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Striving for excellence while caring for others.
New School Website
Now that the new school website has been launched in order to contact the school you will need to delete the current App and install
Please download the new Dairy Flat App from the App Store or Play Store. Search for Kiwischools Connect. Install and choose Dairy Flat School. When prompted select – Subscribe to all
Week 2 – 1st August 2019
Term 3  Mon 22nd July – Fri 27th Sept
Term 4  Mon 14th Oct – Wed 18th Dec
Ag Day – 19 Oct
Labour Day – 28 Oct
Important Dates
5 – Science in a Van LZ3 & 4
8 – Dairy Flat Vets – Docking & Vaccinations – Lambs & Goats
15 – Year 5/6 Hockey cluster tournament
22 – Rippa Rugby Tournament Day
Rain save day is the 27th August
23 – School Fun Run – Cross Country Shakespeare Park
29 – Year 5/6 Cross Country cluster
30 – Daffodil Day – Mufti Day. Wear YELLOW!!
3 – Hibiscus Coast Netball Zone Day
13 – Tu Maia Festival Silverdale
19 – 1.30pm – Winter Sports Prize Giving
Science Display  (In conjunction with
sports prizegiving)
27 – End of Term 3
15 – PHOTOLIFE – Portraits Photos
19 – Ag Day
28 – Labour Day – School Closed
1 – South Kaipara Group Day
7 – 9am-2.30pm – Year 5/6 Cricket Cluster tournament
15 – 9am-2.30pm – School Athletics day
19th Rain Saved Day
18 – Kids 4 Kids Choir, Bruce Mason Centre
19 – LZ1SG & LZ2 Yr 5’s – Russell Coutts sailing
22 – LZ1PJ & LZ2 Yr5’s – Russell Coutts sailing
22 – 9.30am-2pm – Te Kotahitanga, Orewa Nth
29 – 5.30-7.30pm – PTA Disco
3 – LZJF & LZ2 Yr 5’s Russell Coutts sailing
18 – End of Term 4
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Juandre Barnard – Effort in your book project
Preston Brook – for focussed effort in your novel studies work
Luka Martin – for focussed effort in your novel studies work
Xaver Mckinnon – Focus and application in art
Ashton Davies – For your science experiment presentation
Drew Travers – for focus and effort in literacy
Ella Watson-Krause – for focus and effort in literacy
Zara Walker  – Respect
Emma Milton – Resilience
Mina Judd – Resilience
Marlo Martin – For your thoughtful approach to the organisation and planning of your learning this week. This shows the commitment you have towards your learning as you are able to identify your next steps in all curriculum areas. Keep being a star!
Rowan Horwood – For your thoughtful contributions of knowledge you bring to our inquiry discussions. Your love for learning never goes unnoticed, and you are a pleasure to have in each of our workshops!
Maddison Logan – For being a star across all areas of the curriculum! You take pride in your work and enjoy sharing your thoughts and ideas within small groups and class discussions. You are a role model for your peers in all aspects of the school day. Well done!
Jisele Jourdain – Responsible
Mia O’Dell – Responsible
Alyssa Mackie – Respect
Delta-Cruz Smith – For being helpful and caring to our visitors
Lucas Matene – For trying hard to make good choices
Cleo Brown – For always being a role model in our class
Hannah Lucas – Resilient
Eliot Eves – Resilient
Izzy O’Connor-Siale – Resilient
Harley Black – For a great effort with his reading
Pyper Emirali-Hayman – Focused and dedicated with all her work
Isla Newman – Great attitude to learning
Guillermo Ramon- Moreno – Committed to his learning
Molly Spray – Responsible
Zoe Stitt – Responsible
Charlotte Stutton – Resilience
Lyvia Dai – Responsible
LZ1 – Zara Walker, Luka Martin, Maria Walker-Kinnell
LZ2 – Luke Tucker, Harri Coggins, Kyla Morgan
LZ3 – Ryan McLeod, Robert Mackie, Gabriel Meadows
LZ4 – Neveah Brown, Alex Ogg, Leila Kanji, Eleanor Buckley
Sam England – persevering in writing
Phoenix Taylor Baston – effort in cross country training
William Weaver  – Conscientious approach to learning
Christian Kruger – for focus and effort in writing
Brooke Williams – for excellent improvement and effort in maths
Morgan Williams  – Effort in your learning
Sophie Cotter – Resilience
Nathan Tucker – Respectful
Charlotte Acheson – For your thoughful, insightful contributions to our discussions around our Inquiry concept, and an AMAZING TMT session – you have found your calling in your new career!
Tyrel Cox – Welcome to our School, we are lucky to have you!
Isla Bourhill – for a focussed attitude and love of learning!
Nathan George – Resilience
Brooklyn Mayn – Responsible
Charlotte Howard – Respect
Ashalia Comber – Settling into Term 3 with a positive attitude
Anzel Potgieter – Welcome to Dairy Flat School
Ashleigh Douglas – Resilient
Skye Crossan – Great finger pointing with her reading
Kasper Neilson – Top Holiday reader
Zaavier Moore – Engaged and focused in all areas of his work
Daniel Poulter – For always trying his best
Miller Bowmar – Responsible
Carson Turner – Resilience
Kiri Matene – Resilience
Aubrey Ding – Responsible


Y6 Netball – Dairy Flat Hornets vs Wainui Rockets, 5-7, loss
Sportsmanship Award – Amber Woolford, Player of the Day – Ella Watson-Krause

ICAS Exams

Year 4,5 & 6 Students wishing to sit the ICAS exams need to have forms and payment to the school office by Friday 16th August. Please note there has been an increase in the cost of these exams due to them moving to an online format. Please see attached form


The next PTA meeting will be held in the staffroom on Monday 5th August at 7pm. Ag Day planning will be a key focus of the meeting. All welcome!

Lucky Book Club – Issue 5

Please get your orders into the school office by Monday 5 August at 3pm.  Cheques to be made out to Scholastic New Zealand.  Online orders have until Tuesday 6 August at 9am. All orders help to fund additional books for the school library.

Ag Day

Chickens have been ordered. They will be coming to school on Tuesday 13th August at 3pm. No chickens are to go home on the school bus. You will need to pick them up from school with a suitable container to transport them home safely.

If you are not doing a chicken, goat or lamb then you must choose 2 of the following – caged pet, mystery seed, scarecrow or lego. All the information needed for these activities are on the Dairy Flat website or in the Ag day folder in the office.

HBC football in school programme (Football FUNdamentals) starts next week.
Our sessions are full of FUN activities, games and football drills which will develop kids motor skills in a safe environment.
This programme is the perfect introduction to football and a way to learn and improve their football skills.
All our coaches working in this sessions are :
-) First aid qualify and have access to a first aid kit
-) All our coaches are Police Vetted
-) New Zealand Football coaching qualification
-) Child protection trained 
-) Sign out procedure in place to guaranty kids are in a safe environment and are going home with their parent/caregiver.
Our after school football sessions at Dairy Flat school is
When: Thursday
Where: School fields
Time: 1 – 1:45 pm
for more information and to register your child in term three please click here
We have limited spaces for this activity.
If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me  
     Kind regards    
    Mauricio Rojas
  Technical Director
1st team head coach
     021 247 3546

Good luck to all our Winter Sports teams for the second half of your seasons.

Please remember at all times to: 
1. Encourage your child to play within the rules and respect officials’ and coaches’ decision 
2 Teach my child to respect the efforts of their opponents.
3. Remember that children learn best by example so I will applaud good plays/performances by both my child’s team and their opponents
4.Give positive comments that motivate and encourage continued effort support my child’s efforts and performance.
5. Thank the coaches, officials and other volunteers who give their time to conduct the event for my child
6. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved in the game, regardless of their gender, ability or cultural background.
6.Commitment- having agreed for my child to be part of this team I will endeavor to ensure that my child attends as many practices and games as possible. We have committed to the team and will remain part of this team for the season.
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