School’s 125th Birthday

11728979_883832785006041_4019652422602020574_oTime really does fly. Half the year has flown by. Our 125th school birthday has come and gone.

SCHOOL’S BIRTHDAY
Our 125th Birthday was truly well celebrated. There was a big walk to the old school, 3 St Charles pipers, a Thanksgiving Service, a school picnic, the releasing of 40 pigeons, past pupils tea for our school, another for the old school and a school family braai. The weather was great and an awesome time was had by everyone. A huge thank you to the staff for their expertise and hard work and to everyone who attended the functions and helped to make our 125th Birthday a wonderful occasion.

125th BIRTHDAY PHOTO
Anyone wishing to have a 125th Birthday photo for R5 may order a copy from their class teachers. It is a normal jumbo print photo.

LGS BRANDED GOODS
The LGS branded goods are still available for sale. Please support us by purchasing these very special, useful items!

CAKE SALE
Thank you to our Grade 2 and 6 girls for the eats for our Cake Sale. The amount raised was R5 085-80.
Our next cake sale will take place on Wednesday 26th August. The Grade 3 and 4 girls will be supplying the cakes.

MAKRO REBATE
We have just received our half year rebate of R3 886-35 . Last July our rebate was R6 038-20. Parents please have your Makro card linked to our school and please visit Makro and swipe your card.

BOOK VIEWING
Thank you to all the parents who attended Book Viewing. Please take note of all the marks and comments on your child’s report and discuss them with your child.

TOILETRIES
Please can Grade 6 girls bring a 9 or 10 pack of toilet rolls to school.

PARENT SUPPORT
Parents please ensure that your child is correctly dressed, has packed everything she needs for school and arrives timeously. Kindly supervise your child’s homework and ensure she packs away afterwards so no books are left at home or lost. Please also check on your child’s manners, respect, attitude and self discipline as this affects her progress at school.

SPCA SCHOOL COLLECTION
Thank you so much to everyone who brought blankets or money for the SPCA animals. Our school raised nearly R6 000. Mrs Rawlin’s class brought the most money in tins and won the pizza competition.

WINNERS OF THE R500 MNDENI MEAT VOUCHER
The first voucher was won by Erin Phillips in Grade 1 Kent. The other voucher was won by Nthandoyenkosi Khuzwayo in Grade RR Madondo .

CASUAL DAY
On Friday 4th September, people in the work place and at school will especially remember those that have disabilities; the blind, the deaf, the crippled etc. Any children and staff who want to support this cause by buying a R10 Casual Day Sticker may come to school dressed “casually” and wearing their stickers. The theme for this year is “Spring into Action”. St Christopher’s School is a beneficiary of Casual Day and we will support them by buying stickers from them. For each sticker purchased their school gets R4-00. The rest of the money goes directly to NCPPD who are responsible for Casual Day. Children may order Casual Day stickers from Miss Meyer (Gr4). Money can be sent via your daughter in her homework book (R10 Casual Day). Buying a sticker is not compulsory, but only those who have a R10 Casual Day sticker may wear casual clothes (Civvies) on Friday 4th September.

SWEET TREES
Thank you to the Oompa Loompa’s in Grade 4 from Willy Wonka’s factory who created sweet trees to sell. The proceeds from the sale of the sweet trees went towards making LGS look good for our 125th Birthday.

SPORT PHOTOS
Senior Primary girls will have team sport photos on Tuesday 18th August. Sport photos may be ordered from sport coaches for R20.

ANNUAL SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY RUN
On Friday 28th August 2015 we will be having our Annual Cross Country run at school. The Grade R to Grade 3 girls will run their races at 10:00 am and then go back to class and continue with their normal classroom activities until
12:30 pm. The Grade 4 to 7 girls will start at 10:30 am and will finish school at 1:00 pm. All girls from Grade R to 7 are participating and must come to school dressed in their P.E. clothes, tracksuits and takkies. If your child is unable to run, please send a Doctor’s certificate to the class teacher. Parents are welcome to come and watch and cheer the girls on. Girls that are asthmatic are to carry their asthma pumps during the run.

GRADE 7 MOTHER’S TEA
Grade 7 mothers are invited to tea in the hall with Mrs Toohey on Wednesday 26th August from 5:00pm to 6:30 pm.

STAFF NEWS
Congratulations to Mrs Lawrence who is filling the Acting Principalship Post at Hayfields Primary School while the post is advertised and a new Principal is chosen. In the meantime Mrs Rawlins will act as Deputy Principal and Mrs McDuling as HOD. Congratulations and thank you to Mrs Rawlins and Mrs McDuling for filling in.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” – Eleanor Roosevelt

1 thought on “School’s 125th Birthday

  1. Linda

    I would like my 2year baby girl to enroll with you please tell are you also taking two year’s?

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