Around The School News – Monday 13 September 2021

BELGRAVIA ART EXHIBITION

 

Belgravia High Schools Art Exhibition in East London showcases the best artwork in the whole of the East London region. It is a prestigious event where a panel of many judges award medals to works of the highest standards. Mrs Christine Maclean, well-known artist and Visual Arts teacher at Queenstown Girls’ High School, sent a number of entries to the exhibition and the following results were obtained :

DOUBLE GOLD MEDALS

Josslyn Duncan

GOLD MEDALS

Emmanuela Chandia, Mbalentle Mbovane

SILVER MEDALS

Afua Kodua, Jessica Fernandez, Ryan Kuscus (Queen’s)

BRONZE MEDALS

Ayesha Mall (x2), Tyla-Mae Roux, Emihle Velebayi (x2), Ukwanda Kunene (Queen’s) (x2), Muneeba Khan, Tristin van der Merwe, Makie Mateka, Khiara Ruiters

MERIT MEDALS

Afua Kodua

These girls are congratulated on their fine efforts.

 

VIRTUAL : EASTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL DEBATING TOURNAMENT

 

The Queenstown Girls’ High School Debaters participated in the virtual Eastern Cape Provincial DebatingTournament.

The Senior Team : Justine Kaba, Esona Matiwane, Snayo Magwentshu and Unam Tsotso won 3 out of their 5 debates, while the Junior Team : Cecilia Gonzalez, Sandisile Mehlomakhulu and Siyalizwa Tabata won 1 out of their 4 debates.

Congratulations go to Justine Kaba and Unam Tsotso who was awarded Best Speaker Awards at the tournament.

 

QUEENSTOWN GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL PREFECTS 2022

 

Back : Sena Abofra, Amy Styles, Jenna van Jaarsveld, Hannah de Jongh, Ongeziwe Gxalaba

Front : Mr Theo Anaxagoras, Mbalentle Mjamba, Indwe Fuzani, Emily Roberts, Lilitha Gulwa, Siyasanga Long, Nikilitha Mdebuka, Mrs Shelly Goldschmidt

Absent : Liyema Mshumpela

 

BORDER SQUASH

 

Queenstown Girls’ High School squash players were selected to represent the Border Squash team and they will compete in Port Elizabeth. They are u/19, Courtney Stone; u/16, Alison Muir and u/14, Gabriella van Schoor.