Friday, 29 June 2018

3. School Notices - Week 9, Term 2 2018


Beatitude for the Day
Blessed are those who are sane enough not to take themselves too seriously; they will be valued by those around them.

Altar Servers
Saturday 30th June - Elenoa & Halalova Asi, Madison & Coope Jones
Sunday 1st July - Ivy-Belle & Molly-May Mestrom, Daniel and Jonathan Jorgensen

Birthday Greetings to:
Kristiana Whiston, Alexie Phillips, Mya Lindsay, Anthony Chen, Indeg Jones-Hogan, Mikayla Criddle, Kaycee-Mae Gibbins and Milah Anderson.

Caritas Mufti Day
Students are to wear mufti clothing next Friday 6th July and to bring a gold coin donation for Caritas mufti-mania.  Money raised will go to Apifo'ou College in Nuku'alofa, Tonga which was affected by cyclone Gita.

A pair of earrings with pink stones was found in the back of the church after Confirmation last Sunday.  They can be collected from the parish office between 9.00 am to 2.00 pm orwe can arrange to drop them over to the school.  Thanks Elaine Hurley - St Patricks Parish.

Head Lice
A parent has recommended Neutralic Advance to help kill Head Lice and eggs.

Junior Swimming Notice
A notice will come home today for all junior students regarding the junior water safety programme for next term.

Junior Quad photos
Here are some photos of the Junior Catholic Quadrangular tournament played in Dunedin a couple of weeks ago.

St Joseph's Interschool

Yesterday our Yr 7 & 8 students participated in an inter-school against St Joseph's in Timaru on a lovely warm day in which every student played either chess, netball, basketball, football and rippa rugby.  Each game was 2 x 15 minute halves and 3 games were played simultaneously.
Our school won the 2 basketball games, 2 netball games, rippa rugby and drew with the football and the chess.  Well done to Elias Maher who won the chess overall and he even beat the South Island chess champion!!! Special thanks to our parent helpers Anna Beveridge and Cranos Chikowore who both coached and transported children.  The children enjoyed a special treat after the interschool as they went to the Timaru Swimming pool and enjoyed their facilities. More photos of the inter-school will be in next week's blog.

Please note that Subway lunches cost $6.00 and not $5.00.

Community Notices
  • North Otago Rock & Mineral Club Gemstone Jewellery & Craft Fair - held on July 7th and 8th at the Scottish Hall.  Gold coin admission.  There is fossils jewellery, face painting, crystals, displays, activities, gifts etc. Flyer attached to email.
  • Youthtown's Holiday Programme - see attached flyers to email
  • Youthtown Archery Workshop - weeks 4-7 in term 3 for years 5-8.  Costs $60 for 4 sessions. Contact or phone 027 886 3146
  • Living Arts (formerly Creative Fusion) is now taking enrolments for term 3.  Come check out our new look, studio and classes.  They now offer classes in art and craft design as well as dance for all ages.  Classes include french-style classical ballet, american jazz and fusion (hip-hop/street funk), creative dance for pre-schoolers.  Enquiries to Nicola or Matthew 027 841 9922 or email


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