Monday 14 June 2021
Tauraroa Area School

Word of the Week

Perplex - use an -ing or -ed start



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


Whai Tika/Duty: To do what is right. What a person oughtMai i te Kopae ki te Urupa, tatou ako tonu ai.
From the cradle to the grave we are forever learning.

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. 

Brass lessons todayTrombone lesson start of period two. Emma trumpet second half of period two.

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


Hockey meetingPlease can the hockey team meet Mr Kirk (R15) briefly at the START of lunchtime today to confirm details for tonight's game
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.


Year 10
Te Tane Hikoi-a-Rangi Matiu and Paige ClementGo to D3 at the start of lunchtime today to sit your test.