Thursday, 15 March 2018

3. School Notices - Week 7, Term 1 2018


Altar Servers
Saturday 17th March - Samuel Plieger, Nye Jones-Hogan, Max Fatafehi and Sam Asi
Sunday 18th March - Annalise Kilgour, Anika Winders and Molly-May Mestrom

Birthday Greetings
Ayla Beattie

Tomorrow our Yr 8 leaders will receive their Leadership Badges at 2.30 pm.

Head Boy and Head Girl - Sebastian Spillane and Elenoa Asi
Special Character Head Boy and Special Character Head Girl - Samuel Plieger and Anika Winders
Cultural Leaders - Mikayla Bean, John Orillo and Aedrick Perez
Guzman House Captains - Tessa Souness and Morgan Baillie
Lima House Captains - Eleni Hausia and Max Fatafehi
Siena House Captains - Zyanya Pe and Taine Dyson
Physical Activity Leaders - Indya Cunningham, Hannah Miller, Hotili Asi, Campbell Fowler, Jack Hayman, Andrew Sinclair and Matthew Woodhouse
Environmental Leaders - Lily Wickham, Levi Crowder and Elias Maher
JJ Role Models - Seth Bartley and Hannes Roos
Librarian - Athena Toeke

This Friday and Saturday is the last game of cricket for both days of this term. It would be great to have everyone turn up to these games.  A great big thank you to our wonderful coaches/managers who have freely given up their time.

Saturday Draw
8.45 am - Intermediate A - St Joseph's/Union v WGHS/SKC at SKC 1
9.00 am - Intermediate B - St Joseph's v Valley White at SKC Artificial 1
9.00 am - Primary - St Joseph's v Albion at SKC Artificial 2

Home and School
Whitestone Wipe Out
It is only 24 sleeps till the Whitestone Wipe Out and the Home and School are doing a wonderful job of getting things organised for it.  It promises to be a great day with lots of fun and lots of spot prizes.  It is not too late to enter yourselves in this race which you can register by going to

Otherwise come into the office and we can print you off a copy of the registration and receive your payment.

Hannah Miller has lost her purple MGP scooter which was removed from the bike sheds during the day.  If you have seen it please contact the office.

Rippa Rugby Tournament
Tomorrow a notice will be sent home with children who have successfully trialed for the annual rippa rugby tournament next Friday at Whitestone Contracting stadium.  All teams are mixed and we want to enter 1 x Yr 3/4 team, 1 x Yr 5/6 team and 3 Yr 7/8 teams. The permission slips need to be returned by Monday 19th March so transport and coaches can be organised.

Junior Swimming
Next Monday we start our junior swimming lessons for children in Yrs 1-3.  They will have six lessons and will walk down to the pool.  Children are to wear their PE gear on these days. The dates are: Monday 19th, Wednesday 21st, Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th March and Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th April.

1.00 pm - Yr 2/3 - Mrs Danique McRae
1.30 pm - Yr 1/2 - Mrs Leanne Brookes and Mrs Tua Misiloi
2.00 pm - Yr 2/3 - Miss Morgan Tangney/Mrs Lena Klenner

Swimming Champions
Last week at assembly we awarded our school swimming champions with their trophies and certificates.  In some age groups, there was only a point difference between placings.  Congratulations to all of you.

8 yrs - Indeg Jones-Hogan and Hamish Fowler
9 yrs - Willow Bartlett and Lachlan Criddle
10 yrs - Marianne Alegre and Neight Fraser
11 yrs - Indya Cunningham and Levi Heffernan
12 yrs - Elenoa Asi and Samuel Plieger

Terrific Thursdays

Due to the teacher's union meeting next Thursday, there will be no Terrific Thursday.  It will continue as usual the following week.

Winter Sports - see another page on the blog for updated team lists
Trials will be held on Wednesday 21st March at the Taward Street netball courts from 3.30 to 5.00 for all Yr 6-8 players.  If you cannot make it, please let Mrs Brien know.

Trials will be held on Thursday 22nd March at St Kevin's College gym for all boys playing basketball from 3.30 to 5.00 pm.  If you cannot make it please let Mrs Brien know.

Registration forms will be sent home with each child playing rugby tomorrow.  Please complete them and return by Monday 19th March.  Fitness training for 11/12 year olds every Friday from 4.00 - 5.00 pm at St Kevin's College.


We will be looking at other schools/clubs to help with numbers in some of the grades.  More information will follow next week.

We still require coaches for hockey, boys miniball, girls basketball, rugby for 6 year olds and 7/8 year olds and Football midget grade.  Please let Mrs Brien know asap if you can help.

We warmly welcome Sesilia & Nehusita Hausia, Holly Ridgway & Paige Strachan and Niki Zeng to our school.

Weetbix Triathlon
Last Sunday a few of our school families travelled down to Mosgiel to compete in the annual Weetbix Triathlon where they had to run, swim and bike in an age distance course.  The children enjoyed themselves and they thought it was cool and fun and liked the sporting identities that were down there.  The gold medal at the end was worth it.

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