United Hebrew Schools established.
1929 – 1936
Day school principle continues to develop.
Zalman Avin teaching a cheder class in Hope Street.
Day school renamed HERZLIA.
Abe Chosack appointed full-time Principal of Herzlia Primary Schools.
1953 – 1973
Four primary schools emerge to meet increasing needs.
Building Fund established
Chief Rabbi Israel Abrahams laying the foundation stone of the new building in Highlands.
First Herzlia formal assembly
Herzlia High School officially opens.
The Herzlia Cadet Band.
Adoption of School Motto: Im Tirzu.
The first day of the new Herzlia Southern Suburbs.
First in-house magazine Herzlia Headlines appears.
Turning of the sod for the new Middle School.
Middle School is opened.
First computer brought into Herzlia system in Constantia.
Establishment of innovative Pre-Sub A Class.
Herzlia ranked top co-educational school in the Cape. Herzlia top-ranking Cape school out of +/- 300.
United Hebrew Schools Golden Jubilee. 50th birthday celebrations.
The Ephroim and Rosie Silverman curriculum unit opened in the High School.
The JJ Glick Learning Centre is opened in the Middle School.
Herzlia appoints its first campus rabbi: Rabbi Eli Kohn.
Grade 7’s are introduced into the Middle School.
The MH Goldschmidt lecture theatre is opened.
The Max and Nina Lipsitz Administration House is opened.
Middle School launches the Inclusion policy.
The Jewish Informal Programme for Students and Youth (JIPSY) is launched.
The Berk Family Swimming Pool Complex is opened at Constantia School.
United Herzlia Schools become an inclusive school.
High School Building Programme is completed: the trilogy – the Stern/Wilder High School hall;
the Silverman Family Science Laboratories and the Rabinowitz/Blumberg Beit Midrash.
The official opening of the Beit Midrash.
The inclusion of the Hebrew pre-primary schools under the United Herzlia Schools umbrella.
Herzlia’s wide area network (WAN) established.
The Sarah Bloch Day Care Centre becomes an arm of the United Herzlia Schools.
Herzlia celebrates its 60th birthday.
Introduction of new multiform.
Unveiling of new sports pavilion at Van Riebeeck Field.
Introduction of SmartBoard technology into Herzlia.
Launch of Renew-A-Classroom Campaign.
David Ginsberg and Geoff Cohen appointed joint CEO’s of United Herzlia Schools.
UMALUSI site visits were conducted at all Herzlia schools. UMALUSI is the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training. All independent schools have to satisfy UMALUSI that they meet very stringent criteria in order to receive provisional accreditation. Various criteria were assessed and Herzlia was delighted that it received the highest ranking for all criteria, accompanied by comments such as “excellent and exemplary” and “of the highest standard.”
Geoff Cohen delivers vision address at staff development workshop
Eliot and Myra Osrin Vocational Unit inaugurated at the High School
United Herzlia Schools/Herzlia Foundation launches its 70th Anniversary Campaign
Four new classrooms are built at the pre-primary schools to accomodate numbers
March 18 – Herzlia honours its committed laypersons at a Heroes
HERZLIA celebrates 70 years of its existence in style. Reunions are held worldwide and in Cape Town
we enjoy a competitive golf day, an inspiring debate, old boys and girls sport matches, united shul services and a glittering and spectacular gala dinner
Big leap in technology across the campuses with WiFi access for all.
Robotics introduced in the Middle school together with their electronic notice board
Weizmann refurbishes its Library
Building commences on Highlands campus Multi-Purpose Hall