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Newsletter: Issue 13, 2020

Newsletter • Issue 13

22 October 2020


21-23 Oct: Year 5 Camp

28 Oct: Bookclub orders close

29 Oct: Little learners at 1.30pm

30 Oct: School Assembly at 2pm

2 Nov: Board of Trustees meeting at 7pm

11 Nov: Home and School meeting at 7pm

13 Nov: TEACHER ONLY DAY - school closed

25 Nov - 4 Dec: Junior and Middle swimming

3 Dec: Calendar orders close

7 - 11 Dec: Senior swimming


1 Feb: Start of 2021 school year

For term dates, click here.


Time flies when you have fun!

by Chris Smith

Welcome to a fun-packed term 4 for the Wakari community.

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Will your child be absent from school?

by Admin

Below is the process to follow if your child will be absent from school:

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Memorabilia Pavers

by Admin

Would you like to leave your mark on Wakari?

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Hills Cluster Hospital Rebuild Expo

by Chloe Barton

After months of hard work across the school to come up with new 'out of the box' ideas for the Dunedin Hospital Rebuild, Wakari children shared their process and final designs with the community and Dunedin Hospital experts.

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Video: Ukulele Time!

Room 4 and 5 Get Musical!

by Heather Bonney

The musical maestros from the Room 4 and 5 Hub have been having a great time learning the Ukulele with Mrs Gribben!

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The Lucy Davey Show

by Judith Stanbridge

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Children's Author visits Wakari School.

by Anna Lawson

Wakari School was very fortunate to host the Award winning Lucy Davey notable children's author to school this week.

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Hills Cluster Community Expo

by Alisha DeCourcy

What an amazing display of work we saw at the expo this week! Well done to all students for their hard work. Here are some Room 8 kids thoughts about the expo.

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Room 8 has their say!

by Alisha DeCourcy

Last week the Senior Syndicate did some learning around the NZ elections. On Friday we got the chance to have a go at 'voting', just like the real thing!

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Teacher Only Day: 13 November

by Admin

School will be closed on Friday 13 November.

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Student Teachers and Surprises

by Dorothy Hutton

Room 1 are very lucky to have two students teachers for the first five weeks of Term 4.

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Room 7 Poems

by Room 7

Room 7 have many budding poets. Here are some of their poems.

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Epic science display from a visiting Science expert

by Caroline Brown

On Thursday Chris Richards came to show the Senior Hub some Science experiments. We are starting a new topic of Kitchen Chemistry and we can't wait to try some of our own experiments after seeing these reactions!

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Rainbow Run: 8 November

by Sport Otago

Help kids from disadvantaged circumstances to get involved in sport.

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Santa Parade

Santa Parade

by Santa Parade

Is your child keen to be involved in the Santa Parade?

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Emergency Numbers

New Non-Emergency Number

by NZ Police

Call 105 for all non-emergency calls.

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Taylor'd Medspa

Taylor'd Medspa

by Taylor'd Medspa

Proud supporters of Wakari School.

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AM I FIT Group Fitness Training


We are the best in the business for providing the fun and friendly fitness training environment you need.

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Tania Porteoius

Tania Porteous – One Agency Dunedin

by One Agency Dunedin

Tania is one of our fantastic sponsors of the newsletter. Please support Tania and the team at One Agency.

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Hair for You

Hair for You

by Hair for You

Hair for You has been a loyal sponsor of Wakari School since August 2009.

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