Thanks so much to everyone who has signed up to support this initiative, your time is much appreciated. Here is a link to the timesheet so far. There are a couple of gaps. Please email email@example.com if you are able to help.
The candidate who was due to fly down from the North Island has had her flight cancelled due to stormy weather, so unfortunately her presentation is cancelled. The panel will go ahead with her interview via zoom.
This is a cordial invitation for all whānau, ākonga, kaiako and staff members not tied up in staff meetings to come and see presentations from the candidates of 2021’s Y1-6 LA roles on Tuesday 24 November. Presentations will be 10 minutes max and will be held in C1 at the following times: Candidate 1: 3.30 […]
Thanks for your patience, everyone. https://forms.gle/yXrzU3cAUbmuZLHJ9
It is that time of term, and once again, we are impressed and humbled by the offers of workshops that have been made to cater for our rangatahi and their Passions, Interests and Needs. I will publish the descriptors today to give everyone a chance to read and process, and the form for selecting will […]
Several parents have recently raised concerns about students being dropped off/ picked up on St Asaph St. While it is a 30kph zone, occasions of ‘near misses’ are on the increase. Part of our Trust License training requires students who hold a Trust License to cross all roads at pedestrian crossings when they are green […]
We are so looking forward to hosting our conference with speakers who are coming to talk about diversity tomorrow. If you have not yet, please register your intent to attend at www.eventfinda.co.nz Here, for the last time, is the programme of speakers. I’m sure you’ll agree we have a wonderful line up of experts in […]
We are delighted to be able to to offer supervision for students in Y1-6 during the conference talks. Children do not have to be students at Ao Tawhiti. Older students are welcome to attend any of the talks that may interest them, or wait quietly in a designated space. At this time we are unable […]
Kia ora folks, so far there has only been one response to assist with the afternoon tea for the upcoming conference Whakanuia te kanorau – Celebrating Diversity. With so many awesome speakers coming, I’d love to show how the Ao Tawhiti parent community can pull together. Please support this event by offering to help out […]
Thanks to those of you who have registered for this awesome event. Registrations are not vital; they do help with planning, however, so please head on over to https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/whakanuia-te-kanorau-celebrating-diversity/christchurch?_ga=2.160268414.2122849279.1603913934-1167742457.1603073019 to register your intent to come along. Remember, it will only succeed if you come. Bring your friends, whānau, co-workers – all are welcome! Tomorrow I […]
I am one of the organisers of the upcoming Vegan Expo (www.veganexpo.org.nz) on November 8th. We are really short of volunteers this year so I am just spreading the word in the hopes anyone would like to help out on the day or can pass this on to someone else who might. Please can you […]
It’s getting close! Don’t forget to register at https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/ to come and see a range of fantastic speakers. Here is some info about one of our speakers, Alison Schroeder: Speech & Language Therapist, Primary School Teacher, Author, Owner and Executive Director Socially Speaking Alison Schroeder is a New Zealand registered Speech & Language Therapist and […]
It is finally here! Check out this incredible programme of presenters. I know you’ll find it hard to choose, there is so much on offer… Remember to register: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/whakanuia-te-kanorau-celebrating-diversity/christchurch
Here is the poster advertising our upcoming conference on diversity. Registrations are now open on eventfinda: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/whakanuia-te-kanorau-celebrating-diversity/christchurch
Click here for the poster: http://aotawhiti.school.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/She-Universe-Riverside-Market.pdf And here for the link to the event: bit.ly/aneveningofchoc
I hope you have 6 November marked in your diaries. This conference is going to be great! Because our keynote speaker has a 6pm curtain call, we have had to move his not-to-be-missed speech to 2pm. I hope this doesn’t cause too many issues for people who want to come and see him, the reorganisation […]
In the last newsletter I said I would be available as of this Friday in the cafe to meet and hang out with parents. I am looking forward to seeing lots of you on these Friday mornings, but not this coming week! I am visiting the marae at Tuahiwi and need to be there for […]
It is with much excitement that I announce an awesome event coming up for parents, students and LAs. On Friday November 6, Ao Tawhiti will present a conference with speakers from around Christchurch who will run workshops on diversity. There are specialists in occupational therapy, neurodiversity, and representatives of Autism NZ, the Seabrook Mckenzie Centre […]
No pancakes tomorrow. Miriam is on a course and there are no adults to supervise. With seniors away too, student numbers are low. There will be cereal and Grizzly bread as usual.
Sorry everyone, because only 30 tickets have been sold, we have to cancel this event tomorrow. Hoyts got special permission for us to have an advanced screening with the proviso that we sold 100 tickets. We are hoping to arrange another movie next term. Families who purchased tickets will be emailed. Please complete this form […]