News – High School News

High School Speech Day

The High School held its annual Speech Day on the 10th of November, in the gardens, under the beautiful oak trees. The Heads of School, Robin Attewell and Yuvanya Naidoo addressed the school, reminiscing about the past five years and highlighting the value of the education they gained at St Martin’s School. The guest speaker Jackie Wiese, Sport Director of Stellenbosch University, spoke on the parallels which exist between a commitment to sport and to our personal lives, including our studies.

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St Martin’s Grade 10 Art students win IEB art competition

The IEB recently moved offices and held an art competition as a means of obtaining artwork for the building.

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School of cool

At the beginning of the year Highveld Stereo 94.7 and Pick ‘n Pay ran the School of Cool competition. Anyone could enter and nominate their school as being cool. Dibuseng Motlokoa and her friend, Naledi Masilo wrote a letter:

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St Martin’s excels in India

St Martin’s School First X1 cricket visited India from 8 April to 23 April 2012 and played six matches on tour in a country where cricket is much like a religion. The team jetted in to Delhi where they played their first match on the sub-continent against Lal Bahadur Shastri Cricket Club, which is also the home ground of Indian opening batsman Gautam Gambhir.

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Zimbabwe Rugby Tour Report 2012

With great anticipation, 21 boys, two coaches and two drivers set out for Zimbabwe on 28 April, 13 years after we last visited the Prince Edward Rugby festival. Miscalculating the distance and petrol problems saw us crossing into Zimbabwe at 22h00.

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