June 18, 2024

Month: June 2019

Market Day improves entrepreneurial skills

THE CACOPHONY of sounds, smells and colours of a classic market, met buyers when they entered the Jubilee Hall on Market Day. There were over 37 stalls, selling from delicious doughnuts and pop corn to books and jewellery.

From World-Cup Hockey player to world-class teacher

Finding a replacement after Mrs Virginia Scott’s retirement was no easy task, considering that Mrs Scott had become one of the school’s most beloved teachers over the many years she spent at St Michael’s.

Daddy takes his princess to the ball

THE FATHER and Daughter V-Ball on 15 February was a splendid and colourful evening. Daddies in grand suits walking proudly beside their little princesses brought tears to many eyes.

145 years young!

Memories of yesteryear were revived on Founder’s Day 2019. The school celebrates its 145th year of tradition and sisterhood.Deviating from the traditional ‘Amazing Race’, the 2019 Founder’s Day celebration was designed to be a journey through time.

Water pistols and speed-dating forge ties

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Mrs Direne van der Wath a diamond with many facets

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New science teacher a passionate all-rounder

MRS KAREN VENTER, the new Science teacher at Saint Michael’s, has an Honours degree in Plant Health as well as a Master’s degree in Plant Pathology – and obviously a PCGE. She spoke Xhosa before she learnt Afrikaans.MRS KAREN VENTER, the new Science teacher at Saint Michael’s, has an Honours degree in Plant Health as well as a Master’s degree in Plant Pathology – and obviously a PCGE. She spoke Xhosa before she learnt Afrikaans.

Change the world for the better

SILVER LAUREATES were awarded to Head Girl, Emily Chikobvu and Deputy-Head, Kombe Chiwila at the Honour’s Dinner this year. The Laureate award is the highest award that can be bestowed by St Michael’s in order to honour learners who show exceptional effort in academics, neatness and diligence, participation in extra mural activities and strength of character.  SILVER LAUREATES were awarded to Head Girl, Emily Chikobvu and Deputy-Head, Kombe Chiwila at the Honour’s Dinner this year. The Laureate award is the highest award that can be bestowed by St Michael’s in order to honour learners who show exceptional effort in academics, neatness and diligence, participation in extra mural activities and strength of character.  v There are many variations of passages of Lorem Ipsum available, but the majority have suffered alteration in some form, by injected humour, or randomised words which don’t look even slightly believable.

Father Grant’s ordination in SMS Chapel momentous and historic

THE ORDINATION of Reverend Grant Trewern to the order of priest was a momentous and historic occasion, not only for the Church but for the school as well, as it marked the first time that an ordination took place at any school. It also coincided with the 145-year celebration of the school’s founding on Founder’s Day.

40 graves link past and present

A MISSING PIECE in the puzzle of the history of St Michael’s School for Girls has recently been discovered by Dr Johan Cromhout. Inspired by an old girl’s inquiry and driven by his own passion for history, he started searching for the graves of the older nuns who had not been buried at the Cathedral.