Term Dates 2020 Term 3 Mon 20th July – Fri 25th Sept Term 4 Mon 12th Oct – Mon 14th Dec (finish at 12.00pm)
Term Dates 2021 Term 1 Thurs 4 Feb – Fri 16 April (includes Waitangi and Easter) Term 2 Mon 3 May – Fri 9 July (includes Queen’s Birthday) Term 3 Mon 26 July – Fri 1 Oct Term 4 Mon 18 Oct – Thurs 16 Dec (includes Labour Day)
Important Dates SEPTEMBER 18 – 9.00am – 10.00am – LZ2 Open morning 18 – Mufti Day – Gold coin for environment 23 – Production – Matinee & Evening Performance – Deferred to Term 4 23 – 9.30am – 1.30pm – Year 3- 6 Cricket skills 24 – School Fun Run (midday start) – Parent entry dependant on Alert levels 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 19 – 6.30pm – Year 6 Positive Puberty Parents Evening 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 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
STARS & VALUES
LZ1 Harri Coggins for applying yourself in your learning Phyllis Dryden for a positive attitude to your learning Ben Hogefjord for effort and creativity in your Inquiry Andrew Lucas for effort and creativity across the curriculum Isabella Milton for great descriptive sentences Christian Kruger for focus and management skills in writing
Values Dylan Prouse – Resilience James Magennis – Resilience Riley Howard – Responsible
LZ2 Lily Rainsford for her calm approach to Poi making during te wiki o te reo maori – your poi is ‘Tu meke!’ Sienna Russell for superb poi making and supporting her friend with plaiting and knot tying! You poi is ‘Tu meke!’ Oliver Grantham for your awesome attitude to your learning this week
LZ3 Miller Bowmar for great thinking in maths problem solving Mason Newman for effort and progress with your reading Theo Jeune for the extra effort and focus you are putting into your writing Delta-Cruz Smith for always having an enthusiastic attitude to all aspects of your learning Eleanor Buckley for your positive attitude and enthusiasm towards learning
Values Ruby Cundy – Resilience Leila Kanji – Responsible Emma George – Respect Stirling Greenhill – Resilience
LZ4 Luke Van Wyk – Fantastic Reading Caleb Cartmell-Rogers for amazing effort with his reading and writing Oliver Blakeman for being a fantastic learner Sahan Bhosale for being a responsible learner Arlo Weston – You have made a great start to school. Well done
Mufti Day – Gold coin for environment Fri 18 September 2020
“Change the world together”
As you may be aware we have begun preparing for our school production. This will be held in term 4. We are looking to find a few clothing items and accessories to complete our costumes. Please see below:
Cows costume/onesie – size 10/12 child
Swanndri jumper or hunting and fishing top – size 8/10 child
A beanie – child size
Please let Miss McGowan or Miss Huntingford know if you can get hold of these items to use for the production.
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Ag Day Baking
PTA Meeting this Friday 18th September 3pm School Staffroom: Next meeting is set down for this Friday 18th – unfortunately due to the continuing level 2.5 restrictions we are limited to 10 attendees only. We will reach out to key office holders and Ag Day coordinators by email to ensure we stay within the restriction. If you are unable to attend and would like to raise anything at the meeting please let us know at [email protected].
Ag Day Grocery Collection: Thank you for all the grocery donations to date – we are going to have some great hampers to auction on Ag Day. Next week is week 10 – Rainy Day Fun – things to brighten up a rainy day – kids craft, paper & pens. Books, games or even a yummy treat. Please leave in the donation box in your child’s classroom.
Ag Day Rosters: This week you will have received an email from your child’s teacher about Ag Day rosters. Please email Jen Jamie ([email protected]) with your preferred 3 times and she will confirm back to you. Times start from 8.30am to 1.30pm and are for 30 minutes. We need all the help we can get to ensure Ag Day runs smoothly and are only asking for 30 minutes out of your day, please assist where you can. If you can give more than 30 minutes please let Jen know.
Still Seeking Ag Day Food Stall Coordinator: We need a Food Stall Coordinator to oversee all the school run food stalls (Lamb Spit, Hot Chips, Bacon & Eggs, Sausage Sizzle). The Food Stall Coordinator will help with set-up on Friday 16th and make sure things run smoothly on Saturday 17th. You will have other volunteers and rostered parents manning the food stalls. If you are interested in this role please let us know at [email protected]
Still Seeking Ag Day Parking Supervisors: As per prior years we will have use of the paddock across the road for parking on Ag Day. We need a couple of volunteers to supervise parking between from 7am-10.30am on 17th October – you will ensure that people park in an orderly fashion and that the best use of the space available is made. If you can help please let us know at [email protected]
Raffle Tickets: Raffle tickets are still 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.
AG DAY – WHITE ELEPHANT :
First drop off will be on Sunday 11th October. Other times during the first week of school to be advised.
Books, toys and games. Soft toys. Small appliances and household items in working condition. Clothes and shoes.
NOTHING broken, rusty, with parts missing etc. No oil column or gas heaters.
Any questions or queries regarding the White Elephant please contact Susan: [email protected]
Lamb Donations: The lamb spit is one of the most popular food stalls at Ag Day and often sells out early. If you have a lamb that you can donate please let us know at [email protected].
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 (we would love more goods) or services (vouchers) for the silent auction please reach out to Paula in the office ([email protected]).
Honey Orders: If you have not received your honey order please contact Sarah Richardson: [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.
Please see link below showing the Ag Day Poster & the items required each week though out this term