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Parktown Boys' High School believes in the commitment to an ethos of excellence and quality, honesty, integrity and gentlemanly conduct, tolerance and empathy, trust and respect, self-discipline, initiative and enterprise, leadership and team spirit, full participation, free communication, personal and social achievement. The motto of Parktown Boys' High School, “Arise”, inspires the tradition, values and spirit of the learners, parents and staff of the Parktonian family.

News and Events

Parktown Boys’ Heritage Run

Dear Parents / Guardians

6 days to go - please complete your online entry by Thursday at https://entrytickets.net/parktownboys

Entries on the day will be charged at R100 for adults and R50 for Parktown school boys.

Registration will be open from 06h00 on Sunday morning. The race will start promptly at 07h00.

Food, drinks and coffee will be on sale throughout the morning.

Secure parking is available at BDO (building to the left of the school as you approach down St Davids Place) at R10 a vehicle.

Please come down and support this fund raising initiative by being active and getting healthy!

Thank you

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Parktown Boys excel at the Computer Olympiad

Computer Olympiad Programming Rounds 1 and 2
During the week of 1st to 5th August 39 learners (Grade 10 to Grade 12 learners) took part in the Computer Olympiad Programming Round 1. 

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The following learners received the following certificates:
Gold:
Yasser Karam
Tristan Wilkinson
Andrew Boyley

Silver:
Deelan Daya
Moein Elzubeir
Hamza Hassim
Devakshan Naicker
Jonathan Sibindi

Bronze:
Ghulame Arbi
Enock Chikobvu
Simeon Chinnasamy
Jarred Fourie
Thomas Klintworth
Ireton Liu
Kenn Shen
Rushil Daya
Tebogo Dikgale
Zidaan Habib
Inemesit Nkana
Christopher Seymour
Glen la Grange
Mishaylen Lutchman

In order for the learners to take part in the Olympiad Programming Round 2, which is a lot more challenging than Round 1, they had to achieve a score of 64 and higher. The following boys were invited to take part in Round 2 of the programming section.
Results of the top 12 learners:

Yasser Karam 12 100
Devakshan Naicker 12 92
Hamza Hassim 12 91
Jonathan Sibindi 12 91
Tristan Wilkinson 11 91
Andrew Boyley 10 83
Moein Elzubeir 10 75
Inemesit Nkana 11 74
Deelan Daya 10 67
Rushil Daya 11 64
Glen La Grange 12 64
Mishaylen Lutchman 12 64

This took place on Wednesday 7th September, also online.
The results were as follows (Only the top 3 boys):
Tristan Wilkinson 59
Glen La Grange 50
Hamza Hassim 42

Certificates will only be awarded to learners who achieved top scores in the province.
Congratulations to all of these boys who were invited to take part in the Programming Round 2. We hope to see you again next year taking part in this competition.
Congratulations to all boys who received certificates for results achieved during the Programming Round 1.
Mr P.C. Visser

Parktown Boys at The Wits Experience

Five of our top boys had the opportunity to interact with various professors of the University of the Witwatersrand and enjoy Wits' great academic atmosphere. The programme also included a visit to different faculties/schools of Wits: Geology, Geography, Environmental Sciences, Actuarial Sciences, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics and Molecular and Cell Biology.

The programme will end on Friday the 14th of October, when our boys will have to present their findings with regards to the challenges they faced during this programme.

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From Left to Right: Muhammad Hoosen, Muhammed Madhi,
Ramoabi Matabane, Rushil Daya and Ntsika Mabe.

What is going on in the classroom?

egg-project

It is not simple to build an structure using 500 g of spaghetti and glue that can prevent an egg from being totally destroyed when falling to the ground from 10 meters high.

This is what Reece Matthews, Cole Gallant and Tevin Roebeck achieved during the Term 3 Grade 10 Science project.

The egg is still inside the structure… intact! Congratulations!

Progress on our new Boarding House

Construction on the new Boarding House is on its way!

Current site 3 - Weblarge

3D model of completion

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All enquiries regards space for 2017 please contact Mr Kevin Stippel stippelk@parktownboys.com or Mr Chris Bossert bossertc@parktownboys.com

Parktown Boys’ Family Photo Shoot 2016

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The Photographic Society held their annual Family Photo Shoot this last week and had an overwhelming response. Many thanks to those families involved, the boys enjoyed the opportunity to practice a different type of photographic skill.

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Feel the Pride!

Check out the latest weekly newsletter, FEEL THE PRIDE Newsletter 22

View the latest Academic Matters, ACADEMICS MATTER Edition 4 2016

Feel the Pride!

Not sure what you need for 2016? Check out the links below

Book Lists:

Grade 8

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

Stationery Lists and Price List:

Price List

Grade 8

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Why choose Parktown Boys’?

Passion

Pride

Academic Superiority

Sporting Excellence 

Cultural Brilliance

Watch this and see why there really is no other choice than to be at Parktown Boys' High School. Arise! 

News of our Old Boys!

Brace yourselves, Tabraiz Shamsi (Old Boy 2008) the Chinaman from South Africa has already landed at the RCB camp. The 26-year-old has the knack of turning the bowl a long way on both sides of the wicket and has often left batsmen bamboozled with his wrong un’.

Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz shot into limelight with his impressive showing at the Caribbean Premier League where he was the leading wicket taker for his franchise with 11 wickets. Tabraiz was born in Johannesburg and plays his domestic cricket for the Titans back in South Africa.

Interestingly, Shamsi wanted to become a magician as a kid. He has surely succeeded in becoming one on the field! With a lot of variations up his sleeve, Shamsi is an enchanter with the the ball in his hands.

Allan Donald welcomed Shamsi to the bold squad and said, “Meet our new mysterious spinner. He has arrived from Johannesburg this morning. Yet to get to know him a lot better but I’ve seen him bowl for the Titans. He is very successful with what he’s done in the past couple of years so I think Dan has made a good buy for us. So lookout for a lot of mystery balls in there!”

Do not forget to watch out for his amusing and entertaining ‘bus driver celebration!’ We welcome Shamsi on board and wish him all the luck for his first-ever IPL stint!