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Principal’s Welcome

He Mihi Nui Kia Koutou Haere Mai Haere MaiNau Mai Haere Mai A warm welcome to St Joseph’s which is an integrated Catholic Primary School catering for children from new entrants to year eight. We are proud of our history and heritage and value the strong bond that continues with our founding order, the Sisters of the Mission. The Special Character of our school is expressed through the students, the teachers and the wider school community, living and teaching the Gospel Values. At St Joseph’s our committed and dedicated staff set high expectations for all children and we aim to work in partnership with you. Nga Mihi Grant Stuart Principal

Our Values

St Joseph’s School provides a holistic education in an environment that reflects the values of the Roman Catholic Church.

AROHA

Love of God, Self and Others

KAHA

Respect and Tolerance

PONO TIKA

Honesty and Integrity

MANAAKITANGA

Community and Team Work

MAHI

Perseverance and Innovation

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Strategic Plan

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Financial Report

Latest Notifications

PTFA PIZZA LUNCH IS BACK!

Thu May 06 03:15pm

Every Friday, starting tomorrow.
$2 per slice – Cheese, Hawaiian & Pepperoni – Gluten free also available.
Order in the school library or via mykindo:



mykindo

Sports News Registrations for lunchtime Gymnastics and Cheerleading are now open. Click on the links below for more information.

Thu May 06 09:32am

Sports News
Registrations for lunchtime Gymnastics and Cheerleading are now open. Click on the links below for more information.


Gymnastics
https://enrolmy.com/st-joseph-catholic-school-fairfield/book-now/45-Lunchtime-Gymnastics-


Cheerleading
https://enrolmy.com/st-joseph-catholic-school-fairfield/book-now/46-Lunchtime-cheer-007



Gymnastics

Cheerleading

We are currently looking for a netball coach for our Year 3-4 Aftershock Team. We have a manager, we have the players, we have the supporter

Wed May 05 03:02pm

We are currently looking for a netball coach for our Year 3-4 Aftershock Team. We have a manager, we have the players, we have the supporters – we just need a coach! If anyone is interested please email: admin@stjosephs.school.nz

Latest Team News for Term 2

Wed May 05 09:24am

 



Newsletter

Hamilton Wanderers Soccer: Wanderers 12th grade Stingers (Year 7) – They are short a few football players for the team this year and if any

Mon May 03 03:11pm

Hamilton Wanderers Soccer:
Wanderers 12th grade Stingers (Year 7) – They are short a few football players for the team this year and if anyone wants to play to contact Wanderers and register through My Comet.
For more details go to:
https://hamiltonwanderers.co.nz/club-info/registration/



More information

We look forward to welcoming our students back for Term 2 tomorrow, Monday 3 May at 8.45am. See you soon!

Sun May 02 05:06pm

Kia Ora Koutou Here is the latest news!

Wed Apr 14 05:04pm

 



Newsletter

Sports News: More students are needed for Years 5-6 Hockey and Netball to make up teams. If your child is interested sign up today. Links:

Fri Apr 09 10:04am

Netball: 


https://enrolmy.com/st-joseph-catholic-school-fairfield/book-now/43-Netball-


Hockey:


https://enrolmy.com/st-joseph-catholic-school-fairfield/book-now/44-Hockey-

PTFA Pizza Lunch Tomorrow

Thu Apr 08 05:32pm

$1.50 per slice.


The PTFA are taking orders by either cash on the day or by Kindo. Orders taken in the library from 8.15am on Friday; or orders via the Kindo App need to be made before 8.30am on the day. Cheese, pepperoni and Hawaiian flavours and gluten free bases available.

Second Hand Sale tomorrow at School. 2.30pm-3.15pm Items include:

Thu Apr 08 11:46am

Second Hand Sale tomorrow at School. 2.30pm-3.15pm
Items include:
-Uniform
-Desks
-Sports gear
If you have any second hand uniform, sports gear or soccer/rugby boots etc please dropped into the school office by 9am tomorrow.

Latest Newsletter.

Wed Mar 31 03:41pm

Cultural Committee Meet and Greet invitation attached: 2.30-3.30 today Monday 29 March

Mon Mar 29 09:55am

 



Cultural Committee Meet and Greet Invitation

We would love to see you at our Cultural Committee “Meet & Greet” this afternoon! 2.30-3.30pm in the staffroom. Invitation attached

Mon Mar 29 09:51am

Remember all PTFA Easter raffle tickets back to school tomorrow please!

Thu Mar 25 07:24pm

Easter Raffle and Goodies Due Friday 26th March

Wed Mar 24 02:02pm

Thank you to the famlies that have dropped off their Easter goodies and raffle tickets to the school office already.
Please remember that each familiy has been asked to bring in 1 Easter treat to make up the raffle prizes.
Treats can be dropped of at the office until Friday26th March.
Thank you for your support.

Extra Curricular Sports Sign Up – Winter Sports

Fri Mar 19 03:13pm

Term 2 Extra Curricular Netball and Hockey sign up is now open via Enrolmy. Please click on the link below to view the available options. 


Payments are due once the teams are confirmed. Please do not make payment before this as cancellations are possible due. 


https://enrolmy.com/st-joseph-catholic-school-fairfield

Swimming trophies & certificates from swimming sports will be awarded on Monday (22 March) straight after Liturgy in the Church. All welcome

Fri Mar 19 02:43pm

This is because we do not have an assembly next Friday.

Latest Newsletter

Wed Mar 17 04:01pm

Remember it is our House Day tomorrow – wear mufti (house colour, gold coin donation for Caritas) and come prepared for some fun!

Tue Mar 16 07:15pm

PTFA Easter Raffle and Goodies.

Tue Mar 16 03:11pm

Thank you to the famlies that have dropped off their Easter goodies and raffle tickets to the school office already.


Please remember that each familiy has been asked to bring in 1 Easter treat to make up the raffle prizes. 


Treats can be dropped of at the office until Friday19th March (this Friday). 


Thank you for your support.

Saints Hockey Muster

Mon Mar 15 01:45pm

Hi Parents and Caregivers


Just a reminder that the Saints United Hockey Muster is on this afternoon (Rain or Shine)


Parking will be a bit tight around there – but please do not park on the grass up there. You may need to drop them off and park down the road.


The Muster will run from 4.00pm – 5.30pm.


Our Selectors/Coaches will be Stuart McIntyre and Jo McCaffrey. Both have coached for Saints United since the start and have been regular Waikato Hockey Reprehensive Coaches over the years. They will assisted by my daughter Brianna – who coached the 2nd team last year.


Please ensure your children have the following gear:


1. Hockey Stick
2. Mouth guard
3. Shin Pads
4. Sneakers/hockey shoes


Thanks

House Day Celebrations – Wednesday 17th March

Mon Mar 15 10:44am

 



House Day Information

PTFA Pizza Lunch is back!

Wed Mar 10 02:16pm

PTFA Pizza Lunch is back!
Every Friday for the rest of this term. Only $1.50 per slice.
Hawaiian, Pepperoni and Simply Cheese flavours available – gluten free option will also be available.


Save yourself the hassle and order via mykindo!


You will also be able to order on Froday morning in the school library.



mykindo

The St Joseph’s Fairfield Cultural Committee will be meeting in the staffroom at 7pm tomorrow Wed 10 March – new members welcome!

Tue Mar 09 06:36pm

Easter Raffle tickets are coming home today – the PTFA thank you for your support.

Tue Mar 09 10:35am

Please remember: No school on Monday 8th March – Teacher Only Day! We will see you all on Tuesday.

Fri Mar 05 02:33pm

Yr 7&8 Campers have left Tui Ridge and are on schedule to be back at the end of the school day approx 2.45pm.

Fri Mar 05 01:26pm

Week 5 Newsletter

Wed Mar 03 03:39pm

 



Newsletter

Great news – Yr 7&8 Camp at Tui Ridge on Wednesday is going ahead as we can meet the Alert Level 2 Guidelines. Parents have been emailed.

Mon Mar 01 12:25pm

Kia Ora Koutou Please see the attachment about the return to Alert Level 2.

Sun Feb 28 04:40pm

Kia Ora Koutou


Please see the attachment about the return to Alert Level 2. 


Postponements:


-The Cultural Committee Meet & Greet this afternoon (Monday 01 March) is postponed and will be rescheduled once we are back in Alert Level 1
-Monday Morning Liturgy in the Church
-Friday’s Assembly in the Church 


Upcoming Events:


Some upcoming events may still be able to proceed under Alert Level 2 guidelines. We will keep you informed about the Year 7-8 Camp this Wednesday. 


 


Thanks for your support. 


Nga Mihi


Grant Stuart


Principal



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Alert Level 2

We’ve got this team! Level Two… we know what to do. I’ll send a brief reminder email tomorrow. Stay safe, be kind.

Sat Feb 27 09:33pm

School Assembly tomorrow – Thursday 25 February : Our 1st assembly for the year will be held tomorrow at 2pm in the Church

Wed Feb 24 03:45pm

School Assembly tomorrow – Thursday 25 February :
Our 1st assembly for the year will be held tomorrow at 2pm in the Church. We couldn’t have it last week due to swimming sports. After this week our normal fortnightly schedule of assemblies will resume – check the school calendar!

PTFA MEETING Tonight, 7pm in the school staffroom. All welcome!

Tue Feb 23 10:02am

Juicies ($1.00) and Moosies ($1.50) will be on sale at lunchtimes starting tomorrow. Proceeds to Student Council fundraising. Thanks!

Mon Feb 22 12:28pm

Remember it’s “Meet the Teacher Appointments” this week. If you haven’t booked an appointment, it’s not too late!

Sun Feb 21 04:55pm

https://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz/


Event code: yw22t

Yr 4-8 Swimming Sports tomorrow at Fairfield College pool. Remember togs, towel, school hat, drink bottle, lunch and sunscreen!

Thu Feb 18 08:29pm

The Prime Minister announced this afternoon that we will be returning to Covid Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm tonight….

Wed Feb 17 06:04pm

Kia Ora Koutou


The Prime Minister announced this afternoon that we will be returning to Covid Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm tonight. 


This means that drop off and pick up procedures will return to normal tomorrow.


School will start at 8.45am and finish at 2.45pm.


Thanks for your support and co-operation over the last three days we really appreciate it. 


Nga Mihi


Grant Stuart 


Principal 

Covid 19 Level 2 Update Kia Ora Koutou Thanks for your support with our Alert Level 2 procedures at the start of the school day today…..

Mon Feb 15 10:17am

Covid 19 Level 2 Update



Kia Ora Koutou



Thanks for your support with our Alert Level 2 procedures at the start of the school day today, it was a smooth start to the day.



We will keep you up to date regularly with how Alert Level 2 affects school events. At this stage please note:



Postponements:


The Cultural Committee Meet & Greet this afternoon (Monday 15 February) is postponed and will be rescheduled once we are back in Alert Level 1
The Commissioning Mass at the Cathedral tomorrow evening has been postponed
We will not be attending Ash Wednesday Mass 


Upcoming Events:


Some upcoming events may still be able to proceed under Alert Level 2 guidelines. We will keep you informed about the Year 4-8 Swimming Sports this Friday; we will make decisions about spectators based on how the covid situation unfolds over the next few days.



Meet the Teacher Appointments:


We have Meet the Teacher Appointments at the beginning of next week. These can proceed under Alert Level 2 with contact tracing and social distancing in place, so please book an appointment if you have not done so already.



Meet the Teacher Bookings are now open through the online School Interviews system:


Click on this link, or go to the School Interviews website and enter the booking code:


Booking Link: St Joseph’s Fairfield Meet the Teacher Term 1 2021 


 www.schoolinterviews.co.nz


Event code:  yw22t



Thanks for your support. 



Nga Mihi


Grant Stuart


Principal

COVID 19 – Change to Level 2. At 11.59pm tonight we return to Level 2 restrictions. Please refer to Hero for more details.

Sun Feb 14 08:16pm

Term 1 Syndicate Newsletters

Tue Feb 09 01:23pm

Term 1 syndicate newsletters are now available on the school website and via the HERO Community Notices. There is a lot of important information in it so please take the time to read it carefully.

The St Joseph’s Cultural Committee are hosting a “Meet and Greet” after school next Monday – see invitation attached

Tue Feb 09 11:47am

At St Joseph’s we are always looking for ways to celebrate the rich diversity of cultures in our school. We invite you to a social occasion to connect with families from the wide range of cultural backgrounds at our school, and to find out more about our Cultural Committee.


Monday 15 February 2.30-3.30pm in the Staffroom.



Cultural Committee Meet and Greet Invitiation

Team Information Sessions tomorrow afternoon – Tuesday 9 February

Mon Feb 08 06:35pm

Remember that there are “Team Information Sessions” being held at school tomorrow afternoon – Tuesday 9 February.
Come along to meet the teaching teams, find out about how learning is organised for your child’s age level, and find out about upcoming events for the term in each syndicate.
The times of the meetings are staggered to allow families to attend each session if necessary, and the sessions will be repeated twice as follows:
Yr 0-3 3.00 – 3.25pm in Matatipu
Yr 4-6 3.30 – 3.55pm in Room 8
Yr 7-8 4.00 – 4.25 pm in Room 1
Yr 0-3 4.30 – 4.55pm in Matatipu
Yr 4-6 5.00 – 5.25pm in Room 8
Yr 7-8 5.30 – 5.55pm in Room 1


We hope to see you there!

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