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Lilyfontein Newsletter 1. 10 15 March 2019

15 March 2019

Dear Parents,
 
May you and your families enjoy the holidays and those travelling, travel safely. We wish all our sportsman the best of luck as they compete in the respective tournaments during the holidays.  Please take note of the following.


SCHOOL OPENS: 2 April
School will open for the second term on Tuesday, 2 April 2019. We will be going into week 1.

UNIFORM: Winter Uniform implementation 3 May
Please note that winter uniform for Grades 7-12 will only be worn from 3 May 2019. Please ensure that your child has a tie, blazer and navy stockings in the case of girls.

UNIFORM AND HAIR CHECK:
Please be advised that this will take place on the first day of the new term. Please ensure your child/ren have had their hair cut and that boys have their sideburns trimmed and they are clean shaven. Please also note that no comb-overs, tinted or coloured hair is permitted. The parents of any learner not complying with our Code of Conduct (as agreed to), will be telephoned to collect their child from school to correct this.
 

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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LETTER TO PARENTS: Hostel Revamp
The PTA have identified a space to revamp. We are calling on the Lilyfontein family to assist where possible. Please open the letter and contact us should you be in a position to assist us with the revamp. We appreciate your time. Thank you to all those generous families that have donated already to this worthy project.  
LETTER

LETTER TO PARENTS: PTA Founders Day Games Day Prep
 
Attention: Class Reps please take note of letter
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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


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



ACADEMIC INTERVIEWS: High School
Please note the meetings scheduled for Academic feedback to High School learners and parents.
Day scholars: Thursday, 4 April at 17:00-19:00
Hostel pupils: Friday, 5 April at 14:15-15:30
A ten-minute slot will be available to each parent to meet with the teachers to discuss their child's progress. This will be on a first come, first serve basis and parents will rotate to the different classrooms. Hostel patents are kindly requested to set an appointment through the front office. Learners need to attend the meeting in informal school uniform.


MATH RESOURCES: 
Message from our Maths Department No. 5
We know it's tough to please these maths teachers, but remember, the continuous questioning is because we love you, and want you to push yourself through your comfort zone, into the learning zone, and beyond, because who knows what magic you will discover there.




INTERHOUSE PLAYS: Navy Wins 
Well done to all the learners that took part in the Interhouse plays on thursday night.  Congratulations Navy for winning the night.

GUITAR LESSONS: 8 spaces available

Guitar lessons available at Lilyfontein for term 2. There are 8 available  places during class time, learners are required to catch up their work. If you would like your child to start term 2 please book your seat today with Mrs Debbie Wiggill contact her on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ðŸŽ¸ Cost per term is R990.




GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE: Join the movement
Lilyfontein dressed in green for civvies day to stand with Greta Thunberg and the Wessa Schools Programme to action awareness and change regarding climate change.  Our ECO activism is gaining strength.





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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Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal

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Intermediate Phase grade 4 learners created bird feeders out of recycling.  Our budding engineers were very proud of their creations.  Let's hope they hang in a tree and the birds can have a home. 
 
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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

2019/04/04
  • HS Academic Interviews
2019/04/05
  • HS Hostel Academic
  • Interviews
  • Grade 11 Cake Sale
2019/04/06
  • World Table Tennis Day
  • Derby vs Port Rex/Beaconhurst @ Port Rex
2019/04/09
  • HS Control Tests Start
2019/04/10
  • HS Rugby, Netball & Hockey vs Grens(H)
  • Gr. 4 Camp - Pecan Valley
  • U/13 Rugby Regional Trials
2019/04/11
  • U/12 Rugby Regional Trials
2019/04/12
  • HS Award Assembly
  • Gr. 10 Cake Sale
2019/04/13
  • U/13 Andre Vos Rugby Festival
2019/04/16
  • Grade 8C Adventure Day
2019/04/17
  • HS Rugby, Netball & Hockey vs Cambridge (A)
2019/04/18
  • Grade 8V Adventure Day
2019/04/19
  • PUBLIC HOLIDAY - Good Friday
2019/04/22
  • PUBLIC HOLIDAY - Family Day
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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