The Ball has come and gone for another year. It was certainly one to remember a really lovely evening filled with plenty of laughter, dancing and of course good music.
While everyone shone and truly looked fantastic this year’s King was Liam Parry, Queen Eliza Shelvey, Prince Fletcher Bale, Princess Tayla Martin-free,
Cutest couple Treena Bellamy and Jordan Martin-free, best dancer Hikapuhi Clayton and finally best dressed Chelsea Macfarlane.
We would like to formally thank the Flight Club ballroom for once again being such accommodating hosts and the amazing ball committee team whom without their effort our
Red Carpet premiere Ball would not have been possible.
Spirit Week is taking a slightly different form this week and will now be in week 2 of term 4. The senior student leaders are busy hatching plans for our ‘School Spirit Day’ which will be on October 21st. More information will be fed out over the coming weeks of term 3. It’s all about us as a school being proud and showing just how much ‘spirit’ have! :)
Daffodil day is another event fast approaching on this day 26th August it is a school wide mufti day and it is, as usual, a gold coin donation in support of finding a cure for cancer. However on this day please wear some items of yellow and green clothing to really fully support ‘Daffodil day’.
A little team of dedicated students is hoping to run another Shave for a cure this year, following Chelsea MacFarlane and other students amazing efforts last year. We have Joshua Spurdle shaving for cancer and Jonika Edgecombe alongside Ruby Meek and Billie McDonnell doing the 30 cm chop. There are still chances for any other students who wish to participate, and either shave or chop. If you wish to do so please come and have a chat with either Eliza Shelvey, Jonika Edgecombe or Amelia Tomkins. No dates as of yet have been finalised.
Mock exams are in a couple of weeks, so it is time to start putting aside 30 minutes to an hour each night for some quick revision, even the tiniest bit can help in the long run. Remember should anything happen to you or your family near the time of the real exams run in November and December your mock exam grades shall stand as your final grades! So although they are mocks they are important!
Best of luck and stay warm during this blast of winter :)
Your Senior Student Leadership team
Primary School working for Foster Hope
Our collection has started. Our Primary children have made donations to Foster Hope- our charity chosen to mark World Humanitarian Day on August 19th. Donations of new toothbrushes, toothpaste and facecloths along with new or good condition second hand books can be dropped off with your classroom teacher or at the front office.
NZQA Fees Payment
Please be reminded that these fees are due to the school by September 2nd. They are then forwarded onto NZQA.
Domestic students - NCEA entry of $76.70
International Fee paying students- $383.30
If you are eligible for financial assistance then you must collect a form from the school or download from: http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/assets/qualifications-and-standards/qualifications/ncea/Application-For-Financial-Assistance.pdf These forms must be filled in and returned to school with the $20 entry fee.
A message from the local police - Road Safety
Please remember that yellow lines mean no stopping - as per the road code - there is a $150 fine for stopping or parking on yellow lines. Please use the bus bay for dropping off in the mornings - please also be aware of buses arriving.
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