Monday 18 March 2019
Tauraroa Area School


General
Happy Birthday AriaHappy Birthday to Aria M From TAKITIMU.AL (18 March)
Happy Birthday CarlisaHappy Birthday to Carlisa M From TAKITIMU.TK (18 March)

Important
Late arrival to schoolPlease could we remind students that if you arrive at school after the bell, you must come to the office to sign in the late book. Your cooperation is apprciated. Thank you 
Word of the Week
solidarity
noun
  1. 1.
    unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support
  2. within a group.
    "factory workers voiced solidarity with the striking students"
    synonyms:unanimity, unity, like-mindedness, agreement, accord, harmony, consensus, concord, concurrence,
    singleness of purpose, community of interest, mutual support, cooperation, cohesion, 
    team spirit, camaraderie, esprit de corps
    "there was a great feeling of solidarity between us all"
  3. 2.
    an independent trade union movement in Poland which developed into a mass campaign for political change and 
  4. inspired popular opposition to Communist regimes across eastern Europe. Formed in 1980 under the leadership of 
  5. Lech Walesa, it was banned in 1981 following the imposition of martial law. Legalized again in 1989, it won a majority 
  6. in the elections of that year.

Whai tika / Duty'Whaia te iti kahurangi, ki te tuohu koe me he maunga teitei.'
 (Pursue that which is precious, and do not be deterred by anything less than a lofty mountain).

Senior
Bronze Duke of Ed Bronze Training Trip meeting Tuesday, D1, 19th lunch time. Bring your lunch and get there ASAP.  Mr Jenkins
Y11-Y13 Bakery, Butchery, Supermarket Students that are interested in a career or possibly a part time job in a supermarket please come to the Gateway office to get information about the new Gateway programmes that are on offer through New World, Four Square and Pak 'n' Save. These placements can be done one day a week during school time or as a block course in the holidays. If you think you are interested come and get registration forms from the Gateway Office. Thanks Sheree Saunt
Y11-Y13 Project Pest ControlIf you are interested in conservation and doing the Project Pest Control course please come to the Gateway Office in E block to get registration forms.  This course provides you with the skills to trap pests as well as investigating the effects pests have on native birds and forests. There is no cost for the course and on successful you will gain a mixture of 25 L2 & L3 credits. Thanks Sheree Saunt

Cultural
Jazz BandLunchtime practice

Sport
Girls volleyballPractice in the Gym at lunchtime today for A and B teams. 

Year 8
Girls volleyballYour practice this week will be on Friday as other teams have tournaments this week. Next week we will work out a rotation for you to have your own priority practice. More girls are welcome.

Year 7
Girls volleyballYour practice this week will be on Friday as other teams have tournaments this week. Next week we will work out a rotation for you to have your own priority practice. More girls are welcome.