Tuesday 4 August 2020
Tauraroa Area School

HangiKia ora koutou. This Friday there will be another hangi. If you would like one please email Matua Paul on paul.mepham@tauraroa.school.nz or order one with our hangi sellers who will be coming around on Monday and Tuesday this week. Payment can be made in cash or through the school office.
Head PrefectsHead Prefects - please meet with Mr Burns in his office today at 1:40pm.
Marking the rollStudents who attend music lessons, Kapa Haka, Drama, Travellers etc to report to their teacher before attending the session otherwise they will be marked absent. Teachers cannot take the word of other students and they don't know if a student is present or absent.
NoodlesNoodles will be available everyday this week outside room 29 (health room) except Wednesdays, $2.00 each!

Sausage Sizzle WednesdayThere will be a sausage sizzle on Wednesday, lunchtime, outside E1.  $2 which will go towards Emma's trip - Spirit of Adventure
TAS Got TalentTAS Got Talent auditions will be starting up Monday 10th August (next week). So start practising now, and write your name and talent down on the sign up sheet. If your whanau ropu teacher does not have a sign up sheet, come and talk to Tamaragh in E1. I look forward to watching your performances.
Thanks, Tamaragh.
Tas wearable artHand in your entry form to Mrs Guest asap.
A blast from the past or a foray into the future.
Forum North 16 Sept

Rehearsals will begin soon, so I need to know who is entering. SG

Maths week is coming!!Only 6 more sleeps until MATHS WEEK STARTS! Wooooohooooo ... Next week - every day - from Mon 10th August until Friday 14 August ... a dream come true ... a Maths question in the daily notices ... a different question each day ... worth $4 hot chips or 2 sausages ... you decide!
SADD MeetingCan everyone who is a part of the SADD team meet in Room 29 at lunchtime today. Can everyone please to their best to attend.
TAS Annual Poetry CompetitionThe theme for this year's poetry competition is: HORIZONS. You may interpret this how you choose. (No acrostic poems, please.) Entries are due in by the last Friday of Term 3. Prizes for 0 - 3, 4 - 6, 7 - 8, 9 - 10,  11 - 13 and staff. Entries submitted by hand to Mrs Tor in Room 16 or email to helen.tor@tauraroa.school.nz. If this is done as a class, please send one email with the class entries as I do not want masses of emails. HT
Word of the Week

horizon - Please use an -ing sentence.

1a: the line where the earth seems to meet the sky : the apparent junction of earth and skysailing toward the horizon
b: the great circle on the celestial sphere formed by the intersection of the celestial sphere with a plane tangent to the earth's surface at an observer's position- see AZIMUTH ILLUSTRATION
c: range of perception or experience broaden your horizons
d: something that might be attained opening up new horizons in the field of cancer research
2a geology : a natural soil layer deposited at a particular time usually identified by distinctive fossils
b geology : any of the reasonably distinct layers of soil or its underlying material in a vertical section of land
canthropology : a cultural area or level of development indicated by separated groups of artifacts
Year 12 and 13 Wellbeing AssemblyThis will be held in the Drama room next Wednesday, 5th, in period 5. Leave your bags in your classrooms. Do not bring chairs. Please come promptly. Many thanks.

Whakarongo/Obedience: To comply with rightful authority"The ship that will not obey the helm will have to obey the rocks." - English proverb.

2021 Course Intention forms due Fri 7th August 2020Years 10, 11 and 12 students please check your email for the 2021 Course Intentions Google form. Friday 7th August is the due date for the Google form and the signed paper forms (pink, blue or yellow). Hand these in at the office or to Mr McCartney. Rm21 computers will be available at lunchtime on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th August for students to complete the Google form.
SADD workshop is coming! Do you want to attend?Students Against Dangerous Driving is a national enterprise, raising awareness of the implications dangerous driving can have - prosecution, injury, death... It also advocates for safety and adopts a collective, community-minded approach to being safe on our roads.

TAS is hosting a workshop on Thursday, August the 6th, during periods 3 & 4. If you feel strongly about all SADD stands for, you are invited to attend. Please indicate your interest by signing up at the front office. This is for senior students (9-13). Thanks. PAS.

Senior Concert BandPeriod One Wednesday
Trumpet lessonsJonti period two today

ATTENTION Year 9 and 10 NETBALLERSThere is a tournament coming up on the 25th August at Kensington. Very few of you have seen me to say you want to play in this (was in notices last week). If you want to play, come and see me by the end of WEDNESDAY at the latest. We need to start some trainings this week! Whaea Anna
BasketballThis week's basketball practices and games are as follows:

Tuesday = Year 7/8 mixed and Year 9/10 girls training on the turf 1:20-2:00pm
Wednesday = Primary team training on the turf 1:20-2:00pm
Wednesday games = Year 3/4 vs Mokau Mamba at 4:45pm (court 1), Year 5/6 vs Matarau Warriors at 5:35pm (court 1)
Thursday = Senior team training on the turf 1:20-2:00pm
Thursday games = 4:00pm Year 7/8 Boys vs WIS Arani (court 1), 5:30pm: Year 9/10 boys vs WBHS Jr Prems (court 3), 6:15pm: Year 9/10 girls vs WGHS Jr girls (court 1), 7:00pm: Senior boys vs PPC B (court 1)

Bay of Islands Beast Mud RunTo those who have sent their permission slips back in, YOU NEED to come and see me to enter online ASAP.  I am in Tuesday and Wednesday.  Julie Tarr

Year 11
Madoc TherklesonCan Madoc please see Mr Kirk (R15) during Waka time this morning

Year 10
Waitangi trip 13 AugustIf Mr Jenkins or I have not received your form by lunchtime on Thursday 6 August (THIS Thursday) then you will not be going. Mrs Howes.

School Photos on Tuesday 11 August

Parents and Caregivers 

Every family should have been handed an order form for class and individual/sibling photos.  We would prefer that you go online to order and pay for the photos.  If you prefer to order via the form, please ensure that he form is returned by Monday 10 August.