Thursday, 20 June 2019

3. School Notices - Week 8, Term 2 2019

QUOTE FOR THE WEEK

Altar Servers
Saturday 22nd June - Serah Staju, Luse & Sami Asi and Lachlan Criddle
Sunday 23rd June - Indeg & Nye Jones-Hogan and Lisiate Hausia

Birthday Greetings to
Summer Moriarty, Rolfe Patalbo, Jac Bradley and Atlanta Williams-McDowell

Cleaner Vacancy - St Joseph's School
Our amazing cleaner of 17 years is leaving us and St Joseph's School is looking to employ a part time cleaner for our junior school. You will need a good work ethic and be able to complete your work to a high standard, independently. You will also need to respect the Catholic special character of our school and will need to be police vetted. The days are Monday to Thursday, 3 hours a day between 2.30 and 5.30pm with some extra hours during the school holidays. All our staff get paid at least the living wage. Please contact the school office for a job description office@stjoseph.school.nz. Applications in writing with a CV to the principal by 1st July at principal@stjoseph.school.nz

Home and School
They are holding their monthly meeting on Thursday 4th July at 7.00 pm at the Northstar.  All welcome.
A reminder that Yrs 5/6/7 are on for donations of meals to the Parish Freezer.

Interschools

Next week our intermediate students are involved in either one or two of our annual inter-school exchanges.  The first one is on Tuesday against St Joseph's, Timaru and it involves all the Yr 7 & 8 students.  The interschool is held here at school and starts from 10.00 am and goes to 12.30 pm. Notices have been emailed to all families and a hard copy has been given to the students.  (No permission forms are needed for this interschool, since it is being played at school).

On Thursday, all the Yr 8 students travel down to Mosgiel to compete in an inter-school against St Mary's. There is a number of permission slips and money still outstanding and these need to be paid by tomorrow. Further information regarding this interschool will come out next week so please keep an eye for it.

Jump Jam
On Monday morning we were lucky to have Brett Fairweather - creator of JUMP JAM come and visit us and warm us up with some fun dance/aerobics in the hall.  We felt energised and excited to continue participating in JUMP JAM after the fun they had. To see the children in action, click this link.   JUMP JAM LINK



North Otago Music Festival tickets
Anyone wanting tickets for the music festival are now available at Fenwick School for $8.00 each.

Parent Student Conferences
School interviews will be held on Tuesday 30th July and Monday 4th August from 3.15 to 8.00 pm. Please book your time for you and your child by going to www.schoolinterviews.co.nz and entering the code rexwq otherwise notify the office and we can book a time for you.

School Liturgy Mass
There is no school mass tomorrow and school mass will resume again next Thursday at 9.15 am.

St Kevin's College Enrolment Forms
They require the Yr 9 enrolment forms back by the end of term.  You can either drop them off at our school office or take them to St Kevin's.  If your child is not attending St Kevin's College next year, please let them know so they can cross your child's name off the list.

Wanted Trash or Treasure for  Garage Sale
Supporting 'Shocking Pink' (young women with breast cancer).  They are wanting items like furniture, electrical, clothes, toys, bedding/towels, china/cutlery, books and tools.  No TVs please. All items can be dropped of to the hall tomorrow after 4.00 pm.  Contact Cathy on 021 816 094 or Mrs Dooley. The garage sale will be held at St Joseph's school this Saturday from 9.00 am.
Welcome
We warmly welcome Mele and Manu Ahotaeiloa to our junior school this week.

Community Notices

  • Shocking Pink Fashion Show - supporting young woman with breast cancer.  The fashion show is held at 'Style 358' Thames Highway on both Tuesday 2nd July and Wednesday 3rd July at 7.00 pm.  Tickets cost $15.00 and are available from 'Style 358'.   Come and see our own Mrs Dooley being a model on both nights.
  • Waitaki District Waste Free Living & Parenting Workshops - these workshops are supported by your local council and are a great opportunity for locals to become educated and activated on reducing waste from all angles.  Attendees get a gift pack with their ticket, that is worth $100 and is full of waste minimisation products like cloth nappies, food pouches and food wraps.  For further details on the event and to get a ticket click on the link.                          Oamaru WFP: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/waste-free-parenting-workshop-with-kate-meads/oamaru
  • Youthtown Holiday Programme - the holiday programme is out for the July holidays.  Please book online at www.youthtown.org.nz
  • Ranfurly Shield Rugby Game - North Otago v Otago held on Friday 26th July at Whitestone Contracting Stadium.  Kick off at 2.05 pm.  Tickets available from ticketrocket.co.nz

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