School’s back in class for 2018
It’s a busy time of year as local schools start their new year.
This week Sacred Heart School welcomed its new 2018 Kindergarten students, while the school will hold its first parent meeting for the year on Friday, February 23 straight after school. The school hopes to see plenty of parents at the social meeting. Children are welcome to attend and supervision for the play ground will be provided.
The school swimming carnival is this Friday starting at 9.30am. Offers for volunteers would be much appreciated.
The school will be getting a visit from the Healthy Harold Life Education Van in week five on Thursday, March 1. Healthy Harold will be educating the students on life education.
Don’t forget that today is Ash Wednesday and the school will be holding a mass that Father Martin will be returning for. All parents are welcome to join.
Also, if you have any unwanted shoe boxes at home please donate them to the school to find a new home for them.
This week at Tocumwal Public School, staff congratulated the new Student Representative Council and the new house captains.
The annual swimming carnival will take place on February 23 for students in Year 3 to 6, plus any Year 2 students who are aged eight years and over. The first event is due to start a little after 10am.
Sacred Heart School’s Debutante Ball is returning for 2018.
Young ladies and their partners who wish to make their debut this year are asked to contact Stacey Almond as soon as possible to arrange deb training.
A reminder that schools are back at work collecting IGA shopping receipts to assist with their fundraising.
Shop locally and your schools will benefit if you hand in your docket to the school of your choice or an involved parent.
Pre-season for the local Bloods footballers and netballers is coming along nicely, with the first official Picola League game fast approaching on Good Friday, March 30.
If you would like to join in training you would be most welcome.
The footballers train Monday and Wednesday nights at 6pm, and the netballers train Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm.
RIGHT: Berrigan Men’s Shed member Ian Dickins and Berrigan librarian Anne Nevins at the Free Street Library.