Friday 28 August 2015
Tauraroa Area School


General
Daffodil Day on FridayIt is daffodil day on Friday 28 August.  Please bring a donation if you are able too. Your gold coin donation will help give people with cancer access to cancer information, counselling and much more. You'll also fund ground-breaking research into more effective cancer treatments.
Electronic devicesCellphones and other electronic devices are to be turned off and kept in pockets or bags UNLESS your teacher invites you to get them out.
Japan Trip StudentsMeet in D1 at start of lunchtime today.
Kapa HakaNo practice this Sunday because there are not enough students available to practice. Girls needing the poi video please email Matua Tanara

Please retun your notice.

Don't forget we are performing on Saturday the 12th of September in the Whangarei Library and on the 16th at TAS Creative.
School RaveRave
Friday SEPTEMBER 11th
A disco in the school hall
Juniors 5-7pm
Year 7 & 8 either time slot.
Seniors 7.30 to 9.30
Pacifica / Island / Tropical theme
Fundraising for Cook Island trip
Tickets or door sales $5. Pre-sold tickets go into a draw for a prize..
Lots of food on sale.
Competitions
Best costume.
School signagePlease get your ideas for school signage to Mr Burns.  Take them to the office or email principal@tauraroa.school.nz  What messages and designs would you like to see around our school?
Student Representative on the BOTVoting is now OPEN!! Voting forms and ballot box are at the front office. All students Y9-13 are eligible to vote.
Nominees are MOLLY ALFORD and AMY BURNS.
Votes MUST be in by 12:00 (noon) on Friday 4 September.
Who will represent you on the Board of Trustees?
TROPHIESYear 11-13 Trophies are due back by Monday, 21 September.  Y1-10 trophies by 23 October.  Thanks!  

Important
Senior exams in hallPlease be absolutely silent down around the hall and tuck shop at interval and lunchtime as senior exams are on in the hall.
Word of the Week

re·pul·sive

adjective

1.   1. arousing intense distaste or disgust. "a repulsive smell"

o    revoltingdisgustingabhorrentrepellentrepugnantoffensive,objectionablevilefoul

o    nastyloathsomesickeningnauseating,hatefuldetestableexecrableabominable

o    monstrousnoxious,horrendousawfulterribledreadfulfrightfulobnoxiousunsavoury,

o    unpleasantdisagreeabledistasteful


2.   2. of or relating to repulsion between physicalobjects.


Kupu MaoriHe aha te kupu Maori mo "phone".
Purua o koutou pepa ki runga i te pouaka ki te tari.

Senior
Jersey FoundIf you have lost your school jersey this week, or maybe late last week, then I might have it.
Fiona S Room 17C

Jersey FoundIf you have lost your school jersey this week, or maybe late last week, then I might have it.
Fiona S Room 17C

Sport
House Badminton TournamentThere will be no badminton Thursday or Friday this week due to the hall being set up for exams. We should be able to start up again next Thursday once the exams have finished. Keep watching more information. Year 7&8 it's nearly your turn.

Year 13
RUGBYALL boys interested in playing rugby 1stXV please come to a meeting by the sports coordinators office at lunch time.  Coach is Rodney aka Blonka.

Year 12
RUGBYALL boys interested in playing rugby 1stXV please come to a meeting by the sports coordinators office at lunch time.  Coach is Rodney aka Blonka.

Year 11
RUGBYALL boys interested in playing rugby 1stXV please come to a meeting by the sports coordinators office at lunch time.  Coach is Rodney aka Blonka.

Year 10
10NH Science P1 to room 21 today.Not D2 as previously thought.
RugbyThere will be a Rugby Training session today at lunchtime for the Y9&10 players. Please be prompt.

Year 9
RugbyThere will be a Rugby Training session today at lunchtime for the Y9&10 players. Please be prompt.

Phonewaea (pronounced (wire)