Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Newsletter Term 1, No 5

School Website – Don’t forget to check out our website. You will find newsletters and other information at www.coroglenschool.co.nz

Charity Trail Ride - This Sunday 10th March at Landcorp Farms on Purangi Rd. Be great to see you there!

Paid Union Meeting next Wednesday 13th March at 1.30pm. The school will be open for those children who are unable to be picked up at 12.30pm. The school bus will leave school at 1.30pm. 

Marine Biodiversity - Reminder to students and parents who own their own snorkel, mask & flippers to bring them along for our class pool session next Monday 11th March. While snorkelling gear will be provided, it is an advantage if you have your own.

Mill Creek Bird Park trip is planned for the junior room on Wednesday 27th March. If you have not returned your blanket permission slip yet, please send this back, as it will cover this trip. Transport is required, please see the transport slip at the end of this newsletter. We will be leaving the school at 9.30am and returning after lunch.

Books change lives - March is NZ Book Month, and Caltex and their initiative "Caltex Energy for Learning" are providing a $5 book voucher to every student in teh country to encourage the joy of reading and the power of literacy. These vouchers can be redeemed from Paper Plus when you purchase any book priced $10 or more.

School Trustee Elections 2013 - is coming up again. Becoming a school trustee could be one of the most rewarding roles you have. Being a school trustee is an important role that needs people with a range of skills and experiences, who believe in making a positive difference to our children's learning. Step forward and nominate yourself or someone you know by filling out a nomination form available from your school.

Milo Promotion - Milo this year is PROMOTING Junior Rugby once again through a breakfast, and Mercury Bay Junior Rugby Club is involved. This will take place at The Mercury Bay Senior Clubrooms at Lyon Park, on Saturday 16th March 2013, at 9am. Afterwards we will be having a light run, so boots, mouth guards and water bottles, please. So come along and have a free breakfast on Milo. Amy Hodge

The Mercury Bay Junior Rugby Club 2013 Official Weigh In - Tuesday, 12th March 2013 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm at the Mercury Bay Junior Rugby Clubrooms. You will be weighed in by the Thames Valley Regional Development Officer, Bill Cooksley. If you have not played rugby before, on the night you will be expected to fill in a 2013 Registration Form and we will need a copy of your Birth Certificate.  Please give this to Teremoana Johansen (Secretary).  Fees will need to be paid on the night.  Please put into envelope of the amount and the childs name and we will write out a receipt for you. Rippa - $15.00 per person. 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th, and 5th - $35.00 per person. Family Concession - $55.00 per family.

Hannah Parry, Myah Hales, Liam McQueen, Tyrese Melde
 & Caitlyn Hodge with their Pisces mermaid
Scarecrows re homed –  The whole school escorted their the heavenly inspired scarecrows to the  Macadamia Orchard last Thursday and settled their creations into their new homes before enjoying a picnic lunch under the walnut tree.
don't forget to visit the Macadamia Orchard on Lees Rd this weekend and enjoy the sculptures and most importantly vote for your favourite scarecrow. 

Sean Smith, Isabelle Catton, Khan Hibbert-Simpson, Zoe
 Jordan, Jessica Jordan & Nixxon with Super Shaggy Sagitarius 
Trinity McQueen, James Arthur, Shontelle
Catton, Christina Valdez-Olivet, Stella
McQueen, Sashka Highway & Awa Illingworth
with Nos Verdios the Scorpio
Jet Valdez-Olivet, Zoe Cain, Riley Jean Macdonald
Seth Willigers, Sean Smith, Antonio Rupeti-
Anderson & Mason Colville with Leo the lion
Carter Hodge, Alana Howat, Aliza Niclas, Max Willigers,
Jerome Melde, Mateo Niclas & Leon Melde with Sprinkles

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