MAR
20

Job opportunity

Job opportunity.
We have been contacted by Gateway Glass & Aluminium to advertise a job opportunity for a school leaver. 
This would be an immediate start and possibly lead to apprenticeship in the glazing industry. If you are interested please phone Wazza 07 868 3344. Wazza will be in Whitianga Tuesday 21st March, so if you are interested best call him today. 
They are looking for someone who is willing to learn, have good work ethic and time keeping.

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MAR
17

DRAFT revised Tsunami Protocol - feedback sought

Attached here is a DRAFT revised Tsunami Protocol for our school. This has been developed after a forum held a fortnight ago and feedback from staff and community. Please take time to read the DRAFT protocol and we would like to invite you along to a second forum on Thursday 23rd March in the Library at 7pm. 

  pdf DRAFT Tsunami Protocol (410 KB)

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MAR
15

Teen Leaders still needed for Day Camp

Calling all 14 -18 year olds - We need you for a load of fun at Day Camp - its free! 

Come along and enjoy a whole day of activities and treats for leaders only.

Please register online, or see the office for a form or call Tracey on 0274773350

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MAR
15

Junior Waka Ama

Wednesdays from 3 to 5 pm for students aged 12 to 14 years old. 
For further information please contact Milan for more information on 021-0838-4936.
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MAR
15

Junior Tennis Tournament

A junior Tennis tournament will be held on Saturday 25 March from 9 am.
Singles and Doubles.
Please contact Lisl on 021-148-6982 for more information.
This will be followed by a prizegiving and sausage sizzle
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MAR
15

Calling All Mini Kickers and 9th Graders!

There is still time to register for soccer! See details below.

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MAR
14

Junior Netball trials

Junior Netball Years 5-8 and Representative Years 6-8 trials will be held on Wednesday 15 March 4pm at the Sports park.  

MBNC will be trialling Representative players after team grading.
We understand that some girls may be at TVP Swimming but if they could get there as soon as they can that would be appreciated.
MBNC.
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MAR
14

Hannah Trebes wins top scholorship

Whitianga’s Hannah Trebes (17) has received a University of Waikato Te Paewai o te Rangi scholarship worth up to $25,000.

The former Mercury Bay Area School student was speechless when she heard the good news. “There was lots of smiling and jumping around the kitchen,” says Hannah.

Read the full article here

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MAR
09

Magical Park?

Check out what TCDC have done with Geo Air Games in Buffalo Beach Reserve -

 

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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
06

Y7&8 Triathlon - POSTPONED

The Y7& 8 Triathlon has been postponed tomorrow - we will advise a new date once this has been decided. Apologies for any in convenience.

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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
03

Hearing and Vision Testing

The Waikato DHB will here at school on March 29th for Hearing and vision testing. Below are the information sheets.

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MAR
03

Newsletter Term 1 Week 4 - 3 March 2017

Please find this weeks newsletter here

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MAR
01

How do we use our internet at school?

How do we use our internet here at school? Have a look at us in this video that N4L released late last year after the completion of a government initiative. There are more details below.

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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
01

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
28

Photo Day next week

Class, individual and sibling photos will be taken at school next Thursday/Friday. If you require 'sibling' photos these need to be booked by completing the form available from the school office. The 'sibling' photo form needs to be returned by Wednesday 4pm at the latest. Thank you.

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FEB
27

Mercury Bay Junior Rugby Club Muster

Tuesday 14th March 5.30pm.  Clubrooms Lyon Park Albert Street

Please come and register your interest in playing this season, all welcome.

Fees can be paid on the night, or online prior to muster – all players print off below form and bring with you.

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FEB
22

Swimming Sports Picture Gallery 2017

A selection of pictures taken at this year's swimming sports.


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FEB
22

University Visits to MBAS

Please make a note of the following dates for University visits to the school.
Otago University 9.00am Wednesday 1st March - Career Rm
Waikato University 9.45am Friday 25th March - venue TBA
Massey University 8.45am Wednesday 5th April -Career Rm
Auckland University 8.45am Wednesday 12th April-Career Rm
AUT Currently confirming TBA
Victoria University 8.45am Tuesday 13th June-venue TBA
Lincoln & Canterbury Universities still to confirm dates.
The school usually supports students to these open days by providing a minivan, if you have an interest to attend these days please see me in the Careers room.
Wintec Open Day Hamilton Friday 12th May
Waikato University Open Day Friday 19th May
Toiohomai Open Day ( formley BOP Polytech) Friday 26th May
For further information please see Mrs Relph in the Careers room.

 

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21

Primary School Meet the Teacher - 1st March

We would like to invite you all to a “Meet the Teacher” opportunity on Wednesday, March 1st. We need to be clear that this is not a time to talk about your individual child’s achievement or needs, but rather an opportunity to get to know how the class works, get to know the teacher a little better and also meet some of the other parents of students’ in your child’s class.

You can make an appointment with your child’s teacher at any time to talk about their progress. Monday or Thursday afternoons are usually the best as we have meetings on other days. Please click http://mbasprimary.weebly.com/links-to-class-websites.html for the email contact addresses should you need them.

1.30 - 2.00pm In the library. Ms Surtees and I will be hosting a session about the “big picture” of our primary school, the vision and how we are working towards achieving it. This session is suitable for any parent regardless of the level of the primary school that their child in.

From 2.15 onwards we will also be there with activities, resources etc in relation to helping your child at home.

2.15 - 2.45  the Year 1 and 2 teachers will be hosting a session in their rooms for their parents.

2.45- 3.15 - the Year 3 and 4 teachers  and Whaea Jean will be hosting a session in their rooms for their parents.

3.15 - 3.45 - the Year 5 and 6 teachers will be hosting a session in their rooms for their parents.

It would be really helpful for us to know how many people to expect, so we would appreciate you filling in the appropriate form below to RSVP to this event.

Meet the Teacher - Library Session 1.30pm - 2.00pm https://goo.gl/forms/VopVPhslCYoDiCvF2

Years 1 and 2 Meet the Teacher 2.15pm -2.45pm  https://goo.gl/forms/yUGmSO0fbItZ8iFl1

Years 3 and 4 Meet the Teacher 2.45pm -3.15pm https://goo.gl/forms/foUCk3oOXsAF4U572

Years 4-6 Roopu Meet the Teacher 2.45pm - 3.15pm https://goo.gl/forms/9LsV5dZM9cpPcw9H3

Years 5 and 6 Meet the Teacher 3.15pm - 3.45 https://goo.gl/forms/qJgm0Xl166T0ayiN2

Thank you for your help - we look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards,

Anne-Maree McDougall
Deputy Principal

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FEB
21

Y9-13 Swimming Sports Video

Fabulous job by Nick Hristov, Kal Rabarts-Small, Hannah Murphy and Ms Mahon for this year's swimming sports video.

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