Muslim Student Association Dinner

The Muslim Student Association Dinner took place on the 20th of June. Read more about the experience of a non-Muslim student who attended the celebration: “On the 20th of June, I attended the annual MSA dinner held in the Kemp …

Zero Waste Product Workshop

Last Saturday, the Earth Children took part in a Zero Waste Product Workshop, where they learned how to make environmentally friendly beauty products.  They made toothpaste, moisturiser, deodorant and lip balm with ingredients such as bicarbonate of soda, coconut oil, …

Jabulani Cultural Evening

The Jabulani Cultural Evening took place on Friday the 11th of May. The theme for this year was “YOU MATTER” and the night began with all the “Jabs” girls walking down the isle in the dark holding candles and singing …

Retro Movie Night

On Friday the 4th of May, the RETRO Society hosted a movie night in collaboration with Springfield Girls’ Convent, Wynberg Girls and Wynberg Boys. The movie that was screened was 10 Things I Hate About You and tickets were R20 …

2018 Cultural Society Dinner

Many hours of preparation and hard work came together on the 18th of April at the Cultural Society’s annual dinner. Around 80 students, staff, family and friends from different cultures joined to celebrate our own unique heritage. The theme of …

Debating Update 26 April 2018

Results of debates against Fish Hoek High School on 23 April at UCT: The Juniors (Zara Nijzink -Laurie; Jameelah Jardine and Zara Solomon) opposed the motion: This House would make testing for HIV Aids compulsory in government schools. Our juniors …

Lerato’s Hope 2018

Rustenburg hosted two Lerato’s Hope food drives in the first term of 2018. Both can be considered great successes where Rustenburg girls from all grades stood together outside of Silwood Spar and asked for donations to this worthy cause. Lerato’s …

Debating Update 12 April

ROTARY LEAGUE: Round 3: Monday 23 April Both the Senior and Junior Debating teams will be debating against Fish Hoek High on Monday 23 April at UCT. The Juniors will oppose the motion: THIS GOVERNMENT WOULD ENFORCE COMPULSORY HIV TESTING …

RGHS awarded Platinum Eco Schools Award 

Congratulations to the Earth Children who, once again, did us proud by earning an Eco-Schools Platinum (Level 1) Award at the WESSA Eco-Schools Western Cape Awards Ceremony, held at Tygerberg Nature Reserve on 17 March.   Ana Van Straten (Grade 11) represented …

Retro Photoshoot – Take one!

On Friday 23rd February, the RETRO committee planned and hosted another successful photo shoot. So far, in 2018, we have all been  overwhelmed by the crisis of water. As a result of this, RETRO decided to focus on this issue …

Retro Society hosts a Khoesan delegation at RGHS

In order to raise awareness concerning the Western Cape’s first nation, the Khoesan’s claims for land, Retro invited an esteemed delegation of the Khoesan community, headed by His Excellency Paramount Chief Samuels, to address interested learners and staff. The second …

Debating Update

Friendly Senior debate VS Sans Souci : Thursday 01 February 2018 The debating buzz is back! RGHS kicked off 2018 season with a friendly Senior Debate against Sans Souci. Kristina Semmelink, Aviella Abrahams and Shelby van der Watt opposed the …

Earth Children join Living Labs

On Friday the 4th of August, 7 girls from the Earth Children Society braved the icy wind, donned their gumboots and headed down to the Liesbeek River. After hearing about Living Labs (check out their video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMsdg56fO18 ) and …

Transkei Outreach 2017

Members of Interact recently returned from an outreach trip to the Transkei. Holly Rowe, Chloë Allison, Nina Beckurts, Katrin van der Merwe, Jenny Darley Waddilove, Jenna Frost, Lauren Schaefer and Alex Smith, along with a group of fellow Rustenburg girls …

Interact Mother Daughter Tea 2017

On Saturday, the 13th of May, the Interact Society hosted our annual Mother-Daughter Tea. It was an incredible success enjoyed by all of the 150 special guests. The morning involved delectable treats, endless cups of tea, exciting goodie bags and …

Debating Update 25 May

Saturday 20 May:  Debating tournament at Springfield A number of our juniors took the opportunity of developing their debating skills by attending the tournament organised by Springfield. Our girls were put into mixed teams and had an enjoyable day sharing …

Senior Debating Team wins annual FACETS competition

Congratulations to the members of the Senior Debating team (Katia da Silva Valente, Jade Smith and Mikayla Shaw) who finally had a taste of victory when they won the annual Facets debating competition on Tuesday 16 May at Sans Souci. They …

National All Girls’ Schools’ Festival 2017

The National All Girls’ Schools’ Festival annually brings together hundreds of girls from all walks of life to celebrate and compete alongside each other. The Festival that was first hosted by Rustenburg and Wynberg Girls in 1999, turned 18 this …

Earth Children Society visits Farmer Angus at Spier

On the 21st of April, members of the Earth Children Society went on an outing to Spier farm in Stellenbosch, where they met an extraordinary organic farmer named Angus McIntosh. After an informative briefing on the destructive, wasteful and cruel methods …