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Lilyfontein Newsletter 1.6 : 23 February 2018

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23 February 2018

Dear Parents,
Please take note of the following:

Staff Matters
* Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Whitfield on the birth of their son, Michael Patrick.
* Farewell - We say farewell to "Aunty" Kerry Victor on Wednesday, 28 February as she embarks on her new venture in Hogsback. We wish her every success and thank her for 10 years of dedicated service to our school.
* Welcome - We welcome Mrs Judy Mtonga, our new Receptionist who will take over from Mrs Victor.
* Welcome - On Monday, 26 February, our new Deputy Principal, Mr Adams will be joining our staff.
We welcome Mr Adams and Mrs Mtonga to the Lilyfontein Family.

Foundation Phase Athletics Day : Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Our Foundation Phase Interhouse Athletics will be held on Wednesday, 28 February 2018. Parents are welcome to support their child at this event which will start at 8:00 am. This is a normal school day and attendance is compulsory for all learners and roll call will be taken. Tuckshop will be available; please send tuck money in a small marked wallet.
Please ensure that your child has sunblock on as well as a school cap. Dress for the day is as follows: athletics vest, navy shorts, school socks and takkies. Normal school hours apply.
There will be no Foundation Phase extra-murals on Wednesday, however private extra-murals will continue as normal. Please inform the class teacher via your child’s homework book / letter if you will be able to assist at our Athletics Day.

Term Planner
Please take note that the usual Term Planner will no longer be sent out. Parents are encouraged to make use of the electronic calendar on the D6 Communicator. All dates received for the year thus far are entered on this calendar. Click on the calendar tab on the left hand side of your D6 menu. All dates/fixtures can be viewed here.

Intermediate and High School Athletics Day
23 February 2018
Thank you to all parents who braved the elements (rain, sun AND wind) to join us for the Intermediate and High School Athletics Day. What a fantastic day for building school spirit - congratulations to all the learners who participated. Results are not complete as the weather prevented both the long jump and high jump events from being completed. We'll announce results as soon as possible.

Lilyfontein School Golf Day
The Grade 11's are hosting a Golf Day on Saturday, 17 March 2018 at Gonubie Golf Course to raise money for the matric dance. It would be apprecaited if you could sponsor prizes or alternately, sponsor one of the 18 holes for this event. Please see the letter attached for options or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Your support of our school is appreciated.

Advertising Opportunities at Lilyfontein School
Calling all business owners! Support your child's school and promote your business to the Lilyfontein parent and teacher body. We offer the following options:

  • road-side, court-side and field-side locations for bill boards at competitive rates from R2500 - R5000 for 12 months
  • adverts in the weekly newsletter which is distributed to over 670 email addresses and posted on the home page of our website, from R80 per week.

For more information call Caroline on 043 737 4258 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


1st vs Selborne 1st
- Lilyfontein 47/10
- Selborne 48/3
- Lilyfontein lost by 7 wickets

u/13A vs Selborne
- Selborne 156/4
- Lilyfontein 56/4
- Lilyfontein lost by 100 runs

u/13B vs Crewe u/13B
- Lilyfontein 123/6. J Lennox 56 not out, M Potgieter 17
- Crewe 100/10. J PIckering 2/8, S Wiggill 2/14
- Lilyfontein won by 23 runs

u/10A vs Cambridge
- Cambridge 84/7
- Lilyfontein 85/4. C. Emslie 30 not out
- Lilyfontein won by 6 wickets

u/13 Boys vs Nahoon
Lilyfontein won 27 - 22

Border School Swimming Top 8 Finals
Daniel Naude and Keegan Marr qualified for the top 8 finals.
- Daniel qualified for the Boys u/10 Butterfly
- Keegan qualified for Boys u/10 Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Butterfly events.
Keegan was awarded the bronze medal for boys u/10 for his achievements across all events and an 'all rounder badge" for qualifying in all nine events including all the 50m, 100m and 200m Individual Medley events.

BCA February Age Group Club Gala 09 & 10 February 2018
Keegan Marr
2nd Boys U10 200m Freestyle
2nd Boys U10 200m Backstroke
1st Boys U10 100m Breaststroke
2nd Boys U10 200m Breaststroke
Jordyn Marr
3rd Boys U11 200m Freestyle
2nd Boys U11 400m Freestyle
3rd 200m Backstroke
3rd 100m Breaststroke
2nd 200m Breaststroke

Surfing - Reef Summer Series
Well done to the following learners who participated in the Reef Junior Summer Series at the weekend:
Skye Bosazza - U16 Girls - 3rd overall
Ethan Jackson - U16 Boys - 2nd overall
Lily Mellin - U14 Girls - 3rd overall
Kyan Lugg - U12 Boys - 4th overall
Crystal Kruger - U10 Girls - 2nd overall

Yours faithfully


Please welcome Mrs Mtonga - the new face behind the recepotion desk. She will be filling the big shoes left empty by Mrs Victor when she leaves Lilyfontein School
at the end of February.

    Primary Boys Tennis vs Stirling (H)
    Music Cake Sale
    Cricket Girls U13 vs Stirling (H)
    Primary Boys Tennis vs Stirling (H)
    Cricket U9 vs Kings College (H)

    Surfers Challenge
    Cricket U9,U10,U11 & U13 vs Gonubie

    PP Assessment Week

    Mini Cricket at Gonubie
    Cricket U15 vs West Bank (A)
    Grade 9 Adventure Day

    FP Athletics Day
    Cricket U10 vs Dale (A)
    Cricket U11 vs Sakhile (A)
    Cricket U13A vs Dale (A) 

    Cricket U13B vs West Bank (H)
    High School Rugby Camp

    Junior Leaders Camp
    Primary Boys Tennis vs Gonubie (H)
    Cricket U9 vs Dale (A)
    Cricket Girls U13 vs Cambridge (H)
    Art Cake Sale

    Cricket 1st & U15 vs King

    Merrifield Mile

    Mini Cricket at Lilyfontein
    B League Gala Beaconhurst
    Grade 10 Bootcamp

    Cricket U13A vs Hudson (A)
    SACEE Spelling Bee Grade 1-3
    Cricket U10 vs Gonubie (H)
    Cricket U11 - BYE
    Primary Inter-Schools Athletics at Stutt

    Cricket U13B vs Stirling (A)
    Interact Disaster Dinner
    SGB Elections 

    FP Book Viewing
    Primary Boys Tennis vs Nahoon (A)
    Rugby U13 & U15 Festival at Grens
    Cricket U9 vs Selborne (H)
    Cricket Girls U13 vs Mdanstane Hub 
    Grade 12 Cake Sale

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

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