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Lilyfontein Newsletter 1.09 8 March 2019

8 March 2019

Dear Parents
 
We welcome the rain today.  May you all have a warm, snug week-end gearing up for the last week of term.  Stay safe on the roads if you are travelling.  Please take note of the following.


CIVVIES DAY: 15 March 2019
Please note that Friday, 15 March 2019 is a Civvies Day. Learners need to pay R5 to attend school in civvies. Funds raised will go towards Canaan Care Centre. Learners must please dress according to school policy - neat, no make-up, girls tops to cover the shoulders (no spaghetti straps) and the tummy; no extra short, shorts or mini dresses, no slops and no board shorts. Thank you.

REPORTS: 
Grades 1 – 7: These reports will be sent home with your child/ren on Friday, 15 March 2019.
Grades 8 – 12: Parents are to collect these reports between 10:30 and 11:00 on Friday, 15 March 2019, in the Art Room.
Please note that should you be unable to collect your child’s report, an adult is to be sent with a letter of permission from yourself to collect the report. Thank you for your support in this matter.

EXTRA MURALS: Last week of term
Please note that extra murals for the first term will end on Friday, 8 March. Only those teams going on tour will have practices next week. The respective coaches will advise their teams.

Grade 4 - 7: Early Closure
Please be advised that Grades 4 to 7 will end school at 13:20 on Wednesday, 13 March, due to the Study Skills Workshop that will take place in the School Hall from 13:30. Thank you.

INTER-SCHOOLS ATHLETICS: 
Hosted by Lilyfontein School
Well done to all the Athletes that took part in the Inter-Schools Athletics Meeting. Lilyfontein won the day with a total of 313 points, followed by Komga with 228 points and Stutterheim with 211 points.
 

REQUEST: Un-allocated payments
The Finance Department has un-allocated payments due to incorrect or incomplete references. Please could all parents check their school fees statements to verify that all payments made are reflected on the statements. If payments are missing please forward proof of payment to the finance office as soon as possible. Thank you.

CONTACT DETAILS FOR FINANCE OFFICE: 
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PTA MEETING 2ND TERM: 11 April 2019



MY SCHOOL CARDS:
Forms and cards

The PTA has started capturing the data for the my school cards.  These will be delivered to your postal address. Thank you to the parents that have completed the forms.  Once you have received your card please swipe away at the following stores:  CLICK HERE


LETTER TO PARENTS: Foundation Phase 8 March
LETTER

SCHOOL SHOP: 
Open Hours
Mondays to Thursdays 7.30 – 8.00am

SCHOOL SHOP: Caps and Peaks
Our school caps and peaks have arrived! They are available in our school shop at a cost of R120 each.



LETTER TO PARENTS: Grade 7 admission letter 2020

Please read the LETTER and the process for current grade 7 learners to articulate into grade 8 at Lilyfontein.

MATH RESOURCES: 
Message from our Maths Department No. 4
Maths is all around us, interwoven into every aspect of our lives.  Embrace its beauty.



INTERHOUSE PLAYS:  Grade 4-12 learners
Learners in Orange and Navy House will perform their Interhouse plays on Thursday, 14 March at 17:30 in the School Hall. Learners who wish to attend this must wear their informal school uniform. Parents are welcome to attend. Kindly RSVP by letting the front office know whether you and/or your child will attend to enable the house captains to plan for seating. A tuckshop will be available. The cost of the event is R5 for learners and R10 for adults.


ECO CHALLENGE: Single Use Plastics
Lilyfontein ECO Club challenges the Lilyfontein Family to participate in the 100% SINGLE USE PLASTIC FREE CHALLENGE! How it works:
1. Starts on Monday 11 March
2. You may not use or buy any product that has a single use plastic packaging
3. Finishes on Friday 15 March
4. Learners pledge and sign a register every day!
Do you have what it takes to SAY NO to single use plastics? Together we can do anything!



SOME GREAT SPORT WISDOM: Let's be good sports


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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Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal

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Foundation Phase Fun Dam Gala was a hit on Monday with all the grade 1-3's in the dam cooling off from a very hot week.
 
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2019/03/08
  • Cricket Cake Sale
  • Primary Boys Tennis C-League vs Stirling(A)
  • Primary Boys Tennis D-League vs Nahoon(A)
  • Border Schools Day - 1st Rugby vs Chief Bokklein @ Selborne College
  • Cancer Relay
2019/03/11
  • HPV Immunisation for Gr. 4 Girls
  • Grade 8 Hobbiton Camp
  • B-League Swimming Inter District Gala at Merrifield
2019/03/13
  • 1st Team Cricket vs Stirling(A)
  • Mel's Touch Farm will visit Pre-Primary
2019/03/14
  • Interhouse Plays - Cultural
2019/03/15
  • SCHOOL CLOSES
  • Interact Easter Egg Hunt : Gr 1-3 
2019/03/16
  • 1st Girls Hockey, Rugby, Netball Tour to George
2019/04/02
  • SCHOOL OPENS
FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School

Sport Results

  • SPORT RESULTS: 10 May 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 03 May 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 18 April 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 05 April 2019

SPORT FIXTURES:  
Sport: Fixtures Merrifield vs Lilyfontein AWAY - 11 May 
Sport: Fixtures Kingswood - 11 May AWAY 
Sport: Fixtures SPAR Challenge Hockey - 12 May at Clarendon HS 
Sport: Fixtures Berlin - 15-16 May HOME

SPORT NEWS: Border Rugby Teams 
Congratulations to the following boys for making the Border Rugby Teams
- Luke Randall U13
- Jose Lottering U12

SPORT RESULTS:
HOCKEY vs Stirling 
Girls
U13A vs U13A lost 00 - 02
U16A lost 00 - 02
2nd drew 01 - 01
1st won 05 - 00
Boys
1st vs 3rd lost 00 - 04

RUGBY vs Stirling 
U15A lost 00 - 41
1st won 46 - 14

NETBALL vs Stirling
U15A lost 11 - 18
1st won 14 - 12 U9

NETBALL vs Centre of Excellence 
U9 won 08 - 00
U10 lost 02 - 07

NETBALL vs Gonubie
U11 lost 02 - 06

RUNNING 
Congratulations to Aiden Young Gr 11V who competed in the Mazars Diesel Depot 15km challenge on Saturday 4th May 2019 and was placed 3rd Junior in a time of 01h04m23s.

CROSS COUNTRY
Nahoon Primary 

U10 Girls 1st Crystal Kruger

NETBALL vs Komga
U11 vs Komga lost 4 – 5
U10 vs Komga lost 1 – 2

NETBALL Derby vs Port Alfred
U9B lost 02 – 04
U9A lost 01 – 10
U10 lost 02 – 10
U11 lost 03 – 07
U12 lost 02 – 15
U13 won 11 – 08
U15 lost 05 – 25
2nd lost 09 – 16
1st won 28 – 27

RUGBY Derby vs Port Alfred 
U9 won 12 – 00
U11 won 46 – 00
U13B won 24 – 00
U13A won 36 – 14
U15 lost 00 – 35
1st won 27 – 26

HOCKEY Derby vs Port Alfred 
Girls 
U9A won 06 – 03
U9B lost 01 – 03
U10 lost 02 – 04
U11 lost 01 – 02
U13B lost 00 – 02
U13A won 06 – 00
U16 won 06 – 01
2nd drew 00 – 00
1st won 04 – 00
Boys 
U9 drew 03 – 03
U11 lost 04 – 06
U11 drew 04 – 04
U13 lost 00 – 02
1st drew 01 – 01

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SPORT FIXTURES: Port Alfred vs Lilyfontein 
Please take note of time and field changes for the Derby against Port Alfred tomorrow - HOME. 
HOME 
AWAY 

SPORT NEWS: Hockey Border Teams 
Congratulations to Thabalani Metu for making the Border U13A team.

U13 CRICKET TOUR: Final Fundraiser
Please support our U13 Cricket team as they do one last push to get some cash for their big adventure coming up in the June/July holidays.

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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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