Kia ora whānau,
What a term we have ahead of us. Please read the below notices and enter dates into your diaries.
1. HATS – It is our school policy that children wear hats outside during terms 1 and
4. Please ensure your child has a clearly named hat every day.
2. Kapahaka will continue this term on Mondays. The children are working towards
a performance for the end of year Celebration of Learning (COL).
3. Fridays in Town. As you will be aware we will be based at St Michael’s School
Hall on these dates: October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 30 and December 7. To
make the most of our time in town we do need parent support. Please ensure
that you have filled out the permission and parent help form your LAs will have
sent you. The Discovery Campus will be closed on these dates.
4. Community Play Date – Friday 19th October at Maragaret Mahy Playground
from 3-5. Children must be supervised by a parent, caregiver or nominated adult.
5. Mindful Movers are back this term working with our community on Wednesdays.
6. Labour Day – please don’t come to school on Monday 22nd October as it is a
7. Motukarara Fireworks Night – Saturday 3rd November. More information to
8. Show Day – please don’t come to school on Friday 16th November as it is a
9. End of year COL – the provisional date is Friday 30th November – TBC.
10. Garage Sale – Date is yet to be confirmed, however one afternoon this term we will
be selling off excess educational resources (books, games, puzzles). Come along if you
love a bargain!
11. Our last day for the term is Friday 14th of December. The whole school will be at the
Botanical Gardens Playground area for a picnic that day. Details to come.
12. Start dates for 2019: IEMs Thursday 31st January and Friday 1st February
First in homebase day is Monday 4th February