Thursday, May 14, 2015

Newsletter Term 2, Wk 4

Hello / Kia Ora

We apologise for not sending a newsletter out last week due as our network system being down and we could not access the printer.

Parent volunteers
Thank you to those parents who have returned the parent volunteer slips to help in the junior room.

School Photo Day
School photo day is next Tuesday 19th May. We have attached an envelope for each child. These need to be returned by Monday 18th May with the payment. Sibling portraits will be taken following the completion of all individual photographs. You will need to request the sibling photo pre-paid envelope from the office and have it returned by Monday as well.

Phone Tree
We have one amendment to make on the phone tree list. Please change Sharon Deane’s mobile number to 021 930 452.

Sushi Orders
Sushi orders are back on for Tuesdays. Orders need to be given in with the correct change in an envelope to the office by Fridays every week.
Sushi selections are Chicken,   Salmon,   Tuna,   & Vegetarian on request. All at $5 for a full roll
Cheers Sam

Soup Making
Last Thursday Briar Ward from Sport Waikato came to school to make vegetable soup with the children. It was delicious and the children had soup for lunch on Thursday and Friday.

We have attached the stationery accounts for those families who have an outstanding balance. Your urgent attention to these outstanding matters will be greatly appreciated.

BOT Meeting
Our next BOT meeting will be on Tuesday 19th May at 3.15pm in the staffroom.

The speed limit for passing a stationary school bus that is dropping off or picking up children is 20kph in either direction.
It’s set low because at 20kph almost all pedestrians hit will survive, but at 50kph 20% will die.  Children are more likely to run out into the road without looking, and the school bus is a large obstacle that obstructs their view of the road. If you are following a large vehicle that suddenly slows on a rural road, don’t assume you can overtake; it might have spotted a school bus and is obscuring your vision of it.

Have a wonderful week,
Penny and the team


VOTE VOTE VOTE for your favourite finalist in the TCDC People’s Choice awards category in the 2015 Coromandel Peninsula Youth Awards.
The finalists have been chosen. All finalists are automatically entered into the People’s Choice award category which will be chosen by the community.
One of the contestants is David Hotham – Not only does he put in serious hours as a lifeguard at Hot Water Beach, he also coaches the junior members. David also volunteers for St John and LandSAR where he is on the committee, attending callouts and helping out with fundraising events. David has done as much training as he can with St Johns until he can sit his full licence.
Please take the time to look at the full list of finalists.
Another is The People’s Choice award will go to the person/group with the most votes so now is your time to engage family, friends, networks, sport team etc to vote vote vote!!!
You can follow the link to vote

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