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Term 4 2020

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HUGE Thank you!

by Lucy Naylor

One of the many, many fabulous things about Stanley Bay is the support we receive from the community. Despite an 'unusual' year of school, one of the highlights has been the wealth of helpers who continue to given up their time to support our children.

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Video: Kapa Haka 2020

Kapa Haka Festival

by Rachael Hamilton

46 year 3-6's lifted the roof at Hauraki Primary school's inaugural Penninsula Kapahaka festival on Friday 20th!

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Athletics Day

by Rachael Hamilton

We were lucky with the weather last week and managed to get both our junior and our senior athletics days completed. An amazing effort from all the children who took part and congratulations to the children who qualified for interschool.

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Swimming Pool Keys

by Janie Stone

Swimming pool keys are available for the summer. The school pool will be available for keyholders to use from 30 November 2020 until 31 March 2021.

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Devonport Santa Parade

by Lucy Naylor

On Sunday 6 December.....Santa is coming....and we are sooooo excited to be taking part in the Devonport Santa Parade.

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Fantastic Writing From our Juniors

by Rachael Hamilton

Our Juniors have been working hard on their reading and writing, keeping the office entertained with amazing recounts and creative writing.

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Library Book Amnesty!

by Rachael Hamilton

Stock take has begun on our library books. Please send any books you find to Room 6 or the office.

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Year 6 Leavers' Party

by Janie Stone

Thursday 10 December 5.30pm - 7.30pm

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BIS Second Hand Uniform Sale

by Rachael Hamilton

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Please Help Us Be Someone's Angel this Christmas

by Rachael Hamilton

We are participating in the Auckland City Mission Christmas Appeal - Auckland Angels. Stanley Bay School will be helping to make Christmas special for families in need by collecting Christmas food and gifts.

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Kindo / lunch orders (last day)

by Janie Stone

Please note the last day for lunch orders is Friday 11 December 2020. There will not be any lunches for Monday 14 December 2020.

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Term 4 Events

by Rachael Hamilton

We have a busy couple of weeks ahead so please keep checking your emails, App and the website for details. Here are a few reminders:

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Celebrating Amazing Achievements!

by Rachael Hamilton

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North Shore Youth Music are holding auditions for their 2021 ensembles on December 16th

by Rachael Hamilton

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School Holiday Music Recording Workshop

by Janie Stone

Dave Gatman (the guitar tutor at school) will be running a workshop where students will learn how to song write, and record using Garageband software.

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Nanogirl's New Online Kids Zone

by Rachael Hamilton

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Kelly Club is Open For the Summer!

by Rachael Hamilton

Kelly Club Holiday Programmes focus on giving children aged between 5 and 13 the opportunity to do things they enjoy in a safe, supportive, and encouraging environment. Kelly Club programmes are packed with variety to entertain and inspire children. This programme is full of exciting activities and trips that will guarantee your children have a great time over summer.

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2021 Class Placement and Structure

by Lucy Naylor

It is the time of year when we are beginning the process of placing children in classes for 2021.

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Howick Historical Village Trip

by Rachael Hamilton

Last week our juniors got to experience what life was like for the early settlers of New Zealand on a school trip to Howick Historical Village

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Friday Fun Day - 13 November

by Rachael Hamilton

Save the date! This Friday the 13 November is a huge day at Stanley Bay School: the dress-up Book Parade, celebration assembly for amazing Knowledge-athon efforts, parents morning tea and kids daytime disco. Please join us!

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Calling all 2021 Student Leaders!

by Lucy Naylor

We are lucky to have many talented students at SBS and this term we will be selecting student leaders for 2021.

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Weekend Vandalism

by Lucy Naylor

Over the past couple of months, there has been considerable damage caused to the school after hours.

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Our Athletic Days are next week 17 & 18 November!

by Rachael Hamilton

Please send your children with a sunhat, sunblock, a drink and plenty of food. They will need to wear shoes, as we cross the road to go down to Stanley Bay Park.

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EPRO 8 Semi Finals

by Scott Boniface

The SBS Tacos and Pickles take on the very best at North Shore competition.

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Save the date for St Leo's Christmas Fair

by Rachael Hamilton

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Junior World Series 2021

by Rachael Hamilton

Being hosted by North Shore Cricket Club on Devonport Domain.

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Video: Winning Entries - 2020 North Shore Yr 5-6 Second Place

EPR08 Competition

by Rachael Hamilton

The results are out for the EPro8 North Shore competition...

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Upcoming Devonport events and festivals

by Rachael Hamilton

Attached please find the poster images for the Summer fun preschool play sessions starting in Windsor Reserve and Bayswater Park, our Spring Festival which got postponed from September, and the Scotty Brewer Skate Day.

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Pink Shirt Day -Success!!

by Rachael Hamilton

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Bedroom, Bathroom, Pajamas

by Lucy Naylor

Last week we were lucky to have John Parsons, Cyber Safety expert, to come and work with our school.

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Interschool Soccer

by Scott Boniface

On Tuesday the 20th of October, three teams of eager soccer playing enthusiasts arrived at Allen Hill stadium for a sun drenched day of fun and footy.

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Rippa Rugby Tournament

by Helen Pelham

On Thursday 6 teams from year 3-6 entered the Rippa Rugby Tournament, held at Kaipatiki Park in Glenfield.

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What's happening in our classes this term?

by Scott Boniface

This term our learning focusses on culture, from what it means to be a kiwi, through to our unique multicultural society we live in today.

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Interschool Swimming Competition

by Rachael Hamilton

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Help our Alumni!

by FOSB

Enjoy bringing people together? Keen to support Stanley Bay School history?

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Feels Good to Support Stanley Bay School!

by Rachael Hamilton

Feels Good is an online Eco Store specializing in creating a consistent fundraising income for Schools, Sports clubs and Community Groups. You buy, the school and the environment benefits!

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BEAUTIFUL PORTRAITS OF YOUR FAMILY!

by Rachael Hamilton

Friends of Stanley Bay School have teamed up with Timeless Images to bring you an incredible deal on professional family portraits just in time for Christmas

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Do your kids lose things or leave things behind? Is it driving you bananas? 🍌🤪

by Rachael Hamilton

Local family business - Name It - has the answer. Easy to use, iron on labels which have been tried and tested on both the Stanley Bay School Hats and Sports Uniform! Perfect for siblings, these labels are 100% guaranteed and will last in the wash.

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Play football at Stanley Bay

by Rachael Hamilton

Our inflatable pitch ensures the ball stays on the pitch, giving more playing time.

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Win 1 Year of Free Kids Meals + A Pita Pit Class Party with ezlunch school lunch orders

by Rachael Hamilton

ezlunch have teamed up with Pita Pit to celebrate the launch of their new kids’ meals in-store nationwide with TWO fantastic offers... Every Pita Pit ezlunch order delivered to school Monday 2nd – Friday 20th November inclusive will...

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Scholastic Book Fair at Stanley Bay School

by Rachael Hamilton

We are excited to build the fun of reading with a pop-up bookshop event at school. Come and celebrate reading, and raise funds for books and resources for our school.

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Sun Protection

by Lucy Naylor

As the sun is beginning to appear it is a timely reminder about the school's Sun Protection Policy.

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Congratulations to Dorothea and Cuintin who competed in the Devonport Peninsula Inter-School Speech Finals.

by Rachael Hamilton

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The Gather Collective

by Rachael Hamilton

A new pop-up shop for Devonport! The Gather Collective pop-up shop opened its doors this week. A group of local creatives have come together to bring you beautiful art, ceramics, candles, furniture, jewellery, plants and more.

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An evening with John Parsons - Cyber Safety Evening, 20 October 6pm

by Rachael Hamilton

John Parsons is the country’s leading authority on cyber-safety for children. Based on years of frontline experience, John has developed a toolbox of highly practical, realistic, and proven strategies for both children and their caregivers helping families stay safe in the digital world. Tickets on sale now!

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Let's celebrate Pink Shirt Day 2020!!! ~ on Friday 16 October

by Janie Stone

On Friday, 16 October, Stanley Bay School will be celebrating Pink Shirt Day and raising money to support the kaupapa. We will be part of a powerful movement to spread aroha and kindness and end bullying.

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New dates for 2020 ICAS Tests

by Rachael Hamilton

Each subject test will be available online for a specific period of time. The school will make sure all children who are signed up and paid for ICAS testing to sit the test during this time.

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We finally have a new date for the postponed Yr 3,4,5 and 6 Rippa Rugby Tournament: Thursday 22nd October.

by Rachael Hamilton

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Ezlunch Term 4 Menu

by Rachael Hamilton

Order anytime before the cut-off (9 am) on the day or schedule in advance.

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Spaces Available in Marrzipan Drama starting Friday Lunchtime Next Week!

by Rachael Hamilton

Kia Ora all, Marrzipan Drama Classes are starting back for Term 4 next Friday lunchtime. We have 4 spaces available. If you think your child would benefit and are interested in signing them up for a trial session tomorrow, please send me an email at jack@marrzipandrama.co.nz.

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MINDFUL PARENTING COURSE, starts Monday 19th October

by Rachael Hamilton

This popular, 6 - session practical course is now being offered to Stanley Bay School parents. Combining Mindfulness training with research-based effective Parenting techniques, to arm you with the tools you need to manage your own well-being as well as your family’s, as you navigate this parenting journey to create a calm and mindful family.

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UGLY is bEaUtiFuL

by Janie Stone

A massive thank you to Justin and his hardworking team at UGLYs Beautiful Produce for the donation of fruit for the staff and donation of the proceeds. Don't let your unpicked fruit go to waste, Justin and the team will come and harvest it for you!

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A new way to order Sushi!

by Rachael Hamilton

Fishy Business are trialing a new way for parents to order sushi online.

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