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Newsletter: Issue 14, 2018

Newsletter • Issue 14

18 October 2018


We welcome the following pupils and their families to Wakari School. We hope you will enjoy being part of Team Wakari and our learning environment.

Beth Irvine

James Harwood

Pippa Norton

Rosie Matthews

Alex Schaaf


22 Oct: Labour Day: school closed

24-26 Oct: Year 5 Camp at Waiora

25 Oct: Little Learners at 1.30pm

26 Oct: School Assembly at 2pm

8 Nov: Little Learners at 1.30pm

9 Nov: School Assembly at 2pm

19-30 Nov: Junior and Middle swimming

3-14 Dec: Senior swimming

7 Dec: School Hangi

14 Dec: End of school year (midday)

30 Jan 2019: First day of term one

For term dates, click here.


Welcome back to term 4

by Chris Smith

With only nine weeks in this term it will certainly fly by. This will be especially the case for our Year 6 cohort as they enter their last term at Wakari.

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Room 11's Writing

by Anna Hartley

Room 11 have been working on narratives. Here are some examples of their most recent creations. These narratives are based on a clip from a computer game, about a mysterious man in a desert.

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by Admin

Sports and donation invoices have been sent home this week.

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Zone Information Evening

by Chris Smith

An enrolment zone will come into place from December 11, 2018, for Wakari School. The Board will hold an Information Evening on Wednesday 7 November. All are welcome to attend and this will begin at 6 pm.

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Alisha and Lucy

Welcome to Alisha DeCourcy and Lucy Newton

by Chris Smith

Towards the end of Term 3, the Board and Leadership Team worked through a couple of staffing appointments. Please see Blurbs from our new staff below. Congratulations to Chloe Barton who was appointed during this process on a permanent basis.

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Hub Structures for 2019

by Chris Smith

As we endeavour to make the most out of our environment we have identified that we will need to be flexible in our approach to teaching spaces. Therefore as a Leadership group and Board we have made some changes around locality for our Hubs in 2019.

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Uke Group Visits Kindy

by Senior Syndicate

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Touch rugby

Otago Metro Touch Trials

by Otago Touch

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Maori Hill School Fair

Maori Hill School Fair

by Bryce Horgan

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Relax Kids - term 4

by Relax Kids

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Santa Parade

Santa Parade 2018

by Santa Parade

Kids of all ages needed to be in the Annual Santa Parade!

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Basketball Otago: 'Girls Got Game' Programme

by Basketball Otago

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Taylor'd Medspa

Taylor'd Medspa

by Taylor'd Medspa

Proud supporters of Wakari School.

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by Admin

Term 4 is sunhat time!

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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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Wards Plastering

by Wards Plastering

Wards Plastering is a locally owned and operated business that has been a long time supporter of Wakari School.

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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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