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PHS Excels at Science Expo

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Pinelands High School excelled at the Science Expo held this past weekend.

A total of 18 projects were submitted by 28 students.  There were FIVE GOLD, TWO SILVER, NINE BRONZE  and EIGHT SPECIAL Awards.  Out of 28 students, 25 received medals!

Well done to both Life Sciences and Physical Sciences staff, Mrs Kate Jack, Ms Irene Pampallis and Ms Lydia Kim.

A detailed list of Awards received is outlined below.



Bronze Awards

Taariq Adam

Aman Adams

Zainab Davids

Jenna Gore and Danielle Fielies

Huw Irlam and Benjamin Vaisanen

Jamie Langson

Natalie Lovell and Kelsey Everts

Sofiyyah Makda and Megan Booysen

Noah Syndercombe


Silver Awards

Nikita Faulmann and Kyle Morgan

Muaaz Paleker and Ameer Berhardien


Gold Awards

Thania Abrahams

Casey Coetzee and Rana Ebrahim

Chase Newel

Donghuyn Park

Maryam Sonnie and Nicole Oliver


Special Awards

Highly commended Senior Chemistry project: Zainab Davids

Best Senior Chemistry projects: Taariq Adams

Outstanding Sustainability project: Thania Abrahams

Outstanding Environmental project: Nikita Faulmann and Kyle Morgan

Outstanding Medical Science project: Donghyun Park

Outstanding Engineering projects: Muaaz Paleker and Ameer Berhardien, and Chase Newel

Eskom Expo Energy Efficiency Prize: Chase Newel




Snippet from Last Year's Gala Music Concert

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Just in case you are still deciding whether or not you are coming to the Gala Music concert on Wednesday, have a look at this video taken at the concert last year.  You don't want to miss out. Book at


Book your tickets to our annual GALA MUSIC CONCERT ON 16 August 2017 at the Hugo Lambrechets Auditorium.  The Gala Music Concert is a showcase of the school's premier, soloists, vocal groups, instrumental ensembles, bands and orchestra. This year the theme is MY AFRICAN DREAM: MANY DREAMS, ONE HOPE.

Don't miss out on this exceptional event. Book your tickets by clicking here.




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Sophiatown opens on Wednesday night. Tickets are selling fast.  Don't be disappointed!  Book your tickets ONLINE AT WWW.QUICKET.CO.ZA or via the school shop.





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The Governing Body is seeking to make an appointment from January 2018 following the imminent retirement of the school’s long-standing counsellor. Follow the link for details regarding the School Counsellor vacancy. The closing date is 14 August 2017.