Girls High School Pietermaritzburg December News
GHS Matrics shoe donation
After their final matric examination last week, Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School some matrics left their school shoes behind to be donated to those less fortunate. This year GHS chose Mama Ntombi’s Community Projects as its recipient. These shoes will be given to deserving children in the community’s in which the charity works.
Girls High rewarded by Wildlands
Through the Wildlands Clothes for Life initiative, Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School was awarded R3 000 and three trees which were bartered with the Wildlands Tree-preneurs. A rebate is also offered to the school for the clothes that are collected. Learners in the school collected a total of 529.97 kgs of clothes and received a rebate for 377.36 kgs. Proudly with their Yellowwood trees are the top three class representatives (from left) Sith’a Sikutshwa, Aphelele Ngcobo, Amy Webster (Wildlands relationship manager) and Aishlyn Mulligan.
Donation from Tiger Wheel to GHS
Through the support from our parents at Tiger Wheel & Tyre, Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School has been given a donation of R2 300 from the store. The initiative rewards schools with a percentage of their total spend at the local store. At the handover are (from left) Catherine Trodd (acting principal), Gregory Lawson (Tiger Wheel & Tyre store manager) and Catherine Gouweloos (deputy principal).
GHS learner Chrystelle Harrichand
Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School Grade 8 learner, Chrystelle Harrichand, participated in the Tournament of Champions Round of the World Scholar’s Cup at Yale University in America earlier this month. She came home with one gold medal and three silver medals. She competed with 1 200 scholars from countries around the world.