Thursday, 3 November 2016

3. School Notices - Week 4, Term 4 2016

QUOTE FOR THE WEEK

'One kind word can change someone's entire day' 

Altar Servers
Saturday 5th November - Joseph & Sebastian Spillane, Elizabeth & Samuel Plieger
Sunday 6th November - Antonia Black, Cameron Mather, Sebastian Whiston and Morgan Baillie

Birthday Greetings to:

Paolo Mordeno, John Orillo, Aura Wilson, Aedrick Perez, Zeth Rollan, James Bremner and Cushla Bridges.

Athletics 
Seniors - On Monday, our students aged 8 years and up competed in our senior athletics day on a beautiful fine day.  Well done to all of you who participated with great sportsmanship and competitiveness.  Trophy presentations will be held tomorrow at Kotuitui at 2.30 pm.  Thank you to all the parents who came and helped out on the day. Click the link to view photos.  Senior Athletics
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Photo: Juniors - Today the junior students competed in their
junior school activities in opposite conditions to the seniors where light showers made their appearance. The Yr 8's coordinated various games like sprints, long jump, shot put, dodge ball, relays, octopus and noodle tag. Click the link to view photos.  Junior Athletics

Cricket Draw - Saturday 5th November 
4th Grade A - St Joseph's v Kurow - St Kevin's Artificial 2
4th Grade B - St Joseph's v Albion Gold - St Kevin's Artificial 1

Cricket for Yr 5 and 6
On Wednesday, Francois and Sam from North Otago Cricket came and did a skills session with our Yr 5 & 6 students which included catching and passing balls, quick reflexes and a batting game. Click the link for more photos. Cricket - Yr 5 and Yr 6 Skills
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Congratulations
Well done to the following students who have been selected in the North Otago Touch Rugby Rep teams. They are travelling down to Balclutha on Sunday to play in a trial tournament for the Otago Touch Rugby team.  Good luck to all.
U12 girls - Grace Keno and Tessa Souness
U12 boys - Hotili Asi and Max Fatafehi
U14 girls - Antonia Black, Georgia Fox and Tegan Souness
U14 boys - Jacob Fowler, Sam Keno and Taine Stewart-Cooper

Nacho Lunch
Today the Home and School sold nachos for lunch which made a nice change for the lunch box and talking from personal experience, they were very yummy.  Thank you Home and School and to the parents who helped with the distribution.

School Photos
Were distributed yesterday so please have a look in your child's bag. Any orders need to be handed in to the school office by Friday 11th November.  The choir photo can be viewed in the office.

Welcome
We warmly welcome Denise Caponpon who started school this week to our Yr 8 class.

Yr 8 Camp
Good luck to our Yr 8's as they head away to their Stavely camp on Monday for the week.

Community Notices 
  •   Lorraine Fodie Ballet Class Enrolments for 2017 - Are you keen for your daughters to experience the art of ballet, gain self confidence, coordination, poise, musical awareness and also a great sense of enjoyment through movement?  If so please contact Lorraine Fodie on 434 6288 or 022 0452 123 for further information.
  • Waitaki Community Gardens - are collaborating to help local children learn what to do next.  'Lets take your Little Garden to the Big Garden' is a community event for all ages that will be held from 4.00 to 6.00 pm on Friday 11th November.  Children can bring their New World Little Garden along on the day and educational activities will be provided by the staff and volunteers at Waitaki Community Gardens located on Chelmer Street opposite the Resource Recovery Park.

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