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Redwood School (Christchurch)

Newsletter No. 2, 14 February 2019

2019

Term 1

Wednesday 30 January to Friday 12 April

Term 2

Monday 29 April to Friday 5 July

Term 3

Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September

Term 4

Monday 14 October to Wednesday 18 December

Contact Details:

Website: www.redwoodprimary.school.nz

Email: office@redwoodprimary.school.nz

Ph: 03 352 6739

Absence Text: 027 784 1473

Absence Email: absence@redwoodprimary.school.nz

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Principal - John Stackhouse

Email: principal@redwoodprimary.school.nz

Deputy Principal - Genevieve Rae

Email: genevieverae@redwoodprimary.school.nz

Deputy Principal - Ellie Cherry

Email: ellie@redwoodprimary.school.nz

Contents

PTA

Annual General Meeting

by PTA

The Redwood School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is holding its annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 7pm in the staff room at the school.

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First Aid and Medication

Medication at school

by Pauline Prescott

Each year we need you to renew the permission to administer your child's medication.

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Library

Librarian Leaders

by Sandra Matai

I am pleased to announce the Librarian Leaders for 2019 are Nikea A and Brooke S who were thrilled to take up the role. We are looking forward to a busy year ahead.

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Rooms 1-4

Open Classroom & School Picnic

by Pauline Prescott

Monday 18 February from 5pm

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School Fees 2019

by John Stackhouse

Our Activity Fee, Swimming Fee and School Donation have increased from 2019.

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Principal

Kia ora Whanau/Parents

by John Stackhouse

Two weeks have passed already since our return to school. It has been a pretty smooth start to the year and I would like to acknowledge the hard work of our teachers/kaiako, support staff/kaiawhina and tamariki/children.

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Trustee Elections

2019 Triennial Board of Trustees Elections

by Board of Trustees

Have you considered becoming a Trustee?

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Lunchonline - Subway and Sushi

by Pauline Prescott

Order before 8.30am for Thursday lunch time delivery

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PTA

Parent Teacher Association

by PTA

The PTA works closely with the teachers and the Board in it's fundraising efforts. Past members of the PTA will tell you that they enjoy giving back - OUR GOAL IS, AND ALWAYS WILL BE, TO THE CHILDREN OF REDWOOD SCHOOL.

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ICAS

ICAS has changed

by Pauline Prescott

The ICAS Assessments series is designed to assess your Year 4 - 6 students' ability to apply classroom learning in new contexts, using higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills.

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Community Notices

What's happening in your community?

by Pauline Prescott

Don't miss registrations dates for sports, plus other community notices

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Calendar

Events happening at school

by Pauline Prescott

You won't want to miss these

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Anniversary Logo

Friday 10 & Saturday 11 May 2019

by Pauline Prescott

To register your interest in attending our 50th Anniversary Celebrations please email: reddieforthe50th@redwoodprimary.school.nz for a registration form or check out our Redwood School 50th Anniversary Facebook page.

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Music

Music lessons

by Kate Norman

We have itinerant music teachers who come to Redwood School to teach Piano, Drums and Guitar. Places are available for each instrument

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Reddie Learners

Reddie Learner Values

by Kate Norman

This term our students are focusing on the value - “RELATING WELL”.

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PB4L

Positive Behaviour For Learning (PB4L) Rewards

by Kate Norman

As you may have heard, we have made a few changes to our Positive Behaviour For Learning (PB4L) rewards this year.

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