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Newsletter 201729 - 13 September 2017

Welcome

A special welcome to new students Kyeisha Livingstone, Rahiri Henry, Bindi and Soul-Jah Tomars, and Legion Howard.

OneSight

OneSight is an international organisation that believes that “everyone should have access to world-class eye care regardless of circumstance”. The OneSight team will be at Kaikohe East School to give every child a free eye examination this Friday 15 September. OneSight will provide free prescription glasses for your child if required.

Kaikohe East School Board

The Kaikohe East School Board meets at the school at 1:30pm on Wednesday 20 September.

Go to the school website www.kaikeast.school.nz for the agenda and associated reports.


D
uffy Assembly

On Tuesday 12 September Alistair McIntyre, also known as ‘Mr Mac’ was here to talk about his journey as a heavy machine writer who become a childrens’ book author. Twice a year every child in the school receives two free books from Duffy Books in Homes. This programme at Kaikohe East School is sponsored by Mainfreight. Thanks Mainfreight!


Room 5 Omanaia Visit

Room 5 will be travelling to Omanaia School on Wednesday 27 September to return the visit that some children from Omanaia school made to their class last year. This visit is part of their hauora focus around making and maintaining friendships and exploring the differences between small and large schools.

Touch Rugby

Next term we will enter some teams into an after school weekly touch tournament at Lindvart Park. If you are keen to coach please let us know.


School Photos

PhotoLife will be here to take class and individual photos on Thursday 28 September. Envelopes must be returned to the school by Wednesday 27 September. If your child did not receive an envelope contact the school office. Envelopes for sibling photos are also available from the school office. If you have any questions about school photos call PhotoLife on 0-800-501040.


2017 Bay Marlins Tball/Slow Pitch Little League

Competition will start the first Wednesday after the School Holidays. Further info for this will be sent out real soon so please watch this space. Please let the office know if you can coach a team.

On Monday 25 September Del Rameka will be at Kaikohe East School to run a coaching session for the school teams.

This is a Kaikohe Rotary fun event on the Rail Trail on Sunday 1 October. Walk or run 9km, 14km or 21km. Free buses from Kaikohe to the start. Finish at the Kaikohe Pioneer Village live day where there will be fun activities and lots of prizes. Go to www.kaikoherotary/t for details and registrations. Contact Don on 0-27-2568290 if you want to know more.


Cultural Festival

We are excited to once again be a part of this year’s Kaikohe Schools’ Cultural Festival which will be held at the Kaikohe Memorial Hall at 10:00am on Thursday 21 September. Entry by koha. The programme is as follows:

·         Umawera Kapa Haka

·         Kaikohe East Junior Kapa haka

·         Omanaia Kapa Haka  

·         Kaikohe West Teina Kapa Haka

·         Te Rau Aroha nō Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Kaikohe

·         Horeke Kapa Haka

·         Kaikohe East Hip Hop

·         Tautoro School Kapa Haka

·         Kaikohe East Middle Kapa Haka

·         Ohaeawai Kapa Haka

·         Te Pū o te Wheke nō Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Kaikohe

·         Kaikohe Christian School

·         Kaikohe East Senior Kapa Haka

·         Kaikohe West Tuakana Kapa Haka

·         Te Arero o Te Taiaha nō Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Kaikohe

·         Kaikohe Intermediate School Kapa Haka

·         Te Ara Whānui - Northland College Kapa Haka

All school groups will go to the hall on Tuesday 19 September for a dress rehearsal.

Election 2017

Election Day is Saturday 23 September. Kaikohe East School Hall is a polling booth on election day. Advance voting began on 11 September.

Advance Voting and enrolment is at the Hammer Hardware Building, 81 Broadway:

Thurs 14 Sep

10am - 2pm

Fri 15 Sep

10am - 4pm

Sat 16 Sep

10am - 2pm

Mon 18 Sep

to Fri 22 Sep

9:30am - 4pm

The Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse is a Kaikohe Rotary fun event on the Rail Trail on Sunday 1 October. Walk or run 9km, 14km or 21km. Free buses from Kaikohe to the start. Finish at the Kaikohe Pioneer Village live day where there will be fun activities and lots of prizes. Go to www.kaikoherotary/t for details and registrations. Contact Don on 0-27-2568290 if you want to know more.


2017 Bay Marlins Tball/Slow Pitch Little League

Competition will start the first Wednesday after the School Holidays. Further info for this will be sent out real soon so please watch this space. Please let the office know if you can coach a team.

On Monday 25 September Del Rameka will be at Kaikohe East School to run a coaching session for the school teams.

This is a Kaikohe Rotary fun event on the Rail Trail on Sunday 1 October. Walk or run 9km, 14km or 21km. Free buses from Kaikohe to the start. Finish at the Kaikohe Pioneer Village live day where there will be fun activities and lots of prizes. Go to www.kaikoherotary/t for details and registrations. Contact Don on 0-27-2568290 if you want to know more.