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If You Want Your Child to Succeed in Life …Come & Learn How
Prof. Adele Diamond and Paul Blackman
If you were lucky enough to catch Adele Diamond’s presentation in May this year you won’t
want to miss the follow up she has sent to the people of Mercury Bay.
She won’t be with us in person but has entrusted Paul Blackman to deliver this on her behalf.
Free presentation at MBAS Library 7pm-8.30pm Wednesday Nov 1 2017
All Parents, Children, Educators, Medical Practitioners, Mental Health practitioners & anyone with an interest in their child’s future are welcome.
Adele’s discoveries have impacted education around the world and she is recognized as one the 15 most influential neuroscientists in the world. She has discovered the key to a successful life, be it in health, wealth, education, relationships & life in general is about self-control. The now world famous “Dunedin Study” in New Zealand has come to the same conclusions. Paul has worked with her material for the past five years explaining how to put neuroscience theory into practice by delivering workshops, speaking at conferences and working with teachers, parents and professionals nationally.
With 40 years experience, Paul is a qualified Guidance Counsellor , RTLB and teacher.
Discover the secrets of how to think ‘outside of the box’, learn self-control, expand creativity & problem solving and how to use your working memory. Learn how making the right decisions & choices and how following your passions improves executive functions, academic outcomes and mental & physical health.
Adele’s research clearly shows how executive functions ( the parts of the brain responsible for self-control) can be improved especially with very young children. She offers a different perspective that addresses children’s emotional, social & physical needs. We need to nurture our whole child to grow into an amazing human being. Come & listen to Paul as he explains the practical applications of her research and how it links to your child’s success.
If your child presents with learning differences this talk will also be beneficial for you & your child. All welcome
Contact Paul Blackman 027 2379086 for more details or turn up on Wed Nov 1 at the MBAS library.
Congratulations to the following students who have been identified by Magic zone selectors at Secondary School Netball competitions for 2017 to attend player development training squads for Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty for 2017/18.
The MBAS Year 11 Business Studies class is organising a pop-up shoe and clothing shop at the end of this term on Thursday 6th July in the school Library from 3p.m. - 5 p.m. All of the proceeds from this one-off sale will be donated to the Starship Oncology Unit.
Tangos Shoes has generously donated a large stock of shoes and boots to sell at very heavily discounted prices (from $10 - $20 per pair). All new and still in their boxes!
With the school ball coming up at the end of July we would like to be able to offer for sale any unwanted ball dresses, suits and shirts and suitable accessories, again with all sale proceeds going to the Starship Oncology Unit.
If you have suitable items to donate these can be left at the school office any time before Monday 3rd July.
The students of Year 11 Business Studies.
July School Holiday Activities in the Mercury Bay Library are to focus on Fun with Lego.
We will be establishing a Lego Club at the Library and wish to start off with Activities during the holidays to see who would like to come along and participate in some fun games. Watch this space for times and dates of these events.
This is a community driven initiative to reduce the number of plastic bags in our community,simply by making reusable bags from recycled materials.
Everyone is welcome to come along every Tuesday afternoon to Mercury Bay Area School to make reusable bags in the sewing room. Its a great opportunity to come along and meet new people, do some sewing, ironing, pining, screen printing or just enjoy a cup of tea.
Help us reduce the amount of plastic bags in our community so we can save our beautiful environment.
Mercury Bay Area School is now collecting 'Yummy Stickers' so that we can get our share of $200,000 of sports gear.
Pick up a sticker sheet from Leisa McCleery or bring your stickers and stick on your class sheet in your classroom. If you would like your own sheet - print one here.
Thank you to Stacey Rolton and Trevor from New World for getting us started by donating 2 boxes of apples to eat and collect the stickers from!
What we are hoping will be the final Tsunami forum will be held on Wednesday, May 31st in the school library at 7pm.
All parents, caregivers and community are welcome. Attached here is an updated document from the scientific team around possible inundation of the school.
If you would like to come along to the forum, the scientific team will be here to help answer questions.
On Sunday morning, 9th April 2017, twelve students and three staff members (Sandi Lowe, Joanna Mannington and Judy Evans) boarded our Air New Zealand flight to Tokyo, ready to embark on a two week language and cultural journey. This trip, which had been a year and a half in the planning, was intended to give our MBAS language learners the opportunity to connect their classroom learning of the language and culture of Japan to the reality of a lived experience. The itinerary had been compiled to include a mix of modern and pop culture, traditional culture and visits to sites of historical significance.