Lilyfontein Newsletter 4.04 2 November 2018

2 November 2018

Dear Parents / Guardians,

The first week of matric exams are behind us, we continue to wish all our matric learners and parents the best. To all our Lilyfontein families who are preparing for their exam sessions, take care and remember to play outside and get lots of fresh air.  Please take note of the following.

BUDGET: Annual Budget meeting appreciation
Thank you to all the parents that attended the budget meeting on Tuesday evening, your attendance is valued.

SCHOOL TIMES: Please take note
School will close at 12:10 each day from Monday, 5 November 2018 and the town bus will leave school at 12:30 each day.

ATTENTION PARENTS: Bus Survey

Thank you to those parents that have already completed the survey.  If you are interested please take a few minutes to complete the survey;
CLICK HERE



BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: Sponsorship Document 2019 
Hello Lilyfontein Family it's time to get involved and ready for the biggest Lilyfontein Fundraiser of the year the ANNUAL Buco Tomato Trot & Cycle 2019. Let's make the 24th edition the best yet! If you would like to get involved read through the sponsorship document - we have a package to suit everyone's budget! Together we can make our school awesome! SPONSORSHIP DOCUMENT

​BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: T-Shirt Sponsorship 2019

WOW what a great community of businesses we have!  Thank you to all the parents and local business that have bought spots on the shirt.  We are SOLD OUT!





Music Moments Concert: Was Wonderful!
Congratulations to all the wonderful musicians and singers who took part in the Musical Moments concert on Wednesday evening.  We are very proud of you!





ECO:  Together we can make a difference
Lilyfontein School submitted their WESSA Schools Programme #ECO Portfolio. A massive thank you to all the learners, parents, educators and staff that have contributed to the development of this portfolio. Lilyfontein continues to produce #ECO #WARRIORS with an enthusiastic team of educators supporting, guiding and encouraging them. 
















  

LETTER TO PARENTS: Language Selection Grade 8 2019
All grade 7 parents - please read the letter regarding Language Selection for Grade 8 in 2019. Thank you.
CLICK HERE



SPORT NEWS: 
Sport / Extra Murals 
Please note that all sport and extra murals will end for the year on Friday, 2 November 2018. However, scheduled matches will still be
honoured and the school gym will continue until 30 November.

SPORT NEWS: 
Lilyfontein Swimming Caps
Lilyfontein Swimming Caps 25 October 2018 Please note that a new batch of branded swimming caps have been ordered. We are thank all the parents who have supported the purchasing of these caps. Please note that the caps are being phased in and are not compulsory. The caps will be sold from the school shop and we will notify parents when they have arrived.​

SPORT RESULTS: 
CRICKET
U11A Cricket vs Sakhile
Sakhile 86/9 in 20 overs. Josh Pickering 4/10 in 4 overs.
Lilyfontein 57 all out.
Lilyfontein lost by 29 runs.

U13B vs Stirling D
Lilyfontein 108/5. Jeddyn Lennox 52*, Jahdiel Chitondwe 17*.
Stirling 63 all out. Heath Vd Merwe 4/6, Seth Wiggil 3/9 and John Kretzmann 2/13.
Lilyfontein won by 45 runs

U13 Girs vs Berlin Primary
Berlin 69/8, Megan Emslie 4/10
Lilyfontein 73/0, Megan Emslie 43*
Lilyfontein won by 10 wickets

U13 Boys vs Dale
Dale 86/10, Aidon Tidbury 4/10
Lilyfontein 87/1, Chad Henderson 47*
Lilyfontein won by 9 wickets

U10 Boys vs Dale
Dale 107/6, Sebastian Walker 3/15
Lilyfontein 107/3, Jeddyn Lennox 43*
Lilyfontein won by 7 wickets


CYCLING
Results from Thomas River event 27 October:
- Sabro Atakligan 2nd - 47.2 KM Open
- Kirsten Nash: 1st lady 20km cycle
- Anya Nash: 2nd lady 20km cycle
- Timothy Page: 10th overall in the 20km Thomas River MTB cycle and 1st Sprog (boy).
- Jack Bosazza: 1st boy 5km cycle

SWIMMING
Congratulations to Sadi Steyn - who placed 1st in the girls u/9 backstroke at the Amathole Country School’s competition.

SPORT NEWS: Support our Cricketers
Our Lilyfontein U13 Cricketers are at it again. Fundraising for their overseas tour in 2019. Please support the fun run 3 November at 2 Swans Wedding Farm @ 2pm. For more information please contact 072 431 7758.
 
Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal


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Lilyfontein Pre-Primay have regsitered for the #outdoorclassroomday. The learners had fun creating nature constructions, building fiar houses and bug hotels and even did a music lesson outdoors.
 

#TEDTalk Tuesday presents Lisa Bu and How books can open your mind! What happens when a dream you've held since childhood ... doesn't come true? As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in the United States, she turned to books to expand her mind and create a new path for herself. She shares her unique approach to reading in this lovely, personal talk about the magic of books.

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Lisa Bu: How books can open your mind!



2018/11/02
  • Foundation Phase Cake Sale
  • U/9A Cricket vs Dale (H)

2018/11/03
  • U/9, U/10, U/11 & U/13 Cricket vs Gonubie Primary (TBC)

2018/11/05
  • U/13 Cricket Girls vs Stirling(H)

2018/11/06
  • Grade 0 - 3 Puppet Show

2018/11/07
  • U/10A Cricket vs Hudson (A)
  • U/11A Cricket vs Hudson Park(A)
  • U/13A vs Stirling(A)

2018/11/08
  • U/13C Cricket vs West Bank(H)

2018/11/09
  • U/13 UK Tour Cricket Cake Sale.
  • Swimming - Inyathi Relay Gala at Stirling
  • U/9A Cricket vs Selborne(H)

2018/11/10
  • U/9&U/13 Cricket vs Queens(A)
  • U/10&U/11Cricket vs Queens(H)

2018/11/12
  • U/13 Cricket Girls vs Mdantsane(H)
  • Pre-Primary Assessment Week 
  • Grade 7 Exams Start

2018/11/14
  • IP Exams Start

2018/11/15
  • Camp Bush Baby Gr 2

2018/11/22
  • Camp Bush Baby Gr 3

2018/11/30
  • Grade 7 Dance

2018/11/30
  • Camp Bush Pig Gr 4,5&6
  • 2018/12/04Foundation Phase Prize Giving

2018/12/05
  • IP Prize Giving

2018/12/06
  • Grade R Graduation
  • Camp Bush Baby Gr 1

2018/12/07
  • Carols Concert

2018/12/12
  • PP Christmas Party

2018/12/12
  • School Closes for 2018

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

 

 
 

Sport Results

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

RESULTS:
HOCKEY 
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
Boys 
1st vs 3rd Lost 00 - 06
Girls 
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

RUNNING
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.

TABLE TENNIS
Buffalo City Table Tennis Trials The following learners have been selected to represent the Buffalo City Squad:
Girls
- Ella Burger U13
- Janica Labuschagne U15
- Caitlyn Krull U15
Boys
- 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.

RESULTS: SCST Tour



Missing from photograph Johanna Lloyd

Hockey
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
champs!
Netball
The girls played 8 games against some very tough opposition. They won 1 out of the 8 games.
Valuable lessons and fitness was gained.
Rugby
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
FIXTURES

SPORT: Letter to Parents HS Rugby Derby Fixtures 2019
FIXTURES

SPORTFixtures Vodacom Clarendon park U11 Rugby Festival 4-6 April
FIXTURES

SPORT: Fixtures Port Rex T.H.S vs Lilyfontein & Beaconhurst 6 April
FIXTURES

SPORT: Fixtures for Andre Vos Festival U13 Rugby 6 April
FIXTURES

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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. 
FIXTURES

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.

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

SWIMMING
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  

RUNNING
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.

MAJORETTES
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.

CABBAGE PATCH 
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)

ATHLETICS
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

U15A 
- Vs Grens A lost 00 – 54
- Vs Marlow B lost 00 – 28

U13A 
- Vs Voorpos won 12 – 05
- Vs Childs World (Berlin) won 24 – 12
- Vs Port Alfred won 33 – 12 Cricket

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.

SWIMMING
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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