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Te Ao Mārama School

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Upcoming Dates:
28 February
- Hui-ā-whānau
8 March - Wā Ngākau (Assembly)
15 March - Nearest & Dearest Day
12 April - Last Day of Term 1

Key Information Links:
School App
School Website
2019 Prospectus
School Facebook Page
YMCA After-School Care

Absentees:
Please ensure you contact us prior to 8.45am if your child is going to be absent. You can notify us through our school app, phone us on 07 595 0595 or email admin@teaomarama.school.nz.

2019 Term Dates:
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 Friday 13 December

Contents

Nearest & Dearest Day!

by Anna Pratt

We hope to see plenty of you at our Nearest & Dearest Day on Friday 15th March from 10am – 12pm.

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Hui-ā-whānau (Parent-Student-Teacher Meetings)

by Anna Pratt

Thursday 28th February. Relationships are really important to us, and our Hui-ā-whānau provide an early opportunity for parents/caregivers to speak with whānau teachers about their child's initial transition to school and answer any questions you might have.

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Wā Ngākau

by Tony Grey

Our assemblies are called Wā Ngākau, which literally means heart time, but in our context is about celebrating the things that make up the heart of our school.

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Te Aroha (Library Space)

by Melissa Langley

It has been great to see our Te Aroha space being used over the last week and students have really enjoyed visiting to read books at break times.

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Linc-ED

by Sally Grylls-Thomas

We are delighted to be able to launch our new reporting system, LINC-ED! Staff and students will be posting rich content throughout the year to our LINC-ED site and we are excited to share this with you and involve you in your child’s learning journey.

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Optional Uniform

by Melissa Langley

We have sample sizes of the optional uniform available for trying on in the office. Please pop in & see Amanda or Melissa if you would like to do this.

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School App

by Sally Grylls-Thomas

Te Ao Mārama School has partnered with School Apps NZ to create our very own app.

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Illness at School

by Melissa Langley

To stop sickness from spreading, it is important for you to keep your child at home when they are ill, and not send them to school. We have noticed students are returning to school too soon and passing bugs on to other students and staff.

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Our Logo

by Tony Grey

Our logo was designed by graphic designer Vicki Jordan and our Principal Tony Grey. The graphic logo has been carefully designed to symbolise many positive concepts.

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Our Board of Trustees

by Melissa Langley

All of New Zealand’s state and state-integrated schools have a board of trustees. The board of trustees is the Crown entity responsible for the governance and the control of the management of the school.

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DANCE SCHOOL ... here at Te Ao Mārama!

by Melissa Langley

We are very excited to announce that our school will be the base for a new dance programme, with dance classes after school on Thursdays 3.30-5.30pm (starting this Thursday 21st Feb) and also on Saturdays 9.00-11.00am.

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Guitar Lessons here at Te Ao Mārama School

by Melissa Langley

Lessons will be held on Tuesdays during school time for groups of 5-6 students. The 30 minute lessons cover a wide variety of styles and are designed to provide a well-rounded and solid start to the guitar. Plus, they’re heaps of fun!

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Star Turf Indoor Football Centre – It’s ALL about Football

by Melissa Langley

The Star Turf Indoor Football Centre in Frankton is Hamilton's best indoor football centre. We cater for almost everything to do with football. Our Introduction to Football and Football Coaching programs include our popular and successful Star Nippers and Star Soccer sessions.

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Community notices

by Melissa Langley

Notices from our wider community that may be of interest to your family.

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