KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Entertainment Membership 2020

posted: Mon, August 03, 2020

Has your Entertainment Membership expired or are you interested in obtaining a new Entertainment Membership? Love local - make a difference by supporting local business and our school… and save! For a limited time there is a newly added gift-with-purchase (valid until 13 August) for 1 or 2x Event Cinema tickets with your Entertainment Membership purchase.

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Carers Needed

posted: Tue, July 28, 2020

CCS Disability Action are in urgent need of safe and nurturing caregivers to provide homes to some very special children across the Bay of Plenty.

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Thank you to Winston Fleming

posted: Thu, July 23, 2020

Thank you to Winston Fleming for donating the Kingfisher and Kereru to add to our Kokako display collection for the children’‘s learning.

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Congratulations Leo & Rotorua Rebels Waterpolo Team!

posted: Tue, July 21, 2020

Congratulations to Leo English and the whole U12 Rotorua Rebels Waterpolo team who won gold in the BOP/Auckland/Waikato Under 12 Tournament over the holidays!

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Local Parks and Reserve Survey

posted: Tue, July 21, 2020

The Sport, Recreation and Environment Team at Rotorua Lakes Council has sent us the following email: We are emailing to let you know about a survey we are running to help Council better understand what our community values about local parks and reserves. We acknowledge that the past couple of months has been a stressful time for many households in Rotorua, but it has also provided a unique opportunity for people to spend more time in their own neighbourhoods. COVID-19 Alert Levels meant people were using spaces close to home for recreation more than ever. As we reflect back on that time, we want our community to share with us what they noticed about their local parks and reserves....

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Beach Volley Ball Court and BBQ Area Opening

posted: Thu, July 02, 2020

Our Beach Volleyball Court and BBQ Area was officially opened on Wednesday, 1 July. PTA and Board Member, Celia Grant gave a lovely speech (parts of which are reproduced below) introducing the facility and thanking all those who contributed to the project then current Kaharoa student Hunter Weaver and Councillor Fisher Wang cut the ceremonial ribbon and declared the Community Recreational Resource OPEN. Thank you very much to all who came to celebrate with us, in particular those who represented our supporters, both financial and those who donated materials, their time and energy in helping with construction. A very big thank you to the PTA who managed the project - what a fantastic new...

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Rotorua Mini-Marathon 2020

posted: Tue, June 30, 2020

The Rotorua Mini Marathon event is going ahead in 2020 on Friday 25th September. If your child would like to participate, please print the attached Permission Slip, complete and return to the office with $5 entry fee (non-refundable) before 21 August. Please note this is the last Friday of Term 3 and the event coincides with a visit to school from “Zebong Teller of Tales”, who will be performing a show and running some writing workshops with children.

File Download: Mini_Marathon_Permission_Slip_2020_2.pdf

File Download: Mini_Marathon_Course.pdf

File Download: Mini_Marathon_Poster_2020.pdf

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NumberWorks’nWords

posted: Fri, June 26, 2020

Hopefully you received a note home this week from NumberWorks’nWords Rotorua who offer online and in-centre tutoring in English and Maths. They state “From students who are struggling to keep up to those bursting to get ahead, our tuition programmes are tailored to meet each individual’s specific needs, build their learning confidence and improve their school results.”

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Alert Level 1 - The 10 Golden Rules

posted: Thu, June 25, 2020

Unite for the recovery and follow the 10 Golden Rules for everyone at Alert Level 1. These posters have been put up around the school to remind our staff and students, we would be grateful if you could reinforce these messages at home.

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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.

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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.

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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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