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Be Encouraged - Read the Latest Edition of ForgingAFuture

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Click here to read the latest edition of our ForgingAFuture magazine that is distributed to our alumni.

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Grade 12 Arts and Culture Evening - 28 September 2017

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Come and support our Grade 12 students.  Some of the works will be on sale.

 

Geography/Tourism Teaching Appointment

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Pinelands High School, one of the leading co-educational schools in Cape Town, is seeking to make the following full-time teaching appointment from January 2018: Geography/Tourism.

Please click here for further details.

 

 

Cape Philharmonic Orchestra Outing

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Pinelands High School Grade 10-12 Music students attended a rehearsal of the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday 28 August 2017. They watched a performance by a 19 year old virtuoso trumpeter, Lucienne Renaudin, who performed Concerto for Trumpet by Hummel.

The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra accompanied Lucienne. The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1914 and is the most versatile and active orchestra in Cape Town, contributing to Cape Town's global status. In addition they performed Mozart's Overture, La Nozze di Figaro and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica which both form part of the music syllabus.

Lucienne has received many music accolades, the first of which she received when she was only 11 years old. She has performed with professional orchestras across the world such as in France, London, Moscow, Germany and Finland. She is also an accomplished jazz musician.

The music students had a most enjoyable time meeting professional local musicians and those from overseas and were in admiration of the high level of performance.

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Prefects for 2018

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Congratulations to our Prefects for 2018.

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Back:  Uwais Khan, Benjamin Väisänen, Chase Newel, Mr Dave Campbell, Huw Irlam, Kyle Morgan.
 
Middle:  Mrs Deidre Chandler, Natalie Lovell, Zayd Pandit, Rebecca Marx, Zachary Esau, Kelsey Cyster, Mr Norman Davies.
 
Front:  Shireen Koks, Cortney Van Harte, Moletlo Somo, Chesney Adonis.

BOOK FAIR NEXT WEEK: 29-31 AUG 2017

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Next week is our annual Book Fair in the Reeler Centre. The Book Fair runs from 29-31 Aug and is open 07h30 - 15h30. It caters for adults, high school and junior school children.

Reader's Warehouse will supply a wide range of well-known teen fiction as well as the latest editions in popular teenage series.

‘Help the Rural Child’ will again provide for all other tastes with second hand books at a very reasonable price. There will be tables filled with fiction and non-fiction for adults, primary and high school children as well as the little ones.

Supporters can make use of the opportunity to also collect “Help the Rural Child” bags to fill and return to the Reeler Centre for collection to support this worthy cause.

Come and do some early Christmas shopping.

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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

 

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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 https://www.quicket.co.za/events/32648-pinelands-high-school-2017-gala-music-concert/

 

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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ONLY ONE DAY LEFT UNTIL SOPHIATOWN OPENS

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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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