What a lovely break to have Easter during the term, hope you all enjoyed it as well as the beautiful weather. It was so nice to see the children come back refreshed all ready for the rest of the term. We started the week with our Onesie Day and had children dressed as many interesting characters and in their favourite onesie. Money from the day went to Autism NZ. [Read More...]
Kia Ora Koutou Kaharoa Whanau, On behalf of the Kaharoa School Board of Trustees, I would like to confirm the position of our new principal has been appointed to Lynden Cook.
Kia ora Kaharoa Whanau… we have some exciting news! We have just joined Rewardhub. This is a website where more than 100 leading brands will reward our school with donations, at no extra cost to you, when you shop online and are signed up to support us.
File Download: Rewardhub_Info.pdf
A project update from Finley English, Founder of the Read for a Feed project: Hi Everyone! Thank you all so much for your support towards my project. With your help, I was able to put together $200 to donate to the Salvation Army!
File Download: RFAF_Project_complete_public_poster.pdf
Jenny Lux will be offering yoga classes for 8 weeks on Monday evenings in Term 2, starting 10 May. If you are interested, please contact her to sign up (see email below).
Our qualifying swimmers took part in the annual CBOP Swimming Sports event at the Rotorua Aquatic Centre on Wednesday, 14 April. This event caters for experienced and novice swimmers, with the four swim strokes included across the range of events.
File Download: CBOP_Swimming_Sports_Results_2021_v2.pdf
Here’s a science experiment you might like to try at home with your family over the school holidays. Your children will love the rainbow effect as the water “walks” through the cups! See below for the instructions and a demonstration.
The New Zealand Herald published the below article in November last year. It gives a good overview of the Structured Literacy programme’s benefits and differences, and the NZ situation. We encourage our Kaharoa Whanau to have a read (approx 3-5 minutes).
Room Rimu had a wonderful time on camp at Tui Ridge last week.
Needed by end of term 1 for next term’s recycled glass elective: Empty Bombay Sapphire Gin bottles and Sky Vodka bottles. Unwanted tempered glass (broken or panes). Please deliver to the office by Friday 16 April, or email email@example.com to arrange collection.
Congratulations to Greer Bennett who recently won an art award in the Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards. Young people between 4-14 years of age were invited to create a piece of art in the theme ‘Te Taiao: Nature’ and submit it to the Tauranga Art Gallery.
It was fantastic to see so many of our fabulous children dressed in their onesies on Wednesday, and we raised $119.00 in support of Autism New Zealand! Well done everyone!
The Hell Pizza Reading Challenge is on again for 2021! Get your Pizza Wheels from your classroom teacher or Mrs Noel.
Thank you very much to Judy Thompson from VIP Realty for running an Easter colouring-in competition for our junior classes.
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Please note we have had to change the teacher only day in June. This will now be held on Tuesday, 8 June (not Friday 4 June). There will be no school for students on this day.
Registrations are now open for this year’s hockey season. If your child is interested in becoming part of a Kaharoa School team, please follow this link and complete the form by Friday 09 April.
|07-05||Rotorua Mini Marathon|
|07-05||PTA Mothers Day Stall|
|08-05||Kaharoa Kokako Netball Intermediate Team - Grading Day|
|10-05||Future Fern Netball - Kaharoa Kahus (yr 1/2) First Game|
|11-05||Future Fern Netball - Kaharoa Kererus (yr 5/6) First Game|
|12-05||Basketball - Kaharoa CrossUps First Game|
|14-05||Hockey - Kaharoa Kwik Sticks (year 7/8) First Game|
|15-05||Hockey - Kaharoa Maxis (year 5/6) First Game|
|07-06||Queens Birthday Long Weekend - No School|
|08-06||Teacher Only Day - No School Today|
|22-06||Kaharoa School & Rural Cross Country|
|09-07||End of Term 2|
|26-07||Start of Term 3|
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