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Week 4 – 15th 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

16 – Ag Day Entry Form to be given out
16 – Dairy Flat Vets – Docking & Vaccinations – Lambs & Goats
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!! Gold Coin Donation


6 – 9.00am School Assembly
10 – Hibiscus Coast Netball Zone Day
13 – Tu Maia Festival Silverdale
19 – 1.30pm – Winter Sports Prize Giving
Science Display  (In conjunction with
sports prizegiving)

20 – 9.00am – School Assembly
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

26 –  Year 5/6 Athletics cluster

28 – Rain saved day
29 – 5.30-7.30pm – PTA Disco

3 – LZJF & LZ2 Yr 5’s Russell Coutts sailing
18 – End of Term 4


Pippa Lloyd – for an enthusiastic approach to learning

Jay Horwood – for excellent paragraph writing about the Clyde Dam

CJ Coggins – for enthusiastic engagement with science

Mia Hislop – for a great positive attitude in cross country practise

Rosie Richardson – for creativity and enterprise


Samantha Syme – Respect

Charlotte Davis Roe – Resilience

Jaime Bremner – Respect


Bella Taylor – You have showed resilience and responsibility towards your learning this week by making sure you are organised and where you need to be for your workshops. You also presented a very organised and enjoyable TMT! Well done!

Janae Ma – For your very creative dust jacket for our shared novel, Holes. Well done!

Liam Gray – For being an amazing fractions mathematician!


Dylan Prouse – Respect

Mason Woolford – Responsible

Maddison Newcombe – Resilience


Jacob Hollis – For excellent effort and enthisiasm for inquiry learning

Riley Baker – For showing responsibility for his learning and trying hard with good choices.

Frankie Teagle-Smith – for having a can do attitude to all aspects of her learning


Ryan McLeod – Resilient

Theia Cornes – Resilient

Kingston Wegner – Resilient


Stirling Greenhill – Trying very hard with all his learning

Harry Lloyd – Always focusing on the task at hand

Dolce Buchanan-Castillo – Great effort with her reading

Ruben Francis-stead – Always trying his best and giving everything a go


Ethel Baldwin – Resilience

Fletcher Reid – Responsible

Zoe Shen – Respect

Rylan McGregor – Resilience


Dairy Flat Hornets vs Glenfield Rainbow Diamonds, 7-16 loss.  Good effort by our girls, despite lot's of illness in the team.

Player of the Day:  Sophie Hoogerland for finding space and great game, Sportsmanship Award:  Rosie Richardson, for fantastic defence and stepping in to help us out.

Calendar Art

Art available to be viewed in class, orders will start 26 Aug and close 4th September.  Orders will be online.

Ag day

Entry forms are now available and due back to school by the 6th September. The first class to get them all in gets a pizza lunch, 2nd class an ice cream treat. All information sheets are on the website or in the Ag day folder in reception.

Vets coming tomorrow 16th August at 2.30pm. Please contact Mrs Mowat – email if you are bringing in a lamb or goat.

It is recommended pet lambs get small feeds often-200-250 mls right up to Ag day. Judges will be looking for healthy well fed lambs. Make sure they also have adequate shelter and are wearing a collar and used to being led as soon as possible.


AG DAY GAMES – Our wonderful AG Day games organiser needs a helper to make the day a success; if you would like to join the fun please contact

 We are seeking donations of medium/large cane baskets (diameter approx. 30cm plus) to create gift baskets and hampers for the silent auction. If you are able to help out could you please let us know at Baskets can be dropped off at the school office or we can arrange pick up.

 We would also like to thank you for all the AG Day grocery donations to date. The theme for next week is Bakers Delight … flour, sugar, muffin mix, sprinkles and baking paper. All things to bake with!


A very kind player lent her netball dress to another player. This player came to return the dress but left it in the shade area. The dress has not been found. If anyone has an extra dress or knows where the lost dress is please contact Mrs Committe.

Takapuna District Cricket Club

Takapuna District Cricket Club – U11 Girls

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