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Tahuna Normal Intermediate

Newsletter 7th June 2019

11th June - Year 7 Puberty Meeting 7pm

12th June - Matariki Evening 5:45-6:45pm

3rd July - Oamaru Intermediate Exchange in Dunedin

4th July - End of Term Disco

5th July - Last day of Term 2 & Reports out

6th August - Tahuna Open Night

Contents

Tahuna Cross Country 2019

by Kelsey Brocklebank

The school braved the cold and wind to participate in this years cross country held at Tahuna Park.

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Board of Trustees

by Tony Hunter

The election process of the Tahuna Normal Intermediate School Board of Trustees has been completed. At the close of nominations, the number of nominations were fewer than the number of vacancies required to be filled, thereby all nominated were duly elected - Parent representatives - Mike McCaw, Brendan Murray, Gerardo Luna and Rhys Wilson. Marianne Coughlin was elected as the Staff representative.

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Remuera Trip 2019

by Roddy Scoles

What an awesome week with 30 fantastic Tahuna Ambassadors! Auckland turned on the weather for us and we had a great time. Here is a selection of quotes from our student travellers.

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Hands-on Maths Launch in Room 20

by Salote Rouvi

A group of students from Rooms 5,3,12 and 20 launch into catapults using recycled goods from home.

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M- Bots and Measurement

by Kate Walsh

Written by Milan and Jamal

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Open Night Coming Up!

by Roddy Scoles

Tahuna Open Night - Tuesday 6th August from 7pm till 8:30pm. Encourage family and friends to come along and check out what Tahuna has to offer. See you there!

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Otago Extra Spelling Quiz

by Shannon Brawley

Otago top spellers unite!

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STEAM projects- Marble Run

by Kate Walsh

Written by Jake, Room 13

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Otakou Mandarin Cluster working hard on Calligraphy in 2019

by Courtney Lousley

Once again the Cluster School students have worked hard on creating wonderful calligraphy with their Mandarin Language Assistants.

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Art Electives

by Liza Whitson

Take a look at the what the year7& year8's are doing.

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Tahuna Girls'A' Football Team

by Liza Whitson

Girls 'A' Football team has a win.

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Yr7 Artist's at work.

by Liza Whitson

Vibrant art work is on display throughout the school that is viewed and valued by many.

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Co Spaces and Chinese Culture

by Shannon Brawley

Room 14 has been learning about Chinese Culture and how to use Co Spaces.

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Eila Currie - Quinn - 2nd in New Zealand

by Shannon Brawley

Eila recently traveled to Auckland to complete in the New Zealand National Diving Championships, and came away with great success! Here is her take on the event.

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Miniball - What a start!

by Jess Cooper

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STEAM-ing Ahead

by Room 6

Room 6 are using robots to help re-enforce their mathematical knowledge of area and perimeter.

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Tahuna Intermediate Orchestra RESET

by Anna Bowen

Orchestra orientation meeting Tuesday morning 11 June

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What's in our food

by Karen Parker

Food Science elective has been investigating food.

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Creating Magic In The Hub

by Kristy McBride

Writing and inquiry based learning around cracking the code based on the clues provided..........

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Chinese Bridge Competition Success

by Olivia Duffy

Olivia Duffy carried on the Tahuna tradition of performing incredibly at a competition mainly for high school students. Here is her recount.

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Puberty Evening

by Karen Parker

Tuesday 11th of June at 7:00pm

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Tī Rākau

by Salote Rouvi

Manuhiri from Musselburgh join our Māori Elective for Tī Rākau fun.

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Bringing our science heroes to life!

by Sean Minhinnick

In the Hub we're using a range of tools to learn about science and scientists including 3D augmented reality.

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Friday Electives

by Tori & Temple

This term on a Friday we have had the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of cultural electives.

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Ramadan in Room 13

by Kate Walsh

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Winter Uniform Reminders

by Roddy Scoles

Pride and appearance goes hand in hand with standards, building self-esteem and confidence. The colder weather has arrived so here are some reminders about our winter uniform.

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Le Moana Visits Tahuna

by Yvonne Toa

We were delighted to acknowledge Samoan Language week with a visit from this highly respected group.

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Ngā Mea Māori Elective

by Salote Rouvi

The students above enjoy their first session of Ngā Mea Māori Elective.

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Scooters & Bikes - Responsibility

by Roddy Scoles

We have had a couple of issues related to scooter security. It is understandable when students leave their scooters lying around instead of securing them.

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Holiday Programmes

by Roddy Scoles

Info in attachments below

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