Newsletter Week 9 Term 4
Golden Sands School Tuesday 13 December 2022
Tēnā koutou e te whānau
Welcome to our final newsletter for the year. I would like to take the time to thank everyone that has contributed to the success of our school and our tamariki. We are so proud of everything our learners have accomplished. Thank you to the teachers and support staff that have supported tamariki with their learning and thank you also to the whanau who have supported us to provide the most fantastic learning opportunities. This is not something we can do on our own. We appreciate you.
Before the year ends I thought I would like to introduce you to an exciting new app for next year where we will be able to push out notifications and messages. You will also be able to notify us of absences through it as well. You can download it now to have a look around. We will start using it at the beginning of next year.
Type in Golden Sands
Our branding should come up. It gives you direct links to absentee notifications, the calendar, the newsletter, term dates and alerts. We hope this will further streamline our communication chains with you. Have a look!
2022 Year Book
Last chance to get a yearbook. These are now for sale at the office for $20 each, cash or eftpos.
14 December - Last day of the year 12.15pm finish
1 February 8.30am - First day of 2023 - Tamariki go straight to their new class
16 March - Teacher Only Day - Staff learning about trauma
6 April - Term 1 ends
24 April - Term 2 begins
30 June - Term 2 ends
17 July - Term 3 begins
22 September - Term 3 ends
9 October - Term 4 begins
15 December - End of Term 4
Meri kirihimete (Merry Christmas)!
2022 Year 6 Graduation
Congratulations to all our Year 6 Leavers.
Special Mention to our Special Prize Winners:
Congratulations to our Year 6 Award Recipients
Hazel Corlett and Lucas Cifuentes
Mackenzie Ward and Cade Ashton
Stella Genet-Parry and Tyler Speed
Sports Person of the Year
Ashton Mitford-Burgess and Jayde Henare
Ngā Toi - Arts Award
Ngā Mahi a Rēhia - Cultural Award
New Stationery Supplier
You can order your child's stationery as soon as you know their class for 2023. It helps with the start of the year if your child is equipped with their stationery supplies for Day 1!!!
Wednesday 14 December - Last day of 2022 - school finishes at 12.15pm
Wednesday 1 February - First day of school for 2023 - Thursday 6 April
Thursday 16 March - Teacher Only Day
Monday 24 April - Friday 30 June
Monday 17 July - Friday 22 September
Monday 9 October - Friday 15 December
Year 3/4 Flippaball
Library Books and Readers
It's not too late to return books - it would be much appreciated!!!
The learning centre will be closing to students this Friday 25th November. Please can you help your child/ren to have all library books and readers returned by this date. It would also be appreciated if you could check at home for any extra books or readers and send them back as well. We don't mind if you have had them for ages - we would just like them back!
Term 4 School Lunches (ezlunch) Menu below....