HOW SCHOOLS ‘CHEAT’ IN KCSE.

They say the rich are arrogant, the poor are ignorant and the middle class are confident. They also say that if it looks like a dog, walks like a dog and barks like a dog, it is a dog. Lion is king, gazelle is shy, hyena is hated and warthog is ugly. Did you know that when united, hyenas can…

HOW STUDENTS SHOULD SPEND THE TWO MONTHS HOLIDAY.

Thursday 24th November 2022. That's the exact date when most high schools are closing. At 7 in the morning most gates will have been locked. The form ones, twos and threes will be all smiles. Christmas, new year celebrations, family get~togethers and cousin meetings will be on their minds. The form fours will be left behind to complete that which…

TEARS AND JOYS OF BEING IN LOVE.

I tried. I tried my best. I tried my best to keep you. How can I be so unreasonable? Was I wrong? I don't know why they call it heartbreak because my whole body is broken. Broken into small tiny pieces. I just came here to cry, it's a nice feeling to slowly feel the warmth of my tears. The…

THE SIX MONTHS CLASS ~ KCSE IN DECEMBER 2022.

They joined high school in January 2019. They were ready for high school life. They were anxious for the next step of their academic life. In some schools, boys would no longer wear shorts but trousers. In others, girls had dropped dresses for skirts. As usual, many of them expected to spend four academic years in high school. To a…

HOW STUDENTS SHOULD SPEND THE 50 DAYS HOLIDAY.

54 days. Yes, 54 days. That is the duration that high school students will be at home for the March~April holiday this year. They have closed on Wednesday 2nd of March 2022 and the gates will be opened on Tuesday 26th April 2022. 54 days is not a short duration of time. The stakes are too high, the times are…

FAMILY GATHERINGS AND COUSINS.

It's the season. It's the time. It's the moment. The moment when relatives converge at grandparents' place to share ideas, great ideas on how they can make the whole extended family to be more united. Uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces, brothers, sisters and in-laws are all seen coming back home after a busy year. The uncle from Mombasa is seen…

TOP 10 QUALITIES OF A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT BY SAM VIDAMBU

Successful students do not manage time, they make time.Successful students do not focus on the entry behaviour, they focus on the exit behaviour.Successful students do not read, they study.Successful students do not watch the news, they make the news.Successful students do not do what they like, they do whatever it takes.Successful students are not defined by the size of their…

DO STUDENTS NEED MOTIVATION OR INFORMATION?

Over the last couple of years there has been an upsurge in the number of high school speakers, guiders, counsellors, pastors and motivators in Kenya. Gomeri, Sam Vidambu, Arita, Opingo, Joe, Wambugu, Wanyonyi, Ochieng, Kioko, Kanja, Burale and Mwakazi. These are some of the most famous high school speakers we have in the country. Most of these speakers are actually…

HOW I PLAN TO REVISE WITH MY FORM FOURS AFTER COVERING THE SYLLABUS

This was the speech which I made on Wednesday, 29th September 2021 during our staff retreat at The New Rains Resort. The retreat was organised by our Chief Principal with the aim of every department to give reports of whether the syllabus had been covered by 25th of September which was the deadline and the strategies put in place for…

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