Interact

awesome sculptures made from food cans

awesome sculptures made from food cans

Through the Art South Africa Facebook page, I followed a link to a very interesting website called Inhabitat. On this website we find a perfect combination of art and community service. In New York City a canned food architecture event, Canstruction, is celebrating its 20th edition.  This annual competition features stacked can sculptures by architecture, design and engineering firms as well as[Read More…]

by February 5, 2013 Interact, Visual Art
next meeting

next meeting

Slowly, but surely everything gets going again. Our first Interact meeting for 2013 will take place next week Wednesday, 6 February, straight after school, in the Art Room.  After a slow start last year, we hope to be really active this year. All Grade 10’s to 12’s are welcome to join us.  Please bring your enthusiasm, brilliant ideas and energy.[Read More…]

by January 30, 2013 Interact
Interact birthday

Interact birthday

On Tuesday night our Interact committee had the privilege to experience a real Rotary meeting.  Tuesday 6th November marks the 50th anniversary of Interact.  Rotary Club of Cape of Good Hope celebrated this at their meeting that evening and me, along with a few of the office bearers, were invited by Mr Richard Parsons, to join them that evening as their guests.    The club met[Read More…]

by November 7, 2012 Interact
dragon boat races

dragon boat races

On Saturday 27th October the Rotary Club, Cape of Good Hope, had its main fund-raising effort, the Dragon Boat Regatta, at the Imperial Yacht Club at Zandvlei. Our Interacters were asked to supervise a jumping castle which was made available for the young spectators who attended the day with their parents.  I am pretty sure that none of the Interacters quite[Read More…]

by October 31, 2012 Interact
interact conference

interact conference

On Saturday morning I joined a few of our Interacters at an inter-club conference.  What a wonderful privilege.  A 100 plus teenagers came together voluntarily on a Saturday morning at 8h00 at the beginning of a long weekend with the sole purpose of discussing how they could serve the community. We learnt a lot, made valuable contacts and had a lot[Read More…]

by September 25, 2012 Interact
Interact gets started

Interact gets started

We have launched our Interact club at the beginning of this term with a group of 15 very keen and enthusiastic learners.  The group has now met twice and came up with some ideas. We are starting off with a few small ongoing projects: recycling – we would like to create a recycling awarenes in our school community.  Each class will[Read More…]

by August 7, 2012 Interact