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Jeppe Fun Run/Walk

Join us for the Centenary Jeppe Fun Run/Walk on Saturday 18th August 2018. Tickets are R40 each and are available […]

Ruth First Fiesta

Save the date 31 August for the Ruth First Fiesta at the Linder Auditorium.

 
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Gold and Silver for Jeppe Choir at World Choir Games

Congratulations to Mr Bester and the Jeppe Girls Choir who were awarded a gold medal and a silver medal for […]

Newsletter June 2018

Newsletter June 2018

World Choir Games – Good Luck Jeppe Girls!

The Jeppe choir will be participating in the 10th World Choir Games to be held in Tshwane from 4th to […]

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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 2018

Captain: Jayme Smith and Vice Captains: Ntsakisi Ntsekhe and Humayra Akhalwaya

The following girls were recognised during 2017 for their contribution to debating:

Full Colours (New): Rethabile Maboko

Half Colours (New): Margret Mashala, Humayra Akhalwaya, Ntsakisi Ntsekhe, Jayme Smith

Merit Award: Mishka Maharaj, Carmen Parker, Amanda Mashingaidze, Jesse MacDonald, Jemima Mphirima

Team: Rethabile Maboko and Margret Mashala