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St Francis of Assisi School

7 August 2020

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"Community is about doing something together that makes belonging matter".

by Jo Earl

What a great quote from Brian Solis. This is an amazing community we live and/or work in. I am constantly reminded of this each week. Thanks everyone!

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What's in the box?

by Maire Bowler

A mysterious box has arrived in our school office. We are taking guesses as to what might be in the box! Children are placing their ideas in the (smaller) box on the reception desk.

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Parent Evening...

by Maire Bowler

“Supporting your child through Anxiety – What is anxiety? What is normal? How can I help?” Tues 8 Sept 7:00 - 8:30pm. Refreshments provided.

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Visit from St. Joseph's School, Temuka

by Maire Bowler

Yesterday we hosted the Principal and senior leaders from St. Joseph's Catholic School in Temuka.

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Feast of the Assumption

by Rebecca Methven

Our Catholic tradition teaches us that Mary, the Mother of Jesus, was taken body and soul into heaven as a reward for her faithfulness. Her life and devotion should be an example for us.

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Kākano Hub

by Rebecca Methven

Kākano Hub has made a great start to Term Three. Our Project Based Learning Question this term is “Why is Antarctica important to us?”

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Success in Aerobics and Dance

by Nicola Smith-Palmer

On Wednesday Beth Penrose, Lily Keenan, Mia Shine, Grace Ngariki, Eilish Dew and Beth Andrew participated in the Sport Canterbury Aerobic and Dance event held at Hornby High School.

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SFOA Support Local Business Network

by Jo Earl

We want to encourage our whānau to support local. Please consider supporting our local businesses.

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From the Parish

by Jo Earl

As you will be aware we are no longer using the Church at St Francis for Sunday Mass. We are now the New Cathedral Parish using St Mary's Church on Manchester Street.

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The Write Stuff

by Jo Earl and Louise Mackay

In our last newsletter, we talked about a new writing programme that we are trialing. There is a lot of renewed enthusiasm for writing across Year 3-8 and we are really happy with the feedback so far.

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Little Lunches

by Bev Sutherland

Healthy option for school lunches

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Hero - What are the graphs showing you?

by Jo Earl

You may have noticed that a new plot point has appeared on the progress charts for some students.

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Support Local - Let us help you!

by Jo Earl

We want to encourage our whānau to support local.

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