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Waipahihi School Newsletter

10 March 2016

Tena koutou katoa
Nga mihi ki a koutou

A news update from Tim will be linked on the button below each week. This week he writes about:
  • E-Learning initiative update
  • School Working Bee - Sunday March 20 @ 9am
  • Our Board, upcoming elections & our next meeting date
Click here to read Tim's weekly update
Te Ohanga had their Triathlon on Tuesday afternoon.  These photos were taken at the finish line.
Room 14's Song to the Tune of 'We Will Rock You' by Queen.
When you are advising your child's teacher of an upcoming absence, could you please let the Office know as well.  This saves us contacting you in the case of the teacher not being present in their class on that particular day.
Please note the upcoming 'Staff Only Day' on the Thursday before Easter detailed below. Note dates below for the long Easter weekend.
Term 1      Tuesday 2 February to Friday 15 April
Easter       Thursday 24 March (Staff Only Day) including Tuesday 29 March
Term 2      Monday 2  May to Friday 8 July
Term 3      Monday 25 July to Friday 23 September
Term 4      Monday 10 October to Thursday 15 December
Reminder: Biking to School every Wednesday - rain, hail or shine! Meet at the Silver Fish in town with the 'convoy' leaving at 8am! This is for all children (but if you are 5 years old you must have an adult biking with you).
Click on the image above to access our shared calendar online.
Missed out on a Ironkidz t-shirt? We ordered some extras.... if you want one, they are $15 and available from the Office.
Have your personal details changed?

If your phone number or address has changed recently please email the office to update your details by clicking on the button below.
Personal Detail update - email here
Circular Distribution Delivers are needed in the Marshall Avenue area.  If you would like more information contact Sharon on 027-426-6110 or

Hilltop School PTA Boot Sale is being held on Saturday 12 March.  Gates open 8am - 11am.  If you would like to turn your unwanted items into cash you can hire a spot 

Enjoy "High Tea" at the Taupo Rose Garden on Sunday 12 March from 2pm-4pm.  The 1st Taupo Scout Group is fundraising to attend Jamboree Camp.  Tickets available from Pam Nelson (027-406-1322) or Tessa Sandham (027-843-2606).

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