School’s back in class for 2018

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS -

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.

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