Ficino School Letter Week 5, Term 3, 2017


Science Fair – this weekend!
The NIWA Auckland Regional Science Fair competition is being held this weekend at Epsom Girls Grammar School. It is a massive annual event with entries across the sciences from students in Years 7 to 13. Agam Khanna, Yixiong Hao, Pearl Tucker and Nicholas Clarke from Ficino School have entered their projects and we wish them well. Public viewing times are Friday evening 5pm-9.00pm and Saturday 9.00am-4.00pm.

North Island Primary School Ski Competition – Mt Ruapehu – Congratulations to our Teams! – Ski Assembly Monday 4/9
Ficino School sent two teams to the North Island Primary Schools Ski Champs this week. The Icicles team came 8th and the Frosties team 57th out of 93 teams. Congratulations to all the skiers who represented the School well, conducting themselves with pride and demonstrating great team work. We will have an Assembly on Monday to present the pins and to announce the results. Parents are very welcome.

The Tempest – Yr 7 & 8 Play – 20/9 – 23/9 – Tickets available from the office
Tickets for the five performances are available from the school office, as well as further flyers if you would like a few more to pass on to friends and relatives.

Music Competition – Thursday 7/9
A reminder that students who are competing in the Music Competition need to bring their music and instruments on Thursday. Thank you.

Photolife School Photos – Friday 8/9
Photo orders need to be brought to school by Thursday 7th September. Sibling portraits will be taken following completion of individual portrait photos. Pre-paid sibling envelopes must be completed before photo day. These envelopes are available from the school office.

Sports teams photos are scheduled first, at approximately 9am, so please could all parents make sure that all children in hockey, netball and ski teams wear their sports uniform to school and bring their full school uniform to change into after the sports photos. Please could coaches and managers be available (if possible) for the photos. Music ensemble children should also bring their instruments. Children will need to wear their blazers please.

Grandparents Morning – Thursday 14/9 – 9.30am – 11.45am
An invitation to our Grandparents Morning was sent out last week. For catering purposes please RSVP by Monday 11th September. Thank you.

Newspapers still needed for the art room
Thank you for all the newspaper that has been dropped off at school for the art room, but more is still needed and can be left in the box at the end of the corridor next to the art room. Thank you again.