RGHS Weekly Bulletin 1 November 2018

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Good luck with the exams to all Rustybugs!

Important Notices

  • 2019 Parent Volunteer Survey: Please consider volunteering a few hours of your time to assist with various activities at school in 2019 by completing the survey:
  • Grade 11s: School ends at 1pm on Friday 16 November and Monday 19 November for all Grade 11s, even if you are not singing carols.

Personalised labels from Tower

This promotion was launched on Karrioffering personalised labels for your child's belongings. Parents are able to choose between a full pack or a half pack of labels. Orders close on 15 November 2018.  Please note that this is a limited offer and that prices will increase significantly next year.

- Option 1 R165. Full pack (Recommended for Grade 8 & 9)
(30 Book, 44 Stationery, 60 Wrap around, 44 Mini, 50 Clothing, 8 Shoe/IPad, 2 Bag tags)
- Option 2 R115. Half pack (Recommended for Grade 10-12)
(12 Book, 22 Stationery, 42 Wrap around, 30 Clothing, 4 Shoe/IPad,1 Bag tag)

Email us at if you would like to register with the Karri payment app or for more information on ordering and other payment methods. 


Our Rustenburg musicians did us very proud at the recent Kaapse Afrikaanse Eisteddfod and brought back several gold and silver medals. Our medal winners from left in front are: Taylin Holland (saxophone), Sarah Pengilly (voice), Nina Macedo (guitar); middle: Olwethu Mthembu (piano), Bi-Qing Lee (piano), Rose Williamson (recorder ensemble); back: Simone de Villiers (recorder) and Asemi Ntsokolo (voice). Our String ensemble also bagged the gold medal.

Sports News and Results 1 November 2018

In this report:
  • Cricket: Alida van der Merwe represented the WP Senior Women’s Team this weekend when she played the first official CSA fixture against North-West Province in Potchefstroom. Well done!
  • Indoor Hockey, Swimming, Tennis & Water Polo results
  • Horse riding: Arwen Dumbrill (Gr 8) will be representing Western Province in the Open Showing category in December in Port Elizabeth. Congratulations on this excellent achievement.
Certificates and books arrived from the DLV for three learners who participated in the German Olympiad 2017. Well done to them for their lovely results! Meanwhile the 2018 Olympiad took place on the 20th October. We look forward to their results early next year.
Photo from left: Ra-eesah Allie, Justine Verwey, Mr Gates, Shuhayma Jaber, Frau Fourie

LO Matters

  • Crimson Education  is hosting four free  information sessions in Cape Town for families to learn about the pathway to US and UK universities. More information here...
  • WSAS International Sport and Academic scholarship and placement services:  Information session/interview date for Cape Town is set for Saturday 1 December 2018. Visit them online to submit applications at

Matrics: Gap Year Job Offer 2019

Interested in working during school hours as a facilitator with special needs pupils at a girl's school in the Southern Suburbs? Please contact Ms Norval at school or Ms Renee Sutton on 083 382 7989 for further details.

This would suit a kind caring individual who could also study part-time while working, as the job is for school hours only. It's preferable to have your own transport, but not essential.

Our Brazilian exchange student, Flavia Paiva, is leaving us after a year at Rustenburg. Flavia plans to return to South Africa in the hopes of being a diplomat. She will be missed greatly by girls and teachers alike. Read more...
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