International Mathematics Competition

Two of our girls headed off to International Mathematics Competitions in the July school holidays. Juliette Roux (Grade 8) was part of a Grade 10 team from Cape Town to participate in an international competition in Bulgaria.  She achieved a merit award in this competition. Amber De Decker (Grade 12) donned her green and gold blazer to represent South Africa in Nairobi at the Pan African Mathematics Olympiad. The South African team won gold, coming first of the ten African teams. Individually, Amber won two bronze medals: one for coming fourteenth and one for placing as the fifth girl.

 

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School Song

We are assembled here in love,
We are united, we care for one another.
The greatest lesson of all is the one
That teaches us to live together, together.

Refrain:
Everyone’s a spark and in the night
Together we make a light, a fire burning bright
Ad Dei Gloriam; Inkosi mayibongwe:
To the glory of our God: this is what we believe.

In times of trouble we support
Our fellows; we are taught to be there for our friends.
And all around us, there will be
That special unity, that binds us all together.

If we come back after many years,
We will think fondly of the things that we remember,
And the friends that we made then,
These will be friends forever, forever.

By Thandi Siebert, Head Girl 1993