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 …

Music Notes 10 February 2017

Dear Music Parents Another week has passed and, as usual, it has been a busy one. On Sunday, 5 February we had our first Choral and Band Collaboration Workshop at SACS. This was an extremely fruitful exercise as we managed …

Sports News and Results 30 January 2017

Water Polo training times on a Wednesday and Thursday at Groote Schuur have changed. 16:30-18:00 U14B and 2nd team 17:30 – 19:00 U14A and U16B. A revised RGHS Sports Policy is available here. A reminder to please send through any sports …

Music Notes 3 February 2017

  Dear Music Parents Welcome to the first edition of our weekly newsletter – an initiative that aims to ensure better channels of communication between the Music Department and the music parent community. I would like to take this opportunity …

Ubuntu Award 2017

The UBUNTU Award (instituted by the Es of 1956) is presented annually on Founders’ Day to the girl who shows awareness of and concern for the plight and needs of others and reacts compassionately and humanely to these needs. This year, …

Sports News and Results 23 January 2017

Don’t miss the opportunity to receive advice on HOW BEST TO SUPPORT YOUR DAUGHTER on and off the sports field. Hear from SA cricketing legend Gary Kirsten in person @ RGHS in the Kemp Hall on Tuesday 31 January. This …

Sports News and Results 16 January 2017

Gary Kirsten Presentation – Save the date: On Tuesday, 31 January, SA cricketing great, Gary Kirsten, will be addressing our parents and coaches in the Kemp Hall. Details to follow shortly. A revised RGHS Sports policy is available here. Please …