Acknowledgement, glamour, history, and unpredicted heartache – that is what the 2022 Honours Dinner was made of. Mrs Imelita van der Berg, the guest speaker, announced that she would be retiring at the end of this year.
Month: February 2022
The celebration of SMS Sisterhood, held in the Jubilee Hall on 4 February, was enriching and great fun. The evening started on a high note with dancing and praise and worship and ended with the learners experiencing a complete change in mindset.
ollowing many years of hosting practices, tennis matches and spontaneous tennis-themed games, the St Michael’s tennis courts were in need of a complete facelif. During the process of renovation, the courts were of course closed to all tennis-related activities. However, as soon as it was announced that they would be reopened, the eagerness to play on the courts could be seen in the attitude and stride of the tennis players who were eager to get back onto the revamped courts.
Mr Jaco Cilliers was born in Bloemfontein and attended school at Jim Fouché. He studied Forensics but decided that teaching was more challenging and interesting. He joined St Michael’s in Term 3 to replace Mrs Natasha Slabbert.
28 players from St Michael’s took part in the Southern Free State squash tournament. For many of the learners, it was their first squash tournament. Although we were able to practise squash during Covid 19 as it is seen as a non-contact sport, this is the first official tournament in many months. The following girls […]
Ms Jo-Nelke Swanepoel recently umpired the 2021 Senior Ladies’ Interprovincial Tournament in Cape Town. Blowing for both the semi-finals and the finals, she continued her tradition of blowing for both games ever since her first tournament in 2018.
When she rode for the first time at the age of 2, Alexia Augousti fell in love with the sport. Together with her horse Moonshine, or Moonie, or Moon for short, she competed in the SANESA Q4 2021. She competed in the dressage Special Needs Tests 3 and 4, as well as the Special Needs Performance Riding Class. She excelled in all three of her categories obtaining 3 red ribbons – which are for first place!