Kia ora katoa

Thanks to all parents and students for a fantastic trip yesterday with Kaitaki.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
This week is Māori language week and we will all be trying to use our reo around and about school. If you would like to know more,
visit: https://natlib.govt.nz/blog/posts/lets-celebrate-te-wiki-o-te-reo-maori-maori-language-week
Go ahead! Give te reo a go!

SPEECH FINALS

Congratulations to our 8 finalists for 2019.  Next week our top 2 finalists from each age group will represent Turua School in the Hauraki Plains Event!

 

Year 7/8 : FIRST – Morgan              SECOND – Faisal      

Year 5/6: FIRST – Omar                   SECOND – Bella

 

 

 

SCIENCE FAIR

All classes have been busy investigating, experimenting and presenting their ideas for the Science Fair next week. (There are some very interesting investigations!)Projects will be displayed and judged in the Hall.  The Hall will be open for viewing on Friday and then students are welcome to take their work home.

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN TERM 3

9-13 SeptTurua School Speeches Week
16-20 SeptHauraki Plains Speeches Week
19 SeptScience Fair -Judging in by Morning Tea
27 SeptLast Day of Term 3

CERTIFICATE OF THE WEEK

At assembly last week the following people were awarded certificates

Room 2

Kaitaki

Leah F. for helping her peers with out being asked.
Room 4

Ika iti

 

Brodie for always trying her best.

Room 7

Patiki

Sophia D for always being ready to learn.
Room 8

Mangopare

Rose – for self management.
Mrs Rakich Award

Yr 5/6

Bella, Amber and Omar for great effort with their speeches.
ManaakitangaRose, Leah R, Emily M and Shanna
Kaitaki Role Modelnone this week
Mangopare Leadership AwardAriana
VirtuesHannah U for cleaning up with being asked.
CansEmily M, Mya, Jayden R  and Leah R (Room 7)

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

We will be running the school holiday programme in the second week of the holidays 7-11 October.  If you wish your child/ren to attend please let any of the After School or Before School Team or Maree know.  This is OSCAR funded, and bookings are essential.

LOST PROPERTY

We are almost at the end of term and the lost property mountain is growing daily. Please come and check for any items of clothing your child may be missing. All unclaimed clothing at the end of term is donated to St John’s.

 

ROOM 2 CAMP FUNDRAISER

This Friday is the last week for Hot Chocolate. don’t miss out . $2.00 – bring your own cup please. You can take money to Room 2 or put it in  the class box.

Home Made Lemon Honey for sale

$2.50 jam size jar  $2.00 if own jar supplied.

$3.50 for larger jar or $3.00 if own jar supplied.

Will collect orders on Fridays and drop jars of Lemon honey off on Mondays.

HAURAKI PLAINS CROSS COUNTRY

Congratulations to Emily M, Zara, Kayde and Annabelle, who competed at the Hauraki Plains Cross Country, last Thursday.  Thank you all for being great ambassadors for our school.

CHICK FLICKS

New chick flick dates below.  We need your help!

13 September shed 206    10.00 am,  shed 207 1.30 pm

Please contact Carl on 0272376494 for further information or if you can help.

This is a great fundraiser for the school.

The PTA do a wonderful job and if you would like to join them you would be very welcome. Please speak to Estelle for further information.

 

CALF CLUB NEWS

REALLY IMPORTANT CALF CLUB STUFF

  • DIY ANIMALS  —- This year it’s Lambs     so get designing!

 

  • GROCERY RAFFLE – Each year we ask families to donate an item to the grocery raffle. Please bring your items into the office and leave in the marked box. We really appreciate your help with this.
  • DEMO DAY  — Wednesday 25th September
  • CALF CLUB TROPHIES – Please return these to the office as soon as possible.

 

Riddle me a Riddle

Last  week’s riddle was:

What tastes better than it smells?

The answer was your tongue (which tastes, your nose smells).

The winner of the chocolate fish was Ben from Room 2. Well done.

This Week the riddle is:

What has a head and a tail but no body?

There is a chocolate fish for the first correct answer each week. email answer to admin@turua.school.nz

 

COMMUNITY/SPORTS NOTICES

Turua Playcentre – A.G.M Wednesday 2nd October,  6.30pm at  One3One in Paeroa.  All welcome

CRICKET NOTICE

Please see link below for information on the Te Puru Duck Race

Duck Race Poster 2019 schools

Tennis Club Registration

Check out the link

2019 – 20 Junior Tennis Poster