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Strive for Excellence – Care for All

Term 2 – Week 9 – 1st July 2021

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 Day – Monday 30th August – School Closed – Curriculum Professional Development.  

Important Dates
JULY
2nd – 2.00pm – Prizegiving assembly – Term 2
7th – Historical Day – Dress up
8th – Reports out to parents
9th – 2.00pm – Farwell Assembly for Mrs Marshall – All welcome
26th – 10.00am – Powhiri – to welcome Mrs Hills
28th – Photolife Teams Photos
29th & 30th – Trees for Survival Planting Days

AUGUST
5th – 1.00 – 7.00pm – Share the Learning
19th – Year 5/6 Hockey tournament Metro Park – 9:30am – 2:30pm – 24th Rain saved day
27th – Daffodil Day – Gold coin donation
30th – Teacher only day – School closed

SEPTEMBER
10th – WHOLE SCHOOL Cross Country event Shakespear Park TBC – 14th Rain saved day
23rd – Year 5/6 Cluster Cross Country event – Shakespear Park – 28th Rain saved day

OCTOBER
21st – Individual Photolife Photos
30th – Ag Day

STARS & VALUES

LZ1
Luke Jacobs for your awesome effort in your inquiry learning.
Murdo McLeod for responsible caring behaviour.
Alyssa Corps for enthusiastic engagement in learning.
Naho Wong for excellent effort across all curriculum subjects.

Values
Bella Ivatt – Resilience.
Hannah Lucas – Respect.
Grace Gray – Respect.

LZ2
Theo Jeune for excellent focus and engagement in our maths sessions. 
Aro Mayn for having a positive and enthusiastic attitude to learning.
Breeze Hackney for having the comprehension to understand what a text is telling her.
Enzo Pepers for trying extremely hard to make good choices and set yourself up for successful learning.

Values
Xavier Wilson -Responsible.
Ruby Cundy – Responsible.
Emily Simpson – Respect.
Daniel de Wet – Respect.

LZ3
Izzy Brickhill for your very informative news presentations.
Caleb Cartmell-Rogers for your positive attitude and focus towards your own learning.
Jasmine Armitage Smith for doing amazing detailed writing with fantastic adjectives.

Values
Luke Van Wyk Resilience.
Amy-Lee Rubeus Responsible.
Harley Logan Responsible.

LZ4
Heidi Roosenbrand for working hard with your reading.
Keagan Tarr – Progress in Reading.
Cohen Jackson for being very helpful and kind.
Addien Evans for working hard in all areas of her learning.

Values
Jayden Greene Responsible.
Harper Israelson – Resilience.

Riley Moors – Respect.
Holly Simpson Resilience.

SCHOOL NOTICES

Bookings are now open for
Share the Learning Interviews
will be held on

 Thursday 5th August – 1.00pm – 5.50pm
Please go to the following link: https://www.schoolinterviews.com.au and enter the event code emgrt to make a booking

Ag Day

All Ag day judging criteria is now available on the school website.
There is also an Ag day information folder in the office foyer.   
Please feel free to take out any printed copies of the criteria.
Any questions please contact Robyn Mowat or Liz Cotter in LZ2 or email Robyn at rmowat@dairyflat.school.nz
 
CHICK ORDER FORM
If you are wanting to order chicks for Ag Day, please see link below. Orders need to be placed by 3.00pm – Thursday 8th July.  

PTA

Help with Ag Day: The 30th October may seem a long way off but it takes many hands and a lot of preparation to make Ag Day our most successful fundraiser of the year. Over the last 2 years we have raised in excess of $45,000 from Ag Day. This money goes towards making Dairy Flat School a better place for our children. At this early stage we are keen to secure items (products or services) that we can put in the silent auction. We are also keen to secure animal ring sponsorships (you get the chance to advertise your business) and promises of donations that can help us reduce costs particularly for food and drinks (fizzy, water) for the internally run food stalls – hot chips, bacon & egg sandwich, sausage sizzle, lamb spit. If you own or work for a business that can help we would really appreciate your support. We are also keen for more volunteers, so if you can come to our next meeting, which will be held in early Term 3, please do so. Even if you cannot attend a meeting but you can help, please reach out to us at the PTA email: dairyflatschoolpta@gmail.com
 
Honey Fundraiser.  There are still a few pots of Manuka blend honey left. $40 for 1kg. Order form available in the School Office or contact Sarah Richardson: sarahandlloyd@gmail.com

 
 

SPORTS NEWS

Monday 28/06/21 – Dairy Flat School Tigers won against Wainui 2-0 tonight in a tuff match. Well done girls 

Year 1/2 basketball game played 23rd June.  Although Orewa Primary won Dairy Flat put up a great fight!  Diaz Hackey got player of the day

Wednesday 30th June – Dairy Flat School Warriors – Dairy Flat 16-Gulf Harbour 8
Player of the day: Tyler Coburn

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