KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Congratulations to Hannah Cox

posted: Mon, December 02, 2019

Congratulations to Hannah Cox who achieved 1st Class Honours in Food Science at Otago University! Well done, Hannah - an amazing achievement!


Thank You Grant & Crystal Plummer from Four Square Ngongotaha!

posted: Thu, November 28, 2019

A special thank you from the staff and students of Kaharoa School to Grant & Crystal Plummer from Four Square, for their ongoing support of our school. We greatly appreciate the special support the school receives from Four Square and encourage parents to use their store at every possible convenience.


Pool Opening

posted: Wed, November 27, 2019

Children have been testing the pool this week and “approve” the opening to everyone from next Monday, 02 December. If you haven’t booked your pool access tag yet, please get in touch with the school office.

File Download: Pool_Tag_Hire_Agreement_Dec2019.docx

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Need some help getting your property looking Tip-Top??

posted: Wed, November 27, 2019

There is a new local business in town “I’ll do it”. They will do outside property maintenance work for you - exterior cleaning, windows, section and maintenance, gutters, roof, driveways, fences, paths, lawns, tree-trimming and hedges. Book in for an exterior clean before December 23rd, mention Kaharoa School, and they will donate 5% to the School!

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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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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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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


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!

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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.


Past Pupil Successes Celebrated!

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Congratulations to Amy Brunt, Gemma Brunt and Sam Gifford…

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Congratulations to Damon & Annelyse Cowie!

posted: Thu, November 07, 2019

Congratulations to Damon Cowie for achieving Dux at WHHS. Damon has carried on a proud tradition for Kaharoa School with past pupils now having achieved 6 Dux Awards, 3 Proximae Accessit, 4 Head Girls, 2 Head Boys and 3 Deputy Head Boys since 2006. Congratulations also to Annelyse Cowie winning the Sportswoman of the Year Award at the WHHS co-curricular prize giving. An amazing achievement for someone who is only Year 11.


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