WBHS Weekly Newsletter 9 – 16 November 2012

SERVICE EVENT On Saturday 10th November, Michael van der Valk, together with the Service group, organized a sports day for children who attend the Bible Fellowship Christian School in Ottery – where the fees are R50 per year. It turned out very well and everybody had fun. Danny du Plessis, the pastor & founder of […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 19 – 26 October 2012

EID MUBARAK We would like to wish all our Muslims boys, teachers and their families a Blessed and Joyous Eid-ul-Adgha.   SHORT SLEEVE BLUE JERSEYS On Wednesday next week, the new short sleeve blue jersey becomes available at our stockists. This is a voluntary uniform item. Size 32 – R135.50 Up R6.00 per size To […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 21 – 28 September 2012

YOM KIPPUR Wynberg Boys’ High School wishes its Jewish families a joyous and peaceful New Year and special blessings as they observe the holy day of Yom Kippur and celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles.   IAN MELLIAR TOURNAMENT For the 6th year, WBHS has organized one of the country’s most prestigious waterpolo tournaments, the Ian […]

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Termly Newsletter Term 3 2012

This is an excerpt from the Headmaster’s Address at the 2012 Founders’ Day Ceremony I often talk to the boys in assemblies about Roots and Wings. Wings of course are the opportunities on offer at this school – in the academic, sport, culture, service and leadership fields. Roots are what this Founders Week is all […]

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WBHS Weekly Newsletter 31 August – 7 September 2012

HOSTEL PARENTS Hostel Parents are reminded that if they wish to check the hostel menu, it is put up on the hostel page on the school website every Wednesday. Link to menu for boarders: Click here for Boarders Menu Link to menu for day scholars: Click here for Day Scholars Menu   SPORT THIS PAST […]

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Weekly Newsletter 18 – 25 May 2012

ALL ABOARD! Please join us once again for our annual Parents Dance to be held in the WBHS Clegg Hall on 16 June 2012 at 19h00. In commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the Titanic we are setting sail and we’d like you to join us dressed in your favourite cruise gear, whatever that […]

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Termly Newsletter Term 1 2012

STAYING CONNECTED   With the recent success of Richard Levi, I am frequently being asked how Wynberg manages to keep turning out quality cricketers.  To a certain extent, the answer is provided by social psychologists who maintain that members of self-contained groups (for example schools, sports teams, families) ‘catch’ the appropriate behaviour from one another […]

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Weekly Newsletter 3 – 10 February 2012

OPEN DAYS   The first Open Day was held on Tuesday this week for the WBJS parents. Next week we are expecting four times the number of parents and families as all other schools are invited. Grade 8’s and other volunteer guides will be taking the families round the school and if the first Open […]

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Weekly Newsletter 13 – 20 January 2012

CELL PHONES – REMINDER TO PARENTS Every boy is entitled to a cell phone safe – free of charge – in which he may store his valuables. He must sign for a key and he is entitled to that safe for the duration of his school career. If he loses the key, it must be […]

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Weekly Newsletter December – 13 January 2012

NEW STAFF A very warm welcome to the new staff who joined our ranks this term: Neil Veitch (English), Gregg Davis (Geog/ English) and Matthew Perkins (Geog / Technology) are new to our staff room. Waterpolo parents will all know Julian Vincent who will be taking Accounting, EGD and Technology classes. Rob Henning and Kseniya […]

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