WBHS Weekly Newsletter 04 – 08 January 2016

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   ACADEMIC REPORT   Early in 2015 the matric class were told that their achievement as a grade would be determined by hundreds of small stories of individual success. Each boy in the room had the opportunity to contribute to a picture greater than the sum of its parts. They were […]

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Weekly Newsletter 04 – 11 December 2015

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   FINAL FAREWELL TO MR RICHARDSON On Tuesday the boys had their chance to say farewell to Mr Richardson. The assembly started with Mr Richardson and Mr De Waal handing out the 175 Tie to all the boys. Every boy in the school who had ordered a tie, had the opportunity […]

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Weekly Newsletter 27 Nov – 04 Dec 2015

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   GRADE TEN HIKE This email from one of the Grade Ten Fathers says it all: My son returned yesterday from the 2015 Grade 10 Cederberg Expedition. When I picked him up at the school, he was filled with excitement and sense of achievement. He said he found the first two […]

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Weekly Newsletter 20 – 27 November 2015

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   ACADEMICS The NSC examinations written by Wynberg Boys’ High School officially end today, Friday 27th with the music students the last to write. Will they be our best results ever? Has our distinctions-per-boy ratio beaten the previous record of 1.1? Mr Richardson will be announcing the answers to these questions […]

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Weekly Newsletter 13 – 20 November 2015

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   EXPECTATIONS DURING EXAMS   Owing to various incidents, parents are asked to make their sons aware of the following rules: • No boy who has been dropped off at school in the morning may leave the campus until the close of the school day. • Joe’s CafĂ©, now the Fresh […]

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Weekly Newsletter 06 – 13 November 2015

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   AUDITIONS FOR “OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD” Auditions for next year’s dramatic production “Our Country’s Good” by Timberlake Wertenbaker took place during the past week. Keenan Oliphant is the director of the play, to be staged in the Alf Morris Centre in April. The final cast will be announced soon.   UPCOMING […]

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Weekly Newsletter 30 Oct – 06 Nov 2015

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   STEEL BAND CONCERT On Friday 30 October, the annual Steelband Concert took place in the Nussbaum Theatre. All five steelbands, representing the five grades of the school under the tutelage of Keenan Oliphant took part with the matric steelband finishing off the evening – and their school musical careers – […]

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Weekly Newsletter 23 – 30 November 2015

EVENTS OF PAST WEEK:   INCOMING PREFECTS’ DINNER The 2016 Prefect group have enjoyed a busy couple of weeks; culminating on Monday evening with their official dinner at Kaplan House. Hosted by Mrs Richardson and Mrs De Waal, the social evening started with a meet-and-greet with the boys’ parents at the Bill Bowden. Leaving their […]

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Weekly Newsletter 16 – 23 October 2015

SECURITY OF POSSESSIONS We tend to go through spates of possessions going missing and we are going through one of those spates now. Please can we ask all parents to: • Go through the security booklet with your sons. We gave one to all boys at the beginning of the year. It should be in […]

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Weekly Newsletter 09 – 16 October 2015

SUNSET CONCERT THIS WEEK-END You and your family are warmly invited to attend the Sunset Concert at the John Baxter outdoor amphitheatre on Sunday 18 October, which starts at 17h00. Performers will be from WBHS, WBJS and WGHS. Bring a picnic supper and a blanket or chair and come and enjoy music played by the […]

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