Bryanston High School Newsletter 1 of 2016


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#BlueFlame Bryanston High School | Newsletter #1 of 2016 - February 100% MATRIC PASS RATE TOP SCHOOL IN THE NORTH 2015 To p S c h o o l i n N o r t h e r n S u b u r b s f o r S i x Ye a r s


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D Our Teachers affect eternity. ear Bryanstonians has already started in the early mornings and we are looking forward to a successful winter season. The Major Production is in full swing and we are all excited about the coming production of “Disco Inferno”. We are busy with extensive alterations around the school and apologise for any inconvenience this might cause. The School is almost fifty years old and there are areas that are in desperate need of repairs and maintenance. It has been a very busy and productive start to the New Year at Bryanston High School. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome our new grade 8s and their families to Bryanston. The orientation and integration of the grade 8s went very smoothly and they have adjusted to high school life in an exceptional manner. We would like to encourage our new grade 8 families to become part of the Bryanston Family and support us in all our school events. Well done to all our swimmers who completed the Midmar Mile this past weekend and a big thank you to Mr Hallendorff who organised this event and accompanied the I would like to welcome our new teachers: Mr Alves who learners. This has been one of the biggest groups that have is joining us in the Biology and LO department, Mr swum the Midmar Mile. Rangasamy in the Science and Maths departments, Miss Morris in the Art Department, Miss Reid who joined us in Congratulations to our new Councillors for 2016 who are the Maths department and Mrs Mattheys, who has joined led by our Presidents, Jonathan van Duyn and Kganya us as a Lab Assistant. Mr Moodley joined us in the last Bambo. The Councillors attended a Camp at Konka this term of 2015 in the Sporting Department and he will be past weekend. The spirit of our councillors was amazing running the Sports Academy. and we look forward to their leadership and input in the I would like to congratulate our long service award school this year. Congratulations to the new RCL who recipients for their loyalty and dedication to Bryanston: were elected this year. Five years: Ben Mokwena; Ten years: Kerry Martin & Jeanette Martins; Fifteen years: Sonja Gillespie, Marge We are looking forward to the Grade 8 camp which is Fiaschi & Audrey Hughes; Twenty years: Beer Boloka; coming up in March and we would love to see every single Thirty Years: Sandy de Villiers & Gill Fulcher; Thirty grade 8 attending this camp which is also at Konka. It is a Five Years: Patrick Malinga. fun-filled weekend where the grade 8s will learn a lot about themselves and the school. It is a bonding experience for We were extremely proud of our Matriculants of 2015 as them all and they will have lasting memories! they achieved 100% pass rate. Congratulations to our top performers: Cameron Matthews (8 distinctions); Tamara I would like to remind parents that the Media Centre is Mushani, Nikheel Meghraj (7 distinctions); Tsz-Yin Chen, open every Monday to Thursday afternoons until 4 pm and Daniel Salgado (6 distinctions). learners are encouraged to make use of this facility for Bryanston High School received the Top School in the study and homework purposes. If they do not go to the North for the sixth year running and Mr Gillespie was Media Centre, they are required to go to the “Home Zone” awarded the top EGD teacher in Johannesburg East. Well for their own security. Parents are reminded to collect done Matriculants of 2016! their children and not let them wait at the school and waste valuable time. Our Cricket teams have been playing extremely well this year and a special word must go to our young under 14A We look forward to your continuous support in 2016 and team, they are showing tremendous promise for the future. may we improve on all our past successes! I urge parents to encourage their children to get involved in the cricket, swimming, squash and, tennis teams this J SKELTON season. Pre-season training for hockey, netball and rugby Principal


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Matric Results 2015 The Bryanston High School Matric Class of 2015 achieved a 100% pass rate and 76.47% Bachelors pass. Another set of excellent results for Bryanston High School. Well done to the learners and staff that worked hard to achieve this level of success! You are all #TrueBlue Bryanstonians! Cameron Matthews: 8 distinctions (English, Afr ikaans, Mathematics, Life Science, Business Studies, Geography, Life Orientation and Physical Science) Tamara Mushani: 7 distinctions (English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Life Science, Business Studies, History, Life Orientation ) Nikheel Meghraj: 7 distinctions (English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Life Orientation, Accounting, Life Science and Physical Science) Tsz-Yin Chen: 6 distinctions (Mathematics, Life Orientation, Accounting, Business Studies, Consumer Studies, Physical Science) Daniel Salgado: 6 distinctions (English, Mathematics, Life Orientation, Accounting, Geography and Physical Science) Xiao Fei Wang: 5 distinctions (Mathematics, Life Orientation, Accounting, Information Technology, Physical Science) Annemarie Maritz (Els): 5 distinctions (English, Afrikaans, Life Orientation, Accounting and Physical Science) Shayur Arijune: 5 distinctions (Mathematics, Life Orientation, EGD (Engineering Graphics and Design), Life Science and Physical Science) Alyssa Paul: 5 distinctions (English, Life Orientation, Geography, Life Science and Visual Arts) Kathryn Pike: 5 distinctions (English, Life Orientation, Geography, Life Science and Physical Science) Kganya Rapoo: 5 distinctions (English, Mathematics, Life Orientation, Accounting and Physical Science) Inspiring Leaders for Life


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W elcome to Grade Eight To all of our learners that have joined us in Grade 8 in 2016 we would like to welcome you, and your families, to the Bryanstonian family. We look forward to seeing your talents and achievements over the next 5 years. Remember: keep the Blue Flame burning brightly in the classroom, on the sports field and on stage. To our new parents, we look forward to seeing you all alongside the field at matches, derby days, etc. and in the hall for major production or any of the other exciting events throughout the duration of the school year. G rade 8 Induction Ceremony A truly special evening in the lives of our Grade 8 learners and their families, as they officially ignite their Blue Flame and join the Bryanston family. The future Matric Class of 2020 won’t easily forget the evening thanks to a memorable speech by our SGB Chairman, Mr Hillebrand. Bryanston High School encourages the Grade 8 learners to continue to make each day the ‘best day of their lives’. Scan the QR Code below using your phone to view the video of the Grade 8’s singing at Induction Ceremony To scan a QR code you need to use a QR Scanner App. Download one in your app store for FREE!


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C Cricket: Equestrian: First Aid: Swimming: Rhetoric: aptains for 2016 Congratulations to the following learners who have been selected as captains for their various teams for 2016! Alex Warren Andiso Ndebele Georgia Wolchuk Moyet Beukes Martin Dijkhuis Brad Panoyiotiou & Tshepang Khotle Scherodene Devalogan Sydney White & Keagan Hayman Musa Ndaba Girls Squash: BOOKS AND BALANCES BOOKKEEPING SERVICES CC We provide professional, cost effective, personalised and strictly confidential bookkeeping, income tax, company registration and changes, financial statements, management statements and payroll services that allow you, the entrepreneur, to do what you do best Telephone: Cecilia at 011 781 5224 Tennis girls: Tennis Boys: Cheerleading: W hite Blazers 2016 Congratulations to the following learners who have attained our highest accolade of a WHITE HONOURS BLAZER. For achieving six distinctions in English, Maths, Life Sciences, Accounting, Dramatic Arts and Physical Science, well done to Sheoree Suklal on this amazing achievement. For achieving eight distinctions in English, Afrikaans, AP Maths, Maths, Accounting, Physical Science, Life Sciences & Information Technology, congratulations and well done to Payaal Naiker on this fantastic achievement. Our final recipient of a White Honours Blazer goes to a young man who is extremely talented both on the sports field and academically. He is an amazing young man with extremely good leadership qualities and has received four full colours in Academics, Swimming, Open Water Swimming and Hockey. He has also received full colours for Councillorship. For this truly remarkable achievement, congratulations to our RCL President; Jonathan van Duyn.


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I nter - house Gala The annual gala kicked off the year’s inter-house programme. Congratulations to Apollo (yellow house) for coming in tops overall and walking away with the Collins Inter -house Swimming Trophy! Jupiter (red house) won the 2016 Spirit Trophy with their overall enthusiasm and #TrueBlue attitude all day. Trophy Winners #BlueFlame CONGRATULATIONS Cameron McNair in Grade 11 who has been selected to be a part of the Central Gauteng Team for South African Triathlon Champs on the 12th of March in Bloemfontein.


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R 8A 8B 8C 8D 8E 8F epresentative Council of Leraners 2016 GRADE 8 Claira Tavener Megan Britz Kayleigh Payne Koketso Rammatla Darrell Mubenga Tristan Blackstock & Melasi Knocker Nicole Wallis Alex Ncube Jordan Johnstone Shakti Sookray Arminita-Lee Swan Seijal Pillay GRADE 11 Musa Ndaba Caitlin Bell Candace Eslick Kayla Heckrath Kundai Jura Farah Gool Blessing Lebese Gareth Edwards Thato Mpholobosho Tarsha Isaac Martin Dijkhuis Ian Edwards Kyle Neilson Tumelo Ledwaba GRADE 9 Megan Ashford Ashley Cowling Anita Linga Tiernan Clifford Yasmine Bie Madison Yeatman Bokao Melamu Tristan Hayman Khanya Qwesha Nkanyiso Mahlobo Anja Venter Khensani Wilson GRADE 10 Chris Denton David Dobie Liza Els Bradley Fulcher Kailece Govender Dante Koster Milani Kwinana Adrian Musper Andrea Noriega del Valle Jessica Schlebusch John Tyson Kim van Duyn Bronwyn Williams Caitlin Williams


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N ew staff at Bryanston High School We would like to welcome the following new staff members to the Bryanston High family. THE TENNIS CLUB that meets at the BHS courts every Saturday afternoon is looking for new members and it would be wonderful if some of the school parents could join us.We have occasional social events and always play doubles and the tennis is informal, great fun and quite competitive. Jim Godfrey (011) 706 4316 Ms Reid to the Mathematics Department Ms Morris to the Arts Department Mr Rangasamy to the Mathematics Department Mr Alves to LO and Life Sciences Mrs Mattheys as our Lab Assistant Mr Moodley to the Sports Department We collect at Bryanston High; Bryanston Primary & Bryandale Primary. Kids living in Bryanston ext. 3, Ferndale and surrounding areas at most reasonable price. Call Regina for more info 082 210 4015 KIDS TRANSPORT S taff Long Service Acknowledgement The following staff are to be congratulated on their long service awards. We have been blessed to have them as part of the Bryanstonian family and thank each of them for the invaluable part that they play in making the school the wonderful place it is. 5 Years Ben Mokwena 10 Years Kerry Martin Jeanette Martins 15 Years Sonja Gillespie Marge Fiaschi Audrey Hughes 20 Years Beer Boloka 30 Years Decadent dining & boutique confectionery at Shop 8 Rivonia Village Shopping Cntr Rivonia Boulevard, off 9th Ave (011) 234 4437(079) 507 9469 Fax (011) 234 4439 Any specialised/novelty birthday cakes ordered and paid in full will receive a 25% discount. (T’s and C’s apply) Bring this newsletter to qualify for t1he discount. INDULGE Sandy de Villiers Gill Fulcher 35 Years Patrick Malinga MIKELA COLVIN in Grade 12, who has been selected to sing for Gauteng Provincial level for the first round of the Young Performer Awards Competition in February/March. Well done and good luck for the competition Mikela! Tutor Wise offers individual or group tuitions aimed at helping learners grasp concepts, prepare for exams and homework assistance. We offer assistance for all grades and subjects. Hourly fees are R190.00. Email: or TUTORWISE


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S 24th (70) 22nd (71) 21st (73) 20th (74) 16th (75) 12th (76) 11th (85) 9th (88) 8th (91) 5th (93) 4th (98) 3rd (99) 2nd (109) 1st (129) 10th 8th 6th 5th 4th 3rd 2nd 1st 15 16 17 21 25 29 30 33 enior Academic Awards Ceremony GRADE 11 (2015) Taona Munyaradzi, Luca Naude, Tshepang Khotle, Priyantha Naicker, Letsoalo Dimakatso Zigi Zulu, Sharon Muchemwa Jonathan Linga Michael Alves Palesa Knocker, Rifah Nuckcheddy, Tumelo Litlhakanyane, Scherodene Devalogan Lebogang Knocker, Kerry Fitzpatrick, David Dikotla, Madison Ramsay Jonathan van Duyn Sydney White, Tevin Nkwe Matthew Hillebrand Half Academic Colours Trevor Bender, Tumelo Mashabathakga, Erin Berry 69% Zahle Eloff, Brad Panayiotiou, Keagan Hayman Charissa Govender, Tanya Pillay Grace Cameron 68% Shamiso Mosaka, Moyet Beukes, Andreena Smith Naadhirah Dudhia, Sean Dobie, Moyet Beukes TOP 25 PARTICIPATION POINTS MERITS Mary-Ann Nobele Rochelle de Beer Christy Sneddon Sydney White Boitumelo Kentse Megan Denton Tyler van der Berg Rekyle Naidoo Andreena Smith Ashley Paskwavaviri Matthew Hillebrand, Thandeka Ndlovu and Daryl Khuzwayo Full Academic Colours 74% Sasha Karlin, Andreena Smith, Priyantha Naicker 75% Tumelo Mashabathakga 72% Deelon Marcus, Tumelo Litlhakanyane, Tamaryn Bronner 71% Taona Munyaradzi, Nonkululeko Mamba, Reon Naidoo, Qhayiya (KK) Madlanga 70% Liam Meyer TOP 20 (Full Academic Colours) 19th (75%) Megan Denton Sharon Muchemwa Munashe Chiyangwa 14th (76%) Grace Cameron Khanya Bambo Tyler Van der Berg Keroshan Devan Makabongwe Kaseke 10th (77%) Mihir Poobalan Erica Donzella Jonathan Charles van Duyn Lyle Pillay 8th (78%) Madison Ramsay Rifah Nuckcheddy 7th (79%) Kristina Marinkovic 5th (80%) Amy Thomson Alex Warren Sherodene Devalogan 3rd (81%) Michael Alves Kirthin Bedessie 2nd (83%) Sheoree Suklal 1st (92%) Paayal Naiker TOP IN EACH SUBJECT 2015 ENGLISH AFRIKAANS FRENCH ZULU MATHEMATICAL LITERACY MATHEMATICS AP MATHEMATICS BUSINESS STUDIES PHYSICAL SCIENCE LIFE SCIENCE ACCOUNTING GEOGRAPHY HISTORY CONSUMER STUDIES EGD LIFE ORIENTATON IT CAT DRAMATIC ARTS VISUAL ARTS (89%) (92%) (96%) (83%) (85%) (93%) (98%) (77%) (87%) (88%) (95%) (94%) (92%) (78%) (95%) (89%) (89%) (80%) (93%) (85%) Paayal Naiker Paayal Naiker Rifah Nuckcheddy Thandeka Ndlovu Luke De Jager Paayal Naiker Paayal Naiker Mihir Poobalan Paayal Naiker Kirthin Bedessie Paayal Naiker Kirthin Bedessie Madison Ramsay Sharon Muchemwa Michael Alves Mihir Poobalan Paayal Naiker Belami Mc Carter Amy Thomson Madison Ramsay DISTINCTIONS 3 Michael Alves, Lyle Pillay, Kristina Marinkovic, Grace Cameron and Rifah Nuckcheddy Kirthin Bedessie 6 Sheoree Suklal 8 Payaal Naiker


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TOPHY WINNERS CULTURAL GIRL This award goes to a young woman who has participated in Major Production since Grade 8, she had a supporting role in the Main Cast in 2015 playing Billie Morten. She also represented the Johannesburg Junior City Council. She also received Team Colours and Half Colours for Major Production. Congratulations, Amy Thompson. CULTURAL BOY This award goes to a young gentleman who has participated Major Production since Grade 8, he had a major role in the Main Cast in 2015 playing Joe Casey. He also received Team Colours and Full Colours for Major Production. He is truly a passionate and talented actor. Congratulations, Taona Munyaradzi. SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR This award goes to a young woman who has participated in Cross Country, Athletics, Tennis, Tennis Coaching, Hockey, First Aid, and Cricket Scoring. She received Team Colours in Cross Country and Hockey. She also competed at Inter-high for Middle Distances. Congratulations, Moyet Beukes. SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR This award goes to a young gentleman who has participated in Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Cricket, Hockey, and Hockey Umpiring. He received Full Colours in Swimming, Open Water Swimming, and Hockey. He has been part of the Boy’s First Team Hockey and Cricket for 2 Years, with the privilege of being Vice-Captain for the Cricket Team. He is truly a phenomenal and talented sportsman. Congratulations, Jonathan van Duyn. ESPIRIT D CORPS GIRL: Khanya Bambo BOY: Jonathan van Duyn GRADE CONTROLLERS AWARD GIRL: Dominique Harmer Christy Sneddon BOY: Thabang Thobejane WEDDING & SUIT INT – SANDTON is SA’s original offering the largest range of Suits and Dresses for Hire, Sale, Tailor Made and “Made to Hire” We promise to beat any written quote on hire ‘Apples for Apples’ AWESOME MATRIC/DEBS DANCE SPECIALS Come in and discuss your requirements, have a look, and share a cappuccino with us – on the house! Nicolway Centre, Cnr. William Nicol & Republic Rd, Hurlingham, Sandton (above ‘Chaplin’s Grill’ Restaurant) 011-781-4448 or 011-781-4119


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S 24th (70) 22nd (71) 21st (73) 20th (74) 16th (75) 12th (76) 11th (85) 9th (88) 8th (91) 5th (93) 4th (98) 3rd (99) 2nd (109) 1st (129) enior Academic Awards Ceremony GRADE 10 (2015) Taona Munyaradzi, Luca Naude, Tshepang Khotle, Priyantha Naicker, Letsoalo Dimakatso Zigi Zulu, Sharon Muchemwa Jonathan Linga Michael Alves Palesa Knocker, Rifah Nuckcheddy, Tumelo Litlhakanyane, Scherodene Devalogan Lebogang Knocker, Kerry Fitzpatrick, David Dikotla, Madison Ramsay Jonathan van Duyn Sydney White, Tevin Nkwe Half Academic Colours Matthew Hillebrand 69% Michelle Ikeh and Jane Sichilya Trevor Bender, Tumelo Mashabathakga, Erin Berry 68% Akhil Bhoopal, Kgola Rahube, Keagan Hayman Presholin Govender and Devlan Grace Cameron McKenzie Andreena Smith Moyet Beukes TOP 25 PARTICIPATION POINTS MERITS 10th 8th 6th 4th 3rd 2nd 1st 31 32 35 37 38 39 46 Veli Hale Hannah Zulu Lethabo Mothwa Thembalethu Khuzwayo Martin Dijkhuis Michelle Seo Tyrone Westley Thato Mpolobosho Jafta Maluleke Amuh Molekoa Full Academic Colours 70% Vongai Chibvongodze, Nazeerah Karodia and Michelle Seo 71% Jessica Lubbe TOP IN EACH SUBJECT 2015 ENGLISH AFRIKAANS FRENCH ZULU HINDU MATHEMATICAL LITERACY MATHEMATICS AP MATHS (INTERNAL) AP MATHS (EXTERNAL) BUSINESS STUDIES PHYSICAL SCIENCE LIFE SCIENCE ACCOUNTING GEOGRAPHY HISTORY CONSUMER STUDIES EGD LIFE ORIENTATON IT CAT VISUAL ARTS (90%) Ian Edwards (84%) Ian Edwards (88%) Edward Tu (80%) Almin Burdett (94%) Trishla Pathak (87%) Jarrett Robinson (98%) Jenna Prinsloo Ian Edwards Jenna Prinsloo (85%) Jane Sichilya (85%) Ian Edwards (88%) Ian Edwards (89%) Tarsha Isaac (93%) Caitlin Bell (86%) Yumna Karodia (71%) Katelyn Trittis (91%) Dylan Visser (91%) Ian Edwards (92%) Ian Edwards (90%) Shrestha Arijune (89%) Tamara Tesoriero TOP 20 (Full Academic Colours) 20th (72%) Leos Bedessie Farah Gool 18th (74%) Mufaro Chiyangwa Charlotte Koury 16th (75%) Rutendo Nyikadzino Kayla Heckrath 13th (76%) Shannon Penny Yumna Karodia Tamara Chinganya 10th (78%) Shrestha Arijune Trishla Pathak Caitlin Bell 7th (79%) Candace Eslick Dylan Visser Tarsha Isaac 6th (81%) Tamara Tesoriero 4th (82%) Musa Ndaba Alina Holubeva 3rd (84%) Gareth Edwards 2nd (85%) Jenna Prinsloo 1st (91%) Ian Edwards DISTINCTIONS 4 7 9 Musa Ndaba, Alina Holubeva, Tamara Tesoriero, Candace Eslick, Tarsha Isaac, Caitlin Bell, Shresta Arijune, Kayla Heckrath and Jenna Prinsloo Gareth Edwards Ian Edwards


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TOPHY WINNERS CULTURAL GIRL: The recipient of this award is a young lady who represented her grade at the inter school public speaking competition at the beginning of 2014 and, together with her team members achieved an A symbol. She was an integral part of the senior debating team who went through to Regionals. She has been awarded BEST SPEAKER at a number of debates. This young lady also was a delegate at the Model United Nations Conference. Congratulations go to Musa Ndaba. CULTURAL BOY Text SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR This award goes to a young woman who has participated in Swimming, Netball, Cross Country and Athletics. She received Team Colours for Swimming and cross country. Team colours, Full colours and regional colours for netball. Team colours, full colours and district colours for Athletics. Congratulations, Candace Eslick. SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR The recipient of this award goes to a young man who participated in tennis, hockey, cricket, swimming and open water swimming. He captained the first tennis team as well as played tennis on a provincial and national level. He played hockey in the first team where he received full colours. He played cricket in the first team where he received half colours. He also swam for the A swimming team and received half colours for both swimming and open water swimming. Congratulations, Martin Dijkhuis. ESPIRIT D CORPS This award was voted for by their peers. It is awarded to someone within inspiring enthusiasm, devotion and strong regard for the honour of Bryanston High School and the blue flame. GIRL: Musa Ndaba BOY: Martin Dijkhuis GRADE CONTROLLERS AWARD GIRL: The Grade Controllers award goes to a young lady who joined our Bryanston family in grade 10. Her enthusiasm, kind and gentle nature resulted in her making friends very easily. She fitted in right away and participated in extra mural activities regardless of previous experience. She faced many challenges and yet have overcome these hurdles in life and proven to be a true Bryanstonian…. Congratulations Kiara Ramlakan. BOY: Cameron McNair MATRIC DANCE DRESSES FOR SALE! Come and view our beautiful dresses at the showroom in Linden. Very reasonable prices! Lovely imported dresses. By appointment only. Please sms 083 260 6414 for a time that suits you. MATRIC DANCE DRESSES


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J 23 18 16 15 14 13 12 9 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 unior Academic Awards Ceremony GRADE 9 (2015) Riya Naidoo Thando Majola Kelly Cousins Shezi Kwezi Zeni Mbuwako Michael Mpofu Anresa Naicker Bradley Abraham Tristan Havelaar Bradley Fulcher Liza Els Menashe Rossouw Michaela Stoltz Lulu Dlamini Chris Denton Kim Van Duyn Milani Kwinana Zizile Ndaba Boitumelo Raphadu Tracey Mthunzi Gigi Merafe Jessica Schlebusch John Tyson Graham Ramsden TOP PARTICIPANTS (45) (50) (51) (56) (57) (62) (63) (71) (76) (79) (89) (93) (99) (101) (104) TOP 20 Half Academic Colours 78% Michael Mpofu & Anja Piso 79% Merusha Govender & Anresa Naicker Full Academic Colours 6th 80% 5th 4th 81% 82% Tshenolo Koapeng, Vaishnavi Moodley &Liza Els John Tyson, Ashish Jakkam, Saryna Curia, Jessica Schlebusch &Kim Van Duyn Rosemary O Connor, Chris Denton, Andrea Noriega Del Valle, Teagen Naidoo, Fatima Khan & Kasveer Sewjalal Milani Kwinana & Shannon Naidoo Kailece Govender Brad Fulcher MERITS 2015 10th 9th 8th 7th 6th 5th 4th 2nd 1st (39) (40) (41) (42) (44) (45) (47) (48) (50) Sophia Zhao Shriya Juggath Edward Cho Nikyle Perumaul Gigi Merafe Dylan Latief Lestar Masia Milani Kwinana Tshenolo Koapeng Boitumelo Raphadu Wasim Patel 3rd 2nd 1st 86% 87% 88% TOP IN EACH SUBJECT 2015 ENGLISH AFRIKAANS MATHS SCIENCE BIOLOGY HISTORY GEOGRAPHY EMS TECHNOLOGY ART LO FRENCH (83%) (92%) (97%) (90%) (93%) (91%) (98%) (98%) (82%) (87%) (94%) (90%) Shannon Naidoo & Andrea Noriega Del Valle Liza Els Sophia Zhao Kailece Govender Shannon Naidoo Fatima Khan & Brad Fulcher Brad Fulcher Brad Fulcher & Kailece Govender Kailece Govender, Chris Denton & Shannon Naidoo Brad Fucher Liza Els & Kailece Govender Edward Cho


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DISTINCTIONS 2015 4 Boitumelo Raphadu, Edward Cho, Karim Momade Aly, Kimeran Chetty, Larry Simelane, Nikyle Perumaul, Sophia Zhao, Tanaka Marunga and Tumi Morobe 5 Michael Mpofu and Vaishnavi Moodley 6 Anja Piso, Caitlin Humphris, Jessica Schlebusch, Kim van Duyn, Merusha Govender, Saryna Curia and Shriya Juggath 7 Ashish Jakkam, Chris Denton, Fatima Khan, John Tyson, Kashveer Sewjalal, Liza Els and Teagen Naidoo 8 Tshenolo Koapeng 9 Andrea Noriega Del Valle, Milani Kwinana, Rosemary O'Connor and Shannon Naidoo 10 Brad Fulcher and Kailece Govender TROPHY WINNERS BEST CLASS CAPTAIN This young gentleman showed amazing initiative throughout the entire year of being a class captain. Nothing was ever too much for him and he did his job with enthusiasm, always going above and beyond the call of duty. Well done to the very worthy recipient… John Tyson SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR This talented young lady took part in many sporting codes during 2015. She swam in the A swimming team and received Juniour full colours. She took part in Open Water swimming and received a certificate of excellence. She played netball for the U15A team and was awarded an accolade for being the best attack player for the season. She ran in the school athletics and cross country teams. Outside of school, she is an exceptionally talented gymnast and received her provincial colours in gymnastics. Very deserving and very well done to: Kim Van Duyn SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR This very talented young sports man played in the 1st tennis and hockey teams in his grade 9 year. He received junior full colours for tennis. He captained the U15A cricket team and scored an incredible 143 runs in a match against Lensasia High School. He swam in the schools A swimming team and took part in athletics and had a great season. Well done to a great sportsman: John Tyson GIRL’S CULTURE AWARD OF THE YEAR This young lady played the lead role of Sarah in this year’s major production, Our House - a role she performed with poise, confidence and exemplary talent – an impressive feat for a grade nine pupil. She also played a supporting role in the previous year’s production of West Side Story. Her enthusiasm and excellent work ethic has made her an invaluable member of the cast since she joined the major production family in her grade eight year. She is loved by her cast members and directors alike. Congratulations, Anja Piso. BOY’S CULTURE AWARD OF THE YEAR This gentleman played a supporting role of Emmo in the 2015 production of Our House and played a supporting role as Bernado in the previous year’s production of West Side Story. His acting and singing talent has even landed him the role in the People’s Production of Disney’s, The Little Mermaid. His positive attitude and kindness towards his cast members have made him a pleasure to have in the major production team! Congratulations, Menashe Roussouw. GRADE CONTROLLERS AWARD GIRL: This young lady is the epitome of a true Bryanstonian. She has the most beautiful, kind way about her and is very well liked by her peers and teachers alike. A more polite child I have never taught. In June of last year she suffered a huge medical setback and spent a long time in Sunninghill Hospital. Every time I visited her she managed a smile even though she was in intense pain and she was always so appreciative of me being there. She pulled through, got back on track and still managed to excel academically, finishing the year in the 5 top of the grade. Congratulations Kailece Govender. BOY: This young gentleman has gone from strength to strength at Bryanston over the past 2 years. He is involved in school activities and is very well like by his peers and teachers alike. He always gives of his very best, he has beautiful manners and is a pleasure to have around with his wicked sense of humour not going unnoticed. Well done George Triadiffalou.



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