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13 February 2009
West Road North – morning drop off change This is a reminder that the Oval will no longer be open for parking after half term. Please pay close attention to the car park guidelines that Redhill sent out a few weeks ago, to ensure a safe and steady flow of traffic. Lightning – remind your children about safety precautions Parents please remind your children about safety during thunderstorms while at school. We’ve told them at school, but following up at home would help tremendously. Some of the tips below come to us from bhpbilliton, courtesy of a concerned Redhill parent, and are enhanced by Redhill-relevant tips. 1. Seek shelter immediately. 2. Avoid water if outdoors and can’t get to safety immeidately – this includes the puddles that develop on our field, and which are a great temptation to our Prep kids 3. Avoid open spaces – Do NOT cross the Oval Summit, Veldtuin or Outspan. 4. Some unsafe places are: underneath canopies, gazebos, near trees. Do not seek shelter under trees. Avoid unprotected shelters like bus stops. 5. Avoid tall isolated objects like trees, poles and light posts. 6. Avoid metal fences. 7. Make a collection-time ‘lightning plan’ with your child, particularly if he/she is in the Junior Prep. Agree with your child that you will look for him/her in a particular place, should a storm break out at his/her regular collection time. Many little ones panic and remain outdoors in high risk areas, because they are worried that their parents or caregiver will not find them. Term 1 2009 closing date – Change (reminder) Please note that the closing date for Term 1 2009 has been changed to Wednesday April 8 (normal time) to accommodate travel plans prior to the Easter holiday. Alumni News One of our Redhill past pupils, Faheem Chaudhry, High School Deputy Head Boy in 2007, has been selected for political grooming under the DA’s leadership program. The program selects 10-12 promising youngsters each year, all between the ages of 18 and 35, and puts them on a leadership fast track. Faheem, currently studying politics and philosophy at UCT, is one of the youngest leaders selected. Congratulations to… … Katelyn Braby, who was one of 12 girls selected from her Dance school to compete in Dallas at a convention with some of the top Choreographers like Mia Michaels from "So you think you can dance". They also attended Ailey and Broadway classes in New York went to numerous shows. This was indeed a fantastic privilege for South African dancers to be exposed to such talent and to dance with some of the best dancers in the world.

Sports Report Week ending 13 February Cricket Finally some cricket matches could get underway. On Saturday we managed to complete all our matches versus Beaulieu College. The first XI batted first and managed to score 265/7 in their allotted 50 overs, with top order all contributing: Stephen Keene 43, and Matthew Benn 43. We managed to bowl Beaulieu College out for 119 with Nicholas Symmonds taking 5 for 21 and Ryan Johnson making his debut in the 1st side taking 3/14 in 10 overs. The under 15 managed to win their match thanks to outstanding bowling by Simon Fleischer who took 5/ 17. Mid week matches Heronbridge College Under 15 A Redhill 135/2 in 20 overs. (Bradley Greve 75) Heronbridge 10/1 after 3overs. Match abandoned. Under16 A Heronbridge 86 all out. (J. Rachia 4/12.) Redhill 87/2. (A. Dinsdale 32*, J. Sierra 22) Redhill won by 8 wickets. 1st XI Redhill 74/2 ,with Nicholas Mycroft on 41* and Matthew Benn 14* when the match was abandoned. Wendywood Under 16 Redhill 172/3. (A. Dinsdale 32, D. Bleekers 28, B. Becker 50*) Wendywood 60 all out. Redhill won by 112 runs. Under 14 B Redhill 76/4 after 20 overs. Wendywood 77/2. Wendywood won by 8 wickets. Times and venues for cricket matches versus Helpmekaar, 14 February Under 14 A: Wanderers’ Club (Bottom field) * Under 14 B: Wanderers’ Club (Top field)* Under15 A: Oval Under 16 A: Hoërskool Vorentoe 2nd XI Outspan* 1st XI JCE (Johannesburg College of Education) * all 25-over matches starting at 8:30 Under 15 and 16, as well as 1st XI matches, will be 50-over matches starting at 9:00 Golf : Redhill unfortunately lost all our matches versus St. David’s at Wanderers’ Club last Friday. Joshua Meltz and Nicholas Mycroft 2 and 1. Nicholas Atkins and Oscar Danysz 3 and 4 Tobani Moyo unfortunately lost on the last hole to go down by one. This week we play Trinity House at Eagle Canyon. Tennis Our boys recorded a convincing win over St. David’s on Friday afternoon. The girls’ matches were unfortunately rained out.

The week ahead (16-21 February) Day Monday Tuesday Activity Interhouse Gala Girls’ tennis (bye) Girls’ Basketball versus St Mary’s at Outspan Girls’ Basketball Cricket matches versus Heronbridge College 2nd XI only. Swimming Gale hosted by Redhill Boys’ Tennis A versus Dainfern A at Dainfern Boys’ Tennis B versus Greenside B at Greenside Golf versus Crawford College (Killarney Club) Cricket matches versus Bryanston High School Basketball: Under 19 Festival hosted by Redhill School at Outspan Teacher in Charge Mrs Denenga / Mr Strydom Mrs Manson Mr Vuillemin

Wednesday Thursday

Mr Vuillemin Mr Matthews Mrs Denenga/ Mr Strydom Mrs Rogers Mr Molefe Mr Matthews



Mr Matthews Mr Vuillemin

Times and venues for matches versus Bryanston High School Saturday 21 February Under 14 A: Oval Under 14 B: at Bryanston High School Under15 A: at Bryanston High School Under 16 A: at Bryanston High School 2nd XI: at Bryanston High School st 1 XI: Outspan Mr. C.Matthews

The Redhill Parents Association presents 60 minutes with the Heads On Monday 16 February @ 6pm In the auditorium

Condolences Our condolences go to High School staff member Carole Brown, whose father passed away this week. We offer support and encouragement to Carole and her family at this difficult time.

13 February 2009 THE P.T.A BLACKBOARD By popular request we are again offering this page as a service to our community. The adverts cost R30 for a maximum of 30 words. Please send proof of payment together with the advert to Fax: 011 883 9652 or email: Please note adverts that are not accompanied with proof of payment will not be published. PLEASE NOTE: that Redhill cannot take responsibility for the quality of any products offered.
SERVICES OFFERED Tutor for hire: Psychology and Law student with 2 years experience as well as professional training in high-school tuition. 8 distinctions in the following subjects: Mathematics, Science, Hebrew, English, Afrikaans, Drama, History and Computer Studies. Able to teach writing and public speaking skills. Contact Ori on 072 370 1962 or email Luca’s Pizzeria Luca’s Ristorante Italiano previously in the Morningside Shopping Centre, now reborn in a stunning new setting under the trees in Sunninghill! The same culinary delights located just a little further North. Fun for the whole family! Rivonia Crossing 2, No.3 Achter rd, cnr Witkoppen and Rivonia Rd. Tel 011-234 1085 Eat in or take home – ample parking Pink Dot Aupairs. We can place brilliant, experienced full day, half day childminders or drivers in your home, assisting you during school terms + holidays, available for interviews: or 071 676 3269. Sugar and Spice: In today’s world, we as parents are finding it more and more difficult to transport our children to and from school. The traffic is a problem, and our commitments at work are even more challenging and stressful. This is where we come in. we offer a safe and reliable transport for your children. Contact Devi on 082 350 1155. Professional Tuition Services: Private one on one home tuition for all Grades / Subjects. All our tutors are experienced. Competitive rates. Please contact Dean Eaton: 083 381 1050 or 011- 888 7015 or 0861 69 24453 or Photographic Course – A comprehensive 5 week course offered on how to use your digital camera and get fabulous results. Guaranteed results. Phone Carol 083 260 8997 for details. Fabulous dynamic photographic portraits offered in our studio or in your home. Superb quality. Phone Carol on 083 260 8997. Opening special! Red bath towel, 100% cotton with child surname embroidered only R100 each! Will deliver to child class room at Redhill. Don’t’ miss out! Email: or call 083 234 1575 Taxi Service: Experienced and reliable. Transportation to and from school, afternoon activities, doctors/dentists appointments etc. Also experienced in transportation of the elderly. Call Helen on 082 322 1699 Mon-Fri. Extra Lessons for Grades 8 to 12. BE, EMS, Maths, Geography, English, Life Orientation. Tutor a BCom (Rhodes). Lessons tailored to school syllabus. Call Tafadzwa on 076 485 8529 for more information. New Slimming Spa by Cindy Nell: Feb Special R1500. Combination Package Reduce Cellulite, belly and bum fat. 10 x Feradic Toning session = R450. Botox, Fillers, Peels, Slimming wraps. Call 011- 234 3323 Create your own ultra chic FAMILY PHOTO COLLAGE WALL with ease. Visit for the ultimate selection of contemporary photo frames and wall space solutions or phone Mark on 0861 0861 02. NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST – Nutrition and supplement advice for the whole family as well as treatment for chronic illnesses, ADD, weight loss etc. Contact Fiona on 083 986 0474 or The Hangman: Moved into a new home or office? Need all your artwork, photo frames and mirrors hung without frustration? Call a specialist – the Hangman on 083 600 7846. Hung right, first time, every time.

MY MATHS TUTORING SERVICES Grade 6 - 12 maths. Small learning groups in Lonehill or home-based one-to-one tuition. Free study guides and more. Call Travis - 082 378 3651 or My Maths on 011 465 1055 Email: Science also offered. Your Flexible and Professional Tutors! Scusi: Get the perfect photo frame gallery wall you’ve always wanted. Visit for the best customized wallspace solutions, gallery photo frames and limited edition photographic fine art prints available. Conversational language courses offered: French; English and Italian. Contact 083 300 2305 or 011-268 6528. Piano Tuition: Ever wondered why so many tried and still can’t play? Music is not on paper – it’s within you! Learn to express yourself in a wonderful fulfilling way. Adults and children. Carl Boonzaaier on 011-706 4444. Wisen Up Maths Tuition: Need help with Maths? Saturdays mornings. Small classes, qualified, experienced teachers (25+), personal one-on-one teaching. Private lessons also available. Excellent rates. Contact Merle on 011-783 9478; 084 816 4138 or e-mail Registered Counsellor Offering play therapy, trauma counselling, couples counselling, stress management counselling and counselling for adjustment problems. Please call: Elizabeth Smith 082 927 9730 Girlsport is a young dynamic football academy, which offers an excellent level of soccer coaching to girls all year round. Should you be interested please contact Tracy Pepper – 082 469 7451 Phillipa Walker – 082 888 8212 Office (011) 453 4219. 1-on-1 Tuition @ Home Trained, professional tutors all subjects, all grades in Eng/Afr Experience the advantage of individual extra lessons Hire Education CC 08612 88867 08612 TUTOR Parties r us! Kids Party Entertainment Parties geared toward Kids aged 3-14 Fairy parties, pamper parties, High School Musical parties, Spider man parties, Survivor parties and more! Contact Lorri 0828550951 The planters in the Headmaster’s office and the High School reception are supplied and maintained by EARTHLINGS. For more information telephone 706 1658 / Fax 7061663 / 082 905 1778. E-mail EMPLOYMENT WANTED / OFFERED / ACCOMMODATION / FOR SALE / MISCELLANEOUS For Sale: Cluster Style home with large reception rooms, peaceful and secure 3 bedrooms, main en suite Plus further full bathroom. New kitchen. On Show Sunday 2-5pm. 15 Feburary Phone Cedric 082 551 2893. R2.1m For Sale: Charming, secure 3 bedroom cluster in select complex of only 8 units. Close to the school R3 150 000. Please phone Cedric 082 551 2893 Fine & Country Real Estate. (On Show Sunday 15 February 25pm). Redhill mom looking for a warm, kind au pair for her daughters aged 11 & 8 to work Mon to Thu afternoons from 1.00 till 6.00. Must be aged 21+ with contactable references. Pls contact Tracy-Lee on 082 335-2642 Domestic helper looking for work on Saturdays, preferably Riverclub/Morningside area. Phone Victoria on 073 404 0648 and for references. Sheila 072 123 6821 after hours. Looking for reliable domestic that is good with children that can work Mondays to Fridays (5 days). This is a sleep-out position. Reference important. Call Sueney 083 234 1575 or email: AN OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED! 295M2 SIMPLEX IN WALKING DISTANCE TO REDHILL Open plan entertainment area has been invitingly renovated to give family living designed round patio and pool area 3 spacious bedrooms with sliding doors to garden.2.5 bathrooms (m en suite) fitted study, 3 garages, loft storeroom, staff quarters, Ample visitors parking asking R2.999 000m Marianne 084 6920088 Massimo 082 5600400. REMEMBER TO SUPPORT MY SCHOOL CARD

Redhill School Tuckshop Menu 16 February 2009 Monday Steamed Pork Rib & Rice Large Portion Doughnuts 17 February 2009 Tuesday Chicken A la King Large Portion Meringues R12.00 R17.00 R2.00 R11.00 R16.00 R 3.00 19 February 2009 Thursday Sweet & Sour Chicken Large Portion Eclaires 20 February 2009 Friday Salad Wrap Chicken Wrap Chocolate Chelsea Buns R12.50 R17.50 R4.50 R14.00 R20.00 R3.50

18 February 2009 Wednesday Stir Fry Noodles Large Portion Brownies AVAILABLE EVERY DAY Toasted Chicken Mayonnaise Toasted Ham Toasted Ham & Cheese Toasted Cheese or Feta Toasted Cheese & Tomato Toasted Ham Cheese & Tomato Toasted Tuna Toasted Bacon and Egg Hamburger Chicken Burger Cheese Burger Chicken Cheese Burger Cheese Roll Ham Roll Ham & Cheese Roll Pasta Salad Pasta Salad Large Pies & Sausage Rolls Green Salad & Chicken Pattie Green Salad & 2 Chicken Patties R11.00 R6.50 R10.00 R7.00 R8.50 R11.00 R12.00 R13.00 R14.00 R14.00 R18.50 R18.50 R9,00 R8.00 R11.00 R9.00 R11.00 R10.00 R23.00 R31.00 R9.50 R13.50 R2.50 HEALTH BREAKFAST : Muesli, Yoghurt, Honey, Fruit Health Roll Chicken Mayo. Roll Hot Dog Fruit Salad Fruit Salad & Ice Cream Green Salad Feta or Avo Green Salad & Pasta Oasis Water Valpré Water Flavored Water Pop Corn Hot Chocolate Frozen Yoghurt Jelly Teas or Coffee Salad & Tuna Tuna Roll Energade Rusks, Home Made, per pkt. Slush Puppies R8.00 Lge.R18.00 R7.00 R12,00 R8.00 R10,00 R12,00 R15.00 R20.00 R6.00 R6.00 R7.00 R3,00 R3.50 R5.50 R2.00 R3.00 R23.00 R12.00 R8.00 R 10.00 R6.00 R10.00

Instant Noodles: Chicken – Beef - Spicy Beef - Sea Food - Vegetarian

Dear Parents Please hand in your order forms not later than Friday the previous week Menu and prices subject to change without prior notice.

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