Thursday, 23 May 2019

3. School Notices - Week 4, Term 2 2019


Altar Servers
Saturday 25th May - Cooper & Madison Jones and Paddy & Joseph Spillane
Sunday 26th May - Lilly Kelcher, Libby Seddon and Lisiate Hausia

Birthday Greetings to
Taylor Darling, Selena Adhikari and Alexander Roa

Closed School
School will be closed next Wednesday 29th May due to the teachers strike.


Please put your ideas on the 'Vision Map' on the wall opposite the hall to help make our school a better enviroschool  that will further impact on our local community.
There will be 'post it's' and further instructions posted in the foyer but we really want and need your input please.

Junior Catholic Quadrangular Tournament
A permission slip has been given to Yr 7 &8 children who will be competing in this tournament in Dunedin on Wednesday 5th June.  All permission slips and money need to be in by Friday 31st May.

Music Festival 
Our choir is singing in the North Otago Primary School's Music Festival on Tuesday 2nd July at 7.00 pm at the Oamaru Opera House.  Tickets cost $8.00 each regardless of whether the seat is for a child or an adult.  Tickets do not have seat numbers so it is first in, first served - no reservation of seats.  Tickets are allocated according to choir family numbers. Tickets are available from our school office till Wednesday 19th June then they can be purchased from Fenwick School.

Parish Freezer
Year 5/6 - we would be very grateful if the families in the Yr 5/6 class could kindly donate baking or cooked meal items before the end of June.  The items can be baking or a main meal e.g. soups, casseroles, lasagna, muffins or biscuits etc.  If you are in a position to contribute, thank you very much.

Pies and Milo
Every Wednesday is pie and milo lunch day.  Remember to bring in your pie/sausage roll wrapped in foil with your name on it.  Sorry no noodles.  Bring a named cup and 50 cents if you want a cup of warm milo.

Please send us photos of children in St Joseph's sports teams for our photo board.

Monday 27 - Technology for Yr 7 & 8
                    -  Confirmation meeting at 7.00 pm
Tuesday 28  - Catholic Schools Day Liturgy at 9.00 am
Wednesday 29 - School closed due to teachers strike
Friday 31 - Yr 8's off to Young Leaders Day in Dunedin
                -  Permission slips for Junior Quad Tournament

Rugby Pompallier Tournament
On Sunday we sent two rugby teams to compete in the annual Marist Club Pompallier Rugby tournament being played in Ashburton against teams from Christchurch, Ashburton and Timaru.
Our 11/12 year team won one game and lost two and our 9/10 year team had a win, draw and a very close lose.  They also competed in tug-of-war and sprint races.  Congratulations to these teams on their sportsmanship as we won the Overall Fairplay trophy for all age groups.
Thank you very much to the parents who offered to transport the children and to our coaches for taking time out on a Sunday to coach the teams and also our extra players who came and played for us.

School Polar Fleeces
Emily, Lilly & Jasmine wearing the new polar fleece
They are now in stock at the Warehouse for $50.00 each and the word from the children who are wearing them is that they are very warm to wear.

Community Notices 
  • Altrusa Fabric Bazaar held at the Scottish Hall on Saturday 8th June from 1.00 to 4.00 pm and Sunday 9th June from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm.  To donate items, please ring Helen on 437 1047 or Nancy on 434 5151 or drop off at Advantage Tyres, 72 Humber Street.

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