Term 3 Week 6 Newsletter – Wednesday 31 August 2016 – Rāapa

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Term 3 Week 6 Newsletter – Wednesday 31 August 2016 – Rāapa
Term 3 Week 6 Newsletter – Wednesday 31 August 2016 – Rāapa 31 Here-turi-kōkā 2016
TERM DATES 2016
Term 3: Mon 25 July – Fri 23 September
Ngatimoti Festival Sunday 23 October
Term 4 Mon 10 October – Thurs 15 December
[email protected] [email protected]
Principal: Tony Draaijer
Tel: 03 526 8842
Text Absences: 027 526 8842
BANK ACCOUNT: 03 1354 0359568 00
CLASS BLOGS FOR IMPORTANT UPDATES: http://www.indigo-ngatimoti.blogspot.co.nz/ http://www.ngatimotiseniorroom.blogspot.co.nz/
What’s happening this week? Week 6
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FRIDAY ENVIRO TIME 11.30-12.30 PLEASE BRING
PLASTIC BOTTLES AND BOTTLE TOPS TO THE OFFICE IF
POSSIBLE, THANK YOU
THIS WEEK THE BIRDS & PREDATORS ENVIRO GROUP
WILL VISIT THE WETLANDS WITH DEBS.
SICKNESS ALERT!! There is so much illness around school
this week we would like you all to look after yourselves, and
parents; please help by teaching your children how to blow their
noses, keep coughs to themselves and practice good hygiene
habits like hand washing. Thank you all for helping us in the
battle against these nasty bugs.
What’s happening next week, Week 7
INDIGO ROOM visit Motueka Library – Monday 5 September
Teachers Paid Union Meeting – Wednesday 7 September.
Our school remains open as usual.
Year 6 MOTEC Expo – Thursday 8 September. Separate
notices have gone out about this. Parent transport is required
for our 14 year 6 students.
Book Club Issue 6 Orders will be placed Friday 9 September
What else is happening this term?
Room 4 will visit the Motueka Library again on Mon 12 Sept
Talent Quest: 14 September
BOT Meeting: 14 September
QUIZ NIGHT WITH GLENN: Friday 16 September
DANCE PERFORMANCE AT SCHOOL: TUES 20 September
All students will perform a show for parents on the afternoon of
Tuesday 20 September to showcase their dance learning with
Dean this term.
STUDENT LED CONFERENCES: Wednesday 21 September
Mark this date in your diaries – your appointment times will
appear in next week’s newsletter
REMINDERS…
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BUS NOTICES, absences and messages.
SEND A TEXT TO 027 526 8842.
School Donations: For 2016 for 1 child at school = $25, for 2 children
= $40, with a maximum family donation of $50 for 3 or more children.
Thanks to all those who have paid.
Best Wishes to Chris and Phoebe
who celebrate their birthdays this
coming week. We wish you lots of
fun from everyone here at school!
We raised $53 last week for the Cancer
Society – thank you all for your
donations
Thanks to the Moynan family for the grand tour of their
farm for our Room 4 students this morning! What a
great day for it! Thanks again for parent transport too!
Dear Everyone,
Student Led Conferences are scheduled for the Wednesday of week
nine and Staff are currently scheduling conferences.
I think this is a wonderful opportunity for you to sit formally with your
child, hearing and seeing the work they are doing at school, and the
progress they are making. Appointment times will be advised in the
next few days and I urge you to set aside the time to attend your child's
conference.
You will have the opportunity to follow up on these sessions early in
term 4 but we are always prepared to meet with you if you have any
concerns.
Have a great week,
Tony
ROCK da HOUSE Choir Festival 2016
TOMORROW!! THURSDAY 1 SEPTEMBER.
Performers, you should all know what you need to wear, where
to report to and what you are doing following today’s dress
rehearsal. Parents don’t forget your tickets on the night!
Thanks to all parents who have helped out in preparation for
tomorrow’s big show; also particular thanks to Lauren and Kathy
for all their hard work with rehearsals, practices and
organisation. And to the Indigo Room and Room 5 performers well done, you’re amazing! Looking forward to a great show!
ENVIRO TIME; every Friday between 11.30am and 12.30pm. There
are still a few permission slips still to be returned for trips to the
wetlands in enviro time. Please check with Amanda or your class
teacher if you are unsure. If you have not yet returned this your child
will have to stay behind if their group is scheduled to go to the
wetlands. Parents are welcome to come along and lend a hand if you
have a free hour before lunch on a Friday!
Miniball: Unfortunately our Intermediate team had to default this week
due to sickness. The Intermediate Breakers play on Monday 5 Sept at
5.30pm.
This Friday’s Senior game has been cancelled by our opponents so
our Attackers win by default and there is no game this Friday. Better
luck next week!
Volleyball We play Rudolf SS Seniors at 5pm tonight. The cost is
$20 per player, payable to school now please.
QUIZ NIGHT – FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
NGATIMOTI RESERVE COMMUNITY ROOMS
$10 per person – Teams of 4-6 preferable
Glenn is running this quiz to raise funds for school musical instruments
– and to have a bit of fun of course! Register your team at the school
office anytime.
7pm for a 7.30pm start on Friday 16 September.
BYO Supper and drinks.
Dean shows Room 5 how to look cool and do the dance moves!
Come along to our whole school dance performance on the afternoon of Tuesday 20 September!
NGATIMOTI NETBALL Well done to Naomi and Amy who were last week’s players of the day.
Saturday 3rd September
Ngatimoti Diamonds; We finish off the season with a friendly game this week at 10am. Please meet at the courts at 9.30. We also need to
take team photos on Saturday, could everyone bring in a change of clothes as I will collect in the uniforms afterwards.
Prize Giving; we will have our end of year prize giving at school on Saturday September 10 for all players in year 3 and up. More info next
week. Lou 5268815 / 0210457798
NGATIMOTI FESTIVAL 2016 - SUNDAY 23 OCTOBER
PARENT ROSTER: Come and add your name to the roster in the office if you have not yet done so! Thanks to all parents helping out,
we should be able to roster you on for a couple of hours somewhere – call Amanda if you have any questions!
WHITE ELEPHANT: You may start to bring in your donations now to the office, thank you 
PLANT STALL: 6-CELL SEEDLING TRAYS wanted please!
ANIMALS WANTED: If you have any animals you think may be suitable to borrow for our Animal Tent on the day please TEXT HOBBIT
0212996488 – also wanted small animal cages/portable fences etc. Thank you!
NGATIMOTI SCHOOL PARENTS GROUP - CAKE ROSTER
We offer cakes for sale for $1 each as a Friday treat to students. Parents donate the cakes and their time for this and
the children really look forward to their Friday cakes! So as a parent is it clear to you what you need to do on your
cake duty day? Please arrive in time for lunch with approximately 24 muffins, slices or cake. Please try to be here to
serve your delicious cakes, however if this is impossible your child should help to serve. If you think your child is too
young please let us know and we will arrange a senior student to help. Please arrive by 12.30pm, set up the big table
in the hall. As students line up (little ones first), serve. Wipe the table and clean up. This terms roster is as follows; If
you are unable to do your duty please swap with another parent or call Catherine on 526 8891.
Term 3 Parent Cake Roster
Week 6; 2 Sept: Camille N, Kylie O, Canada M
Week 7; 9 Sept: Janine B, Michaela L, Jud C
Week 8; 16 Sept; Charlie A, Lou B, Lee S
Week 9; 23 Sept: Di W, Mike W, Victoire S
HOUSE WANTED!!
4 Bed rooms or 3 + sleep out. Full time working couple with
Ngatimoti school student, excellent references, URGENT by end of
November at latest. Thank you please contact me at
[email protected] ph 03 5532157 after 5pm
HOUSE SITTER AVAILABLE.
Due to a cancellation, we are available for
housesitting from mid-November and through
December. We are very tidy, careful, honest and
respectful people. We love animals and can care
for gardens too. I am a practical person who
isn’t afraid to rummage through the toolbox if
necessary. We are seeking housesitting
opportunities as a way to help us save for our
own home. Excellent references available.
Call Debs
0210298746 [email protected]

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