Annual National Assessments are written as a measure of the national progress in Mathematics and Languages and are used as a way forward to improve learning in the SA context. The mark does not contribute towards the Formal Assessments for promotion. Your child’s marks and the grade average have been sent home with your child today. National Averages have not yet been announced.
GRADE 0 OPEN DAY: 29 OCTOBER 2014
TOMATO TROT: 7 February 2015
MUSIC EVENING 2014
The Music Evening 2014 will take place on Tuesday, 4 November at 18h00 in the School Hall. There is a charge of R10 and parents are reminded to send their reply slips and money to Mrs Rawstron by Friday, 31 October 2014. Tickets will be sent to the learners next week.
LYNX MAGAZINE ADVERTISING
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.
Inter Schools Equestrian
A sincere thank you to Mrs Bezuidenhout and Mrs Nicholson for preparing our girls for a successful Drummie Tour. Congratulations to our Drummies who were placed 10th overall in the country. Thank you to Andrè Steyn and Derek Nicholson for driving our Drummie Team safely to Cape Town and back home. Also, a huge thank you to Mrs Zabè Kruger, Mrs Wendy King, Mrs Jenè Jacobs, Mrs Amelia Steyn and Ms Janine Delport for their assistance at Nationals. To all our parents, friends and families, thank you for your support and well done on winning the Spirit Trophy once again.
The High School is collecting food items for Meals on Wheels and Grade 8 – 12 are requested to please bring a donation of the following by 31 October 2014:
Grade 8 – Pilchards or rice
Grade 9 – Peanut butter or pasta
Grade 10 – Mielie meal or tinned fruit
Grade 11 – Baked beans or rice
Grade 12 – Peanut butter or pasta
The PTA would like to inform all parents of our last meeting for 2014. This will be held in the staff room at 18:00 on 5 November. The PTA would like to invite all parents that would like to be more involved with next year’s functions and activities to join us. Come and see what it is all about and also bring your own fundraising ideas to the table for discussion.
GARDENING DAY: 3 DECEMBER
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.
DR IW GALBRAITH
Caroline Evans won the Grunewald Trophy for Sports Person of the Year and
full colours for Equestrian
PP = Pre-Primary
FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School
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