Remembering a Wynberg Rugby Legend: Old Boy Doug Hopwood

Springbok No. 8 Legend, Wynberg Old Boy, Douglas John Hopwood, 1934 – 2002 The following article is a transcript of an interview with Doug Hopwood by sports journalist Norman Canale which appeared in Cape Argus Sport on Tuesday, September 29, 1998.   Hoppy, a modest Springbok legend “It’s ironic that for a man born in […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 5 – 12 June 2015

  WYNBERG BOYS’ HIGH IS AWARDED MORE DIPLOMAS All boys in the Vocal Ensemble entered in the Solo Singing section of the Cape Town Eisteddfod. For the first time, every boy received a Diploma which is the highest possible award. The adjudicator commented that “there must be something in the water at Wynberg Boys’ High” […]

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WBHS Weekly Planner Week Ending 21 June 2015

  Monday 15 June • School Holiday Tues 16 June • Public Holiday Wed 17 June • 12:00 – 12:30 – Grade 9 compulsory meeting in AMC (Chaeli Campaign LO project discussion) • 15:00 – Marks due on Eduadmin all subjects completed 12 June • 18:30 – Open Microphone “The Two Halfbacks – Dimitra Catrakillis […]

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50 Years Ago Today: Cambridge Honours Wynberg Old Boy J.E. Littlewood

Professor John Edensor Littlewood, 1885 – 1977, renowned Mathematician, Wynberg Old Boy and son of Wynberg Headmaster Mr ET Littlewood – after whom Littlewood Boarding House is named. On this day: Cambridge University, 10 June 1965 The following article is quoted directly from the ‘News of Old Boys’ pp 106, 107 of the ‘Annual Magazine […]

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