Howick Prep School News February 2017

Howick Prep School News February 2017

(L – R): Greg Van Laun (59 runs); Keaton Porrill (5 wickets for 6 runs); Andrew Webb (60 not out) and Kyran Everton (50 runs).

Howick Prep in great cricket against Laddsworth

Howick Prep cricketers did exceptionally well in matches against Laddsworth recently.





KIDS LIT QUIZ: The Kids’ Lit Quiz is an annual literature quiz for students aged 10 – 13 years, held in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom and USA. The winning team from each heat competes in a National Final. National champions compete in the World final. The quiz was founded by New Zealand quizmaster Wayne Mills, who reads enough books to write several thousand questions each year.

Howick Prep Teams fare well in Kids Lit Quiz

Howick Prep Team Members: Back (L-R): Jack Holyoak, Callum Ludick, Paris Fraser .  Front (L-R): Justine Hutton, Joseph Edgcumbe, Seth Segal

Howick Prep entered into the Pietermaritzburg Regional Quiz on the 22nd of February, at Athlone Primary. Howick Prep ‘A’ team comprised Jade Rindlisbacher, Paris Frazer, Jody Edgcumbe and Seth Segal; while the Howick Prep ‘B’ team was made up by Justine Hutton, Sara McMahon, Jack Holyoak and Callum Ludick. We are very proud of both teams who came in the Top Five, each winning a round. Howick Prep ‘A’ team came second overall and the Howick Prep ‘B’ team was placed 5th. There were twenty teams from schools across Pietermaritzburg and the Midlands who participated in the Regional competition.
The top five teams were:
Wykeham Collegiate – 70,5 points;  Howick ‘A’ – 70 points; Epworth – 66 points; Pelham – 65 points and Howick ‘B’ – 64 points.