Monday 26 August 2019
Tauraroa Area School

DOE bronzeGear check Thursday at lunchtime for all bronze D1
Happy Birthday AliyahHappy Birthday to Aliyah E From 8KS (26 August)
HOT CHIPS TUESDAYHot Chips interval and lunch
ICAS CompetitionsDigital technologies and Science close today so see the office or Mrs Tor urgently if you wish to enter. If you are interested in entering these competitions:Digital Technologies, Science, Spelling (up to Year 8), Writing, English and Mathematics, see your teacher or Mrs Tor in Room 16 for a letter with more details on it. HT
TAS Annual Poetry CompetitionWelcome to this year's poetry competition. The theme this year (in honour of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing) will be SPACE. Get busy and get creative. Read about space, think about space, write down a list of cool words associated with space and then get writing. (No acrostic poems, please.) HT
Year 0 -4
Year 5 - 7
Year 8 - 10
Year 11 - 13

House SpellingThis will take place in home rooms or English classes in week 10. Try and learn at least FIVE spellings a day and keep practising. HT

Ngakau Atawhai/Kindness
'Kaore te kumara e korero ana mo tona ake reka.'
The kumara does not brag about its own sweetness.

Word of the Week

  1. improve the appearance of.
    "Another initiative to beautify the environment was to pick up rubbish."
    synonyms:adorn, embellish, enhance, decorate, ornament, garnish, gild, smarten, prettify, enrich, glamorize, spruce up, deck (out), 
    trick out, grace; 

weekend jobHi all,
We are looking for an experienced/reliable relief milker for cupping off/hosing down every second Saturday and Sunday, morning and afternoon.
Farm is in Maungakaramea so 15mins from town.
Must have your own transport/licence etc.
MUST have referees we can call.
If you think this is you please email your experience and referees to 
Thanks !

Junior Concert BandPeriod two today.

Girls volleyballYear 7 and 8 priority today. New rotation to learn. Year 9's welcome.
Rugby trip noticesPlease bring them back by Tuesday to secure your spot.
Hand them in to the front office OR Mrs Cameron
 Thank you

Year 12
Aart, Jatarla, Jared MA reminder to please see Mr Kirk (R15) during Waka time this morning

Year 11
Year 11 Maths MCAT tutorial todayAny Year 11 Maths students who want practice/help/assistance for next month's MCAT Maths External, come to R15 at the start of lunchtime today (1.15pm - 1.45pm), bring your lunch. (Remember the practice exam next Tuesday)

Year 7
SeatonYou are in the study room today, as you missed your detention on Thursday. PA