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January 2016 - Old Pauline Newsletter
Welcome to the January issue of the Old Pauline Club eNews.

Welcome to our first e-newsletter of 2016. We hope you had an enjoyable winter break and are as excited as we are for the year ahead. Here at the Old Pauline Club we’re eagerly planning this year's activities including a Finance Dinner and the Annual Dinner for which we are delighted to be welcoming Professor the Lord Winston of Hammersmith (1954-59) as guest speaker (see announcement below).

We are also planning a summer of reunions in 2016, so if you’d like to organise your own, like the
1955 Rugby team or our Sydney Branch, or would like to be involved in the reunions already planned for this summer (Classes of ’76, ’86, ’91, ’96, ’06 or ’11) then please get in touch.
Sydney Dinner
On 5 November 2015 a group of Old Paulines and Paulinas met in Sydney at The Meat & Wine Co. They were hosted by Fredrik Blencke (1986-91) who organised the event. 
An enjoyable evening was had with stories from some senior members who came to Australia in the 1950s either by boat via the Panama Canal or by plane (13 stops!).
Reunion of 1955 School 1st XV
On Saturday 12 December eight of the 11 surviving members of the St Paul’s 1st XV of 1955 met for a reunion luncheon at the School.

After a wonderful lunch they watched St Paul's play Felsted, who the
1st XV played against in 1955, beating them 22-9. On this occasion St Paul's School won 29-24. Read more...
New Year's Honours
Congratulations to David Shalit (1941-47), who was awarded an MBE in the recent Honours List, “For services to the City of London Corporation and voluntary service to Older People in London”

If you know of any other Old Paulines who were recognised in the New year's Honours list, please 
email us.

Read our interview with David from the 2014 Old Pauline News on the website.
Old Pauline Rugby Needs You! 
The OPFC is extremely keen to boost the numbers of Old Paulines playing at the Club and enjoying the superb facilities that are available at Colets in Thames Ditton.  

The Club caters for all abilities with up to four XV’s. There’s a great bar, and with a crèche available for home games any new dads out there can dust off their boots and get back out on the field. Read more on How to Join...
SPS Leavers Too Good For Class of 2015
The last Saturday before Christmas saw the annual match between a St Paul's School 'Leavers XV' and a team from the 'Class of 2015' put together by James O'Byrne and Blake Fontaine.

On a warm December morning at Thames Ditton, the crowd was treated to an exciting game of running rugby. 
To read how the game went and to find out the score visit our website news page 
Colets AGM Notice – 9 March 2016 - Please Click to Read
Israel Branch Gathering – 28 January
Feast Service and Reception - 1 February (SOLD OUT)
Finance Dinner - 3 March

Annual Dinner - 7 July
Scout Reunion - TBA
Feast Service and Reception
1 February

The Feast Service and reception is now fully sold out.  We are looking forward to seeing many of you at Evensong on Monday 1 February 2016 at 4.45pm, in St Paul’s Cathedral. This traditional annual service, which dates back to 1600, will be followed by a buffet dinner at Mercers’ Hall. 
Israel Branch Gathering
28 January

The Israel Branch would like to invite all those living or travelling in the area to join them at an event on Thursday, 28 January 2016. This event will take event in Tel Aviv and will be an opportunity to bring together Old Paulines and Paulinas in the area.

If you would like to attend, please contact
Michael Horesh from the OP Israel Branch.
Finance Dinner
3 March

The Old Pauline Club is pleased to invite you to this year’s Finance Dinner as part of the Profession Dinners series.

This biennial event will be a chance for Paulines to hear from experts in the finance sector who will be discussing their career paths and sharing stories from the highlights and challenges of their working life. Save the date and visit the
Annual Dinner
7 July

This year's Annual Dinner will take place on Thursday, 7 July at the St Paul's School.

This event will include an opportunity to hear from Professor the Lord Winston of Hammersmith (1954-59), life peer and fertility expert. Lord Winston is a professor at Imperial College, a presenter for the BBC and Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University. Read more...

Scout Reunion 2016
Date to be arranged

2016 marks 30 years since the School Scout Group closed and seems an appropriate time to hold a reunion for former members. Please visit the
website to read more and to contact one of the organisers if you are interested in attending. We will then choose a suitable venue, fix a date and notify interested parties.
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Outreach with an SEM is Enrichment for Students

On 16 December 2015 St Paul’s School was invited to present at the Society of Electron Microscope Technology’s annual meeting, held at the Natural History Museum. The presentation outlined the School’s experiences sharing the recently purchased Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) through outreach and enrichment programmes, and was entitled ‘Have Microscope, Will Travel: Outreach with an SEM is Enrichment for Students’.


It is with much regret that we notify the deaths of the following Old Pauline. Our sympathy goes to their families and friends

W Bruce Gardner-Hopkins (1948-51) - 9 January 2016
John E Monson (1940-44) - 9 December 2015
Peter Westbury (1951-56) - 7 December 2015
Andrew S Frankenburg
 (1971-75) - 3 October 2015

Obituaries are published in the Old Pauline News magazine. 

The Club is proud to be able to offer its members a wide range of quality merchandise from socks to scarves and ties to cuff links. To see the full range of merchandise and how to order visit the website
We are always looking for news from the community to share in this newsletter and in the Old Pauline News. Please forward any stories you have or tell us what you are up to. We would love to hear from you.

Please pass on this email to any Old Pauline who may be missing out on the Club's news.

With best wishes,
Alan Day, Hon Secretary
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