The 114th annual Interhouse Athletics Championships took place on Wednesday 3 August, on Rice and Mitchell Fields, with our young athletes competing in a number of track and field events in their respective houses.
The Johannian Community is saddened to learn of the passing of John Stuart Kane-Berman (Head of Alston 1963).
St John’s Prep hosted their annual Polar Bear Swim, taking to the icy waters of Long Walk Pool to help raise funds for the completion of the new Aquatics Centre, raising enough money to get Stuart West, Executive Headmaster at St John's College, and Lester Lalla, Preparatory Headmaster into the freezing water.
South Africa was sad to learn of the passing of well-known film and entertainment critic and print and broadcast journalist Barry Ronge. Barry was renowned for being bravely outspoken and was internationally respected for his wit and intellect. What is less widely known is that Barry taught English and Afrikaans at St John’s College from 1969 to 1971.
Joshua Boulle (UV Clayton), First XV Captain and his outside centre partner Joel Leotlela (UV Nash) have been selected for the SA Schools Rugby squad, the first time in the history of St John's that two players have been selected.
St John's College and the Old Johannian Association are proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 Golden Eagle Award that was conferred to three deserving Old Johannians on Gaudy Day in recognition and celebration of the extraordinary impact they have made in South Africa and internationally.
It was wonderful welcoming our Old Johannians and greater community back to St John’s for Gaudy Day after two Covid years.
How a “Half” inspired the “Whole” ... the story of the origin of the St John's College First Rugby Team “Half” Jersey.
Sihle Simelane (UV Fleming) addressed his peers at a youth-led assembly as part of our Youth Month celebrations. 5fm's #5Breakfast was there to broadcast his message live to South Africa.
While it is true that one game doesn’t make a season, one game can certainly make a season memorable. For any Johannesburg school, a trip out to a Pretoria-based school often carries with it a sense of nervousness.