Term 4 Week 8 2020
Kia ora, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Talofa, Bula vinaka, Namaste
Advent Blessings to you all
Our Gospel for this week..
Mark 13: 33-37
Jesus said, “Be on watch, be alert, for you do not know when the time will come. It will be like a man who goes away from home on a journey and leaves his servants in charge, after giving to each one his own work to do and after telling the doorkeeper to keep watch. Be on guard, then, because you do not know when the master of the house is coming — it might be in the evening or at midnight or before dawn or at sunrise. If he comes suddenly, he must not find you asleep. What I say to you, then, I say to all: watch!
To find out more about Advent please see the link below https://bustedhalo.com/video/watch-advent-two-minutes
Daniel for showing his Mercy Value of Service by being a wonderful role model in Discoverers.
Oscar for his Mercy Value of Hospitality in Discoverers Rua. He shows kindness and caring every day towards others.
Evan: for showing his Mercy Value of Excellence in reading and writing throughout the term.
Stelios For his Mercy Value of Respect. He is polite to his classmates and teachers and a great listener.
Aron for his Mercy Value of Service in Mahi Tahi. He looks for opportunities to help out in Mahi Tahi. William for his Mercy Value of Excellence in Mahi Tahi. He works hard trying his best in his learning.
Aldous for his Mercy Value of Excellence. Aldous is extremely diligent, trying his best in all of his subjects.
Our Amazing Children/Tamariki
Congratulations to Brianna for an EXCELLENCE and ACHIEVED in the University of Canterbury ENGLISH competition – what an outstanding achievement.To Tyler, Corbin and Aldous for their wonderful ACHIEVED pass in their University of Canterbury competition.To Alex, Lio, Jarrod, Kiwipaarie and Aldous for their PARTICIPATION Award.
School Christmas Picnic Concert
A reminder that this Thursday is our Christmas concert – Don’t forget to dress up in your Christmas costumes. We hope to have our picnic tea or takeaway food on our school field. If the weather is not suitable we will eat in our church foyer followed by the concert in the church. We hope to start this around 6-6.15pm. We are so fortunate to have this beautiful church and a gentle reminder to be respectful when we are in church.
An Invitation to you all
This Sunday 6th December the children/tamariki who made their First Eucharist are showing the Mercy value of Service by helping during the Children’s liturgy Mass. You are warmly invited to join us. Please bring a plate of food to share for morning tea after Mass. We look forward to spending this time with you.
Our wonderful Mr David Ravenhill is resigning from the end of this year. We wish to acknowledge the wonderful work that David does in and around our school. The position will start at the beginning of Term 1, 2021. If you know of anyone who may be interested in two hours per day, completing minor maintenance works and keeping our grounds in check then please get them to contact us here at school for the application pack.
Term 4 Dates
|WEEK 8 Nov 30- Dec 4|
|Mon 30||Liturgy – Advent Week 2. |
Road Patrol Training
|Wed 2||Performing for our older parishioners lunch|
|Thur 3||SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PICNIC CONCERT – 5.30 – 7.30pm|
|Fri 4||Movie for Year 6 Road patrollers|
|WEEK 9 Dec 7- 11|
|Mon 7||Liturgy – Advent Week 2|
Certificates will be awarded to all Road Patrollers for 2020
|Wed 9||Performing Kapa Haka and Christmas songs for Manor Resthome|
|WEEK 10 Dec 14- 15|
|Mon 14||Thanksgiving Liturgy.|
Whānau House fun day.
Graduation Mass @ 7pm for our Year 6 tamariki
|Tues 15||Final Assembly from 11am – SCHOOL CLOSES FOR THE YEAR @ 12.30pm|
Term 1: Wednesday 3rd February – Friday 16th April –Waitangi Day (observed) – Monday 8 February and Easter: Good Friday – 2 April, Easter Monday – 5 April, Easter Tuesday – 6 April (a school holiday)
|Term 1 Dates|
|Wed Feb 3||Term 1 starts|
|Mon Feb 8||SCHOOL CLOSED as observed Waitangi Day|
|Fri Feb 12||Poolside sessions for all children|
|Sun Feb 14||St Bernadette school mass @ 9.30am Sunday mass|
|Wed Feb 17||Ash Wednesday|
|Thur Feb 18||Sacramental programme begins – Reconciliation @ 5.30pm|
|Sun Feb 21||Reconciliation|
|Thur Feb 25||Year 1 and 2 Tabloids @ St Joseph’s Feilding|
|Thur Mar 4||Year 3/4 Tabloids @ St James|
|Sun Mar 7||Reconciliation|
|Thur Mar 11||Year 5/6 Tabloids @ OLOL|
|Sun Mar 21||Reconciliation|
|Wed Mar 24||Kind Hearts Day|
|Apr 1/2||HOLY THURSDAY, GOOD FRIDAY|
|Apr 5/6||EASTER MONDAY, TUESDAY – school closed for these days|
|Apr 16||Last day of term 1|
Term 2: Monday 3rd May – Friday 9th July
Term 3: 26 July – 10 October
Term 4: 18 October -14 December
Ngā wakapainga (Blessings), Our Lady of Lourdes staff and whānau