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Date: 26th February 2019

   21 February 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dear Parents and Caregivers

 

I am pleased to announce we are making a couple of adjustments to the school uniform. We are going to add grey track pants for the winter months and a skort for the girls to provide an alternative to the pinafore. The skort has the same colours and pattern as the pinafore. These are available along with the other uniform at The Warehouse and the code for the skort is 70744. Again along with the other uniform this is the SchoolTex -school wear. Picture attached.

The grey track pants are just plain and you can purchase these from a shop of your choice. They do not need to be expensive, designer track pants. Both boys and girls can wear these.

We are also looking at ordering more hoodies and sport shirts, order forms will be sent out next week for this.

PE day will be every Thursday this term so please send the children along in PE clothing.

If your child does not have the school sport top yet then they should wear a top of similar colour (blue) and blue or black shorts or tights. Running shoes are essential.

Next week we have visitors from the Peace Run talking to the students. This will be at 9:15 on Wednesday the 27th, parents are most welcome to join us.

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.

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.  See the ‘Attendance Matters’ brochure in the foyer.

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

Developing the Brain – February 21 at Wakatipu High School details -Facebook@nathanwallisxfactoreducation

Natsu Matsuri – Japanese Summer Festival 2019

Saturday, February 23, 10-3pm

Queenstown Memorial Centre 1 Memorial St, Queenstown – Gold Coin donation

Japanese Food, Sake Tasting, Face Painting, Live Music, Kendo & Karate

 

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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