AD News July 2017 - page 6
Diggers Rugby Club at the Randburg Sports Complex was privileged to host the finest young soccer talent in the city, for the Discovery Knockout Cup finals.
The best school teams from across Joburg made their way to the field on 15 August, to play out the finals in the U9–U14 boys and girls divisions.
The day saw non-stop action, and the crowd was well pleased with the soccer spectacle, as tears of joy and heartache alike were shed and sportsmanship reigned supreme.
Some of the highlights included an 8–0 thrashing De La Salle Holy Cross College’s U14 girls inflicted on Saxonwold Primary School. The shocking scoreline was made even more surprising by the fact that both teams went into the match unbeaten....
The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) visited Da La Salle Holy Cross College on 22 June for its annual blood drive donation that takes place every term.
Principle of the college, Atholl Murray said many of the schoolchildren, teachers and management staff donated blood in response to the service’s urgent call two years ago and has been hosting drives ever since.
Blood is especially needed due to the school holidays and a number of people will be travelling.
“The learners are encouraged to give of themselves, their time selflessly and enthusiastically in order to help their community and each other. This is achieved through various outreach and community service projects; to share the responsibility they have to the world. The learners also encourage each other to be the best person they can be and to develop a commitment of service to others,” said Murray.
He added that the schoolchildren are encouraged to strive to ensure that the rights of all are held sacred. The school also challenges other schools in the area to do the same for a good cause.
Pipes band together - Neo Pashe - 9 June
Victory Park - De La Salle Holy Cross College hosted its 45th Annual Highland Gathering in front of a very enthusiastic crowd.
The school, which is one of the few to host the gathering, had a whole host of pipe bands eager to show their talent and entertain all who attended. Families could relax and unwind as they tucked into a variety of foods fit for any palate.
Older guests also savoured the taste of the variety of craft beers that were up for sale....