TNIS Panui Wiki 9, Wā Kura 4 2021
Te Kura Waenga Whakangungu O Takapuna
Monday 13 December
8:45am - 3pm
Mānuka (Rooms 13, 14, 15, 16)
Kōwhai (Rooms 1, 2, 3, 4)
Tuesday 14 December
8:45am - 12pm
Rātā (Rooms 5, 6, 7, 8)
Rimu (Rooms 9, 10, 11, 12)
Tōtara (Rooms 17, 18, 19, 20)
Term Dates 2021
Mon 2 February - Fri 16 April
Mon 3 May- Fri 9 July
Mon 26 July - Fri 1 October
Mon 18 October - Tues 14 December
Kia ora whānau,
Thank you so much for all of your support over the last year. Despite the events of 2021, we feel that we have had many new learnings, successes and personal growth opportunities across the year. We have also had many occasions to practice resilience, wellbeing strategies and connect in different ways.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our parents and whānau for their continued support and enthusiasm for our school. I would also like to thank the Board of Trustees for their mahi and awesome efforts for TNIS.
We hope that you were able to view our Prize Giving celebration last week. The link is available below. We have been able to present all of the awards in person.
Congratulations to all of our Class and School Award winners.
2022 Classes Update
We have discussed with our teachers and the local schools' cluster and have decided to keep our classes together with their current teachers, where possible, for 2022. This is because of the long period of online learning this year and our focus on relationships and Wellbeing.
The existing connections learners have made will be transferred into next year, ensuring a settled start. This will also mean that the learning is more seamless as the teachers will already know their learner's strengths and goals. Next year, learners and teachers will be able to support new Year 7 learners in their class as they begin their journey with us.
Ngā mihi nui,
IMPORTANT END OF YEAR INFORMATION
Prize Giving 2021
Start of 2022 School Year
Tuesday 1 February - Meetings with teachers
In January, you will be sent an email with details for logging in to the schoolinterviews.com website. You will be able to book a ten minute meeting time with your child's 2022 teacher for Tuesday 1 February.
Wednesday 2 February - First full day
All learners will attend their first full day in the classroom. School starts at 8:45am
Parent and Learner Handbook 2022
The virtual Yearbook is in the process of being finalised and a link will be shared via the school app.
Learners need to bring their donated uniforms to the Food Technology Room.
Outstanding Library Book Returns
ICAS RESULTS AND CERTIFICATES
ICAS has notified us that the certificates and login details for the Science and Maths assessments will not arrive until February 2022. Upon arrival, they will be kept at the school office for collection until the end of Term 1. Any certificates that are unclaimed will be destroyed after that.
In the meantime, Science and Mathematics results are now available directly from ICAS. Please contact ICAS directly to obtain your child's results:
Phone: 0800 440 904
Stay connected with your friends and whānau over the holidays.
SCHOOL NEWS AND INFORMATION
We’re a TaxGift school: TaxGift grows your donation!
We’re excited to announce a new partnership between Kindo and TaxGift, which you’ll see when
you donate to us next year.
With TaxGift, your gift grows at no cost to you with the gift of your donation tax credit. By choosing to TaxGift your tax credit when you next donate via myKindo, you will be supporting us even further at absolutely no cost to you. It’s the easiest gift you’ll ever give us: simply TaxGift us your donation tax credits on your gifts to us from this year forward. It takes less than a minute to opt in, then the friendly folks at TaxGift and myKindo will work together to make it happen.
Haven’t claimed donation tax credits before? Gift them to us! If you haven’t claimed your donation tax credits on your gifts to us in the last four years, you can donate them to us with a simple tick of the historic tax credits box in the TaxGift form.
Pupuke Taniwha - Petition
LET'S PROTECT OUR ROTO - LAKE PUPUKE
Pupuke Taniwha (Guardians of Lake Pupuke) are an environmental action group originating from Forrest Hill Primary School. Worried about the health of the lake, they have started a petition to protect it by having it legally included in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.
- Greater recognition of the significance of the lake and land, including the historic and cultural significance for mana whenua.
- Increased protection for the ecology and natural features, and sustaining of the lake's life-supporting capacity.
Musical Instrument lessons available at school
Our School works with the Music Education Centre to offer parents the convenience of specialist instrumental lessons for their children here at school. If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact the Music Education Centre directly on 0800 89 39 39 or email@example.com.
Guitar Lessons - Dave Gatman
Hi there! I have taught Guitar to kids in schools for over 15 years. I love working with kids and inspiring the next generation of musicians. I like to make my lessons as positive and fun as possible, teaching a range of songs from traditional folk/blues to the current pop and rock tunes.
I've played the guitar in a large variety of settings, and I'm currently in a covers band playing at weddings, bars and parties.
Lessons are in groups of up to 4 at a time, and cost $20.00 plus gst, for half an hour.
Individual lessons are offered if I feel like the student will benefit from them, and if I have space. These cost $35.00 plus GST per half hour.
Lessons are on Wednesday mornings at TNIS as well.
Feel free to contact me - firstname.lastname@example.org. Or text/call on 021 2221456.