Wednesday March 21 2018

Newsflash 21/3/18

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Medical Aid Issues: A reminder to keep your child’s medical aid and medical records up to date with us. Please also ensure that your child has their original medical aid card on them as service providers need these when treatment is sought.

Textbook Issues for the School Holidays: Note that all Form 4, L6 & U6 pupils keep their textbooks for the holidays. Form 3 pupils will keep their textbooks for their examination subjects, namely: Maths, English, Commerce, Science and Technical Subjects.

Note that for any other subject or for any other form not listed above, those wishing their child to have textbooks for the holidays should email their request to academics@mcc.ac.zw by end of day Thurs 22/3. 

Triangular Athletics: Takes place on Saturday 24 March. Please note that this is a COMPULSORY event for pupils – 7:20am to 3:45pm. Competitors to be at school 7am.

Congratulations: To the team of athletes who are currently in Bulawayo competing in the Inter-Provincial athletics competitions. We wish them all the very best!

End of Term Programme: 

Mon 26 March – School Ends 3:30pm

Tue 27 March – School ends 1pm. All Form 2, 3 and L6 boarders are free to leave for the holidays from 1pm.

Wed 28 March – Consultation time in the Upper Quad for all Form 1, 4 & U6 classes. Parents come with your child between 8am and 1pm to meet with all of your child’s teachers. Pupils are to wear uniform.

All pupils are to have left hostel by 5pm on Wed 28 March.

Holiday Programme: Cambridge examinations start 30 April. As such, there is an academic programme which will run from 16 to 27 April. A detailed letter circulated yesterday. Note that responses are needed by Fri 30 March.

Holiday Buses: 

  • Harare Bus – End of Term – There will be a bus to Harare on Wednesday 28 March for those who are not involved in Consultation Day. The bus is scheduled to arrive at Prince Edward School at 1pm. Tickets – $20 each, payable by Friday 23 March.
  • Harare Bus – Holiday School – There will be a bus from Harare to Gweru on Sunday 15 April departing from Prince Edward School at 12noon. Tickets – $20 each, payable by Wednesday 11 April.
  • Bulawayo Bus – End of Term – Subject to viable numbers, there will be a bus to Bulawayo on Wednesday 28 March for those who are not involved in Consultation Day. The bus is scheduled to arrive at Ascot Shopping Centre at 10:30am.  Tickets – $15each, payable by Friday 23 March.
  • Bulawayo Bus – Holiday School – Subject to viable numbers, there will be a bus from Bulawayo to Gweru on Sunday 15 April departing from Ascot Shopping Centre at 2pm. Tickets – $15each, payable by Wednesday 11 April.

* Proof of Payment is to be sent to bursar@mcc.ac.zw and admin@mcc.ac.zw Note that all bookings are subject to our confirmation.

Extra-City Buses: Are keen to assist with end of term transport, particularly for Hwange-Victoria Falls based parents. They have indicated that they can collect pupils from the school at end of term. For those who are interested in this bus service – please contact Jeremiah on 0777 805 827 / 0775 205 200.

Upcoming Events:

  • Fri 23/3 – Interhouse Band Competition – 6:30pm – 8:30pm in the hall
  • Sat 24/3 – Triangular Athletics

Reflection:

“In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.” 

1 John 4:10