Newsletter No 8 – Wednesday 25th March 2015

Tēnā koutou ngā mātua o te kura – Dear Parents

 Thank you very much for an excellent turn-out for our parent/teacher conferences.  For those of you who were unable to make it, feel free to make an appointment with your child’s teacher at another time.

Visiting our school this week, we have the life education truck.  Each teacher has chosen a topic to suit the health education of their students.  It’s a well-run programme that many children remember fondly.

Just to let you know, George McGowan is still struggling with his health.  He is on sick leave until the end of term or as long as needs be.  I will be working in his classroom for as long as needs be.

Enjoy the rest of the week.

Kathi Harris

(Principal)

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Term 1 – 2015 Events

Events coming up.

  •  Middle school camp beginning on the 31st of March finishing on the 2nd of April.
  • First day back Term 2 is the 20th

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From the Board

We are excited to announce that Rachael Murphy has been selected to fill the vacancy left by Chris Johnson as a Parent Trustee.  Rachael comes to us with a wealth of knowledge of the education system, has a BA, is a fully qualified secondary school teacher and has one child at Terrace with her second child due to start next year.

We are also pleased to announce that James Burne has agreed to join the Board as a co-opted Trustee. James brings several key skills to the board, particularly in relation to Health and Safety and Finance and we are extremely fortunate to have him aboard.

Thank you to everyone who applied for the role. We had a great response, the quality of the applicants made the decision difficult, but we feel that having Rachael and James join us gives us a stronger leadership team with a greater depth of knowledge in key areas.

School Trustee Elections are next year so we invite anyone interested in becoming a trustee to come along to a board meeting and see the work that goes on behind the scenes or to check out the NZSTA website for more information. http://www.nzsta.org.nz/

Thank you

Rachael McNaught

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VACANCY

We have a vacancy for a teacher aide in our Junior School.  We are looking for someone who has recent experience with children, shows compassion and tolerance, as well as initiative.  The position is currently ten hours per week (9am-11am) with a likelihood of extending as the year progresses. If you are interested, please drop in a letter and C.V to the office.

Applications close on the 1st of April.

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REFUNDS

Please check your child’s bag today as they may have a sealed envelope containing beach refunds, over-paid netball money and receipts for donations.

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NETBALL NEWS

Thanks to those who have registered, just to let you know fees are due by Thursday 2nd of April (last day of term). Initial cost is $10 per player with a huge fundraising effort to hopefully cover the rest.

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CHANCE CARD LUNCH WINNERS:

These children won this week’s free lunch tomorrow Ethan Rm 6,Anton Rm 6, Patrick Rm 6 =)

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ROOM 2 BLOG

Check out what Room 2 has been doing……

Go on and check it out the link is

http://terraceroom2.wordpress.com/

click on the link and be amazed.

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MITRE 10 TOUGH KIDS

On behalf of the staff and all our students we would just like to thank all our parent/caregivers and whanau who offered to take children up and to who travelled up to support this event.

Our children had such a wonderful time.  They had fun and gave it all ago so well done.

Here are a few results from the event.  These are based on fastest time from each heat.

Emma Johnson            2nd Year 5 Girls

Patrick Gilby                3rd Year 6 Boys

Anton Ellmers             2nd Year 7 Boys

Olivia Johnson             1st Year 7 Girls

Carols Ellmers              1st Year 8 Boys

Chris Johnson              1st Male Teacher/Parent

Sarah Johnson             1st Female Teacher/Parent

Mitre 10 1Mitre 10 2Mitre 10 3

Here are just a few pictures of the day.

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CHOCOLATE

 Tearing, ripping excited for whats under the packaging,

Dark brown with specks of almond

Breaking, clicking waiting for my piece.

Smells like heaven with bitterness

Feels smooth with small almonds bumps

Heaven in my mouth… Bitter, almondy…

By Aaliyah Thompson-Tuhi

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THE TERRACE SCHOOL STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Congratulations to Niamh Illsley and Samantha Booth who competed in the Highland Dance competition held in Marton on 14th March 2015.

Niamh achieved two 1st places, one for the Highland Fling and the Sean Triubhas and 3rd place in the Scottish Lilt. She was also awarded a 5th & 8th in other dances.

Niamh was awarded a trophy for runner up, most points over all for her grade.

Samantha placed 3rd in the Sword and 5th in another dance.

Well done girls, a great effort!!!

High1High 2High3

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HOUSE LEADERS

Congratulations to the following children on becoming house captains

Avison                         Harding                               McLean                             Russell

Arlea Raheke              Jaiah Kingi                          James Tamatua-Sione       Grace Thompson

Taupiri Crawford        Natasha London                  Potiki McKenzie                 Te Toa Hema

Angus Smith              Phoebe Hamlin                   Jason McCluthie                 Jolene Ngarotata

Iziah Ellen-Aiavao  Aaliyah Thompson-Tuhi      Tayne Clarke                    Mitchell Thompson

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NEWS FROM THE DENTAL CLINIC

(5 South Service Lane, Waipukurau   phone 858 6725)

EARLY CHILDHOOD TOOTH DECAY HURTS

Pain from tooth decay can affect children in many ways

  • making it difficult to eat enough
  • making it difficult to concentrate and learn
  • making it difficult to sleep, affecting behaviour

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WAYS TO MAKE PAYMENTS

Unfortunately we will not be getting eftpos in our school office.

What we can offer to help you if you don’t usually carry cash is the ability to direct credit to our

school bank account number.

via internet banking.

Our details are as follows,

Bank: Westpac

Account number: 03-0779-0126749-00

Account name: Terrace School

If you are making a payment into this account you must use your child’s name and room

number as a reference so we are able to identify payments.

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2015 INTER-SCHOOL JUNIOR RUGBY LEAGUE

RUGBY LEAGUE

 

Newsletter No 7 – Wednesday 18th March 2015

Tēnā koutou ngā mātua o te kura – Dear Parents

Every week I mention how busy our school seems to be and this week is no different.

This week the junior school are hoping to go off on their amazing beach trip (fingers crossed for the weather, Mrs Chant will make a decision on Thursday about whether this goes ahead or not).  We have had wonderful results from our “Go Kids Triathlon” (read on further in the newsletter) we have 72 students competing in the Mitre 10 Tough Kids this Thursday in Hastings, our “Reading Together” programme finished on Tuesday night, our “Te Reo” lessons are going well on Wednesday nights,  and of course there are parent/teacher conferences coming up!  Whew what a busy time we are having.

A massive thank you to all whānau for filling out forms, paying money and organising interview times.  We still need a few decile forms back please.

I look forward to seeing you all next week.

gO KIDS

Many of our students have been competing in the “Go Kids” Triathlon (with the final event held on the 14th of March) finishing up with excellent results.

Ethan, Korban and Cole finished first out of the year 5/6s.

Mitchell and Carlos finished first for the year 7/8s.

Emma finished first for year 5/6s.

Olivia finished 3rd for year 7/8s.

Special mention goes to Emily, Patrick, Breana, Alice, Grace and Jack for giving it their best shot.

Well done everyone.

Kathi Harris

(Principal)

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Term 1 – 2015 Events

Events coming up.

  • Mitre 10 Tough Kids 19th March
  • Parent/teacher interviews 23rd and 24th of March.
  • Middle school camp beginning on the 31st of March finishing on the 2nd of April.
  • First day back Term 2 20th April

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THANK YOU

Thanks to Heidi Thompson for the venison mince that was donated to school to make our amazing homemade sausage rolls for our lunch on Friday 13th March.  Much appreciated.

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FROM THE BOARD

Just a reminder that if you would like a chance to be a school trustee we currently have a vacancy but will be closing applications at 4pm on Thursday.

To apply simply grab an application form from the office, fill it in and return it along with a short written statement about who you are and why you feel you would be suitable for the position.

We will be considering all applications at our meeting at 5pm this Thursday evening.

Thank you

Rachael McNaught

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CHANCE CARD LUNCH WINNERS:

These children won this week’s free lunch Levi Rm 8, Eli Rm 11, Emma Rm 8 tomorrow J

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FUNDRAISING FOR OUR SCHOOL

Easter Raffle

Easter Time is around the corner!

We have an Easter raffle with prizes for first and second.

There are only 100 tickets available.
Cost $2.00 per ticket.
Drawn once all sold or 2/4/2015 (whichever comes first)

Come into our office and buy a ticket to support the school.

Thank you for your ongoing support.

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FISH AND CHIP ORDERS

Could all parents please remind their children, when ordering fish and chips to please write their name on the order form? No name no lunch from now on.

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NETBALL NEWS

Thanks to those who have registered, just to let you know fees are due by Thursday 2nd of April (last day of term). Initial cost is $10 per player with a huge fundraising effort to hopefully cover the rest.

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LUCKY BOOK CLUB

Book club orders are due back at school by 20th March 2015.

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SOCCER REMINDER

Just a friendly reminder to all children who wish to play soccer, registrations forms and money to  be back by Thursday 19th March.

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 WAYS TO MAKE PAYMENTS

Unfortunately we will not be getting eftpos in our school office.

What we can offer to help you if you don’t usually carry cash is the ability to direct credit to our

school bank account number.

via internet banking.

Our details are as follows,

Bank: Westpac

Account number: 03-0779-0126749-00

Account name: Terrace School

If you are making a payment into this account you must use your child’s name and room

number as a reference so we are able to identify payments.

 

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CHB JUNIOR FOOTBALL CLUB’S TRIALS

 

Date : Sunday 22th March

 

Time :  9:30am

 

Venue : Russell Park – Waipukurau

 

Open to all Primary School Footballers in CHB, Year 6 and up.

Come down to Russell Park and trial out for a spot in one of the two junior teams that will travel and play in the Napier / Hastings Junior Football League in 2015.

 

The club’s aim is to enter a team in the Open Grade and the Under 11 Grade.

 

This is a great opportunity for a player to develop and be extended playing football.

We had three Hawkes Bay Representatives selected from these teams last year.

 

If you cannot attend and would like to express interest in the teams or would like more information please contact:

 

Harry Whiteside   06 858 7836

Thomas Taylor      06 8558 599     021 900 225 txt@ravensdown.co.nz

 

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ORIENTEERING

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2015 INTER-SCHOOL JUNIOR RUGBY LEAGUE

 RUGBY LEAGUE

 

Newsletter No 6 – Wednesday 11th March 2015

 

Tēnā koutou ngā mātua o te kura – Dear Parents

Fantastic to see that George is back and working with Ms Toni Trent in room 6. I’m sure it won’t

be too long before we learn who our Leaders will be.

Some awesome learning opportunities are coming up for the middle school. They are off to

camp Wakarara where they will face challenges, overcome obstacles and learn team building

skills.

The junior school have an exciting beach day lined up which will be full of activities and learning

experiences to do with the sea.

I am looking forward to seeing you all at parent interviews, as explained later in the newsletter

we will be adding extra pieces to the earlier survey we asked you to do and will collect that off

you too.

 

Kathi Harris

(Principal)

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Term 1 – 2015 Events

Events coming up.

 

  • Tuesday 17th March @ 5:30pm Reading Together (school library)
  • Mitre 10 Tough kids 19th March
  • Parent/teacher interviews 23rd and 24th of March.
  • Middle school camp beginning on the 31st of March finishing on the 2nd of April.

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FROM THE BOARD

Last week we announced that we were selecting a new parent trustee to fill the gap on the Board left by Chris Johnson. We now invite Expressions of Interest from members of our community. These Expressions of Interest should include a completed Trustee Declaration  (available from the office) and a few sentences about yourself and what you feel you could offer our school governance team. Applicants do not need to be parents of current pupils.

Expressions of Interest should be at the school office by 4pm Thursday 19th March 2015. Applications will be considered by the Board at their meeting that same evening.

If you have any questions about what it means to be a Trustee then please feel free to speak with our existing Trustees: Kathi Harris, Rachael McNaught, Sara Corbett, Sue Chant, Wayne Thomsen or Josh Ross. We’re sure that former Trustee, Chris Johnson will also be able to help with any queries.

Thank you.

Rachael McNaught

Chairperson,

The Terrace School Board of Trustees

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PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEW

Just a reminder forms were sent out on Monday with your children for you to please return to school so that your child/ren is able to be booked in and time confirmed.

Look forward to see you all.

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2015 Central Rugby Club Junior Registrations

For all kids wanting to play rugby

For all players who had missed this memo Ian and Penny have been kind enough to come up to our school this THURSDAY 12/03/2015 to register children.

Will be held at the Terrace School Hall

     Thursday March 12

12.30  –  1.30

 All players must register with their club! A request must be made to delegates for dispensations.

If your child is not registered they will not be able to play rugby.

Registration Fee – $30.00 per player

Payment Options Available

Registration fee includes, Training Tee Shirt, Photo and end of year prize giving.

Any questions please phone Ian Large 0272437300 or Penny Baines 8589007

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UNIFORM

 Here is a photograph of our school uniform.

There are half zip polar fleece jerseys  available from ‘Pressed for time’ and they look just as good as the long zip version available from elsewhere.

Eventually I hope to see our students all looking the same in their neat tidy uniforms.

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HB UNITED COACHING CLINIC

Just a notice to all children who are taking part in this that there has been a date change from Thursday 12th March 2015 to now FRIDAY 13th March 2015. Venue and time are still the same.

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 OTANE JUNIOR RUGBY 2015

Under 9s, bare foot under 8s and ripper

 Will be held at Otane domain on: Saturday 14th march 9am-11am

All players need an adult to sign registration forms

Registration fee – $20

Any questions please contact Paora Reti 0279504715 or Joshua Pere 0273716585

Old and new players all welcome

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CHB JUNIOR FOOTBALL CLUB’S TRIALS

Date : Sunday 22th March

 

Time :  9:30am

 

Venue : Russell Park – Waipukurau

Open to all Primary School Footballers in CHB, year 6 and up.

Come down to Russell Park and trial out for a spot in one of the two junior teams that will travel and play in the Napier / Hastings Junior Football League in 2015.

The club’s aim is to enter a team in the Open Grade and the Under 11 Grade.

This is a great opportunity for a player to develop and be extended playing football.

We had three Hawkes Bay Representatives selected from these teams last year.

If you cannot attend and would like to express interest in the teams or would like more information please contact:

 

Harry Whiteside   06 858 7836

Thomas Taylor      06 8558 599     021 900 225 txt@ravensdown.co.nz

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Hawkes Bay United Coaching Clinic

When: Friday 13th March

Time : 4pm – 5.30pm

Where: Russell Park, Waipukurau

Ages: 7-13 years

Cost: FREE

Register with Sport Hawke’s Bay – CHB by Monday 9th March on 858 6253.

Hawke’s Bay United Players will take Central Hawke’s Bay youth through football skill sand drills.

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LUCKY BOOK CLUB

Book club orders due back at school by 20th March 2015.

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Football

 Welcome to the 2015 Season,

9th May 2015 – Main League & Whole of Football (WOF) Starts.
Starts 9am, Russell Park, Waipukurau.

Please ensure you are there 10 minutes early, ready to start at 9am.

Registrations Close 18th March 2015

 

2015 Fees:       4-8yrs  $25.00    9-13yrs  $30.00 (per child)
Inclusive of Central Football, NZFA and CHB Junior Football Club Fees.

Thank you for your support, CHB Junior Football Committee

 

I hereby give permission for ………………………………………… to enter the CHBJF Competition.

D.O.B.  ……/……/……     Sex:     M / F               School …………………..…………….…….

Parent/Guardian name (Please print)……………………………………………………………

Phone # : ………………….…………..……     Mobile # :  ………………………………………………

I am willing to assist with supporting the team my child is in on a Saturday                        Y / N

 

By signing this form we agree to the “Code of Conduct”, found under guidelines at http://www.sportsground.co.nz/chbjuniorfootball/57331/
Signed ……………………………………….      Date:         /         / 2015

Please complete and return to your school by the Registration Closing Date: 18th March 2015.

CHBJF  A/c # 03 0779 0120486 00 (Reference payment please with Players name and School)

Email: chbjuniorfootball@hotmail.com,                    P O Box 355, Waipukurau.

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Hawkes Bay Mitre 10 Mega Tough Kid 2015

Last day to get Mitre 10 Mega tough Kid in is THURSDAY 12th March 2015

Has come around once again

Event date: Thursday 19th March 2015

Event Venue: Sports Park Hawke’s Bay, Percival Road Hastings

Event time: 10am- 2:15pm(approx.)

Year levels that are welcome to enter: Year 3 to Year 8

Cost: $2.00 per child (To be paid to the school office by the 12/03/2015)

Can enter as a Team of 4 or as an individual.

For more information please visit www.megahb.co.nz or call into the office to collect a permission slip for your child

to participate in this event.

Entries close 12/03/2015

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hockey

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Hiphop

 

 

 

Newsletter No 5 – Wednesday 4th March 2015

Tēnā koutou ngā mātua o te kura – Dear Parents

 

Thank goodness for swimming and the swimming sports with the temperatures soaring this week.

Well done to all our students for participating in our own swimming sports.  It was great to see everyone having a go even if it was only to complete a width.

The inter-school swimming sports went beautifully thanks to many people who volunteered their time, the teacher aides and of course Chris Johnson who put the whole thing together.

The list of events coming up is below but please note when parent interviews are and think about the time that will best suit you.  Forms will be coming home soon.

Kathi Harris

(Principal)

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Term 1 – 2015 Events

Events coming up. 2015 Events

 

  • Tuesday 10th March @ 5:30pm Reading Together (school library)
  • Tuesday 17th March @ 5:30pm Reading Together (school library)
  • Mitre 10 Tough kids 19th March
  • Parent/teacher interviews 23rd and 24th of March.
  • Middle school camp beginning on the 31st of March finishing on the 2nd of April.

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FROM THE BOARD

As you will be aware, Chris Johnson is now employed by the school and as such has tendered his resignation from the Board of Trustees. When a trustee resigns we have two options: to select a new trustee from our community, or to hold a full election.

As trustee elections are next year and there is a cost involved with holding an election, the board has voted unanimously to select a parent trustee from our community. However, if more than 10% of our enrolled parent community object to this decision then we will need to hold an election.

If you would rather the Board not continue with the selection process to find a Parent Trustee please lodge your objection to the office by 3pm Monday March 9th 2015.

Please be aware that it is the selection process you would be objecting to. The person we select is at our discretion, however we will call for Expressions of Interest for the role and each candidate’s application will be given consideration.

Regardless of whether we get a new trustee by election or selection, this is a remarkable opportunity for one of our community members. For more information contact Kathi, myself or one of our board members.

Thank you.

Rachael McNaught

Chairperson,

The Terrace School Board of Trustees

 

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TE REO MAORI CLASSES

Te Reo classes

When: Every Wednesday night from 7pm – 9pm

Where: Room 12

Place: Terrace School

This is a beginner’s level for parents & families of Terrace School.

A koha (donation) is expected for your 2 hour lesson as a fundraiser initiative for Te Aranga

Nau Mai haere mai ki  te ako te reo Rangatira.

Kia ora tatou

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CHANCE CARD LUNCH WINNERS:

These children won this week’s free lunch tomorrow Patrick Rm 6, Levi Rm 8, Cole Rm 6 J

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Absences

If your child is not going to be at school for the day, please text the school on 027 8705243.

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Personal Details

Would all parents please notify the school office if any contact details or emergency contact details have changed over the last year, so that we can update your children’s records.

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BUS CHILDREN

If your child will not be catching the bus would you please let the office know so that we are able to take them off the bus list

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UNIFORM

Here is a photograph of our school uniform.

There are half zip polar fleece jerseys  available from ‘Pressed for time’ and they look just as good as the long zip version available from elsewhere.

Eventually I hope to see our students all looking the same in their neat tidy uniforms.

 

 Uniform

 

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WOMEN’S RUGBY

We are looking for anyone out there that would be interested in playing rugby for a women’s team.

I am also looking for a coach as our coach can no longer do it.

If anyone is interested please contact  Priscilla Ellmers txt or call 027 7255101

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Hawkes Bay Mitre 10 Mega Tough Kid 2015

Has come around once again

Event date: Thursday 19th March 2015

Event Venue: Sports Park Hawke’s Bay, Percival Road Hastings

Event time: 10am- 2:15pm(approx.)

Year levels that are welcome to enter: Year 3 to Year 8

Cost: $2.00 per child (To be paid to the school office by the 12/03/2015)

Can enter as a Team of 4 or as an individual.

For more information please visit www.megahb.co.nz or call into the office to collect a permission slip for your child

to participate in this event.

Entries close 12/03/2015

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BLUELIGHT CHANGELLE

The Terrace Team did very well, they were up against pretty tough competition.  They all managed the obstacles very well and worked well as a team.

 

They completed the course in 3.09 mins, but unfortunately didn’t get a top placing.

 

Two teams are selected to represent CHB at the Police College in Wellington later on this year.  One team is the winning team (which was Waipukurau School).  The other team selected is made up of four children that the instructors see as being good team players and particularly fit. Carlos Ellmers was selected to be a member of this team.

 

He will go down to the Police College and spend a weekend doing lots of fun police activities and stay overnight at the college.

Bluelight  Bluelight 1Bluelight 2 Bluelight 3

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Ovation NZ Go-Kids Triathlon

These Terrace kids competed in the Ovation NZ Go-Kids Triathlon.  They all did very well with some great results.

Ovation team

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OTANE JUNIOR RUGBY 2015

Under 9s, bare foot under 8s and ripper

 

Will be held at Otane domain on: Saturday 14th march 9am-11am

All players need an adult to sign registration forms

Registration fee – $20

Any questions please contact Paora Reti 0279504715 or Joshua Pere 0273716585

Old and new players all welcome

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J ROCK

J-Rock meeting

When:                    Wednesday 4th March 2015

Where:                  The Terrace School hall.

Time:                      5:30pm

Anyone who hasn’t yet put their enrolment form in is welcome to come to the meeting and fill out an enrolment form there, but this has to be the final cut off date :)

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LUCKY BOOK CLUB

Book club orders due back at school by 20th March 2015.

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SCHOOL LUNCHES

Lunch orders will now be taken in the school office. So if your child would like to order themselves a yummy lunch get them to come and see the office ladies and they will be more than happy to help.

REMINDER: School lunches are only available to be ordered on a Wednesday and Friday.

Thursday is still Fish and Chip day.

Any questions please ring the school office on (06) 858 9360.

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Te Atue Gala

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HUNTERPARK KINDERGARTEN

Hunterpark

Newsletter No 4

Newsletter No 4 – Wednesday 25th 2015

Tēnā koutou ngā mātua o te kura – Dear Parents

You would have heard about the senior school camp and George’s exciting trip out of Sunrise hut?   For those of you who have not caught up, George tripped over a root on the Sunrise track and hit his head.  The team with him were amazing and managed to get him to Hastings Hospital via helicopter.  George is still struggling with headaches and dizziness which is described as delayed concussion.  In the mean time we have been able to utilise the skills of artistic Mrs Benson.  Hopefully he will be back with us quickly.

Aside from the accident all reports are that the students were wonderful and had a great time on camp.  Well done to Rachel for her hard work, Lorraine for her cooking and an enormous thanks to the helpful and supportive parents that made the camp possible.

 Kathi Harris

(Principal)

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Term 1 – 2015 Events

Events coming up.

  •  Hot shot tennis coaching every Wednesday at the Waipukurau courts – 3:30-4:30pm
  • Blue Light PCT challenge on the 26th of February (only able to enter two teams of four).
  • J Rock entries close on the 1st of March.
  • Four year old visits on the 2nd of March.
  • Interschool swimming sports 3rd of March.
  • Mitre 10 Tough kids 19th March
  • Parent/teacher interviews 23rd and 24th of March.
  • Middle school camp beginning on the 31st of March finishing on the 2nd of April.

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SCHOOL LUNCHES

Lunch orders will now be taken in the school office. So if your child would like to order themselves a yummy lunch get them to come and see the office ladies and they will be more than happy to help.

REMINDER: School lunches are only available to be ordered on a Wednesday and Friday.

Thursday is still Fish and Chip day.

Any questions please ring the school office on (06) 858 9360.

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CAMP REMINDER

Thank you to all parents who have paid camp fees.

Just a reminder that these can be paid at the school office.

We are more than happy to help you.

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TECHNOLOGY FEES

Just a friendly reminder that this is the last week to able to pay tech fee at a discounted price as from the 1st of March they will be back to the full fee of $55.00.

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J ROCK STAGE CHALLENGE

This is stage challenge’s younger sibling!

There are so many talented students at Terrace and this is an exciting opportunity for our children to shine!  Students from The Terrace, Waipukurau Primary and St Joseph’s are to get together and express their creativity through music and dance.

For more information, please pick up a J ROCK pack from The Terrace School office.  Hurry entries close March 1st.

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CHANCE CARD LUNCH WINNERS:

These children won this week’s free lunch tomorrow Alice Rm 8, Victoria Rm 8, Ryan Rm 5

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Absences

If your child is not going to be at school for the day, please text the school on 027 8705243.

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Personal Details

Would all parents please notify the school office if any contact details or emergency contact details have changed over the last year, so that we can update your children’s records.

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BUS CHILDREN

If your child will not be catching the bus would you please let the office know so that we are able to take them off the bus list

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TE REO MAORI CLASSES

Te Reo classes

When: Every Wednesday night from 7pm – 9pm

Where: Room 12

Place: Terrace School

This is a beginners level for parents & families of Terrace School.

A koha (donation) is expected for your 2 hour lesson as a fundraiser initiative for Te Aranga

Nau Mai haere mai kit e ako te reo Rangatira.

Kia ora tatou

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ROCK SOLID 

For school years 5 & 6 we run an afternoon program with games, fun and prizes and a short values based lesson every 2nd Wednesday from 3.30pm – 5.00pm at the St Andrews Hall in Waipukurau (which is next door to Epic) This program is called ROCK SOLID

The dates this term are:

11th February

25th February

11th March

25th March

AMP*D

For school years 7 & 8 we run an evening program with games, challenges, wide games, lots of fun and prizes and also has a short values based lesson. This runs every 2nd Friday from 7pm – 9pm. at the St Andrews hall in Waipukurau (which is next door to Epic) This program is called AMP*D

The dates this term are:

13th February

27th February

13th March

27th March – This night we are running a DISCO for year 7 & 8’s

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 Public Health Nurse Notice

 Human Papillomavirus virus (HPV) Immunisation

All year 8 girls will soon be bringing home information on HPV vaccination including a consent form for parents/caregivers to read, complete and return to school. HPV immunisation helps protect against cervical cancer. This immunisation is included in the New Zealand National Immunisation Schedule and is offered through school by Public Health Nurses.  The public health nurse for Terrace School will deliver an education session to the students involved which parents/caregivers are welcome to attend. The date for this education session will be Tuesday 3rd March at 2.30pm.

HPV Immunisation is a course of 3 injections given during the school year. Your daughter will need all 3 of these injections to be fully protected. The dates for Terrace School are 19th March, 30th July and 24th September.  Information regarding this vaccination is in the consent form, further information is available at www.cervicalcancervaccine.govt.nz or 0800 466 863.

It is important that this consent form is completed and returned to school as soon as possible whether you would like your daughter to have this immunisation or not.

Please feel free to contact me if you would like to discuss further.

Beckie Holes

858 9090 ext 5544

027 244 0268

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HAWKE’S BAY UNITED COACHING

When: Thursday 12th March 4.00pm to 5.30pm

Where: Russell Pqrk, Waipukurau

Ages: 7 – 13 years

Registration forms can also be collected from school office.

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C.H.B. BOXING CLUB

Monday & Wednesday 5.30 – 6.30pm at the Boxing Club. (Beneath Rugby Clubrooms). 8 years and over.

Anyone interested is welcome to come along to a session and check it out.
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CHILD CANCER COLLECTION

Are there any parents/caregivers and the school community who would be available to please help to collect for child cancer.
The collection will be on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st March outside of Countdown and New World. For more information on how to do this please contact Tracey on 06 858 8690.

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NEWS FROM THE DENTAL CLINIC

(5 South Service Lane, Waipukurau, 858 6725)

Help to reduce the chance of dental decay by keeping sweet foods and drinks to meal times

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ROOM 8 LEARNING CRICKET SKILLS

Cricket 1Cricket 2

Over the coming weeks we are very lucky to be able to learn cricket skills taught by Blair.

Each classroom has a time that they all go out and experince and learn new skills

Here is Room 8 catching and listening.

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READING TOGETHER 2015

We are looking for interested families to join us this term for our next Reading Together Programme.  We are looking for parents who enjoy reading with their child and would like to learn some strategies to help further. If you are interested please fill in and return the form below:

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Name: ___________________________________________________

I am interested in signing up for the Reading Together Programme in 2015

Signed: __________________________________________________

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