21 September 2018
Dear Parents / Guardians,
Wishing all our Lilyfontein families a lovely long week-end. Be safe and enjoy the time together. Please take note of the following.
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: Heritage Day 24 September
ADVERTISE IN THE LYNX MAGAZINE
Please note that school will be closed on Monday to celebrate Heritage Day
SCHOOL CLOSES: 10:30am on Friday 28 September
Grades 1 - 7:
These reports will be sent home with your child/ren on Friday, 28 September 2018.
Grades 8 - 11:
Parents are to collect these reports between 10:30 and 11:00 on Friday, 28 September 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.
Please note: Due to the change in the matric exams, we will confirm during next week as to whether the matric reports will be issued on Friday, 28 September or in the new term.
Thank you for your support in this matter.
BUDGET: Annual Budget meeting notification
Save the date 30 October 18H00 - school hall
Civvies Day: Friday 28 September
Adventure Race 2018: Results
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Adventure Race 2018: All the photo's
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Puzzle Parade (Grd 1-3) & Language Challenge (Grd 4-11) - 7 Sep
Congratulations to the following learners who achieved the highest marks in each grade:
Grade 1 : Marcus Coetzer; Akhumzi Sihele; Ryan Moore; Zinde Hesjdal-Ramadiro
Grade 2 : Laken Connellan; Zothando Simon; Hayley Joubert; Lily Koll
Grade 3 : Blade Mclean; Ryleigh Strydom; Jack Bosazza
Grade 4 : Sean Durrheim; Nicollete Tumbare; Michaela Bollaert-Davies
Grade 5 : Tyler Forrest; Logan McLaren; Ella Burger; Baelien Hubert
Grade 6 : Shelby van Tonder; Albert Beukman; Marius Potgieter
Grade 7 : Megan Emslie; Uvile Soci; Catherine Reeves
Grade 8 : Siyolise Malashe; Carissa Dicks; Nina Bam
Grade 9 : Kirsten Nash; Holly Mellin; Luke Swinney
Grade 10 : Adon Parker; Julia Wood; Daniel Du Plessis
Grade 11 : Joanna Lloyd; Dylan Laubscher; Alastair Connett
Intermediate Phase: Book character dress up day 25 September
Have fun and build a costume with your child. They will be required to dress up as a character from a book they have read. Their outfit needs to be modestly appropriate. No skimpy outfit’s allowed. The learner will need to give four cryptic clues as to who they are portraying, and the rest of the class will have to surmise who the character is. They will also need to express why they enjoyed the book they have read. There will be an overall prize for the best dressed represented character.
INTERACT: Family Fun Day 22 September
Has been cancelled.
ECO: Celebrating Rhino Month in style
Foundation and Intermediate Phase enter the Rhino Rap & poetry competition to celebrate Rhino Month.
Cost R10 (All funds raised will be donated to “Saving the Survivors”)
Entries close 25 September
Winners announced 27 September
Get creative, poetic and lyrical and show us what you got!
Click here for T&C's
We still have advertising space left in our directory. Please contact marketing if you are wanting to advertise in our publication.
SPORTS RESULTS: Cricket
1st vs Northern Region
Lilyfontein 418/4. Ryan Kruger 250, Joshua Swinney 79.
Northern Region 180 all out. Johan Vd Walt 5/34 in 8 overs.
Lilyfontein won by 238 runs
U15 vs Northern Region
Northern Region 61 all out. Tiaan Potgiter 5/15
Lilyfontein won by 7 wickets.
SPORT RESULTS: Running
Aiden Young ran his first half marathon, the Caltex Sole Destroyer 21km on the 16 September 2018, and achieved a 3rd Junior position
in a time of 1:36:59sec
SPORT NEWS: Provincial School Colours for MTB
Congratulations on the following Lilyfontein learners who have been awarded their Provincial School Colours, having met the required
criteria during the Spur MTB School series in the Amathole District.
SPORT NEWS: Last Week of Term
- Teo Bosazza - Sub Junior Boys A
- EJ Mollentze - Youth Boys A
- Sabro Atakligan - Youth Boys B
- Kirsten Nash - Youth Girls A
- Anya Nash - Youth Girls B
- is available to both boys and girls from 14:10 Monday-Thursday
- U13 continue with practice
- 1st team continue with practice
No other extra murals next week
SPORT NEWS: Swimming Caps
We will be phasing in the new branded Lilyfontein swimming cap. They will be available from the school shop from tomorrow at a cost of
SPORT NEWS: Bass Fishing
Congratulations to Tyler Blom for participating in the SABAA Junior National Bass Angling 2018 Competition and being part of the
winning team at the Wriggleswade Bassmasters.
SPORT NEWS: Support our Cricketers
Our Lilyfontein U13 Cricketers are at it again. Fundraising for their overseas tour in 2019. Please support the Dads & Lads 6-a-side cricket festival on Sunday 21 October 9am-5pm. For more information contact 083 659 8899.
SPORT NEWS: Summer Sport Timetables
please click on the links below
Sport: Summer Timetable High School
Sport: Summer timetable Primary School
MR N ELS
SUNFLOWER DAY 21 September
Wear the tope and be the hope campaign was very well supported by our Lilyfontein family! Thank you.
#TedTalk Tuesday: When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don't converse very well.
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- 1st & U/15 Cricket vs Mdantsane (TBC)
- HERITAGE DAY
- Public Holiday
- Pre-Primary Heritage Day bring and share
- U15 cricket vs Hudson (H)
- Grade 12 Adventure Day (TBC)
- SA Champs Adventure Race at Helpmekaar.
- SA Schools National Cross Country Champs - All Ages at Bloemfontein
- SA Champs Surfing at J-Bay
- SCHOOL OPENS
- U15 Cricket vs Merrifield (H)
- 1st & U/15 Cricket vs Port Rex (TBC)
- U15 Cricket vs EL Science College (H)
- Pre-Primary Camp Out Evening
- Dad's & Lads Cricket Tournament (H) Hosted by UK Cricket Tour Parents
- 1st & U/15 Cricket vs United (TBC)
FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School