VOGELTOWN SCHOOL PANUI 2022
TE KURA O HUATOKI. TERM 2, WEEK 3, 2022
VOGELTOWN SCHOOL CALENDAR 2022
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/
25 May - Class Reps going to NYLD in Palmerston North
26 May - Gumboot throw prelims
27 May - Gumboot throw whanau groups event
6 June - Queen's Birthday (No School)
8 June - Spellathon money due back
10 June - Four Year Old Friday, 9:15am - 11:30am in Room 6, Junior School
10 June - Our Jump Jam team perform at Mountainairs game
13 - 21 June - Life Education Truck at Vogeltown School
14 June - School open night 6:00pm - 7:30pm
14 June - Home and School AGM, 6:30pm, senior staffroom
16 June - Arbor day, planting in the Huatoki domain
21 June - BOT meeting 6:30pm
23 June - Planting new trees down the junior school driveway
23 June - Dads and Daughters breakfast
24 June - Matariki Day (no School)
1 July - Vogeltown School's birthday (107 years old!)
8 July - Vogeltowner Assembly
8 July - Last day of Term 2 2022
25 July - First day of Term 3 2022
SCHOOL VALUE THIS TERM: 'TO BE RESPECTFUL'
These are for our Vogeltown learners to be:
Inclusive (Whakaru), Respectful (Whakaute), Original (Tipu), Courageous (Kaha) and Kind (Atawhai).
These values were chosen by the staff, learners and community of Vogeltown School in 2019.
This term we are focusing on being 'respectful'.
TE REO FOCUS FOR THE WEEK
KIA ORA VS WHANAU, FROM MR O
It has been another busy week here at our kura with lots of learning, building, sport, dancing, hard mahi and topped off today with thunder and lightning!
Yesterday our 'Curriculum lead teachers' met with Mel Hagan from the Ministry of Education to discuss the continued positive direction of our schools future focused curriculum. We have some very exciting plans for each 'theme' and this will help us to plan amazing integrated units of inquiry that will link to our school values, our local curriculum/area, each theme and the NZ curriculum. We have 6 themes that will take our topics at school on amazing inquiries with our learners:
Theme 1 - VS CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE
Theme 2 - VS CITIZENSHIP, PARTICIPATION AND GLOBALISATION
Theme 3 - VS HEALTHINESS - HEALTHY ME, HEALTHY YOU, HEALTHY VS
Theme 4 - VS PATTERNS, PROCESSES AND PHENOMENA
Theme 5 - VS SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT AND PLACES
Theme 6 - VS HISTORY, NZ HISTORY, FUTURE AND CULTURES
A big thanks to all our learners who came dressed up in pink today for 'NZ Pink Shirt day', it was great to see so much support for this event. Each class had a discussion around what is bullying and what we do if we feel we are being bullied.
It was great to hold our second whole school assembly of the year today - it is so good to have the whole Vogeltown family together for these occasions! A big thanks to Rm 12 and Rm 3 for hosting - you guys were amazing!
Next week we look forward to our Whanau Gumboot throw prelims and finals day - a big thanks to Miss Fleming for organising this event.
We also have our 16 Class reps head off to Palmerston North at 5.30am on Wednesday to be part of the National Young Leaders Conference.
Have a great weekend whanau. I hope you can all dodge the rain, wrap up warm and enjoy some whanau time!
Aroha nui, Mr O
WELCOME TO VOGELTOWN SCHOOL!
CARRINGTON SHIELD 2022
What an awesome day we had for the annual Carrington Shield with Central School! It was a beautiful day for a walk and for sport.
Unfortunately, the games did not go our way and we lost the shield - we will get it back in 2023!
The results were:
Rugby 9 - 5 to Central
Football 16 - 1 to Central
Netball A 6 - 2 to Vogeltown
Netball B 4 - 2 to Vogeltown
Chess 36 - 28 to Central
A massive thanks to our Central School 'city cousins' for their hospitality and manaakitanga! The sportsmanship and kinship was outstanding!
COVID-19 UPDATE AT VOGELTOWN SCHOOL - WEEK 3, TERM 2
We are slowly getting our attendance back up to our 'pre-covid' rate. Last term our average attendance was 86% of our school population at school.
This week we are sitting at an average of 91% which is great. We are beginning to see some more cases crop up and school and we have heard that other schools are noticing an increase in cases - it is just a reminder that we are still in a pandemic and we must continue to keep being vigilant with hand washing and keeping safe.
For more detailed information, please refer to:
PRINCIPAL AWARDS - TERM 2, WEEK 3
Tu Meke to these awesome Vogeltowners who received a Principal Award today:
Zachary Wright, Fox Erickson, Lachie Salisbury-McInnes, Clara Cockle, Austin Falconer, Arnie Zimmermann, Taylah-Bree Heke, Jackson Cowley, Indi Mason, Tetabo Nakaoti, Mason Ansell, Kaiau McLeod, Rainah Evans-Gallie, Phoebe Cozens, Jaela Hannah,
Elobea Telfer, Fraya Payne-Craigie, Ruuana Repia, Sophie French, Mikaela Herbert, Harper Lowl, Zen Anthony, Matilda Hope, Lewis Zimmermann, Anouk Bonzon, Aria Baker, Hayden Graham, Dmitriy Jumashev, Ruby Lett, Adrian Uatiree
Tu Meke whanau - very well deserved awards!
FOUR YEAR OLD FRIDAYS - TERM 2
Birthdays this week -
These Vogeltown students had their birthday this week - Happy birthday to these Vogeltowners:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TEAM!
WHANAU POINTS - WEEK 3, TERM 2 2022
Well done to Kahurangi whanau who won the IROCK tokens for this week! This puts Kahurangi, Kakariki and Whero all on 7 points!
Who will take out the gumboot throw next week? Watch this space!
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.
2) Please be courteous before and after school with parking around the school sites. We have lots of kids and not enough parks, so please allow time to get to school and be patient around the streets.