Interschools Squash tournament

On Saturday 17th September, the first squash team consisting of Ashlyn Southern, Demi Steenkamp, Kaylee Marshall, Isobel Evans and Inge Tripod, competed at the PGSGU Inter Schools Squash Tournament held at Western Province Cricket Club. The team was hoping to defend their title and bring back the trophy which Wynberg had won the year before. The […]

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SA Women’s Hockey Team Visit

On Thursday 29 January  the South African Ladies Hockey Team, who are playing a tournament against a number of international teams, will be visiting Wynberg Girls’ High School. Included in this team, who will play a number of test matches against Chile and Belgium, are past pupils, Ilse Davids, Candice Manuel and Quanita Bobbs. All […]

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Launch of English Alive

2012 English Alive was launched on Wednesday 15 August and Wynberg Girls’ High was once again on the guest list, because the work of one of our students, Sian Ferguson, was published.  The event was hosted by Bishops in the Heatlie Pavilion. Guests were welcomed by Anne Schlebusch and five contributors, introduced by Terrill Nicolay, […]

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A Wynberg Service Star Expose

Getting to know our Service Stars Jade Marx Grade: 12 Tutor Group: OP House:  Wellesley   Involvement Jade is a keen participant in the Service Pillar. She is well known for her enthusiastic spirit, kind heart and her amazing sense of selflessness. She has been involved in the Service Pillar since Grade 8 when she […]

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Wynberg Girls dance their way to Prague

Tarryn Bester and Tyra Petersen were once again afforded the opportunity to participate with the Cape Town Dance Team in the International Prague Dance Festival. The Cape Town Dance Team were extremely successful and were awarded 8 trophies, 4 of which were individual awards. They received 1st place for Contempory, Choreography, 3rd place for Hip […]

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Two Wynberg girls selected for the National Schools’ Big Band

Seven members of our Jazz Band – Anna Jacobs, Yeukai Chamba, Celeste Botha, Stacey Walker, Carla Stokes, Kim Cornelius and Rachel Suttle – were selected to attend the Standard Bank National Jazz Youth Festival this year, and I had the privilege of accompanying them. The purpose of the festival is to “set the stage for a […]

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Wellesley wishes our Olympian well!

“Will you be able to take a picture of the Wellesley girls at the start of break in the Brink Quad?” asked Ms Opperman. “Of course,” was Ms Edward’s reply. We were ready and waiting as she approached with her camera. Quickly we arranged ourselves so that everyone would ‘fit’ in the frame. Ed (as […]

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Launch of “Finding Soutbek” – debut novel of Karen Jennings

Last night, 13 June, I was privileged to be invited to attend the launch of the debut novel Finding Soutbek by Karen Jennings at the Book Lounge.  An award-winning short-story writer,  holding a double masters degree in English Literature and Creative Writing, she is currently working towards her PhD in Creative Writing at the University […]

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Michelle Edwards – selected for the Olympics!

WOOHOO!!       She’s done it again! She’s part of the 112 athletes representing South Africa at the 2012 Olympic Games in London! The team was announced on Wednesday 6 June by the South African Olympic Governing Body SASCOC. The team, it was said by Gideon Sam, President of SASCOC, is chosen from the […]

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Journey to the Roof of Africa

October 2011 was a month in our family’s life that will have an impact on us forever. It was the month we achieved the goal that we had set for ourselves back in January. As a family we had decided to work together towards a big challenge for the year. The idea was to dream […]

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