Winner of Principal's Award - Grade 6 pupil Charlotte Wolfson
Charlotte Wolfson is the winner of the 2015 Cannons Creek Primary School Award. This award is made by the Primary School Principal to the pupils who is the best all-rounder in academics, cultural and sport in the Primary School.
This year's winner is seen here with Mrs Carol Booth Principal, and Mrs Hazelmay Duncan, a member of the Cannons Creek Trust.
Primary School Cricketers
Congratulations to Dylan Anderson
and Jason de Villiers who were both
selected for the U12 Central Circuit cricket team. They will be taking part in
a Circuit Festival on Friday, 4 December. This is a great achievement for them as they are both U11!
Junior Scout Cub of 2015
Steven de Villiers received the award for
Junior Cub of the year 2015 at the First Pinelands Scout Group where he has
been attending Cubs once per week since the beginning of this year. In the photograph is Steven with his
certificate and the book prize he received. We are very proud of him on his achievement!
WP Representatives in the Primary and the High Schools
We are so proud of our WP representatives for 2015!
Front Row (Sitting): Felix
Melunsky - WP Chess, Kate Opperman - WP Zonal Tennis and WP Biathlon
Second Row (Kneeling): Noah Melunsky - WP Chess,
Jason de Villiers - WP Chess, Charlotte Wolfson - WP Zonal Softball, Mercedes
March - WP Zonal Softball, Manisha Desai - WP Netball
Back Row (Standing): Coach Katelynn - WP Action
Hockey, Siya Sekhosana - WP Water Polo, Hannah Tregellas - WP Water Polo,
Ayrton du Plooy - WP Zonal Hockey, Dylan Leonard - WP Zonal Hockey, Nikki
Stodel, WP Zonal Hockey, Nkosi Lukhele - WP Zonal Hockey, Coach Tim - WP Zonal
Back row: Simon Short - WP Zonals
Cross Country ,Reece Sheldon – WP Waterpolo Farouk Mayman – WP Waterpolo, Danai Narker –
WP Waterpolo, Aidan Fitzgerald – WP Zonal Hockey, Calvin Hammond – WP Hockey, Nina
Dearham - Softball U17 Cape Town Schools Region
Front row: Lea Marmarellis –WP Zonal Hockey and WP Waterpolo,
Tatum-Leigh Petersen - SA Synchronised Swimming, Micheala de Wet – WP Waterpolo,
Huda Abrahams - WP Swimming, Luke Carter – WP Zonal Hockey, Emma Titus – WP Zonal Softball, Moletlo Somo- WP Zonal Hockey .
PS Sport Stars!
A big congratulations to Dylan Leonard who was chosen to be part of the
U13 Sharks team to take part in the PSI National Indoor Hockey Tournament in
Durban in Dec. We are very proud of Dylan for this achievement. It is the second
Nationals team he has made this year. He is also still only U12. Well done
Three of our pupils recently attended
the WP South Zone Tennis Trials. Well done to Mercedes March and Kevin Breeds
who made it to the final round of the trials. A special Congratulations to Kate
Opperman who was selected for the U10 South Girls team. This is a huge
achievement for Kate who is still only U9. She was also chosen for the WP Biathlon Team.
Noah and Felix Melunsky, as well as Jason de Villiers have all been
selected for Western Province colours for chess this year, and have been
invited to compete in the SAJCC (South African Junior Chess Championships)
representing WP in the under 12 team event.
HS WP Waterpolo Reps
High School pupils Michaela
de Wet, Farouk Mayman, and Reece Sheldon have been chosen for the WP Schools
U14 Waterpolo Team! Congratulations to them!
U11 Netball Star!
Netball was only introduced at Cannons Creek in 2014 and so we are very proud of our first ever WP netball star Manisha Desai.
Zonal Hockey stars!
Ayrton du Plooy, Aidan Fitzgerald, Nkosi Lukhele, Dylan Leonard, Luke Carter, Nikki Stodel, Lea Marmarellis were all awarded Southern Zonal colours. Dylan Leonard made the Southern Zonal team. He took part in the U13 Regional Inter-Zonal tournament during the school holidays. This tournament was held in George from 29 June - 1 July, where he helped his team win Gold!
U16 WP Hockey Achievers
Calvin Hammond and Moletlo Somo played for the Western
Province U16 Boys and Girls Disa Hockey Teams respectively in an
inter-provincial tournament during the holidays. Both the Western Province boys
U16 and the girls U16 teams won GOLD. Well done Calvin and Moletlo!
Rythmic Gymnasts at Cannons
Cannons Creekers representing the Rhythmic Gymnastics Club of
Pinelands, Abigail Goldstein (received Gold) and Caitlin Groves (received
Bronze) after competing in the Rhythmic Gymnastics competition held
at the South Peninsula Gymnastics Competition on 12 and 13 June 2015.
Both girls are Level 2.They were reportedly so super – worked hard,
stayed focused and smiled all the way through tough competition and displayed
such incredible sportsmanship. Congratulations girls!
Ballerina at Cannons Creek
had a solo recently for her ballet Eisteddfod,
she was awarded the highest award which is a Diploma and which means she is through to the finals!
Tegan Gibaud (Gr 8) danced in her first ballroom dancing competition on 1 March at the Muizenberg Civic Centre. She and her partner, Dale, came first in their section (Junior 2, Level 2). Well done Tegan! Tegan is on the right of the photo below.
Our swimming star,
Huda Abrahams (Gr 11), once again did us proud at the Jack Currie
Championships. Huda won 2 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 2 bronze
We had another
pupil competing in the Jack Currie Championships who also did us proud.
Daniel Redelinghuys (Gr 10) made the finals in all 8 events that he entered
into and got a medal for each race. He won 1 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze
to Abigail Goldstein, Nawaal Harris and Caitlin Groves who received various
awards from theDynamic Rhythmic Gymnastics Club.
Abigail received a trophy for Exemplary Gymnast and Nawaal received a trophy
for Most Dedicated Gymnast. Caitlin was awarded an Certificate of Excellence.
Noah and Felix Melunsky participated in the
SAJCC (South African Junior Chess Championship) 2014 that was held in Kimberley
in January 2015. Noah played for the Western Province under 12 team, and they
were awarded the trophy for 2nd place (B section). Felix played for the Western
Province under 10 team, and they received the trophy for 3rd place. The SAJCC
is the highlight of the year for junior chess players, with around 2 000
players competing, representing their provinces in teams of 10 players. It was
a lot of hard work for the boys but also a lot of fun!
Congratulations to all our stars!