Term 1 2024 News Bulletin

Inter house Athletic Competition 

La Salle School is dedicated to offering its learners opportunities to unleash their potential in academic and extracurricular activities. 

In line with this, La Salle School sports department came up with competitive and fun inter house sporting competition held on Tuesday, 26th of March 2024, which brought together learners in kindergarten, primary and junior as well as staff in marking the end of term 1 2024 in enthralling style.

Learners are enlisted in blue, red, purple and yellow houses. Each house has a teacher as the patron and a pupil as the captain, thus offering the learners avenues to hone their leadership ability.

The house teams renewed their rivalry as learners took to the arena to showcase their athletic prowess in the 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, and relay races. Other activities of the day included tug of war, sack race, spoon and egg race and potato race.

Such sporting competitions not only enhance learners’ physical wellbeing, but also enabled us spot athletic talents among them.

La Salle School Bags 19 medals in the Taekwondo Tournament

La Salle Catholic School taekwondo team garnered a total of 19 medals in the interschool taekwondo tournament held at CID training school on Saturday, March 9th, 2024.

The players were grouped according to age and weight.

Jayson Mwanzia and Edward Ngacha won a gold medal each in the 10-12 years and 7-9 years categories, respectively. 

Emmanuel King Mwangi, Kyle Kinyanjui, Liam Jude Njoroge, Johari Nick Ng’uono, Ethan Uimbia, and Lisa Njuki won a silver medal each. 

Those who won a bronze medal were Austin Ayugi, Jordan Kibet, Pio Kagiri, Liam Mutai, Leo Njuki, Jelani Kizito Macharia, Eliakim Ndemo, Naythan Awana, Reyne Atieno Kihara, Adams Kiprotich and Liam James Gikebe.

Our taekwondo team finished in the 6th position overall out of 9 schools. House of Grace, Brightstar, Lebon, Nawir, Kinderworld, Brookhaven, Beacon of Hope, and St. Scholastica participated in this tournament.

David, our taekwondo coach, noted that his team embraced discipline, excellence, and sportsmanship throughout the tournament, and he is proud of the performance.

Results for Soccer and basketball Friendly Matches

La Salle School registered impressive results against Jonathan Gloag Academy in the friendly (soccer and basketball) matches played at Gloag's ground on Saturday, February 17th, 2024.

La Salle soccer teams comprise under 7, under 9, under 11, and under 13. The under-7 won all two games, the under-9 won one game and drew one, and the under-11 won two, drew one, and lost one.

In the basketball matches, we won one and lost one.

Next 

We hosted Precious Gems School on Saturday, February 24th, 2024, for soccer-friendly matches and our school performed well. 

They lost one game in the under-13 category and drew one game in the under-11 category.

Swimming Gala

10 swimmers from our school made us proud in the age group round one swimming championship held on Saturday, February 17th, 2024, at Consolata School Westlands, Nairobi.

2024 World Scholar's Nairobi Regional Round

La Salle Catholic School has qualified for the global round of the prestigious academic program known as the World Scholar's Cup after a stunning performance in the 2024 Nairobi regional round.

La Salle Catholic School was position 4 overall out of 50 schools (3,000 total participants) in the Nairobi Regional round of the World Scholar's Cup held at Light Academy, Nairobi, and Bomas of Kenya.

Some of our learners were the best in junior, super junior, and senior categories in debating, the scholar's challenge, and collaborative writing. More details on the events.  The World Scholar's Cup · Team Events (scholarscup.org)

The number of learners who participated in the 2024 World Scholar's Nairobi Regional round from our school increased from 57 in 2023 to 71 in 2024.

Out of 71 learners from our school, 66 of them qualified for the global round of the World Scholar's Cup, which is scheduled for in the months of June, July, August, September, and December. The 2024 Global Rounds will take place in Baku, Kuala Lumpur, Stockholm, Seoul, Dalian, Bangkok, Auckland, and Dubai. 

Read more below:

The World Scholar's Cup · Global Rounds (scholarscup.org)  

Term 1 2024 News Bulletin