Posts made in August, 2015

27 August 2015

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Dear Parents

Our prayers and thoughts are with the Crawford family this week. We are also thinking of Mrs Stupples as she recovers from her operation.

Sacramental Programme for Parents

Kia Ora koutou

As many of you will be aware, Sacred Heart is in the midst of preparing many of our students for their first Sacramental initiations – especially Communion and Confirmation.  In consultation with the Catholic Education Office (from the recent reviews), and also part of our ongoing commitment and support to our school families, the Parish and School are organising a short course for parents on the Sacraments, their origins, and their meaning in our daily lives.  The course (part of Vaughan Smith’s excellent 16 week course) is designed to be both educational, and provide you with support for your children during this exciting time in their religious lives.  This modified version consists of 8 meetings to be held in the evenings – just once per week for about 60-90 minutes.  Material is provided, and the course is very informal – designed to be both interactive and inclusive.  I have personally been part of the course twice, and am privileged to be able to help facilitate it for Sacred Heart School. The course is open to anyone in the school, and I’ll look forward to giving you all some more information on it at the parent’s meeting on Tuesday, September 1st.  If anyone has questions, you can direct them to Father Tony or myself.

Hei kōnā mai

Paul Brooks (Board Chair)

School Canteen

Collingwood Foodcentre will take over our school canteen starting tomorrow. Rachel will be in the hall by 8.15am with a small selection of Rolls, Wraps, Bagels, Mini Muffins, Small Chicken Rolls, etc for immediate purchase, or take orders from the list enclosed with today’s newsletter.

 Daffodil Day – 28th August 

We will have a mufti day tomorrow for Daffodil Day. Please dress in something yellow and bring a gold coin for the Cancer Society.

Sacred Heart School Parent Information Evening

Would you like to know more about how your child learns to write and how we teach writing at Sacred Heart School?

When: 7 – 8pm Wednesday, 16 September in Room 6.

RSVP by 15 September: rbuxton@shsinv.school.nz

 

Faith Facts ~ August 29 – The Passion of St John the Baptist: He was the last prophet of the Old Testament, the forerunner of Jesus and was killed by a corrupted King who gave in to lust and pride.  John never stopped bearing witness to the truth. He had the eyes to see that Truth was fully revealed in Jesus, the one whom he proclaimed the “Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.” (John 1:29) St. John the Baptizer was a simple man, not a member of the elite. He was stirred by conscience and the Holy Spirit to throw convention to the wind. He paid dearly for it.

Laudato Si’

What ecological problems does the encyclical focus on? In the first chapter, Pope Francis discusses several themes:

  1. Pollution and climate change
  1. The issue of water
  2. Loss of biodiversity (i.e., the extinction of plants, animals, etc.)
  3. Decline in the quality of human life and the breakdown of society
  4. Global inequality

Altar Servers

Saturday 29 August 7.00 pm    Matthew & Liam Francis

Sunday  30 August 10.30am                  Megan Sullivan &  Piper Adams

Children’s Liturgy                                Liza Adams

 Verdon College Enrolments

Tomorrow is the last day for enrolments for the high schools. Please contact the Verdon College Office 03 216-9039 even if you haven’t completed the preference forms.

PTA ~ Father’s Day

As our Mother’s Day gift exchange was such a hit we have decided that we will do it again for Father’s Day.The children need to bring along a gift that is no more than $5 in value. These gifts will then be put altogether and your child will get to choose another gift from the table that they would like to give their dad on Father’s Day.

These can be left in the container outside the office from Monday 24th August and up until Wednesday, 2nd September.

Many thanks ~ your PTA

 

H20 Dreams Learn to Swim Lessons @ Ruru Pool, Term 4

Wednesday after school and Saturday mornings $95 per term, with a portion of your lesson fee being donated back to Ruru School.

H20 Dreams has been operating in Southland for 11 years. Your child will learn in a positive and fun environment with one of their qualified swim teachers. To view class days and times, please visit: 222.h20dreams.co.nz. To enrol email: admin@h20dreams.co.nz

 

Guitar and Ukulele Tuition ~ Contact 03 9730430.

Good Quality Horse Manure for Sale, 349 Bainfield Rd, $2 a Bag

Fundraising for an overseas exchange next year.

 

Polyfest

Well done to all the children who took part in Polyfest on Tuesday. We added a couple of items from our school production including the Verdon haka and our school waiata and the children were excellent.

A big thanks to the teachers and helpers who made this possible.

 

Bookclub ~ Issue 6 closes on Wednesday 2nd September.

 

Book Amnesty

We are counting up our reading books and looking for any lost ones.  If you find any books belonging to school, please send them back so we can account for them.  Many thanks for your support with this.

 

Ski Trip ~ Yr 4, 5 & 6

We have a couple of spare seats available if anyone is interested in coming on the Ski Trip next Friday. Please see Mrs Winders.

Sacred Heart Grasshoppers

Had their final game of Hockey yesterday in their PJ’s

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Room 7 Class Happenings 

Tennis Coaching

 Niko was a great coach. At the start of the session he taught us drills and then we played King of the Court. My favourite part of the session was when we played King of the Court in doubles. I went in doubles with Anika. Each day everyone was getting better. It was like a massive challenge. By Keara Paraki

For the past two weeks Niko has been taking us for tennis lessons. He has been teaching us how to control the ball and how to plan the game. He’s been showing us how to hit the ball. To hit the ball you swing the racket from low to high. It’s sad we only have one more lesson to go. He’s a great coach to have and he is really fun.

By Dylan Hawkes

For the past two weeks Niko has been taking us for tennis lessons! We are very grateful to him as we have learned some very good tennis skills from him. We are very sad that we have only got one more lesson with him and we want him to come back next term (or year). He has taught us the rules of tennis and is very patient so thank you Niko, we are very glad you came. By Ben Bryan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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20 August 2015

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Dear Parents

 Congratulations to the Ramsay family, on the arrival of Haley Grace, who was born on Monday.

We have had a large number of children away the past week with flu symptoms. In most cases they have needed a couple of days to recuperate. Please reinforce with your children to use hankies / tissues and to cover their mouths when sneezing.

A reminder to wear the correct school uniform to and from school. If there are any problems please contact your child’s teacher.

 Daffodil Day – 28th August 

We will have a mufti day next Friday for Daffodil Day. Dress in something yellow and bring a gold coin for the Cancer Society.

Mass of the Assumption –

Thanks to Mrs. Winders, Fr. Tony, the PTA and the families who were able to attend our school mass on Sunday.

Polyfest – Tuesday 25th August

We will be taking part in the Polyfest again this year and will be adding a couple of the items from our school production. Children involved will get a note tomorrow.

Sacramental Programme for Parents

Kia Ora koutou

As many of you will be aware, Sacred Heart is in the midst of preparing many of our students for their first Sacramental initiations – especially Communion and Confirmation.  In consultation with the Catholic Education Office (from the recent reviews), and also part of our ongoing commitment and support to our school families, the Parish and School are organising a short course for parents on the Sacraments, their origins, and their meaning in our daily lives.  The course (part of Vaughan Smith’s excellent 16 week course) is designed to be both educational, and provide you with support for your children during this exciting time in their religious lives.  This modified version consists of 8 meetings to be held in the evenings – just once per week for about 60-90 minutes.  Material is provided, and the course is very informal – designed to be both interactive and inclusive.  I have personally been part of the course twice, and am privileged to be able to help facilitate it for Sacred Heart School. The course is open to anyone in the school, and I’ll look forward to giving you all some more information on it at the parent’s meeting on Tuesday, September 1st.  If anyone has questions, you can direct them to Father Tony or myself.

Hei kōnā mai

Paul Brooks (Board Chair)

August 21 – St Pius X: From St. Pius X we learn again that simplicity of life, and humility of heart are still the highest wisdom and the indispensable conditions of a perfect Christian life, for they are the very source of all apostolic fruitfulness. His last will and testament bears the striking sentence: “I was born poor, I have lived in poverty, and I wish to die poor.”

Laudato Si’What does the pope mean by “integral ecology”? The word integral means “complete.” The idea is that an ecology will be only partial if it focuses on nature and leaves out mankind and his needs. For an ecology to be integral, or complete, it needs to include “human ecology” as well as natural ecology.

 Ski Trip – Friday 4th September

Thanks for the replies so far. Please make sure payment is made as soon as possible as we are required to make full payment next week.

PTA ~ Father’s Day

As our Mother’s Day gift exchange was such a hit we have decided that we will do it again for Father’s Day.The children need to bring along a gift that is no more than $5 in value. These gifts will then be put altogether and your child will get to choose another gift from the table that they would like to give their dad on Father’s Day.

These can be left in the container outside the office from Monday 24th August and up until Wednesday, 2nd September.

Many thanks ~ your PTA

 Altar Servers

Saturday 22 August 7.00 pm           Giovanna O’Donnell & Lucy Baynes

Sunday 23 August 10.30am             Max Forde & Summer Smith

Children’s Liturgy                              Megan Roulston

 Southland Stags

Some of the Southland Stags will be at school tomorrow @ 9.45

 Canteen

Thanks to Kelly Devlin who will be finishing up as Canteen manager tomorrow. We wish to thank her for all her work and wish her and her family all the best in the future.

 Sports Results

Hockey – St Heart Grasshoppers vs St Theresa’s we won 3-2

Player of the day is Shaun

Soccer – Game 1 – lost 11-2   Game 2 – lost 8-4

 Book Amnesty

We are counting up our reading books and looking for any lost ones.  If you find any books belonging to school, please send them back so we can account for them.  Many thanks for your support with this.

 

Room 6 Class Happenings

WW1 Exhibition and Camouflage Art at the Museum

I loved the museum because we found out how the soldiers lived like in World War 1.   The best part was when we made the camouflage art. Malachi

I loved the museum because we got to learn about WW1. I learnt that the soldiers lived in the trenches. The trenches were not nice to live in. Matthew

The museum classroom was filled with textured art. Jack

I loved the museum. We did WW1 art. We got an object from WW1 and made it hidden in art. Abby

When we went to the museum we did camouflage art and looked at the WW1 display. Charlie

On the awesome 20 July we went to the museum. We did camouflage art. I did a grenade. It was messy because I got paint on my hands. Sam

On Wednesday we went to the museum. We went to the WW1 display and we did camouflage art and painted it. It was exciting because I’ve never been to the WW1 display. Alex H

Two weeks ago Room 6 went to the museum. We did camouflage art at the museum and studied about WW1. I did a war jacket for my art. We walked around the war exhibition. We went in my car. Cole

Room 6 went to the museum. We made camouflage art and experienced WW1. I learnt that you could die with a gas mask without oxygen. Alex M

Two weeks ago Room 6 went to the museum and we studied WW1. We made camouflage art. We learnt about the trenches and how they lived. Rohan

 

RWC Opening Ceremony – Production

Production was a blast! All of the cultures performed live for Invercargill. I wish I could have watched it myself. Anya

In the production we had to do the “Unicorn Song” and the “Flower of Scotland”. I felt proud because I did good! Mason

Production was awesome! I was in the German and Dutch group. Markus and Cole were also in the German and Dutch group. I liked doing the stick dance because I liked using the poles and also my best friend (Markus) was in it as well. Rewi

I did Polyfest for production. Declan

The production was so superb. Afterwards, my eyes just about popped out of their sockets. Jacob

In my part of the production we sang and danced to the “Unicorn Song” by the Irish Rovers. Ellie

In the production, Alex and I were in the Celtic item. We were both Scottish. In the American item, they gave out hotdog lollies to the audience. There was a Polyfest item too. In the German and Dutch item they had the “Sound of Music”. Fabian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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13 August 2015

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Dear Parents

 A special welcome to Leanne Calos who has started school this week. We hope she and her family enjoy their time at Sacred Heart School.

We have had a large number of children away the past week with flu symptoms. In most cases they have needed a couple of days to recuperate. Please reinforce with your children to use hankies / tissues and to cover their mouths when sneezing, and to wash and dry their hands after using the toilet.

A reminder to wear the correct school uniform to and from school. If there are any problems please contact your child’s teacher.

 

Mass of the Assumption – Sunday 16th August @ 10.30

Children are to meet in the school foyer at 10.15 am in school uniform please.

There will be a shared lunch in the hall afterwards. Please bring a small plate of finger food to share.

We had really good support for the last mass and I would like this to continue this week.

Polyfest – Tuesday 25th August

We will be taking part in the Polyfest again this year and will be adding a couple of the items from our school production. A notice will go home next week about this.

Ski Trip – Friday 4th September

Thanks for the replies so far. We are almost at the break-even stage and still have spaces available on the bus. See Mrs Winders if you are a Year 4, 5 or 6 and wish to go skiing.

 Achievements

Netball- well done to the Year 6 netball team who are taking part in the tournament today. A big thanks to Mrs. Ultee, Mrs. Devery and the parent supporters there today.

 

Waterpolo

Junior Water Polo Year 1-6 restarts again on Friday 28th August.

The dates for the Term 3-4 competition run from 28/8 to 20/11.

The same teams from Term 1 will be re-entered into the competition.

The team is:

Ella van Eeden           Holly Wolf                             Ben Bryan

Sam Richardson         Tim Richardson                  Caleb Hickey

Tyler McLeod             Kyron Devery

 

Altar Servers

Saturday 8 August 7.00 pm              Tanesha Tagomoa-Kaa & Aidan                                                       Dudfield.

Sunday 9 August 10.30am                Ella van Eeden & Anika Winders

Children’s Liturgy                              School Mass

 

Southland Stags

Some of the Southland Stags will be at school next Friday @ 9.45.

 

 Keeping Ourselves Safe Parent Meeting

Thank you to the parents who were able to attend the Keeping Ourselves Safe meeting on Monday. Also to Cst. Fenton Herrick who ran the session.

 

 Sports Results

Hockey – Sacred Heart Maroons – 6-0

POD – Briarlee Devery

– Sacred Heart Mighty Ducks – 2-1

POD – Aidan Dudfield

Soccer – Game 1 – won 4-2

– Game 2 – lost 0-4

 

Year 6 Netball Team

 

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Room 3 Class Happenings

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In writing this week we wrote down ideas from viewing a short clip about a kiwi that finds a way to fly. You can find it on u tube under “Kiwi”.

Kiwi slid on the rope like a Ninja and did a backflip. Kiwi nailed the tree so that it would stay and not go away. He clapped his legs and checked to see if the trees were out of the way. He jumped and closed his eyes. Tears of joy came out of his eyes.

Jestin

 

Kiwi ties a rope to a tree and does a backflip. He hammers nails on a tree on the side of a cliff. He puts on a flying hat and peeps out, backs up and leaps off the cliff. He thinks he is flying but he’s not. A tear of joy escapes out of his eye.

Quin

 

The kiwi hammered nails with his feet because he had no hands. The kiwi is sliding down the rope. He is like a ninja.

Michael

 

The Kiwi Story

The kiwi is pulling and pulling and pulling a rope with all its might and finally he did it.The Kiwi tied the rope around the tree and did a backflip. Next the kiwi slides back down the rope. Kiwi popped out some nails with a hammer and nailed them to the stump to keep the tree sideways. He goes back up the cliff and pulls the rope and puts a sky diving hat on land ooks on each side. Kiwi goes back. He runs up and away he goes.Kiwi is flying with a tear of joy!!!

Briarlee

 

The kiwi’s pulling and pulling  on a rope. Finally he is at the tree he does a backflip and ties a knot around the trunk.Then he nails the stump. He got ready and peeped out. Woosh! He was flying. Suddenly two wings popped out. A little tear of joy came out of the corner of his eye.

Karly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6 August 2015

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Dear Parents

 

This week’s newsletter is written with a mixture of celebration in regards our school production and sadness with the passing of Kellie Forbes.

Over the years Kellie was a regular reliever at Sacred Heart and our thoughts and prayers are with the Murch and Forbes families at this time.

 

Keeping Ourselves Safe Parent Meeting – Monday 10th August @ 7pm

As part of the Keeping Ourselves Safe we hold a parent information evening as it does cover areas such as ‘safe/unsafe touching’ and correct use of body part names. Constable Fenton Herrick will be here to outline these and any other questions you may have.

We will also outline our behaviour management procedures and ask for feedback on the new reporting format.

 

School Mass – Sunday 16th August

On Sunday 16th August, we will have a school mass to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption.

We had really good support for the last mass and I would like this to continue. As at the last mass we will have a shared lunch afterwards.

 

Interviews

Thank you for helping the interview process run smoothly. I am aware some parents may have not yet received their child’s report. Please contact your child’s teacher or me if this is the case.

 

Life Education Van

We welcome Teresa, Kapa and Harold with the Life Education van who are working with our classes this week.

 

Canteen Closing

It is with regret that Kelly Devlin will close the school canteen, with her last day being on Friday 22nd August. I wish to thank Kelly for all her work over the years, we have really appreciated it.

Kelly is leaving for family reasons and is very willing to pass on her knowledge to anyone else who wishes to run the canteen. Please see me if you are interested.

 

Ski Trip – Friday 4th September

Please return notices as soon as possible. There will be a notice home tomorrow.

 

Achievements

Chess – well done to Nick and Sam Walsh who took part in the Southland Chess tournament. An excellent result from Nick in placing 3rd in the primary division.

Netball- well done to the Year 5 netball team who took part in the tournament yesterday. A big thanks to Danielle Meikle and all the supporters.

Good luck to the Year 6 team next week.

 

Production

A huge thanks to everyone for your support of our World Cup production last week.

It was the culmination of a lot of hard work from our school staff led by Mrs. Stupples, all our children and a host of volunteers contributing their expertise and time.

We received a lot of very positive feedback about the production and had a lot of happy but tired children at school last Friday.

We have recorded the show and when time allows will produce a movie for the children to see themselves on stage.

As some of you have already seen I have put a photo on the school Facebook page. We will add more as we work our way through all the video and photos taken.

 

Basketball

The last day for entries is tomorrow. We still need a few more names to make up our teams.

 

Waterpolo

Junior Water Polo Year 1 -6 restarts again on Friday 28th August.

The dates for the Term 3-4 competition run from 28/8 to 20/11.

The same teams from Term 1 will be re-entered into the competition.

Please let Mr. Morgan know if you didn’t play in Term 1 and wish to play now.

 

Altar Servers

Saturday 8 August 7.00 pm                   Liam & Matthew Francis

Sunday 9 August 10.30am                     Emma Brooks & Kate Russell

Children’s Liturgy                                Paul Brooks

 

Carol Wilson farewell  

Carol Wilson the long standing  (21 years) head teacher from Waikiwi Kindergarten has been asked to be a Head Teacher at Glengarry Kindy so left at the end of Term Two.  We will be having an official farewell for Carol on Wednesday 12th of August from 3pm – 4.30pm at Waikiwi Kindy and would like to invite all past and present families to come to this if they are free.  Everyone is welcome to come along and spend some time with Carol and get to say a proper goodbye.  We ask if you are coming to please bring a plate of finger food.

Thanks

The Teachers at Waikiwi Kindergarten

 

Southland Stags

There is a Southland Stags in store signing at H&J Smiths on Saturday 8thAugust from 1pm – 2pm.

 

Room 6 Museum Visit

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Year 5 Netball Team

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23 July 2015

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Dear Parents

 

Welcome back to Term 3. It promises to be another busy term especially with our production next Wednesday and Thursday. Some of the term events are:

 

29/7                            Production                                  Rehearsal at Centrestage

29/7                                                                                  Performance 7pm

30/7                                                                                  Performance 7pm

3/8                              3-way Interviews                       Monday 1.30 – 7.15pm

4/8                                                                                    Tuesday 3.15 – 5.30pm

5-7/8                          Life Education                           Wednesday – Friday

Aug/Sept                  Keeping Ourselves Safe

14/8                            Self Defence Course               Year 5 Girls

5/8                              Netball Tournament                 Year 5

13/8                            Netball Tournament                 Year 6

16/8                            Feast of Assumption                 School Mass

 

We welcome Mrs Ultee to Sacred Heart School and also Morgan Blight-Cranston who joined the children in Room 2. We hope they both enjoy their time with us.

 

A big thank you to the PTA who have purchased another 5 Chrome books for the children.

 

School Production

Only 7 sleeps to go until production!  We need some parent helpers to help our night run smoothly.  We need two people to usher for us each night, you must be over 18 and able to come in on Wednesday morning to Centre Stage for a fire briefing.  You do get to see the show though!

 

We also need a couple of things to help us out if you can please:

Mrs Buxton needs a size 14 (child’) or 12 (adults) navy blue polo shirt, and Mrs Stupples needs a toy electric guitar and drum (don’t have to be working), and 7 kickboards – the small pool ones, not boogie boards.

 

Our newsreaders and reporters also would love to be able to dress in suits if possible, so if you have a suit (jacket and/or pants) for a senior boy or dressy jacket for a senior girl then please let Mrs Stupples know.

 

If you are able to help us out with these, then please make sure that you clearly put your name on what you bring in, so that we can return it.  Many thanks, Mrs Stupples.

 

 

Interviews/Reports ~ School will close early on Monday 3rd August at 12.30pm so we can start Interviews at 1.30pm. Please book online using this link and code: www.schoolinterviews.co.nz J4WHM. Bookings are open for Rooms 1, 3, 6 & 7. Mrs Ultee will be here to meet any parents during interview times in Room 9 on Monday 3rd August.

You will receive your child’s report at the interview.

 

Ski Trip ~ Friday 4th September (Year 5, 6) Please mark your calendar for this years’ Ski Trip.

 

Netball ~ All Netball Dresses are to be returned to the OFFICE so they can be marked off against your child’s name.  Dresses will be re-distributed when required.

If your child received a Primary School Netball tournament letter, YEAR 5 ONLY practice will start this Monday. Don’t forget to fill your slip in and bring back to school by Monday 27th July.

 

Art Exhibition ~ Alongside our Production this year, the children have been working on art works that represent our different cultures. These pieces of work will be displayed in the corridors for you to come and look at. We truly have some great artistic talent in our school. We especially thank Mrs McKenzie for the inspiration and skill she shares with us.

 

Chess Tournament ~ Please let Mrs Stupples know if you are interested in attending the chess tournament on 3 August.  If any parent is able to be present for the day, with the children, then that would be much appreciated.

 

 

 

 

Diocesan Synod

I ask you to speak about your faith with great joy” – Pope Francis. Throughout all the parishes of our Diocese we have a special focus this year on experiencing, celebrating and sharing the joy of the Gospel. You are offered the opportunity to sign up to participate in a four-week home-based programme to reflect on and discuss how to make the joy of the Gospel real in your life.  It will run from mid-August to mid-September.

Each week will focus on one aspect of the joy of the Gospel: encounter, grace, healing and hope. To make the programme work in our parish, we need participants, leaders and hosts.  Please be generous in your response to this opportunity, and fill out the sign-up sheet attached to the newsletter. You may register by filling in the attached form and return to the school or online http://www.cdd.org.nz/called-by-christ-invitation/

 

Altar Servers

Saturday 25 July 7.00 pm                         Nathan Russell & Piper Adams

Sunday 26 July 10.30 am                         Lucy Baynes & Caitlin Smith

Children’s Liturgy                                       Maria Baynes

 

Invercargill Secondary Schools’ 2015 Open Days

James Hargest College                                              Sunday 26 July

Aurora College                                                             Wednesday 29 July

Southland Boys’ High School                                                      Thursday 30 July

Southland Girls’ High School                                                      Thursday 30 July

Verdon College                                                            Sunday 2 August

 

SGHS & SBHS Open Days ~ As these open days are on the same night as our production parents are asked to contact the schools directly after the open days to request personal tours of the schools. I have contacted the schools so they are aware they may get some calls. SGHS – 03 2116030, SBHS – 03 2113003.

 

Scholastic Bookclub Issue 5 closes on Friday 31st July.

 

Hockey Results ~ Sacred Heart Maroons lost to SAC Tigers. POD was Josh Livingstone.

 

Out of School Music ~ We are running our final Music Awareness class for the year. This class is for students 5-6 years and runs for 6 weeks. Beginning 15th August, $30. A great introduction to music, students learn beat, rhythm, high notes, low notes & much more. Enquiries to Deborah admin@osmc.co.nz or 216-5137.

 

Want To Get Loads of FREE Tupperware and Host Gifts?? ~ Why not host a party in your own home, and I’m also looking for new recruits. Selling Tupperware is a great way to earn a living while working from home, perfect for at home mums! Tupperware is still going strong in southland, so why not get the girls together for a fun night, have a couple of wines and let me show you some of the latest and greatest products that Tupperware has to offer. I am a passionate and dedicated demonstrator based in Riverton but willing to travel throughout Southland. Phone Rachel McKay today to book your party on 0273353438 or alternatively email on scorch_rach@vodafone.co.nz

 

Looking for childcare in your area? ~ Home Based Childcare for children 0 – 5 years I provide quality home based care and education in a resource rich setting. Hours to suit ECE, and WINZ subsidies available. I am a registered and trained Wild Things Educator. If you are interested or you require more information, please call Nicole Robb (03) 235 8579 or 027 455 8838.

 

Room 1 Class Happenings

 

Welcome back to Term 3, a special welcome to William, Tasmin, Zoe, Molly D and Ella who have joined us in Room 1 this term. Below is our writing from Monday; we wrote our ‘best bits’ of the holidays.

 

The best bit in the holidays was when I went to my Aunty Joe’s for a sleepover and my Bubba’s for a sleepover too. I played on my i-pad. I played all of my games on it. Jackson

 

In the holidays I went to my little sister’s birthday. She had two cakes. She had a cake on Friday and one on Sunday. I liked it because it was fun. Lucas

 

I went to Fiji in the holidays. The best bit was when I went on a banana boat. It was fun because it was in the water. I was happy because it was fun. Mitchell

 

In the holidays I had a loose tooth. Leo A came to my house because I like him. I like my loose tooth because it wiggles a lot. Ella

 

My best bit of my holiday was going to the Minion Movie, and seeing the Minions bottom. I saw the Minion lick the other Minions. Zoe

 

The best bit of my holiday was going to Katelyn and Lincoln’s house. We went down the sheep slide and they had a house. Lincoln chased the horse away. Zoe got left behind, and I thought that she was with Jo, but she was not with Jo, she was stuck. Lincoln, Molly and I helped her to get unstuck. I felt happy because it was fun. Isla

 

My best bit in the holidays was when I built a monster truck on Mind Craft. It even had a cat in my house. Eifion

 

In the holidays I liked when I went to the skate park. I liked when I was doing tricks. William

 

In the long school holidays I went Ten Pin Bowling. It was fun because I got three turns in a row.

Ethan

 

In the holidays I went to the movies and watched “Inside Out” because I wanted to watch it. I liked it when Angryness pulled the levers and got angry. Tasmin

 

The best bit of my holiday was when Dad, Lauren and I went up the big hill and we ran out of petrol, but we got up the hill in the end. Noah

 

The best bit of my holiday was when I went to my Grandma’s and my Dad’s because I had lots of fun. Luca

 

In the holidays I went to the swimming pool, it was fun because I went on the hydro slide.

Molly D

 

In the holidays I had an early party when my Nana was here. I had a birthday cake. It was cup cakes with sprinkles. Molly S

 

In the holidays Kate O came to my house. We coloured in, and played Mums and Dads. I liked when we played on the tramp. Holly

 

My best bit of my holiday was going to Kidszone. I got my face painted. I got free candy floss because my Grandad works at the candy floss machine. I got three bags of candy floss. I had some ice cream. I made a scarf. Ana

 

The best bit of my holiday was when I went to Clip and Climb. I felt happy because we stayed for an hour. I climbed the circle wall. I can climb a rock wall as well. Leo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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