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School Office Hours in Holidays

Our school office will be open in the second week of the holidays, Wednesday 26th, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April from 8.30am - 4pm. 

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Senior Parent Teacher Interviews

These have been cancelled today due to the weather. If you have any immediate concerns in regard to you child's report , please contact the subject teacher or dean directly. Email addresses can be found in our staff directory on our website - http://mbas.ac.nz/our-school/staff-directory

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Mobile Dental Clinic

The Mobile Dental Clinic will be back at MBAS from Wednesday 12th April.

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5th April - School is open

7.00am- There will also be NO Ferry Bus today. Bridge is flooded at Hot Water Beach Rd.

6.25am - Good Morning. School is OPEN.
Senior Parent Interviews are CANCELLED.
The following buses will NOT be running today-
Mill Creek, Tairua/Coroglen, 309 Rd, Moewai Park, Kuaotunu buses. Due to flooding and slips. 
A bus will run for Cenntennial. It will not go past the bottom of Centennial Drive towards Wharekaho. 
We are still waiting on information on the Ferry Landing Bus.
Thank you. 
Please follow this post for updates.

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Y11-13 Parent Interviews - Map of Teachers

Here is a map of where teachers will be situated on Wednesday afternoon.

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Across the River Swim - Update

Across the River Swim will now be held this Friday 7 April commencing at 10.15am. Students will depart from School at 9am and return back to School after the completion of the last event. Friday is mufti day and we encourage all students to wear house colours.

We still hold consents from the original date - please ONLY COMPLETE the attached form if your child will NOT BE ABLE to participate in the swim this Friday. If you have not yet given consent for your child to swim, please see the school office for a consent form.
https://goo.gl/forms/qUiyToY37anlxCzA3

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13 OE Examine 'Crankworx Festival'

As part of the year 13 outdoor education Level 3 NCEA standards, students are required to 'Examine a current physical activity event, trend or issue and it's impact on NZ society' Our students were lucky enough to head to Rotorua last week and get a look at the Crankworx Mountain Bike Festival, not only did they get to talk to a organiser about the event and it's impact on Rotorua, they got to put on their helmets and go for a ride. Who says school isn't fun?!

 

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Senior Y11-13 Parent Interviews

Progress reports were emailed home last week. Parent Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th April . Bookings can be made through https://parentinterviews.co.nz/ using code FLZ28. If you have any immediate concerns in regard to you child's report , please contact the subject teacher or dean directly. Email addresses can be found in our staff directory on our website.

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Across the River Swim - UPDATE

Across the river swim will now be held on Friday the 7th of April, it will be a morning swim around 10:20am and then all students will be required to attend school after the event. An awesome day filled with lots of fun, so we encourage everyone to participate. Thank you to the Hot Water Beach Lifeguards and all those who help us on the day.

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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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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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Music Students at Luke's Kitchen

Come along on Friday evening enjoy some food, a drink and listen to our talented music students perform. There were rave reviews of their last outing at Mercury Bay Estate last year - so this is an opportunity not to be missed!

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Rocket Launch!

Mr Everth and his students have been making rockets. Here is a picture and a video of a flight last week.

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Waikato / BOP Athletics Championships

Five Students qualified for the WBOPSS Athletics Championships that were held at Porritt Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday 25th March.  
Results:
JJ Twemlow
800m 9th
1500m 10th
Tiana Tiro
3000m 4th
1500m  7th
Louisa Murie
3000m 7th
3000m  9th
 
Brad Ray 
Discus 9th
Javelin 4th
Shotput 9th
Holly McCleery
Discus 4th
Javelin 7th
Shotput 9th
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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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Holiday programme

Kauaeranga Valley Christian Camp, Thames - School Holiday Programme
26th-30th April: Wednesday 10.00 am to Sunday 12.00 noon
8-12 year olds (including all Year 8 Students)
Camp cost - $155 (no hidden extras)
Our Holiday Programmes are OSCAR approved, so you may be eligible for full or partial payment through OSCAR for our camp.
If your child is interested in attending our camp, please don't hesitate to contact us, either phone us on 07 868 8348.
For more registration form, OSCAR form or more details, please see our website:  http://www.kvcc.org.nz/page/Holiday_Camps/
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Rugby Referees course - 'you make the call'

Thames Valley Rugby Football Union will be running a referee course 
 
 'You make the call" is specifically designed and tailored for teenagers.  It involves both theory & practical based training and assessment sessions.  The theory part of the course is run over two consecutive days in April and will be based in Paeroa.
THURSDAY 6TH APRIL - FRIDAY 7TH APRIL AT PAEROA DOMAIN.
Both days will start at 10am and conclude at 4.00pm.
See Leisa for nomination forms that will need to be completed and returned no later than Friday 31st March.
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Thames Valley Secondary Schools Athletics

We sent a team to compete in the TVSS Athletics last week also and came home with some great results.

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Thames Valley Swimming Results - Primary

Below are our results from the Thames Valley Primary Swimming competition for our Peninsula Cluster Team. This includes students from our local schools who are part of the Peninsula Cluster Team.

Well done to all competitors - some fantastic results. Overall Peninsula Cluster Team were 4th.

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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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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. 

 DRAFT Tsunami Protocol

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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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