April 14, 2024

Author: Itumeleng Semoli

SMS Hockey: Our goal? Stopping yours!

As the final whistle blew, shouts of joy erupted all over the astro. The First Team’s 2-0 win against Fichardt Park in the last game of the season was extra special because so many SMS learners had showed up to watch the ‘away’ game.

Getting a taste of the American dream 

After flying for 22 lengthy hours across two oceans and experiencing three different time zones, five academic achievers from St. Michael’s (Neo Moliana, Itumeleng Semoli, Bonolo Mathosa, Leseli Katali and Unathi Seletswane) touched down in Boston, USA, for the first city on the itinerary.

Founders’ Day: A day of remembrance

The annual Founder’s Day celebrations kicked off in different phases at different venues. The FET phase started at the chapel where Mr Van Wyk handed over Founders’ Day awards to Jasmine Ali, Boitshepo Mogapi, Tayla Dlodlo, Boitumelo Mtsatse, Bonolo Lehoko, Keabetswe Mokhuoa, Khanya Sidinele, and Illiana Stevens. The awards were handed over by the chairlady of the SMS Old Girls Association, Ms Dominique le Riche.

Hockey: a force to be reckoned with

Dedication was evident in the SMS hockey teams’ pre-season preparation for 2022.

After a standstill caused by the Corona virus, the players were back and ready for action. The annual First-Team sleepover was the last of many arranged by former coach, Mr Braam van Wyk. The sleepover was fruitful as the ladies had the time to grow as a team and as individuals.

Founders’ day a day of remembrance

The annual Founder’s Day celebrations kicked off in different phases at different venues. The FET phase started at the chapel where Mr Van Wyk announced awards to Jasmine Ali, Boitshepo Mogapi, Tayla Dlodlo, Boitumelo Mtsatse, Bonolo Lehoko, Keabetswe Mokhuoa, Khanya Sidinele and Illiana Stevens. The awards were handed over by the chair lady of the Old Girls Commission, Ms D Riche.

Kaylen Simmons rules

Kaylen Simmons, captain of the SMS First Hockey Team, was a member of the Southern Free State U. 18A team that won both their matches against Northern Free State teams.

2022 leaders ready for action

The atmosphere was tense as each grade took turns to listen to the Grade 11 manifestos in the Chapel. The learners in the audience sat expectantly; the only sounds that could be heard were the voice of the speaker and the footsteps as one speaker exited and the next one entered.

2022 leaders ready for action

The atmosphere was tense as each grade took turns to listen to the Grade 11 manifestos in the Chapel. The learners in the audience sat expectantly; the only sounds that could be heard were the voice of the speaker and the footsteps as one speaker exited and the next one entered.

Kaylen Simmons rules

ITUMELENG SEMOLI Kaylen Simmons, captain of the SMS First Hockey Team, was a member of the Southern Free State U. 18A team that won both their matches against Northern Free State teams.  She also participated in the Bloem Hawks championship tournament where she played in the forward position and shot a few aerial goals for […]

2022 leaders ready for action

ITUMELENG SEMOLI The atmosphere was tense as each grade took turns to listen to the Grade 11 manifestos in the Chapel. The learners in the audience sat expectantly; the only sounds that could be heard were the voice of the speaker and the footsteps as one speaker exited and the next one entered. The speakers were […]