Join golf day to help Groenvlei High

2019-04-30 06:01

Aden Thomas has come a long way from the classrooms of Groenvlei High School in Lansdowne, but the popular Heart 104.9FM Breakfast Show host will never forget his roots.

To prove this, he is putting his star power behind the inaugural Groenvlei High Golf Day to be held on Thursday 2 May at the Rondebosch Golf Club.

The school will always hold a special place in his heart Thomas says. “This is where my love for language and journalism was born and nurtured. We were very blessed to have teachers who refused to deliver the so-called ‘gutter education’, but instead inspired and encouraged us to dream big and reach beyond the limits set by the apartheid system. As the school celebrates its 40th anniversary, I’m proud to be able to help out in any way I can.”

The main aim of the golf day is to raise funds for additional governing body teaching posts at the school. The current teacher to learner ratio is 1 to 45 and with additional funds, the school would be able to reduce this number and deliver on its core objective which is simply “to deliver quality education and to re-engage the proposition around human value”.

Thomas is now calling on all former learners and community members to support the cause.“There are a limited number of four ball slots available. Even if you don’t play, you can still get involved by taking up one of the available sponsorship opportunities or donating prizes, either for the four balls or to raffle or auction,” he says

The school primarily draws its learner population from the very poor and deprived communities of Hanover Park, Gugulethu, Nyanga, Mitchell’s Plain and Crossroads. Despite the many socio-economic disadvantages, the committed principal and staff remain determined to position Groenvlei High School away from the margins at which it has been historically located, and to re-position it at the epicentre of first class South African educational practice.

V For information contact Peter on 071 271 6610, Desima on 021 703 2227 or email pevee@mweb.co.za or or groenvleisec@wcgschools.gov.za.

Aden Thomas has come a long way from the classrooms of Groenvlei High School in Lansdowne, but the popular Heart 104.9FM Breakfast Show host will never forget his roots.

To prove this, he is putting his star power behind the inaugural Groenvlei High Golf Day to be held on Thursday 2 May at the Rondebosch Golf Club.

The school will always hold a special place in his heart Thomas says. “This is where my love for language and journalism was born and nurtured. We were very blessed to have teachers who refused to deliver the so-called ‘gutter education’, but instead inspired and encouraged us to dream big and reach beyond the limits set by the apartheid system. As the school celebrates its 40th anniversary, I’m proud to be able to help out in any way I can.”

The main aim of the golf day is to raise funds for additional governing body teaching posts at the school. The current teacher to learner ratio is 1 to 45 and with additional funds, the school would be able to reduce this number and deliver on its core objective which is simply “to deliver quality education and to re-engage the proposition around human value”.

Thomas is now calling on all former learners and community members to support the cause.“There are a limited number of four ball slots available. Even if you don’t play, you can still get involved by taking up one of the available sponsorship opportunities or donating prizes, either for the four balls or to raffle or auction,” he says

V For information contact Peter on 071 271 6610, Desima on 021 703 2227 or email pevee@mweb.co.za or or groenvleisec@wcgschools.gov.za.

Aden Thomas has come a long way from the classrooms of Groenvlei High School in Lansdowne, but the popular Heart 104.9FM Breakfast Show host will never forget his roots.

To prove this, he is putting his star power behind the inaugural Groenvlei High Golf Day to be held on Thursday 2 May at the Rondebosch Golf Club.

The school will always hold a special place in his heart Thomas says. “This is where my love for language and journalism was born and nurtured. We were very blessed to have teachers who refused to deliver the so-called ‘gutter education’, but instead inspired and encouraged us to dream big and reach beyond the limits set by the apartheid system. As the school celebrates its 40th anniversary, I’m proud to be able to help out in any way I can.”

The main aim of the golf day is to raise funds for additional governing body teaching posts at the school. The current teacher to learner ratio is 1 to 45 and with additional funds, the school would be able to reduce this number and deliver on its core objective which is simply “to deliver quality education and to re-engage the proposition around human value”.

Thomas is now calling on all former learners and community members to support the cause.

“There are a limited number of four ball slots available. Even if you don’t play, you can still get involved by taking up one of the available sponsorship opportunities or donating prizes, either for the four balls or to raffle or auction,” he says

The school primarily draws its learner population from the very poor and deprived communities of Hanover Park, Gugulethu, Nyanga, Mitchell’s Plain and Crossroads. Despite the many socio-economic disadvantages, the committed principal and staff remain determined to position Groenvlei High School away from the margins at which it has been historically located, and to re-position it at the epicentre of first class South African educational practice.

V For information contact Peter on 071 271 6610, Desima on 021 703 2227 or email pevee@mweb.co.za or or groenvleisec@wcgschools.gov.za.

Aden Thomas has come a long way from the classrooms of Groenvlei High School in Lansdowne, but the popular Heart 104.9FM Breakfast Show host will never forget his roots.

To prove this, he is putting his star power behind the inaugural Groenvlei High Golf Day to be held on Thursday 2 May at the Rondebosch Golf Club.

The school will always hold a special place in his heart Thomas says.

“This is where my love for language and journalism was born and nurtured. We were very blessed to have teachers who refused to deliver the so-called ‘gutter education’, but instead inspired and encouraged us to dream big and reach beyond the limits set by the apartheid system. As the school celebrates its 40th anniversary, I’m proud to be able to help out in any way I can.”

The main aim of the golf day is to raise funds for additional governing body teaching posts at the school.

The current teacher to learner ratio is 1 to 45 and with additional funds, the school would be able to reduce this number and deliver on its core objective which is simply “to deliver quality education and to re-engage the proposition around human value”.

Rally behind the golf dayThomas is now calling on all former learners and community members to support the cause.

“There are a limited number of four ball slots available.

“Even if you don’t play, you can still get involved by taking up one of the available sponsorship opportunities or donating prizes, either for the four balls or to raffle or auction,” he says

The school primarily draws its learner population from the very poor and deprived communities of Hanover Park, Gugulethu, Nyanga, Mitchell’s Plain and Crossroads. .

V For information contact Peter on 071 271 6610, Desima on 021 703 2227 or email pevee@mweb.co.za or or groenvleisec@wcgschools.gov.za.

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