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Athletics Awards Evening

June 2, 2011 8:44 am
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We would like to congratulate the following learners on their achievements.

a) Scroll of Honour

Grade 10

Kekana, Tevin

Grade 11

Davhana, Murendwa

Grade 12

Lesenjane, Karel

b) Half Colours

Grade 8

Kgosi, Sanna

Nhlapo, Nkosana

Grade 9

Mokoena, Tiisetso

Grade 10

Duma, Brenda

Mokoena, Morena

Grade 11

Morgan, Regin

Grade 12

Khomo, Darren

Mmabe, Tony

c) Colours

Grade 8

Gaorekwe, Ikageng

Sehohle, Thandi

Shongwe, Vuyo

Grade 9

Monnatlala, Tumisang

Mthandi, Amanda

Grade 10

Cunukelo, Mafika

Maseko, Lindokuhle

Matawani, Thabang

Mohapi, Moroesi

Grade 11

Boqashi, Sizwe

Mhlongo, Percy

Mphuthi, Alfred

Wright, Dougan

d) Best in each item

Best achievement in:

Sprinting: Kekana, Tevin

Hurdles: Khomo, Darren

Long Jump: Mthandi, Amanda

Shot Put: De Lemos, Zack

High Jump: Duma, Brenda

Discus: Radcliff, Carlon

Middle Distances: Boqashi, Sizwe

Javelin: Dhlamini, Lebo

e) Most promising girls athlete:

Olien, Zelia

Most promising boys athlete:

Shongwe, Vuyo

f) Best girls athlete:

Sehohle, Thandi

Best boys athlete:

Monnatlala, Tumisang

We also like to thank the following coaches for their hard work during practices:

Sprints: Mr Maruping

Middle Distances: Mr Saestad

Long Jump: Mr van Pletsen

High Jump: Mr Els

Javelin: Ms Vogel

Discus: Mr Manyani ans Miss T Saestad

Shot Put: Mr Botha

Hurdles: Ms Wentzel & Ms Bhoodoo

Academics Top 10

8:41 am
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Top 10

We would like to congratulate the following learners for making the Top 10 in term 1:

Grade 8

  1. Stenge,l Sarah
  2. Dickson, Ariel
  3. Gaba, Selindile
  4. Edwards, Fatimah
  5. Bell, Zoë
  6. Mokaleng, Derrick
  7. Davids, Tasneem
  8. Mohammed, Lameez
  9. Filander, Logan
  10. Dhlodhlo, Lindiwe

Grade 9

  1. Karim, Roslin
  2. Hendricks, Shafeeqah
  3. Hercules, Muneerah
  4. Setati, Nanikie
  5. Hlatshwayo, Monique
  6. Lalla, Aarefah
  7. Bagoes,, Danielle
  8. Chadili, Layla
  9. Lukozi, Siphamandla
  10. Modisane, Cecilia

Grade 10

  1. Dessai, Sanvir
  2. Letsela, Alfred
  3. Asani, Salma
  4. Botha, Zeronah
  5. Khan, Zubair
  6. Thembe, Tshegofatso
  7. Khuboni, Nosipho
  8. Nxumalo, Thando
  9. Abrahams, Raees
  10. Francis, Shoneez

Grade 11

  1. Jacobs, Sheraad
  2. Mia, Shazia
  3. Edwards, Atiyyah
  4. Mono, Paballo
  5. Mthambu, Sandile
  6. Petersen, Natasha
  7. Jacobs, Kevin
  8. Jardine, Shihaam
  9. Mubenga, Deborah
  10. Mayiyane, Siphesihle

Grade 12

  1. Johaar, Shoune
  2. Dollie, Aaminah
  3. Botha, Francois
  4. Mnisi, Wandile
  5. Stolenkamp, Leveil
  6. Ngwenya, Nonhlanhla
  7. Elliot, Julian
  8. Boleu, Zacharia
  9. Neethling, Nadine
  10. Mahomed, Raeesah

 

Welcome to Mr. Magagane who joined us on 1 April 2011.

Here’s a bit of information on our new teacher.

Mr P Magagane

What is your star sign?

Aries.

What are your hobbies?

Reading and listening to music.

What is your favourite food?

Pasta with cheese, mushroom sauce and seafood.

Why did you want to become a teacher?

I like working with people.

Why did you want to teach at Vorentoe?

The school has a good record in sports and also academically.

Some of our teachers celebrated a birthday in the second term

Happy Birthday

April:

2-  Mr. Krynauw

6-  Mr. Magagane

14- Ms. Francis

29- Ms. Bhoodoo

 

May:

2-      Ms. T Saestad & Mr. Makuya

6-      Mr. Ngwenya

11-     Ms. Oelofse

21-     Mr. Zhira

 

June:

1-       Mr. Frank

3-      Ms. Van Niekerk

24-    Ms. Naidoo

28-    Mr. Manyani

 

July:

2-      Mr Mamutse

12-     Ms Smit

14-     Ms Ollièr

 

From the Principal’s desk

8:29 am
posted by admin

Hans Saestad

 

Welcome back after the holiday. I hope everybody has settled in. The term will

be a challenging one, so may every learner make it his or her duty to work as hard as possible.

 

The test cycle has started on 30 July 2013 and the schedule is in the homework books. Plan properly and everything will be so much easier.

 

We are looking forward to the sport and culture activities we have this term and wish the participating teams all the luck. Remember, the harder you train the more luck you will have.

 

I would like to thank the parents for their co-operation especially those who attended the parents’ morning. The parents who could not attend the parents’ morning must ensure that they collect the report cards from the school during office hours. We appreciate the school fees we are receiving but would like to call on those who have not paid recently, to please contribute.

 

Good luck to the Grade 12 learners who are currently writing their tests. Their Prelim exam will start on 21 August 2013.

 

H W SAESTAD

PRINCIPAL

Karel Mokalake Lesejane

Karel Mokalake Lesejane

Born: 18 March 1992

Passed Away: 19 May 2011

 

It is with great sadness that we as a school say goodbye to one of our fellow students, Karel Lesejane.

Karel passed away unexpectedly on Thursday afternoon.

 

He joined Vorentoe in 2009 and went on to become one of our top athletes.

Not only was he the team captain but represented Vorentoe at the2010 Inter High Competition.

He was also a member of the athletics team that won the Director’s trophy in 2010.

 

If we could have a lifetime wish

A dream that could come true,

We’d pray to God with all our hearts

For yesterday and You.

A thousand words can’t bring you back

We know because we’ve tried…

 

Neither will a thousand tears

We know because we’ve cried…

You left behind our broken hearts

And happy memories too…

But we never wanted memories

We only wanted You.