KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

2019 Term 3 Kaharoa School Enrolments

posted: Fri, May 10, 2019

The Board invites applications from parents who wish to enrol their sons and daughters at Kaharoa School for term 3. Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office. The enrolment period runs from 6 July 2019 - 27 September 2019. The Board has determined a limited number of places are likely, at some year levels, to be available for out of zone students in this enrolment period. The exact number of places will depend on the number of applications received from students who live within the school’s home zone. For students seeking enrolment within the enrolment period, the deadline for receipt of applications for out of...


Our Growing Play Pod

posted: Fri, May 03, 2019

We are on the hunt for things to fill our growing Play Pod (here is a short clip showing exactly what this is and what the benefits are!)

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Help Build a Mountain of Scrap Metal and Raise Funds for School

posted: Fri, May 03, 2019

Macaulay Metals in conjunction with our PTA has organised the Scrap Metal Drive Fundraiser which is now confirmed for Queens Birthday Weekend 1-3 June 2019. So if you have any surplus aluminium, brass, cans, car batteries etc. please come and drop them off at Kaharoa School (on those days only!) - please follow the signs.

File Download: Kaharoa_School_Scrap_Drive_Fundraiser_2019.docx


Pool Keys

posted: Fri, May 03, 2019

It’s been great to see that so many families in the community have made good use of our school pool. Since the pool is now closed for winter we would like to ask all those who are still holding access tags to return these to the school office. They will be available again next summer.


Korari: Aspiring Trustees

posted: Fri, May 03, 2019

NZSTA would like to encourage parent and whanau participation on school boards in order to help shape and support the education of their children. To that end, we will be rolling out the Korari Programme for anyone interested in finding out about standing for the school board elections and having a say in the education of their children. We have attached the following resources and feel free to share these widely in your community. These are also available on our website.

File Download: Korari_Form.pdf

File Download: Guide_to_BOT_role.pdf

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Tennis Lessons in Term 2

posted: Fri, May 03, 2019

​Justin Megraw is once again running tennis lessons during term 2 - Wednesday mornings, 8.00-8.45am. If you are keen please see attached for further details.

File Download: Kaharoa_Tennis_Term_2.pdf


Ripper Rugby Tournament Term 2

posted: Wed, April 10, 2019

This event is for Year 3 to Year 6 students – there are two divisions: Year 3 & 4 and Year 5 & 6. Schools who wish to register must enter one team in each division (limited to 1x yr 3/4 team and 1x yr 5/6 team per school). Each team is limited to a maximum of 10 players which must consist of 5 boys and 5 girls with only 7 players on the field at any given time (at least 3 girls). All players must complete a 2019 NZ Rippa Rugby form once place in the team is confirmed. Spaces will fill quickly so register ASAP to avoid disappointment. Each school will also be given an adopted country to play under and these will be notified prior to the event.

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Irlen and Auditory Processing Screenings

posted: Thu, March 14, 2019

Vision and hearing are absolutely paramount to learning and having our children screened free of charge is a fantastic opportunity which is provided by the Empowered Learning Trust.

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Subscribe to our Calendar

posted: Wed, March 13, 2019

A calendar of term events is available on this web site for your convenience. In addition these events can be imported to your digital device. Add the Kaharoa School calendar to your phone/tablet/computer’s digital calendar When you click the button below, your device will ask you if you want to add the Kaharoa School Calendar. Depending on the setting of your device, changes and new events will be atomically updated. Subscribe to the Kaharoa School Calendar


Drop Off and Pick Up

posted: Mon, March 11, 2019

When dropping children off at school and picking up after school, in the interests of safety, maintaining safe vision for cars leaving the car park and traffic flow please do not park in the bus stop or in front of the school sign. Where possible please use the main carpark.

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Learn More About Being a Board of Trustee Member

posted: Sun, March 03, 2019

Below is useful information for any parents who are considering putting their nomination forward to be a Board of Trustees Member.

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Fresh Vegetables Available

posted: Wed, February 27, 2019

Most Mondays we will have fresh vegetables for sale in our vegetable stand. These are available for parents to purchase by donation. Your support will be greatly appreciated by the children who are assisting with the gardens. Money raised will go back to our Garden to Table initiative. A win/win situation.


Earn Reading Cinema School Rewards

posted: Fri, February 08, 2019

Reading cinemas wants to help our school’s fundraising efforts. Present one of the coupons attached at Reading Cinema and for every 20 coupons handed in our school receives one complimentary movie pass. So download the coupons and assist with this fundraiser.

File Download: Reading_cinema_coupons.pdf


Public Health Nurse

posted: Thu, February 07, 2019

Hi my name is Bex and I am the Public Health Nurse (PHN) for Kaharoa Primary School. The Public Health Nurses in the Rotorua area are employed by the Lakes DHB and are assigned primary and intermediate schools where we work closely with the teachers and staff.

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From The Board Chair

posted: Thu, January 31, 2019

Welcome Back I would like to take this opportunity to welcome back children and parents to our new school year. A special welcome to the new families who have decided to enrol their children at our wonderful rural school.

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