Auroa​ ​School

R.E.S.P.E.C.T  Newsletter Term​ ​3  Week​ ​9  2017  734​ A ​ uroa​ R ​ oad​ ​RD​ ​28​ ​Manaia​ ​4678​ ​ ​Ph/Fax​ ​06​ ​2745629/0272745630  email:​ ​[email protected]​​ ​School​ ​Blog​ ​www.auroa.school.nz

Principal’s​ ​News


Calf/Lamb​ ​Day​ ​Registrations  Please​ ​check​ ​out​ ​page​ ​4​ ​of​ ​this​ ​newsletter​ ​for​ ​all​ ​the​ ​information​ ​you​ ​need​ ​to​ ​register​ ​for  Calf/Lamb​ ​Day.    Absent​ ​from​ ​School  When​ ​your​ ​child​ ​is​ ​absent​ ​from​ ​school,​ ​we​ ​are​ ​required​ ​to​ ​categorise​ ​their​ ​absence​ ​under  specific​ ​codes.​ ​ ​If​ ​no​ ​reason​ ​is​ ​given,​ ​or​ ​if​ ​you​ ​haven’t​ ​contacted​ ​the​ ​school,​ ​then​ ​we​ ​are  required​ ​to​ ​mark​ ​your​ ​child​ ​as​ ​truant.​ ​ ​Can​ ​you​ ​please​ ​make​ ​sure​ ​to​ ​give​ ​us​ ​a​ ​brief  explanation​ ​why​ ​your​ ​child​ ​is​ ​absent​ ​from​ ​school​ ​when​ ​letting​ ​us​ ​know​ ​on​ ​the​ ​answer​ ​machine  or​ ​via​ ​text.    Taranaki​ ​Interschool​ ​Cross​ ​Country  We​ ​have​ ​taken​ ​the​ ​top​ ​runners​ ​from​ ​the​ ​MT​ ​SPA​ ​Cross​ ​Country​ ​last​ ​week​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Taranaki  Interschool​ ​Cross​ ​Country​ ​competition​ ​in​ ​Hawera​ ​on​ ​Wednesday​ ​next​ ​week.​ ​The​ ​team​ ​is​ ​up  on​ ​the​ ​website.    We​ ​need​ ​transport​ ​to​ ​get​ ​the​ ​students​ ​to​ ​Hawera.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​available​ ​please​ ​be​ ​at​ ​school​ ​at  9.30am.​ ​We​ ​want​ ​to​ ​be​ ​at​ ​the​ ​showgrounds​ ​by​ ​10am​ ​to​ ​give​ ​the​ ​runners​ ​a​ ​chance​ ​to​ ​check  out​ ​the​ ​course.​ ​The​ ​first​ ​race​ ​(9​ ​years​ ​old​ ​and​ ​under​ ​-​ ​girls)​ ​starts​ ​at​ ​11am,​ ​with​ ​the​ ​last  race​ ​(13​ ​year​ ​old​ ​boys)​ ​at​ ​1.15pm.    Prizegiving​ ​Trophies  Can​ ​all​ ​trophies​ ​from​ ​the​ ​2016​ ​school​ ​prize​ ​giving​ ​please​ ​be​ ​returned​ ​to​ ​school​ ​before​ ​the  holidays.    Camp​ ​Costs  The​ ​costs​ ​have​ ​been​ ​set​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Year​ ​6/7​ ​camps:​ ​Year​ ​6​ ​$85​ ​&​ ​Year​ ​7​ ​$130.  The​ ​Year​ ​8​ ​camp​ ​costs​ ​will​ ​be​ ​confirmed​ ​at​ ​the​ ​camp​ ​meeting​ ​on​ ​Thursday​ ​26th​ ​October,  but​ ​as​ ​an​ ​estimate​ ​this​ ​will​ ​be​ ​between​ ​$300-350​ ​per​ ​student.​ ​Can​ ​all​ ​Year​ ​8​ ​parents​ ​please  pop​ ​this​ ​date​ ​in​ ​their​ ​calendar.​ ​The​ ​meeting​ ​will​ ​start​ ​at​ ​5pm.    Sports​ ​Uniforms  As​ ​there​ ​are​ ​no​ ​more​ ​Taranaki​ ​Trophy​ ​games,​ ​can​ ​all​ ​uniforms​ ​please​ ​be​ ​washed​ ​and  returned​ ​to​ ​school.​ ​Can​ ​all​ ​netball​ ​uniforms​ ​be​ ​returned​ ​as​ ​we​ ​haven’t​ ​got​ ​a​ ​date​ ​organised  for​ ​Kissick​ ​Eraio,​ ​and​ ​it​ ​would​ ​be​ ​great​ ​to​ ​have​ ​all​ ​uniforms​ ​back​ ​in​ ​by​ ​the​ ​holidays.    Reminder​ ​texts​ ​have​ ​been​ ​sent​ ​out​ ​for​ ​all​ ​basketball,​ ​netball​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Crowley​ ​Cup​ ​uniforms  that​ ​are​ ​still​ ​outstanding.​ ​Can​ ​all​ ​parents​ ​please​ ​have​ ​a​ ​check​ ​at​ ​home​ ​and​ ​send​ ​any​ ​uniforms  back​ ​to​ ​school​ ​ASAP.    Touch  The​ ​teams​ ​will​ ​be​ ​up​ ​next​ ​week​ ​on​ ​the​ ​school​ ​website​ ​under​ ​the​ ​sports​ ​tab.​ ​Games​ ​start​ ​on  Tuesday​ ​17th​ ​October.​ ​Once​ ​we​ ​have​ ​the​ ​draw​ ​we​ ​will​ ​post​ ​this​ ​on​ ​the​ ​same​ ​page​ ​as​ ​the  teams​ ​on​ ​the​ ​website.    Daylight​ ​Savings  On​ ​Sunday​ ​morning​ ​remember​ ​to​ ​set​ ​your​ ​clocks​ ​forward​ ​an​ ​hour.    Nga​ ​mihi​ ​nui​ ​kia​ ​koutou,​ ​Jarad​ ​Chittenden,​ ​Principal 

Students​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Week 



Principals​ ​Pick 

Regan​ ​D 



Offering​ ​help​ ​to​ ​the​ ​parents 

Student​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Week 


1  Sol​ ​B 

Hard​ ​work​ ​on​ ​STEM 

2  Jake​ ​lF 

Fantastic​ ​effort​ ​with​ ​creating​ ​his​ ​robot 

3  Luke-Noah​ ​R  Showing​ ​compassion​ ​to​ ​others  4  Alicia​ ​H 

Fantastic​ ​problem​ ​solving​ ​in​ ​maths 

5  Zaine​ ​D 

Settling​ ​into​ ​room​ ​5​ ​and​ ​contributing​ ​to​ ​class​ ​discussions 

6  Logan​ ​S 

Awesome​ ​listening​ ​and​ ​following​ ​instructions​ ​in​ ​class 

7  Brayden​ ​B 

Great​ ​progress​ ​in​ ​maths 

8  Macgregor​ ​M  Great​ ​creation​ ​on​ ​discovery   



Student​ ​Council​ ​Pick 

Calf​ ​&​ ​Lamb​ ​Day  Thursday​ ​19th​ ​October​ ​-​ ​10am  Postponement​ ​Date:​ ​Friday​ ​20th  October  (postponement​ ​text​ ​will​ ​be​ ​sent​ ​out​ ​by​ ​8.30am) 


Please​ ​complete​ ​the​ ​form​ ​on​ ​the​ ​school​ ​website​​ ​to​ ​register​ ​for​ ​Calf​ ​and​ ​Lamb​ ​Day.  This​ ​form​ ​needs​ ​to​ ​be​ ​filled​ ​in​ ​by​ ​Tuesday​ ​26th​ ​September.  If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​unable​ ​to​ ​complete​ ​this​ ​online,​ ​please​ ​grab​ ​an​ ​entry​ ​form​ ​from​ ​the​ ​office.  NO​ ​DOGS​ ​or​ ​HORSES​ ​PLEASE! 



•​ ​Rearing  •​ ​Leading  No​ ​calves​ ​are​ ​to​ ​be​ ​kept​ ​before​ ​15th​ ​July  No​ ​clipping​ ​of​ ​calves 


•​ ​Leading  •​ ​Calling  No​ ​Bottles​ ​are​ ​to​ ​be​ ​given​ ​during​ ​judging  No​ ​lambs​ ​are​ ​to​ ​be​ ​washed 

Most​ ​Loved​ ​Pet​​ ​(judging​ ​begins​ ​at​ ​10am) 

•​ ​Booklet​ ​to​ ​be​ ​shown​ ​to​ ​judges​ ​(please​ ​pick​ ​up​ ​a​ ​booklet​ ​from​ ​the​ ​school​ ​office)  •​ ​Pet​ ​needs​ ​to​ ​be​ ​carried​ ​in​ ​a​ ​cage​ ​or​ ​on​ ​a​ ​lead  •​ ​No​ ​dogs​ ​or​ ​horses​ ​allowed  •​ ​You​ ​can​ ​only​ ​enter​ ​either​ ​the​ ​calf/lamb​ ​sections​ ​or​ ​the​ ​most​ ​loved​ ​pet​ ​section.​ ​You  cannot​ ​enter​ ​both 

-​ ​Each​ ​entrant​ ​will​ ​receive​ ​a​ ​participation​ ​ribbon  -​ ​Parking​ ​available​ ​on​ ​sports​ ​field​ ​using​ ​Skeet​ ​Road​ ​entrance  -​ ​Throughout​ ​the​ ​day​ ​classrooms​ ​will​ ​be​ ​open​ ​displaying​ ​a​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​the​ ​children’s​ ​work  -​ ​There​ ​will​ ​be​ ​a​ ​cake/produce​ ​stall,​ ​bbq​ ​lunch,​ ​curry,​ ​tea/coffee,​ ​drinks,​ ​chocolate​ ​bars  -​ ​A​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​awesome​ ​donated​ ​goods​ ​to​ ​be​ ​auctioned​ ​after​ ​lunch  -​ ​A​ ​battens​ ​up​ ​style​ ​raffle  -​ ​Eftpos​ ​is​ ​available​ ​from​ ​the​ ​hall​ ​to​ ​purchase​ ​Auroa​ ​Dollars  -​ ​The​ ​senior​ ​children​ ​will​ ​be​ ​running​ ​games​ ​by​ ​the​ ​cricket​ ​club  -​ ​Please​ ​invite​ ​grandparents,​ ​friends​ ​and​ ​neighbours​ ​to​ ​come​ ​along​ ​and​ ​join​ ​in​ ​the​ ​fun   

THIS​ ​IS​ ​THE​ ​PTA’S​ ​MAIN​ ​FUNDRAISER​ ​FOR​ ​THE​ ​YEAR  WE​ ​LOOK​ ​FORWARD​ ​TO​ ​YOUR​ ​SUPPORT  Students​ ​who​ ​are​ ​not​ ​participating​ ​or​ ​do​ ​not​ ​have​ ​an​ ​accompanying​ ​caregiver​ ​need​ ​to​ ​come​ ​to​ ​school​ ​in​ ​uniform  and​ ​report​ ​to​ ​the​ ​school​ ​hall​ ​as​ ​per​ ​a​ ​normal​ ​school​ ​day    Buses​ ​will​ ​be​ ​running​ ​as​ ​per​ ​normal 

Local​ ​News   


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Upcoming​ ​Events




Wednesday​ ​27th​ ​September Taranaki​ ​Primary​ ​Schools​ ​Cross​ ​Country​ ​@​ ​Hawera  Friday​ ​29th​ ​September 

End​ ​of​ ​Term​ ​3​ ​-​ ​2.55pm​ ​finish 

Wednesday​ ​18th​ ​October 

Yr​ ​8​ ​HPV​ ​Immunisations 

Monday​ ​16th​ ​October 

Thursday​ ​19th​ ​October   

Monday​ ​23rd​ ​October  Year​ ​6​ ​Camp  Year​ ​7​ ​Camp 

Thursday​ ​7th​ ​December  Friday​ ​8th​ ​December  Year​ ​8​ ​Camp   

Monday​ ​18th​ ​December 

Start​ ​of​ ​Term​ ​4 

Calf​ ​and​ ​Lamb​ ​Day​ ​(Reserve​ ​Day​ ​-​ ​Friday​ ​20th)  Year​ ​7/8​ ​Speechmaker​ ​Contest​ ​-​ ​Kaponga  Labour​ ​Day​ ​-​ ​NO​ ​SCHOOL 

Wednesday​ ​8th​ ​-​ ​Thursday​ ​9th​ ​November  Wednesday​ ​8th​ ​-​ ​Friday​ ​10th​ ​November  School​ ​Concert  Prizegiving 

Monday​ ​11th​ ​-​ ​Thursday​ ​14th​ ​December  End​ ​of​ ​School​ ​for​ ​2017 

Board​ ​of​ ​Trustees​ ​-​ ​Next​ ​Meeting   

Tuesday​ ​26th​ ​September  Parent​ ​Teacher​ ​Association​ ​(PTA)​ ​-​ ​Next​ ​Meeting 


Monday​ ​16th​ ​October 




Newsletter - 2017 Term 3 Week 9.pdf

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