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Current and past Newsletters are now available to download.

Click here to go to the download section to download the latest SACS OBU Newsletter. You will need Adobe Reader.

Please be aware that you will need a password to download the Newsletter. If you do not have one, you can contact OBU offices.

Welcome to the SACS Old Boys' Union

Welcome to the South African College Schools Old Boys' Union Website. This site aims to provide information to union members related to the school, the union and networking opportunities.

The OBU now has an online shop that sells all the Old Boys' memorabilia. Visit www.sacsobushop.co.za for SACS Old Boy ties, shirts, jerseys, jackets and more...

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Posted 14 May 2015

Class of 1955 – 60 Year Reunion

The organising committee of the 1955 – 60th Reunion are looking for the following Old boys. If any one can help with the whereabouts of the following Old boys, please contact Laurie Lourens
BASS Barry,
BREMER Donald A,
FULLER  Clive,
GERSH Errol J, 
PADFIELD  Michael,
PARSONS Michael,
RENTZSKE  Leopold R,

Posted 03 May 2015

April 2015 Newsletter

The April 2015 Newsletter is here! Click here to go to the newsletter download section. Please contact the OBU office (+27 21 6891829) for a password if you do not have one.

Posted 29 April 2015

Notice of General Meeting of the OBU 


Dear Members of the SACS Old Boys Union

Your attendance at this General Meeting would be appreciated, as we will be proposing the following amendments to the SACS OBU Constitution and the SACS Foundation Deed of Trust.

read the proposed amendments

Posted 28 April 2015

Future OBU Annual Dinner Venue 

For the past number of years we have held the annual OB dinner at Simons Restaurant, Groot Constantia. Whilst every effort has been made to accommodate the growing numbers of OB’s who attend these dinners, it has become increasingly difficult to squeeze everybody into this venue (last year saw the numbers swell to almost 400).

With this in mind, the Committee investigated a number of alternatives prior to last year’s dinner, but were unable to find a venue which meets all of the criteria required; ie. ability to seat 400+ guests, excellent quality and value for money food and a suitable ambiance. For historical reasons we have, however, always excluded one oft suggested venue, that of Kelvin Grove

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osted 28 April 2015

Young Old Boys' Pizza and Beer/Coke Evening

Classes 2010 to 2014

Come and join old school mates and meet up with some of your past teachers,
and enjoy a couple of beers/cokes and a few slices of pizza!

Date: Friday 8 May 2015
Venue: Brodie Room, Old Boys Pavilion
Time: 5.30 to 7.30
Dress: Strictly Old Boys' Tie (No entry without your OB Tie)

For catering purposes please RSVP to Sandy: 021 6891829.

Posted 3 March 2015

SACS OBU Committee 2015 / 2016

The following Old Boys were elected onto the Old Boys’ Union Committee at the AGM held in February:

Alan Footman (’74) – Chairman
John Loydell (’65) – Treasurer
Geoff Olivier (’65) – Minute Secretary
Ken Ball (Headmaster HS)
Francois Nel (Headmaster JS)
Vito da Silva (’94)
Kumesh Moodely (’97)
Richard Meyer (’97)
Ryan McMillan (’97)
Alex McLeod (’97)
Marc Wighard (’02)
Chad Roberts (’08)
Josh McMillan (’12)

Posted 12 January 2015

SACS Old Boys' Running Club

Please join us for our weekly runs every Thursday at 6pm at the SACS top water polo pool.

Posted 28 November 2014

Class of 1965 – 50 Year Reunion

On the 17th September 2015 and a day or two each side will be the 1965 class reunion. We have been very successful in building a database of all our class except for Michael duToit Hoffman and Raymond John Owen both ex Rosedale boys - can you help in finding them? That will make it 100%!

1965 left a wonderful legacy to SACS - 3 Rhodes Scholars, 2 Yale Scholars, 1 Spectemur Agendo Award  and 2 much loved teachers; Simon Perkin and Geoff Olivier. Contact Keith Elkin 072 112 3532 or  021 683 7022.

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Posted 28 April 2015

Sons of Old Boys Starting at SACS

Sons of Old Boys on their first day at the Junior School with their dads.
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Posted 28 April 2015

Class of '65 Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

The class of 1965 celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The most outstanding feature of this class is its academic success. Apart from 3 Rhodes scholars, 2 Yale Scholars and 1 Spectemur Agendo award it produced 8 university professors. This from the 85 boys in matric or nearly 10% of the class.
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Posted 28 April 2015

Tribute to Lionel Cohen ('33)

Lionel George Cohen, had rich and long life. It was as rich as it was long, and he passed away having reached his century... which is a fitting paradigm for someone who was such a passionate cricketer in his early years. 
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Posted 28 April 2015

SACS Old Boys' Golf Day Report

On a perfect early Autumn day, 22 Old Boy (and friends) Four-Balls teed off at the Westlake Golf Club. Clear Blue skies and very little South Easter to contend with, we hoped for some long hitting from the tees and good clean chips as well as the possibility of a Hole-in-one.
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Posted 28 April 2015

Summer Games Report

A good time was had by the two Cricket teams and four Water Polo teams vs the school on Monday 23 March towards the end of the 1st school term.
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Posted 28 April 2015

High School Hockey and Rugby Fixtures

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Posted 12 March 2015

Mazinter Cup Waterpolo Results for 2015

Results from the Mazinter cup held on 11 March 2015.
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Posted 11 March 2015

Chairman's Report 2015

The Chairman, Alan Footman ('74), delivered his report for the year at the OBU AGM on 25 February 2015.
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Posted 8 March 2015

Professors David Ashman and Geoff Pasvol (’65) Visit SACS

David Ashman and Geoff Pasvol, two retired 1965 matric professors, came to talk to Simon Perkin's matric History class.
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