February 28, 2024

Month: September 2022

Mark Zuckerberg is King of the Internet

KWAME MOABI King of the Jungle? No. King of the World? Maybe. King of the Internet? Most certainly.  As the sovereign of the Internet, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg’s invention has total control of our daily lives. For as long as the Internet has existed and its users have been uploading information onto its sites, he has been the […]

Exam tips given by a 140 years of excellence

TYLER ARUMUGAM THE JUNE EXAMS are over and everyone has learned a lot – subject content and valuable study tips. A summary of these and more might be very useful during tests next term and exams in November.          According to Mrs Ries, ‘Procrastination is the thief of time.’ Do not procrastinate. If you prolong the […]

Grade 7s, meet Moolmanshoek!

ISABELLE KWAKWA THE GRADE 7 learners, along with Mrs Marais and Miss Swanepoel, prepared themselves for the trip to Moolmanshoek Endurance Camp situated in the beautiful Witteberge mountain range. This was early Monday morning on the 7th of March. After the long drive, the girls were greeted by the camp coordinators and the two most […]

I read therefore I am

BOKA KHATI MANY LEARNERS at St Michael’s are avid readers and to them the Gertrude Edwards library has been a sacred place of books and learning. Unfortunately the library was out of bounds for more than a year due to Covid-19. This is the first time in the 108 years that the library has existed. […]

Drab To Fab

TYLER ARUMUGAM WHO KNEW that a splash of paint and equipment upgrades could result in a complete transformation? St Michael’s Foundation Phase was fortunate enough to undergo a renovation. The makeover was long overdue, as the teachers have had creative and exciting ideas for long, but had to wait patiently for the implementation. When renovations […]

Changes shake St Michael’s

REA NKALA AND JUST like that….he’s gone. Our beloved principal, Mr Braam van Wyk walked up the aisle in chapel for the last time on Friday……  It was a Junior School chapel service that many will probably remember for a long time. When Mr Van Wyk blessed the congregation, more than 300 red hearts went […]

SMS takes on Afrikaans at Brandwag

REA NKALA During the week of 16 to 20 May a number of Intermediate Phase learners embraced the Afrikaans language and took part in the Vrystaatse Kunswedstryd at Brandwag Primary School. St Michael’s is very proud of their bravery, and they all excelled in their individual items.  Mrs Tabbie Enslin also entered the Grade 5S1 […]

Nthati and Sedi dance their way to stardom

THE DANCING calendar kicked off this year with the All Black Festival. This was held at Bobby’s Park in March.

Junior sports teams seize the day after Covid

IBUKUN BENEDICT DURING THE LAST week of Term 1, the U13A Netball Team attended the ITEC Netball tournament at Bloemfontein Primary school. The learners were accompanied by their coach Miss Nobiel Kifuabala and their manager Mrs Therona Jones. Schools from all over the country, even as far as Port Elizabeth and Pretoria, attended the tournament. […]

Brownies have fun while contributing to the community

TYLER ARUMUGAM THE SMS BROWNIE pack have already had loads of fun this year, while planting vegetable gardens, collecting canned food for the less fortunate and making gifts for Mother’s Day. Robert (later Lord) Baden-Powell and his sister Agnes Baden-Powell founded the Girl Guides in Great Britain in 1910 in response to the requests of […]