Inglewood Primary School

NEWSLETTER No 21 - 26 July 2018

Our Mission:

Learning to think, to do, to be

Ako ki te whakaaro, ako ki te mahi, ako kia ora ai te mauri

Our Vision: To provide a teaching and learning environment where of those involved: demonstrate respect, expect the best, achieve through opportunity, communicate actively & feel good and safe

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Kia ora whanau Kei nga maunga, kei nga awa, o nga hau e whā, tenā koutou, tenā koutou, tenā tātou katoa

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Our planned performance for the end of this term is going to be awesome.

Emma Walker and the initial team have finalised the script, songs and costumes needed. This has been a collaborative effort and we are all truly grateful.

The staff ran through the script last night at our Staff Hui and the feedback has been awesome.

We are ready to call for auditions for the various parts. We will start the audition process Monday 30 July. Students from Year 3 - 8 wishing to audition for a main part, will be called for sometime Monday by Emma. There will be 46 parts available as we have 26 main characters which we will double as the students will do 2 shows each.

Also on Monday 30 July - but in the evening, we are holding a full interested parent meeting, 7pm in the staffroom for those that can attend. We would like all people who have indicated their support to attend so we can allocate roles and areas of support, particularly with costumes, props and scene staging. We will have scripts available and we may run through this with the group as well, just so you all get the idea. With this in mind the meeting may be around an hour and a half.

We are aiming to have the show length around 70 mins, but we have booked 90 min time slot to be safe.

We have booked the performance dates and times as follows:

Friday 21 September Dress Rehearsal ( we will invite Marinoto Rest Home) 1100 - 1230

Mon 24 Sept - Final Dress Rehearsal (Early Childhoods invited) 1300 - 1430

Tuesday 25 Sept Matinee Show 1100 - 1230

Tuesday 25 Sept Evening Show 1800 -1930

Wednesday 26 Sept Final Performance 1800 -1930

Tickets are $2.00 per child (IPS students do not pay) $5.00 Adult, $10.00 for a family of two adults and two children. - Tickets will be available at the Office from Monday 13 August

Thank you to the following so far...

Script Writing - Emma Walker,

Set Design - Brooke Gibson and Students

Dance Choreography - Ellie Hitchcock, Emma Walker

Music - Marcelle Messenger, Luke Kennedy , Matt Sigurdsson Michael Mc Millian and Students

Casting and Character Coaching - Heidi Baker, Emma Walker, Ellie Hitchcock

Prop making / finding - Karla Gibson, classes and students

Costumes - Sorting existing - mending - making - fitting - Rebecca Farquhar, Adrienne Brown, Hayley Gillett, Trudi O'Regan, Lisa Zame, Rachel Gillett and students

Ticketing - Debbie Carter & Mia Midgley

Advertising - Ben Kershaw and Students

Sound and Lighting - Nick Hitchcock with students

Back Stage - John Harland, Parents and Students


Weeks 1-3: Have a positive attitude to try something new.

Happy Birthday

to Jahziah Salisbury-Read, Lara Antill, Talia Thompson, Matthew Broome, Tayla Zame, Max Morgan and Damon Cunniffee who are celebrating their birthday's this week.

Students of the Week

Bell Building Y7&8

Paige Catlin-Maybury

For demonstrating leadership and initiative to extend her learning within the whole school environment.

Our school roll is currently 324.

Welcome to Nonoi Fruean, Mafa Fruean, Erini Fruean, Genevieve Barrington, Charlotte Gillett, Quinn Muir, Christopher Davy, Daniel Pearce and Amber Storer

who started at IPS this week.

BoT Training the first weekend of the holidays (non-contact time)

We are privilege to have committed BoT members Grant Kenny, Ray Smillie, Chris Dalliston and Tash Allerby who turned up to engage in Professional Development the first Sunday and Monday of the non-contact time. The PD was around the Hautu document, which is the Maori Cultural Responsive Review Tools for Boards of Trustees. Our Trustees were joined by Boards from Toko and Kaimata Schools.

Te'neal raises over $400

Thank you all who have paid for the sponsorship of our fabulous T'e'Neal's fundraiser for the Little Fighters Trust. Te'Neal you were such a trooper and was not phased at all by the process. Such a beautiful young lady making a positive difference for many.

Mr Harland and his boys

Our fabulous caretaker and his sons had a bit of fun last weekend and took some photos of our school from the air. We know you will enjoy these shots. Many thanks again to our fantastic ParentLink Team who have been working away fundraising for our Front Playground Development. Many thanks to GameOn Turf Ltd for their workmanship and expertise installing the turf.
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Spring Break

Just a reminder we have an approved Teacher Only Day Monday 10 September which will be a Spring break for whanau. Our staff will be involved in Professional Development this day. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

The Onceler has been ....Clearing, Transplanting and Re-Planting

One of our delightful junior children was convinced today The Onceler has been to IPS.... you can tell we are learning about the Dr Suess Lorax.

Over the non-contact time (or holidays for kids) you may have noticed there has been action at the back boundary of our property. Currently the work along the fence line has involved the removal of our treeline. Please be assured we have saved many of the trees and shrubs which will be replanted along what will be a newly formed 'learners mountain bike track'. We have also been offered a number of fruit trees, which we will also plant along this boundary line. We have a large number of NZ Native trees and shrubs which will be placed among the older trees (which will be transplanted) the new fruit trees, boulders, bridges and various other cool Mountain Bike track features.

The project has enabled us to remove years and years of waste and rubbish that has built up, a large number of old diseased trees and stumps and roots as well.

We are confident that the area will be, once again amazing and environmentally free.

If you would like to donate plant vouchers to assist with the project, we would welcome these. We have three large piles of chip, which we will need to spread along the track at some stage, so watch out for notices of working bees coming up.

Scholastic Book Club

Issue 5 orders are due back to the school office by Wednesday 8 August.

Lost Property

We have bike, scooters and helmets which have been left at school at the end of last term. If you are missing anything, please see the office.

All clothing from last term will be displayed outside the junior classrooms every afternoon before from midday next week.

Sports Information

Netball: As netball has now finished for the year, we would like all players to return their uniforms to the school office as soon as possible. Thank you

Linkhorne Rugby & Burkhart Netball: Sports Exchanges for Intermediates 17 & 20 August.

School Cross Country: Please note change of date to Wednesday 29 August.

Sporting Achievements

Anahera competed in last weekends Taranaki Swimming Champtionships. She swam in 10 events: won 3 gold and 1 silver medal and collecting 5 other finalist ribbons. She swam 19 races (heats and finals) gaining 18 PB’s personal bests. Congratulations Anahera.

IPS Clothing

Please click on the link to order directly from our school website or pop into the school office.

Term 3 Calendar (This may change on a weekly basis)

Friday 28 July: Welcome Powhiri for all new staff, students and families at 1.30pm

Monday 30 July: Full School Assembly 11.30am

Friday 3 August: 2019 Year 9 Inglewood High School Enrolments

2018 Lead Conference

Monday 6 August: NED Entertainment Assembly 11.30am

Wednesday 8 August: Scholastic Book Club orders due to the school office.

Friday 17 August: Linkhorn Rugby & Burkhart Netball against Stratford Primary

Monday 20 August: Linkhorn Rugby & Burkhart Netball against St Josephs School Hawera

Thursday 23 August: 7's Rugby Tournament

Wednesday 29 August: School Cross Country

Thursday 30 August: School Cross Country PPD

Friday 31 August: Daffodil Day

Intermediate Speech Finals

Tuesday 4 September: Cluster Cross Country

Monday 10 September: Spring Break Teacher Only Day

Tuesday 11 September: Cluster Football Tournament

Wednesday 12 September: Middle Team Speech Finals

Thursday 13 September: Junior Team Speech Finals

Friday 21 September: Production Dress Rehearsal

Monday 24 September: Production Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday 25 September: Production Performance 11am & 6pm

Wednesday 26 September: Taranaki Cross Country

Production Performance 6pm

Friday 28 September: Last Day of Term 3

Monday 15 October: First Day of Term 4