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It’s Bring a Friend Day at Primary School on Tuesday 1 December. Girls interested in visiting have the opportunity to come in with a friend to experience a day in class.

Bring a Friend Day will run during normal school hours:

Years 1 – 3:         8.45am – 3pm
Years 4 – 6:         8.45am – 3.25pm

Visiting students are asked to bring their morning tea, lunch, sunhat, jacket, and shoes suitable for PE.

Please let Jo know (jo.sherlock@marsden.school.nz) if your daughter is bringing a friend, so we can cater for our young visitors accordingly. If your daughter is bringing someone with special dietary requirements, allergies or medical needs please let us know prior, otherwise please find attached a contact form to be brought in on the day. If you have any questions feel free to call me on 476 8792 ext:848.

Primary Chapel Choir / Recorder Ensemble Performance at "Homewood"
The Chapel Choir is to perform at "Homewood", in Karori, to raise money for 'Save the Children Fund' is on tomorrow Saturday 28th November.Please may I remind you that our girls will be performing from 11:30am therefore need to be by the veranda at Homewood at 11.10am. Families are invited to stay and listen as the performance will be no longer than 30 minutes. The girls are asked to wear their summer uniform, no jumpers, just blazers. For any queries please contact: jenny.gould@marsden.school.nz

Kaibosh Fundrasier & Mufti Day
The Year 6 Primary School Council have organised a mufti day to raise funds for Kaiboash. Kaibosh is a Wellington based food rescue organisation who take unwanted food from cafes and supermarkets and redistribute it to people in need. This mufti day will be on Wednesday 2 Dec and all girls will bring home a form that you can send back with your donation. 

Marsden Parents Association Advent Fair

The Marsden Parents' Association Advent Fair offers you a unique opportunity to purchase a beautiful piece of hand-crafted jewellery, glass or ceramic art at a fraction of its retail price. These pieces have been generously donated by Old Girl and gallery owner, Ros Elliott. Click here for more details.

Raffles fundraising for St James School
 

& Emporio Drinking Chocolate

We have 2 raffles (currently outside Mrs McCarthy's office) and the proceeds are to go towards new desks for students at St James School in Levuka. The tickets are $2 each and there is a 'Gourmet Christmas' basket full of goodies and a $100 Dinner voucher for "The Tasting Room".
 Leave your name and a contact phone number on the ticket and these 2 prizes will be drawn on Friday 11 December.

Emporio Coffee have provided us with gorgeous 250g packs of Belgian style drinking chocolate which we are selling for $7 a pack. These would make
 great gifts for Christmas hampers, small Xmas gifts for the neighbor, dance teacher, music teacher and teens and adults too. See Jo Sherlock if you would like to buy some.


Previous Notices

ICAS Mathematics top awards
Congratulations to the following girls who received Distinction awards in the ICAS Mathematics competition:
Year 5   Zoe Kreyenhop
Year 6   Tilly Dassanayake, Maya Catley, Anise Moeung, Jade Stapleton

And great effort to our two High Distinction award winners:
Year 6   Francesca Lynch, Natalie More
Wellington Youth Sinfonietta Spring Concert 
Click 
here for all the information.
 
Parking at Marsden during the Main Block Rebuild
Staff, parents and visitors need to know that the five car parking spaces down by the Dance Studio are unavailable for parking during the day throughout the Main Block rebuild. Three of the current parks will be no parking at all times to allow trucks to get through and the remaining two will be reserved for the contractors. 
We will also be putting an orange cone on the back drive by the Music room to remind students that they are not to walk down the back drive.  Staff and visitors using the back drive way during school hours will need to move the cone and then replace it in its position or use the Donald St driveway.  Thank you for your patience at this exciting time.