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 …

Sports News and Results 22 May 2017

The mid-year exams are upon us. Sport will continue through the examination period as it is very important that the girls get to exercise and continue with routine. Girls who are fasting are expected to attend social and/ or team training unless …

Music Notes 25 May 2017

Dear Music Parents So much has happened in the last two weeks that it is hard to know where to begin. However, here we go: On Thursday, 11 May the School Orchestra under the directorship of Mrs Herrendoerfer participated in …

Sports News and Results 15 May 2017

Please follow the Sports Department on Instagram and Twitter for all up-to-date results and happenings. Our handle is ‘rghssport’. Please remember to share your daughter’s sporting achievements with us in the Sports Office via email. (All weekend results must be submitted by 12 noon …

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 …

Music Notes 11 May 2017

Dear Music Parents On Monday, 8 May we hosted the 8th annual Piano Festival. A number of schools were invited and participants included Rustenburg, Rondebosch, Herschel, Jan van Riebeeck, Stellenberg & Westerford. The works of composers such as Granados, Ravel, …

Sports News and Results 8 May 2017

Free GOLF lessons are being offered again. For more details please visit the Sports Office. Please follow the Sports Department on Instagram and Twitter for all up-to-date results and happenings. Our handle is ‘rghssport’. Please remember to share your daughter’s …

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 …

Sports News and Results 2 May 2017

The Winter Sports Programme and Fixtures are on the RGHS website. Please follow the Sports Department on Instagram and Twitter for all up-to-date results and happenings. Our handle is ‘rghssport’. Our National Girls’ Schools team arrived back from a wonderful …

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 …

Debating Update: FACETS Competition at Sans Souci

On Tuesday 02 May the RGHS team (Katia da Silva Valente, Kristina Semmelink and Mikayla Shaw) won its First Round debate against Springfield. They provided a strong ECONOMIC argument to oppose the motion that: THIS HOUSE WOULD REMOVE VAT FROM …

Thank you Averil

Rustenburg Junior and High Schools would like extend a most sincere thank you to Averil Keller-Booysen, for her dedication and commitment to Rustenburg Old Girls’ Union (ROGU). Averil has been associated with ROGU for 32 years, first as an ordinary …

Sports News and Results 25 April 2017

There will be no Social Sport or Cross Country on Wednesday 26 April. If, however, your daughter plays a team sport then her coach will make the decision. Winter Sports fixtures are on the RGHS website. An updated Winter Sports …

Music Notes 26 April 2017

Dear Music Parents I am delighted to report to you that our first ever Picnic Concert on Saturday was a great success. The feedback from staff, parents and pupils has been overwhelmingly positive. This will most definitely become an annual …

Bundi Camp 2017

During the first week of the holidays, twenty-seven grade eights left behind the comfort of their beds at six o’clock in the morning to brave the drizzle before they set out on a noisy bus ride to the jaw-droppingly beautiful …

Sports News and Results 21 April 2017

Welcome to Term 2 and the start of a very busy sports season. The Winter Sports fixtures are on the RGHS website. Good luck to our 1st Hockey team playing in the SPAR Tournament on Sunday 23 April @ Pinelands High …

Debating Society Update No 2

Term 1 1. ROTARY LEAGUE DEBATES: The Juniors and Seniors have been training enthusiastically since late January under the expert coaching of Tamsin Metelerkamp (Juniors) and Jordan Pfotenhauer (Seniors). They participated in the first two rounds:   Round 1: (Monday …

SS Mendi Exhibition 2017

Members of the Grade 10 History class of 2007 will be pleased to know that their  2008 poster exhibition and assembly, which was held as part of the 90th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Mendi, was exhibited this …

Human Rights’ Day Assembly

As the girls entered the Kemp Hall to the beat of Ruthie Foster’s song version of Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”, they sensed that this was going to be a very special assembly. They were not disappointed. Once again, Ms T. …

Sports News and Results 27 March 2017

Congratulations to the following girls who have been selected to represent RGHS at the annual National Girls’ Schools Festival from 27-30 April in Pretoria: Netball: Ayla Figuera; Kayla Johnson; Tristan Jones; Amber Jossie; Sarah Murashiki; Eugenia Twumasi; Alida van der …