14 December 2018
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.
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:
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
Junior Leaders Induction
- Will be held on Friday, 11 January 2019 at 09:10.
- Invitations to parents will follow.
- 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.
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.
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
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
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!
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.
ALL hostel pupils must arrive at hostel dressed in full school uniform at 16:00 on Tuesday, 8 January 2019.
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.
Please ensure that your child is correctly dressed for school next year.
- 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.
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
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
Sport practices will begin on Monday, 14 January 2019 and
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!
MR N ELS
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FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School