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Newsletter 30 August 2018

Date: 30th August 2018

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dear Parents & Caregivers

 

It is with great excitement that I write my first newsletter to you. Firstly a very big thank you for the wonderful welcome you gave me on Monday. My first week has been an amazing learning experience and I am certainly very familiar with the principal’s computer already. I am excited about the journey ahead and the wonderful possibilities. Below is a few upcoming events to be aware of.

Daffodil Day

Please come to school tomorrow dressed in yellow and please bring a gold coin donation for this worthy cause.

Skiing – the second round of the ski programme continues on Monday 3 September. Please ensure you have your students at school by 8:30am and that they have all their ski gear.

Touch Teams

We have been invited to put in teams for the Queenstown Primary Touch competition in term 4 – starting from 29 October, and running for 7 weeks with the last game on 10 December. Cost per player will be $22.  We have a number of students interested in playing – but we need coaches! If you’d like to take on the task of coaching a touch team, please apply for the job, stating your experience and qualifications. Basically, if you’re fit and healthy, you’re in 🙂

Senior Camp

Students from the senior class will be going on camp on September 12, 13 and 14 (week 8). Please refer to your emails for details and google forms.

Fundraiser – Family Disco Night

Kingsview Seniors invite you to “Dancing with The Students” Friday 7 September 6-8pm at KingsView School Hall.

There will be;

  • Disco
  • Food Stalls
  • Nerf Target Game
  • Raffles
  • Hair do’s & Face Paint

We are holding a disco because we are fundraising for camp!

$5 Family Pass – $2 Individual  Please come and enjoy a family fun night out.

Toys at School

Students may bring a toy to school on a Friday. Please note – toys need to stay at home if it isn’t Friday.

Assembly

School Assemblies will usually be held 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 and join us.

Next Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday 27 September @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.

 

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

School Uniform

Schooltex School uniform items are available online www.thewarehouse.co.nz/c/schools and search for KingsView School.

Mike Stanley

Principal

KingsView School   

 

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