Kaharoa School

Term Four • 2019

Education Review Office Visit, Homework Challenge, Hamurana Flyer, Production DVD and Swimming Pool

We look forward to welcoming reviewers, Tracey Adams and Gary Willacy next Monday at 10.00am in the Kokako Centre. Ms Adams and Mr Willacy will be with us for four days. This will include being part of our Kumara Patch planting with Te Rangikaheke Kiripatea on Wednesday morning at 9.30 am. They would like to meet with parents on Tuesday the 19th at 2.15pm to help them build a picture of your child's school. Teachers and the Board of Trusstees would appreciate........ [Read More...]

Principal - Warwick Moyle
B.O.T. Chairperson - Tony Thaugland
Kaharoa Road RD, RD6 Rotorua 3096
t: (07) 332 3444
e: office@kaharoa.school.nz


Inaugural Hamurana Flyer - 17 November

posted: Mon, October 14, 2019

The Kaharoa PTA is hosting the inaugural Hamurana Flyer DASH and Farmlands Real Estate Colour Fun Run (both 5km) on Sunday 17 November 2019. These are two 5km runs along the picturesque Hamurana Lakefront. An elite timed event and a colour fun run.

File Download: hamurana_flyer_2019.pdf

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2020 Enrolments

posted: Wed, September 11, 2019

We are currently looking at roll numbers before advertising for out of zone enrolments for the 2020 school year. With the enrolment scheme limiting available placements we would appreciate hearing from families who may be moving and from families who may be sending their child to Intermediate.

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Roots of Empathy Instructor Training

posted: Thu, November 14, 2019

Last call out for anyone interested in becoming a Roots of Empathy Instructor! ​Roots of Empathy are offering Instructor training in Rotorua on 20-22 November.

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Branson Family Trust Scholarship

posted: Wed, November 13, 2019

A reminder that this fabulous extra-curricular funding opportunity is being offered once again this year. Through the generosity of the Branson Family, $1,000 is available for children to apply for if they are Year 6 or older.

File Download: 2019_Kaharoa_Scholarship.doc

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Scientist for a Day

posted: Wed, November 13, 2019

On Friday 8 November 2019, Kaharoa School held its Scientist For A Day annual event.

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Need a Babysitter or Nanny?

posted: Tue, November 12, 2019

For all you busy parents who need a hand with looking after your children, I can be of great assistance, so don’t hesitate to give me a call. My name is Silvie, I am a 19 year old student and currently back home from university over the summer holidays. I am responsible, cheerful, well organised and I love working with children. I hold a full drivers licence and am able to work late. I have great experience in babysitting, having looked after my cousins and other children on many occasions. If you would like to get in touch, please call or text me on 027 960 6193 or email me on silvie.irwin@gmail.com

Civil Defence Mobile Alert Test

posted: Tue, November 12, 2019

Civil Defence will be carrying out a mobile alert test on the evening of Sunday, 24 November 2019.

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Reminder: Sweets & Chocolate

posted: Tue, November 12, 2019

Reminder: We have a policy of no sweets or chocolates at school - this is also in line with our healthy eating guidelines and only to be had as occasional treats. Although Christmas candy canes and lollies are around at this time of the year they are not to be eaten at school. However we will allow these special treats to be eaten during the last week of term.

Kapai Kai - Healthy School Lunches

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Every Thursday, Kapai Kai lunches that have been ordered by students or staff, are delivered to our school. These meals are super nutritious and delicious: they only use high-quality ingredients like free-range eggs, wholemeal pasta and no refined sugars, or processed meats. Therefore they fit perfectly with our Health Promoting Schools Policy. Orders need to be placed by Wednesday, cash payment only. Please find attached the latest menu if you like to give it a go!

File Download: Kapai_Kai_Menu_T4_Cold_Meals.pdf

File Download: Kapai_Kai_Menu_T4_Hot_Meals.pdf

Prize-giving at WHHS (Past Pupils)

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Congratulations to the following past pupils for winning these awards:

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Leo English… Breaking Records!

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

A huge congratulations to Leo English who has been breaking records in his swimming!

File Download: IMG_1484.pdf

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Thank you to the Ngati Whakaue Endowment Grant!

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Thank you to the Ngati Whakaue Endowment Grant for the grant of $13,000 to ‘boost our oral literacy in reading and writing’. This grant enables us to purchase the Quick60 Alphabet books and the Factual texts Set 2 (we bought Set 1 this year), storage for these sets and employ a teacher aide to run these programmes next year. We are also able to purchase sets of Lego for our Bricks Club. We are beyond grateful for this grant and the benefits it will bring for our tamariki.

Past Pupil Successes Celebrated!

posted: Mon, November 11, 2019

Congratulations to Amy Brunt, Gemma Brunt and Sam Gifford…

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RBHS Orientation Day

posted: Sun, November 10, 2019

Rotorua Boys High School’s Orientation Day will be held on Wednesday, 20 November 2019, from 9am-2:40pm. If your son is going to RBHS next year, you should have received an email invitation. We have attached the flyer showing the details.

File Download: Orientation.pdf

Congratulations to Damon & Annelyse Cowie!

posted: Thu, November 07, 2019

Congratulations to Damon Cowie for achieving Dux at WHHS. Damon has carried on a proud tradition for Kaharoa School with past pupils now having achieved 6 Dux Awards, 3 Proximae Accessit, 4 Head Girls, 2 Head Boys and 3 Deputy Head Boys since 2006. Congratulations also to Annelyse Cowie winning the Sportswoman of the Year Award at the WHHS co-curricular prize giving. An amazing achievement for someone who is only Year 11.

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