Newsletter – N14 21 April 23 JNR & SNR

Junior Newsletter

Dear Parents,
Anyone for a walk? Walking is such an understated activity. There is little or no cost involved. There
are so many places to walk, even just around the block, yet we pass up exercise for the smallest of
excuses. Research shows that regular walking modifies your nervous system
so much that you’ll experience a decrease in anger and hostility.
It is just amazing to see two people, or a group of walkers just striding away
and chatting. As winter approaches, let’s try to keep active and walk
the winter chill away. Mrs. Boake

Grade 4 News:
We are going to be very busy this term with experiments, learning about what makes a good leader
and using an Atlas. Last term was really special with them, and I can only hope that this term is even
better! Let’s keep reaching for the stars!

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Senior Newsletter

Dear Parents/ Guardians, 21 April 2023
I am dumb, and I am a failure. I do not deserve to be happy. I will never succeed in anything I do, and no
one will love me. People don’t even want to be around me. I let my parents, children, or friends down
because I am not enough.

These are the statements that consciously and unconsciously plague our minds on a daily basis. Some
mornings we regret the day before it has even begun. Negative self-talk shapes our entire perception of
ourselves. I, too, frequently make statements such as “I’m too dumb to help you with your Mathematics
or Physics homework” or “I’m not smart enough to do this or that.” It might seem like a harmless joke at
the time, but affirmations like that stick with you, and you start to embody what you vocalize.
Learn to be kinder to yourself. Pay attention to the comments you make about yourself and your abilities.
We are all on our own journey, and each of us has a different set of skills and attributes. Repeat after me:

“I’m not where I want to be, but I’m on my way”

Our netball u-15 and u-19 teams, as well as the soccer
u-19 team, will participate in the sports day at Simond
Private School in Franschhoek on Saturday, April 22.
We will depart from school at 06:45 sharp. We will arrive
back at school at approximately 14:00-14:30. Please
ensure that your child is dressed in the correct PE
uniform. They can also bring some money for snacks
and food.

Mother and Daughter Event: PLEASE RSVP!
At Riverside College we like to create beautiful
memories and this Mother’s Day will be no different.
We are planning a beautiful mothers & daughters (and grannies / aunts) experience, making vision boards.
The year may be running full steam ahead already, but we can set new intentions and make fresh starts
at any given time.

Cost: R400 for 1 / R780 for 2 / R995 for 3
Date: Saturday 13 May, 10:00 – 15:00
What you get when you attend: A workshop offered by a certified practitioner, qualified to interpret your 9
sacred future focused areas on the vision board.
*A guided meditation
*All tools & materials provided
*Refreshments & snacks
For bookings or more info e-mail:

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