Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School recently held its Senior Speech Day for its matric class of 2017. This was the last official day at school for the learners. Stephanie Saville, deputy editor of The Witness newspaper, was the guest of honour.
Hannah Parak was announced at the GHS Dux of 2017. Hannah has maintained an outstanding academic record and has been placed first in grade since Grade 1. She holds Academic Colours and Honours, awarded various subject prizes and has been awarded the UKZN prize for Mathematics and Science.
Making history are Janine and Janice Boodoo who came second and third respectively.
Janine, was runner up to Dux and has also maintained second position in grade since Grade 10. She has been awarded Academic Colours and Honours and has gained subject prizes in Mathematics and Accounting.
Her twin sister, Janice came third in Grade 12 this year and has maintained this position since Grade 10. She was awarded subjects prizes in Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Orientation.
Janine and Janice are the first twins to maintain second and third place in Grade 12, making history at GHS.
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At the Senior Speech Day are (from left) Cathy Trodd (acting principal) Janine Boodoo, Hannah Parak, Janice Boodoo and Stephanie Saville (The Witness Deputy Editor – guest speaker).
Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School ‘fractured fairy tales’
Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School Grade 8 English classes embarked on a writing project journey. Through this process and with a lot of hard work, the learners have successfully written their own ‘fractured fairy tales’, some of which are pending publication. With their books on display in the GHS library are (from left) Anele Ntshiza, Akira Vather, Kelly Fletcher, Lakeisha Ramdhunee, Sinenjabulo Mathonsi, Snethezeko Mlaba, Hayley Horne and Asisipho Sophazi.