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.”
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.
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.
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.