Weekly Happenings

Around The School News – Monday 16 October 2017


Girls’ High School Annual Sport Awards was held at the end of September. Many girls were honoured for their contribution to their various sporting codes. Special mention must be made of the following girls who were awarded Honours : Shania Mulder for Equestrian, Mikayla Boy for Squash, Monique da Cruz for Squash and Teagan Roux for Squash. Congratulations also go to Logan Raasch who was awarded Colours for Squash.


Girls’ High School Annual Cultural Awards saw many girls honoured for their contribution to the cultural sphere of the school. The following girls were awarded Colours : Art – Joyce Ejumu and Michaela Maass, Chess – Sherin Simon, Debating – Mihle Mabhengu, Sibo Yapi, Lindelwe Hoho, Mandisa Mtola and Sazikazi Mbalo, Drama – Amahle Ciliwe, Aliziwe Ntoto and Othandwayo Ncobo, First Aid – Sibabalwe Nqaqu, Joyce Ejumu, Lithe-Thaa Tembani, Kerrith Hartley, Sazikazi Mbalo and Nangamso Nyingwa, Choir – Qhayisa Makanda, Nzulu Ngcibi and Azasakhe Tshotwana, Public Speaking – Sibo Yapi, Mandisa Mtola, Sazikazi Mbalo and Mihle Mabhengu. Special congratulations go to Yanga Malotana who received Honours for Drama as well as for Public Speaking.


Shania Mulder, a grade 11 learner at Queenstown Girls’ High School is taking the equestrian world by storm. Shania, representing Girls’ High School, competed as part of the E C SANESA High School team at Kyalami, Johannesburg. Shania and Tidy Tiger had a great week of riding and received the following results :

Eastern Cape Results

  • 1st Dressage Prelim Test 3, Dressage Prelim Test 4, Working Riding, Prix Caprilli Test 5
  • 2nd Performance Riding, Prix Caprilli Test 6

National Level All Regions – South Africa

  • Silver Medal – Working Riding out of a class of 32 riders
  • Bronze Medal – Prix Caprilli out of a class of 29 riders
  • 15th place out of a class of 55 riders for Dressage


Congratulations to the following girls who were elected as House Captains and Secretaries for 2018:

  Head Secretary
BESWICK Jessica Nel Carin Goodman
BURT Jamie de Wet Zikhona Cengimbo
GROOM Kelly Beal-Preston Monique da Cruz
THOMAS Megan van Oosten Teagan Roux


1st Groom
2nd Beswick
3rd Thomas
4th Burt