Term 3 – Newsletter 9

Dear Parents

The penultimate week of term has dawned and our minds are well-focused on our exciting Speech & Drama Evening which will take place next Thursday, 28th September.

SPEECH & DRAMA EVENING, 19h00, St Mark’s Church, Edgemead, 28th September.

Tickets

Tickets are selling like hotcakes, so please order yours without delay if you have not done so. Place R30 per ticket in an envelope marked with your child’s name and “Tickets”.

Costumes

Please ensure that your child’s costume is at school before this Thursday, 21st September, as our first dress rehearsal will be held on Friday 22nd September.

T-shirts

Speech & Drama T-shirt orders need to be in by this Wednesday, 20th September, so that we can give final numbers to our supplier.

Refreshments

A reminder to parents who promised to provide refreshments that non-perishables may be sent to school this week and that plates of eats may be handed in at the church kitchen on the night.
SCHOOL TIMES LEADING UP TO SPEECH & DRAMA EVENING
Friday 22nd September – Speech & Drama dress rehearsal will take place during school hours and school will close as normal at 13h15.
Monday 25th September – Public Holiday
Tuesday 26th September – first practice at church. Thanks to parents who have offered lifts, We’ll leave school at 08h30 to start our practice at 09h00. Pupils will return to school at 12h00 and school will close at 13h15. Pupils will be collected from campus.
Wednesday 27th September – dress rehearsal at church. Same routine as Tuesday.
Thursday 28th September – Final run-through in church from 09hh0 – approx11h00. Pupils may leave from the church or be collected at campus at 11h30, so that they may rest before the evening’s performance.
– Pupils must return to the church at 18h00 that evening. Please apply make-up foundation and lipstick to your child (boys too!)
– Ticket-holders may be seated from 18h30 and the performance will begin at 19h00.
Friday 29th September – break up day. Since pupils will be at the performance on Thursday evening, it will not be compulsory for them to attend school on Friday, but teachers will be present, so parents may drop their children, should they so wish, and collect them at 10h30.

Please ensure that lift-providers are aware of our closing times for next week.

AFTERCARE
Aftercare will run as normal up until and including, Friday 29th September and will then close for the Michaelmas holidays. Aftercare will reopen on Monday 9th October.

REPORTS
Reports will be sent out electronically on 29th September.

NEW TERM
School reopens on Monday 9th October.

SUPPLIES
Many thanks for your assistance with supplies as per the attached for Term 4.

“Don’t count the days, make the days count!” – Muhammed Ali

Enjoy Heritage Day on Monday.

Kind regards
Liz

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