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September 2019 Newsletter

Newsletter September 2019

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Debating

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As the world continually shifts, posing new questions daily about human experience and ethics, it is often challenging to decide where to stand as society confronts increasingly complex issues. For the speakers of the Jeppe Girls’ Debating team, it these very issues that must be probed, researched and argued convincingly about over the course of the year.

Speaking skills are developed and honed in practice sessions and the friendly ongoing rivalry with the Jeppe Boys’ team allows both junior and senior speakers to practice their speaking in a series of friendly, but often hotly contested, debates.

The Interhouse Debating competition saw many passionate speakers represent their houses in the third term.

According to Margaret Heffernan, “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument and debate”. The Jeppe Girls’ Debating team embodies this philosophy, and we look forward to continued Debating growth and talent.

Office Bearers for 2019

Captain: Marlene Angwafor and Vice-Captain Aisha Sow

The following girls were recognised during 2019 for their contribution to debating:

Half Colours: Marlene Angwafor, Amanda Mashingaidze, Kamogelo Pompi, Aisha Sow, Jesse MacDonald and Tshaamano Mabuba

Merit Award: Nisara Ashraf

Team: Marlene Angwafor, Amanda Mashingaidze, Kamogelo Pompi and Aisha Sow