Newsletter #21 July 6th

Thank you for your attendance at this term’s Learning Expo, and your support of your children and their teachers. We had in excess of 80% attendance. Thank you!

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

Happy Birthday This Week To
Grace Kelly, Lillian Ellis-Plimer, Lilya Adams, Jacob Wilson, Muhammad Ibrahim and Harrison Kemp. Happy Birthday over the holidays to Skye James, Nathan Bundock, Harry Ibbotson, Tait Fisher, Maddison Scrimgeour, Javier Aninion, Daisy McMahon, Eire Shackleton, Jacob Hallows, Charlotte Hambrook, Noah Hambrook, Michael Stuart, Lycan Kay, Aubin Midol, Tessa Bradley, Alfie Colegate, Evie Colegate, Aleksy Kowalski, Ceide Villanueva, Johnny Windler, Nieko Dodd, Ashlee Hari, Tiare McCallum, Tyrese Morton, Luku Matafeo, Tane Reid and Fabian Stanley.

Term 3 After School Classes
There are currently still vacancies in the following after school classes:
Kids Yoga Te Atatu Yoga Monday 3pm – 4pm Years 3 – 6 $65
Senior Art Rowena Rooney Monday 3pm – 4.30pm Years 4 – 6 $150
Chess Club Chess Power Thursday 3pm – 4pm Years 4 – 6 $80

Board News
The next Board Meeting is Monday 24th July at 7.30pm in the staff room. A Meet-the-Board evening will be held on Wednesday 26th July at 7.30pm in the media suite.
The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of our new principal, Mr Paul Wright, an experienced principal coming from Clayton Park Primary School in South Auckland.

Assembly
Tomorrow’s assembly is at 2.15 pm in the hall for the Taonga and Mana Syndicates, and will be hosted by Mr Bainbridge.

Lost Property
Lost Property will be on display outside the staffroom this afternoon and tomorrow. Any unclaimed items after the end of school on Friday will be passed on to charity. We make every effort to return named items to children. Please remember to name your children’s clothing.

Urgent – Parent Wardens Wanted
We are seeking parent help at the busy corner of Taikata & Matipo Road crossing on Monday afternoons and Wednesday mornings. Please call the office, 834 6909, or see Mrs Clark, Rm 1 marion@staff.matipo.school.nz if you can assist (8.00am – 8:45am or 2.45pm – 3.05pm). If you are able to assist on any other day, we would love to hear from you.

Entertainment Book Lucky Prize Draw
Congratulations to Olivia Samson-Taylor, the winner of our Entertainment Book Lucky Prize Draw of two bottles of Evans and Tate Breathing Space Wine. If you would like to purchase an Entertainment Book in time for the school holidays, see the office or visit:
www.entertainmentbook.co.nz/orderbooks/953×44.

Term 3 Dates
July 24 Term 3 Starts
BoT Meeting 7.30pm
26 Meet the BoT Evening 7.30pm
Aug 01 Year 6 Te Atatu Intermediate Visit
04 Mid-Year Reports Emailed
09 Parent Interviews 2pm – 8pm
15 Netball Field Day
25 Daffodil Day
Sept 01 Individual & Sibling Photos
18 School Art Show Week
29 Term 3 Ends

Have a great holiday with your children. Best Wishes!