There is still time to register for soccer! See details below.
Junior Netball Years 5-8 and Representative Years 6-8 trials will be held on Wednesday 15 March 4pm at the Sports park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cheers Amy Hodge
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.
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.
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/
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/VopVPhslC
Years 1 and 2 Meet the Teacher 2.15pm -2.45pm https://goo.gl/forms/yUGmSO0fb
Years 3 and 4 Meet the Teacher 2.45pm -3.15pm https://goo.gl/forms/foUCk3oOX
Years 4-6 Roopu Meet the Teacher 2.45pm - 3.15pm https://goo.gl/forms/9LsV5dZM9
Years 5 and 6 Meet the Teacher 3.15pm - 3.45 https://goo.gl/forms/qJgm0Xl16
Thank you for your help - we look forward to seeing you there.
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
YEAR 9-13 SWIMMING SPORTS - POSTPONED
After looking at forecasts for tomorrow we have made decision to postpone the swimming sports until Monday where the weather looks much better.
So school as normal tomorrow - and we will see you in your house colours on Monday!