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MCCGala2017 :
Sports
Posted By: Nontuthuzelo Nyathi

2017
H-2-Oh WHAT A VICTORY!! - Invitational Gala, Midlands Christian College, 25 November 2017     This weekend, Petra High sent a team of U14, U15 and U16 girls and boys to Midlands Christian College in Gweru for an annual swimming competition with our fellow sister schools, Midlands Christian College and Gateway.   The School swimming team came first in this gala and as we sing in our school song, "We shall stand with our feet on the rock" we acknowledge that the swimmers...

 

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Aidan Smith and Tristan Davids Shine for Zimbabwe :
Sports
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
Aidan Smith and Tristan Davids flew to Windhoek in Namibia with the U16 and U18 teams to play hockey for Zimbabwe against Namibia. Aidan and Tristan will represent the Zimbabwe U18A side.

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Tennis vs Girls’ College at Girls’ College :
Sports
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
SMASHING! – Tennis vs Girls’ College at Girls’ College, 17 November 2017         Well done to both Petra and Girls’ College tennis teams for great tennis last weekend. Results as follows:     U14 Girls’ College won 5 - 3 U15 Petra won 6 -2

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PETRA FISH :
Sports
Posted By: Vishet Dziruni

2017
PETRA FISH – Senior Matabeleland Swimming Championships, City Pool, 17-19 November 2017 This past weekend Nontutuzelo Nyathi, Lindiwe Bhebhe, Luba Netsha and Brett Jones participated in the Senior Matebeleland Swimming Championships. They brought home a total of 32 medals. It was a very competitive event where they showcased their talents and achieved greatly. Recognition goes to Brett Jones for making Zimbabwe qualifying times. Our own Zanele Bhebhe was also part of the team, acting as...

 

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PETRA HIGH STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN FUN CHRISTMAS SHOW :
Culture
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
Show Jumping at the Trade Fair Grounds, 10-13 November 2017  Sommer-Ann and Misty-Lee McAllister and Abi Rees had a great weekend at the Trade Fair Grounds where they jumped, competing against other riders from around Zimbabwe.  On Saturday, Abi and Misty were placed first in the 70cm Box Relay, and Abi was placed first in the 70 cm AM5. Misty placed first in the singles 60cm Arena Eventing.  On Sunday, Misty was placed first with Viv Wallis in “70cm One Plain and One Pearl” and Abi and...

 

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NATIONAL SPRINT GALA :
Sports
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
Nontutuzelo, Lindiwe and Brett were in Mutare Petra High’s Lindiwe Bhebhe, Nontutuzelo Nyathi, and Brett Jones representing Stingrays, Penguins and Barracudas swimming clubs respectively, travelled to Mutare to compete in the national sprints gala. On the first night, all three competitors swam the 200 metre Individual Medley, in which Nontutuzelo Nyathi came 2nd in her age group and Lindiwe and Brett 5th in their respective age groups. On the second day, the swimmers competed throughout the...

 

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J Mackenzie U16 Cricket Invitational :
Sports
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
  Congratulations to our U16 team who won the John McKenzie U16 Invitational Tournament this weekend.  Results are as follows:   Game 1 – Petra vs Falcon College Falcon made 51 runs for 8 wickets Petra 58 for 3 Petra won by 8 wickets   Game 2 – Petra vs John McKenzie School JMS made 51 runs for 6 wickets Petra 56 for no wickets Petra won by 10 wickets   Game 3 (Final) – Petra vs Maru-a-Pula Petra 76 for 3 Maru-a-Pula 63 for 5 Petra won by 13 runs   Congratulations...

 

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Stewards Body of 2017-2018 :
Academic
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
Congratulations to the new steward body of 2017/18. May you keep your feet on the Rock.  Girls: Tsepiso Abu-Basutu Zanele Bhebhe Ashleigh Fredericks (Head Girl) Tatenda Maidza (Girls’ Sports Captain) Prudence Mulauzi Lungile Mafa Luba Netsha Munashe Rumhuma (Arts Captain) Alisha Mangabhai Nicole Mushore Nokwanda Ngwenya Matla Sebata Jamie Stambolie La’iqah Thomas Victoria Thompson...

 

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Petra High School InterHouse Public Speaking :
Culture
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
InterHouse Public Speaking was done as the End of Term 2 for 2017 came to a close on the 10th of August 2017. Great speeches which saw movements in motion for Gender empowerment, Time management among many others, Tshabezi emerged victorious followed by Shashani and then closed off by Insiza. We would like to congratulate all that participated in the competition and we do hope all a pleasant holiday Position House Points 1st ...

 

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Tshalimbe Primary School Donations :
Culture
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
Petra High School with DHL donates to Tshalimbe Primary School Petra High School City and Guilds Department combined with the DHL Transport and Logistics Company to pursue their goal of donating and aiding Tshalimbe Primary School located near Diana’s Pools near Mbalabala. The donations to Tshalimbe have been a Termly event, and this term DHL also came in to partner with Petra High School being represented by Mrs R. Ncube (Deputy- Head of Petra High School). The donations were...

 

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Daniel Lasker Shines at Hollywood :
Culture
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
Young Daniel Lasker who is also the head boy at Petra High School was part of team Zimbabwe at the World Championships of Performing Arts which ended two weeks ago. Daniel Lasker managed to scoop several medals and two scholarships in the USA for his tertiary education.urbanculxure.com had a chat with the talented lad. U.C: Tell us more about the championships your story and experience. Daniel Lasker: The World Championships was a life-changing experience in more than one way,...

 

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Girls Hockey v MCC at Petra :
Sports
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
At 11:00 Hrs. The girls took to the field to play against MCC. This was a good encounter, which saw the girls have so many chances, and put on so much pressure, only to come out with a draw.   We really hope the girls would get a better result in their next fixture.   We are proud of the girls who showed heart and determination. Good plays from Sommer Ann McAllister, Ashleigh Fredricks, and Zinzile Dube who showed great skills on the field of play.

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Kenya National Rugby Trains at Petra :
Sports
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
The Kenya National Rugby Team opted to train at the Petra High School Rugby Field ahead of their fixture on 22 July 2017 with the Zimbabwe National Rugby Team at Hartsfield.   We are very honoured, and would like to wish the Zimbabwe National Rugby Team all the best in their encounter.  

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Library Fundraising :
Academic
Posted By: Blessing Chiduwa

2017
Change for Change   Petra announced its first library committee consisting of 9 members both teachers and students so that the school body would be able to comply with the committee that is why both teachers and students were incorporated.   The committee consist of 4 students, 4 teachers and 1 parent. The students comprise of Tara Bent, Jessica Batezat , Blessing Chiduwa, Takudzwanashe Bvurire and the teacher are Mrs M Rees from the English department, Miss Thompson from...

 

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U6 Geography Trip to Dendairy :
Academic
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
U6 Geography class visited the Dendairy Factory in Kwekwe on 30-05-17. Dendairy is an agro-based Industry which specializes in processing of milk. The factory produces a wide range of quality products which include ‘Maas (Sour Milk)’, Long Life Fresh Milk, Yoghurts, and Ice-Cream, 100% Fruit Juices, Powdered Milk, Dairy-Fruit Blends and Butter.   The quality assurance manager explained the operations of the various departments as well as the linkages between the farmers (Suppliers of raw...

 

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Exchange Student from America Kirsten :
Academic
Posted By: Administration Petra High School

2017
We would like to say our farewell to our exchange student from America, Kirsten Melaas - Swansea who has been with us since 2016, and will be returning to America this June 2017. We are grateful to have shared our lives and our values in Petra and in Zimbabwe to Kirsten.

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Founders Celebrations: #30andstrong :
Academic
Posted By: Blessing Chiduwa

2017
Petra High School Founders Week : #30andstrong   Founder’s celebrations took place on the 23-24 of May 2017 to give thanks to God for His provision of the schools to the community and remember the people who have been involved in the building up of the Petra schools over the last thirty years.   The Petra High seniors were honoured to join our invited guest and parents at the 2017 Founders Address held and the Primary School and then following day both schools meet for the...

 

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Blessing Chiduwa

  
Ndebele Zulu Day; Imvelo Yingxenye Yempilo Yethu :
Academic
Posted By: Blessing Chiduwa

2017
 Ndebele/Zulu day took place on the 26 of May 2017 in celebration of Africa Day. It is a day when the Petra High School Languages Department acknowledges the different Cultures of the students from all over the globe at Petra High. Each Culture unique and vibrant is acknowledged in dance, poetry and song. The students were encouraged to participate in the activities in which they showed so much dedication in creating the event under the theme Imvelo yinxenye yempilo yethu-Living  in...

 

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Blessing Chiduwa

  
Petra High School Debate wins ZITF Scholastica :
Culture
Posted By: Petra High School

2017
Petra High School are proud of the Petra Debate Club, whose members won the ZITF Scholastica Debate Competition.   They went on to receive their winning medals and Sheild from the Namibian President Dr. Hage Geingob during the Official Opening on 28 April 2017.   Congratulations to Natasha Moyo, Nicole Mushore, Michelle Jackson, Dalitso Ndlovu and Munashe Rumhuma   Read More

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Development of the Petra High School Pavilion :
Academic
Posted By: Petra High School

2017
  Petra High School are currently in the process of converting the Open Pavilion into an enclosed structure, to facilitate Examination Sittings, and conduct more secure Events of the Petra High School Management.   We are hoping it will be complete soon, before the beginning of the Second Term 2017  

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Petra High School InterHouse Quiz :
Academic
Posted By: Micah Masuka

2017
Congratulations to Insiza   Insiza win InterHouse Quiz 2017

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THE HEAD OF YEAR ROLE (INTERVIEW WITH HEAD OF YEAR - SIXTH FORM 2017) :
Academic
Posted By: Thabo Mhlanga

2017
Each form at Petra High School has a Head of Year. The Head of Year is a teacher who has been put in charge of mentoring and guiding the students in that form as they go through the year and prepare for examinations.   AIMS AND OBJECTIVES (Mr M Pimbirimano, Head of Year for sixth form in 2016/17)   The aim is to inspire all the sixth formers to reach their highest potential and to assist them in coming up with high standards in terms of behaviour, team work and interaction with each...

 

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Thabo Mhlanga

  
MATHS CLUB :
Culture
Posted By: Alwi Wadyayanda

2017
Club Patrons: Mrs. Magadlela & Mr. Sibanda Number of students: 28 (Form 3s and 4s) Learning Base: Maths Centre   This club is designed to make Mathematics more interesting and teaches students how to apply Maths skills in real life situations. All students take turns to solve Maths problems on the board and to assist each other in improving their own skills. This group effort leads to more self-confidence as individual problems are tackled.   Maths is more fun through...

 

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Alwi Wadyayanda

  
MARIMBA BAND OPENS INTERNATIONAL CANA ZONE 4 :
Culture
Posted By: Alexia Van der Westhuizen

2017
PETRA HIGH MARIMBA BAND OPENS INTERNATIONAL CANA ZONE 4 SWIMMING EVENT AT BULAWAYO CITY POOL The Petra High School marimba band was invited to play at the opening ceremony of CANA Zone 4 Swimming on the afternoon of 16 February 2017 at the City Pool, where they played in front of the Vice President and some of the ministers of Zimbabwe. It was a memorable performance where they lifted spirits and put smiles on peoples faces and set the competition on a good and happy note. Playing for the...

 

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Alexia Van der Westhuizen

  
U20 Boys Basketball Invitational :
Sports
Posted By: Thabo Mhlanga

2017
UNDER 20 INVITATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PETRA NARROWLY LOSE TO TOURNAMENT WINNERS IN SEMI-FINAL Petra High School once again held its annual Under 20 Invitational Basketball Tournament where ten of Zimbabwe's best under 20 school teams battled it out for the Under 20 Invitational Shield. This two day event commenced on Friday the 3rd of February - and it was action-packed! The teams invited this year were Christian Brothers' College (CBC), Gateway, St George's,...

 

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Thabo Mhlanga

  
Petra vs MCC - Tennis :
Sports
Posted By: Alwi Widyananda and Emmanuel Kangausaru (Media Club)

2016
ON 22 OCTOBER, the entire Petra tennis team travelled to Gweru to play against MCC last week Saturday. All the seniors in the team are stewards and were busy last week but managed to slot this particular match in their schedule. Everyone played with heart as this was their last match this year. The seniors put up a great defence against the opposition to gain an eventual win for Petra. The juniors played just as well but with some losses. Everyone who travelled played, with some continuing to...

 

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Alwi Widyananda and Emmanuel Kangausaru (Media Club)

  
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