SCIENCE EXPO: REGIONALS
Back: (Left to right) Khanyisile Njovu, Sameeha Mookrey, Mu’ minah Ahmed,
Anya Birch, Luneil van Bosch, Mahin Waleed.
Front: (Left to right) Ammara Kazie, Mrs Anita Philip, Fadheelah Kokatay
The projects of these girls won Gold in the regional Expo on 1 August.
They will enter another competition on 21 August for national Selection.
Fadheelah won the Best Female Project.
Girls’ High won the trophy for the Best Achievement in the Expo.
NATIONAL SCHOOLS’ QUIZ
Shannon Thompson, Blaine Christians, Robyn Roussouw and Kimberlin Brink
took part in the National Schools Quiz Championships held 30 July at GHS.
The GHS team came first and will be taking part in the
National Competition in Johannesburg in December.
Seated with them is teacher, Mr Warren Daries.
LIFE SCIENCES OLYMPIAD
Back: (Left to right) Thandeka Jele, Robyn Hollander, Bianke Fouche,
Megan Hendricks, Savannah Simons
Front: Dudetsang Tlhomelang and Seemeen Wookey
In the Life Sciences Olympiad (Grades 10-12) written last term these girls performed well.
Seemeen was placed in the Top 75 nationally,
while Bianke, Megan and Robyn were placed in the Top 100 nationally.
Girls’ High was placed 5th overall in the country.
In the Natural Sciences Olympiad (Grades 8-9)
Dudu, Savannah and Thandeka all achieved Gold (above 80%)
Shannon Thompson and Maria Nanabhai were awarded their Honours Blazers
for Academics at the Awards Assembly on 24 July.
Maria was placed first in the country in the Life Sciences Olympiad (Grades 10-12)
with an aggregate of 94%.
Shannon was the Top Female Learner at the National Minquiz Competition
held during the July holidays.
Both girls were nominated as GHS top achievers and attended the
Achievers’ Dinner at St Patrick’s College on 18 August.
WORLD KNOWLEDGE QUIZ
Kimberlin Brink was placed third in the province in the Grade 12 group.
Duduetsang Thlomelang was placed first in the province in the Grade 9 group
Jenny was selected for the SA Country Districts squash team that took part
inter-provincial squash tournament and was unbeaten during the tournament.
She is now ranked the Number 1 player in South Africa in the Under 16 age group.
Thato Mgoboli was selected to the Under 18 GW team.
Pontsho Ngakaditsile was selected to the GW Under 17 team.
The GHS team, along with coach, Mr Ian Olds, performed very well in the tournament in
East London in the first week of the July holidays.
The team finished second.
Two of the team, Captain Mma-Elisa Kenosie (seated next to Mr Olds) and
Diana Molatlhwe (absent) were selected for the
All Stars team
which was chose after the tournament.
These two girls were also recently selected to the NC Provincial team.
Bonolo Lute, Tiisetso Motsage, Tabasuum Nanabhay and Mandisa Skosana
won the provincial round of the SAASTA debates in May
and will represent the NC in the Nationals on the 8 October in Johannesburg.
These girls were awarded Colours for Drama at the Awards Assembly on 24 July.
Tazlynn Norman, Lynn Ruiters, Zintle Damon, Kariema Baulackey,
Stacy Flemming, Myrtle Femmers
The following girls were selected to Griqualand West and represented the province in
recent inter-provincial tournaments held during the July holidays.
Back: (Left to right) Belle Isaacs, Michaela Hollander, Shae Botha,
Karabo Mokubung, Suewellyn Zimmerman
Front: (Left to right) Amy Klaasen, Sankie Molale, Samantha Snyman
Lebone Keetile and Portia Mbatha won the provincial round of the
Moot Court competition held
in Kimberley on 8 August.
They will be taking part in the National competition in October in Pretoria.
Acting Principal, Mr Mike Matthews, congratulates a very excited
Mr Sithembile Mdibe who won the first prize in the GHS raffle drawn on 4 August.
Nambitha was placed in the Top One Hundred nationally in the English Olympiad.
She was placed 84th out of approximately 7000 students.
Newly Elected Interact Committee For 2016
Lecharn Kruger, Roxane Louw, Laa’iqah Hussein, Mrs Anita Phillips,
Seemeen Wookey (Vice President), Dameeka Kika (President), Mrs Amanda Van Zyl
School Management Committee For 2016
Back: (Left To Right) Xabiso Lute, Megan Hendrickse, Dameeka Kika, Aimee Klopper
Middle: (Left To Right) Jennifer Preece (Deputy Chair), Luneil Van Bosch (Chair),
Fadheelah Kokatay, Nambitha Mbane
Front: (Left To Right) Laa’iqah Hussein, Trinity Melakeco, Diana Molatlhatwe (Secretary),
Jennilee Van Nel,Sankie Mohale, Onlenna Sellwane, Esmerelda Williams
Nambitha Mbane, Lesedi Dakile and Onalenna Sellwane obtained ninth position
National Department of Water and Sanitation competition