Term 4, Week 10, 2016
Talofa lava, Kia orana, Taloha ni, Ni sa bula vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Talofa, Malo e lelei, Tena koutou, Tena koutou, Tena koutou katoa, hello and welcome to our fortnightly news blog…
Message from the Acting Principal
Kia ora e te whānau…
What a fantastic Graduation Ceremony. I’m sure there are a lot of proud parents out there. Weston School Staff wish everyone a happy and safe holiday and we look forward to
another great year at Weston School in 2017.
Reports were given to children yesterday so please check your child’s bag if you haven’t seen it. Included with reports will be a letter regarding End of Year Reports, Attendance, Classes for 2017 information, A 2017 Stationery List and information regarding Composite Classes. Please see links to these documents below and a copy of our Uniform Policy and Schedule for your reference.
End of Year Report Letter and Classes Information
Composite Classes Information
Stationery List for 2017
Uniform Policy and Schedule
UNIFORM SHOP - The uniform shop will be open on Monday the 30th of January from 8:30-10:30am and again on Tuesday the 31st January 1:30-2:30pm. Please feel free to email Bess over the holidays with orders for uniforms especially for sizes larger than 14 as it can be a 3 week wait for orders from the supplier. Email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your support of Weston School in 2016. Have a very happy Christmas and we look forward to seeing you back at school on Monday the 30th of January.
Year 8 Graduation Cups and Awards
For 2016 have been awarded to….
Thanks Nadine for the lovely photos.
Middle School Cup
Chinese Mandarin Awards from Confucius Institute
Congratulations to the following students who have won awards.
Excellence awards for 2016 for Outstanding Performance in Mandarin Class.
3rd Prize in the 2016 Calligraphy Competition - Alexis Cuaresma
Merit award in the 2016 Calligraphy Competition - Emma Spittle
The great spud in a bag off…..and the results...
Kowhai - 6 potatoes - special potting mix!
Tuatara - 23 magical red potatoes - school compost!!!
Tauhou - Nil - not one!!! Tosh’s magical mix!
So the winner is Kowhai due to interference with Tuatata Jersey Benny potatoes!
Thanks to the Oamaru Farmers Market for sponsoring this.
Santa Claus comes to Weston School - by Helicopter!!!
Thanks to the McMillian Family - Heliventures for transporting Santa to Weston School.
Thanks also to Home and School for the yummy iceblocks! What a treat!
Year 8 Leavers Camp
What a lovely way to finish the year off with a Year 8 Leavers Camp.
Thanks to the parents who assisted with transporting students and helping on the camp.
Photo of Sheryl Heta, LJ Hooker, presenting a cheque to Sharlene for a percentage of the
sales in the Weston School zone over the last 3 months. Thanks LJ Hooker!
A nice Christmas present for Weston School!
Accounts - Statements have been sent home. Any credits held will be put towards school fees unless otherwise notified.
Subway Orders - Please note Subway orders will recommence on Wednesday the 15th of February.
Weston Four Square - Mini Pizzas will no longer be available for School lunches. The stock line has been discontinued.
WEETBIX TRYATHLON REGISTRATIONS
Please find link below for Weetbix Tryathlon Registrations. Children must be entered online by their parents. Date - 5th of March. Please link to Weston School as we need a certain number of entries linked to weston School to be eligible for prizes.
**********Please see below there is lots of club registration information and holiday activities*************
See details on our school noticeboard, click on the links below or visit our School Website on our Home Page under Community for details on events below. Hard copies are also available from the School Office.
Active Music Academy - Online Holiday Program | Four weeks of fun!
Become your own music producer with Activate Music Academy’s Online Holiday Program! We’ll workshop your songs, make new friends in the community forum, and get creative to win awesome prizes. Complete beginner? Been making beats for a while? We're going to have a great time making music together! Register and find out more at:
Christmas Cricket Programme in North Otago
Classes in the Park
Free Xmas Fitness Classes
Looking for childcare over the summer holidays? OSCAR
OSCAR Summer Holiday Dates
Otago Wildlife Photography Competition
Waitaki Newcomers Network
Youthtown after school programme