Rotorua Intermediate 27 July


Words from our Principal

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Payten McDermott Pukaki 5

Payten is a respectful and diligent student. She is always keen to help out around our class and works well with others. She is a great role model for everyone in our Pukaki Whanau.

Grant Mason-Poi Tunohopu 2

Grant works to the best of his ability each and every day. He is always looking to challenge himself and he consistently shows our school values of courage and commitment. Grant is always willing to help out his peers and sets an example for our class with his positive, can-do attitude.

Archie Thomsen Te Rangiiwaho 4

Archie is always striving to do his best, and follows the success criteria to ensure he is on task. He is always willing to help his peers and offer great ideas.

Ollie James Hurungaterangi 4

What an outstanding role model you are, Ollie. Within our whanau you are always looking for ways to support your fellow peers showing ahwi and truly lifting their mana - manaaki. Your role as a prefect is incredibly busy, and yet this does not get in the way of your desire to learn. Your motivation and collaboration is incredible. Ngā Mihi nui kia koe, Ollie.

Accacia Hohepa-Davis Te Roro o te Rangi 4

Tēnā koe Accacia me tuku mihi ka tika. Accacia is an outstanding student who is always engaged in her learning. She demonstrates our school values daily and is always fulfilling the expectations of our whare and whanau.

Mataatua Nikora Pathways - Te Roro o Te Rangi 1

On his first day in Graphic Design Mataatua was respectful and focused. Without asking he quietly helped others who were struggling to follow the activities. He showed initiative and effectively managed his own learning,

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Samara Famador Pukaki 4

Sam has made such a valuable contribution to our class with her thoughtful ways of helping where she sees a need. She shows kindness and caring sensitivity to those who are struggling with their learning and will quietly bring it to the attention of her teacher. I am proud of her for having the courage to stand up for what is right.

Kahu Turner Tunohopu 5

Kahu consistently demonstrates kindness and respect for others. He goes out of his way to help others who are struggling. Kahu is empathetic and genuinely cares about the wellbeing of others. He is a humble team player and is always willing to celebrate others' success.

Joshua Batkin Te Rangiiwaho 2

Joshua has had a go at every learning activity this term. He is already doing the right thing during transitions; he is trusted to follow the school expectations.

Kelly mmz Smith Hurungaterangi 5 -Nga Tama Toa

It has been fabulous to see you grow in your tuakana role, Kelly. You show respect and kindness towards your peers and kaiako. You're always willing to help, and ready to try new opportunities, all with that lovely smile on your face. Well done, Kelly. Keep being awesome.

Sione Asaeli Te Roro o te Rangi 5

Ko koe ā runga Sione ia rā, ia rā. Sione is one of our leaders in our whare and whanau and exceeds all expectations when it comes to leading his classroom, whanau and kura. He gives everything a go and is always supporting his peers. No reira ka tika me tuku mihi kia koe Sione.

Isla Osborne Pathways -Te Rangiwaho1

Isla has shown commitment to her learning and effort in understanding new concepts and ideas in pathways. She has participated effectively in group and class discussion and shown self management by completing all her written tasks to an extremely high standard. Her work is clear and precise and clearly shows her thinking and understanding.

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Rotorua Intermediate had a number of players representing Rotorua Gold at the 2022 Tai Mitchell tournament who fought hard during wet and wild conditions at the prestigious annual Tai Mitchell Rugby Tournament in Rotorua at the beginning g if the holidays.

There were nine teams in both grades and both Golds teams fought their way through tough competition to make the finals.

The girls went down to Te Puke 22-12 in a closely-fought match, while Galatea came out on top 13-10 in a nail-biter boys' final.

A huge congratulations to the below Rotorua Intermediate students who took part, as well as to those who received special awards.

Rotorua Gold Girls:

Mason-Marie Playle (Player of the Tournament)

Stevie Makiha (Best Back & Most Outstanding player)

Amber Albrecht (Most Valuable player)

Madyson Richards-Te Whau (Tournament team selection)

Tyla Albrecht

Arihia Lawrence

Charlotte Kingi

Rome Iasona (Most Improved player)

Hyvahna Morris

Hineringa Falwasser

Caesius Kaloni

Rotorua Gold Boys:

Rylan Emery (Player of the Tournament and Tournament Team selection)

Noah Maxwell (Most Outstanding Player and Tournament Team selection)

Cruze Conroy (Most Valuable Player)

Heretaunga Mikaere (Best Back)

Ollie James (Best Forward)

Lesane Rapana-Hicks (Most Improved)

Tory Taipeti

Taylor Beazley

Wynston Sanford

Hendrix Cameron

Hunter Merito

Connor Beazley

Thomas Norling

Kingston Ryan

Manukura Davis

Tahana Jackson-Williams

Cory Iasona

Oli Boylen

Toby Sutton

Thank you to our amazing Coach & Managing Squad who have put so much mahi and passion into the 2022 Rotorua Gold Tai Mitchell campaign:

Rhys Hohepa

Merekara Gardiner

Ritchie Conroy

Pearce Mikaere

Polly Playle

George Playle

Jo Mitchell

Rebecca Steers

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100% Attendance Term 2

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FOTS - Friends of the School

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School Camp 2022 - Camp Ngaruawahia

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  • Friday 29 July---------------------------------------CBOP Squash Tournament
  • Friday 29 July---------------------------------------Super 11 Basketball Tournament
  • Monday 1 August-----------------------------------WHHS Information Assembly for Students
  • Wednesday 3 August-------------------------------CBOP Badminton
  • Friday 5 August-------------------------------------Super 11 BOP Winter Tournament
  • Tuesday 9 August----------------------------------RBHS Information Assembly for Students
  • Tuesday 9 August----------------------------------Weetbix Tryathlon
  • Wednesday 10 August-----------------------------Pukaki 4-5 Papamoa Trip
  • Thursday 11 August-------------------------------Pukaki 2-3 Papamoa Trip
  • Friday 12 August-----------------------------------BOP Cross Country
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Opt Out for Vision Testing

If you wish your child to opt out of the Vision Testing, please email the school office or phone 07 3489888.
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RIS School APP

RIS School App has been updated, please use the link below to download the app again or for some it may be the first time.

Thank you

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EDUCA - Learning Platform for Sharing Work.

Educa is a learning platform that allows students to share their learning and progress with whanau as well as whanau being able to respond with comment.

Term 1 Pathway Reports will be sent via your child's Educa Profile. The Pathway team would like to celebrate with you, the learning and assessment over the previous term in their Pathway programme.

You would have previously received a few emails from Educa inviting you to activate your account. Please activate your account by clicking on the link provided.

If you have not received an email from Educa please contact the school office.

We encourage you to take this opportunity to be part of your child's day to day learning.

You can receive, learning stories, reports, updates and notices via email or download the app to your phone.

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