New Hanover Prep School news

2017-08-23 06:02
Every Friday morning the Grade 6 children pair up with their Grade 1 ‘buddies’ to read to them, this too is a highlight for them as reading is so important to all in the school. ABOVE: Thomas Kuhn, Martin Koch, Louis Koch and Jonathan Braithwaite read with their buddies.

Every Friday morning the Grade 6 children pair up with their Grade 1 ‘buddies’ to read to them, this too is a highlight for them as reading is so important to all in the school. ABOVE: Thomas Kuhn, Martin Koch, Louis Koch and Jonathan Braithwaite read with their buddies.

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OUR NHP athletes outdid themselves this season with some outstanding performances with 12 records being broken at the inter-house athletics on 9 August.

Special mention must be made of these athletes for their exceptional performances in breaking the following respective records - Ben Hough (open boys’ 1200m and 80m Hurdles), Cora Barnard (open girls’ javelin, 80m hurdles and 150m) and Miles Wolhuter (U12 Boys’ Long jump, high jump, 80m, 100m and 70m hurdles). Junior victrix ludorum: Melissa Dobeyn, junior victor ludorum: Bayanda Ndawonde. Senior victrix ludorum: Cora Barnard and senior victor ludorum: Miles Wolhuter.

Rietbok won the spirit cup, and Duiker the overall athletics trophy with 526 points to Rietbok’s 521 points. The NHP athletics team then participated against nine schools in the inter-Prep B athletics meeting at Treverton on 12 August.

Once again the team outdid themselves achieving three firsts, three seconds and nine third places. In addition to this Casey Barnard also broke the U10 girls’ long jump record.

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