MAR
28

Cooks Beach Triathlon

Cooks Beach Triathlon Information. This is being held on April 4th. Y5-6 students to register with Mr Jowsey, Y7-8 students to see Mr Ewing and Y9-13 to see Leisa. Entries close Thursday this week.

More info on our Facebook page

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MAR
28

Resilience Workshop

We will be holding another workshop on resilience on Thursday 6th April, from 7.00pm in the library.
This will be hosted by our new counsellor, Carolyn Gibbs and AP Primary Years, Philippa Surtees. We had great feedback from our forum last year and would love to see you again this year! This workshop is particularly aimed at families of primary years students

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MAR
24

Newsletter Term 1, Week 3, 24th February 2017

Please find our week 3 newsletter here

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Newsletter Term 1, Week 5, 10th March 2017

Please find our week 5 newsletter here

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Newsletter Term 1, Week 6, 17th March 2017

Please find our week 6 newsletter here

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Newsletter Term 1, Week 7, 24th March 2017

Please find a copy of our newsletter here

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MAR
09

Day Camp Teen Leaders needed

Please see below

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MAR
09

New Programmes at Valley Education

Always wanted to study agriculture or horticulture? Now you can. Valley Education and Training Enterprises is launching level 2 Introduction to Agriculture, level 3 Horticulture – Get Growing and Level 4 Horticulture (Fruit Production) courses in the Thames/Hauraki Region.

To secure your place or for more information on these courses, please call 07-868-7892, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.valleyeducation.co.nz

 

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MAR
07

TVSS Athletics - POSTPONED

The decision has been made to postpone tomorrows event due to the weather forecast.  Back-up day is Friday.  The call will be made on Thursday as to whether this day will be suitable depending on weather and track condition (water).

Other options if this eventuates is next Tuesday or Thursday.  

 

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MAR
03

Mercury Bay Football Club Registration 2017

Please find information on registering for 2017 below.

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MAR
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Newsletter Term 1 Week 4 - 3 March 2017

Please find this weeks newsletter here

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MAR
01

Head Lice

There have been a few reported cases of headlice through out the school including the senior school. Please check your children's heads.

Attached is a link to information and treatment of headlice. Headlice

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MAR
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Mercury Bay Gymastics Club

This year we have decided to start Gymnastics in term 2 as we know everyone is busy and outside enjoying this beautiful weather.

However, if your child would like to participate this year we need more COACHES AND ADMIN HELP so that we can at least maintain our current numbers and hopefully even accept more gymnasts from our HUGE waiting list.  

We are holding our AGM/COACHES/ADMIN Meeting in the MBAS Hall next Monday, March 6th from 5pm.  

If you are able to help our club this year in any way please come to this meeting to discuss this with us or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Thanks and we look forward to seeing you there to help kick off and plan another successful gymnastics season. 

Cheers Amy Hodge

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FEB
17

Art Classes after school

Please see below for more information regarding art classes after school

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FEB
17

A note to you from Constable Catherine Sell, School Community Officer, New Zealand Police.

I would like to include a brief message in your school newsletter each month.  I will include useful links to information that I come across in my work role, and keep you up to date with issues that I see within our school community.

By now your gorgeous children will have settled into their new school year and routine is returning to your homes.

Road safety is hugely important all year round, and throughout February I am getting School Traffic Safety Teams and Bus Monitors trained.  The voluntary work that these students do to get pedestrians across crossings safely before and after school is appreciated, especially when it’s hot, raining and windy – and that’s often at the same time in our lovely climate! If your school doesn’t have monitored crossings, please go over the basic safety rules with your children, particularly the young ones. Some examples are:

·         When crossing a road, Stop, Look, Listen and Link.

·         When travelling in a car, everyone must wear a seatbelt. Make it Click.

·         If travelling by school bus, stay seated, keep the aisles clear, quiet talking is OK, and when you get off the bus wait until the bus has moved away before crossing the road.

Parents collecting your children off the bus, or from school, please try to park on the side of the road that your child will be leaving school or the bus.  Alternatively, walk to where your child will be so they can cross the road with you.

Drivers, please remember the speed limit passing a stationary school bus is 20kph.

Road Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

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17

Mercury Bay Day Camp

MERCURY BAY DAY CAMP

19 – 21 April 2017

Registrations open Monday 27 Feb 17

Registration forms available from local school offices or at daycamp.co.nz

Teen Leaders and Volunteers needed

Contact  daycamp.mercurybay@gmail .com

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Newsletter Term 1 Week 2 - 17th February 2017

Please find our weekly newsletter here

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Newsletter Term 1 Week 1 - 10 February 2017

Newsletter Term 1 Week 1 - 10 February 2017

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FEB
07

Junior Tennis

Junior Tennis is starting again on Saturday 11 February. The club membership fee is $20 per child and players need their own racket.

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. – 6 to 9 years old

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. – 10 to 15 years old

Sessions run on Sat 11 Feb, Sat 18 Feb, Sat 25 Feb, Sat 4 March, and Sat 11 March

Junior Tournament and Prize-giving on Sat 18 March

Call Lisl for more information on 021-148-6982 or just turn up

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FEB
02

Pre-Term Newsletter - 2 February 2017

MBAS Pre term Newsletter -2 Feb 2017

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DEC
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Thames Valley Primary Athletics Day 2016

A large contingent of keen athletes hit the road early for the Thames Valley Primary Athletics day in Te Aroha.    Peninsula Central Cluster made up of students from Mercury Bay, Whenuakite & Coroglen didn't let the warm conditions affect their performance and we came away with some great results for 2016.  

Results:
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DEC
09

Junior Boys winners of Thames Valley Volleyball Champs 2016

Thames Valley Secondary School Volleyball Championships.
Mercury Bay Junior Boys are Thames Valley Volley Ball Champs 2016
Two teams of Students travelled away to Katikati yesterday Wednesday 16 November for the TVSS Volleyball Champs.    The students have been training with Mr Davy on lunch breaks and their hard work and commitment certainly paid off.  Mercury Bay stood out not only in their smart uniforms but their on court play and team work proved a touch above the other teams and our Boys took out the competition.  Well done to Mr Davy, Leisa McCleery & Juliet Clague for your support.
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Year 7-10 families 2017 - Info evening

We would like to invite you and your child to an information meeting about our learning organisation, teaching structure and programmes in the Middle Years for 2017. All year 7-10 families are welcome to attend. This evening will be of particular interest to students going into years 7 and 9 in 2017. 

When:             Thursday 10th November at 5.30pm

Where:            School Library 

                

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2017 Coaches, Assistant Coaches & Managers - WANTED

Mercury Bay Secondary School Rugby Club are looking for expressions of interest for Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Mangers and helpers for the Secondary School rugby season 2017.
Please send your letters or email to
The Chairperson
Mercury Bay Area School Rugby Club
Stacey Bale
16 Hawk Hill Crescent, Cooks Beach, RD1
Whitianga
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OCT
31

North Island Secondary School Showjumping Championships

Kalani Nicol, Baylee Wooldridge, Renee Hazelton and Amelia Lockhart attended this event in Cambridge.

The girls all rode beautifully and represented the School and themselves and we hope they  are all very proud.  

The team ended up in the top 20 (out of approx. 40 teams). Amelia Lockhart and her pony Miss Bubbles were placed 7th in their first class.

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