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HEADMASTER’S ADDRESS HEADMASTER’S INSTALLATION PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION COUNCIL REPORT STAFF ALUMNI HEADBOY’S ADDRESS HEADGIRL’S ADDRESS PREFECTS AND HOUSE CAPTAINS GRADE 12 GRADE 11 GRADE 10 GRADE 9 GRADE 8 ACADEMIC REPORT WHITE BLAZERS PRIZE-GIVING 2016 ACADEMIC AWARDS GRADE 12 MATRIC FINAL EXAM RESULTS PRIZE-GIVING 2016 ACADEMIC AWARDS GRADE 8, 9, 10 & 11 OLYMPIADS TOUR DE MATH AND FRENCH DELF EXAM SCIENCE EXPO AND RESOURCE CENTRE CREATIVE WRITING STUDENT AFFAIRS REPORT DALE CARNEGIE LEARN TO SWIM LIGHT OF CHANGE COMMITTEE AND PRESIDENT’S AWARD GRADE 11 ROC BUILD SERVERS STUDENT LINK GRADE 10 SPRING DANCE MATRIC DANCE MATRIC MEMORIES MATRIC VALEDICTION NEWSY EVENTS GRADE 9 ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEKEND DADS AND LADS ENTREPRENEURSHIP BREAKFAST MOMS AND DAUGHTERS TEA

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BRAVELY INTO THE FUTURE

Dear Parents and Students, It is with a great sense of pride that I write my address for the St Peter’s College 2016 magazine, ‘The Crossed Keys’. This wonderful publication, put together by Ms Theresa Monoyoudis, captures the flavour of the things that we do and recognises our students’ efforts and achievements. The theme of this year’s edition ‘Keep It Real’, was coined by our Headboy, Luke Christelis, and used extensively in his campaign to instil a sense of pride and spirit in the College during his tenure. St Peter’s College experienced unprecedented growth and development during the course of 2016. Our student numbers have grown and I am happy to announce that we are at full capacity in the junior classes (Grades 8 and 9). We end 2016 with 592 students and current enrolments show that we will have 630 students with effect January 2017. There were a number of major projects during the course of 2016. After the building of the MADD Centre, which opened in January 2015, we saw the building of the Hockey Astro Turf facility in 2016, as well as, the complete revamp and refurbishment of the Science, Technology and Engineering Block. Besides the aesthetic and practical improvement of this facility, we were able to add extra and much needed four teaching venues, as well as, ablution facilities to meet the needs of this area of the school. There are a number of projects scheduled for 2017, the main priority being the building of the Administrative Block, which will replace the current temporary facility aptly named ‘Lego Land’. This new facility will house the entire administrative function of the College, together with a staffroom, as well as, a facility for the school shop. Our IT infrastructure has also been extensively upgraded to accommodate the implementation of the vision for technology integration. As we strive to become the leaders in this area, 2017 will see the introduction of ebooks, and the second year that laptops will be used by the Grade 8 and 9 groups. Under the auspices of our IT Steer Committee, our Deputy Head of Academics, Mrs Shelly Matthews, as well as, our newly appointed Director of Learning Technologies, Mr Steven Tudhope, we are determined to be at the cutting edge in this critical area. Mrs Matthews has also introduced the ‘Academic Dream Team’, which is a group of twenty two teachers who are looking at innovative ways of teaching. We look forward to exciting new ideas emanating from this dynamic group of educators. We have appointed Mrs Laila Jeebodh-Desai as the full time Educational Psychologist with effect from 2017. Under the auspices of our Deputy Head of Student Affairs, Mrs Odelle Howard, an Academic Support Unit and Wellness Department

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RUI MORAIS has been established which also includes our College Counsellor, Mrs Holly Ryder-Nimb. These areas will provide much needed academic and emotional support for students and parents. We will be celebrating our 20th Anniversary in 2018, and a committee has been established to organise the celebrations in 2018. As we head to this milestone in the history of this wonderful institution, I believe that the key elements which were present when St Peter’s College started – such as the emphasis on family, on independent thinking, on academic excellence, on all-round participation and on community - are still at the forefront of our minds. We need to measure ourselves against the core values of the College: Relationships, Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. In an age which is increasingly technological, where information is changing at an alarming rate and where instant reward is the order of the day, it is critical to centre true education within these values. To those who do everything they can to follow these values, my thanks – you are the heart and soul of St Peter’s College. Good luck to all our parents and students for 2017, and may the year be a prosperous one filled with fun and success. “In Futurum Fortiter” – “Bravely into the Future” Regards, Mr Rui Morais


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

THE INSTALLATION OF OUR NEW HEADMASTER Fourteen years have come and gone for a man who has worked hard, stayed dedicated and loyal to his school. He has been passionate about our school since the day he walked through our doors and the passion is still burning. On Friday 24 June, St Peter’s College had a very special assembly in which Mr Rui Morais was installed in his permanent position as our new Headmaster. The choir and orchestra set the atmosphere of anticipation and excitement with their outstanding performance before, during and after the whole assembly. There were also many special guests who were privileged to share this moment with Mr Morais; they included Mrs Vanessa Morais (his wife) and Miguel Morais (his son), The Very Reverend Xolani Dlwati, Father Trevor, Members of Council and the Rector and Heads of the St Peter’s Boys and Girls Preps. After Revd. Dlwati’s memorable sermon about Mr Morais taking St Peter’s College to new heights according to God’s will, the ceremonial procedure of installing Mr Morais began. We had communion thereafter and then Mr Morais gave his acceptance speech. Mr Ilsley, our Chairman of Council, ended off the assembly by first thanking Mr Morais for accepting the job and then quoted a famous saying by Mr Nelson Mandela: “Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world.” This just speaks to the fact of how teachers are such a powerful tool, shaping the future of the younger generations in line with Christ’s vision (as Revd. Dlwati mentioned). We as a school, will support and help Mr Morais reach that vision and goal.

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Promesse Nkongolo (Grade 11)

Headmaster’s INSTALLATION

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TANIA ELSE 2016 has been a very eventful year for the St Peter’s College Parents’ Association. Our year started with our annual PA AGM, followed by a braai to welcome all the new parents. In March we had our Golf Day which proved to be the most successful one to date. The PA assisted with funding towards our beautiful new Hockey Astro, and with the help of the Sports Department and hockey parents, the opening was a great success. As far as our signature Derby Days went, we only had two in the second term, but the PA again managed to raise more funds than last year. The second term also saw us have our annual Quiz Night, and once again the first place was hotly contested. Our 13th Sports and Cultural Festival took place in September and the PA cooked up a storm. This year we also included various vendors to sell food and drinks, and this really added to the variety on offer. The effort was well worth it as we almost doubled our takings from last year. In October we served drinks at the New Parents and Students Welcoming Evening and we are very happy to report that we have recruited a number of new parents to join the PA. I cannot stress enough how much we appreciate every parent’s contribution to the endeavours of the PA. Parents assist with their time, their expertise and their wallets, and for this the Committee is extremely grateful. The PA cannot function without the support of the Headmaster, the staff, the ground staff and the cleaners. A special “Thank You” to Tanya and Theresa in the Marketing Department for their assistance and support. Tania Else, 2016 PA Chairperson

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ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

The College will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2018 and having established ourselves as a leading modern South African high school over the past nineteen years, we are now poised for a new and exciting new phase in our growth. Following the opening of our Music, Art, Dance and Drama (MADD) centre in 2015, we added a hockey astro to our campus earlier this year and there are a number of new capital projects in the pipeline for 2017 which will add to our already enviable facilities. In recognition of the fact that the College has entered a new era of its growth, the Council, executive and staff have embarked on a comprehensive strategic planning process to set our plans for the next five years and beyond.

As part of this process, we have clarified our vision, mission, ethos and values, clearly articulating what sets us apart from other schools: - Our benevolent intent, i.e. our reason for being, is simply: “Empowering individuals for life”.

MIKE ILSLEY COUNCIL MEMBERS 2016

- Our mission, i.e. what we intend to achieve, remains intact from the inception of the College and is proudly published on our website. - Our ethos, i.e. our moral character as we implement our mission, is very bold:

MIKE ILSLEY

DAVID BUTCHER

RUI MORAIS

CATHY MACLEOD

GRAHAM HAIRD

GREG ROYCE

HEIDI MϋLLER

JENNY LECLEZIO

KARI VEMER

LAURA JANSEN

LISA ELS

MARK HAYTER

MICHELLE METH

NATHANIEL RAMUTHAGA Marketing

FATHER SAMUEL MASEMOLA

STEVE DU TOIT

Chairperson

Diocesan Bishop’s Representative

Headmaster

IT

• At St Peter’s College every individual matters and contributes to the greater whole; • We find strength in our diversity as shown by our St Peter’s College pride and sense of belonging;

Independent

St Peter’s Schools Rector

Business Manager

Human Resources

• Our success is defined not by traditional measures, but by the quality of the empowered individuals we produce.

The value of resilience has been added to our original three core values to recognise the importance today, more than ever before, of bouncing back from the inevitable setbacks we all face during our formative school years and in life beyond school. We congratulate our 2016 matriculants on their triumphant final results and wish them success in their exploits beyond school. We welcome our new Grade 8s for 2017 as we prepare for another successful year in the history of St Peter’s College. Mike Ilsley, Council Chairperson

Trust/ Bursaries/ Alumni

Finance

Campus Development

Legal and Policy Advice

Pastoral

Headmaster: Grayston Prep School

Parents’ Association Chairperson: St Peter’s Prep Schools

TANIA ELSE

Parents’ Association Chairperson

Council REPORT

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- Our values, i.e. how we behave to achieve our benevolent intent and deliver on our mission, are the 4 Rs: Relationships, Respect, Responsibility and Resilience.


ff a t S c i m e d a c A FRONT ROW: Mr Dario Doneda, Mr Antonio Lottering, Mr Brian Armitage, Mr Ben French, Mrs Odelle Howard, Mr Izak Botha, Mrs Shelly Matthews, Mr Rui Morais, Mrs Anchen Mϋller, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Mr Ian Havenga 2ND ROW: Mrs Nancy Munilall, Mrs Michele Horwood, Mrs Lomé Robertson, Ms Sonja Theron, Mrs Joan Delport, Ms Phangisile Mtambo, Ms Bonisile Mabaso, Mr Francois du Toit, Mrs Charmaine Sandnes, Mrs Gwyn Zimmerman, Ms Shevon Ronne, Mrs Holly Ryder-Nimb, Ms Julia Braatvedt, Ms Andrea Balzer 3RD ROW: Mr Wilson Sokana, Mr Sam Thage, Ms Kerry Winson, Ms Nombuso Khumalo, Mr Claudio Marangoni, Mrs Michelle Wille, Mrs Santie Louw, Mrs Rykie Gaudin, Mrs Tasha Botha, Ms Vuyelwa Walugembe, Mr Mathew Kirkland, Mr Victor Hiemstra, Ms Lynne Dell, Mrs Camille Koukoutsis, Mr Steven Tudhope BACK ROW: Mr Kyle van der Merwe, Mr Napo (Vincent) Motshwene, Mrs Avril Swanepoel, Mrs Lindsay Hopwood, Mrs Sandy van der Wel, Mrs Ashnee Mohabir, Mrs Cornel Malan, Ms Suzette Meyer, Mr Ryan Hammond, Ms Saranne Hudson, Mr Rohan Jubber, Mr Nardus Badenhorst

EXECUTIVE

RUI MORAIS Headmaster

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SHELLY MATTHEWS Deputy Head Academics

Staff

BRIAN ARMITAGE Deputy Head Co-Curricular

ODELLE HOWARD Deputy Head Student Affairs

ESTY CHRISTODOULOU HR Director

ARUN JENNINGS Compliance Manager

THERESA MONOYOUDIS Marketing Manager

HEIDI MϋLLER Business Manager


MARKETING AND ADMISSIONS DEPARTMENT

Theresa Monoyoudis (Marketing Manager) and Tanya Oakes (Admissions and Marketing Assistant)

SCHOOL SHOP

Maggie Molobane (School Shop Assistant), Nerina Deeb (School Shop Manager), Cynthia Wheeler (School Shop Bookkeeper)

ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

Stella Mupfeki (Receptionist), William Maeko (School Secretary), Lovemore Ngobene (Printing Administrator), Lynda Kirkland (Administration Manager), Elize Mariette (Academic Secretary)

CENTRAL SUPPORT SERVICES

FRONT ROW: Duduzile Malinda (HR Administrator), Moira Hodgson (Financial Manager), Heidi Mϋller (Business Manager), Cecilia Neto (Operations Manager), Verginia Canale (Payroll Administrator) BACK ROW: Monique Pheiffer (Creditors Supervisor), Jenny van Wyk (Debtors Supervisor), Maureen Phungo (Creditors Clerk), Trevlyn Bunting (Logistics Administrator/PA to Operations Manager), Lizelle Nel (Debtors Clerk), Debra Meyer (Senior HR Administrator) ABSENT: Tshepo Kekana (Accountant)

Edward Maboho and Aubrey Mkhawana

MUCHACHARI GROUND STAFF

FRONT ROW: Liberty Zelembu, Sanele Moyo, Bheki Reason Moyo BACK ROW: Victor Gumbo, Peter Nyawo

TUCKSHOP

Lindiwe Sithole and Nobuhle Ndlovu

NTJILO’S CLEANING SERVICES

INTERNS

FRONT ROW: Agnes Mojela, Doreen Ndwandwe, Emily Sibiya, Betty Mojapelo, Joyce Ngele, Sisa Ncube

FRONT ROW: Nontobeko Sangweni, Nombuso Khumalo, Saroma Macuvela

BACK ROW: Tebogo Komane. Matthews Mathola, Mandla Nyoni, Selborn Mogadi, Siphe Ngwanase, Johanna Molepo

BACK ROW: Rohan Jubber, Napo (Vincent) Motshwene, Victor Hiemstra, Nkululeko (Newton) Hlongwane

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SECURITY

ABSENT: Nhlanhla Masiloane

Staff

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Old Pets 2006

10 Year Reun ion

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Alumni


Hayley’s funeral, which was held at St Stephen’s Parish, was a fitting tribute to a lady who personified everything that St Peter’s College stood for. Both our staff and students paid wonderful tributes to a lady who fought a debilitating disease, always with a smile. She was an inspiration to us all. She left us with the words of the song that she asked to be played at her funeral, ‘The Fight Song’ by Rachel Platten: This is my fight song Take back my life song Prove I’m alright song My power’s turned on Starting right now I’ll be strong I’ll play my fight song And I don’t really care if nobody else believes ‘Cause I’ve still got a lot of fight left in me

Ms Hayley Robinson English Teacher

Growing Advanced Programme (AP) Mathematics

We have high regard and admiration for the unique and special students who grow into good mathematicians at St Peter’s College. Over eighty parents and students attended the panel discussion held with four of our 2014 matric alumni who shared their insights about how AP Math has helped them at university and in life. Thank you to Andrew Tudhope (class of 2009) who did a terrific job of chairing the panel discussion. This was such a success that we look forward to future such events with our alumni – including our Old Girls and alumni from other industries and courses.

FEEDBACK FROM THE PANELISTS: - “The evening was an informative panel discussion with regards to why AP Mathematics is beneficial to a high school student for university.” Theo Egling, 2nd BSc Mechanical, majoring in Mechatronics. - “It was an interesting experience, very enjoyable as it felt as if I was giving back and was great in terms of public speaking.” Davin Coetzee, 2nd Year BEng Computer Science Engineering at University of Pretoria - “A very informative and delightful evening.” Rishi Boodhia, 2nd year BSc in Nuclear Science and Engineering at Wits University - “The AP Mathematics evening was a great opportunity for my fellow peers and I to share our honest experience of the many benefits of taking AP Mathematics with St Peter’s College students.” Keanu Maharaj, 2nd Year BEng Computer Science Engineering at University of Pretoria

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Many schools take credit for the Mathematical talent that comes with the students who enrol (and it would be lacking if they didn’t allow such talent to flourish), but many of the students who take AP Mathematics are doing so only because they discovered their purpose and ambition during their time here at St Peter’s College.

Mr Wilson Sokana, Theo Egling, Davin Coetzee, Rishi Boodhia, Keanu Maharaj, Andrew Tudhope, Mrs Santie Louw

Alumni

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From the outset it was clear that we, as a school, wanted to make a difference. As a prefect body the prefects introduced different committees to which many of us reacted well and got involved in immediately. During the first term, relationships were built between the new prefect body and the school, which was evident to me in the vibrant hallway discussions I had with many of my peers in a range of different grades about what the prefects had to offer. It was during this time that we built the basis of what our school wanted to be known for by the end of this academic year, which was to rebuild a sense of pride in the St Peter’s College family.

LUKE CHRISTELIS

keep it real. “Staying true to yourself, your faith, your life and constantly seeking the truth. You are keeping it real as long as you do not harm yourself or anyone around you physically, mentally or spiritually. You try to benefit the environment and society that surrounds you and eventually serving humanity for the greater good. By keeping it real you are authentic and do not follow the geopolitical or corporate economic norm, but you strive to develop a norm that is centred on peace, truth, and unity.” As the school well knows, I use the phrase “Keep it real” on a daily basis and I feel it is an extremely important quality for any human to encompass. The definition means a lot more than just street slang. Last October, I sat in the hall at the prize-giving ceremony, with a large amount of nerves and anticipation. The moment when I was announced as Headboy for 2016 I felt a huge amount of pride, gratitude and a realisation that I had a mission to accomplish.

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With Term 2 opening, we – when I say “we”, I mean the whole school – knew that we had a big job to do in order to make a true change in what we wanted. As we all know Term 2 is the high season with derby days every weekend and school life is very demanding. One of my favourite memories of the College came from this term and this was when we travelled to a place far and wide that has a drain passing over it. The rivalry we have with Dainfern is immense and the true sportsmanship that was shown throughout the day brought about a huge sense of pride and comradery. The support that each individual showed for the school came out in every single match. Every 1st team game had a massive St Peter’s College support group and the dancing and singing that came along with it served as a sign for what we stand for. Term 3 launched with our Sports and Cultural Festival and us matrics began to see the light at the end of the tunnel. During our festival all the sports teams thrived due to the large amount of support and spirit that was given by you, the school. I cannot thank each and every one of you enough for your commitment, open mindedness, passion, spirit and pride. Nothing this year would have been possible without any one of you. Everyone has played a role in what St Peter’s College stands for today. I believe that we as school have made real relationships, have had real respect and have shown real responsibility in all we have done together. I will miss each and every one of you dearly. I love you College, I do. I thank you for this journey. My final words: “KEEP IT REAL”.


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

From the moment I was selected as Headgirl, I have been dreading my final day. Then I think of Craig Haird, the Headboy of 2014 and how his final address was unlike any speech I had listened to from previous years’ headboy and girl. He was so completely comfortable that his presence alone attracted my attention and I listened to every word he had to say. I listened to his journey at the College and more importantly all that it had meant to him. It inspired me at the time and all I could hope for in this moment is that I achieve the same. The little I remember of Grade 8 is enough to make this one assessment: I was terrified. My mouth couldn’t move and no sound came out of it for quite some time until I eventually located a familiar face and I managed and simple “hey” but I thought it went well. I was immediately told to tuck in my shirt and put on my tracksuit jacket instead of having it tied around my waist. Of course I did it as soon as the prefect instructed me to, but somewhere in the back of my mind I was like “really?” All the Grade 8s were huddled together in the Science Block and from there our orientation began. I came home from my first day of school with tears in my eyes, but not what you think. I was so overwhelmed with relief that I had to hold back from crying. My fear of high school ended that day as I was exposed what St Peter’s College could offer me. Over the years I witnessed such immense pride that St Petrians have for the College that it truly encouraged me to discover the same. That pride was a reflection of the school’s unity and I desperately wanted to be part of it. I participated in drama plays, joined the netball and basketball team and later became part our music department. I found myself running from class to the courts to the music or drama room getting home past 19:00 most nights from Grade 9 (you must remember this was before any of it was compulsory).

placed behind my actions. I did not want to wake up one day regretting not ever having explored the vast opportunities St Peter’s College has presented me. I am so happy to say that I have none of those regrets and I thank the College for my part in it. The excitement I feel for derby days, performing nights – that excitement is unlike anything I could’ve ever hoped to feel. The feeling of being part of something bigger than myself, the importance of the little things St Peter’s College enforces. Coming to school with the correct uniform, greeting parents, proper grooming etc. all forms part of a grander scheme to prepare us for the ‘real world’ and how to conduct ourselves. I now know why it is important for me to tuck in my shirt as my appearance not only represents our school but says something about the respect I have for myself and my image. I now know the importance of commitment, as dedicating yourself to a team that relies on you, forms relationships unlike any other. I know the importance of responsibility, yes, in realising that all my actions have consequences but having the courage to use this knowledge in bettering my decisions and therefore resulting in positive actions. The St Peter’s College core values form part of who I am and play a role in shaping who I want to be. For that I am eternally grateful. Leaving here, approaching the end of our high school career and time at St Peter’s College, we (Luke and I) bear this one quote in mind: “We don’t stop because we grow old, we grow old because we stop”. College our wish is that you never stop. Never stop moving. Never stop trying. Never stop being great! Because here, in this school, it is possible.

As the years passed, the hours grew longer and the days more frequent and yet I had no complaint- although my parents would say otherwise. The thing is: I did it for me, so that I could better the development of something so important: My character. All the values I uphold now come from what I have learned through involving myself in the life of the College.

My determination, to wake up in the morning and make something of my day, is because of the meaning I have

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To all my teammates, fellow musicians, World Challenge team and cast members: Thank you for teaching me the value of dedication and commitment, enabling me to become dependable and competent in all I try to achieve. For teaching me the value of teamwork and leadership, shaping the girl I am today: the girl who has the privilege of calling herself Headgirl of 2016. Most of all, thank you for teaching me to be courageous and daring enough to make that shot, to hit that high note, to leave my heart on stage in a monologue. It is because of you that I will never stop trying to achieve!

APRIL DONNELLY

Headgirl’s ADDRESS

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PREFECTS FRONT ROW: Jessica Penney, Joslyn Lategan, Daniel Martin (Deputy Headboy), Luke Christelis (Headboy), Mrs Odelle Howard, April Donnelly (Headgirl), Caitlin Crow (Deputy Headgirl), Roxanne Harris, Naledi Belle MIDDLE ROW: Brittany-Paige Pedersen, Ifeoma Umeala, Daniele Musu, Emma Hill, Ashir Mohabir, Caitlin Lai Thom, Emma La Trobe BACK ROW: Michelle Smorfitt, Ethan Bainbridge, Jana Cupedo, Devryn Panaino, Rugare Ponde, Beraca Bope, Sirish Ramessur, Ross Bruce

FRONT ROW: Naledi Motlhamme (Bishop), Jade Thokoane (Oriole), Kelly Morgan (Lourie) BACK ROW: Thato (Sharky) Makhatha (Oriole), Matthieu Coche (Bishop), Andiswa Mkwananzi (Lourie)

HOUSE CAPTAINS

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BRAVELY INTO THE FUTURE

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GRADE 12CLM FRONT ROW: Zenande (Lusanda) Sono, Roxanne Harris, Emma O'Brien, Caitlin Crow, Dominique Teixeira, Mr Claudio Marangoni, Jessica Penney, Kelly Morgan, Naledi Belle, Caitlin Lai Thom, Tamlyn Bunting

BACK ROW: Mpumelelo Thwala, Luyanda Madikizela, Nikola Nikitov, Lehlohonolo Khuele, Munashe Serima, Michelle Smorfitt, Ifeoma Umeala, Jana Cupedo, Reusuc Nkongolo, Thato (Sharky) Makhatha, April Donnelly, Neo Sepeng, Kabelo Moselekwa, Matthieu Coche, Daniele Musu, Gianluca Schiavini ABSENT: Ebubechukwu Okwuadi

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Grade 12


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

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GRADE 12BMA FRONT ROW: Luke Christelis, Ms Bonisile Mabaso, Cameron Foster

MIDDLE ROW: Tadiwanashe Nyahunda, Michael Rohman, Kenzo Kayiranga, Savannah Collison, Kaylee John, Ethan Bainbridge, Cheyan Davidson, Cameron Stewart, Emma La Trobe, Kirsten Blane, Tristan Swart BACK ROW: Cameron van der Walt, Paul de Wet, Mark Pinks, Cameron (Cody) Gaydon, Michael Dawson, Rugare Ponde, Ross Bruce, Beraca Bope, Declan Baker, Alexis Binikos

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ABSENT: Peter Hoar

Grade 12

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GRADE 12JBR FRONT ROW: Sarah Kickhรถfel, Maxine Ross, Ofentse Maroane, Naledi Motlhamme, Joslyn Lategan, Andiswa Mkwananzi, Kerry Gregory, Snenhlanhla Phetha, Keneiloe Masiteng, Ngcebo Mcobothi, Brittany-Paige Pederson, Sarah Wookey BACK ROW: Liam Lage, Trent Petyt, Lungisa Mtetwa, Rahul Kotikela, Alexander Maack, Nicholas Hofman, Ms Julia Braatvedt, Devryn Panaino, Christopher Adams, Lehlohonolo Wessie, Keenan Harichund, Rutendo Gezana, Amy Crossley, Babalwa Ntsaluba, Melissa Wilson ABSENT: Spencer Davies, Alexander Hogerzeil

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Grade 12


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

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GRADE 12LDE FRONT ROW: Thorisho Ngubane, Kaylee Campbell, Emma Hill, Denae Govender, Sarah Dyson, Hayley Kimmings, Cameron Baker, Ms Lynne Dell, Amber MacDonald, Jade Thokoane, Sirish Ramessur, Vedanth Panchoo

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BACK ROW: Mishailin Maharaj, Ashir Mohabir, Dane Smit, Cameron King, Tyrelle Rajah, Don Hodgson, Iban Bester, Yatheen Ramjanum, Christopher Christodoulou, Kyle Chamier, Nicholas Ferrett, Daniel Martin, Zaid Kara

Grade 12

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AMO

Mrs Ashnee Mohabir

Caitlin Bartie

Zanele Booi

Cameron Chessman

Mbali Dhlomo

Morgan Else

Emma Golightly

Meghan Hoffmann

Kirsten Karolus

Simone Lategan

Erin Lyle

Tyler McDonald-Watson

Nengovhela Tshimangadzo

Brent Pedersen

Liam Ramsden

Bokang Raselomane

Damien Rubbers

Daniel Schurbohm

Caitlin Stanton

Shannon Torlage

Caleb Vergotine

Tasmin Waite

Michael Yaman

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Grade 11


JFR

Mr Francois Du Toit

Rebecca Andrews

Taylin Blues

Thomas Chalmers

Nikayla Chetty

Bradley Cottle

Daniel de Castro

Adrian Diepeveen

Jamie Edwards

Erin Hepplewhite

Christopher Hope

Praneetha Kalidindi

Richman Kaskombe

Hannah Leatherbarrow

Teagan Leroni

Fundile Mahlasela

David Malan

Brandon Morey

Busisiwe Mthembu

Thendo Mukhavhuli

Promesse Nkongolo

Katlego Senabe

Cara Swart

Caitlin Tucker

Jessica Webb

Ms Kerry Winson

Keith Bartie

Bianca Brachini

Kira Brinton

Jacqueline Christodoulou

Tyla Coetsee

Jordyn Doye

Yasmin Ghadamian

Alessandro Gueli

Cameron Johnstone

Hope Karaha

Bradley Kenyon

Caitlin Lindsell

Ryan Morrison

Tapiwanashe Mungadzi

Jeremie Muzimbe

Lesedi Ndlela

Khanyile Ndlovu

Ronewa Netshiswinzhe

Mawande Nzima

Joseph Passchier

Kristen Saunders

Amy Shackleton

Andrew Shen

Thato Tsela

Sheebong Zama-Chi

KWI

Grade 11

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MWI

Mrs Michelle Wille

Enha Bope

Jason Bowes

Liyabona Caza

Chiara Cloete

Georgia Gambale

Abigail Human

Anthony Kieser

Ntobeko Madlala

Nyeleti Mahange

Sean Martin

Rahul Mohan

Jemma Mould

Pelo Mpuru

Michelle Ncube

Kirithi Panchoo

Mekashin Reddy

Talia Rosengarten

Ross Sinclair

Alexis Strouthos

Vladimir Telkiev

Tiffany Theron

Andrew Thomas

Lubelihle Tsunga

Christopher Webster

Sarah-Beth Wright

Nandipha Yanta

Ms Vuyelwa Walugembe

Alli Barwell

Ayabulela Caza

Rhys Floyd

Saronn Habte

Chesnay Havenga

Emihle Jozela

Alvaro Legoinha

Jade Lovell

Matthew Lunney

Lehlogonolo Maripane

Mutsa Mazhande

Khama Modise

Katlego Mojapelo

Sean Moodley

Kiara Padayachy

Sitara Pearce

Phetolo Ramosebudi

Jason Raw

Brendan Shadwell

Zoe Swoboda

Chanel Thomas

James van Dongen

Michael Van Rooyen

VWA

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IHA

Jessica Axe

Jarrod Bongers

Sabrina De Haan

Daniel Duke

Caitlin Goodman

Timothy Guyler

Amy Hannigan

Nicholas Hardy

Ashleigh Howarth

Lyn Kayiranga

Cameron Love

Marks (OJ) Masilela

Michaela Mathieson

Yogita Mohabir

Didintle Mokae

Christopher Mukheibir

Michaela Nevin

Simphiwe Nkosi

Mikayla Pearson

Kevin Shang

Michael Whittal

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Mr Ian Havenga

Grade 10

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JDE

Mrs Joan Delport

Craig Buck

Chebwa Chiluba

Erin Dos Santos

Mikaila Fintelman

Ziyanda Gambu

Jayden Hardman

Luke Hewson

Lawrence Ishekwene

Sebastian Long

Sithuthukile Madonsela

Omolemo Maropefela

Tumisho Masekoameng

Lara McDonald

Rearabilwe Motsepe

Tinotenda Ndudzo

Tumi Ntoele

Kiara Ramiah

Hannah Shepherd

Nihal Singh

Jessica Sloane

Vuyo Tshwele

Kim Williamson

Mrs LomĂŠ Robertson

Zantia Bainbridge

Smangaliso Dube

Tyler Fourie

Matthew Garrett

Daniel Green

Devyn Hadfield

Duncan Hill

Nicholas Holmes

Tresor Kabamba

Sarah King

Sifiso Mbatha

Vukosi Moyane

Muzi Moyo

Thandolwethu Msiza

Njabulo Mthimunye

Cabral Pearce

Mark Rohman

Devlin Sharp

Ella Shi

Roli Tshisikule

Christie Vemer

LRO

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SLO

Matthew Amner

Natalie Arthur

Ivory Bekwa

Draven Bucceri

Tammy Classen

Zeni Damane

Amy Hodgson

Imogen Imbert

Filip Jelic

Tijil Jugadoe

Bridgette Lemon

Shannon Louis

Zinhle Mthembu

Nyasha Musika

Bongani Nkomo

Patrick Odame

Rofhiwa Ramuthaga

Courtney Sandham

Erin Van Aswegen

Danielle van der Poel

Matthew Wille

Mr Wilson Sokana

Nolan Pillay

Nicole Brent

Alexia Da Cruz

Tarynn Davies

Rikard Horvei

Annayah Karaha

Ketumile Lenepa

Tumi Lingwati

Nandipa Madikizela

Kyle Maharaj

Tamutsa Maulana

Gemma Osterloh

Lebohang Pitikoe

Jordan Poliah

Gasa Qubeka

Palesa Ramafoko

Dhyan Saravanja

Tobatsi Seliane

Wesley Sibanyoni

Alexander Wietzorrek

Chumisa Yokwe

Tadiwanashe Zororo

WSO

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Grade 10

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Gr9 ANB

Ms Andrea Balzer

Mfumo Baloyi

Michele Brachini

Caitlin Campbell

Unathi Chirwa

Marios Joannou

Kristine Mahony

Rohit Menon

Sicelo Mgaga

Losika-Loo-Mosupi Mosupi

Tiyandza Mtetwa

Luyanda Ndlela

Aphiwe Ngobese

Zanele Ngubane

Jordyn Nitch

Sage Palombo

Ryan Pillay

Ratanang Rapudi

Julia Schroeder

Iviwe Skulu

Tyler-Maddison Thokoane

Kayla Torlage

Kerri Tucker

Aphelele Vavi

Matthew Vermaak

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HRO

Mrs Sandy Van Der Wel

Tristan Ashton

Matthew Beekman

Keshin Bheema

Belicia Bila

Julia Campbell

Munhuwamambo Chapanduka

Tristan Griggs

Tristan Harris

Ronan Hawkins

ShrĂŠyan Maharaj

Dimpho Mahlagare

Treaty Makotoko

Tatum McCraw

Sabrina McGhie

Lauren Mukheibir

Kailin Naidoo

Nyasha Ndisengei

Tanya Paul

Jayden Ramnath

Tumelo Sebalo

Tapiwa Serima

Kian Van Der Walt

Matthew Webster

Ms Jenette Reitsma

Emily Botha

Claudia Chislett

Michael Da Cruz

Sienna Fracchiolla

Jessica Frame

Liam George

Stuart Kieser

Maria Legoinha

Ntando Mabuya

Nolitha Magombo

Menzi Mahlangu

Hannah Maitre

Qhawe Mavuso

Siyanda Mfeka

Thabo Molefe

Liteboho Molelekoa

Sindisa Mramba

Bonheur Nkongolo

Malaika Nyhonyha

Darren Piaray

Yuvish Premlall

Tushar Sokay

Bukola Tshabalala

Kiara Van Rooyen

Shanna Young

Zenzo Zuma

JRE

Grade 9

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KVM

Mr Kyle Van Der Merwe

Tyla Ajay

David Baldachin

Kaitlin Banahan

Cassidy Barwell

Ethan Brent

Kelly Chalmers

SebastiĂŠn Christodoulou

Daniel Cunningham-Scott

Nicole Diepeveen

Cameron-Ann Edwards

Dane Groves

Kirsten Hope

Joshua Jandrell

Kosmas Joannou

Erin Lai Thom

Luke Leatherbarrow

Jason Moitsiwa

Joshua Ndala

Reginald Oughton

Fadhil Saleh

Nabil Saleh

Ruby Shih

Thapelo Shika

Kayla Van Der Burgh

Anthony van Kerckhoven

Nicholas Van Niekerk

Abigail van Staden

Megan van Staden

Mohato Zim

Ms Marge De Bruin

Ashley Ball

Laura Bates

Tamsin Gallichan

Jessica Harris

Kgosietsile Itumeleng

Nathan Jena

Thil Kinyua

Alexander Krastanov

Tshegofatso Makwela

Tumisa Mametsa

Lesedi Masiteng

Samantha Meiring

Botlhale Melato

Tlotlang Moeti

Tamia Ngema

Unathi Ngema

Tumelo Nkonyane

Kaley Perillo

Michael Schulz

Nolwazi Sibanda

Tahira Solombela

Robert Walker

George Wang

Sarah Yaman

MDB

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ASW

Kaitlin Elliott

Tamryn Govender

Brayden Green

Tsidzo Hove

Sabrina Jansen

Rhys Juggins

Hlomla Makwetu

Phawulwamazizi Mbuli

Lwandile Mkwananzi

Chloe Morrison

Kayla Nankervis

Tegra Ndala

Zwivhuya Nengovhela

Ayla Nohesara

Obrimpong Osei-Bonsu

Mikara Pather

Isabelle Pienaar

Daniel Raggett

Shari Ramlall

Chiara Reddy

Michael Sloane

Matthew Speirs

Keagan Telfer

Joshua Van Der Merwe

Carl Vemer

Ezra Vergotine

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Mrs Avril Swanepoel

Natalie Walsh

Grade 8

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CBL

Mrs Anchen MĂźller

Lloyd Beyers

Jessica Dunstan

Chiedza Dziruni

Nicholas Els

Abigail Ganesan

Railey Gonaseelan

Krianka Govender

Matthew Harris

Aidan Johnstone

Sabrina Louis

Boitumelo Makatu

Matt Mc Dermott

Katiso Mochela

Sarah Moralee

Vutomi Moyane

Elton Mushonga

Aarya Naidoo

Liwile Ngcai

Samkelo Nyewe

Filip Poludniak

Connor Roberts

Alessia Schiavini

Kgamia Shayi

Andrea Wiid

Lee Williamson

Mrs Camille Koukoutsis

Ryan Bennett

Camryn Bonnelle

Matthew de Villiers

Tinashe Dzawoma

Sarah Golightly

Tinotenda Guzha-Chanetsa

Evan Ishekwene

Laura Lyle

Simphiwe Majokane

Letlhogonolo Montshiwagae

Mbali Mulaudzi

Josh Nalder

Thabiso Ndlovu

Timeeka Padayachee

Jessica Parsons

Timothy Perrins

Tsepiloe Pitikoe

Olivia Pretorius

Khaya Radebe

Syjil Ramjuthan

Gemma Raw

Amber Rosslee

Sambeso Shweni

Alastair Skudder

Aphelele Sono

Matthew Stephenson

CGR

Bryce Young

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CVS

Ms Christelle Van Schalkwyk

Justin Amm

Eden Backman

Kian Chetty

Francesca Corte

Michael Du Plooy

Kumbirai Dziruni

Aiden Enslin

Mikayla Gounden

Jamie Green

Anastasia Hadjidemetriou

Kerryn Hayter

Juliette Hunt

Kayleigh Koekemoer

Mpho Liphoko

Kendra Love

Khanya Mahanjana

Lungelo Masisi

Aphiwe Mfene

Tsepo Molapo

Cintia Morais

Ijeoma Nwankwo

Anton Popov

Zamile Sikhosana

Rebecca Stephenson

Anastasia Strouthos

Haoyu Wang

RHA

Tristan Young

Mr Ryan Hammond

Connor Bennett

Adriano Costa

Tawaka Dziruni

Jessica Goulding

Awabo Gumede

Praise Hassam

Nicole Hepplewhite

Jordan Korf

Matthew Krastanov

Robert Lunney

Bonolo Mahlangu

Asiphe Mazibuko

Nolothando Mhlanga

Thandokazi Mhlanga

Erin Milosevich

Natalie Molenaar

Ayanda Mpotulo

Sheunesu Nazare

Lwandile Ndendwa

Didintle Netshiswinzhe

Megan Parsons

Cameron Pentz

Dhiya Singh

Langa Thwala

Olivia Wagner

Jonty Webb

Aimee Welland

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The next step was to establish a committee of teachers. The committee was appropriately named the ‘Dream Team’. Twenty two teachers signed up to be a part of this committee. The ideas shared by the committee are diverse and there is much experience in the room to draw from thus resulting in rich debate. This is the start of our journey. You will hear much about what we are doing in 2017. Watch this space.

SHELLY MATTHEWS

It is difficult to believe that the 2016 academic year has drawn to a close. My school year has been a short yet busy six months. I was privileged during Term One to walk across Spain as a pilgrim of the El Camino de Santiago. It was an incredible journey which allowed for both reflection and introspection. On my return to St Peter’s College in May 2016, I was reinvigorated and if it is at all possible, more passionate than ever about the unique College ethos and the difference that St Peter’s makes in the lives of young people. During Term Two, I attended a strategic session with key stakeholders of the College. The aim of the session was to agree on the strategic vision for the College. The academic committee coined the phrase “Be excellent and different at academics”. It was unanimous that we would develop a unique curriculum for Grade 8 and 9. Our broad goals are as follows: - Identify and design a skills-based curriculum for our students - Collaboration between departments >> academic committee >> macro planning - Differentiated and appropriate assessments - Use the curriculum to develop attributes of our students - behavioural, attitude and spiritual attributes.

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Academic REPORT

Again, this year we have made it a priority to remain at the forefront of change. In 2016, a laptop has become very much part of school life for Grade 8s. Besides using the Google Classroom as a platform to receive notes, they have also submitted work electronically and the work has been assessed online. In 2017, Grade 8 and 9 students will receive a number of e-textbooks. The e-textbooks have the functionality that allows teachers to add notes, podcasts and other relevant material to the textbooks. The textbook is updated each day when the students log onto the College network. We are excited to roll out this initiative. At the beginning of 2016 a record number of candidates received academic colours. Academic colours is the highest accolade awarded to a student at St Peter’s College. It is an honour and a privilege to see students make this achievement their goal and with much determination accomplish it. Congratulations to all students who have achieved this accolade this year. I look forward to continued academic excellence in 2017. Mrs Shelly Matthews Deputy Head: Academics


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

The White Blazer is the highest achievement at St Peter’s College. It is awarded in recognition of achieving Full Colours in Sport, Cultural and Academic and completion of the St Peter’s College Community Service requirements. 2016 saw the awarding of four White Blazers:

CAITLIN CROW (GRADE 12) Honours in Academics and Swimming, Full Colours in Biathle and St Petrian Newspaper, as well as having met the Community Service requirements of St Peter’s. DANIEL MARTIN (GRADE 12) Full Colours in Academics, Chess, Drama, Oratory and St Petrian Newspaper, as well as having met the Community Service requirements of St Peter’s.

CAITLIN CROW AND DANIEL MARTIN

TEAGAN LERONI AND JAMIE EDWARDS

TEAGAN LERONI (GRADE 11) Full Colours in Academics, Drama and Squash, as well as having met the Community Service requirements of St Peter’s. JAMIE EDWARDS (GRADE 11)

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Honours in Swimming, Full Colours in Academics, Athletics, Dance, Drama and Netball, as well as having met the Community Service requirements of St Peter’s.

White BLAZERS

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DILIGENCE We start with Diligence. Diligence certificates are awarded to all students who obtain diligence nominations from the teachers in a set number of subjects or Learning Areas. As a College we highly regard this acknowledgement - as it honours students who have worked consistently throughout the year by giving their best.

Adams, Christopher Baker, Cameron Belle, Zinhle Naledi Bester, Iban Blane, Kirsten Campbell, Kaylee Chamier, Kyle Christelis, Luke Christodoulou, Christopher Collison, Savannah Crow, Caitlin Davidson, Cheyan

Davies, Spencer Dawson, Michael Donnelly, April Ferrett, Nicholas Gezana, Rutendo Gregory, Kerry Harris, Roxanne Hill, Emma Hofman, Nicholas Kimmings, Hayley La Trobe, Emma Lai Thom, Caitlin

Lategan, Joslyn MacDonald, Amber Martin, Daniel Mohabir, Ashir Morgan, Kelly Musu, Daniele Ngubane, Thorisho Nikitov, Nikola Ntsaluba, Babalwa O’Brien, Emma Okwuadi, Ebubechukwu Pedersen, Brittany-Paige

Penney, Jessica Phetha, Snenhlanhla Pinks, Mark Ramessur, Sirish Ramjanum, Yatheen Rohman, Michael Serima, Munashe Smorfitt, Michelle Teixeira, Dominique Umeala, Ifeoma FĂŞ Wookey, Sarah Ursula

CROSSED KEYS Nikola Nikitov Naledi Belle Emma La Trobe Roxanne Harris Brittany-Paige Pedersen Amber MacDonald Daniel Martin Ifeoma Umeala Cheyan Davidson Nicholas Ferrett

75.12% 76.61% 78.26% 78.27% 78.42% 78.95% 79.17% 79.28% 79.61% 81.28%

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Students must achieve an overall aggregate of 75% or higher in Grade 12. This is derived from results obtained in Term 1, Term 1 Examination, Term 2, Term 2 Examination in all subjects.

The Golden Crossed Keys is awarded to the top student in Grade 12 who attains the highest overall average based on the results obtained during the year. This outstanding achievement for Grade 12 is awarded to Caitlin Crow (83.44%)

Prize-Giving 2016 ACADEMIC AWARDS GRADE 12


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

MUSIC AWARDS HIGHEST ACADEMIC RESULT FOR MUSIC April Donnelly 81.3% THE BACH TROPHY Most improved Practical Achievement of a Senior Musician Michelle Smorfitt BEST SENIOR MUSIC THEORY STUDENT April Donnelly

WOEMA TROFEE

is awarded to a student who has shown commitment,

passion and who has worked conscientiously and consistently towards achieving excellence in the subject

Kirsten Blane, Joslyn Lategan and Sirish Ramessur HIGHEST RESULT IN ISIZULU Snenhlanhla Phetha 87.1% THE USEBENZILE TROPHY FOR ZULU

is awarded to a student who

has shown dedication to IsiZulu in the classroom and in other related activities throughout 2016. He or she must have been consistent in his or her commitment to the upliftment of IsiZulu as a language and have embraced the concept of Ubuntu in recognition of the culture through general behaviour.

VISUAL ART AWARDS HIGHEST ACADEMIC RESULT FOR VISUAL ARTS Emma La Trobe 91.7% PICASSO TROPHY Highest Result in Visual Culture Studies in Grade 12 Emma La Trobe and Amber MacDonald JOUBERT TROPHY Artistic Endeavour Kirsten Blane

Naledi Zinhle Belle HIGHEST RESULT IN FRENCH Matthieu Coche 90% THE POULSEN TROPHY FOR FRENCH is an award in honour of the late Denise Poulsen (this trophy donated by the Power family)

Brittany-Paige Pedersen THE JUL TROPHY goes to the matriculant who achieves the highest collective result for the DELF Examinations written over the course of their French studies at

DALI TROPHY Highest Practical Results in Visual Art in Grade 12 Hayley Kimmings CHAGALL TROPHY Most Promising Artist in Grade 12 Sarah Dyson

DRAMA AWARDS HIGHEST ACADEMIC RESULT FOR DRAMATIC ARTS Daniel Martin 85.2%

the College. Matthieu Coche

HIGHEST RESULT IN ENGLISH Cheyan Davidson 81.4% THE KAMPMANN, DOBSON AND KRIEDEMANN TROPHY FOR THE MOST OUTSTANDING GRADE 12 STUDENT is awarded to any student or students who show an appreciation of vibrancy, richness and depth of the language and flair, originality when crafting with it. Cheyan Davidson

THE SYLVIA PLATH TROPHY awarded to a promise in creative writing. Michelle Smorfitt

student who shown great

THE ADVANCED PROGRAMME ENGLISH TROPHY awarded to the

THE TAM TROPHY for Practical Drama Luke Christelis

student who performed best in Advanced Programme English.

Cheyan Davidson

THE ROUX TROPHY for Drama Theory Daniel Martin

THE JOSEPH CONRAD TROPHY is awarded to a student for whom English is a foreign language yet who have persevered and shown great improvement.

Nikola Nikitov

HIGHEST RESULT IN AFRIKAANS Caitlin Crow 87.2% DIE AANHOUR WEN TROFEE

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LANGUAGE AWARDS HIGHEST RESULT IN LIFE ORIENTATION Amber MacDonald 91%

is awarded in acknowledgement of the

student who has shown the most significant improvement over their senior years, due to a sustained work ethic. Denae Govender

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THE ADVANCED PROGRAMME MATHEMATICS TROPHY awarded to the student who performed best in Advanced Programme Mathematics.

HIGHEST RESULT IN LIFE SCIENCES Caitlin Crow 83.1%

Nicholas Ferrett

THE HAYNES BIOLOGY TROPHY is awarded to someone who has shown

in Grade 12 who submitted the most creative work in the Mathematics Project.

a love for Life Sciences and a commitment to the study of Life Sciences throughout

Alison Deeb, who donated this trophy, is a wonderful example of someone who

TROPHY FOR CREATIVITY IN MATHEMATICS

awarded to a student

his or her Grade 12 year.

can combine of-the-wall creativity with technical ability in Mathematics.

Cheyan Davidson

Caitlin Crow and Daniel Martin

HIGHEST RESULT IN GEOGRAPHY Cheyan Davidson 90.6%

THE PATRICK TROPHY FOR GEOGRAPHY is awarded to a student who has worked consistently and to the best of his or her ability throughout the year and has, in both Grade 11 and 12, shown commitment to and enthusiasm for Geography.

HIGHEST RESULT IN MATHEMATICAL LITERACY Vedanth Panchoo 79.1% THE MATHEMATICAL LITERACY TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING ENDEAVOUR AT GRADE 12 LEVEL is awarded to a Grade 12 student who has shown a high degree of interest and dedication to Mathematical Literacy.

Cheyan Davidson

This person embodies what it means to be truly dedicated to the subject and

HIGHEST RESULT IN HISTORY Cheyan Davidson 85.7%

Vedanth Panchoo

has worked consistently and to the best of his or her ability throughout the year.

THE BEYERS NAUDÉ TROPHY FOR THE MOST PROMISING HISTORIAN This trophy, donated by Naudé, son of the late Beyer’s Naudé, is awarded to a student who shows the most promise as a historian.

Amber MacDonald

HIGHEST RESULT IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE Nicholas Ferrett 85.7%

THE SENIOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE CUP awarded to a Senior Student who has shown a high degree of interest in all aspects of Physical Science throughout

MATHEMATICS AWARDS Highest result in Mathematics Caitlin Crow 85.5%

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his College career.

Nicholas Ferrett HIGHEST RESULT IN ENGINEERING, GRAPHICS AND DESIGN (EGD) Nicholas Ferrett 85.4% THE NICKY PLUMMER ENGINEERING, GRAPHICS AND DESIGN TROPHY, a new trophy awarded to a Grade 12 EGD student who has shared the

THE MATHEMATICAL DEPARTMENT TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AT MATRIC LEVEL awarded to the student in Grade 12

passion for the subject as much as the late Nicky Plummer. This student has excelled

who achieves the highest aggregate in Mathematics. This is no mean feat and

in the subject and in honour of Nicky’s dedication to building the department and love

the recipient is truly deserving of this recognition.

for the subject.

Caitlin Crow

Kaylee John

Prize-Giving 2016 ACADEMIC AWARDS GRADE 12


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

HIGHEST RESULT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Nicholas Ferrett 94.5% INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TROPHY Nicholas Ferrett and Mark Pinks THE BENTLY TROPHY AWARD awarded to the student within the whole of the Technology Department who has shown dedication and a true enthusiasm for the faculty.

Nicholas Ferrett THE MEIJERS TROPHY, an award kindly donated by the Meijer’s family, is made to the highest scoring aggregate in Mathematics, Information Technology and Physical Science in Grade 12. The aggregate must be no less than 75% for

THE ‘SPIRIT OF ST PETER’S’ TROPHY

the award to be made.

Nicholas Ferrett 88% HIGHEST RESULT IN ACCOUNTING Caitlin Crow 84.8% DELOITTE ACCOUNTING TROPHY awarded to the accounting student, who in addition to excellent academic performance shows good interpersonal skills, teamwork and leadership.

Caitlin Crow HIGHEST RESULT IN BUSINESS STUDIES Naledi Belle 88.3%

is awarded to someone who embodies the spirit of St Peter’s College. It is awarded to a well-rounded person who has showed commitment to the College and who represented the heart of compassion at St Peter’s. The Headmaster in consultation with the staff makes this award. This young lady joined the College in 2012. She has embraced College life from her first day. She has involved herself in Dramatic Arts, Music, Poetry Competition which she won; she has played Basketball as well as netball for the College First Teams. This young lady has played an important leadership role at and was an active member of the College PR Committee. She has a heart for social responsibility and this is evident in the relationships which she has formed across the College. April Donnelly

THE DUX AWARD THE GAVIN JONES TROPHY FOR HONEST ENDEAVOUR This trophy is awarded to the student in the College who has, over a period of time, overcome significant academic difficulties and persevered in the classroom to turn possible failure into success. The Headmaster in conjunction with the staff make this award. Vedanth Panchoo

THE HEADMASTER’S AWARD

is made to the student in Grade 12 who achieves the highest academic average throughout the year and who reflected in the Preliminary Examination results, the greatest promise for the Final Examinations. The recipient this year attained distinctions in the following subjects in the Preliminary Examinations: English 81% Afrikaans 87% Accounting 85% Mathematics 84% Life Sciences 83% Physical Science 80% And an overall average of 83% in the Preliminary Examinations. The worthy recipient of the 2016 Dux Award is Caitlin Crow.

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is made at the sole behest of the Headmaster. He may award the trophy to more than one student. This student is courageous, confident to act in accordance with his/her belief, has a selfless attitude, an inner strength, a quiet determination and an honest outlook on life. Brittany-Paige Pedersen

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St Peter’s College continues to empower young individuals to take themselves ‘bravely into the future’ with its integrated approach to academics, faith, co-curricular activities and strong social responsibility programme. St Peter’s has become increasingly well-known for the high calibre of student, who have benefited from the holistic education on offer at the College. Attaining 100% pass rate with 97% university entrance again reinforces the testament to our academic excellence.

s er v e i h c p To A Caitlin, Dux Scholar of 2016, attained a full house of distinctions in the Grade 12 Preliminary

Examinations as well as being the highest achieving academic candidate in her grade throughout her

high school career. It is this young lady who, with academic honours and a white blazer, the highest accolade at the College, displayed the greatest promise for the Final Examinations and delivered. Her subjects were English, Afrikaans, Accounting, Life Orientation, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Science. Caitlin is studying Physiotherapy at University of Pretoria.

Caitlin Crow

7 DISTINCTIONS WITH OVERALL AVERAGE 86%

Ifeoma attained distinctions in Business Studies, Dramatic Arts, Engineering Graphics and Design, English, Life Orientation and Mathematics. Ifeoma is studying BA PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) as Stellenbosch University.

lfeoma Umeala

6 DISTINCTIONS WITH OVERALL AVERAGE 84%

FOUR OF OUR STUDENTS ARE IN THE TOP 1% OF THE IEB RESULTS:

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IFEOMA UMEALA Dramatic Arts 94%

Matric Final Exam RESULTS

LUKE CHRISTELIS Dramatic Arts 94%

MATTHIEU COCHE

French Second Language 100%


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Matthieu Coche 100% French

Nicholas Ferrett 92% Mathematics 94% IT 92% EGD

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Sarah Kickhöfel 90% Mathematical Literacy

Joslyn Lategan 90% Visual Art

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Vedanth Panchoo 95% Mathematical Literacy

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Kirsten Blane 90% Mathematical Literacy

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Snenhlanhla Phetha 90% isiZulu

Daniel Martin 80% 89% Dramatic Arts

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April Donnelly 90% Drama

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Cameron Foster 91% Mathematical Literacy

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Mark Pinks 94% Mathematics

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SUBJECT PRIZES DILIGENCE Diligence certificates are awarded to students who obtain diligence nominations from the teachers in a set number of subjects or Learning Areas. As a College we highly regard this acknowledgement - as it honours those who have worked consistently throughout the year by giving their best.

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The award is made on the basis of the highest average mark of 80% in Grades 8 and 9, 75% in Grades 10 and 11 above in each of subject/Learning Area.

GOLDEN CROSSED KEYS This is the pinnacle achievement, awarded to the top student in each grade who attains the highest overall aggregate based on the results obtained during the year.

Grade 8 and 9 students must achieve an overall aggregate of 78% or more; Grade 10 and 11 is 75%. This average is derived from marks obtained in Term 1, Term 2, Term 2 Examination, Term 3 and the Term 3 Examination in all subjects.

Grade 8 DILIGENCE

SUBJECT PRIZES

Abigail Ganesan Adriano Costa Aiden Enslin Anastasia Hadjidemetriou Anastasia Strouthos Asiphe Mazibuko Ayla Nohesara Bonolo Mahlangu Carl Vemer Chiedza Dziruni Chloe Morrison Connor Roberts Dhiya Singh Didintle Netshiwinzhe Eden Backman Ezra Vergotine Filip Poludniak Jessica Dunstan Jessica Goulding Jonathan Webb Juliette Hunt Justin Amm

Kayleigh Koekemoer Kendra Love Kerryn Hayter Kumbirai Dziruni Laura Lyle Lee Williamson Matthew de Villiers Michael Du Plooy Mikara Pather Mikayla Gounden Natalie Molenaar Natalie Walsh Nicholas Els Nicole Hepplewhite Sabrina Jansen Sarah Moralee Shari Ramlall Simphiwe Majokane Syjil Ramjuthan Tamryn Govender Tristan Young

GOLDEN CROSSED KEYS Natalie Molenaar 88.89%

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Asiphe Mazibuko Zulu Carl Vemer Creative Arts, Social Sciences, Technology Kendra Love English Natalie Molenaar Afrikaans, Economic and Life Skills, French, Mathematics, Natural Sciences

CROSSED KEYS Josh Nalder Chiedza Dziruni Anastasia Strouthos Jonathan Webb Juliette Hunt Asiphe Mazibuko Adriano Costa Jessica Goulding Sabrina Jansen Ezra Vergotine Kerryn Hayter Ayla Nohesara Lee Williamson Kayleigh Koekemoer Didintle Netshiswinzhe Nicholas Els Chiara Reddy Syjil Ramjuthan Kendra Love Carl Vemer Laura Lyle

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78.00% 78.34% 78.54% 78.91% 79.20% 79.25% 79.55% 79.71% 79.85% 80.09% 80.16% 80.47% 80.98% 81.66% 81.68% 82.11% 82.29% 84.58% 85.07% 86.95% 86.75%


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Grade 9 DILIGENCE

SUBJECT PRIZES

Abigail van Staden Anthony van Kerckhoven Dane Groves Daniel Cunningham-Scott Darren Piaray Erin Lai Thom Ethan Brent Jessica Harris Jordyn Nitch Joshua Jandrell Julia Campbell Julia Schroeder Kailin Naidoo Kaitlin Banahan Kelly Chalmers Kerri Tucker Keshin Bheema

Kirsten Hope Kosmas Joannou Luke Leatherbarrow Marios Joannou Matthew Beekman Megan van Staden Nicole Diepeveen Ntando Mabuya Robert Walker Sarah Yaman Shréyan Maharaj Tamsin Gallichan Tanya Paul Tatum McCraw Tsai-Yu (Ruby)Shih Zanele Ngubane

GOLDEN CROSSED KEYS Darren Piaray 89.29%

Darren Piaray Afrikaans, Drama Elective, Economic and Life Skills, Social Sciences, Technology, Visual Art Elective Erin Lai Thom English Joshua Jandrell Natural Sciences Matthew Beekman French, Music Elective Siphokazi Mfeka (Siyanda) Zulu Tsai-Yu Shih (Ruby) Mathematics

CROSSED KEYS Luke Leatherbarrow Robert Walker Kaitlin Banahan Shréyan Maharaj Kosmas Joannou Dane Groves Marios Joannou Tsai-Yu Shih Nicole Diepeveen Erin Lai Thom Matthew Beekman Joshua Jandrell

78.00% 78.00% 79.07% 79.96% 80.30% 80.48% 80.72% 80.82% 82.94% 84.03% 85.16% 87.50%

Grade 10 DILIGENCE Matthew Garrett Matthew Wille Michaela Mathieson Mikayla Pearson Modisagaarekoe (Didintle) Mokae Natalie Arthur Shannon Louis Simphiwe Nkosi Sithuthukile Madonsela Smangaliso Dube Tadiwanashe Zororo Tarynn Davies Tinotenda (Tino) Ndudzo Tyler Fourie Vuyo Tshwele Yi (Ella) Shi Yogita Mohabir Zenani (Zeni) Damane

Amy Hannigan History Christie Vemer Visual Art Jessica Axe English Kim Williamson Information Technology, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences Luke Hewson AP Mathematics, Business Studies Lyn Kayiranga French Mark Rohman Engineering, Graphics and Design Matthew Wille Accounting, Life Orientation Sabrina De Haan Mathematical Literacy Sithuthukile Madonsela Afrikaans Tinotenda Ndudzo Dramatic Arts Vukosi Moyane Geography Vuyo Tshwele Music, Zulu

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Alexia Da Cruz Amy Hannigan Annayah Karaha Bongani Nkomo Brent (Jordan) Poliah Caitlin Goodman Christie Vemer Courtney Sandham Dhyan Saravanja Erin Dos Santos Hannah Shepherd Itumeleng (Tumi) Ntoele Jessica Axe Jessica Sloane Kevin Shang Kim Williamson Lara McDonald Lebohang Pitikoe Luke Hewson

SUBJECT PRIZES

GOLDEN CROSSED KEYS Matthew Wille 87.81%

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CROSSED KEYS Courtney Sandham Smangaliso Dube Sithuthukile Madonsela Alexia Da Cruz Tadiwanashe Zororo Amy Hannigan Zenani Damane Jessica Axe Tinotenda Ndudzo

75% 75% 75.16% 75.25% 76.95% 77.54% 78.11% 78.68% 80.49%

Caitlin Goodman Yogita Mohabir Vuyo Tshwele Matthew Garrett Dhyan Saravanja Christie Vemer Kim Williamson Luke Hewson

81.24% 81.35% 82.24% 84.02% 84.33% 86.62% 87.49% 87.54%

Grade 11 DILIGENCE Adrian Diepeveen Alessandro Gueli Alvaro Legoinha Amy Shackleton Anthony Kieser Bianca Brachini Brent Pedersen Busisiwe Mthembu Caitlin Bartie Caitlin Stanton Caitlin Tucker Caleb Vergotine Cameron Chessman Chanel Thomas Cheng (Andrew) Shen Chesnay Havenga Christopher Hope Daniel de Castro Daniel Schurbohm Enhakkore (Enha) Bope Erin Hepplewhite Erin Lyle Fundile Mahlasela Hannah Leatherbarrow Hope Karaha J Lubelihle Tsunga Jacqueline Christodoulou Jamie Edwards Jason Raw Jemma Mould Jessica Webb

CROSSED KEYS Katlego Mojapelo Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty Kiara Padayachy Kirithi Panchoo Liam Ramsden Mbali Dhlomo Meghan Hoffmann Michelle Ncube Morgan Else Nandipha Yanta Nyeleti Mahange Promesse Nkongolo Ronewa Netshiswinzhe Ryan Morrison Sean Moodley Shannon Torlage Sheebong Zama-Chi Simone Lategan Sri (Praneetha) Kalidindi Talia Rosengarten Tapiwanashe Mungadzi Tasmin Waite Taylin Blues Teagan Leroni Thomas Chalmers Tiffany Theron Tshimangadzo Nengovhela Vladimir Telkiev Yasmin Ghadamian Zoe Swoboda

Jemma Mould Daniel Schurbohm Promesse Nkongolo Amy Shackleton Sean Moodley Mbali Dhlomo Ronewa Netshiswinzhe Tiffany Theron Anthony Kieser Tasmin Waite Jessica Webb Nikayla Chetty Sri (Praneetha) Kalidindi Caitlin Tucker Caitlin Stanton Jamie Edwards Liam Ramsden Tapiwanashe Mungadzi Daniel de Castro Jason Raw Meghan Hoffmann Chanel Thomas Teagan Leroni Erin Amy Lyle Alessandro Gueli Adrian Diepeveen

75.00% 75.00% 75.57% 75.73% 75.79% 75.84% 75.91% 76.20% 76.60% 76.86% 77.28% 77.49% 77.51% 78.06% 78.49% 78.63% 78.72% 79.90% 80.57% 81.05% 83.39% 83.58% 84.66% 87.64% 87.81% 87.84%

GOLDEN CROSSED KEYS Hannah Leatherbarrow 90.15%


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SUBJECT PRIZES Adrian Diepeveen Business Studies Alessandro Gueli Music Bululu (Jeremie) Muzimbe French Caitlin Stanton Geography Cheng (Andrew) Shen AP Mathematics, Mathematics Chesnay Havenga AP Afrikaans Erin Lyle English

Hannah Leatherbarrow Accounting, Afrikaans, Life Orientation, Physical Sciences Jemma Mould Visual Art Meghan Hoffmann Mathematical Literacy Nyeleti Mahange History Tapiwanashe Mungadzi Zulu Teagan Leroni Dramatic Arts, Life Science Zoe Swoboda Engineering, Graphics and Design

TROPHY AWARDS MUSIC AWARDS

THE MOST PROMISING GRADE 9 STUDENT IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Grade 9 is a watershed year in Mathematics, and it is already clear who the top Mathematicians will be for the next 3 year. There is strong competition in the current Grade 9 group, and to occupy the top spot requires

THE PAGANINI TROPHY Outstanding Practical Achievement of a Junior Musician Tsai-Yu Shih (Ruby)

perfection in every assessment.

THE MOZART TROPHY Most Improved Practical Performance of a Junior Musician Jayden Ramnath

THE JUNIOR NATURAL SCIENCES CUP

BEST JUNIOR MUSIC THEORY STUDENT Matthew Beekman

Tsai-Yu (Ruby) Shih This cup is awarded to the

junior student/s who have shown particular aptitude, interest or ability in a research or investigation.

Joshua Jandrell and Luke Leatherbarrow GRADE 9 ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY The Grade 9 Entrepreneurship Day Project aims to help the students to start thinking about becoming job creators

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and not just job seekers. They are challenged to explore their entrepreneurial potential and to take the opportunity to start to develop the necessary skills to become successful business owners one day. This is done through simulating

DA VINCI TROPHY Highest Result for Visual Culture Studies in Grade 11 Alessandro Gueli MICHELANGELO TROPHY Highest Practical Result in Grade 11 Meghan Hoffmann

the process from a business idea to a business plan, and hopefully culminating in a profit. To this end, the winning business will be the one that is the most professional and business-like, and not necessarily the group that makes the most profit. The winners for 2016 produced an outstanding and professional business plan and ran a successful stall over the two days of the Entrepreneurship Weekend. The business sold sporting memorabilia for the players to take home after the Sports and Cultural Festival.

JACUBEC TROPHY

This trophy is awarded to a Grade 9 student who has

made a consistent contribution to the school in the three areas of academics, culture and sport. The award is shared between Joshua Jandrell and Kosmas Joannou for their sterling commitment and exceptional achievements in Academics, where both pupils are in the top ten, as well as excellence in both Sport as well as Cultural activities such as Chess, Public Speaking, Water Polo and Music ensemble work.

R10 IN 10 DAYS is a Grade 10 simulation project, where each student receives a R10 “loan” to start and run a business for only 10 days. The 2016 winning business: offered a doughnut and coffee delivery service to the St Peter’s College staff and students. They made R2,760 profit. From the 20% tax charged to all businesses, 10% is donated to the House Build Project and the other 10% is paid to the winning business. As the winning business for 2016, they receive R1,314.

Congratulations to Tobatsi Seliane, Ivory Bekwa and Tammy Classen.

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MATHEMATICS AWARDS MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD TROPHY Cheng (Andrew) Shen and Joshua Jandrell Cheng and Joshua achieved entry into the prestigious third and final round of the South African Mathematics Olympiad. This Olympiad is the biggest in South Africa and more than 80,000 pupils participated in 2016. They were placed in the top 100 in Gauteng and in the top 100 in South Africa. They achieved a bronze

Ronewa Netshiswinzhe Smangaliso Dube Sri (Praneetha) Kalidindi Tadiwanashe Zororo Tiffany Theron Tinotenda (Tino) Ndudzo Vuyo Tshwele Yogita Mohabir Zenani Damane Nicholas Hofman (2014)

Amy Hannigan Caitlin Goodman Christie Vemer Dhyan Saravanja Jessica Axe Kim Williamson Luke Hewson Matthew Garrett Matthew Wille Meghan Hoffmann

medal in the final round and were also selected to participate in the prestigious South African Mathematics Team. This is an important event in the Mathematics community since the selected team represents South Africa at National level. Cheng Shen was selected for the South African B team, and Joshua Jandrell was selected for the South African C team.

CERTIFICATE FOR TOP 100 IN GAUTENG Telkiev Vladimir and Tsai-Yu Shih GRADE 10 AP MATHEMATICS COMMITMENT TROPHY

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are presented from Grade 11 onwards. Full colours will

be awarded when the student fulfils the half-colour criteria for two years. This achievement need not be consecutive.

Anthony Kieser Daniel Schurbohm Jamie Edwards Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty

Liam Ramsden Mbali Dhlomo Promesse Nkongolo Sean Moodley

The Advanced Programme Mathematics award for commitment, enthusiasm and perseverance in Grade 10 goes to Kim Williamson

GRADE 11 AP MATHEMATICS COMMITMENT TROPHY

HONOURS FOR ACADEMICS

The Advanced Programme Mathematics award for commitment, enthusiasm and perseverance in Grade 11 goes to Daniel Schurbohm

The student must achieve academic half-colours in Grade 10 AND obtain at least 10 distinctions (a recorded mark of 80% or more) through the course of the year.

COLOURS HALF-COLOURS are awarded from Grade 10 onwards where the student has

Adrian Diepeveen Alessandro Gueli Chanel Thomas Daniel de Castro Erin Lyle

Hannah Leatherbarrow Jason Raw Tapiwanashe Mungadzi Teagan Leroni

achieved the following: 1. The Final Record Aggregate mark of 75%; AND 2. A minimum of 65% is achieved in every subject in each of Term 1, Term 2, Term 2 Exam, Term 3 and Term 3 Exam (Grades 10-11) , of which at least 5 must be

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distinctions (80% or above); AND 3. Where students study eight or more Compulsory and Elective (excluding AP) subjects, the top 7 subjects are taken into account; AND 4. Due academic diligence must have been displayed by the student, by way of: a. Diligence in meeting deadlines, and b. Commitment and dedication to academic performance shown by regular attendance and consistent determination.

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Our English Olympiad entrants attained wonderful results this year. They attained 3 gold medals; 10 silvers; 10 bronzes and 4 merits. Cheyan Davidson (Grade 12) was in the top 50 in the country, and won a year’s free tuition at Rhodes University.

ENGLISH OLYMPIAD FRONT ROW: Amy Hannigan, Zanele Booi, Jessica Axe, Emihle Jozela, Mrs Charmaine Sandnes, Rebecca Andrews, Pelo Mpuru, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi, Alexia Da Cruz

The English Department members who assisted with preparing these students can be duly proud. Mrs Charmaine Sandnes HOD: English

BACK ROW: Natalie Arthur, Shannon Louis, Reusuc Nkongolo, Courtney Sandham, Nicholas Hofman, Hope Karaha, Promesse Nkongolo, Caitlin Stanton, Lara McDonald ABSENT: Christie Vemer

FRONT ROW: Caitlin Lai Thom, Kaylee John, Ms Suzette Meyer, Rutendo Gezana, Caitlin Crow, Brittany-Paige Pedersen BACK ROW: Ashir Mohabir, Thorisho Ngubane, Nicholas Hofman, Daniel Martin, April Donnelly, Ofentse Maroane

MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD FRONT ROW: Kerryn Hayter, Luke Leatherbarrow, Jonathan (Jonty) Webb, Mr Wilson Sokana, Nicholas Els, Dane Groves, Tsai-Yu (Ruby) Shih BACK ROW: Adrian Diepeveen, Filip Poludniak, Justin Amm, Joshua Jandrell, Nicholas Hofman, Vladimir Telkiev, Christopher Christodoulou, Andrew (Thapelo) Shika

ISIZULU OLYMPIAD FRONT ROW: Simphiwe Majokane, Qhawe Mavuso, Khanyile Ndlovu, Ms Bonisile Mabaso, Awabo Gumede, Zenani Damane, Asiphe Mazibuko BACK ROW: Tinotenda Ndudzo, Unathi Ngema, Bongani Nkomo, Siyanda Mfeka, Sindisa Mramba, Vuyo Tshwele, Zinhle Mthembu

AFRIKAANS OLYMPIAD

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ACCOUNTANCY OLYMPIAD

FRONT ROW: Shannon Torlage, Caitlin Lai Thom, Tarynn Davies, Kerryn Hayter, Nicholas Els, Zantia Bainbridge, Tasmin Waite, Kumbirai Dziruni BACK ROW: Ashir Mohabir, Justin Amm, Christopher Christodoulou, Ethan Bainbridge, Yatheen Ramjanum, David Malan, Caleb Vergotine, Jonathan (Jonty) Webb, Yuvish Premlall

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Tour De Math

This year’s season has been busy, and quite challenging some might say! However, we managed to come in the top 5 twice, being the successful mathematicians of St Peter’s College. Tour de math has been a successful and engaging experience for all of us. We have grown past the difficulty of each question and learnt to enjoy each question- which definitely helped to improve our regular mathematics. Sadly, our last paper was at Redhill on the 13th of October, marking the end of our season. This last round for the year featured awards for the top mathematicians out of all the participants,

and of course, the paper was extra challenging as we were not allowed any calculators until the very last ten minutes. Overall, Tour de Math has been an amazing growth experience for us students. It has improved our mathematical skills profoundly, and has allowed us the opportunity to meet new people and create new friendships. All this would have not been possible without Ms Louw and Mr Havenga. Who, not only accompanied us to every league, but in the first place, made it possible for us to be a part of such a great experience. Shréyan Maharaj and Tadiwanashe Zororo

FRONT ROW: Alexia Da Cruz, Mr Ian Havenga, Lee Williamson, Tadiwanashe Zororo BACK ROW: Shréyan Maharaj, Lawrence Ishekwene, Joshua Jandrell, Modisagaarekoe (Didintle) Mokae ABSENT: Kim Williamson, Evan Ishekwene, Matthew Garrett, Tyler Fourie

FRENCH DELF EXAMINATION GROUP

TOUR DE MATH

FRONT ROW: Pelo Mpuru, Brittany-Paige Pedersen, Tiffany Theron, Ms Jenette Reitsma, Dhyan Saravanja, Sithuthukile Madonsela, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi MIDDLE ROW: Michelle Ncube, Reusuc Nkongolo, Courtney Sandham, Brent Pedersen, Tresor Kabamba, Kenzo Kayiranga, Sheebong Zama-Chi, Promesse Nkongolo BACK ROW: Matthieu Coche, Bululu (Jeremie) Muzimbe, Mukendi (Bonheur) Nkongolo, Vladimir Telkiev, Alvaro Legoinha, Michael Van Rooyen, Anthony Kieser

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FRONT ROW: Shanna Young, Jordyn Nitch, Mrs Gwyn Zimmerman, Ryan Pillay, Nicole Diepeveen BACK ROW: Marios Joannou, Luke Leatherbarrow, Joshua Jandrell, Dane Groves, Keshin Bheema

SCIENCE EXPO GROUP

RESOURCE CENTRE / LIBRARY

FRONT ROW: Ms Rachel Shika, Pelo Mpuru

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e v i t Crea writing BEING HUMAN Brittany-Paige Pedersen (Grade 12) We live in a world where the heroes on the pages of comics are brought to life before our very eyes. Our lives are bombarded with perfectionist ideals and everything we think a hero should be. The perfect body, the perfect life, unquestionable moral values. What you don’t realise is that we live in a world of the ordinary made extraordinary. The heroes you dream about and see on the big screen are really your parents, your brother, your sister and your peers. They could be the mother that works two jobs and still finds time to go to her daughter’s ballet recital or the CEO whose life is tied to thousands. Our heroes are Ghandi, Mother Teresa, Mandela and Martin Luther King, ordinary people who have walked through the fires of hell and still carried buckets of water for others who are burning. We have been instilled with false visions of greatness, delusions of grandeur, everything we feel should be, but really aren’t. What does a hero look like? What makes a hero? Is it the best looking person in the grade; the most talented sportsman; the person with so many colours on their blazer that they couldn’t possible get any more? No? Surely it’s your favourite actor, musician or professional sports star? Everything you hope to be, everything you aspire to? Or is it just the quiet kid sitting at the back of the hall, who gets disrespected, ignored and sometimes even bullied, but still comes back to school the next day? The kid who struggles with family life at home and still sets the world ablaze with his smile the next day? The child who’s battered and broken, and lives everyday with false courage but still manages to offer others what little strength he has. Is it that student who was told they would never make first team rugby and made it there anyway or the child who failed maths for years and is now looking at distinctions? Superheroes are never who we expect them to be. The kids who are not afraid to be different, who are pushed down and still get back up, who find happiness in the small things in life when they have so much to be angry about, THESE are our superheroes, and they are sitting amongst us today, in this very hall. And today, it’s all about them! Today is about opening our eyes and realising that every single one of us is our own superhero. We have weaknesses and differences which should be celebrated. We are dancers and sportsmen, singers and chess players, student links and academics! We stay up till the early hours of the morning studying and still write an exam three hours later! We make national teams and build classrooms for the underprivileged! We have made a difference to the lives of those beyond our own borders,

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unique and different. These individuals can become narcissistic, cruel, and mean because of issues which are imposed upon them and none of us even realise. They fight back at the world when the world seems to turn back on them. But it is even okay for a bully to seek help. It is admirable of a bully to change their ways. This small courage could be what makes the bully a hero. We need to realise that we don’t need capes and super powers to be superheroes. We need courage and bravery to stand up for what we believe in and who we are. Being brave is not being fearless. The only time we can be brave is when we are afraid. We have to wake up in the morning, happy and determined to not let anyone bully us, disrespect us or tell us that we are not enough. We need to welcome differences and the possibilities they bring. We need to push our peers beyond what they think they are capable of. For those of you in the crowd today who have ever felt alone and for those of you who have failed and found it in themselves to learn from their failures, today is the day to wake up and realise what you can do, and the capabilities of those around you. You will never be alone. You are a hero. If you’re black or white, Christian or Muslim, blonde or ginger, you are a hero! You are a hero if you can stand fast in the face of the adversities of everyday life and say “NO”. You can be the protagonist of your own comic if you no longer tolerate bullying, cyber bullying, emotional abuse, or discouragement, if you accept uniqueness of others and uniqueness of self. If you accept that sometimes, just getting help from someone that you trust, is the bravest thing that you can do, you are a hero. And that is what we are here for today. As your prefect body, as matrics, Grade 11s, 10s, 9s and 8s, we are a team of remarkable people, a league of capeless heroes that have the power to change the world. Let us be the generation of St Petrians to leave a legacy behind! Let us carry the buckets of water for those that burn in the fire. In the words of one of our fictional heroes, “it is not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me”.

BE THE PERFECT GIRL Kayleigh Koekemoer (Grade 8) Daily arguments are held with my reflection, About how I have not reached the level of perfection, I mask my depression with a fake smile, As the world holds my body on trial, Lethal thoughts begin to manipulate my pride, All my self-worth has been set aside, Judgements enter through my ears and escape through my eyes, World you think you’ve broken me, but I’m not one you can editorialize,

in Madagascar and India and Thailand! We are St Petrians, students, and best of all, we are humans, and that makes us unstoppable!

My inner warrior is not ready to surrender,

We may find that there are bullies amongst us, and perhaps they don’t even know it themselves; villains who refuse to celebrate others being

I might not be your graceful swan,

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As it is time I reveal and show you my splendour,

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MY DROOMVAKANSIE Liam Lage (Grade 12)

SUCCESS Khanya Mahanjana (Grade 8)

My droomvakansie is een wat in Afrika plaasvind. Ek stel nie belang om ʼn sogenammde fantastiese vakansie oorsee te hou nie. Die beste vakansie waaraan my verbeelding kan dink, is n lang vakansie in Afrika, waar ek kan reis van dorp tot dorp sonder bekommernisse oor geld of tyd.

At the dawn of every morning I look up at the stars and wonder

Ek sal hier in Johannesburg begin, met my gepakte tasse en volgelaaide bakkie. Ek sal die lang hoofpaf vat in die vroeg oggend tot ek uiteindelik by Magudu Reservaat uitkom. Ek sal daar bly vir ʼn paar weke net om die prentjie mooi sonsondergang weer en weer op daardie uitstekend plaas te sien. Daarna ry ek weer, kus toe. In Sodwana sal ek die strand geniet, dalk bietjie visvang en seker baie in die see swem.

With hard work and determination you can get anywhere in life

Na ʼn ruk ry ek weer, hierdie keer ry ek suid. Ek sal in elke kus-dorpie ʼn draai maak want daar is altyd iets nuuts om te sien. As ek ooit verveeld raak, ry ek Karoo toe, deur die vuurwarm Oudtshoorn waar my pa sy weermagdiens gedoen het, Beaufort-Wes toe. Daar sal ek by oom Murray gaan bly. Op sy wildsplaas sal ek weer bietjie jag, dis pragtig verby daarso en ʼn mens kan hoor hoe die Xhosa hul roepstem oor die berge laat rol. Daarna ry ek George toe. Daar sal ek by oom Ferde-hulle kuier en dalk ook by my vriendin Johanna en haar familie. Daarna ry ek Gouritsmond toe, ek sal op die Rein’s Reservaat gaan bly. Dit is só pragtig, meeste mense kan dit nie eers verbeel nie. Daarna ry ek dalk Kaapstad toe, dis seker die moeite werd om oor hierdie pragtige land te reis. Dan, wie weet? Dalk sal ek weer Noord ry, dalk sal ek verby Graaf Reinet se reuse kerk ry. Dalk sal ek deur Piet Retief ry en my pa se woorde onthou hoe hy die die storie van ou Piet vertel het. Daarna sal ek Mooi Rivier toe gaan, om die Van der Westhuizens te sien. Ek wil graag weer op die plaas kuier en dalk ʼn paling in die rivier vang. Dis moeilik om my droomvakansie te verbeel want daar is soveel mense en soveel plekke wat ek wil sien. En self soveel ondervindings wat ek nog nie ervaar het nie.

Do I really belong here? That’s the one thing that’s in all our minds even though we know

We all that is the only to happiness Well it’s not. The only way for all of us to feel successful is not by how much work you put in No,it’s how what makes you happy that makes you feel that you’ve succeeded No matter how skilled or unskilled you all I’m saying is that if you stay positive Towards yourself and your passion that’s all it’s gonna take to live the life you want A wise told me, “Stop thinking of it as a curse to have been given an enemy in life it can be a blessing too a noble man becomes wise from his enemy and yet a fool from his friends ” But to all the people that read this I say this to you either you take these words into consideration or think of them as just words “In any war there is a con before the storm but there will be days when faith days when our allies turn against us but the day never come that you lose faith in yourself and those that truly show you the meaning of being happy.”

LIFE ON A TIGHT ROPE Sage Palombo (Grade 9)

Everything I ever worked for was on that tight rope. The tight rope in my life, she has a name. Her name is Cancer. The day I was diagnosed made me wander, why me? Everything I have worked for, why me? I am only 23 years old, why me? My life isn’t supposed to be over yet, not yet i have my whole life to live. My mother used to tell me before I was diagnosed, “God has a plan for each and every one of us.” Is his plan for me to just fall, fall off the tight rope?

when they are little children. They must grow up thinking about how they will never have their happily ever after and they will never meet their prince or even their children. I have achieved all my goals, I have graduated and I got in to the most prestigious college in the country and already have my law degree. I have a fiancé and a beautiful baby girl. She will never grow up wanting to be just like her mother, she will never know what her mother was like she will never get to know her, well me. I don’t want to die. But God has a plan for me and I am ready to ask him what that plan is, the first thing I will do is ask “why me?” BACK TO CONTENTS

My life was exactly what I wanted it to be. I had everything until it happened. It tore my world apart, and nothing was ever the same. All my dreams fell to the ground, as if they were on a tight rope above the city and one small breeze or one wrong step could just blow them off to the ground. Shattered. Broken. Gone.

Every night I lay on my bed and look at the stars through my skylight. I think about how perfect my life is, well was. I was so young and so happy, but I guess I shouldn’t complain. Some people are diagnosed

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I am grateful to Mr Brian Armitage for running the portfolio of Student Affairs in Term One during my maternity leave. He ran the department seamlessly and executed the many studentrun committees with great precision. The year began with excitement created around the introduction of the Prefect committees. Prefects ran their first few assemblies campaigning and getting students excited to take up their part in these committees. The Prefect body’s mission statement centered on the spirit of unity, and focused on pulling the school together to support each other in arts, culture and sport. They also offered peer assistance with academics. The prefects drove their committees admirably and we thank them for their service to the school. As St Peter’s College is an Anglican school, the need to promote our core values and acceptable moral behaviors was acted out through Grade Chapel Services. Topics such as counting one’s blessings and to honour others who are made in the image of God were discussed. A drive towards self-acceptance and acceptance of others became a focal point through the year. These Chapel Services reinvigorated the spiritual awareness amongst our students. 2016 also saw the reintroduction of tutor groups, which is a vertical system of students, arranged from Grade 8 to 12, meeting every fortnight to discuss topics such as goal setting, resilience and methods to deal with stress before the examinations. We invited guest speakers to discuss challenges with students and advise on coping with adversity. Through these discussions the College’s fourth core value of ‘Resilience’ was promoted and explained. In these trying times, the need for emotional support is apparent and so the College offered talks for parents on various topics such as: ‘The Alcohol Scene’, ‘Cyber Bullying’ and ‘Suicide and Depression’. These talks are informative and keep the parents up to date with the difficulties that face teens each day. The St Peter’s College Wellness Department was also created to provide support to the students, staff and parents alike. This department is made up of the College Counselor, the College Psychologist and me. The department was well received and has been very busy since its inception. The students each year outdo themselves and never fail to surprise me through their endeavours and achievements. They constantly strive to reach new heights. Good examples of this are the: - Prefect applications this year reaching an all-time high - The students who were in charge of collecting plastics bags to create recycled school bags with solar lights for students from poor communities who do not have access to electricity exceeded 10,000.

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ODELLE HOWARD - Students in charge of the Grade 11 ‘ROC’ Build project put together professional proposals and secured over R600,000 over and above other donations for Community Outreach. This is true testament of living the core values of Relationships, Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. In the words of Jane Austen: “It isn’t what we say or think that defines us but what we do.” Witnessing the ‘can-do spirit’ of our children makes me extremely proud of them. Mrs Odelle Howard Deputy Head: Student Affairs


THE DALE CARNEGIE COURSE REFLECTION “Your comfort zone is nothing but a belief. A mere reflection of your thoughts. You desire something better, yet you fear change. Self-doubt will bind you there. Belief is all you need.” Isaac Marano The Dale Carnegie course is an eight week training programme that helps students strengthen interpersonal relationships, increase their confidence, manage stress, and more. Even though we had a relatively small class this year, the enthusiasm and passion for the course within each member made it seem like we had a class full of people. We were taught how to start a conversation with a person we have just met which increased our people-skills and improved our fundamental understanding of how to be more approachable and friendly. We were also taught how to memorise specific things using a rhyme-scheme and imaginary pictures. This has helped to improve the way I remember things and the way I study. There have been so many benefits from this course; from my aggregate improving to my confidence increasing. I am now able to speak in front of larger crowds, am able to approach new people and start a conversation with them and I have all-round become a happier, more enthusiastic person. I can now see the brighter things in life and embrace them. I started out a bit hesitant and shy, but by the end of the course, I was more confident and comfortable around my peers. This course has been remarkably beneficial and I recommend it to everyone. It’s a life-changing opportunity. Lara McDonald - Grade 10

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DALE CARNEGIE GRADUATES FRONT ROW: Emihle Jozela, Tiffany Theron, Mrs Odelle Howard, Imogen Imbert, Lara McDonald BACK ROW: Simphiwe Nkosi, Timothy Guyler, Caleb Vergotine ABSENT: James van Dongen, Michaela Mathieson, Christie Vemer, Thabiso Shosha

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o t n r a m i w e S The Learn to Swim programme between St Peter’s College and Kliptown Youth Program (KYP) ran again this year. This initiative was borne from Old Mutual Roedean Girls Water Polo Competition where our girls won money to enhance swimming in underprivileged areas. St Peter’s chose KYP. This programme is open not only to water polo players but to College students who would like to teach someone how to swim. We are lucky enough to be given time at Wahoo Aquatic Centre for this great programme, and those teaching these children get great enjoyment seeing a non-swimmer become a swimmer! Mrs Leigh Penney - Programme Co-ordinator

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ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

FRONT ROW: Amy Hannigan, Zenani Damane, Alexia Da Cruz, Lara McDonald, Sarah King, Tadiwanashe Zororo, Mrs Michele Horwood, Shannon Louis, Michaela Nevin, Jessica Axe, Tamutsa Maulana, Itumeleng Ntoele MIDDLE ROW: Imogen Imbert, Ivory Bekwa, Natalie Arthur, Bridgette Lemon, Smangaliso Dube, Tammy Classen, Tinotenda Ndudzo, Vuyo Tshwele, Jessica Sloane, Simphiwe Nkosi, Yogita Mohabir, Nandipa Madikizela, Thandolwethu Msiza BACK ROW: Mikaila Fintelman, Duncan Hill, Kim Williamson, Mikayla Pearson, Michael Whittal, Sebastian Long, Ashleigh Howarth, Matthew Amner, Gemma Osterloh, Christopher Mukheibir, Lebohang Pitikoe, Hannah Shepherd

PRESIDENT’S AWARD FRONT ROW: Alexia Da Cruz, Sithuthukile Madonsela, Matthew Beekman, Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty, Mrs Avril Swanepoel, Tiffany Theron, Shanna Young, Jessica Axe, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi MIDDLE ROW: Pelo Mpuru, Jason Raw, Shannon Louis, Promesse Nkongolo, Kristine Mahony, Yuvish Premlall, Kiara Padayachy, Sarah-Beth Wright, Jessica Webb, Jacqueline Christodoulou, Zanele Booi BACK ROW: Luke Leatherbarrow, Mikayla Pearson, Sheebong Zama-Chi, Ryan Morrison, Sebastian Long, Christopher Mukheibir, Reusuc Nkongolo, Daniel Cunningham-Scott, Dane Groves

Shedding the Light of Change (LOC)

President’s Award

This year, a group of us, Grade 10s had the privilege of leading the school in the LOC drive. We met at breaks to fold and count the plastic bags that were collected. In Term 1, we managed to collect just over 2,000 plastic bags. In Term 2, we doubled that amount and in Term 3, we tripled the same amount.

2016 is the fifth year in which St Peter’s College has proudly been in partnership with the President’s Award. We were honoured to present 2 Gold Certificates, 3 Silver Certificates and 2 Bronze Certificates to our students.

In Term 2, Shannon Louis and l, accompanied by Mrs Horwood, were honoured to have the opportunity to go to Ekukhanyisweni Primary School in Alexandra. We presented 100 repurposed school bags to their children. We had a great experience. Seeing the final products of the plastic bags our school had collected, with the leadership of the LOC committee, was just phenomenal. It brought such joy knowing that our school made a difference in the lives of many children in our community. Being a part of this drive has benefited us in many ways. We learnt to work together and that sometimes we underestimate the impact of the things that we see as “little”, on those who do not have at all. We were also both challenged and inspired, as young people, with this whole idea that Lerato of Repurposed School Bags, came up with. All of this would not have been possible without Mrs Horwood. We are very grateful for her leadership and guidance throughout the year. Tadiwanashe Zororo - Grade 10

GOLD Tristan Long and Michelle Smorfitt SILVER Promesse Nkongolo, Daniel De Castro, Sebastian Long BRONZE Imogen Imbert, Yogita Mohabir The programme is geared for assisting students to find balance in their lives by involving themselves in non-competitive, voluntary activities. These activities encourage personal growth, perseverance, self-reliance, responsibility and service to the community. The President’s Award is an International Programme and is referred to as the Duke of Edinburgh Award in certain countries. Students can participate in three different levels; Bronze, Silver or Gold. To gain an Award they are required to involve themselves within a service to the community, a new skill, a physical recreation and an adventurous journey within a specific minimum period of time. The Grade 9 and Grade 10 Camps at the College are affiliated to the Award and thus fulfil the Awards’ Adventurous Journey requirements. Similarly, students attending World Challenge Expeditions will also complete certain Award requirements while on tour. It is, however, important that students enrol with the President’s Award prior to attending the Camp/Tour.

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LIGHT OF CHANGE (LOC) COMMITTEE

The President’s Award is open to all students, from age 14, at the College. Mrs Avril Swanepoel - President’s Award Leader

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6 de 1 1 0 1 a r 2 G ROC

Classroom Build

12 December 2016 was the last day of the 2016 Grade 11 ROC Build project. It was an extraordinary day at Kwasa College. Not only was it their prize-giving ceremony but it was also the Grade 11s’ last day at the ‘build’. The Preschool students all the way up to Grade 3s made this occasion a memorable occasion. They entertained us with a Christmas Concert. The Grade R to Grade 3 received their end of the year certificates. This is the normal expectation at any primary school’s end of the year routine, but it was an extraordinary event for this little school.

We are admittedly human beings and psychologists have classified the first call of attraction the outer appearances of other human beings. It basically boils down to judging someone, but at Kwasa College, things happen the other way round. It is Ven. Sharron who made us realise that there is more to life than the outer appearance of another person. She made us aware of the importance of a labyrinth. The importance of finding the peace that we as humans so desperately yearn for. Ms Theron immediately jumped to the challenge of building a labyrinth. Being a horticulturist of note, Ms Theron laid it out, made us walk it out and made it a focus point at Kwasa College. This could not have been possible without the more than willing Grade 11 hands and feet. These hands and feet were covered in mud, dagha, potting soil, manure, bone meal, little stones, and paint but mostly covered with the act of giving. Giving to a community which has been so ready to receive and so unbelievably appreciative of everything we did. Building two classrooms came with its challenges. We learned how to mix dagha (3 bags of sand, 1 bag of cement

and 2 wheelbarrows of water). We learned how to move a brick from point A to point B. There is much more to a “brick line” than what meets the eye. It seems easy, like passing a pillow from one to the other, but then it is a brick after all. The Grade 11s had brick in their abs, bricks on their toes and missing bricks by not looking at the “passer” or shall I say “thrower”. Different bowling tricks were tried to see which one can bowl the receiver out. Luckily the dangers in these tricks were spotted quite early in the “game” and the necessary reprimands were handed out. The competition was on to see how many layers of bricks could be built in one day. A maximum of 9 layers were laid. The painting of the palisade and the jungle gyms were also a hit among the Grade 11s. I have to say by seeing more paint on the bodies of the Grade 11s than on the palisade or the jungle gyms. This is all part of teenagers: finding (or covering) your own identity through paint. On our last day of the build we can truly say it was an experience of a life time. Who would have guessed that by the last day, we would all be professional painters, planters and bricklayers. Our skills could definitely be tested and I am convinced that we would definitely impress. As human beings we can say it was a journey. Not only to realise that the outer appearance does not really matter but also to come to the conclusion that our hearts and our inner beings should be intact. What does that mean? Go on this journey of not only building but discovering yourself and essentially discovering God. Mrs Cornel Malan 2016 Grade 11 Head

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Grade 11 ROC BUILD


Kwasa

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FRONT ROW: Caleb Vergotine, Talia Rosengarten, Ms Sonja Theron, Promesse Nkongolo, Ms Suzette Meyer, Liam Ramsden, Enhakkore Bope 2ND ROW: Tapiwanashe Mungadzi, Emihle Jozela, Rebecca Andrews, Caitlin Stanton, Hannah Leatherbarrow, Jacqueline Christodoulou, Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty, Tiffany Theron, Pelo Mpuru, Zanele Booi 3RD ROW: Michelle Ncube, Jason Raw, Chesnay Havenga, Abigail Human, Bokang Raselomane, Hope Karaha, Adrian Diepeveen, Simone Lategan, Kiara Padayachy, Teagan Leroni

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BACK ROW: Daniel de Castro, Alli Barwell, Brent Pedersen, Fundile Mahlasela, Ronewa Netshiswinzhe, Mbali Dhlomo, Matthew Lunney, Ryan Morrison, Jamie Edwards, Christopher Webster, Jade Lovell

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BRAVELY INTO THE FUTURE

SERVERS FRONT ROW: Lehlogonolo Maripane, Asal Eskandari, Mrs Shelly Matthews, Zanele Booi BACK ROW: Yasmin Ghadamian, Ayabulela Caza, Bridgette Lemon

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Servers


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

STUDENT LINK

FRONT ROW: Aarya Naidoo, Zanele Booi, Tiyandza Mtetwa, Natalie Walsh, Daniel Martin, Mrs Odelle Howard, Caitlin Crow, Shréyan Maharaj, Naledi Motlhamme, Sithuthukile Madonsela, Cameron Pentz, Tadiwanashe Zororo MIDDLE ROW: Kiara Van Rooyen, Samantha Meiring, Shannon Louis, Kerryn Hayter, Jessica Webb, Siphosihle (Samkelo) Nyewe, Michael Du Plooy, Iviwe Skulu, Chesnay Havenga, Kailin Naidoo, Nicole Hepplewhite, Laura Lyle BACK ROW: Joshua Nalder, Adrian Diepeveen, Bokang Raselomane, Christopher Christodoulou, Sebastian Long, Alexander Krastanov, Cameron (Cody) Gaydon, Sean Moodley, Ronewa Netshiswinzhe, Daniele Musu, Kosmas Joannou, Kirsten Hope, Yuvish Premlall

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Grade 10 SPRING DANCE


A taste of Mardi Gras

The Spring Dance took place on Saturday, 1 October and the theme was ‘Mardi Gras’. The Matric Dance Committee (MDC) arrived at 13:00 with the goal in mind to make this the best Spring Dance the College has seen. Together with our two great teachers, Miss Balzer and Mrs Müller, we knew that our goal was within our reach. The team organised the tables and had started decorating. Suddenly, the Dippenaar Hall was transformed, and we were in the centre of New Orleans and it was beautiful. Next thing I knew, the Grade 10s started arriving. The MDC girls then started judging the outfits for the best dressed girl and boy while others played with the hoola hoops and our two photographers snapped away. The students were then asked to take their seats and Miss Balzer welcomed all. Starters were enjoyed and the dancing began. The excitement and anticipation grew as it was time for the fashion show which is when the whole MDC judged the outfits and voted for ‘Best Dressed Girl and Boy’, ‘Mr and Miss Mardi Gras’ and ‘Cutest Couple’.

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The judging concluded with the announcement of Thandolwethu Msiza (Olli) as Best Dressed Girl and Marks Masilela as Best Dressed Boy, to Daniel Green as Mr Mardi Gras and Yogita Mohabir as Miss Mardi Gras, and then Mikaila Fintelman and Erin van Aswegen winning Cutest Couple. Finally main course was served and the dancing picked up. During the remainder of the evening we saw a lot of weird and fun dance moves thanks to the teachers. All in all it was a great dance which would not have been possible without the determination of the MDC so a big “thank you” to them. Bianca Brachini Head of MDC (Grade 11)

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Matric Dance Committee

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Grade 9 Language and Culture Day Shréyan Maharaj - Grade 9 At first many of us were disappointed that we’d have to spend a Friday afternoon at school. But we were all shocked and thrilled at how much we enjoyed the different activities that were organised for us.

Afrikaans

Joan Delport HOD: African Languages

GRADES 8 AND 9 AFRIKAANS In February a group of Afrikaans actors visited our school to perform the ‘Liewe Heksie’ play in our MADDitorium. The students were given vocabulary to learn in preparation for understanding the play and were then tested on it. The actors had the students laughing and interacting by clapping and dancing to songs. At interval the students were allowed to pose on stage with the props for pictures. The teachers and Acting Headmaster also used the opportunity to visit Blommeland and posed on the stage to the amusement of the students. After the visit the Grade 8 and 9 students were given a short ‘Liewe Heksie’ story in the Comprehension Section of their Cycle Test. What a creative way to generate awareness and a love for the Afrikaans language and building confidence in the students with regards to their assessments.

Ms Reitsma challenged us with a French quiz, which was indeed quite interesting, and afterwards we had to build a replica of the Eiffel Tower out of newspaper. All of us were delighted to learn what a magnifique language French really is. We then participated in a series of Boeresport activities that certainly left us tired, but competitive and entertained. It wasn’t easy, but we had a lot of fun participating. Afterwards, the Kliptown Youth Program taught us how to do a gumboot dance, and we were surprised at how well and stylistically they performed. Lastly, the Afrikaans band ‘Die Kat se Snor’ performed for us in the MADDitorium. They were absolutely sensational and left most of us laughing and jiving along to their music. Overall we had a fantastic time and we are very grateful to all the teachers that organised this spectacular day for us. Thank you very much!

Paint Night

GRADE 12 AFRIKAANS We are HOOPVOL about Afrikaans in Grade 12 and based the Matric Oral Portfolio roleplay on the novel, ‘Hoopvol’ about the lives of Afrikaans people in a small, conservative Karoo town. The novel covers the story of Ben, who is looking for his father and Nathalie, who is stuck in the Karoo town. The students were given five scenarios from the book, to choose from and had to write the dialogue between the characters and roleplay the scene. This culminated in lots of fun and laughter when the Grade 12s dressed up and became the characters in the novel.

Grade 8 International Bread Day

Mr Izak Botha

On Friday, 23 September the Grade 8 pupils brought bread to school celebrate their diverse heritage. The feast that was laid on allowed the whole school to “break bread together”. Bulgarian breakaway, American Corn, Naan and even Maori Bread was served. Well done to the Grade 8s!

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Newsy EVENTS

Mrs Avril Swanepoel HOD: Creative Arts

The Visual Art Department in association with the Matric Dance Committee held its inaugural ‘Paint Night’ on 2 August 2016. Although it was still a chilly winter’s night, many creatively inspired moms and teachers came out to support the initiative. The evening was warmed by the wine and hot chocolate we enjoyed together while painting brightly coloured sunflowers. Thank you to Annette Wietzorrek, our guest artist/teacher, who guided us step by step through the process of painting the cheerful subject. The resulting artworks radiated colour and light of which Van Gogh would have been proud!


Staff vs Students

Mrs Cornel Malan MIC: Tennis

On Thursday, 7 April, on an icy cold afternoon, we had our official annual Staff vs Students Tennis Match. This challenge was instituted by the Hofman family who also sponsored the trophy for this match. The teachers were beyond excited to take up this challenge. Mr Tudhope and Ms Braatvedt came dressed for the occasion ready with the necessary energy drinks. Ms Theron and Theunis (one of the coaches) was a formidable couple, hitting one ace after the other. Ms Meyer and Mike have shown some remarkable tennis tricks on court. Mr Thage and Mr Badenhorst surprised us all with their powerful serves and the speed at which they have managed to accumulate points! Mrs Jo Webb and Mr Marangoni showed the youngsters some tricks of the trade by pulling the almost-forgotten-about-tricks out of their tennis caps. The teams had ten minutes to accumulate as many games as possible. Each win was worth one point. The students were stunned by the teachers’ hidden talents and were caught totally off guard. Benjamin (the College’s head coach) kept close tabs on the score board. In spite of an unfortunate injury incurred by Mr Tudhope, the trophy managed to find its way right back into the teachers’ very capable hands. It has been a very close challenge and the teachers had game, set and match as the final score was: 53 to 52. Thank you to all the students who participated enthusiastically and joined in the fun. We had an afternoon of unbelievable fun and excitement at the courts.

St Peter’s Wins A League Inter-High Ms Saranne Hudson MIC: Swimming The A League Inter-High Gala took place on Wednesday, 2 March at Ellis Park. Tough competition was the order of the day between Crawford Sandton, Northcliff High, Crawford Lonehill, Trinity House, Randpark High and St Peter’s College. The spirit amongst the schools was phenomenal during the gala which proved to be neck-on-neck to the final race. In the end, St Peter’s College took the winning trophy. Well done too to Jamie Edwards and Ethan Bainbridge who set new records at the Gala. Jamie: U17 Girls 50m Freestyle beat 28.36 with 27.77 Ethan: Open Boys 50m Freestyle – beat 24.88 with 24.80 THE FINAL RESULTS: 1st St Peter’s College

2nd Northcliff High

3rd Crawford Sandton

4th Trinity House

5th Crawford Lonehill The force was with us! Thanks to all the supporters!

2016 High Schools Public Speaking Festival Mrs Charmaine Sandnes HOD: English Congratulations to all our Public Speakers and the teachers who coached them for outstanding achievements at the ‘2016 High School’s Public Speaking Festival’. ACHIEVEMENTS Grade 8s a B and a B+; Grade 9s 2 B+s; G10 an A and an A+; G11 an A+ and a B+; G12 an A+ and an A and the Trophy Team an A, and the best Individual an A.

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These are superb results and all the speakers are commended for these outstanding results. Our two Chairmen, Daniel Martin and Christopher Christodoulou, were so entertaining when they hosted the Best Individual Event at our school a teacher from Reddam invited them to audition for a comedy film, directed by Justin Chadwick, the director of the film ‘Mandela’! We commend them for this too.

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Grade 9

Entrepreneurship Weekend After lots of hard work, planning, organising, accounting, and venturing into the world of business and management, the Grade 9s developed a sense of confidence in the mini businesses they developed for the weekend of the Sports and Cultural Festival. When the time finally came, every group was filled with motivation and a competitive touch which made the day all the more successful. The stalls were all decorated accordingly and well thought out products adorned the tables. Every single stall caught the eye of passers-by, and most businesses were able to make a profit. From bath bombs, to T-shirts, to jewellery, to accessories for cell phones, to photo booths and henna tattoos, each stall was unique and interesting; and of course, appealing to the public. Sales ran quite smoothly, and it was a fantastic learning experience about the world of business and entrepreneurship for us. Thank you to all the ELS teachers for giving us the opportunity for such a helpful and valuable learning experience! ShrĂŠyan Maharaj - Grade 9

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ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

Dads and Lads Entrepreneurship Breakfast On Saturday, 10 September 2016, 40 parents and students from St Peter’s College gathered in the Tak Hiemstra Pavilion for the annual Entrepreneurship Breakfast. After tucking into a scrumptious breakfast, the group was addressed by the first speaker, Willem Gous, a St Peter’s College parent and accomplished serial entrepreneur/international innovation speaker and trainer. Willem has helped many business owners to turn their lives around from where they served the business to where the business now serves them and its customers though a principle called ‘co-creation’. His presentation was very enlightening, interactive and entertaining.

Next up was Matthew Weyers, a second year B Comm student at Stellenbosch University, who matriculated from St Peter’s College in 2014. Matthew shared stories from his personal experience of the highs and lows of making business ideas work. He also shared how changing his thinking to bring his thoughts in line with the truths revealed to him by God from the Bible have transformed his life and are leading to greater success in all areas of his life. He illustrated his talk with examples of how doing this has led to success in the lives of sporting heroes such as Wayde van Niekerk.

parents made and he shared some of the life lessons learned during his four years at the College. He and his dad, Bruce, flew up from Stellenbosch especially for this event. Matthew and Bruce show how involved parents and students, who actively participate in the life of the school, can apply the principle of co-creation to develop a young person of whom their parents and teachers can be very proud. St Peter’s College Life Orientation teacher and event organiser, Mrs Lindsay Hopwood, thanked FNB for sponsoring the amazing goodie bags and of course Willem and Matthew, for sharing pearls of wisdom and seeds of truth that will bear results for the attendees for years to come. Mrs Lindsay Hopwood Life Orientation Department

Matthew also mentioned how the decision to come to St Peter’s College in Grade 9 was the best decision he and his

• 24 Sept 2016 a Te s ter gh au D d Moms an Seeing all the moms and daughters who had changed roles and had dressed up like each other was hilarious. The walls were covered in giant playing cards adding to the illusion that we were in the Queen of Hearts’ garden. The ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed music playing in the background and the teachers, Miss Balzer and Mrs Müller, dressed as versions of the Queen of Hearts took us even further down the rabbit hole to Wonderland.

mothers and daughters for their support and finally to Miss Balzer and Mrs Müller for all the tireless hours spent planning and putting this event together. We would like to thank the following people for donating gifts and prizes: Mrs Lage, Mrs Floyd, Mrs Lategan, Ms Balzer, Mrs Sinclair, Mrs Evans from Sorbet Fourways and Mrs Mould. Bianca Brachini - Grade 11 (Head of MDC)

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It wouldn’t have been a true ‘Mad Hatters Tea Party’ without some crazy party games. Each mom was asked to choose a card that had different characters from Alice in Wonderland printed on them which represented a different game to be played by each mother and daughter. Our morning adventure down the rabbit hole and walk through Wonderland was unforgettable. I would like to extend a huge thank you to the MDC for all their hard work, to all the

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World Challenge Trip

to Madagascar

A group of St Peter’s College students embarked on a World Challenge expedition to Madagascar

from 5–23 August 2016.

This was a trip not like any ordinary College one, it was an amazing journey of self-discovery and developme nt of life skills for the real world. This expedition was a life-changing experience that began long before we took those first steps into the unknown. Taking ownership and responsibility for people and planning is at the centre of the learning experience. The World Challenge is based on activities around five phases: the planning and preparation phase, acclimatisation phase, the trekking phase, project phase, rest and relaxation phase. This expedition put us, the students, in control of our trip. We raised the necessary funds and then started the expedition when we arrived in Madagasca r. The fundraising and preparation was an important requirement prior to embarking on the trip. We, as students, plan our own itinerary, volunteering in a developing community and ‘trekking’ through very challenging terrain. We had to consider the numerous factors involved in this trip such as the variation in climate, the intensity and nature of the planned activities, and our health and personal safety which is different to what we as participant s are used to. We were divided into two teams and were both mentally and physically prepared to rise up for the challenge. All of us committed to work together towards a common goal, whilst trekking and working on the community project. Over the course of the World Challenge expedition, we develop knowledge, skills and understand ing through a series of meetings and guidance from the tour leaders in order to equip us in decision making, itinerary planning, budgeting, fundraising ideas, fitness, nutrition, money management and teamwork. We developed skills in the areas of resilience, global perspective, confidence, leadership and responsibility, which have certainly helped to prepare us for adulthood and the world beyond home. We returned after a fully packed eighteen days with a different perspective on “life as we know it”, which we will always cherish. This trip gave us an appreciation of the challenges facing other cultures and awakened the desire to understand, explore and develop a new perspective on life. From a personal perspective, my World Challenge expedition certainly enhanced the person that I am today. One of my major learnings through this journey is that a good team takes time; all of us are different and we all go through ups and downs in life. Effective communication is very important and we appreciate that every member of the team has skills and strengths that they can contribute to the team. It was an incredible life-changing experience and I have more appreciation for my parents, educators and our country. Participation and team work are essential factors behind any successful expedition. This experience provided me with memories that I will always fondly remember. Our heartfelt thanks goes to Ms Theron, Ms Meyer and Ms Braatvedt who accompanied us on this life changing journey. Chesnay Havenga - Grade 11

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FRONT ROW: Michael Yaman, Ms Suzette Meyer, David Malan, Ms Sonja Theron, Ryan Morrison BACK ROW: Jessica Axe, Kim Williamson, Zoe Swoboda, Mikayla Pearson, Jessica Webb, Jason Raw ABSENT: Kian Van Der Walt

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FRONT ROW: Michael Whittal, Jayden Hardman, Ms Julia Braatvedt, Nolan Pillay, Bokang Raselomane BACK ROW: Talia Rosengarten, Michaela Nevin, Chesnay Havenga, Duncan Hill, Caleb Vergontine, Tarynn Davies, Alexia Da Cruz

World Challenge Trip to MADAGASCAR

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FRONT ROW: Michelle Ncube, Tiffany Theron, Ms Jenette Reitsma, Dhyan Saravanja, Sithuthukile Madonsela BACK ROW: Courtney Sandham, Tresor Kabamba, Vladimir Telkiev, Alvaro Legoinha, Michael Van Rooyen, Anthony Kieser

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We started on Day 1 wearing nervous smiles and tracksuits that were a little too big, which we teased each other about endlessly for the rest of the week. We anxiously waited to see a familiar face, before assuring ourselves that it would be okay to leave our parents. As much as I'd like to share with you my memories of the first day, I unfortunately can't- because my first day was a whirlwind. I had been at register, and blinked, only to find myself back in the car, on my way home. My first day had flown past. In fact, the rest of the week was a blur. Although, thinking back, one memory seems to stick with me coming home every day with a smile and ready to launch into a bunch of stories about the eventful day I had had. Soon it was time to go on my first school camp with St Peter’s College. We set off to Thaba Marula, which is located near Bela Bela. Leaving at 06:00 that morning, with drizzling rain, did not bode well for camp. We arrived to slightly better weather, but more importantly, we were anxious, yet excited about the friendships that would be made over the next few days. Our activities ranged from a mud obstacle course to us attempting to build a waterproof shelter. You can all guess how that went. A definite highlight of mine was having to build our own fires to cook eggs for breakfast, and for those of us who couldn't get the fire going, it was raw eggs for us...

Gr8 Camp

The second highlight for the girls was seeing the boys act all tough and brave after being told the scary story, when we knew they went back to their dorms and pulled their sleeping bags over their heads in fear. Then it was back on the bus, and none of us could believe that our orientation week was over. Two weeks ago I arrived at St Peter’s College, apprehensive about a new school, new teachers, new rules and new classmates, but I quickly came to realise that my peers and I already feel part of the College family. Eden Backman - Grade 8

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p m a C Gr9 Camp - a wonderful place to develop leadership skills, bond with friends, and of course have fun! The Grade 9’s camp to Camp Chameleon Adventures was a memorable one. Upon arrival, we began a wondrous journey of wilderness school. A surprise to many, we had to pitch our own tents instead of sleeping in dormitories, but nonetheless it taught us something new, including learning from your mistakes. From using a compass to navigating our way in the bush, diving into natural rock pools in the rain, braaing and short sweet hikes, there was an activity for everyone. The Grade 9s were all thrilled to demonstrate their ABCs of survival skills and help their friends along the way. This camp was a great opportunity to make new friends and learn important leadership skills.

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Overall, the camp was quite a learning experience for us, and we all enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. Everyone learned to co-operate under pressurised circumstances, and how to enjoy ourselves (even without Instagram). Thank you to all the teachers who organised our camp and to the teachers who accompanied us on our magnificent, picturesque journey to the mountains of the Magaliesberg! Shréyan Maharaj – Grade 9

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eron Message from Ms Th The Grade 10 students travelled to the Drakensburg to go on an adventurous journey. This journey involved many challenges including hiking up a mountain, walking through snow and encountering many different farm and wild animals such as snakes, goats, vultures and horses. This adventure began on Sunday, 8 May early in the morning with an eight hour bus trip. Many students were very eager to arrive but at that time did not know how strenuous this hike was. The Grade was split into eight groups, the first six hiking to the summit and the other two groups hiked to the middle-berg. All hikers had to carry big hiking bags which contained all our gear for the trip. We also had to carry our food as well as the pots to cook the food in. Hiking to the summit was a different experience entirely. Many students did not know the challenge that this would bring but they pushed through it. The groups that hiked to the summit received all four seasons in a day. The most amazing part about hiking so high was the beautiful views and playing and seeing snow for the first time for some hikers. The Low-berg hikers started their journey walking through the dirt roads and saw how the local people lived. They then hiked up and down steep hills to arrive at the camp site. The experience was thrilling and drinking water from the river was refreshing. At the end of the hike, the students were absolutely exhausted and sore. It was a breath taking experience and pictures can not even describe how beautiful everything was. Although we had such an amazing experience and trip, the Grade 10s could not wait to come home to a steaming hot shower and sleep in their own beds. Yogita Mohabir and Daniel Green – Grade 10

When I hear what was reported back on the Grade 10 group by all concerned I can honestly say that the College will be in good hands come 2018. The girls surprised many boys by their determination and fitness. Our boys have excellent manners and are very encouraging and helpful to all the girls and staff. Respect was shown to all authority, by the whole grade. Great care is taken by everyone regarding safety and the students were very responsible and respectful of the possible challenges. The Grade 10s learn so much on this trip. They learn other skills that we cannot teach in a classroom, sometimes more valuable, eg: team work, self-development, people skills, accepting everyone regardless of their different abilities and realising that everyone has a place and a role to play. Everyone has strengths and weaknesses but they recognise that when they work together they become stronger and weaknesses become strengths. The College staff was very enthusiastic and filled with a positive attitude that flowed over into the group. I would really like to thank them for giving of their time to take on the challenges presented when hiking up the Drakensberg and with teenagers, (some who may have suffered withdrawal symptoms due to a lack of technology, although there wasn’t much time to make use of cell phones). They all learnt that they can survive without technology and it was good to see students communicating verbally and not through WhatsApp/SMS. The scenery was awesome and everyone was amazed by God’s grandeur. Ms Sonja Theron A very proud Grade Head

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Gr11 Camp

Wednesday morning, we arrived at school at 07:00 all pumped up to get onto the buses and head off to the north of Pretoria. The bus rides were, as usual, filled with laughter, irritation and the general sense of “a school trip”, which if you’re like me, you would have enjoyed! Upon arrival, we were enthusiastically welcomed by the councillors of the camp! We were quickly split into groups, in order to take part in team building and character growth activities as well as leadership games. These were games that highlighted life skills like communication, planning and perseverance. After these activities, we enjoyed a healthy meal, and then had the privilege of swimming time and ‘snoepie’ or tuck shop rather. Some might say this was the highlight of their camp. The night time events were so genuine and so heartfelt, that it really changed the way we as Grade 11s perceive things. We began to understand why Grade 11 leadership camp was so famous. We had a bonfire each night, as we got to know one another through the ‘Box Presentations’. Prior to the arrival of camp, we were tasked to bring four symbols that represented who we are as people, in terms of our spirituality; our physicality; ourselves academically as well as socially. Who would have known that four small items could be such beautiful and profound metaphors that pertain to many aspects of our lives?

On the second night before the Box Presentations, we hosted an awesome talent show for the teachers who accompanied us and our camp councillors - our theme was nature. We got two and a half hours during the course of the day to prepare something brilliant that included everyone in the family. The Art students made stunning posters and our chosen managers and MCs did a spectacular job in putting the production together. We showcased our inner drama queens, (yes even the boys!), our lovely talent in poetry, some did dancing and others did singing, we even had a fashion show where we showed off our very high fashion stick and leaf outfits! The entire thing was just wonderful! The next day we got dirty and wet, sticky and smelly as we swam and played in mud! For the most, we enjoyed crawling around and playing rough because, after all, who doesn’t like obstacles where you fall in a pool of mud? I certainly did! We all looked forward to washing off and getting clean though. Grade 11 Camp is definitely an experience that we will all remember, this was a camp that gave perspective to a lot of things, and strengthened our characters in many ways. We want to thank our beautiful Grade Head, Mrs Malan, for accompanying us as well as Mrs Mohabir, Mr French, Ms Ronne, Mrs Wille, Ms Winson, Mr du Toit and Ms Fraser!

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On Tuesday, 19 January all the Grade 11s packed our bags, preparing ourselves for the famous Grade 11 ‘Leadership Camp’. It seemed as though in our minds and hearts, we took everything lightly, not fully understanding the essence of what the camp was about. That soon changed!

People shared life stories. Many shed tears, lots of laughs went around and a general sense of apprehension abound in our grade. The box presentations were so beautiful! It allowed all of us to grow closer as a grade; grow closer as a family!

Pelo Mpuru – Grade 11

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impressed the audience at the well-attended Choir Festival. Thuthuka Primary School (Outreach) stole the show and softened the hearts of the audience. Thuthuka Primary School in Tembisa was the selected school that St Peter’s College Grade 12s built classrooms for in 2015. Mr Botha and his team of teachers are congratulated on organising an impressive and well organised Cultural Festival.

BRIAN ARMITAGE The strength of St Peter’s College’s co-curricular programme lies in the number of cultural and sporting disciplines offered. These activities offered St Peter’s College the opportunity to boast and celebrate many successes. However, the highlight of 2016 is the Annual Sports and Cultural Festival due to the fact that we can enjoy maximum participation of our students and invited schools. Our 13th Annual Invitational Soccer, Basketball, Netball, Chess and Cultural Festival for U19 boys and U19 girls took place from Friday, 16 September to Sunday, 18 September. St Peter’s College hosted over 3,000 participants, 45 schools, 97 teams plus parents, friends and families over the course of the weekend. The College encourages participation in international sports and cultural events of this kind that provide our students with the opportunity to compete against teams from all economic backgrounds, cultures and countries. The schools that attended were diverse, and include independent schools, former model C schools and previously disadvantaged schools, as well as teams from neighbouring countries. The Festival was a true representation of the entire spectrum of South Africa’s population, and we are the first school in South Africa to host an event of this nature. The Cultural Department headed by Mr Izak Botha, had the opportunity to showcase our beautiful MADD centre with a variety of cultural activities. Various music and instrumental recitals occurred throughout the day. The MADD theory room hosted the Debating Competition. The Drama Studio hosted the One-Minute Monologue. The Pavement Drawing Competition complimented the modern design of the MADD centre. A HipHop Dance Workshop packed the Dance Studio to capacity. Our Inter-High Dance Crew Public Technical Rehearsal Performance was held in the MADDitorium. Our College choir

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The Soccer, Basketball, Netball and Chess tournaments were also a huge success. Ms Saranne Hudson’s endless hours of preparation resulted in a logically well-run tournament. The College has received many compliments on how well the event was organised and it is clear that visiting teams thoroughly enjoyed the events. The sheer number of participating teams highlights the magnitude of this unique Festival. The Soccer, Netball, Basketball and Chess tournaments hosted 96 participating teams. Unfortunately, the much needed rain on the Sunday suspended play in the Netball and Basketball tournaments. The most impressive part of the festival occurred during the busiest time on the Saturday, where every part of the College had an event happening. Every field was busy, the astro turf played host to our Prep School, and the Strikers Academy had many players in the cricket nets. St Peter’s College is very fortunate to have a successful and active Parents’ Association. The PA spent many hours planning and catering for thousands over the course of the Festival. A huge thank you goes to all the parents that spent the entire weekend buying stock, cooking, serving and feeding the thousands in attendance. Our support staff worked tirelessly, not only in preparation and during the festival, but also after the festival preparing the College for the next day of business. Our appreciation goes to Mugochi Muchachari, Isaac Ntjilo and their staff. The success of St Peter’s College Co-Curricular programme, which is designed to provide opportunities for the maximum number of students to take part in as many different sporting and cultural activities as possible, arguably lies with the fact that St Peter’s College offers 15 sporting codes and 15 Cultural codes. The successes of 2016 are articulated throughout this magazine in the co-curricular summations. It is evident that our students have taken full advantage of the opportunities the programme offers, with so many achievements and accolades highlighted, be that of the league winners, the provincial representation, the award winners, and more importantly the students who have participated with enthusiasm and forged long-term positive attitudes and friendships. My appreciation goes to all staff members who have committed themselves to getting the best out of our students and making the 2016 season a success. Mr Brian Armitage Deputy Head: Co-Curricular


Sport

ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

JUNIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Kaitlin Elliott MOST IMPROVED ATHLETE Sarah Moralee (Most Improved Junior Female Trophy)

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Nicole Diepeveen (Top Junior Female Athlete)

JUNIOR BOYS SPORTSMANSHIP Connor Bennett MOST IIMPROVED ATHLETE Carl Vemer (Most Improved Junior Male)

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Nicholas Van Niekerk

SENIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Lesedi Ndlela SIR SAMUEL TROPHY ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Jamie Edwards

CRICKET AWARDS JUNIORS SPORTSMANSHIP Aidan Johnstone MOST IMPROVED Justin Amm PLAYER OF THE YEAR Jonathan Webb

(Senior Top Female Athlete)

SENIOR BOYS SPORTSMANSHIP Jayden Hardman MOST IMPROVED ATHLETE Mawande Nzima GREG DRAKOULAS TROPHY FOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Adrian Diepeveen (Senior Boys Athlete)

(Athlete of the Year Junior Boy)

BASKETBALL AWARDS In honour of Mr Stephen Brent and his undying passion and commitment to basketball during the week, on weekends, during our basketball braais and at the basketball dinner, we have decided to rename our Sportmanship and Spirit Trophy for Basketball. This trophy represents the commitment, passion and support for one’s team mates both on and off the court that everyone should strive towards.

JUNIOR GIRLS MOST IMPROVED PLAYER Natalie Molenaar PLAYER OF THE YEAR Erin Lai Thom

JUNIOR BOYS MOST IMPROVED PLAYER Ethan Brent PLAYER OF THE YEAR Thapelo Shika (Trophy Junior Boy)

SENIOR GIRLS STEPHEN BRENT SPORTSMANSHIP TROPHY Munashe Serima MOST IMPROVED PLAYER April Donnelly PLAYER OF THE YEAR Munashe Serima

SENIOR BOYS STEPHEN BRENT SPORTSMANSHIP TROPHY Khama Modise MOST IMPROVED PLAYER Nolan Pillay PLAYER OF THE YEAR Beraca Bope Rugare Ponde

SENIORS SPORTSMANSHIP Duncan Hill ILSLEY TROPHY FOR THE MOST IMPROVED SENIOR PLAYER Christopher Hope MICHAEL MARCHANT AWARD FOR SENIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR Devyn Hadfield

CROSS-COUNTRY AWARDS GIRLS TROPHY SPORTSMANSHIP SENIOR GIRLS Dhyan Saravanja TROPHY JUNIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Nicole Diepeveen MOST IMPROVED Kaley Perillo

BOYS TROPHY SPORTSMANSHIP SENIOR BOYS Peter Hoar TROPHY SENIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Tresor Kabamba MOST IMPROVED Reginald Oughton

RUGBY AWARDS THE VAN GOIDSENHOVEN TROPHY FOR SPORTSMANSHIP Liam Ramsden LEWIS CUP MOST IMPROVED JUNIOR PLAYER Tshiya Zim THE MOST IMPROVED SENIOR PLAYER Rhys Floyd BEST JUNIOR PLAYER Lawrence Ishekwene JOHN FORBES “PLAYER’S PLAYER” OF THE YEAR TROPHY FOR BEST SENIOR PLAYER Ross Bruce 1ST XV PLAYER OF THE YEAR Ross Bruce

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ATHLETICS AWARDS

(Trophy Senior Boy)

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EQUESTRIAN AWARDS ST PETER’S TOP RIDER OF THE YEAR, EQUESTRIAN TROPHY is awarded to the top Inter-School’s rider, who must have competed for St Peter’s College at a National level Erin Dos Santos

MOST PROMISING RIDER Chiara Reddy THE NEW, PENHALONGA HORSEMANSHIP TROPHY was donated by Kieran Moodley in honour of his late horse Percy. This trophy is awarded to a rider or riders who have shown great horsemanship and commitment throughout the season but, was unable to compete due to unforeseen circumstances, such as a horse being unsound. This year the trophy is awarded to Samantha

Meiring for her

commitment and resilience. Samantha encountered many obstacles with her horse, Polly Pots this year, but despite this, she persevered and gave it her all. Even when she had been unable to compete, she was next to the arena and enthusiastically encouraged the rest of the riders.

FIRST AID AWARDS THE DESTINATION MEDICINE BLOODHOUND AWARD FOR 2016 (TROPHY) These new trophies have been donated by Destination Medicine this year and are awarded to the Senior and Junior First Aiders who have shown the most dedicated service to the school

SENIOR Rebecca Andrews JUNIOR Kian Van Der Walt TOP ACHIEVERS FOR FIRST AID LEVEL 1 (CERTIFICATE) Alistair Skudder Andrea Wiid Asal Eskandari Ayla Nohesara

Bianca Brachini Julia Schroeder Kerryn Hayter Kiara Padayachy

Matthew Speirs Sabrina Jansen Tristan Young

HOCKEY AWARDS JUNIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Sarah Moralee MOST IMPROVED Jessica Dunstan BEST JUNIOR PLAYER Tsidzo Hove and Sarah Golightly SENIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Kiara Padayachy ASHLEIGH ROBERTSON TROPHY MOST IMPROVED SENIOR PLAYER Amy Shackleton ROBYN MCEVOY PLATE BEST SENIOR PLAYER Emihle Jozela

SPORTSMANSHIP Abigail Human MOST IMPROVED PLAYER Tushar Sokay WAKEFIELD TROPHY FOR COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO CHESS

Draven Bucceri PLAYER OF THE YEAR Draven Bucceri

SENIOR BOYS SPORTSMANSHIP Adrian Diepeveen THE SWEATBAND TROPHY MOST IMPROVED SENIOR PLAYER Ashir Mohabir and Matthew Webster JOHN PILKINGTON PLATE BEST SENIOR PLAYER Gianluca Schiavini

NETBALL AWARDS JUNIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Anastasia Hadjidemetriou TROPHY MOST IMPROVED JUNIOR PLAYER Sage Palombo BEST JUNIOR PLAYER Natalie Molenaar

TOP ACHIEVER FOR FIRST AID LEVEL 2 Cheyan Davidson TOP ACHIEVER FOR FIRST AID LEVEL 3 Jarrod Bongers

CHESS AWARDS

JUNIOR BOYS SPORTSMANSHIP Dane Groves and Connor Roberts MOST IMPROVED Cameron Pentz and Jason Moitsiwa BEST JUNIOR PLAYER Jonathan Webb

SENIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Taylin Blues MOST IMPROVED SENIOR PLAYER Chesnay Havenga NETBALL TROPHY FOR THE BEST SENIOR PLAYER Mbali Dhlomo THE CAPTAIN’S TROPHY Ifeoma Umeala

SQUASH AWARDS GIRLS BEST SENIOR GIRL Caitlin Bartie MOST DEDICATED PLAYER Megan Parsons

BOYS SPORTSMANSHIP Mekashin Reddy MOST IMPROVED PLAYER Caleb Vergotine BEST JUNIOR BOY Ezra Vergotine BEST SENIOR BOY Keith Bartie


ST PETER’S COLLEGE 2016

DESI LEDL COACHES TROPHY

is awarded at the sole discretion of the

squash coach. Factors considered: Overall contribution to squash on and off the court; team spirit; respect of peers, and individual performance. This trophy is

SWIMMING AWARDS

awarded to Ethan Bainbridge

JUNIOR GIRLS MOST IMPROVED Zanele Ngubane PLAYER OF THE YEAR Kaley Perillo SENIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Jade Thokoane MOST IMPROVED Zinhle Mthembu PLAYER OF THE YEAR Tammy Claasen

JUNIOR BOYS FAIR PLAY TROPHY FOR SPORTSMANSHIP Mfumo Baloyi MOST IMPROVED Filip Poludniak PLAYER OF THE YEAR Adriano Costa SENIOR BOYS FAIR PLAY TROPHY FOR SPORTSMANSHIP Luke Christelis MOST IMPROVED Tapiwa Serima MIGUEL MORAIS TROPHY FOR THE SENIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR Daniele Musu

TENNIS AWARDS GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Jessica Webb MOST IMPROVED Jessica Harris ROBYN MCEVOY PLATE FOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR JUNIOR GIRL Mikayla Gounden PLAYER OF THE YEAR SENIOR GIRL Joslyn Lategan SCHOOL CHAMPS GIRL Michelle Ncube

BOYS SPORTSMANSHIP Jonathan Webb MOST IMPROVED Alvaro Legoinha PLATE FOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR JUNIOR BOY Matthew Harris PLAYER OF THE YEAR SENIOR BOY Alexander Maack SCHOOL CHAMPS BOY Jason Raw

SENIOR GIRLS Natalie Arthur MOST IMPROVED Yogita Mohabir RAY TROPHY FOR THE SENIOR GIRLS Jamie Edwards

JUNIOR BOYS Nabil Saleh and Yuvish Premlall MOST IMPROVED Nicholas van Niekerk SWIMMER OF THE YEAR Alexander Krastanov SENIOR BOYS Kevin Shang MOST IMPROVED Daniele Musu SWIMMER OF THE YEAR Sean Moodley

WATER POLO AWARDS JUNIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Jessica Dunstan EVANS AWARD FOR THE MOST PROMISING GRADE 8 PLAYER Sarah Golightly PLAYER OF THE YEAR Jessica Dunstan SENIOR GIRLS SPORTSMANSHIP Taylin Blues MOST IMPROVED Tasmin Waite PLAYER OF THE YEAR Jessica Penney

JUNIOR BOYS SPORTSMANSHIP Matthew Beekman EVANS AWARD FOR THE MOST IMPROVED David Baldachin PLAYER OF THE YEAR Kosmas Joannou SENIOR BOYS THE JEAN MICHAU SPORTSMANSHIP Rhys Floyd MOST IMPROVED Brandon Morey PLAYER OF THE YEAR Ethan Bainbridge

SPORT ACHIEVERS JUNIOR SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR Nabil Saleh JUNIOR SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR Nicole Hepplewhite And Chiara Reddy

THE BRUYNS TROPHY FOR SENIOR SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR Sean Moodley THE BRUYNS TROPHY FOR SENIOR SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR Jessica Penney and Michelle Ncube

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SOCCER AWARDS

JUNIOR GIRLS Jessica Parson SWIMMER OF THE YEAR Nicole Hepplewhite


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ART TASK TEAM HEAD OF THE ART TASK TEAM Amber MacDonald VICE HEAD OF THE ART TASK TEAM Iban Bester

Culture

DRAMA

These awards are based on excellence in Drama Productions and events throughout the year

CREATIVE CONTRIBUTION TO THE ART TASK TEAM Meghan Hoffman PASSIONATE INVOLVEMENT IN THE ART TASK TEAM Jemma Mould, Rutendo Gezana, Promesse Nkongolo, Rugare Ponde ATTENDANCE IN THE ART TASK TEAM Sheebong Zama-Chi, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi, Sarah-Anne Wright

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ BEST PERFORMANCE IN THE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ IN GRADE 8 Tsidzo Hove (8 ASW) BEST PERFORMANCE IN THE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ IN GRADE 9 Kailin Naidoo (9 SVW) BEST PERFORMANCE IN FOR THE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ IN GRADE 10 Tyler Fourie (10 LRO) BEST PERFORMANCE IN THE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ IN GRADE 11 Katlego Mojapelo (11 VWA) BEST PERFORMANCE IN THE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ IN GRADE 12 Amber MacDonald (12 LDE) WINNING CLASS FOR THE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ TROPHY Grade 11 VWA (Ms Walugembe’s class) WINNING TROPHY HOUSE FOR THE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ

THE LAUGHLAND TROPHY Best Actress for BABY WITH THE BATHWATER Jana Cupedo, April Donnelly and Ifeoma Umeala BEST DIRECTOR TROPHY Best directing of 54% ACRYLIC Roxanne Harris and Daniel Martin AWARD FOR BEST SET (TROPHY) Best Set for COTTON WOOL Luke Christelis and Cameron King THE GARDNER AWARD (TROPHY) Best Actor Luke Christelis and Cameron King THE NILS AND EDMUND BRAATVEDT TROPHY FOR ORIGINAL WORK Best Devised piece for CUPID STRIKES Roxanne Harris and Daniel Martin THE RAMSDEN AWARD (TROPHY) Sound and Lighting Keshin Bheema, Munhuwamambo Chapunduka and Kian Van Der Walt

3RD PLACE - BISHOP with 36 points 2ND PLACE - ORIOLE with 51 points 1ST PLACE - LOURIE with 63 points

CERTIFICATES MOST PROMISING ACTOR Alexis Binikos and Matthieu Coche

DANCE JOYLIN VD MERWE TROPHY Thandolwethu Msiza for winning the open category at the Gauteng Street Dance Finals.

for WHITE MONSTER MOST PROMISING ACTRESS Kerry Gregory and Jade Lovell BEST PHYSICAL THEATRE ACTRESS Jamie Edwards for FIREWORKS BEST PHYSICAL THEATRE ACTOR Luke Christelis, Spencer Davies and Cameron King for FIREWORKS MOST PROMISING PHYSICAL THEATRE ACTOR Daniel Duke, Rhys Floyd, Sebastian Long and Christopher Mukheibir for FIREWORKS

MOST PROMISING PHYSICAL THEATRE ACTRESS Zantia Bainbridge for FIREWORKS and Tamlyn Bunting for RISE BEST JUNIOR ACTOR Ryan Pillay, Darren Piaray and Michele Brachini BEST JUNIOR ACTRESS Tatum McGraw and Shanna Young BEST COSTUME Spencer Davies for CALIGULA and Michelle Smorfitt for SUNSET BOULEVARD


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GRAY TROPHY FOR BEST PHOTOGRAPHER Carl Vemer

PHOTOGRAPHY

MOST IMPROVED PHOTOGRAPHER Alexander Wietzorrek MOST PROMISING PHOTOGRAPHER Abigail Ganesan and Tinashe Dzawoma

MUSIC TROPHY

EXPLANATION

RECIPIENT

SENIOR ORCHESTRA AWARD

This orchestra member does not only contribute instrumentally, but also through service

Talia Rosengarten

JUNIOR ORCHESTRA AWARD

This orchestra member does not only contribute instrumentally, but also through service

Reginald Oughton

SENIOR CHOIR AWARD

This choir member does not only contribute vocally, but also through service

Michael Dawson

JUNIOR CHOIR AWARD

This choir member does not only contribute vocally, but also through service

Laura Lyle

JAZZ BAND AWARD

Awarded for excellence in and dedication to the Jazz Band

Morgan Else

JUNIOR DRUMLINE AWARD

Awarded for excellence in and dedication to Drumline.

Keagan Telfer

SENIOR DRUMLINE AWARD

Awarded for excellence in and dedication to Drumline.

Khama Modise

BEAUTY SHOP AWARD

Awarded for excellence in and dedication to Beauty Shop

Vuyo Tshwele

BARBERSHOP AWARD

Awarded for excellence in and dedication to Barbershop

Alessandro Gueli

SOUND TECHS AWARD

Awarded for excellence in and dedication to Sound Techs for Music

Liam Lage

ROCK BAND AWARD

Awarded for excellence in and dedication to the Rock Band

Cameron van der Walt

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC – JUNIOR

This musician stands out in the music department. They are actively involved in a number of ensembles and go above and beyond expectations

Jayden Ramnath

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC – SENIOR

This musician stands out in the music department. They are actively involved in a number of ensembles and go above and beyond expectations.

Michelle Smorfitt

ORATORY

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

ZIETSMANN TROPHY FOR JUNIOR BEST SPEAKER

For selfless commitment, dedication and valuable contribution to Community

Kailin Naidoo

Outreach. The Social Responsibility Trophy is awarded to a student who has

MOST COMMITTED JUNIOR ORATORY MEMBERS

displayed outstanding commitment and enthusiasm for Social Responsibility.

Shréyan Maharaj

The trophy for 2016 goes to Tammy Classen for dedicated, and compassionate

MOST IMPROVED JUNIOR ORATORY MEMBERS

community outreach and achieving 56 hours of Community Outreach over a

Kailin Naidoo and Shanna Young

period of two terms.

BERNARD JENNINGS TROPHY BEST JUNIOR DEBATER Ryan Pillay

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KAI TROPHY JUNIOR ORATOR OF THE YEAR Shanna Young LAIRD SMITH TROPHY FOR SENIOR BEST SPEAKER

SERVICE TO NEWSPAPER

Tadiwanashe Zororo

Promesse Nkongolo and Chesnay Havenga

MOST COMMITTED SENIOR DEBATER

BEST ARTICLE

Dhyan Saravanja

Hannah Leatherbarrow for her article entitled “A Magical Evening”

BEST SENIOR DEBATER

THE PASSION FOR THE ST PETRIAN

Vuyo Tshwele and Chanel Thomas

Pelo Mpuru and Sithuthukile Madonsela

WILLIAMS TROPHY FOR ORATOR OF THE YEAR

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Matthew Wille LOTHLÓRIEN OWL TROPHY FOR THE MOST IMPROVED SENIOR ORATORY MEMBER Sithuthukile Madonsela

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CULTURAL ACHIEVERS THE TROPHY FOR JUNIOR CULTURAL ACHIEVER BOYS is shared between Ryan Pillay and Matthew Beekman. Ryan has excelled in Debating, Drama

LIGHT OF CHANGE (LOC)

and Public Speaking, while Matthew attains recognition for his meritorious contribution to Drama and various Music ensembles.

LOC is an organisation, sponsored by Nedbank, that encourages students to collect plastic bags and makes them in a school bag with a solar powered light.

THE BALTAZARS TROPHY FOR SENIOR CULTURAL ACHIEVER BOYS

Children who do not have access to electricity charge up the light when they walk

is awarded to Daniel Martin for excellence in Debating, Drama as well as

to and back from school and they can then use these lights to study at night.

Public Speaking. The two students have given generously of their time and service to this project

THE SARAH BERNHARDT TROPHY FOR SENIOR CULTURAL ACHIEVER

in the campaign this year are Tadiwanashe Zororo and Shannon Louis.

GIRLS is awarded to Michelle Smorfitt for exceptional commitment to the Arts on the Cultural Committee, Choir, Orchestra, Public Speaking and Rock Band.

PRESIDENT’S AWARD WORLD CHALLENGE

St Peter’s College President Award Representatives, Tiffany Theron, Nikayla

Chetty and Zanele Booi have represented St Peter’s College while serving on World Challenge encourages self-development, leadership development and

the President’s Award Youth Committee. (Certificate from the College)

social interaction. This year students travelled to Madagascar. World Challenge affords students the opportunity to be responsible for all the arrangements

CERTIFICATE AND BADGE ISSUED FROM THE PRESIDENT’S AWARD

before departure and whilst visiting a foreign country. This includes working

BRONZE Imogen Imbert, Yogita Mohabir

within the constraints of a budget whilst also encouraging saving strategies

SILVER Promesse Nkongolo, Daniel De Castro, Sebastian Long

ensuring an even greater experience. Learning to overcome language barriers

GOLD Tristan Long and Michelle Smorfitt

and cultural differences. Each student has the opportunity to lead their group at least once and make all the relevant decisions for that day. This is done under strict yet, non-invasive supervision where they are allowed to make mistakes in the absence of judgement, learning comes from correcting the errors and being accountable. World Challenge develops all the core values of the College, namely; Relationships, Responsibility, Respect and Resilience.

THE LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR WORLD CHALLENGE AS VOTED BY WORLD CHALLENGE FACILITATORS TEAM 1 TROPHY to be shared by David Malan and Mikayla Pearson

TEAM 2 Caleb Vergotine

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Annual Sports and Cultural Festival

The Sports and Cultural Festival saw schools from all over South Africa coming to participate in a weekend of fun competition. basketball Again, the basketball courts witnessed some serious skill, sweat and determination! Our College boys’ and girls’ teams played a number of other schools, including our biggest rivals, Michael Mount Waldorf School! The tournament was rained out so no overall results were obtained. That having been said, Friday and Saturday proved to be days that none of the players would likely forget, particularly the matrics. The Fest was their last high school tournament so emotions were running high. April Donnelly shared how this last festival was “all about making memories and enjoying the moment”. The new 1st Team coach said that he was really impressed with the organisation of the Sports and Cultural Festival and how nice he’s found it to be able to watch so many different sports...even though he is only really passionate about basketball! A group of Saheti girls commented on how much they “just loved the basketball shade thingies” and a St David’s basketball player said how he really likes the “vibe of everything”. We couldn’t agree more! All things Netball and Soccer For the soccer boys, St David’s beat Kliptown and in the girls’ soccer, Kliptown beat Beaulieu College. St David’s captain commented that he thought that the fest “was epic and the perfect place to meet new people”. Beaulieu’s captain said that “Kliptown played a much better game and deserve a huge congratulations for their fighting spirit!” St Peter’s also played exceptionally well, definitely kicking the season off on the right foot! The netball courts had plenty of action too. Unfortunately, the tournament was cancelled due to the wet weather. This meant that there were no final games but the winner of each pool shared the trophy ie. Krugersdorp High and Prestige College. Culturals And, of course, our festival would not be complete if it were

not for the amazing cultural events that took place. The annual Pavement Art competition, which took the theme of ‘Illusions’, did not fail to light up the College with colour and creativity. Congratulations to St John’s College for coming in first place!

There were also a number of music performances that took place over the weekend, including some truly memorable solos, as well as ensembles such as the Marimba Band and Beautyshop. The star-studded line-up also boasted guest performers and a beautiful choir festival that put a smile on everyone’s faces! It was truly inspiring to see so many young musicians and artists showcasing their incredible talent! Lara McDonald and Alexander Wietzorrek’s photographs won the category ‘Best use of available resources’ while Abigail Ganesan walked away with the award for the ‘Best Theme Interpretation of ‘Interactions’”. Carl Vemer really shone, taking home two awards, namely the ‘Best Composition’ and the ‘Photo of the Day’. We have some seriously gifted photographers in our midst! Our very own Tadiwanashe Zororo spoke true words of wisdom, set off with just a touch of passion. She won the persuasive speech category in the Public Speaking Competition. Prestige College definitely also deserves a mention, having secured two out of the four Public Speaking prizes. Hopping over to the Debating, St Peter’s College did not have quite the same luck; however, each team still made us proud with their excellent arguments! To end off with a bang, no one does it better than the Drama students...Bonolo Mahlangu and Syjil Ramjuthan, both St Peter’s students, dominated the Junior section whilst Prestige took centre stage in the Senior rounds.

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Well done to all the students who participated and thank you for all your passion and hard work. Well done, too, to all the teachers, referees and dedicated parents for making this weekend such a memorable one. Cheers to buckets more talent, laughter, competition and general ‘gees’! See you next year! Hannah Leatherbarrow (Grade 11)

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CHESS RESULTS BOARD PRIZE WINNERS BOARD 1 Ernest Tshabalala Prestige College BOARD 2 Oratile Masue Mondeor High School BOARD 3 Thabang Makhura Prestige College BOARD 4 Lerato Takana Waterford College BOARD 5 Simon Artwood Waterford College BOARD 6 Luka Mihajlouc Edenvale High School

TROPHIES THIRD PLACE: Mondeor High School 36 pts SECOND PLACE: Parktown Boys’ High School 42 points St Peter’s College Sports & Cultural Chess Champions: Prestige College 50 points

NETBALL- POOL PLACING POOL A

POOL B

1. Krugersdorp High 2. Crawford Lonehill 3. Dainfern College 4. Brescia House 5. Dominican Convent 6. Kliptown Youth Program 7. Mondeor High 8. Enjabulweni 9. Norkem High

1. Prestige College 2. St Peter’s College 3. Uplands College 4. Sutherland High 5. Roedean School 6. St Teresa’s School 7. The Glen High 8. Woodlands College 9. Clapham High

SOCCER FINAL POSITIONS GIRLS PLATE WINNER

BOYS PLATE WINNER

Benoni High Saheti

Curro Aurora St John’s

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GIRLS CUP FINAL Kliptown Youth Program Beaulieu College

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St David’s Marist Kliptown Youth Program

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PAVEMENT DRAWING COMPETITION ST JOHN’S COLLEGE

THEME - ILLUSION Ten schools competed in 25 teams using chalk and other media to draw on the main access road of the College. The adjudicators from Herbert Evans Art Shop, who also sponsored the three easels to the winning team, thoroughly enjoyed the theme: “Illusion”.

THIRD PLACE Prestige College SECOND PLACE St David’s Marist, Inanda FIRST PLACE St John’s College PRESTIGE COLLEGE

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

ST DAVID’S MARIST

SATURDAY THEME - SHAPES AND FORMS WINNERS BEST INTERPRETATION OF THEME Lara McDonald

FRIDAY THEME - INTERACTIONS

BEST USE OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES Alexander Wietzorrek

WINNERS BEST USE OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES Lara McDonald BEST THEME INTERPRETATION OF “INTERACTIONS” Abigail Ganesan BEST COMPOSITION AS WELL AS PHOTO OF THE DAY Carl Vemer

BEST USE OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES Alexander Wietzorrek BEST THEME INTERPRETATION OF “INTERACTIONS” Lara McDonald BEST COMPOSITION

The Photography club is also providing support throughout the Festival in action photos and at the respective prize-givings. The adjudicating panel were most impressed by the standard and maturity of photography submitted by the competitors.

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BEST USE OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES Lara McDonald “Looking and laughing” BEST THEME INTERPRETATION OF “INTERACTIONS” Abigail Ganesan “Hands” BEST COMPOSITION Carl Vemer “Monochromatic Dreams” PHOTO OF THE DAY Carl Vemer “Monochromatic Dreams”

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DRAMA COMPETITION SENIORS

JUNIORS

Farai Matlala Prestige College BEST

Bonolo Mahlangu St Peter’s College BEST

Koos Molutsi Prestige College MERIT

Syjil Ramjuthan St Peter’s College MERIT

SENIORS A wonderful selection of monologues were showcased during the competition showing great maturity from all competitors. MERIT AWARD Koos Molutsi - Prestige College Best Senior Monologue Farai Matlala - Prestige College JUNIORS On a wet and dreary day, the Grade 8 Monologue competition shone with more than twenty entries from the St Peter’s Drama Department! Awards were made for meritorius performance by Tamryn Govender and Brayden Green, while Runner-up went to Syjil Ramjuthan and the Best Monologue Award went to Bonolo Mahlangu.

PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION AWARDS WINNER Persuasive Speech Tadiwanshe Zororo St Peter’s College Winner After Dinner Speech Thato Flayser Waterstone College Best Speaker Runner-Up Fundi Nkosi Prestige College Best Speaker Fezile Mbuli Prestige College

DEBATING COMPETITION

AWARDS WINNER Sutherland High School RUNNER-UP Prestige College BEST SPEAKER Lwazi Napakade - SHS

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Inter-House Dance Competition On Monday, 27 June the annual Inter-House Dance and Movement competition took place. All three houses compiled a programme that had to use different styles as well as an improvisation piece of music handed to them less than a week before performance.

Supporters came in their house shirts to gain points for their team and the dancers performed in their house shirts.

Lourie started off the evening and set a very high standard for Bishop and Oriole to strive for. The panel of adjudicators consisted of Ms Lindy Liebmann, an examiner for the IEB, Mr Matthew Ross of St Stithians and our very own Ms Bonisile Mabaso, a reigning Ballroom Champion.

The support was phenomenal but not as much as each of the individual dancers. The types of dances ranged from tap dance, to hip hop, to traditional, to contemporary etc. Lourie danced first, followed by Bishop and then lastly Oriole. The entire Grade 8 group then did a performance at the end, which they definitely killed!

Best Solo was awarded to Anastasia Strouthos for a Contemporary Dance that also tested her mettle as her music stopped halfway!

Well done to all the dancers, you really made your teams proud!

We welcomed a few guests which included the head of dance of St Stithians, as an outside adjudicator.

Promesse Nkongolo - Grade 11

Best Duet was awarded to Nikayla Chetty and Maxine Ross for their Bollywood number. Best Group went to Nikayla Chetty, Phetolo Ramosebudi, Iviwe Skulu, Chebwa Chiluba and Mawande Nzima for their Barbie Girl routine. Best Improvisation Performance was awarded to Bishop. When Sir Peter made his way onto stage it became apparent that the overall winning house was Lourie. Well done to Maxine Ross and her team! Mr Zak Botha MIC: Dance

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Inter-House Athletics and Gala

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Equestrian The Equestrian Team celebrated another successful year ending the season in second place in the SANESA League. Chiara Reddy and Erin Dos Santos were selected for the Gauteng Junior Champs and made SPC proud. A number of riders also competed in the Easter Fest and the Derby across various disciplines. Imogen Imbert, Lehlogonolo Maripane and Kayla van der Burgh competed in Eventing, where they showed off their skills. The following riders were selected for Regionals and continued through to Nationals: Amy Crossley (Grade 12) Amy Shackleton (Grade 11) Andrew Thomas (Grade 11) Erin Dos Santos (Grade 10) Imogen Imbert (Grade 10) Kayla van der Burgh (Grade 9) Chiara Reddy (Grade 8) Syjil Ramjuthan (Grade 8) The team ended the year off with the annual Year End Dinner at Munch on Wednesday, 19 October. The team and awesome team of ‘parent-supporters’ enjoyed a lovely evening and were privileged and grateful for Mr Morais, sharing in the merriments. The Equestrian Team set a high standard and do St Peter’s proud by giving their all and placing in almost every class that they compete in. A number of riders achieved Honours, Full Colours, Half Colours and the junior riders merits. We trust that 2017 will be an equally victorious year! Mrs Joan Delport MIC: Equestrian

EQUESTRIAN FRONT ROW: Syjil Ramjuthan, Imogen Imbert, Amy Crossley, Mrs Joan Delport, Chiara Reddy, Sarah Kickhöfel, Lehlogonolo Maripane BACK ROW: Olivia Wagner, Samantha Meiring, Mikaila Fintelman, Chanel Thomas, Andrew Thomas, Erin Dos Santos, Kayla Van Der Burgh, Amy Shackleton

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Cricket

FRONT ROW: Stuart Kieser, Jonathan (Jonty) Webb, Mr Steven Tudhope, Mr Brian Armitage, Devyn Hadfield, Adrian Diepeveen, Cameron Johnstone BACK ROW: Cameron Love, Craig Buck, Anthony Kieser, Christopher Hope, Matthew Wille,

CRICKET 1ST TEAM FRONT ROW: Duncan Hill, Anthony Kieser, Mr Brian Armitage, Dominique Teixeira, Joslyn Lategan, Devyn Hadfield BACK ROW: Cameron Johnstone, Matthew Amner, Craig Buck, Christopher Hope, Sirish Ramessur, Ryan Morrison, Nicholas Holmes, Gianluca Schiavini

The 2016 cricket season has been a season of new development. We are very proud to announce that our 1st Team shares the second place with Dinamika on the C league log. This is our first year competing in this league as we were promoted from the D League in 2015. Some of the other top schools competing in this league are; Redhill, Crawford, Curro Aurora. One of the 1st Team’s highlights was the 385 runs we scored against Hyde Park High. Some good averages by strong batsmen ensured that the season had plenty of runs while our bowlers kept the opponents total to a minimum. Our 2nd Team had a difficult season but the players showed great character throughout the season. We had a few u15 players who played in the 2nd Team. We are sure this experience had developed them for their next season. The u14 team stole the show from the start with great batting and bowling. They completed the season, not having lost a single match. Next season we have a lot to look forward to: the proposed tour to India, more T20 tournaments and new goals for the league. We are very excited about the future of cricket at St Peter’s College. I would like to thank every staff member, player and parent for their involvement this season. Mr Charl Bloomberg MIC: Cricket

Ryan Morrison, Matthew Garrett

CRICKET U14 TEAM FRONT ROW: Daniel Raggett, Matthew Harris, Nicholas Els, Robert Lunney, Mr Victor Hiemstra, Hlomla Makwetu, Aidan Johnstone, Ezra Vergotine BACK ROW: Michael Du Plooy, Jonathan (Jonty) Webb, Rhys Juggins, Matthew Stephenson, Bryce Young, Justin Amm, Connor Roberts, Roger (Alastair) Skudder, Timothy Perrins

During half-term, St Peter’s College was proud to host its first ever cricket T20 tournament which took place 19 - 21 February 2016. Schools from across Gauteng, namely Dinamika Hoërskool, HeronBridge College, Fourways High School, Redhill School and Crawford Lonehill joined us to participate in the tournament. Over 40 cricket boys took part in the tournament and over 10 games were played throughout the course of 3 days. The teams were randomly split into two pools consisting of 3 teams each. The top 2 teams from each pool went into the Cup playoffs, the 3rd team in each pool competed to guarantee a place in the Plate Final, while the bottom teams of each pool played for the Wooden Spoon. After a hot and exhausting day all the cricket boys were invited to an afternoon braai, where they could make friends and get to know the players from the other schools. Parents and siblings from different schools also came out in their masses to support their boys and to celebrate their victories. Not only was the tournament a great way to end of the successful cricket season, but it was a great opportunity for different schools across Johannesburg to interact and familiarise themselves with one another. A massive thank you to Mr Bloomberg for organising such a wonderful and successful event, and to the teachers, ground staff, parents and cricket scorers for sacrificing their weekend to come and support the cricket boys.

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CRICKET TOUR TO INDIA

Sithuthukile Madonsela - Grade10

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FRONT ROW: Dhyan Saravanja, Kim Williamson, Ms Chalice Egling, Mikayla Pearson, Jessica Axe BACK ROW: Alexia Da Cruz, Tammy Classen, Lebohang Pitikoe, Annayah Karaha, Thandolwethu Msiza

BASKETBALL GIRLS U16 TEAM

FRONT ROW: Dimpho Mahlagare, Caitlin Campbell, Samantha Meiring, Ms Chalice Egling, Kaitlin Banahan, Kelly Chalmers, Ratanang Rapudi BACK ROW: Abigail van Staden, Kerri Tucker, Tyler-Maddison Thokoane, Zanele Ngubane, Cassidy Barwell, Julia Campbell, Liteboho Molelekoa, Megan van Staden, Erin Lai Thom

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Boys FRONT ROW: Ketumile Lenepa, Nyasha Musika, Tobatsi Seliane, Rugare Ponde, Ms Chalice Egling, Beraca Bope, Thendo Mukhavhuli, Omolemo Maropefela, Rikard Horvei BACK ROW: Katlego Senabe, Cabral Pearce, Erin Van Aswegen, Filip Jelic, Nolan Pillay, Lawrence Ishekwene, Rofhiwa Ramuthaga, Khama Modise

BASKETBALL BOYS U15A AND U15B TEAMS FRONT ROW: Losika-Loo-Mosupi Mosupi, Michael Da Cruz, Ethan Brent, Ms Chalice Egling, Matthew Vermaak, Sebastién Christoudoulou, Aphiwe Ngobese BACK ROW: Bukola Tshabalala, Tlotlang Moeti, Tumisa Mametsa, Robert Walker, Andrew (Thapelo) Shika, Tumelo Sebalo, Unathi Chirwa, Iviwe Skulu, Kailin Naidoo

BASKETBALL BOYS U16 TEAM FRONT ROW: Ketumile Lenepa, Tobatsi Seliane, Nolan Pillay, Ms Chalice Egling, Nihal Singh, Nyasha Musika, Wesley Sibanyoni BACK ROW: Cabral Pearce, Erin Van Aswegen, Filip Jelic, Lawrence Ishekwene, Rofhiwa Ramuthaga, Omolemo Maropefela, Rikard Horvei

BASKETBALL BOYS U14A AND U14B TEAMS FRONT ROW: Liwile Ngcai, Letlhogonolo Montshiwagae, Lwandile Ndendwa , Praise Hassam, Ms Chalice Egling, Khanya Mahanjana , Zwivhuya Nengovhela, Lwandile Mkwananzi, Phawulwamazizi Mbuli BACK ROW: Mpho Liphoko, Sheunesu Nazare, Tinotenda Guzha-Chanetsa, Sambeso Shweni, Elton Mushonga, Obrimpong Osei-Bonsu, Evan Ishekwene, Lungelo Masisi

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y r t n u o Cross C The Athletics season was very short, yet a successful one for St Peter’s College. We competed in the B-League at Inter-High which was held at the Ruimsig Stadium. We placed fifth overall, which is an outstanding achievement, considering the size of our team. The athletes showed great commitment and enthusiasm during the season and thoroughly enjoyed it. Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk MIC: Athletics

CROSS COUNTRY FRONT ROW: Bonolo Mahlangu, Babalwa Ntsaluba, Munhuwamambo Chapanduka, Ms Lynne Dell, Ms Kerry Winson, Natalie Molenaar, Shannon Torlage, Losika Mosupi MIDDLE ROW: Cameron Pentz, Menzi Mahlangu, Nicole Diepeveen, Matthew Garrett, Tshegofatso Makwela, Dhyan Saravanja, Sithuthukile Madonsela BACK ROW: Tlotlang Moeti, Reginald Oughton, Peter Hoar, Tresor Kabamba, Michael Schulz, Lawrence Ishekwene, Cameron Chessman, Tumisa Mametsa, Michaela Mathieson`

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Chess In Term One, the St Peter’s College Chess teams participated in a 4-a-side Chess Tournament, hosted by Crawford Lonehill (in partnership with Chess Excellence). Our two teams played well and as a result ranked 3rd in this tournament, which once again placed St Peter’s College in the A League.

Our College Annual Sport and Cultural Festival hosted a Chess tournament for a second year, which grew in numbers from last year. This was a two day, 5 round 60/60 Swiss tournament. Ten schools participated this year and we congratulated Prestige College for taking the 1st place for the second year in a row. A special mention must be made of a few of our Chess players:

Draven Bucceri who was selected for the Tshwane U18A team for the SA Junior Chess Championships and qualified for the U18, 2017 SA Team Trials. We also congratulate the 2016 Chess award winners: Abigail Human (Sportsmanship), Tushar Sokay (for Most Improved) and Draven Bucceri for two awards, Dedication to Chess and Player of the Year. We say goodbye to our Captain, Christopher Christodoulou, as he finishes matric and wish him well. We are proud of our Chess team as it has grown from strength to strength and look forward to 2017. Ms Vuyelwa Walugembe MIC: Chess

FRONT ROW: Abigail Human, Christopher Christodoulou, Ms Vuyelwa Walugembe, Draven Bucceri, Matthew Krastanov BACK ROW: Aphelele Vavi, Joshua Ndala, Tushar Sokay, Joshua Jandrell, Michael Sloane, Marios Joannou

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In the second term, we competed in the 8-a-side Chess Excellence High School league in which we went through to the final round due to the highest score and winning the most games. The results were as follows: 3rd St David’s Marist, 2nd St Peter’s College and 1st to Crawford Lonehill. Congratulations to all who participated.

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es t a r b e l e c e g e ll Co tro turf as y e k c o h w e n

St Peter’s College broke ground on Monday, 30 November 2015 for our new hockey astro turf. Father Trevor Prince from St Stephen’s Church conducted the blessing of the site with staff, PA members and the Parents’ Hockey Committee in attendance. Artificial turf is now a permanent feature in the hockey world. Field hockey is a game of speed and with the introduction of astro turf it has become more exciting and consequently more popular, the fastest growing sport in SA schools. It is a game that places high demands on its players. It demands just as much from the pitch. The rules have been amended and techniques refined as the synthetic sports surface has become an essential part of the sport. St Peter’s College celebrated the new hockey astro turf with an Opening Tournament on 10 and 11 June 2016. The tournament will be run annually going forward. The actual Opening and Blessing Ceremony of this +R10million facility took place on Saturday, 11 June 2016 with the College’s Director of Sport, Ms Saranne Hudson, cutting the red ribbon and Father Samuel Masemola conducting the blessing of the new astro turf. There were some fun matches too: South African Invitational team vs College boys and girls (mixed) 1st teams RESULT SA NARROWLY WON 4-3 Staff vs students RESULT STAFF WON 3-0 Old Petrians (alumni team) vs current students RESULT OLD PETS WON 2-1

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS FRIDAY, 10 JUNE • JUNIOR SCHOOLS TOURNAMENT BOYS RESULTS 1ST ST PETER’S BOYS PREP 2ND DAINFERN 3RD REDHILL 4TH RIVONIA PRIMARY GIRLS RESULTS 1ST DAINFERN 2ND ST PETER’S GIRLS PREP 3RD GRAYSTON PREP 4TH RIVONIA PRIMARY SATURDAY, 11 JUNE • HIGH SCHOOLS TOURNAMENT BOYS RESULTS 1ST HELPMEKAAR HÖERSKOOL 2ND ST PETER’S COLLEGE 3RD HERONBRIDGE COLLEGE 4TH SILVERSTARS GIRLS RESULTS 1ST HELPMEKAAR HÖERSKOOL 2ND HERONBRIDGE COLLEGE 3RD ST PETER’S COLLEGE 4TH SILVERSTARS


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Hockey at St Peter’s College is going from strength to strength and this season was no exception. We had a record number of girls showing a keen interest in hockey this year. As a result we were able to field two additional teams. For the first time we entered our girls team into the D9 and D10 Girls Hockey League. I cannot go without mentioning our new astro turf. It has and will continue to bring St Peter’s College Hockey to a new level and aid in growing this sport at the school. We also had a record number of girls participating in district trials and advancing to various stages. I am extremely proud to commend our two provincial representatives for 2016, Emihle Jozela (U18D Southern Gauteng) and Tsidzo Hove (U14C Southern Gauteng).

Girls HOCKEY GIRLS 1ST TEAM FRONT ROW: Amy Shackleton, Emihle Jozela, Joslyn Lategan (captain),Ms Saranne Hudson, Emma Hill, Jessica Penney, Ratanang Rapudi BACK ROW: Emma Golightly, Kiara Padayachy, Emma O’Brien, Erin Lyle, Jessica Webb, Kaylee Campbell, Nandipa Madikizela

Each and every girl who played hockey this year is to be congratulated. We had a fantastic season and all teams showed an impressive level of commitment and sportsmanship. None of this would have been possible without the amazing team of coaches leading our girls. Their love and passion for hockey is the key factor that is driving this sport. A huge thank you goes out to Ms Saranne Hudson, Mr Sam Thage, Mr Devon McDermid and Ms Julia Braatvedt; and a heartfelt thanks to all the hockey parents for their devotion and support of hockey at St Peter’s College. St Peter’s College Hockey is a sport to watch out for and I have no doubt that we will continue to grow to new heights and become a leading hockey school.

HOCKEY GIRLS 2ND TEAM FRONT ROW: Caitlin Lindsell, Jessica Harris, Shannon Torlage, Erin Hepplewhite, Kayla Torlage, Tamsin Gallichan MIDDLE ROW: Georgia Gambale, Sarah King, Sabrina Louis, Caitlin Crow, Bianca Brachini, Nicole Diepeveen, Yasmin Ghadamian

Ms Andrea Balzer MIC: Girls Hockey

BACK ROW: Christie Vemer, Jessica Sloane, Kirsten Hope, Alli Barwell, Abigail Human, Kim Williamson, Kristine Mahony, Sabrina McGhie

HOCKEY GIRLS U14B TEAM FRONT ROW: Tamryn Govender, Sabrina Jansen, Aarya Naidoo, Jordan-Diane Korf, Asiphe Mazibuko BACK ROW: Kayla Nankervis, Alessia Schiavini, Tegra Ndala, Tsepiloe Pitikoe, Rebecca Stephenson, Lee Williamson

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HOCKEY GIRLS U14A TEAM FRONT ROW: Simphiwe Majokane, Jessica Dunstan, Kendra Love, Isabelle Pienaar, Olivia Pretorius, Laura Lyle, Sabrina Louis BACK ROW: Sarah Golightly, Juliette Hunt, Ijeoma Nwankwo, Sarah Moralee, Kerryn Hayter, Tsidzo Hove


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The St Peter’s College Hockey boys had an eventful and enjoyable season. The boys continued to play in the Southern Gauteng Hockey League and attained mixed results. The teams also competed in a number of festivals and tournaments including the Oakhill Festival, St Dunstan’s Easter Festival, St Peter’s Junior Festival and the St Peter’s Astro Opening Festival.

the B Section in 2017, but learnt a lot in the process.

The 1st Team Boys played in the Aitken A Section Tournament this year, the competition was tough and the boys were relegated to

Mr Ryan Hammond MIC: Boys Hockey

The Junior Boys played in the Boden B Section and retained their position in the section. All of the boys can be proud of the dedication that they have shown towards hockey this season. Wishing all the players a successful season in 2017.

Front Row: Jason Raw, Bradley Cottle, Adrian Diepeveen, Mr Ryan Hammond, Gianluca Schiavini, Ashir Mohabir, Michele Brachini BACK ROW: Bokang Raselomane, Matthew Webster, Matthew Amner, Ryan Morrison, Dane Smit, Mawande Nzima, Nicholas Holmes, Michael Whittal, Duncan Hill

HOCKEY BOYS 1ST TEAM

Front Row: Keshin Bheema, Matthew Harris, Matthew Beekman, Ms Shevon Ronne, Mr Ryan Hammond, Michael Du Plooy, Aidan Johnstone, Daniel Raggett BACK ROW: Stuart Kieser, Luke Leatherbarrow, Christopher Mukheibir, Daniel Cunningham-Scott, Jonathan (Jonty) Webb, Matthew Vermaak, Dane Groves, Jason Moitsiwa

HOCKEY BOYS 2ND TEAM

FRONT ROW: Letlhogonolo Montshiwagae, Daniel Raggett, Mpho Liphoko, Matthew de Villiers, Ms Shevon Ronne, Aidan Johnstone, Cameron Pentz, Lungelo Masisi, Carl Vemer BACK ROW: Tinotenda Guzha-Chanetsa, Timothy Perrins, Michael Du Plooy, Connor Roberts, Roger (Alastair) Skudder,

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FRONT ROW: Katlego Senabe, Alexis Strouthos, Tumelo Nkonyane, Mr Sam Thage, Daniele Musu, Mr Napo Motshwene, Lungisa Mtetwa, Gianluca Schiavini, Thabo Molefe BACK ROW: Christopher Webster, Tapiwa Serima, Bradley Kenyon, Matthieu Coche, Luke Christelis, Ntobeko Madlala, Thato (Sharky) Makhatha, Neo Sepeng, Andiswa Mkwananzi

SOCCER GIRLS 1ST TEAM FRONT ROW: Tamutsa Maulana, Katlego Mojapelo, Joslyn Lategan, Jade Thokoane, Mr Napo Motshwene, Kelly Morgan, Jessica Penney, Alexia Da Cruz, Kaley Perillo BACK ROW: Lubelihle Tsunga, Tammy Classen, Kim Williamson, Emma O’Brien, Kirsten Blane, Sheebong Zama-Chi, Simone Lategan, Ifeoma Umeala, Zinhle Mthembu, Tarynn Davies

SOCCER BOYS 2ND TEAM FRONT ROW: Menzi Mahlangu, Sebastién Christodoulou, Unathi Chirwa, Mr Napo Motshwene, Sindisa Mramba, Tumisa Mametsa, Aphiwe Ngobese BACK ROW: Zenzo Zuma, Tumelo Nkonyane, Tapiwa Serima, Mfumo Baloyi, Alexander Krastanov, Ryan Pillay, Liam George, Thabo Molefe

SOCCER GIRLS 2ND TEAM FRONT ROW: Kiara Ramiah, Sitara Pearce, Tumisho Masekoameng, Mr Wilson Sokana, Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty, Erin Hepplewhite, Rearabilwe Motsepe BACK ROW: Amy Hodgson, Thandolwethu Msiza, Nicole Brent, Vuyo Tshwele, Zanele Ngubane, Simphiwe Nkosi, Yasmin Ghadamian

SOCCER BOYS U14 TEAM FRONT ROW: Thando Phawulwamazizi, Lungelo Masisi, Kian Chetty, Adriano Costa, Mr Sam Thage, Filip Poludniak, Letlhogonolo Montshiwagae, Liwile Ngcai, Masisi, Lwandile Mkwananzi BACK ROW: Tsepo Molapo, Tinotenda Guzha-Chanetsa, Obrimpong Osei-Bonsu, Nicholas Els, Khaya Radebe, Bryce Young, Connor Roberts, Hlomla Makwetu, Lwandile Ndendwa, Mpho Liphoko

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St Peter’s College 2nd Team played against Beaulieu College in the final round of the Central Gauteng Junior Boys league on 24 June. Based on a few calculations, St Peter’s were on 74 points and Beaulieu on 76 points. Beaulieu’s points were on the assumption that they had beaten Greenside. Albeit St Peter’s played their hearts out, we lost the match against Beaulieu College and accepted the fact that we had ended second in the league.

SQUASH 1ST TEAM FRONT ROW: Mr Matthew Kirkland, Keith Bartie, Mrs Anchen Müller

In September, we were informed by the Central Gauteng Junior Squash Committee that Beaulieu College had not submitted their result against Greenside. As a result St Peter’s College, now being top of the log, were awarded as the league winners. Therefore, both the 1st and 2nd team won their respective leagues.

BACK ROW: Teagan Leroni, David Malan, Caleb Vergotine

On Wednesday, 14 September, the squad attended the Central Gauteng Junior Squash awards evening and obtained their certificates and trophies. Congratulations on a very successful season.

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Mrs Anchen Müller MIC: Squash

SQUASH 2ND TEAM FRONT ROW: Mr Matthew Kirkland, Ethan Bainbridge, Mrs Anchen Müller, Caitlin Bartie BACK ROW: Daniel Schurbohm, Damien Rubbers, Thomas Chalmers, Mekashin Reddy

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s i n Ten TENNIS 1ST TEAM FRONT ROW: Adriano Costa, Alexander Maack, Mrs Cornel Malan, Joslyn Lategan, Michelle Ncube, Mikayla Gounden BACK ROW: Jason Raw, Jonathan (Jonty) Webb, Kirsten Blane, Alvaro Legoinha, Peter Hoar, Jessica Webb

TENNIS BOYS TEAM FRONT ROW: Matthew Harris, Jason Raw, Elton Mushonga, Mrs Cornel Malan, Michael du Plooy, Matt Mc Dermott, Adriano Costa BACK ROW: Peter Hoar, Vladimir Telkiev, Alexander Maack, Nicholas Hofman, Alvaro Legoinha, Jonty Webb

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TENNIS GIRLS TEAM FRONT ROW: Kumbirai Dziruni, Nicole Diepeveen, Jessica Webb, Mrs Cornel Malan, Joslyn Lategan, Mikayla Gounden BACK ROW: Chiedza Dziruni, Tanya Paul, Kirsten Blane, Michelle Ncube, Kayleigh Koekemoer, Laura Lyle


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Game, set and match as St Peter’s College’s Tennis Girls succeed On Saturday, 5 March, the top four girls of most of the schools around Johannesburg participated in the Girls’ Tennis Inter -High. Michelle Ncube, Mikayla Gounden, Jessica Webb and Joslyn Lategan represented St Peter’s College. In their first round they were placed with schools like Roedean and HeronBridge College. St Peter’s College’s couple one beat both Roedean and HeronBridge College by 4 games to 3 and only lost to St Mary’s in the first round. The second round saw them competing against all the 2nd placed schools from the first round. St Peter’s was confronted with some tough competition but held their heads up high as the temperature was soaring in the thirties. Joslyn Lategan, the girls’ captain, steered her team with her constant motivation and encouragement to a final position of 7th out of 27 schools. This is a remarkable achievement against schools like St Stithians and St Mary’s who were crowned the queens of the courts.

St Peter’s aces at boys’ tennis Inter-High On Saturday, 5 March 2016, the Senior Boys’ Inter-High was played. Alvaro Legoinha, Jason Raw, Alexander Maack and Peter Hoar represented St Peter’s College. The College’s original ranking was 14th. In their first pool, they played against KES, De La Salle Holy Cross College, Beaulieu College and Redhill School. Their chances of scoring in this pool were slim, but with their determination and constant encouragement from their captain, Alexander Maack, the team ended 2nd in their pool losing only to KES. The second round saw them taking some strain as the heat added to the mounting pressure. Trinity House, Randpark High, Crawford Sandton and Redhill were their competition in this round. St Peter’s came 2nd to Trinity in this round of second placed schools. St Peter’s finally ended in 7th position out of 20 schools which is a remarkable achievement. St Peter’s College is extremely proud of these four boys keeping their cool on such a hot pressurised Saturday.

St Peter’s College has made unbelievable progress on the tennis courts acing their way to be one of the top schools offering tennis at a standard that produces tennis players at a national level.

Mikayla Gounden, Laura Lyle, Jessica Harris and Tanya Paul at the Junior Inter-High.

On Saturday, 15 October, the Junior Tennis Inter-High took place. Only Grade 8 and 9 girls are allowed to participate in this competition. The girls played their hearts out but were up against very strong competition in the first pool like Helpmekaar, St Mary’s and Roedean. Their games against Kingsmead, Fourways, St Teresa’s and HeronBridge were on a different level. They beat these schools and ended in the 13th position. It was a day filled with lots of sunshine, wind and cheerful spirits. Mikayla Gounden, Jessica Harris, Tanya Paul and Laura Lyle did St Peter’s proud with their on and off court behaviour, attitude and skills.

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The St Peter’s College Netball girls had a brilliant pre-season. It started with the Krugersdorp Festival in February and then an amazing tour to Sun City where the players and teams got to know one another better. We also attended the clinic at Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool, where former coach of New Zealand’s Silver Ferns, Yvonne Willering, taught our girls new and exciting skills and drills. Our 1st Team played at the St Andrew’s Festival and the St Stithians Easter Festival. The girls played outstanding netball at these festivals, enjoying it, showing their passion and commitment to Netball.

This year was our third year in the A-league and our games were tough and at a high standard. Three of our teams went through to the District Championships and achieved excellent results. Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk MIC: Netball

NETBALL 2ND TEAM FRONT ROW: Khanyile Ndlovu, Tamlyn Bunting, Mrs Zunelda Bainbridge, Simone Lategan, Kelly Morgan, Taylin Blues

NETBALL 1ST TEAM

BACK ROW: Tammy Classen, Enhakkore Bope, Caitlin Tucker, Ayabulela Caza, Liyabona Caza, Lubelihle Tsunga

FRONT ROW: Munashe Serima, Michelle Ncube, Jana Cupedo, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Kirsten Blane, Ofentse Maroane BACK ROW: Chesnay Havenga, Jamie Edwards, Mbali Dhlomo, April Donnelly, Ifeoma Umeala

NETBALL U16B TEAM FRONT ROW: Tumi Lingwati, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Mikayla Pearson, Sithuthukile Madonsela

NETBALL U16A TEAM

BACK ROW: Simphiwe Nkosi, Michaela Mathieson, Lebohang Pitikoe, Zinhle Mthembu ABSENT: Claudia Chislett, Hannah Shepherd

FRONT ROW: Courtney Sandham, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Annayah Karaha, Dhyan Saravanja BACK ROW: Yogita Mohabir, Thandolwethu Msiza, Zantia Bainbridge, Tarynn Davies

NETBALL U15A TEAM NETBALL U16C TEAM FRONT ROW: Vutomi Moyane, Mrs Gwyn Zimmerman, Michaela Mathieson, Amy Hannigan BACK ROW: Jessica Axe, Taylin Blues, Lara McDonald, Cintia Morais

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FRONT ROW: Dimpho Mahlagare, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Ms Katherine Westcott, Tatum McCraw BACK ROW: Kelly Chalmers, Nolitha Magombo, Jessica Frame, Amber Rosslee, Erin Lai Thom ABSENT: Tyler-Maddison Thokoane


l l a b Net NETBALL U15B TEAM FRONT ROW: Kaitlin Banahan, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Ms Katherine Westcott, Kiara Van Rooyen BACK ROW: Emily Botha, Julia Campbell, Cassidy Barwell, Zanele Ngubane, Kerri Tucker, Sage Palombo

NETBALL U15C TEAM FRONT ROW: Ntando Mabuya, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Ms Katherine Westcott, Caitlin Campbell BACK ROW: Megan van Staden, Treaty Makotoko, Tyla Ajay, Abigail van Staden ABSENT: Siphokazi (Siyanda) Mfeka

NETBALL U14A TEAM FRONT ROW: Anastasia Hadjidemetriou, Nicole Hepplewhite, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Chiara Reddy BACK ROW: Awabo Gumede, Natalie Molenaar, Gemma Raw, Eden Backman Absent: Timeeka Padayachee

NETBALL U14B TEAM FRONT ROW: Phumeza (Mbali) Mulaudzi, Didintle Netshiswinzhe, Ms Christelle van Schalkwyk, Kayleigh Koekemoer, Dhiya Singh BACK ROW: Boitumelo Makatu, Ayla Nohesara, Erin Milosevich, Mikara Pather, Bonolo Mahlangu

NETBALL U14C TEAM FRONT ROW: Aphelele Sono, Cintia Morais, Mrs Gwyn Zimmerman, Chiedza Dziruni, Camryn Bonnelle BACK ROW: Chloe Morrison, Kaitlin Elliott, Andrea Wiid, Vutomi Moyane, Krianka Govender,

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Playing rugby for the College has provided me with so much more than just five years of physical exercise. Throughout the past couple of years playing rugby, I have experienced that in every contest there is always a winner and a loser, a winning squad and a losing squad. And as expected the winner may experience a broad range of emotions in varying degrees of intensity, he may feel ecstatic, confident and sometimes even humbled for the losing team. Similarly the loser experiences his own wide array of emotions which range from feelings of being cheated, and feelings of anger, sadness and frustration. This year the 1st Team squad has of course won some and lost some. Thereafter experiencing a variety of emotions. At the end of the day however, one thing remains constant amongst SPC boys. That, I believe, is the real sportsmanship that is shown through a level of maturity and ego strength to keep their heads high and move on to perform better the next time, come win or loss. Although a loss brings negative emotions, we often sometimes forget the benefit that it brings. As a 1st Team that was not always victorious in every single game, I feel that the team was successful in other areas. These include learning new skills regarding the actual game of rugby, learning about one another as teammates on the field and lastly this includes the creation of timeless memories amongst the lads through the sharing of these positive and negative emotions as I mentioned earlier. After my years at the College I realise that this constant learning, whether from a win or a loss, is more imperative in grooming today’s young St Petrian boys into becoming respected gentlemen of the future rather than being a team with a squeaky clean record. I feel proud to have been a part of a team that was always eager to play with heart and grow from the previous result of games before. I would like to share with you some of the memories we created together in order to give you a hint as to the type of characters in our team of 2016. The season started off with us playing in the St Dunstan’s Easter Festival, where surprisingly, being a new team, we all gelled very well. Some of the highlights of this festival include Luke Christelis who was bounced to the moon and back in an attempt to make one of his first tackles of the season, and Jordan Doye who had too eagerly run onto the field just after kick off and then proceeded to walk off a second later because he had pulled a muscle. This festival was just the start that gave us a picture of the potential our team really had. This made every senior player really keen to go on our annual rugby camp. This five day camp got us ready and pumped for the season ahead. Many slick,

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new skills were mastered and perfected. For Andiswa, this mastering of a new skill meant learning to physically catch the rugby ball successfully, which he originally could not do even if his life depended on it. Many more laughs and memories were created on this trip, however are probably not appropriate to share here. Arriving back from holiday, the team was ready for a prosperous season. Already in playing our first couple of games we experienced a number of injuries, which was originally a setback but through the heart and determination of the junior players who filled in, we moved forward and carried on. I speak on behalf of the first team when I say how grateful we are to the juniors for your enthusiasm and willpower to represent your College’s 1st Team even if it was just to “fill in”. A special thanks goes to Matthieu Coche in his attempt to enthusiastically play fly half even when there was a perfectly good one behind him. Despite our injuries and occasional setbacks, we pulled out a great couple of wins throughout the season, which sometimes, to our detriment brought about a big-headed attitude. Our losses, although frustrating, humbled us and brought about improvement. Our coaches eventually learnt to hold in their anger and laugh every now and then too. It feels like just yesterday where I ran onto the St Peter’s College turf in my oversized rugby jersey to play my first ever game for the school. Now, as I reach the end of this chapter in my life, I realise what an impact school boy rugby has had in moulding me into the man that I am today. I am proud to be a part of the College’s rugby ethos and as a team we are so grateful to our coaches who contributed to this environment that has shaped us young men. I urge you juniors and Grade 11s to make the most of every single aspect of this sport at the College because before you know it, it’s over and you could possibly find yourself having to prepare a speech for your last ever rugby dinner. On behalf of the 1st Team, I thank Land Rover Waterford for their sponsorship of our kit again this season. Lastly, thank you to the moms and dads for your dedication in supporting our constant commitment to rugby. Thank you for driving us to games week in and week out and for never failing to scream your lungs out on the side of the field for the team. Being boys, we may not express much very often but we are very grateful and appreciate you for what you brought to the us this season. Ross Bruce 1st Team Captain


Rugby FRONT ROW: James van Dongen, Katlego Senabe, Lungisa Mtetwa, Mr Brian Armitage, Ross Bruce (captain), Mr Steven Tudhope, Alexis Strouthos, Nicholas Ferrett, Cameron Johnstone MIDDLE ROW: Liam Ramsden, Thato (Sharky) Makhata, Matthieu Coche, Jordyn Doye, Beraca Bope (vice-captain), Tyrelle Rajah, Thendo Mukhavhuli, Christopher Webster, Andiswa Mkwananzi

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BACK ROW: Bradley Kenyon, Cameron King, Alexander Hogerzeil, Christopher Hope, Alexander Maack, Patrick Odame, Paul de Wet, Mark Pinks

RUGBY 2ND TEAM FRONT ROW: Modisagaarekoe (Didintle) Mokae, Lungisa Mtetwa, Ziyanda Gambu, Mr Steven Tudhope, Mr Ben French, Katlego Senabe, Kirsten Karolus, Cameron Johnstone MIDDLE ROW: Cameron Love, Thendo Mukhavhuli, Jordyn Doye, Jayden Hardman, Njabulo Mthimunye, Brandon Morey, Christopher Webster BACK ROW: Draven Bucceri, Joseph Passchier, David Baldachin, Christopher Hope,

RUGBY U16 TEAM Front Row: Sifiso Mbatha, Ketumile Lenepa, Omolemo Maropefela, Timothy Guyler, Mr Ben French, Ziyanda Gambu, Nyasha Musika, Modisagaarekoe (Didintle) Mokae, Tristan Griggs BACK ROW: Njabulo Mthimunye, Sebastian Long, Cameron Love, Marks (OJ) Masilela, David Baldachin, Daniel Duke, Craig Buck, Draven Bucceri, Jayden Hardman

Patrick Odame, Daniel Duke, Marks (OJ) Masilela, Sebastian Long

FRONT ROW: Kailin Naidoo, Bukola Tshabalala, Kosmas Joannou, Iviwe Skulu,

RUGBY U14 TEAM

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RUGBY U15 TEAM

FRONT ROW: Liwile Ngcai, Lloyd Beyers, Aidan Johnstone, Hlomla Makwetu,

Mr Francois du Toit, Unathi Chirwa, Lwandile Ndendwa, Tristan Harris, Nathan Jena

Mr Nardus Badenhorst, Nicholas Els, Joshua Van Der Merwe, Evan Ishekwene, Connor Bennett

BACK ROW: Robert Walker, Liam George, Tshiya (Mohato) Zim, Mfumo Baloyi, Nabil Saleh,

BACK ROW: Lwandile Ndendwa, Railey Gonaseelan, Aiden Enslin, Rhys Juggins, Bryce Young,

Lawrence Ishekwene, Kgosietsile Itumeleng, Tumelo Sebalo, Fadhil Saleh, Sindisa Mramba

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As matrics, we can’t believe that the time has come for us to say goodbye to our high school lives. The years have gone by so fast and it seems like just the other day we were at our very first Water Polo session as little Grade 8s or swimming our first gala for the College. This is a sure sign that we had very busy and fun years here at St Peter’s College. The aquatics life here at the College has been one of the most prestigious and recognisable, and for many reasons. This year, was the first year that our swimming team won the Inter-high single-handedly, although we have come close in the past four years. This was definitely the highlight of our swimming high school career, as having captained the team, lead them alongside Ms Hudson, to victory. Ms Hudson, we just want to thank you for everything. From putting the team together as you wanted, which we should have listened to from the start because it definitely was the winning recipe, to fulfilling your promises and getting us McDonalds.

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Caitlin Crow and Ethan Bainbridge (Swimming Captains)

FRONT ROW: Talia Rosengarten, Carl Vemer, Erin Hepplewhite, Jessica Penney, Tasmin Waite, Daniele Musu, Ethan Bainbridge (captain), Ms Saranne Hudson, Caitlin Crow (captain), Kelly Morgan, Lloyd Beyers, Jessica Dunstan, Erin Lai Thom, Emihle Jozela, Tatum McCraw MIDDLE ROW: Eden Backman, Natalie Arthur, Zantia Bainbridge, Yuvish Premlall, Joshua Nalder, Emma Hill, Brandon Morey, Nabil Saleh, Daniel Duke, Sebastian Long, Rhys Juggins, Gemma Osterloh, Christopher Mukheibir, Yogita Mohabir, Sarah Golightly, Jessica Parsons, Nicole Hepplewhite BACK ROW: Christie Vemer, James van Dongen, Dane Groves, Filip Poludniak, Spencer Davies, Justin Amm, Cameron (Cody) Gaydon, Alexander Krastanov, Sean Moodley, Ross Bruce, Jamie Edwards, Kevin Shang, Fadhil Saleh, Tyler-Maddison Thoakane, Emily Botha, Jade Thoakane, Chesnay Havenga

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Having captained the 1st team Water Polo girls has been one of the most influential honours in my life. I have not only captained a group of girls who have worked together to achieve top eight in the country, but I have captained the most genuine, kind-hearted girls I have met. Over the past year, we accomplished many goals, but the greatest achievement to me of all was the friendships I have made with each and every one of you. Jessica Penney (Girls 1st Team Water Polo Captain)

FRONT ROW: Taylin Blues, Tiffany Theron, Jessica Penney (captain), Ms Julia Braatvedt, Tasmin Waite, Kelly Morgan, Michaela Nevin BACK ROW: Cameron-Ann Edwards, Zantia Bainbridge, Emily Botha, Jessica Frame, Emma O’Brien, Emma Hill, Kirsten Hope, Chesnay Havenga

WATER POLO GIRLS 1ST TEAM

FRONT ROW: Chloe Morrison, Kayla Torlage, Jessica Dunstan, Mr Jordan van Dongen, Sabrina Louis, Jordan-Diane Korf BACK ROW: Kayla Nankervis, Jessica Parsons, Sarah Golightly, Tyler-Maddison Thokoane, Olivia Pretorius, Alessia Schiavini

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Boys FRONT ROW: Kosmas Joannou, Liam Ramsden, Mr Steven Tudhope, Mr Nardus Badenhorst, Ethan Bainbridge (captain), Daniel de Castro, James van Dongen BACK ROW: Michael Whittal, Michael Van Rooyen, Sebastian Long, Daniel Duke, Rhys Floyd, Brandon Morey, Christopher Webster, Caleb Vergotine

WATER POLO BOYS 1ST TEAM

FRONT ROW: Ronan Hawkins, Matthew Beekman, Mr Steven Tudhope, Mr Nardus Badenhorst, Kosmas Joannou, Michele Brachini BACK ROW: Dane Groves, Matthew Webster, Alexander Krastanov, David Baldachin, Daniel Cunnningham-Scott, Darren Piaray

WATER POLO BOYS U15 TEAM

FRONT ROW: Lloyd Beyers, Keagan Telfer, Mr Steven Tudhope, Aiden Enslin, Connor Bennett BACK ROW: Joshua Van Der Merwe, Joshua Nalder,

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t en m a n our T ds E oC l a n 2016 Natio East London 6 – 8 October RESULTS GIRLS

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ST DUNSTAN’S 16-1 WIN

PARKLANDS 14-1 WIN

STIRLING 2ND’S 14-2 WIN

RAND PARK 7-2 WIN

FOURWAYS 20-1 WIN

AMANZIMTOTI 15-1 WIN

CRAWFORD LONEHILL 5-2 LOSS

HUDSON PARK 6-2 WIN

KINGSWAY 19-1 WIN

QF THOMAS MOORE 5-2 WIN

QF PEARSON 9-6 WIN

SF STIRLING 10-3 LOSS

SF WESTERFORD 5-4 LOSS

3RD/4TH PEARSON 5-4 LOSS

Well done

to both teams for placing 4th overall

3RD/4TH CRAWFORD LONEHILL 2-1 LOSS James van Dongen, Jessica Penney, Tasmin Waite and Ethan Bainbridge were selected for the Tournament Team.

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t n e m a n ur o T ’s n ia r t e P Old Water polo is a highly competitive sport, and it was pleasing to see so many schools encouraging their girls to excel in the sport. The support for the game is growing and incredible talent was on display at the tournament. The teams were divided into four pools containing seven teams each. The three days were tough for all the players involved, with strong competition amongst the teams competing for the Shield, Plate, Bowl, Fairplay and Cup trophies. St Mary’s Waverley, Westerford, Durban Girls and St Stithians competed for the Cup trophy in the semi-finals on the final day. The tense final was between Durban Girls College and St Stithians College with a final score of 2 - 1. Durban Girls emerged as the champions at the 2016 prestigious tournament that ended in a well-deserved 1st place.

It was a very successful 2016 Old Petrian’s Water Polo Tournament, with high standard of water polo being displayed by all the players. The close outcome of the matches played is a clear indication of the high level of competiveness. Appreciation goes to St Peter’s College for hosting a well organised tournament that was played in respectable spirit by all teams participating. Congratulations to St Peter’s College water polo captain, Jessica Penney who was selected as part of the Old Petrian’s tournament team. Heartfelt thanks to Mr Badenhorst the MIC of Water Polo at St Peter’s College, all the coaches, players, umpires and organisers for a successful tournament. The tournament was featured on the Expresso morning show on SABC3 and can be viewed on YouTube. Chesnay Havenga - Grade 11

Congratulations to Jessica Penney for being selected for the Tournament Team.

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St Peter’s College hosted the 12th annual Old Petrian’s Water Polo tournament from 19 February – 21 February 2016 for open girls. Twenty eight schools across the country and Zimbabwe participated in the prestigious event at the Wahoo Aquatics Centre and St Peter’s Girls Prep pool.

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Grahamstown Tour 2016

The shocking truth

During the Term Two mid-term break, 49 pupils and 6 teachers travelled to the Annual National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Our first shock came at the departure time set, nonetheless the group left St Peter’s at 05:00 on Sunday, 3 July to travel to the quaint village of New Bethesda. Four provinces and eleven hours later, we arrived to spend two nights in the hamlet best known for Helen Martins’ Owl House. Not only did we get to see the famous house that inspired Athol Fugard’s ‘The Road to Mecca’, other stops also included a visit to the local graveyard for scary story-telling, creating site-specific drama, a donkeycart ride and as much food as we could eat.

Another early departure on Tuesday, 5 July, saw the group bid farewell to the dust of New Bethesda at 06:00 and arrive eight hours later in Grahamstown. By now a combination of excitement and anticipation could not successfully dampen the flu bug that had joined our party of travellers. Our residence, Amina Cachalia, augured a four-day exploration of the arts with a strong emphasis on feminism and the necessary empowerment of women. The incomparable Mr Doneda had booked shows and walk-abouts that sated every musician, artist, dancer and thespian on tour with delights as if from a forbidden garden. Some highlights included ‘The Inconvenience of Wings’, the latest play from the acclaimed playwright, Lara Foot; a dazzling performance by the trio of ‘Swing City’; the powerful photo exhibition of ‘Somnyama Ngonyama’ by Zanele Muholi and the masculine statements made by the ‘Feathers’ dance showcase. In total, the group attended 28 shows in less than three days. What a feast! We even had compulsory study sessions to prepare for the Mid-Year Examination. A last early-bird special saw our weary group depart from Grahamstown on Saturday, 9 July before cock’s crow aka 04:00! Yet, the ”fun” was not over: on our return journey, our trusted yellow submarine suffered a flat tyre. After exploring

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the Wimpy crate, yes it was in a crate, and the Colesberg KFC at the service station for a slightly longer brunch than planned, we set off again. Relieved parents collected their young but wiser ones just after 20:00. The final shock, we were home and no longer engulfed in the arts but the daily hum-drum of Jozi! Mr Izak Botha Director: Cultural Affairs


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SENIOR DIRECTORS FRONT ROW: Kristen Saunders, Erin Hepplewhite, Sitara Pearce, Nyeleti Mahange, Yasmin Ghadamian, Yogita Mohabir, Tarynn Davies, Sifiso Mbatha, Sarah King, Tshimangadzo Nengovhela, Emihle Jozela MIDDLE ROW: Teagan Leroni, Annayah Karaha, Liyabona Caza, Alexis Strouthos,

DRAMATRICS

Jade Lovell, Ayabulela Caza, Matthew Garrett, Matthieu Coche, Khama Modise, Hope Karaha,

Daniel Duke, Cameron King, Luke Christelis, Joseph Passchier, Rhys Floyd, Jamie Edwards, Thendo Mukhavhuli, Christopher Webster

PRODUCTION COMPANY AND MANAGERS FRONT ROW: Sarah King, Tinotenda Ndudzo, Hope Karaha (Drama Captain), Yogita Mohabir, Imogen Imbert BACK ROW: Michaela Mathieson, Sebastian Long, Daniel Duke, Matthew Garrett (Vice-Captain)

TECHNICAL TEAM FRONT ROW: Tsepo Molapo, Abigail Ganesan, Keshin Bheema, Natalie Walsh, Munhuwamambo Chapanduka, Aphelele Sono BACK ROW: Tawaka Dziruni, Sarah Moralee, Kian Van Der Walt, Tapiwa Serima,

FRONT ROW: Roxanne Harris, Ifeoma Umeala, Tamlyn Bunting, Alexis Binikos, Matthieu Coche, April Donnelly, Kerry Gregory BACK ROW: Daniel Martin, Cameron King, Luke Christelis, Mr Dario Doneda, Jana Cupedo, Michelle Smorfitt, Spencer Davies

PHYSFEST TEAM STRAVINSKY’S ‘FIREWORKS’ FRONT ROW: Kerry Gregory, Tamlyn Bunting, Christopher Mukheibir, Zantia Bainbridge, Roxanne Harris BACK ROW: Sebastian Long, Daniel Duke, Luke Christelis, Cameron King, Rhys Floyd, Jamie Edwards

SOUND TECHNICAL TEAM

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Sarah-Beth Wright, Michaela Mathieson BACK ROW: Zoe Swoboda, Daniel Martin, Caitlin Tucker, Sebastian Long,

L TO R: Jordyn Nitch, Aphelele Vavi, Mr Izak Botha, Keshin Bheema, Reginald Oughton, Munhuwamambo Chapanduka ABSENT: Kian Van Der Walt, Luke Hewson

Krianka Govender, Obrimpong Osei-Bonsu, Matthew de Villiers

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FRONT ROW: Tamryn Govender, Katiso Mochela, Katlego Mojapelo, Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty, Mr Izak Botha, Mr Rohan Jubber, Asal Eskandari, Ratanang Rapudi, Naledi Motlhamme (captain), Thabiso Ndlovu BACK ROW: Samantha Meiring, Tristan Harris, Sicelo Mgaga, Tyler-Maddison Thokoane, Iviwe Skulu, Chebwa Chiluba, Katlego Senabe, Olufemmi (Unathi) Ngema, Aimee Welland, Zanele Ngubane, Michele Brachini

DANCE CAMP

FRONT ROW: Maxine Ross (competitions), Kerry Gregory (league), Mr Izak Botha, Naledi Motlhamme (Inter-high and dance camp)

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FRONT ROW: Naledi Motlhamme (captain), Maxine Ross, Katlego Mojapelo, Asal Eskandari, Mr Rohan Jubber, Mr Izak Botha, Kayla Nankervis, Sabrina Louis, Katiso Mochela BACK ROW: Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty, Michele Brachini, Shannon Louis, Tyler-Maddison Thokoane, Katlego Senabe, Chebwa Chiluba, Iviwe Skulu, Olufemmi (Unathi) Ngema, Sicelo Mgaga, Samantha Meiring

DANCE INTER-HIGH

DANCE LEAGUE FRONT ROW: Thabiso Ndlovu, Maleuba (Tumisho) Masekoameng, Tiyandza Mtetwa, Maxine Ross (captain), Asal Eskandari, Mr Rohan Jubber, Mr Izak Botha, Ratanang Rapudi, Letlhogonolo Montshiwagae, Dimpho Mahlagare, Naledi Motlhamme (captain), Lehlogonolo Maripane

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MIDDLE ROW: Anastasia Strouthos, Palesa Ramafoko, Kerry Gregory (captain), Samantha Meiring, Khanyile Ndlovu, Promesse Nkongolo, Olufemmi (Unathi) Ngema, Sicelo Mgaga, Lubelihle Tsunga, Michele Brachini, Keileigh (Nikayla) Chetty, Katlego Mojapelo BACK ROW: Thandolwethu Msiza, Shannon Louis, Tyler-Maddison Thokoane, Phetolo Ramosebudi, Jade Thokoane, Katlego Senabe, Chebwa Chiluba, Christopher Mukheibir, Iviwe Skulu, Treaty Makotoko, Zinhle Mthembu, Yasmin Ghadamian ABSENT: Tamryn Govender, Katiso Mochela, Khanya Mahanjana

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In February a group of students and teachers attended the performance of the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra at the Mozart International Music Festival. The purpose of this expedition was to expose our students to classical music. In March, our very own subject music students prepared a programme for the Summer Soiree. Other ensembles to perform at this event were the Jazz Band, Rock Band, Orchestra, Marimba Ensembles, Beautyshop, Barbershop, Drumline and Choir. The informal Summer ’16 Concert followed where students were given the opportunity to perform songs that they enjoyed.

ANTONIO LOTTERING

A quote from Plato, rse, It gives soul to the unive d “Music is a moral law. an n, tio ina ht to the imag wings to the mind, flig and to everything.” life charm and gaiety to This is what the St Peter’s College Music Department is all about. This unique art form amazes me day by day as it reveals so much about our students. Science has proven that music not only stimulates both sides of the brain, but this universal language also benefits each child. Benefits such as helping them excel in both maths and science, improving problem solving skills, developing unique personalities, playing a vital role in developing hand and eye coordination, helping with expressing ideas and personal views, etc. So this subject should not be taken lightly. It is clear that promoting this unique art form also contributes to the atmosphere of the school cultural environment. On a daily basis our children are exposed to many different traditions embracing our country’s diversity. With various genres it also gives a well-rounded education on all backgrounds. The year has been an extremely busy one with many highlights. We were fortunate to host and be entertained by the Johannesburg Music Initiative orchestra. This educational programme has been identified as the ‘Hiphop Guide to the Orchestra’, which our music students thoroughly enjoyed. For many of our students it was the first encounter with a live orchestra.

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In Term Two we hosted the Winter Soiree Concert, once again our students brought their ‘A’ game with exceptional performances displaying their phenomenal progress. A great variety of genres were performed at this event. We had the opportunity of attending the musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’. This performance had such an impact on the pupils that they walked away astounded by the band and vocal abilities of the cast. In the first week of Term Three we had the honour of performing at the Heidelberg Music Festival, featuring some of our ensembles as well as solos items. The following week saw us hosting a variety of other schools at our very own Annual Sports and Cultural Festival. Last, but certainly not least, our students took part in the prestigious National Eisteddfod with many excelling and returning with great results. A number of our students did very well in their external examinations with Trinity Guildhall London and Royal School of Music. I commend each of them for pushing through and persevering. Within our little community we have discovered hidden talent amongst our Grade 8 and 9 students. Many starting with a clean sheet not having any musical knowledge demonstrated selfdiscipline and enthusiasm, which has produced great lessons and results. To all music students you have worked diligently this year and have proven that hard work pays off. I would like to thank the Executive, staff, parents and our students for the tremendous support and interest we received. With all the encouragement and understanding it makes teaching every pupil so much more rewarding! To the vibrant Grade 12 Class of 2016, the year has gone by fast. In this short space, I have realised how blessed we are to have such passionate students and leaders on board. You really are exceptionally gifted musicians and I wish you the best of luck with the journey that lies ahead. Mr Antonio Lottering Head of Music


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ORCHESTRA FRONT ROW: Carl Vemer, Natalie Walsh, Vuyo Tshwele, Aphelele Vavi, Mr Antonio Lottering, Talia Rosengarten, Christie Vemer, Ivory Bekwa, Tsai-yu (Ruby) Shih BACK ROW: Marios Joannou, Jayden Ramnath, Cabral Pearce, Reginald Oughton, Joshua Jandrell, David Malan, Morgan Else, Bokang Raselomane, Luke Leatherbarrow, Dane Groves

JAZZ BAND FRONT ROW: Sitara Pearce, Jayden Ramnath, Mr Antonio Lottering, Morgan Else, Talia Rosengarten BACK ROW: Reginald Oughton, Joshua Jandrell, David Malan, Bokang Raselomane, Cabral Pearce

MARIMBA BAND GRADE 11 FRONT ROW: Zanele Booi, Alessandro Gueli, Mr Antonio Lottering, Chanel Thomas, Talia Rosengarten BACK ROW: Khanyile Ndlovu, Erin Lyle, David Malan, Morgan Else, Bokang Raselomane ABSENT: Sitara Pearce

DRUMLINE FRONT ROW: Katlego Senabe, Khama Modise, Ms Jenette Reitsma, Alexis Strouthos, Ronan Hawkins BACK ROW: Liam Ramsden, Keagan Telfer, Ntobeko Madlala, Mawande Nzima, Ronewa Netshiswinzhe ABSENT: Mfumo Baloyi, Carl Vemer

ROCK BAND FRONT ROW: Sabrina Louis, Cameron van der Walt, Mr Antonio Lottering, Michelle Smorfitt, Bridgette Lemon BACK ROW: Matthew Mc Dermott, Shannon Louis, Anthony van Kerckhoven, Vuyo Tshwele

MARIMBA BAND GRADE 10 FRONT ROW: Bridgette Lemon, Ivory Bekwa, Mr Antonio Lottering, Nandipa Madikizela, Khumoetsile Ramerafe BACK ROW: Vuyo Tshwele, Hannah Shepherd, Lebohang Pitikoe, Shannon Louis ABSENT: Cabral Pearce

BACK ROW: Zenani Damane, Ivory Bekwa, Lebohang Pitikoe, Vuyo Tshwele, Nandipa Madikizela

YOUTH CHAPEL BAND

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FRONT ROW: Mrs Lomé Robertson, Talia Rosengarten, Mr Antonio Lottering


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The Choir started the year off by having choir auditions for new choristers and we were delighted to welcome twenty one new choristers. Our first event in Term One was the Annual Academic PrizeGiving Evening. This was followed by the choir being a part of the special occasion of wishing a convoy of 20 trucks, laden with water, well on their journey as they left the FNB Stadium for the drought-stricken areas in South Africa. A big highlight in Term One was when the choir performed at the Summer Soirée alongside the Music Subject students as well as all the other Music Ensembles. In Term Two the College choir had one of its most successful terms with many events making history. On 26 May, the choir did its first ever sound recording. This recording formed part of a television production for SABC 2, named ‘Hosanna’, which was aired close to Christmas 2016. The second part of the production, the video recordings, took place on 2 August. On 27 May, the choir collaborated with an organisation named LIV, the Journey. The organisation aims, through song, dance and multimedia, to tell the story of how the LIV Village was founded and built, how the Journey began and how the LIV Village has impacted on the lives of so many orphaned and vulnerable children over the past five years, bringing these children into a family and giving them hope and a future. As part of our commitment to the community, our choristers took small groups of these students (aged 12 - 16) on a tour of the campus, after which a packed supper was enjoyed, packed by each of our choristers. Thereafter, our choir and the LIV group took to the stage to standing ovations. On 20 June, the choir participated in the College’s new Winter Soiree – an event which was packed with our local talent. On 22 June, we hosted our own first Winter Choir Festival, where we were joined on stage by the Kearsney College Choir and our very own St Peter’s Boys Prep and St Peter’s Girls Prep Chapel Choirs. On 24 June, the College Choir, together with the College Orchestra, played an integral part of the music in the Installation of our new Headmaster, Mr Rui Morais. The choir was extremely honoured by being invited personally, by the Dean of Johannesburg, The Very Rev. Xolani Dlwati, to visit the Cathedral in Johannesburg to perform there in the future.

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LOMÉ ROBERTSON the choir performed and impressed the organisers to the extent that they thought that it would be beneficial for the Mall to have an annual choir festival. On 10 October, the choir performed at the 2016 Matric and Co-Curricular Prize-Giving and on 13 October at the Matric Valediction. Both performances went very well and the choir gave stature to both events. On 29 October, the choir joined the Magaliesberg Children’s Choir for their End of Year Concert. This choir is well-known in the South African choir world, and has also attained outstanding achievements on the international stage. The programme included popular works as well as Christmas repertoire. Some of the repertoire included “O Fortuna” by Carl Orff, “Ipi Ntombi Medly”, “You raise me up”, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” and the very impressive “Sing” by CM Vidor. The choirs were conducted by Hannelie van Sittert and accompanied by Mr Vaughan van Zyl (piano) Lezanti van Sittert (piano), Riaan Steyn (organ), Hugo Roodt (percussion), Jacques van der Walt (percussion) and Liam Ramsden (percussion). This was truly a relaxing evening with musical performances of outstanding quality. A perfect ending to a perfect year!

After the successes in Term Two, the St Peter’s College Choir maintained their level of performance in Term Three.

The Choir continued to lead the singing during the weekly Chapel Services and the various Eucharist Services and they remained a strong support of the singing during these services.

On 10 September, the choir performed at the first ever Heidelberg Mall Choir Festival. This festival had its origin after

Mrs Lomé Robertson MIC: Choir

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CHOIR FRONT ROW: Michael Dawson, Michelle Smorfitt, Mr Vaughan van Zyl, Mrs Lomé Robertson, Ms Marge de Bruin, Devryn Panaino, Mark Pinks 2ND ROW: Lesedi Masiteng, Laura Lyle, Evan Ishekwene, Tyla Ajay, Matthew de Villiers, Didintle Netshiswinzhe, Tsai-Yu (Ruby) Shih, Shanna Young, Sitara Pearce, Boitumelo Makatu, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi, Zenani Damane, Shari Ramlall 3RD ROW: Pelo Mpuru, Khanyile Ndlovu, Michelle Ncube, Alessandro Gueli, Thil Kinyua, Hannah Maitre, Chanel Thomas, Nolitha Magombo, Modisagaarekoe (Didi) Mokae, Vuyo Tshwele, Nondumiso (Tamia) Ngema, Ivory Bekwa, Zanele Booi BACK ROW: Peter Hoar, Tresor Kabamba, Timothy Guyler, Ronewa Netshiswinzhe, Ntobeko Madlala, Vukosi Moyane, Mbali Dhlomo, Lawrence Ishekwene, Tobatsi Seliane, Morgan Else, Erin Lyle

FRONT ROW: Zanele Booi, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi, Khanyile Ndlovu, Mr Kyle van der Merwe, Nandipa Madikizela, Zenani Damane BACK ROW: Vuyo Tshwele, Hannah Shepherd, Olufemmi (Unathi) Ngema, Nolitha Magombo, Lebohang Pitikoe, Tyla Ajay

BARBERSHOP FRONT ROW: Michael Du Plooy, Mr Kyle van der Merwe, Ms Jenette Reitsma, Alessandro Gueli BACK ROW: Katlego Senabe, Liam Ramsden, Ntobeko Madlala, Mawande Nzima, Ronewa Netshiswinzhe

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BEAUTYSHOP

Barbershop and BEAUTYSHOP

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investigated the Sculpture Studio of Angus Taylor as well as various Pretoria based Art Galleries. The Art Task Team also travelled to Rosebank to view the ‘New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50’ Exhibition, the latest Lionel Smit Exhibition at the Everard Read Gallery as well as the Warhorse Exhibit at the Circa Gallery.

AVRIL SWANEPOEL In Term One, the Art Task Team had numerous opportunities to extend and enrich their creativity. No doubt the highlight of the term was the visit to the William Kentridge Exhibition, ‘Notes towards a Model Opera’ at the Goodman Gallery. The team entered various Art Competitions including the Flip File Competition, the Toyota Dream Car Competition as well as the Scripto Doodle Competition. The latter seeing both Amy Hannigan and Kirithi Panchoo winning fabulous stationery hampers worth R1,000 each. The Team was also tasked to do a Mosaic Repair project to refinish our MADD Centre entrance walkway mosaic artworks which was successfully coordinated by Kirsten Hope. Lastly, the Juniors were provided the opportunity to practice their Adobe Photoshop skills in the Apple Lab while designing Environmental Posters. In Term Two, the Art Task Team focused on designing and painting banners for the College Houses: Bishop, Lourie and Oriole. The banners that resulted from this effective teamwork are visually striking and ready for display. The Team was treated to a slide show and talk by Old Petrian and freelance photo journalist, Kevin Sutherland. Kevin shared his experiences in Africa as well as locally as a photo journalist through his fascinating and expertly captured images. Although his exciting career has taken him into the midst of conflict in Marikana to xenophobia attacks in Zandspruit to Hostel raids in Soweto, his repertoire also includes photos of music festivals and portraits of individuals. The Team also enjoyed numerous opportunities to explore and enjoy art this term. The Grade 10s and 11s toured the Newtown Graffiti and Public Art scene with Past Experiences while the Grade 12s

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In the Final Term of the year, the Art Task Team geared itself for the “Showcase Term”. In this term we hosted and participated in the Annual Sports and Cultural Festival. Although our teams were not placed this year in the Pavement Drawing Competition they did contribute wonderful designs to the theme ‘Illusion’. We received the winning results for the Santam Art Competition and once again, Meghan Hoffmann’s art has been included into the Calendar, winning R3,000 for the school. Other students were also acknowledged in the competition: Kevin Shang, Alessandro Gueli, Christie Vemer and Abigail Van Staden. This term also saw the Annual Art Exhibition in which a number of students received the Parents’ Association Awards in acknowledgement for their commitment to Visual Art. In terms of outings and exposure, the Art Task Team visited the Matisse Exhibition at the Standard Bank Art Gallery during the term and was fortunate to enter numerous competitions to showcase their talent. These being a Lego Drawing Competition, a Shakespeare Competition, Save the Frogs Competition and a design competition for St Peter’s Sports Kit. Mrs Avril Swanepoel HOD: Creative Arts


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ART TASK TEAM FRONT ROW: Amy Hannigan, Kirithi Panchoo, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi, Erin Lai Thom, Amber MacDonald (Head of the Art Task Team), Mrs Avril Swanepoel, Iban Bester (Vice-Head), Sambeso Shweni, Asiphe Mazibuko, Kaley Perillo, Sabrina Jansen, Megan Parsons 2ND ROW: Pelo Mpuru, Liteboho Molelekoa, Jessica Axe, Ngcebo Mcobothi, Keneiloe Masiteng, Shannon Torlage, Hayley Kimmings, Snenhlanhla Phetha, Julia Schroeder, Erin Hepplewhite, Shanna Young, Alexia Da Cruz, Chiedza Dziruni, Aarya Naidoo 3RD ROW: Daniel Cunningham-Scott, Nicole Diepeveen, Rutendo Gezana, Megan van Staden, Kirsten Hope, Sarah Moralee, Elton Mushonga, Mishailin Maharaj, Sarah-Beth Wright, Krianka Govender, Abigail van Staden, Jessica Harris, Yi (Ella) Shi, Nandipha Yanta, Jemma Mould BACK ROW: Enhakkore Bope, Nikola Nikitov, Jessica Sloane, Reusuc Nkongolo, Thendo Mukhavhuli, Courtney Sandham, Sebastian Long, Rugare Ponde, Jarrod Bongers, Siphokazi (Siyanda) Mfeka, Gemma Osterloh, Sheebong Zama-Chi, Promesse Nkongolo, Olufemmi (Unathi) Ngema, Kristine Mahony ABSENT: Christie Vemer

The art spectators arrived to live music, which was sung by our very own talented music students, accompanied by Mr Lottering, our College music teacher. Our guests were treated to decadent snacks and drinks whilst walking and viewing the artworks on display. This year’s Guest Artist, Nathan Jansen Van Vuuren, a Wits Graduate, teacher and Fine Artist, had the arduous task of selecting certain students’ portfolios to be awarded with a PA Award. These are awarded to students whose work displays particular skill and commitment in Visual Art and are sponsored by the Parents’ Association. On behalf of the art students; we would like to say thank you to the all

the parents, teachers and guests who came to view and share in our art. We also wish to thank our Art Teacher, Mrs Swanepoel without whom we would not be motivated to produce work of such a high standard. The evening was a great success and all guests enjoyed this thoroughly. Congratulations to all the prize winners. Hayley Kimmings (Grade 12 Visual Art student) PA AWARDS: Christie Vemer (Grade 10) Meghan Hoffmann (Grade 11) Luyanda Madikizela (Grade 12) Vedanth Panchoo (Grade 12) Hayley Kimmings (Grade 12) SPECIAL MENTIONS: Tumi Lingwati (Grade 10) Alessandro Gueli (Grade 11) Jemma Mould (Grade 11)

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On Wednesday, 5 October 2016, the St Peter’s College MADD centre hosted the Annual St Peter’s College Art Exhibition. The evening was full of remarkable art produced by the senior students at the College. The 2016 Matric group displayed their mid-year artworks and drawings which represented the theme ‘Fire’, as well as their Final Examination projects which portrayed the theme ‘Migration’.


First Aid 2016 was by far one of most successful years for First Aid. We saw the largest group of Level Ones sign up for training which was held in January. We had thirty-three students train for Level One, twelve for Level Two and three for Level Three. Training was provided by Destination Medicine who made the training practical and fun. All of those who trained, received a certificate that is valid for a full three years. In all the training courses, the students are trained to do all the basics such as CPR, shock, bandaging and cleaning a wound etc. The higher levels are trained with the basic concepts but more indepth and the Level Threes are trained in more complex concepts. All First Aiders are also trained to immobilise patients using spine boards and scoops. The First Aiders work side by side with qualified paramedics at certain events held at the school. This way, the First Aiders are able to get hands-on experience on the concepts that they were taught during the course. First Aid is a very important skill to have and you never know when it will come in handy. We encourage everyone to consider signing up for training in 2017. Nicole Brent (Vice-Captain)

FIRST AID FRONT ROW: Zanele Booi, Chiedza Dziruni, Kaitlin Elliott, Liteboho Molelekoa, Olwethu (Qhawe) Mavuso, Nicole Brent (vice-captain), Mrs Lindsay Hopwood, Caitlin Lai Thom (captain), Matthew Speirs, Asal Eskandari, Ayla Nohesara, Emihle Jozela, Sabrina Jansen MIDDLE ROW: Munhuwamambo Chapanduka, Tsai-Yu (Ruby) Shih, Michael Sloane, Nondumiso (Tamia) Ngema, Zanele Ngubane, Daniel Green, Kerryn Hayter, Shannon Louis, Yasmin Ghadamian, Tijil Jugadoe, Sithuthukile Madonsela BACK ROW: Rebecca Andrews, Promesse Nkongolo, Kira Brinton, Kim Williamson, Christopher Mukheibir, Jarrod Bongers, Haoyu (Charles) Wang, Siphokazi (Siyanda) Mfeka, Tushar Sokay, Kian Van Der Walt, Sarah-Beth Wright, Kiara Padayachy ABSENT: Keshin Bheema, Roger (Alastair) Skudder, Tristan Young, Bianca Brachini, Zenani Damane

FRONT ROW: Kaley Perillo, Abigail Ganesan, Mrs Michelle Wille, Lara McDonald BACK ROW: Laura Bates, Nicole Brent, Anthony van Kerckhoven, Tinashe Dzawoma ABSENT: Carl Vemer

ST PETRIAN NEWSPAPER CLUB

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PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

FRONT ROW: Sabrina Jansen, Tapiwanashe Mungadzi, Lara McDonald, Mrs Michelle Wille, Chesnay Havenga, Sithuthukile Madonsela, Pelo Mpuru, Amy Hannigan BACK ROW: ShrĂŠyan Maharaj, Tiffany Theron, Hannah Leatherbarrow, Reusuc Nkongolo, Promesse Nkongolo, Nicole Brent, Tasmin Waite

First Aid, Photography and NEWSPAPER

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FRONT ROW: Syjil Ramjuthan, Bonolo Mahlangu, Mr Kyle van der Merwe, Liteboho Molelekoa, Tamryn Govender

DEBATING JUNIOR TEAM

BACK ROW: Kiara Van Rooyen, Siphokazi (Siyanda) Mfeka, Kosmas Joannou, Shréyan Maharaj, Shanna Young ABSENT: Kailin Naidoo, Ryan Pillay (Captains)

FRONT ROW: Sithuthukile Madonsela, Kaylee Campbell, Mr Victor Hiemstra, Mr Kyle van der Merwe, Dhyan Saravanja, Tadiwanashe Zororo BACK ROW: Smangaliso Dube, Vuyo Tshwele, Daniel Martin, Matthew Wille, Chanel Thomas, Jessica Sloane, Caitlin Lai Thom

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PUBLIC SPEAKING JUNIOR TEAM

FRONT ROW: Syjil Ramjuthan, Bonolo Mahlangu, Rohit Menon, Mr Kyle van der Merwe, Kailin Naidoo, Liteboho Molelekoa, Tamryn Govender BACK ROW: Shréyan Maharaj, Kiara Van Rooyen, Robert Lunney, Kosmas Joannou, Siphokazi (Siyanda) Mfeka, Jonathan (Jonty) Webb, Isabelle Pienaar, Shanna Young

FRONT ROW: Amy Hannigan, Dhyan Saravanja, Jessica Penney, Caitlin Lai Thom, Mrs Charmaine Sandnes, Mr Victor Hiemstra, Mrs Michelle Wille, Joslyn Lategan, Pelo Mpuru, Sithuthukile Madonsela, Tadiwanashe Zororo

BACK ROW: Amber MacDonald, Adrian Diepeveen, Daniel de Castro, Christopher Christodoulou, Luke Christelis, Matthew Wille, Daniel Martin, Hope Karaha, Jessica Webb, April Donnelly

Oratory PUBLIC SPEAKING

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PUBLIC SPEAKING SENIOR TEAM

MIDDLE ROW: Kaylee Campbell, Yasmin Ghadamian, Vuyo Tshwele, Jessica Sloane, Promesse Nkongolo, Michelle Smorfitt, Smangaliso Dube, Teagan Leroni, Hannah Leatherbarrow, Brittany-Paige Pedersen

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ECO-PETS FRONT ROW: Sithuthukile Madonsela, Rebecca Andrews, Lesedi Ndlela BACK ROW: Abigail Human, Mr Claudio Marangoni, Ethan Bainbridge, Kirithi Panchoo

ROBOTICS CLUB FRONT ROW: Michael Sloane, Mr Ben French, Roger (Alastair) Skudder BACK ROW: Mekashin Reddy, Thomas Chalmers

INVESTMENT CLUB FRONT ROW: Sithuthukile Madonsela, Tasmin Waite, James van Dongen, Mr Wilson Sokana, Ketumile Lenepa, Tiffany Theron, Tadiwanashe Zororo MIDDLE ROW: Adrian Diepeveen, Dane Groves, Yuvish Premlall, Jason Raw, Kirsten Karolus, Promesse Nkongolo, Smangaliso Dube, Stuart Kieser, Joshua Ndala, Chesnay Havenga BACK ROW: Reginald Oughton, Christopher Christodoulou, Michael van Rooyen, Daniel Martin, Sirish Ramessur, Anthony Kieser, Alvaro Legoinha, Ryan Morrison, Tresor Kabamba, Daniel de Castro

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