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Mnr. & Mej. Riebeeckrand 2018

Hoërskool Riebeeckrand het op 31 Augustus hul Mnr. & Mej. Riebeeckrand 2018 gekroon. Die spoggeleentheid het in hul skoolsaal plaasgevind met die tema “Enchanted Forest”. Die junior dogters, senior dogters en seuns het elkeen die geleenheid gekry om twee keer op die loopplank te paradeer. Eerstens het al die deelnemers hul verskyning gemaak in hul informele drag, wat die tema uitgebeeld het. Daarna het hulle in formele drag verskyn. Die seuns en dogters was almal uitgevat en reg vir die spoggerige geleentheid Die bekende Afrikaanse sanger, Deon Groot, het die gehoor vermaak en ‘n gesellige atmosfeer geskep wat die gehoor...

Hoërskool Florida se Sportsnuus

Geluk aan ons 1ste span netbal wat die afgelope naweek 4de geëindig het by die Gauteng fast five kampioenskappe. Die span het afgereken met groot skole soos Helpmekaar en Montana. Hulle dring deur na die SA kampioenskappe wat die 1ste en 2de Oktober plaasvind by die Hoërskool Dr E.G. Jansen. KRIEKET Geluk aan Jaco Kruger, Brendon Smith en Rujaun Scheepers wat in die Gauteng-Johannesburg Wes onder 15- en onder 19-krieketspanne opgeneem is. Baie geluk aan die volgende Florrieleerders met hul puik prestasie. Hulle is deel van die Goue Leeus-jeugrugbyspan wat tydens die skoolvakanie 28 September tot 8 Oktober in KwaZulu-Natal...

FACE OF THE YEAR

Hoërskool Florida spog weer met van die mooiste kinders in die Wesrand. Iva Meyer, graad 11 leerder, het die afgelope naweek deelgeneem aan die “Face of the Year 2018” vir meisies onder 16. Daar was oor die 70 deelnemers wat opgedaag het by Roodepoort-teater waarvan Iva weggestap het met die titel Face of the Year 2018. Een van haar pryse wat sy gewen het, is ‘n luukse bootrit op die MFC waar sy haar titel volgende jaar in Maart 2019 gaan verdedig.

A DATE TO BE REMEMBERED

Carol Hefer Sampie Landman, born 1929 and now 89 years of age, married Hester Landman, now 93 years of age. On the 17th September they had been married for an astonishing 69 years. Sampie Landman met Hester when he was only 16 years of age. He started working at the South African Railway as a stoker. After some time he drove diesel trains from Braamfontein to Zeerust. Sampie and Hester Landman have nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Sampie and Hester Landman had a good and healthy life, and did all their own work up to now, even driving their...

Tips for Studying Mathematics 2

Ronnie Maartens Mathematics is all about practice! The amount you practice = the mark you get! Tip for Paper 1 When studying Functions and Graphs, you will need two pieces of paper. On the first piece of paper you summarize the information that applies to any kind of function, for example, how to determine if a function is one-to-one or how to find its inverse. On the second piece of paper you draw five blocks and label each one respectively with Straight Line, Parabola, Hyperbola, Exponential and Logarithmic. Within each block write down (1) the standard equation for that graph...

Hoërskool Florida se onvergeetlike Matriekafskeid

Mornè Hanekom Hoërskool Florida se matriekafskeid van 2018 was ‘n aand wat nie gou sal vergeet word nie. Dié jaarlikse spoggeleentheid het plaasgevind op 28 September 2018 by Usambara. Dis sekerlik n’ hoogtepunt in elke leerder se skoolloopbaan en n’ aand waarna almal baie uitsien! Dis die kans om jou spoggerigste rokkie en mooiste pak van jou lewe te dra en die metgesel van jou drome uit te nooi na n’ heerlike aand wat vir altyd in jou foto-album onthou sal word! Die funksie het stiptelik om 19:00 begin en die matrieks het die aand ingedans tot laat. Ons glo...

South Africa Legalized the Private Use of Marijuana

Time.com South Africa’s top court unanimously legalized the private use of cannabis on Tuesday, upholding a lower court’s decision ruling that it was “unconstitutional and therefore invalid” to criminalize the drug, BBC reports. The decision allows adults to consume cannabis in private and grow marijuana for private consumption. “It will not be a criminal offense for an adult person to use or be in possession of cannabis in private for his or her personal consumption,” Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo wrote in his judgment. The court has given parliament 24 months to adopt the ruling, which is binding. Using cannabis...

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA

1. South Africa is home to the world’s largest ultra marathon (The Comrades Marathon), the largest cycling race (The Cape Argus Cycle Race), and the largest open-water swimming event. (The Midmar Mile). 2.South Africa has 45 million active cell phone users out of over 51 million people in the country, making us one of the top five countries in the world in the use of cell phones and coverage. 3. There are three official state capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative) and Bloemfontein (judicial). 4. SA ranks 14th in the world as regards the number of prison facilities with a...

Adlem for the checkered flag

Wayne Kruger Randfontein – With the beginning of this year’s V8 Supercars Championships, local racer, Mackie Adlem – from Adlem Auto Racing, started with one goal in mind, to defend his 2017 championship title and to once again be crowned as the V8 Supercars Champion. According to Adlem, this was no easy task. With so many talented racers sharing each circuit with him, it was an uphill battle to stay on the top of the log. However, with just two races to go in this year’s championship, Adlem still holds the lead with a mere 10 points. Adlem explains that...