Thursday, 25 June 2015

5. Congratulations - Week 10, Term 2 2015

We warmly welcome Lars Finn who started in the new entrants class this week.

Speech Competions
Last Sunday, 5 of our students attended the Lion's Club speech competitions where they had to prepare a speech on any topic within a required time frame.  The success criteria was marked on confidence, presentations, topic choice, message from the speech, audience acknowledgement and good content. They participated against children from other schools throughout North Otago.
Congratulations to:
Rhea Ratgali - 1st in Yr 7 & 8
Joel Kunnethedan - 2nd in Yr 7 & 8
Vince Vidallon - 1st in Yr 6
Stefanie Lavrijsen - 3rd in Yr 6
Molly Whittaker - participation in Yr 6

North Otago Highland Dancing Competitions
Last weekend, Charlotte Thornley and Vannisah Ramu competed in the North Otago Highland Dancing championships.  Charlotte got 2nd in the U7 sword dance and first in the U7 fling and jig which meant she won most points in the U7 grade and was awarded a trophy.  Vannisah got 3rd in the U12 irish jig and 4th in the U12 sailors horn pipe and got highly commended in the U12 highland fly.  Both girls competed against dancers from North Otago and other regions.  Well done.

St Joseph's Boys Basketball
Last night St Joseph's basketball supporters were treated to an exciting and tightly contested game of basketball played between two St Joseph's teams at the Waitaki Rec Centre as part of the weekly basketball competition. The Thunder and the Warriors teams played the game in great spirit in front of many St Joseph's supporters with the Warriors winning 30 to 29.  At the beginning of the season, the boys had to trial for their teams and both teams were selected on equal ability which showed in last nights game.  Well done boys.

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