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Term One -         February 3rd – 1st April

February     19    Team Totara Fun Afternoon
                   Team Kowhai Picnic
             23    Peer Mediator’s Camp
             24    Peer Mediator’s Camp
                   Zone Triathlon
             27    Rolleston School PTA Fair
March        02    Zone Swimming Sports
             05    Team Nikau Fun Day
             08    Goal Setting Forms come home
             12    Goal Setting forms need to be returned
                   Team Totara Fun Afternoon
             16    3 Way Conferences 1.30 – 5pm & 6-8pm
             17    3 Way Conferences 1.30 – 5pm & 6-8pm
             18    3 Way Conferences 3.30 – 5pm
             22    Swimming for Pohutukawa and Kahikatea – Monday to Thursday for last two weeks of term
             25    Canterbury Swimming Sports
                   Kowhai / Nikau Cross Country
April        01    Team Nikau fun afternoon
                   Last day of term – close at 3pm

2010 Term Dates

Term Two : 19th April – 2nd July
Term Three : 19th July – 24th September
Term Four : 11th October – 17th December


              Next PTA : 15th March at 7.30pm in the staffroom. AGM
              Please come along to support our School PTA, bring a friend. All welcome. Supper provided!

              Next BOT : March 10th 7.00pm in the staffroom
                    Newsletter
                                            ….on the right track…Striving, Driving, Thriving!!!

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Newsletter No 2                                     18 February 2010

3 Way Goal Setting Conferences March 2010

You and your child are invited to arrange a time with your child’s teacher to discuss the Goal Setting form and to set some learning goals for the first half of
the year.

The Goal Setting form will come home on the 8th of March. This should be filled out and            returned to school by the 12th March at the latest please.

Conferences of 20 minutes each will be held at school on :

       16th and 17th of March from 1.30pm-5pm and 6pm-8pm
       18th March from 3.30pm-5pm

The purpose of the conference is to discuss sections 1 and 2 of the Goal Setting Form, and to complete section 3, recording goals for the first six months at
school.

Bookings for conferences will be made on-line this year. We are continuing our drive into the electronic age!

Please go to www.schoolinterviews.co.nz and enter our school code XE6YK. Click GO, enter your name, email address, the number of children you are
booking, children’s names then press GO. Follow the on screen instructions from there.
If you do not have access to a computer, we have one available at school in the office which you can use. The Office staff, Mr Morrall, Ms Swanson or Mr
Aitchison, are happy to help you make your booking.

On the 9th of March the majority of our teachers will attend a paid union meeting which they are entitled to attend as part of their Collective
Agreement. This means we will not be able to offer full classes on that afternoon from 12.30 onwards. Children should be collected at 12.30 that day if at all
possible please. Children not collected will be supervised by non-union and other non teaching school staff for the afternoon. You support here in collecting
children would be appreciated. Thank you.
          Due to popularity WEDNESDAY has been selected as the only Subway lunch day. Orders will no longer be picked up on Mondays. Thank you to
          all who have been enjoying these delicious Subway lunches.


Music Tuition at Rolleston School 2010

We are continuing to offer the following music lessons for children at Rolleston School in 2010
Brass – Bill Dixon
Strings – Liz Charters
Keyboard – Carla Smith
Flute – Carla Smith
Drums – Dan Spragg
Guitar – David Morris

If any parents are interested in their child participating in these exciting programmes please contact Darryn Aitchison as soon as possible please and we can
provide you with further details. Phone, 3478 355 or email.
darryn.aitchison@rolleston.school.nz

Please note the change of drum tutor this year. We are using Velocity Music who currently work in the following schools: Avonhead Primary, Russley Primary,
Kirkwood Intermediate, Cobham Intermediate, Middleton Grange, Fendalton Primary, Redwood School, Tai Tapu School and Clearview School.


Board of Trustees Election NEWS. Lorraine Martin (our returning officer for the election) is busy at work sorting out the electoral roll and the election
information which will be coming home to you soon. The election is on the 7th of May. Make sure you read the piece in the latest BOT Newsletter which came
home the other day about What Does It Mean to Be a Board Member.


A BIG                              to parents from Mrs Tucker. The new termly accounts system is running very smoothly and payments are pouring in. Families
are paying in a variety of ways: cash, internet banking, cheque or eftpos.

Also thank you to all parents who have taken the time to return their updated personal details and pupil information sheets. It is essential that we have up to date
information so that we can act appropriately in the event of an emergency. Please return your form if you haven’t yet done so.


                                                                        Community News

Halswell Rugby League Juniors Registration
Sunday, 21 February 2010, 10.00am-12noon. Halswell League Clubrooms, Halswell Domain. All new players welcome, must bring a copy of birth certificate.
From 4 years - 16 years. All subs paid on day receive a free Hornets Jubilee tee-shirt (while stocks last)
Any enquiries please phone Dawn (Secretary) on 322 9097.
Burnham Rugby League Club. Calling for Junior Players for the upcoming season. Depending on numbers we are looking to have an U7& U8 or U9 teams.
Kids Club Rep: Jill McKenzie . Mobile:0276111 991 Home: 3476655 . Email: jill.mckenzie@nzdf.mil.nz

What makes a teacher smile? The little five year old who when asked if she could count backwards from 5, thought about the request, turned around and counted
beautifully! ☺

Andrew Morrall - Principal

								
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