Thursday 14 February 2019
Tauraroa Area School

Bake Sale Wednesday & FridayYear 12 students are holding a bake sale on WEDNESDAY 13/2 & FRIDAY 15/2 at morning interval & lunchtime.

Items will cost $1-$2 & the Y12 students will selling their baking around the school, so keep your eye out for them
Happy Birthday AmelieHappy Birthday to Amelie L From TAKITIMU.AL (14 February)
Happy Valentine's Day bake sale Bring your gold coins on Thursday 14th and support the Wellbeing Team's Valentine's Day bake sale - raising $$ for Relay For Life.  Buy your special someone a sweet treat...  Share the ... loooovvveeee
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Ice blocks and polesEvery interval and Lunch- at canteen
For the next month
 Lemonade Ice blocks $2
Fruit Ice Poles $1
LitterPlease take care to put litter in the bins or back in your bag. Too much rubbish is being dropped within a few paces from a bin! Come on, let's do it for Greg!
VolleyballAny student Year 9 and above who would like to play volleyball this year please meet in the hall today at interval. I am just looking at numbers to see if there is a boys team or two girls teams. Thanks. JDO.

Art ClassesArt Classes will be starting at Maungakaramea Primary School on Tuesdays 3.15pm - 4.45pm starting the 12.2.19, with internationally acclaimed tutor Linda Sabbage 
No previous art experience or natural art talent required, come along and have a try.

Peer Support Leaders Meeting FridayAttention all Peer Support leaders.  Please meet in Mrs Pascoe's office at the start of lunchtime on Friday for a Session 1 debrief.  Many thanks :-)
Town Basin Loop walk - now 7.30pm Sat 9 March (NOT 23 Feb)Whangarei South Rotary Club is, once again, planning a Because we can Town Basin Loop walk - to raise funds to assist with the eradication of Polio. The walk will now take place on Sat 9 March, commencing at 7.30pm at the Canopy Bridge in town. Glow sticks will be on sale, and donations can be made to assist with raising funds. See the posters around the school - or speak with Mr Kirk.
Word of the Week

Dictionary result for flexible

  1. capable of bending easily without breaking.
    "flexible rubber seals"
    synonyms:pliable, supple, easily bent, bendable, pliant, malleable, mouldable, stretchable, workable, limber, ductile, tensile, plastic; 
    • able to be easily modified to respond to altered circumstances.
      "Small businesses which are dependent on flexible working hours."
      synonyms:adaptable, adjustable, open-ended, open, open to change, changeable, variable, fluid, versatile
      "job sharing and other flexible arrangements"
    • (of a person) ready and able to change so as to adapt to different circumstances.
      "You can save money if you're flexible about where your room is located."
      synonyms:accommodating, adaptable, amenable, biddable, willing to compromise, cooperative, tolerant, forgiving, 
      long-suffering, easy-going
      "They have accepted the need to be flexible towards tenants."
Year 9-13 check your emailsCheck your emails
 I have sent emails about all sorts of opportunities- AC

e-learning studentsShould be checking emails every day for any updates from me or your teacher. Your study work space is Meeting Room 3 - so NO WANDERING. I'm checking timetables this weekend so will create a visual timetable for that room to check if any crowding/lesson conflict times issues. If in doubt email me! Mrs Howes.
Join the Wellbeing Team 2019Calling all seniors, year 9-13.  You are hereby invited to join the Wellbeing Team in 2019.  Committed students who have a heart for actively contributing to the positive wellbeing of our school, our community and globally are welcome.  Some of the things the Wellbeing Team are committed to include:  SADD, Anti-Bullying, Mental Health week, 40-Hour Famine, Kickstart, etc...

If this sounds like something you want to help with, then come along to the library for our first and second meetings - Thursday 7th and Thursday 14th Feb at waka time (8.40-9am).

See you there!
Mrs Pascoe.
NetballAny students wishing to play Saturday netball for Tauraroa please email me (Julie Tarr).  TRIALS are Tuesday 19 February @ TAS at 3.25pm.  Please come changed and ready.  Make sure you have the correct shoes.
Otago Uni Maths Competition (Yrs 9-11)Any student in Yr 9-11 who enjoys Maths and enjoys a challenge, please see Mr Kirk (R15) before Fri 1 March to register for this important and prestigious Maths Competition. Last year TAS had 23 entries - lets see if we can beat that this year!!
Ring BindersWe will be disposing of all the ring binders on Friday so if you want one, come and claim it from Room 16. HT
VPIAll VPI students go to the office during waka time to have your new ID photo taken

Jazz BandMeeting at the start of lunchtime, then help rock band setup.
NCEA Singing LessonsPlease check your lesson times below.
P2 1st half: Alex I
P2 2nd half: Daphne
P3 1st half: Angharad
P3 2nd half: Sade
P4 1st half: Zoe
P4 2nd half: Stariah Summerville
P5 1st half: Alex M
P5 2nd half: Dani

Trumpet Lesson Times
First HalfSecond Half
Friday P5Emma J, Emma HIzzy, James, Tanya, Zaria, Olivia

Area School teamsYOU should all be thinking about what teams you would like to trial for this year. Please email or see me if you are interested. Julie Tarr.
Athletics Friday 22nd February
Year 9-13 Athletics champs in town
You may enter 4 events- start thinking about what they will be .
Sports- Urgent collect your forms and bring them backCollect forms from Julie Tarr
Cricket 7/ 8 boys and girls- ( send 1 person from your class ro get them all)
Cricket year 9-13 Boys
League 10-13 Boys

Year 13
All year 13 students are to meet Mrs Chaplin in E1 at the beginning of extended waka today please.

Year 12
FORMSLast few camp forms needed
Last few YES forms needed
See Mrs Cameron if you have lost them OR if you are not I know
Geography L2 e-Learning studentsGo to  E2 at the start of period 1 ready to start. I hope you've all done the Google slide task. Mrs Howes
Mr Kirk's Yr 12 Maths classA reminder of the lunchtime Maths tutorial (Merit/Excellence) on today (R15), 1.15pm - 1.45pm (bring your lunch).
Student IDStudent ID's are ready for the following students, please collect from the office


Year 11
All Year 11 studentsPlease go to the outside stage at the start of lunchtime today. Happy Valentine's Day to you!

Year 10
Mrs Howes Social Studies classTeiringa Matiu, Jordan Williams, Jake Marshall, Brianna Powell bring your maps to  Mrs Howes in the back office of Rm 22 as soon as possible in waka time. If you fail that then come to the study room D1 at 1.20pm. If you fail that I will phone home:) Mrs Howes
Student IDStudent ID's are ready for the following students, please collect from the office