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TERM 4 2nd November 2010
COMING UP
Thurs 4th Nov– Mufti day
Thurs 4th Nov– RBS TV
Showcase Assembly
Wed 10th Nov—Athletics
Carnival
                                                             WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Sun 14th Nov—RBS School GALA         Message from the Principal
Fri 19th Nov– MAD Showcase           Dear Parents and School Friends,
Assembly                             What a difference a week of warm weather makes!! It is such a delight to see our children outside taking
                                     their learning to the out of doors. Check out these snaps of Room 9 building their own bird feeders:
Fri 3rd Dec—Celebration
Assembly
Fri 10th Dec—Junior & Senior
End Year Assembly
Mon 13th Dec—Y6 Graduation
                                     TOUCH RUGBY SUCCESS!
 BITS & BOBS:                        On Thursday 28th October, three Red Beach touch teams played at the Interschool Tournament at Victor
                                     Eaves Park in Orewa. We had an outstanding day, with some really great performances and fantastic
  Important: Mufti                   weather.
  Day this THURSDAY                  Our Boys B team consisting of; Scott Griffiths, Kaulave Tongi, Brendan Johnson, Cieran Couper, Brodie
                                     Campbell, Thomas Paotama, Justin Parkes, Max Goudie, Levi Ata and Cory Brown came 3rd.
   Novelty item/small                Our Boys A team consisting of; Oliver Smith, Hamish Gledhill, Olly Watts, Josh Kaminer, Jeremy
   toy or packet day                 Wentworth, Kade Scheib, Rusty Vaughan, Louis King, Rowan Gjaltema and Kees Kramer came 2nd.
   Wow what a fantastic              Our Girls team consisting of Lily Taylor, Cassidy Brookland, Roisin Morris, Katie Mayo, Alex Drews,
   response we had last Friday       Madison Coghlan, Charlotte Siermans, Jade Tuilaepa, Chenowa Josephs, Brie Downey and Monique
   for Bottle Day.  Thank you        Woodroffe ended up with a 1 all draw and going into drop offs at extra time to go on and win the
   everyone for your                 tournament.
   contribution.  You can chose      Through all the players efforts they won the top school award. A great achievement, they all made Red
   to donate either option 1 or 2    Beach School proud. Many thanks to the coaches and managers who put in time training and looking
   (or both):                        after the teams on the day.
   Option 1 – Small toy or           BOOK FAIR
   Novelty item for lucky dip        Congratulations to Community committee member Anna Biggelar and her steady team of parent helpers
   For the quickfire collection      who organized a most successful Book Fair last week;
   this week we have a new           Thank you to all those who supported our recent Wheelers Book Fair. The total sales amounted to
   introduction of bringing          $3,532.16. The good news is our school library will receive 25% of that total in credit to spend on Library
   something suitable for the        books. Thank you too to those who donated a book to the Library, these will be enjoyed by many children.
   lucky dip.  This needs to be      Lastly thank you to my willing helpers who made this boost to our Library possible. Congratulations to the
   new or in as new condition.       two winners of the lucky prize draw. Sophie Duncan and Ella McKinney.
   This could be things like         Anna Biggelaar, Community Committee.
   notepads, bubbles, pens,          SCHOOL GALA
   bouncy balls, McDonalds toys      Only 2 weeks to go until the famous Red Beach School Gala! This year’s fundraising focus all year has
   etc.                              been to raise approximately $50,000 with which we will purchase a brand new Junior Playground. The
   Option 2 – Packet day for the     Community Committee have done an amazing job already and hopefully with the results of this Gala they
   quickfire raffle                  will achieve their target result. Another wonderful example of the Red Beach School community all pitching
   Because we were very short        in together for the betterment of all. We still require more help—the more the merrier! Even if you can only
   on packets on our first           give an hour of your time, please let your child’s teacher know. We currently have the following numbers
   collection day we are making      from each community…
   this another option. Thank        Weta– 18 helpers, Takahe– 13 helpers, Kereru - 30 helpers, Albatross– 10 helpers, Kiwi/Leiopelma– 39
   you everyone for your won‐        helpers, Kakapo/Tuatara– 13 helpers, Room 3– 10 helpers. Each community still needs many more!
   derful support – plus our 
   awesome helpers from the          PARENT REQUESTS FOR CLASS PLACEMENTS FOR 2011
   Kereru Community. Produce         Teachers will soon be working on the formulation of class lists for 2011. Parents sometimes have
                                     important information that is also prevalent to these decisions such as twins or cousins that should or
   day is Friday Nov 12th. 
                                     should not got together. If you would like to make us aware of any special circumstances please put this in
                                     writing addressed to myself before Friday 5 November. This is not an opportunity however, for parents to
  ********TUCK SHOP********          request friendships for their child or a specific teacher.
  WILL NOT BE OPEN THIS FRIDAY
  5TH NOV DUE TO A CONFERENCE        SCHOOL UNIFORMS
  AT SCHOOL.                         Traditionally at this stage of the year, our children can get a bit slack about the wearing of correct
  PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHEQUES         uniform—I discussed what is required with the whole school at our assembly on Friday, but it would also
  ARE MADE OUT TO: BEATRICE          be good if you could help them out by checking that there are no “non-uniform” colours in footwear, socks,
  HAMPSON (NOT JO’S TUCKSHOP).       ribbons etc, and that only school uniform garments are worn. Time to put away the tights and non-uniform
  THANKS.                            sweaters. Also please ensure that all items worn at school are named! Thanks.
ANNUAL COMMUNITY SURVEY
It’s that time of the year again, when we seek feedback from our parent community on many aspects of the school’s operations and directions. This is
a really important way for myself and the Board of Trustees to measure how we are going and strategically plan for the future. Please take the time to
click to the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RBSCommunitySurvey2010 and fill in the survey. Respondents who do so, will go
in a draw to win a special gift basket kindly donated by Orewa Care Chemist—now wouldn’t that be nice for Xmas!!!




        Lesley Tait
        Principal




  Room26 is looking for recycled and donated materials. If you could bring some materials like: googly eyes,
  beads, buttons, felt and wool. We are all trying to make a difference and fundraise to support the people in
  the earthquake. Have some empathy and support us to support the earthquake victims build their homes again.
  Thank you. ROOM26


                                                                            Homestay Families Needed - 2011
Hearing & Vision will be                                                 In 2011 we will have two options for Homestay
coming to school on Mon                                                  Hosting….
22nd Nov to check                                                        Full Term and (new) Short Term (2 weeks).
those for re-tests &                                       Hosts of students for the Full Term will receive $200.00 per week for
testing of New                                             the term.
                                                           Short Term Hosts, will be accommodating two students (sharing a
students of the school.
                                                           room) and will receive $350.00 per week for two weeks.
                                                           If you would like to be considered for Hosting, or would like further
                                                           information please email Lynn in the NZLES office:
                                                           nzles_lynn@hotmail.com
Please note that on gala day
we will NOT be able to use the
car park at the Church of Jesus
Christ of the Latter Day Saints                     DON’T FORGET NO LUNCH ORDERS THIS FRIDAY!!
                                                    (due to a conference being hosted in the Hall on Friday)



                                                        REMEMBER MUFTI DAY IS THURSDAY THIS WEEK– DON’T FORGET
                                                                   YOUR NOVELTY ITEM OR PACKET!!!!




SPORTS TALK & TEAM RESULTS:
Sport Dates for Term 4
                                                                                           FOR ALL RED BEACH SCHOOL SPORTING
Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 Athletics Carnival – Wednesday 10th November
                                                                                    ENQUIRIES PLEASE EMAIL: sport@redbeach.school.nz
Interschool Athletics – Wednesday 1st December

Netball skirts and jackets to be                                  RED BEACH SCHOOL - TEAM RESULTS:
returned THIS WEDNESDAY                                           Touch
3/11/10 at lunchtime to the                                       RBS Y1/2  Won  6‐0 POD: Ethan Anderson 
Library. Please make sure that                                    RB Rockets vs Kingsway Lost 3‐7 POD Catherine Blaine 
they are clean before returning them in                           Summer Soccer
order to get the bond back.                                       RBS2 vs Wainui Hammers Drew 2‐2 POD: Sam Busby
                                                                  RBS8 vs Little Stars Won 2‐1 POD: Logan Biddle 
                                                                  Miniball
If your child has had success in the sporting                     RBS Astronauts played Kingsway Hawks won 10‐8.  POD:  Ice Manukia. 
field, competing at regional (Auckland) or                        RBS Rockets played SGH Jets lost 3‐4.  POD:  Janke Pretorius.  
                                                                  RBS Flames Won 6‐2 POD: Reuben Paul 
national (N.Z.) level, please forward their                       Netball
results to sport@redbeach.school.nz                               RB Rox vs Manly Magic won 7‐6
GALA NOTICES:




             GALA NEWSLETTER 4 ‐ 2 WEEKS TO GO 
The Community Committee team is working hard to ensure this day is bigger and better than ever and with only 2 weeks 
to go we are racing to get everything organized. Thanks for all your support to date. Fingers crossed for great weather!  
Please take a few minutes to READ this newsletter and find out more about the Gala. 
Many of you will have been to a Red Beach Gala before, but if you haven’t you can expect a fun day.  We will have a large  
selection of food at our Food Fiesta so plan on staying for lunch!    Thanks to Darren Henare and Gary Bishop for  putting 
up our big bright Gala signs up around town.   



IMPORTANT BITS 
1. More Help: We desperately need more helpers across all areas.  Show your support for Red Beach School and get behind 
this gala by helping out on the day and/or in the lead up to the Gala.  You won’t be tied up all day – just a couple of hours and 
so you can enjoy the Gala too.   Contact your child’s teacher today. 
2. Quickfire Donation Day – This Thursday Nov 4th – Lucky Dip or Novelty Item 
3. Cake Boxes coming home early next week – please fill 1 or 2 with lovely baked goods for us to sell. 
4. Gala Flyer: Look out for the colourful Gala flyer coming home this week! Thanks to PrintStop@Backbone Marketing for  
designing and printing these for us. Help us get the word out…we have sent home some extra copies for you to deliver to 
your neighbours. 
5. White Elephant Goods, can be dropped to the school blue shipping container from today onwards ‐ A reminder of the  
conditions for White elephant donations:  Clothing ‐ children's clothes only, NO shoes.  Books ‐  NO encyclopedia or  
magazines, Furniture ‐ NO mattresses, Electrical – NO printers/faxes/telephones, Toys – complete sets only please 




NEW TO GALA THIS YEAR 
Auction (new format):  with a short and sharp live auction at midday thanks to Todd Cooper & Ross Paterson of Harcourts, 
silent auctions closing throughout the day and mystery bags ‐  the best $30 you could spend.  All bags are valued over $75 and 
each bag contains over $30 worth of QVS product.  Here Is just a few that are on offer to grab your attention: Rainbows End 
Super‐pass 1 Adult and 1 Child valued at $90, Sparx Café $50 Food Voucher, Northern Swim School $50 Swimming Voucher, The 
Uniform Shoppe $50 Clothing Voucher, SKYCITY Tower Pass & a Beate Minderjahn T‐shirt.   
Eftpos will be available at the silent auction stand to make paying easy.  Look out for our colourful auction flyer with full  
auction details ‐ coming home with kids next week.   
Fantastic Face Painter – Kids (and adults too!) get your face painted by a real pro.   Body artist and face painter Carmel  
McCormick in will be in attendance.  Carmel is internationally renowned and took out the Supreme Award for her entry in the 
2008 NZ Body Art Awards.  Remember the naked painted people in the recent Air New Zealand TV adverts? That was Carmel’s 
handiwork.    
Food Fiesta – a large variety of top quality food, from spit roast pork to curries.  Check out the full menu in next weeks  
newsletter. Xmas Hams – available to order (tasting available at Gala) .  Those that ordered last year said they were top quality 
and better value than supermarket hams.  
GALA NOTICES:
QUICKFIRE RAFFLE 
                          Quickfire Mufti Day – This Thursday 4th November ‐ Novelty item/small toy or packet day 
                          Wow what a fantastic response we had last Friday for Bottle Day.  Thank you everyone for your contribution.  
                          You can chose to donate either option 1 or 2 (or both): 
                           
                          Option 1 – Small toy or Novelty item for lucky dip 
                          For the quickfire collection this week we have a new introduction of bringing something suitable for the 
                          lucky dip.  This needs to be new or in as new condition.  This could be things like notepads, bubbles, pens, 
                          bouncy balls, McDonalds toys etc 
                          Option 2 – Packet day for the quickfire raffle 
                          Because we were very short on packets on our first collection day we are making this another option. 

Thank you everyone for your wonderful support – plus our awesome helpers from the Kereru Community. Produce day is  
Friday Nov 12th. 


WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! VOLUNTEER FOR YOUR COMMUNITY 

                                            We are still looking for lots of helpers in all areas…please get in touch NOW with your child's 
                                            teacher, so that we can all share the task of organizing a successful Gala.       
                                             
                                            WHITE ELEPHANT – helpers needed for: 
                                            ♦     Gala Day roster on the day 9 ‐ 11.30am or 11am ‐ 1pm and security 
                                            ♦     Anyone with electrical inclination/knowledge for selling on day. Email Aly on  
                                            galawhite‐elephant@redbeach.school.nz or call 4268915 

                                              CALLING FOODIES…If you have a flair OR passion for food we need lots of
                                              helpers with our food fiesta. Please contact Naomi or Christine if interested
                                              on Naomi 021850755 or Christine 021524582.

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY FOR RED BEACH PARENTS AND SUPPORTERS 
Thanks to everyone that has supported our Gala advertising feature (Rodney Times 9/11)…however there is still space available.     
To book an advert spot contact Leanne O’Meara (Also a Red Beach Mum!) Ph 421 9125 or 021 680 671 or email 
leanne.omeara@snl.co.nz 


COMMUNITY NOTICES:
                                                                     
              ARREST-A-PEST                                          
                                                                                                        www.shop4christmas.co.nz
       SPRING SPECIAL 10% DISCOUNT FOR                                                                  Designer Christmas Shopping Night
      ALL WEEKEND BOOKINGS MADE FOR                                     Whangaparaoa College            Hosted by KingsWay School
                 NOVEMBER                                                Enrolment                      This Thursday November 4th,
           MOBILE – (0274)735504                                        Interview Nights                6-9pm
         AFTER HRS – (09)427-4486                                                                       $5 Entry
    PHONE NOW TO SECURE YOUR BOOKING                                    Tuesday 9th November            Eftpos Facility
                                                                        4-6pm                           Cafe with Light
                                                                                                        Meals
                                                                        Wednesday 1st December          Treats for the first
                                                                        4-6pm                           100 shoppers
                                                                                                        Organiser:
 
    √ FLY       √ ANT       √ COCKROACH      √ SPIDER     √ FLEA 
                                                                                                        Vanessa Gatman -
                 √ RODENT        √ BORER         √ WASP
                                                                                                        info@chickabella.co.nz
             “SIMPLY SAFER PEST CONTROL” 

				
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