St Joseph's Student Newsletter
Term 3 Week 8 - 13th September 2022
The newsletter this week is so full of special things our school mates have been up to. Wow! We should be real proud of each other. Editors
Grandparents / Grandfriends this Friday
10:00 Morning Tea
11am Concert- (Music, Folk dancing, speeches and Poems)
We look forward to a great day.
We were challenged to make flag poles so we could hand the flag at half mast to recognise the
Queens service and passing.
Mufti Day - Thanks- Whakawhetai koe
Thanks for supporting the Mufti day, CARITAS will appreciate our support.
On Monday, Totara and Kauri will be taking part in a CARITAS chat session.
Poem Finalists- Rimu
HOCKEY BIG DAY OUT- WE NEED YOUR HELP- TWO MORE FOR TRANSPORT REQUIRED
Our hockey big day out is on Friday 23rd September. The whole school will be involved in the day that is held in Ngatea.
We require help with transport for the day to go ahead. Please let Jan-Marie know if you are able to help on the day. We will need to leave school at 8.15am and will return by 3pm.
This Weeks Value of the week
This term our focus is on the Value of Compassion/ Aroha.
We show compassion when we care for the vulnerable.
As part of social justice week in Kauri we learnt about Racism - Below is a really good video CARITAS shared which helped us to critically think about Social Racism.
Marmalade Sandwiches Fit for a Queen!! (People asked not to leave Paddington Bears and Sandwiches
People have been have honouring the Queen with tributes following her death.
People have laid down flowers, written cards with special messages and been sharing some of their favourite memories of the monarch.
However, members of the public are being asked not to leave Paddington Bear toys and marmalade sandwiches as tributes..
(From Kiwikids news- for all the latest news to go to: https://www.kiwikidsnews.co.nz/) - Edited by us
Congratulations Marlo for your amazing Guitar Grade One with Honours award.
Congratulations McKenna for your amazing Preliminary Guitar with Honours award.
Our Wonderful Sponsors
14th September - Grandparents/Grandfriends Day
22nd September - BOT meeting, 5.15pm
23rd September - Hockey Big Day Out, Ngatea
26th September - Queen's Memorial Public Holiday
30th September - Mercy Cup of Tea Day (Transferred from Monday 26th September)
30th September - Term 3 ends
Daffodil Day Art
ASB Get Wi$e
It was fun because we played a game and had to plan a trip to Fiji. We had to save money, buy aeroplane tickets, get insurance, book accomodation, book fun things to do. This was really good and we learnt new stuff. (Lucas)
We learnt about how to have three jars of money - one for savings, one for spending and one for sharing. I leant that the credit card's money is actually the banks money not your parents money. She did not bring us real money which was sad. (Kayah)
A Crocodile in the garden.
Once upon a time there was a crocodile that loved new things. He wanted the next door neighbours things. He broke his clippers. Snap! Snap! Snap! went the crocodile.
Then Mrs Hedgerow came out. she was impressed with all the different shapes.
William - Year 2
A crocodile in the garden.
the crocodile saw Mr Hedgerows tools. When he went to get a cup of tea he used his clippers. His clippers broke.
Grace - Year 2
The sink looks like a volcano bubbling and foaming.
Iris - Year 1
Thank you Zeke for the generous gift of these beautiful and meaningful books. They will be in the library for all to enjoy. God Bless