Professor Revil Mason is the recipient of this year’s Golden Eagle Award. Professor Mason is a renowned archaeologist whose most significant legacy is the unearthing of the history of Johannesburg, long before the discovery of gold, and making it easily accessible to those outside academia.
St John's College thanked and recognised Mr Dru Gnodde (OJ, Thomson, 1946) as a benefactor and past Chairman of Council, and the Gnodde Family for their generous contribution to St John's over the years with the naming of The Gnodde Indoor Cricket Centre.
St John’s College honoured Old Johannian Mr Owen Nkumane by naming the terraces above Burger Field The Owen Nkumane Terraces at Gaudy Day.
St John's College looks forward to you joining us on Saturday 13 July 2019 for Gaudy Day.
Since time immemorial, the St George flag has been flown from the College Clock Tower on Fridays. This morning, during a dignified ceremony observed by the College community, the St George flag was lowered for the last time.
An excited bunch of boys and staff from St John's Prep boarded buses to Soweto early on 11 June as part of their Youth Day celebrations.
Thomas Mahlomotja has been a familiar friendly face to many Johannians over the years. Thomas joined The Johannian Club from the Sandton Sun back in 1991 and took up his position behind the bar in The Boar’s Head.
The St John’s Prep boys, staff and honoured guests attended the “groundbreaking” ceremony of the new Prep building this morning, an exciting state-of-the-art facility that will serve the Johannian Community for years to come.
Mr Bob Bell (OJ, 1945, Thomson; Sixth Form, 1946), St John’s College’s oldest living rugby captain, has passed away at the age of 91.
Elizabeth Camilla Macfarlane (Kim, Kimmy, Timmie), beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully at the age of 82 years on 4 April 2019 in Sherwood House, Kenilworth, Cape Town.
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Norman McFarland yesterday afternoon. “Legend” is a horribly overused word, but Norman was a truly great schoolmaster who had a profound and lasting influence, not only on the young men that he taught but also on so many of his colleagues.
St John's College is proud to announce the appointment of Mr Stuart West as the new Executive Headmaster who will pick up the reins in January 2020.