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Gr 8 Public speaking winners

  1. Talita Vermaak
  2. Olivia Gatticchi
  3. Riandré vd Merwe

 Gr 9 Public speaking winners

  1. Reyn Reyneke
  2. Kidi Mahope
  3. Monique Benson, Charl Collett, Klarissa vd Merwe

 Grade 10 Public Speaking winners

  • Third place Claudi  Esterhuizen
  • Second place  Elne Worst
  • First Place Tumisho Mohlamonyane

 11 Public Speaking winners

  1. Carla de Bruyn
  2. Maryke Schoeman
  3. Carmen Britz

 Grade 12 Public Speaking winners

  1. Kailey Barrett
  2. Emma Matlhaga
  3. Charne Burger
  • Congratulations to Camryn van der Bijl who won the “Fresh Voice” award sponsored by Protrax Productions at this year’s Public Speaking Festival


SGB ELECTIONS, 2018-03-08

  • Dear Ovie Parent
  • You have again proven that Ovie Land is blessed with the best and most loyal parents.
  • Thank you for arriving in large numbers to participate in the SGB elections last night.
  • We already had a quorum without having made any additional phone calls, before 18:00.
  • We are truly fortunate and we sincerely thank each and every Mom and Dad who were here last night.
  • A special word of thanks to every parent who prayed and contributed to the whole process in that way.
  • We, the members of staff, salute you.

Ovie of the month: January

Softball:  Nushka de Beer represents South Africa’s national team in the qualifying matches for the 2020 Olympic Games.  This is an outstanding achievement as she is only 16 years old.  Congratulations and good luck, Nushka!


Our swimmer performed well at the friendly gala at St Mary’s DSG. The girls were overall 6th and the boys 7th.  Congratulations to Carmen de Clerck with a lovely second place in the individual medley and the butterfly stroke

Cricket Finsbury Super league

  • Hoërskool Zwartkop’s senior team hits 252 runs all out in 35.1 overs.
  • Hoërskool Overkruin’s senior team was at 171 runs for 7 wickets when the match had toe be stopped due to rain.
  • According to the Duckworth Lewis Sterne formula, Zwartkop wins by 28 runs.
  • Best bowler Pieter Senekal 3 wickets for 52 runs.
  • Best batsmen Wilhelm Dempers and Hendré Greyling, both with 38 runs

Athletics Ovieletics @ Midstream

  • Achievements above 800:
  • Tiaan Stolz, B14, Discus, 1200 points
  • Benji Perez B14, Long jump, 1012 points
  • Carmen Britz, G17, High jump, 910 points
  • Martine Degenaar, G15, 300m Hurdles, 887 points
  • Odette van Wyk G16, Long jump, 862 points
  • Nushka de Beer G17, Javelin, 859 points
  • Duwayne Petersen B19, 100m 835 points
  • Martine Degenaar G15, 90m Hurdles, 835 points
  • Tiaan Stolz B14, Shotput, 832 points
  • Mizelle Wichmann G19, High jump, 826 points
  • Michaela Nell G17, 100m, 813 points
  • GJ Koekemoer S16, Long jump, 806 points
  • Ryan Brits B16, 200m, 802 points
  • Mine Louw G14, Long jump 801 points


Ovieletics records improved at Midstream event

  • Odette van Wyk Long jump
  • GJ Koekemoer Long jump
  • Benji Perez Long jump
  • Mizelle Wichmann Triple jump and High jump
  • Carmen Britz High jump
  • Duwayne Petersen 100m
  • Martine Degenaar 90m Hurdles, 300m Hurdles
  • Meagan Pelzer Javelin
  • Nushka de Beer Javelin
  • Simone van der Pypekamp Discus
  • Tiaan Stolz Discus
  • Daniel van der Vyver 800m

Cricket Finsbury Super League:

  • Vereeniging Gimnasium scores 268/8 in 50 overs.
  • Overkruin scores a total of 195/10 in 46.1 overs.
  • Vereeniging Gim wins by 73 runs.
  • Best bowler: Adriaan Booysen 3 wickets for 29 runs in 8 overs
  • Best batsmen: Julian Otto 58 runs, Wilhelm Dempers 46 runs

 Swimming gala

  • Our swimming team participated at a friendly gala at Pretoria High School for Girls.
  • Congratulations to every swimmer and his/her performance, especially to the u.16 relay team who performed exceptionally well.

 Ovies care!

  • Hoërskool Overkruin collaborated with neighbouring schools to collect water for the drought-stricken areas in the Cape.
  • This is a two-week project and will end on 9 February. Please bring bottled water to the school.  The water will be kept safe until the project is finished. 
  • Thank you in advance that you support this project.


  • Senior girls A team – Montana A vs. Overkruin A.
  • Ovies win 43 – 24.
  • Player of the match is Megan Dyssel, who won her singles match, 11-1.
  • She also won the doubles match with her team mate Annay du Plessis, 7-4.



Overkruin Drama Academy’s

  • Classes for Gr.9-12 will start on 22, 23 and 24 January and for Gr. 8 on 29, 30 and 31 January.
  • Contact Gerda Wessels at 0833160015 for more information or send an email to
  • There is still place for new learners.

Janett Stander shines in chess. 

  • She participated at the Junior SA Championship (under 16 B girls teams) and had to participate against the under 16 A and the under 20 teams because they had too few B teams.
  • She won 2.5 out of 5 rounds. We are very proud of her!


  • 17 JAN
  • This weekend, Nushka de Beer will represent the South African National team in qualifying matches for the 2020 Olympic Games.  This is an outstanding achievement as she is only 16 years old. Congratulations and good luck Nushka!


  • 17 JAN
  • Swimming practise starts on Wednesday 17 January.
  • Practise takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Deon Malherbe swimming pool from 15:30 – 17:30. This year’s galas will take place on:
  • 1 February at PHSG
  • 8 February at St. Mary’s DSG
  • 15 February at Affies Seuns.
  • Inter High will take place on 19 February at Hillcrest swimming pool. We are looking forward to an exciting swimming season.