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WBHS News, Friday 18 October 2019

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Final Examination Arrangements for 2019

Circular 18 of 2019: Grade 10 start their examinations on Monday 21 October, Grade 11 on Thursday 31 October and Grades 8 and 9 on Monday 4 November. The general examination timetable on the front page of Moodle is the correct version. The timetable in the diaries was provisional and there may have been changes from when it was printed a year ago –the Moodle version is the one to follow. Boys must report to their allotted venues for all morning exams at 08h00 and at 13h30 for afternoon exams.

Please download the full PDF circular on the link:

WBHS-Circular-18-Final-Examinations-2019.pdf

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WBHS News, Friday 11 October 2019

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Notification of Meeting to Approve School Budget & Hostel Fees for 2020

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Circular 17 of 2019: You are cordially invited to attend a special Parent Meeting convened in order to obtain approval of the School and Hostel Budgets for 2020. This meeting will be held at Wynberg Boys' High School on Tuesday 22 October 2019. In this regard, please note the following details:

The meeting will take place in the Fish Bowl at the School at 18h00.Based on the outcome of the budgeting process, the Governing Body is proposing to increase the school fees to R50 400,00 p.a. (8,39% increase) and the Hostel fees to R54 500,00 p.a. (7,92% increase). The increase in school fees covers key operational elements and include support costs for increased participation levels by learners in core activities, upgrade of our Information Management System, maintaining our facilities in reasonable repair, teaching and support staff remuneration adjustments aligned with that of the WCED

Please download the full PDF circular on the link:

WBHS-Circular-17-2019-SecondNotice-BudgetMeeting.pdf

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Matric Prize Giving 2019 - All the Awards

Prize List - October 2019

Academic PrizesSD = Subject Distinction

One CertificateAdam Barnard (Merit), Bevan Coveley (SD for History), Campbell Egan-Fowler (SD for History), Cormac Faul (SD for History), Byron Kingwill (SD for EGD), Andreas Kyprou (SD for EGD), Arin Long (SD for Visual Arts), Martin Lötter (SD for EGD), Murray Macdonald (SD for EGD), Izak McDowell (SD for Information Technology), Phiwe Mentoor (Merit), Jordan Pastor (SD for History), Matthew Perrin (SD for English), Kian Petersen (SD for English), Sebastian Powell (SD for EGD), Tristan Rainbow (SD for Geography), Timothy Sweetman (SD for EGD), Caleb Valerga (Merit), Caleb Vincent (Merit)

Two CertificatesSeth Dantu (SD for EGD; Merit), Fayyaz Ebrahim (SD for Life Sciences; Merit), Tebogo Faas (SD for IsiXhosa; Merit), Gabriel Flint (SD for Life Sciences; Merit), Lee Gibbs (SD for EGD and Information Technology), Jason Harrison (SD for Mathematics; Merit), Timothy Hoenson (SD for Life Sciences; Merit), Imad Marques (SD for Information Technology; Merit), Reece McMinn (SD for History; Merit), Wandile Notshe (SD for History; Merit), Kyler Rienderhoff (SD for Information Technology; Merit), Imtiyaaz Samaai (SD for Afrikaans; Merit), Ben Schaffer (SD for History; Merit), Daniel Skea (SD for Information Technology; Merit), Ryan Thompson (SD for Information Technology; Merit)

Three CertificatesLuke Altmann (SD for Geography; Alf Morris Prize for Geography; Merit), Mikaeel Bassadien (SD for English and Afrikaans; Merit), Thomas Faustmann (SD for English and Information Technology; Merit), Wesley Grenfell (SD for English; Subject Prize for Mathematical Literacy; Merit), Luke Hubbard (SD for English and EGD; Merit), Finn Massari (SD for History and Information Technology; Merit), Justin O’Connor (SD for EDG and Information Technology; Merit), Daanyaal Pearce (SD for Economics and `information Technology; Merit), Yaseen Samodien (SD for English and Geography; Merit), Malcolm Scarrott (SD for English and Information Technology; Merit), Dillon Sibanda (SD for English and Life Sciences; Merit)

Four CertificatesJosh Biddlecombe (SD for EGD, Information Technology and Physical Sciences; Merit), Reece Brice (SD for EGD, Life Sciences and Visual Arts; Merit), Matthew Harris (SD for English, Geography and History; Merit), Caleb Lawrence (SD for Information Technology, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit), Liam Manshon (SD for English, Mathematics and Information Technology; Merit), Seth Meyer (SD for English, AP English and Life Sciences; Merit), Haaroun Mohamed (SD for EGD and Visual Arts; Subject Prize for Visual Art; Merit), Phillip Mouton (SD for Afrikaans, EGD and Life Sciences; Merit), Jack Rutherford (SD for English, Geography and Visual Arts; Merit)

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Wynberg Campus of Schools Early Closing Term Four 2019

Thursday 3 October 2019: The Western Cape Education Department has given notice that they will use the four Wynberg schools at the end of the year. This has been ratified by the governing bodies of the four schools. The department officials will move into the high schools on 29 November and the junior schools on 1 December.

We, therefore, give notice that the schools will close for learners on the following days:

Wynberg Girls' & Boys' HIGH Schools - Tuesday 26 November 2019

Wynberg Girls' and Boys' JUNIOR Schools - Friday 29 November 2019

Please download the complete official PDF document on the link:

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Tuck Shop Menu Term 4

Monday 30 September 2019: Please find the hot lunch menu and order form for Term 4 on the link below; please note that fruits are seasonal and may be changed without prior notice. Dairy products and nuts are used at times in meal preparation and, although not specified, there may be trace elements of the above in some of our dishes.

WBHS-Menu-Term4-2019.pdf

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Advance Notice of School Fee & Budget Meeting

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To meet regulatory requirements, the School is required to give our parents 30 days' notice of the annual school fees and budget meeting. Please note that this meeting will take place at the School on Tuesday, 22 October 2019 in the Fish Bowl area.

Please download the full PDF Circular 16/19 on the link:

WBHS-Circular-16-2019-AdvanceNoticeBudgetMeeting.pdf

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Media Statement: Headmaster, Mr Jan de Waal

Monday 26 August 2019: As with all who've been following the news, WBHS is horrified, and appalled, at the brutal murder of Lynette Volschenck. On behalf of my staff, and our Wynberg family, I extend Wynberg’s deepest condolences, and support, to the family and friends of the victim, and to those of the accused reported in the media.

The accused, Kyle Ruiters, matriculated at Wynberg Boys’ High School.

He is remembered as a quiet, unassuming member of the school community who enthusiastically participated in school activities.

As we wait for the judicial process to unfold, we encourage all to exercise compassion and to respect the families involved. Shock, grief, healing, and the law, will take time, and needs our support.

If any members of the Wynberg Community feel they need counseling or debriefing, they are welcome to contact our Counselling Department.

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Winning With Wynberg: Our Annual Raffle Draw

Follow the link below to our YouTube channel for the Wynberg Media Broadcast team live stream of the 2019 School raffle draw: 

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Weekly Planner, Week Ending 18 August 2019

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Weekly Planner

Monday 12 August Start of Heritage WeekEid al-Adha10:00 Assembly (Heritage Week Dw)Chess and Debating vs Old BoysSquash vs Old Boys

Tuesday 13 August07:00 Marketing and Fund-raising Meeting10:00 House Assembly/TutorSoccer vs Old BoysCross Country vs Old Boys Wednesday 14 August10:00 Assembly (En)10:00 New Teachers meet with Kelly Rugby vs Reading Blue Coat (UK) 18:30 Hockey vs Old Boys

Thursday 15 August08:00 Founders Day Rehearsal 19:00 Nussbaum Concert

Friday 16 August11:00 Founders Day07:45 Sports PhotosHockey vs SACS (A)

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Wynberg Heritage Events, August 2019

Wynberg Boys’ Junior and High Schools together with the Wynberg Old Boys’ Union proudly present our Heritage Events 2019:

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Weekly Planner, Week Ending 11 August 2019

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Monday 5 August 06:30 Concert Rehearsal10:00 House Assembly/Tutor10:30 - 14:30 Blood ClinicAfrikaans WeekATKV Spelathon (Nussbaum and D31)

Tuesday 6 August

06:30 Concert Rehearsal10:00 Afrikaans Saalbyeenkoms/Assembly WBHS - Woordeskatkompetisie in Clegg HallATKV Spelathon (Nussbaum)18:45 Inter-schools Maths Quiz Wednesday 7 August

06:30 Concert Rehearsal 10:00 Afrikaans Saalbyeenkoms/Assembly “Afrikaans in aksie “deur WBHS onderwysersAMC-ATKV SpelathonAfrikaans Week19:00 Campus of Schools Concert

Thursday 8 August

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WBHS Newsletter, 15 - 26 July 2019

Wynberg Boys' High School newsletters are distributed to all Wynberg Families and subscribers by email #WynbergMedia

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Congratulations to our 2020 Prefects!

WBHS Prefects for 2020

Monday 29 July 2019: We take great pleasure in congratulating our prefect body for 2020, and wish them well with their leadership responsibilies for the year ahead. The Prefect Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday 3 October 2019.

Head Prefect: Zayd LouwDeputy Head Prefect: Michael van SchalkwykRCL: Yusuf KathradaAcademics: Tomas CupidoSport: Ziyaad SolomonsCulture: Luke HeathService: Reece Mulholland Glebe: Noel GlintenkampHawthornden: Reyaaz MartinLittlewood: Philip MasangoMcNaughton: Daniel HayesOude Wijnberg: Uzair ChilwanSilverhurst: Keenan CollisonSunninghill: Adam BudgeTrovato: Uzair Khan Grade 12 Prefect: Sipho DyonaseSenior Grades: Corbin RasJunior Grades: Keanu Gelderblom Support: Zayd Louw/Mike van SchalkwykSustainability: Alex Borodin-SleighEd-Tech: GT Bang

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WBHS News, Sunday 14 July 2019

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Win with Wynberg and Turkish Airlines - Our Annual Raffle

Thursday 11 July 2019: Circular 8 of 2019 - This year we are once again holding a school raffle, of which the proceeds will be used to upgrade our facilities. All Wynberg men are expected to sell at least two completed books of tickets.

Just as Wynberg men in the past have raised funds for you to benefit from the current facilities, it is your turn to contribute to the future of the school and improved facilities, which the next set of brothers in the endless chain can enjoy.

Tickets cost R10 each and there are 10 tickets per book.

Once you have sold your books, you may take another – but you must sign for every book you take. You are responsible for the book/s – look after them! Unfortunately, if you lose a book you will have to pay for it.

We are very appreciative of the fact that so many Wynberg men make so much effort, and in recognizing this, the following incentives will be introduced:Tutor whose group sells the most books - R1000 gift voucherLearner with most books sold - R1000 gift voucherTutor group that sells the most books - Pizza and cooldrinkWeekly luck draw from returned books - R50 voucher to the tuckshop

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Tuckshop Menu Term Three 2019

Wednesday 10 July 2019: Please find the hot lunch menu and order form for Term 3 on the link below; please note that fruits are seasonal and may be changed without prior notice. Dairy products and nuts are used at times in meal preparation and, although not specified, there may be trace elements of the above in some of our dishes.

WBHS-Menu-Term3-2019.pdf

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WBHS News, Monday 8 July 2019

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Service Appeal to Assist International Children’s Peace Prize Nominees Chris Kleynhans & Reece Slade

Watch the Facebook video interview with Christopher Kleynhans and Reece Slade

Thursday 16 May 2019: Christopher Kleynhans, Wynberg Boys’ High, and Reece Slade of Reddam, both 15 years old and in Grade 10, are two exceptional boys who have been nominated for the KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize Award, and invited to attend the Lead By Example Youth Program of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be held in September 2019 in Merida, Mexico.

Chris and Reece are strong youth activists for mental health awareness and environmental affairs, having hosted four 12 hour swimathons to raise funds and awareness about mental health under their banner of “Swim For Change” which they founded jointly in 2015, now a registered Non Profit Company, and a project with the backing and endorsement of the Western Cape Education Department

Beyond their academic pursuits, the two friends have also formed a Non-Profit Organisation (registration pending) called Earth Kids Org which focuses on youth-led environmental issues, greening public space, recycling and reducing single-use plastic.

And if that isn’t enough, they continue to be mentors in the Chaeli Campaign “Pay It Forward” programme … it comes as no surprise that Chris and Reece have been recognised as change makers leading to their nomination for international recognition.

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