31 August 2018
Dear Parents / Guardians,
We trust that you have had a good week please take note of the following:
SAFETY AND SECURITY
Parents please be advised that due to the increased security measures, collection and dropping off of learners will take slightly longer than in the past. Thank you for your understanding.
GRADE 9 SUBJECT CHOICE MEETING: 11 September
ALL Grade 9 parents and learners are reminded of the Subject Choice Meeting to be held in the School Hall on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 at 18:00. It is very important that you attend this meeting. Learners are to be dressed in their informal uniform.
SUNFLOWER DAY: 21 September
Be the hope and buy your tope for our annual Sunflower Day. We encourage all Lilyfontein families to buy their R30 tope from Pick 'n Pay or the School Shop and wear them to school on the 21 September. R30 is a donation to the fund and learners are encouraged to buy a new one for 2018.
Click on link for more information.
ADVENTURE RACE 2018
Entries close on the 3 September. If you have not yet registered for our Adventure Race please log onto www.roag.co.za and ENTER TODAY!
Adventure Race 2018: Compulsory Equipment List
Adventure Race 2018: Grd 1-3 and Grd 4-5 Compulsory Equipment List
INTERMEDIATE PHASE: Adventure Race Training
All Grade 4-5 and U13 teams entering the Lilyfontein Adventure Race are encouraged to attend Adventure Sport on a Monday and Thursday with their teams to train. Monday is cross-fit and Thursday is cycling.
SPONSORS ADVENTURE RACE 2018
A big thank you to all our partners and sponsors for this years Adventure Race.
GUITAR TEA CONCERT
We will be having our Guitar Tea Concert on Saturday, 15 September 2018 from 10:00 to 12:30 in the School Hall. If you would like tickets, please send the money, name, grade and number of tickets to Lisa van Tonder before Monday, 10 September (tickets are R30 each). Any queries please contact Mrs Wiggill.
INTERACT: Family Fun Day 22 September
We encourage Lilyfontein families to form teams of 2 or 4 to participate in this team based family fun day. Let your adventure start here! Good times to be had with your loved ones! Please READ, SIGN, PAY, SUBMIT J
Big congratulations to the Pre-Primary teachers and learners for putting on a wonderful musical and play: How the Baby Leopard got her Spots!
BIG GREEN EXPO: 14-16 September
The annual Big Green Expo exists to educate the public about the impact our choices have on the environment. They will be showcasing products and services that are kinder to the environment and provide a platform for like minded people to interact. Entrance is FREE! Lilyfontein will be involved in this EXPO please find time to support and visit, let's save our planet.
FOUNDATION PHASE: Extra Murals Term 3 week 7 and 8
Please click on the link to view extra murals
ADVERTISE IN THE LYNX MAGAZINE
We still have advertising space left in our directory. Please contact marketing if you are wanting to advertise in our publication.
SUPPORT U13 CRICKET FUNDRAISER: 1 September
The Lilyfontein U13 Cricket team is hosting a Spring Day Bazaar from 10:00 at the 2 Swans venue tomorrow on 1 September. Bring the whole family out for a good, old fashioned, day of fun. Free entry and all are welcome.
Congratulations to Zothando Simon who participated in the SAKMAA in Potchefstroom last week-end and achieved excellent results:
- 1st Gold medal - weapon form
- 2nd Silver medal - combat weapon
- 2nd Silver medal - normal form
- 2nd Silver medal - continues sparring
- 3rd Bronze medal - normal sparring
- Girls u9 Crystal Kruger 2nd Silver medal
Lilyfontein 7-a-side Tournament
- Lilyfontein vs De Vos Malan lost 7-11
- Lilyfontein vs Port Rex lost 15-22
- Kings College won 29-12 vs Central
- Lilyfontein vs Central lost 17-19
- u9 Girls vs Boys (mixed) draw
- u10 Boys draw
- u10 and u11 Girls (mixed) Navy won
- u13 Girls Navy won
- u13 Boys draw
- u14 and u16 Girls (mixed) Orange won
- 1st and 2nd Team Girls (mixed) draw
- u9 Navy won
- u10 and u11 (mixed) Orange won
- 2nd team Orange won
- 1st team Orange won
- u9 Orange won
- u11 Orange won
- u13 Navy won
- u15 Navy won
WINNERS OF THE LILYFONTEIN INTERHOUSE WINTER SPORT FESTIVAL
MR N ELS
Grade 7 Learners what wonderful entrepreneurs!
Listen to Caroline Paul. She is an American writer of fiction and non-fiction. She was raised in Connecticut, and educated in journalism and documentary film at Stanford University.
BRAVERY: To raise brave girls, encourage adventure.
Gutsy girls skateboard, climb trees, clamber around, fall down, scrape their knees, get right back up -- and grow up to be brave women. Learn how to spark a little productive risk-taking and raise confident girls with stories and advice from firefighter, paraglider and all-around adventurer Caroline Paul.
- Grade 7 Entrepreneurs Day
- Grade 1 Adventure Day
- EC Schools Cross Country Champs - All Ages at Port Alfred
- EC Schools XC Champs in Port Alfred (All Schools)
- SACEE Poetry Cafe- invited Gold Awards
- Pre-Primary Spring Day
- Lilyfontein Adventure Race
- ASA National XC Champs - All Ages in PE
- ASA National Cross Country Champs - All Ages at Port Elizabeth
- 1st & U/15 Cricket vs Grens (TBC)
- Pre-Primary Assessment Week
- Grade 9 Subject Choice Meeting
- 1st & U/15 Cricket vs N. Region (TBC)
- Guitar Tea
- 1st & U/15 Cricket vs Mdantsane (TBC)
- Pre-Primary Heritage Day Braai
- Grade 12 Adventure Day (TBC)
- SA Champs Adventure Race at Helpmekaar.
- SA Schools National Cross Country Champs - All Ages at Bloemfontein