Thursday, February 19, 2015

Newsletter, Term 1, No 3

Hello / Kia Ora

Head Lice
The school has will be using Nature’s Nurse Lice Prevention Spray this term at the first signs of head lice in the class rooms. It is 100% naturally derived, has no harmful chemicals and is 100% free from synthetic pesticides. If you do not want you child to be sprayed with this solution please let the school know. A pamphlet was sent home last term about the product which is available from New World.

Lucky Book Club
Final reminder these are due. If you misplaced your brochure and would like to order a book, please contact the school.

River Hopping Y5-8
The senior class is planning a river hopping adventure next Monday, your child should have brought home a special newsletter yesterday about it.

Country Schools Swimming Sports
Those children leaving from Coroglen will be leaving 9.30am. Children who live in town and who will be meeting us at MBAS pools will need to be there by 9.50am. Don’t forget water bottles, lunch, hat, sunscreen and an extra towel (for those swimming in more than two races).



40th Annual Raft Race
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun for a friendly day our down the river this Saturday 21st February. Build a raft with your family, friends, class, team, business etc and come be a part of the 40th annual raft race. Assemble at Te Kauanga Wharf at 10am, depart 11am. Finishes at the reserve between the Marina and Boat Parking Lot on The Esplanade, Whitianga then wind down with a sausage sizzle and drinks.
Kayakers – while you can’t win the race, you are more than welcome to join in the fun. Any questions call Amy 866 3134.


Charity Trail Bike Ride
This is only a week and a half away and we URGENTLY need volunteers to help out on Sunday 1st March. This is an annual event and is held at the Landcorp Farms on Purangi Road. We will need an extra person to help out with the parking, four people to help with track marshalling, one person to help supervise the junior track and four people to help on the BBQ selling drinks and sausages. Thanks to those parents and teachers who have already put your hand up. It is important that parents help with the school fundraising events as it is your child who will benefit from the funds raised. As there are a lot of new parents at the school, it is also a good opportunity to get to know the parents of your child/ren’s friends.
PLEASE complete the attached slip and return to school so we have an idea of who will be available to help out. We will be ringing if we have not received the slip back.





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VOLUNTEER SLIP FOR CHARITY TRAIL BIKE RIDE FUNDRAISER

I am available/unavailable to help the fundraising committee out on Sunday 1st March.
Please tick the activity you would be interested in helping out in.


Parking

Track Marshall

Junior Track

Food Stall

Name: ________________________________

Signed: ______________________________

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Have a wonderful week
Penny and the team


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