Archive | December, 2017

Whole high school

A Farewell to Our Beloved High School

This issue of the Imhoff Indaba is dedicated to the memory of our high school which closes on 8 December 2017. The teachers and students who have passed through the high school would love you all to read our thoughts on what the high school has meant to us. We would like the greater school […]

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High school faculty 2017

College of Teachers appreciation and acknowledgment of our High School

The College of Teachers would like to express our appreciation for and acknowledgement of each and every High School staff member, student and parent whose lives have been influenced by the extremely difficult decision taken to close our Imhoff Waldorf High School. We recognise and are immensely grateful for the manner in which our High […]

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Rocky Horror

A Tribute to the High School, by Joy Levin

The closing of the high school this year was one of the saddest events in Imhoff Waldorf history. The strength and character that had been built by both the teachers and students had a flavor that was so special for our beautiful valley. The vibe on the campus had a sweet, relaxed teenage energy where […]

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4Janis

Reflection by Janis Merand, Class 9 Guardian and Drama teacher

I started at Imhoff Waldorf high school during 2010 – in the little goat shed – teaching isiXhosa to class 8. That was our feisty, argumentative, inspiring pioneering class who have since Matriculated, the only class to do so at Imhoff Waldorf high school. In those days it was just Carol, Alexandra, Claret and me. […]

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Reflection by Nina Hoffman, Class 8 Co-Guardian and Maths Teacher

At the start of 2016, I launched excitedly into my first teaching job at a large government school in the southern suburbs. While the teaching aspect was (mostly) wonderful, and my learners were (mostly) lovely, I found that I simply did not fit into the punitive and hard environment that was being perpetuated within the […]

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Sandise Ngxumsa

Reflection by Sandise Ngxumsa, Eurythmy Teacher

Imhoff has become a home for me in these past few months. I have learnt a lot from each and everyone in the school not just from the children I teach. I work on a very delicate subject and it requires one to tab into a special realm and space. I have had the pleasure […]

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Class 9 Reflections

  Lisa I have been in this school for eleven years now. I started here when I was four and I’ve never been to any other school. I am so sad and heartbroken that the school is closing down, because I’ve met amazing and kind people here. I’ve had the best years of my life […]

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Class 8 2017

Class 8 Reflections

Reflection on my year at Imhoff Waldorf High School I can’t believe my first and last year here has already come to an end. It feels like just the other day that I came for our tea party orientation thing and I remember exactly how I was feeling. To be completely honest, I wasn’t feeling […]

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Athii in the front, Riane and Yolani behind her

Past Students: Athenkosi Mboyisa

“Don’t cry because it’s over , smile because it happened” – Dr Seuss The strangest thing about looking back at an experience is the fact that you find yourself questioning whether or not you enjoyed it as much as you should have. You wonder if you could have said something differently to make more people […]

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