Category: Junior School

St Michael’s will celebrate Heritage Day differently

Tomorrow, 23 September, will be the first time in a few years that learners at SMS will celebrate Heritage Day by wearing their hoodies. Learners and teachers may come to school in their SMS hoodies with blue or black jeans.

Dancing Duo does it again

Nthati and Sedi did it again! On the 27th of August, they participated in the SADTA provincial Championships at Bobbies Park.

Only two netball teams enter trials

The Junior School is extremely proud of the Grade 6 and 7 Netball Teams: the only two teams from St Michael’s that played in the Free State Netball Trials.


RELEBOHILE NYAPOLI Congratulations to Alondrea Flooks in Grade 4 who took part in an international Mental Math competition hosted by Egypt. Six countries took part in this online competition through A+ Academy. Alondrea received a mark of 90.8% and won the Champion trophy. Alondrea is nicknamed #humancalculator #littlegenius

St Michael’s sisters enjoy a fun-filled evening

For a while now, the Intermediate Phase has felt left out from the rest of the school; are they still part of the ‘babies’ in Foundation Phase or are they part of the ‘older girls’?

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 […]

Learning outside the classroom

HANNAH HEUNIS THE INTERMEDIATE PHASE learners, who missed Lateral Learning in 2020 due to the lockdown, were very excited about the activities this year. They would finally be able to have fun and miss some class, even though it was very different from previous years. Everything did not go smoothly: there were fights and tears, […]

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. […]