Dr Paul Coetser remembers his final year at Sedaven High School.
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The outside world
It is 1964 and I am now in my final school year at Sedaven High School. Of the original 22 there are now 12 students remaining.
We are now slightly more aware of what is happening in the world outside the school borders. At night we listen to a hidden radio that my friend has built inside a hard cover Bible. (The inside of the Bible had been carefully cut and hollowed out.) The sound is terrible and the tell-tale wire antennae probably does not fool our dormitory dean – a kindly gentleman whom I respect very much. On the radio we listen to the Beatles and also the Rolling Stones. We only listen to LM radio. Teachers and parents mostly don’t like that station, but we love it. Continue reading
Windows No 3: Matric year at Sedaven High School
End of an era