Daily Notices for Tuesday 24 July

Tuesday 24 July 2018           Rātū rua tekau ma whā Hōngongoi

Student Notices/Panui

Table Tennis: Be at T2 ready to go at 1:00pm.  Don’t forget to bring your bat.
Next entry for the Writing Competition due 30 August. Year 7 – Rescued, Year 8 – Food For Thought. Have a go and remembert is a good idea to have your writing proofread.
Basketball: No competition game this week. Games begin the following week, Friday 3 August.
Homework club starts next week.
Tuesday Sport: Please be on time to the hall and in your correct uniform. Remember to walk around the side of the hall and not through the office.

Daily Notices for Monday 23 July

Monday 23 July 2018                        Rāhina rua tekau ma toru Hōngongoi

Student Notices/Panui

Table Tennis: This week’s draw is on the door of T2. Be at T2 ready to go at 1:00pm. Do not forget to bring your bat.
14 new International Students are joining us at Kirkwood. Make sure to say hello and help them out around the school.
ESOL groups: Mrs Climo will come and get you today since there is a new timetable this term.
Tuesday Sport: Make sure you are organised with your correct team gear and equipment for Sport tomorrow afternoon.
Rugby Team: Quick meeting in Room 11 at interval to sign in for tomorrow afternoon’s game.
Water Polo: If you received a permission slip from Mr McWhirter, please come to Room 11 at Interval to confirm which team you are in. Thanks
Basketball Metro Trials: Anyone interested in trailing this Sunday, there is information up on the door of Room 11. If you are unsure, come inside and ask.


Daily Notices for Friday 6 July

Friday 6 July 2018                  Rāmere ono Hōngongoi     

Student notices/Panui

Have a great break, from the Student Council.
Kia ora to the wonderful staff and students who have been spotting students demonstrating our School Values/Kura Uara. This was part of the School Spirit Shield and the winner will be announced at assembly.
A reminder that the House who has earned the most house points for Term 2 will have a Sausage Sizzle early next term to celebrate! The winning house will be announced in the notices in Week 1, Term 3. Thanks to our wananei/awesome PTA for supporting this!

Football/Whutuporo World Cup update:  England/Room 4 vs Colombia/Room 13 kept things interesting, England took the penalty shootout 4-3 to advance on… and then there were waru!

Uruguay/Room 2 vs France/Room 12, Brazil/Room10 vs Belgium, Russia/Room 3 vs Croatia, Sweden vs England/Room 4. These exciting matches will be epic so be sure to check them out!

Basketball: All the best to our three teams playing this afternoon!
Water Polo: Thank you very much for everyone that signed up yesterday. We should have enough for two teams, which is outstanding!  If you cannot play, you need to let Mr McWhirter know today please. The sooner he knows the easier it will be to organise the teams. Thanks
Blues: If you were due to receive a Blue, but missed yesterday’s assembly, please see Mr Smith today.
This has been a busy term, and this last week has been particularly busy. Thank you for your positive approach, your warm welcome to all of our guests, and for being well mannered and polite. I hope you all have a great holiday break, and look forward to seeing you back next term. Mr Tappenden

Daily Notices for Thursday 5 July

Thursday 5 July  2018                   Rāpare rima Hōngongoi

Student notices/Panui

Water Polo: If you are interested in playing Water Polo during Term 3 please come to Room 11 at interval. This will be the only opportunity. Not enough turn up….no team
China Trip meeting in Room 6 at interval.
Netball:  No practice tomorrow. Miss Timblick has some netballs if any of you would like to practice shooting.
Hockey practice on the field today at 1:15pm, please turn up even if you don’t have your gear.
Blues Assembly: please be seated quietly in the hall at 12.20pm in your correct school uniform.
No ESOL groups after 11:00am because of the Blues Assembly.  Thanks
No flute lessons today.


Daily Notices for Wednesday 4 July

Wednesday 4 July 2018        Rāapa whā Hōngongoi

Student notices/Panui

Thanks to all for your help yesterday and last night – we were really proud of the way you represented our school
Time to celebrate your achievements this term if you have been working with Debbie, meet in Ms Molloy’s office today at 12.30pm  with clean hands.
Basketball: Draw for this Friday is up outside Room 11. Please make sure you double check time and venue. Last round before the break over the school holidays
The violin teacher is absent today – she will see her pupils next term
Kapa Haka is on today at 2:00pm.
Chess Club today in Room 5 at 1:00pm
Student Council: Hui at 1:00pm in Room 6, bring your tina

Daily Notices for Tuesday 3 July

Tuesday 3 July 2018             Rātū toru Hōngongoi

Student Notices/Panui

Open Night librarians, if possible try to be there about 10 minutes before seven so we can have a tidy up. Willow, Vihara, Isabelle and Georgia. Thanks
Orchestra: Please remember to bring your instruments and music tonight! Please be in the hall at 6:30pm.
Fashion Design Make:  Cancelled today, will resume week 2 Term 3
Table Tennis: Be at T2 ready to go at 1:00pm. Make sure you are wearing suitable clothes for the walk to the stadium and back.
China Trip: Hui in Room 6 at interval – we are looking forward to seeing the awesome intro clip!
Student Council: Hui tomorrow at 1:00pm please bring your tina, meet in Room 6.
Tuesday Sport: Make sure you are at the hall by 1:00pm, changed and ready for your coaches. Please use the side entrance and leave bags back in your classroom.
Cross Country: Could Ben and Kashaf bring their permission slips back to Mr McWhirter as soon as possible
Open Night Kapa Haka: Meet at 6.30pm in the hall for practice, after the welcome head to Room 1 for games and more waiata and karakia to show off to our visitors. We will be done by 7.30pm.  Thanks. Mr Gaut


Daily Notices for Monday 2 July

Monday 2 July 2018 Rāhina rua Hōngongoi

Student Notices/Panui

Kahikatea Kupu o te Wiki: As part of the School Spirit Shield this wiki, our kupu is uara which means ‘value’. Be sure to check the notices for challenges that involve our kura uara, school values.
Student Council: Please make sure your class get their tuhituhi on! We would love to share your letters with the PTA!
Rugby/Whutuporo: Quick hui at 1pm today in Room 6.
Football World Cup Update: What a weekend! Uruguay/Rm 2 beat Portugal/Rm 11 2-1, France/Rm 12 beat Argentina/Rm 8 4-3… Uruguay will now face France! Russia advance over Spain after a thrilling penalty shoot out win 4-3. The next interesting classroom clash will be Colombia/Rm 13 against England/Rm 4. Be sure to check out the info in the matapihi/window of Room 6!
Orchestra: Remember to bring your instruments and music on Tuesday for the Open Night.
School Spirit Shield: This wiki we will have people on the lookout for our School Values/Kura Uara in action! We all know what the word respect means and that is one of our values/uara but what does it look like??
Magazine: The first publication is FINISHED. Everyone watch your emails for your copy.  Congratulations magazine team! It looks amazing.


Daily Notices for Friday 29 June

Friday 29 June 2018               Rāmere rua tekau ma iwa  Pipiri

Student notices/Panui

Ski Trip: There are limited seats on the ski bus.  Please get your slip and payment in today if you want to ensure you have a place on the ski trip.
Good luck to all three of our Basketball teams this evening!
China trip: All students need to check in today at interval please.
Student Council: Quick hui in Room 6 at 1:00pm, please bring your tina. If you have netball training make sure to get to Room 6 quickly!

Football World Cup Update: Where to start! The Round of 16 is set… Congrats to France/Room 12, Argentina/Room 8, Uruguay/Room 2, Portugal/Room 11, Russia/Room 3, Croatia, Denmark, Brazil/Room 10, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Japan, Colombia/Rm 13 and England/Rm 4!

The info board will be updated to show this new round.

Basketball girls please be at Wharenui at 3:45pm this afternoon for our 4.00pm game, Lizzy will meet you there.
Netball – practice today at 1.15pm.


Daily Notices for Thursday 28 June

Thursday 28 June  2018                Rāpare rua tekau ma waru Pipiri

Student notices/Panui

Ski Trip:  There are limited seats on the ski bus.  Please get your slip and payment in ASAP if you want to ensure you have a place on the ski trip.  All slips and payment need to be in by Friday!
Blues: All letters should have gone home by now.  If you thought you were getting a Blue but have not received a letter please see Mr Smith ASAP.
Cross Country: Well done to everyone who competed yesterday. You should feel very proud of yourselves. Please remember to start bringing the jackets to the office please.
Speeches:  A massive well done to Emma and Emanuela for their efforts last night at the Rotary Speech competition. They did Kirkwood proud!
Netball:  Practice for all teams tomorrow at 1:15pm.
Kirkwood writing competition Year 7:  If you put in a piece for the first instalment of the writing competition, please come and see Mrs Robertson in Room 10 for your piece and feedback.
Green Day tomorrow – Gold coin donation and dress up in green to support the Bowel Cancer Foundation.
Chess Champion Team: please come to the library at the end of interval -10.55am  for a photo and interview
Holly and Lauren will be around to judge the Spirit Shield on your Haka skills.
Green Day House Netball Teams: Sign ups happening today at morning tea in Room 11.

Daily Notices for Wednesday 27 June

Wednesday 27 June 2018     Rāapa rua tekau ma whitu Pipiri

Student notices/Panui

There are limited seats on the ski bus.  Please get your slip and payment in ASAP if you want to ensure you have a place on the ski trip.  All slips and payment need to be in by Friday!
Good luck to Emma and Emanuel for the rotary speech finals tonight!
Blues All letters should have gone home by now.  If you thought you were getting a Blue but have not received a letter please see Mr Smith ASAP.
CAIMS Cross Country Team: All to meet outside the hall at 12 noon. Make sure you are changed into your PE at interval and are ready to go. A large bag is unnecessary unless I have received permission that you are going to be taken from Halswell.
Boys B Basketball Team training is on today at 1:15pm.
Kapa Haka is on today at 2:00pm.
China Trip: Please come to Room 6 tomorrow at 1:00pm, bring your lunch and GYA booklet with you.
Do not forget your writing for the competition!
Congratulations to the Chess Team – 3rd Place – an excellent effort.