July 21, 2024

Author: SeMeSter

Victorian Tea offers a welcome respite

The tranquil setting of the Free State Botanical Gardens, together with the beautifully laid tables formed the perfect backdrop for a classy breather before the looming June exams.

SMS netball is a happy place

Winning the first game of the season on home ground was a very important milestone for the First Netball Team. The game was nerve-racking as the teams were evenly matched in the first two quarters. However, the fitness levels of the opponents, Hoërskool Christiaan de Wet from Dewetsdorp, seemed to let them down in the final two quarters.

Who are you?

The question about their identity presented itself in many of the activities that the Grade 9 ladies took part in. These adventurous activities included hiking, completing an obstacle course and Bible study sessions. The fundamental question for them centered around the point that the young ladies are now at a stage in their lives where they need to start making their own life choices.

Squash players represent the Free State

KATLEHO SEFAKO Nkgatliseng Motheogane  and Meadow Maartens participated in the South African Country Schools Tournament of 2022 as representatives of the Free State. Their mission was to make it to the Interprovincial Tournament. They played in teams of three – Meadow as a member of the A2 team and Nkgatliseng as a member of the […]

It’s my call: The final hours …

KGOMOTSO ALBERTS I can hear whimpers from where I am sleeping. It has become something I am accustomed to. The darkness, the smell of blood and the sound of gun fire. I try to stop the echoes and the voices in my head but they seem to overpower me. I am a prisoner in my […]

Who are you?

The question about their identity presented itself in many of the activities that the Grade 9 ladies took part in. These adventurous activities included hiking, completing an obstacle course and Bible study sessions. The fundamental question for them centred around the point that the young ladies are now at a stage in their lives where they need to start making their own life choices.

Coffee with Mrs Goodrick

SUGAR AND SPICE and all things nice; that is what Rozanne Goodrick is made of. She is a remarkable, kind and loving person with a good sense of humour.

Gr 8 camp ‘haunted’!

The infamous ‘Ottergat’ is said to be the scariest event at the Grade 8 camp but, according to the Grade 8 learners, it turned out to be an exciting challenge.

swimmers stretch their limits

After a year of not being able to get into the pool due to the pandemic, the swimmers were back and ready for action at the Inter-house Gala – their perseverance, love for and dedication to the sport brought them back.

From forensics analyst to star teacher

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.