RGHS Weekly Bulletin 17 May 2018

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Good luck to all Rustybugs for the upcoming exams.

We wish all our Muslim families and staff Ramadan Mubarak.

General Notices

  • There is still some opportunity to contribute towards our Water Purification Project! Senor Chef orders close tomorrow – you can download the brochure and order form here. All profits will go towards the project. Direct donations are also still welcome. Click on the advert below.
  • Tuckshop Winter Pre-order Forms: You may download Grade 8-11 and Grade 12 forms here. Please email the form and proof of payment to : by 18 May.
  • TUCKSHOP’S FAMOUS BROWNIES: Needing brownies for a birthday or dinner party? Come down to the tuckshop and pay just R10 a brownie. For orders over 10 brownies, please email :
  • Pop-Up Shop Music Fundraiser: Please drop off any contributions at the Music Department.
LOST PROPERTY: If any of these items belongs to you or your daughter, please come and collect at the front office. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity.


Sports News and Results 17 May

  • All Sports practices will take place as per the revised Term 2 Examination Sports timetable from Monday 21 May.
  • Cross Country races, Hockey and Squash matches will continue throughout the exam weeks. Details will be sent via email.

The Golf Manager, Tim Steyn, at Rondebosch Golf Club has approached RGHS with the following offer: “We are looking to host an Open Golf Day to any High School pupil that is interested in the game of golf. On the day we will get our PGA Professionals to teach them the basics and afterwards take them on the golf course to play a couple of holes and see if they enjoy the game of golf. If we see potential or a pupil that is VERY interested in learning the game, we have sponsorships available which includes memberships and unlimited golf lessons. On the day we will have all necessary equipment available and there will be no costs involved whatsoever”. If your daughter is interested in taking up this offer, please contact the Sports Department via

Coding Workshop

A group of 14 girls and Mrs Cameron attended a coding workshop on Thursday 10 May.  It was hosted by CSG International and organised by Code for Cape Town.  Read further...
Words by Zaina Abrahams & Mrs Cameron

Rustenburg Girls’ High School congratulates double bass players Catherine Lee and Mikaela van Otterlo for being accepted into the Cape Town Youth Orchestra.

Catherine (Grade 8) and Mikaela (Grade 10) are both subject Music students at the school and are very involved in the school's music programme.

The Jabulani Cultural Evening took place on Friday the 11th of May. The theme for this year was “YOU MATTER” and the night began with all the “Jabs” girls walking down the isle in the dark holding candles and singing softly... Read more.
Photo by Jemma Cusens
Words by Rebecca Bysshe


Please don't forget to bring in any bras (old or new) in good condition for our bra collection.

Busty Bugs is doing a fabric drive to make material sanitary pads to donate to girls in underprivileged communities. The fabric which we are collecting is: soft shell fleece and cotton. Any old clothing of this material is acceptable. Your support for this drive would be much appreciated.

LO Matters

  • The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts: Cape Town Auditions on 19 May – see website for further details
  • Inscape Design School Open Days: 18 and 19 May
  • Prestige Academy Winter Workshop (10-13 July) Become a 1st year student for 4 DAYS in the programme of your choice! Click here for more.
  • Maties Science Winter Week: The Faculty of Science of Stellenbosch University will once again host its popular Maties Science Winter Week during the first week of the June holidays in Stellenbosch. This Winter Week provides learners who are interested in a career in the Natural Sciences the ideal opportunity to find out more about the programmes, disciplines and career opportunities available in this field of science. Read more and apply. Contact:
  • Grade 12 : Oasis Bursary Programme for Tertiary Studies: see LO boards/Ms Norval for further information. Criteria to apply are  excellent academic records and choice of study to be business related (Law, HR, Marketing, Economics/Finance or Chartered Accounting). The programme includes funding of all tuition and books, mentorship, holiday work, global study partnership opportunities and employment after graduation. Closing date 31 August. Opportunity to meet with the bursary organisers from OASIS will take place at school on 12 June at second break in S5
  • Thuthuka (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) Bursary Application: Download more information here (Closing date 31 August): 

Coming up

Friday 18  - Saturday 19 May
Hockey vs Stellenberg @ Rustenburg

Sunday, 20 May
Spar U19A Hockey Tournament finals @ Bellville High School

Monday, 21 May
Examinations commence


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