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Lilyfontein Newsletter 1.08 1 March 2019

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1 March 2019

Dear Parents
Another busy week at Lilyfontein as we hosted our OPEN DAYS morning and evening sessions and the Foundation Phase Interhouse Athletics Day. Congratulations to the entire Lilyfontein team on a successful week and very big thank you to the PTA for constantly serving the school.    Please take note of the following.

INTER-SCHOOLS ATHLETICS: Hosted by Lilyfontein School
Lilyfontein School will be hosting our Inter-Schools meeting this year at school on Wednesday, 6 March 2019. Please note that school will close for all Grade 1 – 7 learners at 12:10. High School learners will continue with a normal school day until 14:10 and sport for High School will continue as usual until 16:00. Parents attending the athletics are requested to please use the designated parking for this event at the Galbraith field (bottom hockey field). There will be signage to this area.

FOUNDATION PHASE: Inter-house Athletics Day 
Congratulations to Orange House on maintaining their winning streak by beating Navy House in the Foundation Phase Athletics Day. Thank you to all staff, learners and parents for your help and support on the day.

REQUEST: Unallocated payments
The Finance Department has unallocated 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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THANK YOU PARENTS: Cupcakes and muffins
The PTA would like to thank all the parents that contributed to the hundreds of cupcakes that we served at the OPEN DAYS.

MY SCHOOL CARDS: 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

Mondays to Thursdays 7.30 – 8.00am

Message from our Maths Department No. 3
Encourage your learner to take ownership of their challenges and the solutions thereof, but offer support and guidance all the way!  The Maths Department is introducing the Skills Improvement Plan AKA #SIP @ Lilyfontein. Learners please take advantage of this wonderful resource.

Letter to Parents


Letter to Parents

AEROBATHON!!! Just when you thought the term was slowing down towards the holidays…NO! GET EXCITED!!!! Lilyfontein School is holding a grueling (read “FUN”!) 3 HOUR aerobics marathon with the objective of raising funds towards the Adventure Department.
WHERE: Lilyfontein School Hall
WHEN: Thursday, 7 March from 5 to 8pm
WHO: High School learners and adults
COST: R50 per person
A maximum of 100 people ONLY…so get your entries in ASAP! A prize for the most outrageously dressed participant! Get with the beat and move those feet…in THREE easy steps:
1. Fill in the entry form (see link)
2. Hand in quickly with R50 …&
3. Warm up those tired takkies.

ECO COLLECTION: Mascara wands
This is really cool for school. #ECO Club is collecting mascara wands. Clean JUST THE WAND with liquid soap and bring them to school and give to Ms. Rankin or Ms. Steyn. These little wands are able to be up-cycled to clean away oil, larvae, fly eggs, mites, infections, mud and other contaminants from wildlife. Works great for medical care and wound treatment.

SPORT: Grens Festival Fixtures 1-2 March
Please click on the link for the Hockey, Netball and Rugby Fixtures.

Congratulation 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

U13A Lilyfontein vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 237/7. Chad Henderson 95, Aidan Tidbury 75 not out.
Gonubie 112 all out. John Kretzmann 4/12
Lilyfontein won by 125 runs.

U13A Lilyfontein vs George Randell
Lilyfontein 180/4. Chad henderson 106 not out, Jeddyn Lennox 41.
George Randell 100/6.
Lilyfontein won by 80 runs.

U13B Lilyfontein vs Stirling C
Stirling 103/7. Tyler Forrest 3/19.
Lilyfontein 94/7. Qhawe Bhiyana 33 not out.
Lilyfontein lost by 9 runs.

U10 Lilyfontein vs Gonubie Gonubie
112/3 in 20 overs.
Lilyfontein 55 all out. Jack Bosazza.
19 Lilyfontein lost by 57 runs.

U10 Lilyfontein vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 210/2 in 30 overs. Corbin Tidbury 112 not out, Jack Bosazza 62 not out.
Gonubie 211/8. Corbin Tidbury 3/17.
Lilyfontein lost by 6 wickets.

U9 Lilyfontein vs Stirling
Stirling 78/5 in 20 overs.
Lilyfontein 52 all out. 
Lilyfontein lost by 26 runs.

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.

Yours faithfully

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Foundation Phase Athletics day was a tremendous success.  Thank you to all the parent volunteers and Foundation Phase what a lovely morning it was.
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  • Primary Boys Tennis C-League BYE
  • Grade 12 Cake Sale
  • Junior Leaders Camp @ Cefani 
  • Primary Boys Tennis D-League vs Stirling(H)
  • U/9 Cricket vs Kidd's Beach(H)
  • Grens Festival - U13,U15,1st Rugby/1st Hockey/1st Netball at Grens
  • U/13 Girls Cricket vs Cambridge(H)
  • B-League Swimming Gala at Gonubie
  • HS Control Test Series End
  • Senior Girls Tennis League vs Stirling 2 (A)
  •  Inter school Athletics(H)
  •  HS Girls Tennis vs Stirling 2
  • Aerobathon 5-8pm
  • Grade 12 Adventure Day
  • Cricket Cake Sale
  • Solitude
  • Primary Boys Tennis C-League vs Stirling(A)
  • Primary Boys Tennis D-League vs Nahoon(A)
  • Solitude
  • Cancer Relay
  • Border Schools Day - 1st Rugby vs Chief Bokklein @ Dale College
  • 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 

FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School

Sport Results

  • SPORT RESULTS: 10 May 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 03 May 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 18 April 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 05 April 2019

Sport: Fixtures Merrifield vs Lilyfontein AWAY - 11 May 
Sport: Fixtures Kingswood - 11 May AWAY 
Sport: Fixtures SPAR Challenge Hockey - 12 May at Clarendon HS 
Sport: Fixtures Berlin - 15-16 May HOME

SPORT NEWS: Border Rugby Teams 
Congratulations to the following boys for making the Border Rugby Teams
- Luke Randall U13
- Jose Lottering U12

HOCKEY vs Stirling 
U13A vs U13A lost 00 - 02
U16A lost 00 - 02
2nd drew 01 - 01
1st won 05 - 00
1st vs 3rd lost 00 - 04

RUGBY vs Stirling 
U15A lost 00 - 41
1st won 46 - 14

NETBALL vs Stirling
U15A lost 11 - 18
1st won 14 - 12 U9

NETBALL vs Centre of Excellence 
U9 won 08 - 00
U10 lost 02 - 07

NETBALL vs Gonubie
U11 lost 02 - 06

Congratulations to Aiden Young Gr 11V who competed in the Mazars Diesel Depot 15km challenge on Saturday 4th May 2019 and was placed 3rd Junior in a time of 01h04m23s.

Nahoon Primary 

U10 Girls 1st Crystal Kruger

NETBALL vs Komga
U11 vs Komga lost 4 – 5
U10 vs Komga lost 1 – 2

NETBALL Derby vs Port Alfred
U9B lost 02 – 04
U9A lost 01 – 10
U10 lost 02 – 10
U11 lost 03 – 07
U12 lost 02 – 15
U13 won 11 – 08
U15 lost 05 – 25
2nd lost 09 – 16
1st won 28 – 27

RUGBY Derby vs Port Alfred 
U9 won 12 – 00
U11 won 46 – 00
U13B won 24 – 00
U13A won 36 – 14
U15 lost 00 – 35
1st won 27 – 26

HOCKEY Derby vs Port Alfred 
U9A won 06 – 03
U9B lost 01 – 03
U10 lost 02 – 04
U11 lost 01 – 02
U13B lost 00 – 02
U13A won 06 – 00
U16 won 06 – 01
2nd drew 00 – 00
1st won 04 – 00
U9 drew 03 – 03
U11 lost 04 – 06
U11 drew 04 – 04
U13 lost 00 – 02
1st drew 01 – 01

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SPORT FIXTURES: Port Alfred vs Lilyfontein 
Please take note of time and field changes for the Derby against Port Alfred tomorrow - HOME. 

SPORT NEWS: Hockey Border Teams 
Congratulations to Thabalani Metu for making the Border U13A team.

U13 CRICKET TOUR: Final Fundraiser
Please support our U13 Cricket team as they do one last push to get some cash for their big adventure coming up in the June/July holidays.

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U13A vs George Randell U13A won 06 – 02
U13A Boys vs Kidd’s Beach won 05 – 02 

U13B vs Gonubie B drew 00 – 00

HOCKEY -  U10 Girls Festival hosted by Clarendon Primary
vs Clarendon B Won 06 - 00
vs Crewe B Won 07 - 01
vs AW Barnes B Won 08 - 00

HOCKEY -  Vs Cambridge High School
1st vs 3rd Lost 00 - 06
1st vs 1st Lost 00 - 02
2nd vs 3rd Lost 01 - 02

U16A vs U16B Won 02 - 00

RUGBY - Vs Cambridge Primary School
U13 drew 07 – 07 
U11 lost 21 – 26

RUGBY - Vs Cambridge High School
1st vs 2nd won 48 – 21 
U15 vs U14A lost 05 – 35

NETBALL - Vs Cambridge High
1st vs 2nd lost 16 - 25
2nd vs 3rd lost 03 - 10 
U15A vs U15A won 14 - 07 
U14A vs U14A lost 00 - 23

Aiden Young, Grade 11V, took part in the Pacers 10km Road Race, on Saturday, 13th April, and came in placed 2nd Junior in a time of 40min 35sec.

Buffalo City Table Tennis Trials The following learners have been selected to represent the Buffalo City Squad:
- Ella Burger U13
- Janica Labuschagne U15
- Caitlyn Krull U15
- Marius Potgieter U13
- Tiaan Potgieter U15

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SPORT ALERT: Gum Guards Rugby/Hockey 
Please note that the wearing of gumguards is compulsory for all rugby and hockey players. Players without a gumguard will not be allowed onto the field of play.

SPORT APPRECIATION:  Southern Cape Tour - George 
A massive thank you to all the Lilyfontein coaches, parents and sponsors that contributed to the success of the recent Southern Cape Sports Tournament from 17-22 March in George. We as the Sports Department, acknowledge the commitment from coaches and parents and are truly grateful. We also are very appreciative of the generous sponsorship from local businesses and parents. Your continued support is appreciated.


Missing from photograph Johanna Lloyd

Lilyfontein vs Driehoek 0 - 0 (drew)
Lilyfontein vs Die Anker 0 - 0 (drew)
Lilyfontein vs Bothaville 1 - 0 (won)
Lilyfontein vs Pioneer 0 - 1 (lost)
Lilyfontein vs Camps Bay 2 - 0 (won)
Lilyfontein vs Parklands 6 - 0 (won)
Top goal scorer Melissa Hayward with a total of 8 goals. Congratulations to our girls hockey on these excellent results, they played like
The girls played 8 games against some very tough opposition. They won 1 out of the 8 games.
Valuable lessons and fitness was gained.
Lilyfontein vs Brandwag (Benoni) 10 - 31 (lost)
Lilyfontein vs Bothaville (North West) 19 - 32 (lost)
Lilyfontein vs Stella (Stellenbosch) 29 - 14 (won)

SPORT: Letter to Parents PS Rugby Derby Fixtures 2019

SPORT: Letter to Parents HS Rugby Derby Fixtures 2019

SPORTFixtures Vodacom Clarendon park U11 Rugby Festival 4-6 April

SPORT: Fixtures Port Rex T.H.S vs Lilyfontein & Beaconhurst 6 April

SPORT: Fixtures for Andre Vos Festival U13 Rugby 6 April

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