Weber School Newsletter
11th August 2022 - Week 3
Tena Koutou Katoa Weber Whanau,
This week we have started our 'Chill out and read' programme in conjunction with Libraries Tararua - nurturing and supporting literacy, a love of libraries and developing partnerships with schools.
Each child will receive a booklet and bookmark, there are a total of five challenges during the six week programme using the books Tararua library has sent out. We are excited to get started! and are planning a visit to the local library this term.
Next Wednesday is LaVonne's last day and we are having a special school assembly at 2.20pm to say farewell, parents are welcome to attend and say goodbye.
17th August - LaVonne's last day, special assembly at 2.20pm, parents welcome.
24th August - DHS enrolment for the Y8's 2-3.30pm at Weber
25th August - Science Roadshow Room 3
26th August - Daffodil Day - Garden mufti day
26th August - School Spring Pot Luck dinner at the hall
29 August - Storyline Tour in school - visiting authors
31 August - Dannevirke library visit
1 September - HB Barefoot 7's competition
7 September - Wig Wednesday / Wacky hair day in support of The Child Cancer Foundation
13 September - Nutrition Education programme in school
29 September - Last day of school
30 September - TOD
🌻🌻🌻 WEBER SCHOOL SPRING POT LUCK DINNER 🌻🌻🌻
We would love to invite students and their families to Weber School on Friday 26th August for a Pot Luck Dinner & kids movie night
Families with pre schoolers who will be coming to Weber School in the future are also welcome!
We invite the current Weber School kids to stay at school from 3pm - 4.30pm for some fun, games and afternoon tea, this will be supervised by Weber School Staff, then from 4.30pm families will collect their children and sign them out with Lisa Anderson from school and head to the hall. After 4.30pm the children are the responsibility of their parents or caregivers.
Please a plate & BYO drinks, savoury or sweet (you can let us know on a google form that’s coming), and join us for a shared pot luck dinner and school catch up. Meat for our potluck dinner be has been kindly provided.
From 4.30pm this is community event.
We’ll be cooking a sausage sizzle for the kids and then they can enjoy a special movie night in the Supper Room. Please bring along bean bags or cushions for your kids to sit on.
Any preschool families who are keen to join us, please just RSVP by contacting Trudy Hales, firstname.lastname@example.org or 06 374 3860.
Car and Bus Changes
Signed Hawkes Bay Magpies Jersey & Tickets.
Weber School’s Green Team are fundraising for a new garden shed and the Hawke’s Bay Magpies are helping us out!
Win yourself a fully signed HB Magpies Jersey (XL) & four adult tickets to the Magpies v Wellington game at McLean Park Napier on Saturday 17th September at 7pm.
Raffle tickets are $2 each! To get your hands on them email email@example.com
The winner will be drawn on Friday 19th August at midday.
A message from the library
Scholastic Book Club Issue 5 is out now and it’s really simple to order and pay online with Scholastic Loop - www.scholastic.co.nz/loop
Your order will be electronically linked to the rest of our school’s order - just register or sign in - it’s really simple, and you when you register a child, type in ‘Weber School’ and the order will be linked to us.
This issue there is also a FREE BOOK OFFER!
Every child deserves access to quality and affordable books, and Scholastic Book Club offers great prices with Value Books as low as $3.50 on every issue of Book Club. Best of all, if you order on Issue 5 you can select FREE BOOKS!
Place your Issue 5 order on LOOP to select up to 3 FREE BOOKS. To qualify all you have to do is spend over $30 and you can select 1 FREE book, or spend over $50 and you can select 2 FREE books or over $70 and you can select 3 FREE titles from a special online list. The list will display after you create your order and head to the checkout. See https://mybookclub.scholastic.co.nz/Parent/Login.aspx for more information.
Did you know that 20% of your Book Club order goes back to our school in Scholastic Rewards? These Rewards are redeemed on Books and Educational Resources which helps stretch our budget further.
Pets Day Planning!
Pet Day is next term and we are keen to get the planning underway. If you are keen to help out, have some ideas for the day please come to a planning meeting on Wednesday 24 August at 3.15 pm in the library.
Ross Shield Helpers Wanted!!
The tournament runs from Tuesday 4th -Saturday 8th October at Rugby Park in Gertrude Street. We would appreciate assistance from your school with the running of the food stall and barbecue from 12.30-4.30pm on Wednesday 5th October
We require approximately 5 people. We also require 6 students (preferably over 9yrs old) to be 'ball boys/girls', wearing their school sports/rugby tops and sports shorts.
We also encourage the schools to bring along their school banner and have it on display on the day that they are helping.
If you are interested in helping please contact the office.