June 18, 2024

Year: 2019

MOVIE REVIEW: Matilda

MATILDA is an old-time favourite that holds a special place in many people’s hearts. The special effects such as Matilda having fun using her power by sending cards and game chips flying or the principal swinging a little girl by her pig tales and throwing a boy out of a classroom window are amusing and wonderfully done.

It takes two (and tea) to tango

SHAKESPEARE wrote, ‘All is well that ends well.’ This was absolutely true for Spring Tea 2019, hosted by the Grade 6 girls.

St Michael’s support the Bokke

Rugby fever in South Africa peakedwhen SiyaKolisi and his team reached the quarter finals. Girls wore green to show their support. on Friday before the World Cup Final, St Michael’s decided to get serious.

Songs of Celebration glorifies God

ESTABLISHED AND CELEBRATED choirs added special lustre to this year’s Songs of Celebration that commemorated the 145th birthday of St Michael’s – the oldest Girls’ School south of the Orange River.

The Choir of the University of the Free State and its Alumni Voices, as well as the Eunice High School Choir sang what the program called called ‘the art of the prophets’ in Martin Luther’s words.  The Chapel Choir of St Michael’s, as well as the Senior and Junior Primary Choirs, also presented the audience with, what Luther had called, ‘magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.’ To hear the mass choir sing, gave everyone goose bumps.

St Michael’s goes global

Phakade Tshivhase (Grade 8) and Nomvula Letseleha (Grade 6) visited the United Kingdom with the Bloemfontein Children’s Choir. They went to Scotland and London. The highlight of their trip was visiting Buckingham Palace. The magnificent gardens, the sheer size and majesty of the building and especially the Change of the Guard were magical.

Moolmanshoek a life-changing leadership experience

On the weekend after their election the 2020 proctor body, accompanied by Mrs Melanie Schoeman and Mrs Liz Venter, journeyed to Moolmanshoek to absorb much more than just the breathtaking scenery.

Matrics pledge to St Michael’s

THE ANNUAL VALEDICTORY SERVICE provided the SMS family with an opportunity to bid their elder sisters farewell.

Cheers to the Head Girl of 2019

2019 HEAD GIRL, Emily Chikobvu, is the vision and mission of St Michael’s personified. Emily was one of fourteen finalists in the Matriculant of the Year competition held by the University of the Free State and Volksblad.

Nobiel Kifuabala gives others wings

VICTRIX LUDORUM 2020, Netball Player of the Year, athlete per excellence … Nobiel Kifuabala wears all these hats with humility and happiness.

The woes of planning an Astro-tastic social

WHAT AN ASTROTASTIC NIGHT the Grade 10 Social was! The Grade 10 classes had come together to organise their first major event – the 2019 Astro World social. With the assistance of Mrs Seugnet Pieterson, Mr Eric and Mr Braam van Wyk, the event allowed all who attended a taste of what was meant by Travis Scott when he said, ‘It’s lit’.