Tuesday 15 June 2021
Tauraroa Area School


General
Congratulations Luke Nissan Yr 12Congratulations Luke - on scoring 4 goals (yes, FOUR) for TAS Hockey last evening in our 5-1 win over Bream Bay College. 
Student CouncilStudent Council meeting in Te Whare Koorero on Thursday during extended whanau roopu time. Please come straight there, Mrs Rangi will take a roll. 
Remember to check though the minutes that were emailed to you and to have a think about roles within the council.

Important
Word of the Week

Perplex - use an -ing or -ed start

 

verb

make (someone) feel completely baffled.


Perplexed by her child's moodiness, she tried to coax him out of it.


Mystifying though it was, she was determined to get to the bottom of this perplexing mystery.


Similar:  puzzle, baffle, mystify, bemuse, bewilder, confound, confuse, nonplus

disconcert, dumbfound, worry, befuddle, flummox, discombobulate, stump

bamboozle, floor, beat, faze, fox, puzzled, baffled, mystified, bemused, bewildered,

confused, nonplussed, disconcerted, dumbfounded, worried, at a loss, at sea

Befuddled, fuddled, addled, flummoxed, bamboozled, discombobulated, puzzling

baffling, mystifying, mysterious, bewildering, confusing, disconcerting

worrying



Whai Tika/Duty: To do what is right. What a person oughtAroha ki te tangata, Ahakoa ko wai te tangata
Love people, in spite of who they are

Senior
BALL TICKETSYear 11, 12 and 13's - Ball tickets are available from Mrs Chaplin's office at lunchtime. $60 per ticket. Not long until Saturday 19th so don't forget to purchase your ticket! 
De-stress Movie sessionCome along to room 29 Wednesday 9th June at Lunchtime for a de-stress movie activity, as part of Y12 Health class. 

We will also be running them on Tues 15th & Wed 16th June (next week) same place and time. 
Y11 - 13 all welcome. 




Sport
Basketball Practices

This week's basketball practices are as follows:


Tuesday = Year 7/8 teams and Secondary Girls team at lunchtime in the gym (1:20-2:00pm)

Wednesday = Year 3/4 team and Year 5/6 team at lunchtime on the turf (1:20-2:00pm)

Thursday = Year 9/10 Boys teams (Green & Black) and Year 11-13 Boys team at lunchtime in the gym (1:20-2:00pm)

Friday = Year 9/10 Boys Black Team and Senior Boys Team after school in the gym (3:20-5:20pm)


Please bring a change of clothes and a drink bottle


GM


Junior NetballersYour game is at 10.30am on Saturday. Be there by 10.15am please. You will play on court 9 vs Morningside. Practice is on Friday at lunchtime on the turf, 1.20pm start, with Jennifer and Whaea Anna. If you cannot come to practice you must have a valid reason and must tell Whaea Anna beforehand. You can't just decide not to come because you simply don't feel like it!
Sports Camp TrainingThere will be no Sports Camp training on Monday 14 June.
It will resume on Wednesday 16th June at lunchtime on the field.

GM/PC

Year 13
BP business challengeOnly 4 places left- bring back your forms if you want to attend
Defensive Driving Course
There are still a couple of spaces available on the Defensive Driving Course that has been booked and will be held here at school starting next week
4 x 2hr classroom sessions after school 3.30pm - 5.30pm on  Mon 21st, Thurs 24th and Mon 28th June then Thurs 1st July. 
This will be followed by 1 x 1hr individual driving session .... on either 2nd, 3rd or 5th July

For those interested please bring a copy of your licence, either restricted or learners (provided you have held it for at least 6 months) to the Gateway office, so that I can book you onto the course. Many thanks Sara
Northland Sports and Recreation course
There are spaces still availble so anyone interested in attending a fun and active sports and recreation course next week Tues 22nd and Wed 23rd June 9am - 3pm in Whangarei, please come and see Sara in the gateway office for more information and to register.  Thanks  
If you complete the course sucessfully you will obtain 8 x L3 credits. 

Year 12
Defensive Driving Course
There are still a couple of spaces available on the Defensive Driving Course that has been booked and will be held here at school starting next week
4 x 2hr classroom sessions after school 3.30pm - 5.30pm on  Mon 21st, Thurs 24th and Mon 28th June then Thurs 1st July. 
This will be followed by 1 x 1hr individual driving session .... on either 2nd, 3rd or 5th July

For those interested please bring a copy of your licence, either restricted or learners (provided you have held it for at least 6 months) to the Gateway office, so that I can book you onto the course. Many thanks Sara
Northland Sports and Recreation course
There are spaces still availble so anyone interested in attending a fun and active sports and recreation course next week Tues 22nd and Wed 23rd June 9am - 3pm in Whangarei, please come and see Sara in the gateway office for more information and to register.  Thanks  
If you complete the course sucessfully you will obtain 8 x L3 credits.