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Kaikorai Primary School Newsletter - Sept 25

A very warm welcome to Alysha O'Connor, Harvey Clarke, Hope Davey, Lucca Groescho and their families!

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Well done to the following students!

Phoenix Haddow - A gold medal and most promising boy at the Speed Skating Championships.

Charlotte Watkins - A gold medal at the Affinity Gymnastics competition in Christchurch in Step 4 (unders age group). She came 1st overall- 1st vault, 2nd bar, 2nd beam, & 4th floor.   Silver medal in the DGA Invitational Artistic Gymnastics Competition. Second place overall in Step 4.

Holly Watkins - 3 gold medals at the Balclutha Gymnastics Competition, Step 1 (overs age group) - Floor, Beam & Bar.

Libby Gordon - DGA Invitational Super Series Step 1 (Unders) 1st on Bar.

Rosie Hebden - DGA Invitational Super-series Step 1 (Overs). 1st on beam, 1st on bars, 2nd on vault, 6th overall.

Lucia Morey - Second in a very competitive Open Primary Individual section at the Aerobics Regionals held in Invercargill

Sophie Wellington -  1st = on Floor Step 3 Gymnastics (Under and Over Age Group) Balclutha- Apparatus Super Series 2020. 3rd Overall (Step 3 Gymnastics Under Age Group) and 1st Team award at the DGA Invitational Super Series 2020.



Contents

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Principal News

by Simon Clarke

Last week I was showing a new parent through the school who works at the hospital and we were both very impressed with the quality of work that the children are doing as part of their studies into the hospital rebuild.

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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

The end of term is always a busy time, with this one being no different. There has been huge excitement with the opening of the new playground. It has been great to see the students spending many hours enjoying it.

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Middle Syndicate News

by Amy McBeath

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Enjoying the new playground

Senior News

by Beth Downie

Keeping ourselves safe, PBL, fundamental skills, swimming, camp, and a new playground!

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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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Project Based Learning

by Rosie Hardie

Project Based Learning is in full swing at Kaikorai now. All classes are looking at the new hospital rebuild and have been working hard on completing a final product to showcase our learning. We talked to each class about what they were doing and what they enjoyed the most during this PBL.

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Property News

by Simon Clarke

After what has seemed like an eternity of discussing and planning property issues it was a highlight to have an official opening of the new playground.

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Sports News

by Felicia Ward

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Congratulations to Molly and Bobby who were recognised by the PAL team as being positive and enthusiastic members of the lunchtime sessions.

PAL News, September edition

by Beth Downie

What has our PAL group been up to lately?

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Video: KPSTV 2020- Episode 3

KPSTV 2020 - Episode 3

by Simon Clarke

All of the highlights from Term 3.

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Crazy Hair Day!

by Beth Downie

How fantastic were our efforts at crazy hair day?

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Skool Loop Sponsors

by Rosie Hardie

Thank you to the businesses who have kindly supported our school and the Skool Loop app.

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Violin lessons available at Kaikorai Primary school.

by Jill Kumar

Want to improve your child's focus, perseverance, academic scores, and even IQ, whilst also giving them access to the 'language of the soul'? Research shows that learning a musical instrument increases the size and power of the brain, leading to these benefits and many more. From next term we are very fortunate to be able to offer in-school violin lessons with professional violinist Rachel Barton. Read on if you want to find out more...

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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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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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Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

by Mark Pickering

Last week (Monday 21st - Sunday 27th) was Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - The Māori language week.

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Fundamental Skills

by Megan Day

Written By Lydia & Phoenix

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New playground

by Anya Matravers

We have been loving the new playground!

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Thermawood Sponsors

Parent Group News - Proudly sponsored by Thermawood

by Simon Clarke

Proudly sponsored by Thermawood

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SCHOOL STREET PARTY

by Simon Clarke

SATURDAY 17 OCTOBER 11.00am to 2.00pm

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Announcement

Community News

by Simon Clarke

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Kaikorai Junior Cricket Club

by Simon Clarke

Kaikorai Junior Cricket Club is calling for registrations for any girls and boys (Years 1 to 8) who may be interested in playing cricket this year. Please Contact Malcolm Couling on 0274 71 91 61 for further details or go to: https://registrations.crichq.com/register/75511 if you are interested.

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Ocho Chocolate Holiday Programme

by Simon Clarke

See PDF for more info

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Playball Holiday Programme

by Simon Clarke

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Lego Competitions

by Simon Clarke

See pictures for more information.

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Join Ariki Children's Athletics Club this summer!

by Simon Clarke

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