St Mark’s Catholic School
334 Pakuranga Road, Pakuranga
PO Box 82 106, Highland Park
Tel: 576 5296 Fax: 576 2701
Absentee Text only: 027 9630 100
Meet the Teacher Night
Thursday 18th February
6.30pm at St Mark’s School
(please note the change in time)
Beginning of Year Mass & Family Picnic
Friday 26th February
11.30 am Mass followed by a picnic in the school grounds
(bring your own food)
PTFA also selling ice blocks
PTFA NEWS Meeting on Tuesday in the school staffroom at 7.00pm.
Gala – collections are underway for our gala, if you can assist with anything please contact the office on email@example.com or phone 576 5296
PTFA Family Fun Night
Friday 4th March
On the field at St Mark’s School
Food, drinks and snacks will be available to purchase
A big thank you to Mr Malinda Chandrasekera who has taken on the role of coach of our year senior school cricket team.
If there are any other parents or caregivers who can assist Mrs Rivers with softball please let the office know.
School Dues and Contribution: – Thank you to all the families that have cleared their school accounts for 2015 and also to the families that have kept up their automatic payments over 2015. Our school dues are compulsory and that goes directly to the Catholic Schools Office (Diocese), while your contributions help us run our school and to enhance our Catholic Character. The Development Goal Contribution goes to our multipurpose space/ school hall fund. Please come and see the office if you need further information or automatic payment details. The breakdown is as follows and the 2016 invoice has been issued last week:
Compulsory (GST Inclusive)
Attendance Dues: $412.00 per child
Religious Education Resource: $10.00 1 child per year
(Term 1 ONLY) $16.00 [2 children per year]
$30.00 [3 children per year]
$36.00 [3 children per year]
Catholic Special Character Contribution: $50.00 per child per year
School Development Goal: $80.00 [1 child per year]
$100.00 [2 children per year]
$120.00 [3 children per year]
$140.00 [4 children per year]
Family Contribution: $180.00 [1 child per year]
$220.00 [2 children per year]
$240.00 [3 children per year]
$260.00 [4 children per year]
Total for 2016:
1 Child – $732.00
2 Children – $1,260.00
3 Children – $1,776.00
4 Children – $2,284.00
Families are welcome to pay their school accounts term by term or set up an automatic direct debit weekly or fortnightly. Details were included with your statement/invoice.
Olivia Muggleston, Payroll / Accounts Administrator
Sancta Maria College – Open Day and Enrolments for 2017 will be held on Wednesday 23rd March 2016 and close on Monday 30th May 2016. Priority is given in accordance with the school’s enrolment scheme (refer the Sancta Maria College website). All are welcome to walk around our school or join one of the guided tours and collect an Enrolment Application pack for 2017. The Principal will address visitor’s philosophy and values in the auditorium at 4.45pm.
‘The Desert Princess’ easy to care for succulent gardens that are great for gifts, these are currently on display at our school office. Please contact Diana Subido on PH 021872253 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Keyboard Music Lessons – with Ruth Leafberg, on Monday and Wednesday after school in the Music Room, only $7.50 for a 30min session. Enrolment forms are available from the school office (starts again on 15 February).
Guitar Music Lessons – Guitar Lessons are available after school on Tuesdays. There are spots available for complete beginners. Please contact Jordan on 021 132 7024 or at email@example.com to signup or for more information
UPCOMING SCHOOL EVENTS
Thu 18 Feb Junior School – meet the teacher night at 6.30pm at school
Tue 23 Feb HPPA Softball Field Day at the Howick Softball Club
Thu 25 Feb Junior School trip to Botanical Gardens (half of juniors to go on this day)
Fri 26 Feb Beginning of school Mass 11.30 followed by family picnic (bring your own food)
PTFA will be selling ice blocks
Tue 01 Mar Junior School trip to Botanical Gardens (remaining half of juniors to go on this day)
Fri 04 Mar PTFA Family Fun Night 5.30-7.00pm at St Mark’s School, fun, games and food!
Fri 25 Mar Good Friday (no school)
Mon 28 Mar Easter Monday (no school)
Tue 29 Mar Easter Tuesday (no school)
Sat 02 Apr St Mark’s School GALA
Fri 15 Apr Last day of Term 1
Mon 02 May First day of Term 2
Catherine M Rivers (Mrs)
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