PARENTS PRAYER & COFFEE GROUP: Every Wednesday morning at 8.45 - meet in the staffroom to pray for the school. EVERYONE is welcome, please feel free to join in even if it’s only occasionally! See Anelda Venter 021 0870 2332 if you need more info.
MUFTI DAY & SAUSAGE SIZZLE: Friday 14th February. Gold coin donation + $2 per Sausage
SPECIAL LUNCH: Tuesday 18th February, Homemade Burgers and ice block. Order forms will be sent home closer to the time. our job is to bring the FUN and we need to make some plans!
MEET THE TEACHER POTLUCK: Thursday 13th February, arriving between 5.30 and 5.45pm in the Living Well Church Café. Please bring food to share.
5.45pm Welcome, Grace/karakia and eat
6.30pm Room 4-Whaea Del
6.45pm Room 3-Miss Michelle Wynne
7.00pm-Room 2-Whaea Wendy
7.20pm- Room 6 Whaea Astrid and Mr Philip Brown
7.40pm-Room 5 Whaea Lisa, Whaea Sylvia and Whaea Anelda
Children will be supervised in the playground by Mrs Warnes and other Staff members during your meeting with your son/daughter’s teacher.
GARDASIL AND BOOSTRIX IMMUNISATIONS: Education Yr 7&8 18th February, Immunisations Tuesday 31st March
MUSIC TRIP TO BC: Year 5-8, 10am-2.30pm Friday 21st February. Children will travel to and from B.C by bus.
CAMP 2020 AT TUI RIDGE FOR YEAR 7 & 8: Whaea Lisa, Whaea Sylvia and Whaea Anelda will be taking our Year 7 & 8 young people to Tui Ridge Camp from the 26th-28th February. This is an exciting time for the oldest members of our kura and is a much-loved experience as they try new skills, meet and overcome challenges and strengthen friendships with one another.
POWHIRI TO WELCOME MR LARNE EDMEADES: Larne is our new BC Principal, we would love you to join us in welcoming him. 20th February 9.30am-10.40am
PAT ASSESSMENTS: Week 7, 9th – 13th March
INTER-CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ATHLETICS EVENT: Porritt Stadium Hamilton 19th March (postponement date 26th March).
EASTER SERVICE: Wednesday 8th April 7pm in the Living Well Church Auditorium
SPRING FAIR: This year! Friday 20th November. Watch this space!
MULTICULTURAL DINNER: Later in the term, date to be confirmed.
LAST DAY OF TERM: Thursday 9th April
ABSENCES: Please phone the School Office 07 346 1492 between 7.15am and 8.30am so we are aware of the reason for any absences and can inform your child’s teacher.
CORONAVIRUS: We are following the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education guidelines at this time and will keep you duly informed re any updates given to us. If your child has a fever, is coughing and or finding breathing difficult please check with your Dr immediately.
MOBILE PHONE POLICY: We do not allow phones at school. If your circumstances require your child to have a phone, they must hand it to Mrs Stevenson in the Office for safekeeping until 3.15. If you need to get a message to your child during the day, the school office (07 346 1492 ) will be happy to ensure they receive it.
UNIFORM: Please ensure that all items of uniform are labelled, this makes it much easier for lost items to be returned to their rightful owners. This includes naming sandals, socks, hats etc. Mrs Trish Copeland opens the Uniform Shop each Tuesday between 9.30am and 3.30pm if you require any other Uniform item.
PE GEAR AND RUNNING SHOES: Please send PE gear every day as we aim to take every opportunity to maximise fitness and skills over the course of the year. Socks and shoes are optional.
SUN HATS AND SUNSCREEN: ALL students are required to wear sun hats during break times. Sunscreen applied before coming to school is advised. We have sunscreen available to children to re-apply before going outside to play.
DROP OFF: Please drop off your children by 8.30am each morning and ensure they walk safely to the cones and down into school.
PICK UP: ALL parents of year 1-6 children need to park in the Carpark and come in to the cafe to collect their child/ren. Year 7 & 8 young people may walk themselves out to the cones and then safely cross to your parked car. School finishes at 3.15pm and children can be collected between 3.15 and 3.30pm.
WORM JUICE: Whaea Wendy and her tamariki have several bottles of fresh ‘Worm Juice’ for sale. Guaranteed to make your plants thrive in every way! $5 for 2.25 litres / $3 for 1.25 Litres. Please bring the correct cash in an envelope marked Worm Juice to Whaea Wendy in Room 2. First in first served! Containers need to be returned to Whaea Wendy.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND ALLERGIES: If your child has a Medical Condition / Allergy which has not been communicated to Mrs Angie Stevenson in our School Office and to your child’s teacher, please do so as soon as possible so our Medical Records are accurate and right up to date.
School Office 07 346 1492 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal address: PO Box 10082, Rotorua Mail Centre 3046, New Zealand