News from Abroad and Plans for the Website

A recent e-mail received from Ed Rossler (Glenwood 1952) gave the following news: “I was at Glenwood High for the years 1949 to 1952 and have recently, quite by chance, bumped into Kenny Glasspool in France. He was head prefect in 1952 and we spent a long time reminiscing on our days at Glenwood.” Ed […]

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Update on Glenwood’s Oldest Oldboy

The following e-mail was recently received from Ronald Duff of the class of 1957, in response to the article that appeared on this page in April of this year. “I was saddened to note whilst viewing Glenwood High School’s excellent website, in the Glenwood Old Boys section the death of Arthure Lawrence Gibson (therein identified […]

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Dr Richard Scheffer Visits Glenwood After 35 Years

It was by mere coincidence that I came to learn of Dr. Richard Scheffer.My involvement with the Highway Hospice was the catalyst.Dr. Sarah Fakroodeen, Junior Medical Director of the Hospice had invited Dr. Scheffer to be the keynote speaker at the Hospice Seminar on Palliative Medicine at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine held […]

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Old Boys’ Day 2002

Here are some of the sights and scenes from Glenwood’s Old Boys’ Day 2002. The Old Boys’ Dinner Old Boys’meet and chat about old times. A most social chance to get reacquainted Old Boys all looking very smart for the occassion…. …. and tucking into the dinner. Table 1 of 2002 Mr John Knipe (MC), […]

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Death of Glenwood’s Oldest (?) Old Boy

Arthure Lawrence Gibson passed away in April 2002 at the age of 93. Arthur attended the Technical High School from 1922 – 1923. In 1924 he joined the City Engineers Department where he spent his entire working career, retitring as the Personal Assistant to the City Engineer in 1970. Immediately thereafter he was appointed to […]

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SUNDOWNER FUNCTION

The Friday night ‘Sundowner’ function will resume this Friday, 1 June, in the Mike Turrell Pavilion. We would like to encourage old boys, parents and friends of Glenwood to come along and enjoy the camaraderie from 5.00pm to 7.30pm – Dress: Smart Casual.

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Victory on Old Boys’ Day

Old Boys’ Day yesterday, saw St. Stithians College from Johannesburg bringing Rugby, Basketball, Debating and other sports teams to Glenwood. Official results will be posted in the coming week. The 1st XV beat the visitors 18-13. Glenwood will be taking teams to St. Stithians in 2002.

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University of Natal Essay Competition

Andrew Pullin, who was in Matric at Glenwood last year (he was also a Prefect, a member of our 1st Debating Team and he obtained an ‘A’ for English in the KZN Senior Certificate exams) has recently been informed that he won an essay-writing competition sponsored by the university. This is excellent news in itself, […]

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