On Saturday the 9th of November, Newton Kindergarten staff from Shangjun, Zhangjiagang & Bayside got together for it's company and family sports event at the Bayside campus.
The day was blasted off with a run around the block, everyone dressed in Newton's blue colors and followed by an opening ceremony with traditional Tai Chi and Fan performances, before the sports activities of the day got on their way.
With both group and individual activities, such as tug of war, 3 legged race, relay racing, 50m individual running and volleyball all had an enjoyable time with their colleagues and family members.
The day finished with a wonderful BBQ in the courtyard serving both Xinjiang style roasted lamb and a variety of delicious foods prepared by our senior chef.
Thank you to all of Newton's staff for joining the event and making it unforgettable.
Ms. Shirkey & Tina lead the international teacher's for a warm-up run.
Newton students join the opening ceremony of the staff games.
"Tai Chi" style performance at the opening ceremony.
Traditional chinese "Fan Dance" performed by the Bayside community group.
Mr. Michael carrying balloons for the children's "Balloon Send Off".
Teachers Ms. Pauline, Tracy & Carly pose before the games begin.
Children of Newton staff compete in a running game.
Newton staff compete in "3 legged races".
International & Domestic teacher's compete in a game of Volleyball.
Teachers compete in a "Huula Hoop" activity.
Xinjiang Roasted lamb is being served at the BBQ lunch.
Bayside security staff get's a good serving of lamb.
Teacher's enjoying a delicious lunch after the conclusion of the games.