May 29, 2024

Category: Culture

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.

Yet another Semester workshop was held in Mrs Du Toit’s classroom. Fumane Masheane, the new Editor-in Chief, welcomed the new recruits. A video about interviewing skills was shown to equip the learners who had just joined the Editorial Team.

Grade 9 camp strengthens Sisterhood

In late September the Grade 9s paid a visit to the infamous Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve. After missing the opportunity to go on camp the previous year due to the Corona virus, they were thrilled finally to get to go on camp. After a prayer for travelling mercies by Mr Braam van Wyk, the girls departed.

Grade 8 is the beginning of High School. Every SMS girl, from Grade 9 to 12, can remember their Grade 8 year as if it were yesterday: from Integration to Forty Days to the end-of-year Speech Night and the memories they made at On-track Adventures. The 2021 Grade 8 class left for the annual St Michael’s school camp with heavy luggage and their hearts filled with excitement for the journey ahead.

After weeks of planning, the Chapel Choir was able to go on its long overdue annual camp. The girls were accompanied by Ms Joanie Prinsloo, the conductor, as well as Mr Jaco Cilliers and

The CFG visit Ons Kinderhuis

Can you imagine buying three meals, clothes, and other essential items on a meager budget? Well, this is the sad reality of the thirteen girls at Ons Kinderhuis.

Chapel Choir sets the bar at their first concert

The SMS choir’s first official performance after the lockdown was a resounding success. News of the choir’s excellent performance at the choir festival, hosted by the Choral Celebration Network Foundation in co-operation with Oranje Meisieskool, spread like wildfire.

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.