As the year comes to a close the support services department has chosen to reflect on a key issue for many parents. This clip captures a teacher’s insight regarding the challenging child. In line with this year’s mission statement, at Hebert Hurd everyone counts, we hope that you know just how much each of your children matter to us.
The Grade Four Reading Competition was held on Thursday morning, 31 August, in the Library. The adjudicator was Mrs Brettenny. The eight pupils were very excited to be part of this competition.
The readers who took part were: Iman Bene, David Lindemann, Audrey Yossakamlouk, Jennifer de Kock, Fezile Damoyi, Rebecca Haswell, Phillipa de Vos and Kate Kruger. They all read exceptionally well. Rebecca Haswell was chosen as the winner and Jennifer de Kock took second place.
Congratulations to these two girls on an outstanding effort.
This morning we had our annual Dads Coffee Morning in the school hall. Our special dads were treated to muffins and coffee while the band played for them. Some very 'lucky dads' walked away with prizes from the PTA lucky draw. The dads then got an opportunity to visit their children in their classrooms and give them one last cuddle before heading off for their day. Thank you dads for all that you do for your children.
The Grade 4’s spent their very first night away from home at Sumcay.
First order of business, the great debate of who should get the top bunk… once that was settled the girls had a swim while the boys designed their Coat of Arms for their dorm. Afterwards each group had to perform their own war cry. Once the girls cooled down, it was the boys turn to swim.
Camp food is an experience and Sumcay always delivers! Once juice and hotdogs with a slice of watermelon were enjoyed, we got on with the programme. Next up was the class swimming relay trophy. Once all the water droplets had settled from a furious race, Room 35 were crowned champions for 2017.
We headed down to the obstacle course to try our hand at some new skills. Climbing, falling, laughing and just having fun was just what the doctor ordered. Camp food was sticky chicken, salad, bread and ice-cream. This was followed up by a campfire run by Mr. Garner. The songs which were sang around the campfire were ente...