the first founder's day

BY Valentina Longari
As the 30th Founder’s Day draws near, we invite you to read an extract from the article that will appear in the school magazine of 2018 reviewing our Founder’s Day ceremonies.The History of Founder’s DayBy Valentina Longari It is a day where past and present collide; where the new meets the ol...  read more
 April 27, 2018
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matric farewell 2018 review

BY VALENTINA LONGARI
The Matric Farewell was attended by 88 beautiful young Riebeek ladies and their handsome partners along with Mrs Stear, the matric staff, Mr and Mrs Madlavu and Mrs Bisett. The theme for the evening was Forever Tonight and was brought to life by the wooden tables, vintage lanterns and table dé...  read more
 March 29, 2018
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traffic congestion

BY Mrs K. Stear
TRAFFIC CONGESTIONThe congestion outside Riebeek College in the mornings before school commences and then again at 14:00 when school ends has reached unacceptable levels. This is coupled with many drivers / parents completely ignoring the rules of the road and this poses a great threat to the safety...  read more
 March 04, 2018
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Stay Awake

BY Megan Potgieter
The challenge had officially began. It was time to Stay Awake! The annual Stay Awake was held on 22nd February and had every Grade 4 to 7 excited. The theme this year was 'Everlasting Enchanted EmojiLand.' The atmosphere was lively and exciting, with girls dressing up in crazy costumes, such as ange...  read more
 February 27, 2018
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Prefects’ camp

BY Sinovuyo Madlavu
With spectacular memories made, lessons learned and intense bonds formed; prefects’ camp was truly a successful week!The fun began before we had even arrived at Zuurberg – with our journey being accompanied by music (not forgetting the timeless throwbacks) and endless conversation and jokes with...  read more
 February 04, 2018
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Sport and Society - an introduction

BY By Sinovuyo Madlavu
The annual Sports and Societies’ Fair was a wonderful way to start off the Riebeek cultural calendar. It is always amazing to see the excitement throughout the high school during this event. Sports and Societies’ fair is used as a platform to promote all the different clubs and sports in the sch...  read more
 January 21, 2018
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Die Burger Youth Leaders’ Conference

BY Sinovuyo Madlavu
The role of the youth in building an inclusive society – this was the theme of this phenomenal conference. It all began on Friday, 8 December with a meet and greet of all the other young head leaders from the various schools across the Northern, Western and Eastern Cape.After familiarising ourselv...  read more
 January 12, 2018
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Welcome, ms barnard

BY Administrator
Ms Kath Barnard joins the Riebeek staff as a high school English teacher.  Here she tells us a bit about herself: “Having spent most of my life in Grahamstown, I attended St Andrews Prepartory School followed by the Diocesan School for Girls, where I matriculated from.  From school ...  read more
 January 11, 2018
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Welcome, Mr Bowles

BY Administrator
Mr Ryan Bowles joins our staff as a high school teacher and tells us a bit about himself: "I was born in East London and I completed my matric at Port Rex Technical High School. I worked at the Hilton Hotel Isle of Man for two years before I started working as a teacher and started my studies t...  read more
 January 11, 2018
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Matric results

BY Malakhiwe Hoffman
Riebeek College is very proud of its matric class of 2017 who obtained a 100% pass rate with an excellent 93,75% bachelor pass. The teachers of Riebeek College proudly congratulated the matric class as they received their results after waiting anxiously for what seemed to be a long time. Jessica Sch...  read more
 January 07, 2018
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Junior Prize-winners

BY Mrs B. Viljoen
Grade 4 A Prize for Exceptional Neatness and a Merit Certificate: Katelyn Anderson, Iminathi Booysen Shared 4th Prize for English; a Certificate for 3rd Position in SS; a Merit Certificate and a Certificate for Full Attendance: Paige Barnes A Merit Certificate and a Certificate for Fu...  read more
 October 28, 2017
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Principal's cup

BY Mrs K. Stear
THE PRINCIPAL’S AWARD Citation by Mrs K. Stear for the awarding of this trophy to Mrs C. SnymanThis special award was introduced by Mrs Natalie Stear, a very special person and my Mother-in-Law in 2000, the year she retired. I feel honoured to be able to present this Premier Award to a very s...  read more
 October 28, 2017
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Head Girl's speech at Valedictory

BY Ambesa Daniels
Valedictory - derived from the Latin word "Valedicere" meaning to bid farewell.A very good morning to Mrs Stear, staff and learners, family and friends and a bitter sweet greeting and, soon, a farewell to the Class of 2017.Contrary to popular belief, today does not mark the end of our jour...  read more
 October 22, 2017
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U14/A Hockey Tour Report

BY Kate-Lynn Forbes and Liqhawe Nogampula
The best way to end the hockey season is without a doubt, a tour! On the 20th September, the Junior U14/A hockey team travelled to Plettenberg Bay.  As we were preparing and packing the bus, we were given an egg to name and look after. This was taken to heart by the girls as it was said to be t...  read more
 September 26, 2017
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market day

BY Mrs C. Chrysostomou and Megan Potgieter
An incredible Market Day hosted by the Riebeek College Grade 7 classes was held on 8 September.. With creative themes, delicious goodies and interesting services offered, the rest of the school spent their very last cents to enjoy and experience every bit of this fantastic day. The support was incre...  read more
 September 12, 2017
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grade 4 assembly

BY Mrs B. Viljoen
The Grade 4’s held their assembly on the 30th of August. They practiced with great excitement and enthusiasm…because they all know that practice makes perfect. Their assembly had a unique setting and a valuable lesson was to be learnt at the end. Their message they wanted to get across to t...  read more
 August 31, 2017
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Lizelle Knott (cancervive) at eleanor house day

BY Administrator
Lizelle Gribble Knott (Riebeek Old Girl, Class of 1998) visited Riebeek today for Eleanor House Day.  Miss Hattingh and Mrs Stevens co-ordinated fund-raising for Cancervive – the inter-class tin collection raised over R7000 and the Eleanor fund-raising raised more than R5000.  Miss Arthu...  read more
 August 29, 2017
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Junior Oratory Contest

BY Mrs A. M. Peltason
The standard of the speeches at the Junior Oratory Contest this year was exceptional. Speech topics were intelligent and thoughtfully chosen, and the speakers well-prepared. It was particularly gratifying to see and hear the experienced returning speakers in Grade 5 and 6 making good use of tips gle...  read more
 August 25, 2017
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Drama production 2017

BY Administrator
The Riebeek College Girls’ High School Drama Club performed a beautifuly crafted show. Written by the brilliant Ambesa Daniels, Ondela Nkumanda, Khanya Jantjies and Phumelela Kwanini, the show was staged with a cast of amazing, talented individuals. The production was choreographed by Usixolisile ...  read more
 August 25, 2017
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Roses are red and the sky’s the limit Media Workshop

BY Valentina Longari and Jessica Schoeman
On the 17th August, the Media Committee held an amazing creative writing workshop in which guest speaker Olwethu Mxoli (Class of 2013), helped the girls dive into their creative side and left them feeling inspired.Olwethu Mxoli is a very accomplished poet, with her work being published in a national...  read more
 August 19, 2017
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