We’ve set our date for the Easter Egg Tombola on Tuesday 22nd March after school (weather permitting!). Please come to the coffee morning/meeting on Monday 14th March to help us plan this much looked forward to event!
Our next coffee morning/meeting is next Monday 14th March. It will be held downstairs staff room in the school (old nursery). Please come into the school via reception area on Nelgarde road.
Please spread the word and please come along! We will be discussing the Easter Egg Tombola amongst other things.
Don’t forget… this Friday, March 4th, we are hosting the School Discos. The tickets you already bought are still valid. If you need a refund or you still need to purchase a ticket, come to the school reception desk at 9.10 am on Friday morning.
Another thing to remember…We need donations of ANY of the following:
· Cakes/buns/biscuits to be sold at the disco cake stall
· Lucky dip items e.g. party bag items, small toys, plastic jewellery, bits of stationery, etc.
· Tombola items e.g. unwanted /unopened gifts
Please bring in your donation to school on Friday morning and hand them into the school office.
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The disco is on Friday Feb 5th. Either fill out the form that was sent home with your child’s book bags or buy your tickets in the school playground this Friday at 9am under the shelter in the playground. £2 per ticket.
Diaries at the ready the next big event is the Christmas Jamboree which will take place after school in the Hall on Thursday 19 December!
Everyone is welcome to come along and share a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate whilst the school choir sing some seasonal tunes to get us in the festive spirit. A request for donations of mince pies and biscuits will be sent out closer to the date.
In addition this year we are piloting a Christmas Card Scheme. The children’s designs have been sent away and will be made into professional cards. A pack of 12 cards can then be purchased for £6.50 with £1.50 donated to FOH for every pack purchased.
Look out for the proofs and more information in your book bag!
On Monday 11 November the Friends of Holbeach held their Annual General Meeting in which they elected their committee and reported on the monies raised and spent.
The friends are delighted to report that the events organised throughout the year raised almost £3,500 after expenses which they spent by subsiding school trips and buying a range of goods for the school including new basketball hoops, African drums.They also raised money separately to fund the murals and climbing wall.
A big thank you to everyone for supporting the events, every penny counts and is used to support school activities.
If you would like more information about the money we raised and how we spent it, you can view a full copy of the Chair and Treasurer Reports via the school website. (You may not have room for this)
The elected committee are:
Chair- Anna Taylor
Vice Chair- Maireed Sheerin
Treasurers- Hazel Paterson and Caroline Gracey
Secretaries- Sharon Farnley and Pamela Williams
Fundraiser- Eileen O’Mahony
Committee- Zoe Henderson, Katie Drew, Jessica Rabin, Jackie Heath