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THIS WEEK’S MEMORY VERSE: Week 6

“Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue.”

Proverbs 17:28

2021 Term 1:

  • ENDS:            Friday      16 April

2021 Term 2:

  • STARTS:        Tuesday     3 May

KEY DATES: 

School:

  • 25 March:                Kaikohe Years 1-8 Marsden Cross Trip                                  Oihi Bay
  • 25 March:                Kaikohe Years 7-8 Noho Sleepover at School after trip      Kaikohe Campus
  • 1 April:                     Whole School Book Day (Dress up fun!)                               Both Campuses
  • 2 April:                     Good Friday                                                                                No School
  • 5 April:                     Easter Monday                                                                           No School
  • 6 April:                     Easter Tuesday                                                                           No School
  • 13 April:                   Board of Trustees Meeting                                                      Kaikohe Campus
  • 15 April:                   Kaikohe Campus Primary Whanau Athletics Day                Lindtvardt Park
  • 16 April:                   Term end date

Community:

  • 18 February              Kerikeri Girls Brigade                                                               Starts again

For further details please see below the heading EVENTS:

NOTICES:

ALERT LEVEL 1 – WHAT THAT MEANS FOR OUR SCHOOL?

For all of New Zealand excluding Auckland region Alert Level 1 applies since 6 am Sunday 7 March 2021 for 7 days or until further notice.

Schools are open to everyone and all children must attend

  • It is safe for children and staff to attend school

Sick people must stay at home.

  • We encourage you strongly to seek medical advice if you have COVID-like symptoms and get tested if advised to do so

Fundamental public health measures continue to apply:

  • Hand hygiene
  • Cough and sneeze etiquette

BOARD OF TRUSTEES – CHARTER CONSULTATION / BOARD MEETING NOTICE:

The Board are in the process of confirming the 2021 Charter along with annual targets and plans.

  • The Charter is available on the School website under the “About Us” tab, “Board of Trustees”, and we welcome any feedback you may have for us.

The next Board meeting – 13 April 2021 – 4 pm Room S7:

  • An opportunity for whanau to come and provide some feedback about our plans for 2021
  • You are most welcome to attend

Nga mihi mahana

David Rogers

KAIKOHE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES PARENT ELECTION:

Nominations are open for the election of 1 parent representatives to the board of trustees.

  • All eligible voters will receive a nomination form and a notice calling for nominations via email. If no email address has been provided, a hard copy can be collected from the school office during normal school hours or if requested forms can be posted – you can use this form to nominate yourself or someone in your community.
  • If you need more nomination forms, contact the school office.

Nominations close at noon on Wednesday 7th April 2021.

  • You may provide a signed candidate statement and photograph with your nomination.
  • The electoral roll is held at the school and can be viewed during normal school hours.
  • As nominations are received, there will be a list of candidates’ names kept at the school up until election day, which you can view.

Voting closes at 4pm on Friday 7th May 2021.

Signed  Sareya Norman – Returning Officer

EVENTS:

25 MARCH KAIKOHE YRS 1 – 8 MARSDEN CROSS TRIP – OIHI BAY:

     KAIKOHE CAMPUS YRS 7 – 8 NOHO – OVERNIGHT SLEEPOVER:

  • To accommodate the entire Primary the Yr 1-6 children will go during the school day and return at 2:30pm.
  • Whaea Lana’s class will travel out at the end of the day, stay at Marsden Cross to hopefully hear and see kiwi, then return to school for a noho.
  • Years 7 – 8 will be sleeping over after at the Kaikohe Campus after the School Trip.

1 APRIL – WHOLE SCHOOL BOOK DAY FUN:

Book Day is looming on the horizon (just 3 weeks away) so get your thinking caps on and come up with a costume for a favourite book character that you can wear on the day.

  • Come one, come all!  Students and teachers from Year 1 – 13, support and office staff, caretaker and parents too – if you would like to join in the fun.
  • Parents of junior students Years 1-4 please help your child/children come up with a costume so that they don’t miss out on the fun.

2 APRIL – 6 APRIL EASTER – NO SCHOOL:

  • Good Friday 2nd April        no school
  • Easter Monday 5th April    no school
  • Easter Tuesday 6th April    no school

13 APRIL BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING – KAIKOHE CAMPUS 4 PM S7 BUILDING:

Please see Notice above Re: Charter Consultation and Board Meeting information.

  • Copies of the agenda of the open session and associated reports will be available from the School Office at the Kaikohe Campus and available from Waimate North Campus, at least two working days before the meeting.

15 APRIL KAIKOHE CAMPUS – PRIMARY WHANAU ATHLETICS DAY:

All parents and whanau are most welcome to support and encourage their tamariki.

15 APRIL SCHOOL TERM ENDS:

SCHOOL BUSINESS AS USUAL NOTICES / REMINDERS:

KA ORA KA AKO SCHOOL LUNCHES PROGRAMME – LIBELLE MENU WEEK 6:

If you have any questions please see the School Office

SCHOOL UNIFORMS – ORDERING ONLINE DIRECT WITH NEW SUPPLIER:

Our School Office no longer carries stock of School Uniforms

  • Except for: Year 9 – 13 Velocity Jackets that can be purchased from Kaikohe Campus Office only.

There are 2 options available for purchasing the rest of the School Uniforms:

1)   Order School Uniforms Direct Online at:

Uniform Hub:

  • Online shopping at: https://uniformhub.co.nz/ or https://uniformhub.co.nz/pages/find-your-school
  • Facebook page: @northlanduniformhub
  • Address: 577 Kamo Road, Kamo, Whangarei 0112
    Email: info@uniformhub.co.nz
    Phone: 09 435 2576
  • Opening hours: Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5pm & Sat 9am-12.30

2)  Order and pay at Kaikohe Campus School Office (in person)

  •       52 Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe
  •       There will be a surcharge to pay over and above your purchases amount.
  •       You need to be sure of the sizes before ordering, as exchanges may incur extra costs.

KAIKOHE CAMPUS – SCHOOL STATIONERY PACKS REMINDER:

Please pay for your child / children’s Class Stationary Packs, as soon as possible:
  • Online – Contact Whaea Julie Haines, if you need help with the online payment
  • Or in person at the School Office
  • For Price lists see our School Website under School Uniform and Stationery Lists or see the School Office

SCHOOL FACEBOOK PAGE:

Kia ora Whanau,

We would like to invite you to join our Facebook page. Here you will find highlights from our week, important notices and snapshots of the learning. Please scan the QR code below to join our group, we would love to have you onboard.

ATTENDANCE:

Reminder:  Parents / Caregivers please phone our School Office on 09 4011 873 or email by 9 am in mornings should your child / children be absent.

Should we miss your call, please leave a message on our answering phone:

Please advise the following details:

  • The student’s name
  • The absence reason
  • When they are likely to return to school

Failure to do so will result in Follow up action for ‘Truancy’, as part of the ‘Rock On Truancy Project’.

You may receive a text, email, phone call and where serious Truancy occurs a ‘Rock On Letter’.

  • Julie Haines                ( Year 1 – 8 Students)       julieh@kcs.school.nz
  • Jacqueline Te Huia   (Year 9 – 13 Students)      jacquelinet@kcs.school.nz

ARRIVING LATE TO SCHOOL (KAIKOHE CAMPUS):

  • Any student arriving late to School is required to sign in at the School Office upon arrival
  • Parents of young students who arrive late, will need to sign them in before dropping them off to their class
  • At the first class / form time of the day, the School Roll is marked and any marked ‘absent’ will be followed up as noted above, for attendance absences
  • It’s important your children arrive to school on time, as this too is considered a form of Truancy

VISITORS TO OUR KAIKOHE SCHOOL CAMPUS:

All visitors who enter our School Grounds are required to sign in / out at our School Office

  • We take seriously the security and welfare of our students and therefore require Parents and Visitors adhere to this requirement
  • If it’s before the first school bell and you’re just dropping your children off and immediately leaving, you won’t need to sign in/out
  • If you remain onsite, you will be considered as a ‘Visitor’ and therefore will need to sign in / out at the School Office
  • If you arrive early to pick up your child / children and it’s before the final school bell, you will need to sign your child out, at the School Office

BREAKFAST CLUB – KAIKOHE CAMPUS EVERY WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY:

 

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so please encourage your children to come to Narnia between 8:20 am-8.45 am for kai.
  • If anyone has jams to donate, please hand in to the Office.
  • We also need volunteer helpers to set up and clear up.
  • Please get in touch with David Prickett if you can support this mahi.

COMMUNITY NOTICES:

SPORT NORTHLAND:

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KERIKERI GIRLS BRIGADE:

For all girls 5 – 17 years old.
Starts Thursday 18 February, 3.30 – 5.15pm at Cornerstone, Kerikeri.
  • Come and have some fun, and make new friends, while learning many life skills.
  • You are welcome to try for 3 weeks before making a commitment.
  • Also seeking helpers.
For more information please contact Jodie 021608375
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Blessings to you all and stay safe!

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