Jabulani Cultural Evening

The Jabulani Cultural Evening took place on Friday the 11th of May. The theme for this year was “YOU MATTER” and the night began with all the “Jabs” girls walking down the isle in the dark holding candles and singing …

Retro Movie Night

On Friday the 4th of May, the RETRO Society hosted a movie night in collaboration with Springfield Girls’ Convent, Wynberg Girls and Wynberg Boys. The movie that was screened was 10 Things I Hate About You and tickets were R20 …

National All Girls’ Festival 2018

Another enjoyable and successful National All Girls’ Festival took place this past long weekend (27-30 April) in East London at Clarendon Girls’ High School where Rustenburg competed and collaborated with other girls schools from across South Africa. Results and feedback from …

2018 Cultural Society Dinner

Many hours of preparation and hard work came together on the 18th of April at the Cultural Society’s annual dinner. Around 80 students, staff, family and friends from different cultures joined to celebrate our own unique heritage. The theme of …

Debating Update 26 April 2018

Results of debates against Fish Hoek High School on 23 April at UCT: The Juniors (Zara Nijzink -Laurie; Jameelah Jardine and Zara Solomon) opposed the motion: This House would make testing for HIV Aids compulsory in government schools. Our juniors …

Grade 8 Bundi Camp

In the April holidays some of the Grade 8s from RGHS teamed up with some of the Grade 8s from RBHS and attended the very successful Bundi camp near Worcester on the Breede River. This is what Ella Barret-Smith had to say regarding the experience: …

Grade 9 Leadership Camp 2018

At the end of the first term, the Grade Nines went on the much anticipated overnight camp at Onrus.  While many were excited for the actual camp, the early departure received less enthusiasm; however, among friends everybody warmed up and it became a typical bus ride: …

Lerato’s Hope 2018

Rustenburg hosted two Lerato’s Hope food drives in the first term of 2018. Both can be considered great successes where Rustenburg girls from all grades stood together outside of Silwood Spar and asked for donations to this worthy cause. Lerato’s …

Debating Update 12 April

ROTARY LEAGUE: Round 3: Monday 23 April Both the Senior and Junior Debating teams will be debating against Fish Hoek High on Monday 23 April at UCT. The Juniors will oppose the motion: THIS GOVERNMENT WOULD ENFORCE COMPULSORY HIV TESTING …

RGHS awarded Platinum Eco Schools Award 

Congratulations to the Earth Children who, once again, did us proud by earning an Eco-Schools Platinum (Level 1) Award at the WESSA Eco-Schools Western Cape Awards Ceremony, held at Tygerberg Nature Reserve on 17 March.   Ana Van Straten (Grade 11) represented …

Retro Photoshoot – Take one!

On Friday 23rd February, the RETRO committee planned and hosted another successful photo shoot. So far, in 2018, we have all been  overwhelmed by the crisis of water. As a result of this, RETRO decided to focus on this issue …

Retro Society hosts a Khoesan delegation at RGHS

In order to raise awareness concerning the Western Cape’s first nation, the Khoesan’s claims for land, Retro invited an esteemed delegation of the Khoesan community, headed by His Excellency Paramount Chief Samuels, to address interested learners and staff. The second …

2018 Inter-house Forum Discussion Competition

All the adjudicators agreed that the audiences were the most appreciative and involved we have had in years. In addition, there was a definite improvement in the overall quality and content of the discussions held at this year’s competition, especially …

Debating Update

Friendly Senior debate VS Sans Souci : Thursday 01 February 2018 The debating buzz is back! RGHS kicked off 2018 season with a friendly Senior Debate against Sans Souci. Kristina Semmelink, Aviella Abrahams and Shelby van der Watt opposed the …

RCL WCED Conference 2017

Last Saturday, the 26th of August, the Grade 11 RCL representatives, Zahra Mohamed, Yusra Sablay, Azraa Rawoot and Bethany Rumble, attended a RCL workshop at Sans Souci Girls’ High School organised by Ms Anusha Naidoo from the Western Cape Education …

Earth Children join Living Labs

On Friday the 4th of August, 7 girls from the Earth Children Society braved the icy wind, donned their gumboots and headed down to the Liesbeek River. After hearing about Living Labs (check out their video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMsdg56fO18 ) and …

Transkei Outreach 2017

Members of Interact recently returned from an outreach trip to the Transkei. Holly Rowe, Chloë Allison, Nina Beckurts, Katrin van der Merwe, Jenny Darley Waddilove, Jenna Frost, Lauren Schaefer and Alex Smith, along with a group of fellow Rustenburg girls …

Interact Mother Daughter Tea 2017

On Saturday, the 13th of May, the Interact Society hosted our annual Mother-Daughter Tea. It was an incredible success enjoyed by all of the 150 special guests. The morning involved delectable treats, endless cups of tea, exciting goodie bags and …