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Hoërskool Riebeeckrand interne redenaarskompetisie

Hoërskool Riebeeckrand Hoërskool Riebeeckrand het op 5 en 7 Februarie hul jaarlikse interne redenaarkompetisie gehou. Die leerders het voorgeskrewe onderwerpe gehad waaroor hul toesprake moes handel. Die beoordelaars en gehoor was vir ure vermaak deur die talentvolle leerders en hul insiggewende en interessante toesprake. Van dié deelnemers gaan eersdaags aan die ATKV-redenaarkompetisie deelneem en later die jaar gaan ons onderskeie grade se spanredenaars aan die Radikale redenaarkompetisie, NEA en RACA deelneem. Die top 3 wenners van elke graad, tydens die interne redenaarkompetisie, is soos volg: Graad 8: Rick van den Berg (1), Abigail Lombard (2) en Meghan Kelly (3). Graad...

Laughter Is The Best Medicine: Finding the Funny Side of Life and Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins Ever notice how a good laugh can go a long way in changing the way everything looks? After a less than stellar day last week, I happened upon one of my favorite comedians on social media. I started off giggling and before I knew it, I was in full-out, belly laugh mode. Afterwards, I realized two things: it had been a while since I’d had a really good laugh; and I needed to find ways to do it more often. After my comedy respite, the heavy energy of the day was lifted. I felt refreshed and revitalized. The...

Riebeeckrand beloon harde werk

Hoërskool Riebeeckrand Op 31 Januarie het Riebeeckrand erkenning vir hulle leerders gegee vir al hul harde werk gedurende 2018. Akademie is die hoogste prioriteit by Riebeeckrand. Leerders ontvang topgehalte onderrig, en akademiese struikelblokke word oorkom deur ekstraklasse wat gratis aangebied word en tegnologiese toerusting soos visualiseerders, dataprojektors en interaktiewe witborde wat die onderrig-leerproses vergemaklik. Die akademiese prysuitdeling is ‘n glansgeleentheid waar leerders erkenning kry vir hul harde werk. Leerders wat in 2018 in gr.8 -11 was, het sertifikate, balkies, erekleure, lourierkleure en trofeë ontvang as beloning vir hul harde werk. Die grade se Akademiese Top 10 was ook tydens dié...

Taxing the rich, an idea gaining ground in the United States

Taxing the rich, an idea gaining ground in the United States

The Economic Times Long out of favor in the United States, the idea of taxing rich individuals and corporations to pay for healthcare or to combat inequality is gaining ground among Democratic politicians. While the United States reveres free enterprise and is home to the world’s largest number of billionaires, such tax proposals have been gaining traction in political circles in recent weeks. More than one Democratic contender in next year’s presidential elections are campaigning on some plan to tax the wealthy. And they have been encouraged by famous billionaires such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, the world’s second...

Interesting & fun facts

livin3.com Interesting Facts 1. If you somehow found a way to extract all of the gold from the bubbling core of our lovely little planet, you would be able to cover all of the land in a layer of gold up to your knees. 2. McDonalds calls frequent buyers of their food “heavy users.” 3. The average person spends 6 months of their lifetime waiting on a red light to turn green. 4. The largest recorded snowflake was in Keogh, MT during year 1887, and was 15 inches wide. 5. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television....