PTA - The Friends of St Michael’s School

Head Teacher: Mrs Jan Martin | Deputy Head: Miss A Prentice                          
London Road, Woolmer Green, Herts. SG3 6JP | Email: admin@woolmergreen.herts.sch.uk | Tel: 01438 813267 | Fax: 01438 815623                      

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PTA – The Friends of St Michael’s School

It's Campfest time!

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Fingers crossed for the weather next weekend. Everything is hotting up now for the annual St Michael's Campfest on Saturday 25th June - all systems go! Class Reps will be in the playground this week asking for your help setting up the stalls from 10am on Sat, and also to man the stalls throughout the festivities. Don't forget to book your camp night space for the evening - forms went home this week in bookbags. We look forward to seeing you all there on Saturday, and thank you in advance for all of your help. The Friends.

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Loose Change Challenge!

Dear Parents, thank you so much for your support with the “Loose change challenge” held on Wednesday. The following monies were collected: Sycamore, £11.05; Willlow, £27.70; Cherry, £42.98; Redwood, £16.65; Elm £49.29; Beech £5.28; Oak £5.90. Congratulations to Elm class for raising the most for us and are our Winners.  Thank you to all who took part, it was a fun event for all. The Friends.

 

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Loose Change Day

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We have Loose Change day on Wednesday 15th June. We ask you to empty your jars of loose change, dig deep between the sofa cushions and bring all your coppers, silver and gold coins (Sterling) to school. Each class will have their coins counted and the winning class will be announced during Friday's assembly. There will be a prize for each child in the winning class. We are NOT collecting any foreign currency. The money received will go towards purchasing new netball kits for our team. The Friends have already secured sponsorship and donations from local companies which has allowed us to order new football and rugby kits. Thank you for your support. The Friends.
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Dates for your diaries - from The Friends

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To all parents and carers: The Friends have many exciting events coming up, and would like to give you the dates so that you can save them on your calendars...

Friday 27th May is mufti day, and we will be collecting sweets for the sweetie tombola.

Wednesday 15th June is Loose Change day. We ask you to empty your jars of loose change, dig deep between the sofa cushions and bring all your coppers, silver and gold coins (Sterling) to school. Each class will have their coins counted and the winning class will be announced during Friday's assembly. There will be a prize for each child in the winning class. We are NOT collecting any foreign currency. The money received will go towards purchasing new netball kits for our team. The Friends have already secured sponsorship and donations from local companies which has allowed us to order new football and rugby kits.

Saturday 25th June is Camp Fest - details to be announced in due course.

Thursday 21st July is this year's leavers' disco at the village hall. This event is open to all pupils, including reception class. Details to follow.

Saturday 8th October the circus is coming to town (well actually the village hall!) 2-4.30pm. 

Finally, the Friends are using some of our funds to update the Millenium Triangle area in the playground. We are looking into laying Astro turf and creating more of a sensory, relaxing area for the children. Thank you for your continued support and we hope to see you at some of our great events. The Friends.

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Bunny Hop Disco

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A great time was had by all at the KS1 Bunny Hop disco.The children were all given an exciting bag of goodies on arrival and had lots of fun dancing & playing party games together.There was the option of having tattoos, face painting, nail painting and there was a lovely buffet tea to enjoy. The photograph above shows the two winners of the fancy dress competition - Lenny and Josie - congratulations to them both! A huge thank you must go to The Friends for all their hard work preparing and organising this event, and also to the parents who helped on the day.

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Money Raised - Phil The Bag

The Friends are delighted to announce that the school raised a wonderful £122.50 from Phil The Bag contributions after half term. Thank you very much to all those who donated unwanted textiles.

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Bunny Hop Disco

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Ticket price tbc. The Friends.

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The Friends Bring You...Oliver Twist!

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The Friends have organised a theatre production of Oliver Twist as an Easter treat for the whole school. The performance will take place in the school hall on Thursday 29th March.

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Phil The Bag

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The Friends have organised another Phil The Bag fundraising collection for Wednesday 24th February. This is after half term, so please get sorting and collecting your old/unwanted textiles over the break and bag them up. Please only bring your bags on the day, and drop them off at the top end of the carpark by the pedestrian entrance to the school.  Everyone is welcome to take part.  Please use any type of bag - but black sacks are best! Or why not fill up an old pillow case..?  The more we weigh, the more we get paid. Any/all textiles are welcome, e.g. unwanted clothes, shoes, household linen, belts, hats and handbags. Thank you. The Friends.

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The Friends Need a New Treasurer...

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Could you be the new Treasurer for The Friends? The Friends of St Michael's School committee is in need of a new Treasurer. If you feel that you have the time and inclination to be part of this enthusiastic group then please get in touch with a member of the committee. Please see the Friends web page for contact details. Thank you.

 

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Christmas Wonderland Fun!

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Congratulations to The Friends for an amazing festive event on Saturday. Everyone had a wonderful time. Thank you to all those who got involved in any way, as it's only by getting all hands on deck that these occasions are able to continue and be enjoyed. Particular thanks must go, though, to The Friends, whose huge organisational effort has enabled the event to go ahead. The amount raised will be announce by The Friends in due course. 

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Friends' Christmas Jumper Day

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The Friends are inviting all children to wear a Christmas jumper/top to school on Friday 18th December (the last day of term). They are asking for a £1 donation to participate please. If children do not have a Christmas jumper they could wear something else Christmassy, e.g. a Santa hat.

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Date for your diary - Christmas Wonderland!

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The Friends' Christmas Wonderland will be on Saturday 12th December this year from 12-4pm. Do come and support the school and enjoy some festive fun in the school hall.

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