Flier 1 - Thursday 23rd February 2017

Bus Notice Blue Bus Forms School Photos Upcoming Dates
A reminder regarding Please ensure any regular School photos for this year February 23 February BOT meeting
the beginning-of-year bus changes for Term 1 are scheduled for Week 8
February 24 Swimming sports
Bus notice sent home (on the blue bus form) are of this term —Tuesday 21
in Week 1. Signed returned to school as soon March. March 2 & 3 Year 8 Leaders Camp
parent and student as possible so we can
We are hoping to have March 3 Assembly (R2) hosting
responses for these action these. Thanks.
orders processed and March 13 & 15 LAP Interviews
were due back last
returned by the beginning
week. If you have not March 14 Yr 7&8 PCT Challenge
of Term 2. 
returned this, it would
be appreciated if you
could follow this up.

Bugs And Winter Illness Swimming Sports tomorrow!

It may not be winter yet, but with changeable weather, After four weeks of summer instructional lessons, we are
re-starting routines and regular swimming we seem to be looking forward to capping off a great month of swimming
already experiencing coughs, colds, stomach bugs and flu-like with our annual Swimming Sports / Junior Swimming Festival
illnesses. tomorrow.

Your support is needed. Medical advice is that children Starting at 10am (as per the yellow notice sent home on
should be kept from school if they have vomiting and/or Tuesday) we would love you to join us if you are able for a
diarrhoea and should not return until they are well and have fun school family day together! Join us if you can. 
at least 24 hours of no diarrhoea and/or vomiting.

Children with other flu-like symptoms should remain away
from school until well. Thank you for your support with this!
Children’s Day at the Bay

150th Celebration For families looking for fun activities on Sunday 5 March, the
ever popular Children’s Day event is the place to be, at the
Caroline Bay Hall from 10am to 2pm.
In 2018, Pleasant Point will celebrate 150 years of public This annual event offers an array of events and activities
education, from the first classroom and school-house in that will keep families busy and will be a great opportunity
1868 to the present day. for mums and dads to join in and do things with their
children. You can play exciting games, test your skills in
Following on from the very successful 125 th Anniversary in interesting activities or simply have a great time watching
1993, discussion is now beginning regarding how to mark the selection of entertainment.
this significant community milestone. A tentative date of Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and make a
Labour Weekend 2018 has been suggested as a possible time day of it, last year many hundreds of people took part.
to gather past and present pupils, staff and community mem- Many of the Caroline Bay rides will operate free between
bers together to catch up on times past, memories shared, 10am and 2pm. Children will
and dreams for the future. have a chance to perform with
a band, take part in outside
If you are interested in being involved in planning for this games, or even try their hand at
event, you are warmly invited to a public meeting at Pleasant fly fishing or obstacle courses.
Point Primary School on Thursday 30th March 2017 at
Put this date in your diary now.

Reminder - Absences line 6148231 or text absences to 0273681661
Audition Notice LAP Interviews
SCDL presents
www.schoolinterviews.co.nz CODE: y86qg
Interviews are rolling around again. This term they will be held
on Monday 13th March between 1pm—8pm and Wednesday
15th March between 3.15—6pm.
Bookings are now open and close on the Friday 3rd March. If
Kids - be involved in a fun show with awesome songs from
you are unable to make your own interview online, please see
Matilda, The Lion King, School of Rock and Mary Poppins!
Penny or Kate in the office and they will be really happy to
A musical extravaganza, “Showstoppers 2” features songs
from Musicals the South Canterbury Drama League has help you.
never staged. For students in the Nest there will be no LAP interviews for
Onstage Theatre Royal, Timaru, July 20-22, 2017. you as you will meet with your child’s class teacher after six
Mon, March 6, information and workshop evening, weeks of schooling.
Playhouse, Church Street 6.30pm.
Sat, March 11, Auditions, Playhouse, Church Street Senior Cricket
All welcome
Wanted: Children's Ensemble 6—13 years old, Congratulations to our awesome Year 7 & 8 Boys cricket
Adults Ensemble—14 plus and Soloists. team who had two wins from two games on Tuesday and are
now into the semi-finals of the local inter-school competition!
Email scdlss2@yahoo.com for an audition pack
All the very best to our girls who are competing in Timaru
with more information.
today at their competition. A big thank you to coaches—Sam
Carlaw and Mick Geary!

Community Notices - Pleasant Point Primary School takes no responsibility for information in these notices.
Pleasant Point Football Club Junior Registration day Saturday 11th March 10am—12pm at the Pleasant Point Football
Fields. Pre registrations can either be emailed to danielandpenny@xtra.co.nz or contact Penny on 0274393811 if you have any
further questions.
Timaru School of Music: (Making music come alive) We are offering these classes for 2017 Violin, Recorder, Viola, Oboe,
Cello, Flute, Double Bass, Clarinet, Guitar (from age 8),Ukulele (from age 7), Cornet, Trombone, Junior Music (ages 5 and 6),
Orchestra, Recorder Ensemble. We provide free tuition, by specialist teachers and experienced musicians, for primary school
aged children. Hire instruments are available at $20 per term. A one-off enrolment fee of $20 is payable plus the cost of tutor
books. Inquiries phone Rosemary 684 8479.
Guitar Tuition: available at Pleasant Point Primary, and taking enrolments now. Please contact Kathy MacDonald 6844658 or
Bagpipe Lessons: Scott Shannon from “The Bagpipe Centre” in Temuka is offering Bagpipe tuition at Pleasant Point Primary
School in 2017. For information please email Scott at scott@thebagpipecentre.co.nz or by phone 03 6155788.
Pleasant Point Rugby JAB Registrations for all new and old players still available. Subs $40, Shorts $25,Socks $10,Eftpos
available. New players welcome also if anyone is wishing to help Coach, Manage or join the Committee, please contact Lee
Smith 6147030 or 0277154530.
Pleasant Point Netball Club are having a ‘Give it a go day’ this is for all junior kids yr 1-8. At the netball courts beside the
gym in Pleasant Point. Wednesday 1st March 3-4pm. This is for all kids interested in netball—it doesn’t matter if you have never
played before, come along and have some fun learning about the game. Please bring your sports shoes, drink bottle and some
extra snacks. Hope to see you there. Any questions please contact Emma 0274496929
Skate for free Sunday 5th March 2017 1.30—3.30pm at SC Roller Skating Club Marine Parade,Timaru. Remember to bring
helmet and socks no charge. This follows the Children’s Day activities on Caroline Bay.
Reminder - Absences line 6148231 or text absences to 0273681661