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Newsletter December 2019

Happy Holidays

Congratulations to all the girls who worked hard and achieved results of which they can be very proud of. Schools re-open on Wednesday 15 January 2020 for all learners

School Fees for 2020

At the AGM held on Saturday 5 October 2019 a decision was taken by the majority of parents present to increase school fees for 2020 to R10.500 per learner. A discount of R525.00 is applicable for full payment of fees by 31 March 2020. Exemptions and partial exemptions will be made available for persons to qualifying learners. This should be applied for, from 14 November 2019 and the closing date is 21 February 2020 from 08:00 to 13:00 daily at the finance office. Please be informed that you MUST apply in person. Exemption forms WILL NOT be given to any learner. Kindly take note that NO EXTENSION for late application will be granted. I trust that all learners who will be attending AGHS have returned their re-registration form. Kindly pay a deposit of R2000 towards 2020 school fees as soon as possible. A textbook handling fee of R500 is due by 4 December 2019 for all Grade 12 learners of 2020 and 17 January 2020 for Grade 9, 10 and 11. This will expedite textbook distribution. Please note that there is no exemption on the textbook handling fee.

RCL 2020

The RCL representatives will be elected by 31 January 2020.

Identity documents

Kindly ensure that your daughter in grade 12 has a valid green barcoded ID or SMART CARD for registration of Grade 12 Examination by 31 January 2020. Immigrant learners should ensure that their documentation is in order for this purpose certifies copies of permits should be sent to school together with and ID sized photograph. Please apply for a SMART CARD during the holidays if you have not done so yet. No extension in this regard will be entertained.

Meet and Greet Meetings 18 January 2020

Grade 8 & 9's - 9:00 - 10:30
Grade 10's & 11's – 11:00 - 12:30
Grade 12's – 13:00 – 14:30

2019 year end arrangements

The school year end on 4 December 2019. All parents are reminded that reports will be issued on 4 December 2019. In exceptional cases, where a learner cannot collect a report, a letter requesting permission for an adult to collect the report should be addressed to the principal. Reports will be issued in the form class but if the teachers are off marking Grade 12 exams, please consult the secretaries at reception for further direction. Lost and damaged textbooks can be replaced by paying an amount of R250.00 per book at the Accounts Office. Transfer cards will only be issued to parents. Kindly make your request by 28 November 2019 for a transfer.

School Bus levy

At the AGM held on Saturday 5 October 2019 the following resolution was taken by parents present: All learners registered for the 2020 Academic year is required to pay a compulsory once off levy of R100.00 to be utilized as a deposit for the purchase of a school bus. Kindly pay the R100 by 4 December 2019 latest.

Prize giving

The prize giving for the 2019 Academic year will be held on Tuesday 28 January 2020 from 17:45. Please make a concerted effort to attend, to support your daughter if she is a recipient of an award. It is an evening event to accommodate working parents.

Stationery packs form Maywill

Maywill cc provides stationery at a reduced price and saves parents the time and effort to go shopping. Please see the stationery lists included in the report cards to verify prices charged per grade.

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