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Lilyfontein Newsletter 4.1 - 17 October 2014

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17 October 2014

Dear Parents

Please take note of the following important information:

Our High School Prize Giving will take place on Wednesday evening, 22 October.  A letter has been sent home with all high school pupils in this regard. 

At our 2014 Valedictory on Friday, 24 October 2014, we bid our matrics farewell and wish them all the best for their final examinations which begin on Monday, 27 October 2014.

The presentation given by Colin Davies, Chairman of the Middelcourt Trust, at the parent meeting on 2 October  is now available on our website. Click here to see it.

Please remember to book your advertising space in this year’s Lynx Magazine.  For R375 you will get a 16cm x 5cm standard layout advert at the back of the magazine to either promote products or services OR to profile a charity of your choice. 
Please contact Caroline on 084 460 6454 or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it before 31 October 2014.

We would also welcome any photographs. These can be sent to Mrs Matthewson at school or emailed to her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Now there is a great way to read the AWSUM Newspaper on your smartphone or tablet. How? Via the ISSUU mobile app of course!
Simply go to the Google Play Store (For Android Devices) or the Apple App Store (For iPhones and iPads) and download the ISSUU app on your smartphone or tablet. You can login with either your Facebook, Google Plus or LinkedIn account. Search for AWSUM News, click the follow button and you are good to go!  Here is the latest edition.


Congratulations to our U13 team who were placed 2nd at the SA Adventure Race Championships.  Well done to the U15 team who gave of their best on the day, but were forced to withdraw due to weather conditions.  Thank you to Mrs Mitchell and Ms Steyn for accompanying them and to Mr & Mrs Van Der Walt and Mr & Mrs Roets for their assistance on the trip.


Lilyfontein U11A Cricket Tour of Knysna

Day 1 vs St Andrews u11B (Grahamstown)
  • Lilyfontein 219/9 in 35 overs.
  • William Emslie 72, Heath Rohm 34, Cooper van Heerden 21.
  • St Andrews 132 all out.
  • Pawu Vena 3/12 in 3 overs, Ethan Jackson 2/11 in 4 overs.
  • Lilyfontein won by 88 runs
Day 2 Vs Eversdal (Cape Town)
  • Lilyfontein 90/5 in 20 overs.
  • William Emslie 50 not out.
  • Eversdal 62 all out.
  • William Emslie 2/9 in 4 overs, Ethan Jackson 2/6 in 4 overs, Ross Nicholson 2/7 in 2 overs.
  • Lilyfontein won by 28 runs

Day 3  vs North Stars Cricket Academy (Cape Town)
  • Lilyfontein 60/7 in 20 overs.
  • William Emslie 19.
  • North Stars 64/6 in 15 overs.
  • Lilyfontein lost by 4 wickets.

Lilyfontein U13 Co-ed Cricket Festival in Port Elizabeth

Day 1 - Rained out

Day 2 - Vs EP Invitation
  • Lilyfontein 204 all out.
  • Lilitha Reed 35, Matthew Niemand 39 and Calen Jansen Van Rensburg 30.
  • EP Inv 114 all out.
  • Calen Jansen Van Rensburg 3/17 in 8 overs, Lilitha Reed 2/19 in 5.2 overs and Matthew Niemand 2/19 in 10 overs.
  • Lilyfontein won by 90 runs
Day 3  vs Charlo Primary School
  • Lilyfontein 91/7 in 20 overs.
  • Bryan Fenn 31.
  • Charlo 85/8 in 20 oves.
  • Basje Whitward 3/4 in 4 overs and Lilitha Reed 2/18 in 4 overs.
  • Lilyfontein won by 6 runs

Cambridge Cricket Festival
The Shield X1 cricket team which is made out of the smaller schools from East London and surrounding areas played in the Cambridge Cricket Festival for the first time this year.
The team was coached by Tyrone Henderson and managed by Mr Nic Els from Lilyfontein School.

Day 1 - T20’s
vs George Campbell Technical High School (Durban)
  • Shield X1 148/3.
  • Jason Niemand 59 not out and Matthew Promnitz 40 not out.
  • G. Campbell 112/8. Matthew Promnitz 2/16 off 3 overs.
  • Shield X1 won by 36 runs
vs Port Alfred
  • Port Alfred 85 all out. Luntu Jafta 4/14, S Golliath 2/12.
  • Shield X1 86/2. Jason Niemand 39.
  • Shield X1 won by 8 wickets
Day 2 - Declaration match vs Parklands College (Cape Town)
  • Parklands 242/7. Luntu Jafta 3/48 off 10 overs.
  • Shield X1 48 all out.
  • Shield X1 lost by 194
Day 3 - 40 over match vs Victoria Park (Port Elizabeth)
  • Victoria Park 132 all out.
  • Luntu Jafta 3/14 off 8 overs, Matthew Promnitz 3/30 off 8 overs and Junio Mbulwana 2/34 off 8 overs.
  • Shield X1 100 all out.
  • T Fourie 17 and S Golliath 14
  • Shield X1 lost by 32 runs

Equestrian results from National Sanesa competition 9-11 Oct at Misty Meadows Pretoria:

Primary School
  • Anya Nash: 1st 70 cm accumulator jumping, 4th performance riding level 5, 8th dressage.
  • Kirsten Nash: 1st 80cm accumulator jumping, 4th 80 cm competition jumping, 12th dressage.

High School
  • Ashton Drake: 13th 70cm & 80 cm Jumping
  • Caroline Evans: 4th & 10th 80cm Jumping, 2nd &7th Dressage, 3rd Working Hunter, 1st in   open showing.
  • Robyn Fenn: 6th 70cm eventing.

Eastern Cape team came 2nd over all.

The Lilyfontein Drummie squad participated in the SAMCA Nationals which were held in Cape town over the October School holidays.

• Moved from 15th in Country to top 10 in South Africa
• Aphelele Jali 9th as leader.
• Squad (flags) 8th
• Subbies 8th
• 10th over all
• 7th for non prop
• Our aim was to stay in the Elite League which we did.

Due to an inclement weather forecast, the Gardening Day has been postponed to 3 December. Please remember to send plants before the end of October so we can plan the gardens. Pupils will earn house points (Orange/Navy) for each plant they bring. Each Grade’s garden will be judged on Wednesday 25, March 2015 and the winning grade will be rewarded with a trip to Hemmingways Mall for a movie, popcorn and cold drink on Monday, 30 April 2015.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully

SA Aventure Racing Champs
Lilyfontein U13 team came 2nd in the SA Schools Adventure Racing Championships

17-18 Oct Solitude
22 Oct HS Prize Giving
24 Oct Valedictory Assembly
28 Oct Gr.7 Outing to Museum
29 Oct Annual Budget Meeting 18h00

18 Oct Border Inter-schools Equestrian Competition
21 Oct U15 Cricket v Port Rex (A)
22 Oct U10A Cricket vs Selborne B (H)
U11A Cricket vs Dale (A)
U13A Cricket vs Stirling (H)
1st Cricket vs Hudson (H)
23 Oct U13B Cricket vs Selborne D (H)
25 Oct 1st & U15 Cricket vs Western Region
29 Oct  U11A Cricket vs Selborne A (H)
30 Oct U13B Cricket vs Stirling (A)
31 Oct U9 Cricket vs Stirling (A)
U13 Cricket vs Hangklip – Day/Night Game
Mini Cricket vs Gonubie (H)
1 Nov U11 & 13 Cricket vs Hangklip
1st & U15 Cricket vs United

PP = Pre-Primary
FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School
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