the hall (exam venue for forms 4 to upper 6th) are boards with names of old boys who got colours and honours for excelling in various academic, sporting and cultural disciplines. These names serve as testimony and inspiration to the current exam candidates that through hard work and determination, they can follow in the foot steps of the old boys.