Boys’ Preparatory News

Snow Plough Parenting

April 10, 2019 | Boys’ Preparatory
On March 12, 50 people—including 33 parents, as well as various college coaches and administrators—were charged in six U.S. states over an alleged racketeering (a.k.a. fraudulent business) scheme. They’re accused of facilitating cheating as well as bogus athletic admissions to increase kids’ chances of getting into American colleges such as Yale and Stanford. Among those charged are two rather famous actors: Desperate Housewives’s Felicity Huffman and Full House’s Aunt Becky (real name: Lori Loughlin).
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Round Square Africa Regional Conference

March 28, 2019 | Boys’ Preparatory
Six St Stithians Boys' Prep boys, joined by six girls from Girls' Prep and staff from both schools, recently attended the Round Square Africa Regional Conference for 12 - 14 year olds, hosted by Dainfern College.
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Boys' Prep shine at Prep Schools Cricket Festival

February 28, 2019 | Boys’ Preparatory
The Boys' Prep First Cricket Team recently participated in the Prep Schools Cricket Festival in Grahamstown, hosted by Kingswood College.
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DPHS and St Stithians Boys’ Prep Tour 2019

February 13, 2019 | Boys’ Preparatory
Since 1986, St Stithians Boys’ Prep and DPHS have competed against each other - some highlights of a great weekend for One and All.
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Boys Prep Major Production

October 01, 2018 | Boys’ Preparatory
It was bright, colourful and humorous and each boy in the school managed to express himself through acting, music, song or dance in our version of The Jungle Book.
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Boys' Prep UK Cricket Tour

September 19, 2018 | Boys’ Preparatory
The Boys' Prep First Cricket team toured the UK during the August break. Once again the boys proved to be wonderful ambassadors for St Stithians College, their families and South Africa.
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What type of parent are you?

June 20, 2018 | Boys’ Preparatory
In this article we highlight a number of parenting styles. We reference authors Dr Tim Elmore, Dr Shimi Kang and Julie Lythcott-Haines. Do any of these resonate with you?
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Magic Marimbas in Argentina

June 01, 2018 | Boys’ Preparatory
The St Stithians Boys' Prep Marimba were in South America recently attending a music festival in Puerto Iguazu in Argentina and visiting Rio de Janiero in Brazil.
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Reflections on Term One

May 04, 2018 | Boys’ Preparatory
As the leaves fall from the trees and the dew lies thick on the morning grass, it gives us time to reflect on the wonderful work displayed by our boys and staff in the first term of 2018.
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A new year

February 12, 2018 | Boys’ Preparatory
The beginning of a school year can be daunting for new boys changing schools. We try to lessen the anxiety by pairing our new boys with a ‘buddy’ so, all our new Grade 3 students have a Grade 7 buddy.
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The Train Trip

December 08, 2017 | Boys’ Preparatory
The end of an academic year can be likened to a train trip.
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John Ridgway

November 13, 2017 | Boys’ Preparatory
“Legend” is a word too easily attached to a character, but in John’s case, there is no more fitting adjective.
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