ST JOSEPH’S PRIMARY SCHOOL Telephone: 02 6959 2238 Fax: 02 6959 3006 Email: [email protected] Website: www.sjnww.org 15th October 2014 SJS CALENDAR OF EVENTS P.O. Box 248 68-74 Audley Street NARRANDERA NSW 2700 NEWSLETTER 31/2014 School Photo Survey Results Week 2 Thursday 16th October * School Banking * Active After School Sport * Kinder Transition Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent School Photo survey. After reviewing the results we will continue with our current practice. Saturday 18th October & Sunday 19th October * Catholic Schools Basketball Ms Grace has decided to relinquish her substantive position as Assistant Principal. She will however continue teaching and retain her full time teaching status. Mrs Irvin will continue on in the role as Acting Assistant Principal. I would like to thank Ms Grace for the contributions she has made to our school in her position as Assistant Principal. Week 3 Tuesday 21st October * Active After School Sport Wednesday 22nd October * Mobile Library Visit * Year 3—Transition Thursday 23rd October * School Banking * Active After School Sport * Kinder Transition * Concert—Night 1 Friday 24th October * Concert—Night 2 SPRING FAIR 1st November LIFE EDUCATION VAN VISITS 12th, 13th & 17th November Ms Grace School Concert We are all getting quite excited about the upcoming school concert. The new stage curtains are in place and they look wonderful. Please make sure you get your tickets from the school office as soon as possible. Please note that the children are required to be present on both nights but their parents only need to attend one performance both if you would like to. School Newsletter Please note that if necessary, parents can request a paper copy of the Newsletter. Graeme Urquhart, Principal If you or someone you know from our School has participated in activities outside of school and you would like to share it with us, please send your information including a photo (if you have one) in electronic form to [email protected] RELIGION Thank You A big Thank You to everyone for coming along to Father Neru’s welcome on Sunday. Mass Times at St Mel’s 6:00pm 10:00am Saturday Night Sunday Morning Julie Flynn Religious Coordinator AWARDS Congratulations to the following students who received awards last week; Year 6: Scott Blundell, Keelie Ostler, Eliza Armida Year 5: Cyd Ryan, Ed Gooden, Jamie Paterson-Myers Year 4: Liam Mathieson, Matilda Rivero Year 3: Tom O’Mahoney, Claire Ingram, Eli Whiteman, Marnyka Russell Year 2: Ethan Gray, Schapelle Salucci, Mikayla Bloomfield, Mitchell Forrest, Sascha Parker-Eade Year 1: Yuri Selten, Rylee Gowans Kinder: Koby Whiteman, Cohen Tunks, Kihana Schofield CATHOLIC SCHOOLS BASKETBALL We wish the children and families travelling to Sydney for the Catholic Schools Basketball this weekend, a safe and happy time. Good luck to all the teams, we hope you enjoy the basketball and improve your skills. A mass will be held at Shellharbour Stadium at 6.30pm on Saturday evening for those wishing to attend. CHRISTMAS BOXES Thank you to everyone for supporting the Christmas Box appeal, families have been very generous. This week we are asking for something to play with, it could be; a toy car, bouncy balls, skipping ropes etc. Thank you, Year 5 & Mrs O’Brien. This Wednesday, the 15th October is Stillborn and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. To mark this significant day there will be a special candle lighting ceremony at the conclusion of next Sunday morning’s 10am Mass. Any parent and/or grandparent who has endured the loss of a child is welcomed to come forward and light a candle in your baby's honour. If you have a special one you would prefer to use please bring it along. For more information please contact Ruth Hutchins 0427 335 154 BOOK CLUB Book Club Orders are due back to School by Thursday 23rd October. CANTEEN HOURS (2014 TERM 4) - 8.30am—1.30pm CANTEEN ROSTER Friday 17th October Monday 20th October Aylsia Scalpello & Vanessa Hoffman Nicole Beard & Zarah Curtis To the following Students are celebrating their birthdays over the coming week; William Rivero and Rylee Gowans We hope you all have a fantastic day! THE YEAR 6 EXCURSION TO CANBERRA Day 3 We went to the War Memorial On the last day of our holiday It was a very inspiring time More than I could say. Then we went to Questacon It really was great fun I couldn’t pick a favourite thing There were many more than one. This was our Canberra excursion I hope you like our rhyme Next year Yr 5 will go It’s not very far in time. By Mahni Ireland, Keelie Ostler & Will Rivero ST JOSEPH’S PRIMARY SCHOOL Telephone: 02 6959 2238 Fax: 02 6959 3006 Email: [email protected] P.O. Box 248 68-74 Audley Street NARRANDERA NSW 2700 Website: www.sjnww.org Dear Parents/Guardians, As you may already be aware, the annual school concert will be held next week, on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th of October. We are very excited about this and expect it to be a great creative learning adventure for our students. As per the note that was sent home at the end of last term, all students will be involved in the concert and are expected to wear an all black outfit consisting of the following: LONG BLACK SKIRT OR LONG BLACK PANTS/TROUSERS BLACK SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT/T-SHIRT (NO TANKS OR SINGLET TOPS) STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE BARE FEET NO WHITE OR COLOUR PARTS ON CLOTHES PLEASE This does not apply to students who have been given a ‘character role’ and a separate notice has been given to those students regarding their own costume requirements. Thank you so much for your assistance with this. Kind Regards, Lizzie Walsh Seven gardens will open on Sunday 27th October for the Narrandera District Garden Club’s self -drive Town and Country Garden Visits to raise funds for the work of the local branch of Can-Assist. Gardens open at 9am and viewing continues until dusk. The cost is $10 per person, which includes entry to all gardens and a location map (available outside the Visitors Centre in Narrandera Park from 9am to 2.30pm on the day) and Devonshire Tea at the Uniting Church Hall. A light lunch will be on offer in a garden at a cost of $8. For more information contact Gwen Nielsen on (02) 6959 2228 Congratulations to the Light family on the birth of Scarlett, a sister for Fletcher in Year 2 and Grace in Year 1. Have we got your Email Address?? We send the Newsletters and often other School information home via email. If you are not receiving this information please call into the office to update your details. JUNIOR BASKETBALL The teams for intermediate boys are BLACK TEAM - Brad Cussans, Will Rivero, Heath Chappell, Heath Reilly, James Kerr, Lachlan Kerr, Blair Robinson. PINK TEAM - Connor Bloomfield, Jack Rilen, Riley Buchanan, Connor Smith, Liam Mathieson, Deakin Bright, BLUE TEAM - Ben Pearson, Taj Trengrove, Noah Watson, Cody Eade, Jake Demamiel, Brad Hutchins, Khan Ozsoy MAROON TEAM - Harry Grintell, Drew Matthews, Noah Bolton, Jack Sergeant, Xavier Davis, Bodean Tareva GREEN TEAM - Seth Bolton, Dylan Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Adam Hewitt, Reid Hitchens, Sam Papsidero, Clayton James YELLOW TEAM - Luke Argus, Kane Williams, Jaime Paterson, Bryce Hickson, Jarrod Craze, Maisyn Paterson, Brooklyn Hands The Draw for Wednesday is 5.00pm Junior boys 5.50pm Intermediate boys Black v Green & Pink v Maroon 6.40pm Intermediate Boys Blue v Yellow & Senior Boys Thursday 4.00pm AUSSIE HOOPS 5.00pm Junior Girls 5.50pm Intermediate Girls 6.40pm Senior Girls LIMTED STOCK OFFER Schoolbag, Non elastic tie and Hat Special Price $65.00 Offer Available only while stocks last.
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