Thursday, 14 December 2017

Tuesday, 12 December 2017


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Every learner in Room 5 deserves a huge congratulations for their efforts in learning this year. I think that you are all super stars.

Consistent Effort 
- Mikyla and Elizabeth
These 2 gorgeous girls have worked their tails off every single day. And check out their beautiful smiles.  They are always so happy in their work.

Faith in Action 
- Inuja Kannagara
Inuja is always the first person to offer help to others.  He always speaks kindly and is the most gentle, caring and kind person.  What a star!

Academic Achievement 
- Rhys Elmiger & Ryan Squibb
Rhys and Ryan are so excited about learning that they actually ask for harder and harder work.  When give them a real challenge they get so excited about it that they start to giggle!  You are so much fun to teach. Get well soon Ryan - we miss you at school.

100% Attendance
- Chloe L
Chloe L loves school sooooo much that she has been here every single day.  We love to see your smiling face at school Chloe - keep it up.

Sunday, 10 December 2017

The very last week 2017

11.15 am Carols on the Field

9.00 am Prizegiving

8.45 am Singing
Quick visit to 2018 classrooms.
11.00 am Kakano and Manuka’s Athletics Day

Tryathlon (whole school). You'll need togs and wheels.

11.00 am Missioning of our Year 6s this Friday at 11am in the hall.
12 Noon School Dismissed for Summer Holiday.

And a few reminders/requests...

  • Bring your togs (just in case) We might get the sprinkler out
  • School magazines are available for $5.
  • All  books, sports uniforms and gear need to be returned this week.
  • Schools starts for Term 2018: Wednesday 7th February.

Merry Christmas
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Thursday, 7 December 2017

Monday, 4 December 2017


It is a swimming week - sorry, forgot to add that to the reminders.

Yes, we are wearing mufti for our picnic tomorrow.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Week 8 Term 4


Manuka Team Picnic

Mrs T on another spy mission for the morning
8.45 am School Singing

8.45 am School Singing (We need two this week)


1.00 pm End of Year Mass

Manuka Team Picnic
A massive, huge THANK YOU to the parents who are coming to play with us on Tuesday. We are super excited to have you all with us. It's going to be a busy day.
Children will need:
- something for a shared lunch
- a bottle of water
- togs and towel
- a teddy bear

We are going to spend the morning in the bush doing some interesting and fun activities. We will return to school for lunchtime and we'll cool off with some water play.

Spy Mission
On Tuesday I will be heading to Tauranga. I will be on a mission to learn about makerspaces. It's very exciting. Don't panic Room 5 - I have lots of fun planned for you, too.

End of Year Mass
This is a beautiful celebration of our year of learning. You are all welcome to join us. Don't wear too many layers - it gets quite warm in the church.

A few more important notices:

The YOUNG VINNIES FOODBANK collection is still on. Please, give generously.

There are NO MORE SAUSAGE SIZZLES for the year.

Monday 11th December: we are having a CHRISTMAS ON THE FIELD CONCERT and we are all performing.

Tuesday 12th December: School Prizegiving

Wednesday 13th December: Junior Athletics Day

Thursday 14th December: we are holding a school wide TRYATHLON. All students will have a go. They will need to bring wheels to school that day.

Friday 15th December: Missioning of Year 6 students and School Closes for the Year.

WOW! Nothing like a good sprint to the finish.