Monday 21 October 2019
Tauraroa Area School

Happy Birthday IsabelHappy Birthday to Isabel B From AOTEA.MAG (21 October)
Happy Birthday JackHappy Birthday to Jack J From Waka Teina 2 (21 October)
School Hats Back in StockSchool hats are available at the office.  Payment can be made by CASH, CHEQUE, EFTPOS OR BANK TRANSFER

BRIM HATS Year 1-13

TAS LOGO - $17

PLAIN - $7

BUCKET HAT Year 1-13

TAS LOGO - $14

PLAIN - $7


TAS LOGO - $12

PLAIN - $5

Country Day RaffleIf you did not get your raffle tickets from your home room or waka teacher, please ask for them and try to sell them before Country Day. If you have sold yours and want more, ask at the office. Hand in the money and the stubs to the office. Also check the list for the items that your year is to bring in to help provide the prizes:Year 1 and 2 meal ingredients, 3 and 4 kitchen equipment, 5 and 6 baking items, 7 and 8 snack foods, 9 and 10 laundry and bathroom, 11 - 13 confectionery. HT
Trophies back by 25 October please.All trophies for the 2019 prize-givings must be returned to school by Fri 25th October 2019.
Word of the Week



  1. The quality of being honest.
    They spoke with convincing honesty about their fears.

a European plant with purple or white flowers and round, flat, translucent seed pods which are used for indoor flower arrangements.

Pono-nga / Honesty and truthfulness"Kia u ki te whakapono me te aroha tetahi ki tetahi" - Hold fast to the truth with respect for each other.

Wellbeing Team MeetingHi all.  There will be a Wellbeing Team meeting next Tuesday, 8.30am start, in MP1.  See you there.

Kaiwaka Sports Exchange - Football practiceAll students who have signed up to play football in the Kaiwaka Sports Exchange have a meeting/training on the field with your coaches at lunchtime today. No boots required (you play in bare feet)


Concert Bandrehearsal as usual period two this Wednesday
Junior Concert BandRemember to bring your permission slips for band camp back urgently

Basketball PracticeYear 7/8 Basketball Practice will be on Wednesday at lunchtime

Girls volleyballYear 9 priority practice at lunchtime. Seniors are welcome to provide some competition. JDO
Year 9/10 Touch Rugby PracticeThis week's Year 9/10 Touch Rugby Practices will be on Monday and Thursday at lunchtime at 1:20pm (10 minutes to eat your lunch and get changed)

Tournament day is on Friday (permission slips due today)


Year 12
Jonah WerhanPlease see Mr Kirk (R15) during Waka time this morning.
Mr Kirk's Yr 12 Maths classA reminder of your Calculus assessment p5 today (as if you need reminding!) Those who want extra time can come to R15 after 1.50pm to get an early start if they wish.