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.
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
We are one of the 10 winners of the Resene Wall Worthy Competition!
Congratulations to our place-holding swimmers following the Interschool Competition that was held on 6 March.
File Download: 2020_Qualifiers.pdf
Congratulations to the following children who received the Stepping Up Awards for their class in Term 1 and to Lucy Barker, our Wheel Recipient.
A huge congratulations to Wiremu, who won the Aniwell Sportsmanship Award at Land Rover Horse of the Year 2020. Equestrian Sports NZ said on their Facebook post, “Wiremu consistently displays great sportsmanship, a willingness to help and learn and is an excellent young horseman”.
Room Kowhai went down to the Kokako Bush Block to enjoy the trees, birds, insects, and fungi.
A big thank you to TW Moore Pumice Supplies for donating the sand and aggregate for our new beach volleyball gazebo.
File Download: IMG_8648_%282%29.JPG
Room Rimu had a spectacular camp at Waihi in the last week of February, staying at Sapphire Springs Holiday Park and visiting various mining-related venues, local walks and of course the beach. Thank you to the wonderful parents who attended this memorable camp: Corrine Dixon, Brad Hohneck, Eddie Brake, Courtney Brunt, Jacqui English, Eden Ross, Vanessa Paikea, Jenn Transom, Shaun Coxhead.
Well done to the children who challenged themselves and represented the school in the RATS Duathlon yesterday. Thank you to the parents who supported the children and provided transport, it is very much appreciated. Special mention to Casey Day who got 3rd place in the Y5/6 race and Kobe Stranks-Rose who got 2nd place in the Y7/8 race.
A big thank you to our camp parents and grandparents who made our camp possible. Vanessa Bradley, Vanessa Paikea, Julian Dean, Guy Gaddam, Val Dean (aka Nana Val) Debbie Gaddam (aka Gran), Robin Lacombe.
Room Rata would like to thank our AMAZING camp parents who came to Lakes Ranch with us - Sarah Paterson, Kylie & Rhys Johnston, Peter Roy, Amy Symmans, Sonia Sampietro, Erin Wynn.
Well done to the children for challenging themselves against the course and each other in the School Triathlon today. Thanks to parents for making time to deliver bikes, support your children and encourage your child to participate and give it a go.
File Download: 2020_Triathlon_Results.pdf
Congratulations to the following Kaharoa past pupils whose very impressive 2019 academic achievements have been recently celebrated by WHHS:
Congratulations to past pupils, Kallista and Nando Pijnaker on their recent achievements. Kallista finished her Mechanical Engineering degree with honours and has a job lined up with Fisher & Paykel working on breathing machines for hospitals. Nando has just signed his first professional contract with Grasshopper Football Club in Zurich, Switzerland. We wish you both the best in your future endeavours!
File Download: RDP_Nando_Pijnaker.pdf
|16-04||Last Day of Term 1|
|03-05||First Day of Term 2|
|06-05||Annual Book Stall|
|07-05||PTA Mothers Day Stall|
|07-06||Queens Birthday Long Weekend - No School|
|08-06||Teacher Only Day - No School Today|
|09-07||End of Term 2|