Die laaste kort week vir die kwartaal is verby en die toetse is byna hier. Die onderwysers spartel om alles klaar te kry en die sport hou almal uit die moeilikheid in die middae. The University of Pretoria was here to visit the matric learners on Wednesday the 4th of May. When the universities visit

Hierdie week was die netbal behoorlik in die lig by Hoërskool Vryheid. Die Zululand netbal proewe is te Hoërskool Vryheid gehou om Woensdag die 18de April. Die o/12 en 13 meisies het reeds om 10:00  hul staal begin wys. Die 0/14 en 15 meisies was om 12:00 aan die beurt en die 0/16’s, 0/17’s en

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Ons het die kwartaal op ‘n hoë noot afgesluit. Die eerstespan meisieshokkie het deelgeneem aan die Amajuba Sportweek wat deur Hoërskool Volksrust aangebied is. In die oggende was daar hokkie-klinieke aangebied deur oud-springbok spelers en -afrigters. Die meisies het die geleentheid gekry om in die middae wedstryde te speel waar hulle twee wedstryde gewen het

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Verlede naweek het die skool se hokkie, rugby en netbal eerste spanne deelgeneem aan die Eshowe toernooi in Eshowe. Die verskillende skole het uitspeelrondes teen mekaar gespeel en het uiteindelik semi finale en finale gespeel. Die netbalspan het algeheel 6de geeïndig. Die rugby het in die finale kragte gemeet teeh Vryheid Landbou, maar het ongelukkig

Die week was `n rustiger week by Hoërskool Vryheid. Daar is gefokus op akademie en die leerders het herstel van verlede naweek se kragmeting teen Empangeni Hoër. Die dag het begin met mistigheid op die bus en die leerders het geweet dat hulle alles sal moet gee as hulle die dag op    n suksesvolle

Glitz and glam at Vryheid High David Minlah; Tyra Hughes

Verlede naweek was ‘n prettige naweek vir die hokkie bokkies. Hulle het deelgeneem aan die Spar toernooi by Hoërskool Ferrum in Newcastle. Die meisies het uitgesien om meer as een wedstryd te speel en om die kans te kry om op `n astro baan te speel. Die meisies het wedstryde teen Newcastle Hoër en Sarel

Sport is in volle swang by Vryheid Hoër hierdie week. Ons rugby seuns het die vorige Saterdag, 19 Februarie 2022 aan die Sarel Cilliers Rugbydag deelgeneem. Ons kan nie meer trots wees op ons seuns se prestasies nie. Hulle het hulle harte op die rugbyveld uitgespeel. Our chess players also had a busy week. They

Aktiwiteite by VHS is in volle swang.’n Klompie entoesiastiese swemmers het gesorg vir groot kompetisie in die swembad en het die volgende prestasies by die interhuis behaal. Junior Victor Ludorum: William Lang; Junior Victrix Ludorum: Rebecca Mattison; Senior Victor Ludorum: Duncan De Villiers en Senior Victrix Ludorum: Carmen Barsdorf. The week of love was an

Bianca Hellberg is nie net as Hoërskool Vryheid se Dux leerling aangewys nie, maar sy is ook verlede week as een van Zululand se top 10 studente aangewys. Sy gaan in die komende week Vryheid Hoër verteenwoordig, in Ulundi, by die distrik se prysuitdeling. Ons wil haar graag geluk wens met hierdie uitsonderlike prestasie. Graad

En … Die uitslae is in. Grey King het koning gekraai by verlede week se interhuis atletiek byeenkoms. Die leerders het vêr gegooi en blitsvinnig gehardloop. Die volgende atlete is aangewys as die beste baan- en veld atlete: Beste seuns veldatleet, A Masondo, met ‘n afstand van 10.57m in gewigstoot. Die beste seunsbaanatleet is S.

The perfect balance of academics, sport and fun was had this week. We started off with first team netball trials on Saturday, 22 January. The girls were eager and excited to get on the court again. They played their hearts out and persevered on the court. Die jaarlikse atletiekbyeenkoms is op Dinsdag, 25 Januarie 2022

Bianca-Hellberg

The class of 2021 had two years of Covid-19 restricted education, constant interruptions, rotational timetables, and extra classes. They have shown resilience and grit. They have taken the pass rate of 87 % from the previous year and improved it to 95,1 %. Vryheid High school had a total of 144 candidates that wrote their

The learners are putting their year’s efforts into paper in the current exams.  We had the honour of hosting our academic prize giving, where we could acknowledge the hard work the learners have invested in their academics this year.   The following learners received exceptional achievements: Top Grade 8 achiever: Sbobongakonke Hadebe Top Grade 9 achiever:

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A twelve-year journey has come to an end for the class 2021.   We celebrated their school career in style. The event was at the mercy of the Covid regulations, but we were fortunate enough to host a glamourous Arabian Night.   The matrics all looked exceptional and the night was a great success.   Nothing tells a

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We have a jam-packed week ahead of us.  The matrics will finish their prelim exams and blow off all the pent-up steam this Friday at their matric farewell, an event that promises to be glamorous.  The rest of the school will end the term with a colour festival.   We were truly blessed the past week

Fun Times at VHS

We all have become accustomed to the fact that the restrictions rob us of fun times. The past two weeks we have refused to accept that.  We hosted an internal soccer and netball tournament.   It was good to see learners on the sports field again, having fun.  Congratulations to our gr 9 soccer team that

Vryheid High School Prefects 2021

We have concluded an eventful week at Vryheid High School. We have appointed our leader corps for the next year and wish them all of the best for their tenure as the leaders of our school.  Our Marimba band has been hard at work despite the continued forced Covid-19 breaks and were eventually allowed to

It is encouraging to see that our learners are still excelling despite the uncertain times we are facing. We would like to congratulate the following choristers that have been selected to represent NKZN Youth Choir: Amahle Dlamini, Khutso Selowa, Bonga Xaba, Andiswa Dlamini, Simphiwe Xaba, Owami Zulu. Jano Strydom has also been awarded the Drummond

A long-overdue NSC awards ceremony was hosted the past week. The pandemic halted the annual awards ceremony.  Both 2019 and 2020 awards were handed out and as per usual VHS excelled. The following subjects had a 100% pass rate: Life Orientation Mr Booyens, Ms Venter, Ms van Tonder Afrikaans First Addtional Ms Stapelberg, Mr van

Hoerskool Vryheid High

The school sporting world has been rocked this week with news that all winter sport has to cease, just as we were starting to get into the swing of things again.  Fortunately, our school has many activities apart from sport, where the learners can express themselves. The ACTS Christian organisation hosted a Bible quiz. Congratulations

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We were blessed with yet another busy week.  Not a single day was wasted.  We would like to congratulate the following learners that have made it to the final rounds of trials: Netball U/14 Zululand team Keara Robson, Senamile Khanyile, Bongimfundo Cele. u/15 Zululand team Amahle Dladla, Aphile Zulu, Thembelihle Ntsangase, Buhle Madonsela. U/17 Zululand

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The first week of the term is behind us and not a moment was wasted.  We returned on Monday and were welcomed back with our first winter sport fixture against Piet Retief High School.  The learners were thrilled to step into the competitive arena again after such a long layoff from the sports fields.   On

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It is said that you have not lived today if you have not done something for someone who can not repay you.  VHS Interact took on a collection project to tend to the needs of dogs in our rural areas.  They have been hard at work collecting food, blankets and medication.  The collection drive was

Pamela Chukwu. South-African-Black-Netball-Player

We are very proud to see how one of our past scholars is excelling on the netball courts, Pamela Chukwu. Pamela was selected to represent the President’s XII. They recently played against the Baby Proteas, where Pamela was selected as player of the match. We hope you all have a blessed Easter weekend, be safe.

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Covid-19 has taken so much from us, but it has surely taught all of us a valuable lesson in that we cannot take anything for granted.  One of these things we took for granted was celebrating our achievers at our annual prize-giving.  We had to make do with what we had at our disposal. We

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The year 2021 has started and we already been faced with a handful of challenges.  If 2020 has taught us anything, is that we should not take anything for granted.  Any chance we get to spend with our fellow VHS family this year, whether on the sport fields or in the classroom, will be seen

South African freshwater angling champion - Zander van Greuning

Zander van Greuning most certainly could not have been more delighted with the relaxing of the restrictions, as he has recently been crowned the South African freshwater angling champion.  Results We all feel restricted in our movements and feel caged in during the pandemic. As the restrictions have relaxed, it has allowed us to do

Academic Olympiad success at Vryheid High School

The matrics are finishing off the last of their year’s work as they ready themselves for the trial exams, that will kick off this Wednesday.  We wish them the best of luck.  Congratulations to the following learners who have made it through to the next round of the Old Mutual maths Academic Olympiad: B. Nehohwe,

Hoërskool Vryheid High School - Covid-19

We have been given a curveball this year. Life as we know it has been thrown upside down. Vryheid High has been hard at work to try and restore normality at our school. We have recently launched a talent show with a twist. All entries are online and our audience will also be behind a

Vryheid High School working for a better future

When faced with tough times one can only look to the future.  Our marketing team has been hard at work visiting all our neighbouring primary schools, selling our wonderful school.  Our team has visited both Nardini Convent and NRS the past week.  Vryheid High had to be abruptly shut down on Wednesday as a precaution.

Keeping social distance isn’t easy - Vryheid High School

All ‘’masked’’ smiles at Vryheid High Even though we have to hide our smiles at Vryheid High, we are not letting it dampen our spirits.  Keeping social distance isn’t easy, especially at a high school, but we are coping with the ‘’new normal.’’ Thank you to Spar for making this task easier for the learners

Monday saw a number of anxious grade 12 faces entering the gate.  Friday a clear change in the mood was evident.  Grade 12’s quickly realised that all safety measures are in place and the academics could be prioritised. Our educators and learners adapted really well to the change and can not wait too welcome back

Covid-19 Pandemic at School Exams. New Normal

The pandemic has thrown this year into disarray, more so the academic year.  Vryheid High has been hard at work the past two weeks ensuring that when our learners return, they will return to a safe learning space. Our educators have returned and have been briefed with all the safety precautions which will be followed

Vryheid High School Learners going the extra mile

The learners literally and figuratively went the extra mile this week.  Our learners travelled far and wide to compete in different codes.  The first boys and girls hockey sides took to the road to compete in the annual Eshowe winter sport festival. The boys first team played five matches winning three of the five, the

All the world’s a stage

As Shakespeare famously said: “All the world’s a stage” – our grade 12’s ventured to Dundee to see their set drama, Hamlet, played out on the stage. The academia for the week did not cease with the play, as we also had six learners who tested their knowledge with the national De Beers English Olympiad.

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The secret to being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not, so keep busy. Our VHS learners have no time to be miserable with our sport program and school societies.  The ACTS group ran a 4-week Bible study on “God is….”. About 40 learners ranging from Grade

Vryheid High Rugby Team Selection Winter Sports Season

The winter sport season has started and players and coaches alike had a jam-packed week.  The school closed at 12 o’clock on Thursday and all the sporting codes travelled to Piet Retief. Some teams had a full match, some had half a match and others had no match.  The day had to be called off

Hoërskool Vryheid High School Boys 1st rugby team uplift community

Our 1st rugby team found time in between their gruelling practice schedule to make a difference in our community.  The 1st rugby team has taken it upon themselves to uplift our community by offering their time for community service, together making a difference locally.  We do not just aim at making a difference locally, but

Vryheid High School Relay Night

Fun at the relay night Vryheid High once again hosted the ever popular relay night meeting.  This was the 16th relay night and it just gets better every year. A total of seven schools participated this year. Unfortunately Piet Retief High School could not make it due to the strikes in Paulpietersburg.  The spectators were

Vryheid High trofeëwenners by die swemgala

Bumper week at Vryheid High School We had an eventful week at Vryheid High.  We had both our swimming Gala as well as our Interhouse athletics the past week. We would like to thank all our officials at these events.  A clear surge in learner participation was evident this year. We would like to commend

Fruit Festival Vryheid High School

Having Fun at the Fruit Festival 2020 and caring at VHS The time table is in full swing and the learners are getting used to the challenges their new grades have to offer.  We work hard at VHS, but we sure do know how to have fun.  We had our Fruit festival on Thursday, followed

Aliya Paruk Dux Student at Vryheid High School

VHS se Dux leerling vir 2019, Aliya Paruk, spog met ses A’s. Ons hoop  dat jou prestasie ‘n inspirasie vir die res van die skool sal wees. Proceedings in full swing At VHS Educators are dealing with the shock of getting everything in order as the learners have returned  to school. We welcome all our

The 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations Vryheid High School

The 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations – which saw 790 405 candidates sitting for 147 question papers in 7 416 examination centres nationwide – successfully concluded in November 2019.  Vryheid High school had 149 candidates that wrote their National Senior Certificate exams.  The results have been released and Vryheid High School has reason to

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Leaders “Leadership starts with you” was one of the many phrases we learnt the weekend of our leadership camp.  On 13 September 2019, we left VHS for Dundee.  The excitement buzzed through the bus as we reached Elandsheim Resort.  A big thank you to Ms Venter, Boshoff and Mr van den Heever for accompanying us. 

Head leaders of VHS 2020

During the annual Academic Awards Evening on Thursday, 10 October, the head leaders of VHS 2020 were announced. The deputy head girls, Silindokhle Ntuli and Sithabile Zwane and deputy head boys, Siyabonga Sibiya and Khetho Mpotshane will help the head leaders, Melissa Hibbert and Khaya Khuzwayo. We wish them the best in building VHS to

ACTS against bullying

Bullying is a huge problem in schools with more than 3.2 million learners bullied every year in South Africa.  160 000 high school learners bunk school every day, to avoid being bullied, and 1 in 10 learners drop out of school to avoid being bullied. On 23 and 26 August, about 40 members of the

VHS giving back to the community

Part of the Interact’s vision is to give back to the community.  As part of this vision, some of the members decided that they could help by picking up trash on the school grounds and the surrounding streets.  Between the giggles and heavy filled trash bags, the children helped to create a cleaner school and

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