Daily Notices for Monday 12 March

Monday 12 March 2018        Rāhina tekau ma rua Poutū-te-rangi

Student Notices/Panui

All chocolate money to the office now please.  If you have sold your first box and returned the money then you are able to pick up another box from 1:30pm today.  Please return any unsold chocolates as soon as possible so others pupils can sell them. Thank you.
HPV vaccinations will be done today for those Year 8’s who have permission.  Please come to the hall at 11am.
A reminder that you must go home in correct school uniform every day except Tuesday when you can go home in your sports gear. This is non-negotiable.
Student Council: Meeting today in Room 7 at 1pm, please bring your lunch and a rākau/pencil or pene rākau/pen.
Jump Jam: The Just Dance clip will be running today in Rm 7 at morning tea only, I hope you’ve been practising in the weekend!
Te Kupu o te Wiki: This wiki patai or question is our kupu. You can use the phrase ‘he patai tāku’ to say ‘I have a question’. Give this phrase ago this  wiki!
Korfball today R5 vrs R8
Year 8 Assembly at 12:45 in the hall
If you are a fast swimmer and keen on being in the swimming relay for your house come to room 3 at interval (year 7 & 8)

 

Daily Notices for Friday 9 March

Friday 9 March 2018    Rāmere iwa Poutū-te-rangi

    

Student notices

All chocolate money to the office now please.  If you have sold your first box and returned the money then you are able to pick up another box from 1:30pm today.  Make sure you do not open your box at school, it must remain sealed. If you are unable to sell your chocolates then please return to the office so others can sell them.
Student Council: Meeting next Rāhina at 1pm in Room 7.
International Food Festival – Thank you to all the students who have already turned in your slips. Look out for a meeting time next week to discuss what needs to happen.

On Sunday 11 March the NZ Police will be holding our National Open Day, check out what is happening at The Justice and Emergency Services Precinct between Tuam and Lichfield Streets.

The events are a fun day for all ages to come along and see some of the amazing things that the NZ Police do to help make NZ the safest country.

JUMP JAM: Thanks for everyone who turned up yesterday. There will be a final trial on Wednesday. At interval and lunch today in Room 7 there will be a session viewing the Just Dance routine. This will be one of the focuses at the trial on Wednesday. We would recommend you turn up so you can see what you will be expected to perform on Wednesday.
The Christchurch Lantern Festival is here, hundreds of spectacular Chinese Lanterns all through the Otākaro Avon River. From 6pm – 10pm on Saturday and Sunday night the lanterns will be lit up and there are some amazing sights to see.
Culture Galore happening this Saturday! Head along to check out some interesting performances and try some yummy food from different cultures. Make sure to pop in at Ray Blank Park, 46 Maidstone Road, Ilam from 12pm to 4pm.
Korfball today Room 8 vrs Room 5
Year 8 House Basketball-MH vs BT today at the court by the hall at 1.15. If your team doesn’t turn up we won’t be having a game.
If you are a fast swimmer and keen to participate in your house swimming relay can you please come to room 11 at morning tea (Year 7 and 8)

Daily Notices for Thursday 8 March

Thursday 8 March  2018                Rāpare waru Poutū-te-rangi

Student notices/Panui

PTA Chocolate Fundraiser:  You will receive your chocolates today.  Your chocolate box is to remain closed while you are at school.  Once you have sold your first box and returned the money then you may pick up another box.  All money must be returned in a sealed envelope with your full name and room number written on the front.
Homework club today after school.
Chess Club: if you didn’t get to come to Chess Club yesterday can you please come and see Mr Smith at lunch time today (after your lunch).
Te Kupu o Te Wiki is on it’s way! There will be a phrase to use the kupu in and sometimes we will also share the kupu in another language!
Are you going to be able to share your culture at our Food Festival in 2 weeks’ time? Please let Mrs Climo or Mrs Toaolamai know soon.  There will be some yummy food for lunch!
Culture Galore happening this Saturday! Head along to check out some interesting performances and try some yummy food from different cultures. Make sure to pop in at Ray Blank Park, 46 Maidstone Road, Ilam from 12 noon to 4:00pm.

On Sunday 11 March the NZ Police will be holding our National Open Day, check out what is happening at The Justice and Emergency Services Precinct between Tuam and Lichfield Streets.

The events are a fun day for all ages to come along and see some of the amazing things that the NZ Police do to help make NZ the safest country.

Water Polo: Draw is up outside Room 11. If you are unable to play please let Mr McWhirter know.
JUMP JAM: Meeting for the 20 students who put their name down at interval in Room 11. If your name is not on the list and are interested, this will be the final opportunity to sign up.
Korfball today Room 13 vs Room 10
Student Council: Meeting next Rāhina at 1:00pm in Room 7.
Can the following people please come to Room 6 at morning tea: Isabella R13, Logan R9, Phong R8, Kendell R2, Brooke R1, Behrad R11, Lucy R1, Casy R1, Alix R5.
First basketball game today for year 8’s RB vs SF on the basketball court by the hall after you have eaten your lunch. Meet your house captains there. Do not be late!
Happy International Women’s day, can you name five women who have influenced the world?

Daily Notices for Wednesday 7 March

Wednesday 7 March 2018     Rāapa whitu Poutū-te-rangi

Student notices/Panui

Violin and Cello Lessons: Important meeting for all students who want to learn violin and cello today at Interval in the small room behind Rooms 9 and 10. You must be there if you have returned a music form asking for violin or cello lessons.
 Have one book from the last book club order that I cannot give out no name on the order form. If you ordered a book and have not received it please see Mrs Dobbs tomorrow.
Kapa haka today at 2 pm in the hall.
Culture Galore happening this Saturday! Head along to check out some interesting performances and try some yummy food from different cultures. Make sure to pop in at Ray Blank Park, 46 Maidstone Road, Ilam from 12pm to 4pm.
Water Polo: Draw is up outside Room 11. If you are unable to play please let Mr McWhirter know.

On Sunday 11 March the NZ Police will be holding our National Open Day, check out what is happening at The Justice and Emergency Services Precinct between Tuam and Lichfield Streets.

The events are a fun day for all ages to come along and see some of the amazing things that the NZ Police do to help make NZ the safest country.

Chess Club: Any students who want to be part of the Kirkwood Chess Club please come to Room 5 at 1:00pm today with your lunch (1.15pm if it’s two bells).  Social and competitive members welcome.

Daily Notices for Tuesday 6 March

Tuesday 6 March 2018         Rātū ono Poutū-te-rangi

Student Notices/Panui

School photos will be taken tomorrow.  Please make sure you wear clean and tidy full uniform.
Homework club today after school.
Lawn Bowls meeting: 1:00pm today in room 13.
EPro8 meeting will be on today at 1:00pm – you can bring your lunch.  The meeting will be held in T3, Mr Andersons room.  Could the following pupils please come: Room 4: Carsyn, Zander and Frank. Room 9: Logan, Cayden,  Adarsh,  Charlie.  Room 8: Basit.  Room 2: Fiinias. Room 3: Ryan. Room 10: Abby and Room 11: Oliver, Emily.
Thank-you to all the students who submitted an application for the Student Council leadership positions. Our Student Council leaders will be announced at assembly on Rāmere.

Fashion Design and Make will be on today at 12 noon in T6. Room 12: Hannah, Lauren, Tamara,  Julie, Room 9: Logan, Cayden, Natalia, Room 1: Brook, Niamh and Room 13: Shannon and Room 3: Emma C

It is up to your classroom teacher to release you to participate in this opportunity and you will need to come every week.

School Magazine:  Room 1: Sarah C. Room 2: Nick, Livvie B. Room 3: Rosa McNeil, Vihara J.  Room 4: Frank R.  Room 5: Alix F. Room 6: Olivia C.  Room 9: Adarsh K.  Room 10: Abby T. Room 11: Isabelle R, Katie S, Alex B. Room 12: Teresa, Hannah O.  Room 13: Amelia H.

First session today at 12 noon to 1:00pm in T4 (Food Room) please bring a pen or pencil.

Korfball today if fine; Room 4 vs Room 2
The teams for the house basketball tournament will be on the window of Room 3 at interval.
Culture Galore happening this Saturday! Head along to check out some interesting performances and try some yummy food from different cultures. Make sure to pop in at Ray Blank Park, 46 Maidstone Road, Ilam from 12pm to 4pm.

 

Daily Notices for Friday 2 March

 Friday 2 March 2018            Rāmere rua Poutū-te-rangi

Student notices

School Magazine : Application letters to Miss Waters by today!  There is a box outside T4 for delivery.
Te Rā O Te Tamariki – Children’s Day: This year Children’s Day is on Sunday 4th March, 10am – 3pm at the corner of New Brighton Road and Locksley Ave, Burwood. It is a wonderful day to spend time together with a range of activities such as performing arts, craft, sports and games for the whole family.
Silver bracelet found, please collect from the office if it is yours.
PCT TEAM: Thank you to everyone that came along yesterday. You made our final decision extremely challenging. The team list in up outside Room 11. Please see Mr McWhirter at interval for your permission slip. Thanks again
Water Polo: Unfortunately, due to a swimming competition at Jellie Park, there will be no Water Polo match tonight. Lucky for Christ the King really! But they will have to face the Kirkwood Fury next Friday.
Practice for school Korfball squad at lunchtime if fine.

Daily Notices for Thursday 1 March

Thursday 1 March  2018             Rāpare tahi Poutū-te-rangi

Student notices/Panui

All valuable items should be put in your classroom deposit box.  If you do not put bus cards/wallets/money/phones etc in the deposit box you are risking these items to go missing.
Orchestra: Those pupils interested in joining the orchestra, can you please meet at 9:40am today over at the Technology block across the field.
Homework club today after school.
School Magazine: Application letters to Miss Waters by Friday – there is a box outside T4 for delivery.
Lawn Bowls – practice at the Burnside Bowling Club today between 4pm and 5pm.  You must arrange your own transport to and from the club.
Te Rā O Te Tamariki – Children’s Day: This year Children’s Day is on Sunday 4th March, 10am – 3pm at the corner of New Brighton Road and Locksley Ave, Burwood. It is a wonderful day to spend time together with a range of activities such as performing arts, craft, sports and games for the whole family.
ESOL groups: due to camps, can I please have group 1, 2 and 3 at 11:00am today only.  Thanks, Mrs Climo
Choir: All interested children please come to the hall at 2:00pm today. No auditions you are all welcome. Many performance opportunities.
Korfball today Room 5 vs Room 13
Final PCT Trial:  Lunch time today. PE Gear is compulsory. No PE gear you will be asked politely to leave. The following students are involved: Lauren, Ben, Ryan (Rm 12). Oliver, Katie, Apphia (Rm 11), Angus (Rm 9), George, Seth, Bonnie (Rm 6), Carsyn (Rm 4), Emma, Noah (Rm 3), Finlay, Niamh, Casper (Rm 1)
Crossing Riccarton Road: Please cross Riccarton Rd carefully in the mornings.
Water Polo: Draw is not out yet but as soon as it is, it will be posted up outside Room 11, 1 and 6.
Clarinet and Saxophone lessons today are at 10:40am in the music room.
Niamh and Brooke please see Mr McWhirter at interval – re Jump Jam
U16 Girls Rugby open session: Another session is on this Sunday at Bob Deans Fields, North Hagley Park, 12 noon – 1.30pm. Come along and have some fun, there will be Canterbury Women’s team players there with the Farah Palmer Cup!

Culture Galore is coming! Saturday 10 March at Ray Blank Park, 46 Maidstone Road, Ilam from 12pm to 4pm.

This is a free annual event to celebrate Christchurch’s diverse ethnic culture in a family atmosphere. Stay and witness amazing performances including Japanese drummers and tradition dancing.

Other activities also includes face painting, a bouncy castle, stone carving, Henna tattoo, calligraphy flax weaving, Origami creations and more. There are also a range of food stalls at the event for you get a taste of each part of the world.

 

Daily Notices for Wednesday 28 February

Wednesday 28 February 2018          Rāapa rua tekau ma waru Hui-tanguru

Student notices/Panui

Orchestra: Those pupils interested in joining the orchestra, can you please meet at 9:40am on Thursday over at the Technology block across the field.
A green lock has been found in Room 6, it is now at the office. Unlock it to prove it is yours.
Kapa haka today at 2pm in the hall. A roll will be taken.
School Magazine: Application letters to Miss Waters by Friday – there is a box outside T4 for delivery.
Lawn Bowls: practice at the Burnside Bowling Club on Thursday between 4pm and 5pm.  You must arrange your own transport to and from the club.

Te Rā O Te Tamariki – Children’s Day

This year Children’s Day is on Sunday 4th March, 10am – 3pm at the corner of New Brighton Road and Locksley Ave, Burwood. It is a wonderful day to spend time together with a range of activities such as performing arts, craft, sports and games for the whole family.

Final PCT Trial: Will be held Thursday lunch time. PE Gear in compulsory. No PE gear you will be asked politely to leave. The following students are involved in Thursday’s trial: Lauren, Ben, Ryan (Rm 12). Oliver, Katie, Apphia (Rm 11), Angus (Rm 9), George, Seth, Bonnie (Rm 6), Carsyn (Rm 4), Emma, Noah (Rm 3), Finlay, Niamh, Casper (Rm 1)
Korfball today if fine, Room 4 vs Room 10. Tomorrow it will be Room 5 vs Room 13.
Warrick B, Caity G, Kodie B, Quinn M, Tylor C, please see Mr Gaut at interval in Room 1.

Daily Notices for Tuesday 27 February

Tuesday 27 February 2018              Rātū rua tekau ma whitu Hui-tanguru

Student Notices/Panui

Homework club today after school.
Kids Lit team please meet in library at 2:00pm.
Orchestra: Those pupils interested in joining the orchestra, can you please meet at 9:40am on Thursday over at the Technology block across the field.
School Magazine: Application letters to Miss Waters by Friday – there is a box outside T4 for delivery.
If u are interested in participating in the house basketball tournament, come to Room 3 at interval today. There will be two teams per house with a minimum of three girls. No late sign ups.
Rutherford-Batten House captains please come to Room 6 at morning tea.

Well done to the Student Korfball team, it was quite a physical match some of the Staff team were playing rugby… and for the record the Staff team did win!

A Year 7 competition will start this week, please check the notices.

The International Food Festival is coming, keep an eye on the notices for more information.

Te Rā O Te Tamariki – Children’s Day

This year Children’s Day is on Sunday 4th March, 10am – 3pm at the corner of New Brighton Road and Locksley Ave, Burwood. It is a wonderful day to spend time together with a range of activities such as performing arts, craft, sports and games for the whole family.

Room 8 vs Room 2 in Korfball today at 1:15pm.
Lawn Bowls – practice at the Burnside Bowling Club on Thursday between 4:00pm and 5:00pm.  You must arrange your own transport to and from the club.

Daily Notices For Monday 26 February

Monday 26 February 2018                Rāhina rua tekau ma ono Hui-tanguru

Student Notices/Panui

The following students are to see Mr Gaut in Room 1 at interval today. Quinn, Tylor, Warrick, Kodie and Caity.
HPV Forms to the office now please
Latin: On this afternoon, please head to Room 7 with your pencil case at 2:00pm.
Orchestra: Those pupils interested in joining the orchestra, can you please meet at 9:40am on Thursday over at the Technology block across the field.
Three Diary of a Wimpy Kid books were handed into the office last week.  If these are yours please come and collect them at morning tea.
School Magazine 2018 Talented writers and photographers please write a letter to Miss Waters explaining why you would love to join the Magazine team.  Include your name and room number and drop it into T4 before school.  Due FRIDAY

Extension Opportunities:

EPro8 – we heard of some Year 7’s who entered last year.  We need you as you have experience.  Please add your name to the blue card in the office.  Year 8’s – anyone good at building electronics, models, lego or team management.  It only involves 2 meetings and a Wednesday evening at Cobham Intermediate.  No cost.

Robotics – prior experience people to start with.  Later in the year we will start those who would like to have a go.  Tuesday’s 12 noon – 1:00pm. Write your name on the blue card list in the office.

Fashion Designers – Year 8 only – please write a note to Ms Johnson (you can hand this into the office).  This will be held on a Tuesday 12 noon – 1:00pm in T6.

3D printing – Mr Ingle will see Year 8 class teachers when it is your turn so no need to do anything.

Korfball action today: Staff vs Students at 1:15pm! The grass may be too wet so we may go to a court. Pupil team meet in Room 3 with your lunch at 1:00pm. Staff team could be Mr Gaut, Tom, Mr Williamson and Mr McWhirter. Lizzie, Mrs Toaolamai, Miss Mason, Miss Timblick, Miss McCall and Mrs Robertson.
Student Council Leadership Applications are to be handed in by 3pm today. Please bring them to Room 6.
Y7 Girls’ Self Defense: Session today will start at 1.30pm. Please be ready outside the hall by 1:25pm
If you’re interested in the House Basketball Tournament sign ups will be in Room 3 at interval (House Captains also). We need 10 Year 7’s and 10 Year 8’s per team with a minimum of 3 girls. No late sign ups.