Term 3, Week 10, Tuesday 27 September 2022
Important Dates in Term 4
We hope you all enjoyed your long weekend to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II. It is certainly a nice way for us to end the term with a four-day week.
The replacement of the stairs and balcony for the year 4 & 5 two-level block will start on the first Monday of the holidays. This will be a major demolition and construction area, therefore the school grounds will be closed during the holidays. Our holiday programme, Kids Zone, will use the bottom field and playground during this time. Please do not use the school playgrounds during the holidays. The major work should be completed during this time, allowing for our classes to have minimal disruption once we return to school.
Rooms 10, 11, 12 and 13 will meet at school on the first day back (17 October). Whanau are welcome to join us for a hīkoi across to the university to see where their children will be learning. We feel very fortunate to have this facility on our doorstep allowing for minimal disruption for our students.
This week it is Chinese Language week and we look forward to daily information in class about the language, culture and some geography.
On Thursday evening we will be running the junior and senior disco. Thanks to PTA and Becca in the office for organising these events. Please see the information below regarding ticket sales etc.
Enjoy the holidays, I know that many families will be travelling overseas; safe travels!
In-zone enrolments for 2023
Could parents of students who live within the home zone please enrol your child by tomorrow, Wednesday 28th September 2022 to assist the school to plan appropriately for next year. Please refer to our school website for further information.
Out-of-zone enrolments for 2023
Kohia Terrace School will be holding a Ballot on Wednesday 19th October 2022 for out-of-zone enrolments. The Board has determined that places are likely to be available for out-of-zone students for Priority 2–6 in the following year levels: Year 0 (children who will turn 5 on or after 1 June 2023); Year 1, Year 2 and Year 7.
The exact number of places will depend on the number of applications received from students who live within the school’s home zone.
The closing date for out-of-zone applications will be Wednesday 28th September 2022.
Y7/8 Boys Central Zones Futsal
Our Year 7 & 8 boys participated in the Central Zones Futsal competition last week. The contingent proved to be very strong competitors resulting in our Year 7 boys coming 10th and our Year 8 boys placing 6th out of 12.
Y7/8 Girls Central Zones Futsal
On 14th September at the Auckland Netball Arena the Year 7 & 8 Girl's Central Zone Futsal team faced some strong competition but showed a relentless attitude while putting in a lot of effort.
Y7/8 Girls Central Zone Basketball
A large number of teams participated at the North Shore Events Centre, last week in the Y7/8 Girls Central Zone Basketball Competition. The girls did especially well to win 3 games, finishing up in the middle of the pool.
Y7/8 Central Zone Boys Basketball
The Year 7 & 8 Central Zones Boys Basketball Competition was held on 19th September at the North Shore Events Centre. The boys exhibited a great attitude and played well but unfortunately didn't place in the competition.
Spring Fling Disco – Thursday 29 September
What a way to celebrate the end of term! Our Spring Fling Disco is this Thursday! Get your dancing shoes on and be ready to bust your moves to all your favourite songs. This will now be held indoors in the School Hall. Tickets are $10 and include a free sausage/vege sausage in bread. Drinks and chips will also be on sale.
Year 1 – 4 5.30 – 6.45pm
Year 4 – 8 7.00 – 8.30pm
NB: Year 4 students can choose which one they attend. Students leaving at the end of the senior disco MUST be picked up by a responsible adult.
Music Bingo Night - Saturday 29th October
Come join us for our big parent night out early next term and our biggest fundraiser of the year. The event will be hosted by KTS parent and kiwi music icon Nathan King. It will be a fantastic night with music, lots of prizes, dancing and fun with friends. We will also be having fantastic silent and live auctions on the night. See below for all of our sponsors. Create a team of 8 ($300/table) or buy an individual ticket ($40pp) and we can help find you a team. Tickets include a platter and gourmet pizza dinner. Prizes for the table with the best Music themed costume. Tickets are now on sale on Kindo or from the office, get in quick before they sell out. Contact Becca (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any ticket-related queries.
Come join us for our big parent night out early next term and our biggest fundraiser of the year. The event will be hosted by KTS parent and kiwi music icon Nathan King. It will be a fantastic night with music, lots of prizes, dancing and fun with friends. We will also be having fantastic silent and live auctions on the night. See below for all of our sponsors.
Create a team of 8 ($300/table) or buy an individual ticket ($40pp) and we can help find you a team. Tickets include a platter and gourmet pizza dinner. Prizes for the table with the best Music themed costume. Tickets are now on sale on Kindo or from the office, get in quick before they sell out. Contact Becca (email@example.com) if you have any ticket-related queries.
Kohia Kids Zone Holiday Programme
The October holidays are fast approaching and we have 2 weeks of fun planned at Kohia Kids Zone.
We are offering a 15% off early bird discount for anyone who books before the end of the day 28.09.22.
Monday 3rd: Sew little monsters. Play Among Us in real life
Tuesday 4th: TRIP DAY - Event Cinemas: Little Monsters. Includes Jr Combo Drink & Popcorn.
Wednesday 5th: Make Monster headpieces. PomPom Shooters and Games.
Thursday 6th: TRIP DAY - My Wonderland, Albany indoor playland.
Friday 7th: Scavenger Hunt followed by monstrously good baking!
Monday 10th: Learning about different countries, Japanese Cherry Blossom paintings, POKEMON (spotlight on Japanese pop culture), and origami
Tuesday 11th: TRIP DAY - Event Cinemas: Paws of Fury + Includes Jr Combo Drink & Popcorn.
Wednesday 12th: Bring your wheels for a Tour De Kohia, Building Eiffel Towers, Making stained glass window decor, French Toast
Thursday 13th: TRIP DAY - Auckland Zoo!
Friday 14: Making headpieces & crowns inspired by other cultures, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Safari paintings, and a big world quiz
Click the link to book
Artz On Show is looking for a Sign Language Tutor who is able to teach our Epsom children.
We are wanting to teach the basics such as how to say your name, say hello/goodbye, say thank you/you’re welcome and so on.
We are based in Epsom Girls’ Grammar at the Rayes Performing Arts Centre.
This is paid work, for one day only. Tuesday the 4th of October 8:30am till 3:15pm.
If you know anyone who may be able to teach sign, please contact Devon Thomas: PH: (09) 294 7129, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brain Play teaches science & technology classes to Kiwi kids aged 5 - 13. Find us all across Auckland and online these holidays! Topics include 3D printing, electronics, coding, Minecraft, animation, STEM experiments & more! We run regular events during term time and holidays, including free ones! Make sure to follow us on social media and check the Events page on the website so you don't miss out. Check out our Holiday timetable on our website and use the form to get in touch - https://www.brainplay.co.nz/.
October Holiday Computer Classes
Grand Training runs educational and fun computer classes over the holidays at Westlake Boys High School for ages 5 to 15.
Minecraft from Introduction to Mods and Servers
Learn to Code; Scratch, Python or Java.
Code and Create 3D Games.
Web Design, HTML and CSS
Build a PC
Discovery Course in Computing - suitable for younger children
For information & bookings 499-2211 or grandtraining.co.nz