Junior Jottings

2015-09-09 06:00
Greytown Junior pupils celebrate Spring Day.

Greytown Junior pupils celebrate Spring Day.

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ON Thursday 27 August the U13 girls’ soccer team played against Wembley and New Hanover at Wembley. GJS team played well to win 1-0 against Wembley, but lost 1-0 to New Hanover. The U10 soccer team also played well against Wembley and drew 2-2.

On Saturday 65 pupils travelled to Pietermaritzburg to take part in the annual Pelham Inter-school Classic, which eight schools took part. The meeting provided pupils with much-needed exposure and a chance to compete in a more difficult and competitive environment. GJS boys were placed fifth in that division and 43th overall.

On Tuesday 1 September the Grade 1 and Grade 2 girls travelled to New Hanover and participated in a tournament. The Grade 1 girls played a total of three games. Scores: Greytown (3-0) Wembley, Greytown (4-0) Wembly, Greytown (1-1) New Hanover.

The Grade 2 pupils also played a total of three games winning two and drawing one. Scores: Greytown (0-0) New Hanover, Greytown (2-1), Wembley, Greytown (5-0) New Hanover mixed.

On 3 September JP athletics team took part in a fun athletics day at Wembley College. Despite the cold weather the children ran brilliantly, achieving eight first places and seven third places.

Spring is here – Greytown Junior School celebrated the coming of spring on Friday. Beautiful pot plants were given to businesses, senior citizens, schools, hospitals and many others throughout the town to thank them for their support.

Our Grade R pupils sent beautiful petunia plants to their mothers.

On Saturday 5 September our athletic team travelled to Hermannsburg­ to participate in the annual Umvoti athletics meeting. A total of six schools took part and Greytown Junior School did exceptionally well. Kurt Mchunu was victor laudorum and Greytown School was placed first among the six participating schools.

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