Reluctantly I have had to accept a resignation letter from our long standing staff member, teacher of 20 years and Deputy Principal of 9 years, Ms Stella van Gelder. Stella will be moving on at the end of the year to start an exciting new stage of her life in Nelson. She and her husband Maurice are looking forward to being nearer their family. [Read More...]
Please note that the school sport’s team photos have been postponed to 28 November 2017. Nearer the time (via this website) we will let coaches and managers know the order of photographs in the hope that you can be part of your team’s photograph.
The school pool will be opening to the school and the community from Friday 1st December (depending on the temperature of the pool).
File Download: Pool_TAG_Hire.doc
The 2017 Production DVD is available at a cost of $15. If you would like to order a DVD, please contact the office by the end of next week so I can place the order.
Congratulations to the following past pupil Adam Schweizer who was a prize giving recipient at John Paul College
On behalf of my family and myself, I would like to say a massive thanks to all the Kaharoa School staff, children & parents & our local community for the amazing support we have received. From classroom children sending heartfelt get well letters which made me cry and giggle, to many get well cards, gorgeous flowers, little treats and gifts, baking & meals. We have been so overwhelmed and so humbled by everyone.
Congratulations to our past pupils listed below who have been recognised at recent Western High School Prize Givings
There are still a number of families with outstanding fees for 2017. Please pay these by the end of this term. You can either pay by cash, cheque or direct credit into the Kaharoa School bank account number 12 3155 0189083 00. Phone or email the office and we can let you know what is outstanding. Thanks for your understanding and support.
Well done to the following all the students who represented Kaharoa School at the Rotorua District Group Day Upper Atiamuri School. The children had a fun day and did really well.
File Download: Group_day_ss_2017.xlsx
Farewell for Stella van Gelder 15th Dec
Congratulations to the following children for competing in the National Chess Tournament last weekend:
Congratulations to Rohm Dixon and Oliver Weaver for making it into the U/14 Central Rep Touch Team and to Hunter Weaver for making it into the U/12 Central Rep Touch Team.
Remaining chess coaching dates with Laurens Goormachtigh are
Some of you will be aware that Heidi Vosse our Office Administrator will be away from work for a number of weeks as she recovers from a car accident. As you will all appreciate Heidi makes the job of communication, teacher payroll, Board secretary, Principal’s secretary and many other tasks appear straightforward.
2017 Term 4 Monday 16 October - Friday 15 December 2018 -Term 1 - Tuesday 30 January - Friday 13 April -Term 2 - Monday 30 April - Friday 6 July -Term 3 - Monday 23 July - Friday 28 September -Term 4 - Monday 15 October - 13 or 14 December (TBC)
Thank you to all the families who filled a shoebox of goodies for Operation Christmas Child. Our Kaharoa children filled approximately 50 boxes which will be sent to children in the islands in the Pacific. There will be some very happy children this Christmas.
|20-11||Mobile Library Service|
|20-11||Go Bananas Religious Instruction|
|21-11||Rural/Central Primary Schools Athletics|
|24-11||Friday Assembly - Whole School|
|28-11||Photolife Sports Photos|
|28-11||Be Bright Eat Right Show|
|01-12||Rata & Rimu EOY Class Trip|
|04-12||Room Tawa EOY Overnight Trip|
|04-12||Mobile Library Service|
|04-12||Bible Break up|
|05-12||Room Totara End of Year Class Trip|
|08-12||School Reports Due Home Today|
|08-12||Friday Assembly - Whole School|
|08-12||KCA Christmas Craft & Food NIght|
|10-12||Sanitarium WeetBix TRYathlon|
|13-12||Year 8 Prizegiving|
|15-12||Term 4 Ends|
|30-01||Term 1, 2018 Starts|
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