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Weekly Newsletter 3rd November 2017

Year 10 Hands-On Science Exhibition In the last week of term, the work of the Year 10 Science classes will be displayed as an exhibition in one of the labs. Students are working all term on their own science topics and will be creating a display of their work. We would love to have family members come and have a look at the exhibition. Details to come later….. PTA AGM Thursday 23 November 7.30pm. St Catherine’s College staffroom. All welcome. SCC Whole School Prizegiving Monday 4 December 2017 The SCC Whole School Prizegiving is the final formal occasion of the college year and all students are expected to attend both the Prizegiving Practice in the morning and the Prizegiving Evening. Year 9 and 10 students will be at school in summer uniform by 9.30am on Monday 4 December 2017 and walk to St Patrick’s College Assembly Hall for 10am. Students are dismissed from the SPC Assembly Hall after practice (at approx. 11.30am) Year 11, 12 and 13 students are expected at the SPC Assembly Hall by 10am. Students may wear mufti. All students are expected at SPC Assembly Hall by 6.40pm on Monday 4 December 2017 in formal uniform - blazer; tie; tights; black school shoes; hair tied up. If your daughter is unable to attend either the Prizegiving Practice or the Prizegiving Evening please email the Acting Principal, Mr Bruce Murray, as soon as possible, to request that your daughter be excused. Students Buying Lunch in Kilbirnie We understand that it is sometimes difficult to organise students (and their lunches) before students leave for school in the morning. At present the College Tuck Shop is not operating. Students have the option of ordering lunch online through EZ Lunch. To do this, use the link on the College website which you will find in LUNCHES under the STUDENTS tab. Alternatively, students who need to purchase lunch should do so on their way to school. We would prefer students not to leave school grounds during lunchtime to purchase their lunch from Kilbirnie, but if this option is unavoidable, students must sign out at the office and sign back in on their return so that we know whether students are onsite or offsite. Movie Night fundraiser for the upgrade of the old Hataitai Bowling - 'Murder on the Orient Express' at the Penthouse (Cinema One), Brooklyn - Sunday 12 November, 5pm. Tickets $25 per person This top class movie has a stunning cast - we've been lucky enough to book it for our fundraiser, another opportunity to help raise funds to upgrade the old Hataitai Bowling Clubrooms. The $25 ticket will include a glass of bubbly, a Heineken beer or a juice. A sweet treat will be available to purchase, there'll be raffles too. Please arrive early enough. This will be a popular event so book now and don't miss out! Contact Jane on 027 629 9982 or email for more details PTA Special Christmas Fundraiser - Arobake There is an order form attached to order Christmas Pies or Chocolate Shortbread Christmas trees from Arobake. You can take it to friends, family or neighbours to order and pick-up will be from the school. Date to be advised. Great for Xmas gatherings or even as a special gift. Future Leaders Academy NZ - School Team Leader GOLD Course Are you: a school leader or do you aspire to be? Want to improve your leadership skills? Want a better yourself and increase your future opportunities in the workforce and beyond? Are you prepared for leaving school. Starting tertiary study or a career? On our 5 day GOLD (advanced) course you will: - Learn the qualities and values of a leader - Practice how to lead a team in an situation and know what it takes to lead by example - Learn how to use highly effective planning and decision making tools - Receive a course certificate for your CV. - Improve confidence and communication skills - Network with other leaders in our Academy - Develop your ‘self-leadership’ and ‘soft skills’ in preparation for transition to adulthood Our practical, fun and effective training will have you ready to take on leadership roles within school, work or family. Open to Year 12 and 13 students. The course is run in the Wellington region over 5 days, cost includes morning tea and afternoon tea, plus all course materials. Main meal & accommodation are an additional $100 per student. Next course: Week 2, Term 1 holidays - 24th - 28th April 2018 Fees $600 per student Spaces are limited For more informations or to book: Call 0800 FUTURE Or go to Yours in Mercy and Wisdom Mandy and Halina

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