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Home News Lilyfontein Newsletter 1.11 : 28 March 2018

Lilyfontein Newsletter 1.11 : 28 March 2018

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28 March 2018

Dear Parents,
Please take note of the following:

School Closure
School will close today, 28 March, for the end of the 1st term and re-open again for the second term on Tuesday, 10 April 2018. May you and your families enjoy the holidays and those travelling, travel safely.
Have a blessed Easter!

Extra Murals for the 2nd Term
Please note that our extra murals for the 2nd term will start on Tuesday, 10 April. Buses will leave at 16:00 from the first day of term.
Please down load the updated time tables for Intermediate Phase and High School at this link

School Timetable
Please take note that when we return to school on Tuesday, 10 April, we will begin with week 2.

High School Academic Interviews
Academic interviews for High School learners will take place on:
• Tuesday, 17 April, 17:30 – 19:00 for day scholars;
• Friday, 20 April, 14:20 – 15:30 for hostel learners, by appointment only.
Parents who wish to discuss their children’s progress with the respective teachers must please make use of these opportunities to do so. High School staff will be available in their classrooms to speak to parents and learners on the progress made and any concerns regarding the learner’s performance. It is essential that the learner accompanies the parent to the interview. Learners are to be dressed in uniform for this.

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.

Winter Uniform
Please note that winter uniform for Grades 7-12 will only be worn from 4 May 2018. Please ensure that your child has a tie, blazer and navy stockings in the case of girls.

Uniform and Hair Check
Please be advised that this will take place on the first day of the new term. Please ensure your child/ren have had their hair cut and that boys have their sideburns trimmed and they are clean shaven. Please also note that no comb-overs, tinted, hair extensions or coloured hair is permitted. The parents of any learner not complying with our Code of Conduct (as agreed to), will be telephoned to collect their child from school to rectify this.

New School Governing Body (SGB) Committee
Please take note of the following position holders on the SGB Committee:

Chairperson - Anne-Lise Bollaert-Davies
Deputy Chairperson - Angus Jackson
Treasurer - Sean Price
Secretary - Sharon Allan
Transport - Gareth Stanton
Fundraising - Sean Price
Facilities - Angus Jackson
HR - Yvette Harmse
Sport - Jason Bowen
Adventure - Jenny Nash
Communications, Marketing and Culture - Sean van den Berg
Cultural Development and PTA Liaison- Siviwe Magwaca

We wish them every success!

Media Consent Reply Slip
Please read the important letter attached - It relates to the use of your child's pictures in our magazine, newspapers, slideshows etc. Please return the reply slip by WEDNESDAY, 11 APRIL 2018.

East London Ultimate Performer Competition
Congratulations to the following learners on their achievements at the East London Ultimate Performer Competition.
- Addyson Stanton (Gr 4) - 1st prize for Large Group Dancing
- Norrice le Roux (Gr 7) - Best Instrumental Ultimate Performer for 2018 for his drum solo
- Hannah van der Merwe (Gr 8) - reached the semi finals for dancing



NEWS
HS and PS Rugby Fixtures
Please see the rugby fixtures lists for Primary and High School teams at this link.

RESULTS
Equestrian

Blue Steel Autumn show P.E 23-25 March 2018.
Congratulations to:
- Keira Davis - 1st in the Showing, Open Graded 80cm working Hunter,Pony Rider and was Overall Champion in the class.
- Juliette Prioleau - Junior Intermediate Equitation 1m - 2nd, floating trophy for Most Promising Rider Equitation, Junior Open Working
Hunter 1m - Reserve Champion, 1m Jumping - 3rd and Junior Show Riding - 2nd

Eastern Cape Equestrian Show jumping awards evening for 2017.
Keira Davis was a member of the following teams:
- 90cm pony rider amateur Showjumping team that competed at the South African Showjumping Championships
- The Eastern Cape Showjumping pony rider amateur team at the South African Championships in 2017
She was awarded EC 90CM CHAMPION TITLE for 2017, for the most points in the EC Region.

Surfing
Congratulations to Lily Mellin (Gr 7)and Kyan Lugg (Gr 6) who represented Buffalo City Surfing team at the 2018 SA Gromm Games Surf contest held in Port Elizabeth.
- Lily Mellin overall position 3rd U14 Girls
- Kyan Lugg overall position 2nd U12 Boys

Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal



The Easter Bunny visited Lilyfontein School today and even took the time to 'hop' in
to see Mr Els!

2018/03/28
    Pre-Primary Easter Day
    SCHOOL CLOSES
    Interact FP Easter Egg Hunt

2018/03/30
    Good Friday
    Orange River

2018/04/06
    SA Schools Canoe Sprint Champs -
        Shongweni Dam

2018/04/10
    SCHOOL OPENS

2018/04/12
   U/11 Rugby Tour - PE

2018/04/14
   Rugby/Hockey/Netball vs Port Rex (A)
   High School Rugby vs Port Rex - (A)
   U/13A - Andre Vos Rugby Day at Stirling

2018/04/17
    High School Academic Interviews: 17:30 -
       19:00 - Day Scholars

2018/04/18
   High School Hockey vs Hudson Park (TBC)
   Grade 4 Camp
   U/12 and U/13 Rugby Trials - West Bank

2018/04/20
   Blood Drive
   Grade 11 Matric Dance Cake Sale
   High School Academic Interviews - Hostel
       Learners -  By appointment

2018/04/21
   U/8 Rugby at Gonubie
   U/9 Hockey at Gonubie

2018/04/25
   High School Hockey vs Cambridge (A)
   High School Rugby vs Cambridge (A)

2018/04/26
   Matric Dance
   U/13 Final Trials - Queenstown

2018/04/27
    FREEDOM DAY

2018/04/30
    SCHOOL HOLIDAY

2018/05/01
    WORKERS' DAY

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

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