Newsletter 5 May 2022

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05 MAY 2022

 

NEWSLETTER

  1. FANTASIA

Our annual Fantasia will take place tomorrow, the 6th of May 2022. The entrance fee is R70 payable to class teachers. Learners who purchase a ticket will be allowed to wear civvies to school for Fantasia. We look forward to enjoying this fun-filled day with all our learners. Learners are instructed to bring their books to school in case of inclement weather.

  1. STAFFING

We would like to congratulate the following colleagues who have commenced their new duties as follows: Mr. M. Mulaudzi (continues as Acting principal), Mrs. T. M. Khumalo (Acting Deputy Principal) and Mrs. L. Khoza (Acting Departmental Head – Sciences). We wish our colleagues all the best in their new roles.

  1. NEWLY ELECTED SGB OFFICE BEARERS

We would like to thank the following SGB members for executing their duties with diligence: Mr. Masooa (Chairperson), Mrs. Yawa (Treasurer) and Mrs. Terblanche (Secretary). Congratulations to the following newly elected office bearers in the SGB: Mr. Masooa (Continues as Chairperson), Mr. Mbatsani (Treasurer), and Mr. Nyoni (Secretary). All the best to the members of our hardworking SGB in their governance roles and responsibilities.

  1. REMINDER: INTERSEN PHASE CONTROLLED TESTS (MID-YEAR EXAMINATIONS)

Parents and learners are advised that the Controlled Test programme will commence on the 30th of May 2022. The Controlled test timetable will be issued in due course. Therefore, it is vital for learners to ensure that their books are updated and corrections for activities are completed. Parents must monitor learners’ books to ensure that there are no incomplete activities. We encourage parents and learners to design a study timetable and adhere to it so that learners are adequately prepared for their tests. We implore learners to work harder this term so that better academic results are achieved.

  1. REMINDER: TERM 2 ASSESSMENT PLAN – INTERSEN PHASE

Learners in the InterSen Phase (Grades 4-7) have received their Term 2 Assessment plan. It is extremely imperative for parents to regularly monitor the Assessment plan to ensure that learners are suitably prepared for their assessments and due dates. Tardy and late submissions will not be tolerated.

  1. REMINDER: CONSENT FOR SCHOOL SPORTS

Parents are advised that learners will only be allowed to attend sports training sessions or sports matches if they receive official communication. A consent form granting permission is required for learners to attend training sessions and sports matches.

  1. COVID-19 PROTOCOLS MUST BE ADHERED TO

According to the current SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for schools, learners are expected to wear facemasks throughout the day, unless they are eating. This will continue until the DBE updates the SOPs. Thus, learners will continue to wear their facemasks when inside and outside the building. This will be revised once the updated SOPs are received from the DBE. Parents must ensure that learners wear a facemask when leaving home and have extras in their schoolbag. This will be strictly monitored. Learners are reminded to wash their hands and sanitize regularly. Parents of learners who are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms should seek medical attention. Learners should report to school when they have recovered.

  1. SCHOOL FEES

All parents are requested 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,

 Mr. M. Mulaudzi

  Acting Principal

 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

“Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. ”

– Bill Bradley