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Newsletter 201801 - 31 January 2018

Welcome

Welcome back to 2018! A special welcome to our new children and their whanau.

Welcome also to our new staff who have joined us:

Whaea Alison Davis who is teaching in Room 8

Whaea Tyme Rata who is teaching in Room 9

Whaea Tireece Young, in the office.


Staff – classes for 2018

Room 1 – Whaea Tina – Year 1

Room 2 – Whaea Becs – Year 1

Room 3 – Miss Cassidy – Year 1 and 2

Room 4 – Whaea Angela – Year 1 and 2

Room 5/Manawanui – Whaea Michelle– Year 1 and 2 Bilingual

Room 6/Rangimarie – Whaea Waiora – Year 3 and 4 Bilingual

Room 7 – Whaea Joy – Year 2-4

Room 8 – Whaea Alison – Year 3 and 4

Room 9  – Whaea Tyme – Year 3 and 4

Room 10/Poutama – Whaea Lydia and Whaea Kelli – Year 2-6

Room 12 – Whaea Ceri

Room 13 – Special Rights

Room 14 – Whaea Liz – Year 3 and 4

Room 15 – Whaea Claire – Year 5 and 6

Room 16 – Whaea Huia and Matua Jim – Year 5 and 6

Room 17 – Whaea Stevie – Year 5 and 6


Welcome

A special welcome to our new tamariki and their whanau: Nikau Johnson, Morgan & Brooke Williams, Kaylee Crouch, Kylani Tipoki, Mavvy & Liv Macgregor-Kaisala, Kaino Fesootai-Tagataese, Jamarley Heremaia, Mykz Poa, Jadeah Simmonds, Jahvis & Jalon Mokaraka, Amrus Rapana, Te Mauri Paulo, Dejourner Moses-Ngata, Manu Sadler, Tou Tou Tana, Cheyne Mataira, Te Mana Haa Mason, Riccashaye Maihi, Tevana Na’a, Cassandra Paraha, Rahiti & Kamizono Makiri, Jayziah & Tyrell Wiparata-Pehi, Winitana & Peter-Ross Te Pania, Journee & Juztice Kopa.


Property upgrade

The Room 3 and 4 upgrade is almost finished, this week while we are awaiting final work Room 3 will be working in the hall, Room 4 will be working in the library and Rangimarie will be working in Room 6.  


Syndicates

The school is organised into three syndicates.

Junior Syndicate includes Rooms 1,2,3,4 and 5/Manawanui

Middle Syndicate includes Rooms 6/Rangimarie,7,8,9 and 14

Senior Syndicate includes Rooms 15, 16 and 17/Tumanako


School Camp for Term 1

We are currently planning for all classes to go to Kokohuia Marae during the 26th February through to the 2nd March, more information to follow.  


Te Korowai o te Aroha trip to Waitangi

Tumanako, Rangimarie and Manawanui will be going to Waitangi for the day on Tuesday 13th February. More information will be sent to those whanau involved.


Sports this Term

On March 29th we will be attending the Kaikohe Districts Inter-school Swimming Sports at Northland College.

In preparation for this we will hold our own swimming sports to attain our 1st and 2nd place tamariki for Northland College. Kaikohe East School swimming sports will be on March 15th.


For week 1 and 2: Block 1: senior classes, Block 2: Middle classes, Block 3: Junior classes


Mrs Stillwell will be teaching focussed swimming lessons to all classes once a week starting week 3 and until the end of the term.


School Swimming Timetable


Mon

Tues

Weds

Thurs

Fri

9.30-11

Middles

6/7/8/9/14

Seniors

15/16/17

Middles

6/7/8/9/14

Seniors

15/16/17

Middles

6/7/8/9/14

11.30-12

R1

R4

R7

R10

R15

12-12.30

R2

R5

R8

R14

R16

12.30-1

R3

R6

R9

R17

2.15-3

Juniors

Juniors

Juniors

Juniors

Juniors


Weetbix Triathlon

We have 30 kids who have got parent permission to attend the Weetbix Tryathlon on Sunday 8th of April. Your child will come home with a reminder note. Whanau MUST take their child and borrow/take their own bike to and from the event.

Mrs Stillwell, Whaea Kelli and Whaea Lydia will be training the children¬¬ at lunchtimes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you can help with training please come and see Whaea Kelli.

Hockey

This term there will be hockey workshops for year 4-6 classes on Thursday 22nd Feb and Thursday 15th March with Bronson Baker.

There will also be an annual Hockey Festival. When we know more information about this we will include details in up-coming newsletters.


Rippa Rugby

There will be a Rippa Rugby tournament this term.  When we know more information about this we will include details in up-coming newsletters.


Ki-o-Rahi

There is an annual Ki-o-rahi tournament at Lindvart Park on Thursday March 22nd for year 5-6. Participants will be sent home with permission slips.


Uniform 2017 – Wednesday Wash Day

There is opportunity for whanau to start payments for school polos, hoodies and or jackets for this year.  Call the office or come and see us about how to set up automatic payments.

All children must be in uniform this year with a free day on a Wednesday for whanau to wash uniforms. WINZ quotes can also be arranged by coming in to see us at the office.