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Home News Lilyfontein Newsletter 3.6: 1 September 2017

Lilyfontein Newsletter 3.6: 1 September 2017

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1 September 2017

Dear Parents

Please take note of the following:

Adventure Race - It's TODAY!
Good luck to all the learners and parents taking part in this year's race and a HUGE thank you to the staff and parents who are giving up their free time to make sure that all the athletes are safe on the routes. Thank you to our sponsors without whom the event would not be possible. Click HERE for all the sponsors - please give them your support.
Its going to be EPIC!
 
Foundation Phase Extra Mural Changes
Please take note of changes to the timetable for next week. The new timetable has been sent home with your child today.
 
REMINDER
Primary School Sport and all Cultural Photographs will be taken on Monday, 4 September 2017. Please ensure that your child is neat and tidy and has the correct dress for photographs.
 
Debating
The Junior Debaters: Daniel du Plessis, Adon Parker and Aden Young debated against St. Christopher on Wednesday – they won and Adon Parker was awarded best speaker.
- U13 Berlin Primary School
- U11 Berlin Primary School
 
Guitar Tea Concert
The annual Guitar Tea Concert will be held on Saturday, 16 September 2017 from 10:00 - 12:00 in the School Hall. Tickets are available from the Finance Office at R25 per ticket. Please send the money with name, grade and number of tickets to the Finance Office before Monday, 11 September 2017. Any queries in this regard, please contact Mrs Wiggill at the school.
 
Absenteeism
Please follow this link for information regarding Absenteeism.

Procedure when contacting educators
When you need to contact an educator, please observe the following procedures:
• Please phone the school to make an appointment with the relevant educator.
• Discuss the problem, find a way forward and determine a time when educator / parent will meet for feedback on the application of decisions.
• Unless in an extreme emergency, please avoid contacting the educators at home.
• Please avoid making contact with educators while they are actually busy coaching or supervising learners.
Parents are requested to execute the courtesy of making appointments through the front office to see teachers and not go directly to the classrooms, again for the purpose of the safety of all on campus.
 
Sunflower Day: 15 September
Buy a Tope for R25 from Pick n Pay or online from Zando and help us give the hope of life to patients suffering from blood disorders such as Leukemia. We will photograph our learners wearing the topes in unusual ways on Friday, 15 September and submit them for a competition in which we could win up to R20 000,00. Get together with your class reps and let's get creative! There are prizes for the school with the biggest percentage of their learners that wear a tope on that day so please do your part to help Lilyfontein School's fundraising effort.
 


NEWS
Provincial Colours for Martial Arts
Congratulations to the following learners on being awarded South African Korean Martial Arts Association (SAKMAA) Provincial colours
for the Eastern Cape:
- Liam Squire - Grade 3
- Zithelozothando Simon - Grade 1

RESULTS
 
HOCKEY
Girls
U13A vs Stirling A Lost 0-1
U13B vs Stirling B Drew 0-0
U11 vs Merrifield Lost 1-3
U11 vs Gonubie A Won 6-0
U9A
- vs Kidds Beach Drew 0-0
- vs Clarendon A Won 1-0
- vs Cambridge A Won 2-0
- vs Gonubie B Lost 1-2
U9B
- vs Buffalo Flats Lost 0-3
- vs Cambridge B Won 5-0
-vs Clarendon A Drew 1-1
Boys
U11
- vs Kidds Beach Won 2-0
- vs Merrifield Won 2-1

NETBALL
- U11 vs Grens Lost 3-5

TENNIS
Intermediate vs Grens Lost 2-4

PADDLING
East London vs PE - Kowie River Challenge
- Juliette Price 2nd U12 Girl
- Chareese Harnden 3rd U12 Girl
- Noah von Meerem 7th U12 Boy
- Reece Connellon 4th U10 Boy

RUGBY
Inter-house
- U13 Navy Won 55-05
- U11 Orange Won 12-10
- U9 Navy Won 15-12
 
RESULTS: 7's Netball and Rugby Tournament
Lilyfontein School hosted their annual Rugby and Netball 7-a-side Tournament on Saturday, 26 August.
A total of 420 learners from around the Province participated and great fun was had.
The following schools won their respective age groups:
Rugby
- U19 Selborne College
- U13 Central Primary School
- U11 Central Primary School
Neball
- U19 Lilyfontein School
- U16 George Randell High School
 
 
Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal


Grade 4's having some fun building kites out of recycled materials for Natural Science and Technology



2017/09/01
  Adventure Race 
  PP Spring Day
  Art/Paddling Cake Sale
  SACEE Language Challenge Gr 1-11
  Primary Tennis vs George Randall (H)

2017/09/02
  Cross Country EC XC Champs at Alfred Nzo
    - All Ages

2017/09/04
  Primary Sport & All Cultural Photographs

2017/09/05
  Netball U10 vs Hudson (H)
  Hockey Boys U10 vs Berlin (A)
  Netball U11 vs Hudson (H)
  Grade 5 Adventure Day

2017/09/06
  PS Rugby vs Kuswag (A)
  Hockey Girls U10 vs Crewe (A)
  Computer Olympiad (Round 2)

2017/09/07
  Netball U12 vs Kidds Beach (H)
  Grade 9 Adventure Day
  Netball U13 vs George Randell (H)

2017/09/08
  Drummies Cake Sale
  Primary Tennis vs Stutterheim (H)

2017/09/09
  Cross Country ASA SC Camps at
     Potchefstroom - All ages
  Interact Mother & Daughter Tea
  Cricket 1st & U15 vs Grens

2017/09/12
  Grade 6 Adventure Day
  Netball U9 vs Masakhe (H)

2017/09/15
  Gr 1 Adventure Day
  Gr 7 Market Day
  Sunflower Day

2017/09/16
  Guitar Tea
  Cricket 1st & U15 vs Northern Region

2017/09/19
  PP Concert Photos
  Gr 7N & 7M Adventure Day

2017/09/20
  PP Dress Rehearsal

2017/09/21
  PP Concert

2017/09/22
  Eco/Equestrian Cake Sale

2017/09/23
  Cricket 1st & U15 vs Mdantsane

2017/09/25    HERITAGE DAY

2017/09/28
  Cricket U13 Co-ed Festival in East London

2017/09/29    SCHOOL CLOSES
   Adventure - SA Champs

2017/09/30
    Cross Country SA Champs in Kimberley - All        Ages


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