Saturday 19th December - Elizabeth & Samuel Plieger, Matthew Gough and Isabella McNaught
Sunday 20th December - Ellie Jorgensen, Stephanie & Sylvia Lavrijsen and Joel Kunnethedan
Thursday 24th December (Christmas Vigil) - 5.00 pm
Elizabeth, Nicholas & Samuel Plieger and Ben Cullimore
Friday 25th December (Christmas Day) - to be announced
Saturday 26th December - Elenoa & Halalova Asi, Seth Sinclair, Elizabeth & Samuel Plieger
Sunday 27th December - Jerome & Michael Misiloi and Tess McAtamney
Saturday 2nd January - Indya & Mackenzie Cunningham, Ben Cullimore and Joshua Criddle
Sunday 3rd January - Rhea Ratgali, Joel Kunnethedan, Seth Bartley, Grace Keno and Ellie Jorgensen
Saturday 9th January - Joseph & Sebastian Spillane and Max Fatafehi
Sunday 10th January - Ellie Jorgensen, Stephanie & Sylvia Lavrijsen and Joel Kunnethedan
Saturday 16th January - Elizabeth & Samuel Plieger, Matthew Gough and Isabella McNaught
Sunday 17th January - Laura & Cameron Mather, Antonia Black and Sebastian Whiston
Saturday 23rd - January - Elenoa & Halalova Asi, Lachlan Brookes and Seth Sinclair
Sunday 24th January - Jerome & Michael Misiloi, Tess McAtamney and Ellie Jorgensen
Saturday 30th January - Indya & Mackenzie Cunningham, Ben Cullimore and Joshua Criddle
Sunday 31st January - Rhea Ratgali, Grace Keno, Seth Bartley and Joel Kunnethedan
Jack Cameron, Ben Taufa, Grace Keno, Mia Cant, Samuel McNaught, Daniel Jorgensen, Sunny Tian, Aaliyah Meikle, Te Iriarangi Kelly-Heke, Courtney Kershaw, Willow Bartlett, Elizabeth Plieger, Ivy-Belle Mestrom, Maddison Bleach, Vannisah Ramu, Isabella McNaught, Holly Cartlidge, Ruby McNaught, Eva Harrex and Michael Woodhouse.
Congratulations to Fritz Arsi and Keane and Zyanya Pe who became New Zealand citizens last week.
Tomorrow we will farewell the following Yr 8 families who will leave St Joseph's. We thank them for their contribution to our school and wish them all the best.
- Bleach, Cullimore, Dickie, Haynes, Kunnethedan, McAtamney, Rintoul, Tierney and Wallace.
Home and School
We have only had a handful of replies returned for the 2016 Food Fair. Please email the school office with your reply to firstname.lastname@example.org There is a food fair meeting on Thursday 4th February at 7.30 pm in Ruma Koru.
We have started a Facebook page which will keep you informed of any updates of what is happening, meeting dates and requests for help. Go to this link to log on.
There will be no school lunches available in week 1 of term 1.
School Swimming Dates
A reminder about that we will have senior school swimming for years 4-8 on the first Friday back on February 5th February. Monday 8th February is a public holiday (Waitangi Day) and there will be senior swimming on Tuesday 9th to Friday 12th February inclusive.
Stationery lists and School Reports
Please check your child's bag for next years stationery list and school report.
Scholastic Book Club
We are looking for a volunteer to run the Scholastic Book Club as Maria Dickie is stepping down after a few years as her children are finishing school. Thank you for all your valuable time Maria which has been much appreciated. Please leave your name at the office if you are interested.
There is no school mass tomorrow morning and it will resume again next year.
Thursday 17th December timeline
- 10.45 to 11.30 am - parent thank you morning tea in Ruma Koru (staff room)
- 11.30 am - leadership roles for 2016 announced
- 11.45 am - 12.35 pm - final assembly and carols in the hall
- 12.35 pm - school finishes for 2015
The shop will be open on Friday 29th January from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm and Monday 1st February from 8.30 to 9.00 am. If you require any further information, please ring Adele on 027 434 3338
Have a wonderful Christmas and a restful holiday and we look forward to seeing you all in 2016.