Newsletter #14 May 18th

Warm Welcome To
Eden Johnstone. We wish you a long and enjoyable time here at Matipo Primary School.

Happy Birthday This Week To
Eden Johnstone, Nazar Baranik, Alexandrea Dalay, Sophie McMurray, Marnia Pereira-Mauai, Peppa Bell, Zoe McLean, Alyssa Patten, Chloe Ellis, Noah Mitchell, Imogen Bosnich-Wood, Heidi Gibbons, Gaspard Midol and Egyptia Reihana.

Rhythm Interactive Drumming Show
Next Wednesday 24th May, the Rhythm Interactive Drumming Show is returning to Matipo. There will be two shows, the first at 11am for the Tamariki and Aroha syndicates, the second at 1.30pm for the Taonga and Manda syndicates. Please return the permission slip, along with $4 to the office at your earliest convenience.

Kid’s Market
Friends of Matipo is hosting a Kid’s Market on Sunday 11th June between 12pm – 3pm in the school hall. Pay $10 for a table to sell your wares. Sell old toys, books, shoes, fresh baking. The profit is for the kids. All table fees go to Kids Can. If you would like to book a table, please contact

Board of Trustees By-Election
Voting closes tomorrow, Friday 19th May at noon. Forms may be dropped off to the voting box in the school office.

Tomorrow’s assembly is at 2.15 pm in the hall for the Tamariki and Aroha syndicates, and will be hosted by Room 10.

Parent Wardens Wanted
We are seeking parent help at the busy corner of Taikata & Matipo Road crossing on Tuesday mornings. Please call the office, 834 6909, or see Mrs Clark, Room 1 if you can assist (8.00am – 8:45am).

Entertainment Book 2017/2018
The Entertainment Book is on sale for $70. Entertainment Books feature many of the area’s best restaurants, cafes, accommodation, attractions, with up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers! Both the book and digital memberships are available. For every membership sold, $14 is raised for our school! For purchases, see the office or visit this link :×44.

School Newsletter
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Term 2 Dates
May 20 Friends of Matipo Quiz Night
23 Room 22 & 23 One Tree Hill Trip
Room 24 Highwic House Trip
24 Rhythm Interactive Drumming Shows
30 League Field Day
31 Room 15, 16, 20 & 21 Alberton House Trip

June 01 Room 12, 13, 14 & 17 Alberton House Trip
05 Queen’s Birthday
11 Kid’s Market
12 Room 2, 3, 4 & 5 Highwic House Trip
13 Room 6, 7, 8 & 9 Highwic House Trip
19 Book Fair Week
21 Wig Wednesday
26 Matariki Week
27 Soccer Field Day
30 School Speech Competition

July 07 Term 2 Ends – 2.45pm

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