As the year draws to a close, we look back on our successes of 2023. Having my first more ‘normal’ year as the principal has been a great success for me - no covid lockdowns, no staffing crisis, no leaking pipes. The PTA tells me lightheartedly that I am no longer the ‘new principal’ at Kaharoa… I can upgrade to just ‘principal’. With a more stable year, we have been able to build into the quality of our educational opportunities for students inside and outside the classroom. Our overall student results show significant progress in student learning and we will report back to the Board on the 18th of December on our 2023 annual plan goals achieved, and next steps for 2024. [Read More...]
Please find below our last newsletter for the year. A hard copy has been sent home for each family today. Please take note of the times and information for tomorrow night’s Student-Led Conferences and Sports Prizegiving. We look forward to seeing you! We also attach below our Pool flyer and a Work Notice from Higgins regarding roadworks that have started on Tauranga Direct Road that were included with the digital version of the newsletter.
File Download: 6_Dec_23_Kaharoa_News-min.pdf
File Download: Pool_Flyer_2023-2024.pdf
File Download: Higgins_Work_Notice_Dec.pdf
We’ve teamed up with OfficeMax to your back-to-school shop super easy! Your child’s class list is already loaded. Just go to myschool.co.nz. Simply add your details, check that you want everything on the list, then click and confirm - and OfficeMax will get your delivery underway with free delivery on orders over $70^.
File Download: MySchool_Parent_Offer_Flyer%2C_December_2023.PDF
Please find below our Snapshot which was emailed to all families on 29 November.
File Download: 29_Nov_23_Snapshot.pdf
The Gully Nature School is holding an open afternoon for anyone interested in a place for 2024. Meet the educators and explore their space! Please see their flyer below for all the details including RSVP.
File Download: open_afternoon_23.pdf
Please find below our Snapshot which was emailed to all families on 22 November.
File Download: 22_Nov_23_Snapshot.pdf
Please find below our latest newsletter. Included are the results from Group Day together with 2024 start and term dates. There is a whole school assembly tomorrow morning at 9am where we will be awarding Stepping Up Certificates and 1st place Athletics Certificates. Parents and caregivers are very welcome to attend. Well done to all our students who competed on the day and a huge congratulations to our placegetters! We hope to see you at the Ray White Rotorua Colour Fun Run over the weekend! Tickets sales via Eventbrite end tonight. You can purchase tickets at the event on Saturday between 9-10am but prices will be $5 more per ticket.
File Download: 16_Nov_23_Kaharoa_News.pdf
File Download: Group_Day_2023_-_Place_Getters.pdf
Starting this Thursday we have Pita Pit as a Thursday-only lunch option for all our students. Similar to our former Ka Pai Kai lunches, ordering is very simple and can be done online.
File Download: Lunch_Online.pdf
The PTA are again challenging you to get into the Christmas Spirit with the Christmas Letterbox Challenge 2023! Get cracking and decorate your letterboxes in a festive theme and enter the competition to win some awesome prizes!
File Download: Christmas_Letterbox_Challenge_2023.pdf
The Hamurana Flyer is on this weekend! Come and join in on the colourful fun!
Please find below our Snapshot which was emailed to all families on 1 November and includes the Tuckshop order form and a notice about Athletics next Wednesday, 8 November.
File Download: Kaharoa_Snapshot_-_1_Nov_23.pdf
File Download: Notice_for_Athletics_2023_%281%29.pdf
File Download: Tuckshop_Order_Form.pdf
Please find attached our newsletter dated today. A hard copy will be sent home with each family. We also attach an advert from Kaitao Intermediate who is looking for host families for their international students. If you would like some firewood for next season, the PTA has gum for $140/cubic metre - see the newsletter for details and how to order!
File Download: 25_Oct_23_Kaharoa_News.pdf
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Please find below our Snapshot which was emailed to all families on 11 October.
File Download: 11_Oct_23_Snapshot.pdf
Want to try tennis out this summer? Friday junior club day 3.30-4.15pm for primary and beginner-intermediate, 4.15-5.45pm for high school and advanced intermediate.
The Kaharoa Tennis Club plays at the School on Tuesday evenings at 7pm, October to May. We welcome new players and cater for all levels. Subs are $20. For further information please contact Joanne Wallace (Secretary) Mobile: 0274 904 105 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
File Download: Kaharoa_Tennis_Club_Flier_%2821.9.23%29_.pdf
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