Havelock School Newsletter V153 N8 12 June 2013

 

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published every even week during school terms posted to school families the wider community on the web and emailed by request copy and casual advertising for #09 published wed 26 june closes thu 20 june 2013 wednesday 12 june 2013 term 2 week 06 volume 153 number 08 quote school has become the world religion of a modernized proletariat and makes futile promises of salvation to the poor of the technological age ivan illich deschooling society calendar fri 7 jun mon 10 jun fri 14 jun thu 20 jun fri 21 jun fri 21 jun mon 24 jun mon 24 jun tue 25 jun thu 4 jul thu 11 jul fri 12 jul mon 29 jul http www.havelock.school.nz/index.php/calendar1 click on item for status and/or further info 40hr famine fonterra milk first day/school in marlborough pelorus cluster math tech challenge waitaria firewise all classes people savers first aid course pelorus students mid-year reports issued rippa rugby tbc with cluster tasman rugby board of trustees meeting 19:00 in pelorus learning conferences also 26 jun 1 and 2 jul y7/8 technology 2:1 y7/8 technology 2:2 last day term 2 day 1 term 3 denotes further information elsewhere in the newsletter or web calendar mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 1

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fair play awards finn drabsch riki drabsch and tayla munro were awarded fair play awards at the recent pelorus cluster cross country hosted by canvastown school well done are you on facebook find us facebook or visit the school website and like us status updates are posted from time to time and it is an easy way to stay in the loop don t forget the web site has a plethora of information within and events are updated with information as it comes to hand make a shortcut on your desktop and have it all at your fingertips and your smart phone library can you help several paul jennings books are missing from the library if you know where any of these are please return them to the havelock school library notes from the first world war anniversary the date of 28th july 1914 was the day the first world war began when the austro-hungarians fired the first shots of the war as preparation for the invasion of serbia although the new zealand expeditionary force had captured german western samoa in august 1914 the main body of the nzef left new zealand on 16th august 1914 we have decided that we will honour the 100th anniversary of the commencement of world war one 28 july 1914 by displaying information about the names commemorated on our war memorial the names are h.c barltrop a.h glover a moore f.d.m reader r.b adams s.r mcisaac c higgins j.v twidle c.a congdon c.w reader j.w brunning c.f twidle r brownlee f.w mears f.w.w moore a.g glastonbury page 2 mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861

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a.e wells f wells w.e jones j wilson l.n levien d gregor we would be very grateful for any information you could let us have regarding these people please contact either linden armstrong vlh.armstrong@xtra.co.nz phone 574 2150 or ian cameron ianc.cameron@xtra.co.nz phone 574 2558 we are still unable to solve the puzzle of why a name was so crudely erased from the memorial pictured above and would also appreciate assistance around this puzzle planning for the modernisation of the interior of the museum is taking place and work will begin with a repaint and refurbishment of the wood and varnish work by next month we expect that the work will have commenced the murder in the pelorus valley part six you will recall that a museum member pauleen wilkinson nee wells has sent us this story which we are serialising in these notes pauleen is transcribing the murder in the pelorus valley from the nelson examiner 17th may 1863 her great great grandfather thomas wells was on the jury and his wife jane and one of their sons david were called as witnesses along with other prominent members of the village at the time it is the story of william grant who lived near havelock and was found dead on his property in this part the magistrate puts questions to the witness brooks and then david wells gives his evidence by the bench i was all day about getting firewood mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 3

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by the prisoner i went from havelock for the firewood there is no firewood on the havelock side within reach it was about forty or fifty yards from where i was getting firewood to grant s house i saw no fire or smoke at grant s and i called out to him to help me push the boat off by the bench i did not notice any foot tracks on sunday but i did on monday we found a naked footmark on the latter day close to the body we did not find any more david wells being sworn said i am by occupation a sawyer and am at present residing in the pelorus i knew the deceased william grant well i saw him alive somewhere about a fortnight before i saw him lying dead on sunday he was lying dead in his garden a little way from his whare about five o clock in the afternoon i called expecting to be answered by grant but was answered by brooks instead hearing a strange voice i cooeed again and brooks said that grant was dead i then went to look at the body in company with my brother and brooks and found that the latter had covered it up we took some timber that we had in the canoe out and went immediately over to havelock intending to return again that night but finding it so late we deferred it until the morning i went over in company with my brother and brooks and several others on the following morning to re-visit the body we uncovered the body and found a wound in the neck as if done with an axe we did not discover the axe till after we had seen the body but we found it directly afterwards lying close beside it we examined the axe and thought we discovered blood on the handle we then covered up the body with a counterpane which we took from the deceased s bed i should say from the appearance of the body that he had been dead two or three days the flesh on his face and hands appeared quite blue on entering the house it appeared to have been ransacked i could not say that anything had been taken away there was a gun and a watch in the house which we took and delivered to the constable in pa rt seven the prisoner cross examines the witness wells mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 4

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johnston associates south chartered accountants masterminding brighter tomorrows annual financial accounting accounting services evaluation and implementation business advisory corporate advisory dean steele ca b.mgmt hons xero a nd the cloud training development and structure 021 249 1191 dsteele@jacal.co.nz debt structure and management due diligence management reporting/interim reporting new company setup strategic and business planning succession planning taxation tax compliance and advice trans-tasman accounting cash flows budgets projections 021 249 1195 bdouglas@jacal.co.nz ca b.com dip grad ben douglas brad mcneill 021 0206 7526 bmcneill@jacal.co.nz ca bca bsc mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 5

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fonterra milk for schools following delivery and some onboarding prep work last week students were able to make a choice about receiving 180ml of cool lite uht milk once a day taking it into class following morning break this offer is available every normal day and is largely operated by year 5 and 6 students there is a little origami involved as the empties need to be folded in a very specific way in order to minimise the space taken as they are collected sent north to auckland and then to thailand for converting from tetra-pak to paper and roof tiles the ultimate in recycling the fonterra milk for schools programme provides at participating schools · all year 1 ­ 6 children a free serving of anchor lite uht milk every school day · free lease of a fonterra fridge to chill the milk · free delivery of the milk and collection of used packaging for recycling · a free recycling kit consisting of recycling bins and bags it appears havelock school is the first school in marlborough to get onboard with this programme with others soon to follow should you not wish your child to participate then please make contact with the office to advise further info can be found by visiting www.fonterramilkforschools.com mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 6

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pelorus challenge trophy friday 14 june two student teams are heading out with an adults team to contest this trophy on friday thanks to the adults who have offered their time and skills to take part all team members need be at the havelock wharf jetty 1 to board the southern pursuit by 08:20 for an 08:30 departure to ensure arrival at waitaria by 10:00 eta havelock on the return is 16:30 pool keys waitaria bay thanks to all those who tracked down their key over the last fortnight the following keys remain at large please return even if you have one of these keys at your place with a number not listed but with the big yellow key-float attached then please get it to school asap still looking for 7 bryant 9 60 day 11 douglas 13 walker 21 wallace 30 drabsch 35 mckay 48 williams 50 luscombe 54 baker mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 7

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community law centre ­ easy access to legal advice save yourself the trip into blenheim to speak to a para-legal worker at community law marlborough you can speak to community law marlborough via skype from the offices of pelorus projects between eyes on nature and the havelock hall there is no charge for this service all you need to do is to ring pelorus projects 574 2555 to make an appointment and then turn up with your documents at the appointment time the interview is confidential the types of matters which the case workers can deal with are employment contract family consumer immigration problems however they do not deal with commercial or conveyance matters the next appointment time is 18 june did you know looking after our teeth isn t only about brushing the more often we consume sweet food and drinks the more likely we are to get holes in our teeth limiting any `sweet foods and drinks to meal times and eating `snacks such as bread cheese raw vegetables nuts rice crackers and unsweetened popcorn is more `tooth friendly nelson marlborough community oral health service blenheim marlborough clinic 520 9922 reap courses reap s aim is to give the rural community support the opportunity to partake in activities in their area and to provide a tutor for the activities chosen by those interested these courses are being organised by havelock community education service with reap support guitar for beginners tutor janice thompsett you will learn chord formation strumming and linking chords together fluently students will be able to play some tunes at the end of the course course cost $100.00 a few positions still available date yet to be arranged pasta making tutor piero rocco 11am sunday 21st july a two hour course during which you will be shown how to make your own pasta during this time piero will also have some pre-made pasta which will be cooked with two different sauces to eat as we go a number of recipes will be handed out mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 8

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first aid work certificate and revalidation tutor nine scott ­ triple one care a one day course course cost $100 revalidation $55 date yet to be arranged courses in the pipeline photoshop introduction to digital photography day skipper s course other requests have been mosaics felting tufa pots a great number of tutors are available for a range of courses if you are interested in any of the above or have an interest in any other courses which could be arranged please contact rita jacobson 5742176 email ritacollet@clear.net.nz for further information mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 9

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marlborough football is running a holiday programme in the july school holidays the programme offers skills-based training in a fun environment for your child spaces are limited date venue ages tuesday 23rd thursday 25th july a&p park blenheim 7-11 year olds boys and girls new to experienced are welcome nz football has introduced asb holiday fun football programmes as part of the whole of football programme launched this year · please see the info below for the specific details of the asb holiday fun football programme to be run in blenheim · the programme is aimed at 7-11 year olds ­ boys and girls · an information sheet is also attached with more generic info on the programme · a specific curriculum has been developed for the asb holiday fun football programmes to ensure that the sessions are well structured and children receive the maximum benefit from the training register for part or full days on any individual day or all days whole day session 9am 3pm lunchtime supervision and activities provided $30 per child per day morning session only 9am 12noon $25 per child per day afternoon session only 1pm 3pm $15 per child per day if you wish to register your child to participate then please go to the marlborough football website for a registration form ­ www.marlboroughfootball.co.nz select skill programmes tab and then asb holiday fun football from the drop down menu that appears alternatively please phone marlborough football 579 2387 for further information junior basketball junior basketball is now underway and coaches should have notified the basketball office if they would like their team to change to a more suited grade once the competition is under way teams will not be able to change grades a coaching for coaches clinic is being held at the stadium on thursday 13th june 6.00pm ­ 9.00pm chris varcoe eo nelson basketball has been taking these clinics for many years and they are immensely valuable to anyone new to the game the clinic is free and involves both `theory and `practical so court shoes are essential for the second half of the evening for further information please contact the basketball office mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 10

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if anyone would like to receive a copy of the junior draw and to date hasn t ­ please email the basketball office a number of the handwritten registration details were difficult to decipher and emails are not getting through good luck with the season ­ we hope you enjoy it jac taylor ­ admin mba year 7/8 netball on may 28 senior players from havelock and canvastown schools formed a pelorus team in this tournament held at saxton field courts in stoke six twenty-minute games werem played against teams from all over nelson richmond westport and kaikoura the pelorus team won four of the six games and came 3rd in the year 7 grade a great time was had by all playing a different bunch of girls a special thank you to annie godsiff jade and all the huna hough and ella donald supporters also thanks to parents for taking them over school house tenancy three bedrooms the school house is currently undergoing some maintenance but will soon be available for rent as it is not currently required for a teacher or employee of the school should you be interested in renting this house please forward a letter of interest with contact details and references to the principal mauri ora na akoranga learning for life since 1861 page 11

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