ngatea primary school term 3 week 3 telephone 07 867 7305 facsimile 07 867 7210 3 august 2012 www.ngatea.school.nz email@example.com my netball team by freya lesch certificate of merit thames photograph competition ngatea primary school 2012 2013 enrolments living in the zone open day 31 august 2012 9:00 a.m 10:30 a.m our charter our vision supported by strong bot leadership strategic direction planning i care values throughout whole school priority on reading writing numeracy a live online e-learning environment accessible to all parents anywhere anytime any how any pace huge emphasis on personalised learning to ensure needs of every student are met building of fundamental learning skills development of fine large motor skills strong learning support program self managing learners leadership development strong emphasis on the arts jazz band marimba band choir keyboard piano guitar j-rock pe sport opportunities we play fair but also to win pride ourselves in healthy student-teacher relationships value strong home-school partnership 1 come along to find out more about ngatea primary school our mission vision and our learning programs children are welcome to attend please feel free to make an appointment if the open day does not suit you deadline for enrolment 7 september 2012 please contact the school for application pack living in the zone parents of students who live within the home zone and intend enrolling their children at any time during 2012/13 must please inform the school immediately the bot uses this information to determine the number of places available for out of zone students.
mihi nui ki a koutou katoa term 3 july 16 term 3 begins august 13 nps cross country 14 ps cross country reserve day 20 hp cross country bot meeting 29 tv cross country 31 open day 09:00 10:30 a.m september 5 gymsport festival y 2-8 7 marimba festival postponed to 26 october enrolment deadline 18 hp speeches 19 marimba concert 27 kids first disco 28 pet day end of term 3 term 4 mon 15 oct tues 13 dec e-newsletters last week we trialled the new e-newsletter we apologise to those who are unable to read the e-newsletter on their mobile digital devices we will continue to work on finding a format compatible to devices in this newsletter principal s message enrolment information term 3 dates e-newsletter cross country permissions school notices tv central advertising nps on central tv cross country lunch orders scholastics affco nz ltd hearing vision checks soda stream please gymnastics subway lunches lost property netbook orders sports notices ngatea netball calibre taekwon do basketball beavers hockey community notices hp rural show does your child need support volunteer paeroa lions fireworks talent quest paeroa hp st john youth ngatea cross country permission forms have been sent home with the students today could you please ensure that these forms are completed and returned to the office no later than wednesday 8th august 2012 thank you 2
school notices tv central advertising we are looking for one more advertiser to sponsor our weekly show nps news on central tv which screens throughout the waikato and bay of plenty your business will feature prominently in our tv show which screens three times a week fridays at 5:30pm saturdays at 8am and sundays at 4:30pm as well as on our uploaded episodes on youtube you will also have your logo and website linked to our school homepage if you would like to know more please contact jonathan o neill firstname.lastname@example.org ngatea primary school on central don t forget to watch ngatea primary school news which will be broadcast by central tv three times a week on fridays at 5:30pm with replays on saturday at 8:00am and sunday at 4:30pm the three-minute programme is written filmed edited entirely by our students every week a huge thank you to the following weekly sponsors for making this possible effective properties ph 027 4963258 and kids time www.kidstime.co.nz
scholastics issue 5 has been sent home with all students if you would like to purchase any books please complete the order form and return with payment to the school office by 7th august 2012 cash cheque and credit cards accepted please make cheque out to scholastics affco nz ltd affco nz ltd is again running the cash for schools bobby calf fund raising programme this season this is a fantastic opportunity to generate cash for the school last year affco nz ltd donated more than $100,000 to local schools as a result of the programme all you have to do is register your bobby calves with affco nz ltd for the current season see form enclosed and nominate our school for the donation it doesn t cost you anything because afffco nz ltd pays the donation over and above normal supplier payments if you don t have a dairy farm then sign up your neighbours friends and whanau so get in behind the school and register your bobby calves today call into the office and pick up the necessary forms to support ngatea primary school hearing and vision checks hearing and vision checks in school will be at ngatea primary school on monday 10th september 9.00 o clock the objective of the vision is to identify previously undetected hearing and vision defects which children are routinely checked catch up screening for children who have not completed hearing and vision checks as part of their b4 school check children absent from previous visit require re-tests or follow up in special circumstances parents teachers or others may request a hearing or vision check new immigrants what tests are carried out ears audiometry hearing test tympanometry middle ear function test only carried out when hearing test is not within a normal range eyes long distance vision tests not a complete visual examination but a simple screening test colour vision tests year 7 boys only nb all these checks are non-invasive safe and should cause no discomfort the vision hearing technician will notify parents of all test results enter results on ministry of education data base enrol the vision hearing technician will obtain personal details from the school i.e names dates of birth ethnicity if the technician needs to contact parents or caregivers following the visit addresses and phone numbers will also be required community services may share this information with other health professionals involved in the children s care if any parent or caregiver does not want their child to be checked or their child is currently under specialist care for a hearing or vision defect they should let the technician know by leaving a message with the school a new idea for dealing with ocd add adhd autism class 2th august in hamilton this class is run by diva diaz who is on the spectrum of all of these and she will share tools she uses to assist herself and others to function in society with more ease for more info see 4
www.accessconsciousness.co.nz/labels or call michelle 027-270-1948 suitable for parents teachers and people on the spectrums if you would like to print some information about the class to put on your noticeboard or pass on to teachers and others that may be interested please see http accessconsciousness.us5.listmanage2.com/track/click?u=b25bd8a39d2e463d88aa74bf6&id=1509618b34&e=9819ef7189 please please please does anyone have a soda stream at home they would be happy to lend us to use for a learning experience at the end of this term if so could you please contact the office and leave your name and phone number gymnastics gymnastics will be starting next week a consent form will be sent home on monday for years 2 8 if you have any queries please contact melissa urlovic or alyssa smith lost school t-shirt size 14 should be names c gordon missing after yr 7-8 x-country training please return to the office thank you school t-shirt size 12 missing after basketball wednesday night names k jenkins please return to the office thank you subway lunches subway lunches are available for the children on a tuesday and thursday orders are to be completed on an envelope and placed in the subway order box outside school office mini subs white or wheat bread turkey ham roast beef tuna or salami cookies juice box small primo large primo mini pump large pump $3.60 $0.80 $1.50 $2.20 $3.50 $2.50 $3.90 lost property all last terms lost property has been packed and stored if you wish to look through this please contact the office in the next week after this period all lost property will be donated to the salvation army thank you netbook orders our next round of orders for parents of year 5-8 students wishing to purchase a netbook will be processed in week 10 this term please note however that with the speed of change in computing we cannot guarantee that the current device we are selling will still be available or 5
that the $450 price will be maintained more information will be given to parents when they register their interest at the school office sports notices ngatea netball please can all trophy winners from last season return them asap to the school office thank you ngatea magpies after having a bye last week you will all be looking forward to getting back on the court training on friday and game on saturday at 9.50 please be there by 9.30 saturday the 11th will be the last day of netball for the season ngatea 3 a good game played against mangatangi last week with a comfortable win of 29-9 player of the day went to kayla watson-keep up the good defensive work this week we have two games to play one at 9.00 against kerepehi and a catch up game against mangatangi at 10.40 please be there by 8.30 the 11th of august is the last day for the netball season calibre taekwon do a few weeks ago we had a taekwon do instructor come to our school assembly and demonstrate his skills we are interested in starting a 4-7 year old class here at ngatea primary school once a week after school so far we have 8 students keen to start this class and we need 15 if there is anyone who has children aged between 4-7 who might be interested in joining please get in touch as soon as possible so we don t miss our chance to get our younger ones involved contact vanessa email email@example.com or phone/text 027 2824491 6
basketball t-shirts we are missing a lot of t-shirts from touch last year can everyone please check their kids drawers and return to the school office basketball draw 8/8 ngatea 7 v ngatea 8 ngatea 5 v ngatea 2 ngatea 4 v ngatea 6 ngatea 9 v waitak jun ngatea 10 v kopu jun waitak sen v kopu sen ngatea 1 v kaihere ngatea 3 bye 15/8 ngatea 7 v ngatea 10 ngatea 1 v ngatea 6 ngatea 8 v waitak jun ngatea 10 v kopu jun kaihere v waitak sen kopu sen v ngatea 2 ngatea 3 v ngatea 5 ngatea 4 bye 22/8 ngatea 7 v ngatea 9 ngatea 8 v ngatea 10 waitak jun v kopu jun kopu sen v ngatea 6 waitak sen v ngatea 4 kaihere v ngatea 3 ngatea 1 v ngatea 2 ngatea 5 bye 2.45 pm 3.10 pm 3.30pm 3.50pm 4.10 pm 4.30 pm 4.50 pm beavers hockey this saturday is your final game we are playing for 5th and 6th game is at 11am so please be there at 10.30 please also bring a spare t-shirt as your playing shirts will be collected community notices hauraki plains rural show 3rd november 2012 ngatea calf club section stalls entertainment floral art competition spaces available for stall sites please check our website www.haurakiplainsruralshow.co.nz for more details enquiries welcome does your child/student need support individual tuition at ngatea primary school specialising in dyslexia spelling reading and comprehension if they are finding it difficult to read spell follow instructions or transferring thoughts to paper then maybe they need extra support maybe i can help this one to one method of tutoring assists with overcoming such difficulties for more information contact joss martin on 07 868 5384 mob 0212994019 email firstname.lastname@example.org www.danksdavisdyslexia.com 7
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