Special Interschools’ Message From Our Prefects

This is an incredibly special time of year not only for the learners involved but for ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™จ ๐™– ๐™ฌ๐™๐™ค๐™ก๐™š.

We are fortunate enough to be able to participate in this event after two years of not being able to have interschools due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The 2022 Union High School Prefect body wishes to encourage all the sportsmen and -women to give it their all on the field this weekend.

๐˜ž๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ด, ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ๐˜ด๐˜ฌ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ, ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ช๐˜ณ ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ถ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณ.

The Head Prefects of Union High School: Sisipho Arnols (Deputy Head Boy), Matthew Basson (Head Boy), Kendall Krige (Head Girl) and Asa Matross (Deputy Head Girl).

Interschools 2022 – Union Activities

Itโ€™s an annual ๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—–๐—ง๐—”๐—–๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฅ for the books, and itโ€™s finally here: Interschools 2022 between the Union Schools and Volkskool.ย  The 2022 Interschools will this year be held on Friday and Saturday, 5 and 6 August.
Please view the accompanying Interschoolsโ€™ programme – ๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ – so that you donโ€™t miss a moment of the action:

Interschools Junior Tennis Results

Union’s junior tennis teams faced off against their Laer Volkskool counterparts today as part of ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—›๐—ข๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—ฆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ.
We are incredibly proud of these boys and girls who gave their utmost best on the courts today.
๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜€:
โ€ข Union’s 1st Girls’ Juniors team won 5-4.
โ€ข The 1st Boys’ Junior team lost 1-8 and the 2nd Boys’ Junior team lost 3-6.
๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ซ๐˜ฐ๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ณ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜บ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ!
๐—ช๐—ฒ’๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜‚๐˜€!

Interschools Chess Results

On Monday evening, 1 August, ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—›๐—ข๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—ฆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ was officially kicked off with the annual chess challenge between Union and Volkskool.
The learners were all given one hour to play, with the last game ending with a couple of minutes to spare.
At the end of the evening, the junior section was won by Laer Volkskool 23 โ€“ 13, with Union High School โ€“ under the leadership of captain Karl Venter – winning the senior section 14 – 2.
๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ, 27 โ€“ 25.
Union extends a word of ๐—ง๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—ž๐—ฆ to Hoรซr Volkskool for hosting the event and to all those who attended the evening in support of the players

Interschools Captains

Perhaps nowhere is the importance of ๐—š๐—ข๐—ข๐—— ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—œ๐—ฃ as apparent as in a sports team.
A good sports team captain can lead his team to success and recognition; and can help a moderate team play better; whereas, a weak captain with poor leadership skills can hinder a teamโ€™s chances of competing and bonding successfully.
๐™๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™๐™–๐™ซ๐™š ๐™š๐™ญ๐™˜๐™š๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™จ leading our teams this Interschools who will most assuredly lead their teammates to victory .

Interschools Is Here!

Union High School’s 1st XV rugby captain, ๐—•๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ถ, and our 1st hockey team captain, ๐—–๐—ต๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€, recently popped by Union Preparatory School to share some words of wisdom with their u/10 hockey captain, ๐—›๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—ž๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ, and u/9 rugby captain, ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป.
We wish all the learners of Union Preparatory School a happy Interschools!
๐˜—๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ

RCL Hosts Youth Session

Union High School RCL played host to youth leaders representing their respective schools(Union High School prefect body, Nqweba RCL, HVS RCL, Spandau RCL, Asherville RCL) in an hourย Empower Youth Session on 21 July 2022 in the Union High School Hall.

The learners were engaged in four speeches delivered by Mr. Elrich Jantjies, Mr. Lazlo Maya, Matthew Basson (headboy) and Katherine Odendaal (president of UHS RCL).

The program was masterfully directed by Ijabulile and a few fun activities, brilliantly led by Musa, rounded up the program. The vote of thanks was delivered by Singalakha.

The afternoon was concluded when all 84 participants enjoyed a hamburger together.

Our thanks goes to each member of the Union high school RCL for displaying a wonderful sense of teamwork and responsibility and their effort to make our guests feel welcome.

Supporter Gear

We are proud to unveil our new range of ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—š๐—˜๐—”๐—ฅ!
With Interschools almost upon us, thereโ€™s no better time to pop in and get your little piece of Union.
๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ป #ProudlyUnion hoodies, bodywarmers, 3-in-1 jackets, trade jackets, peak caps, golfers and quarter-zip jerseys, among other – ๐™–๐™ก๐™ก ๐™›๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™š๐™ข๐™—๐™ง๐™ค๐™ž๐™™๐™š๐™ง๐™š๐™™ ‘๐™๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง’ ๐™—๐™–๐™™๐™œ๐™š.
๐˜ˆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜บ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ดโ€™ ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜š๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ป๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜” ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ 2๐˜Ÿ๐˜“. ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ป๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ.
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Term 3: Important Dates

๐—ช๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—˜ ๐—•๐—”๐—–๐—ž!
We hope you had a restful break and are feeling fresh, motivated, and eager to take on the new term.
๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—บ ๐Ÿฏ, ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜’๐˜€ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€!
๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ:
โ€ข ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต ๐—๐˜‚๐—น๐˜†: School reopens for learners and staff at 08:00.
โ€ข ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿญ ๐—๐˜‚๐—น๐˜†: Parent Meeting at 17:00 in the school hall โ€“ all Grade 5 to 12 parents welcome.
โ€ข ๐Ÿญ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐Ÿฒ ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜: Interschools Week.
โ€ข ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿฑ ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜: Interschools Assembly at 09:00 in the School Hall.
โ€ข ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿด ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜: Special School Holiday.
โ€ข ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿต ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜: Public Holiday โ€“ Womenโ€™s Day.
โ€ข ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜: Grade 9 Parent Meeting at 17:00 in the School Hall โ€“ Career Guidance and/or Subject Choices.
โ€ข ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜: Prefect Announcement, Cultural & Winter Awards Assembly at 07:05 in the School Hall.
โ€ข ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿต ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜: Grade 12 preparatory exams start.
โ€ข ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿต ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ: Term 3 ends for learners at 13:00. Report collection from 13:00 to 14:00.