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Date: 21st February 2019

 

    14 February 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dear Parents and Caregivers

 

Thank you to the all the families who came along to school on the 12th of February for the ‘Meet the teacher evening”.

 

PE day will be every Thursday this term so please send the children along in PE clothing. In the next few weeks I will be looking at the uniform and hope to have a few options around cost and practicality.

There are a limited number of sports shirts in sizes 6 & 8 available at school.  We will be ordering more and will advise once they are available. In the meantime, students should wear a top of similar colour (blue) and blue or black shorts or tights. Running shoes are essential.

 

New students

I would like to formally welcome a new student to Kingsview School:

Keiya – to the Junior Room.

 

Latest happenings

As many of you are aware the latest fun activity is sliding on the bank with pieces of cardboard. This is being supervised and monitored closely but as of now is a lot of genuinely good kid fun.

 

KingsView Uniforms Available

School currently has a large amount of uniform items that have kindly been donated by families who no longer require them.

We have: Winter and Summer shirts, pinafores, boys’ shorts,and jerseys.

We would prefer that the school community get to use these items rather than having it sitting on our shelves.  If you need any uniform items, these will be available on Friday 22nd February in the School Hall from 8.30am.   If you need anything prior to that, please contact Lucy on 027 264 4567 and she can let you know what we have.  

If you have any uniform you would like to donate to school, please drop this at school and it can be added to the supply.

No payment is required for this uniform; however a donation would be much appreciated.

 

Next Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday 21 February  2019 @6pm. All welcome.

 

The School Day

Arrival at school                                          8.30am

Class begins                                                 8.45am

Morning Interval 10.30am-10.50am

Lunch                                                            12.30pm-1.15pm

Children leave the School                         2.50pm

Please sign in at reception if you arrive late, or need to pick your child up during the school day. Please remember, if your child is going to be absent or needs to leave early for an appointment, it is essential that you inform the classroom teacher. Prior notice is always appreciated.

 

Term Dates for 2019

Term 1, 04/02/2019 – 12/04/2019  

Term 2, 29/04/2019 – 05/07/2019

Term 3, 22/07/2019 – 27/09/2019

Term 4, 14/10/2019 – 19/12/2019

Orange Cones will be placed out front of the school for the bus to park at drop off and pick up times. There is no parking on yellow lines at anytime.

 

Stay Safe Stay Informed

Emergency Mobile Phone alerts sent by the Ministry of Civil Defence. For more information http://www.civildefence.govt.nz/emergency-mobil-alert

Get Ready Get Throughhttp://www.qldc.govt.nz/services/emergency-management/

The Civil Defence point is St Margaret’s Church on McBride Street, Frankton. This is the place we will go to if we have to evacuate the building in the event of an earthquake or other disaster.

 

Skool Loop  This is an essential tool for keeping us in contact with you and also gives you the ability to email both staff and the office quickly in one go for absentee situations.

Please download this app, it is available for all smartphones.

 

Community Notices

 

Cancer Society – Relay for Life

16 & 17 March Lake Hayes Showgrounds

You are welcome to join in with the Relay for Life and participate for as long as you may wish.

Please visit the Cancer Society website or email marie.wales@cansoc.org.nz for further information.

 

The Queenstown Hockey Club would like to invite you to our annual Open Day at the Frankton Turf (Lake Avenue), Tuesday 19th of February from 3:30-6pm.

Juniors come join us from 3:30 – 5pm for skills and drills and seniors from 5 – 6pm for some games, all abilities welcome!

As always new members are more than welcome so please spread the word. Information on our upcoming season available on the day, we are always on the lookout for new helpers so please let us know if you have any interest in getting involved this year.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

 

After school care:

After talking with Debbie Dickson (Principal at Remarkables), She has kindly extended an invitation for our students to join the SKIDS programme at their school. Information is below

 

Skids Remarkables – safe kids in daily supervision, before and after school care.  www.skids.co.nz

Email remarkables@skids.co.nz, 0275054503

 

Site Trampoline – Biophilia Festival 22-24 February for more information email info@sitetrampoline.co.nz

 

Melbourne City Ballet – Alice in Wonderland, Queenstown Memorial Centre, Queenstown, 14 April at 1.30pm

 

Queenstown Park Station, Fun Bike Ride. 17 February 9.30 – 11.00am. All enquiries 021991899

To register www.activeqt.co.nz/event/queenstown-park-station-fun-ride

 

If you have any information you would like to share as part of your church community we are happy to include this in our newsletters.

 

Mike Stanley

Principal

KingsView School

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

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