Release date: Wednesday 19th March 2008
The girls at High MarchSchool celebrated St Patrick’s Day on Monday, 17th March, by organising a range of events to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Mrs Barbara Upsdell visited assembly to talk to some of the children and supplied them with a host of things to sell, including decorative pin badges, key rings, phone tags, tee-shirts and wrist bands.
The Winners of the Miss Bin Bag Competition
Year 6 girls in the Shamrock house organised different event including selling cakes and cookies, ‘Guess the number of Easter eggs in the jar’, ‘Guess the name of the Shamrock teddy’, ‘Design an Easter card’ and ‘Decorate a blown egg’. There was also very successful Easter Egg Hunt outside, while the Hall was prepared for the highlight of the day, a fun fashion show, using bin liners to create clothes and accessories to win the title ‘Miss Bin Bag’. The winners were Verity McVey, Sophie Edwards and Amelia Whyman. Amelia said, “It was great fun dressing up. I made my costume from a black bin bag and yellow and black emergency style tape and I made a little black bag to go with it!”
Mrs Clifford, the Headmistress of the school in Ledborough Lane, Beaconsfield said, “The girls always enjoy arranging the fundraising days for everyone to join in.”
The House Captain, Katie Brown said, “We are really pleased that so many people took part and that we have raised over £730 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. We want to thank everyone in the school for giving so generously.”
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From Julia Halford