Tuesday 4 August 2015
Tauraroa Area School


General
Sausage Sizzle Tomorrow and Rarotonga group to please helpEvery Wednesday; Sausages, baking and drinks for sale interval and lunchtime. Supporting the students going on the Rarotonga Mangaia Trip. 

Important
Word of the Week
nemesis
noun
  1. the inescapable agent of someone's or something's downfall.
    "injury, consistently his nemesis, struck him down during the match"

Compassion - Fred Hollows

Fred was famous for helping people in need, particularly people who were sick and poor. Hebelieved that everyone in the world should have the same access to health services, no matter if they were a King or a Queen or just an ordinary person in the street.

Fred Hollows was an eye doctor who spent his life helping those who couldn't afford, or access, basic eye care. He worked really hard to end avoidable blindness and improve the health of Indigenous Australians. In the late 1960s and 1970s Fred was shocked to discover that Aboriginal Australians were suffering from some of the worst eye diseases he had ever seen. So he decided to do something about it.... 

(from: http://www.det.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/307424/Fred_Facts_sheet_docx_1.pdf)

fred hollows.jpg

Kupu MaoriHe aha te kupu Maori mo 'chicken'. Put your answer in the box in the office.

Senior
NETBALL TROPHIESPlease return to school ASAP.
Original Gold DofE Meeting today at lunchtime in E2
Senior netball teams 3 and 4There will be no training today as too many people will be away- see you all on Saturday 
TROPHIESPlease return any School trophies - thank you.
Uniform RemindersBlack shoes - coloured logos must be removed; use a black vivid. Nose piercings are not allowed. Boys must be clean shaven. Uniform trousers, shorts or skirts must have the school logo on them.

NETBALL TROPHIESPlease return to school ASAP.

Primary
NETBALL TROPHIESPlease return to school ASAP.

Cultural
Kapa HakaThis Wednesday. Seniors period 1, Juniors period 2.
Te Reo Maori SpeechCongratulations to Ani Quirey who won the Te Reo Maori speech contest last night.

Sport
sports committeeThere will be a meeting tomorrow at lunchtime in my room for all members of the sports committee, please be there. Thanks Mrs Ashcroft

Year 13
13 Geographersp1 today. I've put the details up on the white board in E1 as well.

City Rail Link pg 100 in Skills books. Those who have done the graphing can try teaching someone else how to do it! Everyone should aim to complete Q1 and 2 as a minimum.

Complete the Google form I sent you Friday if you haven't already.

Keep thinking about that contemporary issue - I'm still waiting for some sharing.Mrs Howes
NCEA Financial Assistance20 more school days before all forms have t be returned!! Get it sorted please!! Mrs Howes
Practice examsIf you have not got a copy of the timetable then collect one from the plastic sleeve outside Mrs Howes office asap.

Revision Timetable Top Ten Tips

Remember our practice exams start on Thursday 27 August.

1.        Make a revision timetable  as soon as possible (Mrs Howes has some templates if you'd like one)

2.         2. Be realistic, give yourself free time

3.         3. Prioritise subjects with more externals

4.         4. Don't start with the subject you find easiest

5.         5. Put your timetable where your family can see it

6.         6. Ask someone to nag you

7.         7. Include what you are going to do as well as the subject

8.         8.Plan up to your school exams first then respond to your results and plan for the NCEA exams

9.         9. Use different revision techniques, find out what works

10.  10. Serious revision will improve your exam results, get results not regrets.


Year 12
NCEA Financial Assistance20 more school days before all forms have t be returned!! Get it sorted please!! Mrs Howes
Practice examsIf you have not got a copy of the timetable then collect one from the plastic sleeve outside Mrs Howes office asap.

Revision Timetable Top Ten Tips

Remember our practice exams start on Thursday 27 August.

1.        Make a revision timetable  as soon as possible (Mrs Howes has some templates if you'd like one)

2.         2. Be realistic, give yourself free time

3.         3. Prioritise subjects with more externals

4.         4. Don't start with the subject you find easiest

5.         5. Put your timetable where your family can see it

6.         6. Ask someone to nag you

7.         7. Include what you are going to do as well as the subject

8.         8.Plan up to your school exams first then respond to your results and plan for the NCEA exams

9.         9. Use different revision techniques, find out what works

10.  10. Serious revision will improve your exam results, get results not regrets.


Year 11
NCEA Financial Assistance20 more school days before all forms have t be returned!! Get it sorted please!! Mrs Howes
Practice examsIf you have not got a copy of the timetable then collect one from the plastic sleeve outside Mrs Howes office asap.

Revision Timetable Top Ten Tips

Remember our practice exams start on Thursday 27 August.

1.        Make a revision timetable  as soon as possible (Mrs Howes has some templates if you'd like one)

2.         2. Be realistic, give yourself free time

3.         3. Prioritise subjects with more externals

4.         4. Don't start with the subject you find easiest

5.         5. Put your timetable where your family can see it

6.         6. Ask someone to nag you

7.         7. Include what you are going to do as well as the subject

8.         8.Plan up to your school exams first then respond to your results and plan for the NCEA exams

9.         9. Use different revision techniques, find out what works

10.  10. Serious revision will improve your exam results, get results not regrets.


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