Thursday, 1 December 2016

3. School Notices - Week 8, Term 4 2016

"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone"

Altar Servers
Saturday 3rd December - Joseph & Sebastian Spillane, Elizabeth & Samuel Plieger
Sunday 4th December - Cameron Mather, Sebastian Whiston, Morgan Baillie, Arthur Cartlidge and Molly-May Mestrom

Birthday Greetings to:
Libby Seddon

Buddy Reading
Each week the Yr 6 students buddy up with Yr 3 children and read to them. You can find their comments and photos further down the blog.

Boxes Wanted
As we are moving the library to another room next year, we are looking for boxes that can be used to transport them.  If you have any spare sturdy unwanted boxes at your place, please drop them in at the office.  Many thanks.

There will be no town or country buses operating at all on Friday 16th December (last day of school).

Cricket Draw - Saturday 3rd December
4th Grade A - St Joseph's v Albion at Centennial Park Outer Oval
4th Grade B - St Joseph's v Eastern at SKC Artificial 1

Disco - Tomorrow Night for Yr 0 to 6
The Home and School are holding a disco for our students only from 6.00 to 7.30 pm in the school hall.  The theme is Christmas and costs $3.00 per person which gives you entry, glow stick, drink and chips.

Kotuitui - Friday 9th December
This will be the last assembly for the year and it will start at 2.00 pm instead of 2.30 pm.  All certificates will be handed out at this assembly including North Otago, Young Vinnies, Chinese etc.

Santa Parade
Celebrate the 2016 Santa Parade by being part of the St Patrick's Parish Float this Saturday.  Meet at 9.00 am at St Joseph's hall/carpark.  Come dressed as shepherds, angels, wise men or inn keepers.  Drop off and pick up from St Joseph's.  Contact Mrs Brookes, or the parish or school offices to confirm your interest.

St Kevin's Uniform Shop
Their uniform shop is open every Thursday from 12.30 to 1.45 pm and will be open these extra hours during the January holidays.  They stock the boys Yr 7 & 8 blue shirts and the Yr 7 & 8 girls kilts. Eftpos is available.
Wednesday 25th January - 2.00 to 6.00 pm
Friday 27th January - 2.00 to 4.00 pm
Sunday 29th January - 2.00 to 4.00 pm

Yr 6 Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC)
They have had a great week doing activities like Master Chef, Rock wall climbing, abseiling and they are in Dunedin today experiencing Leap, Dinosaur Park and a walk at Ross Creek. We will have photos of their week in next weeks blog.

Busy Bumbles Holiday Programme
Please contact Jocelyn Marsh on 027 552 2756 if you are interested in enrolling your children into the holiday programme. Click the links to view the programmes on offer. Busy Bumbles Christmas Week Holiday Programme
 Busy Bumbles January Holiday Programme

Community Notices
  • Looking for Childcare in the Summer Holidays? - OSCAR@Fenwick has an exciting programme of crafts, games, outdoor activities and trips.  Phone Jenny on 021 156 5871 for more information.
  • Basketball Otago Holiday Programmes - Diggers Two Day Camp (years 1-8) is the 26 & 27th (Thursday & Friday) of January from 9am-Noon.  Cost is $50 per kid, or $40 if registering more than 1 child per family.  Click the link for further information.Diggers Two Day Camp Basketball Otago.    Academy Camp (Years 8ish and up) is on the 26 & 27 of January from Noon-2pm. Click the link for further information. Academy Camp Basketball Otago
  • Basketball Otago Rep Trials - for U13 Rep trials will be held in mid May and U15 Rep trials will be held in February.  See the Basketball Otago website for further information.
  • Summer Reading Programme at Waitaki Libraries - Read a book from the Waitaki Library and fill in a card and return it to go into a prize draw.  Find penguins around the library and win a spot prize.  A flyer is attached to the email.

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