26 Jan 2018

PTA Newsletter – Friday 26 January 2018

 PTA News Lai See The Green 52 Events in February & March Be Internet Awesome Lost Property PTA & Uniform Shop Opening Hours  Adverts Disclaimer

PTA News

The first Social of the year with a Punk Funk Disco theme will be for the Year 5 and Year 6 students later today! We are expecting an attendance of 150 children. The children will be served pizza, and following the launch of the healthy eating policy, fruit and veggie sticks will be served. Children are asked to bring their own water bottles to use and refill at the water station to be more environmentally friendly. Please ensure there is an adult to pick up your child at 7.45pm.


Lai See

The PTA will be giving Lai see to the caretaking and cleaning staff ahead of the New Year holiday, to show the school’s appreciation of their hard work.



The Green 52

The Green 52 is a not for profit group led by our school parent, Laura Tyson and Zoe Stevenson, a parent from Nord Anglia. They offer a tip once a week throughout 2018 to reduce your impact on the environment. For more information, check this link https://www.facebook.com/thegreen52/




Events in February & March

2nd February   Year 3 & 4 Social               6-7:30pm

9th February    Sausage Sizzle                  Lunch time (No Hot Lunches)

2nd March        Year 1 Social                     6-7:30pm

16th March       Family Bingo                     6:30-7:45pm

12th March       PTA Committee Meeting  5:15pm


The Year 3 & 4 disco is coming up soon on 2nd February!  Please fill in the google form to sign your child(ren) up and then send in payment of $100 preferably by cash or by cheque payable to CWBS PTA Ltd. Please write your child’s full name, class and the worddisco’ on the back of the cheque. If you can volunteer for this event please fill this in on the google form or email the PTA office directly. We need around 25 volunteers for this event.

The Sausage Sizzle will take place on Friday, 9th February. The google doc for registration will be sent out on 29th January. Pease remember to send in your payment in cash with your child’s full name, class and the word ‘sizzle’ on the back. Please make sure you register first before paying. There will be no hot lunches that day so if your child is not having a hotdog or veggie burger please remember to send them to school with a packed lunch. As always, we rely on volunteers to hold these events so please sign up to help if you are available. There is always a lot of excitement around Sausage Sizzle day and it’s a great way to get involved and help out.

Be Internet Awesome

Last week we launched Clearwater Bay School’s “Be Internet Awesome” programme at the parent information session. Developed in part by Google, ‘Be Internet Awesome’ is a programme which teaches children to be smart, alert, strong, kind and brave when using technology. You can find out more details on the technology tab of cwbs.edu.hk.

We think that it is important for home and school to have a shared language for internet safety, so today or early next week, students will sign and bring home a ‘Be Internet Awesome’ pledge/mini poster.

Please talk about this with your children and display it somewhere where everyone can see!
Please contact matt.hayes@cwbs.edu.hk for more details.

Lost Property

The Lost property boxes are overflowing and if any parents can volunteer an hour or two of time it would be good to sort through it and return some of the named items.  Please talk to your children about taking care of their belongings and ask them to look in the lost property boxes if they lose something.  You can also help by ensuring all items that are brought to school are clearly labelled with the child’s name and current class.  We often find children wearing hats that don’t belong to them!  Show your child the labels on their clothing so that they know where to look.  Explain to your children that they should not borrow from the lost property boxes as this causes problems for the owner when they come to look for their items.

PTA & Uniform Shop Opening Hours

This term, the PTA office will open weekdays from 8:00am – 2:45pm except Wednesdays when the office will be closed. The uniform shop opens on Mondays from 8am – 4pm. Parents are always welcome in the PTA Office, we have stationery items and second hand uniform for sale, tea and coffee as well so please pop in anytime you are in school.

The PTA sells a variety of items, including stationery, lined white boards for handwriting practice, recorders, hair ties, second hand uniform, tennis balls, mosquito repellent, second hand uniform and second hand books and DVDs. We also stock cards and wrapping paper.




For more details, please visit: http://jessetkd.supra.com.hk/cwbs



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