We have begun! This is an exciting time for staff and children alike at Kaharoa School, as we develop our knowledge and pedagogy around the best way to teach our children. Emma Nahna, our facilitator modelled the very first lessons last Thursday and Friday in all of our classes. You can imagine how heartening it was to see on Monday morning; a 5 year old wanting to start his writing before school, another junior child using his sound knowledge strategy to correctly write a word in his story and our senior children recognising the different long ā sound in their reading books! An invitation will be sent out next week inviting you all to a whanau hui (Thursday 25 March) where Emma will present the foundations of Structured Literacy and the way literacy will be taught at Kaharoa. [Read More...]
The Board invites applications from parents who wish to enrol their sons and daughters at Kaharoa School for Term 1 2021. Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office.
Welcome Back! For your information, please see below Term and School Holiday dates, Public Holidays and Teacher Only (Teacher Development) Days currently scheduled for the school year. Also set out is our daily timetable.
...is coming to Rotorua! Lake Tikitapu, Saturday 20 March. A great opportunity for swimmers aged between 7-10 years to have a go at a 100m or 200m ocean swim close to shore in a safe supportive and fun environment.
Rotorua Hockey are offering U13 advance training sessions on Thursdays 6-7:30pm for 6 weeks starting 18 March.
Room Rata would like to thank our FABULOUS camp parents who came to Lakes Ranch with us - Sam Paterson, Kylie Johnston, Tom Davies, Blair Hartley, Gary Back, Anna Weaver, and Mandy Du Toit.
From Rob and Zareen Cope of “Our Kids Online”, this interactive information evening is designed to help any adults with children in their lives, gain a better understanding of some of the potential dangers children face in the online world. It also offers advice and resources to be able to confidently approach these topics with your children at different ages, and practical solutions on how to make their online experiences safer.
File Download: Online_Safety_Seminar_Details.pdf
Please find below the latest newsletter from our PTA including details of their upcoming fundraising initiatives and how you can help! Find the 4 March 2021, newsletter here:
File Download: PTA_NEWS_%2820%29-min.pdf
Argyle House, Hamilton Boys’ High School’s Boarding Hostel is hosting an Open Day on Thursday 11 March 2021 from 10.00am - 2.00pm at 34 Argyle Street, Hamilton.
File Download: Open_Day_Programme_2021.pdf
Please find attached information on the free skills clinic being run by Swim Rotorua. While it is available to all, including Swim Rotorua Junior Academy, it is also aimed at CBOP interschool competitors.
File Download: skills_2021.pdf
Last Wednesday the little eco-warriors in Room Kowhai went bush. We drove down to the Kokako Bush block and meandered down to the Onaia Stream where we had our morning tea.
Rural Inter-School Swimming Sports has been postponed to Monday, 8 March because of the change to Alert Level 2. Please keep an eye on our calendar/website for any further changes.
To help get the 2021 season off to a great start, Ngongotaha Football Club is holding a Club Day and muster at the grounds at Stembridge Road, Ngongotaha this Saturday, 6 March at 10am. Some events planned for the day include:
Ka Pai Kai is currently paused while we are at Alert Level 2. We hope to open for orders again next week.
File Download: KPKR_ct_Weeks_1-4_Term_1_2021_%281%29.pdf
Last year, we implemented a parent app called “@school”, that provided us with an additional channel of effective and timely communication with our families in an easy-to-access app on your phone. This app is directly linked to our student management system and will initially enable you to securely access personal information about your child (and advise us of any changes), receive school notices, inform us about absences, access information about your school account and access our website via a direct link.
File Download: %40School_Parent_App_Dash.pdf
Please find below an update from Tony Thaugland, Board of Trustees Chair regarding the Principal appointment.
|08-03||Rural Inter-school Swimming Sports - NEW DATE!|
|10-03||Kowhai Trip / Maungatautari Mountain|
|12-03||Assembly (Whole School)|
|15-03||Vaccination Clinic Yr 7&8|
|20-03||School Working Bee|
|25-03||Kaharoa Whanau Hui / Structured Literacy|
|26-03||Assembly (Whole School)|
|31-03||Parent Teacher Interviews|
|02-04||Easter Long Weekend Fri-Tues (No School)|
|07-04||Rimu Camp / Tui Ridge|
|14-04||CBOP Swimming Sports|
|16-04||Last Day of Term 1|
|03-05||First Day of Term 2|
|04-06||Teacher Only Day - No School Today|
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