Tuesday 30 June 2020
Tauraroa Area School


General
HangiTe Reo Maori students are having a hangi again this Friday. It will have chicken, pork, stuffing, kumara, potato and pumpkin. One fry bread included. Cost is $10.00 per hangi. Fry Breads by themselves are $2.00 each. They can have golden syrup included if you like, included in the price. Please look out for our order takers coming around to classes. Otherwise, please email either Matua Paul on paul.mepham@tauraroa.school.nz or Delphi on delstu@tauraroa.school.nz with your order. Orders close Wednesday 3.10pm.

Important
Hot Pies!Pies will be available again at morning tea and lunch time from room 9 (Mrs Ashcroft's room) $3 each, 
Word of the Week

 unity

   plural unities

   Definition of unity

   1a: the quality or state of not being multiple : ONENESS

   b(1): a definite amount taken as one or for which 1 is made to stand in          calculation

   in a table of natural sines the radius of the circle is regarded as unity

   (2): IDENTITY ELEMENT

   2a: a condition of harmony : ACCORD

   b: continuity without deviation or change (as in purpose or action)

   3: the quality or state of being made one : UNIFICATION

  b: a combination or ordering of parts in a literary or artistic production that      constitutes a whole or promotes an undivided total effect

  also : the resulting singleness of effect or symmetry and consistency of style and     character

  4: a totality of related parts : an entity that is a complex or systematic whole


Use a simple sentence, a w start but remember to include the actual word of the week correctly spelt.


Pa-te-aroha/ Compassion"Our days are happier when we give people a piece of our heart rather than a piece of our mind." (Unknown)

Senior
MATHEXFor Yrs 7,8,9,10
Mathex is coming.  Following on from our outstanding win with Y10 last year we want commited teams to enter Mathex 2020.  So if you love solving puzzles, competition and working to win in a group come along to D3 at the begining of lunch on Tuesday.
Mr K

MATHEXFor Yrs 7,8,9,10
Mathex is coming.  Following on from our outstanding win with Y10 last year we want commited teams to enter Mathex 2020.  So if you love solving puzzles, competition and working to win in a group come along to D3 at the begining of lunch on Tuesday.
Mr K

Cultural
Singing and UkuleleTimetable From tomorrow...

Wednesday
P1 1st half: Primary Ukulele in Music Room
P1 2nd half: Primary Choir in Music Room
P4 1st half: Emma 

Thursday
P3 Angharad
P4 1st half: Jorja
P4 2nd half: Senior Choir

Trumpet Lesson Times

Tuesday

P2&3

 

Wednesday

P1

9:50am

Holly, Tyrone, Coco

 

8:50am

Sahara

10:10am

Keisha, Tenlee

 

9:10 am

Ashley

10:30am

Annabelle and Emily

 

9:30am

Emma

11:10am

Summer, Zoe, Natalia

 

 

 

11:30am

Jonti

 

 

 

11:50am

Tanya

 

 

 


Sport
Basketball PracticesThis week's basketball practices are at lunchtime (1:20-2:00pm) on the turf:

Tuesday = Year 7/8 boys and Year 9/10 girls
Wednesday = Primary team
Thursday = Senior team (captain's run)

GM

Girls volleyballAll Year 7 and up girls who would like to play volleyball this year there is a very important meeting in the Art room at lunchtime today. If you can't make it you need to let Mr Downes know as soon as possible. Thanks

Year 9
Attn. year 9 waka classes
Whaea Anna will be running the Travellers programme with a handful of Year 9 students next term. The first thing to be done, though, is to run the short online survey of all year 9 students. Involvement in Travellers is by selection after the survey is completed, though you have a chance to opt out if selected. 

The following classes, please come to room 21 during waka time this week (schedule below). The survey will will lead into period 1 slightly.
  • 9MEP at waka time on Monday
  • 9AL at waka time Tuesday
  • 9CA at waka time Wednesday
And I'll do catch ups in extended waka on Thursday.

Attention: Teacher AidesTina, the NZEI Rep for Tai Tokerau will be available for questions around the Teacher Aide's pay equity negotiations on Thursday 2 July at 1:30pm.