Friday, July 24, 2015


This week we began the Choices Programme with Constable Sommerfield.  

There is a lot for us to think about but this is a great way to help us make informed choices for the many challenges we will face throughout our life.

Check out the programme in action below.

Week 1 Whizzers By

Welcome back yo Term 3.  I hope everyone had a great holiday and is refreshed and ready for the term ahead.  It is hard to believe our first week is already over, like they time flys when you are having fun.  Roll on Week 2.

Upcoming Events this Term
*Choices Programme
*Winter Sports Interchange with St Joesph's
*Stars on Stage
*Extra Current Events Quiz
*Art Gallery & Toitu Trip

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Holiday Challenge!

How many certificates can you earn over the holidays in XtraMaths?  

Take the challenge and go into the lucky prize draw at the start of Term 3.  You get an entry for every certificate you earn from now until the start of the term.  Emma has got three entries, Isaac and Erinn have got one entry each already.

Congratulations to Emma who completed the 2 second programme during Week 10 of Term 2 and now starts the 1.5 second programme.  

Pillow Perfection

Great designs and technique demonstrated by the Year 7 students with the completion of their pillows at Technology.  Amazing stitching, straight zips and fantastic finishing.  Well done all.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Haddon Shield Speech Competition

Our annual speech competition between St Mary's and Outram Schools was held last Wednesday evening.  There was a huge range of topics covered by each of the students representing their age group level.  The speeches were entertaining and informative.  We are very proud of all of the students who were selected to compete.

Congratulations to the following place getters:

Year 8 - 1st Place:   Caitltin Anderton "Frustrating Things that Parents Do"
Year 8 - 2nd Place:  Bridget O'Neill "Lambing"

Year 7 - 2nd Place:  Thomas Dodson "My Evil Puppy"

A very big congratulations to Caitlin who was awarded "Overall Speaker of the Night"

Netball Success

Congratulations to the Taieri Plains Year 8 teams who played and won their sections at the Winton Tournament in the weekend.

A special congratulations to Bridget who was awarded her teams "Player of the Tournament".