Week 4 Term 2

Thursday 23 May 2019
School Contact Details: 444 8493 or 021 08408820
If your child is going to be absent:
Important Dates
Term 2 so far....
Weeek Event Community Information
20-24 May
24 May – Roopu Raranga Students to Auckland University with Whaea Ruth ECE – Growing Minds visiting
27 – 31 May
Welcome to our Student Teachers
R3- Michelle Dickson
R11- Julie Kim
29 May 3.30pm at TRS– Parents of Year 6 students – Parent meeting with Mark Whitford, Principal Glenfield Intermediate
7  10-14 June Kahui Ako Sports Day Y5/6  
17- 21 June
BOT meeting 17 June 5.30pm
Kaipatiki Kahui Ako Free Kathryn Berkett sessions –
Please let the office know if you would like to go.
For parents. Held at
Glenfield College
5.30-7.00pm- focusing on 5-9 years old
7.30-9 pm -Navigating Adolescence
24-28 June
Friday 28 June
Kaipatiki Kahui Ako Matariki Festival
TRS Kapahaka & Culture groups performing at Windy Ridge School 9.30- 2.30pm
1-5 July
Reports home Tuesday 2 July
Last Day of Term 2 Friday 5 July
School finishes at 3.00pm
TERM 3 Starts Monday 22 July
Welcome to new students and whanau

Welcome to all our new students and families and their whanau. We look forward to helping you with your learning journey.
Starship fundraiser

On Friday the 31st of May there will be a mufti day to raise money for Starship Hospltal. Please bring a gold coin donation and give it to your classroom teacher on the day.

Uniforms and change of season

We have all felt the change in weather in the lst week. With the drop in temperature students need to wrap up warm, wear sweatshirts and jackets.

Please be reminded that all students' unifoms should be named. Thank you.
Measles in Auckland Schools

Please read the important information notice below from the Auckland Rgional Public Health Service regarding mesles. 
Vist the Auckland Regional Public Health Service webpage below for translations of this notice in Tongan, Samoan, Mandarin, Maori, Hindi, Cook islands Maori, Niuean and Sign Language.
Gutter Kitties

Danielle Kok  from Gutter Kitties visited the school today with several playful kittens. Their first session was with Mrs Mackay's class Room 4. Marcella and Moby had a wonderful time with Room 4.

Marcella, Moby and the other kittens are available for adoption.
Liam Bourke looks on as Mia-Leigh Hartfield guides Marcella..
Vincent Hukui and Benny Nakervis stretch out their hands to Moby.
Moby is completely at home with Nathan Nicholls, Joyce Kim, Rafaella Candari and Noelle Kim.  
 Moby gets the attention of Lochlan Streak and William Sok.
All families should have received their Board Election information.
Are you interested in standing for the Board?

If you are interested in how the school is governed and want to have some input into this, this is your time to get involved. Please send nominations in by post, email or fax by noon tormorrow Friday 24 May.

If you are a candidate whose nomination has already been sent to the Returning Officer and you have not included a candidate statement or photo but still wish to do so, please file these by noon tormorrow Friday 24 May.

Or if you have misplaced the nomination form please contact the Returning Officer as follows: 

Mathilda C R Uhrle
Returning Officer
Target Road School
80 Target Road
Totara Vale 0629

Fax; (09) 444 6531


Thank you.
Last Board Meeting for the current Board
The last Board meeting for the current Board will be on Monday 17 June at 5.30pm . The current Board extends an invitation and welcome to new Board members to attend the meeting on 17 June.

Teachers' Collective Agreement- teachers' strike Wednesday 29 May
Teachers across New Zealand voted overwhelmingly to NOT Accept the Government’s latest offer and are set to Strike on Wednesday 29 May. Should the strike go ahead Target Road School is likely to be closed as the majority of our staff are NZEI members. We have arranged for A+ to be open on the day and if you think you will need to use their services you will need to book your children in. Contact 443 5386.
The raffle tickets for the beautiful artwork donated by Shannan Blanchet are now on sale.  Each ticket will cost $2.00 or 3 for $5.00.  This is on display in the office foyer.
The second prize is a $50.00 Countdown voucher. Tickets will come home for you to purchase or you can buy them directly from the office. The raffle will be drawn on the last day of the term Friday 5 July.

Nude Food
Here are the people that have filled their Nude Food cards this week.
These children filled their Nude Food cards last week and received their certificates at the last assembly:

The following students received their Nude Food Certificates last Friday:
Zoe Wood     R3   3rd card
Zain Al-Sakin   R7   2nd card
Mikey Te Paa  R 14  2nd card
Aden Shennan  R10   1st card
Sapphire Taylor   R7    2nd card
Shaya Nasimi-Sarvestani   R4   3rd card
Caleb  Loveridge   R4    3rd card
Ronav Pandey  R4   2nd card
Dhun Patel   R4   3rd card
Lei Mau'u Filipo   R3   1st card
Darya Rogers  R2   2nd card
Lorenzo Gusso-Broad  R2  2nd card
Arthur Roberts   R8  2nd card  

These students will receive their Nude Food certificates at this week’s assembly:
Lochlan Streak  R4   3rd card
Joyce Kim   R4   3rd card
Ben Taylor  R4  3rd card
Mia-Leigh Hartfield-GrayR4   2nd card
Shravanth Vijaya Kumar   R7  2nd card
Connor Phillips  R8  3rd card
Vincent Hikui  R8   3rd card
Hannah Robinson  R11  1st card
Mark Wen  R10   1st card
Rhaffa Sanchez   R10  1st card
John Paterson   R6  1st card
Oliver Fougere  R6   1st card
Liam Bourke   R4   3rd card.
Jackson Jenkins   R3   2nd card
Jia Qi  R3  1st card
Ben Ricketts     R3   3rd card
Ellis Fox   R7   2nd card
Mid year reports 

Classroom  teachers are preparing  mid year school reports for students to take home on Tuesday 2 July 2019.
Target Road Primary School
Proposed Enrolment Scheme
The Target Road Primary School Board is in the process of implementing an enrolment scheme in conjunction with the Ministry of Education Under section 11H(1) of the Education Act 1989. 
The proposed amendment to the zone can be viewed on the schools website
All students who live in the home zone shall be entitled to enrol at the school.
All residential addresses on included sides of the boundary roads and no exit roads off included sides of the boundary roads are included in the zone unless otherwise stated.
Members of the community are invited to make comment regarding this proposed enrolment scheme amendment in writing to:
Board of Trustees
Target Road Primary School
80 Target Road
Totara Vale
Please address your comments in writing to the Board of Trustees by 9 June 2019.
Pool keys

Thank you to those parents and caregivers who have already returned pool keys.

If you have not returned your pool key, please do so as soon as possible so we can process your refund.

Thank you.
Walking School Bus

Walking School Bus:
Due to a change in the circumstances of one of our WSB leaders, we do not have a WSB operating on Thursday mornings at present.
If you know of anyone that might like to walk one morning a week on our WSB, please let us know urgently.
Every other day it is still operating as usual.
Netball update from Hayley Bates & Melissa Free

Game 2 report for the Taniwha’s 

Last weekend the Year 5 Taniwha’s played off against Marina View Heat. The girls started strong and were quick to get an early lead. They played the ball well around the court and were accurate with their shooting. Final score was 19-1 to the Taniwha’s. Player of the day went to Brooke Taylor  for excellent passing & getting into space.
Hayley & Melissa


Glenfield College 50th Reunion

Tickets are still available for Glenfield College 50th Reunion. Please follow this link to get yours. Due to catering purposes, the final day to get a ticket for this will be Saturday 1st June. Please make sure you have got yours by that date. Thank you.
An Evening with Kathryn Berkett  Wednesday 19 June 2019 Glenfield College 

Don't miss this opportumity to hear Kathryn Berkett an inspirational Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics practitioner talk about helping 5-9 year olds make good decisions and how to navigate the adolscent years from 10 upwards.

Please contact Mathilda or Shelley in the School Office by Tuesday 18 June 2019 if you wish to attend. Thank you.
NZ Chess Federation's 2019 Auckland Girls' Chess Championship.

The tournament is being held in week 9 of the second term on Friday, 28 June 2019, from 9.00am - 2.30pm at:
Mt Albert War Memorial Hall,
751-761 New North Rd
Mt Albert Rd.
If you have any queries regarding the 2019 Auckland Girls Chess Championship please contact:
Viv or Bob Smith - mobile 021 1623342 (Viv), 0274 786 282 (Bob), email:,  or
Bruce Pollard,  Waitakere Chess Club Captain, email:, mobile 0274 358 674
or go to the New Zealand Chess website for information and downloads.
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