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The following Danville girls have made the KZN Coastal Hockey team in their respected age groups. U18B Caitlyn de Lange, U16B Tatum Lardant and Awande Mkhwanazi, U14A Tatum Kroutz and Caitlyn Field.
The U14A Team is made up of the best players in the whole of KZN, so this is massive for Danville Hockey having two in!
Two Danville Park Girls’ High Pupils, Kelly Snyman (Grade 11) and Christy Gilmour (Grade 10) were selected to be part of the KZN Long board Surfing team and participate in the SA Champs at Mossel Bay, Southern Cape, at the end of April 2016. Christy competed in the U16 and Open Women and Kelly in the Open Women. Christy was placed 6th in the Open Women followed by Kelly in 7th place. Congratulations to Christy who won the U16 Division.
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Caitlyn , a grade 12 pupil at Danville Park Girl’s High, has recently played 50 games for Danville’s First Team Hockey, has made the U18B KZN Coastal Hockey Team and has been selected for the KZN U18 Waterpolo Team. Awesome work Caitlyn.
Justine Burnard, a grade 12 pupil at Danville Park Girls’ High School,was selected for the squad of riders to represent Kwazulu-Natal in the South African International Championship (SAIC) Tournament for Endurance Riding which was held recently at Fauries Smith in the Free State.
SAIC, also known as the Tri-Nations, is the yearly international endurance event in which overseas countries (Namibia, Botswana, UAE, Uruguay) come to participate and challenge the talented SA riders.
Justine competed in the 80km and 120km ride. In the 80km race she was placed 1st in the Lightweight class in a time of 3hrs and 28 minutes. Justine has also broken the 3000km barrier.
This week the Danville Park Girls’ High School Family is thinking of those tiny, most vulnerable rhino. They are bringing R10 (our rhinos) to donate to The Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization Rhino Orphanages. Imagine the difference that this will make in the lives of some of the most vulnerable wildlife on the planet.
At a recent assembly Rose Gumede (Manager) and Samantha Ammasen (Admin Manager) from Glenore KwikSpar awarded Danville Park Girls’ High School a cheque for coming second in The School Community Project. This fundraising initiative allows you to place your till slip into the school pledge-box. At the end of each school term these slips are counted and determines which school will get the largest share of the prize money! Although ALL the schools will share in the money it is the customers who decide which school will get the largest share! No forms or cards needed.
Rose Gumede (Manager Glenore KwikSpar), Inga (RCL President), Christie (Head Girl), and Samantha Ammasen(Admin Manager Glenore KwikSpar)
Nothing says, “Thank you!” quite like a bunch of flowers and this is exactly what the girls from Danville Park Girls’ High School had in mind when they surprised principal, Cally Maddams, for Mother’s Day. Reyanka Deputy- head Girl), Christie (Head Girl), Babalwa (RCL Deputy) and Inga (RCL President) thanked Mrs Maddams on behalf of her Danville ‘daughters’ for being such an inspiration to the young women of Danville.
There was much sand, fun, laughter and a spread of delicious food at the Beach- themed Moms & Daughters event held recently at Danville Park Girls’ High School. This annual event , in its 8th year, is organised by Danville’s Parent Support Group (PSG), which assists the school in various ways including catering, fundraising and being ambassadors for the school. Despite the cooler weather, the Danville girls and their moms enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment, guest speakers, mini massages and a delicious High Tea.