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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 07 December 2014

December 2014 Newsletter

The December 2014 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 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.

Posted 25 November 2014

Class of 1955 – 60 Year Reunion

1955 matriculants interested in a 60year get together in 2015. Please contact Laurie Lourens

Posted 23 November 2014

Class of 1975 - 40 Year Reunion in 2015

It is time to reunite and celebrate 40 short years! If you have not yet received an eMail about the reunion please contact Heidi Engelbrecht or 0219051205 or 0827805367.

Posted 23 November 2014

Gordon Law Wing

The new Gordon Law wing was officially opened on Monday evening, 10 November, at SACS High School. 8 New Classrooms and an ablution block.
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Posted 23 November 2014

Class of 1960 – 55 Year Reunion

The dates are 4th, 5th and 6th December 2015. The organizing committee comprises of Kenneth Marcus, Jimmy McQueen, Cliff Rutherfoord, Peter Trebble

Posted 05 May 2014

SACS Old Boys' Running Club

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

Posted 17 March 2014

OBU Committee 2014

The SACS Old Boys' Union held their annual AGM on Wednesday 26th February 2014. The following Committee was elected.

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

Confirmation of Honorary Life President
Trevor Fish (’69)

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Posted 24 November 2014

Greg Bank ('85) on Everest

Greg Banks (‘85) climbed to the Base Camp of Mount Everest in the Himalayas a month ago. He said it was filled with terrifying but awesome experiences and stupendous views. Well done Greg on such a massive achievement.
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Posted 24 November 2014

James Espey ('60) - Author of  "Making Your Marque"

SACS Old Boy James Espey who  received an OBE from Her Majesty last year recently released his book “Making Your Marque”.

See the book reviews from The Huffington Post, Spiritz Magazine, GSB Newsletter.

This publication is available for sale on Amazon.com and  can also be ordered through the OBU office.

Posted 24 November 2014

Old Boys' Union Tie Ceremony

On Friday 21st November, the OBU held the annual Matric OBU Tie Ceremony. 2010 Head Prefect, Gareth Schumann hands his brother, Robert his OBU tie at the 2014 Matric OBU Tie ceremony.

Posted 24 November 2014

Sebastien Rousseau (’08)

Congratulations to Sebastien Rousseau who emerged as the rising star from Glasgow, picking up four bronze medals.
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Posted 24 November 2014

Old Quads' Golf Day

The Old Quads Golf Day took place on Friday 26 September at Royal Cape Golf Club.
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Posted 23 November 2014

Armistice Day

11th of the 11th  at 11am.
The Last Post being played in the Memorial Quad.
Photos courtesy of Mark Wilson ('76)
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Posted 23 November 2014

Class 0f '64 - 50 Year Reunion

After 50 years it was awesome to have almost 50% of the class of '64 attending at least one of the commemorative events in September.
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Posted 23 November 2014

Class of '54 - 60 Year Reunion

Some five months ago, a few of our class mates who have remained friends over the years, decided that we just had to make an effort to celebrate our 60th Matric anniversary this year. Some how we had to live up to the legacy set by our beloved class mate and friend, John Ince would inspired so many thousands of the greater SACS family.
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Posted 23 November 2014

Old Boys' Annual Dinner

The 2014 Old Boys dinner was a rip roaring success this year, with tables selling out in record time and last minute arrangements having to be made to accommodate the final count of almost 400 guests.
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Posted 23 November 2014

Perth Reunion

The Perth OBU chapter held their annual dinner on 22 October this year, a touch earlier than normal, to coincide with Geoff Olivier’s visit to Perth.
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Posted 23 November 2014

Wine Tasting Evening

On Thursday 9 October we held our annual Cultural Fusion evening. A spectacular evening was had by all who attended this event, which seems to be growing from strength to strength each year.
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Posted 22 November 2014

Spectemur Agendo Award 2014

The Spectemur Agendo Award recognizes outstanding members of the SACS community. Recipients are primarily old boys, but staff and parents who have had a close association with the school can also be considered in exceptional cases. The award this year is made to Simon Edward John Walker.
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Posted 22 November 2014

Sons of Old Boys in Grade 1

Alan Footman, Chairman of the OBU, with the sons of old boys in grade 1.
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Posted 02 October 2014

SACS High School Prefects for 2015

Zachary Abel
Elliot Avery
Robert Dobie
Jack Forrest
Dylan Hadzigrigoriou
Samuel Holmes
Sihle Lonzi
Stuart Mc Master
Reitumetse Mogoje
Thomas Posen
Gareth Tate
Luke Schooling
Andrew Tucker
Samuel Zimmermann

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