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Lilyfontein Newsletter 1. 02 18 January 2019

18 January 2019

Dear Parents
 
We are settling into 2019 nicely, sport and extra murals have started this week.  It is a busy time for us, please take note of all communications in handouts and via our D6 platform and newsletter. Please take note of the following.



SCHOOL TIMES
School starts each day at 07:30 for all Grades R – 12 pupils.
end of school times are as follows:
Monday – Friday:
Grade 0 & Grade R - 12:00
Grade 1 - 13:10 
Grade 2 & Grade 3 - 13:20
Grade 4 - Grade 12 - 14:10
Children not fetched by 16:30 will be sent up to the hostel
(See Safety and Security letter).


FOUNDATION PHASE:  Please take note of the following

- Children dropped in Foundation Phase before 7:15 are unsupervised and may NOT use any playground apparatus until the teacher is on duty after 7:15.

- Foundation Phase learners remaining at school after 14:30 must be enrolled at Julie Ekron’s Aftercare; an aftercare fee will be charged.

- Foundation Phase learners must wait in Foundation Phase area. They may not leave the Foundation Phase area to wait for lifts or to wait with older siblings.

PARENT / SCHOOL / LEARNER CO-OPERATION
In order for us as a learning institution to provide quality education, we would like to ensure that we manage a safe, healthy and focused context for our parents, educators and learners. We appeal to you as parents and primary educators of your children, to uphold our school’s Code of Conduct, Dress Code and Academic Expectations. In this way we can ensure a collaborative and co-operative learning experience for all our learners. Conflicting standards and levels of discipline between home and school are confusing and self-destructive. Let us ensure that we are all on the same educational page.


LETTER TO PARENTS: Safety & Security 2019
Please read through the letter to familiarise yourself with our Safety & Security policy.
Safety and Security 

LILYFONTEIN
LICENSE DISCS: 
 Available at Reception
Thank you to all parents for the overwhelming support in the purchasing of our security discs. For those that have not yet purchased a disc (R50 each), they are still available from reception.



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 finance related documents

Lilyfontein: 2019 Fee Structure
Debit orders 2019 
CLICK HERE



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



BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: Enter at BUCO Tomorrow for all the events

Come and find our table at BUCO Beacon Bay and enter with us!


BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: Volunteer Reply Slips

Thank you to all the parents and families that have submitted their reply slips we are thrilled with the response.  Please note that we will be allocating tasks and responsibilities shortly and someone will be in touch with you.  We appreciate you volunteering and assisting us with our fundraiser.



PTA FIRST MEETING OF 2019: Held on 17 January 2019

Thank you for the fantastic turn out for our very first PTA meeting of 2019.  We are delighted to have such an awesome bunch of parents involved this year.  Thank you to those that attended.



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.
 



TUCK SHOP: Lilybites menu 2019
Lilybites would like to welcome everyone back to school for a fantastic 2019. Please click on link below to see what we have on offer for the learners and staff. Tuck-shop accounts are available on request. Contact Amelia Steyn for more information.
Menu

VEHICLES/MOTORBIKES
Any students who bring vehicles/motorbikes onto campus need to ensure that:

  • Permission and communication with the school has been done.
  • The school has your licence number and vehicle registration numbers recorded.
  • The school has a copy of your driver’s licence.
  • You have been interviewed by Mr Els.

ABSENTEEISM
Please note that should your child be absent from school a letter is to be sent in to the office. Should your child be absent for 3 or more days in a row, a Doctor’s Certificate needs to be sent to school. Our computer programme automatically issues a demerit if your child’s name is entered as absent without a letter. Parents are requested to please support us in this matter. The DoE has ruled that any learner absent for 25% of the year, will not be allowed to write examinations due to the lack of class time.

ID DOCUMENTS/CARD
The Department of Education has requested schools to ask parents to ensure that learners apply for ID documents as an ID document is essential for registration for external examinations at the end of Grade 11 and for Grade 12.

SCHOOL SHOP
Please note that our school shop is open Mondays to Thursdays 7.30 – 8.00am



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

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.



RESULTS: Equestrian
Anagret Swart:
- Novice Junior Individual Working Riding Champion Kathryn Swan
- Challenge team working riding – 1st
- Novice individual show riding – 4th
- Novice individual working riding – 3rd

Kara Freitag:
- 1st Novice Show Pony
- 2nd Novice Show Riding Pony
- SA Novice Showing Champion Pony
- EC Children’s Challenge Team 1st
- 2nd Open Show Riding Pony
- Reserve Champion Show Riding Pony
- 1st Open Show Hunter Pony - Champion Show Hunter Pony
- 1st under Working Hunter Pony
- 1st over Working Hunter Pony
- SA Champion Working Hunter Pony
- EC Children’s Showing Team 2nd
- Pony rider 90cm jumping 6th, 7th and 4th places
- EC Jumping team 1st 90cm
- 1m jumping 5th place
- EC jumping Team overall 2nd

Keira Davies:
- Pony rider Showjumping 1m 3rd place
- Eastern Cape Jumping1st place
- Open pony rider 90 cm Equitation 4th place

Bridget Venables:
- 5th Novice Working Hunter
- 5th 80cm Jumping Championship
- Team 2nd Intermediate equitation Angling 15 January 2019

Anya Nash:
- EC Novice Equitation team - 2nd
- Junior 90cm Jumping Welcome stakes 7th
- 90cm 2-phase 6th
- 90cm Championships 3rd
- 90cm Accumulator 2nd

Kirsten Nash:
- Junior 80cm jumping 2-phase 2nd
- 80cm Accumulator 1st

NEWS: Angling 
Congratulations to Nathan Lentz and Jayson Schenk who have both been selected to represent the Eastern Division Junior Bass Angling Team this season. The team will compete in the SA Junior National Championships to be held on Witbank Dam 28 - 31 March 2019.

SWIMMING CAPS: Available at the School Shop

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Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal

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Everyone is getting so excited about the upcoming BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle.  Learners are training and the Lilyfontein family are buying 5km entries from the PTA.  Thank you Mr. Adams for your full family support.
 
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2019/01/18
  • Gr 8 Orientation Camp
Drummies Cake Sale
  • 2019/01/19
  • 1st & U/15 Cricket vs United(TBC)

2019/01/21
  • B-League Swimming Gala at Hudson

2019/01/22
  • Gr. 11 Adventure Day

2019/01/23
  • 1st Cricket vs Hudson Park(H)

2019/01/24
  • Rendezvous Gr. 3 Sleepover 

2019/01/25
  • Blood Clinic
  • Gr 11 Cake Sale

2019/01/26
  • SGB/SMT Workshop
  • 1st & U/15 Cricket vs Stirling(TBC)

2019/01/30
  • 1st Cricket vs Grens(H)

2019/01/31
  • Gr 9 Adventure Day

2019/02/01
  • Tomato Trot Registration

2019/02/02
  • Tomato Trot

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

Sport Results

  • SPORT RESULTS: 15 March 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 8 March 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 1 March 2009
  • SPORT RESULTS: 22 February 2019

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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SPORT: Grens Festival Fixtures 1-2 March
Please click on the link for the Hockey, Netball and Rugby Fixtures.
FIXTURES

SPORT RESULTS: Swimming
Congratulation 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


SPORT RESULTS: Cricket
U13A Lilyfontein vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 237/7. Chad Henderson 95, Aidan Tidbury 75 not out.
Gonubie 112 all out. John Kretzmann 4/12
Lilyfontein won by 125 runs.

U13A Lilyfontein vs George Randell
Lilyfontein 180/4. Chad henderson 106 not out, Jeddyn Lennox 41.
George Randell 100/6.
Lilyfontein won by 80 runs.

U13B Lilyfontein vs Stirling C
Stirling 103/7. Tyler Forrest 3/19.
Lilyfontein 94/7. Qhawe Bhiyana 33 not out.
Lilyfontein lost by 9 runs.

U10 Lilyfontein vs Gonubie Gonubie
112/3 in 20 overs.
Lilyfontein 55 all out. Jack Bosazza.
19 Lilyfontein lost by 57 runs.

U10 Lilyfontein vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 210/2 in 30 overs. Corbin Tidbury 112 not out, Jack Bosazza 62 not out.
Gonubie 211/8. Corbin Tidbury 3/17.
Lilyfontein lost by 6 wickets.

U9 Lilyfontein vs Stirling
Stirling 78/5 in 20 overs.
Lilyfontein 52 all out. 
Lilyfontein lost by 26 runs.

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.

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SPORT: Grens Festival Fixtures 1-2 March
Please click on the link for the Hockey, Netball and Rugby Fixtures.
FIXTURES

SPORT RESULTS: Cricket
1st Lilyfontein vs Mdantsane Hub
Mdantsane 107/4 in 20 over. Logan McQuirk 2/19 in 4 overs.
Lilyfontein 108/1 in 14 overs. Logan McQuirk 65 not out.
Lilyfontein won by 9 wickets.

U15 Lilyfontein vs Baysville
Baysville 71 all out.
Lilyfontein 72/2. Chad Henderson 35 not out.
Lilyfontein won by 8 wickets.

U13 Lilyfontein Girls vs Beaconhurst
Lilyfontein 69/1. Liyahluma Simelani 25.
Beaconhurst 43/3.
Lilyfontein won by 26 runs.

U13A Lilyfontein vs George Randell
Lilyfontein 180/4. Chad henderson 106 not out, Jeddyn Lennox 41.
George Randell 100/6.
Lilyfontein won by 80 runs.

U13 A Lilyfontein vs Mdantsane Hub
Mdantsane 112/10. Aidon Tidbury 5/28.
Lilyfontein 113/9.
Lilyfontein won by 1 wicket.

U13B Lilyfontein vs Stirling C
Stirling 103/7. Tyler Forrest 3/19.
Lilyfontein 94/7. Qhawe Bhiyana 33 not out.
Lilyfontein lost by 9 runs.

U10 Lilyfontein vs U11 Laerskool Nahoon
Laerskool Nahoon 53/5. Jack Bosazza 2/3.
Lilyfontein 38/5.
Lilyfontein lost by 15 runs.

U10 Lilyfontein vs George Randall
Lilyfontein 52/4. Corbin Tidbury 22.
George Randall 53/4.
Lilyfontein lost by 6 wickets.

U10 Lilyfontein vs Beaconhurst
Lilyfontein 84/2. Corbin Tidbury 40.
Beaconhurst 68/2.
Lilyfontein won by 16 runs.

U9 Lilyfontein vs Grens
Grens 52. Conor Smit 3/15.
Lilyfontein 53/5. Connor Smit 7*
Lilyfontein won by 5 wickets.

SPORT RESULTS: U11 Cricket Festival hosted by Crewe
U10 Lilyfontein vs Laerskool Nahoon
Nahoon 53/5. Jack Bosazza 2/3.
Lilyfontein 38/5.
Lilyfontein lost by 15 runs.

U10A Lilyfontein vs George Randell
Lilyfontein 52/4. Corbin Tidbury 22.
George Randell 53/4.
Lilyfontein by 6 wickets.

U10A Lilyfontein vs Beaconhurst
Lilyfontein 84/2. Corbin Tidbury 40.
Beaconhurst 68/2.
Lilyfontein won by 16 runs.

SPORT RESULTS: Athletics BCM Championships
Congratulations to the following learners:
Megan Emslie
1st - 100m
1st - 200m

Nastasja Bremer
2nd - High Jump

Kieryn Fourie
5th - Javelin

Hope Mnisi
1st - Shot Put

Anya Nash
4th - 1500m
Default - Triple Jump

Sibulele Kentane
2nd - Long Jump

Bulelwa Kubheka
3rd - High Jump

Josie Price
4th - 1500m

SPORT RESULTS: Tennis
U15 Lilyfontein Boys vs Grens
Lilyfontein won 5-1.

C League Primary
Lilyfontein vs George Randall
Lilyfontein won 5-1.

D League Primary
Lilyfontein vs Grens
Lilyfontein lost 4-2.

SPORT RESULTS: Equestrian - High School
Notable mentions are:

  • Michaela Martin & Kirsten Nash - both receiving in the 60’s for their elementary dressage tests.
  • Kirsten Nash - competing and winning her 80cm equitation, and 90cm Welcome stakes class.
  • Rachel Keen - competing and winning her level 2 equitation, and level 1 working riding.
  • Anya Nash - winning the 80cm Welcome stakes level 3 event.
  • Bridget Venebels - winning her Stadium eventing level 5, In hand utility level 3, Handy Hunter level 3, 70cm welcome stakes, 70cm A2, Working Hunter level 3, and Performance Riding level 7 on multiples horses.

SPORT RESULTS: Equestrian - Primary School
Notable mentions are:

  • Keira Davies - participating in the pony rider 90cm equitation, 1m Welcome stakes, and the 2 Phase and Accumulator 1,1m, and the 90cm Working Hunter classes, highly successfully, and despite being the only participant in these SANESA classes, very deserving of her first places in all of these high level events.
  • Kel-c Mclellan - winning two pony rider 70cm level 3 jumping events, and her pony rider level 3 handy hunter class.
  • Abby Partovi - winning her level 2 60cm equitation.

SPORT RESULTS: Equestrian - BEC Summer Show
Congratulations to the following riders who competed in numerous events at the BEC Summer Show, and the first qualifier for SANESA.
- Anya Nash (grade 11)
- Anagret Swart (grade 11)
- Michaela Martin (grade 11)
- Kirsten Nash (grade 10)
- Rachel Keen (grade 9)
- Bridget Venables (grade 8)
- Keira Davies (grade 7)
- Kara Freitag (grade 6)
- Alex Viljoen (grade 6)
- Kel-c Mclellan(grade 6)
- Abby Partovi (grade 3)
All our riders did exceptionally well and we look forward to a very successful equestrian year for Lilyfontein.

SPORT RESULTS: Swimming
Merrifield Mile
Congratulations on the following learners who participated in the Merrifield Mile this past Sunday.
- Kayla Jacobs
- Luke Woods
- Stephanie Parker
- Georgia Goosen
- Julia Wood
Special mention is made of Kayla Jacobs who swam the mile in 35:20 we are so proud of you!

Aquanova Guppy Gala
U8 Girls
- Emily Reed 2nd Backstroke, 1st Breaststroke, 2nd Freestyle.
- Lea Pederson-Horn 3rd Breaststroke.

U10 Girls
- Sadi Steyn 1st Backstroke 3rd Breaststroke, 2nd Freestyle.
- Julia Saayman 2nd Breaststroke.

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