Senior Debaters move through to the octo-finals to take on Springfield

It has been an exciting few weeks for the Senior Debating Team. After being undefeated in the Rotary Debating League preliminary rounds and having high speaker scores for their debates, the team qualified for the Western Cape Provincial Debating competition that took place on the weekends of the 12th and 19th of August. This event […]

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Cutting clean through the arguments and doubts to clarity!

On Monday 22 May 2017, the junior and senior debating teams took on Sans Souci in Round 4 of the Rotary Debating League. The juniors debated the motion “This House supports the death penalty” Debating for the juniors on this occasion were Stacey Muzanya (Grade 9), Nina Basson (Grade 8) and Carla Reinecke (Grade 8). […]

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Not opinionated… they were informed!

On Monday 08 May, our junior and senior teams participated in their second debate of this year’s Rotary League, competing against Islamia. Both teams not only won their debates, but were also awarded best speaker. The junior’s motion was, ‘This House would nationalise the mines in South Africa’, and Stacey Muzanya won Junior Best Speaker. […]

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Let’s debate Rondebosch!

On the 13th March the Debating season kicked off with a debate against Rondebosch Boys’ High School. Our juniors, being a new team made up of mainly Grade 8s, were excited about their first high school debate and put in a lot of effort to do the best that they could. Stacey Muzanya, Luana Lima […]

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What a way to end the term – a little bit of sunshine and swimming!

Events on the last day of school offered some healthy competition between the houses in the form of hockey, soccer, waterpolo and debating. And after being confined to desks in order to sit those final exams, it provided a very welcome release of energy. At the end of the day, Kirsten were the greatest debaters, […]

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Cultural Colours Awards – Grade 10’s of 2015

We congratulate the following Grade 10 girls who were awarded cultural half colours and colours for their achievements in 2015. Half Colours in Debating and Colours in Public Speaking Stacey Goliath Colours in Drama Juliet Stromin Colours in Music  Hongju Nam Nirvana de Villiers Sonja Stock Allison Robertson

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Debating Results: Junior and Senior Teams take “Best Speaker” Awards

We were delighted to hear that members of the Wynberg Girls’ High Junior and Senior debating teams were awarded “Best Speaker” in their debates on 18 April. On this occasion we were debating against LEAPS. The juniors who debated were: Stacey Muzanya (“Best speaker “) Rebecca Espin Zarah Nordien The junior motion was This House […]

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Excellent start to the Debating Season for our Junior and Senior Teams

The Rotary League Debating season began on Monday 29 February, where our junior and senior teams debated against Pinelands. Proposing the motion, THIS HOUSE WOULD BAN VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES, our junior team included the following members. 1st speaker: Zarah Noordien (8N) 2nd speaker: Stacey Muzanya (8W) 3rd speaker: Agape Thamar (9W) Opposing the motion, THIS HOUSE […]

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Senior and Junior Debating Trials – Our Teams are Chosen

On Friday the 19th of February, the second round of debating trials were held with the new coach, Kate Dewey adjudicating. Four debates were held (two junior and two senior)  to choose girls, who show a lot potential. The junior team for 2016 consists of Amarachi Vazidlule, Zaran Noordien, Olivia Jenkins, Agape Thamar and Stacey […]

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Wynberg Girls’ High participates in Podradio’s pilot programme

A couple of months ago, Wynberg Girls’ High School was approached to become part of a pilot podcast project. The idea behind podradio.co.za was that it would become a platform where students’ voices from a number of schools on a number of current issues could be heard. We have been asked to commit to producing […]

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