Maketu Surf Life Saving Club are currently recruiting new members, from Junior Surf (ages 7 – 13) to trainee lifeguards (aged 14+), to join their Surf Life Saving club this summer, to give back to the community and learn some new skills.
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Well done to the children for participating in a winter sport for Term 2 & 3. The Winter Sports Prizegiving was held during our Friday morning Assembly on 25 October. Again a big thanks to the parents and caregivers who volunteered their time to coach and manage these teams - it is very much appreciated by all!
Children in sport and the challenges that come with it - please watch this very good clip which we found has some excellent messages!
Thank you very much to Guy and Caroline Hartley for the donation of Dylan Hartley’s U19 2004 English Jersey, put up for auction to raise money for the PTA. Dylan is a past pupil of Kaharoa School.
There was a burglary in the Kaharoa area yesterday, in daylight hours. Please be vigilant and look out for your neighbours and report any suspicious vehicles or people to Police, noting down number plates and descriptions of people if possible.
We would like to recognise those children who have played in sports teams this year. Kylie Day will be at School from 9am, 25 November to take sports team photos. Children participating will need to be in the proper School Sports Uniform.
Well done to all the children who took part in this years Lamb, Chicken and Kid Day. Here are the results from the School competition with some pictures of our trophy winners and from Group Day.
With Christmas and the new school year just around the corner, this could be an ideal opportunity for parents to consider purchasing a Chromebook if your child is moving into the middle/senior area of our school. Teachers have noted how much BYOD has enabled the learning for those who have their own devices.
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Elyse Musical School in Ngongotaha is offering piano or cello lessons. There are a few vacancies for Term 4, a summer holiday programme and they are now taking bookings for 2020 also.
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Room 8 went to their initial session out at Te Weta bay to meet up with the Catfish Killaz.
I was immensely proud of our choir children yesterday at the Big Sing Competition at Southwell School in Hamilton. The children competed against 18 other choirs winning a Silver Award and were awarded the Best Impact Award. An outstanding result for a choir who have only been practising for a term.
Congratulations to Riley, who has been selected for the Lakeland rep team to compete in the Northern Districts Primary Boys Tournament next month. This is a year 7-8 team picked from the Eastern Bay and Taupo. Fabulous news and well done, Riley!
Kaharoa School is taking part in the Kids Art Works fundraising promotion and we would love your support. Read on for more information and a sample of the amazing art works being created.
Justin Megraw is running tennis lessons at Kaharoa School this term for kids aged 9+. Lessons will be held Wednesday mornings, 8.00-8.45am, starting 23 October.
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We are now registered as an Olympic School. Every time parents or friends of the school take out a loan with ANZ for $50,000 or more, and mention Kaharoa School to the staff member, we get credited with 800 points (which equates to $400). These points can be used to get items for our School.
We need help!
If you can help with any of the items above, please click on a task to find out more and volunteer.