May 29, 2024

Author: SeMeSter

Beauty, brains and an athlete too.

Ms Rumarie van der Walt recently joined St Michael’s as the new Mathematics teacher, replacing Mrs Elizabeth Venter. Before becoming a Maths teacher, she studied Human Movement Science, obtained an Honours degree in Sports Science and completed a post-graduate diploma in education (PGCE). She discovered that she enjoyed Mathematics when she taught Master Maths at Grey. She was appointed at Sand du Plessis High School prior to St Michael’s.

Mr Mark Muller seeks greener pastures

Mr Mark Muller has been offered a promotion at a private Catholic School, St Andrew’s, in Grahamstown.

Southern Free State Squash Tournament

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.

Editorial cartoon

The 17 May riots in Mangaung left some people unaffected and some devastated.

It’s my call: The Final Hours

I woke up with a terrible sweat. My stomach gnawed and growled. Something was not right. I got out of my futon1 and immediately searched my room. It was dark, but I could still find Okaa-san’s2 hair ornament. It was still in the red box next to my futon along with the small bag of money and a letter. Strange. Nothing was missing, but why did I have this terrible gut feeling?

Teagan Schoeman obtains a Green Belt

Teagan-Faith Schoeman successfully graded for her Green Belt 1 in Combat Tang Soo Doo.

SMS gave back and looked good while doing it!

NDUMI MASITHELA AND KAGISHO LIVERTSON MAN’S BEST FRIEND leaves pawprints on your heart and so it is only right to give back something to our loyal furry friends. St Michael’s learners did not only donate food and blankets for the animals at the SPCA, they did it dressed to impress! The civvies day gave learners […]

A rising star on the tumbling mat

IBUKUN BENEDICT NTABISENG MALAHLEHA in Grade 5 received a bronze medal in the Helena Botha Gymnastics Competition. She has been part of the Club for a few years and performs especially well in the tumbling section. She says, ‘I felt very nervous before the competition started. I was quite worried that I wouldn’t do well. […]

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.