Kaharoa School

Term Four • 2019

Education Review Office Visit, Homework Challenge, Hamurana Flyer, Production DVD and Swimming Pool

We look forward to welcoming reviewers, Tracey Adams and Gary Willacy next Monday at 10.00am in the Kokako Centre. Ms Adams and Mr Willacy will be with us for four days. This will include being part of our Kumara Patch planting with Te Rangikaheke Kiripatea on Wednesday morning at 9.30 am. They would like to meet with parents on Tuesday the 19th at 2.15pm to help them build a picture of your child's school. Teachers and the Board of Trustees would appreciate........ [Read More...]

Principal - Warwick Moyle
B.O.T. Chairperson - Tony Thaugland
Kaharoa Road RD, RD6 Rotorua 3096
t: (07) 332 3444
e: office@kaharoa.school.nz
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KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

2020 Enrolments

posted: Wed, September 11, 2019

We are currently looking at roll numbers before advertising for out of zone enrolments for the 2020 school year. With the enrolment scheme limiting available placements we would appreciate hearing from families who may be moving and from families who may be sending their child to Intermediate.

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Baylee & Bash Charity Bake Sale

posted: Thu, November 21, 2019

​Baylee and Bash are holding a Charity Bake Sale, next Friday 29 November! Bring some money to school to buy sweet treats such as chocolate strawberries, ambrosia, chocolate fudge, brownie, strawberry sherbert, prices from $2.00 to $4.00. Funds raised will go to Love Soup, a charity who provide free and nutritious meals to people who are hungry or in need in our community. See the beautiful flyer attached 😊

File Download: Baylee_and_Bash_bake_sale__%29.pdf


Mobile Phone Recycling

posted: Thu, November 21, 2019

If you have any unwanted phones in your family or whanau, please bring them to school and drop them in the collection box in the office for recycling before the end of the term. Swapkit who have been running this initiative, will donate the proceeds of the sale of old phones to NZ charity Sustainable Coastlines.

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Vote in the RECT Election

posted: Wed, November 20, 2019

Don’t forget to vote in the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust Election.

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Kaharoa Community Christmas Party

posted: Tue, November 19, 2019

All residents of Kaharoa are warmly invited to a family potluck Christmas Dinner at the Kaharoa hall on Wednesday 18th December 2019, starting from 6.00pm.

File Download: Christmas_flyer_2019.docx

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Congratulations and Thanks to the PTA!

posted: Tue, November 19, 2019

Congratulations to the PTA for organising such a positive community-focused event in the Hamurana Flyer last weekend…

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Branson Family Trust Scholarship

posted: Wed, November 13, 2019

A reminder that this fabulous extra-curricular funding opportunity is being offered once again this year. Through the generosity of the Branson Family, $1,000 is available for children to apply for if they are Year 6 or older.

File Download: 2019_Kaharoa_Scholarship.doc

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Scientist for a Day

posted: Wed, November 13, 2019

On Friday 8 November 2019, Kaharoa School held its Scientist For A Day annual event.

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Need a Babysitter or Nanny?

posted: Tue, November 12, 2019

For all you busy parents who need a hand with looking after your children, I can be of great assistance, so don’t hesitate to give me a call. My name is Silvie, I am a 19 year old student and currently back home from university over the summer holidays. I am responsible, cheerful, well organised and I love working with children. I hold a full drivers licence and am able to work late. I have great experience in babysitting, having looked after my cousins and other children on many occasions. If you would like to get in touch, please call or text me on 027 960 6193 or email me on silvie.irwin@gmail.com


Civil Defence Mobile Alert Test

posted: Tue, November 12, 2019

Civil Defence will be carrying out a mobile alert test on the evening of Sunday, 24 November 2019.

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Reminder: Sweets & Chocolate

posted: Tue, November 12, 2019

Reminder: We have a policy of no sweets or chocolates at school - this is also in line with our healthy eating guidelines and only to be had as occasional treats. Although Christmas candy canes and lollies are around at this time of the year they are not to be eaten at school. However we will allow these special treats to be eaten during the last week of term.


Kapai Kai - Healthy School Lunches

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Every Thursday, Kapai Kai lunches that have been ordered by students or staff, are delivered to our school. These meals are super nutritious and delicious: they only use high-quality ingredients like free-range eggs, wholemeal pasta and no refined sugars, or processed meats. Therefore they fit perfectly with our Health Promoting Schools Policy. Orders need to be placed by Wednesday, cash payment only. Please find attached the latest menu if you like to give it a go!

File Download: Kapai_Kai_Menu_T4_Cold_Meals.pdf

File Download: Kapai_Kai_Menu_T4_Hot_Meals.pdf


Prize-giving at WHHS (Past Pupils)

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Congratulations to the following past pupils for winning these awards:

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Leo English… Breaking Records!

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

A huge congratulations to Leo English who has been breaking records in his swimming!

File Download: IMG_1484.pdf

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Thank you to the Ngati Whakaue Endowment Grant!

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Thank you to the Ngati Whakaue Endowment Grant for the grant of $13,000 to ‘boost our oral literacy in reading and writing’. This grant enables us to purchase the Quick60 Alphabet books and the Factual texts Set 2 (we bought Set 1 this year), storage for these sets and employ a teacher aide to run these programmes next year. We are also able to purchase sets of Lego for our Bricks Club. We are beyond grateful for this grant and the benefits it will bring for our tamariki.



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