Issue 23: “Aim High”

Congratulations to:

Lwazi Xulu from Gr. 6P for being awarded the Junior Victor Ludorum in the Inter-schools Athletics for the second consecutive time in a row. Well done – what a champion! We maintained our 3rd position overall – and I am very impressed with the athletes’ performance and behaviour on the day. Thank you to all the staff who attended as officials and spectators.

Spring Raffle:

An amount of R56 250 was collected in total. What a fantastic achievement! Thank you parents for your support of this Gr. 7 fundraising venture. Mention must be made of our very top sellers:

8 raffle sheets – Athandile 2R
14 raffle sheets – Njabulo 1M

And our top teachers:

  1. Ms Le Breton – 8 sheets
    Mrs. Chetty – 8 sheets
  2. Mrs. Govender Snr. – 10 sheets
  3. Mrs. Peters – 11 sheets
  4. Ms Van Eeden – 37 sheets

Thursday will be the Raffle Reward Day.

  1. sheet sold – ice cream
  2. sheets sold – Civvies
  3. or more sheets sold – Pizza Party

The winners are:

3rd Prize R1000 – Babah Motsoaneng (sold by Thamsanqa 2M)
2nd Prize R2000 – Celokuhle Vudla (sold by Athandile 2M)
1st Prize R4000 – Sisanda Ndlovu (sold by Philasande 2L)

Top sellers were also rewarded with prizes today.
Special thanks to Ms Gardiner who was the chief organiser of this raffle.
Funds will go towards the gift given annually from the Gr. 7’s of 2017 to DPS.


These will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
Tuesday – Class / Individual Photos.
Wednesday – Sports Photos.

Also happening this week:

Tuesday – Some of the Gr. 4’s and Gr. 6:s will participate in the Supersport Let’s Play Initiative. The learners will be given all the information necessary.

Wednesday – Sugar Relay at Glenmore Primary. Athletes will have necessary information.

Friday 15 September: – Our much anticipated JP Sports Day. Pupils may come to school dressed in PE kit (coloured T-shirt) and takkies / school shoes and socks.

Time: 8:30 – 11:00 a.m.

All pupils will be dismissed at 12:30 on this day. Aftercare will be available as per usual. We look forward to your support as always and please remember to practice for the Mom’s and Dad’s races.



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