Entries by Sherissa

Leadership is more than holding positions of power…

Leadership is more than holding positions of power and authority. Leadership is a realisation of our true potential. We need to realise the perfection of birth and the magic given to us at conception and guaranteed with our first breath. We want to choose hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord, and […]

Ashley Kunutus’ Leadership Seminar Speech

About 7 years ago, I came to this school with my mother for an interview with the principal, Mrs Padayachee. The interview was to establish if I was ready for school. The interview did not take place as I was on my mother’s back, fast asleep. Mrs Padayachee thought that this was a sign of […]

Sibusiso Vilane

“He has shown the heights we can all scale in life if we put our shoulder to the wheel and work at things without flagging. You have done us proud!” our former President, Thabo Mbeki said this about our amazing guest speaker at the 2013 Leadership Seminar. Sibusiso Vilane is no stranger to the South […]

Jumping for Joy

Alexus Mayer, a 10 year old student at Melpark Primary School, has achieved a great feat in the school sporting community. After participating in field events for the first time, this girl has found great success. In the recently concluded school athletics calendar, Alexus represented Melpark Primary School in many athletics meets. She currently has […]

Trees are an important symbol

At Melpark Primary School, trees are an important symbol in our school’s history, symbolic of the 2 schools that merged many years ago to form Melpark Primary school. Trees represent growth, nurturing, food source, and life.

Foundation Phase Awards Evening 2013

Principal’s Speech This evening is very significant in the Melpark calendar as we honour those learners who have worked hard and performed well. Children congratulations to each of you. You have made your teachers and parents very proud.  I do hope that you continue to try your best.

Leadership Seminar 2013

Principal’s leadership seminar speech 2013 In the film The Bucket List, 2 old men Carter Chambers and Edward Cole, who have come to the stage of their lives where death is knocking on the door, befriend each other.