On Tuesday 21 August, eight very excited Grade 11 Accounting students embarked on a practical accounting adventure. Production cost accounting is one of the sections covered in the Grade 11 syllabus and so, to explore this part of the syllabus, the girls travelled to Mrs Van Heerden’s House where they had to bake and ice cupcakes as part of a practical project.
On Saturday 28 July Mr Eric Goodson (Humanities) and Mrs Tara Jennings (Sciences) arrived on the OWLAG campus for two weeks of collaborative interaction with the staff and students. Both colleagues were here, primarily, to work on creating collaboration opportunities with the staff of OWLAG.
As a team determined to be reckoned with, the OWLAG girls positioned their political pillar from the onset. Their central argument called for the use of HFCT in industries based on our platinum reserves advantage.
“I was looking for smart, bright, giving, resilient, kind and open-hearted young girls who had the ‘it’, a factor that means you keep going no matter what”, said Oprah Winfrey, Founder of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) during her commencement address at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism in May.