KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Kaharoa Keas New Entrant Transition

posted: Thu, January 31, 2019

Kaharoa Keas is our New Entrant Transition programme for children due to commence school.

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Agrikids Results

posted: Thu, October 18, 2018

The children had a great time at our first Kaharoa School Agrikids afternoon. We expect with a bit of tweaking this will become a regular part of our Lamb, Calf, Kid and Chicken Day event. A huge thank you to Jacqui English for organising the event on behalf of the PTA. Thank you also to Alistair Coatsworth, Brendon Conwell, Claire Austin, Tony Thaugland, Andy Gifford and Phil Rivers. Mr Thaugland also wanted me to thank his helpers – Elspeth, Casey and Olivia.

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Art Week & Exhibition

posted: Thu, October 18, 2018

At the end of last term the classes were busy creating their masterpieces for our Art Exhibition which was held on the 25,26 & 27 September.

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Hair Off

posted: Thu, October 18, 2018

It was an exciting time on the last day of term when the whole school watched anxiously as Hugo Gaddum, Mr Moyle, Mrs Powley & Mr Shoebridge shaved their hair off to raise money for the Cancer Society. We have currently raised $4444.00 so come on let’s make the big $5000.00. You can Click here to go to the donate page now. If you cannot donate online, you can send the money in a named envelope to the school office and we will make sure it gets donated to the Cancer Society. We will close the page off next Friday 26th October and will let you know how much we raised. Again thanks so much to everyone for their support. Dig deep for such a great charity.


Sun Hats - Term 1& 4.

posted: Thu, September 20, 2018

Just a reminder that in Term 1 & 4, it is compulsory for all children to wear the Kaharoa School sun hat. These hats can be purchased from the school office at a price of $20. If you would like to buy a hat either pop into the office or email Heidi and she will fit a hat for your child and you can pay by cash or direct credit into the school bank account #12 3155 0189083 00.


Electives!

posted: Thu, September 20, 2018

Heartfelt thanks to all our wonderful parents who donated their time, energy and materials to make our Term 3 Electives so vibrant and exciting for our tamariki. To Melanie Davies, Kylie Day, Rachael McGarvie, Fiona Barber, Jacqui English, Whaea Ngahuia, Jasmin Jackon, Sonia Sampietro-Colom, Carole Dean, Mrs Gaddam, Mrs Vernon, Mr Shoebrige and all the teachers - the children in each of your electives had so much fun and learnt so much

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Emu Walk

posted: Mon, September 17, 2018

As part of Keep NZ Beautiful week our junior children took part in our Emu Walk and picked up rubbish along Kaharoa and Kapukapu Roads. Well done to our Kaharoa kids and teachers and big thanks to the parents that helped.


Market Day Success!

posted: Mon, September 17, 2018

Congratulations to the Year 4-7 children who sold their wares at the Market Day last week as part of their Homework Challenge. There were very creative & scrummy items for sale.

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For Rm Miro’s art week project!

posted: Fri, September 07, 2018

Rm Miro would love some clean milk bottle tops plus washed tin cans - (baked bean size-labels removed if possible).If you have any old washers, nuts and bolts they would be gratefully accepted too! Thank you to everyone who has brought in items so far.


MIGS Intermediate Gymnastics

posted: Thu, September 06, 2018

Thank you to a wonderful group of year 7 & 8 girls who competed in the inter school gymnastics competition last Friday.

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Discover China Morning

posted: Thu, August 30, 2018

On Monday 27th August all our tongxuemen and laoshi were involved in 6 different workshops about ‘Discover China’. This morning was possible from generous funding from Asia: NZ Foundation and facilitated by Confucius Classroom Western Heights High School.

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Junior Tough Guy & Gal Challenge!

posted: Fri, August 24, 2018

Forty four of our Kaharoa Commandos participated in the Junior Tough Guy Gal Challenge a Lakes Ranch last Wednesday morning. The weather was amazing and it was a great day enjoyed by all. Approximately 2000 children in total took part in this challenge from around the area and it now covers two days.

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Chinese Speech Competition

posted: Fri, August 24, 2018

Gōng xǐ nǐmen! Meg, Ana, Finley, Jessica and Lucy - Yr 5 & 6; Amber, Sulis, Mila, Lucy and Katrina - Year 7; Aimee, Oliver, Phillipa, Joshua and Charlotte - Yr 8.

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Thanks to the PTA

posted: Mon, August 20, 2018

Thank you to the PTA for applying for funding for two new barbecues for use at school and to Four Winds Charitable Trust for the funding of these.


20 KM Speed Limit

posted: Fri, August 10, 2018

To help ensure the safety of your children the local police department have been asked to monitor speeds past our local buses. A reminder if you are passing a stationary school bus you must slow down to 20km per hour.


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