JUL
26

Checkout our latest exhibition!

EXHIBBIT ONLINE GALLERY ;
Be sure to check out the latest works from our Senior Art studnets on our latest online gallery
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JUN
08

Violet's National Young Leaders Day

On May 26th, a group of our primary and middle school leaders went to Auckland and took part int he National Young Leaders Day. Here is a lovely piece of writing from one of our year 6 students - Violet Robinson. 

Hi, I’m Violet. I’m one of the over 2,000 lucky people in NZ to have been going to NYLD ( National Young Leaders Day ), and I’ll be explaining my inspirational experience of going to this amazing occasion. ( Don’t forget that this happens every year, so you can’t miss out! )

Before we start, this event made me think deeper about being a leader, and showing people what is right. Not just telling them to do this or that. But to example it yourself. It was an amazing and fun time, and I think that you ( reader ) should really give it a go at being a leader when you have the chance. Remember this, you don’t need a badge, prize, label etc. to be a good leader…

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MAY
27

Years 1-6 Relationships and Resilience Parent Forum

As part of our commitment to maintaining a healthy environment for our students and communicating with parents, we would like to extend an invitation to parents of primary aged students to attend a workshop on relationships and resilience.

We will be discussing friendship and its challenges, ways to build resilience among our children and outline the steps our school is taking to create and maintain a healthy learning environment for all students.

​The parental forum will be held - Thursday 9th June 6.30pm​ - in the school library

 

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MAY
26

Calling all parents - Carnival committee AGM

The Mercury Bay Seaside Carnival committee’s next meeting is Tuesday June 14 and we are looking for new blood, new ideas and eventually new leadership.

We need a succession plan for our existing committee members as our children will not be MBAS students forever!

Please take some time to seriously consider becoming involved with our school’s one major fundraising event. It is fun, rewarding and worthwhile for our young people’s quality of education.

New to town? Then here is an excellent way to get to know some of the movers and shakers in our community.

Remember!! June 14, 2 pm at the school meeting room in the admin block

If this time doesn’t suit you but you want to be involved please phone Sharyn on 027 610 5933

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MAY
18

Board of Trustees Election result

Please find below the results of the Board of Trustees Election.

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MAY
17

Senior Cross Country - Postponed

SENIOR CROSS COUNTRY - POSTPONED
The senior cross country that was to be held tomorrow has been postponed until Thursday due to the predicted inclement weather.
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MAY
09

Parent Forums - with Mr Wright - Term 2 2016

Parental Forums - Mr Wright will be holding the following parent forums in term 2. All interested parents and community are invited to come along and meet in the Library - 6.30pm-
2 June - Learning Styles
9 June - Self harm / resilience
23 June - Community pathways

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MAY
09

Keyboard Lessons available

Keyboard Lessons - we now have some spaces in our keyboard lesson timetable. If you are interested please contact Mr Mulholland on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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MAY
06

A Gala Evening with Irene van Dyk

Help support us by putting on your glad rags and spending the evening with Irene van Dyk. Read more for all the details.

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MAY
05

Seaweed Product Market Day

Put the 25th of May in your diary - Our Year 9 students will be selling their wares all created from seaweed!

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MAY
03

Mufti / Star Wars Day for Primary School tomorrow

Primary School - Star Wars Day - May the 4th Be With You
Just a reminder about our mufti day to be a force for good….You do not have to dress in theme- but those of us who are proudly Star Wars geeks certainly will be!
Bring a gold coin, leave your uniform behind and we will choose a charity to receive the money.

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APR
29

Uniform Sale

We have a limited range of uniform on sale at ridiculous prices! See the flyer attached here.

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27

School Trustees Election - reminder nominations close Friday

Do you have what it takes to be a trustee? Don't forget that nominations close On Friday 29th April at 12 noon. The school office is open and nomination forms can be collected and returned between 9am and 3pm.

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15

Office hours over the break

Our school office will be open from Wednesday 27th April 2016

From 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

 

Uniform can be purchased from The Warehouse

Located at Joan Gaskell Drive

 

New Enrolments

The Deputy Principals will be available from the 28th April.

For appointments please contact the school office on

(07) 866 5916 

School opens for Term Two on

Monday, 2 May 2016 at 8.45am

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15

End of Term 1 Newsletter from Primary

April 15th

Kia ora whanau!

First of all our primary school would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all of you who have supported us in one way or another this term. There has been a huge number of parents volunteering for swimming, mean green houses, taking transport for sport - and a whole lot more. We really appreciate the time and the support you have given to us and your children.

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15

Students make Central North Island Team

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to represent the Central North Island Area Schools team in Dunedin later this year.
Basketball Boys - Danro Kelsall. 
Basketball Girls - Taimania Hinds, Grace Ngataua. 
Volleyball Boys - Graeme Davy, Reuben Dimock, Floyd Johnson. 
Football Boys - Jarren Fuller-Kays. 
Football Girls - Brynn Kays, Tia Ngarimu
Rugby girls- Harmony Kelsall
Rugby boys - Jayden Tegg, Angus Arthur, Ethyn Brear.
Netball A -Tiana Smith, Ella Tomkins, Holly Mcleery, Grace Ngataua
Netball B - Georgia Bernhard. Gaia Hendrikse- Strydom

The Sportsperson award for football went to -Tia Ngarimu.

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15

Swimming Pool Trust

The Community Pool is now closed to the public for the winter.  We would like to thank everyone for their support over the summer, and look forward to seeing you all next season.
The Mercury Bay Swimming Pool Trust.

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13

School Banking - starts term 2

School Banking will begin Term 2 for Year 1-6.  If your child has school banking, please bring to the office on Wednesday morning for banking on your behalf.  If you are registered for school banking and would like your child to open an account, please contact the school office to collect a registration form.

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13

Class, individual and sibling photos are available to order

Shoot keys for online ordering of your children's class & individual and sibling photos have been sent home today.

Please visit www.photlife.co.nz and click 'Order Online' then enter your secure shoot key code.

If you do not have internet access, please contact the School office for an order envelope.

There is FREE delivery for online orders if you order before 8am - 16 May 2016.

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iSport supporting Mercury Bay Area School

Got any sports equipment lying around not being used? Why don't you pop down to Westpac and leave it with them as part of the iSport promotion. More details are attached.iSPORT-Pass-on-the-Dream-Regional-Media-Template.pdf

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MAR
23

Easter Holiday

As we have had a few queries... The school will be closed on Good Friday, Easter Monday and also Tuesday. School will reopen on WEDNESDAY 30th March.

Tuesday is a school holiday by law for schools, and we must close. It is not a teacher only day. Easter often falls in the first term holidays and so often it is forgotten about.

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MAR
17

Bus update - 2.00pm

The following Buses WILL be running this afternoon -

  • Simpson's Beach
  • Centennial
  • Ferry Landing
  • Moewai Park

All other routes will not run due to the weather and flooding.

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MAR
17

Buses update - 11.30am

We have just contacted Murphys about arrangements for this afternoon. At this stage buses that have "made it to school" will return students to their homes tonight - they (at this stage); do not see any issue. We will update again later in the day.

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MAR
17

Buses and Flooding Today

School is open! However due to flooding, particularly at Wade Road this morning there are a number of buses unable to make it to school. The Tairua, Mill Creek and 309 Buses have not been able to come through. We also have the Pumpkin Flat and Kuaotunu buses that have not been able to pick up this morning. Please keep an eye on this blog and our facebook page for further information.

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MAR
15

Tummy Bugs - please remember...

A note from the Primary School-
We have had lots of tummy bugs going around. Please remember that children should not return to school until at least 24hrs after the last bout of vomiting or diarrhea. Thank you!

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