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Update 18 - 31 October, 2019

Manaiakalani Film Festival
Hubs 5, 8, 7 (20 learners), 9, 10, 11, 12,
On Wednesday 13th November we will be attending our annual Manaiakalani Film Festival. Learners and teachers will be travelling by bus. Your child’s hub is going to be leaving school at 9:00am as they are attending the first screening of the day. Please make sure your child is at school and in their hub with their teachers to administer the roll by 8:30am on this day. Please note that this communication will be taken as permission for your child to travel by bus to attend the Film Festival at Sylvia Park. Should you have any concerns or any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Naomi Toland (naomi.toland@stonefields.school.nz) or Gina Harduar (gina.harduar@stonefields.school.nz).

Hubs Koru, 1, 2, 7 (52 learners)
On Wednesday 13th November we will be attending our annual Manaiakalani Film Festival. Learners and teachers will be travelling by bus. You child’s hub is going to be leaving school at 11:00am and will be returning at approximately 2:00pm. Please avoid booking appointments for your child during this time. Learners will be having an early lunch on this day so please ensure your child brings a packed lunch. Please note that this communication will be taken as permission for your child to travel by bus to attend the Film Festival at Sylvia Park. Should you have any concerns or any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Naomi Toland (naomi.toland@stonefields.school.nz) or Gina Harduar (gina.harduar@stonefields.school.nz).
There is no cost to learners for this event. More information regarding tickets for parents/caregivers will be shared in the next few weeks.

Learner Activities Before School, Break times and After School
Click here to view the activities that will be running during Term 4.  We encourage your child to get involved with as many activities as they would like.

Staff Car Park
This is an important reminder that our staff car park is for staff members only and official visitors to the school. Due to a few near misses and safety concerns please do not park or drop off in the staff car park, this includes dropping off or picking up your child/ren from Kelly Club.

Save the Date - Dance Showcase
Join us on the dates below to see the performances from the opt-In Dance Lessons from Term 3.
  • 15th November - Junior Assembly - Years 1-3
  • 22nd November - Senior Assembly - Years 4-8
Sport
Stonefields School Athletics
Our Stonefields Athletics Days will be taking place on our school field on the following dates:
  • Year 7/8 - Friday 15th November 9:15am - 11:45am (Save Day: Thurs 21st Nov)
  • Year 5 / 6 - Monday 18th November 9:15am - 11:45am (Save Day: Thurs 21st Nov)
  • Year 3/4 - Monday 25th November 9:15am - 12:45pm (Save Day: Thurs 28th Nov)
  • Year 0 - 2 - Friday 29th November 9:15am - 12:45pm (Save Day: Thurs 5th Dec)
We are moving from two full-day events to four mornings due to our growing numbers and to reduce sun exposure during the heat of the day.
Sprints will take place at 9:15am.  Following this, learners will take part in a rotation of running, jumping and throwing activities.

Qualification for Tamaki Athletics and Eastern Zones Athletics will take place prior to our athletics days. Learners will be able to find the information for this on the Sports News, the Sports Website and in their hubs over the coming weeks.

All of the information is now available on our Sports WebsiteThis includes race times, event timetables and what learners need to bring on the day.

Sports Consultation
Thank you to everyone who took the time to attend one of our Sports Consultations last week. We really enjoyed hearing your perspectives and discussing the big questions around Sport with you. You can access a summary of what was discussed here
If you were unable to attend but would like to contribute your thoughts, we'd love to hear from you. 
Please share your thoughts via this form.

Eastern Zones Volleyball
Well done to our teams who recently took part in the EZ Volleyball tournament. Both our boys and girls teams played extremely well, with a couple of emphatic wins and some close fought losses. Our teams should be very proud of how much their volleyball has improved this year. Bring on next year! 

Auckland Tennis Primary Tournament
Well done to Hirresh and Divesh who represented Stonefields School in the Auckland Tennis Primary Tournament. Both boys played well against players from across Auckland and learned a lot from their experience.

Yummy Stickers
Thank you to everyone who collected Yummy Stickers this year. We received $726 to spend on new sports equipment for PE and the playground. A special thank you to Dianne for coordinating. 

Friends of Stonefields School (FOSS)
Reminder - Spookalicious Sausage Sizzle
Grab a sausage sizzle while you are exploring the neighbourhood collecting candy. This is a whole community event, everyone is welcome!
All money raised will be going towards senior shading.
When: Thursday 31st October
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Where: Hall Kitchen
Cost: $2 - regular 
$3 - gluten-free (bread and sausage) and vegetarian... while stocks last
"Friday" Cafe, raffle prizes and lots of fun! Don't forget your gold coins.

Good News Story
Four of our Year 3's have been lucky enough to participate in running during lunchtimes with Stacey Rowe to help achieve their goal of running a full marathon.  Stacey also took time out of her busy weekend to run with them during the marathon.  What an awesome effort!

Eco Shop | A great initiative that does our little bit to help the planet |
Munch Cupboard is an award-winning New Zealand self-sustaining social enterprise. Our drive is to assist in social change to make the world a better place for the next generation by considering the environment and what we feed our children. 
Some examples of products available for purchase are beeswax wraps, lunch boxes, reusable organic sandwich bags and produce bags, etc.  View the full range of products and make purchases through our school online shop. 
Items are delivered to school every fortnight, free of charge and we will contact you once your items arrive.


School Photo's
Sunday 17th November 2019 is the last day for free delivery. If you haven't yet ordered your child/rens photos please visit PhotoLife website by clicking here and entering your provided photoshoot keycode.

School Hats 
School hats are compulsory in the playground. These are available to purchase via Argyle website found here or in the school office for $12.50 payment by cash or cheque only

Community Notices
Click here to view a range of fun activities, events, parenting courses and more!

Shading Fundraising


2019 Entertainment Books
Click here to order the NEW 2019 | 2020 Entertainment Membership.

Lunn Avenue Store Promotions

Mention Stonefields School at the till when paying for your items and we earn points towards materials.

Mention Stonefields School at the till to receive a 5% discount.

Term Dates 2019
T1: 4 Feb - 12 April
T2: 29 April - 5 July
T3: 22 July - 27 Sept
T4: 14 Oct - 18 Dec

Term Dates 2020

T1: 3 Feb - 9 April
T2: 28 April - 3 July
T3: 20 July - 25 Sept

T4: 12 Oct - 15 Dec 
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