Beatitude for the Day
Blessed are they who recognise the Spirit in all whom they meet; the light of truth will shine in their lives
Saturday 1st September - Joseph, Paddy & Seb Spillane and Samuel Plieger
Sunday 2nd September - Andrew Sinclair, Hana Davies, Lilly Kelcher and Alexie Phillips
Serah Staju, Charlie Bremner, Joaquin Perez, Jayda Meikle, Moana Hafoka and Aria Oakes
On Monday 3rd September only 4 buses will be running due to the 3 secondary schools having a long weekend. The buses that will be operating are Airedale, Clifton Falls, Maheno and the town bus. Every other bus route will not be operating that day. All bus routes will resume back to normal on Tuesday.
The last of our school sports teams played last night and our boys basketball team the Cavaliers played in a well contested basketball game against Oamaru Intermediate. The game was closely matched all the way through with our team becoming the eventual winner. Congratulations to our Breakers boys miniball team who got second this year.
At the Miniball and Basketball prize giving, 2 of our students received trophies from North Otago Basketball. Hamish Fowler who is in year 4 received the N.O. Miniball Skills and Teamwork Trophy chosen from all boys from Yr 4-6 who play miniball which is a great achievement and Hotili Asi received the N.O. Most Valuable Boy trophy chosen from all the intermediate boy players. Well done everyone.
Congratulations to Ben Gillies and Mya Robinson who were members of the Mixed Magic Yr 5/6 Hockey team which was made up of players from St Joseph's, Ardgowan and Hampden and was coached by Jody Robinson. This team won the Yr 5/6 grade.
Cross Country Presentations
Congratulations to our cross country winners who were awarded certificates and trophies at assembly last week.
Yr 1 Elise Hedlund and Siale Tokai
Yr 2 Ruby Wickham and James Laming
Yr 3 Eva Fatafehi and Daniel Woodhouse
Yr4 Mya Robinson and Hamish Fowler
Yr 5 Willow Bartlett and Ben Gillies
Yr 6 Lavina Ma and Paddy Spillane/Michael Woodhouse
Yr 7 Bridie McGeown and Levi Heffernan/Cody Marshall
Yr 8 Elenoa Asi/Hannah Miller and Seb Spillane
|Yr 4-8 Trophy Winners - absent Hamish Fowler|
Students who are competing at the North Otago Cross Country on Monday held at the Oamaru Race Course are to wear their correct PE uniform and bring a named drink bottle and warm clothing for before and after the event. Please be there between 3.30 and 3.45 pm at the car park to meet Mrs Brien and she will give you your name label. The event starts at 4.00 pm. Parents are to stay in the designated viewing area as they are not allowed to go out on the course. Good luck to all.
Daffodil Day Mufti Day
Remember mufti day tomorrow and bring a gold coin for the daffodil day cancer donation. Please wear something yellow if you can. It is also the annual Yr 8 students v staff netball game at 2.00 pm.
Please drop your $10 family food fair money donation to the office and write your name on the cake wheel list outside the office. Each class will be running an activity or a stall and parents and students will be needed on the day to help with their class activity. It is held on Sunday 28th October in our school grounds.
LJ Hooker Donation
When you list a house with LJ Hooker and a sale goes through, they will make a donation to the school nominated by the vendor. The Cunningham family listed their house and Indya received the donation on their behalf who forwarded it to the school. Thank you LJ Hooker for your generosity.
Multi- Cultural Hui
The Hui has been moved from Monday 10th September to Monday 17th September at 6.30 pm in the staff room.
Orders are due back on Wednesday 12th September.
Our school offers cricket and touch rugby as a summer sport. Please let Mrs Brien know if you are interested in playing or not playing any of these sports next term even if you played in term 1. If you do not wish to Coaches please confirm your availability for next term. More information about soft ball cricket will be available in the next couple of weeks.
Term 1 teams for Touch Rugby are:
Tigers Yr 1/2/3
Broncos Yr 1/2/3
Coaches – Suzanne Aston and Emma Perniskie ??
Coaches – Jada-Rose Keno & Kristiana Whiston ??
Rockets Yr 4/5/6
Ferns Yr 4/5/6
Coach – Justin Fowler ??
Coach – required
Turbos Yr 7/8
Dynamos Yr 7/8
Coach: Lee Woodhouse ??
Cricket -Term 1 2018
Coach: Glynn Cameron
Coaches: Jack Cameron, Lachlan Brookes
Manager: Justin Fowler
Coach: Bill Muldrew and Yvonne Roberts
We warmly welcome Rheanna and Clarence Coscos back to our school this week.
Thank you to the parents who have already dropped off their uniforms and gear bags. If you have not returned them, please drop them at the office.
End of Winter Season Break Up
We are holding a prize giving afternoon where basketball, football, hockey, miniball, netball and rugby will be acknowledged. Coaches will talk about their season and present awards. It will be held on Wednesday 12th September (due to some coaches being unavailable till then) in our school hall from 3.30 to 5.00 pm ish and we ask for each family to bring a plate to share for afternoon tea. Children who were in the midget football and Yr 1/2 netball skills sessions are welcome.