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Swimming

March 18, 2019
With the season drawing to a close, we were all desperate for a clear day for the annual night gala. As luck would have it, it was a perfect…

Tennis

March 18, 2019
The tennis season ended on a high note on Saturday 2 March with three St Mary’s teams participating in the annual A and B inter-high…

Water polo

March 18, 2019
The water polo season ended off with splash with the 1st water polo team placing second at the Gauteng Schools’ Reef Cup Water Polo…

South African Rowing champions

March 18, 2019
The St Mary’s rowing club ended their 2018/2019 season on a high note. Winning the South African Schools’ Rowing Championships was the…

From the Visual Arts department

March 18, 2019
On Friday 8 March, the Form III Visual Arts girls visited the Standard Bank Art gallery to view the current exhibition, A Black Aesthetic: A…

From the Geography department

March 18, 2019
On Monday 11 February, the Form V Geography girls and Mrs Devine ventured out of the classroom and into the busy streets of Johannesburg to…
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Message from the chaplain - 15 March 2019

March 18, 2019 | Chaplain's message
The juxtaposition of suffering and hope are stark in this depiction of the Second Station. Christ accepts his cross, knowing that he must…

From the Head’s Desk: 15 March 2019

March 18, 2019 | Head of school's messages
The girls and teachers live through complex days at St Mary’s School. There is a spectrum of experience and opinion within the school and…
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Message from the chaplain - 8 March 2019

March 12, 2019 | Chaplain's message
On 6 March, the church celebrated Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent, a six-week season leading up to Easter. The focus of…

Rowing

March 05, 2019
Two weekends ago, the St Mary’s Open rowers travelled to East London to compete in the 132nd Buffalo Regatta and 32nd Selborne Sprints. The…

Limpopo Service Trip

March 05, 2019
Over half-term, 27 Senior School girls and four teachers travelled to Limpopo. The girls enjoyed teaching art in the classrooms at the…

School Girls; or The African Mean Girls Play

March 05, 2019
Last August, while I was in New York, I heard about an off-Broadway play that was having a very successful run. The play, written by a young…

Project-Based Learning

March 05, 2019
The e4 programme has been a compulsory component of the Form I curriculum at St Mary’s since 2015. It has proven to be a valuable part of…

Message from the chaplain - 21 February 2019

February 26, 2019 | Chaplain's message
We are participants in this scene, standing as the young girl does, looking on. In a way, this scene depicts the choices we face each day:…

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