Posts made in September, 2013

26 Sept

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Dear Parents

This has been a busy week with the many activities and it continues tonight with the disco and our final term assembly tomorrow afternoon.

I thank you all for your support this term.  We have had lots of parents helping with sports, cultural and other school events and I wish to thank you again for your work with our children.

Thank you also to the parents and community who have supported the class Masses this term. It is always great to have you join us.

Unfortunately we farewell Ms Hoskin today. We thank her for her input into our school and children and wish her luck with her new venture.

Our prayers are with the O’Connor family.

School Mass ~ Thank you to Mrs Winders and Fr. Jacob for our school Mass last Sunday. A special thanks to all our great readers and singers who contributed.

Room 6 Mass ~ Thank you to all those who were able to attend the Room 6 class Mass yesterday.  It was lovely to have you all there.  I am sure you are all as proud as I am of the children.  Their readings, singing and general behaviour are a credit to you.  Many thanks ~ Mrs Buxton.

Mercy Day ~ On Tuesday we celebrated our family order of the Mercy sisters with a prayer liturgy followed by a sausage sizzle. Thank you to the PTA for providing this, and thank you to the children for donating cans to the Southland Foodbank.

Convent Cup ~ Well done to all the teams and coaches who took part at the Convent Cup on Monday at Verdon College. All teams played well with our basketball team placed 2ndand our rugby and netball teams in 3rd place.

Kids Can Cook Kitchen & Science Lesson ~ Yesterdays ‘Kids Kitchen’ was the final part of our science unit based on ‘change’ – which started last week with our science rotation and the Science in a Van visit. A number of classes will be posting blog entries about the event and their findings.

Pastoral Care ~ Please take the time to complete the survey which was sent home last Thursday and return to school. Here is the link if you prefer to do it on-line:

Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!

FAITH  FACT FOR WEEK 9  ~  People of God

A biblical image for the Church popularised by the Secon Vatican Council.  The image of the People of God emphasises that we are saved, not as indivicuals, but as a community – laity, religious and clergy – share in the three fold mission of Christ as prophet, priest and king.

PTA School Disco -Tonight

Gold coin donation (per family) please. Chips, drinks and a variety of glow products available to purchase from .50c -$2. Tea and coffee is also available for adults.

Juniors Yr 0-3 from 6.30 pm-7.30 pm (younger siblings are welcome to stay for the junior disco, if accompanied by a parent).

Seniors Yr 4-6 from 7.30 pm -8.30 pm. Look forward to seeing you all there.


Pet Day Meeting – Monday 14th October 7.30pm in the school staffroom.

Volunteers are required for this day, so please come along to this meeting.

Sports Results

Basketball:              Sharks – bye

                            Slamdunkers drew 13 – 13                         

                            Shooters lost 6 – 22

                            Flyers lost 2 – 16

Flipperball:                   Sharks won 10 – 6

                            Seals lost 4 – 7

                            Whales won 13 – 0

Altar Servers ~ Volunteer ~ School Holidays

Hockey Notice 

Big Thanks to those Mums and Dads who came along for our ‘fun’ hockey game yesterday! 4 all! Perfect way to end the season!

Tim and I would like to thank all our hockey supporters this season and it was great to see the children so enthusiastic and keen to get as involved as they did! See you all next year!  Tim and Cimone Page

Singing & Drama Holiday Programmes ~ Workshops for 6 – 12 yr olds

7 – 11thOctober – $20 per session. For more info contact Miriam 0276004631 for Drama and Alice 0212054412 for Singing.

NZ Red Cross Southland Open Day – Sunday 29thSeptember

10 am – 12 noon @ Gala Street Reserve. Children are invited to participate in the colouring-in competition, bring it along to the open day and every child wins a prize. Mrs Forbes has these forms in her office.


Aubrey Page and Laura Boniface took part in the Women’s League Function on Saturday.

Room 1 Class Happenings

On Tuesday we finished off our final science rotation.  Here are some children’s recounts of the day.

I made pudding yesterday, and I felt happy because I went to Room 2 and broke ice cubes.  I did dancing raisins and it was fun.  We got a coke bottle and put lollies in it.  It went up to the tree and it was very fun.  Oliver 

We did some science, we went with our house teams.  My favourite thing was making the bag explode, and I made coke explode.  The less mentos you put in, the higher the coke goes.  The more mentos you put in, the lower the coke goes.  I felt happy.  Alex 

We did science in the classrooms.  We exploded coke bottles and we made pudding, and sherbet and we made dancing raisins.  My favourite thing was exploding the coke bottle because it went higher than the tree.  Rohan 

Yesterday to finish off our science week rotations, we had  ‘Kids Can Cook’ come and show how science can be in the kitchen.  It was great to see the children giving things a taste.  Tyler from Room 2 made an excellent sous chef, and I can see that we might have some budding chefs in the making!

Summer School Uniform  ~  Term 4



White open necked short sleeved blouse           

White socks                                                    

Tan, brown, navy or black shoes/sandals                                              

Blue V neck jersey



                                                Light weight grey shorts

                                                Grey open necked short sleeved shirt

                                                Grey socks

                                                Blue V neck jersey

                                                Tan, brown, navy or black shoes/sandals


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19 Sept

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Dear Parents

A reminder about some of the upcoming events:

School Mass                 Sunday 22/9

Convent Cup                  Monday 23/9

BOT Meeting                Monday 23/9 @ 7pm

Mercy Day                    Tuesday 24/9

Science Day                 Tuesday 24/9

Kids Can Cook               Wednesday 25/9

Disco                           Thursday 26/9

End of Term 3              Friday 27/9

Start of Term 4           Monday 14/10

Compulsory School Mass – This Sunday (22Sept) 10.30am

The children are to line up in the school foyer at 10.15am and walk over to the church in their class. They are to be in school uniform. A reminder this is a compulsory mass and the children are encouraged to attend.

Room 6 Class Mass ~ Room 6 will be having a class mass on Wednesday, 25 September at 9.30.  This mass will be the usual parish mass.  All welcome.

Newsletter Covers ~ It is that time again to reprint the newsletter cover.

If you are interested in advertising your business on our cover, please contact Christine.

Writing Information Night ~ A big thanks to the parents who were able to join us for last night ‘s writing meeting. Thank you to Mrs Buxton, Miss Swney and Mrs Tagomoa-Kaa for your presentation. We will be holding this meeting again and I do recommend it to parents.

Pastoral Care ~ Attached is a parent survey on Pastoral Care. Also here is a link to do the survey on-line:

Can you please complete either version and return the forms to school.

JR McKenzie Trust – Year 6 ~ The JR McKenzie Trust supports families of Year 6 children transitioning into high school by assisting with the purchase of new uniforms. All applications are confidential – please contact me at 0274918694 / principal @ for a form.

‘Play is the Way’ Parent Evening – Thursday 26thSeptember @ 7pm

If you are interested in this free  90 minute workshop run by Wilson McCaskill, please check the flier on the noticeboard for more info.

Book Amnesty

We have a lot of books not being returned to school. Can I ask all parents to check at home for books belonging to us and return them asap.

No questions asked.  Many thanks.

Lost Jersey ~ We are looking for Shaun Clapperton’s jersey and also a jersey with the name Harry on the tag. Both jerseys have been missing for several weeks now.  Somebody must have these jerseys so we urge parents to check their child is wearing the correct one. Thank you.


The word ritual generally means set ways of doing things.  In religious terms therefore one of its meanings is virtually identical to that of rite.  Ritual can also mean the whole body of rites in use in the church.  Thus there is a text called the Roman Ritual which lays down general principles for worship in the Catholic Church.

Altar Servers

Sat 21st Sept                7.00 pm                        Cameron Roulston

Sun 22nd Sept               10.30 am                      Claire & Bridie Kinney

Children’s Liturgy                                            Susanne Brown

Sports Results

Basketball:              Sharks won 8 – 7

                            Slamdunkers lost 8 – 18

                            Shooters lost 11 – 14

                            Flyers lost 2 – 14

Flipperball:                   Sharks won 10 – 7. POD was Georgie Brown

                            Seals won 5 – 3. POD was Kyron Devery

                            Whales won 10 – 5. POD was Zane Flawn


Congratulations to Brooklyn McLeod who got Distinction for her ballet exam, Honours with Distinction for her jazz exam and she was chosen to perform her beam routine at the gymnastics festival.

Also to Holly Wolf who got Highly Commended for her Primary 2 Jazz Exam.

PTA School Disco -Thursday 26th September 2013

Gold coin donation (per family) please. Chips, drinks and a variety of glow products available to purchase from .50c -$2. Tea and coffee is also available for adults.

Juniors Yr 0-3 from 6.30 pm-7.30 pm (younger siblings are welcome to stay for the junior disco, if accompanied by a parent).

Seniors Yr 4-6 from 7.30 pm -8.30 pm. Look forward to seeing you all there.


Pet Day Meeting – Monday 14th October 7.30pm in the school staffroom.

Volunteers are required for this day, so please come along to this meeting.

Annual Inter School Relay Carnival – Sunday 3rdNovember @ 3.30 pm

Children interested in taking part in this carnival, please see me.

Fun Hockey Game

The fun hockey game against parents with Mr Page will now be held on Wednesday 25thSept at 3.30pm.

Help Our School Get a Share of $500,000 Worth of Sports & Art Gear

Keep collecting the stickers from specially marked Meadow Fresh products. Ask grandparents, neighbours, work places etc. because the more stickers collected, the more gear our school will get.

Room 2 Class Happenings

Arrrr, today is international “Talk like a Pirate Day”!

We have been pirates all day, we made some pirate hats and telescopes and the children have been hunting for treasure!

Our treasure today is double letter words.  That is where two letters are next to each other in the same word, like in look, little, all and parrot.

Our phonics sound today is ‘ar’.  This sound is found in words like park, party, farm, are, Karly and Harding.

It has been a very exciting day today. e have been talking like a pirate all day.  Here are some pirate words:

Ahoy! – Hello

Aye – yes

Nay – no

Shiver me Timbers!

Oh my Goodness!

Dove Retreat 4th – 6th October

Dove Catholic Fellowship for Women National team is delighted to invite all women to a retreat weekend with special guest speaker Bev McDonald. 

Bev is a Marist Lay woman with a passion of encouraging our vocation as laity. The weekend will provide time for some personal quiet sacred space.

Theme: “Love like Mary”

Venue:  YMCA Wainui Park, Akaroa

Register online at further info please contact Shona Williams 07 543 0101 email

Ski Trip

Many thanks to the parents, who without their help would make this trip impossible. We had a brilliant day up the mountain, everybody thoroughly enjoyed it and are already talking about next years trip.

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12 Sept

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Newsletters | Comments Off on 12 Sept

Dear Parents
Class Masses
Room 5 and 8 will be celebrating their class mass together next Wednesday, September 18 at 11:30am. Parents and grandparents are most welcome to join us. 
Newsletter Covers
It is that time again to reprint the newsletter cover. If you are interested in advertising your business on our cover, please contact Christine.
Information Evening
We would like to invite you to an information evening.  The evening is titled: “How we teach Writing at Sacred Heart School and how we believe the children learn to write”.  The meeting will be held in Room 3 on Wednesday, 18 September 2013, at 6.30.  You are welcome to bring the children with you, if you wish.  Please RSVP by email or return the slip below, before Tuesday 17 September 2013.  (
We look forward to continuing our learning journey with you.
Well done to all the children who received the Sacrament of Confirmation last Sunday.
A big thank you to Mrs Winders for your organisation, the children involved in playing and singing with Fr Hook and to Mrs O’Donnell and Mrs Smith for the organisation of the afternoon tea.
Dates to mark on your Calendar:
Room 5 & 8 Class Mass                                               Wednesday 18 September
School Mass                                                                   Sunday 22 September
Mercy Day                                                                       Tuesday 24 September
First Holy Communion                                                 Sunday 24 November
To celebrate the Mercy Sisters’ founding Sacred Heart School, the PTA will be holding a free sausage sizzle for lunch. The children are asked to wear blue mufti clothing (blue symbolising the colour of Mary) and bring a can that will be donated to the food bank.
Gymnastic Festival
Good luck to Bella-Rose Heads, Natalya Hawkes, Annie Armstrong, Megan Sullivan, Brooke Johnstone, Tylee Fiebig, Brooke Cross, Brooklyn McLeod, Xanthe Belesky and Mya O’Connor who are taking part in the Gym Festival this Sunday. I know all your hard work will pay off.
Many thanks to Jacqui Holland for preparing the children.
PTA School Disco -Thursday 26th September 2013
Gold coin donation (per family) please. Chips, drinks and a variety of glow products available to purchase from .50c -$2. Tea and coffee is also available for adults.
Juniors Yr 0-3 from 6.30 pm-7.30 pm (younger siblings are welcome to stay for the junior disco, if accompanied by a parent).
Seniors Yr 4-6 from 7.30 pm -8.30 pm. Look forward to seeing you all there.
Lost Jersey ~ We are still looking for Shaun Clapperton’s lost jersey and urge parents to check their child is wearing the correct one.
FAITH  FACT FOR WEEK 7 – Social Action
Social Action is correcting the structures that perpetuate the need. Another name for this is Social Justice. Through the lens of social justice, we begin to take a look at the problems and issues facing us in our own communities, the nation and finally the world, and we begin to ask questions such as, “Why is there so much unemployment in our area?” “Why are there so many poor in our community?” “How will the deforestation of our rain forests affect our global climate?” etc. Very often when you are performing social service, you also become involved in solving the problem which created the need in the first place, and the two are closely related and often blend together. An example of this would be, someone comes to your food pantry, and tells you he/she has no food, because he/she lost their job recently. You may know of an employer looking to hire someone right away for a job requiring little or no skills. You give that person food, then place that person in touch with the employer. You then would have solved both problems for that person. (a) The immediate need of food through an act of charity (social service) and (b) you would have corrected the problem, which created and perpetuated the need. (social justice).
Altar Servers
Sat 14th Sept                               7.00 pm                     Caleb Brown
Sun 15th Sept                             10.30 am                                     Emma & Mathew Brooks
Children’s Liturgy                                                         Maria Baynes
Hockey Results
Super Stars played Donovan and won 6-0. Player Of the Day was Sam Richardson.
Ballers just had a fun game. To finish off the season Mr Page has organised a fun hockey game for our players against Mums or Dads next Wednesday at 3.30pm. See you there!
Congratulations to Mya O’Connor who was placed 4th in the South Island Gymnastic Comps in Timaru last weekend. Her team was also placed 3rd overall.
Also congratulations to Ben O’Connor who came first place in the Southland Literacy Fathers’ Day poem competition.  Well done.
Funny Dad
My Dad gives me kisses,
And he hisses.
I like going to the shop,
We brought a balloon and it went pop!
He has blue eyes,
And he has a little bit of hair dye.
He is fun,
And shares his bun.
He gives me hugs,
And we find bugs.
He is cool
And he takes me to the pool.                           
KiwiRail Keeping NZ On The Move – 150 years of Rail in NZ
Arriving soon: The Exhibition Express! This surperb exhibition is heading your way – by train! A KiwiRail engine is pulling new scenic carriages and four themed containers, each packed with fascinating displays about rail in NZ. Stopping at 12 destinations across the country, there will be family fun, prizes and giveaways. Entry is free so don’t miss ‘Keeping NZ on the Move’. Open Day in Invercargill will be held on 17thOctober 10am – 4pm at the Invercargill station.
Movie Night Fundraiser – One Direction “This Is Us” Thurs 16th Sept 6.30 pm
Electric Knights U16 Marching Team Invite You To This PREMIERE.
Hey to all 1D FANS out there come along and watch the boys in the premiere of their 3D movie. Cost is $20 per ticket and this also gives you a chance to win a spot prize valued at over $100.
Contact Clare 027-2202600.
Class Happenings
In Room 9 we have been researching and writing reports and persuasive arguments. Here are two examples.
We have also produced videos and news reports, please go to our blog and check these out.
LIGHT POLLUTION – On a clear night, with no clouds to be seen, the moonlight shining, and no artificial lights to block the view, a Mum and daughter walk outside. They look up into the sky and see 40 billion stars in the sky. But then they look to their right and see thousands of city lights, too many to count! The whole city is lit up. It looks really pretty but don’t be tricked by this prettiness, because that’s light pollution. The daughter asks her Mum about light pollution and why they have it. The daughter asks so many questions because she doesn’t know much light pollution, and not many other people don’t know either! So the Mum tells her daughter more about light pollution. Did you know, Tekapo has the least light amount of light pollution, or that light pollution causes death for some animals? Turtles hatching depend on moonlight and starlight to guide them to water, but often end up heading toward lit up parking lots, beach houses and hotels by mistake!
“WOW Mum I didn’t know any of that!” “Is there any way that we can stop light pollution?”  “Well not completely but there is a way we can prevent some of it.”
Three easy ways to make your local sky darker is to close the blinds in your house to prevent interior lights from shinning outside, you can also turn off lights that you aren’t using, and if you’ve got outdoor lighting buy some shielding to prevent them shining skyward.
Then go outside and enjoy the view!!!   By Monique Nolan
Amazing Asteroids
Do you know that NASA is doing a mission to get an asteroid into a space bag but they don’t have the funds and the money?
Do you know what an asteroid is? 
Well we are going to explain what an asteroid is. It is a large rock in outer space. They can be as small as a grain of sand or large as a dwarf planet. They orbit around the sun in the inner solar system.
What does NASA do?
NASA is the U.S National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which is the U.S Government’s civilian space agency. NASA was responsible for the early rock testing of moon rocks and the first U.S manned missions into space.
How does the mission work?
They are going to go around the moon to gather speed. Then they are going to fly to a position where they have seen an asteroid. They will capture an asteroid and take a sample of it and fly back to earth to study it. They want to know what they are made of and where they come from.  
Why we should donate money to NASA.
So it’s easy to find out what asteroids are made from. This will help us know where asteroids come from and how they were formed. It might tell us if there is life elsewhere in space or they could discover new life forms or even new materials and minerals that we didn’t know existed. They might find something that can help us in the future. So that is why we told you about asteroid and NASA and why you should donate money to NASA!!!!  By Justin and Cory
Free Workshop – Salford School Hall – 26th September 7.00 pm
‘Play is the Way’ run by Wilson McCaskill is a 90 min free workshop for parents. This workshop is an interactive experience where parents and carers will have the opportunity to participate in activities that will highlight the need to develop the personal and social capabilities that empower children to be all they can be. It is about creating the tools to prepare our children to cope in an exciting, unpredictable and rapidly evolving world, because ‘life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage’.
Please RSVP: by Friday 20th Sept.
REBEL Sport ~ Save 20% – just shop at Rebel Sport today 12th Sept 9am – 9pm. Tell them what school you are from and our school will receive a donation.
Information Evening – Writing
________________ will be attending the writing meeting on 18 Sept 2013.
Signed _________________________
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5 Sept

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Newsletters | Comments Off on 5 Sept

Dear Parents
As you read this we will be on our way home from a very successful day skiing at The Remarkables ski field.
We farewell Ryan Henson and his family tomorrow and wish them all the best in their shift to Fielding.
Sacrament of Confirmation
We congratulate the following children making the Sacrament of Confirmation this Sunday at 2pm: Lucy Baynes, Ella van Eeden, Oliver Hogan, Nick Walsh, Tanesha Tagomoa- Kaa, Maiya  Tagomoa- Kaa, Kate Russell, Anika Winders, Aubrey Page, Megan Sullivan, Josh Henderson, Giovanna O’Donnell, Aidan  Dudfield, Josh Newell, Sarah Phillipson, Summer Smith, Shaun Clapperton and James Hogan.
We pray:
Come Holy Spirit
Fill these hearts
With the fire of your love.
Pastoral Care
This is the second article on our Pastoral Care Review: These are the dimensions I will be surveying parents on in a later newsletter.
  • Relationships
  • The school is a friendly, welcoming, co-operative learning environment where the dignity of each person is repected.
  • Safety
  • The school provides for students and staff an environment that is safe – physically, emotionally, socially, spiritually, culturally.
  • Behaviour Management
  • Discipline processes are just, compassionate, respectful and consistent.
  • Cultural Awareness
  • The school is open to the enrichment of diverse cultures.
  • Organisation
  • Pastoral Care is organized in a way that is evident to all members of the school community.
Help Required
The Junior school is looking for 1 or 2 people who could help with the putting away of reading books.  We have also purchased some new books that require processing.  If you are able to help, please see Mrs Buxton.
FAITH  FACT FOR WEEK 6 ~ Social Service
Social Service is giving direct aid to someone in need. It usually involves performing one or more of the corporal works of mercy. That is, giving alms to the poor, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, visiting the sick or imprisoned, taking care of orphans and widows, visiting the shut-ins etc. Another name for it is charity.
2013 Production DVD
These are now available at the office $10 each.
Scholastic Bookclub – Issue 6 closes Wednesday 11th September.
Sports Teams
With summer sports starting up again please ask your child to check the noticeboard for draws etc. Different sports have different ways of letting us know about draws and cancellations and we will let you know how to access these as soon as it comes to hand.
Claire and Bridie Kinney’s soccer team, Queens Park 10th Grade, won their Club Champion Cup at their prizegiving on Friday night. All of the teams in the club from Premier to Juniors compete for this cup.
They won the 10th Grade Cup as well, their final was on Saturday against Old Boys winning 6-1.
Please take the time to check if your child has the correct jersey. Shaun Clapperton and Caleb Hickey have been missing their jerseys for some time now.
Also Lucy Baynes has lost her Black puffer jacket. All items are named.
Demons Softball Club ~ Open Day Sunday 15thSeptember 11 am – 1 pm
Any children wishing to play T-Ball (5 – 9 yrs) are welcome to attend this open day. Free sausage sizzle and casual game.
Handel’s ‘The Messiah’ sung by Jonathan Lemalu (London), Choir and Dunedin Sinfonia Orchstra this December.  Auditions for boys aged 9 – 14 to be held mid-Sept.  Please contact Dr. Raymond White for further details.   Phone: 217-5115.
It’s My Turn To Cook Tonight Bosch School Holiday Program – Oct 2 – 4
The It’s My Turn To Cook Tonight Bosch School Holiday Program is FREE, ONLINE, FUN for the whole family and unique with great prizes. It is available ANYWHERE there is Internet coverage. This means no travelling, no pick ups or drop offs – kids have heaps of fun, get food savvy while they learn to cook in their own home, using their food, cooking their meals.
Find out more
Room 8 Class Happenings
Character Descriptions
Firstly we had to visualize our chosen person and think about the best way to describe them so that the reader may make a picture in his or her mind of our chosen person.  In the first paragraph we focused on the physical description and paragraph two was all about how that person acted and spoke.
Below are samples of character descriptions that were the focus for our narrative writing. 
Short, dark, brownish hair that hangs below her shoulders that sways side to side when she walks.  The smooth skin of her face shines from her foundation.  Skin soft like the stuffing of a soft pillow.  Little brown freckles that slowly fade away.  Brown sparkly eyes that sparkle like crystals on a winter’s night.  A small pointed nose that is just the right size.  She’s always got a nice cheeky grin on her face. 
A soft voice that can be deep when she’s angry.  Small, wavy earrings that shine at the top.  
She wears long tops and long skirts.  Paris
 White hair that looks like the foam of two waves.  Eyes that twinkle when he laughs.  A nose that looks like a mountain.  A smile with wrinkles on each side of his face. 
He likes to wear a brush cotton shirt and a pair of ruined old jeans that always have holes.  He always wears slippers around the house.  Josh
Short, brown hair covers his round head.  Brown eyes twinkling like diamonds in the sky.  He has a small button nose and his mouth is wide when he smiles.  The eyebrows on his face are big and bushy, and his neck is hairy.  The clothes he wears are always very dirty when he comes back from work.  Sarah
A shiny, round, bald head shone like the golden goose and his golden feathers.
Eyes sparkled like the big, bright sun or the sparkly night time moon.  His nose looked just right.  Ears poked out like branches from an old wobbly tree.  Mouth opened just like a whale trying to eat a shark.  A nice long neck that bends when he walked like a clown.  You could always see a nice straight back that looked as hard as a rock.            Benjamin
Shiny hair that curls all over her head, long when she does not have a hair tie on.  Eyes like diamonds.  Her face looks like silver when she goes outside because the sun shines down on it.  Her smile is really big when she laughs.  Her skin is smooth and shiny like a whiteboard, the colour of a light caramel.
Curly ginger hair covers her head like stacked hay bales.  Brown eyes shine like diamonds in the night sky.  A strong clear voice echoes across the room as she speaks. Laughter fills the room when she is happy.  A smile that looks like a banana is always on her face.  A straight back when she walks. Tanned skin covers her body.   Enthusiasm always fills her body.            Breyah  
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