Newsletter#12#2021

22 APRIL 2021

NEWSLETTER

1. CLOSURE OF SCHOOL FOR TERM 1
School will close tomorrow, the 23rd of April 2021 and learners will be released at 10:00. School will re-open for Term 2 on the 3rd of May 2021. Learners in Group B will report to school on Monday, the 3rd of May 2021 followed by learners in Group A on Tuesday, the 4th of May 2021. Learners must report to school on the correct day as per the timetable issued to them.

2. LEARNER PROGRESS REPORTS
Parents received an SMS on the 20th of April 2021 which indicated a delay in the release of learners’ progress reports. Learners will receive their progress reports on the 6th and 7th of May 2021. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused.

3. INTRODUCTION OF THE NEWLY ELECTED SGB (2021-2024)
On behalf of the SMT, staff and learners of Midrand Primary school, we would like to place on record our sincere gratitude to the outgoing SGB who have served the school community with integrity and diligence. We would also like to welcome the new SGB of Midrand Primary school. We wish you well in your governance endeavours at our school.

Outgoing SGB Members: 2018-2021
Mr. E. K. Kgaabi (Ex-officio)
Mr. L. M. Masooa (Parent – Chairperson)
Mr. L. Mbatsani (Parent – Treasurer)
Mr. N. S. Govender (Secretary/ CS Staff)
Mr. T. Munyai (Parent)
Mr. L. Malahlela (Parent)
Mrs. P. Dlamini (Parent)
Mrs. S. Ramakhula (Parent)
Mr. S. Silwangani (CS Staff)
Mr. M. Mashati (PS Staff)
Mr. M. Mulaudzi (CS Staff)
Newly Elected SGB Members:2021-2024
Mr. E. K. Kgaabi (Ex-officio)
Mr. L. M. Masooa (Parent – Chairperson)
Ms. Y. W. Nozuko (Parent – Treasurer)
Mrs. E. Terblanche (Secretary/CS Staff)
Ms. B. E. Mahlangu (Parent)
Mr. S. M. Dibakwane (Parent)
Mr. K. M. Machete (Parent)
Mr. D. O. Keele (Parent)
Mr. P. Seanego (PS Staff)
Mr. D. Nynoni (CS Staff)
Mr. F. Sikhosana (CS Staff)
COMMITTEE SGB MEMBER RESPONSIBLE
Finance Ms. Nozuko
Legal, Discipline & Governance Mr. Keele
Human Resources & Strategy Mr. Dibakwane
Marketing, Fundraising & Partnership Mr. Machete
ICT, Communication & Curriculum Ms. Mahlangu
Safety & Security Mr. Masooa
Infrastructure & Grounds Maintenance Mr. Seanego
Sports Development & Extra-curricular Mr. Sikhosana
Learner Welfare Mrs. Terblanche
Environment Mr. Nyoni

4. FANTASIA
We are excited to announce that our annual Fantasia will be held on the 14th and 21st of May 2021 (to accommodate learners in Group A and B separately). The cost is R60 per learner. Only learners are allowed at Fantasia (no parents). Tickets will be issued to learners once they have paid. We encourage all our learners to attend this exciting event. Covid-19 protocols will be strictly observed.

5. RESUMPTION OF EXTRA-MURALS IN TERM 2: SPORTS TRY-OUTS
Soccer, netball and gymnastics try-outs for Term 2 commenced on 15 April 2021 and conclude today, 22 April 2021. Try-out sessions will be held from 14:00-15:00. Learners are only allowed to attend try-outs with a signed consent form. Parents/guardians must ensure that the necessary transport arrangements are made in advance. Learners who have volunteered to try out should come to school attired in their PE uniform. We look forward to resuming extra-mural activities in Term 2 with caution. Unfortunately, spectators will not be allowed at any of the sports matches as per Covid-19 regulations. Further information will be communicated in relation to other extra-mural activities.

6. EXTRA-MURALS: CHOIR & MUSIC AUDITIONS FOR TERM 2
Learners who are interested in joining the school choir are invited to attend the auditions to be held in Term 2. Transport arrangements must be made in advance. Audition dates & times are noted below:

Group A Group B
Grade 4-5: 4 May 2021 @ 14:00-15:30 Grade 4-5: 5 May 2021 @ 14:00-15:30

Grade 6-7: 6 May 2021 @ 14:00-15:30 Grade 6-7: 7 May 2021 @ 14:00-15:30

7. SCHOOL FEES
We implore all parents to ensure that their school fees account is up to date. School fees can be paid at the school’s finance office using debit or credit card or by direct deposit into the school’s bank account. No cash will be accepted.

BANK DETAILS:
BANK: NEDBANK BRANCH: MIDRAND ACC. NO.: 1686 04 0075
CODE: 168642 TYPE: CURRENT REF: USE NAME, SURNAME & GRADE OF THE CHILD. Please use the correct references when making deposits.

Kind Regards,

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Mr. Kwena Kgaabi
Principal