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Newsletter: Issue 12, 2020

Newsletter • Issue 12

24 September 2020


Calendar

24 Sep: Little Learners at 1.30pm

25 Sep: End of term three

12 Oct: Start of term four

15 Oct: Little Learners at 1.30pm

21-23 Oct: Year 5 Camp

2 Nov: Board of Trustees meeting at 7pm

11 Dec: END OF SCHOOL YEAR

1 Feb: Start of 2021 school year

For term dates, click here.

Contents

Project-Based Learning for all

by Chris Smith

A staff full of life long learners means improving practice at Wakari is ongoing.

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A budding poet!

by Marlie Chisholm

Marlie Chisholm writes a poem about life amid COVID.

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Special Visitors Come to the Room 4 & 5 Hub!

by Heather Bonney

On Wednesday the animal loving learners from Room 4 & 5 had two special visitors! Rainbow and Sparkles! Can you guess what type of animal they are?

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Fun times celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori!

by Heather Bonney

We have had a FABULOUS week at school celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, enjoying learning the language in lots of different ways!

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Night at the Museum - Room 12 and 13 have the best time ever!

by Lucy Newton

Check out what some of our Room 12 and 13 students had to say about their time at the Year 4 Museum Sleepover

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An EXCELLENT expo

by Caroline Brown

As part of our Hospital Rebuild topic the Seniors held an expo to showcase our ideas that we think could improve the children's ward in the new hospital.

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The Library Garden get a Makeover!

by Lynda Bardwell

Have you walked past the library lately? If you have you will notice that it is looking amazing!

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Creating beds, chairs and tables

by Judith Stanbridge

A fishing rod to reel in objects that you need, boat beds, car beds, chairs with wheels and tables with food compartments were some of the many ideas Room 2 came up with to meet the brief of making a child in hospital happy.

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Middle Syndicate Friday Fun!

by Lisa Lowden

This is the final week of our Friday projects. Children have opted into different activities for a block of time on a Friday. Activities include cooking, Edison Robots and coding, stop motion, scientists, dance, clay, junk bots, girls beauty parlour, cardboard crafts, making stationery kits, researching, jewellery making and egg carton crafts.

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Year 4 Museum Sleepover

by Lisa Lowden

Last week the Year 4's attended the long awaited sleepover at the Otago Museum.

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Polling Booth at Wakari School

by Electoral Commission

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It's Hard to Choose!

by Dorothy Hutton

Little Scientists, Little Artists, Little Designers, Little Gardeners or Little Dancers. You can find all of these little people working very hard in Room 1.

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Balmacewen Tennis Club

by Balmac Tennis Club

Junior Open Day tomorrow.

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Brick

Memorabilia Pavers

by Admin

Would you like to leave your mark on Wakari?

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Emergency Numbers

New Non-Emergency Number

by NZ Police

Call 105 for all non-emergency calls.

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Contact info

Updated Contact Information

by Admin

Do we have your up to date contact information?

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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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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

by AM I FIT

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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