12 September 2014
Please take note of the following important information:
ADVENTURE RACE 5/6 SEPTEMBER 2014
A HUGE thank you to EVERYONE who took part in the Lilyfontein Adventure Race; sponsors, competitors, marshalls, supporters and the many people who worked behind the scenes to make everything run so smoothly. I salute you! Without you, the life lessons that were learnt on Saturday would not have been taught. Thanks again to our main sponsors Oilco Engineering, Alderson Ambulance, Crossways Spar and Tops, Wild Coast 98.6FM, Cycle Torque, Twizza, Ngumbela Melisizwe Butchery, Fabkomp, Mzantsi Auto and Ener-B.
Any parents with photographs and videos of the Adventure Race, please share them with us.
END OF 3rd TERM MEETING / REPORT COLLECTION
Please be informed and thereby invited, to a meeting in the school hall at 18:00 on 2 October 2014. You will receive your child’s 3rd term Academic Report at this meeting and will also be informed of the exciting plans for the future of Lilyfontein. This address will be made by Middlecourt Trust, the SGB and School Management Team (SMT).
Reports will only be given out at this meeting and any report not collected will only be available next term, 13 October 2014. Hostel learners may be collected by their parents after this meeting on Thursday, 2 October 2014. Your attendance therefore, is vital. See the invitation letter from Colin Davis, the Chairman of the Middlecourt Trust.
See the invitation video here.
DRUMMIE NIGHT MARCH : FRIDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2014
The drummies will be having a night march to raise funds for their upcoming tour to Cape Town. It will be held at Hams Sports Club on Friday, 19 September 2014 at 19h00. Tickets are available at the finance office at R40 per ticket. Please support us!
SACEE LANGUAGE CHALLENGE
Top scorers in the FET Phase:
- GRADE 8: Kyla Niemand- 82% (1st) Mattheus van der Walt– 76% (2nd) Mary-Jane Naude– 76% (3rd)
- GRADE 9: Johannes van der Walt – 76% (1st) Gandhi Jafta – 73% (2nd) Jason Niemand – 70% (3rd)
- GRADE 10: Emma Cummings – 84% (1st) Courtney Crew – 82% (2nd) Brett Fouchè – 81% (3rd)
- GRADE 11: Sebastian Schultz – 90% (1st) Danielle Pike – 80% (2nd) Storm Gratz – 78% (3rd)
MOUNTAIN BIKE RAFFLE
Raffle tickets are still available from Jenny Rawstron in the finance office. Tickets are R10 each and the bike is valued at R4999. There are also 2 canon printers and some Outdoor Warehouse vouchers up for grabs. Take a chance, support your school and perhaps win yourself a brand new Avalanche Bond Mountain bike. The draw will take place on Tuesday 23 September. See details here
MY SCHOOL turns 17 years old on 30 September 2014. To celebrate, they are giving all participating schools (including Lilyfontein) R17 per new card that we issue.. If you, your family members and other Lilyfontein supporters do not already have a MY SCHOOL card, please contact Caroline at
. Together we can raise funds for our school at no cost to ourselves.
To ALL the learners at Lilyfontein School – YOU ROCK! – I want to say thank you so much for all your hard work over the past few weeks. The Adventure Race was a HUGE success and you were a part of it. Whether you took part, stood and guided, your contribution was what made the day worth it. Be proud to wear the LYNX – SERVAMUS
See the results here
U9 vs Clarendon : Won : 3-1
U10 vs Cambridge : Won : 3-2
Interact Board for 2014/2015 is:
PRESIDENT – Sumari Roets
VICE - Kenia Jordaan
TREASURER - Sarah Lloyd
SECRETARY - Stacey Wootton
PORTFOLIO/Fund raising - Chanè Keese
Community - Jordan Ansley
International - Kaitlin Kemp
School - Megan Swart
BREAD TAGS: 20 000 bread tags have been collected. This means that two disabled people will receive wheel chairs and YOU have assisted with this. Thank you for sending in bread tags. Please continue as we would like to be able to send another 10 000 tags before the end of this year. We already have 1 878 towards the total needed.
MEALS ON WHEELS: This organisation provides 30 000 meals in the Buffalo City Metropole and they have appealed for assistance to provide Christmas hampers for about 350 families. A list of items that can be sent to school will be sent home next week. Please help us.
We would like to thank Cobie Mattheus for the wonderful job and countless hours she put into organising and working at the food tent for the Adventure Race at Cefani and to Penny Niemand for organising the Adventure Race marshalls as well as everyone that donated their time to assist with marshalling.
There will be a Class Reps meeting on Wednesday 17/9/2014 at school at 7h30 to discuss the Gardening Day on 1 October 2014. (Meeting at Reception)
On Friday 19/9/2014 at 12h00 there will be a meeting in the School hall to discuss the upgrading of the hall's décor, acoustics, sound, lighting and stage area. Everyone willing and able to assist us in any way with this exciting project must please attend the meeting.
DR IW GALBRAITH
U19 Adventure Race winners Kevin Bickell, Chané Keese, Hilanco Jordaan and Nicolas Macallister
||Gr.7 Entrepreneurs Day
||PP Concert Photos
||PP Concert Dress Rehearsal
||ANA Lang. Gr.3,6, 8
||ANA Lang. Gr. 1,2,4,5,7,9
||PTA Class Reps meeting 07:30
||ANA Maths Gr. 3,6,8
||ANA Maths Gr. 1,2,4,5,7,9
||Primary Art Cake Sale
||Drummies Night Display Hams Club
||PTA Hall Meeting 12:00
||Gr 9 Play
||Gr.3 Entrepreneurs Cake Sale
||Grade 4-7 Beach Clean-up
||MCT Parent Meeting and Report collection 18h00
||Annual Budget Meeting 18h00
||Mixed Doubles Tennis vs Bal/Queens at Stutt
||U9 Netball vs Gonubie (H)
||Mixed Doubles Tennis vs Hangklip (Stutterheim)
||U13 Cricket tour, PE
||Drummies Nationals, Stellenbosch
||U11 Cricket tour, Knysna
||SA Champs Adventure Race (Limpopo)
PP = Pre-Primary
FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School