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Senior Prep Notices 22 July 2016

DSC_0457Mandela Day: The Grade 7 Outreach Committee would like to thank the Grayston community for their generous donations of blankets and books. The school has collected over a thousand books which will be donated to schools in the Kwena Basin and part of the Kwena Basin Education Trust. You are welcome to bring in books next week if you still wish to donate. The blankets that were collected will go to various schools in Diepsloot. Thank you to the parents that bought BanaBlankets, the empowerment project in Alexandra will benefit from the proceeds, and the BanaBlankets donated to outreach are a wonderful addition to the blanket collection. The Grade 7s also made Care Packs for the homeless as part of their 67 minutes giving back to the community. It was a really worthwhile initiative.

Grade 7 Fundraiser: We are proud to announce Grayston’s Got Talent. The auditions will be held in the first week of the third term, on the 7, 8 and 9 September.

Times will be sent out closer to the time. The cost of the audition is R50,00 per entry whether it is an individual act or a group act. The acts cannot be more than 5 minutes and entrants will to need to organise their own props or music for the auditions. Forty acts will be chosen, ten from each grade (Grade 4-7). Good luck!

Cake and Candy: There will be a Cake and Candy sale on the 5th August at break time. The Grade 7s will be selling all sorts of delicious goodies. Please support them and bring along your pocket money.

Grayston School CEO Sleep-out: The Grade 7s are taking part in the Jacaranda School CEO Sleep-out on the 29 July. They are raising money to buy Street Sleeper sleeping bags. The aim of the evening is to experience a night in the life of a homeless person.

Condolences: Our sincere condolences to the Axe family on the loss of their grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family over this difficult time.

Greeting Cards Final Orders: Please complete the order form by Monday, 25 July 2016  if you would still like to order the Anytime Greeting Cards or Calendar click here to complete the order form.  Only those who have completed the order form will receive, and be billed for, their printed cards. Please complete a separate order form for each child. The cost of your order will be billed to your Grayston account.

Holiday Care: Imagine being able to create fantastic toys that move up & down, have spinning propeller or open to reveal a secret private treasure. Now you can with “The Toymaker’s Workshop” taking place during the August Holidays from 10 August – 5 September 2016. No Aftercare will take place on 8 August 2016. Attendance for Option 1 aftercare kids is free and R200 for all other Grayston children with meals, snacks & art supplies included.

The Week Ahead

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