GRADE 8 APPLICATIONS 2014
We take pleasure in informing you of the following dates regarding applications for Grade 8 pupils for 2014:
09 April 2013 - Application forms will available for collection at the administration office
15 April 2013 - Information Evening for 2014 Grade 8 Parents
16 April 2013 - Open Day for current Grade 7 Pupils
17 April 2013 - Applications for 2014 Grade 8 Pupils open (only 100 applications will be processed per day)
21 May 2013 - Applications close
JUNE EXAM BOOKLETS:
LATEST NEWS SCOOP:
We had a very successful Interhouse Cross Country where we had some stellar performances in each age group. Congratulations to those who ran yesterday, you did yourselves and your houses proud. Results to follow soon.
We have also crowned our Mr. and Ms. Sutherland 2013, and our 2013 Mr. Sutherland is Malubekho Njoleza and Ms. Sutherland 2013 is Refilwe Letsolo, congratulations to both of you, as well as to Ms. L Smit who put on a show stopping performance. Photo's will follow soon.
We host our U16 Festival this Saturday at Sutherland, and wish all competitor's well for the day. Information is available at the Sports Office.
CONGRATULATIONS to the following 3 athletes who have qualified for the SA Yellow Pages Champs on the 4th April 2013: Tarryn Olivier, Michelle and Nicole Redelinghuis. We wish them the best of luck, and send them off with best wishes for their races! We are already proud of you, keep up the good work!
We also have a past pupil who is excelling in her sprinting career this season, Elzette Buys, who came 1st at SA Varisty competition. We wish her all the best in the upcoming events, do us proud!
Two of our young ladies have excelled and achieved the coveted Sans Speur Blazer. Leah Gindra and Luveshnie Gounden qualified by receiving four Cum Laude Honours and in so doing have achieved their Sans Speur Blazers. Leah achieved Cum Laude Honours in Academics, Culture, Leadership and Sport and Luveshnie achieved Cum Laude Honours in Leadership, Academic, Culture and Service. Congratulations ladies!
WRAP UP OF 2012:
We have had a year filled with some amazing moments this year! We have had some memorable times: winning the B Bond spirit, finally getting the YES from Guiness World Record for our Rubrix Cube World Record, the USA Technology Tour, our winning Redenaars team and many more. But as life goes, we have also had very sad times, with the passing of Mina Baloyi, one of our longest serving staff members and bidding farewell to staff members.
We have had our annual House Winner announced this year from 2011/2012, Lindley House!
We have had some outstanding performance's and representatives in school cultural activities as well as sports codes this year.
Well done and congratulations to the following:
Jade Cabula represented South Africa in the ISKF World Cup, and placed 3rd receiving a bronze medal.
We had a number of learners representing us at the Provincial Grade 8 Technology Exhibition, and have won the Exhibition in the categories we entered.
The National Radikale Redenaars has been inundated with Suthies stars this year as we had 19 individual speakers, and 9 teams who represented us. The Bilingual grade 8 team won their section and we had Mikail Kieser, Lebo Ngele, Meg Kyla Erasmus and Kayleigh Moosa come second in their individual sections. Daniel van Graan came third and Ryan Thord-Gray came fourth in their sections. Congratulations to all who took part, and we are so proud of your achievements.
We have our very first National ATKV Redenaar, First Additional Language WINNER, Matsepe Tsiu, and we took third place too, well done to Lebo Ngele.
We have had our Cross Country athletes represent our school at the National Team, and have 11 athletes show their true Suthies guts. At the National Cross Country Race we had 3 of our athletes place in the top 30! Well done, you have done us and yourselves very proud!
Our Mountain Bikers have been doing very well for themselves and have placed 9th overall provincially at their races.
We have a number of our Equestrian athletes doing us proud, and have learners earning their Provincial Colours as well National Colours.
One of our female learners, Melissa Rowlands who has been selected to represent the Northern Touch Rugby U19.
As you can see from above we have had many learners excelling in their different aspects. Well done to all!
We had our newly elected leaders for the school announced, congratulations to the elected leadership group, we wish you well in your time ahead for the rest of 2012 and 2013.Congratulations go to Anna-Dean Rombolakis and Dominic Kondos our new Head Leaders for 2013. We are sure your year ahead will be very memorable and that the legacy you leave behind will be spectacular.
We have many charity drives and projects next year, so we encourage the learners to get involved where possible. For more information the learners can ask the Project RCL's in their classes and houses for further information.
Suthies 2013 has started Having completed the Athletics and Swimming season for 2013, we can proudly say our athletes and swimmers have done us PROUD!!
We outshone the other schools at PEMSHAA, taking the overall Athletics, the Boys and Girls trophy's as well as the Spirit trophy. Congratulations to the athletes and singers who battled on the track, field and stand to take the coveted trophy's home!
The swimmers also ended on a high by maintaining their place's in the swimming league, and having many swimmers swim their personal bests at the swimming events.
B-Bond this year was a tough yet thrilling meeting. Being the only English school in the B Bond we held our ground and fought our way valiantly to end 4th overall, and taking the Spirit trophy was the cherry on top! Congratulations to the many gold medalists and all the athletes who excelled on the day to do themselves and the school proud!
We ended off the athletics season with four of our athletes qualifying for the Gauteng District Event: Nicole and Michelle Redelinghuys, Tarryn Olivier and Miengeto Nyalungu (Mac). Miengeto had to pull out due to injure, and Tarryn and Nicole placed 4th, just narrowly missing out on qualifying for the SA championships. Good luck to Michelle who qualified in her 800m for the SA champs, we wish her the best at the SA Champs.
We have had our Interhouse Athletics, and congratulations go to Argyll for winning the overall Athletics, as well as to Bays who won the Spirit Trophy!
There were displays of spectacular athletic talent yesterday, with many records being broken, including one which has stood since 1992. This has us waiting with baited breathe for the athletics season of 2013.
For more details about athletics meetings as well as swimming gala's and cricket matches, view the Calendar or visit our Sports page which has a Sports calendar which you can download.
The Grade 8 concert was a raging success, congratulations goes the star's in grade 8 and the Prefects for their amazing show! Congrats to the winning House Argyll! For more information see the Culture page for the placing's.
We have some great accomplishments which were achieved at the end of 2012 and some in the beginning of 2013:
Jade Cabula represented South Africa at the ISKF World Cup, Karate World Cup Champs, in the Philippines Islands, where her hard work paid off when she placed 3rd and got her bronze medal in this precision sport.
Congratulations Jade, we are incredibly proud of this excellent achievement.
We also had our Athletics and Swimming Tour which was well attended return, and the preparations for this years seasons are showing already.
We have finally heard back from Guinness® and we are proud to say that we have officially broken the Guinness World Record® and now have the new record standing at 711 people solving the Rubik's cube in an hour, and will be in the 2013 Guinness World Book of Records®! Well done Suthies and Miss L Harrison for this great achievement!
The year planner at the top left of the page is updated daily, and alink to it can be found by clicking on the above heading. Please view it to find out what is going on in the school.
D6 Communicator link
This allows you to have a direct link to what is happening at the school. Once you download the link, updated messages will pop up that are sent by the school, which allows us direct communication to you as a parent.
Here is the link that allows you as the parent to interact with the school using live information, monitor educational progress, attendance etc. Click on the link and register to be able to use the service.
For any queries or suggestions please contact Mrs. Carol Riddick Carol.Riddick@sutherlandhs.co.za
Please note: We have noticed that there are certain browsers that are having difficulties viewing the webpage and calendar, if you have Internet Explorer or Google Chrome there is no problem, as they seem to be the most compatible with the webpage's software. We have come across some instances where Windows XP does not allow some pages to scroll down, and we are looking into this problem.
SUTHERLAND HIGH SCHOOL CONTACT DETAILS
Phone Number: 012 658 5880/1/2
Fax Number: 012 658 5883
GPS Co-ordinates: S25 50' 28,5" E28 08'36,2"
Physical Address: 1333 Willem Botha Ave, Eldoraigne, Centurion
Postal Address: PO BOX 52227, Wierda Park, 0149