Leadership - Representative Council of Learners

Yasmin Adams RCL Deputy-Chairperson / Grade 12 Representative

“"Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder."- Rumi”

Yasmin Adams RCL Deputy-Chairperson / Grade 12 Representative

My goal is to be the support that helps those around the school blossom.

Pollyanne Carlos RCL - Grade 12 Representative

“"No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it" - H. E. Luccock ”

Pollyanne Carlos RCL - Grade 12 Representative

My goal is to ensure that the RCL will run efficiently through collaboration in hopes to unlock students' potential and improve the environment of our school.

Mersei Mananga Grade 11 Representative

“"You don't inspire your teammates by showing them how amazing you are. You inspire them by showing them how amazing they are." - Robyn Benincasa”

Mersei Mananga Grade 11 Representative

My goal is to promote unity within the school.

Tatum Barnes Grade 9 Representative

“"Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them" - John C. Maxwell ”

Tatum Barnes Grade 9 Representative

My goal for this year is to work alongside my peers to maintain a good mental health.

Carrey Giffard Grade 9 Representative

“"Leadership is action, not position" - Donald McGannon”

Carrey Giffard Grade 9 Representative

To inspire change while working alongside my peers.

Janaan Stegmann Grade 9 Representative

“"Lead with kindness and gentleness, and accomplish much" - Unknown ”

Janaan Stegmann Grade 9 Representative

To lead with compassion to create a space in which learners feel comfortable with expressing themselves and their ideas.

Azra Hassiem SGB Representative (Grade 10)

“"You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul" - Gausteau, "Ratatouille" ”

Azra Hassiem SGB Representative (Grade 10)

To create an inclusive space for all learners to be heard and appreciated.

Hannah Hill SGB Representative (Grade 10)

“"Focus on the step in front of you, not the whole staircase" - Unknown ”

Hannah Hill SGB Representative (Grade 10)

My goal is to get learners to feel more heard by the RCL in order to establish a connection within each grade, but particularly amongst the Grade 10s.

Taskeen Hoosain RCL Secretary (Grade 11)

“"The only way to do great work is to love what you do" - Steve Jobs”

Taskeen Hoosain RCL Secretary (Grade 11)

My vision is to develop a sense of trust with our fellow peers and create a positive environment for learners to be the best versions of themselves. I wish to support the ideas of every learner in our school and create a space where everyone will be accepted for who they are. My fellow peers should be able to feel safe to communicate with the RCL so they can voice their opinions and ideas within our school.

Florence Omari Grade 11 Representative

“"The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it's to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they're valued" - Ken Robinson ”

Florence Omari Grade 11 Representative

My goal is to work with teachers to improve and provide learners with meaningful and valuable learning experiences.

Layla Poole RCL Chairperson / Grade 12 Representative

“"Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It's about one life influencing another." - John C. Maxwell”

Layla Poole RCL Chairperson / Grade 12 Representative

To work closely with our team to ensure that the voices of the learners are not only heard but amplified in all the relevant spaces. By implementing ideas brought forward by learners, we ensure that any changes that are made are in their best interest. Thus creating a space run by the learners, for the learners.