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Junior Prep School 16 September 2016

dsc_0730Swimming: Due to the heat pumps being broken, PE swimming will resume next week. Drew’s private lessons will carry on as normal in the afternoons. The children should bring their costumes, caps and towels to school.

Grayston’s Got Talent – 23 September 18:30 – 20:30: Tickets are on sale in the Pavilion from 7:00. The cost of the tickets are R20.00 and the seats are unreserved. Come along and enjoy the show. The Grayston children are so talented!

Movie Night and Camp Out: The Parents Association will be hosting a movie night and Camp Out on Saturday 15 October. The day will consist of the traditional camp out on the top field and a big screen movie. The movie for the evening is “Finding Dory”. We request that parents bring a picnic type meal and enjoy the evening watching the movie on the field with their family and friends, and then a night of camping should they wish to. Camping is entirely voluntary. The cost for the movie night and camp out is R30 per person. Tickets for the evening will go on sale at the tuckshop from Monday, 19 September 2016. Please note that no braais or gas fires will be allowed. Boerewors rolls, popcorn and soft drinks will be on sale as part of the Grade 7 fundraising effort. Parking for those who are camping will be available on the bottom fields from 14:30 on the day. Campers are welcome to unpack theirs vehicles on the top field before moving to the designated parking area on the bottom field. No vehicles will be allowed on the top field after 15:30. We look forward to enjoying the afternoon and evening together.

Grade One Help: The Grade Ones require a selection of boxes for a project they are undertaking after midterm. We ask parents to collect a variety of boxes ranging in size from cereal boxes to very large boxes such as those that house appliance like fridges or stoves. Please store the boxes you collect at home since we do not have storage space at school. We will let you know when to bring the boxes to school.

Concert DVD and Photographs: Copies of the concert DVD and photographs that were ordered have been sent home. There are a few spare copies of the DVD available. Should you wish to purchase a copy at R150, please contact Ms Johnson at lyndaj@graystonprep.co.za.

Interhouse Athletics: The Interhouse Athletics was postponed at the end of last term as a result of poor weather and will now take place at 08:00 on Friday, 23 September. The Grade Three children will participate in this event and should come to school wearing their normal school uniform with their house t-shirts and can be collected at the usual close of school. The Grade One and Two children will spend the day in their classrooms as usual since their athletics event is scheduled for Friday, 7 October.

Swoosh: Offers a programme for all primary school netball players who wish to play netball all year round.  This is a unique opportunity to be coached enthusiastic and skilled coaches, make a lot of new friends and receive individual skills training. You can join the programme at any stage of the year and for any period of time. Holiday clinics are also available. Our aim is to bring back the “fun” in netball and equip players with netball skills, such as ball handling, passing, catching, hand eye coordination and goal shooting skills. We embrace netball as a culture and a way of healthy living, and introduce a gentle element of competition. Term 3 Swoosh starts at Grayston Prep on Saturday, 17 September. If you would like to sign up your daughter or would like more information on Swoosh, please email nshsport@gmail.com.

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