High School News Articles

Indiscipline among youth at an alarming rate

19-08-2015

High School News


The recent incident in which police arrested 35 students caught smoking bhang and having sex inside a bus is a harrowing example of an entrenched problem that requires urgent attention. When young people get ensnared in the trap of substance abuse, a significant percentage of the work force...

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I plunged into fire and pulled out my burning classmate, says Form Two student

05-08-2015

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I believe that anyone can be brave,the ability to dare and take a step is what makes us heros or onlookers in the sight of society. brevity was seen in one teeneger who risked his life to save that of his colleague. At around 11pm on Sunday, George Njenga was asleep in one of the do...

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Outrage as two students killed in school arson attack

04-08-2015

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Two students have died and eight injured as the season of school arson sweeping across the country worsened. Arsonists, suspected to be students, torched a dormitory at Stephjoy Boys’ Boarding in Limuru, Kiambu County, on Sunday night. The 11pm fire quickly spread to two dormitories n...

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Boys injured after raiding girls’ dormitory

04-08-2015

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A St. Patricks Boys High School student is recuperating at Iten County Referral Hospital and 12 others in police custody after they allegedly raided Sing’ore Girls High School on Saturday night. Reports indicate that a group of 40 forms three and four boys had forced their way into the girl...

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Fire destroys Dagoreti High dormitory

23-07-2015

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In the recent days there has been the burning down of various dormitories around various parts of the country and most of them have been described as arson by the school management and investigators. This raises the question,what is really happening in schools and what has led to this trend? Bu...

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High School Closed Over Ethnic Tension

22-07-2015

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A secondary school in Bomet County has been closed indefinitely due to ethnic tension among students. The tension is said to have been caused by students from two different tribes. Kyogong Secondary School sent the learners home on Monday, July 20, 2015 after the students from the Maasa...

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Missing School Girls Resurface

21-07-2015

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Five of the six girls from Stephjoy Girls High School in Kiambu County who had been reported missing since Monday last week have resurfaced. The students, whose whereabouts in the last week still remain unclear, arrived at the Royal Media Services offices where they are currently waiting for thei...

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Details of Kilifi school fires emerge

20-07-2015

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Details have started to emerge of how students hatched a plot to burn their dormitories in last week’s unrest in Kilifi County.The discontent saw the burning down of three dormitories in three schools: Chumani, Dzitsoni and Lutsangani secondary. At Dzitsoni, sources said the dormitory...

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Dorms in five Kilifi schools burnt by students

16-07-2015

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Five dormitories were on Tuesday burnt in five secondary schools in Kilifi County in a night of destruction that has plunged education in the area into uncertainty. In what appeared to be a well-calculated and coordinated plan, three dormitories were burnt to ashes while two were partly con...

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Witnesses backtrack on Student’s death

13-07-2015

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The mystery surrounding the death of a Form Four student at Consolata School in Westlands deepened after both the school’s management and key witnesses recanted their statements. Austin Jack Dianga 17, was allegedly pushed by his fellow student and fell down from the first floor on Tues...

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Court declines to grant orders to reinstate Bura students

08-07-2015

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Thirteen students suspended from Bura Girls High School for allegedly failing to attend a church service will remain at home for two more weeks. This follows a High Court judge's decision not to grant interim orders reinstating the girls to school until he familiarises himself with the ca...

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Bura Girls' High sued for suspending Muslim students

03-07-2015

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Bura Girls High School is located in the Mwatate constituency in Bura  has been on the news currently.This is due to the fact that some pupils were suspended for refusing to attend a church service as per the school rules citing that there faith could not alloe them to do so. Parents&nb...

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Kakamega police hold Form 3 student after confessing to be Al-Shabaab member

12-06-2015

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Police are holding a Form Three student after he allegedly confessed to being a member of the Al-Shabaab militant group. The suspect (whose name we have withheld because he is a minor), a student at St Ignatius Mukumu Boys’ High School in Kakamega, is said to have confessed to his teachers tha...

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Schoolgirls Arrested For Planning To Burn Their Dormitory

11-06-2015

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Eight students of Gikumene Secondary School in Meru County have been arrested for planning to burn a dormitory.The students were on Tuesday held at Meru police station as investigations over plans to set the dormitory on fire continued. The arrests came after two students were seen on Sunday even...

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Fire burns down Chebisaas High School

10-06-2015

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Property of unknown value belonging to 128 students of AIC Chebisaas Boys High School in Uasin Gishu was Tuesday destroyed after a fire broke out in the morning. Uasin Gishu County Director of Education Rebecca Butalanyi said the fire broke out at around 5:30am when the students were in class...

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Suicide over mobile phone

08-06-2015

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A somber mood has engulfed Marindi High school in Nyamira county following the death of Judy Maasai, a form three student who committed suicide after her mobile phone was confiscated.  The student died after throwing herself into a pit latrine because her phone was confiscated by a teac...

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Expelled over Lesbianism accusations

29-05-2015

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Five Form Four students expelled from a secondary school over claims of lesbianism now want the institution compelled to readmit them.The 17-year-olds want the High Court to direct the school to readmit them and render time and resources to enable them catch up with lost lessons. They asked the...

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Teacher's slaps causes hearing loss

27-05-2015

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Time and again their has been cases of teachers beating students or pupils and some even dying as a result. Recently a court in Meru heard that a 16-year-old girl suffered from hearing loss in one ear after she was beaten up by her teacher. The Form Two student Kaaga Girls Hi...

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Form One student arrested in Siaya over terror attack leaflets

15-05-2015

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Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers in Siaya County are interrogating a Form One student over alleged terror attack leaflets at Ramba Boys School in Rarieda. According to Siaya County Commissioner Caroline Onchoka, the boy was arrested on Tuesday following some alleged information regar...

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Terror link girl was an ‘A’ student

12-05-2015

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The girl arrested on suspicion of being a member of Al-Shabaab was an obedient and bright student, her class teacher has said. Mr Pius Rioba, a teacher at Precious Blood Kagwe High School, said the girl was their student until last year. He said the girl, who has since appeared in cour...

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