Tuesday February 13 2024

Newsflash 8/2/24

Dear Parents and Guardians, 

Parent Meetings – Attendance is expected.

There will be parent meetings held on Thursday 15 February, programme as follows:

  • Parenting Seminar (0900-1030am)
  • Tea (1030-1100am)
  • Parents Assembly AGM (1100-1230pm)
  • School Ends (1300pm)

NB. Parental attendance is expected. Lessons will resume on Tuesday 20 February. 

Subject to viable numbers, a paid bus service will be available for pupil use from Harare to Gweru on Monday 19 February at a cost of $30 per ticket. Collections along the way are possible by arrangement – Norton ($30), Chegutu and Kadoma ($25), Kwekwe ($20). Payments should be referenced “Bus” and your child’s name. Proof of payment to be sent to bursar@mcc.ac.zw and reception@mcc.ac.zw. 

Payment deadline – 12 February. Confirmations of bookings and travel arrangements will then be given to you. 

Bulawayo – Hwange – Victoria Falls Based Parents:

A WhatsApp Group exists for parents located in the Bulawayo-Hwange-Victoria Falls region. If you are not on this group and you live in this area, please contact us for information. 

Celebrate with Us:

Congratulations to Raphael Joel on winning the bronze medal for his age group for Chess in the recent ATS Chess Tournament.  

Hostel Matters:

Whilst the school does fumigate for mosquitos we do encourage our boarder pupils to have and make use of mosquito repellant. Mosquito nets may also be brought and used by students. Please, however, only purchase the style of net shown below as provision is made for it to be hung from a single brass hook.  

Security Update:

For all new parents please kindly collect your MCC security sticker from the Front Office next week. This sticker is to be put onto your windscreen where it is easily visible to assist our security team. If you do not have, you may be stopped at the gate and this may cause delays.  

You are Invited:

Our Parents Assembly Committee invite you to this year‘s Parents Assembly Dinner. This event will take place on exeat weekend Term 2 – Saturday 22 June at Rainbow Towers in Harare. Tickets will be on sale for $50 per person at next week‘s parents meetings so please come prepared!  

Upcoming Fixtures:

Friday 9 February

St Johns CHISZ U20 Basketball Festival @St Johns – 2pm

Sat 10 February

St Johns CHISZ U20 Basketball Festival @St Johns – 2pm

U20 ATS Girls Select Volleyball Tournament @Lomagundi College – 8am

Cricket vs CBC all teams @CBC – 9am

Swimming Southern Sections Gala @Byo City Pool – 9am

Girls Basketball vs Kyle @Kyle – 9am

Reflection:

“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” Psalm 72:26 (NIV)