Shrewsbury School

eNews: Thursday 17th October 2013

Notices to Parents

House Singing - Friday 18th October
Parents with tickets for House Singing tomorrow evening are asked to be in their seats in the Alington Hall by 6.20pm.  Anyone without a ticket is welcome to take advantage of the live video link that will be showing in the Ashton Theatre.

Drinks and canapés will be on sale before the show (from 5pm) and during the interval, kindly organised by the Shrewsbury School Parents' Association (SSPA).

The Tucks - Friday 18th October, 2.00pm
A reminder that parents and friends are very welcome to come and watch the race, which begins and ends in Meole village on the football pitch behind Meole Brace Primary School. Please note, however, that there is no parking in Meole village itself this year.  Supporters can either park at The Schools and walk down with the pupils for the 2pm start, or park nearby.

Parents' Association Wine and Cheese evening, and AGM - Thursday 21st November
All parents are warmly invited to attend the annual Wine and Cheese evening at Mary Sidney Hall.  Further information is under 'Forthcoming Events' below, but please note that the deadline for ticket applications is shortly after half term.

Half term trips
A large number of pupils are taking part in a wide variety of trips over half term and we wish them all well. Two groups will be writing blogs while they are away, so parents and friends may wish to follow them. - Four rowing crews set off yesterday for Boston, USA, where they will compete in the Head of the Charles Regatta this coming weekend. Results can be followed live at http://www.hocr.org/.  They also plan to write a blog each day about their tour, which can be found on the SchoolsSports website at http://www.schoolssports.com/School/Tour.asp?ID=240&TourID=89

On Saturday, a team from the Hunt will set off for a tour to Kenya and Ethiopia. They have already posted their first blog and you can follow them on the SchoolsSports website at
http://www.schoolssports.com/School/Tour.asp?ID=240&TourID=87

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