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Lilyfontein Newsletter 1.05 8 February 2019

08 February 2019

Dear Parents
 
We are very proud and pleased with the great Tomato Trot & Cycle turnout from last week end.  A special thank you to all staff, educators, parents, learners and friends of Lilfyontein for contributing to this amazing success.  Please take note of the following.



OPEN DAY: Please inform your friends and family.  RSVP to reception


 
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
Please note that if you do not have a security disc on your vehicle the security guard will stop your vehicle and ask you for a temp disc, which must be collected at reception and handed to the security guard on your exit of the school.  Please ensure that should someone else be collecting your child on your behalf they have to report to reception to get a temp disc to hand in at security.  

You can still purchase a security disc from reception, should you require one.  Please note that you can buy as many as you need to ensure easy access in and out of the school. 


CONTACT DETAILS FOR FINANCE OFFICE: 
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BUCO TOMATO TROT & CYCLE:
Wrap Up 2019

A MASSIVE THANK YOU to all the fantastic Lilyfontein parents who volunteered on Friday and Saturday for the TROT at the following locations:

- Registration Friday at the School
- Registration Friday at Oxford Striders
- Registration Saturday at the School
- Data Capturing
- Sweepers and Rabbits
- PTA Food Tent
- PTA Beer Tent
- Marshals
- Water Tables
- Parking

The TROT was a resounding success and it is all thanks to the awesome teams that assisted in the build up to the event and on the day! Together we are stronger, we are very proud of what we achieved. Thank you for your contribution! Please click on link to read full event wrap up!





THANK YOU: From the PTA
Thank you to all the parents and guardians that have assisted the PTA committee in the organisation of the #BUCO #TOMATO #TROT & #CYCLE we truly value and appreciate your help.  Together we are stronger.





LETTER TO PARENTS: Explanation of Boys Hair Policy 
Please read the Hair Policy Letter

TUCK SHOP: Lilybites menu 2019

Tuck-shop accounts are available on request. Contact Amelia Steyn for more information. Menu


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

PRINCIPALS Improvement Awards 2018 
Congratulations to the following High School learners for showing significant improvement in their results at the end of 2018.
CLICK HERE

PRINCIPALS Achievement Awards 2018
Well done to the following High School learners who achieved an average of 70% or more at the end of 2018.
CLICK HERE

SPORT RESULTS: Tomato Trot & Cycle
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 8km CYCLE Results
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 15km RUN Results
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 55km CYCLE Results
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 35km CYCLE Results
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 15km CYCLE Results

Congratulations to the following Lilyfontein learners that received podium finish at the Tomato Trot & Cycle.
15km Male Cycle
1. Jack Hayman
2. Luke Swinney
3. Hein Weyer
15km Run Male Junior
1. Aiden Young
15km Run Female Junior
2. Kirsten Nash
8km Cycle Male
1. Baelien Hubert
3. Reece Connellan
8km Cycle Female
1. Ilke King
2. Crystal Kruger
3. Chareese Harnden

SPORT RESULTS: Cricket

U15 Cricket vs Merrifield.
Merrifield 119/8 in 20 overs.
Lilyfontein 111 all out.
Connor Timmins 28, Tiaan Potgieter 24 and Jahdiel Chitondwe 28. Lilyfontein lost by 8 runs.

U13 girls vs Mdantsane.
Lilyfontein 46/6 in 15 overs.
Mdantsane 42/2 in 15 overs. 
Lilyfontein won my 4 runs.

SPORT RESULTS: Swimming
BCA Border Long Course Champs Swimming
Jordyn Marr
- Silver Boys U12 200m Breaststroke
- Bronze Boys U12 50m Breaststroke

Keegan Marr
- Silver Boys U11 200m Freestyle

SPORT RESULTS: Swimming
Congratulations to the following children who competed in the Hudson Park Primary B-League gala 21 January: Daniel Naude, Michael Naude, Julie Saayman, Jamie Bauer, Emily Reed, Lea Pederson Horn, Yemaya, Melissa Lindstrom, Jessica Lindstrom, Mila Pascoe, Sadie Steyn, Keiryn Fourie, Sierra Mattheys.

SPORT: Entry Form Merrifield Mile 17 February 2019
Calling all swimmers to enter the Merrifield Mile there is an event for all ages and swimming levels: Splash, 250 meters, 500 meters, Mile! Click on the link for the entry form.
ENTRY FORM


CRICKET FUNDRAISER: Get our boys to England
Please support our cricket boys and let's get them to England.  Find your date, pack your picnic basket and romance by the lake for only R100 pp.  



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Yours faithfully
MR N ELS
Principal

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Some great pics taken at the TROT last week end.  Thanks Mrs Matthewson and Mrs Allan and Ms Van Wyk
 
click here

Thank you Matthew De Bruin AKA #Mattattack for this footage from the TROT! We love it. 
 


2019/02/08
  • Primary Boys Tennis C & D-League vs Queens in Stutt (A)
  • U/15 Tennis Boys vs Hudson Park(A)
  • U/9A Cricket vs Gonubie Primary(A)
  • Senior Leader Social
  • PP Cake Sale
  • U/15 Boys Tennis League vs Hudson Park(A)
2019/02/09
  • 1st & U/15 Cricket vs W. Region(TBC)
2019/02/11
  • 1st Team Cricket vs Stirling(A)
  • U/13 Girls Cricket vs Stirling(A)
  • B-League Swimming Gala at Clarendon/Selborne
2019/02/12U/15
  • Cricket vs De Vos Malan(H)
  • Grade 5 Camp-Cefani Mouth
2019/02/13
  • U/13A Cricket vs Stirling(H)
  • U/10A Cricket vs Hudson Park(A)
  • U/11A Cricket vs Selborne(A)
  • Junior & Senior Leaders (Supper Guidos)
  • HS Girls Tennis vs Stirling 2
  • Senior Girls Tennis League vs Stirling2 (A)
2019/02/14
  • U/13B-Boys Cricket vs Selborne D(A)
  • Valentine's Day
2019/02/15
  • 1st XV Rugby Camp Python Park
  • Primary Boys Tennis C-League vs George Randall (H)
  • Primary Boys Tennis D-League vs Grens(A)
  • U/15 Tennis Boys Tennis vs Grens(A)
  • U/9A Cricket vs Grens(H)
  • Grade 11 Cake Sale
  • U/15 Boys Tennis League vs Grens(A)
2019/02/16
  • U/10A Cricket Festival @ Crewe Primary
  • 1st & U/15 Cricket (BYE)
FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School

Sport Results

  • SPORT RESULTS: 18 April 2018
  • SPORT RESULTS: 05 April 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 15 March 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 8 March 2019

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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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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