Month: August 2020

Enthusiasm and fun triumph at gala

You’ll probably experience the memory of the St Michael’s gala in January like it is from a bygone era; an era where events happened during the year at school. The gala was one of very few events in 2020.

CFG begins the year with a weekend filled with praise and worship

CFG started the year with a praise and worship weekend at Mooigenoeg, accompanied by Mrs Reneé du Toit and their chaplain, Rev. Grant Trewern.

Chapel choir renews commitment

The Chapel Choir started 2020 on a very high note. The King’s Haven Guest House close to Bloemfontein was the ideal backdrop for a welcome repose from school, but also for a renewed commitment to the choir.

Gr 8s welcomed to SMS

had high hopes of going to Cape Town for the final competition. They were definitely ready to hit the high notes this year, but unfortunately all competitions were cancelled as a result of Covid 19.

A debating star is born

Five years ago, when a Grade Eight learner walked into Mrs Basson’s classroom to start participating in debating, nobody could have guessed where her talent would take her. Jessica Chuang, a matric learner and star debater at St Michael’s, will even feature on national television soon.

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020

KHOTHATSO RAMAEMA The 42nd edition of the biggest timed bicycle race in the world was held on 8 March 2020. The route, that is approximately 108 km long, circles the Cape peninsula. It starts and finishes in the shadow of Table Mountain. In 1978, John Stegmann and Bill Mylrea organised this race because they wanted […]

This too shall pass

2020 is a year that, instead of living up to the expectations of rebirth, new life, or a fresh start, has taken the lives of many and left most wishing to return to just about any time pre-Corona Virus.

Corona virus changes lives

The knee-jerk response many South Africans experienced after the president announced a nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 crisis was panic buying. People raided their nearest supermarkets, emptying the shelves as if toilet paper and hand sanitiser would never again be available.