Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Newsletter term 1, wk 8

Coroglen School Newsletter

Term 1 Number 8
Wednesday 27th March 2013

Hello / Kia Ora

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

Welcome to our new students Aria Macdonald and Anna Smith who joined the junior room this week.

Congratulations to Ben Smith who came third in the 25m Freestyle Thames Valley Swimming Champs in Thames last week. Well done to Carter Hodge and Trinity McQueen who also competed in the Thames Valley Swimming Champs.

Across the river swim – It was great to have the year 7 & 8 students compete in the annual across the river swim this year. Thank you to all the parents who helped out with transport and supervision in the water.

Japanese visit - On Thursday 28th March we will be welcoming a group of Japanese students into our school to share with them, a bit of our culture, musical talents and hopefully a game of rugby.

Swimming Carnival - This will be held on Thursday 28th March beginning at 2pm. Parents and grandparents are welcome to come along and watch the children display what they have learnt so far this year.

Coroglen Charity Horse Trek – Saturday 6th April from 8am to 5pm. If you haven’t already registered you and your horse email amycoroglen@slingshot.co.nz , phone Amy 866  3134 or you could check out the facebook page Coroglen Charity Horse Trek for more  information.

Leadfoot Festival tickets – James Arthur was stoked to be able to attend the Leadfoot Festival last Friday through the school. James got to meet Jim Travis who reached 286 mph in his restored Pumpkin Seed at Bonneville, and Jim Richards, who has seven Bathurst 1000 victories. James is pictured in a 1953 Maserati A6GCS Barchetta owned by Tony Olissoff.

Easter Holidays – Reminder the school will be closed Friday 29th March to Tuesday 2nd April. School will re-commence on Wednesday 3rd April. Have a safe and enjoyable Easter break.

End of term 1 is a few weeks away. Last day is Friday 19th April. Term 2 begins on Monday 6th May.

Happy holidays
From Penny and the team

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