Daily Notices for Monday 18 February 2019

Monday 18 February 2019 Rāhina tekau ma waru Hui-tanguru

Pupil Notices/Panui

Please remember to be careful when crossing at the lights on Riccarton Road.  You must only cross when the green person is displayed, however, you still need to be careful and watch out for cyclists biking through the crossing.  Thank you
Table tennis: Tuesday’s trials will involve an 8 minute game.  Please see the draw on the door of T2 or T4 to find out who you’re playing and when you are playing.  Please come to the hall at least 5 minutes before your game ready to go. If you are late you will miss out.  The score at the end of 8 minutes will be recorded.
There are a lot of goggles in the office.  If you are missing a pair, please come and collect at morning tea.
Kahikatea Kupu o te Wiki: The whare pukapuka is an important place in our kura. If you know what our kupu whare pukapuka means come to Room 6 at interval.
Thank you to everyone who applied to be a School Librarian. The decision was difficult as always, you are all worthy of the position. Here are the names of the School Librarians for 2019: Holly & Alix Room 11, Kaylin & Livvie Room 12, Inaka & Hunter Room 6, Tessa Room 1, Georgia Room 9, Frank & Phong Room 3. Could those students please come to the library at interval. Thank you.
No ESOL groups today– Mrs Climo away on camp with Room 10 until Wednesday
Production – Dancers: Hui today for all those interested in taking part. Meet in Room 7 at 1:15pm.  Further Production auditions today at 1:00pm in Room 3.
Tennis: At break the following students need to be in R11 please: Will (9), Chris (6), Caden (6), Dylan (1), Liam (8), Emmanuel (11), Yajat (2), Emma (5), Sienna (5), Livvie (12), Kaitlyn (8) and Bella (5)
Water Polo: Permission slips need to be brought back – first game is Friday, draw and team will be announced tomorrow
Softball: 1.15pm on the field. Anyone is welcome to come along to play against the team! Get some mates together to come and play a game to see how they go!
Touch: The team list will be posted up today or tomorrow. If you have made another team please let me know by interval. Thanks to all that came along to the trials!

 

Daily Notices for Friday 15 February

Friday 15 February  2019                                           Rāmere tekau ma rima Hui-tanguru

Student notices/Panui

Chinese New Year Parade Come and welcome in the Year of the Pig with a colourful parade and cultural performances! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Chinese New Year with lions, dragon, dancers, drummers and more! Parade starts at Sunday 3:00pm from the Bridge of Remembrance and moves along Cashel and High Street before ending with performances at Cathedral Square.
Tennis (Summer Tournament): Meeting today in Room 11.
Cricket: Thanks for everyone that showed up in the heat – our next session will now be on Wednesday – please feel free to bring your gear.
Bowls Team: If you wish to play lawn bowls for the Kirkwood Team in the summer tournament come and put your name down in Room 13 today.  You need to be able to attend practices at the Burnside Bowling Club (Avonhead Rd) after school and provide your own transport to and from practice.
Oscar and Lucinda competition will be on again lunchtime today – same place outside the hall but a different challenge, come along if you want to win!
Student Council Leadership Roles: These are due at interval today.
Touch: Thank-you for all that came along to the trial. It’s a busy time of year and very hot so I appreciate your efforts. There will be a team list out next wiki.
Softball: Thank you to all who came along to the practices/trials. The team is named on the window of Room 1. Practice every day; bring your mitts to school. We have 4 weeks to get you all tournament ready!

Daily Notices for Thursday 14 February

Thursday 14 February 2019                                     Rapare tekau ma whā Hui-tanguru

Student notices/Panui

Orienteering: Quick meeting in Room 10 at the start of morning tea for those students who have put their names down.
Boys Cricket: Trial and skill session today at 1:15pm. Please meet on the cricket pitch.
Flute lessons today behind Room 9 at 11:00am for those enrolled for flute lessons.  Please bring your flute
ESOL groups today only: Group 4 at 8:50am-9:30am; Group 3 at 9:30am – 10:15am;  Group 2 at 10:15am-10:40am and Group 1 at 11:00am -11:30am.
McDonalds Duathlon: Mr McWhirter has entry information on the Youth McDonalds Duathlon, if anyone is interested. Please note, we do not provide any assistance with this, but can give you information on how to enter.
Table tennis: Next Tuesday’s trials will involve an 8-minute game.  Please see the draw on the door of T2 or T4 to find out who you’re playing and when you are playing.  Please come to the hall at least 5 minutes before your game, ready to go. If you are late, you will miss out.  The score at the end of 8 minutes will be recorded.
Touch: Trial time has changed to 1:00pm, meet by the rugby posts in your PE gear.
Latin: Thank-you to all that came along yesterday afternoon, it was great to meet you! See you next Wednesday at 2:00pm in Room 7.
Chinese New Year Parade Come and welcome in the Year of the Pig with a colorful parade and cultural performances! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Chinese New Year with lions, dragon, dancers, drummers and more! Parade starts at Sunday 3:00pm from the Bridge of Remembrance and moves along Cashel and High Street before ending with performances at Cathedral Square.
Student Council Leadership Roles: These are due at interval tomorrow.
Auditions for production: Today auditions are for Year 7 and Year 8 Boys. Please meet in Room 3 at 1:00pm.
Softball: It will be too hot to train today, I don’t want you all standing in the heat all lunch time. The team will be posted on the window of Room 1 tomorrow morning. If you feel you may have missed out, please come and see me today! Mr Gaut.
Anyone who is interested in playing the guitar or ukulele and has not signed up already please come to the Dental clinic today to meet with the guitar teacher at 10:40am.

Daily Notices for Wednesday 13 February

Wednesday 13 February 2019          Rāapa tekau ma toru Hui-tanguru

Student notices/Panui

Boys Cricket: There will be a trial and skill session tomorrow. No need to bring in your own cricket gear for this. Please meet on the cricket pitch at 1:15pm.
Flute: Meeting tomorrow, behind Room 9 at 11:00am for those enrolled for flute lessons.  Please bring your flute
Book Club closes on the 19 February money and orders need to go through the slot in the foyer please. You can order and pay online using parent order icon.
No ESOL groups today, Mrs Climo is teaching in Room 10 all day.
Sports Box: A reminder to respect and return the equipment. If you get it out, then it is your responsibility to put it back again.
Year 8 girls production auditions at 1:00pm in Room 3.
Girls Cricket: Today at 1:15pm on the field.
Softball: 1:15pm today.
Touch: Trial on Rāpare/Thursday meet at 1:15pm by the rugby post.
Student Council: Leadership applications in to Room 6 by Friday/Rāmere.

Daily Notices for Tuesday 12 February

Tuesday 12 February 2018              Rātū tekau ma rua Hui-tanguru

Student Notices/Panui

Orienteering: Final sign up today at morning tea. If you have not already signed up, come to Room 10 at morning tea and add your name and room number to the form on my desk. First meeting on Thursday.
Boys Cricket: Sign up now completed. There will be a trial and skill session on Thursday. No need to bring in your own cricket gear for this.
Homework club after school today from 3:00pm – 3:45pm. Come to the library.
Flute: Meeting Thursday (behind Room 9) at 11:00am for those enrolled for flute lessons.  Do not forget to bring your flute.
Table Tennis: Table Tennis trials will be held in the hall today from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. All students are welcome to try out for a place in a team.
Water Polo: Come and see Mr McWhirter at Interval or the very start of lunch to receive your permission letter.
Tennis: If you signed up for the Summer Tournament, there will be a meeting in Room 11 at Interval.
Softball: 1.15pm on the field.
Girls Cricket meet today on the field at 1.15pm.
Touch: Trial on Rāpare/Thursday meet at 1:15pm by the rugby post.
If you missed out on House Captain speeches yesterday and would like to be heard, come to Room 3 at interval.
Auditions for Year 8 boys who want to be in the production at 1:00pm in Room 3.

Daily Notices for Monday 11 February

Monday 11 February 2019                Rāhina tekau ma tahi Hui-tanguru

 

Any Year 7 pupils who loves reading, reads widely, and would like find out more about kids lit  please come to the library after you have been released from lunch. We are looking to add a Year 7 team to the Canterbury regional competition held in March this year.
Orienteering: Last chance to sign up! Any students keen on competing in Orienteering at the summer tournament, come to Room 10 at the start of morning tea to sign up.
Lost Goggles and togs in the office.  Please come and collect if these are yours.
Kahikatea Kupu o te Wiki: Hākinakina is our kupu this wiki. We have heaps of hākinakina options here at Kirkwood! Be sure to sign up and get involved, the Summer Tournament is coming up soon. If you think you know what hākinakina means, come to Room 6 at interval.
Softball: 1.15pm by the far rugby posts. Bring your mitt with you everyday to school for trials as the school only has a certain amount.
House Captain speeches in the hall at 1:00pm. Come at 1 with your speech and your lunch.
Year 8 boys who would like a go at the production, get lines from your teacher and turn up to Room 3 tomorrow at 1 pm.
Trial for girls’ cricket tomorrow at lunch time.
Table Tennis:  If you want to  play Table Tennis for your winter sport put your name on the list. See Mr. Anderson Rm T.2 or Miss Waters Rm. T.4 . Watch the notices for trial times.
Boys Cricket: Sign up now completed. There will be a trial and skill session on Thursday. No need to bring in your own cricket gear for this.
Student Council: Leadership role forms can be picked up from Room 6. They are due back this Rāmere.
Touch: Please keep checking the notices for the next trial/training, there is a lot happening so we’ll figure it out!
Latin: Latin will begin on Wednesday/Rāapa in Room 7 at 2pm. Come along and check it out!

Daily Notices for Friday 8 February

Friday 8 February  2018                                             Rāmere waru Hui-tanguru    

Student notices/Panui

Touch: A huge thank-you to all that came to trial yesterday. We will have another trial next wiki so check the notices.
Cricket: Any boys who would like to play cricket in the Summer Tournament please sign up in Room 11 at interval.
Orienteering: Any students keen on competing in Orienteering at the summer tournament, come to Room 10 at the start of morning tea to sign up.
Tennis: Any students keen on competing in tennis at the Summer tournament, come to Room 3 at morning tea to sign up. There will be sign-up sheet on the whiteboard to fill in.
Oscar and Lucinda competition will be on again lunchtime today – same place outside the hall but a different challenge, come along if you want to win!
Student Council Leadership Roles: Year 8’s please collect a form from Room 6 if you wish to apply for a leadership role. These need to be returned asap.
Softball: 1:15pm on the field by the far rugby posts.

Daily Notices for Tuesday 5 February

Tuesday 5 February 2018     Rātū rima Hui-tanguru

Student Notices/Panui

Touch: Sam pointed out that āpōpō is actually Waitangi Day! Please have PE gear and be ready to go on Rāpare/Thursday meet at 1:15pm by the rugby posts.
Latin: We are lucky to have the opportunity to learn this amazing language! Check the notices for more information.

Waitangi Day: There are several events happening around Ōtautahi/Christchurch be sure to check them out!

Night Noodle Market – North Hagley Park 4pm-10pm, family entertainment and an incredible assortment of Eastern flavours come and try some beautiful food.

I Love New Brighton – Thomson Park, Bowhill Rd 11am-3pm, free activities & sports with a live stage. Kapa Haka to open and celebrate Waitangi Day. Food stalls are there or bring a picnic!

Cricket: Any girls who would like to play cricket in the Summer Tournament please sign up in Room 5 today.
Cricket: Any boys who would like to play cricket in the Summer Tournament please sign up in Room 11 at interval.

Daily Notices for Monday 4 February

Monday 4 February 2019                  Rāhina whā Hui-tanguru

Pupil Notices/Panui

China trip meeting in the Hall at 1:15pm: if you want to be considered you really should turn up to this meeting.
Year 8 students wishing to apply for School Librarian roles please put your name on the list in the library.
Year 8 students who participated in summer slide reading please return your books asap.
Kahikatea Kupu o te Wiki: This wiki whanaungatanga is our kupu. This is very special kupu as ties in with Waitangi Day, through whanaungatanga we are all connected, as we are one big Kirkwood whanau.
Touch rugby: A sign-up sheet will be outside Room 6 at interval for those interested in playing as part of the Summer Tournament. First training/trial is on Rāapa/Wednesday.
Latin: We are lucky to have the opportunity to learn this amazing language! Check the notices for more information.
Softball: Last days to sign up! Come and put your name down in Room 1 today at interval. Trials will start very soon!

Daily Notices for Friday 1 February

Friday 1 February  2018                     Rāmere tahi Hui-tanguru  

Student notices/Panui

If you are interested in visiting China later this year, have a chat with your parents about it over the weekend then meet Mr Tappenden in the library at 1:15pm on Monday (that is as soon as you are dismissed from lunch eating). Priority will most likely go the Year 8 pupils, but do not be put off if you are in Year 7.
Touch rugby: A sign-up sheet will be outside Room 6 at interval for those interested in playing as part of the Summer Tournament.
Assembly today at 2:00pm. Your teacher will tell you where to line up.
Library closed today.
Water Polo: The Term 1 Friday night competition will be start very soon, if you are interested in playing (you don’t need any experience, being confident in the water does help) please come to Room 11 at Interval. If you signed up yesterday, there is no need to come today.
Break and Lunchtime sports equipment: There is a large variety of sporting equipment available for your use at interval and lunchtime. It is located just in front of the staff room. Please be respectful and courteous towards the students who manage this equipment, it is a hard job. All you have to do is sign for what you have taken, then it is your responsibility to use the gear and return it when you have finished, or the end of the break time.
During lunchtime today, Lizzy will be running the Oscar and Lucinda competition – this is a chance for us to find out who the best boy and girl are at a random weekly challenge. To take part all you need to do is come to the courts next to the hall once you have been released from eating and there are trophies for the winners! Today’s challenge is going to start nice and easy with something we call the opposite game, see you there if you want a chance to win!
Softball: If you are interested playing in the tournament team please sign up in Room 1 today at interval. If you signed up yesterday you will have to come again as I was unable to read most of your writing! So the list is blank and you need to come and sign up, please write neat enough for me to at least be able to read it. Thanks.
Student Council: If you are thinking about taking an active role in school life then student council is an awesome opportunity! We need class councillors for both Year 7 and Year 8 classes. For Year 8 students there is a chance to take on specific roles so make sure you check the notices