Term 1 – Newsletter 6

Dear Parents,

Thank you to all Foundation Phase parents who contributed so generously to our Valentine’s Day Cake Sale! It was a wonderful success. Thanks to all those who supported by buying cakes, we raised a total of R997! The proceeds will go towards purchasing much-needed fans for our classrooms.

Cake Sales
Our next cake sale is planned for the 28 th of February and we are appealing to our grade 4, 5 and 6 parents for donations of cupcakes for this day. The last cake sale for the year, to be sponsored by the senior phase, will take place on the 14 th of March.

Sports Day Information
Order Forms for snack packs will be handed out to pupils. The snack packs will cost R30 each and will include a hotdog, a chocolate and flavoured water.
Any donations of hotdog rolls, small chocolate bars and flavoured water will be much appreciated. Cash donations are also welcomed.
We appeal to any parents who are available before 08h00 on the morning of the 18 th of March, to please assist with constructing the snack packs.

Houses for Sports Day:
All pupils must wear either black, white or house colour shorts, plain house colour t-shirt and socks with running shoes. No graphics on t-shirts. Sports kit must be brought to school during the week of Tuesday the 5 th of March.
– Honey Bees- plain yellow t-shirt
– Bumble Bees- plain purple t-shirt
– Worker Bees- plain white t-shirt

Camp
The final total for the Senior Camp is R980 which includes a personalised camp t-shirt. Please note that the deadline for camp fees is the 13 th of March, but please start sending in fees as soon as you are able.
Any parents that can assist with lifts for the camp, please let the school know.

Request for hangers
There is a request for donations of hangers for our second-hand clothing bank, please.

Request to sign school policy documents
You will be receiving an important parent contract document in your child’s homework diary that we kindly request you to sign and send back to us.

Many thanks
Warm regards,
Theresa Minnë
Dean of Studies

“The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude”

-William James

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