Thursday Notice Board

Not to be Missed -Parent Education Opportunity

posted by David Reardon

The Manawatu Principals' Association is delighted to be bringing Nathan Wallis to the region. Nathan is a father of three & foster parent with a professional background in child counselling, teaching and social service management.  Nathan has been in hot demand, delivering in excess of 150 presentations every year throughout New Zealand and Australia. He has developed a reputation as a lively and engaging speaker who uses humour and plain language to make this complex topic come to life. See the attachment below for full details of his presentation and how to get tickets.

From the Supporters Club....

posted 21 Sep 2016, 17:27 by Russell Street School Office   [ updated by David Reardon ]

Thanks to everyone that supported our Whittaker's Chocolate fundraiser. Together we have raised over $5300.00, which will go towards the payment of a new sound system and projector for the hall. 

Raffle for a Ride 2016 Friday 25th November
As per last year we are on the hunt for cool ways to get the children who win the raffle to school. In the past we have had some amazing support from the community and many kids have been bought to school in some amazing ways.
If you have a contact or an amazing ride you can offer for that day please email Debbie on


posted 21 Sep 2016, 17:14 by Russell Street School Office   [ updated 21 Sep 2016, 17:20 ]


posted 21 Sep 2016, 17:06 by Russell Street School Office

Winter Sport Trophies
If your child received a trophy for winter sport last year these are now overdue being returned. If you still have one of these sitting on your mantle piece or shelf at home please return to the sports office asap.

Sports Uniforms
All winter sports uniforms should be returned in a named bag by Friday and left in the sports office also. Summer Uniforms will be issued early next term.


posted 21 Sep 2016, 17:05 by Russell Street School Office   [ updated by David Reardon ]

Bangers and Maths
Please join us for this opportunity to hear about maths education. It is hands on with fun activities that can be carried on at home to help support your children's maths learning. We would love to see you there Tuesday, October 11th 5.30-7.00 in Poutama.

Summer Sports Registrations forms and payments need to be into the office by Friday 23rd.

Magazines for the Super Heroes

posted 21 Sep 2016, 16:18 by Ebony Maaka

Do you like a good Mag? Do you have a pile that you no longer need? The Super Heroes would love to take them off your hands. Please send along any school appropriate magazines to Kelly or Fiona in Rooms 4 & 5.

Parent Help in the library

posted 21 Sep 2016, 16:11 by Ebony Maaka

We are so excited because we have a pile of new readers to support the children with their reading. Unfortunately we have more books than time to sort. So we are on the hunt for a wonderful helper to volunteer any time possible to help prepare the books for children start using. This may be during school time or over the holidays.

If this sounds like you, please get in contact with or leave your details with Ag in the office and I will get back to you.

Let's go gardening

posted 21 Sep 2016, 11:55 by Joy Kitt

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WIN a big garden for your school with Mother Earth

One lucky school is going to win all the equipment they need to turn their New World Little Garden into a big garden. The prize is worth $5,000 includes plants, gardening equipment, soil and vegetable beds. 

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Your school’s garden will be installed by the Mother Earth Task Force, a special team of hard-working and enthusiastic builders and gardeners. They will arrive at your school and do all the hard work to get your garden up and running.

Any school in New Zealand can be nominated for this prize. Plus, everyone who enters the competition by nominating their school will be in with a chance to win one of 10 goody baskets from Mother Earth worth $100 each. 

How to enter

  1. Purchase any Mother Earth product from New World between 12 September and 14 October.
  2. Photograph the store receipt.
  3. Email your photo of the receipt along with the name of the school and town and your contact details to

Terms and conditions

Junior Kapa Haka Performance

posted 20 Sep 2016, 17:14 by Rosie Parker

Kia Ora Koutou,

Nic and I would like to acknowledge and celebrate your child’s commitment and efforts at Kapa Haka, by having the Junior Kapa Haka perform at School singing this Friday. They will perform in full Kapa Haka uniform on the stage in the School Hall at 2.15! We would love you to attend! If you are available to help them get changed before hand can you please meet us in the Art Space at 1.50pm!

Ngā Mihi,

Rosie raua ko Nic!

Parent Education in Maths!

posted 17 Sep 2016, 14:05 by David Reardon   [ updated 17 Sep 2016, 14:06 ]

We had a huge turnout to last year's maths evening and we're hoping for the same again this year.  Please take note that this is on the evening of the second day back (in term four). Click on image for full information. Please return the tear-off form to the office or ring us to let us know you're coming! Thanks.

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