Wednesday February 13 2019

Newsflash 13/2/19

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Parents Assembly Annual General Meeting: Will take place in the school hall at 11:30am on Wednesday 20 February. Please make every effort to attend this meeting as important issues are discussed and decisions taken are binding.

Exeat Weekend Arrangements: A reminder that this year Exeat weekend is inclusive of Youth Day so school finishes at 1pm on Wednesday 20 February. All boarders are expected to go home. Boarders should return to school between 12noon and 5pm on Monday 25 February. Lessons resume 26 February. 

Exeat Weekend Bus: 

  • Gweru – Harare – $55 one way, $110 return. 
  • Gweru – Byo – Hwange – Vic Falls – bus is full with seats allocated on a first come-first served basis. Those on this bus will receive notification from admin@mcc.ac.zw

Payments for all tickets are to be done by Friday 15 February, reference Exeat Bus. Please send through proof of payment to both bursar@mcc.ac.zw and admin@mcc.ac.zw. Confirmation of a booking must be received from admin@mcc.ac.zw. 

The Harare bus is due to arrive at Prince Edward School by 5pm. Check in for the return trip to Harare must be by 11:30am on Monday 25 February. Note that the bus will not wait for those who are late.

The Gweru – Byo – Hwange – Vic Falls bus on Wednesday is due to stop at KFC around 9:30am, Hwange Engen around 2:30pm and Cresta Sprayview at 4:30pm. The return times for Monday 25 February are bus departure from Cresta Sprayview at 7am, Hwange Engen around 9am, and KFC around 1pm. Please liaise with the area coordinator Mrs Machipisa on 0772 372 801. 

Congratulations: To the following who were selected into the provincial cricket teams. Note that these pupils will be involved in national trials over part of the exeat weekend: Kinah Ntuli, Macwayne Ndlovu, Aftaab Petkar, Tadiwanashe David Mutero, Methembe Sibanda, Daniel Mudenge, Kian Ndhlovu, Victor Madziwadondo, Passmore Mabukwa, Tererai Chikwanda and Edmos Dube-Mabeza

Exeat Weekend Sporting Commitments: In addition to those mentioned above for cricket, the following tennis boys will also be involved in national selections over part of the exeat weekend: Carlton Kabaya, Tawanda Mupambo, Jimmy Gazimbi, Deon Kunjani, Masimbaashe Chiremba, Karl Makahamadze, Labo Ndlovu, Obert Sibanda, Dean Moyo, Farai Mukhosi. Separate communication will be sent with more details. 

Interhouse Cross Country – Well done to all participants!

Final House Positions:

1st Crown 

2nd Bateleur

3rd Martial

#MyEagleMyPride

 

Upcoming Events:

Wed 13/2

  • Interzonal Athletics  & Chess @MCC – 8am

Fri 15/2

  • Interact Trip to Mandindindi – 2pm
  • Cricket T20 vs Wiseowl (Game 1) @MCC – 2:15pm
  • Girls Tennis vs Wiseowl @MCC – 2:15pm 

Fri 16/2

  • Cricket T20 vs Wiseowl (Game 2) @MCC – 8am
  • Southern Sections Gala @Byo Municipal Pool – 8am
  • ACSI Jnr Boys Basketball mini tournament @MCC – 8am (TBC)

Reflection:

“Dear Children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth – 1 John 3:18 (NIV)

Matthew 19:26 (NIV)