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Windhoek Gymnasium Matric 2023

You had a bear celebrity with a special bear identity, who helped you forget your worries and your strife. Matric is like a rollercoaster ride – often stressful, but with loads of chances to make lasting memories.

Your school's trusty teddy bear buddy was right there, sharing in the experience, and so were your executive head and school leaders … let’s hear from them!


Executive Head: Colette Rieckert

‘It always seems impossible until it is done.’ – Nelson Mandela


Head boy: Levalle Underhill

‘By the grace of God, I am what I am.’ – 1 Corinthians 15:10


Head girl: Mia Burger

‘The best way to predict your future is to create it.’ – Abraham Lincoln


The Class of 2023

In alphabetical order according to surname:

Grade 12 E1

Taralley Awases, Janneman Brand, Mia Burger, Ané de Bruin, Cira de Wet, Janke du Plessis, Jack Fourie, Pieter Fourie, Enrico Gariseb, Herman Gouws, Stella Grobler, Jacques Knouwds, Wessel Kotze, Elandri Kruger, Shané la Cock, Mackelly Loubser, Alrené Odendaal, Hendré Schrader, Elzé Stears, Rebecka Tjituka, JW Visagie, Handré Visser

Grade 12 E2: Mahe Baisako, Anja Botes, Arantxa Cloete, Karsten Diergaardt, Aurelia Hamupenbe, Genevieve Hinda, Penda Iyambo, Jayden Jacobs, Natasha Kapembwa, Varipi Kauejao, Ovauo Kazarako , Dewald la Grange, Chido Machengete, Justine Nangolo, Rachel Shilunga, Richard Slamet, Nicolae Tambrescu, Theo-Hileni Uugwanga, Brittany van Rooyen, Metjiua Zemburuka

Grade 12 E3

Rewaldo Angermund, Genevieve Bantam, Denver Beukes, Paulo Canjulo, Leigh Engelbrecht, Tiana Gogol, Kateline Guilheme, Genuine Hoeseb, Gerhard Janse van Rensburg, Dian Jacobs, Costatino Karunda, Rachelle Klazen, Volker Lensing, Jeysen Nyandoro, Elouise Prinsloo, Basson van der Merwe, Kyle van Wyk, Wicus van Wyk, Sven von Lieres

Grade 12 E4

Otja Auala, Jason Barnard, Garrick Beukes, Rahi da Silva, Peyton Isaacks, Tjekupe Katjazengi, Hilja Uupindi, Amy Links, Carlé Potgieter, Angelina Roos, Danielle van Rhyn

Grade 12 E5

Hage Gaoseb, Kelly-Ann Basson, Carla Celliers, Morgan Cupido, Carina de Brito, Nicholis du Plessis, Jeanri du Toit, Stefan Gildenhuys, Rizia Gillmore, Cara Grobler, Jaden Januarie, Karin Loftie-Eaton, Alberto Koopman, Desiré Moolman, Malenga Mukuka, Mbitjita Ndjavera, Precious Omah, Suramie Qhena-Kambombo, Roar Seiferth, Jessy Shand, Zita Siboli, Levalle Underhill, Rowan van Wyk, Sonovia Vinom, Hannes von Wielligh


The memories we made

Levalle Underhill, Paulo Canjulo and Richard Slamet cheering on the LRC swimmers!


Hannes von Wielligh and Suramie Qhena-Kambombo at the interhouse athletics big brag.


Going all in at the inter-high rugby match!

From left: Alberto Koopman, Genuine Hoeseb, Morgan Cupido, Jessy Shand, Carina de Brito, Rizia Gillmore, Anja Botes and Arantxa Cloete


Elouise Prinsloo, Karin Loftie-Eaton and Mackelly Loubser making the most of the last watermelon festival of their school careers.


Counting down the last few weeks leading up to the matric farewell!

From left: Suramie Qhena-Kambombo, Otja Auala, Jaden Januarie, Denver Beukes, Jayden Jacobs, Rewaldo Angermund and Morgan Cupido


Paulo Canjulo, Elzé Stears, Garrick Beukes and Tiana Gogol enjoy some slushies on a hot day during the Gimmies’ fun sports day.


Wicus van Wyk was a dedicated supporter at the interhouse athletics!


The fun we shared with our teddy

Hanging with the cool kids during break 😎

With Hendré Schrader, Jack Fourie and Handré Visser


Time for a quick pic with the girls between class changes

With Theo-Hileni Uugwanga and Rachel Shilunga


Teddy loves to play cards in the cafeteria!


Mr Mark Rösemann shows Teddy what the hype around Esports is all about.


Karsten Diergaardt shows Teddy the inside of the LRC den.


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