KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Lakes Ranch is Open for your Visit

posted: Wed, June 24, 2020

Lakes Ranch invites anyone who might be interested to come and enjoy their site. Go and have a soak in their hot pool, a picnic or BBQ, maybe try some kayaking or paddle boards or even practice for the Tough Guy/Gal Competition. This offer is available until the end of August. For more details and a phone number to book, please see the attached copy of their brochure.

File Download: Lakes_Ranch_Brochure_Jun-Aug_2020.pdf

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*Donate your Kit*

posted: Wed, June 24, 2020

Netball Rotorua have been asked to support the Cadbury’s and KidsCan initiative of “DONATE YOUR KIT”. They have a locker at the courts for you to bring along any sports gear that your children have grown out of and could be used for other children who are unable to afford sports gear. They are looking for sports shoes, rugby/soccer boots, tops, dresses, skirts, bibs, balls. The donations do not have to be netball things – they can be any sport at all.

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Gymnastics Tumble Class at Kaharoa Term 3

posted: Wed, June 24, 2020

The Gymnastic Academy is starting up beginner to advanced Air Track Tumble classes in Term 3. Classes will be held in the Kaharoa Hall at Friday lunchtimes (12:20-1:20pm), from 24 July to 18 September.

File Download: KaharoaFlyerT3.pdf

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Understanding Truancy Research

posted: Tue, June 23, 2020

Snr Constable Ross Humphrey is a Police Youth Aid Officer based in Taupo. He has been working on a research project around understanding truancy with the view of creating a more preventative and collaborative approach locally; an approach which may be useful for other areas of the country as well. Part of the research involves a survey to look at the causal factors and sentiment around truancy from different aspects such as from Principals, ECE, Teachers, parents (any parent or caregiver responsible for ensuring a child’s attendance at school) and the students themselves.

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Community Dental Services

posted: Thu, June 18, 2020

Community Oral Health Services are recommencing service following the recent move to Level 1. The mobile unit will start visiting schools again shortly. In the meantime, should your child require an appointment, you are welcome to phone them on 0800 525 378 to arrange.

File Download: Principals_Letter_COVID_Alert_level_1.pdf

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Anchor AIMS Games postponed until 2021

posted: Mon, June 15, 2020

Organisers of the Anchor AIMS Games have bowed to the inevitable and postponed this year’s national intermediate-aged sports tournament until 2021.

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Welcome to our new Sponsor Heli-Hire!

posted: Thu, June 11, 2020

Welcome to Heli-Hire who has come on as our most recent sponsor. They are a business based out of Ngongotaha offering a range of helicopter services:

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World Vision Famine - $620 raised!

posted: Mon, June 08, 2020

Well done to our 4-student World Vision Famine Team who together raised $620.00 to fight hunger and injustice in Malawi.

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Swim with Swim Rotorua

posted: Mon, June 08, 2020

Swim Rotorua Swimming Club provides professional coaching for children who have already learnt to swim right through to swimmers competing at national events.

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PTA AGM & Vacancies

posted: Tue, June 02, 2020

We wish to extend a warm invitation to all parents to attend the PTA AGM on Wednesday the 1st of July 2020 at 7:30pm. The meeting will be held in the Kaharoa School Staff room.

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Huia Report by Lucy Barker

posted: Thu, May 28, 2020

We would like to share some work by Lucy Barker in Room Totara.

File Download: Huia_Report.pdf

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Thank you Carl!

posted: Wed, May 27, 2020

A big THANK YOU to Carl Kyaw, who picked up 700 ice-cream containers from Tip Top in Auckland and bought them back to Rotorua for us.

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Kaharoa School Education Review Office (ERO) Report

posted: Wed, May 13, 2020

The Kaharoa School 2019 ERO Review report is now available for parents to view on our Board of Trustees page (from the list of Policy Topics on the right-hand side). As we settle back into school, staff and Board look forward to continuing to work with parents to ensure we can build upon effective practice so that we offer the best learning opportunities possible for the children.

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Congratulations to Don Hammond

posted: Sat, May 02, 2020

Congratulations to our past Kaharoa School Board Chair, Don Hammond, who has been elected as Board Chair to the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Children (NZCGC). Don’s (and wife Andrea’s) now grown-up children Rob, Isabel and Emily all attended Kaharoa School along with their Grandmother Ann Smith who worked as a valued staff member in our library. We wish Don all the best in this new role. He will certainly add value to this organisation. Below is the post put out by NZCGC

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates

posted: Sat, May 02, 2020

​Please find below updates regarding Covid-19 Coronavirus and/or School related information. New posts will appear at the top, so please keep checking back here. Last update 15 May.

File Download: TEACHERS_INITIAL_IDEAS__LINKS_TO_PROGRAMMES_OF_WORK_23_MARCH.pdf

File Download: essential-services-list.pdf

File Download: Alert_Level_2_Plan.pdf

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