Newsletter Week 3 Term 2

Brooklyn School Monday 16th May 2022


Kia Ora

Week 3 is upon us and we are busy, busy! The students are approaching their respective mid-year assessment cycles and the outcome of these will be used to inform our Brooklyn parents and of progress as part of our reporting processes. This is a very important time as we look at prior goals that have been set, achievement and progress made and the development of potential 'Next Steps' for all of our learners.

The Winter sports cycle has also commenced for Brooklyn students with many children involved in both weekend and inter-school sporting activities. Thank you to those wonderful parents who have generously donated their time to coach and manage as we ALL really appreciate your efforts!

Clearly Brooklyn School is still working through its Covid journey, with both students and staff away sick at this time. As always we encourage our families to keep their children at home if unwell and we certainly hope that we are almost at the finish line in regards to Covid, only time will tell until then we strongly encourage the continued use of masks.

Remember to take a close look at the Term 2 Calendar below so as to be prepared for upcoming events. Please mark down our Term 2 Teacher Only Day on Monday 27th June.

Have a great week everyone and stay safe.

Kind regards,


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Teacher Only Day: Monday 27th June: The school will be closed for all students on this day.

Josie’s Shared Farewell Lunch

This was due to happen on May 20th, Now it’s unfortunately postponed until further notice.

Brooklyn School Hoodie Order

With the Winter months approaching now is the time to order a 'Brooklyn Hoodie'. Orders can be made at our school office. Cost per hoodie is $72.

Pie Friday - $4.00 & Savouries $1.50

Please can we have orders into the office on a Thursday so we can order the correct amount for Friday lunches.

Monday Saveloy day - $2.00

Please have your order into the office before morning break

FOTs – ‘Friends of the school’ fundraising team

We have been offered a fundraising spot at the netball courts on a Saturday. Our day is Saturday 18th June. The money raised will benefit the whole school. Closer to the time we will be asking all parents for donations of baking to sell.

A big “THANKS” to FOTS for purchasing the Pie warmer for the school. The pies are proving very popular!

Pink Shirt Day

We would like to invite our Brooklyn Tamariki to wear pink for Pink Shirt Day on Friday 20th May and bring a gold coin to donate. Together, we will Korero Mai, Korero Atu, Mauri Tu, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!

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