Cover Me includes Maya-Rose Torrao

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I’m a fan of Cover Me, an online music zine based in the USA that points me at tributes. Cover songs not only show appreciation for musical heroes but ensure that their music reaches new generations. I was super pleased to find Knysna’s Maya-Rose Torrao included in their latest article which featured The Decemberists’ album, The Crane Wife. Maya-Rose had … Continue reading

Comedian Rob van Vuuren in Knysna – June 27/28

Rob van Vuuren in Knysna June 27 and 28

“Rob van Vuuren became a comedian by mistake while he was trying to be an actor. It was bound to happen though, if you consider his shortness to awesomeness ratio multiplied by his genius and augmented by the fact that he is a bit of a dick. All the fun at Oakhill School on June 27 & 28 2014. … Continue reading

Interview: Maya-Rose Torrao (Oakhill Student)

Maya-Rose Torrao

Maya-Rose Torrao, a student of Oakhill School in Knysna, competed against 7300 of South Africa’s brightest in the 2012 De Beers English Olympiad. Although the final positions have yet to be determined, she is in the Top 15. That alone equals terrific prizes and makes Knysna proud. We caught up to Maya. This is what she had to say… Q: … Continue reading

Percy Mdala’s Matric Pass Up 21%

Percy Mdala High School in Knysna

Oakhill School, an independent school in Knysna, was asked to collaborate with Percy Mdala to help raise their Matric pass rate for 2011. All 24 candidates who attended extra lessons at Oakhill passed their final examination and twenty candidates met the minimum requirements for Bachelor Degree Studies, two attained a Diploma pass and two achieved a Higher Certificate pass. 66% … Continue reading

Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival 2012

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Oakhill, a private school in Knysna, have recently begun playing Water Polo in the Knysna Waterfront, making it the only “Open Water” polo pool in Africa. On the weekend of the 10th to 12th of February 2012 they will be hosting a Water Polo festival in the Knysna Waterfront. This will be an event like non other, making it exciting … Continue reading