Newsletter Week 7 Term 3
Turua School 9th September 2022
I am currently away on sick leave but Judy Belton our Deputy Principal will be able to assist you with any queries until my return.
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2022.
The Māori Language Petition (Te Petihana) presentation to Parliament on 14 September 1972, with over 30,000 signatures, kickstarted major shifts in the revival of te reo Māori as a living language in Aotearoa New Zealand. Since this moment 50 years ago, Te Petihana has, and continues, to inspire the Maōri language movement.
Garden To Table
What beautiful weather we had at garden to table this week. The rain on Monday has certainly filled the reservoirs! The gardeners have been very busy planting seeds so they are all ready for calf club. Those seeds planted in the last couple of weeks are looking great and we've pricked them out ready to take off in the garden. The kitchen crews busily whipped up a couple of sweet treats with banana and chocolate chip muffins on the Te Wheke menu, and some fudgilicious beetroot brownies for Mangopare. Kaitaki whipped up some brassica based fritters served with a one hour focaccia bread. Look out next week for our stall on Friday where you can sample some of our yummy bakes.
Thames Centennial Pools Learn to Swim Programme
BLOCK LESSONS ARE BACK
Block lessons are running this coming school holidays, from the 10th - 14th October from 9am.
Block lessons are an intensive block of training where each group has a 30min lesson daily for 4 days and are a great way to reintroduce or learn new swimming skills before Term 4 lessons start.
Block lessons are available for the following skill levels: Eel, Octopus, Snapper and Kingfish.
The price for the week of lessons is $45 and payment is due on the first day of lessons (10th October).
Spaces are limited, so be in quick to secure your spot. No assessments are needed prior to booking a spot, but we will be asking about the swimmers ability to ensure they are placed in the correct group.
Call into the pool at any stage during their open hours to book your space.
Term 4 2022 LTS enrolments
- 12th September - Re-enrolments for students currently participating in Term 3 lessons open.
- 19th September – New enrolments for students who are not currently participating in Term 3 lessons open. All students who are new enrolments for Term 4 will be required to undertake an assessment so they can be placed in the correct class.
- All enrolments can take place from 11am – 5pm Monday – Friday at the pool.
- Enrolments will remain open until all classes are at capacity or the beginning of Term 4 (Monday 17th October), whichever comes first.
- Payment for lessons must be received before the beginning of Term 4.
- If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the pool on 07 8688441
Want a free camp in the Kauerenga Valley?
Colour Contest picture available at the office.
Members and Leaders wanted for St John Youth
St John Youth is a fun youth group which will teach you new skills, open opportunities like
camps and competitions, meet new people and assist future pathways. Want to learn how to save a life? Hauraki Plains Division is looking for new members and leaders. We meet on a Tuesday night from 6 - 7.30 at the Centennial Centre on Haywards Road in Ngatea (although this may change to Thursday if it suits more people). Come along on any meeting night to our local division and get an idea of what we do and learn. Anyone who would be interested in either becoming a cadet (5-18 year old's) or becoming a leader (18+) feel free to contact Marie on 021 11 88 098.
Does your child require further support, over and above what can be offered at school?
Would your child benefit from bespoke and nurturing learning sessions from a highly experienced teacher designed to accelerate learning and boost confidence? We would love to help. We are a team of dedicated teachers, specialising in English and Maths support, for primary, intermediate and college students. Visit www.boostyourlearning.co.nz for more information or contact Jenny 021 223 3349 to book a free consultation.