Week 10 and the end of the term has arrived!! It is hard to believe we are half way through the school year. Plenty has been going on across the school with science being the main subject focus for the term. Please read the main article about all the fabulous science learning that has been happening across the term.
The Urzila Carlson event is selling well, don't miss out on tickets. Either purchase before school or book tickets via email firstname.lastname@example.org see article for more details. I'm sure it's going to be a great night.
We have a Performing Arts assembly this Friday 9am featuring Choir, Vocal Group, Orchestra, Hip Hop a ballet soloist and music ensemble. Please feel free to join us for this musical celebration.
Disco Tomorrow don't forget to get tickets tomorrow before school.
Next term the Newsletter will be going out on a Thursday starting week 2.
We hope everyone has a safe, restful term break and we look forward to seeing everyone back on Monday 23rd July.
From the Principal
Info on Teacher Collective Agreement Negotiations (Strike), the holidays and some positive feedback.Visit this article
Getting ‘Praise Mistakes’ Right
Here at Halswell we have a focus on developing a growth mindset in our learners. Here is some great info on how we see mistake making. 'Mistakes aren't good or bad they are signposts that tell us what we are yet to learn.' Mindful by Design.Visit this article
Canterbury Cross Country
Congratulations to Cameron Gilmore for making it to and competing in the Canterbury Cross Country final.Visit this article
Find out what is happening in our libraryVisit this article
Urzila Carlson - Tickets Selling Fast!
Thursday 2 August at Halswell School - All Proceeds Towards Tiered Seating in the HallVisit this article
Baxter's Buddies please see picture galleryVisit this article