If you received a trophy or cup at last year's prize giving,
can you please return it to the office.
The Principal would like to congratulate Janine Jordaan on behalf of the RVS BOT. Janine is our latest member of staff, accepting the position of Sport Co-ordinator advertised earlier in the term. She will work with Carol, Hayley and all of the amazing/important parent helpers to continue the wonderful growth in sport that RVS has seen over the last few years. Janine is a very experienced coach and manager, welcome Janine!
It is that time of year again where the Rapaura Tennis Club are due to open their grass courts for another season. Opening Day will be held on Saturday the 29th of September at 1 PM and everyone is welcome.
Rapaura Tennis Club once again welcomes children, interested in playing tennis, to our Junior Coaching Programme (Including Hotshots) held at the Club on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, starting next term on the 17th and 18th of October 2018.
This will be a great opportunity for Primary Saturday teams to get some practice and coaching in, at the same time.
Coaching will take place from 3.15 - 5.15 on both Wednesday & Thursday afternoons and the registration days for these will be on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 October respectively.
Fees are - $50 per child ($40 each additional child in family) for the Season.
Eveline Apthorp - van der Linden (Tennis NZ registered and certified) and Judy Shanahan will be conducting the coaching sessions again at the Rapaura Tennis Club courts on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, as per the following format:
Wednesday (Eveline): 3.15 - 4.15 (7 & 8yrs) 4.15 - 5.15 (Advanced: 9+ yrs)
Thursday (Eveline): 3.15 - 4.15 (8 & 9yrs) 4.15 - 5.15 (10 yrs +)
Thursday (Judy): 3.15 - 4.15 (4-6yrs Novice) 4.15 - 5.15 (5&6yrs 2nd Season)
There will be some flexibility which group a child attends, please discuss this with the coaches at time of registration.
Term fee will be $50 for first child and $40 each additional child in family.
Rapaura TC Bank account: SBS Bank # 031355-0504579-00 ref Surname and Coaching
For any further enquiries, please contact Eveline on 570 2213 / 027 408 1323.
The Rapaura Tennis Club appreciates your support and help in circulating this information.
Many thanks and warmest regards,
Eveline Apthorp van der Linden
Head Tennis Coach (Tennis NZ Certified and Registered)
Rapaura Tennis Club
Phone: 03 570 2213
Mobile 027 408 1323
Attention Year 8's:
Do you want to learn a new skill, make new friends, and have heaps of fun out on the Picton Harbour? Come along to our "Give it A Go" Team Sailing afternoon 18th of October at 4pm at the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club.
About Team Sailing:
No sailing experience necessary but you must be able to swim and be comfortable in deep water,
Team sailing - two people in each boat, three boats in each team. We have one team from each of Marlborough Girls College, Marlborough Boys College and Queen Charlotte College.
Training each Thursday after school at the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club with a professional sailing coach and optional sailing on Saturday or Sunday afternoon.
Boats provided and life jackets available.
Car pooling organised from MGC and MBC.
$100 subs for a seasons membership - October to April.
For more information contact:
Sara Williams 027 314 9874
Kristen Dempster 021 -024 678 45
Queen Charlotte Yacht Club are also running a learn to sail course these holidays - 7th - 9th October. For more information go to
Marlborough Cricket are organizing a holiday programme at Horton Park from 9am to 11am on 9th and 10th of October. If you like to register please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 021-704776 (Artha). It’s $20 per child.
Marlborough Cricket offering Girls only cricket session on this school holiday on 11th of October at Horton Park. Year 4to 8 from 9am to 10.30am and Year 8 above 10.30 to 12 noon. It’s free of charge. If you like to register please email email@example.com or call on 021-704776 (Artha).