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Date: 8th August 2018

Newsletter

08 August 2018

Dear Parents & Caregivers

On the 15 August there will be a teacher stop work meeting. The school will be closed on this day.

Skiing – the second round of the ski programme begins on 20 August, please contact Isabel Stanley if you wish to assist as parent help. Volunteer helpers will be asked to attend a safety briefing at school on Thursday 16 August at 3pm in the staff room at the back of the Junior Classroom.

School Photos

Our School Photographer, Dan Childs, has sent us the link for you to view and order this year’s photos.
2018 Class and Individual Photos
Click on OPEN GALLERY
Add your email address and the password Kings2018

You can go ahead and order by hovering on a photo and click on the cart to add to the shopping cart.
Select the photo you want to purchase, click on the shopping cart, select size, click add to cart. Continue shopping. Once you have all the images you would like – click on cart, check your order is correct, click on checkout, enter your details and click on pay now to pay with credit card or pay later if you would like an invoice for a bank transfer option.

That’s it, you have ordered your 2018 school photos.

Photos are only available for ordering directly through the website with a discount until Sunday 12 August. Please note that after that time, photos will not be available for ordering. All completed orders will be delivered to the school on Monday the 27th August.   We hope you enjoy the photos.

Star Dome

The children will be walking to Remarkables Primary School on Monday 13 August to visit  the Star Dome.

Reminders!

Health and safety of the children is our first priority so please continue to be vigilant when you park around the school.  We have buses dropping off/picking up children from most areas so it is paramount we do not park in the bus designated area or the mobility park, or on yellow lines. U-turns  on Yewlett Crescent are not permitted during the drop off/pick up times. We have also noticed a number of high vis-vests are missing – please check at home and return any school high vis-vests as soon as possible.

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.

Assembly

We will be holding a school Assembly on Fridays at 2:10pm.  Students share their work and join in singing worship songs as well as songs for fun. Please feel free to come in and join us.

Contacts/Medical Conditions

Please update your child’s contact if there is a change.

Also please advise us if a medical condition should be noted or removed on our database since enrolling your child at KingsView School.

 

Term Dates for 2018

Term 3, 23 July 2018 – 28 September 2018

Term 4, 15 October 2018 – 14 December 2018

Term Dates for 2019

Term 1, 07/02/2019 – 14/04/2019  (Start date yet tbc)

Term 2, 29/04/2019 – 05/07/2019

Term 3, 22/07/2019 – 27/09/2019

Term 4, 14/10/2019 – 20/12/2019

Community Notices

  • After work Dinner @ Pasta Cafe 6-8pm 11/8, 18/8, 25/8, FREE. Local families & Visitors welcome at 26 Stanley Street Queenstown ( St Andrews Church)
  • Autism Support Group, St John’s Rooms, Douglas St Frankton 1 to 2pm Tuesday 21 August and 20 November.
  • NZ String Quartet 21 August 2018 www.nzsq.org.nz
  • Ice Hockey – First Shift is open to boys and girls age 4-10 years who have not previously registered for hockey.

              queenstownicehockey@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

  • Junior Interfaced ski race series – $20 annual subscription, $15 race entry fee. www.snowsports.sco.nz for registration.

             Treble Cone 9 September 2018

              The Remarkables, 23 September 2018

  • Skyline Luge Family Fun Morning. 12 August 10am – 12pm
  • Queenstown Lakes Brownies has spaces for girls aged 7 – 9 years from term 3. Please contact qt.lakes.brownies@gmail.com if you would like more information or to come visit us.

Isabel Stanley

Acting Principal

KingsView School   

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