Keith Fairweather Hockey Festival – First team reports and full results

Sport

1st XI Boys Report The 1st XI boys hockey side had a tough start to their Pietermaritzburg tour, the opening game saw them go down 4-0 against Noordheuwel Hoërskool in the last 10 minutes. A few players missing from the first day made it difficult to keep the intensity for the full game. The boys second game saw them face Menlopark, a game filled with lots of chances, …

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A journey of Discovery in Johannesburg

Round Square

The African Regional Round Square Conference for 12 -14 year olds was hosted by Dainfern College in Johannesburg from 20 – 24 March. Six of our students from Grade 8 and Grade 8-0 attended the conference, namely David Mulder, Jade Hitchins, Laura- Anne Muller, Ellain Chidavaenzi, Willem Vos and Owen De Witt. The theme of the event was ‘Discover’ and the students parti …

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The Wik Triathlon 2019

Sport

On Sunday, 17th March, Stanford Lake College hosted the annual ‘Wik’ Memorial Triathlon, in memory of former SLC staff member, Wik van der Walt. The event was a spectacular success with over 450 athletes taking part under the beautiful blue Magoebaskloof skies. Results wise, a special mention to Gunther Katzke (Grade 10), who finished 4th overall in The Wik and finish …

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Grade 9 Trek [Part Two] – by Casper Venter (Grade 12)

Outdoor, Sport

The fun started on Monday afternoon once the hefty task of inflating and carrying 26 boats had been done. I was fortunate enough to join them as a trainee guide on the river part of their trek. Our put in was on the Steelpoort river roughly 10km upstream of confluence with the Olifants river. Thankfully for all the weary souls who were tired and needed a break the fir …

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Grade 9 Trek [Part One]

Outdoor, Sport

On a particularly humid Friday morning, the Grade 9s, accompanied by Mr Fullard, Mr Ceronio, Mr Vrugtman, Mr Pietersen and Ms Taylor headed off on their first Grade 9 trek. Dodging cows, crows and the unexpected cloud burst, followed by a steady flow of rain that could put Dr Gloucester to shame, the young explorers made it to base camp by 15:00. The rain continued st …

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