Thursday, 3 March 2016

3. School Notices - Week 5, Term 1 2016

Altar Servers
Saturday 5th March -  Joseph &  Sebastian Spillane, Max Fatafehi, Elenoa & Halalova Asi
Sunday 6th March -  Cameron Mather, Antonia Black and Sebastian Whiston

Birthday Greetings to:
Max Fatafehi, Jack Hayman, Sebastian Spillane, Hannah Burke, Riley Tuffley, James Jackson and Ruby Macaulay

Book Fair
A big thank you to everyone who has helped make Book Week a great success by either dressing up on Book Character Dress Up day, parents either coming in and reading to classes or helping out at the book fair. The book fair is open tomorrow morning only and will close at lunch time.

Cupcake Competition
Bring along your decorated CUPCAKES 
         on Sunday 6th March 2016.
Prizes for the best decorated.
($20, $15, & $10 Warehouse gift cards)
After the judging CUPCAKES will be sold for $1 each

(Can be dropped off on Sunday or Saturday between 4 – 5pm)

A black Huawei phone has been handed into the office.  If you have lost a phone, come and check if it is yours.

Home and School
Only 3 more sleeps to go till the Food Fair.  They are nearly all sorted but would like the loan of 2 waffle makers and 2 rice cookers.    If anyone has one of these items, can they please contact Rachel Fowler on 027 237 8234 asap.

The cakes for the cake wheel and cupcakes can be dropped off at school on Saturday (to the hall) between 4.00 - 5.30 pm or Sunday morning before 10.30 am.
Each class has been assigned a job or activity to do on the day.
NE/Yr 1 - selling drinks
Yr 2/3 - rubbish collection
Yr 4 - cupcake competition
Yr 5 - Tug of War
Yr 6 - Cake Wheel
Yr 7 - Face Painting
Yr 8 - Activities on the field like gumboot throwing, sack races, bouncy castle (gold coin donation)

ICAS Exams - Yr 3-8
Today the children in Yr 3-8 will have a letter in their bags regarding the 2016 ICAS examinations. If your child is interested in sitting this exam, please return the notice back to the school office by Wednesday 30th March.

Polar Fleeces
A limited number of our new polar fleeces are now in stock in the uniform shop at school.  If you have pre-ordered a polar fleece, please see Mr Rzepecky in the office.  The price for sizes 4-12 is $46.00 and the price for sizes xs - 2XL is $52.00

Summer Sports Draw
Cricket - Saturday 5th March
4th Grade - St Joseph's v Valley Gold at SKC 1
5th Grade - St Joseph's v Albion Green at SKC Artificial 2

Senior Swimming Sports - we only have 4 time keepers for our swimming sports on Wednesday.  If we do not get our quota of time keepers, we will have to postpone our sports because all races have to be timed as we are required to send timed results away for the North Otago swimming sports. Any prospective time keepers will be shown what to do on the day.  Please let Mrs Souness know if you can help. A copy of the swimming letter is included on another page in the blog.

Junior Swimming - Yr 1-3

These are the dates for swimming for term 2.  We are doing the swim for life programme which covers 10 lessons.  The dates are:
May - Monday 9th, Wednesday 11th, Friday 13th, Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th, Friday 20th,
           Monday 23rd, Wednesday 25th and Friday 27th
June - Wednesday 1st

Winter Sports 
We still require some more coaches for all codes for our winter sports.  Please see Mrs Souness if you are interested in coaching.  The Sports Committee will be meeting in 2 weeks time to look at numbers and coaches for our teams.

Community Notices 
  • Galleon Family Complex Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday 26th March at the Galleon Family complex at 9.00 am.  Special prize eggs to be found.

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