School community news and upcoming PTA events and initiatives
Upcoming PTA Events
|Yummy Stickers Returned - Last day||Fri, 18 Sep|
|Calendar art fundraiser - artwork created in class||Mon, 12 Oct - Fri, 16 Oct|
|PTA Meeting||Mon, 12 Oct, 7:00pm|
|Gardening Working Bee||Sun, 18 Oct, 10:00am|
|Quizathon - questions provided & sponsorship forms home today||Mon, 19 Oct|
|Calendar art fundraiser - years 7/8 artwork done in class||Mon, 19 Oct - Fri, 23 Oct|
|PTA Meeting||Mon, 2 Nov, 7:00pm|
|Quizathon - kids tested in class today||Wed, 4 Nov|
|Calendar art fundraiser - last day for paper orders||Fri, 6 Nov|
|Kohimarama Presbyterian Church Gift Fair||Sat, 7 Nov, 9:00am|
|Trivia Night - Sports Team Theme||Sat, 7 Nov, 6:00pm|
|Calendar art fundraiser - last day for online orders||Sun, 8 Nov|
|Quizathon - final day for sponsorship payments to be returned||Thu, 12 Nov|
WE URGENTLY ARE IN SEARCH OF PARENT HELP PLEASE …
Walking School Bus Co-ordinator
If you have a few spare hours a month to support the walking school buses – this can be done remotely and at a time that suits you.
Second hand uniform Co-ordinator
We are looking for someone to manage the second hand uniform sales – this can be done remotely and at a time that suits you.
Tuesday morning Road Patrol Volunteer
If you are able to give 30 minutes of your time each Tuesday morning from 8.25am-8.55am to support the safe pedestrian crossing of our kids
If you can help please contact Lynda email@example.com
COVID-19 is really playing havoc with many things this year and our school fundraising is no exception. With every single PTA fundraising and community event this year having been postponed or cancelled, our PTA fundraising is certainly feeling the impact.
As we head towards term 4, we are looking at what of our postponed events we can reschedule for the remainder of this year. When we are able to hold our fundraisers again, we do hope, if you can, that you generously support these events and assist the school with its ongoing fundraising efforts.
New Date TBC
Kids Literacy Quiz-A-Thon is Coming – TERM 4 dates TBC
The ever popular QUIZ-A-THON is returning to raise funds and to extend our kids general knowledge.
Calendar Art is Coming – TERM 4
The ever popular calendar art fundraiser will return in term 4.
Artwork will be done for the majority of the school classes in the first week of term 4 (years 7/8 in second week of term 4).
More details to follow.
NEW DATE – Sunday 18 October
Morning 10-12, afternoon 12-2pm or all day!
You don’t have to be a gardening guru to help – there are jobs big and small – lots of pruning and ‘clearing out’ of unruly plants as well as planting of new plants and trees.
Kids are welcome and there will be a BBQ lunch provided at 12 noon
PLEASE REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE to Lizzie: firstname.lastname@example.org with the following info:
- Who will be attending
- What time – morning/afternoon or all day
- What tools you can bring (eg pruning shears, spade, wheelbarrow…)
- If you have any special gardening skills or you are good at digging holes!
New date TBC
Yummy Stickers – Due 18 Sep
Thanks to you all for collecting the stickers from the ‘Yummy’ branded fruit which will be exchanged for new sports equipment.
Can you please return all yummy stickers to the PTA cupboard in the School Office no later than 18th Sep.
There are prizes for the child(ren) and the class who collected the most stickers.
Wednesday Sushi & Ice Block/Pizza Friday
Will return again when we reach level 1
Weetbix Tryathlon – Registrations Open 11 Sept
The annual Central East Auckland Weetbix Triathlon will be held on Sunday 14th February 2021 at Pt England Reserve. Kohimarama School has created a school group so when registering your child follow the instructions and enter them into our school group. More info can be found at tryathlon.co.nz
We are looking for a parent volunteer who is keen to create a training regime and help support the Kohimarama school kids training in the lead up to the event next year. Please contact Lynda on email@example.com if you can help.
Get involved and have your say in 2020
We are always looking for more parents to get involved – if you have some ideas we’d love to see you at our PTA meetings held the first Monday of each month in the school staff room, or happy to hear from you anytime – email Lynda firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also:
- Join the PTA mailing list to be in the loop with PTA meeting agendas, minutes and help requests.
- Like our Kohimarama School PTA Facebook page
If you buy ‘Yummy’ branded fruit collect the stickers or bag labels and we can exchange them for new sport equipment. Go to the Yummy Stickers page for more info.
We have a range of items. Prices depend on condition; roughly $25 fleeces, $15 polo t-shirts, $20 skorts and shorts, $15 sports t-shirts. Go to the Second-hand Uniforms page for more info.
Have you thought about joining a school walking bus? A short drive can be an amazing walk! If you’re interested in joining, go to the Walking School Bus page.
For an ice-block or slice of pizza (cheese or ham & pineapple) on Fridays, send along $2. They will be sold 1.15-1.30pm out of the Hall Kitchen window.
Look out for this term’s Scholastic Book Club flyers in the book bags. Please place any orders online (or view the online flyer) at the Scholastic Book Club. No paper orders will be accepted.
Pre-order by the end of the day Tuesday and fresh sushi will be delivered to school for your child’s Wednesday lunch. Go to the Sushi Wednesdays page for instructions.
For great discounts for local restaurants and attractions, order the hard-copy or digital versions – $70 with 20% going to the school. Go to the Entertainment Books page for more info.