Kultuur/Culture

‘n Besonderse Boekedag

Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, Robin Hood… Beide boeke en sprokies se karakters is uitgebeeld op die 20ste April. Boekedag 2018 was ‘n kleurvolle geleentheid wat vir baie leerders ‘n kans gegee het om hul meer kreatiewe kant te wys. Een opgewonde kostuumdraer het vir my vertel dat sy mal oor Boekedae is, want sy het ‘n rak…

A Hamlet experience at Artscape

On April 11th, 2018 Matric students from schools all over the Western Cape streamed into the Artscape theatre where a Hamlet production by Abrahamse Meyer Productions left an excellent impression. Although some students felt the need to take a little doze halfway through the lengthy three hour Shakespearean play, the commotion put up by the six lively actors who, without…

Gaan groot of gaan huis toe! Melkies Trompoppies 2018

Die Trompoppies of Drummies (kort vir Drum Majorretes) is ‘n groep meisies wat met verskillende rekwisiete vertonings doen. Hierdie meisies maak amok as verteenwoordigers van Hoërskool Melkbosstrand! Klik hier om ‘n video-greep te kyk: https://web.facebook.com/MelkbosstrandHS/videos/1660808917338691/  Daar is baie rekwisiete wat ‘n mens kry; die Trompoppies gebruik noodsaaklik ‘n lang vlag, dubbel vlaggies, betons (‘n dun metaal stok), ‘maces’ (langer metaal stok)…

Amazing Rotary Interact Club projects 2018

This year, the Rotary Interact club of Melkbosstrand High are taking up more projects than ever before. The three main ones for Term 1, 2018 being a Femme Kit project, fundraising for Fallen Angels (FA) and a volunteer project at the Melkbosstrand Care Centre. Their main goal with these projects respectively is to raise awareness about each issue within the…

Matric Guide 101

Matrics of Melkobosstrand High, you have finally made it. This means that despite any doubt that you may have had you have survived nearly all your five years of high school. It may seem as if this year is only going to be filled with stress, all-nighters and lots and lots of coffee to keep you awake – to some…

How to survive grade eight; is it possible?

Everyone who has encountered the blindingly foreign concept that is the start of high school, will have either asked this question to themselves, peers or parents at least once in their fresh lifetime: “how do I survive grade eight?” I am here to assist you with the puppet strings that carry you to the finish line of what basically every…

Water saving, so close, yet so far

Cape Town plans to turn off the taps to 4 million people. However, it’s just one of many cities around the world facing a future with too little water without intense water saving. Already, many of the 21 million residents of Mexico City only have running water for part of the day, while one in five receive water for a…

2018 Back to Basics Matric Camp

By: Mia-Jade Killingbeck On the 26th to the 28th of January the matriculants of Melkbosstrand High headed on their annual matric camp. Excitedly anxious for the weekend ahead, the 130 matrics piled in busses and headed on a two hour long drive to Grabouw. They arrived at Back to Basics, which is a military styled camp where army-based activities are instilled.…

88 klawers vir Hoërskool Melkbosstrand

Vrydag, die 26ste Januarie het 88 splinternuwe klawers oor die musiekkamer se drumpel gesweef en hulself tuisgemaak. Hierdie klavier sluit die toekoms oop vir alle aspirerende klavierspelers in Hoërskool Melkbosstrand. Dié asemrowende vleuelklavier (Kawai GL-10) is sowaar ‘n helpende hand (tog een met ‘n wit handskoen aan) wat ons klavierspelers na die hoogste ster sal lei! Volgens Me M. Fourie…

Graad 8-kamp van 2018

DIe nuwe graad 8’s se skoolkamp aan die begin van die jaar was ‘n reuse sukses. Ons gee die leser ‘n blik van die graad 8-kamp uit die oë van twee graad aggies – Deanné en Danté. Dit was ʼn doodnormale skooldag, maar om en by 14:30 het die moeilikheid begin. Dit was tyd vir die graad 8-kamp. Waar begin…