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Sunet van Gass
Ms. Sunet van Gass

Hello and Goodbye

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Merensky High School welcomes Mr. Stebian van der Walt to the Plasie team. He will henceforth carry the title of "Mr. Cricket”, as he has assumed responsibility for cricket training at Plasieland. Van der Walt is a qualified Cricket South Africa level 3 coach. Currently he is the head coach of the Limpopo Senior Rural…
Categories: Academics, Hostel, Social, Sports

Young Maestro inspired audience

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Plasieland's own maestro, Janco Blignaut, had the audience in the school hall at his feet on Sunday, 3 March, when he performed with Lies Colman, a celebrated pianist from Belgium. They performed works of Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Chopin and Bach. This performance was a project of the Foundation Robus Foundation.
Categories: Culture, Social

Colorful splash against cancer

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PHOTO: Piet Pohl (grade 8) enjoys every moment. CANSA’s annual "Sprayathon" at Merensky High School raised money for cancer patients in the Tzaneen area. This year's cheerful fundraiser was well supported by the Plasies on Friday, 15 February. The volunteers sprayed away to manage the colourful make-overs before the end of break.
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It’s FUN to RUN

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Wednesday, 23 January, was D-date for the annual fun run at Merensky High School. A record number of Plasies entered the 4,2km circular route, starting at the school gate, up the steep incline, heading towards the nature reserve and back. While fun and games was the main attraction, a few athletes took it more seriously…
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Another Moo’sive success

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Probably the best known and most successful tradition at Merensky High School, again took place at Plasieland’s Agri-Merensky on Wednesday, 16 January. Farm. Cattle dip. Muddy water with a pong. A crowd of spectators. This awaited 2019's new teachers, learners, scivvies and governing body during the MooPoo ceremony. Many years ago, this tradition started with…
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Pleased to meet you

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It was a big “how-do-you-do” on day 1 at Merensky High School, when old met new during the traditional broom dance on Wednesday, 9 January. This year, for the new Scivvies, pillows were added to the mix: arrive on your broom with your pillow-partner. The whole school enjoyed the resulting fun and games and gave…
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Plasieland welcomes new staff

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Merensky High School is excited about the new staff who are going to live out their individual knowledge and passion at Plasieland in 2019 and contribute to making Merensky even more special. Front: Mss Maryke Joubert (Afrikaans), Michaela Becker (Agriculture & Natural Sciences), Iseldri Knoetze (Mathematics), Monique de Lange (English), Marisa Schnetler (IT & Afrikaans).…
Categories: Academics, Culture, Hostel, Social, Sports

Gholfdag ‘n groot avontuur

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By Hoërskool Merensky word daar nie net geleer, gesport, gekultuur en geboer nie. Op hierdie plaas het die gholfballe op Saterdag, 27 Oktober, oral deur die lug getrek. Plasieland se eerste Avontuur Gholfdag het liefhebbers van dié sport aan die gons. ‘n Unieke 10-gaatjie gholfbaan is die afgelope paar weke op die skoolterrein voorberei, kompleet…
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Oh, how time flies

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PHOTO: Michelle Robertson en Carl Dohse. It is an annual tradition for the grade 8s of Merensky High School to plant a time capsule near the Plasie Museum. On 19 October the tradition was honoured again. This year’s skivvies answered questions on interesting events that happened at the school during 2018. In 2022, when these…
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Spesiale dag vir Plasie-vroue

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Koel weer op Saterdag, 13 Oktober, het vanjaar se Moeder- en Dogterdag by Hoërskool Merensky ingelei. Binne-in die pragtig versierde saal het harte egter warm geklop. Om asemwegslaan tafels het vriendinne en families vrouwees gevier. Nadat almal kon “oe en aa” oor die matrieks in hul skeppings, is daar gesellig om die teepotte verkeer. Sprankelende…
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Erewag vir sekretaresses

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FOTO Nadia Hermann, Eileen Elbrecht, Charmaine Buys, Linda Badenhorst, Theresa Erasmus, Christelle Meyer, Liezel Hermann en Marlene Olivier. “Bly kalm en roep die sekretaresse”, weerklink inderdaad kort-kort in die Hoërskool Merensky-gange. Om dié rede het man en muis op Donderdag, 6 September, saamgestaan om hulde te bring aan die 8 super-sekretaresses van Plasieland. Vroegdag, met…
Categories: Academics, Culture, Hostel, Leaders, Social, Sports

Spring has sprung

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After a severe cold winter, spring was welcomed with open arms in the Tzaneen area. At Merensky High School, the executive committee went all out to set the stage during assembly. The Beehive formed the backdrop for a massive M, decorated with flowers. Wreaths, necklaces, face paint and a general air of jubilation welcomed the…
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Grammy-opwinding op Plasieland

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deur Suandrie Corbett (graad 10) Die Grammy-Awards was nog nooit so opwindend soos by die 2018 Mnr. en Mej. Merensky-kompetisie nie. Op Maandag, 6 Augustus, het gaskunstenaars, Jo Foster en die groep Tussen Sterre, die gehoor aan hul voete gehad en die Merensky-skoolsaal se dak het behoorlik gelig met hul musiek, danspassies en oorspronklike lirieke.…
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Agri-Merensky pronk by Letaba skou

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Die Letaba Skou het hierdie jaar weer vir baie opwinding gesorg - en Hoërskool Merensky was deel daarvan. Behalwe vir die jaarlikse Potjiekoskompetisie (aangebied deur Tzaneen Sakekamer) waar die Plasies “Beste aanbieding” met hul twee stalletjies gewen het, het Agri-Merensky ook op groot skaal, in drie kompetisies, hul stem dik gemaak. In die Nasionale Beeskarkaskompetisie…
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Huise maak hart oop

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Gedurende die week van 23-27 Julie het Hoërskool Merensky se splinternuwe inisiatief, ‘n Trollie-dash, hom afgespeel in Die Byekorf. Hierdie gemeenskapsprojek is aangevoor deur die 2018/2019 Uitvoerende Komitee, in samewerking met Food Lover’s Tzaneen en die Lifestyle winkelsentrum. Die Plasies het in hul verskeie huise: Aqua, Ignis, Terra en Ventus deelgeneem. Vier dae lank is…
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