Lilyfontein Newsletter 4.01 12 October 2018

12 October 2018

Dear Parents / Guardians,

Welcome back to the fourth and final term of 2018.  We trust you all had a good rest and enjoyed your holiday's.  Please take note of the following.

A letter of invitation with a reply slip, will be sent home with your child today, Friday, 12 October. High School Prize Giving will take place in the School Hall on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 at 18H30, to be seated by 18H20. Learners are reminded that full winter uniform must be worn with tie and blazer.


The Valedictory assembly will take place in our School Hall on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 at 10H30.

BUDGET: Annual Budget meeting notification

Save the date 30 October 18H00 - school hall
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PTA ELECTIONS:  2019 Committee

Thank you to the outgoing PTA for all the hard work and effort put into Lilyfontein School this year, we truly appreciate all that has been done. Our new 2019 committee was elected on Wednesday evening. Please feel free to contact them via email if you would like to get involved in any which way. We looking for as many hands on deck to make our school great! Let's introduce them.
- Chairperson: Priscilla Joy Dengler - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
- Vice Chairperson: Lisa Gaylard - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
- Fathers Representative: Martin Harmse - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
- Parent Liaison: Lisa Squire - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
- Secretary: Annette Heger - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ADVENTURE:  Hi5FUTURELIFE Smart School Competition 22 October
We have 10 days left to collect as many FutureLife boxes and bread bags. Why? Because we can win R20 000 cash and the pupil who collects the most packaging will win R2500 cash.
How to enter? Buy!
- Any loaf of Smart Bread
(attach your name and school to empty packet)
- 500g or 1.25kg box of FutureLife
(cut out main logo on front and write your full name and school on the back)
- Bring empty packaging to school and place into the GIANT BOX living in the staff room.

The South African Council for English Education has sent confirmation of the overall results. Prizes are only awarded in the Gr 4-7 and Gr 8-11 Language Challenges. 56 schools entered the Grade 4-7 challenge and 26 schools entered the Gr 8-11 challenge.
We are proud to announce that:
- Shelby van Tonder achieved second place in Grade 6 (out of 3269 learners) 
- Adon Parker attained first place in Grade 10 (out of 1804 learners).
Special mention was made of Adon Parker who was also a prize winner in 2017. Congratulations.

DEBATING: The World Scholar's Cup
Congratulations to the following students from Lilyfontein School
Jr Team 718 - Liyabona Mlungwana, Yonda Nonyathi, Bonolo Ramela
Sr Team 753 - Adon Parker, Aiden Young, Daniel du Plessis

These students listed above earned their berths at this final World Scholar’s Cup event of the year through superior performance at the Durban Mini-Global Round, held in South Africa on 1-4 October. They are among the highest-achieving of over 30,000 scholars who have competed in rigorous academic challenges at 120 regional events in over 60 countries. They have been invited to the World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions at Yale University on November 16-21, 2018. 

ECO:  Together we can make a difference
What can you do to help reduce plastic on the planet?  Have a look at South Africa's TOP 10 plastic offenders.


Grade 12 Final Exam Timetable

Grade 11 Final Exam Timetable 


This is your last chance to advertise in the school magazine.  Please contact marketing if you are wanting to advertise in our publication.

SPORT NEWS: Summer Sport Timetables

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Sport: Summer Timetable High School

Sport: Summer timetable Primary School

Foundation Phase: Extra Murals Term 4

1st team vs Port Rex
Lilyfontein 200/6, Josh Swinney 73, Matthew Niemand 30
Port Rex 53 all out, Ryan Kruger 4/12
Lilyfontein won by 147 runs

​1st team vs Despatch
Lilyfontein 130/5, Josh Swinney 46, Tyler Blom 38
Dispatch 131/8, Matthew Niemand 3/13, Ryan Kruger 3/15
Lilyfontein lost by 5 wickets

Cricket Cambridge Festival
1st team vs Sarah Baartman
Lilyfontein 181/5, Logan McQuirk 63, Joshua Swinney 44
Sarah Baartman 161/8, Micheal Prioleau 3/28 off 4 overs and Sid Bosman 3/24 off 4 overs,
Lilyfontein won by 20 runs

1st team vs Westering High School
Lilyfontein 81/8 in 20 overs, Josh Swinny 22
Westering 82/6, John-Georg Weschta 2/15
Lilyfontein lost by 4 wickets

1st team vs Queens College
Queens 198, Tyler Blom 3/60, Michael Prioleau 5/71
Lilyfontein 199/9, Josh Swinney 65, Logan McQuirk 66
Lilyfontein won by 1 wicket

​1st team vs Pearson
Lilyfontein 94 all out, Cooper Van Heerden 39
Pearson 95/3
Pearson won by 7 wickets

U13 A vs Hudson Park
Hudson 160/4
Lilyfontein 116/5
Lilyfontein lost by 44 runs

U13 Co-ed Festival
U13 vs St Dominics Priory
St Dom's 177 all out. Jahdiel Chitondwe 2/24
Lilyfontein 131 all out. Chad Henderson 29
Lilyfontein lost by 49 runs

U13 vs Summerwood
Lilyfontein 88 all out. Jahdiel Chitondwe 34.
Summerwood 89/4. Ayabonga Mkhokheli 2/18
Lilyfontein lost by 6 wickets

U13 vs Herbet Hurd
Herbet Hurd 100/6. Albert Beukman 2/16. Aiden Tidbury 2/12
Lilyfontein 101/4. Aiden Tidbury 39. Kyan Lugg 19*
Lilyfontein won by 6 wickets

U11 A vs George Randall
Lilyfontein 81/6.
George Randall 82/4.
Lilyfontein lost by 4 wickets

U10 A vs Cambridge
Lilyfontein 170/3, Jeddyn Lennox 103*
Cambridge 26 all out
Lilyfontein won by 7 wickets

SPORT NEWS: Support our Cricketers
Our Lilyfontein U13 Cricketers are at it again. Fundraising for their overseas tour in 2019. Please support the Dads & Lads 6-a-side cricket festival and the fun run. For more information contact 083 659 8899.

Yours faithfully

The PTA treated all the Lilyfontein teachers and staff to celebrate Teacher Appreciation day! Thank you so much the treats were delicious and enjoyed by all staff. Thank you for making our day so special.

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  • Blood Clinic
  • Awards Assembly
  • U/9A Cricket vs Cambridge (A)
  • 1st & U/15 Cricket vs Port Rex (TBC)
  • U/13A Cricket vs Selborne (A)
  • U/13 Cricket Girls vs Cambridge (A) 
  • High School Prize Giving
  • U15 Cricket vs EL Science College (H)
  • Valedictory
  • U13 Girls Cricket vs Beaconhurst (A)
  • U/11A Cricket vs Cambridge(A)
  • U/13A Cricket vs George Randell (H)
  • U/10A Cricket vs Stirling (A)
  • U/13C Cricket vs Selborne D (H)
  • U/9A Cricket vs George Randell (A)
  • 1st & U/15 Cricket BYE
  • Dad's & Lads  Cricket Tournament (H)
  • U/13 Cricket Girls vs Berlin (H)
  • Grade 9 Camp
  • Swimming - Country District Trials at Stutterheim
  • Swimming - Free & Back Trials at Joan Harrison
  • U11A Cricket vs Stirling (H)
  • U/13A Cricket vs Selborne (A)
  • U/10A Cricket vs Stirling (H)
  • U/13C Cricket  vs Merrifield (H)
  • Swimming - Breast & Fly Trials at Joan Harrison
  • U/9A Cricket vs Stirling (H)
  • 1st & U/15 Cricket vs United (TBC)
  • U/10A Cricket vs Dale (A)
  • U11A Cricket vs Sakhile (H)
  • U/13A Cricket vs Dale (A)
  • Music Concert

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HS = High School
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Sport Results

  • SPORT RESULTS: 18 April 2018
  • SPORT RESULTS: 05 April 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 15 March 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 8 March 2019

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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SPORT RESOURCE:  Southern Cape Tour - George Sports Fixtures 
Please find attached the fixtures for the Rugby, Netball and Hockey games to be played in George. Please note that the times have been issued by the event organizers and are subject to change at their discretion. 

SPORT NEWS: 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 NEWS: Hockey Border Trials 

Congratulations to the following girls who made it through to the second round of the Border Hockey Trials
U18 Girls
1. Mellisa Hayward
2. Jaydee Nicholson
3. Joanna Llyod
4. Anya Nash 
5. Jessica Rutherford
6.Chelsea Kowoski
7. Lindokhule Faku
U16 Girls
1. Kirsten Nash
2. Bulelwa Kubheka
3. Stephanie Parker

SPORT NEWS: Bass Angling 
Congratulations to Nathan Lentz who has qualified in the Eastern Division fish-offs held between Southern Cape, Eastern Province and Border to represent the Eastern Division Junior Bass Angling Team for a 4th consecutive season. Nathan was part of the team which made history by taking top honours at the 2017 championship and then amazingly repeating this feat on the Vaal River Championship in 2018. This was truly a remarkable achievement in Eastern Division Bass Angling history. The team will compete in the South African Junior National Championships to be held on Witbank Dam in Mpumalanga from 28 to 31 March 2019.The team will travel home on 1 April. All the best for the tournament.

Horse of the Year 2019 
Kara Freitag competed in the Horse of the Year 2019 show held in Kyalami in March. This phenomenal young rider earned the following top accolades:
- 1st part bred welsh show riding - Champion part bred welsh show riding
- 1st part bred welsh show hunter - Champion part bred welsh show hunter - Supreme ridden welsh show pony Congratulations to Kara on a superb performance.

Rugby Border Schools Day
Lilyfontein 1st vs Mthatha High lost 10 – 17
U13A Rugby vs Cambridge lost 14 - 17

Well done to the swimmers who took part in this Gala on Monday, 11 of March
Boys U13
- Jordyn Marr
2nd Boys Open 4x50m Individual Medley
2nd 50m Breaststroke 3rd 50m Butterfly
Boys U11 
- Daniel Naude
4th 50m Freestyle
3rd 50m Butterfly
- Keegan Marr
1st 50m Breaststroke
2nd 50m Backstroke
2nd 50m Butterfly
Final Points 
1st Albany District 373 points 
2nd Amathole District 358 points
3rd Karoo District 223 points

Country District Swimming Results BOYS 
Country Districts Swimming Results GIRLS  

Aiden Young (Grade 11) ran the Buffs Half Marathon, 21km on 10 March 2019 and was placed 2nd junior in a time of 1.31.32.

Congratulations to the Lilyfontein Majorettes took part in the Finals of the PNA Ultimate Performer Competition. The athletes took to the stage in true majorette form. The Lilyfontein Majorettes walked away with the following titles:
- Over all Junior Ultimate Performer
- Petit & Junior Ultimate Performer
- Ultimate Petit & Junior Large Group
- Overall Petit & Junior Group - Ultimate Junior Dancer
This came with R10 000 cash prize as well as other prizes. We are super proud of our team on their excellent performance. Well done to the long hours of training and the dedication.

Congratulations to all the Lilyfontein families for supporting and participating in the KOMGA Cabbage Patch, special mention to the following athletes that achieved podium finishes.
Cabbage Patch Results 20km MTB race: 
- 1st Alastair Connet Male 56:41.366 (Grade 12)
- 2nd EJ Mollentze Male 1:00:01.878 (Grade 9)
Cabbage Patch Results 15km RUN race: 
- 2nd Kirsten Nash Female 1:22:49.576 (Grade 10)
- 3rd Anya Nash Female 1:23:11.472 (Grade 11)
- 4th Florence Jackson Female 1:27:43.225 (Educator)

Eastern Cape Athletics Championships
A massive congratulations to Megan Emslie in grade 8, on winning a silver medal for finishing second in the girls’ U14 100m, in a personal best time of 12:91, at the Eastern Cape Athletics Championships which was held in Nelson Mandela Bay over the weekend. We are extremely proud of her!

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SPORT RESULTS: Grens Festival that took place 1-2 March
Netball 1st Team 
- Vs Mzomhle lost 05 – 10
- Vs Port Rex lost 03 – 15
- Vs Cathcart lost 06 – 16
- Vs Beaconhurst won 21 – 06

Hockey 1st Team 
- Vs Grens won 09 – 00
- Vs Zastron won 02 – 00
- Vs Port Alfred won 02 – 01

Rugby 1st Team 
- Vs Beaconhurst won 14 – 12
- Vs Zastron lost 00 – 12

- Vs Grens A lost 00 – 54
- Vs Marlow B lost 00 – 28

- Vs Voorpos won 12 – 05
- Vs Childs World (Berlin) won 24 – 12
- Vs Port Alfred won 33 – 12 Cricket

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.

U9B Lilyfontein vs Stirling B
Lilyfontein 53 all out.
Stirling 54/4.
Lilyfontein lost by 6 wickets.

Congratulations 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

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