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School Newsletter: Issue 5, 2021

School Newsletter • Issue 5

5 August 2021


16 Aug: Board of Trustees meeting at 7pm

16 Aug: Junior Production

19 Sep: School Fair

20 Sep: Board of Trustees meeting at 7pm


18 Oct: Start of term four

18-22 Oct: Senior swimming


27-29 Oct: Year 5 Camp

For term dates, click here.


What more could you want?

by Chris Smith

What an excellent start by our tamariki to term 3!

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Wakari Wearable Arts (WOW)

by Wakari WOW

Here is a taste of what the Middle Syndicate put on for the community

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Fair Project

by Judith Stanbridge

Hub 2/3 love paper mache.

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Diamond Poems!

by Lynda Bardwell

What fun the Room 11 writers had watching the digger on the top field destroying the fence and retaining wall late last term. We were so excited that we wrote some poems. We hope you like reading them.

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Senior Art Gallery Trip

by Caroline Brown

John Neumegen led some fabulous sessions recently with the Senior classes. Our focus was on 'Coping in Wartimes' and the kids produced some amazing pieces of art.

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Room 9 visit the Dunedin Art Gallery

by Anna Ollerenshaw

John took us on an interesting tour of the Art Gallery showing us lots of diverse pieces of art. We then got busy creating in the onsite classroom.

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Cross Country 2021

by Alisha DeCourcy

We were so proud of everyone's efforts in the Cross Country. Here are some of R6 and R7s favourite sentences from our 'moment in time' cross country writing.

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Hills Cluster Cross Country

by Lucy Newton

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Olympic Athletes in Room 10 and 11!

by Lucy Newton

In Room 10 and 11 we have been keeping up to date with the Tokyo Olympics and last week we wrote about what we would do if we were an Olympic Athlete.

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Matariki Celebrations at Wakari School!

by Heather Bonney

It was fabulous to see so many members of our Wakari School Community brave the chilly July evening to come and be part of our first ever Matariki Celebration at Warkari School!

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Diaries of our Ancestors

by Katy Fitzgerald

The Senior Hub have been looking at the journeys of our ancestors to New Zealand. Here are some excerpts of diary entries from Room 8, imagining they were there at the time.

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Look at the 'Delicious Writing' in Room 3

by Deborah Storer

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A super start to the term in Rooms 4 and 5.

by Anna Lawson

We have had such a fabulous start to the term in the Rooms 4 and 5 Hub. It has certainly been very busy.

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Former Pupils Visit Wakari

by Stacey Gribben

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Kai for Octacan!

by Lucy Newton

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Thumbs Up!

Caught in the Acts (July/August)

by Admin

Once again there have been a number of children caught in the act. Well done! Award winners are:

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Daffodil Day 2021

by Lynda Bardwell

This year Wakari School is proud to be supporting Daffodil Day.

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Child Cancer Fundraiser

by Child Cancer Foundation

Held at Wakari School on Saturday 21 August from 3pm.

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Kaikorai Valley College

Kaikorai Valley College 2022 Enrolments

by Kaikorai Valley College

Enrolments close 19 August

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Piano Lessons

by Avielle Gonen

Keen to tinker on the ivories?

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Balmacewen Intermediate Enrolments

by Balmacewen Intermediate

Enrolments close: 31 August 2021

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Guitar Tuition

by Stewart Sill

Are you keen to learn the guitar?

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Memorabilia Pavers

by Admin

Would you like to leave your mark on Wakari?

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Group Fitness Training at Wakari

by Lizzi Diehl

Are you struggling to get fit by yourself? Perhaps a group fitness session is for you!

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School Bank Accounts

by Admin

Confused on where payments should go? Read this article to help clarify.

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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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Taylor'd Medspa

by Taylor'd Medspa

Proud supporters of Wakari School.

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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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