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Tahuna Normal Intermediate

November Newsletter

22-26 November Year 7 Marae Week

29 November Sports Prizegiving (Staff & Students only)

8 December Prizegiving (Staff & Students only)

9 December Farewell Assembly (Staff & Students only)

10 December Last Day of School 2021 12pm finish


Contents

Video: Athletics Day Vid

Well done Tahuna

by Tony Hunter

The school year is almost over and despite the spectre of COVID and the interruptions it has caused we can reflect on very successful year. Well done Tahuna and thank you all for your wonderful support throughout the year.

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Video: Tahuna Athletics Day 2021

Athletics Day 2021

by Sports Coordinator

Well done to everyone involved in athletics day!

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Stars on Stage

by Grant Philips

ALICE

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The Keys to Success

by Anna Bowen

Congratulations to our students who participated in the annual competitions & piano exams. Archie Arlidge-Cardoza and Ditte Sofie Kjaegaard are pictured here with their trophies and medals from the 2021 NZMSM Competitions. John den Dulk obtained a smashing 99% in his very first exam. Their dedication to music is priceless. All pupils of Dr Ahila James.

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Year 7 impressive Artwork.

by Liza Whitson

Art Elements acrylic and watercolour paints, illusions and fine tip pens are what the year 7 students have been learning about in Art.

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Kakapo touch rugby team. Girls giving their best for Tahuna.

by Liza Whitson

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Girls representing Tahuna in Cricket.

by Liza Whitson

It has been great to see our girls competing and having fun while learning new skills.

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BandQuest Online

by Anna Bowen

Congratulations to Tahuna Band Queen Neptune for winning Best Original Song two years in a row, and to the Jazzaholics' Benji Egan for winning Best Keyboardist two years in a row as well!

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Tahuna's young Artists.

by Liza Whitson

A lot of learning about values of colour and shading.

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Room 3 Logan Park climbing day 🧗🏼‍♂️

by Kaitlyn Wheeler

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Our ice cream fail!

by Kaitlyn Wheeler

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Double Vision ?

by Grant Philips

Seeing Double? Even Triple? This year we have had seven sets of twins and one set of triplets, not to mention two twins on staff.

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Rock Climbing Adventures At Long Beach.

by Jade Reddington

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Te Reo Māori in Room 12

by Jade Reddington

Students have been learning new vocabulary and putting this into correct sentences. We have learnt about "tense markers, verbs, nouns and plurals."

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Road Closure - Culling St & Auld St - 23/11/21

by Rose Thurlow

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Ki O Rahi Fun!

by Kate Walsh

By True and Zariah

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Cycle Skills

by Kate Walsh

By Gregor and Riley

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Marae Week

by Karen Parker

Year 7 Marae Week is taking place 22-25th of November

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Changing of the Guard for 2022

by Karyn Hearn

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We Had a Ball! Ka mau te wehi!

by Roddy Scoles

Best week on Rakiura ever. All the students had a big part to play in that. Big thank you to Mr Lousley, Miss Walsh, Mr Hunter & Wayne. We would also like to thank Ant from Mamaku Point and Ian from Aurora Charters for contributing to a great week.

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Marine Science Programmes.

by Karen Parker

The University of Otago Marine Studies and the Portobello Aquarium extension science programmes.

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Tomahawk Lagoon Study

by Karen Parker

Our group of 20 strong water testers have been working on feeding back to the community about the birds they have observed over the past 18 months.

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R11 goes Rock Climbing!

by Jess Lang

On the 5th of September 2021, Room 11 went to Long Beach and did some rock climbing.

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Otago Intermediate schools Tennis Championship

by Sports Coordinator

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T3 Photography Elective

by Jess Lang

Photography is an elective available in T2 and T3 for students who have a love of taking and editing photos.

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Cycle safety in R19A

by Sean Minhinnick

Over the first three weeks of term four we have been learning how to ride bikes safely.

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Futsal kicks off for term 4!

by Sean Minhinnick

Every Wednesday afternoon at Edgar Tahuna teams are battling hard on the futsal courts.

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JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund

by Rose Thurlow

The JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund has a proud tradition of supporting families in need of financial assistance, with the purchasing of a school uniform.

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Great end to Japanese/French Elective 2021

by David Owen

We rounded off our 2021 Japanese/French Elective with two of our most popular activities - a trip to the local Petanque Club and a feast!

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Reading Pays Off!

by Yvonne Toa

At the end of term 3, Room 4 students all completed the Hell's Pizza Challenge to each read 7 books.

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Tahuna Pasifika Groups Perform at Polyfest

by Yvonne Toa

Although our groups performed to an empty Edgar Stadium over two days, the performances went out live, so family and friends could still see the culmination of the hours of practice put in by everyone. This even included holiday practices.

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Ki o Rahi

by Olivia Bates

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Yeah!Girls Lunchtime cricket sessions have begun!

by Josh Bates

Jess and Flo from Yeah!Girls Otago ran their first session at Tahuna today with an awesome turnout! They will be here for the next fours weeks so keep an eye on the notices to find out what days!

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Community Items - Term 2 2022

by Rose Thurlow

Local events and opportunities

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