Kearah Gentry (grade 8) was selected to represent the SAFA WP team after an intense set of trials. She will be travelling to Durban in the June holidays to represent SAFA WP U15 girls soccer team.
Kiara Barnes (grade 12) has been selected to be part of the South African National Open Water Squad for the 2019-2020 season.
Kiara performance at National Championship for her 10 km event held in March in Jeffrey’s Bay, has secured her a place in the Senior and Elite Youth National Squad.
Attached please find Team announcement received from Swimming South Africa few days ago.
Kiara has been part of the SA National Open Water Squad since 2016, representing South Africa in multiple international competitions.
- 2016 – Junior World Championships – The Netherlands
- 2017 – Len Cup – European Championship – Italy
- 2018 – Len Cup – European Championship – Slovenia
Please join me in congratulating Kiara for her achievement as the top Open Water Female Swimmer in the Province.
Andy Sun a learner in grade 11 at Edgemead High School can be described by his teachers and peers as a dedicated and hardworking learner with a passion for Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
At the UCT Mathematics Competition, which took place on Thursday, 25 April 2019, Andy did Edgemead High proud by achieving gold. He was also one of the top learners in grade 11 after competing against many learners from other schools in the Western Cape.
Andy was then invited by UCT to take part in the UCT mathematics challenge, which took place on Saturday, 18 May 2019, where he competed against the top grade 11 learners in the Western Cape.
Ms S Saunders, organiser of the UCT Mathematics Competition, from Edgemead High School comments: “Andy has truly done the school proud, we are immensely proud of his contribution to Edgemead High School. It is the first time in years that we have achieved such outstanding results in the UCT Mathematics competition.”
We look forward to seeing Andy at the UCT mathematics competition prize giving which will take place on the 7 June 2019 where his achievements will be celebrated.
The Robotics club ended Term 2 off on an high with an internal competition assisted by Split second science. The learners had to build there own robot extensions and code the robots to complete certain tasks all within 2 minutes.
The team winners were:
1st Supreme Intelligence
2nd Smooth Criminals
3rd The Kashiks and Phoenix (tied)
Teams are using the Lego EV3 robotis and are excited for Term 3.
Edgemead High School hosted a Xhosa Week celebration in support of Africa Day 2019.
Learners celebrated the Xhosa culture by dressing up in their vibrant traditional clothing and hosting a fashion show for their school. A group of talented learners performed Xhosa songs acapella, while others showed off traditional Xhosa dances.
It was a great opportunity for learners to show off their culture, while also teaching their peers about their culture.
On the 25th of May, countries across the African continent will celebrate Africa Day 2019 in celebration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity.
As netball continues to go from strength to strength at EHS the last match for this half of the season was the annual Derby Day against Somerset College. What an exciting day of netball at Somerset College’s indoor courts, with the build up to a tough first team game. Well done to all the girls!
u/14 A 16 – 0 win
u/14 B 13 – 5 win
u/14 C 3 – 3 draw
u/15 A 5 – 3 win
u/16 A 15 – 5 win
u/16 B 4 – 2 win
u/19 A 21- 31 loss
u/19 B 6 – 6 draw
The EHS rugby teams took on Bosmansdam High School in a neighborhood derby, the results were fantastic!
u/15 A 29-5 win
u/16 A 31-7 win
u/19 B 12-0 win
u/19 A 40-12 win
Kaylee Cox, performed in the Stellenbosch Eisteddfod, playing Trumpet earlier this month and received GOLD PLUS for her solo performances “Beautifully Unfinished” by Ella Hendersen and “Rusalka’s song to the moon” by Antonin Dvorak.