Wednesday, April 11, 2018

School Notices: 11-13 April

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Everything you need to know around and about school for the next few days.

School finishes this Friday, 13th April. Term 2 begins Monday, 30th April at 9am.

Board of Trustees by-election: voting for the Board of Trustees by-election closes at 12:00 noon this Thursday 12th April. Ballot box is in the reception area.

Co-curricular lessons Term 2:  we have a very full timetable for term 2 but we have a few spaces still to be claimed. Further class information is available here. These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. If your child is currently having lessons, we have automatically rolled them over for next term and you will be invoiced shortly by Gail. If you require any changes, please respond as soon as possible to Rachael van Rij: (communications@amesbury.school.nz)

- group guitar (x 6)

- individual guitar lessons (x 1)

- group violin lessons (x 1) - we can provide a violin or you can hire one for the term

- individual violin lessons (x 2)

- gymnastics (x 4)

- communication skills (x 6)

- group ukelele (x 6)

School Hat & Fleece check: with the end of term rolling round, please use this opportunity to check your children's clothing and gear to make sure you are in possession of the right items! 

Label clothing: the school holidays are a great time to make sure ALL of your children's clothing and properly is CLEARLY labelled.  Please see this article here about Stuck on You's fantastic range of labels to make this even easier! 

Amesbury TV:  Our second episode is now live. Please check it out here


Attention Choir parents: Can your children please bring a named clear file for artsplash music next term? Doesn’t have to be a new one or a particularly big one, just something to keep words tidy and safe, as there will be lots of songs to learn! 

Swimming Term 2: Please read this important article here regarding Harakeke swimming lessons in term 2 as there have been a few changes. 

Cross Country Term 2: Please read this article here regarding Cross Country which happens at the beginning of Term 2. 

Lunch orders Term 2: Please see the updated lunch order options for Term 2 here.  Please note lunches are only available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 

Parent Feedback on Movin’March: Movin’March was a month-long event organised by Greater Wellington Regional and local Councils to encourage students to walk or wheel to school. To help us build on this initiative, please could parents complete this short survey by Friday 27 April. Survey respondents will also go in the draw to win a $100 prezzy card. Thanks for your help - your comments will help us encourage more students to walk and wheel to school!

Let's Go Lego: starts this Friday and then every second Friday of the month at Johnsonville Library from 3.30-4.30pm. Build, explore and create. This Thursday our school Library Out Loud session will include a lego challenge.


For sale: 1 x striped polo shirt (size 10) - $39. Brand new, only removed from the packaging to try on. Selling as it is too big. Contact Renee 021 062 9327 / rmarks3112@gmail.com


By Rachael van Rij

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