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Speechraft graduates for 2018

Congratulations to our Speechcraft graduates for 2018! These pupils worked hard and it showed in their delivery of well crafted, confidently presented talks which were all completed in perfect time.
Pictured L-R top: Cameron Stadler, Gugulethu Gwamanda, Claire Rilett and Sarah Rushworth.

Pictured L-R bottom: Vincent Luksich (Headmaster), Robert Mitchell, Ruth Varrie (Distinguished Toastmaster), Munashe Makondo and Owethu Ngcamu.

Consistent effort rewards Nick De Scally

Our middle distance athlete, Nick De Scally has notched up a number of achievements this term placing; first in the Umgungundlovu schools cross country race, first in the Howick Highlander, second in his age group for one of the KZN cross country races at Baynesfield, 7th in the KZN final race for his age group in Newcastle and as a regular winner at Piggly Wiggly parkrun he tied with the record on the 18th August, in exceptionally poor weather conditions. Well done Nick!

Christien Neser encourages reading more fiction books

Author of a number of fiction books including Die Elle Reeks, Christien Neser, visited Grace College last week. Danella Bray and Joshua Benadie each received one of Christien's books for correctly answering her spot questions. The insights she shared around reasons to read, gave pupils compelling motivation to read more, especially fiction books.

A little happiness goes a long way

Staff and pupils arrived extra early on Wednesday, 12 September to spread a little happiness amongst the commuters who pass by our school. 
Pictured here L-R: Cameron Gevers, Jared Leighton, Philisiwe Hlongwane, Thembi Ndolvu, Thokozile Buthelezi, Nomfundo Ngobese and Alanna Klassens, with Mister Zondi at the back.

2nd in KZN Amateur Champs for Nikhil Gopal

Nikhil Gopal in Gr11 performed brilliantly in his last two golf tournaments. Two weeks prior in the KZN schools tournament he placed first overall in a field of over 80 players. This past weekend he competed against players from all around the country in the KZN Amateur Championship and was placed 2nd. He played against an ex golf professional in the final and experience won.

Senior Geography excursion to Rietspruit

On the Thursday the 6th of September our senior geography pupils undertook a fluvial study at Rietspruit, adjacent to the Umgeni Valley, where they conducted river cross-sections and water quality tests. This enthusiastic bunch of hikers enjoyed river crossings and experiencing the great outdoors.

Winter Wonderand Matric Ball

Grace College celebrated with the Matric Class of 2018 on Friday, 24 August at a Winter Wonderland themed Matric Ball. The Grade 11s magically transformed the hall through hours of focused toil, they selected a classy menu which they served all the guests and proved their year-long fundraising efforts were worthwhile. Congratulations on a well-coordinated and stylish evening of which we can be proud.
L-R: Lerato Manoko, Siya Zungu, Nonhlelelo Mnchunu, Karma, Nel, Tyler Francis, May Zondi, Andiswa Ngcobo and Mlugisili Ndulini.