Wednesday May 31 2023

Newsflash 31/5/23

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

Celebrate with Us – Huge congratulations to Tadiwanashe Denga on his selection into the Zimbabwe U14 rugby team! This remarkable No 8 player has a bright future ahead of him.

 

 

CongratulationsTo the following gentlemen who have been selected in to the Midlands hockey teams taking part in the national trials this weekend. We wish them all the best!

U17s U19s

  • Chikomborero Wenga                     – Brandon Bvure
  • Sean Mandaza                                  – Kinah Ntuli
  • Matikudza Chakwesha                    – Paul Mutsaka
  • David Masawi                                   – Adolf Dube
  • Jeffrey Maradze                               – Simbarashe Mafemera
  • Jadin Magwenzi                               – Daniel Chakanyuka
  • O’Brien Dube                                    – Ngonidzashe Gayakaya
  • Rukudzo Mayenzanise                    – Takudzwanashe Chinganga
  • Vakatendeka Chiremba                  – Nigel Sibanda
  • Troy Robertson                                – Mufaro Mangure
  • Clifford Mupfunde

CongratulationsTo the following ladies who have been selected to play in the Central Province girls hockey teams taking part at the national trials next weekend:

U16s U18s

  • Latasha Machipisa                            – Timukudzeishe Dondo 
  • Juniour Indala                                    – Rutendo Ndoma
  • Lara Horovi                                         – Sebita Mahovo

                                                                    – Jessica Manhambo

We wish them all the best!

 

Congratulations – To our member of staff, Mr Ndoro, who has been appointed as the manager for the U16 Zimbabwe Schools Cricket team! 

 

 

 

Punctuality Reminder Note that day scholars are to be at school by 7:05am at the latest Monday to Friday. 

 

Form 3 & 4 Careers Afternoon A reminder that all Form 3s and 4s not involved in a sports fixture on Friday are to attend the Career Seminar “Entrepreneurship 101”. Day scholars are to bring lunch and can be collected at 4pm. 

 

 

 

 

Signing Out Procedures – Please be reminded that any boarder signing out request is to be done by way of a signed letter submitted to the school on admin@mcc.ac.zw by end of day Wednesday of the week you are requesting your child to be signed out. Please note that unless it is an emergency, we will not be able to facilitate requests received after the time. 

Mid-Term Fixture Free – 17 June – School buses are available to assist with transport for this weekend. Names have been received via our Southern Region Coordinator for those interested in the Bulawayo – Hwange – Victoria Falls bus. Should you require this service and have not yet indicated so – please contact Mrs Machipisa on 0772 372 801. 

For those wishing to use the Harare service, the cost is USD55 return. Drop-offs and collections in Kwekwe ($30 return), Kadoma & Chegutu ($40 return) and Norton ($55 return) are possible by arrangement. Please reference your payment “Bus” and your child’s name. Viable numbers need to be met in order to confirm these services. Payment deadline 9 June. 

Examination Registration Reminder – CIE Oct-Nov 2023

A reminder that the deadline for registration and payment for CIE October-November examinations is 30 June 2023. If you have not received a scanned copy of your child’s registration form please contact our Exams Department – exams@mcc.ac.zw

Please note that for subjects written in this 2023 May-June examination session, registration will take place after publication of results (10 August – AS-A2 results; 16 August – IGCSE results)

Student AccountabilityWe expect our pupils to take pride in their surroundings and responsibility for them. Vandalism is an offence that will result in discipline measures, and a bill to be paid for repairs or replacements. Please encourage your child to be responsible in this area. 

Lower 6 CampCampers are to be at the bus shed by 5:10am on Monday 5 June, and should be back at 4pm on Friday 9 June. 

Fm 4 Geography TripA reminder that payments for the Form 4 Geography Trip are due 7 July 2023. Thank you to those who have already paid.  

Upper 6 Geography Trip – A reminder that payments for this trip are due 26 June. Thank you to those who have already paid.  

Upcoming Events

1 June

  • Junior Parliament Elections – 8am – Chaplin
  • L6 & U6 Business Trip to Bata Shoe Company – 8am

2 June

  • Junior Council Interviews – Council Chambers – 8am – Gweru
  • U19 Volleyball Districts Competition – 8am – Chaplin – TBC
  • U18 Central Province Girls Basketball Trials – 9am – Goldridge 
  • U17 & U19 Boys Hockey IPTs – 1pm – KHS

3 June

  • Rugby vs Goldridge – U16s 11am, 2nds 1pm, 1sts 2pm COMPULSORY SUPPORT – MCC
  • Soccer vs Petra – Curtain Raiser – 0930am, 1sts 11am – MCC
  • Girls Hockey vs Heritage – 10 am – Heritage 
  • Girls Hockey vs Arundel – 2pm – Arundel 

Reflection

“Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.” Hebrews 13:7 (ESV)