Wednesday March 27 2019

Newsflash 27/3/19

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Grade 7 Open Day: Takes place this Friday, 29 March at 10am in the school hall. Please continue to spread the word for us. The invitation is open.

Cyclone Response: A huge thank you to everyone who contributed towards the collection of goods for victims of Cyclone Idai. Econet Higher Life collected the items yesterday and are taking them directly to Chimanimani.

Interhouse Athletics Results: We enjoyed a day of good entertaining competition last week. Thanks to those who were able to come along and support. Final House positions were as follows:

1st – Bateleur

2nd – Martial 

3rd – Crown 

National Athletics: We count it a privilege to have been asked by the local organising committee to be the host venue for this year’s national athletics competitions for NAPH and NASH on behalf of the Midlands Province. Competitions are underway and will end on Thursday. Note that our pupils are expected to attend the closing ceremony scheduled for 15:50-16:50hrs on Thursday, and apologise in advance if pupils are slightly delayed in departure. We wish our participating athletes all the best: Anodiwa Ncube, Edmos Dube-Mabeza, Joshua Nyamutora, Ngonidzashe Mareverwa, Leeroy Tapfumaneyi, Laura Dzawo, Hannah Pombo, Elizabeth Msipa, Wadiwanashe Musonza, Simbarashe Kwande and Panashe Dube-Mabeza. 

End of Term Arrangements: Final assembly will take place on Tuesday 9 April. Form 2, 3 & L6 pupils are free to leave for the school holidays from 1pm on this day. There is Consultation Day for all Form 1, 4 & U6 pupils and parents on Wednesday 10 April between 8am & 1pm. Note that this is an important time of engagement and attendance is expected. Information for new parents: come at a time convenient for you during 8am & 1pm, but note that especially for Forms 1 & 4, you should allow about 1 1/4hrs for consultation. 

End of Term Bus: There will be a bus to Harare on Wednesday 10 April for those who are not involved in Consultation. The bus is scheduled to arrive at Prince Edward School at 1pm. Tickets are $55 each and are issued on a first-come-first-served basis with confirmations given from admin@mcc.ac.zw. Proof of Payment is to be sent to bursar@mcc.ac.zw and admin@mcc.ac.zw by 3 April. Note that all bookings are subject to our confirmation and places are limited. 

Congratulations: To Rufaro Chikarango who will tonight take part in the NIAA Vocal Cup Challenge which will be held at the Harare International School at 6:15pm. Spectators are welcome. Note that there is usually a small fee at the door.

Congratulations: To Ryan Napata, Dominic Mushayi, Maxwell Makara, Adrian Dhliwayo, Jeffrey Mhlanga, Anotidaishe Munda and Lincoln Chiko who were selected into the U17 Provincial Basketball team who are currently in camp and will be competing in further competitions on Friday at Hama High. 

Upcoming Events:

Sat 30/3

  • Interschools Athletics @Lomagundi – 8am

Sat 6/4

  • ACSI Triangular Athletics @MCC – 8:30am. As indicated previously, this is a COMPULSORY EVENT for pupils.

Reflection:

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yolk of bondage.”

Galatians 5:1 (NKJV)