Music Notes 31 March 2017

Dear Music Parents It is almost unreal to think that this is the last newsletter for Term 1. Time really does fly, but when I look back on this term, I feel satisfied that the Music Department is a positive and happy …

Interhouse Play Festival 2017

The Interhouse Play Festival took place on Thursday 16 March.  The theme was “A Day/Night in the…” Each house was given a room in the house to complete the title. The scriptwriters, producers, directors and cast of all the houses …

Music Notes 24 March 2017

Dear Music Parents Recently, we were honoured to host the Jazz Band from Milton Academy, USA. It was a wonderful experience and a highlight at the end of a busy term. The band performed various jazz styles, but it was especially …

Music Notes 17 March 2017

We are quickly reaching the end of term. If my memory serves me correctly, this is the first week since the commencement of this newsletter that there are no Music activities taking place. However, I would like to make special mention …

Sports News and Results 13 March 2017

Good luck to all our girls who are participating in various sporting events over this coming long weekend: The Currie Cup (South African National Water Polo Championships) in Stellenbosch; The SA National Age Group Swimming Championships in Durban and the …

Sports News and Results 6 March 2017

Please note the slight changes to the Winter Hockey Programme on a Wednesday as well as to the U19A and B Netball practice times – indicated in RED on the programme here. Good luck to all our Tennis players who …

Earth Children Hike up Table Mountain

On the morning of Saturday the 4th of March, 15 members of the Earth Children Society, joined by  a few parents as well as Ms Chambers and her family, set off bright and early to hike up Constantia Nek. Eco-Leaders Caitlin …

Music Notes 10 March 2017

  This Friday is a very important day on the Music calendar as it is the Band Slam at the V & A Waterfront Amphitheatre. Our Jazz Band will be playing at 18h00. Crowd participation is an important criteria that helps …

Sports News and Results 27 February 2017

Change of season plans: Team Swimming; Social Swimming and Learn-to-swim will end on Thursday 9 March. The PGSGU Gala is on Thursday 9 March @ Springfield. Tennis practices will end on Thursday 9 March. PGSGU Tennis takes place on Sat 11 …

Music Notes 3 March 2017

  Dear Music Parents What a wonderful experience the Information Evening on Monday was. The positive feedback was most encouraging and I appreciate your support of our vision. Thank you to the parents who have volunteered to be part of …

Sports News and Results 20 February 2017

Good luck to all our swimmers who will be representing RGHS at the Annual A-League Gala to be held on Wednesday 1 March at 16:00 @ Rondebosch Boys’ High School. Plans with regards to the change of Seasons: Team swimming; social …

Music Notes 24 February 2017

  Dear Music Parents This has been a quiet week even though the music teachers are currently setting tests and memos. We have received no less than 19 applications for the Music Scholarship auditions. This far surpasses numbers received in …

Sports News and Results 13 February 2017

Good luck to those swimmers who are tackling the Cape Mile on Sunday. U19A and B Netball trials will take place on Saturday 25 February from 16:00-18:00. If you wish to be considered for selection, please write your name on …

Music Notes 17 February 2017

The Music department was involved in two events this week – the Grade 7 Open Day on Wednesday, 15 February, and the Music Workshop on Thursday, 16 February. The Open Day is a wonderful opportunity for the Music Department to …

Debating Update February 2017

The Juniors and Seniors have been training enthusiastically since late January under the expert coaching of Tamsin Metelerkamp (Juniors) and Jordan Pfotenhauer (Seniors). In a friendly show-debate for the Juniors, we hosted Rondebosch Seniors in the Thomson Hall on Monday …

Inter-house Forum Discussion Results

The results of the Inter-house Forum discussion competition held on Friday 03 February are as follows: Juniors: First: Michiel Vos (137/200 points) Team: Kristina Semmelink, Lara Rule, Emily Burroughs, Hannah Elvidge and Megan Barnard   Second: Cambridge (136/200) Third: Innes …

Water Restrictions at Rustenburg

We are all becoming increasingly aware of the desperate water shortage that is facing our City, and with the move to level 3B water restrictions, we thought it prudent to share what Rustenburg is doing to reduce its water consumption. …

It’s all relative

2017 saw the welcome return to Rustenburg of Mrs Lindsay de Klerk (née Kalis), after a sojourn at The Settlers and Rondebosch Boys’. One of Mrs de Klerk’s neighbours in the English passage is Mrs Mallon, risky at best if …

Sports News and Results 6 February 2017

Good luck to our U14 Water Polo girls as they participate in the Dave Pitcairn tournament from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 February at Reddam Tokai. Good luck and safe travels to the 1st  and U16A Water Polo teams, as they …