May 29, 2024


Change takes courage

2022 has been a year of the unexpected, excitement, heartache and, most of all, change. Early April our original Captain, Mr Braam van Wyk, bade us an unexpected farewell and Mrs Imelita van der Berg swiftly took over.

Chapel Choir sings ahead!

The SMS Chapel Choir excelled by achieving second position at the Cantamus National Competition for school and regional choirs. They participated in the category “Equal-voiced Girl Choirs.”

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.

The Met Gala arrives at St Michael’s

At this night of high-end fashion and of dazzling looks, couture was the order of the evening. The Met Gala and all things glamorous, were brought all the way from America to the St Michael’s Matric Farewell.

SMS holds the banner high for the 102nd year

The gold laureate is awarded to pupils in recognition of exceptional effort in academics, neatness and diligence, participation in extra-mural activities and strength of character.

Abseiling into 2023 brave and inspired

After the exciting announcement of the 2023 leaders and all the celebrations, the real work began at the RCL leadership camp at Moolsmanshoek outdoor centre.

Matrics become ‘Old Girls’

At the annual Valedictory Service for the Class of 2022, Mrs Imelita van der Berg described the Gr 12s as a group with a high emotional intelligence and as a ‘class with class.’

Once an SMS girl, always an SMS girl

Everyone at St Michael’s knows her; everyone loves her and now the time has come for her to leave her Alma Mater.

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 […]