Thursday 26 September 2019

3. School Notices - Week 10, Term 3 2019

Altar Servers
Saturday 28th September - Annalise & David Kilgour, Luse & Sami Asi
Sunday 29th September - Indeg & Nye Jones-Hogan
Saturday 5th October - Mariah Cunningham, Cooper & Madison Jones and Jayla Strong
Sunday 6th October - Lilly Kelcher, Alexie Phillips and Henry Robinson
Saturday 12th October - tba
Sunday 13th October - tba

Birthday Greetings to

Aki Tahitu'a, Ziah Rollan, Xia Hui Li, Iverson & Adriana Wylie-Taukolo, Stephanie Morondoz, Kenton Tokai, David Kilgour, Olivia & Paige Geypen, Ashlyn Marshall, Holly Ridgway, Analiese Whiston, Liam Lindsay, Troy Chikowore, Mariah Cunningham and Mia Catalan-Gomez

Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair - Dino-Mite - will be running from Tuesday 29th October to Friday 1st November in our school hall.  The Book Fair works to benefit our school - every book you purchase earns the school points which we can use to purchase literacy resources for our children.
Your child has been sent home today with a Book Fair pamphlet - this has a very small selection of books that will be available at the fair.  Please come and check out the huge range during our Book Fair week.
The Book Fair will be open from 8.40 to 9.10 am and 2.45 to 3.15 pm each day.  To make this possible, we need at least 2 volunteers to be looking after the Book Fair at these times.  If you are able to do this, please let Mrs McRae or the office know asap.
We will finish our Book Fair celebration with a book character dress up day on Friday 1st November.

Celebration Assembly

Starts at 2.15 pm tomorrow as the Yr 2/3 class is putting on a fashion show.

Food Fair

This is a reminder about our International Food Fair happening on Sunday 20th October.
-  Gates open at 11.30 am and food is available from 12.00 pm
-  Plates cost $5.00 each
-  Eftpos facilities available
-  Bouncy castle and/or noddy train
-  Raffles
-  If wet, it will be held in the hall

We do need your help with the following items:

-  $10 per family to buy food for the food stalls.  Money into the office by Tuesday 15th October.
    Thank you to the families who have already paid.
-  Cakes to be baked for the Cake Wheel, cake notice on the wall outside the office door
-  Rice and Slow cookers are required, please name them clearly

If you can help with any of these items, please put your name up on the lists in the office foyer or contact Rebecca Heffernan on 027 432 4056 or email

Pies and Milo

There will be no pies and milo in term 4 as we usually have this hot lunch available in the colder months of terms 2 and 3.


Friday 27 - Celebration assembly starting at 2.15 pm
Monday 14 - School starts back in summer uniform
                   -  Technology for Yr 7 & 8
Tuesday 15 - School photos
                    - Touch Rugby starts today
                    -  Food Fair money due in

School and Sibling photos

Last week every child received an order form regarding information for their school and sibling photos.  Our school photos will be taken on Tuesday 15th October with sibling photos starting at 8.30 am in the hall and class photos at 9.00 am so please do not be late.

Sibling Photographs -  this system has also changed and you need to sign a Sibling Photo Booking form for you to have your family photos taken.  If there is no signed form, the photographers are not authorised to take a sibling photograph.  The school office has Sibling Photo Forms for you to pick up as there was not enough for each family

This year the system is different for ordering photos as it is now being done by PhotoLife and you order and pay for your photos online (no money and orders are to come to school).  Orders will be taken 2 weeks after the photo day and when printed the photos will be delivered to the school approximately 5 weeks after the photo day.

Singing Cup 

Last Friday we were treated to some wonderful singing from individuals, duets/groups right through to the House Choirs and even our own groovy staff choir. The entertainment groups with their acts finished off a great morning.  Well done to all our performers as it takes a lot of courage to get up on stage and sing in front of people.  Congratulations to the following winners:

Yr 5 - Mya Robinson and David Kilgour

Yr 6 - Lilly Kelcher and Tommy McGeown/Lachlan Criddle
Yr 7 - Mariah Cunningham and Sami Asi
Yr 8 - Annalise Kilgour and Troy Chikowore
Yr 5/6 - Duet/Group - Lilly Kelcher and Paige Strachan
Yr 7/8 - Duet/Group - Annalise Kilgour and Cooper Jones
House Choir - Siena

"Singers performing on the day"

St Kevin's College Cricket are selling hams

The St Kevin's College Cricket Club is fundraising for a cricket tour to India next year and they are selling Xmas hams.  Fishers Meat are offering delicious Manuka Smoked Hams in 3 sizes:
Half Ham (bone in) $65
Whole Ham (bone in) $100
Premium Boneless Loin Ham 2 kg (boneless) $45

Hams contain gluten.  If you are keen to get one or more, please contact either Leanne Brookes at or Justin Fowler at with your order.  Hams will be delivered at the end of November, start of December.


Netball - there are some Player of the Day netball trophies still outstanding.  Please check your daughter's room to see if it is there and return to the office.


Will be starting up again in term 4 and we are looking for boys and girls to play.  Games are played on Friday afternoons after school starting Friday 1st November.
-  3 grades from Yrs 3-8
-  girls team if enough players
-  16 over games or 20 over games
-  everyone gets to bat and bowl
-  lots of fun

If your child is interested in playing any form of cricket, please give their name to Mrs Brien before the end of term.

Touch Rugby

Reminder that touch rugby starts the first Tuesday back and our school is on duty.  Duty times will be allocated to teams once the draw is out which will be on Monday 14th October. 


We heard this morning that Subway is still not open so therefore there will be no lunches available tomorrow.

Summer Uniform

Please wear your summer uniform next term and remember to bring your hats.

Uniform Shop
Will be open on Monday 14th October from 8.30 to 9.10 am.

Community Notices

  • Christmas Extravaganza - held at the Oamaru Club, Severn Street on Thursday 7th November at 7.00 pm.  Organised by Altrusa, Oamaru.  Tickets cost $15.00 each and are available from Paper Plus, Brackens or contact Yvonne on 437 747.  Stalls, raffles and music available.

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