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Tuesday, 10 December 2013

School News Term 4 Week 9 2013

Buddy Packs
Buddy packs were issued yesterday. Thank you to all those who took part in this fundraising venture. Kaleigh was the clear winner on sales in the fundraiser with  a whopping $230 dollars. A Chocolate Brown Voucher is on the way to you Kaleigh.

Overdue Library Books
All children with overdue library books were issued with a notice yesterday. Please search thoroughly at home to see if you can find them and return them to school asap. Books are expensive to replace.

Friday Sausage Sizzle Lunches
This Friday sausages will be for sale at lunchtime. Cost is $2 for a sausage, bread and sauce.
 If you wish to put in an order please put the money in an envelope and write on the front who it is for then hand it in to the office on Friday morning.

Public Library Visit
On Wednesday 11 December we will walk to the local library as a school. We would like all learners to have their own library card. If you have not already done so please complete the permission form immediately (either on line or the form below) as the trip is tomorrow.
We have lost a long sleeve white size 10 shirt that was loaned to us by Centrestage. Can you please check at home and return it if found.

Vision and Hearing Testing
On 12 December the Vision and Hearing Technician will visit our school.  She will be testing New Entrants who have not had B4 School hearing and Vision Tests and children who have not been tested in New Zealand. 

Children do not need to be tested if they have completed the B4 School Check Hearing and Vision tests.

School End of Year Picnic and Bible Fair
There will be a short discussion about camp next year’s camp during the picnic.

Date: Thursday 12th December
Time: any time from 5.00pm - Family games start around 5.45pm
Venue: School

5.00 - Picnic on the slopes by classrooms followed by family games in house groups
6.30 - Walk through the Bible - view the booths of each child in Years 5-8 about their investigations.
As families, complete the Bible Quiz by finding answers from each booth.
7.15 – Pre camp Discussion
Reports will be handed out while the winners of the Bible Quiz are determined.
7.30 - Prizegiving for the Best Family Bible Quizzers, and the Best House Bible Quizzers
7.45 - Surprise
8.00 - Home time

Prizegiving and Farewell
Date: 13th December
Time: 10.30
We will award prizes to students and farewell Susan Vaughan and students leaving our school. Please make an effort to come to honour these people for their work in our school.

Next year school will start at 8.55 on Monday 3rd February and the uniform shop will be open for sales the Friday before from 9.00 till 12.00.

Weetbix Kids TRYathlon
We have enough people interested to enter a school team.
If you would like to take part in the Weetbix Kids TRYathlon as part of a school team please let June know in the office.
Earlybird Price ( before noon 20th December)      
$34.60 per person
School Group (4 children in any one event)          
$35.50 per person
Regular Entry Price                                            
$40.75 per person
Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is the BIGGEST under 16’s triathlon series in the world.
Entry is open to anyone 7 to 15 years of age no matter what your level of fitness, and you can either sign up as an individual or as a team of two with a friend.
 Where and When: Narrowneck Beach, North Shore, 6th April, 2014
Contact: or call 09 531 5080

Upcoming Events:
11 December                 Public Library Visit
12 December                 Vision and Hearing Testing
                                     Bible Fair and Picnic
13 December                 School Prizegiving
18 December                 Last day of school for the year

3 February 2014            First day of Term 1

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