School Upgrade ~ We have received a concept plan for the proposed school upgrade. There is a copy of this in the junior corridor. It is an exciting development which will do wonders to enhance our school. I will relay more information as it comes to hand.
Year 6 Camp Meeting ~ This will take place Wednesday 16th September in Room 9 @ 6.15pm.
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. You are welcome to bring your child/children to this meeting if you wish.
RSVP by 15 September: email@example.com
Please let us know of any prospective enrolments or pre-schoolers. We are also looking for parents who can check that the local preschools and kindergartens have copies of our school prospectus. Please contact Christine if you can help.
Class Mass ~ Room 6 and 7 will be celebrating a class mass on Wednesday, 16 September, 9.30 in the church. We warmly invite you all to attend and come for a shared morning tea in the hall afterwards.
Headlice ~ These little critters are alive and well. Please take the time to check your children’s hair and treat if need be.
School Disco ~ Thursday 24 September ~ More details next week.
Yr 1 – 3 = 6 – 7pm Yr 4 – 6 = 7 – 8pm
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.
Sports Notices ~ A reminder to have all Touch and Soccer notices in to Mr Morgan asap.
Basketball ~ Only half the children registered to play Basketball have paid their fee of $45. We would appreciate the rest being settled asap please.
Demons Softball Club Open Day, 13th Sept 2015 11am – 1pm
Softball grounds 550 Tay street. FREE BBQ & Activities.
Queries to: Amy Telfer 2169154
Tennis Southland Holiday Programme ~ Mon 5 Oct 10am – 2pm
Stadium Southland Velodrome $25 per child. For more information and to enrol, visit: www.tennissouthland.co.nz or phone 211-2251.
Faith Facts ~ Father’s Day:
In the Bible it is Abraham who is counted as the father of faith and he is revered in Judaism, Islam and Christianity. Joseph of Galilee is an exemplary father in the Bible. He married Mary, despite the unusual circumstances of her pregnancy. He was a righteous man who dared to take on the roles of husband and foster father. We can learn much about fatherhood from Joseph. Another father that captures the imagination is a man called Jairus. He was a man of importance whose daughter was dying and he came to Jesus, fell at his feet and begged Jesus to help his child. He humbled himself for the sake of his daughter.
A final father from the Bible that is impressive is the one who had two sons, one of whom went astray. This is, of course, the story told by Jesus of the prodigal son. The father in the parable teaches his two sons powerful lessons of love: the one who went astray who discovered that his father’s care came to him even when he had run away from it and the other who struggled to understand such extravagant love in the face of his brother’s failures and his own fidelity. The father in the story, like God, never gave up on either of his children.
On Father’s Day let us remember that we have been given a heritage of dedication and faithfulness from the fathers we encounter in the Bible and from those fathers who exemplify the best qualities of parenting.
Saturday 12 September 7.00 pm Megan Sullivan & Kate Russell
Sunday 13 September 10.30am Anika Winders & Ella Van Eeden
Children’s Liturgy Trish Sherriff
Jazz won 14 – 4 against Otatara. POD was Abby Johnstone
Magic lost against Salford 20 – 2. POD was Alex Hawkes
Grizzlies won 27 – 2 against Otatara. POD was Kyron Devery
Bucks won by default against Tisbury. POD was Dylan Hawkes
Sonics won 24 – 4 against Windsor North. POD was Tyler McLeod
Please check out the more detailed report on Facebook!
Sacred Heart Ski Trip 2015
A big thank you to the parents who supported students on the ski trip and helped make the day such a success. It was a fabulous day out irrespective of the weather!
The photo on the right is of Mr Humm, moments before he was reprimanded for disrupting the ski school class.
Room 1 Class Happenings
Room 1 is very lucky to have Mrs McKenzie teach us every Friday.
We love doing art with her, as we create some amazing masterpieces.
Please come and have a look at all our wonderful work.