VOGELTOWN SCHOOL PāNUI 2021

TE KURA O HUATOKI. WEEK 3 TERM 3 2021

VOGELTOWN SCHOOL PEPEHA

Ko Taranaki te mounga

Ko Huatoki te awa

Ko Tokomaru te waka

Ko Te Atiawa te iwi

Ko Ngāti Te Whiti te hapū

Ko te Kura o Huatoki te kura.

Ko Taranaki, ko Huatoki, ko Paetoki oku tīma

Tihei mauri ora!

VOGELTOWN SCHOOL - THE 'VS' WAY

Our Mission: Manaaki whenua, Manaaki tangata, Haere Whakamua

Care for the land, Care for the people, Go Forward


Our Values: I.R.O.C.K

Inclusive, Respectful, Original, Courageous, Kind

Whakauru, Whakaute, Tipu, Kaha, Atawhai

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SCHOOL GOAL: 'BEING COURAGEOUS"

WHAT: To follow our school value of being ‘Courageous’ – by doing it!

WHY: Courage is important because ‘we all have to do things we don't like sometimes’.

Courage is when you are brave about something you fear.

Everyone is afraid of something or someone - lowering your standards to go along with the crowd should never pass for courage.

HOW: Courageous people believe in themselves. They know who they are and what they stand for.

They have strong values, recognize their personal capabilities, and are confident in meeting the challenges that lie before them.

Courageous people are passionate and purposeful.

SIGNS OF SUCCESS: (See profile sheet)

1) Your courage means being afraid and acting anyway

2) Your courage becomes a habit, a muscle you can exercise

3) You notice every time you do something that you’re scared to do—something your body is telling you not to do

4) You learn to attend to positive signals and to ignore negative ones

5) You find role models of quietly courageous people

6) You continue to learn and accept challenges

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KIA ORA WHANAU, FROM MR O

Kia ora koutou to our Vogeltown whanau and welcome to the end of week 3 for Term 3! It has been a 'spring like' week and we are never sure what kind of day we will get weather wise. It is nice to see a bit more light in the mornings now too.


It has been great to see our Vogeltown learners enjoying the play times when we can get outside and go for a run around, in between showers. Our school behaviour data from Term 2 showed us that we had the lowest number of playground issues in a term since collecting data in 2015 - this is fantastic to be able to report to the community, student and staff about. Tu Meke to our Vogeltown tamariki!


A massive thanks to all our whanau who came to the Learning Conferences last week. We appreciate all our whanau for making alternative arrangements for your families on the Friday.

As always we aim for 100% attendance to these learning conferences, we managed to achieve an overall attendance of 86% (86% for our Taranaki team, 81% for our Huatoki team and 90% for our Paetoki team). The same progress report you received last week will be updated at the end of this term and sent home showing Term 3 progress.


Term 2 showed we have made positive progress against our reading, writing and maths learning targets that we set at the end of 2020 - this has been pleasing to see! Our Vogeltown learners are working hard in class to meet their learning goals - and these goals are what has been reported against in the progress reports and learning conferences last week.



Aroha nui, Mr O

WELCOME TO VOGELTOWN

Haere mai, Haere mai to our new Vogeltown learners and whanau! Today we 'officially' welcomed our new learners to Vogeltown in our whole school assembly.


In Rm 6: Raqim Rasli, Lumi Fromings and Fergus Stevenson


We know you will enjoy your time with us whanau!

PROPAGATION WITH BILL

A big thanks for Bill's support of the school. Yesterday the kids helped Bill with propagation of the seedlings from the start of the year. These seedlings have been collected by the kids from the Huatoki domain.


Once the seedlings are big enough, they will be re-planted in the Huatoki domain - manaaki whenua!

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PRINCIPAL AWARDS - WEEK 3, TERM 3, 2021

Congratulations to the following learners who received Principal Awards at today's assembly:



Amalia Tyrrell, Lauralye Roger, Caleb Francis, Charlie Rippey, Sophie Flitcroft, Amoré Kuun, Eli Rawhiti, Stirling Humphries, Tai Ransfield, Guan Ip, Alex D'Ath, Amelia Northcott, CJ Petersen, Jackson Cowley, Emily Bush, Joanna Hoskin, Connor Stevenson, Henry Salt, Rinto Shimada, Lachie McInnes, Peyton Hodgson, Jean Lingenfelder, Lacey Fromings, Sid Croad, Dante Joseph, Zavier Bosson, Elsie Matuku-Emile, Maddie Green


Tu Meke Team!

TE REO FOCUS FOR THE WEEK

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FOUR YEAR OLD FRIDAY'S 2021

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SPORTS NEWS

Term 4 Summer Sports


Registrations for all Term 4 Summer Sports are now open through our Kindo Shop.


Options available are:


  • Touch Rugby (years 1-6)
  • Summer Hockey (years 3-6)
  • Netball (years 0-2)
  • Summer Soccer (years 0-6)
  • Cricket (years 0-6)


Also available for the first time in term 4 is Fun Sticks Hockey for year 1 & 2 students. Please register directly with Taranaki Hockey for this programme using the following link. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ybvXLM2qCXBDqRiCtpdYKheWDMduDSbLScFK8LHCvnY/


For information about each sport please sign into your Kindo account. If you do not yet have a Kindo account please use the following link to sign yourself up. http://www.vogeltown.school.nz/kindo-shop/


Winter Sports


Hockey: Keep up to date with any changes at http://www.taranakihockey.org.nz/ or by using Taranaki Hockey's mobile app.


If you have any queries at all please do not hesitate to contact me on michelle.sleep@vogeltown.school.nz

VS BIRTHDAYS!

Birthdays this week -


These Vogeltown students had their birthday this week - Happy birthday to these Vogeltowners:


Dylan VENABLES Rm9, Kanin BEATTIE Rm15, Bay BELTON Rm15,

Jean LINGENFELDER Rm9, Samuel COLLINS Rm15


HAPPY BIRTHDAY TEAM!

VOGELTOWN LEARNERS CORNER

A great Friday with Rm 4 and Rm 10 doing a buddy class STEM activity - to make the tallest structure out of ice block sticks and masking tape to hold a tennis ball.


Tu Meke team!

CAUGHT DOING GOOD DAY

Thanks to Sarah Wilson from the 'Let's Go' team at the NPDC for her time this week. Sarah helped get our Class Reps ready for the 'Caught being good day'. This is the day where we give our prizes for our tamariki who have walked, parked and walked, scootered, or biked to school.


It was also great to see Penny the Pukeko out in full force!


Look out for our 'Be Seen' day coming up on the 25th August! This is the day we dress up in the brightest gears we can!!

VOGELTOWN SCHOOL CALENDAR 2021

TERM CALENDAR – Put all these dates in your diary or your phone!
Remember to check the school calendar on our website. We will put all updates on Facebook &

the website. Link to school calendar: http://www.vogeltown.school.nz/calendar/

AUGUST

20 August - Four Year Old Friday

24 August - Gymsports Competition

24 August - Home and School Meeting, 7pm

26 August - Paetoki Speech finals

27 August - Whole School Assembly (Rm 15)

SEPTEMBER

3 September - Four Year Old Friday

3 September - School Cross Country

8 September - Wig Wednesday

9 September - Build a Business Market Night

10 September - Whole School Assembly (Rm 1 and Rm 6)

13 September - 17 September - Maori Language Week

14 September - BoT Meeting 6:30pm

16 September - School Disco!

17 September - Four Year Old Friday

23 September - New Plymouth Cross Country at Peringa Park

23 September - Year 6 Hangi sleepover at school

24 September - Vogeltown Community Hangi

27 September - School Photos

28 September - Starting School the VS Way, 5pm to 6pm

29 September - Build a Business awards night and Social Dancing evening

OCTOBER

1 October - Puanga Festival at TSB Stadium

1 October - Last day of Term 3

18 October - First day of Term 4.

VOGELTOWN HOME AND SCHOOL

Kia ora Vogeltown whanau,


We are planning for our big raffle this term. If you know of any businesses, or you have 'hook ups' with businesses please ask if they would like to donate a voucher for our raffle. Last year our Term 3 raffle raised over $9,000! Email the Home and School if you are able to help out here - vshomeandschool@gmail.com


Sadly we had to cancel our Sausage Sizzle at the hockey turf tomorrow due to the weather forecast, but we are hoping to reschedule this for another day.


Our next Home and School meeting is next Tuesday 24 August. It will be held in the Senior staff room at 7pm - all welcome!


Thanks whanau!

MR O'S FRIENDLY REMINDERS

1) Please remember to contact the school office if your child is absent. You can do this via Skool Loop, text 021 753 680 or ph 06 753 6843. Please do not use SeeSaw for student absences - these must come through the office. Please tell the office even if you have let the teacher know.


2) We are operating at Covid-19 Level 1. Please also remember, to scan the Covid-19 QR code when you come in to the school. if you are signing your child(ren) in/out, you will still need to scan the QR code. Thanks heaps for stopping this virus in NZ.


3) PLEASE - DO NOT park in our neighbours driveways or in the bus stops around the school. We need to respect our neighbours and the community of Vogeltown School. Last week we had one of Vogeltown learners miss the bus because there were cars parked in the bus stop and the bus could not get in.

Thanks whanau

Stay safe and be kind to each other. Thank you for the ongoing support of Vogeltown School, we appreciate the community we live in. Have a great weekend!


On behalf of the Vogeltown team,

Ka kite ano


Jeremy Ogle - Principal/Tumuaki

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