Bulawayo Schools

Index

Some of the schools in around Bulawayo include Eveline, Falcon, Gifford, Hamilton, Henry Low, Milton, Northlea, Girls College and Townsend. 

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Eveline and Milton were the first state-maintained high schools in Rhodesia. Milton School started life on the 25th July 1910, named after Sir William Milton, however the buildings situated on Borrow Street Bulawayo, are now home to Milton Junior School. Milton and Eveline were officially opened on the same day by Sir William Milton, his wife Lady Eveline, Sir Charles Coghlan and the Mayor and Town Council.

Eveline High School 

Eveline school swimming team 1961.

Back Row (left to right): B. MORRIS, B. GREEN, M. REA, L. GLEESON, V. NASH, V. McLEROTH,
A. PATTERSON, H. BARROWMAN, D. BANKS, J. BLOWERS, D. SUTCLIFFE.
 
Middle Row (left to right): J. CULLEN J. PETERSON, H. SMITH, S. WINNING, T. BOYCE,
H. STOWE, G. ROBB, E. McLOUGHLIN, L. SCHOFIELD, P. SMITH, P. HIRST.
 
Front Row (left to right) : E. WIGGINGTON, S. BRADLEY, F. PRETORIUS, A. DRUMMOND,
V. SCHOFIELD (Captain), A. WAYLAND, C. FOSTER, N. TOMAN.

The Inter-House Gala was held in November I960 and resulted in a win for Gladstone with Selborne second. The  main gala results were as follows :
 
McDonald Inter-House Cup...................................Gladstone
Pearl Carpenter Relay Cup................................... .Selborne
Senior Championship .......................................... ..V. Schofield
Intermediate Championship ....................................D. Sutcliffe
Junior Championship ..............................................L. Schofield
Aitken Cup (100m. crawl) .....................................D. Sutcliffe
Via Diamond (100m. breast) .................................M. Crozier
Morgan Cup (100m. back) ....................................D. Sutcliffe
Lorraine Howell (Open Diving A) ..........................B. Green
B Section Diving ...................................................M. Crozier
Junior Diving .........................................................E. Peach
Muller Life Saving Cup..........................................D. Williams
Daphne Forbes Life Saving Cup ...........................D. Williams

 
In the Matabeleland Inter-Schools Gala, Townsend came first with Eveline second. The Preliminary Trials were held  in Que Que and Townsend again beat Eveline. The four schools qualifying for the final in Salisbury were Townsend, Eveline, Northlea and Chaplin. In the finals G.H.S. Salisbury beat Townsend by one point. Eveline were only able to  take sixth place with Umtali. Eveline broke five of eleven records in the Finals. Congratulations to the following for breaking them :
 
D. Sutcliffe — 100 yards Back Open A.
M.Rea — 100 yards Crawl Open B and 100 yards Back Open B.
A. Drummond — 50 yards Back Senior B.
Under 15 Crawl Relay team.
 
In the third term, I960 colours were awarded to V. Schofield and in the 1st term, 1961, to F. Pretorius and A.  Drummond.
 
In League results, Eveline won the Under 14 and Under 16 sections and came first in the Overall points with Townsend second.
 
In 1960 a new cup was awarded. It is the Ann Webb Cup for General Proficiency and Progress in Swimming and was  awarded for the first time to V. Schofield.
 
LIFE SAVING AWARDS
 
INTERMEDIATE EXAMINATION:
December, 1960: A. Steyn, H. Stowe, A. Francis, M. Hardy, H. Marshall, S. Schwim, E. Benzon, M. Hellmuth, J. 
 
Manicom, I. Thompson, K. Karlander, A. Shinn, L. Hyman, B. Lerman, N. Toman, J. Baker, C. Cronje,L. Gass, P. Phillips, I. Wood, B. Graaf E. Mclaughlin, C. Foster, M. McGowan.
 
April, 1961 : L. Till, C. West, M. Maine, M. Hendry, E. Herbst, J. Eales, D. Penderleith, P. Hirst, P. de Smidt, P.  Eppel, J. Smart, J. White J. Spiller, C. Torpey, E. Winchester, E. Bakkes, L. Hewlett, A. McGowan, J. Staples, S.  Staples, M. Rea.
 
BRONZE MEDALLION EXAMINATION:
December, 1960: T. Pollard, D. West, T. van Ryneveld, B. Green, A. Smith, Z. Walker, V. Nash, B. Clegg, L. Wordsworth, M. Fraser G. French, S. Allen, M. Searle Smith, J. Bradley, V. McLeroth, S. Maurice, A. Darlow, W. McLean, L. Gleeson, G. Rudman, J. Welgeinoed, J. Peterson.
 
April, 1961 : I. Wood, R. White, J. Brodie, H. Barrowman, A. Francis, H. Marshall, M. Hardy, A. Shinn, E. McLoughlin, E. Benzon, D. Miskin, J. Manicon, B. Lerman, L. Hyman, N. Toman, M. Hellmuth, B. Knapp, M. Curry, V. Lindsey, M. Rossou, A. Wavland, B. Graff, C. Foster, F. Pretorius, N. McDonald, M. McGowan, L. Schofield.
 
BRONZE CROSS:
December, 1960: K. Blizard, T. Francis, E. John, L. Borland, C. John, M. Gibson, J. Blowers, G. Hulett, J. Coupe, M. Cloete, J. Maurice, Y. Smith, H. Smith, V. Schofield.
 
April, 1961 : S. Maurice, W. Maclean, L. Gleeson, D. West, B. Green, V. Nash, B. Clegg, G. French.
 
SCHOLAR INSTRUCTOR'S CERTIFICATE:
December, 1960: J. Maurice, S. Evans, A. Hellmuth, D. Chamberlain, V. Schofield.
 
INSTRUCTOR'S CERTIFICATE:
April, 1961 : V. Schofield, M. Buckley, J. McNeill, L. Meyer, Z. Walker, S. Maurice, E. John.
 
AWARD OF MERIT:
December, 1960: T. Boyee, A. Drummond, V. Schofield.
April, 1961 : V. McLeroth, H. Smith.
 
 
Source: Eveline High School Manual of 1961 which was made available by Lewis Walter.

Extracted and recompiled by Eddy Norris for sole use on Our Rhodesian Heritage Blog which ORAFs administers.

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