Category: Staff News

Mr Mark Muller seeks greener pastures

Mr Mark Muller has been offered a promotion at a private Catholic School, St Andrew’s, in Grahamstown.

From forensics analyst to star teacher

Mr Jaco Cilliers was born in Bloemfontein and attended school at Jim Fouché. He studied Forensics but decided that teaching was more challenging and interesting. He joined St Michael’s in Term 3 to replace Mrs Natasha Slabbert.

Teachers conquer the mountain

On the 25th of September Junior School teachers, Mrs Heunis and Mrs Van Biljon, completed the 4-Peaks 24km Mountain Challenge.

St Michael’s welcomes a new Physical Sciences educator

MR DANIEL WISDOM TENGEY, a Ghanian educator who has been living in South Africa since 2006, was appointed as the new science teacher at St Michael’s.

SMS support staff

KWAME MOABI Me Thandiwe Maria Mehlo started working at St Michael’s on 25 August 1985. She is a devout member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa and very proud of the uniform of the MMM, the women’s action of the church. The women’s action is involved in a wide spectrum of charity work, from […]

New Financial Manager an asset for SMS

THE NEW FINANCIAL MANAGER at St Michael’s is spontaneous but an introvert at heart. She enjoys challenges and is always ready to tackle any task. She is self-motivated and motors through any obstacle she might face. She believes that one should not run from an issue but rather approach it head-on. Challenges and issues should grow and shape you, rather than be a stumbling block. Her life motto is to make the most of every moment, no matter what the situation, because life passes by so quickly.

The pink-sweet lady leaves St Michael’s

Mrs Rosemary van Niekerk handled the finances at SMS before she recently resigned. She was a warm presence in the office who was legendary for the pink sweets that she dished out to teachers when they felt a bit blue. She was a caring person who showed genuine interest in everyone’s wellbeing.

New chapter opens for Mrs Venter

In a small school such as St Michael’s, one teacher can play a very significant role. Mrs Karen Venter, the SMS Physical Sciences educator for the past two years, was one such teacher. It is with heavy hearts that the SMS community says goodbye to her as she begins a new phase in her life: completing her PhD.

Get to know your teachers

Mrs Adrie Lombard is a force to be reckoned with. After obtaining her degrees in primary education and remedial teaching, she left South Africa for England where she worked with disabled children.