Wednesday, 13 December 2017


Tryathlon tomorrow.  Seniors start at 11 am. 

Please remember to bring your bike, running shoes and togs.

Parents welcome to come and watch!

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Class Notices Week 10 - The End

Well we made it to the final week.  Lots to do and heaps of fun learning planned.  So please check dates and times.

We are supposed to be swimming this week.  Bring your togs everyday (maybe not Friday) and we will try to get in for a fun relaxing swim.

Monday: Christmas Carols in the Field. 11:15 am  Rooms 2 and 3 have been practicing heaps and we are ready to give the performance of the year.  You won't want to miss this.  If it is raining it will be aptly renamed Christmas in the Hall!

Secret Santa (but will be rescheduled for Tuesday because I feel many students may forget their presents!)

Principal's Meeting 9:45 am- Notices went home Friday with students attending.

Tuesday: Class Prize Giving 9am.  If your child received a notice in their report they are receiving a prize today.  

Wednesday: Meet your next year's at 9:30am

Thursday: Try-athalon today.  Timetable will come out tomorrow.  Bring togs and bikes.

Friday: Our last day!!!  We are missioning our Year 6 students today at 11am in the School Hall.  It is always a nice way to end the year fare-welling our graduating class.  Children are free to go home with parents after this ceremony.  This is my favourite of all the events.  So come early if you want to get a seat.

Last week to order school magazines - only $5!

If you are coming back next year then I will see you February 7th.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Class Notices Week 8 Term 4

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I hope you all had a great weekend.  Lots to do in the very summery weather 

Please, please, please check and double check the time and dates for the next few weeks.  
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Young Vinnies notice - Please bring a can to school to donate to the food bank.  House points

Monday (Dec 4th)

Tuesday (Dec 5th) BRING TOGS! We swim at the Aquatic Centre also BOP Athletics team

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Wednesday (Dec 6th) BOP Athletics (Whakatane)

Thursday (Dec 7th) School Singing practice 8:45am, Go4It with Tim (Bring PE gear) 
and gingerbread house decorating
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Friday (Dec 8th)  1pm END OF YEAR MASS  All parents are welcome.  Year 6s receive Bibles. Reports go home.
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Next Week
Monday (Dec 11th) Christmas in the Field Concert(all classes are involved - family and whanau can come and have some fun). Secret Santa Room 2
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Tuesday (Dec 12th) Prize Giving for class awards
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Wednesday (Dec 13th)

Thursday (Dec 14th) - St Mary's Tryathlon - Students will need to bring a bike to school.  If you are a bus student you can bring your bike any day that is convient and leave it in the back room.
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Friday (Dec 15th) - Last Day, Year 6 Missioning.  School closes at 12:30 pm ( or at the end of the Missioning)
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Weekly Notices Term 4 Week 7

Welcome to week 7. There are just three weeks until school finishes for the summer holidays.

Remember Monday is a teacher only day. There will be no classes tomorrow.  I will see everyone on Tuesday.

Monday: no school teacher only day
Wednesday: Speech finals
Thursday: End of term trip...please bring in form and money.
Friday: Year 6 Retreat at the church all day. Year 5 Leadership Day.

Saturday: Christmas parade ...come dressed as a shepherd or an angel. We also hope to find someone who has a spare donkey in their paddock. Please let Mr Macmillan know if you do.

Remember to order a school magazine. Only 100 to be ordered...if you want one you will have to be quick. $5

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Grandparents Mass

What a fantastic day.  The weather co-operated.  The students were amazing.  And our grandparents and friends were delightful! 

Luke and his granddad

Liam and his nan

Aidan and his mum Susie and his nan.

Bongani and his friend.

Noah and his sister were lucky enough to have to grandmas come to school!

Well done Hawker whanau!  It was lovely to see your grandparents come and visit all of your classes.

Chess Fever Has Gripped Room 2

Nyla's dad, Mr Fulo, came in to help get our class excited about playing chess.  

In fact it was been such a hit I have a hard time getting them to put the boards away!  

I hope the students have had some luck getting family at home to play.  Chess is a fantastic strategy game.  

There is a website called ChessKid.  It helps to break down the moves to become a more strategic player. 
So if chess isn't your thing, be sure to help your child by trying the website to improve their game.