Eunice High School (Bloemfontein)

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Eunice High School
Location
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Information
Type Public high school for girls
Motto Vincit qui se vincit
(She conquers who conquers herself)
Established 1875
Staff Mr Paul Cassar (Headmaster)
Information mail@ehs.co.za
Website

Eunice High School is a girls' boarding school in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The language of instruction is English. In 2012 Eunice has been awarded as the top Mathematics and Science school in the Free State province.. [1]

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Originally named the Oranje Vrij Staat Dames Instituut, the school was founded in 1875 on the initiative of the Dutch Reformed Church. The name Eunice is a biblical reference to the mother of Timothy in the New Testament. It is a Greek word meaning “happy victory”. Eunice was founded in the Scottish education tradition. Its first headmistress was summoned from Stirling to replicate Scottish standards and values in Bloemfontein.[citation needed]

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