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This week’s message from the Principal:
Kia ora Parents, Caregivers, Whānau and Friends of our School,
Welcome back to school for our final term of the school year. A very warm welcome to Jude Lees who we have coaxed back into fulltime teaching to give the children in Puāwai Rima a settled end to the year.
Term 4 is usually a busy term with lots of end of year activities, particularly for our Year 6 students as they transition to their new adventures at Cromwell College.
Term 4 is when our board of trustees, leadership team and teachers start preparing for the next school year with setting budgets, reviewing our annual plan, developing our plans moving forward and organising class placements and teaching teams for the next school year.
We will be welcoming some new teachers to our team in 2020 and we will also have some teachers moving around our teams. Class organisation for next year is detailed later in the newsletter.
The first event for us this term is our major fundraiser for the year – the duathlon. The duathlon is being held on Sunday 20 October. Thank you to parents who have indicated that they can help. Reminder that there will be a cake stall and we need parents to provide baking. Please drop off baking on Friday afternoon or to the stall by 9am on Sunday morning for those attending the event. Entry forms are available on our website and in the school office. It is a really fun event and I encourage everyone to get along and support our FOTS committee with this important fundraiser.
Kia pai to wiki, Naku noa atu,
Anna Harrison, Principal