Lilyfontein Newsletter 4.10 14 December 2018

14 December 2018

Dear Parents
 
This is the final newsletter of the year and it contains some very important information with regard to the start of the new academic year in January 2019. Please take note of the following.


FAREWELL
As a school community, we would like to wish the following staff members well for the future as they pursue their different paths in life: Mrs Susan Clarke; Miss Tracey Gaze; Mrs Lara Gratz and Mr Alan Angelbeck. Mr Angelbeck will however be back in 2019 to assist us in the Maths Department until the DoE finalizes the Maths Post applications. We would like to thank them all for their contribution to Lilyfontein – we are going to miss each one of them!

START OF FIRST TERM

The start of the new school year for 2019 will be on Wednesday, 9 January 2019. 

  • Pre-Primary times: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (9, 10 and 11 January) school will start at 7:30 and end at 11:00.  From Monday, 21 January, Pre-Primary will end at 12:00 each day.
  • Foundation Phase:
Grade 1
7:30 - 12:00 (9 – 18 January).
7:30 - 13:00 (21 January) 

Grade 2 & 3
7:30 – 13:15

Grade 4 – 12
The school day will begin at 7:30 each day and end at 14:10 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (9, 10 & 11 January).

LEADERS INDUCTION CEREMONIES
Senior Leaders Induction
  • Will be held on Friday, 11 January 2019 at 09:10.
  • Invitations to parents will follow.
Junior Leaders Induction
  • Will be held on Friday, 11 January 2019 at 07:45.
  • Invitations to parents will follow.
  • Junior Leaders Camp will be held from Friday, 1 March to Saturday, 2 March 2019.
JUNIOR LEADERS
The 2019 Junior Leaders need to be at school on Tuesday, 8 January from 7:30 to 12:00 for an important meeting and duties. They need to be dressed in their informal summer uniform.

PARENT MEETING Grade 0 – Grade 12
 

All parents are invited to attend an information evening on Monday, 14 January 2019 in our School Hall.  Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served from 17:15 and the meeting will start at 17:45. After the address in the Hall, parents will go to their child’s classroom to be informed about the expectations for the year.

LYNX MAGAZINE

Each family will receive one copy of the magazine with the reports.

LILYFONTEIN LICENSE DISCS:  Available at Reception
Please support this campaign and initiative to improve security on our campus.  We request that all parents/guardians or drivers collecting and dropping learners off at school purchase a disc at a cost of R50. Your support is appreciated.



IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Finance Office Request
The Finance Department requests that people use the correct reference when making payments to the school as this will assist us with
the correct allocation of funds. For those who have made payments i.e.annual payments please can they forward their proof of
payments to the finance office This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We appreciate your support in this matter.

ATTENTION PARENTS: Finance
Please find the following important budget and finance related documents

2019 Financial Payment Reply Slip
2019 Centralising of Accounts for Debtors

Lilyfontein: 2019 Fee Structure
Debit orders 2019

CLICK HERE


TOMATO TROT – 2 FEBRUARY 2019: Entries are open.
Enter online: www.roag.co.za 
Enter instore: Sportsmans Warehouse 
Entry form: Entry Form
Follow and like our Facebook Page:  Click here

Please save the date and make every effort to be involved. If you are not taking part in the running or cycling, we would appreciate your help with marshalling, food and beer tents. This is the year’s major fundraiser for the school. Let’s all work together to make our school even better! Look out for the reply slip.



BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: Volunteer Reply Slips

Please click on the link and complete the volunteer slip for the BUCO Trot 2 February 2019. We request the help of each and every family member. All reply slips to be returned to Mrs. Judy Mtonga at reception before the 11 January 2019. Together we are stronger!
Reply Slip




BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: Call for lucky draw prizes

Anyone interested in donating lucky draw prizes for the Tomato Trot & Cycle please contact the marketing department! 




PTA APPRECIATION: Thank you to parents!
Thank you to the parents/guardians for all your help this year.  We are the Lilyfontein Family and we need to work together to be the best we can be.  Please consider joining our dynamic team in 2019.  For more information contact the following Committee Members

PTA APPRECIATION: Thank you to our PTA Committee!
We would like to take this opportunity of thanking the PTA Committee for all their hard and dedicated work during the past year.


MESSAGE TO LILYFONTEIN FAMILY:  Keep being the change!
Our 2018 Eco Schools Portfolio has been awarded with a Decade Green Flag Award for 2018. What an amazing 13-year Eco schools journey, we have had.  Well done to all the educators, staff and families that have contributed to this success.
 

CLASS TEACHERS : 2019
Class teachers for 2019 are as follows:

Grade 0 (K) Miss Klopper             
Grade 0 (J) Mrs Johnston             
Grade R (R) Miss Richter                           
Grade R (B) Mrs Beukman            
Grade 1 (B) Mrs Bezuidenhout                  
Grade 1 (D) Miss Delport                           
Grade 2 (K) Ms Kleinhans             
Grade 2 (H) Mrs Human                            
Grade 3 (F) Mrs Fouché                            
Grade 3 (C) Miss Connellan                      
Grade 4 (S) Mrs Swart                               
Grade 4 (H) Mr Hayes                               
Grade 5 (G) Mr Geldenhuys                      
Grade 5 (S) Ms Steyn                                
Grade 6 (M) Mrs McLaren
Grade 6 (C) Miss Cloete
Grade 7 (N) Mrs Nass
Grade 7 (T) Mr Terblanche
Grade 8 (C) Mr Coldham
Grade 8 (V) Miss Visser
Grade 9 (E) Miss Elson
Grade 9 (P) Mrs Potgieter
Grade 10 (D) Mr Daniels
Grade 10 (J) Mrs Jacoby
Grade 11 (B) Mrs Bokweni
Grade 11 (V) Mr Van Der Ham
Grade 12 (G) Mrs Goosen
Grade 12 (P) Miss Pitcher

TEXT BOOKS : GR 8-12 for 2019
Reminder – PLEASE confirm your book order at African Book Connection as a matter of urgency.  As parents, we need to ensure that our children are properly equipped for the start of the new academic year.

GRADE 8 ORIENTATION
Grade 8 parents are requested to please take note of the letter sent home with the reports regarding Grade 8 Orientation on Tuesday, 8 January 2019.
 
GRADE 4’s 2019
All Grade 4’s of 2019 will attend school on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in uniform from 8:30 to 9:30 for orientation into Intermediate Phase.

HOSTEL PUPILS
ALL hostel pupils must arrive at hostel dressed in full school uniform at 16:00 on Tuesday, 8 January 2019.  

HOSTEL FEES
ALL hostel fees must be paid on or before the day of your child’s entry into the hostel.  No child will be allowed to stay at the hostel without proof of payment being presented on the day.
 
EXTRA TIME APPLICATION
Applications need to be early in the new year.  Forms are available from the front office and must include a Scholastic Assessment not older than 3 years.  Please note learners need to re-apply for each phase.
 
UNIFORMS
Please ensure that your child is correctly dressed for school next year.

PLEASE NOTE
:
  • Please ensure that your child returns to school next year with their own natural coloured hair in a neat style. 
  • Our school tracksuit forms part of our winter uniform and tracksuit pants may not be worn without the tracksuit top.
  • Official Lilyfontein socks must be worn with ‘mid-week’ uniform.
  • Only predominantly white tackies with a navy trim are allowed.
  • Any contravention of our dress code will mean a parent being asked to return to school to correct the dress or hair fault.
SCHOOL SHOP
Please note that our school shop will open on Monday and Tuesday, 7 & 8 January from 09:00 – 11:30 and then each Monday to Thursday from 7:30 – 8:00.

LETTER TO PARENTS: Music Pupils 2019
CLICK HERE

MUSIC LESSONS
Please note that individual music lessons (piano/guitar/recorder) will start on Monday, 14 January.  If your child is starting recorder / guitar lessons, please ensure that they have the instrument and files as requested.

LETTER TO PARENTS: IP - Regarding spelling book in 2019
Spelling book 2019

STATIONERY LISTS: High School 

Grd 12 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019 ​
Grd 11 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019
Grd 10 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019
Grd 9 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019
Grd 8 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019


TEXT BOOKS: High School 

HS Order form - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 12 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 11 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 10 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 9 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 8 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019


STATIONERY LISTS: Primary School Book Lists
IP Grade 7 - Stationery List
IP Grade 6 - Stationery List
IP Grade 5 - Stationery List
IP Grade 4 - Stationery List
FP Grade 3 - Stationery List
FP Grade 2 - Stationery List
FP Grade 1 - Stationery List


FOUNDATION PHASE: Uniform and Aftercare
Foundation Phase: Uniform list grade 1-3
Foundation Phase: After care letter


EXTRA MURALS
Sport practices will begin on Monday, 14 January 2019 and

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In conclusion, I wish to thank our Lilyfontein staff most sincerely for their hard work throughout the past term.  We are truly fortunate to have such a committed team at this school and I would appeal to you as parents to continue to support them during these most challenging times of change, as we try to uphold positive values at Lilyfontein.  Good luck to our Matrics on their results which ought to be released early January.
 
We wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year.  For those who are travelling, please travel safely.  Enjoy the holidays!

Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal

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Santa Claus came to visit the pre-primary this morning.  What a treat all the little ones got a present from Santa.  Thanks Mr  Angelbeck for being Lilyfontein's Santa doing his last visit before retirement!
 
In the pitch-black night, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, singing to herself, hallucinating ... Diana Nyad just kept on swimming. And that's how she finally achieved her lifetime goal as an athlete: an extreme 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida -- at age 64. Hear her story.

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Never, ever give up | Diana Nyad



2018/12/12
  • PP Christmas Party
  • School Closes for 2018

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

 
 

Sport Results

  • SPORT RESULTS: 30 November 2018
  • SPORT RESULTS: 23 November 2018
  • SPORT RESULTS: 9 November 2018
  • SPORT RESULTS: 2 November 2018

SPORTS NEWS:
SWIMMING: Amathole District Trials
Congratulations to the following Lilyfontein learners who participated in the Amathole District Trials and who got chosen to represent Amathole at Inyati Gala:
Grade1:
- Summer gaylard
- Gemma Miles
- Emily Reed
Grade 3
- Sadi Steyn
- Oliver Pascoe
Grade 4
- Daniel Naude
Grade 6
- Michael Naude

SWIMMING: Aquanova Star Gala
Congratulations to the following podium positions
U9 Boys 
Oliver Pascoe - Silver Backstroke; Bronze Freestyle; Bronze Butterfly
U10 Boys 
Daniel Naude - Gold Freestyle; Gold Backstroke; Gold Breaststroke; Gold Butterfly
Conor Moore - Silver Breaststroke
U12 Boys 
Micheal Naude - Gold Freestyle; Gold Backstroke; Gold Breaststroke; Gold Butterfly

RUNNING: 

- Aiden Young ran in the Gonubie Coastal Challenge 21km on Saturday 17 November, and was 1st Junior in a time of 1hr31min18sec.
- Aiden Young received received the club award for Male Junior (U21) athlete for the year 2018 at the awards ceremony for Oxford Striders Running Club.

EQUESTRIAN - Christmas Show
Congratulations to all our learners:
Juliet Prioleau:

  • A2 1m - 1st Place
  • A2 1.10m - 1st Place
  • 1m Championship - Champion
  • Junior Novice Working Hunter - Reserve Champion

Kathryn Swan:

  • November junior show champion
  • Junior Reserve Working champion
  • Junior Reserve Working hunter
  • All Novice level

Keira Davis:

  • Child 1m show jumping. 2 x first places
  • Child Open working hunter 90cm 1ST place

Anya Nash:

  • Junior 1st novice equitation.
  • Junior 1st Cub hunter 70cm.

Kirsten Nash:

  • 1st 2phase 80cm,
  • 2nd A2 80cm,
  • 2nd championship 80cm,
  • 2nd Junior equitation welcome,
  • 3rd Cub hunter 70cm

Bridget Venables:

  • 1st A2 80cm,
  • 2nd Pony Rider Novice Show Hunter,
  • 1st Pleasure Pony,
  • Reserve SASA Pony Rider Champion,
  • 1st & Champion Pony Rider Novice Working Hunter,
  • 1st 80cm Championship
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SPORTS RESULTS:
Well done to all the kids that attended the Aquanova Star Gala on Saturday. Podium positions were as follows:
U9 Boys 
Oliver Pascoe - Silver Backstroke; Bronze Freestyle; Bronze Butterfly
U10 Boys 
Daniel Naude - Gold Freestyle; Gold Backstroke; Gold Breaststroke; Gold Butterfly
Conor Moore - Silver Breaststroke
U12 Boys 
Micheal Naude - Gold Freestyle; Gold Backstroke; Gold Breaststroke; Gold Butterfly

SPORT NEWS: 

- Aiden Young ran in the Gonubie Coastal Challenge 21km on Saturday 17 November, and was 1st Junior in a time of 1hr31min18sec.
- Aiden Young received received the club award for Male Junior (U21) athlete for the year 2018 at the awards ceremony for Oxford Striders Running Club.

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SPORT NEWS: 
Equestrian

Congratulations to the following riders for being chosen to represent the Eastern Cape at the South African Equitation Champs later this year: We are very proud of our riders and their horses.

- Juliet Prioleau (Grade 12) - Junior intermediate team
- Anya Nash (Grade 10) - Junior novice team
- Bridget Venables (Grade 7) - Pony intermediate team
- Keira Davis (Grade 6) - Pony open team
- Kara Freitag (Grade 6) - Pony intermediate team

SPORT RESULTS: 
Cricket
U13A vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 372 all out. Chad Henderson 53, Christopher Ham 79, Jahdiel Chitondwe 58* and Megan Emslie 43.
Gonubie 190 all out.
Lilyfontein won by 182 runs

U11A vs Gonubie
Gonubie 220 all out. Josh Pickering 4/30
Lilyfontein 26 all out.
Lilyfontein lost by 194 runs

U10A vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 143/2. Heath Vd Merwe 50*
Gonubie 137 all out.
Lilyfontein won by 6 runs

U9A vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 105 all out. Jack Bosazza 24 & Conor Moore 20
Gonubie 106/4.
Lilyfontein lost by 6 wickets

U9A vs Dale
Lilyfontein 72/8. Blade Mclean 27
Dale 73/7 Blade Mclean 3/11, Corbin Tidbury 2/7
Lilyfontein lost by 3 wickets

U13A vs Stirling
Stirling 159/5.
Lilyfontein 88 all out. Chad Henderson 30
Lilyfontein lost by 70 runs

U10A vs Hudson Park
Lilyfontein 113/3. Jeddyn Lennox 67
Hudson Park 114/3.
Lilyfontein lost by 7 wickets

U13 Girls vs Stirling
Stirling 87/8. Megan Petzer 3/15
Lilyfontein 88/3. Megan Emslie 44*
Lilyfontein won by 7 wickets

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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.

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