Weekly Newsletter for Christ Church Prep School & College
Edition 02 firstname.lastname@example.org www.christchurchprep.co.za Week ending 25 January 2008
From the Editor SMS’s Notification
ear Parents, hilst the school tries its utmost to
Thank you for the positive response to the notify parents when sport is cancelled,
Information Evening held on Tuesday. It was good there was a problem on Monday with
to see such a great turnout! We trust that new the Telkom lines. Unfortunately this was
parents feel a little more enlightened and that everyone will beyond our control. Please notify the office
take to heart what was said by FunCom and Tuckshop. immediately should your cell phone number change.
Without the willingness of volunteers, we simply couldn’t
manage. “Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're Bursar’s Hours
worthless, but because they're priceless.” ~Sherry
tatements will be sent out in the next few days via
Anderson . If you are keen, please put your name and
your children. We are in the process of stabilising our
contact details on a piece of paper, along with your child’s
computer system and thus, as of next month,
name and class, mark it “FunCom”, “Class Moms” or
statements will be sent out via e-mail. For those who don’t
“Tuckshop” (or even all three if you are really keen) and
have e-mail, a hard copy will be sent home with your child. If
we’ll pass it on to the relevant people. Apparently Gauteng
there are any parents who have not yet notified the bursar of
had summer last week on Wednesday, we hope you their e-mail address, please clearly write your name, grade and
enjoyed it! Seriously though, we do praise our Lord for the class of your eldest child, and your e-mail address, and send it
rain. It fills the dams and should see us through the dry to the office. As our school grows we need to become more
winter spell. Although pupils are allowed to carry streamlined to enable us to cope effectively with the day to
umbrellas, no different coloured clothing is allowed to be day activities. Kindly assist our bursar, Christiene Morris
worn with school uniform. Navy blue rain coats may be who will only available at the following times. At the
purchased from any stockist, but they must be taken off beginning of the day until 8:15 and again after 12:15.
during school time. Please adhere to the school uniform If you need to have a more lengthy discussion, you are
rules in this regard. Whilst we are all in the same boat welcome to send an email, to make an appointment to
regarding the power outages, we hope that you have taken email@example.com. Please also limit phone calls to
the opportunity to spend some quality time these times. Please keep proof for YOUR OWN records. It
with your family. No television or radio to is not necessary to email, fax or send it to our Bursar. As
interrupt busy lives and with a candlelit long as you use your account number when making
dinner, time to catch up with our families. payments, we pick up the details directly from the bank
With all South Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit, it statement. Remember if we cannot trace your payments
surprises me that no-one has yet taken the and we incur costs by phoning the bank to trace who the
opportunity of selling various sizes of batteries payment is from we will charge a R25 Admin fee.
at the traffic lights! Maybe the weather has
dampened their spirits. As of Monday it will
be necessary to sign in with Stanley if your F.R.O.G. / Impact
“access sticker” is not clearly displayed on your windscreen. ust a reminder that FROG and Impact resumes again on
If you arrive late, please bring your child to the office first Friday evenings at Christ Church, Midrand. FROG is for
as you will need to complete a “late slip”. The child must Grades 1 to 3 and Impact from Grades 4 to 7. Both
take this with them to class. With the rain, increased traffic clubs run from 5.30pm to 7.00pm.
volumes, rain, potholes, rain, etc, it is necessary to start
leaving home earlier to get your children to school on time.
Please be aware that not only is it awkward for your child, Bible Study
but disruptive for the class and unfair on the teacher. Whilst your children are at FROG or Impact,
Please continue to pray for our school, it’s leadership, the why not join a Friday evening Bible Study?
teachers and our parents and pupils and thank Him for all Meet in Martin Morrison’s office (admin office
that He does in our lives. block) from 5:30 - 7pm. Andrew Murdoch (084
Yours in Christ , 516 3820) and Andrew Strugnell
The Editor (078 273 4446) are leading the group. There is
something organised for the smaller kids.
orry, there was an error in the school hours for Grade Meerkat Cricket Club
Three in last week’s Chronicles. They do start school his club enhances the development and
at 07h45 but only end at 13h30. preparation of cricket skills needed amongst
younger learners. All children between the
College Dramatic Production ages of 5 and 10 are welcome to attend. The
club is on a Wednesday at 17h00 at Christ
ll interested learners from Grade
Church Prep School & College cricket field. The
7 to Grade 11 are to attend
cost is R450 per season. Please contact Mr
auditions with Mrs Wright on
Helliwell for details.
Friday, 1 February from 14h30 to
15h30, in the auditorium.
at Christ Church Prep School and College
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Payment can be via the school accounts or in cash – please tick the appropriate block.
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Please note that it is the responsibility of the reader to check the credentials of any advertiser
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As a concerned road user, should you wish to Brain Profiling, Psychologist, Extra mathematics
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Roads, please do so on 011 375 5555. Wait 0722665367
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