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Kaikorai Primary School - Newsletter October 30

A very warm welcome to Daytona Snow, Nina Grocott, Rothanak Song, Elliot Alderton, Bobby Houston-Lowe, Layla Thomas, Sophie Hunter, Basil Kibby, Ella Simes and their families!

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Well done to the following students!

Rosie Hebden - St Bernadettes Gymnastics Otago Teams Competition-Step 1 1st placed team

Blake Hollows - Second over all apparatus (silver medal), Level 1 boys, at the Invercargill Gymnastics Club Invitational Competition for Otago and Southland.

Angus Hollows - 3rd over all apparatus (bronze medal) at the Dunedin Gymnastic Academy Invitational and then again at the Invercargill Gymnastic Club Invitational. Level 3 boys.

Charlotte Henderson - Along with Taj and Lucia Morey who starred in the recent "Highlights" show.  Well done for this significant achievement.

Henry Hodgson - won the primary tennis champs singles


Contents

Logo Kaikorai School

Principal's News

by Simon Clarke

A busy start back....

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Golden Leaf International Limited

Syndicate News

by Simon Clarke

Sponsored by Golden Leaf International

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Junior News

by Felicia Ward

Welcome back to Term 4!

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Middle Syndicate News

by Amy McBeath

We've had a great start to the term with lots of exciting things happening. It is always fantastic to see children enthusiastic about their learning and being able to share this with others.

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Senior News

by Beth Downie

Read on to find out what the senior crew has been up to!

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Katie Lane Law

School News -Proudly Sponsored by Katie Lane Law

by Simon Clarke

Notary Public and Family Law Specialist

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Hunter - Kaikorai Rep

Project Based Learning Update

by Rosie Hardie

Our Project Based Learning for Term 3 is officially completed. All the kids have worked so hard to complete their final product and it was amazing to be able to celebrate these with you all last week.

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road patrol

Road Patrol volunteers needed!

by Simon Clarke

Due to children moving to other schools we are losing a number of our adult road patrollers next year.

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Teacher Only Day

by Simon Clarke

Reminder that Kaikorai School is closed for students on Friday 13th November

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School Hat

School Hats must be worn in Term 4

by Simon Clarke

It is time to dig out the school hat. We would like to have all children in a hat by the end of week 1. Replacement hats will be available from the office for $15. If your Year 6 child has lost their hat we don't expect you to buy a new one, but please ensure that they have a suitable hat.

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NEW Skool Loop App

by Rosie Hardie

Our current subscription to the app ‘Skool Bag’ is coming to an end and as a school, we have decided not to renew this. Over this term, we will be moving to use the app ‘Skool Loop’ instead. This will be the platform where school newsletters and updates will be sent out so it is important that you download this to keep up to date. Follow the instructions in the image below to get started.

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Announcement

Recognition form

by Simon Clarke

From time to time we have a number of children who do well in activities outside of the school. We love hearing about these but do not always know what everyone has achieved or give it the correct recognition. If you child has done well in an outside of school event and would like it recognised in the newsletter please fill out the form.

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Thermawood Sponsors

Parent Group News - Proudly sponsored by Thermawood

by Simon Clarke

Proudly sponsored by Thermawood

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A huge thank you!

by Simon Clarke

What a wonderful day our Street Party was...

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Sean Waller Photography

Student Work - Proudly sponsored by Sean Waller Photography

by Simon Clarke

Student Work - Proudly sponsored by Sean Waller Photography

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Kahurangi Dance Group visits Kaikorai Primary

by Jill Kumar

Report by Jedd and Holly. Last Wednesday the middles, juniors and several senior classes, had the Kahurangi Dance Group come in and perform dances, drama and singing around Myths and Legends. They also did some poi too.

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Logan Park Orchestra

by Jill Kumar

Report by Kate and Theo The Logan Park Highschool Orchestra (42 playing students) came to visit our school.They began the concert by playing a piece called Finlandia which was a dramatic, fast moving piece.It happened in the Kaikorai School hall, in the afternoon.

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Announcement

Community News

by Simon Clarke

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Parenting Course

by Simon Clarke

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Rainbow Run

by Simon Clarke

Sport Otago have the Night 'n Day Dunedin Rainbow Run coming up on Sunday 8 November.

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Music

Saturday Morning Music Classes Open Morning

by Simon Clarke

(Instrumental classes for children 5 years and upwards)

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Xmas Logo

Santa Parade

by Simon Clarke

The Santa Parade is needing children to be on the floats. The parade is being held on Sunday 6 December. You need to be available from 12.30 until 5.30 and an adult needs to accompany the child for the duration of the afternoon. We particularly need little kids and big kids If you are interested please email dnsantakids@gmail.com

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