The Newspaper Quiz is one of many events hosted by the English Teachers’ Society of Lenasia. Our School participates in these events where our learners compete against learners from other schools. The annual Newspaper Quiz was held at the Alpha Primary School in Lenasia on 5 and 6 March.
In the Grade 7 category, our school was represented by Ammaarah Gaffoor (Local News Section). Aneesa Suliman (International News) and Muneeba Laher (Sports).
Alhamdulillah, Ammaarah Gaffoor achieved the highest score in the local news category. Overall, our school took 2nd position in this contest. Al Aqsa Primary School won this section. Lenasia Muslim School came 3rd and Zodiac Primary School were in 4th position. A total of 27 Schools participated in this category.
In the combined Grade 8, 9 and 10 category, our school was represented by both the girls and boys teams. The Girls team comprised Aamirah Hassen (Local News), Fariya Moosa (International News) and Attiya Salajee (Sports). Ahmed Salajee, Suhail Jeena and Uwais Kathrada were members of our Boys team.
Aamirah Hassen and Fariya Moosa obtained the highest scores in their respective sections.
Both our teams performed very well. Alhamdulillah, our Girls team won this category. There was a tie for second place between Lenasia Muslim School and SAMA School. Our Boys team came 4th in this category. A total of 12 schools participated in this event.