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26 September 2014 Newsletter

26 September 2014

To All Kyle Prep Parents

2015 Enrolment              
We are still enrolling children for next year.  Application forms for new children are available at the school office.  Please hand completed forms in before the end of October. 

Outward Bound Zimbabwe         
Our grade six children are leaving for Outward Bound in Chimanimani tomorrow morning at 9.00am and will return to the school next Friday at 1.00pm. 

Sponsored Spelling 
The children wrote their spelling tests on Monday and the results are now available.  Any monies and sponsor sheets that are not yet in must please be in no later than Tuesday 30 September. 

Grade 7 Consultation
This will be held in the staffroom on 3 October from 2 – 4.30pm. 

School Photographs
The photographer has had to have an operation and was unable to take the photographs this week.  We will inform you of the new dates when she gives them to us. 
You can still complete and return the order forms together with the money. 

The senior cricketers played 4 games in the MCS 12 overs tournament last weekend; they won 2 and lot 2 matches. 
Our colts cricket team played against a Development Side on Wednesday and lost by 11 runs. 
This afternoon our boys and girls play cricket and tennis against The Heritage School from Harare.  Tennis and seniors cricket will be played at Kyle College while the colts will play on our main field. 

Upcoming Events

27 September - 3 October (Grade 6 Outward Bound)   
3 October - Grade 7 Consultation Day(Staffroom)4 October - MMS Tennis and Double Wicket Cricket Tournaments(Triangle)7-16 October - ZIMSEC Examinations
10 October - MCS Spelling Bee (grades 4, 5 and 6)
11 October - Colts Cricket vs Development Side
16 October - Preschool to Grade 6 Consultation Day

17-20 October - Exeat Weekend

Yours sincerely                                                                                                                                                                       
W J Weideman   

19 September 2014 Newsletter

19 September 2014
To All Kyle Prep Parents

2015 Enrolment
We are now enrolling children for next year.  Application forms for new children are available at the school office.  Please hand completed forms in before the end of October. 

This time of year it is very hot.  Please ensure that your child is wearing a hat to school. 
There are many hats in the lost property.  If you are in need of one for your child, you can buy an unmarked hat for $1.00. 

Outward Bound Zimbabwe         
The grade six children are going to Outward Bound in Chimanimani on a leadership course from 27 September to 3 October.  The last day for FULL payment for this trip is Monday 22 September.  Any child who has not paid in full by this date will not be booked on this trip. 

Sponsored Spelling 
The children will be writing their tests on Monday (22 September).  Kindly send in all sponsor sheets and monies before Friday 26 September. 

No cash payments are to made to the school or teachers for educational trips.  Please deposit all monies into the school account and state on the deposit slip who and what the payment is for. 
On 8 September 2014 a deposit of $683.14 (T Khahlamani) was paid by cheque into the school account.  If anyone knows from whom and for what this is for, please inform the school. 

Grade 7 Consultation
This will be held in the staffroom on 3 October from 2 – 4pm. 

The photographer is coming to the school next Thursday and Friday (25 and 26 September).  She will take individual and siblings' photos on Thursday morning and family photos in the afternoon.  Class, group and team photos will be done on Friday. 
Order forms were given out yesterday.  These need to be returned with the money to the class teacher no later than Wednesday 24 September. Please note that the photographer will NOT take any pictures that are not paid for. 

We received the news of the birth of Mrs Nyamwanza's baby girl.  Nomufaro was born by caesarean section yesterday morning weighing in at a whopping 3.8kgs! 
Congratulations Mr and Mrs Nyamwanza!  We know she will bring you joy – as her name states. 


1 B
Mauya Mafurutu
Taombera Machingambi
A good start to the term

2 Y
Cheyanne de Kock
Isheanopa Mapfumo
A good start to the term

2 G
Livhuwani Ndou
Settling in well and good performance in all areas
Alvine Mutizwa
Good neat work in all areas

3 R
Adyan Jessop
Alea Musakaruka
A good start to the term

3 Ch
Phineas Hazangwi
Fadzai Mutendi
Chrispen Thomu
A good start to the term

4 Mun
Rumbidzo Chando
A good start to the term
Irikidzai Hlatshwayo
Excellent bonds and tables

4 Mur
Benjamin Munyaradzi
Good language skills
Munyaradzi Machingambi
Good mental sums

5 M
Sarah-Lee Coetzer
Brendon Mudzwiti
A good start to the term

Grade 7
Rasadin Ebrahim
Improved spelling and Maths
Tanaka Wekwete
Improved spelling
Emilia Mabay a
Good Maths

Muneerah Patel
Chido Muyambo
Being excellent costume assistants during the play last term

Christopher Kuweta
Being disciplined
Livhuwani Ndou
Settling in well

EAGLES:     620                     FALCONS:    650                        KITES:     605
Our senior cricketers are playing in the 12 overs tournament at Midlands Christian School in Gweru tomorrow.  The bus leaves at 5.00am and returns at 5.00pm.  Unfortunately the tennis tournament has been cancelled. 

Yours sincerely                                                                                                                                                                       
W J Weideman   

25 July 2014 Newsletter

25 July 2014   
To All Kyle Prep Parents

"Toby and the Magic Shoes"     
The budget night for our dramatic production is Tuesday evening 5 August at 6.30pm and the gala night is Wednesday 6 August 2014 at 6.30 for 7.00pm at the Charles Austin Theatre. 
Tickets for the budget night are $2 and for the gala night they are $5.  These will be available from Monday 28 July at Great Zimbabwe Realtors. 
There will be a full dress rehearsal on Monday morning where all the school children will get to see the play. 

Inter-Provincial Sport 
Two of our boys are at Murray MacDougall School in Triangle for the boys hockey tournament which is being held from 23 to 26 July. 
The girls hockey will be held at Springvale House in Marondera from 29 July to 2 August.  All the girls will leave for Hillcrest Prep in Mutare on Wednesday and then go on to Springvale on Friday morning.
Rugby will be held at Petra Primary in Bulawayo from 29 July to 2 August. The whole team will assemble here at Kyle Prep on Wednesday and then leave for Bulawayo on Friday morning.  

Inter-House Winter Sport  
On Monday 28 July we have our inter-house rugby, girls and boys hockey and netball matches.  All children from grade three must come to school in their house colours.There will be school as usual for the Pre-School and Infants.  

1 R
Lee-Anne Run'anga
Good progress in reading
Tinashe Tarume
All round effort

2 Y
Caroline Dengu
Good news writing
Tatenda Sithole
Effort in news writing 

2 G
Natasha Mumbire
Lovely story in Creative Writing

3 R
Lesley Gava
Good Mechanical Maths test results 
Rejoice Nyaruwata
Well written essay

3 Ch
Tawanayasha Gwanema
Highest mark in Spelling and Environmental Science
Kimberly Marimbire
Doing well in English spellings

4 Mun
Rumbidzo Chando
Anthony Shamu
Good test results

4 Mur
Trisha Gombingo
Good manners and good all round effort
Kudzaishe Gaza
Improved effort in Maths

5 Ch
Saamia Surtee
Excellent behaviour

5 M
Takudzwa Mhaka
An outstanding Computers project
Sarah-Lee Coetzer
Consistent effort in Computers

6 Ch
Dadiso Dhlembeu
Constance Hamandishe
Pleasing effort in mid-year examinations

6 B
Simbarashe Chishava
Pleasing performance in examinations

7 S
Kimora-Lee de Kock
Sheena Masikati
Pleasing examination results

Roneiwa Ndou  (3 Ch)
Good behaviour in the hostel

EAGLES:     590                              FALCONS:    620                               KITES:     580       

Last weekend our first team rugby boys (Navy Bulls) won the Old Mutual 10s Rugby Tournament at Midlands Christian School and brought home the trophy.  Well done boys!!!
Tomorrow our girls and boys are off to Chiredzi to play netball and boys hockey at Hippo Valley Estates Primary School.  We wish them many goals.  The bus will leave the school at 5.00am and will be back at 5.30pm. 

Upcoming Events     
Hippo Valley Estates Primary Netball and Boys Hockey Sat 26 July in Chiredzi
Inter-House Rugby, Hockey and Netball Mon 28 July

Inter-Provincial Rugby and Girls Hockey Fri and Sat 1-2 August (new date)
Dramatic Production at the Charles Austin Theatre Tue 5 and Wed 6 August
Term ends  Thursday 7 August.

Yours Sincerely
W J Weideman   


18 July 2014 Newsletter

To All Kyle Prep Parents
End of Term
It is still three weeks before the end of term and we still need to do a lot of things. 
This term our sport teams have really done well and a large number of our senior boys and girls made it into the Provincial teams.  We now have to change some of our dates and venues.  (see upcoming events) 
Allied Arts Speech and Drama Festival
At the final concert held at Harare International School on Saturday Irfaan was awarded the trophy for best junior all rounder. 
Appointments for 1 September 2014
Mrs L Mapfumo has been appointed as Head of Infants Department and Mrs A Chinyama will be the senior mistress for the boys' hostel.  Congratulations to them both. 
Cupcake Sale
The PTA cupcake sale on Wednesday raised US$55.00 and R25.00.  Thank you for your support. 
New Computers
The PTA's second term project to install eleven new computers in the computer lab has now been realised.  In conjunction with the Board, the funds were raised and the computers installed.  Our thanks to the PTA for all their effort and hard work. 
The PTA would like to thank everyone for supporting their fundraising projects. 
Thank You to Mr and Mrs Raju Patel of Spark Rite for sponsoring the colts' rugby jerseys.

1 R
Nicole Mudzwiti
Tinashe Tarume
Good Maths test results

1 B
Takudzwa Maska-Nikisi
All round effort
Nandipha Chigidi
Neat work

2 Y
Akanaka Paradza
Good all round effort
Roxanne Mungwari
Fluent reading

3 R
Tawananyasha Katuri
Good effort in Maths
Panashe Mano
Good effort in story sums

3 Ch
Munashe Garamumhango
Perseverance and determination going up the Great Zimbabwe hill
Roneiwa Ndou
Doing  exceptionally well in Maths and English tests

4 Mun
Irikidzai Hlatshwayo
Well written story
Endurance Mafunu
Good bonds and tables

4 Mur
Munyaradzi Machingambi
Improved effort in times tables
Munyaradzi Gaza 
Good spellings

5 Ch
Bianca Makausi
Excellent project
Pranay Patel
Improved handwriting

5 M
Kudakwashe Chiinze
Good participation in oral work
Temuso Maduveko
Doing well in oral work

6 B
Rufaro Chimoni
Good performance in mid-year exams

Happias Zhou  (6B)
Neatness in the dormitory
Tadiwa Hove  (6Ch)
Being responsible

EAGLES:     565                                         FALCONS:    600                                        KITES:     555
Last weekend our boys and girls travelled to Triangle for the Murray MacDougall Rugby and Hockey Festival. 
Our 1st team hockey boys won 1 match and lost 3; the colts hockey drew 1 and lost 3 matches; Navy Bulls won all 4 of their games; colts won 2 and lost 2 of their rugby games; 1st team hockey girls won 1 and drew 3 games while the fillies won 3 and lost 1 of their matches. 
12 of our rugby boys, 6 hockey girls and 3 hockey boys were selected for the South Eastern Districts provincial teams.  Well done to you all!!  You made us proud.    
On Wednesday our Bullocks travelled to Gweru for the Midlands Christian Bullocks Tournament.  They did extremely well and won the Prince Charuma Shield and Panashe Mano won the trophy for the most promising forward.  Well done boys!. 
Next weekend our girls and boys travel to Chiredzi to play netball and boys hockey at Hippo Valley Estates Primary School.  

Upcoming Events

·         RM Insurance 10s Rugby Tournament ( Sat 19 July in Gweru)     
·         Hippo Valley Estates Primary Netball and Boys Hockey (Sat 26 July in Chiredzi)
·         Inter-Provincial Rugby and Hockey (Wed 30 July to Sat 2 August (new date))
·         Dramatic Production at the Charles Austin Theatre(Tue 5 and Wed 6 August)

Yours sincerely
W J Weideman

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