Saturday 7th March - Elizabeth & Samuel Plieger, Tessa Souness and Max Fatafehi
Sunday 8th March - Rhea Ratgali, Kelsey Mills, Emily Hayman and Grace Keno
Birthday Greetings to
Maximus Fatafehi, Jack Hayman, Tess McAtamney, Sebastian Spillane, Riley Tuffley, Jimmy Jackson, Ruby Macaulay, Ofa Tokai and Neveah Aitcheson
Swim Dates for next week
Wednesday 11th March - senior swimming sports for Yr 4-8
Home & School Food Fair
Will be held on Sunday 15th March in the school grounds from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm. We are hoping to see you all there, both as helpers and to buy the yummy food. As you come into school, you will need to buy tickets for the food in which each plate costs $5.00. Eftpos facilities will be available. There will be drinks, cake wheel, face painting, ice cream truck and coffee truck which are all cash only.
For the people donating cakes/scones or other items, (gazebos, waffle machines, etc.) there will be members from the Home & School available on the afternoon of Saturday 14th March from 4.00 to 5.00 pm to collect these items.
Cup cakes for the competition will need to be dropped off on the day in the morning. Judging will be at 12.00 pm and there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Any other donations of $10.00 per family/cakes/scones, please contact Rachel Fowler on 437 1992 or 027 237 8234 or drop the money into the office. We are looking forward to a great day of community spirit and great food tasting.
A reminder that tomorrow is the last day for notifying us if you do not wish for your name, address or phone number to be included in the directory. Thank you.
A reminder to email your ICAS entries to the school office at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday 19th March. Each entry should have the child's name and exam that they are sitting on it. The entry fees for 2015 are: Science, Digital Technology (Computer Skills), Mathematics and English for $8.50 and Spelling costs $10.50
A reminder if your child arrives at school after 9.00 am, please let the office know that your child has arrived at school.
A razor blue scooter with no grip pads was lost last Wednesday. If anybody knows where this scooter is, please contact the office.
Both types of poppies are for sale. The usual red poppy can be bought for a gold coin donation and the other 100 year commemorative poppy can be ordered and costs $6.00. Please let the office know by tomorrow if you would like the commemorative poppy.
Summer Sports Draw
Cricket 4th Grade - Saturday 7th March - St Joseph's v Union at St Kevin's 1
Kiwi Cricket - Fridays at Whitestone Contracting Stadium at 4.00 pm
Touch Rugby - Tuesday 10th March - the draw was unavailable at the time the news blog went to print. Please check the notice board or go to the touch rugby website.
http://www.sportsground.co.nz/nthotagojnrtouch for the draw.
- North Otago Basketball AGM - will be held tonight Thursday 5th March at 7.30 pm at de Geest offices, Main North Road, Oamaru. All new members, new ideas, suggestions welcome.
- Stolen Bike - a blue and black bike with white trim, 26 " mens 18 speed with no handle grips was taken from Oamaru Intermediate School in the weekend. There is a reward for this bike and if you have any information, please contact Tim on 027 5901 069.