Please return all the allocated Kaharoa t-shirts, track-suits and netball dresses to school asap unless you are playing touch rugby, cricket or ukelele. If they are not returned you may be charged to replace the item.
The children in Room Kauri would love to have some pre-loved baby dolls to care for and look after and a couple of prams so they can go for walks and go to sleep. If you are able to help, please send to Room 1.
Our annual West Cup Speech Competition was held in the Kokako Centre on Monday afternoon.
The PTA were very excited about hosting Michael (aka The Foodtruck Chef) Van de Elzen’s cooking demonstration tour for his new cookbook “Good From Scratch Children’s Cookbook” last week.
Buy your real xmas tree now for $30 from Bim & Veronica Aislabie locally. For every tree sold they will donate $5 to the school as a fundraiser. Mention Kaharoa School when you ring to order one. Ph 3322770 or 027 274 1159
Last week 603 boxes from Rotorua were loaded into the OCC van and trailer and taken to the sorting centre at Henderson. From there we expect many of NZ’s boxes to go to Cambodia, Fiji, etc and the Philippines….this is a new area for us, a request for boxes came in recently.
The Roots of Empathy Annual Baby Celebration was held this week at Council Chambers. Katie Roy and Marcus Coatsworth from Room Mighty Miro attended as our student representatives along with Mr Moyle, Miss Lincoln, Mrs Noel and of course our very special RoE Family, Kirsten Laurence (Mum), Baby Lilah and Lucy Belle (Lilah’s sister).
Well done to all the children that participated at our athletics day last Friday.
This term has seen a vast improvement in our weather and that of course means the vegetable garden growth is boosting along. With the calm, guiding hands of our resident Nana’s (Mrs Lorraine Walker and Mrs Shirley Snodgrass) a keen group of kids can be found every Monday lunchtime heads down in the garden. (A special mention of thanks to the lovely Anna Weaver who has stepped away this term due to coaching a touch team) .
The pool has opened to the school and community for the summer. The electronic pool tags are available to the community for a cost of $120.00. Tags need to be returned to school at the end of term 1, 2019. If you are interested in a pool tag please fill in the form by clicking here. Payment can be made by cash or direct credit into the school bank account # 12 3155 0189083 00.| Children may have swimming during the school day so please remind children to bring their togs to school everyday.
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A huge thanks to Bunnings Rotorua for donating a pellet of potting mix and four wooden planter boxes to enhance our school enviornment.
At the end of this month we will be updating our library programme and completing our yearly stocktake so we ask that all the Kaharoa School library books be returned to school by FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER.
Mya from Room Kowhai popped into town with mum yesterday to hopefully catch a glimpse of Harry & Meghan. She was lucky enough to talk with the duchess which was extremely exciting and has made her year.
On Tuesday our learners at Kaharoa School were very fortunate to have a morning of learning, exposure and fun into the world of science.
A huge thanks from the PTA to all the parents and people of community who helped at our firewood fundraiser last weekend. There were parents splitting and stacking trailer loads of wood. A huge thanks to John Lee and Celia Grant for donating a paddock of gums to the Kaharoa School PTA and to John Lee for cutting down and ringing the logs.
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