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Term 1: Week 11: 14 April 2021

In this issue: Reflecting on learning in Term 1; Learning Posts are out in Hero this week; an ANZAC Day remembrance; Your link to order a Puketapu Hoodie; Can you help with our Makerspace? Looking forward to fun activities in the last few days of term, plus swimming, cooking, playing, climbing and much more!

Term 1: Week 10: 7 April 2021

In this issue: Even with a short week we still have plenty to show & celebrate; our new artwork by Rimu; more wonderful art found in the classrooms; feedback on the HERO app and some of our wonderful ākonga showing & sharing the school values.

Term 1: Week 9: 31 March 2021

In this issue: Wellbeing over Easter; Hero Week winners… so far! New Staff in Term 2; Learning at camp and at school; An invitation for Rimu parents; Heaps of superstars, photos and more!

School Calendar

April 2021

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1
  • Last day of swimming
  • Weetbix TRYathlon (new date)
2
3
4
5
6
7
  • Interschool Swimming (Year 6-8)
  • Totara Kapa Haka with Siniva
  • Better Start Literacy Approach - Whanau afternoon tea workshop Rimu 1 & 2
8
  • Kowhai Rippa Rugby
9
  • Whanau Wā
  • Maria Gill Duffy Role Model Presentation
  • Lunch time sack race - Staff vs Students
  • Rimu Kapa Haka
10
11
12
  • Year 4-8 Kapa Haka
13
  • Rimu Trip To Brooklands Zoo & Pukekura Park
  • Yr 7/8 Immunisations
14
  • Totara Kapa Haka with Siniva
15
  • Totara Superhero Dress Up Day
  • Kauri Ranui Day Walk to Bell Block Pools and Lunch at Park
  • Kowhai Rippa Rugby
16
  • Whanau Wā
  • Kowhai Ranui Colour Run
  • Rimu Kapa Haka
  • End of Term 1
17
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