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Sunet van Gass
Ms. Sunet van Gass

Mnr. Bosvark en me. Loerie gekroon

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Die jaarlikse mnr. Bosvark en me. Loerie tradisie op Plasieland het weer op 22 Mei vir groot opwinding onder die Merensky-leerders gesorg. Hierdie toekenning gaan aan ‘n spesiale man- en dame-onderwyser wat deur die leerders verkies word vir hulle toewyding en Plasie-gees. Mnr. Arno Last en mej. Claudia Olivier het hierdie jaar met die gesogte…
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Top 10 learners tour Gauteng

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PHOTO: AT THE VOORTREKKER MONUMENT Front: Nkateko Shikhati, Donné Oosthuizen, Carmi Venter, Anri McLean, Bianca Prinsloo, Jan-Carel van Niekerk, Janco Blignaut, Kesia Pohl, Lin-Mari Theron, Steph-Marie de Lange and Xander Botha. Middle: Barri Gerber, Dirk Crafford, Glory Mabidilala, Chanel Dohse, Anize Basson, Jenelle de Jonge, Luann Botha, Juan-Jacques Moller and Jason Mellet. Back: Rohan du…
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Frikkie vereer op Plasieland

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FOTO Links: Willa Marais, Henriëtte Haar, mnr. Magnus Steyn (skoolhoof), Pieter van der Merwe en Magriet van der Merwe. Regs: Sunette Stander, Martha Leeuwner, Gretha van Staden en Merize Katzke. Die enigmatiese Frikkie Deysel se verjaardag word jaarliks by Hoërskool Merensky herdenk. Op 19 April het die Plasies tydens pouse in piekniekstyl partytjie gehou. Die…
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Plasie-veteraan groet na 36 jaar

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Op 28 Februarie het Plasieland afskeid geneem van mnr. Ockert le Roux. Le Roux het saam met sy aanstaande, Fransie Theron, sedert 1975 diep spore by Hoërskool Merensky getrap. Hy sal onthou word as die stigter van die Merensky Boogskietklub, sowel as rugby-afrigter. Buiten sy liefde vir sport het hy ook sy hand met sukses…
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Merenskydag-viering: Van toeka tot nou

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Woensdag, 1 Maart, het blou bloed dik geloop toe Hoërskool Merensky een van hul jaarlikse tradisies, naamlik Merenskydag, herdenk het. Plasieland se verjaardag word reeds die afgelope 81 jaar op luisterryke wyse gevier. Gasspreker, Chantel Schoeman (klas van 2011), wie self diep spore op Plasieland getrap het, het man en muis meegevoer met staaltjies uit…
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Skivvys plant a difference

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All the Merensky High School grade 8’s got down to serious tree planting business on Wednesday 8 February during the traditional tree planting ceremony. This year no less than two indigenous lanes were added to the Plasie arboretum. A new row of Wild Mangoes (Cordyla Africana) and Matumi’s (Breonadia salicina) now enhances the B rugby…
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Dining in style at Appetito Restaurant

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On Wednesday, 8 February, Merensky High School’s Appetito Restaurant was a hive of activity when the grade 12 Hospitality students presented a fine dining experience. This opportunity serves as a valuable “hands-on” training experience for the grade 10 to 12 learners at Plasieland.
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La Tomatina Fun-Run

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331 Learners participated in Merensky High School’s traditional Fun-Run on 25 January. A distance of 3,8km was covered. The route started at the school’s main gate, all the way to the game reserve and back. The juniors did well with Janco Coetzee and Michelle Brummer and Bercha Venter ending first. Francois Notnagel and Sancha van…
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Boeta is gevind

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Die nuwe graad 8-Skiewies op Plasieland het presies vier dae gehad om ‘n uithaler konsert die lig te laat sien. Die soektog na Boeta, enigste erfgenaam van die beste sitrusboer in die land, wat “verdwyn”, het met vele kinkels op die verhoog afgespeel. Tydens die twee vertonings op Donderdag, 19 Januarie was niemand in die…
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MooPoo-pret op Plasieland

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‘n Warm laeveldmiddag. ‘n Drie meter lange modderbad. ‘n Skare toeskouers. ‘n Brandweerwa met skoon water. 280 opgewonde, blinknuwe Plasies. Kameras klik. ‘n Tradisie word voortgesit. MooPoo is die hoogtepunt vir elke nuwe Plasie. Van onnies tot skiewies trap vas teen die skuinswal, haal diep asem, knyp neus toe en duik onder die bruin onwelriekende…
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Skivvys create dance partners

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On Wednesday, 11 January, the first day of school kicked off with excitement when Merensky gathered en masse to witness a tidal wave of grade 8’s, on the first leg of their journey to become blue blooded Plasies. As tradition dictates, the 2017 Merensky skivvys once again amazed with their innovative approach to create partners…
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Merensky’s Ronnel wears crown

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Ronnel Homu, a grade 11 learner from Merensky High School, was crowned Miss Polokwane Observer Cover Girl. The competition was hosted by the Limpopo Beauty Modelling Academy and held at the Sun Meropa Casino in Polokwane on 29 October. Ronnel competed in the 16-24 year category. She did not only win her category, but also…
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Merensky ladies enjoy mother & daughter event

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One of the highlights on the Plasie calendar, namely the Mother and daughter event took place on 15 October. Close to 300 stylish guests attended a fun filled morning. DIY Suzelle with her sidekick Mariaan (alias Marlu McLean and Elzette van Dyk) stole the show with their skits on “how to host a tea party”…
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House of Merensky celebrates

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At a prestigious event, House Merensky was joined by delegates from the Seven Kingdoms on Thursday evening, 13 October at Fairview Hotel & Village. An appreciative audience welcomed the glamorous grade 12 kings and queens, who arrived in style. Fine dining took place in the castle, where after merriment and dancing commenced. It was agreed…
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Heldedag op Plasieland

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Elke Plasie het op Dinsdag, 6 September die geleentheid gehad om sy geheime “Super Hero / Villain” karakter op die skoolterrein bekend te stel. Jurie Wilders en Hayley Stephenson was die individuele wenners, terwyl Tayla Jansen van Vuuren en Jordan Viviers die prys vir die beste paartjie losgeslaan het. Te oordeel aan die sukses en…
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