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Week 4, 4 - 8 November

Ko te aha tēnei rā? (Caw teh ah|ha| teh|nay raah)

What day is it?

Monday 4

Ko te Rāhina tēnei ra. (Caw teh raah|he|nah teh|nay raah)

Today is Monday

Trina away

3pm SLT Meeting

Tuesday 5

Ko te Rātū tēnei ra. (Caw teh raah|too teh|nay raah)

Today is Tuesday

CRT - Block 1 - Julie , Block 2 - Grant and Katrina, Block 3 - Trina

8am - PB4L Meeting

9am - Middle Team Trip to Raglan

10.30 - RJHS transition visit

3pm - Staff meeting - Start in Staffroom then go into curriculum teams

Wednesday 6

Ko te Rāapa tēnei ra. (Caw teh raah|up|ah teh|nay raah)

Today is Wednesday

Mel away

CRT - Block 1 - Nicky , Block 2 - Angela

Orini Fun Day

Te Reo Māori classes

3pm - Team Meetings

Thursday 7

Ko te Rāpare tēnei ra. (Caw teh raah|pa|reh teh|nay raah)

Today is Thursday

CRT - Block 1 - Neska, Block 2 - Michelle

Intermediate Team at Tech/Arts

Friday 8

Ko te Rāmere tēnei ra. (Caw teh raah|meh|reh teh|nay raah)

Today is Friday

8am - Intermediate Team Trip to Auckland

8am - Admin Meeting

10.55 - Kapa Haka

Year 1- 4 10.55 - 11.30

Year 5 - 8 11.30 - 12.25

2.20 - Assembly

Monday

Morning Tea

Hayley and Julie

1st Half Lunch 

Hayley and Julie

2nd Half Lunch

Karen and Tania

Tuesday

Morning Tea

Karen and Nicola

1st Half Lunch 

Karen and Trina

2nd Half Lunch

Nicky and Michelle 

Wednesday

Morning Tea

Nicky and Enya

1st Half Lunch 

Nicky and Michelle

2nd Half Lunch

Enya and Neska

Thursday

Morning Tea

Grant and Neska

1st Half Lunch 

Grant and Neska

2nd Half Lunch

Catherine and Katrina

Friday

Morning Tea

Catherine and Katrina

1st Half Lunch 

Catherine and Katrina

2nd Half Lunch

Enya and Andrea

Monday

CRT - Block 1 - Nicky, Block 2 - Grant

3pm SLT Meeting

Tuesday

CRT - Block 1 - Nicky, Block 2 - Grant

2.20 - Bible in Schools

3pm Staff Meeting

Wednesday 

CRT - Block 1 - Nicky, Block 2 - Grant

Te Reo Māori classes

3pm Team Meetings

Thursday 

CRT Block 1

2.15 - Intermediate Team Hui

Friday 

Grant on leave

 

Kapa Haka starts block 2.

Room 7 is being used for ESOL observations 9 - 12.30.

10.55 - Kapa Haka Starts

Year 1- 4 10.55 - 11.30

Year 5 - 8 11.30 - 12.25

2.20 - Junior Team Assembly

Principal's Post

Welcome to Week 7.  

Wow, who would have thought such a tragedy would have befallen the city of Christchurch and the Muslim community within it, and that would be the way the week ended in Aotearoa.  Just when we could confidently say we were safe from terrorism, it came to call and thoughts and prayers go out to the Muslim community.   I live about 200 m from the mosque in Claudelands and Hamiltonians in their thousands have been paying their respects quietly outside, either individually or in organised vigil since Friday.

Our response at Gordonton....

  • We will fly our flag at half mast while the country is acknowledging the loss.

  • I will circulate a couple of documents to you all, one from Paula Rawiri at the MOE and the other from a Senior Muslim leader giving advice for care and support as required for children and of course yourselves.

  • Make sure all conversations with children around the tragedy are appropriate and caring.  

  • Discourage over-attention to the incident if you can.

  • We don't have any Muslim children enrolled so no special responses required.

  • At some point I would like to review with you our lock-down procedures.  Some interesting 'noticings' emerged from the Christchurch incident that highlight most schools' under-preparedness.

There are no PUMs happening this week in consideration of the ChCh incident.  They will happen later.

Thank you to everyone for your enthusiasm in getting work up on Seesaw.  It is great to see.  I will start commenting on it this week.  Remember we are all responsible for its success.  It's not just about reporting against progress and achievement, the parents need to be shown that they are being 'reported to'.  That places quite a standard on us to do well.

Kapa Haka starts this week.  Middle Block Friday.  A list will circulate to gather names from rooms.  If it seems like a lot are keen, include them.  Numbers tend to drop off after the start as the kids realise there are expectations on them. We have two very enthusiastic Kapa Haka Kaiako.  Im looking forward to the results.

 

Looks like a quiet week.    

Week 9 - 23 - 27 June

Monday 23

CRT Michelle - Block 3

3pm SLT Meeting

Tuesday 24

CRT Marie - Block 3

2.20 - Bible in Schools

3pm Staff Meeting on Dyslexia

Wednesday 25

Hayley, Tania and Michelle @ PB4L

Te Reo Māori classes

3pm Team Meetings

Thursday 26

Marie and Michelle @ IYC

CRT Karen - Block 3

2.15 - Intermediate Team Hui

Friday 27 

Grant on leave

CRT Rachael - Block 1, Katrina - Block 2, Andrea - Block 3

10.55 - Kapa Haka Starts

Year 1- 4 10.55 - 11.30

Year 5 - 8 11.30 - 12.25

2.20 - Junior Team Assembly