Eunice has a very special tradition when it comes to celebrating the birthday during the month of May. The celebration serves as the perfect time to reunite all her daughters from years gone by. Old Girls visit the school on her birthday to motivate present learners and paying tribute to our school so dear.
Eunice women join together at a special assembly to observe a common day of prayer in March each year. Eunice ladies join hands with woman across the world to become more aware of the other countries and cultures. This special moment serves as a reminder to the girls that they must use their strengths and use them in the service of society. The World Day of Prayer aims to demonstrate that prayer and action are inseparable and that both have immeasurable influence in the world.
Eunice ladies celebrate their womanhood in August each year prior to National Woman’s day. This assembly serves as a reminder of the privilege we have to be part of Eunice and the many blessings we enjoy as girls in green.
This special week is set aside for girls at Eunice to spoil and show their appreciation to their teachers.
Eunice has a special assembly to give recognition for learners that achieved in sport and cultural activities, but did not meet the requirements for recognition at the annual Closing function.
World Book Day is held worldwide over the months of March and April, and South Africa celebrates this day on 23 April – Shakespeare’s birthday! It is a global initiative where children’s books are sold at bookstores at a low cost so that more children may have access to books.
Exclusive Books countrywide supported a national campaign called PROJECT LITERACY – RUN HOME TO READ – which is a SOUTH AFRICAN organization that is trying to encourage children to learn to read and to love books from a very young age.
Eunice learners donated (through Exclusive Books) over 400 new and second-hand children’s storybooks to this cause, and Eunice library ran a fun, creative competition for the learners to “DRESS AS A BOOK TITLE FROM YOUR LIBRARY”.
On Friday, a variety of books came to life in celebration of International World Book day. The 23rd April, Shakespeare’s birthday is a symbolic date for world literature. The objective is to:
Our Eunice ladies showed us how imaginative they could be with a colourful and creative display of titles using make up, props and craft skills. Titles that were interpreted were “The Butterfly Month”, “13 Little Blue Envelopes” and “Life of Pi” to name a few.
The best dressed were Serena Donachie Gr 8 as “Spud”, Helen Stewardson Gr 9 as “The Forest of Hands and Teeth”, Kalila Stewardson “The Dictionary”, Anien van Niekerk Gr 11 as “The Storyteller” and Wiane Grobler Gr 12 as “Alice in Zombieland”.
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