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Senior Prep Notices 23 February 2017

Condolences: We extend our sincere condolences to the Voigt family on the tragic loss of their wife and mother, Carol Dundas. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.

Exeat Weekend: School closes at 12:00 on Thursday, 23 February for the midterm break. We wish all our families a safe, restful break and look forward to seeing you all back on Tuesday, 28 February at 07:30.

Holiday Care: It is that time of the year again where we go on midterm break. Friday, 24 February 2017: Join us for a movie, popcorn, lunch and snacks. Relax with your friends at our holiday care. We hope to see you all there.

Monday, 27 February 2017: Come rain or sunshine the water slide bash will still continue. Please ensure the children pack warm clothes, and a swimming towel. The children will warm up in the heated school hall and treated to a delicious hot chocolate. Time: 7h30 to 17h30. Attendance for Option 1 children is free. R200.00 per day for all other Grayston children.

National Teachers’ Awards: On Friday 24 February 2017, the Department of Education will be presenting the “National Teachers’ Awards” in our school hall. Please be aware that the Pre Prep and Junior Prep parking will be fully utilised, parents are encouraged to use the main gate when fetching their children from holiday care.

High School Information Talk: All SP parents are invited to attend a Grayston panel discussion on choosing a high school for their child on Tuesday, 28 February at 18:30 in the school hall. Although all SP parents are welcome to attend, the discussion will be primarily aimed at the Grade 5-7 parents who need information on what goes into choosing a high school.

World Book Day: Grayston will be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday, 2 March. The children are expected to dress up as their favourite character from a book that has been made into a movie. Among the many exciting things that are planned for the day, the children will be treated to a performance by the travelling acting troupe, Hooked on Books, and will enjoy sharing a storybook with their younger counterparts in the Junior and Pre-Prep.

Tennis Coaching: We are excited to be launching a Grayston Tennis Academy starting from term 2. The academy will offer private or group lessons instructed by our highly qualified coaches. Further information will be communicated in due course. Patrick will continue his lessons for the remainder of the first term. We would like to take this opportunity to thank and wish him all the best for his future endeavours.

Sport: Should Grayston sport be cancelled due to bad weather the following activities will take place as normal: Art Club, Drama and Chess. For non Grayston activities please contact the relevant service provider.

Renovations: The Grayston Café quad is currently under construction. It’s going to be new and exciting. Watch this space.


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