Around The School News – Monday 5 March 2018
HUDSON PARK DEBATING TOURNAMENT
The Grade 8 Debating team participated in the Hudson Park Debating Tournament where they won 5 out of their 6 debates. Well done to Indwe Fuzani, Sena Abofra and Phila Baliso who were judged Best Speakers in various debates. The motions ranged from : Shops Who Offer/Sell Plastic Packaging Should Provide Recycling Bins and Sponsor Recycling Projects, The Liberal Media’s Focus on Trump and Regulating the Prices of Valentine’s Gifts.
Rebecca Aylesbury won the Stableford competition at the Dordrecht Ladies’ Open on 36 points off a 32 handicap. She shot a 111 in the medal competition. Erin Barraud won a prize for the best non-handicapped golfer at the Dordrecht Ladies’ Open. She played off a 24 handicap and shot a 116 medal round.
Girls’ High School was also well represented at the Queenstown Ladies Open where the following medal scores were recorded : Sarah-Lee van Straaten 116, Kerrith Hartley 108 and Erin Barraud 102. Erin scored 39 points in the Stableford competition.
SQUASH – BLOEMFONTEIN OPEN
The squash players participated in the Bloemfontein Squash Open. This tournament serves as a S A ranking tournament and the following results were achieved:
|u/19||2nd Teagan Roux, 10th Monique da Cruz|
|u/16||5th Kirsten Lyons, 13th Tyla-Mae Roux, 17th Courtney Stone|
|u/14||16th Emma du Preez, 33rd Amy Styles|