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21st Birthday Celebration Invitation
Bookings for the Gala Dinner on 2 March 2013 can be made with Catherine Brodie on 044 382 6506 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click on this link to open the Invitation.
School Programme for Friday, 1 March 2013
This programme is for Oakhill students only. Parents please note that school closes at 12:00 on the day. Click on this link to view the detailed programme for the day.
There will also be an Art Exhibition displaying works of past students at the Knysna Mall, above Mugg & Bean, which opens at 17:30. The Mini Film Festival opens at the same venue at 19:00, featuring: Jeremy Frost, Keira Spilsbury, Erastus Ruthven, Patrick Spilsbury, Jemma Eyre, Keegan Jansen and Kale Jansen.
Community Programme for Saturday, 2 March 2013
This programme is for the entire Oakhill community. This programme will run on Saturday morning in conjunction with the Old Oaks Sports Programme (see below). Click on this link to view the detailed Community Programme.
Old Oaks Sports Programme for Saturday, 2 March 2013
This programme is for Old Oaks and current students. Please make bookings in advance with Dave Pryke at the school on 044 382 6506 or via email email@example.com. Click on this link to view the Sports Programme for the day.
Headmaster’s Birthday Celebration Speech
Facts from 1992
- President of the United States George H. W. Bush meets with President of Russia Boris Yeltsin at Camp David, where they formally declare that the Cold War is over.
- White South Africans vote in favour of political reforms which will end the apartheid regime and create a power-sharing multi-racial government.
- United States presidential election, 1992: Bill Clinton is elected the 42nd President of the United States.
- The Church of England votes to allow women to become priests.
- Elizabeth II describes this year as an annus horribilis (horrible year), due to various scandals damaging the image of the Royal Family, as well as the Windsor Castle fire.
- The first SMS message is sent over the Vodafone GSM network in the United Kingdom.
- The Prince and Princess of Wales publicly announce their separation.
- On November 23 Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer is born.
- South Africa competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time since 1960 at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
- McDonalds opens first McDonalds in Beijing China.
- On February 22 Rockers Kurt Corbin (Nirvana) and Courtney Love (Hole), wed.
- On February 27 Tiger Woods, 16, becomes the youngest PGA golfer in 35 years.
- Songs released in 1992: I will always love you (Whitney Houston), Smells like teen spirit (Nirvana), Bed of Roses (Bon Jovi), Under the bridge (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Headmasters of Mine (Jeffrey Gaines), Tears in heaven (Eric Clapton), Don’t let the sun go down on me (George Michael and Elton John), It’s my life (Dr Alban), Layla (Eric Clapton).