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Kaikorai School Newsletter - April

A very warm welcome to Felix Seaman, Mavis Cawte, Isaac Murphy and their families!

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Congratulations to the following students for their successes outside of school.

Georgie Wellington - Otago Athletics Champs : 7year old girls 1st: 60m, 80m , 100m and long jump

Represented Otago at the Otago Interprovincial Athletics Team (Grades 7-11) against Canterbury and Southland. Girls 7 Years: 3rd 60m 4th Long Jump 2nd Relay Team

Holly Watkins - A gold medal placing 1st overall in Step 3 representing Dunedin Gymnastics Academy at the Invercargill Gym Competition.


Contents

Principal News

by Simon Clarke

Thank you to everyone who took part in our community survey.

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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

Term 1 is ticked off and what a time it has been!

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Middles News

by Amy McBeath

It's hard to believe that we are already at the end of the first term. We've managed to pack in quite a lot this term, and it's been great to see our middle syndicate students already growing as learners and setting themselves goals to achieve.

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Senior News

by Beth Downie

Read on to find out what the Senior Syndicate has been up to this term

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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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Haere mai, come for a look at the temporary mural that leads to the office.

by Simon Clarke

The students are close to finishing a beautiful mural that welcomes our school community.

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Kaik values award

by Beth Downie

This is recognition of pupils who always display the school values and it is given out at the end of every term.

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INFO from the SENCO

by Kristen Ferguson

What is Dysgraphia?

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Video: Kaikorai Rebuild

Property News - April

by Simon Clarke

Getting ready for the roof to go on.

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Skool Loop Sponsors

by Rosie Hardie

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

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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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School Disco Photos

by Rosie Hardie

Check out some of the great pictures from the photo booth at the recent school disco.

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Entertainment Book

by Simon Clarke

Get saving these school holidays with your Entertainment Digital Membership.

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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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Video: KPSTV 2021 - Episode 1

KPSTV - Episode 1

by Simon Clarke

26 minutes of pure entertainment!

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Girl Sports Day - by Ella

by Beth Downie

Read Ella's review of the multisport day

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Announcement

Community News

by Simon Clarke

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ANZAC Day Parade

by Simon Clarke

On Anzac Day, Sunday 25th April, the Dawn Service of Remembrance will commence at 6.30am at the Cenotaph – Queens Gardens and an invitation is extended to you all to participate in the march. A program for the event can be downloaded from our website: www.dn-rsa.org.nz after the 18th April. Those wishing to march need to be assembled no later than 6am. Family medals may be worn on the right side of the chest.

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Hockey

by Simon Clarke

Funsticks is a fundamental movement and basic skill development programme that consists of 10 one hour sessions.

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Girls only football league

by Simon Clarke

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Teddy Bears Hospital

by Simon Clarke

This is a free initiative run by the Otago University Medical Students- and this year, it will be held from Monday 10th to Thursday 14th May. The philosophy behind the venture is creating a positive 'doctor' experience for young children, so that some of the anxiety, fear and confusion experienced when visiting the doctor can be reduced.

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University Study

by Simon Clarke

We are looking for families with children living in Dunedin who identify as New Zealand European (Pakeha) with a child or children between the ages of 6 years to 7½ years old for a study on children’s understanding of the social world.

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Synchronised swimming

by Simon Clarke

We have beginner classes for both males and females starting on either Saturday mornings from 9.30am to 11am or Tuesday afternoons 4.30 till 5.30pm.

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Playball

by Simon Clarke

Please see the attachment for more information.

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