Newsflash – 17/11/17

Dear Parents and Guardians, 

 

Outreach Christmas Party:

A reminder of the appeal that went out earlier this week for support towards our special outreach Christmas party. Donations can be sent to the front office, and financial contributions towards the day can be deposited into the school’s bank account, or paid through the school’s Ecocash number: Biller Code: 47449. Please reference your payment – ‘Lifeskills Party’ and send through the proof of payment to bursar@mcc.ac.zw and lifeskills@mcc.ac.zw. For further discussion – you can contact Mrs Musa on 0772 350 327. We would be grateful to have received contributions by Wednesday 22 November.  Sincere thanks to those who have already come forward!

Ways that you can assist: 

  • Sponsorship towards t-shirts – we plan to be able to give every child a special party t-shirt. These are valued at $10 each.
  • Donate finances towards food for the party, or drinks towards the event
  • Donation in cash and kind towards gifts for the children. Suggestions for gifts:
  • Toys for the young ones
  • Shoes
  • Toiletries
  • ‘bling for teenagers’, belts, jewellery, sunglasses, caps etc
  • Toiletries
  • Undergarments, clothes.

 

Global Leadership Summit:

Pupils are engaged in the programme until 4:30pm. Saturday remains compulsory for all Lower 6s, and an option for the day scholars who signed up to attend.

 

Day Scholar Pick Ups:

Please note that day scholars should be collected by 6pm. In cases where pupils are not picked up by this time, pupils will then need to be collected from hostel – please see the member of staff on duty to do so.

 

Triangular Gala:

Join us if you can for this event on Saturday 25 November – 9am to 12:15pm. You are reminded that this is a COMPULSORY EVENT for pupils.

 

“And the second, like it, is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:31 (NKJV)

 

Newsflash – 10/11/17

Global Leadership Summit:

As per yesterday’s communication, all Form 1, 2, 3 & L6 pupils will be involved in this event.

Friday 17 November – Pupils report to school at the usual time. The programme will run until 4:30pm after which time day scholars may go home. Lunch will be provided for day scholars on this day.

Saturday 18 November – Is compulsory for all Lower 6 pupils. Form 1, 2 & 3 pupils may attend if they would like to but have to have registered to do so by Wednesday 15 November. Lunches will be provided for those who have registered.

Pupils to be at school by 8:10am. The programme will run until 4:30pm.

 

This is a public event so if you or your friends or colleagues would like to join us, register at www.glszim.org or email cdeysel@mcc.ac.zw

 

Equals:

A reminder that the Equals representatives will be at school today should you like to find out more or complete the necessary paper work with them ahead of next term.

 

Lessons Resume:

For all Form 1 – 3 pupils and Lower 6A pupils on Monday 13 November. L6S & L6C pupils attend the Global Leadership Summit with their lessons resuming on Monday 20 November.

 

Junior Triangular Gala:

Saturday 25 November: Advanced notice – this event is compulsory for all Form 1 – 3 and Lower 6 pupils.

 

“Cast all your cares upon Him, for He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 (NKJV)

 

Newsflash – 01/11/17

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

Family Bonding Day

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us for this day!! We had about 220 families with us! Your sacrifice and dedica?on to sowing into your child’s life is sincerely appreciated. The Lord bless you!

 

Sports Cancellation

Please be advised that in light of the mass drug administration exercise tomorrow – Thursday 2 November – and the upcoming End of Year Examinations – there will be no sport tomorrow so day scholars may go home at 3:30pm. Those who do not go home at 3:30pm will do supervised study un?l 5pm at which ?me they can be collected.

 

End of Year Examinations

For Form 1, 2, and 3 pupils start on Monday and end on Friday. Please see the attached programme for details. Pupils are required to be at school on the days that they have examinations. Day Scholars may leave school between 1 – 2pm and then after 3:30pm. Any other time will require a gate pass.

 

Our Phone Numbers Have Changed

With effect from today: 054-2224930 / 2223153 / 2220905 / 2221993 / 2220788.

 

Global Leadership Summit

Note all Form 1, 2, 3 and Lower 6 pupils will take part in this on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November from 8am – 4:30pm. More details to follow.

 

Reflection

“Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the Lord” Psalm 134:2

Newsflash – 23/10/17

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Change in Phone Numbers

Please note that an extra two needs to be added to our phone numbers. As such – please adjust your records to reflect the following:

054-2224930 / 2223153 / 2220905 / 2221993 / 2220788

 

Interhouse Gala

Our interhouse gala for the Form 1, 2 & 3 pupils will take place on Thursday 26 October starOng at 2:30pm. If you are able – come and join us.

 

Family Bonding Day

As per the above flyer, our Family Bonding Day is on Saturday. We start at 10am. Please try your best to come and join us for this fun-filled event. Food and drinks will be on sale – swipe and Ecocash faciliOes will be available.

 

Outreach Christmas Party

This is an important event to us on our calendar. We invite 133 people ranging in ages between 9 months and 20 years old from local children’s homes for a Ome where we celebrate them and bless them. We invite you to partner with us in this endeavour.

Ways that you can assist:

– Sponsorship towards t-shirts – we plan to be able to give every child a special party t-shirt. These are valued at $10 each.

– Donate finances towards food for the party, or drinks towards the event

– Donation in cash and kind towards gifts for the children.

 

Suggestions for gifts:

-Toys for the young ones

– Shoes

– Toiletries

-‘bling for teenagers’, belts, jewellery, sunglasses, caps etc

–  Toiletries

–  Undergarments, clothes

Items can be brought when you come for the Family Bonding Day, delivered to the front office or surrendered to Mrs Musa – Director Life Skills. If you would like to discuss this issue further – be in touch on lifeskills@mcc.ac.zw or 0772 350 327. Payments can be made into the school account or via Ecocash. Please reference these payments as ‘LIfeskills Party’ and send through the proof of payment to bursar@mcc.ac.zw and lifeskills@mcc.ac.zw

 

Reflection:

“Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.” Deuteronomy 15:10 (NIV)

 

Newsflash For Week 6

Cambridge Exam Registrations for May closes tomorrow

Pupils were issued with registration forms indicating subjects to be registered in and the cost. Boarders had these forms emailed home. All registration issues need to be concluded by Friday 22 January. Contact exams@mcc.ac.zw with any queries.

Exeat Weekend

Starts at 1pm on Thursday 18 February after the Parents Assembly AGM. Parents are expected to attend. As such we will only be offering a return bus from Harare, Bulawayo and Chiredzi on Monday 22 February, dependant on numbers and all are subject to our confirmation. Harare $25, Bulawayo $20, Chiredzi dependent on number of pupils. Payments into the school account referenced “Exeat Bus”. Copy of proof of payment to be submitted and confirmation given from admin@mcc.ac.zw

Parents Assembly AGM

Notice of this meeting has been given for 11am on Thursday 18 February. This is an important forum for parents so please make an effort to attend. We truly appreciate the role of the Parents Assembly body and encourage parents to volunteer themselves to be involved in the committee who play a vital role in our institution. Upcoming Events Fri 22/1 – Fm 1 Campers Return by 3:30pm Sat 23/1 Cricket vs Milton at Home – 8am – Jnrs, Intermediate & Snrs Volleyball vs Watershed at Home – 11am – All teams “You alone are the LORD. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all the starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you.”—Nehemiah 9:6 NIV

Newsflash For Week 5

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

Interhouse Cross Country:

Will take place from 8am on Thursday 18 February. Please come along and support the pupils as they run. You are able to score Super Parent points for your child’s house if you come along and support!

 

PAC AGM:

The parents assembly AGM will follow the Interhouse Cross Country event. Join us in the hall for the start of the AGM at 11am on Thursday 18 February.

 

Exeat Weekend Bus:

There are a few places left on the buses coming from Bulawayo and Harare on Monday 22 February. Please send proof of payment to admin@mcc.ac.zw to receive confirmation of a place on these buses. Harare – Pupils must be at Prince Edward at 11:30am. Bulawayo – Pupils must be at Ascot shopping centre – 1:30pm on Monday 22 February.

 

Interhouse Athletics:

Will take place on Saturday 27 February. Get your red / blue / yellow shirts and bandanas out and come and along and support your children and score Super Parents Supporter points! Note that this is a COMPULSORY event for pupils – 8am – 5pm.

NEWSFLASH FOR WEEK 3

Parents Assembly AGM

Notice of this meeting has been given for 11am on Thursday 18 February. This is an important forum for parents so please make an effort to attend. We truly appreciate the role of the Parents Assembly body and encourage parents to volunteer themselves to be involved in the committee who play a vital role in our institution.

 

Cambridge Exam Registrations for May closes tomorrow.

For L6, Interviews are usually held in Mid-January of the following year preceding F4. Our requirements are a minimum of 5 ‘O’ Levels with a minimum of a ‘B’ in the subjects to be studied at ‘A’ Level. Parents are advised to apply for L6 2nd Term of F4. Age group considered is 16 to 17 years at F4 Level.

 

Exeat Weekend

Starts at 1pm on Thursday 18 February after the Parents Assembly AGM. Parents are expected to attend. As such we will only be offering a return bus from Harare, Bulawayo and Chiredzi on Monday 22 February, dependant on numbers and all are subject to our confirmation. Harare $25, Bulawayo $20, Chiredzi dependent on number of pupils. Payments into the school account referenced “Exeat Bus”. Copy of proof of payment to be submitted and confirmation given from admin@mcc.ac.zw