Newsletter #24

WOMEN’S DAY LONG WEEKEND

Please note that on Monday, 08 August 2016 is a school holiday and Tuesday, 09 August 2016 is Women’s Day. Learners will only return to school on Wednesday, 10 August 2016. We wish everyone a joyful and safe long weekend.

SOCIAL SCIENCES OLYMPIAD FOR GRADE 6 LEARNERS

The grade 6 learners will write the school level of the S.S. Olympiad held by the Gauteng Department of Education on Wednesday, 10 August 2016. We hope that the internal S.S. Olympiad held by our school this week gave our learners an opportunity to prepare themselves. Learners are encouraged to continue preparing for next week. Only one learner per school will progress to the district round on 24 August 2016 at Orange Grove Primary.

LOST LOCKER KEYS

Parents are asked to please ensure that learners look after their locker keys to avoid cutting and replacing the locks.

GYMNASTICS COMPETITION

Congratulations to all the gymnasts that took part in the Tumble Mania competition on Saturday, 30 July 2016 in Randburg. The competition was a huge success; they all performed beautifully and received great scores from the judges, resulting in great averages. We are really proud of them and may they keep up the good work. Thank you to the parents who came with to support us, it really means a lot.

The results are as follows:

Name Position Name Position
Bokamoso Maimela 1 Reitumetse Phahlamohlaka 4
Naledi Raphadu 2 Nana Nkatingi 10
Nande Xuma 5 Nunu Nkatingi 11
Katlego Makosonke 1 Boitshoko Manaiwa 1
Tlhonolofatso Sediba 7 Bokamoso Rantso 1
Masego Mohlala 4 Hope Masemola 2
Mathoto Malapile 3 Ntsumi Khumalo 5
Molemo Kotu 3 Bonoko Khoda 8
Tanatswa Magaisa 2 Olwethu Mathobela 6
Buko Kwananzi 3 Nompumelelo Mayisela 7
Thulisa Daniel 2

FAMILY FUN DAY

This is a reminder that the Family Fun Day will take place on 10 September 2016. The warm weather beckons us to spend time outdoors with loads of fun and entertainment.

There will be a wide variety of rides, jumping castles and slides as well as games by both learners and parents in Soccer, Netball, Tennis and Volleyball.

The entrance fee for 2016 is R 60.00 a person. To avoid long queues on the day of the event we encourage that payment be made to class-teachers.

 

OVERNIGHT EXCURSIONS

Parents who have learners in grades 4 to 6 are urged to take note of the following camp details.

 

  • Grade 4:

The grade 4 learners will also be going on an overnight excursion to Camp River Lake on 27-29 September 2016. The cost is R 1000.00.

  • Grade 5:

The grade 5 learners will be going on an overnight excursion to Klein Kariba (Bela bela) on 26-28 September 2016. The cost is R 1200.00.

  • Grade 6:

The grade 6 learners will be going on an overnight excursion to Jubuweni (Modimolle) on 26-29 September 2016. The cost is R 1400.00. Closing date for the deposit is 15/08 and last day for full payment is 01/09

  • Grade 7:

The grade 7 learners will be going on an overnight excursion to Sweetdale (Margate) on 26-30 September 2016. The cost is R 2500.00.

 

Parents are urged to refer back to their camp letters with regards to cut off dates for payments and ensure that school fees are updated to avoid disappointment.

SPORTING ACTIVITIES TERM 3

Parents are to take note of the sporting codes their children are involved in this term. We encourage you to support your children and to also ensure that necessary transport arrangements are made to collect your children on practice days and match days. The following sporting codes are being played this term: Cross Country, Gymnastics and Rugby.

Sports days are on Wednesday and Thursday from 13:30 to 14:30.

SCHOOL FEE’S

All parents are requested to ensure their school fees account is up to date. School fees can be paid at the school’s finance office in cash, debit or credit card or by direct deposit into the school’s bank account.

BANK DETAILS:

BANK: NEDBANK          BRANCH: MIDRAND                ACC. NO.: 1686 04 0075

CODE: 168642             TYPE: CURRENT                        REF: USE NAME, SURNAME & GRADE OF THE CHILD

Please use the correct references when making deposits.