Reading forms the basis of all successful educational endeavour and must be taken seriously by learners, supported by their parents. Please encourage your children to read.
CLEANERS’ CHRISTMAS HAMPERS
It is a tradition at our school that parents contribute towards a Christmas hamper for our cleaning staff as a way of conveying to them our sincere thanks for the wonderful work they do during the course of the year. It will be greatly appreciated if each learner could bring to school one or more non-perishable item as a contribution.
To Kristen Keenan for being awarded senior colours for women’s artistic gymnastics by the Central Gauteng Gymnastics Association.
Thank you to all those parents who attended the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 12 November.
COMPULSORY SCHOOL FEES – 2014
Your compulsory school fee commitment of R6 500 per learner for 2014 is due in full by Friday 31 October. Any school fee account not settled in full by this date will be handed over and legal action instituted.
Payments may be made in cash, by cheque or via electronic banking. The school’s banking details are as follows: Standard Bank, Northcliff, Current Account Number 002954494, Branch Code 006305. Please use your child’s full name as reference.
Would those of you wishing to make a cash sponsorship donation (to assist indigent parents/learners to pay a portion of the 2014 school fees), please ensure that you indicate clearly on the cheque, deposit slip, Internet banking or envelope, that the amount is for SPONSORSHIP (SCHOOL FEES).
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MY SCHOOL CARD
Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis. We have received R47 278.63 this year.
END OF YEAR EXAMS
|DATE||GRADE 4 – 6||GRADE 7|
|WEDNESDAY 12 NOVEMBER||none||SESSION 1: ENGLISH 2
SESSION 2: ENGLISH 1
|THURSDAY 13 NOVEMBER||ENGLISH 1||SESSION 1: AFRIKAANS 2
SESSION 2: AFRIKAANS 1
|FRIDAY 14 NOVEMBER||AFRIKAANS 1||SOCIAL SCIENCE 1: HIST|
|MONDAY 17 NOVEMBER||SOCIAL SCIENCE 1: HIST||MATHEMATICS|
|TUESDAY 18 NOVEMBER||MATHEMATICS||NATURAL SCIENCE|
|WEDNESDAY 19 NOVEMBER||LIFE SKILLS||TECHNOLOGY|
|THURSDAY 20 NOVEMBER||NATURAL SCIENCE & TECH||EMS|
|FRIDAY 21 NOVEMBER||ENGLISH 2||ARTS & CULTURE|
|MONDAY 24 NOVEMBER||AFRIKAANS 2||SOCIAL SCIENCE 2: GEO|
|TUESDAY 25 NOVEMBER||SOCIAL SCIENCE 2: GEO||LIFE ORIENTATION|
CLOSING TIMES DURING EXAMS
As from THURSDAY 13 NOVEMBER to break up day, 10 December the school will close at 12:00 daily. Parents are requested to make transport arrangements in order for the learners to get home early and study. Learners who are waiting for transport will NOT be allowed to loiter around outside the school; they will remain inside the register classes until their transport arrives.
Consumable stock R44 414, printing R1 824, security R 240, sports R720, staff development R 1 000, hardware/maintenance/plumbing R1 200.
Please note that the Bargain Bin will be open on a Wednesday from 11:45 – 12:15 till the end of the year, due to the learners finishing school early.
A HUGE thank you to all the Grade 7 parents for their generous donations towards the barn dance that helped make the evening a big success. The beautiful wall hangings, boerewors, rolls, yummy chocolates, condiments, chips, charcoal, firelighters, serviettes and cold drinks all contributed towards making the evening absolutely memorable!
Educators must ensure that they encourage and endeavour to maintain learner involvement in the activities of the school.
SCHOOL CODE OF CONDUCT
All learners are to abide by the provisions of the Code of Conduct and it is the parents’ responsibility to ensure compliance. Copies of the Code are available from the school secretary.
Parents must ensure that they meet all their financial commitments with respect to the school.
Treat the toilet facilities with respect.
Learners undertake to refrain from and report any unauthorised removals of school property from the school premises.
HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOL WEAR: Honeydew Shopping Centre, c/o Beyers Naude & Blueberry Streets, (011) 795-1617. Miss the back to school rush and buy your summer uniform now!
KIDS TRANSPORT: For kids pick up and drop off, for school, extra murals. Our service area includes: Weltevredenpark, Wilgeheuwel, Radiokop, Allens Nek, Strubens Valley, Little Falls, Ruimsig, Allen Glen High School. For more info contact Maryann on 079 099 3121 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE? Are your children becoming more independent and starting to find their own way in the world? What’s next for YOU? As a life coach I can help you develop the confidence and self-belief to follow your dreams! Starting your own business, applying for a fabulous new job, need your mojo back? Contact Faye on 084 805 6791 or email@example.com
CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET: Do your Christmas shopping while your children are entertained with jumping castles and face painting. We offer homemade crafts, tea garden, delicious treats, food stall, and Christmas gifts for all ages. Saturday 22 November at The Barn Christian Fellowship, Cnr. Kelly Avenue & Sylvan Road, Boskruin, from 8:30 – 14:00. Join us for loads of fun.
KIP McGRATH EDUCATION CENTRE: Is offering short courses in school readiness, junior & senior study skills, exam essay writing, English as a second language and intelligence development. We also offer an excellent track record and outstanding materials. We can help you improve your Maths, English, Afrikaans, Physical Science and Accountancy. Enquire about our homework centre. Visit www.kipmcgrath.co.za or call Shereen on 071 685 5354.
STUDENT’S SCHOOLWEAR & SPORT: For the best prices on quality school wear, skate, surf wear and stationery. Efficient and friendly service. All uniform in stock. Open 7 days a week. Trinity Village Shopping Centre (opp Trinity School). Contact (011) 795-4305 or www.studentsschoolwear.co.za
DOMESTIC: Elizabeth is looking for partime work on a Tuesday and Thursday. Has excellent references. Contact her on 084 563 0759.
TRANSPORT: Transport available for next year, morning and afternoons. Contact Joanne on 071 295 9019 or (011) 791-3545 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHOTOBOOTH TO HIRE: Christmas parties/functions, events, birthdays, weddings and more! Can be branded for corporate use. Uploads pics instantly to facebook, twitter and instagram. Includes fun props (hats, glasses, wigs, etc). From R1 850 for 2 hours. BOOK NOW. Contact Ashlee on 082 464 5451.
DOMESTIC: Christina is looking for full or part time work. Please contact her on 079 942 6364.
CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT: Hosted by Randridge Residents Association on Friday 21 November, 18:30 for 19:00, Kiewet Park, Wayne Avenue, Randpark Ridge Ext 13. Bring a picnic supper, chairs and blankets, candles boerewors rolls and cool drinks will be on sale.
PIANO TO GO: I am giving away a 1950’s “honky tonk” piano. It is not in god condition and cannot be tuned. Please contact 082 749 5575 if you would like it.