Tuesday 16 October 2018
Tauraroa Area School


General
BOT Student Election Result Congratulations Carlissa McCarroll on being elected Student Representative on the Board of Trustees.
Congratulations Chiquela and Violet BlomfieldFor achieving second place in the Trash to Fashion section of the Northland Bernina Fashion Awards.
Flutes Clarinets Saxophones and Band is all go tomorrow.Woodwind Wednesday is back for Term Four!!!
Your help is needed!We are in desperate need of more families to host the Japanese students in November. PLEASE ask your parents if you can help. We need 21 more families!!!!!! These are the last groups we will be hosting for at least 12 months so if you have been thinking about it, the time is NOW!
Please email Mrs Burns on international@tauraroa.school.nz if you can help.
Thank you!

Important
TROPHIESTROPHIES TROPHIES these are NEEDED back ASAP. A lot of seniors with trophies that have to be back.
Word of the Week
babble
verb
  1. 1.
    talk rapidly and continuously in a foolish, excited, or incomprehensible way.
    "they babbled on about their holiday"
    synonyms:prattle, rattle on, gabble, chatter, jabber, twitter, go on, run on, prate, ramble, burble, blather, blether, blither, maunder, drivel, patter, yap, jibber-jabber; 
  2. 2.
    (of a stream) make the continuous murmuring sound of water flowing over stones.
    "a gently babbling brook"
    synonyms:burble, murmur, gurgle, purl, tinkle; 
    literaryplash
    "just out of sight a brook babbled gently"
noun
  1. 1.
    the confused sound of a group of people talking simultaneously.
    "a babble of protest"
  2. 2.
    the continuous murmuring sound of water flowing over stones in a stream.
    "the babble of a brook"

Consideration (and concern) for Others
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."

Leo Buscaglia


Senior
Bus washer wanted!Are you are willing and able to get to Maungakaramea to wash a big Ritchies bus for $$$
  • every Friday at 4pm
  • at the Maungakaramea Fire Station
  • washing equipment provided
Please see Elaine Pienaar at the office for further details.
DOE Silver/Gold meetingMeeting this Tuesday lunchtime 1:10 in D1 to record and finish your journey.
Duke of Ed Bronze Registration and age requirementsIt's your chance!  As long as you turn 14 next year you can join DOE. There is a Duke of Ed Bronze registration meeting, Today at lunchtime, 1:10 in D3.  This only happens once every 2 years.  Don't miss out.  

Sport
SPORTS UNIFORMSNETBALL, FOOTBALL, HOCKEY, ANY sports uniforms are to be returned ASAP.  Too many still out.....
Touch RugbyTouch Rugby - lunchtime practices:

Year 7/8 = Thursdays
Year 9/10 = Wednesdays

Mr McDonald

Year 12
Mr Kirk's Yr 12 Maths classA reminder of the tutorial (Rm 15) today 1.10pm - 1.40pm (Bring your lunch)