17 August 2016, Week 4 - Term 3



17 August 2016, Week 4 - Term 3
Phone: 09 235 2806
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.akaaka.school.nz
Week 4 - T3
17 Aug 2016
Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou katoa,
The official entry forms for calf club were sent home this
week. Please ensure they are completed and returned
We enjoyed a fabulous morning at promptly.
the Muir’s yesterday for our Cross
Don’t forget to enter the Draw your calf, lamb, goat comCountry – the weather was supetition on the LIC website for anyone who would like
perb, the course challenging and
to enter!
the views were gorgeous. Huge
thanks to the Muirs for preparing http://www.lic.co.nz/lic_Art_Competition.cfm
the course and hosting this event,
Please ensure your child is completing their Calf Club
and thanks also to Shannon,
diary for their animal and/or potato. These will be needKirsty, Steph, Gaylene, Rebecca, Anahera, Ellisa, Mrs
ed for a check in at school on Monday 22nd please. By
Gardiner and our teachers for your support and transportnow all children who are entering the potato growing
ing the kids! Here are few photos, there are plenty more
competition should have brought their bucket, spud and
on our Facebook page.
instructions home – please ensure these are planted.
If you have not taken your Insta Gran photos yet please
plan do complete this within the next two weeks so that
we have time to print and mount the images.
Each student is required to enter a minimum of two or a
maximum of 10 photographs. The subject matter is an
older person of your choice. The images will need to be
in a digital format so they can be entered into the competition, these can be emailed, brought in on a pen drive or
uploaded to your school google account. Every student
will have one image professionally printed and displayed
in our mini art exhibition at Calf Club.
Basic Facts Test – congratulations to Sally Rose, Toby, Avah, Taleisha, Summer, Aden, Porsha, Riley, Theo
and Rongo who have continued to improve their basic
facts scores – a great demonstration of tenacity! A special mention to these students who scored 100% - Brooklyn, Joshua,
Our Year 3 and 4 netball team played superbly last week
coming away with second place for their grade! Well
done and thanks again to Ellisa and Ashleigh for coaching our teams this year. Thanks also to those who provided transport to ensure our kids get to participate in
these events!
In recognition of excellent classwork and/or demonstrating the values of Aka Aka school.
19 Aug
Mufti Day—bring a store cupboard
22 Aug
PTA Meeting at 7:30pm in staffroom
23 Aug
Group Day Cross Country
13 Sep
Waiuku Choir Festival at Waiuku Primary School 6:30pm
15 Sep
Waiuku Choir Festival at Waiuku Primary School 6:30pm
25 Sep
Calf Club
Pukekohe Metro Cricket Club
Registration Dates for new and existing members for upcoming season are Wed 7 Sep – 5.30pm-7.30pm, Sat 10
& Sun 11 Sep 10am-1pm at the Bledisloe Park
clubrooms. Ages 5 and up, all abilities catered for. Contact [email protected] for further information
Attention calf, lamb and kid rearers!
Waiuku Veterinary Centre will be offering free tail docking, castration and vaccination for registered calf club
animals on the afternoons of Tuesday the 23rd of August
and Thursday the 25th of August. This will take place
from 3.30pm until 5pm on both days at Waiuku Veterinary Centre, 17 Kitchener Rd, Waiuku. It will be a good
chance for you to chat to a vet and get advice on calf
club animal rearing. All welcome! If you have questions
or problems prior to this, please feel free to call the clinic
on (09) 235 9217
Lambs for Calf Club $65
Contact Lisa Crisp 092334153 or 0274158672.
Kids Obstacle duathlon - run, bike and obstacle
course. Tuesday 20th September, open to Years 4 - 8.
Enter online at www.bsgevents.co.nz.
Back row: Cam. Middle row: Tyronne, Ruby, Estella,
Thomas. Front: Taleisha and Brooklyn.
Headlice – please check your child’s hair for headlice
and treat accordingly. Much appreciated!
CALF CLUB Thanks to everyone for confirming entries, bringing groceries for mufti etc. Our next mufti day
will be on Friday 19th August where we are asking
families to bring store cupboard items like flour, pasta,
sugar etc.
Chop Chop Vocab! Last week we acknowledged
these clever cookies for improving their Chop Chop Vocab scores by 20% or more over the last 4 weeks! Absent from the photo – Sally Rose, Dayton, Makereta,
Rongo and Kayla.
Michaelene Nu’u

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