Newsletter 2019 Term 1 Week 10

PHCS 40th Celebration Fun Day – Friday 12 April (final day of term)
Students are able to wear casual clothing on this day.
There will be a range of fun activities planned for all students. The plan for New Hope students is:

9.00-9.45    Whole School Assembly including Easter Service

9.45-10.30   Parachute games, obstacle course, dancing, jumping castle
all in our New Hope School area

10.30-11.00    Recess

11.00-12.15  Rides on the Oval - these are all inflatables
e.g. slides & jumping castles

12.15-1.00 Free sausage sizzle for all students
delivered to New Hope School

1.00-2.45 Movies in our classrooms

Cumberland State Forest Excursion
We are looking forward to our excursion next Thursday to Cumberland State Forest, West Pennant Hills. Please ensure that your child comes with a packed morning tea and lunch as there is no opportunity to purchase items at this venue.

School arrival time
Please be aware that supervision of students starts from 8:20am. This applies to Kiss and Drop and also supervision in our New Hope School playground area.

Earn and Learn
This year New Hope School will be participating in the Woolworths ‘Earn & Learn’ scheme. From May 1, if you’re a Woolies shopper and you collect any Earn & Learn stickers, if you send them in to school they can be used to get some really helpful school resources.

Fundraising Sausage Sizzle
Thank you for your support and baking for the Autism Awareness Sausage Sizzle on Wednesday. Together we raised $632 for Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect).

Autism Awareness BBQ Gemma Dan Nat sm
Autism Awareness BBQ Di sm
Autism Awareness BBQ serving students sm
Walk for Autism 
Thank you also for your support of our Walk for Autism. We have been wearing our green t-shirts and walking….a lot. You can see the final figure here: Walk for Autism and we appreciate everyone’s generosity which has enabled us to raise close to $2000 so far.

Fun Run
The Fun Run is coming up on Tuesday 9 April, don’t forget the Sponsor Cards, funds from which will be used to support the Kenya Ambulance project and the Bible League International to provide Bible Resources to public schools throughout South Africa. Please get in touch with the office if you need another card.

Mrs Dianne Dowson

Dates for your Diary

9 April School Fun Run
11 April   Cumberland State Forest Excursion
12 April Pacific Hills 40th Birthday Celebrations - casual clothing 
12 April Final day of Term 1
30 April Students return for Term 2 (no swimming)