Term Dates 2021 Term 1 Thurs 4 Feb – Fri 16 April (includes Waitangi and Easter) Term 2 Mon 3 May – Fri 9 July (includes Queen’s Birthday) Term 3 Mon 26 July – Fri 1 Oct Term 4 Mon 18 Oct – Thurs 16 Dec (includes Labour Day)
Teacher only Days – School Closed Curriculum Professional Development. School will be closed for teacher only days on the following dates. Monday 3rd May, Friday 4th June & Monday 30th August
Important Dates FEBRUARY 26th – 9.00am – Assembly
MARCH 3rd – LZ1 Swim Sports – Stanmore Bay Leisure Centre 5th – School Picnic – Wenderholm Regional Park Site 2 -Time: 9.00am – 2.30pm (School closed) Information & permission slips will be sent home next week 10th – 1.45pm – LZ3 & 4 Swim Sports 11th – 1.30pm – LZ2 Swim Sports 11th – (16th – Rain saved day) – Ultimate Frisbee Year 5/6 Metro Park 12th – 9.00am – Assembly 17th-19th – Year 5/6 Camp at Marsden Bay 23rd – Parent Interviews – School closes at 12.30pm – Buses will pick-up at 12.30pm 25th – Year 5/6 Swimming Northern Arena 26th – 9.00am – Assembly
APRIL 2nd April – Good Friday – School closed 5th April – Easter Monday – School closed 6th April – Easter Tuesday – School closed 8th – (13th Rain saved day) Year 5/6 Softball Victor Eaves – TBC 10th – High Tea -PTA Fundraiser event 16th – End of Term
STARS & VALUES
LZ1 Sophia Kelly for great effort in Core 5 Oliver Grantham for effort in swimming Kingston Wegner for effort in swimming Jaxon Gillard for effort in swimming Sergey Livingston for effort and focus in your maths group Tristan Gaerlan for your awesome effort in your home learning and your learning in class Camilla Fouche for your hard work in writing this week
LZ2 Mason Newman for always trying hard at his school work and showing Resilience (Tu kaha) by never giving up Daniel Roberston for Being an awesome tech wizard Xavier Grant for being a greater helper to Mrs Lynsey Bradley Tucker for making great choices for your learning, and helping class members login to their computers
Values Maddy Edwards – Responsible Emma George – Responsible Ellie Harford – Respect Eleanor Buckley – Resilient
LZ3 Vida Visaltanachoti for always being focused and on task Luke Van Wyk for being a responsible and focused learner Eli Shah for your efforts and attitude towards learning in LZ3MW.
LZ4 Ruhardo Geering for being a keen learner and settling in well to Dairy Flat School Lucas Ciobanu for being a keen learner and settling in well to Dairy Flat School Jasmine Robertson for excellent reading Ruby Brough for a great start to the school year
Values Jacob Stitt – Responsible Amelia Stark – Responsible Braxtyn Scaife – Responsible Chloe Evans – Resilient
Bookings are now open 1:1 Teacher/Parent Interviews will be held on
Tuesday 23rd March – 1.30 – 5.50pm Please go to the following link: https://www.schoolinterviews.com.au and enter the event code 8mucs to make a booking
Some information to start thinking about!
Notices will come home in the next few weeks
Saturday mornings Pinehurst School Bush road.
Season goes from 15th May – 11th September (not including school holidays and public holidays).
Fees will be approximately $80 plus a uniform charge
PTA Meeting tonight – Thursday 25th – 7pm in the School Staffroom. New parents welcome. If you cannot attend and have something to raise at the meeting please email the team by 5pm at email@example.com.
Picnic Pop Up Stall – Cakes & Sweet Treat Donations: PTA will be running a pop up stall at the picnic on Friday 5th March. If you can bring along some sweet treats (individually portioned cupcakes, slices, cookies, marshmallows sticks etc) for us to sell that would be much appreciated. Ice blocks, drinks and chips will also be on sale.
Honey fundraiser: We still have a few Manuka blend honey pots left. $40 for 1kg. Please contact Sarah Richardson to order: firstname.lastname@example.org.
High Tea: Will be held on Saturday 10th April. Tickets will go on sale soon. If you own or work in a business that can donate items for the Silent Auction please contact Sarah Richardson: email@example.com.
Orewa Beach Kindergarten Ducky Derby – Sunday 21 March 12.30-3.30pm, Western Reserve, Orewa. A much-loved event where 100’s of spectators gather to watch 750 rubber ducks race down the Orewa Estuary. The first 3 ducks to cross the line win some great prizes. Plus food, entertainment and raffles while you wait for the race. See www.facebook.com/OrewaDuckyDerby for more info and tickets.