Achievements

26 October 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Lebone Tseladikae for participation during the discussion about the book ‘The very hungry caterpillar’.

Seelo Masimega for beautiful letter writing on his white board.

Yosi Molapisi for improved participation and communication in the classroom.

Wen Xi Yu, Tharun Sethumadhavan and Gotlhe Morapedi for always trying their best in all classroom activities.

RECEPTION BLUE:

Arefa Gaopotlake, Phatsimo Morontshe, Lore Maseko, Thebe Mokubung, Thabang Sethole, Sethunya Okie, Lefika Motshegare, Kgosi Gontse, Gabriella Mulwa and Lefika Lekoko for excellent use of their Tree Maps to sort out the food that The Very Hungry Caterpillar ate on each day of the week.

 Tegan Ditsie and Ndiye Manyepedza for showing good understanding working with Numicon for the first time.

STANDARD 1X:

Lone Kenosi, Dylan Mushuta and Mohammed Shaikh for completing a Brace Map on  My House using a Wordbank.

Katso Phutego   for knowledgeable contributions to phonic lessons.

Levi Motshome for being able to sequence numbers between 10-20 in correct order.

Mokgosi Moroka for adding up coins to find the correct answers.

Amani Shagwa for settling in well at Broadhurst Primary.

HANDWRITING CUP: Emmanuella Mulwa

STANDARD 1Y:

Sesha Malope and Kitso Seokamo for understanding Adjectives and applying it successfully.

Omogolo Kenosi, Yaone Lebati, Loago Molefi and Kopo Pelaelo for completing worksheets on sequencing neatly and correctly.

STANDARD 2X:

Anaya Ramaselwana, Lefika Matsetse, Etsile Mmopimang, Mahadev Narayanan, Letlotlo Maoketsa, Tadiwa Sameke and Edirilwe Menyatso for using their blue and white thinking hats to find out the properties of Magnets.

STANDARD 2Y:

Olerato Tshwenyego and  Letso Moagi for a good understanding of the qualities of a hero.

Thobo Dihutso and Aleyo Mathengwane for a HUGE improvement in reading and written work.

STANDARD 3X:

Zarah Alex, Anna Kayla Angaine and Rorisang Mashinyana for detailed explanation of the Water Cycle and labelling the diagram correctly and neatly.

Reagile Diraditsile and Shingai Zimucha for keeping up with their homework whilst away from school.

Srinidhi Senthil Maran and Kgosi Mzwinila for working independently with their 3 dimensional shapes and producing good mathswork.

STANDARD 3Y:

Tumelo Talley for using his inferencing strategies and asking questions about the text to aid his comprehension.

Hope Makwinja and Amantle Mmelesi for using detail to expand upon the great written thoughts for their Reading Comments.

John Kaluzi for making an effort to develop a more responsible attitude in the classroom and working hard on his behavior.

Jasmin Puleng and Kayang Baruti for participating actively in topic and contributing insightful thoughts on how Clouds Form.

Lame Boakgomo for bringing in 6 gifts for the Baylor gift collection.

LIBRARY:

Ayaansh Malasi, Reception Blue – for reading 47 library books this term.

Kanwar Dhaliwal Singh, Reception Yellow – for reading 47 library books this term.

Mahadev Narayanan, 2X – for reading 44 books.

Abotle Ngakaagae, 2X – for reading 47 books.

Maeva Morebodi, 2X – for reading 63 books.

STANDARD 4X:

Azeem Moorad for successfully using a drawing and multiples of seven to explain how many bones Bruno had.

Noelani Lesedi for independently doing spelling corrections.

Andrew Musaka for independently organizing his homework reading comment booklet.

STANDARD 4Y:

Losika Sosome for solving the Stretching the Brain exercise on Bruno’s Bones in less than 5 minutes.

Marang Ramothso for trying hard to catch up and understand the Mathematical Strategies taught and for her positivity when faced with challenges.

Larona Dichabeng and Larona Magole for picking up a lost P20.00 outside the Standard 4Y classroom.

Agang Gasemotho this is a special commendation from the P.E department. They applaud Agang for his fast thinking and quick reaction for helping his classmate who started panicking in the swimming pool.  Thank you and well done!!!!

ENLGISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Ayanda Butale-Basiami For adjusting well to using the Thinking Maps correctly in English.

Mukudzei Karidza, Ni’matullah Malique, Junior Keitsile and Rylan D’Souza for showing determination to do better in English. Keep it up boys!

Sekgabo Ramaabya and Thata Ramakoloi for being proactive and taking the responsibility upon themselves to keep up with their work despite being away from school.

Wei Xu and Peo Sekwala for showing the zeal to spur themselves on to complete English exercises well in time.

Reagile Kalaben for showing consistent dedication to being exemplary English pupils throughout Term 3.

Leatile Mmolawa for taking advantage of the class library to read the most books this term.

STANDARD 5Y:

Kgato Moagi for making a better effort at being organised.  He has also been very helpful.

STANDARD 6X:

Larona Dichabeng for picking up a lost P20.00 outside the Standard 4Y classroom.

Phemo Leoketsa for having such a positive attitude towards school – he never gives up.  Keep trying Phemo.

Larona Dichabeng for adjusting well to using the Thinking Maps correctly in English.

STANDARD 6Y:

Larona Magole for picking up a lost P20.00 outside the Standard 4Y classroom.

Resego Mooki For being proactive and taking the responsibility to keep up with her work despite being away from school.

Misha Makosha and Teto Tshiamo for showing the zeal to spur themselves on to complete English exercises well in time.

Legakwa Tshetlhane for showing consistent dedication to being exemplary English pupils throughout Term 3.

Ziyaad Khan for taking advantage of the class library to read the most books this term.

STANDARD 7X:

Hannah Boakgomo for bringing in 5 gifts for the Baylor gift collection.

Michelle Manowe for adjusting well to using the Thinking Maps correctly in English.

Chelsea Mushuta and Sue Mongwaketse for showing the zeal to spur themselves on to complete English exercises well in time.

STANDARD 7Y:

Aobakwe Motlhabane – He doesn’t make excuses, he gives anything you give him a try. Keep trying Aobakwe.

PENMANSHIP IS AWARDED TO: Reitumetse Tapela, Wanatsha Pie and Resego Mabua.

SETSWANA:

STANDARD 4X:

Sethunya Pontsho and Rorisang Moremi for improved spelling and reading.

STANDARD 4Y:

Fanilo Maluzo for improved handwriting.

STANDARD 5X:

Thata Ramakoloi and Peo Sekwale for displaying an excellent attitude towards learning.

Refentse Mzwinila for listening and following directions very well.

STANDARD 5Y:

Wanatsha Pie and Loapi Ramaselwana for writing well formatted letters and following guidelines.

Katleho Thabo and Thato Motalaote for excellent reading and good responses to questions.

STANDARD 6X:

Larona Magole and Omogolo Mashinyana for writing a well formatted letter and following guidelines.

STANDARD 6Y:

Warona Dihutso and Talinda Matlhare for improving in all areas of Setswana.

STANDARD 7X:

Motswedi Motswagole and Rethabile Thabo for working hard this Semester and producing excellent results.

STANDARD 7Y:

Amantle Moeti and Amantle Ngakayagae for writing well formatted letters and compositions.


12 October 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Tyler Alexander, Ioanna Burzlaff and David Morulane for learning the sounds of all the letters we have learnt this Semester.

Tlotlang Keokopa and Eteng Mmopiemang for improved concentration and trying to complete their work on time.

Zinwe Giddie, Muhammad Makda, Ayaansh Malasi and Arona Marata for learning all their Level One reading words.

Ndiye Manyepedza for being a respectful and well behaved pupil.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Mmoloki Baoleki for always being the first to greet anyone who comes into the classroom and displaying good manners.

Lebopo Masisi and Ame Slave for showing a noticeable improvement in doing their classwork more neatly and efficiently.

Emma Bodi for making a continuous effort to keep learning new words as well as her letters and sounds.

Anaya Malinga and Lewatle Ramhitshana for taking part more in classroom discussions.

Lefika Ramaabya for remembering the purpose of using the tree map.

STANDARD 1X:

Maatla Chavaphi, Didintle Kelaletswe, Thulisa Mfosi, Atang Mpelega, Melissa Mokgwathi and Reneilwe Monkge for sorting out the value of Botswana coins, using a Brace Map.  Well done!

STANDARD 1Y:

Uzumaki Chatsama, Ethan Chilume and Anele Oteng for showing a good understanding of Halving in Mathematics.

Madhav Mohanakrishnan, Ronaldo Pena-Gonzalez and Letlotlo Tshetlhane for completing their Comprehension Worksheets on Houses neatly and correctly.

STANDARD 2X:

Letlotlo Maoketsa, Mubanga Malama, Kgosi Tshwenego, Wetsho Sebonogo, Molemo Matsake and Maeva Morebodi for very informative Circle Maps on Pakistan.

Bahumi Tsonope for an amazing description of how she would change the world as a young leader.

STANDARD 2Y:

Thandiwe Tutu, Nicola Gwaza, Aoki Chatsama, Resego Balopi, Letso Moagi, Ojasvi Kapoor, Ratang Ntini, Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang, Ranewa Mashinyana, Nataizya Nthala, Anele Aabobe, Thobo Dihutso and Joy Mvududu for excellent work with Doubling and Halving of numbers.

HANDWRITING CUP: Nataizya Nthala

STANDARD 3X:

Kai Martin for an improved attitude towards all of his work.

Bosa Matlhagela for taking the initiative to catch up on his reading comment independently.

Lefika Mokgathong for improved reading and progressing to the next level of Reading Comment.

Botho Mmopi and Mia van Staden for a positive attitude towards their work and interacting well with their peers.

Maatla Nwosu for following every single instruction given to the “T”.

Armani Kaasnilsen for completing the weeks Homework independently.

STANDARD 3Y:

Katlo Kgosidialwa and Lekgotla Molosiwa for insightful comments and contribution to class discussions, we love your new ideas!

Resego Monau and Kefilwe Moje for being happy and kind friends to all, and for approaching their school day with enthusiasm and cheerfulness.

Kexin Zhang for becoming increasingly confident to contribute in class discussions.  We are proud of your courageous efforts, it is awesome to see your sense of humor starting to shine through.

STANDARD 4X:

Reneilwe Serema and Nobubele Moyo for bringing in two gifts each for the Baylor Gift Drive.

Arefa Mmopiemang for confidently sharing her method of how to solve the number of birds and raccoons seen for the stretch the brain tasks.

Aadil Ebrahim for applying his prior knowledge of multiplication tables to solve the number of birds and raccoons for the stretch the brain task.

Sethunya Pontsho for working independently on mixed operation tasks.

Kagiso Gasemotho for working independently on word problem tasks.

Osego Balesamang and Keone Dichabeng for being keen to make their own three-digit by one-digit sums.

STANDARD 4Y:

Fanilo Maluzo for working well and completing his work on time.

Mpaphi Habana for having a positive attitude towards his school work and for trying very hard to complete all his homework.

Abale Mojalemotho for working hard to improve her comprehension skills.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Refentse Mzwinila, Peo Sekwale, Thata Ramakoloi, Reagile Kalaben, Tarun Edakunni and Sebaga Setiko for honesty. These pupils noticed and reported some unbecoming behaviour from some pupils during assembly and at breaktime.

STANDARD 7X:

Nlisi Mphathiwa and Leruo Matlho for honesty. These pupils noticed and reported some unbecoming behaviour from some pupils during assembly and at breaktime.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 6Y:

Rethabile Mogorosi, Gladys Chikede, Imrana Akoob and Resego Mooki for a good understanding of using formula and calculating the speed of the given object.


28 September 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Tegan Ditsie, Kayla Mtunzie, Atsile Ramaselwana and Thebe Mokubung for very neat number 5s and colouring in their Nursery Activity Books.

Maison Sithole for colouring in his Under the Sea Creature beautifully.

Zinwe Giddie for trying to concentrate on his work and to complete it on time.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

A commendation to the whole class for excellent participation during their group work to find out what sinks or floats.

STANDARD 1X:

Letso Kebitsang, Mbako Nyepi, Sandile Leoketsa and Sebaga Shashane for showing a good understanding of the uses of plants using a Circle Map.

Sloan de Bruin and Thobo Sediadie for detailed drawings of the plants they found atschool using a Circle Map.

STANDARD 1Y:

Reatile Moakufi and Refilwe Selelo for completing worksheets on Plants correctly.

Thengiwe Gwaza and Teto Ramakoloi for getting full marks in both their Spelling and Bonds Test.

Wen Bo Li and Razzak Khandoker for completing Mixed Maths worksheets successfully.

STANDARD 2X:

A commendation to the whole class for working independently while Mrs Inambao is away.

STANDARD 2Y:

Larona Kalaben for fantastic sentences on the character traits of Malala Yousafzai.

Joy Mvududu, Ratang Ntini, Azraa Khonat, Resego Balopi, Ojasvi Kapoor, Thandiwe Tutu and Olerato Tshwenyego for lovely Tree Maps sorting rubbish from a dump into piles, looking at the pictures in ‘Malala’s magic pencil’.

STANDARD 3X:

Troy Mooki for being the first child to bring a Baylor gift to class.

Mumba Kalifunga for focusing on in improving his handwriting.

Kai Martin and Lentle Kgoadi for having a positive attitude towards their work and being well organized in the morning.

Kala Kootshole and Ogone Tselaesele for using their Dienes Blocks to improve their place value understanding.

Lefika Mannathoko for improved sentence structure in his reading comment.

STANDARD 3Y:

Shane Zhang for bringing in a gift for Baylor.

Seabo Ramokate for keeping up with his homework and showing commitment to his work. A pleasant week Seabo keep it up.

Karabo Mosweu and Amantle Mmelesi for making meaningful contributions to their group work and making pleasing progress in his work.

Tswelelo Seitshiro and Renee Seitei for writing a wonderful descriptive paragraph about “The Twits.”

STANDARD 4X:

Keone Dichabeng and Leyla Rasul  for being the first boy and girl to bring in gifts for the Baylor Drive.

Resego Giddie and Keone Dichabeng for being the first girl and boy to think of names for the bears.

Arefa Mmopiemang for applying the text-to-world and text-to-self connections to homework reading comments.

Zina Maluzo for sharing her way of reaching the target number  65 in the stretch the brain task.

Bokani Mphathiwa for applying the in-class division strategy and the multiplication model to her explanation of how she reached the target number 65.

STANDARD 4Y:

Imani Motlhabane for doing a fantastic Circle Map predicting what the class reader The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me is about.

Kgotso Seokamo for easily navigating his way through the Number Maze for the In- Class Stretching the Brain activity.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5Y:

Jeremy  Sameke and Zaid Iqbal for insightful and informative reading comments giving examples of and explaining Man vs Machine and Man vs the supernatural conflict.

STANDARD 6X:

Mrs Allie gives commendation to Rethabile Mogorasi in 6Y for picking up and turning in the lost money outside her classroom which mysteriously disappeared from a boy’s wallet.

Nataizya Malama, Aisha Ahmed and Othata Mogodo for insightful and informative reading comments giving examples of and explaining Man vs Machine and Man vs the supernatural conflict.

Handwriting certificate – Tommy Yan    

STANDARD 7Y:

Amantle Mokone, Larona Mongwaketse and Abhra Ghosh for maintaining their focus and high standard of work.

FRENCH:

STANDARD 4X:

Rethabile Balopi for an improved attitude towards French this term. Rethabile has been working hard to complete her notes and classwork on time. Keep it up!

STANDARD 4Y:

Marang Montsho for settling well into French and showing interest in the topic of clothes.

STANDARD 5X:

Luyando Chiweshe, Rylan D’Souza and Tarun Edakunni -These children have shown a great interest in the topic of food and have been doing very well with the use of partitive, indefinite and definite articles when talking about food.

STANDARD 6Y:

Tinaye Jazire and Resego Mooki for demonstrating understanding of conversational time in French and for the correct use of reflexive verbs to talk about one’s daily routine. Well done.

STANDARD 7X:

Hannah Boakgomo for asking for extra work and guidance in her preparations for the DELF Prim Exam. Keep it up.

COMPUTERS:

STANDARD 5X:

Tarun Edakunni, Vishnu Manikandan and Refentse Mzwinila – These students made a good effort with their work and have made remarkable progress in their Word Processing skills.

STANDARD 5Y:

Keletso Baruti,Theo Morebodi, Pushan Sarker, Nasima Steyn and Katleho Thabo – These students made a good effort with their work and have made remarkable progress in their Word Processing skills.

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed and Mujtaba Khan for applying their Microsoft Word and Excel skills efficiently and finishing off all their worksheets ahead of time.

Shawn Martin, Yandi Gopolang, Oagile Mmono and Megan Turp for their continued interest and good positive approach towards learning new skills during computer lessons.

STANDARD 6Y:

Imrana Akoob, Gladys Chikede, Zahra Makda, Rethabile Mogorosi, Resego Mooki and Warona Dihutso for their continued interest and positive approach towards learning new skills during computer lessons.

STANDARD 7X:

Oratile Saleshando and Motswedi Motswagole for designing beautiful travel brochures in Publisher, which comprised of factual, relevant information and pictures.

STANDARD 7Y:

Abhra Ghosh and Srihari Sriram for designing beautiful travel brochures in Publisher, which comprised of factual, relevant information and pictures.


21 September 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Lefika Lekoko, Lore Maseko and Lefika Motshegare for informative and  interesting Circle maps about “The uses of water”.

Lepelong Batsalelwang, Kgosi Gontse, Arona Marata, Mmoloki Raymond, Sethunya Okie and Thabang Sethole for very neat tracing lines and colouring in their Nursery Activity Books.

Phatsimo Morontshe for concentrating on her work and completing it on time.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Kavya Sundararajan, Akein Mayakaduwa and Munashe Mazengera for learning all their sight words and being able to say them out loudly and with confidence.

Kanwar Singh and Enitolato Selolwane for learning all the letters and letter sounds of the alphabets we have done thus far in reception.

Briella Puleng for always making a conscious effort to do her best in all she does.

Jayden Manokore and Muhammad Hamza Asim for always doing their class work neatly and efficiently.

STANDARD 1X:

Mira Arul Murugan and Revant Kovvuri for writing excellent sentences on Spring.

Omogolo Chijoro, Emmanuella Mulwa, Yaone Habana and Joy Changwony for identifying the correct part of plants using a word bank.

STANDARD 1Y:

Ayanda Chikede, Motheo Mosweu and Revya Panwar for using beautiful illustrations on a Circle Map to show the plants growing at our school.

Leilani Lesedi, Umar Shaikh and Zayaan Noor for very good work in their Maths

revision.

STANDARD 2X:

Mubanga Malama, Mahadev Narayanan, Maeva Morebodi, Wetsho Sebonego, Zahra Iqbal, Maleehah Moorad, Beyonder Makgalemele, Luba Habangana and Abotle Ngakaagae for making lovely informative posters on the Source of the Nile River.

Zahra Iqbal and Maleehah Moorad for bringing in gifts for Baylor.

STANDARD 2Y:

Joy Mvududu, Ojasvi Kapoor and Thandiwe Tutu for lovely Circle Maps on “If I had a magic pencil.”

Olerato Tshwenyego, Kimberly Molapisi and Resego Balopi for good understanding and showing grouping of 2, 5 and 10 times tables.  They were able to take the answers and show how many odd and even numbers there were on a bar graph.

STANDARD 3X:

Erykah Chiweshe and Rorisang Mashinyana for using a Brace Map to show their understanding of place value.

Anele Gabaake and Megan D’Souza for great enthusiasm and presentation in all their work.

Kirtida Kapoor and Christiaan Scharnick for interesting, descriptive reading comments.

Rethabile Ramakoloi and Brayden Seroke for taking the initiative to find time to complete homework independently.

Handwriting Cup – Alethea Burzlaff

STANDARD 3Y:

Amanda Maraya for a good explanation on how many units there were all together in a three digit number referring to a Brace Map.

Chileshe Bwalya for writing detailed reading comments for homework including relevant illustrations.

Resego Monau, Jasmin Puleng and Kefilwe Moje for descriptive reviews on “Article of the day”.

STANDARD 4X:

Sasha Pitso and Noelani Lesedi for being keen to share their thinking of how they solved the weights of Dorris, Morris and Borris in the stretch the brain task.

Arefa Mmopiemang and Reneilwe Serema for sharing their thinking with the class on how they solved the Dorris, Morris and Borris task helped them realise where they went wrong and then they were able successfully correct their work.

Lerako Dabutha for multiplying numbers in the ten thousands.

Osego Balesamang for using multiplication to check the quotient of a division sum with the remainder as a fraction.

Keone Dichabeng for asking how to add the remainder when it is a fraction in a division check sum.

Pheto Godisang for creating a very creative background for the Red, Yellow, Blue abstract painting of Wassily Kandinsky.

Sethunya Pontsho for taking care to punctuate reading homework comments carefully.

Rethabile Balopi for working diligently on homework reading comments.

STANDARD 4Y:

Marang Ramontsho for settling well into Broadhurst Primary and for trying hard to learn and understand the Thinking Map and Thinking Hats.

Tsitsidzashe Magate for writing lengthy and detailed Reading Comments and for trying to use Figurative language in her writing.

Thulaganyo Menyatso for working fast and accurately in Mathematics and for understanding the concept of sharing and grouping.

Johannes Van Staden for been more confident to voice himself and for  participating during class discussions.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X:

Mukudzei Karidza for growing in leaps and bounds during class discussions. Keep building your enthusiasm.

Enele Moseki and Leatile Mmolawa for identifying root words correctly during group work activity.

Lawrence Mareya and Wei Xu for always being hands-on and helpful during class. Keep being courteous towards everyone boys.

STANDARD 5Y:

Reitumetse Tapela and Theo Morebodi for showing giving good examples of man vs self conflict from their reading books.

Monica Crumplin, Pushan Sarker and Mqondisi Jackalas for trying to use their vocabulary words correctly in sentences.

Penmanship: Dean Sithole, Varada Narayanan and Mqondisi Jackalas.

STANDARD 6X:

Tommy Yan for showing giving good examples of man vs self conflict from their reading books.

STANDARD 6Y:

Rethabile Mogorosi, Imrana Akoob and Teto Tshiamo for being the first children in the class to bring their Baylor gifts.

STANDARD 7X:

Oratile Saleshando, Sue Mongwaketse and Chelsea Mushuta for continuously working hard and showing perseverance towards their school work. You are a great example to everyone girls.

Handwriting certificate – Rona Mosetlhanyane

STANDARD 7Y:

Amantle Moeti for showing giving good examples of man vs self conflict from their reading books.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 6X:

Keanna Zimbiti for an excellent slide-show on Pneumonia.

Marang Morolong for an informative presentation on Diabetes.

Aisha Ahmed for an excellent slide-show on Bilharzia.

Letlole Sebonego for an excellent slide-show on Ebola.

Reejay Seboni for an informative slide-show on Malaria.

STANDARD 6Y:

Imrana Akoob for an informative presentation on Celiac.

Zanele Bonyongo for an informative presentation on Tuberculosis.

Tinaye Jazire for an excellent slide-show on Nomophobia.

Zahraa Khan for an informative slide-show on Malaria.

Adriaan Scharnick for an informative presentation on Asthma.

SOCIAL SCIENCE:

STANDARD 6X:

Tommy Yan for starting the new term on a vibrant note.

Reejay Seboni, Nataizya Malama, Shawn Ah-Thew and Aisha Ahmed for making excellent contributions to class discussions.

STANDARD 6Y:

Zanele Bonyongo, Warona Dihutso and Legakwa Tshetlhane for starting the new term with enthusiasm.

STANDARD 7X:

Hannah Boakgomo, Lerang Bobe and Agang Mautle for always being neat, colorful and ethical with their work.

STANDARD 7Y:

Goabaone Gasemotho, Larona Mongwaketse and Kagisano Segage for always being neat, colorful and ethical with their work.

Larona Mongwaketse for always being helpful whenever she can.


14 September 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Ayaansh Malasi, Benjamin Nthatsi and Muhammad Makda for being able to build 100 piece puzzles and for helping to keep the puzzle area tidy.

Ioanna Burzlaff for being a caring friend and making others feel special.

Lefoko Molosiwa for being the first one to hand in her Holiday homework.

Arefa Gaopotlake for excellent cutting out for his Circle Map about Creatures that Live Under the Sea.

Gabriella Mulwa for a very neat Circle Map about Creatures that Live Under the Sea.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Naean Kgathi and Ndishe Phetlhu for coming up with their own pictures for the letter ‘o’ sound for their circle map.

Kago Kalaben and Nathan- Leigh Kebonang for always participating in classroom discussions and giving good feedback.

Aaran Poloko and Fei Ya Bao for settling in well to Broadhurst Primary School.

STANDARD 1X:

Munesu Karidza, Anaya Oreeng and Yusrah Ebrahim For good sequencing of useful plants.

Ishe Muringe, Temo Matlho and Sebaga Rakgabo for lovely illustrations to explain the meaning of a ch- word.

STANDARD 1Y:

Ndiimi Dabutha, Tinawo Molapisi and Lekgotla Kwape for completing all the Mathematics worksheets correctly.

Maatla Matswiri, Samarah Pule and Tangeni Shipefi for successfully completing a Comprehension on Spring.

STANDARD 2X:

Ali Bobat, Anele Hlabano, Beyonder Makgalemele, Wame Slave, Anaya Ramaselwana, Zahra Iqbal, Kgosi Tshwenyego, Marcus Koketso, Mahadev Narayanan and Molemo Matsake for an excellent start to the 3rd Term and making a wonderful effort in their Handwriting.

Lentle Nthekeng, Tadiwa Sameke Edirilwe, Menyatso, Etsile Mmopiemang, Molemo Matsake, Bahumi Tsonope & Wame Slave  – Honourary Mention: keeping the school environment in the Senior Primary clean. Senior Primary children can learn a thing or two from these little ones.

STANDARD 2Y:

Azraa Khonat for being the first person to bring a gift for the Baylor Christmas collection.

Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang for a pleasing improvement in reading.

Zitah Labane for a pleasing improvement in Maths.

STANDARD 3X:

Musawenkosi Gwizi, Anna – Kayla Angaine and Zarah Alex for doing well in their reading comment and using their thinking hats appropriately.

Shingai Zimucha, Lefika Mokgathong for interesting holiday news and using their flow map to sequence their holiday events.

Mumba Kalifungwa and Alethea Burzlaff for good work presentation.

Reagile Diraditsile and Kgosi Mzwinila for starting the term with a growth mind set.

STANDARD 3Y:

Katlo Kgosidialwa for settling well in Broadhurst Primary and showing a positive start to the term.

Lekgotla Molosiwa for showing confidence in his work and giving explanations of concepts.

Yahya Ebrahim and Lame Boakgomo for putting more effort in their work and writing well-structured and interesting stories on their holiday.

John Kaluzi and Amantle Mmelesi for completing his holiday homework.

STANDARD 4X:

Masedi Pontsho for working diligently on homework reading comments.

Bokani Mphathiwa and Noelani Lesedi for writing outstanding responses for the inference homework reading task.

Reneilwe Serema for excellent participation during Tuesday’s THRASS segment lesson.

Thabisang Seleke, Theo Makolo, Pheto Godisang and Lerako Dabutha for adding their own interpretation in the form of colourful design to the art work, Senecio, by Paul Klee.

STANDARD 4Y:

Sedi Mongwaketse for an informative Power Point presentation on Steve Jobs and for inspiring others to do the same.

Abale Mojalemotho for doing an insightful presentation on Bill Gates and sharing it with the class.

Tsitsidzashe Magate for doing a touching presentation on Homelessness and Poverty.

Agang Gasemotho for sharing interesting facts about the NEW TEN PULA note:  1. It is waterproof or water resistant. 2. It cannot tear.

Jasmine Showa for bringing in the first Baylor Gift in class.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X:

Vishnu Manikandan for putting a lot of effort into producing creative looking covers for his Literature Bag over the school holidays.

STANDARD 5Y:

Varada Narayanan, Nasima steyn, Wanatsha Pie, Monica Crumplin and Katleho Thabo for decorating their Literature Bags beautifully. They were creative. Some of them drew pictures and others used interesting materials to make their bags unique and interesting.

STANDARD 6X:

Keanna Zimbiti, Zainab Khonat, Marang Morolong, Megan Turp, Olebogeng Bogatsu and Oagile Mmono for decorating their Literature Bags beautifully. They were creative. Some of them drew pictures and others used interesting materials to make their bags unique and interesting.

Aisha Ahmed, Tommy Yan and Nemo Huang for showing a good understanding of their story elements when they presented their Literature Bag Orals. They also showed that they are able to use their Rubrics well to produce good work.

STANDARD 6Y:

Ziyaad Khan, Resego Mooki, Gugu Ketshabile and Basetsana Thebe for putting a lot of effort into producing creative looking covers for their Literature Bag over the school holidays.

Zanele Bonyongo wrote a creditable summary for her Literature Bag during the school holidays.

Peo Sekwale, Nonceba Sisulu and Nthabeleng Semele wrote fantastic comparisons for their Reading Comments. Keep being committed to doing your homework well girls.

STANDARD 7X:

Rethabile Thabo for putting a lot of effort into producing creative looking covers for his Literature Bag over the school holidays.

Hannah Boakgomo wrote a creditable summary for her Literature Bag during the school holidays.

STANDARD 7Y:

Abhra Ghosh and Larona Mongwaketse for showing a good understanding of their story elements when they presented their Literature Bag Orals. They also showed that they are able to use their Rubrics well to produce good work.

Handwriting Certificate – Jordane Afamefuna

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Ayanda Butale- Basiami and Abaleng Mmelesi for making a good start into the term.

Kgosoetsile Ngakaagae, Nonceba Sisulu and Abiela Mathwai for making a greater effort to improve their work since the beginning of term.

STANDARD 5Y:

Zaid Iqbal, Katleho Thabo and Jeremy Sameke for wonderful representation of triangles and quadrilateral on Tree maps.

Pushan Sarkar, Thato Motalaote and Motheo Tshekedi for Exceptional effort in Mathematics.

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed and Keana Zimbiti for exceptional effort in Mathematics.

STANDARD 6Y:

Larona Dichabeng, Thobo Diseko and Tatiana Kayembe for making a good start into the term and asking meaningful questions to aid their understanding.

Zahraa Makda for a wonderful presentation on calculation of foreign currencies.

STANDARD 7Y:

Srihari Sriram, Kagisano Segage and Abhra Ghosh for exceptional effort in Mathematics.


27 July 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Commendation to the whole class for interesting and informative oral tasks on “My favourite animal”.  It was well planned and presented.  Thank you to the parents for your hard work and input. Well done boys and girls!

STANDARD 1Y:

Commendation to the whole class for working hard in Mathematics and completing their Bonds worksheets correctly.

STANDARD 2X:

Molemo Matsake and Kgosi Tshwenyego for good work using the Thesaurus to find Antonyms.

Anele Hlabano for making a concerted effort to improve her class work and homework.  Her results are amazing. Her work is done beautifully and correctly.

STANDARD 2Y:

Thobo Dihutso, Lelentle Matjola, Zitah Labane and  Letlanang Koboyankwe for beautiful writing using the first joins in their Handwriting books.

Tumelo Reetsang for answering general knowledge questions correctly and understanding the meaning of the word ‘eavesdropping’.

STANDARD 3X:

Kala Kootshole, Lefika Mokgathong, Toro Mannathoko and Ogone Tselaesele for improved five times table mental test results.

Rethabile Ramakaloi, Anna Kayla Angaine and Musawenkosi Gwizi for being able to regroup independently and scoring top marks for subtraction sums.

STANDARD 3Y:

Kayang Baruti and Shane Zhang for a promising improvement in their comprehension skills activities.

Segosi Setiko and Seabo Ramokate for showing commitment in their work.

Nathan Chilume for doing his classwork with enthusiasm and a positive approach towards any challenging situation.

Amantle Mmelesi for selling all his raffle tickets.

MRS LEES:

Aleyo Mathengwane, 2Y – for correctly matching prepositions to a picture.

Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang, Thobo Dihutso and Zitah Labane, 2Y –  for correct picture and word matching.

Larona Kalaben, 2Y – for completing a story using her own words.  Well done.

Immanuel Phefo, 2Y and Maatla Nwosu, 3X – for reaching their goals.  Well done.

Kexin Zhang, 3X – for completing work accurately and neatly.  Thank you Kexin.

STANDARD 4X:

Bokani Mphathiwa for independently timing her in-class ten minutes a day to keep track of her progress and finding the error in the Calc-U-Draw task.

Arefa Mmopiemang for arriving promptly to do her duty at the Family Fun Day Standard Four stall.

Osego Balesamang for finding the error in the Calc-U-Draw task.

Lerako Dichabeng, Sethunya Pontso and Pheto Godisang for identifying adjectives, compound words and onomatopoeia in the text, Mrs. Bolter’s Car, during Ginn cyclic reading book.

STANDARD 4Y:

Imani Motlhabane for making pleasing progress with Multi- Step Word Problems.

Sedi Mongwaketse for improving and writing detailed Reading Comments.

Molemo Chavaphi for keeping up with pace of the class and for completing ALL of his work.

Rotlhe Mosetlhanyane  for catching up with the work he missed and for doing a detailed Tree Map for Narrative Story Elements.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5Y:

Theo Morebodi, Varada Narayanan, Pushan Sarker, Katleho Thabo and Luba Christmas for taking the writing process seriously and putting a lot of time and effort into planning their imaginative narratives up to the rough draft stage. They have been sensible and creative.

STANDARD 6X:

Daniel Chiwila, Oagile Mmono, Tesana Majaha, Reejay Seboni and Keanna Zimbiti for taking the writing process seriously and putting a lot of time and effort into planning their imaginative narratives up to the rough draft stage. They have been sensible and creative.

STANDARD 7X:

Motswedi Kabelo-Motswagole, Rethabile Thabo, Hannah Boakgomo and Anele Champane for taking their homework seriously.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Ayanda Butale for adjusting  well  to the school and asking meaningful questions to aid their understanding.

Sekgabo Ramaabya, Tarun Edakunni and Aone Mpoeleng for working consistently and producing work of a good standard.

STANDARD 5Y:

Theo Morebodi – Special merit for collecting and taking books left lying at the sports field and corridors to the lost and found property room.

Theo Morebedi, Zaid Iqbal, Keletso Baruti and Ushe Habangana for completing the Maths Comprehension booklet earlier than the deadline.

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed, Simbarashe Magate, Maatla Selaelo, Shawn Mathew, Tommy Hong Yan, Zainab Khonat, Marang Morolong, Keanna Zimbiti and Daniel Chiwila for their understanding and project on Exchange conversions.

STANDARD 6Y:

Larona Dichabeng for adjusting  well  to the school and asking meaningful questions to aid their understanding.

Legakwa Tshetlhane and Gladys Chikede for working consistently and producing work of a good standard.

Teto Tshiamo for trying his best and asking meaningful questions to aid his understanding.


13 July 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Munesu Karidza, Lone Kenosi, Reneilwe Monkge and Mokgosi Moroka for neat letter formation and correct spacing between the letters and words in the Handwriting Books.

Levi Motshome for completing a Bonds of 8 minus worksheet independently.

STANDARD 1Y:

Sesha Malope, Madhav Mohanakrishnan, Samarah Pule and Ethan Chilume for completing Bonds worksheets neatly and correctly.

Maatla Matswiri for Reading fluently and with expression.

Teto Ramakoloi for even spacing and good letter formation in his Handwriting book.                                                                                                                                                          HANDWRITING CUP:  Motheo Mosweu

STANDARD 2X:

Marcus Koketso is awarded a Special Merit from Mr Ntini – For showing exemplary behavior and using polite language at the tuck-shop.

Maleehah Moorad and Lentle Nthekeng for being the first children to return their sold-out Raffle books and money

STANDARD 2Y:

Tumelo Reetsang for super work with Rhyming words.

Immanuel Phefo for understanding the meaning and use of a ‘pun’.

Larona Kalaben for trying very hard this week and putting a lot more effort into all of her work.

STANDARD 3X:

Rorisang Mashinyana For being the first child to complete reading comment booklet.

Anele Gabaake and Zarah Alex for returning their Raffle books.

Reagile Diraditsile, Bosa Matlhagela, Christiaan Scharnick, Shingai Zimucha and Srinidhi Senthil Maran for very good weekly Mental Math Assessment scores.

Rethabile Ramakoloi for catching up with all homework assignments.

STANDARD 3Y:

Karabo Mosweu for being the first child in class to return his raffle book and money.

Jasmin Puleng and Chileshe Bwalya for writing detailed Reading Comments.

Yahya Ebrahim for working to the best of his ability and presenting neat work.

Renee Seitei and Lefika Maseko for using different strategies correctly in Problems to Solve.

STANDARD 4X:

Masedi Pontsho for using the text-to-self reading skill as part of her homework reading comment.

Resego Giddie for using the text-to-world reading skill as part of her homework reading comment.

Andrew Musaka and Kagiso Gasemotho for moving from the orange group to the blue group for multiplication word problems.

Sethunya Pontsho for using the number line strategy to add on to solve the weekly homework word problem.

Lerako Dabutha for attempting to complete a four-digit by four-digit multiplication sum.

STANDARD 4Y:

Standard 4Y get a special commendation to the entire class for doing very well in solving 4 digit multiplication word problems. WELL DONE AND KEEP IT UP!!!

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Std 5X class Worked hard and are showing a promising start to their introductory paragraphs.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Vishnu Manikandan

STANDARD 5Y:

Jeremy Sameke, Hadasa Tau, Thato Motalaote, Dean Sithole, Resego Mabua, Wanatsha Pie, Resego Selelo and Nasima Steyn for showing a good understanding of the ow and oi sounds in their Circle Maps in their spelling lessons.

STANDARD 6X:

Shawn Ah-Thew, Marang Morolong, Aisha Ahmed and Tommy Yan for correctly doubling the final consonants on their Thinking Maps for their spelling homework.

STANDARD 7Y:

Amantle Mokone, Larona Mongwaketse, Kagisano Segage and Abhra Ghosh for not only correctly identifying the short vowel sounds in their spelling homework, but for also writing clever acrostic poems. Well done.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Aone Mpoelang, Mukudzei Karidza, Luyando Chiweshe, Tarun Edakunni, Wei Xu and Rachna Mohan for finding different strategies to solve Mathematical problems and completing their Maths Comprehension booklets before the deadline.

Rachna Mohan, Abiela Mathwai, Rylan D Souza   , Vishnu Manikandan, Leatile and Luyando Chiweshe for helping in Standard 5 stall on Family fun day- by marketing and selling hot chocolate and hot coffee.

STANDARD 5Y:

Hadassa Tau, Loapi Ramaselwana, Resego Selelo, Monica Crumplin, Theo Morebedi, Luba Christmas, Wanatsha Pie, Varada Narayanan, Mark Sepato, Bumo Nlumbile, Lefika Mosweu and Motheo Tshekedi for helping in Standard 5 stall on Family fun day- by marketing and selling hot chocolate and hot coffee.

 

STANDARD 7X:

Anele Champane, Rethabile Thabo and Nlisi  Mphathiwa for good calculation and application of everyday use of surface area and volume in three dimensional shapes.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed, Zainab Khonat, Marang Morolong, Megan Turp and Haozhe Huang for doing hot wheels lab experiments and doing all their calculations correctly to find the averages before others.


22 June 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Emmanuella Mulwa, Ishe Muringi and Dylan Mushuta for sequencing the months of the Year in the correct order, using a Flow Map.

Sebaga Shashane, Melissa Mokgwathi and Thobo Sediadie  for building lovely sentences with the Level 2 Reading words.

Katso Phuthego for starting to read the Level 3 Books.  Well done!

STANDARD 1Y:

Wen Bo Li, Letlotlo Tshetlhane, Ronaldo Pena- Gonzalez and Ayanda Chikede for completing sequencing worksheets neatly and successfully.

Leilani Lesedi and Tinawo Molapisi  for writing beautiful sentences with Level 2 words.

STANDARD 2X:

Maleehah Moorad, Marcus Koketso, Tristan Kuswane, Joshua Hinze, Anaya Ramaselwana, Boleng Lemogang and Atlang Nkoane for lovely circle maps on money from around the world.

STANDARD 2Y:

Anele Nadisah, Nataizya Nthala, Zitah Labane, Itani Dabutha, Olerato Tshwenyego, Tlhwatlhawa Lemogang, Resego Balopi and Tumelo Reetsang for super Circle Maps on currencies (money) from around the world.

Naadiyah Kesitilwe for bringing in examples of money from different countries.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Anele Nadisah

STANDARD 3X:

Alethea Burzlaff and Lentle Kgoadi for good use of a Tree Map to sort Adjectives and Nouns using the literature text, “The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark.”

Troy Mooki and Botho Mmopi for keeping up with their daily homework tasks.

Armani Kaasnielsen and Mia van Staden for detailed facial illustrations of how they see themselves.

STANDARD 3Y:

Segosi Setiko for good commitment in to his work. Keep it up.

Chileshe Bwalya for showing confidence, consistency and working independently.

Amanda Mareya for contributing meaningfully to group and class activities.

Niranjan Pullarote and Amantle Mmelesi for taking an initiative to make two beautiful Belgium flags for the class World Cup display.

SETSWANA:

Maatla Chavaphi – 1X,  for leading Setswana game so well, and giving clear instructions.

Mohammed Shaikh – 1X, for responding well to Setswana questions.

Uzumaki Chatsama  and Ronaldo Pena-Gonzalez – 1Y, for good traditional dancing styles.

Itani Dabutha and Azraa Khonat – 2Y, for trying their best with improved handwriting.

Rorisang Mashinyana – 3X and Renee Seitei – 3Y, for excellent work in all areas of Setswana Language.

STANDARD 4X:

Rethabile Balopi for being the first child in the class to return her raffle book.

Lerako Dabutha for showing excellent understanding of the structure of a paragraph, and using this understanding to listen to his peers’ thoughts and respond sensibly to their ideas.

Sethunya Pontsho for making an effort to illustrate and write sensible comments for homework reading.

Skye Baaitse for taking her time to self-correct the stretch the brain task.

Andrew Musaka for successfully solving the weekly stretch the brain task.

Nathan Matlhowa for working diligently on the homework main idea reading skill.

Sasha Pitso and Reneilwe Serema for finding a different solution for the weekly stretch the brain task.

STANDARD 4Y:

Sedi Mongwaketse, Gae Sediadie and Bella Bodi for writing an informative passage on ‘What life would be like without computers’.

Jaiden Setlang for showing a positive attitude towards schoolwork and making pleasing progress.

STANDARD 5Y:

Varada Niranjan and Loapi Ramaselwana for honesty.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 5X:

Rachna Mohan for working really hard and maintaining a very high standard throughout the Term.

STANDARD 5Y:

Katleho Thabo for working really hard and maintaining a very high standard throughout the Term.

STANDARD 6X:

Tatiana Kayembe for working really hard and maintaining a very high standard throughout the Term.

STANDARD 6Y:

Gugu Ketshabile and Zanele Bonyongo for working really hard and maintaining a very high standard throughout the Term.

STANDARD 7X:

Rethabile Thabo, Hannah Boakgomo, Mano Senthil Maran and Akshaj Sunil for working really hard and maintaining a very high standard throughout the Term.

Chlelsea Mushuta for making a poster on Thinking Maps for the class.

Rona Moseklhanyane for being very helpful.

STANDARD 7Y:

Amantle Mokone for working really hard and maintaining a very high standard throughout the Term.

SETSWANA:

STANDARD 4X:

Azeem Moraad and Osego Balesamang for excellent work in all areas of Setswana language.

Resego Giddie for good interpretation of graphs in Setswana Language.

Zina Maluzo for independent reading and answering well from what she read.

Reneilwe Serema for excellent research on her tribal totem.

STANDARD 4Y:

Bella Bodi for improved reading in Setswana.

Fanilo Maluzo for good interpretation of graphs in Setswana Language.

Thabiso Oke, Sedi Mongwaketse, Abale Mojalemotho, Jasmin Showa and Jaiden Setlang for reading the story very well and answering all the questions correctly.

STANDARD 6Y:

Gugu Ketshabile for excellent work in all areas of Setswana Language.

Zanele Bonyongo for good research on Setswana Dithamalakane.

Rethabile Mogorosi for improved work in all areas of Setswana Language.


8 June 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Joy Changwony, Didintle Kelaletswe, Revant Kovvuri and Katso Phutego for writing very good sentences in their Busy Books for the first time.

Yaone Habana, Temo Matlho and Sandile Leoketsa for completing number worksheets independently and correctly.

STANDARD 1Y:

Refilwe Selelo, Motheo Mosweu and Razzak Khandoker for Excellent  marks in Bonds and Spelling Tests.

Zayaan Noor, Anele Oteng and Umar Shaikh for neat and correct Word Building Circle Maps.

STANDARD 2X:

Molemo Matsake, Ali Bobat, Atlang Nkoane, Mubanga Malama and Anaya Ramaselwana for showing a great interest and understanding of Length.

HANDWRITING CUP:

STANDARD 2Y:

Joy Mvududu, Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang, Thobo Dihutso, Ojasvi Kapoor, Larona Kalaben and Ratang Ntini for beautiful illustrations of the characters in ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’.

STANDARD 3X:

Anele Gabaake and Reagile Diraditsile for working independently during maths class work and mastering front end addition within the number range 1-500.

Megan D’Souza, Maatla Nwosu and Anna Kayla Angaine for planning their story using a tree map, sequencing their story using a flow map and re-writing fantastic narratives about Mrs. O’Malley’s Surprise.

Christiaan Scharnick, Kai Martin and Kgosi Mzwinila for having the initiative to bring their own interesting chapter books from home to keep them occupied during their free time.

STANDARD 3Y:

Niranjan Pullarote and Tswelelo Seitshiro for sharing insightful observations during shared reading.

Renee Seitei and Kefilwe Moje for detailed illustrations representing the story elements in “Barney Malloon’s Balloon”.

Karabo Mosweu for a great improvement in writing descriptive sentences.

LIBRARY:

Revant Kovvuri, 1X – for reading 22 Library books.

Abotle Ngakaagae and Maeva Morebodi, 2X – for reading 28 Library books.

STANDARD 4X:

Osego Balesamang  for making an effort to write detailed comments for homework reading and successfully solving Dilly Diplodocus’ Eggs 2.

Resego Giddie for successfully persevering to solve an elapsed time task.

Bokani Mphathiwa for working consistently to maintain an exceptional standard of work.

STANDARD 4Y:

Tsitsi Magate, Abale Mojalemotho and Gae Sediadie for writing detailed and interesting reading comments.

Fanilo Maluzo for doing outstanding work in his informative writing task.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Kgosietsile Ngakaagae and Vishnu Manikandan for trying hard to improve their handwriting. Remember boys, the Pen License is still up for grabs.

Tarun Edakunni for working hard to catch up all his English work whilst absent from school.

Luyando Chiweshe for participating well during class discussions. Keep the flurry of ideas coming Luyando.

Enele Moseki for putting more effort in his work and trying his best during class.

STANDARD 5Y:

Motheo Tshekedi, Phindile Gwizi, Thato Motalaote and Mqondisi Jackalas for their enthusiasm and positive contribution during class discussions.

STANDARD 6X:

Matthew Chongwony, Keanna Zimbiti, Oagile Mmono and Abaleng Maedza for making a good attempt at finding examples of figurative language in the their literature book ‘Long walk to Lavender Street’.

Nataizya Malama For independently finding examples of simple, compound and complex sentences  in the first four chapters of his literature book and breaking them down using a Brace Map.

STANDARD 6Y:

Zahraa Makda, Zanele Bonyongo, Misha Makosha and Rethabile Mogorosi for writing appropriate captions for their beautiful drawings to depict their Vocabulary words.

Thobo Diseko for being the first child to hand in his Raffle book. The race is on!

Thobo Diseko and Teto Tshiamo for showing more initiative in their classwork and working harder on their homework.

STANDARD 7X:

Mano Senthil-Maran and Nlisi Mphathiwa for finding amazing websites for us to use for English. Thank you for being resourceful boys.

Anele Champane and Leano Setlang for using cross-curricular skills to complete their English homework.

STANDARD 7Y:

Kagisano Segage, Lenaneo Kgobe, Goabaone Gasemotho, Amantle Ngakaagae and Sekgele Sosome for finding good examples of figurative language in their literature book ‘the Other side of Truth’.

SOCIAL SCIENCES:

STANDARD 5X:

Lawrence Mareya, Abaleng Mmelesi and Leatile Mmolawa for always trying and never giving up, even if they get the answer wrong the first time.

STANDARD 5Y:

Jeremey Sameke and Resego Selelo for doing their own research about all the countries in the world and sharing it with the class.

STANDARD 6X:

Zainub Khonat, Abaleng Maedza and Maatla Salaelo for producing neat and colorful flow maps about “The Trojan War”.

STANDARD 6Y:

Gugu Ketshabile, Zahraa Makda and Adriaan Scharnick for participating in class activities and games (WON).

FRENCH:

STANDARD 4Y:

Thabiso Okie for her improved work ethic and attitudes towards French.

STANDARD 5X:

Wei Xu,  Junior Keitsile and Rachna Mohan for demonstrating their understanding of  verb/subject/genre agreements  and gave beautiful explanations to the class.

Tarun  Edakunni for successfully converting the nouns and adjectives to the feminine, plural. Keep it up Tarun.

LIBRARY:

Amantle Ngakaagae, 7Y – for reading 23 library books.


1 June 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Mira Murugan, Letso Kebitsang, Thulisa Mfosi, Mohammed Shaikh and Sloan De Bruin for completing their Mathematics worksheets accurately and neatly.

Sebaga Rakgabo for being well-behaved while Mrs Mare was absent.

STANDARD 1Y:

Uzumaki Chatsama and Kopo Pelaelo for a good understanding of Verbs.

Loago Molefi and Kitso Seokamo for completing worksheets on Living and Non-Living Things successfully.

Thengiwe Gwaza and Revya Panwar for reading their Level 2 words fluently.

STANDARD 2X:

Kgosi Tswenyego, Lefika Matsetse, Maleehah Moorad, Wame Slave, Ali Bobat and Lentle Ntekeng for amazing Flow Maps on Peter Rabbit’s Daily Routine, then writing good sentences about it.

STANDARD 2Y:

Itani Dabutha and Larona Kalaben for a much more focused and positive attitude towards their schoolwork.

Kimberly Molapisi, Joy Mvududu, Naadiyah Kesitilwe, Olerato Tshwenyego and Anele Aabobe for lovely work drawing clocks showing ‘quarter past’.

STANDARD 3X:

Ogone Tselaesele, Kala Kootshole and Lefika Mannathoko for improved sentence construction using an adjective to describe a noun and a verb.

Anele Gabaake, Erykah Chiweshe and Bosa Matlhagela for well – illustrated Circle map about what they are afraid of and writing interesting poems about their fears.

Kirtida Kapoor and Musawenkosi Gwizi for most pleasing mental maths test results.

STANDARD 3Y:

Tefo Mmopi for well laid out work in Problem Solving.

Jasmin Puleng, Lekgotla Molisiwa and Chileshe Bwalya for using a Circle Map and Flow Map to write good and interesting story on their Holiday news.

Amamntle Mmelesi and Lefika Maseko for the great effort they’ve put into improving their handwriting.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Tefo Mmopi

SETSWANA:

Ratang Ntini – 2y, for settling well in Setswana class, and producing good work.

Anaya Ramaselwana – 2X, for settling well in Setswana and reading her sentences s well.

Amani Kaasneilsen – 3X, for settling well in Setswana class and covering all his  Setswana books.

Hope Makwinja – 3Y, for settling well in Setswana class and producing good work.

STANDARD 4X:

Zina Maluzo, Arefa Mmopiemang, Rorisang Moremi, Skye Baaitse, Keone Dichabeng, Rethabile Balopi, Resego Giddie and Sasha Pitso for writing detailed sensible comments for homework reading and including appropriate illustrations.

Andrew Musaka for making more of an effort to write detailed comments for homework reading and successfully completing the shape stretch the brain task.

STANDARD 4Y:

Jasmine Showa for settling in well to Broadhurst Primary School.

Johan van Staden for accurately and speedily completing verbal reasoning tasks on the Captains coins.

Morgan De Bruin for being the first to complete an in class shape challenge.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5Y:

Jeremy Sameke for neat representation of fractions.

Hadassah Tau for her improved effort.

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed for a continued good effort.

STANDARD 7Y:

Aobakwe Motlhabane for his understanding of percentages.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 6X:

Zainab Khonat, Keanna Zimbiti and Othata Mogodi for giving meaningful and the most points on their Circle Map on the handling of strong acids.

SOCIAL SCIENCES:

STANDARD 5X:

Tarun Edakunni for catching up all of his work quickly.

Keletso Baruti for great enthusiasm about the new topic, All Around the World!

STANDARD 5Y:

Lebo Maedza for great enthusiasm about the new topic, All Around the World!

STANDARD 6X:

Nemo Huang for taking his work seriously and participating in class.

STANDARD 6Y:

Thobo Diseko, Talinda Matlhare and Basetsana Thebe for starting off the term with great enthusiasm and energy!

STANDARD 7X:

Olorato Mpelega for starting off the term with great enthusiasm and energy!

STANDARD 7Y:

Judah Moleofe for started off the term with great enthusiasm and energy!

SETSWANA:

STANDARD 4X:

Keone Dichabeng For settling well in Setswana class and producing wonderful work.

STANDARD 4Y:

Jasmin Showa For settling well in Conversational Setswana class and producing wonderful work.

Thabiso Okie, Sedi Mongwaketse and Abale Mojalemotho for a good start in  Conversational Setswana.

STANDARD 6Y:

Larona Dichabeng For settling well and producing a wonderful project on ditlhopha tsa maina.

FRENCH:

STANDARD 4Y:

Morgan De Bruin for your increased confidence and participation in class. It is awesome to see your personality and sense of humour starting to shine through. Keep it up Morgan.

STANDARD 5X:

Luyando Chiweshe, Lawrence Mareya and Arona  Kelaletswe for forming beautiful sentences using prepositions of place to say where in class people were. Keep it up boys!

STANDARD 6Y:

Thobo Diseko, Basetsana Thebe and Tinaye Jazire for showing the most improvement in the weekly French spelling tests. Your change in attitude and hardwork is finally paying off. Well done!

A SPECIAL MERIT IS AWARDED TO:

Nlisi Mphathiwa (7x) for being an outstanding assistant whip for Weavers.


25 May 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Maatla Chavapi, Reneilwe Monkge, Omogolo Chojoro for a good attempt writing own sentences on Weekend News.

Munesu Karidza, Lone Kenosi, Anaya Oreeng for completing a Comprehension Exercise independently.

Mokgosi Moroka, Levi Motshome for choosing the correct sounds to complete words on a Circle Map.

STANDARD 1Y:

Ethan Chilume, Ndiimi Dabutha, Sesha Malope and Maatla Matswiri for writing Weekend News sentences independently.

Omogolo Kenosi, Yaone Lebati, Reatile Moakufi and Samarah Pule for completing revision worksheets of Numbers 1-20 successfully.

STANDARD 2X:

Mary-Anne Manokore, Wetsho Sebonego, Joshua Hinze, LetlotloMaoketsa, Bahumi Tsonope and Marcus Koketso for a great start to the 2nd Term and completing a Comprehension activity on Peter Rabbit to the very best of their ability.

STANDARD 2Y:

Ratang Ntini for settling in very well to our class.

Joy Mvubu, Ojasvi Kapoor, Nataizya Nthala, Aoki Chatsama, Nicola Gwaza, Resego Balopi and Letso Moagi for a good start to the 2nd Term and  completing a Comprehension on Peter Rabbit to the best of their ability.

STANDARD 3X:

Kgosi Mzwinila, Zarah Alex, Rorisang Mashinyana and Shingai Zimucha for being the first children to hand in all 4 holiday homework book.

Armani Kaasneilsen for settling in well at Broadhurst Primary School.

Lefika Mokgathong for being mindful of his teachers injury and assisting her whenever she needed help.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Srinidhi Senthil-Maran

STANDARD 3Y:

Seabo Ramokate For starting second term with such enthusiasm and commitment in his work.

Amanda Mareya and Resego Monau for having a positive attitude towards school, they seek to understand and do better.

John Kaluzi, Hope Makwinja and Tumelo Talley for settling well in Broadhurst Primary School. Welcome to the Broadhurst Family.

STANDARD 4X:

Osego Balesamang, Jason Kebonang, Noelani Lesedi, Nobubele Moyo, Bokani Mphathiwa for successfully finding all four solutions for the stretch the brain bicycles and tricycles task.

Zina Mulazo for successfully solving stretch the brain Captain’s coins.

Keone Dichabeng for settling in well and assisting other children in the class.

STANDARD 4Y:

Kgotso Seokamo and Tawanda Duha for showing a positive start to the term and for making pleasing progress.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Sekgabo Ramaabya for writing a lovely tribute on Winne Madikizela-Mandela.

Arona Kelaletswe, Ni’matullah Malique, Leatile Mmolawa, Mukudzei Karidza and Enele Moseki for doing a great job at taking the lead in their groups when formulating imperative sentences on how to bake a wedding cake.  Well done boys!

(A special commendation to the entire Std 5X class for doing a super job too.)

Nthabeleng Semele for managing to write good sentences using all her FANBOYS. Well done!

STANDARD 5Y:

Monica Crumplin, Loapi Ramaselwana, Dean Sithole, Motheo Tshekedi, Zaid Iqbal,  Jeremy Sameke, Hadasa Tau and Katleho Thabo for starting the term on such a positive note. Not only did they hand in their holiday homework on the first day of school, but their work so far has been impressive.

STANDARD 6X:

Reejay Seboni, Aisha Ahmed, Marang Morolong, Zainab Khonat and Megan Turp for starting the term on such a positive note. Not only did they hand in their holiday homework on the first day of school, but their work so far has been impressive.

STANDARD 6Y:

Imarana Akoob, Zanele Bonyongo, Gugu Ketshabile and Misha Makosha for writing superb compound sentences describing the main character’s physical attributes or character traits.

STANDARD 7X:

Nlisi Mphathiwa and Motswedi Kabelo-Motswagole for raising the bar by writing amazing paragraphs using unusual plurals.

STANDARD 7Y:

Kritarth Panwar, Srihari Sriram and Abhra Ghosh for starting the term on such a positive note. Not only did they hand in their holiday homework on the first day of school, but their work so far has been impressive.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 7X:

Oratile Saleshando and Sue Mongwaketse  for working hard.

STANDARD 7Y:

Larona Goapele Mongwaketse for working hard.

SOCIAL SCIENCES:

STANDARD 5X:

Nonceba Sisulu and Wei Xu for paying attention and contributing during class discussions.

STANDARD 5Y:

Resego Mabua and Wanatsha Pie for paying attention and contributing during class discussions.

STANDARD 6X:

Daniel Chiwila and Phemo Leoketsa for doing their classwork with enthusiasm and dedication.

STANDARD 6Y:

Ziyaad Khan for doing his classwork with enthusiasm and dedication.

STANDARD 7X:

Mano Senthil-Maran for doing his classwork with enthusiasm and dedication.

STANDARD 7Y:

Kagisano Segage and Sekgele Sosome for doing their classwork with enthusiasm and dedication.


23 March 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Yusrah Ebrahim, Thulisa Mfosi, Thobo Sediadie and Sebaga Rakgabo for completing worksheets on Position of numbers correctly.

mbako Nyepi, Mohammed Shaikh and Atang Mpelega for showing a good understanding of ‘count on 2’ on a numberline.

STANDARD 1Y:

Ndimi Dabutha, Omogolo Kenosi, Sesha Malope, Maatla Matswiri, Anele Oteng and Samarah Pule for good understanding of “Number T’s”.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Reatile Moakufi

STANDARD 2X:

Mrs Inambao would like to give a commendation to all of Standard 2X for the fantastic effort they put into “The Tens Frame Dance” for assembly last week and a second commendation for picking up litter all over the school.

STANDARD 2Y:

Larona Kalaben, Zitah-Wynn Labane, Anele Nadisah and Kimberly Molapisi for a good illustration and sentences on the setting in “Where the Wild Things Are”.

Nataizya Nthala for following instructions carefully and sequencing her story of “Where the Wild Things Are”.

STANDARD 3X:

Lefika Mannathoko, Rorisang Mashinyana and Bosa Matlhagela for learning their 2x tables with great enthusiasm and scoring good marks in their 10 minute a day 2x table activity.

Srinidhi Senthil-Maran for completing her tables within 10 minutes and winning the 2x tables competition.

Shingai Zimucha for using his Yellow and Black hat accurately in his reading comment.

STANDARD 3Y:

Yahya Ebrahim and Seabo Ramokate for showing a positive approach towards their school work this week.

Amanda Mareya and Niranjan Pullarote for showing a genuine interest in all class discussions.

FRENCH:

STANDARD 2X:

Anele Hlabano, Mubanga Mdlama and Abotle Ngakaagae for their correct application of tonic pronouns.

STANDARD 2Y:

Nicola Gwaza, Azraa Khonat, Itani Dabutha and Siddath Mohan for constantly asking for extra French work and for seeking information independently.

STANDARD 3X:

Shingai Zimucha, Zarah Alex and Kirtida Kapoor for their beautifully written sentences using prepositions of place. Well done!

STANDARD 3Y:

Lekgotla Molosiwa for being the first to correctly complete a worksheet on pencil case items and prepositions of place.

Tefo Mmopi and Niranjan Pullarote for successfully completing a crossword puzzle on school items on Languagesonline.

STANDARD 4X:

Rorisang Moremi and Sethunya Pontsho for including relevant illustrations as part of the written homework reading comments.

Noelani Lesedi for including Onomatopoeia to make for a more interesting reading comment.

Lesha Pitso for making an excellent text-to-self connection in homework reading.

Bokani Mphathiwa for including an idiom to make for a more interesting reading comment.

Skye Baaitse for including relevant illustrations as part of her homework reading comment.

STANDARD 4Y:

Fanilo Maluzo, Atang Makati, Tawanda Duha and Lethabo Nthekeng for correctly sequencing descriptive story sentences about a Great View.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Nonceba Sisulu, Refentse Mzwinila, Rylan D’Souza and Ni’matullah Malique for improvement in the identification of different types of ‘Figurative Language’ for their comprehensions.

STANDARD 5Y:

Katleho Thabo, Zaid Iqbal and Jeremy Semeke for taking the writing process seriously and working well.  They have been planning and working on their expository essays with focus and making the necessary adjustments.

STANDARD 6X:

Larona Mogole, Omogolo Mashinyana and Matthew Changwony for sharing some insightful observations on the characters in their literature book ‘White Dolphin’.

STANDARD 6Y:

Teto Tshiamo, Rethabile Seitei, Ziyaad Khan and Thobo Diseko for showing an improvement in using Bridge Maps while working on perplexing words for their Spelling.

STANDARD 7X:

Sue Mongwaketse, Oratile Saleshando, Motswedi Kabelo-Motsagole and Chelsea Mushuta for intensified discussion on ‘Gender roles’ with their invigorating ideas.

STANDARD 7Y:

Abhra Ghosh for his response to a reading comment prompt, he wrote a very interesting short story on mythical beings.

Legae Moloi for more detailed and carefully written reading comments.

PENMANSHIP:  Jeremy Sameke and Loapi Ramaselwana – 5Y.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Lebone Setshogo – 5X.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 5X:

Refentse Mzwinila for working diligently throughout the term.

STANDARD 5Y:

Jeremy Sameke for working diligently throughout the term.

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed, Zainab Khonat and Marang Morolong for working diligently throughout the term.

STANDARD 6Y:

Gugu Ketshabile for working diligently throughout the term.

STANDARD 7X:

Motswedi Motswagole, Rethabile Thabo and Olorato Mpelenga for working diligently throughout the term.

STANDARD 7Y:

Abhra Ghosh and Srihari Sriram for working diligently throughout the term.

Lebopo Setshogo for writing his homework everyday and getting it signed by his parents.

FRENCH:

STANDARD 4X:

Nathan Matlholwa for an improved attitude in French.

Pheto Godisang for being a steadfast, hardworking citizen of our class.

STANDARD 5X:

Enele Moseki and Leatile Mmolawa for showing growth especially in written French.

STANDARD 6Y:

Ziyaah Khan and Zahraa Makda for well written postcards on their Winter Holidays.


16 March 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Sebaga Shashane, Dylan Mushuta, Temo Matlho, Melissa Mokgwathi and Emmanuella Mulwa for being able to sequence pictures correctly.

Yaone Habana, Sandile Leoketsa and Ishe Muringi for showing a good understanding of position of numbers.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Mira Arul Murugan.

STANDARD 1Y:

Refilwe Selelo, Ronaldo Pena Gonzalez and Umar Shaikh for using punctuation marks correctly.

Tinawo Molapisi, Leilani Lesedi and Cathal Mafa for completing word building worksheets confidently.

STANDARD 2X:

Molemo Matsake, Mahadev Narayanan, Kgosi Tshwenyego, Bahumi Tsonope, Wame Slave and Letlotlo Mashetsa for excellent Circle Maps showing different ways of representing numbers.

STANDARD 2Y:

Ranewa Mashinyana for working neatly in all her books.

Letlanang Koboyankwe, Letso Moagi, Thobo Dihutso and Lelentle Matjola for completing their work first thing in the morning without prompting.

STANDARD 3X:

Kirtida Kapoor, Troy Mooki, Maatla Nwosu and Rethabile Ramakoloi for working so hard at learning their 2 times and divide tables.

Alethea Burzlaff, Kai Martin, Mia van Staden and Erykah Chiweshe for detailed illustrations representing the four story elements for the main and supporting characters in ‘ Wizard of Oz’.

STANDARD 3Y:

Resego Monau and Renee Seitei for making an effort to apply punctuation discussed during shared reading.

Nathan Chilume and Amantle Mmelesi for showing responsibility and completing their homework independently.

Karabo Mosweu for always using neat illustrations in his work.

SETSWANA:

Ruben Meiring and Sebaga Rakgabo – 1X, for improved communication in Setswana.

Teto Ramakoloi and Letlotlo Tshetlhane for good oral presentations of Setswana songs.

Azraa Khonat and Joy Mvududu – 2Y for reading Setswana sentences with correct punctuation.

Anele Aabobe – 2Y, Edirilwe Menyatso and Joshua Hinze – 2X, for a good attitude towards their work and always handing their books in first.

Reagile Diraditsile – 3X, for excellent work on colours in Setswana.

Amantle Mmelesi, Seabo Ramokate, Renee Seitei and Segosi Setiko – 3Y, for improved reading in Setswana.

Yahya Ebrahim – 3Y, for excellent spelling work in Setswana.

STANDARD 4X:

Bokani Mphathiwa and Noelani Lesedi for including comical illustrations of characters with accurate facial expressions as part of homework reading comment tasks.

STANDARD 4Y:

Losika Sosome and Thulaganyo Menyatso for working hard and making pleasing progress in understanding the concept of Regrouping.

Tsitsidzashe Magate for writing descriptive and detailed reading comments.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Mukudzei Karidza, Rylan D’Souz and Sebaga Setiko for using the Double Bubble map well in making a comparison between 2 books they’ve read.

STANDARD 5Y:

Thato Motalaote for lovely expression when reading aloud.

Motheo Tshekedi and Loapi Ramaselwana for enthusiasm and positive contributions during class discussions.

Luba Christmas for working with more focus.

STANDARD 6X:

Nataizya Malama for enthusiasm and positive contributions during class discussions.

Daniel Chiwila and Peter Moetse for working with more focus.

STANDARD 6Y:

Thobo Diseko and Warona Dihutso for adding supporting details to their main ideas in their Article-A-Day reviews.  They are showing promising improvement.

David Mashuta, Tatiana Kayembe and Rethabile Mogorosi for using the Double Bubble map well in making a comparison between 2 books they’ve read.

Misha Makosha, Adriaan Scharnick and Ziyaad Khan for identifying a variety of character traits using a Circle Map and giving convincing reasons for their choices.

Resego Mooki and Imrana Khan for producing stunning strips for their reading comments.

STANDARD 7X:

Rethabile Thabo for producing stunning strips for his reading comments.

STANDARD 7Y:

Lenaneo Kgobe for lovely expression when reading aloud.

Kritarth Panwar for enthusiasm and positive contributions during class discussions.

Jordane Afamefuna for working with more focus.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Abaleng Mmelesi and Lebone Setshogo for making a great effort to improve Mathematics.

STANDARD 5Y:

Lefika Mosweu, Wanatsha Pie and Reitumetse Tapela for making a great effort to improve Mathematics.

STANDARD 6X:

Zainab Khonat and Nataizya Malama for good commitment to work.

Olebogang Bogatsu for improved focus in Mathematics.

STANDARD 6Y:

Thobo Diseko for improved focus in Mathematics.

STANDARD 7X:

Lebopo Setshogo for improved focus in Mathematics.

STANDARD 7Y:

Legae Moloi for improved focus in Mathematics.

SETSWANA:

STANDARD 4X:

Resego Giddie, Reneilwe Serema, Zina Maluzo and Osego Balesamang for well formatted and enjoyable letters to their friends in Setswana.

STANDARD 4Y:

Fanilo Maluzo for reading with understanding in Setswana.

STANDARD 5X:

Lebone Setshogo, Refentse Mzwinila, Thata Ramakoloi and Sebaga Setiko for using ‘Maemedi/’ pronouns correctly in Setswana sentences.

STANDARD 5Y:

Katleho Thabo and Thato Motalaote for using ‘Maemedi’ pronouns correctly in Setswana sentences.

STANDARD 6X:

Olebogang Bogatsu and Omogolo Mashinyana for showing growth in all areas of Setswana.

STANDARD 6Y:

Zanele Bonyongo and Legakwa Tshetlhane for making suitable contributions to their group work.

STANDARD 7X:

Lebopo Setshogo and Rethabile Thabo for fining information independently and producing good results.

STANDARD 7Y:

Aobakwe Motlhabane for improved reading in Setswana.

 


9 March 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Joy Changwony, Mira Arul Murugan, Letso Kebitsang, Sloan de Bruin, Didintle Kelaletswe, Revant Kovvuri and Ruben Meiring for lovely drawings and being able to copy classroom rules correctly, by using a Circle Map.

Katso Phutego for starting Level 2 Reading Books so early in Term One!  Well done!

STANDARD 1Y:

Ayanda Chikede, Motheo Mosweu and Revya Panwar for neat handwriting worksheets.

Madav Mohanakrishnan and Kitso Seokamo for knowing all their phonic sounds taught thus far.

Razzak Khandoker and Zayaan Noor for beautifully illustrated Weekend News.

STANDARD 2X:

Mubanga Malama, Maleehah Moorad, Tadiwa Sameke and Anele Hlabano for being able to show all the different ways that a number can be represented.

STANDARD 2Y:

Thandiwe Tutu for super sentences using Nouns from ‘Where the Wild Things Are’.

Siddarth Mohan and Olerato Tshwenyego for lovely sentences describing Max in ‘Where the Wild Things Are’.

Itani Dabutha for an improved attitude towards his school work.

STANDARD 3X:

A commendation to the entire class for working so hard towards their ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ assembly.

Kgosi Mzwinila, Zarah Alex and Shingai Zimucha for completing their Number Fun 2 booklets.

STANDARD 3Y:

Lame boakgomo and Segosi Setiko for showing enthusiasm and commitment in learning their multiplication and division.  Keep it up.

Setlhoa Bakwena and Kexin Zhang for successfully using a Flow Map to sequence the Seven Processes of Living Things.

Lefika Maseko and Lekgotla Molosiwa for working super hard and making pleasing progress in all their class activities.

LIBRARY:

Mahadev Narayanan for reading 40 library books this term.

Abotle Ngakaagae for reading 40 library books this term.

Maeva Morebodi for reading 54 library books this term.

STANDARD 4X:

Bokani Mphathiwa for an interesting answer for mental Maths money question.

Nobubele Moyo for clearly explaining the relationship between Tens and Hundreds.

Aadil Ebrahim for being the first child to hand in Spellathon money.

STANDARD 4Y:

Fanilo Maluzo, Sedi Mongwaketse, Thabiso Okie and Abale Mojalemotho for writing wonderful descriptive sentences about ‘Kagiso the builder’.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5Y:

Pushan Sarker for interesting and detailed responses in his reading comment booklet that gives insight into his chosen reader.

Mqondisi Jackalas and Bumo Nlumbile for the effort they are putting into improving their work.  Keep it up.

STANDARD 6X:

Shawn Ah-thew, Simbarashe Magate, Oagile Mmono, Othata Mogodi and Megan Turp for interesting and detailed responses in their reading comment booklets that give insight into their chosen readers.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Zanele Bonyongo – 6Y

SOCIAL SCIENCES:

STANDARD 5X:

Luyando Chiweshe for always making fine contributions to the class discussions.

Junior Keitsile for showing a positive attitude towards his school work.

STANDARD 6X:

Simbarashe Magate and Aisha Ahmed for making fine contributions to the class discussions.

STANDARD 6Y:

Adriaan Scharnick for making fine contributions to the class discussions.

STANDARD 7Y:

Pablo Modise for being the first to hand in his Spellathon Money.

Rethabile Thabo for always taking pride in his work.  Keep it up.

FRENCH:

STANDARD 6X:

Zainab Khonat, Simbarashe Magate, Othata Mogodi, Marang Morolong and Keanna Zimbiti for showing determination and expressing their desire to excel in French.

COMPUTERS:

STANDARD 7X:

Rethabile Thabo, Mano Senthil-Maran and Anele Champane for producing good test results in Computers.

STANDARD 7Y:

Kagisano Segage, Abhra Ghosh and Kirtarth Panwar for producing good test results in Computers.

 


2 March 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Omogolo Chojoro and Munesu Karidza for writing the letter ‘O’ correctly and neatly.

Lone Kenosi and Anaya Oreeng for using a wordbank correctly to complete a worksheet.

Levi Motshome and Mokgosi Moroka for being able to copy the News sentence from the board.

STANDARD 1Y:

Ndimi Dabutha and Thengiwe Gwaza for excellent results in the Spellathon test.

Omogolo Kenosi and Anele Oteng for creating beautiful family trees.

Lelotlo Tshetlhane and Loago Molefi for showing a good understanding of counting in 2’s.

STANDARD 2X:

Zahra Iqbal, Boleng Lemogang, Bahumi Tsonope and Atlang Nkoane for working very hard to write neatly.  Their books are very well presented.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Lentle Ntekeng

STANDARD 2Y:

Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang for an improvement in reading and handwriting.

Anele Aabobe, Azraa Khonat and joy Mvududu for being the first children to bring in their Spellathon Money.

Ranewa Mashinyana for putting effort into all of her work.

STANDARD 3X:

Kai Martin for taking an interest in reading chapter books.

Lentle Kgoadi for making an effort to write her homework within the given time.

Mumba Kalifungwa for catching up and completing all his homework.

Toro Mannathoko for a well written story about ‘Mr McDoodle and his scooter’.

Musawenkosi Gwizi for completing all his work independently.

Botho Mmopi and Brayden Seroke for trying to complete tasks in time.

STANDARD 3Y:

Renee Seitei, Tefo Mmopi and Jasmin Puleng for observing their punctuation in their story retelling activity.

Tswelelo Seitshiro for reading with utmost confidence and projecting his voice well.

Chileshe Bwalya and Kefilwe Moje for confidently using a Tree Map to show their understanding of Place Value.

SETSWANA:

Temo Matlho, Mokgosi Moroka and Katso Phutego – 1X, for leading Setswana games so well.

Kitso Seakamo, Thengiwe Gwaza and Refilwe Selelo – 1Y, for cooperating with others during Setswana.

Marcus Koketso, Maeva Morebodi and Maleehah Moorad – 2X, for working quickly and reading Setswana sentences so well.

Resego Balopi, Zitah Labane and Thandiwe Tutu – 2Y, for neat and thorough Setswana work.

Rorisang Mashinyana – 3X, for displaying an excellent attitude towards Spelling in Setswana.

Jasmin Puleng – 3Y, for putting her best effort into Setswana assignments.

STANDARD 4X:

Osego Balesamang for successfully using the logic matrix to solve a fruit verbal reasoning task.

Zina Maluzo for using Onomatopoeia to make her homework reading more exciting.

Lesha Pitso for independently completing and sharing a project with the class on the importance of reading.

STANDARD 4Y:

Morgan De Bruin for being the first student to bring in Spellathon Money.

Jaiden Setlang for identifying that the Library book used for Reading comment was fiction based.

Agang Gasemotho for bringing batteries for the class clock.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Kgosietsile Ngakaagae, Sekgabo Ramaabya, Rachna Mohan and Lawrence Mareya for getting full marks on their Spellathon tests.

Mukudzei Karidza and Enele Moseki for showing enthusiasm and commitment in English.

Peo Sekwale, Thata Ramakoloi and Sebaga Setiko for showing good skills at proofreading.

Abaleng Mmelesi, Reagile Kalaben, Refentse Mzwinila, Lebone Setshogo and Leatile Mmolawa for being able to identify the ‘k’ phoneme in their Spelling homework.

STANDARD 5Y:

Monica Crumplin for being the first to bring in Spellathon Money.

Jeremy Sameke for having such a positive attitude towards school, he seeks to understand and to do better.

Mark Eric-Sepato for coming back from the half term break with a ‘can do’ attitude.  Keep it up!

Keletso Baruti for being super organised and knowing what Mrs Chiweshe wants before she asks for it.

Theo Morebodi and Zaid Iqbal for doing such a fantastic job with their Spellathon activities.

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed for being the first to bring in Spellathon Money.

STANDARD 7Y:

Larona Mongwaketse, Angela Kayembe, Larona Mafa and Ira Greville for some fantastic artwork imitation Andy Warhol’s repeat patterns.

Pablo Modise for being the first to bring in Spellathon Money.

PENMANSHIP:  Resego Selelo, Zaid Iqbal, Luyando Chiweshe, Batho Motubudi and Leatile Mmolawa.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Zante du Preez – 4Y.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Reagile Kalaben, Lawrence Mareya, Refentse Mzwinila and Sebaga Setiko for showing confidence, consistency and working independently.

STANDARD 5Y:

Keletso Baruti, Phindile Gwizi, Jeremy Sameke, Hadasa Tau and Motheo Tshekedi for showing confidence, consistency and working independently.

STANDARD 6X:

Shawn Ah-Thew, Megan Turp and Tommy Yan for consistency and contributing meaningfully to group and class activities.

STANDARD 6Y:

Gugu Ketshabile and Resego Mooki for active participation in class activities and asking meaningful questions to aid their understanding.

STANDARD 7X:

Sue Mongwaketse for making a great effort to improve in Mathematics.

Hannah Boakgomo for working consistently since the beginning of the term.

STANDARD 7Y:

Amantle Moeti for working consistently since the beginning of the term.

Juah Moleofe and Pablo Modise for making a great effort to improve their Mathematics.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 5X:

Tarun Edakunni and Rachna Mohan for working extra hard and producing good Thinking Maps.

STANDARD 5Y:

Varada Narayanan and Monica Crumplin for working extra hard and producing good Thinking Maps.

STANDARD 6X:

Letlole Sebonego, Keanna Zimbiti and Zainab Khonat for working extra hard and producing good Thinking Maps.

STANDARD 7X:

Olerato Mpelega for working extra hard and producing good Thinking Maps.

STANDARD 7Y:

Kagisano Segage and Bonolo Morongwa for being very helpful.

SOCIAL SCIENCE:

STANDARD 5Y:

Katleho Thabo, Reitumetse Tapela, Loapi Ramaselwana, Theo Morebodi, Pushan Sarker and Lefika Mosweu for excellent work on their Boudiccas Rebellion Buzan Mind Maps.

STANDARD 6Y:

Resego Mooki for always producing neat work.

COMPUTERS:

STANDARD 5X:

Refentse Mzwinila, Luyando Chiweshe and Tarun Edakunni for following instructions well and applying the concepts taught in Microsoft Excel effectively.

STANDARD 5Y:

Keletso Garuti, Varada Narayanan and Loapi Ramaselwana for following instructions well and applying the concepts taught in Microsoft Excel effectively.

STANDARD 6X:

Mujtaba Khan, Aisha Ahmed and Yandi Gopolong for their commitment and good attitude towards learning computers and also for completing the Microsoft Word activities given to them in an impressive manner.

STANDARD 6Y:

Gugu Ketshabile, Talinda Matlhare, Basetsana Thebe and Zanele Bonyongo for their commitment and good attitude towards learning computers and also for completing the Microsoft Word activities given to them in an impressive manner.


16 February 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Reneilwe Monkge, Maatla Chavapi and Mbako Nyepi for lovely completion of “My Family tree”.

Atang Mpelega, Sebaga Rakgabo and Yusrak Ebrahim for completing word building exercises independently.  Well done.

STANDARD 1Y:

Ethan Chilume, Reatile Mbakufi and Samarah Pule for good understanding and neat completion of Reading Comprehension worksheets.

Sesha Malope, Maatla Matswiri and Yaone Lebati for completion of Position worksheets neatly and correctly.

STANDARD 2X:

Beyonder Makgalemele, Letlotlo Maoketsa and Lentle Ntekeng for showing dedication to their school work and putting a good effort into all areas of the school day.

STANDARD 2Y:

Immanuel Phefo, Aoki Chatsama and Aleyo Mathengwane for lovely work with the Fish Ordinal number worksheet.

Nicola Gwaza, Olerato Tshwenyego and Kimberly Molipisi for putting a lot of effort into writing their Weekend News.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Azraa Khonat

STANDARD 3X:

Srinidhi Senthil-Maran for working extra hard to improve her Nelson joined writing.

Lefika Mokgathong for thinking out of the box and using a Tree Map for Place Value in Mathematics.

Reagile Diraditsile and Ogone Nabo for settling in to the classroom routine and trying to complete all their homework.

Megan D’Souza and Anna-Kayla Angaine for settling in quickly to the classroom routine and following through instructions correctly and independently.

STANDARD 3Y:

Seabo Ramokate and Nathan Chilume for adapoting a more positive attitude towards their school work.

Yahya Ebrahim for always showing dedication and commitment towards his school work.

Niranjan Pullarote for presenting immaculately neat work and always going the extra mile.

Lefika Maseko for great effort in retelling the story ‘Fit for a king’.

SETSWANA:

Didintle Kelaletswe – 1X, for responding well to directions in Setswana class.

Uzumaki Chatsama – 1Y, for greeting in Setswana and always reminding others to greet.

Ali Bobat – 2X and Immanuel Phefo – 2Y, for reading their Setswana sentences so well.

Beyonder Makgalemele, Etsile Mmopiemang, Katlo Menyatso, Joshua Hinze and Anele Hlabano – 2X and Mokubung Mokubung – 2Y, for reading their Setswana vowels correctly and obtaining good results in Spelling tests.

Reagile Diraditsile – 3X and Renee Seitei – 3Y, for good pronunciation of Setswana words.

FRENCH:

Atlang Nkoane, Kgosi Tshwenyego, Mubanga Malama, Marcus Koketso and Tristan Kuswane – 2Y, for successfully completing their online exercises on numbers 1- 10.

Maeva Marobodi and Manadev Narayanan – 2X, for finishing their work on time.

Siddarth Mohan, Azraa Khonat and Nicola Gwaza – 2Y, for correctly spelling numbers 1 – 10 in French.

Olerato Tshwenyego for finishing her work on time.

Kexin Zhang – 3Y, for producing consistently neat and error free work.

Chileshe Bwalya – 3Y, for his commitment to all areas of his learning, keep up the great work.

MRS BECK:

Immanuel Phefo and Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang – 2Y, for improving their times on Peg-n-play by more than 10 seconds.  Good work boys.

STANDARD 4X:

Lerako Dabutha for applying four Thinking Hats to his Wednesday homework reading comment.

Aadil Ebrahim, while completing a Double Bubble Thinking Map comparing Botswana and South Korea, he posed an interesting question – ” What international Sporting event had Botswana hosted?”

STANDARD 4Y:

Bella Bodi, Katlego Marata and Abale Mojalemotho for working hard and making pleasing progress in all areas.

Tafadzwa Chikede for being the first one to accurately complete the verbal reasoning task on Spatial development.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Jumior Keitsile and Tarun Edakunni for putting a lot of effort into their classwork and showing increased participation in class activities.

Wei Xu for staying focused and completing challenging tasks that are completing challenging tasks that are beyond his own grade.

STANDARD 5Y:

Ushe Habangana, Monica Crumplin and Dean Sithole for putting a lot of effort into their classwork and showing increased participation in class activities.

STANDARD 6X:

Abaleng Maedza, Nnimo Huang and Letlole Sebonego for showing confidence in their work and giving explanations of concepts with concrete examples.

STANDARD 6Y:

Tinaye Jazire, Teto Tshiamo and Imrana Akoob for showing confidence in their work and giving explanations of concepts with concrete examples.

STANDARD 7X:

Lerang Bobe, Agang Mautle and Sue Mongwaketse for showing responsibility in their work and making a commitment to improve.

STANDARD 7Y:

Mukudzei Chiomba, Amantle Mokone and Amantle Ngakaagae for showing responsibility in their work and making a commitment to improve.

SETSWANA:

Sethunya Pontsho, Azeem Moorad and Osego Balesamang – 4X, for displaying an excellent attitude towards learning Setswana and handing in homework on time.

Bella Bodi – 4Y, for seeking information independently in Setswana.

Thata Ramakoloi – 5X, for being focused in class.

Kgosietsile Ngakaagae – 5X, for settling in well in Setswana.

Refentse Mzwinila – 5X and Katleho Thabo – 5Y, for a well formatted composition in Setswana.

FRENCH:

Morgan De Bruin and Lethabo Nthekeng – 4Y, for settling into French and showing understanding of -ER verbs.

Tawanda Duha, Zante Du Preez – 4Y, for settling well in to French.

Sekgabo Ramaabya – 5X, for working well in all her lessons.

Wei Xu – 5X, for approaching French with enthusiasm and a willingness to do his best.

Rylan D’Souza – 5X, for an improved attitude towards his French.

Monica Crumplin – 5Y, for settling well in to French.

Aisha Ahmed – 6X, for her enthusiasm and love of learning.

Haozhe Huang – 6X, for becoming increasingly confident in French.

Hannah Boakgomo, Chelsea Mashuta and Anele Champane – 7X, for working well and applying themselves to tasks.


9 February 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Thobo Sediadie, Ruben Meiring and Ishe Muringi for detailed drawings of things that ‘I like or dislike’, using a Tree Map.

Thulisa Mfosi and Mohammed Shaikh for lovely drawings that tell a story about their PNI news, using a Circle Map.

STANDARD 1Y:

Cathal Mafa and Teto Ramakoloi for using Circle Maps to illustrate the positive, negative and interesting parts of their weekend.

Leilani Lesedi, Kopo Pelaelo, Ronaldo Pena-Gonzalez and Umar Shaikh for completing their phonic worksheets neatly and correctly.

STANDARD 2X:

Atlang Nkoane, Anele Hlabano, Tristan Kuswane, Mubanga Malama, Luba Habangana, Abotle Ngakaagae, Ali Bobat, Edirilwe Menyatso and Etsile Mmopimang for using their Reading and Thinking Skills to find solutions to Problem Solving questions.

STANDARD 2Y:

Nicola Gwaza, Resego Balopi, Ojasvi Kapoor, Joy Mvududu and Thobo Dihutso for very good questions on “Where the Wild Things are”.

STANDARD 3X:

Anele Gabaake, Christiaan Scharnick, Mia van Staden and Lentle Kgoadi for having the initiative to find constructive activities to keep themselves busy, once they have completed their expected classwork.

Shingai Zimucha and Erykah Chiweshe for good use of Capital letters and Full stops in their retelling of the story “The Feast”.

Troy Mooki for a positive attitude towards his classwork.

STANDARD 3Y:

Kefilwe Moje for showing good management skills and being a great little helper.

Setlhoa Bakwena and Amantle Mmelesi for showing a good understanding of Place Value.

Nandita Sundararajan, Lame Boakgomo and Segosi Setiko for persevering in completing their work on time throughout the week.  Keep it up.

LIBRARY:

Maeva Morebodi – 2X, for reading over 20 library books this term.

STANDARD 4X:

Bokani Mphathiwa , Reneilwe Serema and Noelani Lesedi for writing well thought out comments for homework reading and applying the different colours for punctuation.

Noelani Lesedi for showing sensible and detailed working out of her thought process for word problems.

Osego Balesamang, Aadil Ebrahim and Azeem Moorad for finding three ways through the number maze to find the target number 15.

STANDARD 4Y:

Rotlhe Mosetlhanyane, Losika Sosome and Thabiso Okie for obtaining excellent results in a Place Value Test.

Molemo Chavaphi for recognising multiple possible routes through a number maze.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Mukudze Karidza, Abaleng Mmelesi, Batho Motubudi, Luyando Chiweshe and Leatile Mmolawa for an improvement in their handwriting.  Keep it up.

STANDARD 5Y:

Dean Sithole for making a brave effort to keep up with his work, despite his injuries.

STANDARD 6X:

Reejay Seboni and Maatla Selaleo for never giving up.  They sometimes get it wrong and sometimes find things tough, but they always pick themselves up and keep trying their best.  Well done and keep it up.

STANDARD 7X:

Anele Champane, Rethabile Thabo, Mano Senthil-Maran and Lebopo Setshogo for writing reflective article reviews with an eye for detail.

Chelsea Mashuta for showing originality and creativity in the Spellathon activities.

Sue Mongwaketse for showing an improvement in Reading Comprehension.

Hannah Boakgomo for showing enthusiasm in identifying adverbs that were not often used.

STANDARD 7Y:

Larona Mafa and Sekgele Sosome for never giving up.  They sometimes get it wrong and sometimes find things tough, but they always pick themselves up and keep trying their best.  Well done and keep it up.

Abhra Ghosh for exceptional work in English this term.  Keep it up.

PENMANSHIP:  Lefika Mosweu, Thato Motalaote, Peo Sekwale and Reagile Kalaben.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Matthew Changwony

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed for an impressive and informative presentation on Jupiter.

Megan Turp for excellent research work and a beautiful poster on Jupiter.

Omogolo Mashinyana for an excellent slide show on Venus.

Abaleng Maedza for being helpful and caring.

STANDARD 6Y:

Zanele Bonyongo for an informative presentation on Jupiter.

Imrana Akoob for an impressive presentation on Saturn, she also went the extra mile to make a model of the planet.

Resego Mooki for an impressive presentation on Uranus.

SOCIAL SCIENCE:

STANDARD 7X:

Goabaone Gasemotho, Mano Senthil-Maran, Rethabile Thabo, Hannah Boakgomo, Lebopo Setshego and Sue Mongwaketse for doing an excellent job on their Stone Age Buzan Mind Maps.  Keep it up.

STANDARD 7Y:

Bonolo Dibakwane, Larona Mafa, Larona Mongwaketse, Jordane Afamefuna and Angela Kayembe for showing initiative by helping to maintain a clean and tidy classroom.  Thank you girls.


2 February 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Katso Phutego for reading 32 Reading books since Reception.

Mira Arul Murugan, Emmanuella Mulwa, Letso Kebitsang and Melissa Mokgwathi for completing a Comprehension exercise independently.

Joy Changwony, Temo Matlho and Revant Kovvuri for lovely, detailed drawings of their Weekend News.

STANDARD 1Y:

Refilwe Selelo and Kitso Seokamo for completing Instructional Comprehension worksheets neatly.

Zayaan Noor and Kopo Pelaelo for showing a good understanding of Phonics.

Razzat Khandoker and Tinawo Molapisi for beautiful Tree Maps on the topic ‘Myself’.

STANDARD 2X:

Boleng Lemogang, Lefika Matsetse, Mary-Anne Manokore, Tadiwe Sameke, Wetsho Sebonego and Wame Slave for showing a good understandingof their bonds using a Ten Frame and carrying it over into story problems.

STANDARD 2Y:

Aleyo Mathengwane for super work in the skip counting activity.

Immanuel Phefo for reading very well and using expression when reading aloud.

Olerato Tshwenyego, Thobo Dihutso and Azraa Khonat for well written reports on ‘My Weekend News’.

STANDARD 3X:

Erykah Chiweshe, Kirtida Kapoor, Kala Kootshole and Alethea Burzlaff for labelling different parts of a plant correctly and creating a colourful collage of a plant.

Rethabile Ramakoloi and Lefika Mannathoko for completing their homework everyday this week.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Anna Kayla Angaine.

STANDARD 3Y:

Resego Monau and Shane Zhang for showing confidence and having a positive mindset towards any challenging situation.  They strive for the best.

Karabo Mosweu for exhibiting good comprehension and sequencing skills in answering questions from ‘The Crazy Crow’.

Tswelelo Seitshiro for being thoughtful and kind to all his classmates.

Lekgotla Molosiwa and Kayang Baruti for writing remarkable sentences for their Spelling Sentence Homework.

STANDARD 4X:

Rethabile Balopi for attempting to use two Thinking Hats for homework reading comments.

Reneilwe Serema for an excellent explanation of how many units there were altogether in a two-digit number of her choice, by referring to the Brace Map she made.

Osego Balesamang for realising that multiplication of two can be applied to word problems that use the word double.

STANDARD 4Y:

Fanilo Maluzo and Johan van Staden for accurately and speedily completing the verbal reasoning task on Shapes.

Thulaganyo Menyatso for making an impressive start in Standard Four.

Gae Sediadie, Abale Mojalemotho, Agang Gasemotho and Tsitsidzashe Magate for writing detailed Reading comments and for using the Thinking Hats correctly.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Ushe Habangana for using his reading skills strategically when doing his comprehensions.

Lebo Maedza for his super sharp eyes when doing his editing exercise.

STANDARD 6X:

Aisha Ahmed, Megan Turp, Keanna Zimbiti and Marang Morolong for making good use of their imaginations to write interesting paragraphs using their spelling words.

STANDARD 6Y:

Tatiana Kayembe, Gugu Ketshabile, Zahraa Makda and Tnaye Jazire for beautifully constructed letters using specific vocabulary words.

Misha Makosha and Motheo Seitei for making a huge improvement in learning their weekly spelling words.

Gugu Kethsabile, Resego Mooki, Imrana Akoob and Tatiana Kayembe for well written reflective article reviews on ‘Salt – the rock we eat’.

STANDARD 7X:

Leruo Matlho for making a huge improvement in learning his weekly spelling words.

STANDARD 7Y:

Bonolo Dibakwane, Amantle Mokone and Kagisano Segage for making excellent connections when writing their reading comments.

PENMANSHIP:  Ushe Habangana, Kgotla Mautle, Refentse Mzwinila, Thata Ramakoloi, Enele Moseki and Lebone Setshogo.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Hannah Boakgomo

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 6X;

Simbarashe Magate and Aisha Ahmed for approaching work with a mature attitude.

STANDARD 6Y:

Gladys Chikede and Resego Mooki for an improved approach and good display of work.

STANDARD 7X:

Rethabile Thabo for doing extra work and discovering more ways of expanding numbers.

STANDARD 7Y:

Abhra Ghosh for doing extra work and discovering more ways of expanding numbers.


26 January 2018

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X:

Sloan de Bruin, Yaone Habana, Dylan Mushuta and Sebaga Shashane for settling in well at Broadhurst Primary.

Didintle Kelatswe and Sandile Leoketsa for beautiful and colourful drawings of their Weekend News.  Well done.

STANDARD 1Y:

Motheo Mosweu, Thengiwe Gwaza and Madhav Mohanakrishnan for completing Colour and Shape worksheets neatly and correctly.

Ayanda Chikede, Uzumaki Chatsama and Revya Panwar for illustrating their Weekend News with beautiful and colourful drawings.

STANDARD 2X:

Lentle Ntekeng, Abotle Ngakaagae and Letlotlo Maoketsa for settling in very well into the Broadhurst family and making new friends.

Marcus Koketso and Joshua Hinze for doing research and finding answers to the ‘Lollipop question”.

STANDARD 2Y:

Lelentle Matjola for settling in to Broadhurst Primary so well.

Resego Balopi for a super start to the year.

Aoki Chatsama for taking the time to colour pictures in beautifully.

Mokubung Mokubung for trying very hard to work quietly and carefully.

STANDARD 3X:

Bosa Mathlagela and Zarah Alex for completing their 10 minutes mental maths within 5 minutes.

Maatla Nwosu and Rorisang Mashinyana for good listening skills and following through instructions correctly and with confidence.

Kgosi Mzwinila and Shingai Zimucha for writing well-structured, interesting stories about their holidays.

STANDARD 3Y:

Chileshe Bwalya, Renee Seitei, Jasmin Puleng, Kexin Zhang, Tefo Mmopi and Amanda Mareya for putting a lot of effort into their work and producing beautiful work on ‘My December Holiday’.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Kayang Baruti

STANDARD 4X:

Aadil Ebrahim for successfully using the logic matrix and confidently expressing his thought process to explain the solution to the verbal reasoning task.

Osego Balesamang for settling well into the school.

Theo Makolo, Nobubele Moyo, Bokani Mphathiwa, Noelani Lesedi, Masedi Pontsho, Sethunya Pontsho and Reneilwe Serema for attempting to use two Thinking Hats for homework reading comments.

STANDARD 4Y:

Tawanda Duha, Morgan de Bruin, Zante Du Preez and Lethabo Nthekeng for settling in well into Broadhurst Primary School.

Mpaphi Habana for a positive attitude towards his school work and for trying his best.

Sedi Mongwaketse for working hard in all her subjects.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Kgosietsile Ngakaagae for making a good effort at completing different English exercises.

Lebone Setshogo for showing commitment to his work.

Sekgabo Ramaabya for writing exhilarating details for her reading comments.

Thata Ramakoloi, Junior Keitsile, Arona Kelaletswe and Luyando Chiweshe for participating well during class activities by making noteworthy comments.

STANDARD 5Y:

Katleho Thabo and Zaid Iqbal for reading comments that show they are able to make insightful connections and write about them sensibly.

Theo Morebodi for showing his understanding of text-to-world through a well written and well though out comment.

STANDARD 6X:

Phemo Leoketsa and Peter Moetse for making the decision that a new year can mean a new start and starting their academic year on a positive note.  Keep it up.

Zainab Khonat for reading comments that show she is able to make insightful connections and write sensibly about them.

STANDARD 6Y:

Adriaan Scharnick and Ziyaad Khan for having read the highest number of books from the classroom library in the first fortnight of school.

STANDARD 7Y:

Amantle Ngakaagae for settling in well into the school.

Kagisano Segage for correctly analysing compound and complex sentences.

Sesame Moetse and Angela Kayembe for starting the year off with focus and taking their roles as seniors in the school seriously.

Mbako Pelaelo, Srihari Sriram and Mukudzei Chiomba for making the decision that a new year can mean a new start and starting their academic year on a positive note.  Keep it up.

PENMANSHIP:  Keletso Baruti, Kathleho Thabo, Rachna Mohan, Nonceba Sisulu and Sekgabo Ramaabya.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Goagaone Gasemotho.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Aone Mpoeleng and Lebone Setshogo for a good start to the year.

STANDARD 5Y:

Katleho Thabo, Pushan Sarker, Luyando Chiweshe and Keletso Baruti for a good start to the year.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 7X:

Mano Senthil-Maran and Hannah Boakgomo for excellent project presentation for the parents during the ‘Meet the teacher’ evening.

STANDARD 7Y:

Larona Mongwaketse and Goabaone Gasemotho for excellent project presentation for the parents during the ‘Meet the teacher’ evening.


10 November 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Tinawo Molapisi for excellent word recognition and reading.

Munesu Karidza for writing beautiful letter ‘f’s in his Literacy book.

Loago Molefe for improved letter spacing in his Literacy book.

Madhav MohanaKrishnan for trying really hard to improve his letter writing.

Motheo Mosweu for beautiful drawings in all of his work.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Letso Kebitsang, Revant Kovvuri, Maatla Matswiri, Mbako Nyepi and Sebaga Rakgabo for selling all their raffle tickets.

Ronaldo Penagonzalez, Yusrah Ebrahim, Emmanuella Mulwa, Thobo Sediadie and Refilwe Selelo for working confidently and independently with the split pin activity.

STANDARD 1X:

Resego Balopi and Atlang Nkoane for scoring full marks for all their Spelling tests in the Second Semester.  Well done!

Resego Balopi, Mubanga Malama, Maeva Morebodi, Atlang Nkoane and Kgosi Tshwenyego for scoring full marks in all of the Bonds tests in the Second Semester.  You are Super Stars!

STANDARD 1Y:

Nicola Gwaza, Joy Mvududu and Olerato Tshwenyego for scoring excellent results in their Bonds tests through the year.

Anle Aabobe, Nicola Gwaza, Mahadev Narayanan, Nataizya Nthala and Olerato Tshwenyego for a great effort made to score high marks in all of their Spelling tests during the year.

Naadiyah Kesitilwe for putting a lot of effort into all her work and producing beautiful work.

STANDARD 2X:

Lianne Arden, Jasmin Puleng, Segosi Seitiko, Megan D’Souza and Setlhoa Bakwena for putting a good effort into their story writing.

STANDARD 2Y:

Musawenkosi Gwizi, Christiaan Scharnick, Bosa Matlhagela and Kirtida Kapoor for working well in Maths.

Zarah Alex, Mumba Kalifungwa, Lentle Kgoadi and Botho Mmopi for working neatly in all of their books.

Amantle Mmelesi, Maatla Nwosu, Ogone Tselaesele and Lefika Mokgathong for an improvement in Reading.

STANDARD 3X:

Masedi Pontsho and Pheto Godisang for improved mental computation.

Aadil Ebrahim for improved reading skills and working much faster with his SRA.

Arefa Mmopiemang for expressive reading.

STANDARD 3Y:

Sasha Pitso and Tafadzwa Chikede for using full sentences to answer their comprehension correctly.

Mpaphi Habana, Abale Mojalemotho and Katlego Marata for a positive attitude and good work ethic.

Losika Sosome for associating the class Science experiment on forming clouds with real life.

SETSWANA:

Mokgosi Moroka and Reatile Moakufi – Rec Y and B, for greeting well in Setswana.

Resego Balopi and Anele Aabobe – Std 1X and Y, for always reminding their peers to knock, greet in Setswana and tucking in their shirts.

Kexin Zhang, Kirtida Kapoor and Lekgotla Molosiwa – Std 2X and Y, for good family tree pictures.

Khaya Letsunyane, Jasmin Puleng,  Renee Seitei – 2X, Rorisang Mashinyana and Reagile Diraditsile – 2Y, for writing and narrating their stories very well using very good Setswana words.

Fanilo Maluzo for excellent Spelling work this week.

STANDARD 4X:

Zaid Iqbal for independently completing a project on whales and dolphins and progressing to the blue level in SRA.

Arefa Kewakae, Thato Motalaote and Refents Mzwinila for progressing to the next level in SRA.

Resego Selelo for applying some of the techniques writers use to her own writing and progressing to the aqua level in SRA.

STANDARD 4Y:

A commendation is given to the entire class for their informative, colourful and detailed research projects on Vertebrates.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5Y:

Aisha Ahmed, Simbarashe Magate, Marang Morolong, Othata Mogodi, Nataizya Malama and Tesana Majaha for working hard to improve their fluency when reading aloud.  They make books so much more enjoyable when they read.

STANDARD 6X:

Sesame Moetse for working hard to improve her fluency when reading aloud.  She makes books so much more enjoyable when she reads.

STANDARD 7Y:

Azeem Chand and Ipuseng Tsheko for working hard to improve their fluency when reading aloud.  They make books so much more enjoyable when they read.

PENMANSHIP IS AWARDED TO:  Simbarashe Magate and Othata Mogodi

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATES:  Motse Mosimaneotsile – 7Y, and Mathiba Mokolo – 7X.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5Y:

Maatla Selaelo for trying very hard to improve his Mathematics results.

Phemo Leoketsa for adopting a more positive attitude towards his work.

Larona Magole for producing very good test results.

Shawn Ah-Thew and Nemo Huang for making excellent progress in a short period of time.

STANDARD 6X:

Larona Mafa for working really hard to improve her test results.

Srihari Sriram for excellent problem solving skills.

STANDARD 7X:

Ethan Bulenzi for excellent number manipulation skills.

Kesego Kepadisa for adopting a more serious and positive attitude in Mathematics.

SETSWANA

STANDARD 4X:

Sebaga Setiko and Thabo Katleho for using conjunctions correctly in Setswana and producing excellent Brace Maps.

STANDARD 4Y:

Abaleng Mmelesi and Thato Motalaote for good knowledge of words that describe time in Setswana.

Thata Ramakoloi and Peo Sekwale for using conjunctions correctly in Setswana and producing excellent Brace Maps.

STANDARD 5X:

Adriaan Scharnick for always trying his best to speak Setswana during the Setswana lessons.

STANDARD 5Y:

Keanna Zimbiti for always trying her best to speak Setswana during the Setswana lessons.

STANDARD 6X:

Amantle Moeti for using correct tenses in her composition and letter.

Sekgele Sosome, Jordane Afamefuna, Goabaone Gasemotho and Larona Mongwaketse for understanding parts of the body in Setswana.

STANDARD 6Y:

Motswedi Motswagole, Olerato Mpelega and Lebopo Setshogo for using correct tenses in their composition and letter.

STANDARD 7X:

Summer Seboni for good pronunciation of Setswana words.

Kesego Kepadisa for always trying her best to speak Setswana during Setswana lessons.

Thero Matlho for working hard this week and producing good results.

STANDARD 7Y:

Nomfanelo Moyo for good pronunciation of Setswana words.

Catarina Marques for always trying her best to speak Setswana during Setswana lessons.

Laone Kelaletswe and Reabetswe Bogatsu for working hard this week and producing good results.


27 October 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Didintle Kelaletswe for good sentence building.

Omogolo Kenosi for beautiful colouring in of his puffer fish.

Melissa Mokgwathi for a very neat and good Tree Map of the “Hungry Caterpillar”.

Anele Oteng for always being helpful and keeping the puzzle corner organised.

Mohammed Shaikh for trying to improve his colouring in and cutting out.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Betsho Ditlhogo, Cathal Mafa, Reatile Moakufi and Ronaldo Penagonzalez for improved concentration during carpet activities.

Mbako Nyepi, Kopo Pelaelo, Letlotlo Tshetlane, Thulisa Mfosi and Maatla Matswiri for writing sentences independently with correct finger spacing.

STANDARD 1X:

Resego Balopi for being the first one in the class to return his raffle book and money.

Azraa Khonat for good sequencing of a story.

Tadiwa Sameke for completing a short Comprehension exercise correctly.

Marcus Koketso for following instructions in the correct order.

STANDARD 1Y:

Anele Aabobe for her great effort to get full marks in her spelling tests.

Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang for completing comprehension worksheets independently.

Letso Moagi and Immanuel Phefo for showing a good understanding of the different rooms in a house and the furniture for each room.

Nataizya Nthala and Olerato Tshewnego for their effort to get full marks in the mixed bonds tests.

STANDARD 2X:

Khaya Letsunyane, Erykah Chiweshe and Nandita Sundararajan for excellent work in spelling and using their phonic skills to spell new words.

Amanda Mareya for learning all her lines for the play.

Niranjan Pullarote and Chileshe Bwalya for working independently and being model students to the class.

Shane Zhang, Kgatso Kgathi and Lame Boakgomo for excellent reading of the ‘Wizard of Oz’.

STANDARD 2Y:

Kgosi Mzwinila for writing a super paragraph on the character he likes the least in ‘Wizard of Oz’.

Kala Kootshole and Rorisang Mashinyana for learning their words for the ‘Wizard of Oz’ so quickly.

Karabo Mosweu and Mia van Staden for producing beautiful work at all times.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Rorisang Mashinyana

STANDARD 3X:

Jason Kebonang and Zina Maluzo for good maths assessment marks.

Heather Mongwaketse for good weekly mental test result.

Rethabile Balopi for being the first child in the class to sell all her raffle tickets.

Rorisang Moremi for improved reading and trying to complete her comprehension skills in time.

Lesha Pitso for working diligently and progressing up to the Purple section of the SRA activity box.

STANDARD 3Y:

Resego Chalashika adn Imani Motlhabane for showing a positive approach towards their school work.

Leyla Rasul for being the first child in the class to sell all her raffle tickets.

Mpaphi Habana for being helpful and kind to his fellow classmates.

Tafadzwa Chikede for a consistently positive attitude towards her school work.

Fanilo Maluzo for impressive creative writing.

STANDARD 4X:

Lebo Maedza, Arefa Kewakae, Reagile Kalaben, Lebone Setshogo, Mukudzei Karidza, Lefika Mosweu, Theo Morebodi, Bumo Nlumbile, Pushan Sarker, Katleho Thabo, Luyando Chiweshe, Reitumetse Tapela, Nasima Steyn, Luba Christmas, Loapi Ramaselwana, Mqondisi Jackalas, Motheo Tshekedi and Sebilo Mashungwa for working conscientiously to progress to the next level in SRA.

STANDARD 4Y:

Batho Motubudi for writing interesting reading comments about Dinosaurs and for indicating which kind of feeders they are.

Peo Sekwale for using Idioms in her reading comments.

Wei Xu for taking his time to write more detailed comments for homework reading.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Zanele Bonyongo and Adriaan Scharnick for being budding writers.

STANDARD 5Y:

Othata Mogodi for paying attention to detail and improvement of editing skills.

Marang Morolong for putting listening skills to good use.

Aisha Ahmed, Mujtaba Khan and Nataizya Malama for using their spelling skills well to achieve good results.

STANDARD 6X:

Abhra Ghosh and Kagisano Segage for paying attention to detail and improvement of their editing skills.

Suneeth Mathurmana for using spelling skills well to achieve good results.

STANDARD 6Y:

Rethabile Thabo for displaying a flair for expressing his opinion well in a letter detailing his expectations for next year.

Meher Alex for writing a lovely letter about her expectations for Standard 7.

Amantle Mokone for writing a noteworthy reading comment on how a book she read has influenced her.

STANDARD 7X:

Michelle Jack, Aone Senai and Ethan Bulenzi for writing well-written letters displaying good format, detailing how they would like to be remembered at BPS.

Tamia Nchindo and Aaryan Cherian for writing heart-felt letters detailing their expectations for next year.

STANDARD 7Y:

Ipuseng Tsheko, Azeem Chand, Motse msoimaneotsile, Anele Maedza, Catarina Marques and Qinisile Jackalas for writing heart-felt letters about their achievements and disappointments at BPS along with their fears and expectations for next year.

Azeem Chand and Qinisile Jackalas for putting their listening skills to good use.

Motse Mosimaneotsile for using his spelling skills well to achieve good results.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATES:  Leruo Matlho – 6Y, Lenaneo Kgobe – 6X.

SCIENCE:

STANDARD 5X:

Tatiana Kayembe, Adriaan Scharnick, Zahraa Makda and Zanele Bonyongo for working well throughout the term.

STANDARD 5Y:

Keanna Zimbiti, Omogolo Mashinyana and Zainab Khonat for working well throughout the term.

STANDARD 6X:

Kagisano Segage, Abhra Ghosh and Suneeth Mathurmana for working well throughout the term.

STANDARD 6Y:

Alex Meher, Akshaj Sunil and Mano Senthil-Maran for working well throughout the term.

STANDARD 7X:

Aaryan Cherian, Ajay Pontsho and Malama Malama for working well throughout the term.

STANDARD 7Y:

Motse Mosimaneotsile, Catarina Marques, Azeem Chand, Robin Turp and Leungolame Mphetolang for working well throughout the term.

SOCIAL SCIENCE:

STANDARD 5Y:

Simbarashe Magate and Phemo Leoketsa for being heroes and coming to Ms. Karim’s rescue by getting rid of a cockroach.

STANDARD 6X:

Aobakwe Motlhabane for actively participating in class discussions.  Keep it up.

STANDARD 6Y:

Rethabile Thabo for always being respectful and having a good attitude towards his Social Science work.


13 October 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Anaya Oreeng for knowing all her reading words.

Temo Matlho and Atang Mpelega for knowing almost all of their reading words.

Samarah Pule, Levi Motshome, Omogolo Chijoro and Mokgosi Moroka for trying very hard to write their number eights correctly.

Zayaan Noor and Yaone Lebati for beautiful number 8 sunglasses.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Mira Arul and Thengiwe Gwaxa for reading their Oxford reading book sentences fluently and clearly.

Ethan Chilume for improved behaviour in and out of the classroom.

Ayanda Chikede and Letso Kebitsang for being expressive and well pronounced during assembly rehearsals.

Emmanuella Mulwa, Sebaga Rakgabo and Uzumaki Chatsama for being able to identify all the sounds covered thus far.

STANDARD 1X:

Resego Balopi, Luba Habangana, Tristan Kuswane and Molemo Matsake for completing Comprehension exercises accurately.  Well done.

Mubanga Malama, Etsile Mmopiemang, Anele Nadisah and Atlang Nkoane for lovely drawings of “My House” using a Tree Map.

STANDARD 1Y:

Larona Kabben, Thabo Dihutso and Tumelo Reetsang for showing good understanding of doubling and counting in 2’s and 10’s.

Zitah-Wynn Labane, Aleyo Mathengwane and Beyonder Makgalemele for scoring excellent results on their Comprehension worksheets.

STANDARD 2X:

Lefika Masedo for taking the initiative to write his own book.

Resego Monau, Renee Seitei, Kayang Baruti and Tefo Maopi for excellent work in Partner Nouns.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Kexin Zhang

STANDARD 2Y:

Shingai Zimucha for a fantastic story of “If my dreams came true”.

Kala Kootshole for a pleasing improvement in his reading.

Toro Mannathoko, Reagile Diraditsile and Anna Kayla Angaine for lovely maps of ‘The Land of Oz’.

Anele Gabaake for beautiful work on Partner Nouns.

STANDARD 3X:

Rethabile Balopi and Pheto Godisang for a positive attitude towards their comprehension skills activities.

Andrew Musaka and Sethunya Pontsho for working diligently with their Front End Addition Mathematics this week.

Nathan Matlholhwa and Aadil Ebrahim for most pleasing Reading Assessment results.

Lerako Dabutha for producing a well written story about ‘Food fit for a king’.

STANDARD 3Y:

Losika Sosome for well laid out work in problem solving.

Sedi Mongwaketse and Katlego Marata for showing great improvement with their Nelson Handwriting.

Bella Bodi for showing an exemplary attitude towards her school work and superb management skills during group activities.

Molemo Chavaphi for presenting immaculately neat work and going the extra mile.

LIBRARY:

Maeva Morebodi – 1X, for reading 30 library books this term.

Mahadev Narayanan – 1Y, for reading 27 library books this term.

Niranjan Pullarote – 2X, for reading 25 library books this term.

Maatla Nwosu – 2Y, for reading 25 library books this term.

Fanilo Maluzo – 3Y, for reading 20 library books this term.

STANDARD 4X:

Refentse Mzwinila and Resego Selelo for progressing to the next level in SRA.

Varada Narayanan and Zaid Iqbal for progressing to the next level in SRA and assisting children with Fraction tasks.

Pushan Sarker for drawing a detailed picture of Nelson Mandela.

Katleho Thabo for drawing beautiful pictures of a variety of birds.

Sebaga Setiko for working hard on homework reading comments.

Arefa Kewakae for making sensible text-to-self connections for homework reading comments.

STANDARD 4Y:

Nonceba Sisulu, Wanatsha Pie, Abiela Mathwai, Peo Sekwale and Sekgabo Ramaabya for working hard and making pleasing progress in Mathematics and for completing their work on time.

Nthabeleng Semele for finding the lost Merit badge that mysteriously disappeared from Mrs. Allie’s desk.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Tinaye Jazire for settling well into English and showing determination to excel.

Adriaan Scharnick, Reejay Seboni, Ziyaad Khan, Oagile Mmono and Curtis Bulenzi for having the formidable goal of reading ALL of the reading books in the class library.

Rethabile Mogorosi, Misha Makosah and Warona Dihutso for showing determination to produce fantastic work.  Keep it up.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  David Mashuta

STANDARD 6Y:

Olorato Mpelega for participating well during class literature study discussions.

Lerang Bobe for putting more concerted effort into her work.

Rona Mosetlhanyne for writing detailed Reading comments.

STANDARD 7X:

Bosa Pontsho, Aone Senai and Benco van Rooyen for showing determination to produce lovely work, which is awesome.  Well done.

MATHEMATICS:

STANDARD 5X:

Curtis Bulenzi, Tinaye Jazire and Resego Mooki for putting extra effort into their work and completing tasks before deadlines.

STANDARD 5Y:

Aisha Ahmed for being the first student to sell a full raffle book.

Maatla Selaelo for completing all his Mathematics activities in the allocated time.

Lienke Zondagh for excellent Mathematical application to her work.

STANDARD 6X:

Amantle Moeti for making good progress this term.

Sekgele Sosome for trying hard to improve.

STANDARD 6Y:

Meher Alex, Hannah Boakgomo and Rethabile Thabo for maintaining focus and demonstrating maturity in their work.

STANDARD 7X:

Nonofo Giddie for making a concerted effort to improve his Mathematics.

Bosa Pontsho for good participation in class discussions.

STANDARD 7Y:

Azeem Chand, Harry Kayur, Robin Turp, Nomfanelo Moyo and Ashleigh Solomon for a good practical demonstration of how to calculate the diameter, radius, circumference and area of a circle.

SETSWANA:

Goabaone Gasemotho, Suneeth Mathurmana, Sekgele Sosome, Lenaneo Kgobe, Larona Mafa and Kagisano Segage – 6X, for oral presentations of the the story and good pronunciation of the Setswana words.


29 September 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Maatla Chavaphi and Kitso Seokamo for helping others to find their reading words to build their sentences.

Lone Kenosi for being a caring and helpful member of our class.

Anesa Lesego for being the first Rec. Blue child to bring 2 gifts for the Baylor Children.

Katso Phutego for very factual and insightful conversations and making us smile.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Maatla Matswiri for trying hard to work on his own.

Reatile Moakufi for good pencil grip.

Joy Changwony for working quietly.

Umar Shaikh for completing all his work independently.

STANDARD 1X:

Boleng Lemogang, Palesa Gora, Wetsho Sebonego and Bahumi Tsonope for showing a good understanding of the ‘uses of plants’, using a Circle Map.

Ranewa Mashinyana, Maleehah Moorad, Wame Slave and Maeva Morebodi for lovely creative sentences on the topic ‘Spring’.

STANDARD 1Y:

Aoki Chatsama, Siddarth Mohan and Ojasvi Kapoor for good marks in revision of mixed Bonds.

Mokubung Mokubung, Joy Mvududu and Nicola Gwaza for doing very well in revision of spelling words.

STANDARD 2X:

Troy Mooki, Kexin Zhang, Lekgotla Molosiwa, Alethea Burzlaff and Tswelelo Seitshiro for wonderful work in Guided Reading and showing a fantastic understanding of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.

STANDARD 2Y:

Kala Kootshole, Kai Martin, Lefika Mannathoko, Reagile Diraditsile, Brayden Seroke, Anele Gabaake and Rethabile Ramakoloi for working very well in our Fraction exercise and completing them correctly.

STANDARD 3X:

Masedi Pontsho, Thabisang Seleke and Skye Baaitse for a positive attitude towards their Mathematics and being able to regroup within a number of 1 to 500.

Bokani Mphathiwa and Noelani Lesedi for working independently, regrouping digits in the thousands.

Reneilwe Serema, Nobubele Moyo and Resego Giddie for a good oral presentation about animal conservation.

STANDARD 3Y:

Sasha Pitso, Azeem Moorad and Fanilo Maluzo for writing a detailed ‘Article a Day’.

Leyla Rasul for putting immense effort into her work.

Atang Makati and Kgotso Seokamo for showing an improvement in their sentence work.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Gae Sediadie.

FRENCH:

Kgosi Mzwinila, Layla Nchindo and Toro Mannathoko – 2Y, for learning their colours in French and successfully completing all related online exercises with no help.

Theo Makolo – 3X, for an improved attitude and work ethic in French this term.

Heather Mongwaketse – 3X, for working diligently and with no supervision on her online exercises.  She also goes the extra mile to do additional exercises when she has completed her work.

Thabisang Seleke – 3X, for his enthusiastic and energetic approach to work this week.

Johannes van Staden – 3Y, for his renewed passion and enthusiasm for French this term.

Agang Gasemotho – 3Y, for his improved attitude towards French, he approaches his tasks with enthusiasm and a smile.

SETSWANA:

Teto Ramakoloi, Ayanda Chideke, Refilwe Selelo, Thobo Sediadie and Sandile Leoketsa – Rec. Y, for following instructions very well and winning the Setswana game.

Temo Matlho and Katso Phuthego – Rec. B, for singing the National Anthem so well and with good pronounciation.

Yahya Ebrahim, Khaya Letsunyane, Jasmin Puleng and Renee Seitei – 2X, for reading the story and answering questions correctly.

Rorisang Mashinyana -2Y and Katso Kgati – 2X, for learning their spelling words correctly.

Zina Maluzo – 3X and Azeem Moorad – 3Y for good spelling work this week.

STANDARD 4X:

Loapi Ramaselwana for progressing from the orange level to the gold level in the SRA, after reading the Usborne books, thinking of her own Thinking Hats to express how she felt about the homework reading: an orange Thinking Hat for weird moments in the text and a brown Thinking Hat for when the reading was a bit confusing.

Motheo Tshekedi for progressing from the orange level to the gold level in the SRA.

Katleho Thabo for progressing from the aqua level to the blue level in the SRA.

Pushan Sarker for progressing from the purple to the violet level in SRA.

Varada Narayanan for progressing to the next level in SRA.

Nasima Steyn for working hard on the problem solving task, ‘Captain Salamanders’, until a successful solution was achieved.

Theo Morebodi for writing excellent reading comments for homework and reading to his sister and sharing her thoughts on a book.

STANDARD 4Y:

Abaleng Mmelesi and Jeremy Sameke for including the use of Thinking Hats in their Reading comments.

Junior Keitsile, Aone Mpoeleng, Dean Sithole and Hadasa Tau for working hard and making pleasing progress in understanding of Equivalent Fractions.

SCIENCE:

Suneeth Mathurmana, Srihari Sriram, Jordane Afamefuna and Abhra Ghosh – 6X, for being the first ones to do calculations to find the given object correctly.

Refiloe Ramokgalo for working sincerely and being polite.

SETSWANA:

Reitumetse Tapela – 4X, for good understanding of Past Tense and Future Tense in Setswana.

Nthabaleng Semele – 4Y for a good start to this term.

Kgato Moagi – 4Y, for good dancing styles for Traditional dance and helping other boys.

Omogolo Mashinayana – 5Y and Zanele Bonyongo – 5X, for taking their homework seriously.

Qinisile Jakalas, Leungolame Mphetolang, Refiloe Ramokgola – 7Y and Boitshepo Paseko – 7X, for using ‘DIANE’ correctly when writing their sentences.

Moabi Modimokwane – 7Y, for using his tenses correctly in Setswana.


22 September 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

RECEPTION BLUE:

Tinawo Molapisi and Yaone Lebati for settling in well into Broadhurst Primary School.

Motheo Mosweu and Ruben Meiring for excellent letter “K’s” in their Literacy books.

Reneilwe Monkge and Sesha Malope for beautiful number 7 peacocks.

Leilani Lesedi for excellent work in her Literacy and Numeracy books.

RECEPTION YELLOW:

Razzak Khandoker, Revant Kovvuri and Revya Panwar for encoding interesting 3 and 4 letter words.

Sandile Leoketsa for settling in well at his new school.

Yusrah Ebrahim for showing confidence with sentence construction.

STANDARD 1X:

Ali Bobat, Anele Hlabano, Joshua Hinze and Kgosi Tshwenyego for showing a good understanding of how to work with money, using Brace Maps to illustrate it.  Well done!

Ishe Muringi and Lefika Matsetse for completing Phonic exercises independently.

Zahra Iqbal and Leanna Lekobane for scoring excellent results in their mixed Bonds worksheet.

STANDARD 1Y:

Itani Dabutha, Thandiwe Tutu and Letlanang Koboyankwe for completing mixed Bonds worksheets successfully.

Edirilwe Menatso for excellent knowledge of Botswana Pula and Thebe.

Mary-Anne Manokore and Kimberley Molapisi for completing a comprehension worksheet on Spring and plants successfully.

STANDARD 2X:

Tarleene Kaur and Kefilwe Moje for settling into the Broadhurst family, making friends and starting their schoolwork on a good note.

Nathan Chilume for a major improvement in his word recognition and reading the word ‘qualification’.

Yahya Ebrahim, Lefika Maseko and Seabo Ramokate for putting a greater effort into their handwriting and making sure their work is neat.

STANDARD 2Y:

Layla Nchindo, Kgosi Mzwinila and Shingai Zimucha for writing very good and interesting reports on their Holiday News.

Toro Mannathoko and Layla Nchindo for putting a lot of extra effort into their work and producing beautiful work.

Srinidhi Senthil-Maran for bringing in the first Baylor Gift in our class.

STANDARD 3X:

Theo Makolo for improved Reading Comments.

Jaiden Setlang, Lerako Dabutha and Kagiso Gasemotho for enthusiastically taking part in the class experiment about the Water Cycle.

Rethabile Balopi for improved subtraction and addition bonds.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Heather Mongwaketse

STANDARD 3Y:

Thomo Mokgatle for showing kindness and caring by being the first child in 3Y to bring a gift for the Baylor Gift collection.

Gae Sediadie and Sedi Mongwaketse for beautifully written Autobiographies.

Thabiso Okie and Johan van Staden for a well laid out and detailed retelling of “Captain Quake”.

MRS LEES:

Kexin Zhang – 2X, for understanding and using prepositions correctly.

Thabisang Seleke and Zina Maluzo – 3X, for working extremely hard and reaching their goals.  Well Done!

Atang Makati, Agang Gasemotho, Mphaphi Habana, Thomo Mokgatle and Resego Chalashika – 3Y, for a very pleasing start to their comprehension activities.

STANDARD 4X:

Katleho Thabo for exceptional homework reading comments and finding all four solutions for the ‘tricycle/bicycle’ task.

Pushan Sarker for exceptional homework reading comments and bringing in a gift for the Baylor drive.

Zaid Iqbal for using sound test evidence to support character traits during the class discussion for the descriptive writing task, for finding all four solutions for the ‘tricycle/bicycle’ task and for  bringing in a gift for the Baylor drive.

Resego Selelo for digging into her Mathematics toolbox and explaining subtraction of two digit numbers with regrouping using Dienes apparatus to the teacher.

Thato Motalaote for showing good manners and letting the girls enter first into the Music area and for finding the four solutions for the ‘tricycle/bicycle’ task.

Luba Christmas for being the first child to bring in a gift for the Baylor drive.]

Nasima Steyn, Lebone Setshogo, Motheo Tshekedi and Varada Narayanan for finding the four solutions for the ‘tricycle/bicycle’ task.

STANDARD 4Y

Sekgabo Ramaabya and Lawrence Mareya for being the first two students to bring in Baylor Christmas gifts.

Vishnu Manikandan and Rachna Mohan for writing excellent reviews based on the short descriptive writings for ‘Article of the Day’.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5X:

Motheo Seitei and Matthew Changwony for showing determination to excel.  Keep it up.

Ziyaad Khan and Daniel Chiwila for showing great improvement with their Nelson writing this term.

STANDARD 5Y:

Aisha Ahmed, Nataizya Malama and Larona Magole for showing commitment towards their studies, by writing insightful reading comments, using their Thinking Maps correctly in their spelling exercises and applying their vocabulary skills effectively in extension work.

Tommy Yan for not only identifying a simple, compound and complex sentence in his literature book, but also correctly identifying their components, then writing his own examples of each type and using Brace Maps to show their structure.

STANDARD 6X:

Pablo Modise, Sekgele Sosome, Amantle Moeti, Kagisano Segage and Tlotlo Lekobane  for showing commitment towards their studies, by writing insightful reading comments, using their Thinking Maps correctly in their spelling exercises and applying their vocabulary skills effectively in extension work.

STANDARD 6Y:

Sue Mongwaketse, Lebopo Setshogo, Judah Moleofe and Anele Champane for writing detailed reading comments in the past fortnight.

STANDARD 7Y:

Anele Maedza, Ipuseng Tsheko, Larona Masunga, Motse Mosimaneotsile for showing commitment towards their studies, by writing insightful reading comments, using their Thinking Maps correctly in their spelling exercises and applying their vocabulary skills effectively in extension work.

MRS LEES:

Mark Eric-Sepato – 4Y, for concise, well thought out answers in Quest activities.

Ni’Matalluh Malique – 4Y, for a promising start to his comprehension exercises.  Keep it up!

Aobakwe Motlhabane – 6X, for a good start to his reading adventures.

 


28 July 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Atlang Nkoane, Marcus Koketso and Etsile Mmopiemang for scoring good results in the mixed Bonds worksheets.

Luba Habangana, Azraa Khonat and Anele Nadisah for beautiful letter formation in the handwriting lessons.

Molemo Matsake and Tadiwa Sameke for completing an Instructional Comprehension Exercise successfully.

STANDARD 1Y

Beyonder Makgalemele, Immanuel Phefo, Thobo Dihutso and Edirilwe Menyatso for successfully completing worksheets on mixed Bonds to 10.

Naadiyah Kesitilwe for Handwriting and neat work.

Letlanang Koboyankwe for a good understanding of the ‘gr’, ‘br’, ‘cr’, ‘fr’, ‘dr’ and ‘tr’ sounds.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Anele Aabobe

STANDARD 2X

Shane Zhang, Kayang Baruti, Lefika Maseko and Tswelelo Seitshiro for a fantastic effort made to get full marks in weekly tests.

Nathan Chilume and Seabo Ramokate for making a good improvement in Spelling.

Erykay Chiweshe for beautifully laid out work in Problem Solving.

STANDARD 2Y

Reagile Diraditsile, Kgosi Mzwinila, Zarah Alex, Rethabile Ramakoloi, Christiaan Scharnick, Toro Mannathoko and Brayden Seroke for very good work in Mathematics, showing how to make up amounts in Pula and Thebe.

STANDARD 3X

Rethabile Balopi and Nobubele Moyo for being responsible group managers, making sure that their groups are organised and prepared for the next lesson.

Bokani Mphathiwa and Noelani Lesedi for working diligently and progressing to the Blue section of SRA.

Reneilwe Serema for persevering when faced with challenging Comprehension skills activities.

STANDARD 3Y

Sasha Pitso for doing some independent research on the planet Mars.

Losika Sosome for putting effort into his handwriting.

Bella Bodi, Thabiso Okie and Tafadzwa Chikede for outstanding illustrations on ‘The Giant of Ginger Hill’.

MRS LEES

Boleng Lemogang and Lefika Matsetse – 1X, for finding all the shapes and symbols that look the same.

Aleyo Mathengwane – 1Y, for a good start to his matching word game.

Agang Gasemotho, Mpaphi Habana and Thomo Mokgatle – 3Y, for very encouraging comprehension of their Talking Story chapters.

Commendation to Standard 2X and 2Y for improved sound blending.  Well done!

STANDARD 4X

Pushan Sarker for progressing to the violet level in SRA.

Katleho Thabo for progressing to the blue level in SRA.

Sesame Mashaba for using Idioms and Similes for homework reading comments.

Luba Christmas for thinking of sensible questions to ask her partner during buddy reading.

Arefa Kewakae for using a Simile in her homework reading comment.

Resego Selelo for realising that her homework was an example of a personal narrative.

Sebilo Mashungwa, Theo Morebodi and Lebo Maedza for using Similes in homework reading comments.

STANDARD 4Y

Aone Mpoeleng, Sekgabo Ramaabya and Wei Xu for being the first in the class to accurately complete the verbal reasoning task on ‘The Sydney Horse Racing Cup.’

MRS LEES

Ushe Habangana and Nimatulla Malique for very good work this week on the Stile Tray sequencing and Cloze procedure activities.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATES:  Letlole Sebonego – 5Y and Oagile Mmono – 5X


14 July 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Maeva Morebodi and Maleehah Moorad for finding more than 20 extra words with the ‘ee’ sound in the Reading Corner Books.

Resego Balopi and Mubonga Malama for showing a good understanding of Double and Half.

Tristan Kuswane, Wame Slove and Bahumi Tsonope for completing a Brace Map on The Gingerbread Man independently.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Maleehah Moorad

STANDARD 1Y

Nataiyza Nthala, Zitah Labane, Joy Mvududu, Aoki Chatsama, Tumelo Keetsang and Ojasvi Kapoor for successful completion of a comprehension worksheet on The Gingerbread Man, by following instructions correctly.

STANDARD 2X

Lame Boakgomo, Chileshe Bwalya, Katso Kgathi, Tswelelo Seitshiro and Jasmin Puleng for going the extra mile to find out information on Topics covered in class.

STANDARD 2Y

Karabo Mosweu for always putting a lot of effort into his Creative Writing.

Botho Mmopi, Mumba Kalifungwa, Amantle Mmelesi and Bosa Matlhagela for putting a lot of effort into their Handwriting and doing the first join neatly and correctly.

STANDARD 3X

Lerako Dabutha for writing his homework without reminders and trying to pack his homework books independently.

Lesha Pitso and Heather Mongwaketse for writing neatly in all their workbooks.

Kagiso Gasemotho for most pleasing improvement in all subjects.

STANDARD 3Y

Gae Sediadie for being the first person to learn her script within a week.  Well done.

Thomo Mokgatle, Tsitsidzashe Magate and Thulaganyo Menyatso for working hard and completing all their tasks this week.

STANDARD 4X

Sebilo Mashungwa for writing a positive comment on the board to encourage the pupils in the class to check their behaviour.  Sebilo encouraged the pupils to show a growth mindset.

Resego Selelo for writing a positive comment on the board about how we should behave.  In her explanation, she used an Idiom and encouraged the pupils to wear their Gold Hats.

Refentse Mzwinila, Sebaga Setiko and Arefa Kewakae for using a Simile as part of their homework reading comments.

Sesame Mashaba for using an Idiom as part of her homework reading comment explanation.

Katleho Thabo and Pushan Sarker for managing their time exceptionally well and demonstrating an incredible innate drive to continue Being on Fire and Flying high!

Chris Rossouw for persisting with the challenging 9 by 9 Sudoku task and determination to solve it.

STANDARD 4Y

Tarun Edakunni, Vishnu Manakandan, Lawrence Mareya, Abaleng Mmelesi, Rachna Mohan and Nthabeleng Semele for successfully using Thinking Maps to illustrate the steps needed for Grouping and Sharing Word Problems.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X

Adriaan Scharnick and Tatiana Kayembe for a steady improvement in the quality of their reading comments.

Rethabile Mogorosi for a credible reasoning for her favourite part of her book.

Zanele Bonyongo for making a convincing argument for the ratings she gave for a book she has read.

Matthew Changwong for giving a good reason for why an author chose a particular title during class discussion.

Reejay Seboni and Adriaan Scharnick for identifying contrasting character traits of the main characters in their books.

STANDARD 5Y

Olebogeng Bogatsu, Phemo Leoketsa, Tesana Majaha and Moabi Modimakwane for working with improved focus.  Keep it up.

STANDARD 6Y

Lebopo Setshogo for improved quality of his reading comments by including meaningful details.

Leano Setlang and Hannah Boakgomo for coming up with heart warming endings to their books.

Sue Mongwaketse and Chelsea Mushuta for showing improvement in their daily reading comments.

Amantle Mokone, Rethabile Thabo and Meher Alex for making thought provoking comments this week.

STANDARD 7X

Boitshepo Paseko and Tamia Nchindo for coming up with imaginative endings to their books.

STANDARD 7Y

Lona Kibadu and Qinisile Jackalas for quietly getting on with their work.  Their work keeps on improving.

PENMANSHIP:  Maatla Selaelo – 5Y

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Anele Champane – 6Y

SCIENCE

STANDARD 6X

Sesame Moetse, Suneeth Mathurmana, Srihari Sriram and Larona Mongwaketse for being the first ones to calculate the averages correctly for the Hot Wheels Lab experiment.

STANDARD 6Y

Meher Alex, Rethabile Thabo, Anele Champane, Chelsea Mushuta and Akshaj Sunil for being the first ones to calculate the averages correctly for the Hot Wheels Lab experiment.

SOCIAL SCIENCES

STANDARD 5X

Talinda Matlhare for an insightful presentation on bullying and how it affects the school community.

Zahraa Makda for delivering an exciting presentation to her classmates on cleanliness.

Ziyaad Khan for a positive outlook and attitude towards his school work.  He has been completing all of his work and worked diligently on his homework assignments for the past few weeks.

STANDARD 5Y

Larona Magole and Marang Morolong for being self-motivated and consistently meeting deadlines.

STANDARD 6Y

Anele Champane for being a valued member of the school and having compassion towards her peers.


7 July 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Palesa Gora, Leanna Lekobane, Ranewa Mashinyana and Wetsho Sebonego for showing a good understanding of the position of numbers on a Numberline.

Boleng Lemogang and Ishe Muringi for enjoying class reading and Reading in a group.

STANDARD 1Y

A commendation has been given to the whole class for good behaviour this week.

STANDARD 2X

Resego Monau, Khaya Letsunyane, Kexin Zhang, Lianne Arden, Setlhoa Bakwena, Megan D’Souza and Nandita Sundararajan for putting in the greatest effort into a Tree Map on Rhyming words.

STANDARD 2Y

Rorisang Mashinyana for finding two definitions for the word ‘clear’.

Christiaan Scharnick for finding two definitions for the word ‘club’.

Kgosi Mzwinila and Layla Nchindo for good effort on their Tree Maps on Rhyming words.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Anele Gabaake

STANDARD 3X

Lerako Dabutha and Masedi Pontsho for working independently on the comprehension about Gravity and completing their work in good time.

Zina Maluzo for catching up on work missed while she was away.

Resego Giddie for improved effort with her reading skills.

STANDARD 3Y

Bella Bodi, Johannes van Staden and Rotlhe Mosetlhanyane for a well planned presentation on informational text.

Fanilo Maluzo for working on a mini project based on the Solar System.

Resego Chalashika and Atang Makati for putting in extra work into their Reading comments.

MRS LEES:

Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang – 1Y, for asking the most sensible questions when he is not sure of something and for getting his sound blends correct.  Keep up the good work.

Kexin Zhang – 2X, for quietly and accurately completing her number work challenges.

Kala Kootshole – 2Y, for better Sequencing skills.

Mumba Kalifungwa – 2Y, for an improvement in his sound/word matching activities.

Maatla Nwosu – 2Y, for reading the most words correctly in the Hot Word Challenge.  Well done.

Class commendations go to Standard 3X and 3Y for the positive way in which they started the term and for completing comprehension activities accurately and on time. Keep it up!

SETSWANA

Nandita Sundararajan – 2X, for explaining friendship roles to others.

Anna Kayla Angaine – 2Y, for leading others with Setswana game instructions.

STANDARD 4X

Sebilo Mahungwa for using the term ‘compatibles’ when explaining her Mathematics homework and attempting to use an Idiom as part of her answer for a comprehension tasks.

Resego Selelo for using two Idioms as part of her answer for a comprehension task.

Katleho Thabo and Pushan Sarker for being the first pupils to earn gold stickers for exceptional reading comments.

Theo Morebodi for using a Simile as part of his homework reading.

Nasima Steyn for making many examples of Compound words.

STANDARD 4Y

Sekgabo Ramaabya, Thata Ramakoloi, Nonceba Sisulu and Peo Sekwale for writing interesting reading comments using Figurative Language.

ENGLISH

PENMANSHIP:  Rethabile Mogorosi – 5X.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Sekgele Sosome – 6X

SOCIAL SCIENCES

STANDARD 5X

Resego Mooki for writing a beautiful piece about her role model and how that helps her to become a better person.

STANDARD 5Y

Larona Magole, Megan Turp and Omogolo Mashinyana for writing beautiful pieces about their role models and how that helps them to become better people.

STANDARD 7X

Aaryan Cherian, Ethan Bulenzi and Kesego Kepadisa for active participation and showing enthusiasm for classroom activities this week.

STANDARD 7Y

Motse mosimaneotsile and Oabile Modimakwane for active participation and showing enthusiasm for classroom activities this week.

SETSWANA

STANDARD 6X

Kagisano Segage, Goabone Gasemotho, Pablo Modise and Sekgele Sosome for reading the story and answering questions correctly.

STANDARD 6Y

Meher Alex, Agang Mautle and Nlisis Mphathiwa for reading the story and answering questions correctly.

CONVERSATIONAL SETSWANA

STANDARD 4X

Refentse Mzwinila and Reitumetse Tapela for improved grammar and Setswana sentence construction.

STANDARD 4Y

Kgato Moagi and Wanatsha Pie for improved grammar and Setswana sentence construction.

STANDARD 5X

Zahraa Makda and Ziyaad Khan for good expression of Setswana words.

STANDARD 5Y

Amantle Moeti and Rethabile Thabo for excellent work in all areas of Setswana.

FRENCH

STANDARD 4X

Reagile Kalaben for producing a beautiful, well labelled picture during the ‘body parts’ exercise.

STANDARD 5Y

Phemo Leoketsa for showing understanding of question formulation and gender differences during the question asking class.

STANDARD 7X

Tamia Nchindo for working diligently and completing her work on time, every time.

STANDARD 7Y

Ashleigh Solomon, Larona Masunga and Ipuseng Tsheko for writing outstanding compositions about their school and their extra activities in French.


30 June 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Joshua Hinze, Anele Hlabano and Zahra Iqbal for classifying different kinds of animals using a Tree Map.

Kgosi Tshwenyego, Lefika Matsetse and Ali Bobat for showing a good understanding of Odd and Even numbers.

STANDARD 1Y

Aoki Chatsama, Zitah Labana, Naadiayah Kesitilwe and Immanuel Phefo for beautiful Bubble Maps describing Red Riding Hood and Granny.

Mokubung Mokubung for an excellent poster on his favourite animal – the Lion.

Anele Aabobe and Joy Mvududu for a great presentation on their favourite animals.

STANDARD 2X

Nathan Chilume, Lianne Arden, Segosi Setiko, Seabo Ramokate and Kayang Baruti for putting a Tremendous effort into their comprehension on the blurb of ‘The Hut that Grew’.

Troy Mooki for being the only one in the class to identify the homophone ‘blue/blew’ from our Spelling words.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Chileshe Bwalya

STANDARD 2Y

Brayden Seroke for making a concerted effort to complete more of his work in class.

Lefika Mannathoko for trying hard and writing more detailed sentences.

Ogone Tselaesele for his enthusiastic approach to all of his work.

Anele Gabaake for working very neatly and putting more effort into all of her tasks.

STANDARD 3X

Losika Moseki, Rorisang Moremi, Pheto Godisang and Jason Kebonang for working well in their groups and producing Circle Maps with the correct information text features.

Bokani Mphathiwa, Jayden Setlang, Reneilwe Serema and Nathan Matlolhwa for participating enthusiastically during our class discussion about Space and asking interesting questions.

STANDARD 3Y

Imani Motlhabane for settling in well.

Mpaphi Habana for trying hard to complete his tasks.

Agang Gasemotho for interesting comments in his Reading comments.

Losika Sosome, Thabiso Okie and Kgotso Seokamo for doing extremely well in Front end addition and using numbers beyond their number range.

STANDARD 4X

Chris Rossouw for using figurative language for homework reading comment.

Lebo Maedza and Resego Selelo for using an Idiom as part of their answers for the prediction reading skill.

Luba Christmas for making a text-to-text connection in homework reading.

STANDARD 4Y

Vishnu Manikandan, Thata Ramakoloi, Sekgabo Ramoabya, Batho Motubudi, Peo Sekwale and Abiela Mathwai for writing outstanding letters and including figurative language, such as Idioms and Similes, to highlight their emotions and complaints.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X

Ziyaad Khan, Curtis Bulenzi and adriaan Scharnick for putting in a concerted effort into improving their Handwriting.

STANDARD 5Y

Aisha Ahmed, Larona Magole and Maatla Selaleo for making a fantastic effort with their reading comments.  Well done.

STANDARD 6X

Goabaone Gasemotho, Tlotlo Lekobane and Amantle Moeti for writing detailed and interesting reading comments that show an understanding of the text and questions.

Mukudzei Chiomba for his very interesting opinions and ideas.

STANDARD 6Y

Lebopo Setshogo, Amantle Mokone, Oratile Saleshando and Chelsea Mushata for showing an improvement in their reading comments by including interesting details.

STANDARD 7X

Nonofo Giddie and Kesego Kepadisa for showing a concerted effort to producing good homework exercises in English.

Summer Seboni for expressing her thoughts clearly giving detailed information while reviewing her reading book.

Mark Monare for steadily showing improvement by contributing meaningfully during a comprehension exercise in class.

STANDARD 7Y

Ipuseng Tsheko, Mostse Mosineotisle, Robin Turp and Kayur Harry for showing that they are able to use their reading strategies and trying to make their reading comments intersting.

PENMANSHIP:

Thobo Diseko – 5X, Reejay Seboni – 5X and Masentle Seitei – 5X

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Thero Matlho 7X.

MATHEMATICS

STANDARD 5X

Reejay Seboni and Resego Mooki for working hard to improve their Number Manipulation and Problem Solving skills and applying such skills to everyday class work.

STANDARD 5Y

Peter Moetse for making a good improvement in Mathematics.

Nataizya Malama for using good logic in Problem Solving.

STANDARD 6X

Tlotlo Lekeobane for consistently good progress in Mathematics.

Kagisano Segage for using different strategies correctly in Problem Solving.

STANDARD 6Y

Mano Senthil-Maran, Meher Alex, Anele Champane, Akshaj Sunil and Rethabile Thabo for working far ahead of the group and asking meaningful questions to create their own extension work.

STANDARD 7X

Aaryan Cherian for always striving to improve his Mathematics.

Lelani Muzila for trying hard to make valuable contributions during class discussions.

SCIENCE

STANDARD 6X

Kholeka Letsunyane, Goabaone Gasemotho and Lenaneo Kgobe for working diligently and doing the PH Scale activity correctly.

STANDARD 7X

Michelle Jack for an excellent map on Scientific innovations.

SOCIAL SCIENCES

STANDARD 5Y

Masentle Seitei and David Mashuta for showing an improved attitude towards their academics this week and being punctual to their lessons.

Marang Morolong, Megan Turp and Othata Mogodi for a commendable role in class participation this week.

STANDARD 6X

Mukudzei Chiomba and Ira Greville for sharing their insightful leadership stories about their boy groups.

STANDARD 6Y

Anele Champane and Nlisi Mphathiwa for demonstrating excellent leadership skills among their classmates and groups.

STANDARD 7X

Boitshepo Paseko for remaining an active learner throughout the school week.

STANDARD 7Y

Robin Turp for showing love and respect for his environment.  He always picks up litter around the school.

LIBRARY

STANDARD 4Y

Peo Sekwale for reading 22 library books this term.


23 June 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Marcus Koketso, Tadiwa Sameke, Anele Nadisah, Etsile Mmopiemang and Azraa Khonat for building good sentences using the Level 2 Reading Words.

Molemo Matsake and Luba Habangana for writing interesting sentences on their weekend news.

STANDARD 1Y

Mary-Anne Manokore and Beyonder Makgalemele for creating excellent sentences using the Level 2 Reading Words.

Thobo Dihutso, Letlanang Koboyankwe and Itani Dabutha for working well in Mathematics and doing Bonds of 8.

STANDARD 2X

Jasmin Puleng, Niranjan Pullarote, Renee Seitei, Chileshe Bwalya, Tefo Mmopi. Alethea Burzlaff, Kayang Baruti, Tswelelo Seitshiro, Kaya Letsunyane and Resego Monau for putting a HUGE effort into their Creative Writing this week and producing the most amazing and descriptive ‘Rabbit Escape’ stories.

STANDARD 2Y

Musawenkosi Gwizi and Kala Kootshole for most improved Creative Writing on their stories of the ‘Rabbit Escape’.

Anna Kayla Angaine, Mia van Staden and Kirtida Kapoor for the best stories on the ‘Rabbit Escape’.

Kai Martin for putting more effort into all of his schoolwork this week.

STANDARD 3X

Kagiso Gasemotho for improved Reading comments.

Lesha Pitso and Heather Mongwaketse for good effort in all the subjects.

Masedi Pontsho for making an effort to complete most tasks within the given time.

Nobubele Moyo for excellent Front end Addition Maths work.

Theo Makolo for expressive reading.

STANDARD 3Y

Sedi Mongwaketse, Azeem Moorad and Fanilo Maluzo for excellent comments in their Reading Comments.

Thomo Mokgatle and Atang Makati for putting more effort into all of their school work this week.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Agang Gasemotho

LIBRARY

Lame Boakgomo – 2X, Niranjan Pullarote – 2X and Heather Mongwaketse – 3X, for reading 20 library books.

Reuben Meiring – Rec. B, Alethea Burzlaff – 2X, Maatla Nwosu – 2Y and Lesha Pitso – 3X, for reading 22 library books.

Shane Zhang – 2X, for reading 26 library books.

Mahadev Maranyanan – 1Y and Maeva Morebodi – 1X, for reading 36 library books.

FRENCH

Amanda Mareya – 2X, for learning her numbers 1-20 and using them appropriately to say the date.

Niranjan Pullarote – 2X, for successfully completing a crossword puzzle on numbers 11-20 with no spelling mistakes.

Chileshe Bwalya – 2X, for settling in well and learning how to present himself in French.

Toro Mannathoko – 2Y, for learning numbers 1-30 and using them appropriately to say the date in French.

Zarah Alex – 2Y, for always producing neat notes, free of spelling mistakes in French.

Theo Makolo – 3X, for making improvements in regards to effort and behaviour in French class and working diligently on the online exercises on the pencil case.

Sasha Pitso – 3Y, for using colours and other adjectives correctly to say what is in her pencil case.

STANDARD 4X

Pushan Sarkar for using outstanding vocabulary for homework reading comments.

Resego Selelo, Motheo Tshekedi, Varada Narayanan, Refentse Mzwinila and Loapi Ramaselwana for showing kindness and caring.

Sebilo Mashungwa for sharing daily, the news events happening around the world.

STANDARD 4Y

Enele Moseki and Kgotla Mautle for displaying exemplary behaviour in class and listening attentively to instructions.

Lawrence Mareya for making pleasing progress in Mathematics and for assisting his shoulder partner with Word Problems.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X

Zanele Bonyongo and Gugu Ketshabile for writing a wonderful friendly letter for their exams.

STANDARD 5Y

Aisha Ahmed, Megan Turp and Marang Morolong for writing such good friendly letters that it did not feel like marking at all.

STANDARD 6X

Bonolo Dibakwane, Suneeth Mathurmana, Kagisano Segage and Sesame Moetse  for writing such good friendly letters that it did not feel like marking at all.

STANDARD 6Y

Meher Alex, Rethabile Thabo, Akshaj Sunil, Nlisis Mphathiwa and Motswedi Kabelo-Motswagole for writing a wonderful friendly letter for their exams.

STANDARD 7X

Mark Monare for writing a wonderful friendly letter for his exam.

Ajay Pontsho for writing an amazing letter, which has been selected to be published in the Babbler.

STANDARD 7Y

Kayur Harry, Qinisile Jackalas, Azeem Chand, Motse Mosimaneotsile, Anele Maedza and Reece Matthews for writing such good friendly letters that it did not feel like marking at all.

PENMANSHIP IS AWARDED TO:

Misha Makosha – 5Y, Matthew Changwony – 5Y, Teto Tsiamo – 5Y, Nataizya Malama – 5X and Peter Moetse – 5X.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Kayur Harry

MATHEMATICS

STANDARD 5X

Daniel Chiwila and Talinda Matlhare for being more involved in group and class activities and asking questions to aid their understanding.

STANDARD 5Y

Lienke Zondagh for making excellent progress in Mathematics.

Simbarashe Magate for making a concerted effort to improve his Mathematics.

STANDARD 6X

Amantle Moeti for displaying excellent Problem Solving skills.

Pablo Modise for improving his number manipulation skills.

STANDARD 6Y

Sue Mongwaketse and Nlisi Mphathiwa for showing creativity by using alternative methods to solve given problems.

STANDARD 7X

Summer Seboni for showing a more positive attitude in Maths.

Boitshepo Paseko for making excellent progress through persistent endeavour.

STANDARD 7Y

Moabi Modimakwane and Refiloe Ramokgalo for improved focus and paying attention to detail during Problem Solving sessions.

SCIENCE

STANDARD 6Y

Chelsea Mushuta, Motswedi Kabelo-Motswagole and Meher Alex for being the first ones to do the PH scale ‘cut and stick’ activity correctly.

STANDARD 7X

Malama Malama, Benco van Rooyen, Mohammed Khan, Boitshepo Paseko and Lelani Muzila for excellent Circle Maps on Technology.


9 June 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Mubanga Malama, Atlang Nkoane, Resego Balopi and Maeva Morebodi for completing Comprehension exercises accurately and independently.

Maleehah Moorad, Bahumi Tsonope, Tristan Kuswane and Wame Slave for neat letter formations in their formal Handwriting lessons.

STANDARD 1Y

Anele Aabobe, Nicola Gwaza, Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang, Letso Moagi and Mahadev Narayana for full marks in Spelling and Bonds tests.

Olerato Tshwenyego for completing a Comprehension sheet independently.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Siddarth Mohan

STANDARD 2X

Alethea Burzlaff, Kayang Baruti, Megan D’Sousa. Tswelelo Seitshiro. Lefika Maseko and Troy Mooki for making excellent progress in the daily bonds exercises.

Niranjan Pullarote, Shane Zhang and Yahya Ebrahim for colouring in very eye-catching Mandalas.

STANDARD 2Y

Layla Nchindo for a focused attitude towards her school work.

Anna Kayla Angaine, Mia van Staden, Brayden Seroke and Toro Mannothoko for lovely Artwork based on the book, “The Hut that grew”.

STANDARD 3X

Lerako Dabutha for trying so hard to work neatly in all of his books.

Reneilwe Serema and Aadil Ebrahim for illustrating hundred, tens and units correctly using quad and margin paper.

Resego Giddie, Neolani Lesedi and Thabisang Seleke for beautiful illustrations in their Reading Comment books.

Nathan Matlholhwa for taking part enthusiastically in Topic and colouring in his pictures neatly.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Lesha Pitso

STANDARD 3Y

Kgotso Seokamo for putting more effort into the presentation of his work.

Molemo Chavaphi, Tsitsidzashe Magate, Johan van Staden for working hard on homework reading comments.

Sasha Pitso for construction of good, descriptive sentences and working neatly.

SETSWANA

Chleshe Bwalya – 2X, for settling well in Conversational Setswana and covering his books.

Resego Monau – 2X, for obeying Setswana game instructions and winning all the games.

Toro Mannathoko – 2Y, for giving clear instructions during Setswana game.

Sethunya Pontsho – 3X and Bella Bodi – 3Y, for improved work in Setswana.

STANDARD 4X

Sebilo Mashungwa for applying the ’round and adjust’ multiplication strategy to homework word problems of two-digit multiplication by one-digit, with regrouping.

Thato Motalaote for using the ’round and adjust’ multiplication strategy as an alternative method for in-class word problems of two-digit multiplication by one-digit with regrouping.

Pushan Sarker for using challenging vocabulary for reading comments and Topic tasks.

Loapi Ramaselwana for using the Black and Yellow Thinking Hats when completing homework reading comments.

STANDARD 4Y

Thata Ramakoloi and Nthabeleng Semele for writing an EXCELLENT descriptive analysis of Piet Mondrian’s painting.

Vishnu Manikandan for settling in well and trying his best to catch up with all the work he missed during the First Term.

ENGLISH:

STANDARD 5Y

Simba Magate, Nataizya Malama, Megan Turp, Marang Morolong, Keanna Zimbiti and Abaleng Maedza for well written journals and well thought out letters.

STANDARD 6X

Sekgele Sosome for a positive attitude towards his work.  Well done.

Srihari Sriram, Kagisano Segage, Pablo Modise and Suneeth Mathurmana for well written journals and well thought out letters.

STANDARD 7Y

Azeem Chand, Catarina Marques, Motse Mosimaneotsile, Anele Maedza. Robin Turp and Reece Matthews for beautifully written journals and fantastic letters that had Mrs. Chiweshe in stitches, she thoroughly enjoyed reading them.

PENMANSHIP:   Keanna Zimbiti and Letlole Sebonego – 5Y

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Rachna Mohan – 4Y

SETWANA:

Laone Kelaletswe – 7Y, Moabi Modimakwane – 7Y, Mark Monare – 7X and Kutlwano Modise – 7Y, for learning and understanding all the Idioms and using them correctly.


2 June 2017

IEB/ACER EXAMS:

Every year the Standard Three, Six and Seven pupils write these International Examinations.  The following children were awarded certificates:

 

Ipuseng Tsheko- High Distinction in English, Ajay Pontsho – High Distinction in English, Azeem Chand – High Distinction in Mathematics and English, Distinction in Science.

Luyando Chiweshe – Distinction in English, Vishnu Manikandan – Distinction in Mathematics and Science, Sebilo Mashungwa – Distinction in English, Theo Morebodi – High Distinction in Science.

Chris Rossouw – High Distinction in Mathematics and Science, Distinction in English.

Absent:  Claire Jaramba – Distinction in Mathematics and English,  Ofentse Mzwinila – High Distinction in English and Science, Distinction in Mathematics,  Tuduetso Madibela – Distinction in English.

Standard 7 – 2016 pupils:

Gahyun Park – High Distinction in Mathematics, Leruo Ditlhong – Distinction in Mathematics, Liam Matonhodze – High Distinction in Science, Distinction in Mathematics and English, Eneshi Kalifungwa – High Distinction in English, Seetsele Mashungwa – Distinction in English, Lesedi Phosa – Distinction in English, Wada Bonyongo – High Distinction in Science, Akshat Fendar – High Distinction in Science, Mosa Nthebolan – Distinction in Science.

 

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Ali Bobat, Palesa Gora and Leanna Lekobane for having the ability to differentiate between Living and Non-Living things, using a Tree Map.

Boleng Lemogang and Ishe Muringi for good participation in Group Reading.

Ranewa Mashinyana and Wetsho Sebonego for writing good sentences on their Weekend News.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Joshua Hinze

STANDARD 1Y

Itani Dabutha, Larona Kalaben and Zitah Labane for excellent work on word finding of Level 2 words.

Aleyo Mathengwan and Mokubung Mokubung for successful completion of Topic worksheets on Living and Non-Living things.

STANDARD 2X

Chileshe Bwalya for settling into the Broadhurst Family so well and for completing all his work perfectly.

Resego Monau, Lekgotla Molosiwa, Jasmin Puleng and Renee Seitei for a fantastic start to the 2nd Term an doing all their work in time.

Segosi Setiko for completing a written activity on Position independently and in the given time.

STANDARD 2Y

Lefika Mannathoko for settling in well to our class.

Shingai Zimucha for an excellent start to the term.

Kala Kootshole for a positive attitude towards his schoolwork so far this term.

Rorisang Mashinyana for putting more effort into the presentation of her work.

STANDARD 3X

Rethabile Balopi, Zina Maluzo and Andrew Musaka for setting out their sentence Homework correctly and constructing good, descriptive sentences.

Skye Baaitse, Arefa Mmopiemang and Heather Mongwaketse for using a Circle Map, Flow Map and a Brace Map to write their Holiday News.

STANDARD 3Y

Gae Sediadie, Thulaganyo Menyatso, Katlego Marata and Rotlhe Mosetlhanyane for showing maturity towards their schoolwork.

Abale Mojalemotho and Thabiso Okie for a positive attitude they have displayed by working quietly and focusing on the task at hand.

STANDARD 4X

Katleho Thabo and Lebo Maedza for being on ‘Fire’ and flying high during group word problem tasks.

Lefika Mosweu and Zaid Iqbal for working hard on homework reading comments.

Theo Morebodi for excellent holiday reading and super homework comments.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Luyando Chiweshe

STANDARD 4Y

Thata Ramakoloi and Peo Sekwale for always being cheerful and helping with classroom duties.

Wei Xu and Mark Eric-Sepato for confidently reading to the class and trying their best to read with expression.


7th April 2017

This term the students from Standard 5 – 7, worked on Science projects and had to present these projects to the class.  They had to research their topics and all worked very hard with amazing results.  The following children presented exceptional projects:

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Standard 5:

Back:  Yandi Gopolang, Megan Turp and Keanna Zimbiti

Front:  Zanele Bonyongo, Gugu Ketshabile, Ziyaad Khan and Aisha Ahmed.

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Standard 6:

Back:  Gaobaone Gasemotho, Hannah Boakgomo, Meher Alex and Larona Mongwaketse.

Front:  Rethabile Thabo, Mano Senthil-Maran, Srihari Sriram and Motswedi Kabelo.

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Standard 7:

Back:  Tamia Nchindo, Refilow Ramokgalo, Catarina Marques and Ajay Pontsho.

Middle:  Aaryan Cherian, Mathiba Makolo, Reece Matthews, Benco van Rooyen, Aone Senai and Kayur Harry.

Front:  Malama Malama, Azeem Chand, Anele Maedza, Summer Seboni and Robin Turp.

The following children are the winners of this year’s Lateral Learning Week book cover competition:

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Back:  Boitshepo Paseko – Std 7, Mukudzei Chiomba – Std 6, Zainab Khonat – Std 5, Sebaga Setiko – Std 4.

Front:  Layla Nchindo – Std 2, Ayanda Chikede – Rec, and Skye Baitse – Std 3.

Absent:  Maleehah Moorad – Std 1


31st March 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Tadiwa Sameke, Anele Nadisah and Zahra Iqbal for making good progress in their Nelson Handwriting workbooks.

Lefika Matsetse and Etsile Mmopiemang for enthusiastic participation during oral discussions in class.

Anele Hlabano and Marcus Koketse for working independently and producing good work.

STANDARD 1Y

Thandiwe Tutu, Taye Gopolang, Beyonder Makgalemele and Mahadev Narayanan for using the word bank to complete sentences successfully.

Letlanang Koboyankwe, Kimberly Moalpisi, Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang and Thobo Dihutso for copying news from their white boards correctly and illustrating them colourfully.

STANDARD 2X

Shane Zhang for being really courageous and working well in class.

Tswelelo Seitshiro for catching up with all his work even though he was absent for a long period.

Tefo Mmopi for constructing good sentences and working neatly.

Kayang Baruti for being helpful in class.

Lame Boakgomo and Troy Mooki for trying hard to write neatly during handwriting lessons.

STANDARD 2Y

Anna-Kayla Angaine for neat work in all of her books.

Thabile Kgasa, Ogone Tselaesele, Lefika Mokgathong and Kai Martin for good work in their Maths Calendar activity.

STANDARD 3X

Skye Baaitse for pleasing progress in Maths.

Kagiso Gasemotho and Theo Makolo for completing their front-end addition Maths and being able to bridge correctly without assistance.

Rorisan Moremi, Heather Mongwaketse and Nobubele Moyo for using a Tree Map to sort micro-organisms.

STANDARD 3Y

Agang Gasemotho, Atang Makati and Bella Bodi for perseverance and completing tasks to the best of their ability.

Rotlhe Masetlhenyane for showing an improvement in presenting neat handwriting.

Katlego Marata and Matthew Nasha for demonstrating consistency in their work.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Jason Kebonang – 3X, for neatly scoring and folding his lighthouse.

Sasha Pitso – 3Y, for her hard work and neat colouring.

FRENCH

Erykah Chiweshe – 2X, Niranjan Pullarote, 2X, Zarah Alex – 2Y, Kgosi Mzwinila – 2Y, Layla Nchindo – 2Y and Shingai Zimucha – 2Y, for always applying themselves in French and for working hard on avoiding mistakes when writing and copying notes.

Bokani Mphathiwa – 3X, for being an outstanding citizen in French, always cooperative, reliable and conscientious in her work.

Pheto Godisang – 3X and Jason Kebonang – 3X, for an improved attitude to French this term and for being more dependable.

Matthhew Nasha – 3Y and Atang Makati – 3Y, for consistently using French to communicate in class and for helping others to do the same.

Sedi Mongwaketse – 3Y and Sasha Pitso – 3Y, for doing well in the self presentation board game.

Molemo Chavaphi – 3Y, for always trying and being unafraid to make mistakes during the French expression class.

SEN – MRS LEES

Mumba Kalifungwa, Kala Kootshole, Thabile Kgasa and Maatla Nwosu – 2Y, for good picture sound and sentence completion using the Stile Tray activities.  Keep it up.

Lerako Dabutha – 3X, for completing Book 1 of the Story Steps Activities accurately and enthusiastically.

Zina Maluzo, Thabisang Seleke, Kagiso Gasemotho and Theo Makolo – 3X, for good sequencing skills.  Well done.

Agang Gasemotho and Mpaphi Habana – 3Y, for improved word attack and comprehension skills.

STANDARD 4X

Pushan Sarker for being the first pupil in the class to return the Spellathon Money.

Katlo Mokgosana for completing a mini project on the brain and sharing her research with the class.

Varada Narayanan and Theo Morebodi for showing initiative when Ms. D was in a Math meeting and handing out the Bonds Books.

Lefika Mosweu, Zaid Iqbal, Katleho Thabo and Sesame Mashaba for effectively managing their time and completing homework tasks ahead of due dates.

STANDARD 4Y

Nonceba Sisulu, Hadasa Tau, Kgato Moagi, Batho Motubudi and Dean Sithole for working hard and making pleasing progress in solving Word Problems.

Kgotla Mautle for handing in money.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X

Adriaan Scharnick for making a rather interactive visual aid for his Oral presentation on Ants and including his Thinking Hats.

Zahraa Makda for making an eye-catching poster for her Oral presentation on Ladybugs.  She also indicated the different Thinking Hats she used.

Zanele Bonyongo for making a stunning poster.

Ziyaad Khan for putting a concerted effort into improving his handwriting.

STANDARD 5Y

Aisha Ahmed, Keanna Zimbiti and Megan Turp for presenting well researched Orals.  They spoke well and also tried to use their own words and offered their own views and opinions.

STANDARD 6X

Tlotlo Lekobane, Larona Mongwaketse, Amantle Moeti and Jordane Afamefuna  for presenting well researched Orals.  They spoke well and also tried to use their own words and offered their own views and opinions.

Jordane Afamefuna for being the first to bring everything – White Elephant stall donation, shoes for the shoe collection, Spellathon and photograph money.

Gaobaone Gasemotho and Aobakwe Motlhabane for being the first to bring donations for the White Elephant stall.

STANDARD 6Y

Rethabile Thabo, Mano Senthil-Maran and Lebopo Setshogo for drawing stunning depictions of the Grinch character for Book Week.

Nlisi Mphathiwa and Leano Setlang for finding noteworthy images to enhance their Oral presentations on Children’s Rights using Powerpoint.

STANDARD 7X

Benco Van Rooyen and Ethan Bulenzi for showing confidence during their informative Oral presentations on Gender Roles.

STANDARD 7Y

Azeem Chand, Kayur Harry and Ipuseng Tsheko for presenting well researched Orals.  They spoke well and also tried to use their own words and offered their own views and opinions.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Katleho Thabo 4X

PENMANSHIP IS AWARDED TO:  Lienke Zondagh 5Y

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Varada Naranyanan – 4X, for accurately measuring her window mount for her photo frame.

Rachna Mohan – 4Y, for carefully sawing the wood for her frame.

Adriaan Scharnick – 5X, for completing good research and for producing a variety of ideas for his chair.

Gladys Chikede – 5Y, for enthusiasm and creativity in D&T.

Megan Turp for original and neat chair designs.

Larona Mongwaketse – 6X, for her creative designs and neatly presented work.

Agang Mautle – 6Y, for always presenting work neatly.

Bosa Pontsho – 7X, for designing a well made clock based on an apple.

Azeem Chand – 7Y, for making a very creative and unique clock design.

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Misha Makosha and Daniel Chiwila – 5X, for an overall commitment towards their work.

Aisha Ahmed – 5Y, for her hard work and determination, sacrificing her holiday time to complete notes from the term.  Well done.

Tommy Yan – 5Y, for an improved mindset and focus towards his academics and environment.

Amantle Mokone – 6X, for working hard during the term and making sure all her work is completed at all times.

Aobakwe Motlhabane – 6X, for his positive energy and considerate behaviour towards others.

Ira Greville – 6Y, for his positive outlook and change of behaviour in class.

Mathiba Makolo – 7X, for his positive outlook and change of behaviour in class.

Summer Seboni – 7X, for her positive outlook and change of behaviour in class.

Ashleigh Solomon – 7Y, for her dedication towards her school work.


17th March 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Azraa Khonat, Kgosi Tshwenyego and Maleehah Moorad for good count on activities on the Number Fun worksheets.

Molemo Matsake and Wame Slave for lovely illustrations of a healthy plate of food.

Joshua Hinze and Luba Habangana for neat handwriting every day.

STANDARD 1Y

Mary Anne Manokore, Nicola Gwaza, Letso Moagi, Immanuel Phefo and Natazya Nthala for using a Circle Map to build words using sounds taught so far this term.

Anele Aabobe and Naadiyah Kesitilwe for copying their weekend news very neatly from the white board and illustrating it beautifully.

STANDARD 2X

Niranjan Pullarote, Erykah Chiweshe and Lekgotla Molosiwa for using their dictionaries consistently and also their Creative Writing skills and excellent vocabulary.

Kexin Zhang for her stunning colour combinations and for working very hard.

Lianne Arden for pasting her nouns in the correct columns.

STANDARD 2Y

Rorisang Mashinyana for reading with expression.

Lentle Kgoadi for always trying her best.

Rethabile Ramakoloi for working neatly.

Toro Mannathoko for a big improvement in all of her schoolwork.

STANDARD 3X

Aadil Ebrahim, Lesha Pitso, Lerako Dabutha and Thabisang Seleke for learning ‘Charlie and the the Chocolate Factory’ assembly script within a week.  Well Done!

Theo Makolo, Andrew Musaka, Nathan Matlholhwa and Losika Moseki for enthusiastic participation during English.  They helped create very interesting metaphors.

Sethunya Pontsho  for catching up an entire weeks homework in one homework session.

STANDARD 3Y

Thabiso Okie, Johan van Staden, Sedi Mongwaketse and Molemo Chawaphi for correctly applying punctuation discussed in shared reading.

Tsitsi Magate and Kgotso Seokamo for working independenly and producing good work during SRA.

CONVERSATIONAL SETSWANA

Marcus Koketso – 1X, for settling well into Conversational Setswana.

Bahumi Tsonope – 1X, for good demonstration of Setswana games.

Mokubung Mokubung – 1Y, for leading Setwana game with clear instructions.

Niranjan Pullarote – 2X, for neat presentation of Conversational Setswana.

Bella Bodi – 3Y, for recognising numbers written in Setswana.

Zina Maluzo – 3X, for neat and thorough work in Setswana.

SETSWANA

Yahya Ebrahim, Seabo Ramokate and Segosi Setiko – 2X, for expressing Setswana words properly.

Reagile Diraditsile – 2Y, for reading Setswana words clearly and with understanding.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Nobubele Moyo – 3X, for showing a good understanding of how an electrical circuit works.

Losika Sosome – 3Y, for working really hard in D&T.

STANDARD 4X

Lebo Maedza for flying high in Mathematics this week and attempting to complete the bar graph on tallest buildings around the world.

Katleho Thabo for exceptional written work for the class reader and shared reading book.

Katleho Thabo and Zaid Iqbal for working diligently on subtraction tasks practising the language associated with subtraction.

Thato Motalaote for using a variety of strategies to solve basic word problems.

Theo Morebodi for exceptionally well thought out and written reading comments for homework reading.

Luyando Chiweshe for connecting certain colours of the crayons from the class reader with Thinking Hats and explaining sensibly why the connection was made.

Luba Christmas for working diligently on basic subtraction word problems.

STANDARD 4Y

Abiela Mathwai, Aone Mpoeleng, Arona Kelaletswe, Enele Moseki and Kgotla Mautle for making wonderful progress in Maths and for understanding the concept of regrouping.  They also offered their help to fellow classmates.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X

Zanele Bonyongo, Gugu Ketshabile and Zahra Makds for working diligently on their Thinking Maps.

Masentle Seitei, Kevin Mangani and Matthew Changwony for making good progress in preparing for their orals.

STANDARD 5Y

Tommy Yan for fantastic work during the paired reading comprehension, comparing and contrasting social wasps and solitary wasps.

STANDARD 6X

Pablo Modise for being on point with the planning of his Oral.  He made some really smart connections.

Aobakwe Motlhabane for some good thinking and well written comments on DNA.

Jordane Afamefuna for working with so much enthusiasm on her Oral, showing she can organise her time.

Larona Mafa for her enthusiasm and the great effort she puts into improving herself and her work.

Mukudzei Chiomba and Suneeth Mathurmana for being the first to hand in their Spellathon money.

STANDARD 6Y

Sue Mongwaketse and Agang Mautle for making a steady improvement in reviewing the books they have read.

Rethabile Thabo and Hannah Boakgomo for writing meaningful comparisons in a text-to-text exercise.

Amantle Mokone for showing improvement in writing text-to-self tasks.

Meher Alex for writing thought provoking comments that show cause and effect.

Leruo Matlho has put in a concerted effort in his Thinking Maps for his Oral.

STANDARD 7X

Malama Malama and Kesego Kepadisa for showing great interest in the planning stage of their Orals.

Thero Matlho for starting to show determination and being thorough in her work.

STANDARD 7Y

Reabetswe Bogatsu for making sure his rough draft for his Oral was done well ahead of time.  He has some relevant and interesting points.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Teto Tshiamo

PENMANSHIP IS AWARDED TO:

Resego Mooki, Zahra Makda, Kevin Mangani, Warona Dihutso, Motheo Seitei, Tatiana Kayembe, Zainab Khonat and Tesana Majaha.

STANDARD 5Y

Aisha Ahmed and Zainab Khonat for being the first learners to bring in the money for the Spellathon.

Nataizya Malama for working diligently and always behaving in a responsible manner.

MATHEMATICS

STANDARD 5Y

Megan Turp for persevering and gaining success in Mathematics.

Tommy Yan for using logic in solving Mathematical problems.

STANDARD 6X

Pablo Modise for being industrious and making a positive change in his attitude.

Srihari Sriram for perseverance and dedication to his work.

STANDARD 7X

Benco Van Rooyen for always presenting neat work.

Aaryan Cherian for making a concerted effort to improve his Mathematics.

SCIENCE

STANDARD 5X

Gugu Ketshabile for an excellent project on the projector.

Ziyaad Khan for an excellent project on a hand warmer.

STANDARD 5Y

Keanna Zimbiti for an excellent project on a solar cooker.

Aisha Ahmed for and excellent project on the periscope.

STANDARD 6X

Srihari Sriram for an excellent project on wind power.

STANDARD 6Y

Hannah Boakgomo for an excellent project on static electricity.

Meher Alex for an excellent project on energy.

STANDARD 7X

Aaryan Cherian for an excellent project on the magnet train.

Benco Van Rooyen for an excellent project on carbon monster.

STANDARD 7Y

Catarina Marques for an excellent experimental project on chemical reactions.

Robin Turp for an excellent project on a potato and lemon battery.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Arefa Kewakae – 4X, for a neatly cut out frame and for listening to instructions.

Nthabeleng Semele – 4Y, for making a concerted effort to complete her work and present it neatly.

Resego Mooki – 5X, for the beautiful presentation of all her work in D&T.

Mujtaba Khan – 5Y, for neatly presenting his ideas in D&T.

Amantle Moeti – 6X, for her use of a Bubble Map to produce interesting designs for her instruments.

Mano Senthil-Maran – 6Y, for carefully cutting out his wood to make the frame for his harp.

Tamia Nchindo – 7X, for her neatly made clock.

Moabi Modimakwane – 7Y, for completing a well made clock.

SETSWANA

STANDARD 4X

Refentse Mzwinila for seeking information independently and sharing with others in Setswana.

STANDARD 4Y

Wei Xu and Junior Keitsile for looking for Setswana information independently.

STANDARD 5X

Talinda Matlhare, Misha Makosha and Warona Dihutso for putting more effort into class work.

Curtis Bulenzi for settling well into Setswana and spelling Setswana words correctly.

STANDARD 5Y

Larona Magole for putting more effort into her classwork.

Gladys Chikede for settling well into Setswana and spelling Setswana words correctly.

STANDARD 6X

Legae Moloi for giving himself extra time to complete the Setswana task during break.

STANDARD 7X

Ethan Bulenzi for settling well into Setswana and producing neat work.

Tamia Nchindo for good presentation of Conversational Setswana and lovely drawings.

STANDARD 7Y

Kutlwano Modise and Moabi Modimakwane for working hard this week.


10th March 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Resego Balopi, Tristan Kuswane, Mubanga Malama, Sesadi Masie, Maeva Morebodi, Atlang Nkoane and Bahumi Tsonope for sequencing bedtime routines in the correct order.

STANDARD 1Y

Siddarth Mohan, Aoki Chatsama, Ojosvi Kapoor and Tumelo Keetsang for using their Thrass chart to find pictures of nouns to complete a Tree Map.

Olerato Tshwenyego, Joy Mvududu and Edirilwe Menyatso for successfully completing a worksheet on counting in ones, two’s, odd and even numbers.

STANDARD 2X

Troy Mooki for his creative illustrations of the Gruffalo family.

Tarleen Kaur and Seabo Ramokate for making a concerted effort to construct good sentences.

Kayang Baruti, Jasmin Puleng and Nandita Sundarajan for doing well in Mathematics.

STANDARD 2Y

Karabo Mosweu, Kirtida Kapoor, Mia van Staden and Musa Gwizi for fantastic drawings of “The Gruffalo’s family portraits”.

Bosa Matlhagela for improvement in reading.

Maatla Nwosu for an improvement in his written tasks.

STANDARD 3X

Lerako Dabutha, Jason Kebonang, Noelani Lesedi, Bokani Mphathuwa and Reneilwe Serema for working with confidence and attaining excellent marks for their SRA Reading Lab cards.

Jayden Setlang and Masedi Pontsho for good progress with their mental Maths.

STANDARD 3Y

Fanilo Maluzo and Losika Sosome for showing good understanding of concepts in Place Value.

Rotlhe Masetlhane and Sasha Pitso for working very hard and presenting neat and complete work.

Azeem Moorad and Tafadzwa Chikede for designing beautiful book covers for a book titled ‘The Twits’.

SEN – MRS LEES

Mumba Kalifungwa, Kala Kootshole, Thabile Kgasa and Maatla Nwosu – 2Y, for good sequencing skills using the Audiblox.

Rethabile Balopi, Andrew Musaka and Thabisang Seleke – 3X, for reading between 77 and 85 Hot words in 1 minute.  Well done!

Thomo Mokgatle and Agang Gasemotho – 3Y, for good progress in their comprehension activities.  Keep it up!

STANDARD 4X

Arefa Kewakae for sharing her book about the brain with the class.

Nasima Steyn for having the courage to sing a song in front of the class.

Chris Rossouw for singing the Afrikaans of Nasima’s song.

Motheo Tshekedi for sharing two songs with the class.

Sebilo Mashungwa for reading an excerpt from ‘The Witches’, with appropriate expression that held the class’ attention.

Refentse Mzwinila for editing Varada’s written work meticulously that it got Varada thinking about her sentence writing and helped her to improve her written expression.

STANDARD 4Y

Keletso Baruti, Rachna Mohan and Aratwa Mosimaneotsile for writing interesting predictions on the Picture Walk that illustrate how different colour crayons feel after being used.

Mark Eric-Sepato and Ni’mat Malique for understanding the concept of Regrouping and for giving Ms. D a super explanation about it.

Wei Xu for bringing a box of pencils to share with his friends.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5Y

Letlole Sebonego for a much improved attitude towards his school work.

Megan Turp and Keanna Zimbiti for very detailed and informative reviews on ant nests.

STANDARD 7Y

Ashleigh Solomon, Ipuseng Tsheko, Azeem Chand and Reece Matthews for their opinions on the articles they have read in their article-a-day booklets, which are enlightening.  They also use their Blue Hats effectively.  Mrs Chiweshe has learnt a lot about ancient skulls, ancient civilizations and DNA.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:  Abaleng Maedza – 5Y

PENMANSHIP IS AWARDED TO:

Marang Morolong, Aisha Ahmed and Tommy Yan – 5Y.

MATHEMATICS

STANDARD 5X

Curits Bulenzi, Warona Dihutso and Misha Makosha for a good understanding of expanded multiplication and division and good progress.

STANDARD 5Y

Mujtaba Khan for making excellent progress in Mathematics.

Simbarashe Magate for settling in well and always making a concerted effort.

Gladys Chikede for working well in Mathematics.

Keanna Zimbiti for her determination and work ethic.

STANDARD 6X

Amantle Moeti for always making a concerted effort to improve.

Kagisano Segage for consistently excellent work and using the Thinking Maps correctly.

STANDARD 6Y

Nlisi Mphathiwa, Leano Setlang and Lebopo Setshogo for improved participation in group activities and attaining improved marks.

STANDARD 7X

Ethan Bulenzi for always striving to do well in Mathematics.

Tamia Nchindo for using logic when dealing with Maths problems.

Summer Seboni for trying hard to improve by working hard.

STANDARD 7Y

Kayur Harry, Reabetswe Bogatsu and Leungo-Lame Mphetolang for taking a more active role in group and class activities and attaining marks that show good progress.

SOCIAL SCIENCES

STANDARD 5X

Zahraa Makda for being the first pupil in class to hand in her Spellathon money.

STANDARD 5Y

Megan Turp and Aisha Ahmed for being wonderful little helpers in preparation for their class presentation.

Keanna Zimbiti for being a wonderful classmate and bringing her picture to class to share with everyone.

STANDARD 6X

Mukudzei Chiomba, Gaoesi Moseki and Pablo Modise for their positive attitude and active class participation this term.

STANDARD 6Y

Nlisi Mphathiwa for being an excellent student, he is punctual and always ready to learn.

STANDARD 7X

Mohammed Khan, Nonofo Giddie, Boitshepo Paseko, Ajay Pontsho and Lelani Muzila for an informative, exciting and well presented topic on the people of Africa.

STANDARD 7Y

Quinisile Jackalas, Ipuseng Tsheko, Larona Masunga and Reabetswe Bogatsu for an informative, exciting and well presented topic on the people of Africa.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Reitumetse Tapela – 4X, for measuring and cutting her frame accurately.

Enele Moseki – 4Y, for neat presentation of his work.

Misha Makosha – 5X, for her well thought out chair designs.

Simbarashe Magate – 5Y, for showing creativity in his designs.

Larona Mafa – 6X, for consistently working hard in D&T.

Anele Champane – 6Y, for sawing and sanding wood neatly.

Aone Senai – 7X, for his use of materials in making his clock.

Kayur Harry – 7Y, for sawing out wood neatly and working diligently.


3rd March 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Palesa Gora and Ishe Muringi for good illustrations of classroom rules, using a Circle Map.

Leanna Lekobane and Ranewa Mashinyana for building good sentences using Level One words.

Ali Bobat for good counting activities.

Boleng Lemogang for trying her best every day.

STANDARD 1Y

Itani Dabutha, Thabo Dihutso, Tumelo Keetsang, Letso Moagi and Immanuel Phefo for excellent performance in their Spellathon test.

Taye Gopolang, Tlhwatlhwa Lemogang, Mokubung Mokubung and Nataizya Nthala for building sentences with Level One words.

STANDARD 2X

Megan D’Souza for observing all punctuation and her neat and tidy weekend News.

Katso Kgathi and Renee Seitei for creative sentences and working beautifully.

Amanda Mareya for reading very well and learning her 100 Hotwords in Thrass.

Yahya Ebrahim for working to the best of his ability and correcting his spelling errors.

STANDARD 2Y

Botho mmopi, Brayden Seroke, Reagile Diraditsile, Mumba Kalifungwa, Shingai Zimucha and Kala Kootshole for very good sentences on the picture of the Robbers.

Kgosi Mzwinila for writing a story on the picture of the Robbers.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Karabo Mosweu

STANDARD 3X

Skye Baaitse and Heather Mongwaketse for using a Flow Map to sequence ‘Charlie Cook’s favourite Book’.

Masedi Pontsho, Pheto Godisang and Arefa Mmopiemang for a positive attitude towards their schoolwork.

Resego Giddie for expressive reading and trying to complete her work on time.

Nathan Matlholhwa for willingly picking up litter.

STANDARD 3Y

Bella Bodi for drawing two detailed Circle Maps on fungi and bacteria.

Abale Mojalemotho, Thulaganya Menyatso and Kgatso Seokamo for commitment in completing their holiday mini project on Mr Twits dirty beard.

Layla Rasul for showing commitment in her schoolwork this week.

SETSWANA

Maeva Morebodi – 1X, for participating well in oral Setswana lessons.

Letso Moagi – 1Y, for good leadership during Setswana games.

Kexin Zhang – 2X, for saying one Setswana sentence during the Setswana lesson.

Anele Gabaake – 2Y, for paying attention during the Setswana game and winning.

Reneilwe Serema – 3X, for wonderfully drawing a Tree Map.

Lefika Kalane – 3Y, for excellent Spelling work.

Khaya Letsunyane – 2X and Rorisang Mashinyana – 2Y, for good Spelling results.

Amantle Mmelesi – 2Y and Maatla Nwosu – 2Y, for good reading and helping the other group.

FRENCH

Niranjan Pullarote – 2X, for learning how to write numbers 1 – 10 correctly in words, as well as the days of the week.  You are a star!

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Aadil Ebrahim – 3X, for his neat presentation of work and his good understanding of how a circuit works.

Tafadzwa Chikede – 3Y, for her excellent understanding of how a circuit works.

STANDARD 4X

Mqondisi Jackalas for honesty.  He found P50 at break and gave it to Mr. Ntini.

Resego Selelo for applying the concept, a Growth Mindset, to the character in an inference reading task.

STANDARD 4Y

Sekagbo Ramaabya, Leatile Mmolawa, Junior Keitsile and Aratwa Mosimaneotsile for being the first to hand in their Spellathon money.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X

Curtis Bulenzi for showing an improvement in his weekly Spelling.

Resego Mooki for being the only pupil who uses Thinking Hats when writing her Reading comments.

STANDARD 6Y

Sue Mongwaketse, Oratile Saleshando, Leano Setlang and Leruo Matlho for making thought provoking comments during group work discussions on Children’s Rights.

STANDARD 7X

Boitshepo Paseko, Masa Mpoeleng and Tamia Nchindo for showing good observations when comparing two characters.

Nonofo Giddie, Kesego Kepadisa, Ethan Bulenzi, Tumo Gaboilwe and Summer Seboni for writing Blurbs that showed creativity and originality.

SOCIAL SCIENCES

STANDARD 5X

Zanele Bonyongo for doing a wonderful job during the Natural resources class activity.

Gugu Ketshabile and Masentle Seitei for being excellent assistants, helping the teacher with sorting out and stapling handouts.

Matthew Changwony for being a wonderful student and producing neat work.

STANDARD 6Y

Rethabile Thabo for a commendable job on his homework and class activities.

Lebopo Setshogo for his well mannered behaviour in and out of the classroom.

Akshaj Sunil for a commendable job on his active participation during class activities.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Peo Sekwale – 4Y, for the neatly presented planning of her photo frame.

Katleho Thabo – 4X, for very good sawing and measuring in D&T.

Marang Morolong – 5Y, for giving up her time to help in the D&T room.

Larona Magole – 5Y, for helping tidy up the D&T room.

Zanele Bonyongo – 5X, for painting her chair beautifully.

Teto Tshiamo – 5X, for neatly sawing the parts of his chair.

Lenaneo Kgobe – 6X, for consistently working hard in D&T.

Suneeth Mathurmana – 6X, for his use of a Bubble Map to describe the qualities of a drum and a tamborine.

Anele Champane – 6Y, for remembering to bring Pringles tubes, not only for herself, but also for the class.

Rethabile Thabo – 6Y, for producing a brilliant design in his D&T work on musical instruments.

Meher Alex – 6X, for her neatly presented and well thought out work in planning her musical instrument.

Boitshepo Paseko – 7X, for the well thought out planning and designing of her clock.

Reece Matthews – 7Y, for his interesting and well presented ideas on his clock.

SETSWANA

Lebo Maedza -4X and Peo Sekwale – 4Y, for wonderfully drawn Tree Maps on nouns.

Reejay Seboni – 5X and Aisha Ahmed – 5Y, for good participation in Setswana.

Amantle Moeti – 6X and Rethabile Thabo – 6Y, for working independently and obtaining good results.

Mohammed Khan – 7X, Ajay Pontsho – 7X and Azeem Chand – 7Y, for good spelling work in Conversational Setswana.

Legakwa Tshethlane – 5Y, Omogolo Mashinyana – 5Y, Gugu Ketshabile – 5X and Zanele Bonyongo – 5X, for listening to instructions and producing good work.

Thero Matlho – 7X, Laone Kelaletswe 7Y, Anele Maedza – 7Y and Nonofo Giddie – 7X, for writing a well formulated letter and following instructions very well.

FRENCH

Pablo Modise – 6X, for showing a good attitude and enthusiasm for French this year and becoming more dependable during class.  Well done.

Chelsea Mushuta – 6Y, for working extra hard to catch up to the rest of the class, as well as settling in well in French.

Summer Seboni – 7X, for her improved attitude towards French and for consistently handing in good work.

Catarina Marques – 7Y, Ashleigh Solomon – 7Y and Ipuseng Tsheko – 7Y, for their commendable attitude, effort and commitment in French.  These girls always complete their homework and classwork on time, every time.


17th February 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Lefika Matsetse for good word building exercises.

Zahra Iqbal, Etsile Mmopiemang, Anele Nadisah, Wetsho Sebonego, Tadiwa Sameke and Anele Hlabano for showing a good understanding of position by using a Circle Map to illustrate it.

Marcus Koketso for settling in well at Broadhurst Primary School.

STANDARD 1Y

Larona Kalaben, Kimberly Molapisi and Letlanang Koboyankwe for showing a good understanding of the Bonds of 3.

Naadiyah Kesitilwe for beautiful colouring in.

STANDARD 2X

Shane Zhang for trying hard to complete her work on Wednesday.

Setlhoa Bakwena for always presenting neat and tidy work.

Nathan Chilume for his great effort during reading sessions.

Lianne Arden for colouring in neatly and handing in her mathematics worksheets on time.

Tswelelo Seitshiro for consistently working well in class.

STANDARD 2Y

Srinidhi Senthil-Maran for working neatly and carefully in all of her work.

Brayden Seroke for trying very hard this week to complete all of his tasks.

Anele Gabaakwe for working very well this week.

STANDARD 3X

Jason Kebonang, Bokani Mphathiwa and Nobubele Moyo for working independently and producing work of a good standard during Cyclic reading.

Thabisang Seleke, Kagiso Gasemotho and Zina Maluzo for successfully using a Brace Map to show their understanding of Place Value.

STANDARD 3Y

Losika Sosome for his outstanding work in Mathematics this week.

Fanilo Maluzo for showing enthusiasm and sharing independent knowledge on microbes.

Atang Makati and Agang Gasemotha for always trying their utmost best in their schoolwork.

Mpaphi Habana for being thoughtful and kind towards his classmates.

LIBRARY

Mahadev Narayanan – 1Y and Alethea Burzlaff – 2X for reading over 20 books this term.

Resego Balopi – 1X for reading very well in the library lesson, he was able to pronounce some difficult words while reading.

COMPUTERS

Niranjan Pullarote – 2X, Anna Kayla Angaine – 2Y, Noelani Lesedi – 3X and Azeem Moorad – 3Y for consistent progress and showing good interest in computers.

STANDARD 4X

Sebilo Mashungwa for extending her understanding of the role of a Blue Thinking Hat, not only to her home group, but other home groups.

Sebilo Mashungwa and Rethabile Motheo for reading the posters outside the classroom and applying the growth and fixed mindsets to a real-life situation to resolve conflict.

Reitumetse Tapela for taking the time before school to read the posters on mindsets.

Rylan D’Souza for sharing his book on volcanoes.

Luyando Chiweshe for sharing a part of his book on spiders.

Sebilo Mashungwa for being aware of how the illustrations change in the Roald Dahl book she is reading and how the change in illustrations of the main character contributes to further developing the humour of the book.

STANDARD 4Y

Junior Keitsile, Mark Eric-Sepato, Ushe Habangana, Leatile Mmolawa, N’mat Malique and Nthabeleng Semele for making steady progress in all subjects and for trying hard to complete their work on time.  Well done.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5X

Tatiana Kayembe and Gugu Ketshabile for writing interesting and detailed comments for their reviews of articles.

Kevin Mangani, Oagile Mmono and Resego Mooki for showing an improvement by writing meaningful comments for their review of articles.

STANDARD 5Y

Aisha Ahmed, Marang Morolong and Larona Magole for showing an excellent understanding of the structure of simple sentences and compound sentences.

STANDARD 6X

Tlotlo Lekobane, Kagisano Segage, Kholeka Letsunyane, Sesame Moetse and Amantle Moeti for using Brace Maps to show a good understanding of the structure of simple and compound sentences.

STANDARD 7X

Mohammed Khan, Malama Malama and Summer Seboni for showing an improvement in writing detailed reading comments.

Nonofo Giddie for sharing interesting details in his reading comments.

Tamia Nchindo for improving her skills to write meaningful text-to-world comments for her reading comments.

Michelle Jack for using descriptive vocabulary to express her opinion in her reading comments.

STANDARD 7Y

Catarina Marques for working with focus and producing very good work.

Azeem Chand, Ipuseng Tsheko, Reece Matthews, Robin Turp, Kutlwano Modise and Suneeth Mathurmana for writing intersting commentaries on the articles that they have read in their Article-a-day booklets.

COMPUTERS

Sebilo Mashungwa – 4X, Rachna Mohan – 4Y, Zanele Bonyongo – 5X, Aisha Ahmed – 5Y, Abrah Ghosh – 6X, Hannah Ogomoditse 6Y, Lelani Muzila – 7X and Ipuseng Tsheko – 7Y for demonstrating excellent computer skills in addition to their commitment and behaviour during computer lessons.


10th February 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Sesadi Masie, Bahumi Tsnonope, Maleehal Moorad, Luba Habangana, Resego Balopi and Molemo Matsake for drawing interesting weekend News using a PNI Circle Map.

Azraa Khonat and Wame Slave for lovely instructional comprehension of My Family.

STANDARD 1Y

Nicola Gwasa, Thandiwe Tutu, Mary-Anne Manokore, Joy Mvududu and Olerato Tshwenyego for using a Circle Map successfully to illustrate positive, negative and interesting news.

Aleyo Mathengwane for reading the most reading books so far this term.

Edirilwe Menyatso for a beautiful drawing of himself in Art.

STANDARD 2X

Khaya Letsunyane for writing 3 pages of “Cass the Colour Robber” neatly and completing on time.

Lame Boakgomo and Lefika Maseko for trying hard to focus on their work.

Tefo Kgolo for ignoring children who disrupt him and working responsibly in class.

STANDARD 2Y

Botho Mmopi and Musa Gwizi for working very well this week and completing all their tasks.

Christiaan Scharnick for settling down and being able to focus on his school work.

Karabo Mosweu for perseverance and trying very hard to complete tasks to the best of his ability.

STANDARD 3X

Noelani Lesedi, Losika Moseki, Rethabile Balopi and Reneilwe Seram for writing good descriptive “My Anti-Twit Good Thoughts” poems.

Andrew Musaka, Aadil Ebrahim and Lesha Pitso for confidently using a Tree Map and a Brace Map to show their understanding of Place Value.

HANDWRITING CUP:  Rorisang Moremi

STANDARD 3Y

Thabiso Okie, Lefika Kalane, Johan van Staden and Tsitsi Magate for beautifully retelling the story of “Harry McFarr’s Clunker Car”.

Thomo Mokgatle and Resego Chalashika for showing a positive mindset towards their school work.

STANDARD 4X

Katleho Thabo and Theo Morebodi for being on ‘Fire’ in Mathematics and working cooperatively in a group to solve challenging word problems requiring multiple operations.

Theo Morebodi, Nasima Steyn, Reitumetse Tapela, Loapi Ramaselwana, Motheo Tshekedi, Refentse Mzwinila and Sebilo Mashungwa for independently completing an experiment at home to see which liquid freezes best – fresh water or salt water, and sharing their findings with the class.

Luyando Chiweshe for being able to explain why Motheo’s plastic yellow cup of frozen fresh water cracked and then using an example from his own life to develop his explanation further.

STANDARD 4Y

Keletso Baruti, Tarun Edakunni, Nthabeleng Semele and Aone Mpoeleng for writing wonderful, thoughtful reflections about their ‘Creative Spirit’.

MATHEMATICS

STANDARD 5X

Oagile Mono and Reejay Seboni for showing good focus and willingness to develop.

Zanele Bonyongo, Gugu Ketshabile and Tatiana Kayembe for completing tasks before deadlines and producing work of a good standard.

Imrana Akoob and Adriaan Scharnick for working hard to catch up with work they missed and showing good participation in group and class activities.

STANDARD 5Y

Aisha Ahmed for outstanding performance in Mathematics.

STANDARD 6X

Suneeth Mathurmana for excellent Mathematical knowledge.

STANDARD 6Y

Agang Mautle, Sue Mongwaketse and Oratile Saleshando for making a greater effort to complete tasks before deadlines and producing good quality work.

STANDARD 7X

Malama Malama for working extremely well in Mathematics.

STANDARD 7Y

Catarina Marques for working hard to catch up with work she missed and showing good participation in group and class activities.

Lona Kibandu and Leungo-Lame Mphetolang for settling well and making a good start in the Mathematics class.

ENGLISH

STANDARD 5Y

Lienke Zondagh for always wanting to do her best and trying so hard to makes sure tasks are done well.

STANDARD 6X

Ira Greville for starting the year on a positive note.  Well done.

Pablo Modise, Gaoesi Moseki and Legae Moloi for trying harder to be better organised.

STANDARD 6Y

Leano Setlang, Amantle Mokone, Sue Mongwaketse and Simbarashe Magate for showing an improvement in formulating compound sentences.

STANDARD 7X

Masa Mpoeleng, Aone Senai, Bosa Pontsho, Thero Matlho, Mohammed Khan and Mathiba Makolo for showing improvement in writing detailed reviews for articles.

PENMANSHIP HAS BEEN AWARDED TO:

Olebogeng Bogatsu, Megan Turp, Basetsana Thebe, Legakwa Tshetlhane, Talinda Matlhare, Zanele Bonyongo, Gugu Ketshabile and Imrana Akoob.

HANDWRITING CERTIFICATE:

Michelle Jack

SOCIAL SCIENCES

STANDARD 6X

Kagisano Segage for being a wonderful classmate and confirming that all of her classmates have received their work and test dates.

STANDARD 6Y

Rona Mosetlhanyane for delivering neat and colourful work from the first day of school.

STANDARD 7X

Benco van Rooyen for always being thoughtful.  He is considerate and assists the teacher and class with extra reading material from his personal library.


3rd February 2017

MERITS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

STANDARD 1X

Mubanga Malama, Kgosi Tshwenyego, Atlang Nkoane and Maeva Morebodi for building words correctly and independently, using a Tree Map.

Joshua Hinze and Tristan Kuswane for settling in confidently at Broadhurst Primary School.

STANDARD 1Y

Aoki Chatsam and Anele Aabobe for neat handwriting patterns.

Zitah Labane for Adapting well in her new school and class.

Beyonder Makgalemele, Ojasvi Kapoor, Mahadev Narayanan and Siddarth Mohan for successfully using a Tree Map to build words.

STANDARD 2X

Erykah Chiweshe, Lekgotla Molosiwa and Alethea Burzlaff for their beautiful manners, good command of the English Language and working conscientiously in class.

Kexin Zhang, who does not utter a word in class, yet works like a champion.

Niranjan Pullorote for his beautiful writing on ‘The Gruffalo’ story.

STANDARD 2Y

Kgosi Mzwinila, Shingai Zimucha, Zarah Alex, Rorisang Mashinyana, Amantle Mmelesi and Layla Nchindo for a terrific first effort at the retelling of the story ‘Another Mother’.  Well done.

STANDARD 3X

Lerako Dabutha for being responsible and completing his homework independently this week.

Sethunya Pontsho, Arefa Mmpoiemang and Rorisang Moremi for expressive reading and understanding the text.

Theo Makolo and Pheto Godisang for completing their SRA cards independently.

STANDARD 3Y

Sedi Mongwaketse, Azeem Moorad, Katlego Marata, Matthew Nasha and Gae Sediadie for using a Circle Map and Flow Map to write a sequenced and interesting story on “My best holiday”.

Tafadzwa Chikede for settling in well to Broadhurst Primary School and confidently producing a Circle map for the first time.

Molemo Chavapi for completing his circle map without any assistance.

STANDARD 4X

Nasima Steyn, Arefa Kewakae, Katlho Thabo, Luba Christmas and Resego Selelo for writing meaningful comments for homework reading and using two Thinking Hats.

Loapi Ramaselwana, a new pupil to the class, who showed kindness on the first day at school to pupils in her home group.

Luyando Chiweshe for sharing an interesting and detailed fact in the Article-A-Day task that was not part of the reading on The Rattlesnake.

Theo Morebodi for correctly applying punctuation discussed in shared reading to his own writing.

Chris Rossouw for successfully using the logic matrix to explain the verbal reasoning task.

Larona Magole for thoroughly completing her Standard Four homework reading comment book.

STANDARD 4Y

Rachna Mohan, Wei Xu, Abaleng Mmelesi, Jeremy Sameke and Sekgabo Ramaaloya for using all the Thinking Hats correctly in their reading comment books.

STANDARD 6X

Sekgele Sosome and Nlisi Mphathiwa for being super helpful and thoughtful.

STANDARD 7X

Aaryan Cherian for an excellent presentation on Force and motion.

STANDARD 7Y

Robin Turp for an excellent presentation on Electromagnetics.

Ipuseng Tsheko for an excellent presentation on the Electric Circuit.

Anele Maedza for an informative presentation on Motion Sensors.

Azeem Chand for an excellent presentation on the Stethoschope.