Lilyfontein Newsletter 1.09 8 March 2019

8 March 2019

Dear Parents
We welcome the rain today.  May you all have a warm, snug week-end gearing up for the last week of term.  Stay safe on the roads if you are travelling.  Please take note of the following.

CIVVIES DAY: 15 March 2019
Please note that Friday, 15 March 2019 is a Civvies Day. Learners need to pay R5 to attend school in civvies. Funds raised will go towards Canaan Care Centre. Learners must please dress according to school policy - neat, no make-up, girls tops to cover the shoulders (no spaghetti straps) and the tummy; no extra short, shorts or mini dresses, no slops and no board shorts. Thank you.

Grades 1 – 7: These reports will be sent home with your child/ren on Friday, 15 March 2019.
Grades 8 – 12: Parents are to collect these reports between 10:30 and 11:00 on Friday, 15 March 2019, in the Art Room.
Please note that should you be unable to collect your child’s report, an adult is to be sent with a letter of permission from yourself to collect the report. Thank you for your support in this matter.

EXTRA MURALS: Last week of term
Please note that extra murals for the first term will end on Friday, 8 March. Only those teams going on tour will have practices next week. The respective coaches will advise their teams.

Grade 4 - 7: Early Closure
Please be advised that Grades 4 to 7 will end school at 13:20 on Wednesday, 13 March, due to the Study Skills Workshop that will take place in the School Hall from 13:30. Thank you.

Hosted by Lilyfontein School
Well done to all the Athletes that took part in the Inter-Schools Athletics Meeting. Lilyfontein won the day with a total of 313 points, followed by Komga with 228 points and Stutterheim with 211 points.

REQUEST: Un-allocated payments
The Finance Department has un-allocated payments due to incorrect or incomplete references. Please could all parents check their school fees statements to verify that all payments made are reflected on the statements. If payments are missing please forward proof of payment to the finance office as soon as possible. Thank you.

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PTA MEETING 2ND TERM: 11 April 2019

Forms and cards

The PTA has started capturing the data for the my school cards.  These will be delivered to your postal address. Thank you to the parents that have completed the forms.  Once you have received your card please swipe away at the following stores:  CLICK HERE

LETTER TO PARENTS: Foundation Phase 8 March

Open Hours
Mondays to Thursdays 7.30 – 8.00am

SCHOOL SHOP: Caps and Peaks
Our school caps and peaks have arrived! They are available in our school shop at a cost of R120 each.

LETTER TO PARENTS: Grade 7 admission letter 2020

Please read the LETTER and the process for current grade 7 learners to articulate into grade 8 at Lilyfontein.

Message from our Maths Department No. 4
Maths is all around us, interwoven into every aspect of our lives.  Embrace its beauty.

INTERHOUSE PLAYS:  Grade 4-12 learners
Learners in Orange and Navy House will perform their Interhouse plays on Thursday, 14 March at 17:30 in the School Hall. Learners who wish to attend this must wear their informal school uniform. Parents are welcome to attend. Kindly RSVP by letting the front office know whether you and/or your child will attend to enable the house captains to plan for seating. A tuckshop will be available. The cost of the event is R5 for learners and R10 for adults.

ECO CHALLENGE: Single Use Plastics
Lilyfontein ECO Club challenges the Lilyfontein Family to participate in the 100% SINGLE USE PLASTIC FREE CHALLENGE! How it works:
1. Starts on Monday 11 March
2. You may not use or buy any product that has a single use plastic packaging
3. Finishes on Friday 15 March
4. Learners pledge and sign a register every day!
Do you have what it takes to SAY NO to single use plastics? Together we can do anything!

SOME GREAT SPORT WISDOM: Let's be good sports

SPORT RESULTS: Grens Festival that took place 1-2 March
Netball 1st Team
- Vs Mzomhle lost 05 – 10
- Vs Port Rex lost 03 – 15
- Vs Cathcart lost 06 – 16
- Vs Beaconhurst won 21 – 06

Hockey 1st Team
- Vs Grens won 09 – 00
- Vs Zastron won 02 – 00
- Vs Port Alfred won 02 – 01

Rugby 1st Team
- Vs Beaconhurst won 14 – 12
- Vs Zastron lost 00 – 12

- Vs Grens A lost 00 – 54
- Vs Marlow B lost 00 – 28

- Vs Voorpos won 12 – 05
- Vs Childs World (Berlin) won 24 – 12
- Vs Port Alfred won 33 – 12 Cricket

13B Lilyfontein vs St Johns Road
St Johns 43 all out. Heath v/d Merwe 5/1.
Lilyfontein 40 all out.
Lilyfontein lost by 3 runs.

U9B Lilyfontein vs Stirling B
Lilyfontein 53 all out.
Stirling 54/4.
Lilyfontein lost by 6 wickets.

Congratulations to the following swimmers that qualified to be part of the Inter Regional gala that takes place at Merrifield on Monday 11 March 2019 - Lea Pederson-Horn - U/9 - Breaststroke
- Seirra Mattheys - U9 - Freestyle and Medley Relay
- Sadi Steyn - U/10 - Backstroke and Medley Relay
- Keegan Marr - U/11 - Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Freestyle and Medley Relays
- Daniel Naude - U/11 - Butterfly, Freestyle and Medley Relay
- Jordyn Marr - U13 - Freestyle, Butterfly, Backstroke, Medley Relay


Yours faithfully

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Foundation Phase Fun Dam Gala was a hit on Monday with all the grade 1-3's in the dam cooling off from a very hot week.
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  • Cricket Cake Sale
  • Primary Boys Tennis C-League vs Stirling(A)
  • Primary Boys Tennis D-League vs Nahoon(A)
  • Border Schools Day - 1st Rugby vs Chief Bokklein @ Selborne College
  • Cancer Relay
  • HPV Immunisation for Gr. 4 Girls
  • Grade 8 Hobbiton Camp
  • B-League Swimming Inter District Gala at Merrifield
  • 1st Team Cricket vs Stirling(A)
  • Mel's Touch Farm will visit Pre-Primary
  • Interhouse Plays - Cultural
  • Interact Easter Egg Hunt : Gr 1-3 
  • 1st Girls Hockey, Rugby, Netball Tour to George
FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School