WBHS Weekly Newsletter 13 – 20 March 2015

  VISIT BY PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER MANN The Grade 11s and their English teachers were treated to a performance-lecture by Professor Emeritus of Poetry at Rhodes University, Christopher Mann. Recent works by Professor Mann include Rudiments of Grace, a book of love poems dedicated to his wife, and The Ballad of Dirk De Bruin, a play-in-verse […]

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Wynberg Boys’ High School Weekly Newsletter 27 February – 6 March 2015

      NIGHT OF THE STARS 2015 Credit must be given to all parents who were involved in the organisation of the Night of the Stars. Jeanette Muller and her vast team worked tirelessly for months to put on a worthy event. It is about more than the money raised. It is also about […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 20 – 27 February 2015

        GOVERNING BODY ELECTIONS All parents have received written and email confirmation about the Governing Body elections which are being held in our school foyer from 07:00 to 18:00 on Thursday 19 March 2015. All nominations for the new Governing Body must be handed in to the front office by Friday 6th […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 13 – 20 February 2015

  CELIA LASHLIE Many parents came to listen to Celia Lashlie when we invited her to travel from New Zealand and speak at our Boys’ School Conference in March last year. We heard the news this week that she has died from terminal pancreatic cancer. Parents can read more about this remarkable lady:   http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11402856&ref=NZH_FBpage […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 6 – 13 February 2015

  LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION Tuesday evening saw the first of four planned leadership discussions take place in the Clegg Hall. Featuring three special guests: Emma Dicks (Innovate SA), Orli Setton (Re-think Leadership) and our own Mr Richardson, the forum provided an intimate, open and unique platform for the learners to engage with the ideas of leadership […]

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Weekly Newsletter 30 January – 6 February 2015

GRADE 8 MATHEMATICS ENRICHMENT A wonderfully enthusiastic and talented group of Grade 8s got together last Thursday for an afternoon of mathematical exploration. The mathematics, doughnuts and refreshments complemented each other as the young men were encouraged to take their mathematical knowledge well beyond the expectations of the curriculum. Weekly sessions take place in B22 […]

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Circular 7 Launch of School Raffle

  30th January 2015   Circular 7   WYNBERG BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL RAFFLE This year we are once again holding a school raffle. All Wynberg men are expected to sell at least one complete book of tickets. Thank you for doing this – you are helping to add a stone to the cairn which will […]

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Wynberg Boys’ High School Weekly Newsletter 23 – 30 January 2015

F SPANBOU NIGHT AWAY Our entire staff travelled to Waterval Country Lodge in Tulbagh on Sunday 18 January for a staff development night away. Mr Richardson led a session on his vision for the school in 2015, while we also spent a few hours introducing a new teaching methodology to the staff known as the […]

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Wynberg Boys’ High School Weekly Newsletter 9 December 2014 – 23 January 2015

      STAFFING We welcome the following teachers to the school: Mr Chris Moore returns to his old school in Mr Emms’ English post and will be a tutor in Wellington House. Another old boy returning to his alma mater is Mr Zayd Hendriks who will be in McNaughton. He is merely extending his […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 5 – 12 December 2014

NEW HEADMASTER The news went out on Facebook on Thursday that the WCED have approved the nomination from the Governing Body that Mr Jannie de Waal takes over from me as Headmaster from January 2016 – the 175th year of the school. He arrives at an exciting time in the history of the school. Because […]

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