School is humming, students are engaged, and learning is underway! Our school has a big focus this year on reviewing our core teaching and learning to ensure our programmes are providing the best learning for students using the resources we have available. I was interested in a lesson received from our recent professional development with the key message that - learning knowledge and facts is still important in our digital age. We were informed that the brain has a very limited short term memory, but a vast long term memory. In order for students to compare and contrast, evaluate, and weigh up pros and cons (we call these higher order thinking skills) students need the information stored in long term memory. [Read More...]
Registrations for this year’s hockey, basketball and intermediate netball winter season are now open. If your child is keen to join a team in any of these codes, please follow the links below and fill in the details. Please complete and submit by Thursday, 23 March 2023.
Ngongotaha AFC Junior Soccer is continuing to muster for the 2023 season. We have plenty of space in all grades for new and returning players.
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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 all children competing in the CBOP Swimming Sports competition on 5 April.
File Download: Copy_of_skills_2023.pdf
Please find below our Newsletter for 8 March 2023 which was emailed out to all families today. A hard copy has also been sent home to each family.
File Download: Kaharoa_News_-_8_March_2023.pdf
File Download: Rural_Place_Getters_2023_1.pdf
File Download: Kaharoa_Swimming_Sports_Results_2023.pdf
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Lakes FC registration for the winter season is now open, closing 26 March. To register visit www.lakesfc.com. For enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
File Download: Lakes_FC_2023_Registrations_Closing.pdf
Please find our Kaharoa Snapshot below which was emailed out to all families on 1 March.
File Download: Kaharoa_Snaphot_-_1_March_2023.pdf
Here is the Snapshot dated 22 February which was emailed out to all Kaharoa families on that date.
File Download: 22_Feb_23_Snapshot.pdf
Please find below our Newsletter for 16 February 2023 which was emailed out to all families today. A hard copy has been sent home with the eldest child in each family. Newsletters will now be sent out every three weeks with Snapshots being emailed in the weeks in between.
File Download: 16_Feb_23_Kaharoa_News.pdf
File Download: Triathlon_Results_2023.pdf
File Download: KCA_Newsletter_10.02.2023.pdf
Recent advice from our local dental service is that they are severely understaffed and you can expect wait times when making an appointment. Unfortunately, the Dental Van visiting schools service is not available for the foreseeable future. If your child has not had a dental checkup in some time or needs dental attention, please contact the local dental service to make an appointment. https://www.lakesdhb.govt.nz/our-services/dental-services/
File Download: Principals_Letter_COVID_Alert_level_1.pdf
The following schools have advised they have Gala’s coming up. Keep an eye out for more information as we receive it! St Mary’s Catholic School - 10 March Mamaku School - 16 March Ngongotaha School - 17 March Westbrook School - 30 March
School competitions are currently on hold with the indoor pool refurbishment but trainings will still run in the outdoor pool. The club is happy to welcome swimmers for all age groups, particularly growing the age-12-and-under grade. If you are an able swimmer and would like to come along and try a session look for updates on their Facebook page.
If students are keen on playing rugby this coming season (starting 29 April), registrations are now open (register here).
File Download: Junior_Rugby_2023.pdf
Kia ora Yoga Students, Jenny Lux is back and offering another term of yoga classes on Monday evenings at 6.30pm-7:30pm.
This Kaharoa Snapshot was emailed out to all Kaharoa Families on 8 February. We look forward to seeing you at the two big events this week - Family Fun Night and Triathlon.
File Download: 8_Feb_23_Snapshot.pdf
To all whanau… Please email the office if you have made any changes to your address, email, phone and/or emergency contacts so that we are able to update your child(ren)‘s school records.
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