Friday, 14 June 2013

37: Friday 14th June 2013

From the Headmaster

National Holiday for Fathers’ Day
Monday 17th of June is a National Holiday and the school will not be open. We have adjusted our events appropriately.

Primary News

End of Year Reports
Children in Upper and Lower Primary will receive their end of year reports today.

Jubilee Library
There is growing evidence that children who read throughout their summer holidays are less like to slip behind and will have a much better start to the next academic year. All grade blogs include suggestions for suitable reading for primary children and the Jubilee Library will be open from 9am until 12 noon every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July so that you and your children can continue to borrow books. Please make the most of this opportunity.

No roller bags next year please
Children in Upper Primary should bring an ordinary, sensible sized backpack to school next year please. We will not be allowing children to have roller bags as it encourages them to carry too much around with them unnecessarily and we simply do not have space for bags of this size. Thank you for your cooperation.

Dates for your diary

Lower Primary
Monday 17th June: School closed
Friday 21st June: Last day of school PK, Kinder, Prepa & 1st Grade children leave at 11am

Upper Primary
Tuesday 18th June: Talent Shows, at 10.00am and 12.00pm
Wednesday 19th June:
CAL 3 Achievement Ceremonies, in the PAC
2nd grade 7.00
3rd grade 10.00
4th grade 12.00
Thursday 20th June: 5th grade Graduation and Achievement 7.00am
Friday 21st June: Last day of school

Secondary News

We celebrated with the Class of 2013 on Thursday evening and Congratulations to all the students and their families for a job well done. It is always a proud moment to see a class graduate.

We have had a very exciting day in school today with ABCMUN and the Athletics Sprint festival. We also want to pass on our congratulations to all the participants and the winning teams in the Science Fair and to all the students who have participated so enthusiastically in the History Exhibition this week. 

Please take note of all the events taking place next week leading up to school closing for the summer at 12 noon on Friday 21st June.

Grade 9 reports were sent home today. 
Parents please sign the photocopies and return them to school. 

Grade 9 are on Work Experience next week and will not be in school. We wish them all a happy Summer Holiday.

Grade 11 Group 4 (Science) Project starts in school next Wednesday and is a compulsory requirement for the IB Diploma. The Environmental Systems students will be doing their project at the same time. Most of them are on a field trip to Costa Rica returning on Thursday.

Secondary dates for your diary
Friday 14th June: Final Reports for Grade 9 sent home
Monday 17th June; National Holiday for Fathers’ Day
Tuesday 18th June: Awards Ceremony for Grade 10 students
Wednesday 19th June: Awards Ceremony for Grade 6 students. 
Grade 11 Group 4 Project
Thursday 20th June: Awards Ceremony for Grade 7 & 8 students
Friday 21st June: Awards Ceremony for Grade 11 students
Friday 21st June: End of term. Students leave from 11.45

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