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Strive for Excellence – Care for All

Term 3 – Week 7 – 3rd September 2020

Term Dates 2020
Term 1 Mon 3rd Feb – Thurs 9th April
Term 2 Tues 28th April – Fri 3rd July
Term 3 Mon 20th July – Fri 25th Sept
Term 4 Mon 12th Oct – Mon 14th Dec (finish at 12.00pm) 

Important Dates
SEPTEMBER
4 – Assembly – LZ4 sharing – 9.00am – Cancelled
11 – Whole School Assembly – Music – 1.30pm – Postponed to Term 4
23 – Production –  Matinee & Evening Performance – Deferred to Term 4
24 – School Fun Run (midday start) – Time – TBC
24 – Production – Evening Performance – Deferred to Term 4
25 – Term 3 ends – End of Term Assembly – Alert Levels permitting

OCTOBER
12 – Term 4 starts
12 – Whole School – End of Term 3 Assembly – 9.00am
17 – Ag Day – 8.00-2.00pm
22 – Individual Photolife Photos starts at 8.00am for families with pre-schoolers
23 – Teacher Only Day – School closed
29 – 9.30am – Year 5/6 Cricket cluster tournament – Metro Park

NOVEMBER
2 – Kids for Kids Rehearsal and Concert
11 – Production –  Matinee & Evening Performance – Date change
12 – Production – Evening Performance – Date change
16 – 9.30am start – Athletics day – Whole school – Date change
14 – 1.00pm – Compost Collective – composting course
23 – 6.30pm – Year 6 Puberty Parent Meeting
24 – 9.00am – Year 5/6 Cluster Athletics tournament
26 – Year 5/6 RAIN save day Athletics Cluster tournament
30 – Start of Skillz for life swimming runs until 3rd December

SCHOOL NOTICES

STARS & VALUES

LZ1
Scarlet Viljoen for helpful and responsible behaviour
Sascha Henwood for helpful and responsible behaviour
Ryan Bell for focus, control and creativity with your art
Luke Tucker for focus, control and creativity with your art

Riley Howard for excellent report writing
Liam Gaerlan for excellent effort in working independently at home

Values
Rosalee Young – Resilience

Alyssa Corps – Responsible
Willow CrossanRespect and resilience

LZ2
Quade Rowley for being super helpful and responsible at pack up time
Lane Neal for trying really hard to stay focused during learning time
Amaya Jamie-Pennell for enthusiasm and effort in Maths

Values
Ruby Good – Resilience

Copper Shriane – Responsible
Ashton Yap – Respect

LZ3
Campbell Shriane for your amazing efforts at home learning
Jemma Howard – Welcome to Dairy Flat School and LZ3MW learning environment
Arjun Bhosale for showing greater focus and effort during writing

Values
Seb Twyman – Resilience
Levi Metcalfe -Resilience
Megan Sawyer – Responsible
Emma George – Responsible

LZ4
Jasmine Robertson for outstanding effort with her home learning. Ka Pai

Paice Beson for outstanding effort with his reading and Benson Bear words!
Addien Evans – You have made a great start to school. Well done
Ronan Thompson for excellent reading
Alexander Yap for fantatic reading in class

Values
Ibaadat Sidhu – Resilience
Georgia Gillard – Respect
Kenneth Wati – Respect
Carson Turner – Responsible

Umar Sajjad – Responsible

PLEASE HELP

The Board of Trustees are looking for quotes to put in a concrete bike track.  If you know of anyone who does concreting would you please contact Mrs Marshall – [email protected] asap

Ag Day
Ag day on the 17th October
 
Hope all your preparations are going well for Ag day
Animals are being trained and items for judging are well under way

It’s not too late to get your Mystery seeds. Available in Room 1 every morning before 9 and each afternoon after 3 – $2

Please see attachment below – Information sheet of choices avail;able

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PTA

PTA Meeting this Friday 3pm (4th September): At this stage we are planning for Ag Day going ahead on the 17th October so the PTA will meet this Friday to progress preparations. Unfortunately, due to the Level 2 meeting restrictions, we are limited to 10 people. Ag Day activity coordinators have been prioritised for attendance and contacted directly. If you are not attending and have something you wish to raise at the meeting please send us an email at [email protected].

Ag Day Grocery Collection: We missed a few weeks due to lockdown so if you have any groceries or items that fit any of the early themes – Cans & Jars, Summer Sizzle, Around the World, Fancy or Fun, Bakers Delight, A Good Start, Health & Beauty – please feel free to donate these items. In week 8 the theme is Chocoholics – All about chocolate. We need a ton to make our Ag Day games loads of fun. The more we have the better the prizes! Please leave in the donation box in your child’s classroom.

Raffle Tickets: Raffle tickets are available for sale – buy one, two or a book of 10. $5 each with the chance to win $1,000 cash, an iPad, a night’s accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland, a Micro Rocket Scooter and a wheel barrow full of groceries.  Prizes drawn on Ag Day.  To purchase please contact Michaela Vermeulen by Text: 0211-888-404 or Email: [email protected]. A big thanks to our raffle sponsors – Debs Wallace of Harcourts Cooper & Co, Coordinate Limited, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Micro Scooters NZ and Bunnings.

Silent Auction Donations: The silent auction is a big fundraiser at Ag Day – last year the silent auction raised almost $9,000. If you work in or know a business that can contribute goods or services (vouchers) for the silent auction please reach out to Paula in the office ([email protected]).

Honey Orders: For those of you who ordered honey prior to lockdown we are aiming to deliver this week. Please contact Sarah Richardson if you need further information on delivery: [email protected]. Honey is still available to purchase $40 for 1kg. Please pay at the school office or directly into the PTA bank account: 12-3046-0270392-00 and drop your order form in the PTA box in the office.

Second hand school uniforms pop-up stall postponed until we move to Level 1. We will advise when we have a new date.

Please see link below showing the Ag Day Poster & the items required each week though out this term

SHARKS SUMMER TOUCH 
VICTOR EAVES PARK WEDNESDAYS TERM 4
PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PERMISSION SLIP FOR DETAILS
NO PAYMENTS AT THE MOMENT PLEASE UNTIL WE KNOW WE HAVE TEAMS AND COACHES! 
Teams will be: 
Year 0-2 Mixed or Boys or Girls
Year 3/4  Mixed or Boys or Girls 
Year 5/6 Mixed or Boys or Girls
 
PLEASE RETURN THE SLIP ASAP! 
A hard copy of the form is available at the office or is in your child’s school bag!  

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