February 28, 2024

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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 […]

Changes shake St Michael’s

REA NKALA AND JUST like that….he’s gone. Our beloved principal, Mr Braam van Wyk walked up the aisle in chapel for the last time on Friday……  It was a Junior School chapel service that many will probably remember for a long time. When Mr Van Wyk blessed the congregation, more than 300 red hearts went […]

Captain Jack Sparrow takes on Mera from the world of Aquaman

KWAME MOABI In a fictional world of fierce battle and hardship, these two film stars in their respective roles, have had to rise to the occasion and face the troubles that come with protecting their own. Although these two characters portrayed the roles of protagonists, ironically Captain Jack Sparrow and Mera fell short in their […]

A new wire sparks in the St Michael’s circuit

The sound of laughter can always be heard from the IT classroom on the second storey. Mr Elmar Henning, St Michael’s new Computer Literacy, IT and CAT teacher has recently joined the family. Having taught for twelve years at St Michaels’ brother school, St Andrew’s, he did not find it difficult to adjust to the eager and excited girls at St Michael’s.

Class of 2022 – their wings have unfolded

ASHLEE BELL The matrics recently attended a team-building session organised by the St Michael’s Staff Management Team. The session included various activities such as tug-of-war, building (infamous) marshmallow towers and playing Charades. Tug-of-war might just seem like forcefully tugging on a rope until your hands give in. However, it taught the learners that sometimes in […]

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. The following girls […]

Canter, gallop, and leap to first place

When she rode for the first time at the age of 2, Alexia Augousti fell in love with the sport. Together with her horse Moonshine, or Moonie, or Moon for short, she competed in the SANESA Q4 2021. She competed in the dressage Special Needs Tests 3 and 4, as well as the Special Needs Performance Riding Class. She excelled in all three of her categories obtaining 3 red ribbons – which are for first place!

Speech Night celebrates excellence

The traditional academic procession of the educators in their black gowns, along with the guest speaker for the evening, created an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation in the Universitas Geloofsentrum. For the past year those educators had worked overtime to complete the curriculum. Their consistent determination to strive for excellence enabled the prize winners to reach their goals.

Kaylen Simmons rules

ITUMELENG SEMOLI Kaylen Simmons, captain of the SMS First Hockey Team, was a member of the Southern Free State U. 18A team that won both their matches against Northern Free State teams.  She also participated in the Bloem Hawks championship tournament where she played in the forward position and shot a few aerial goals for […]

Grade 9 camp strengthens Sisterhood

ZOE COETZEE 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, […]