Monday 20 April 2015
Matamata Intermediate


General
24 Hour RelayCongratultions to all those who took part in the 24 hour relay. Please collect the rest of your money tonight if you havent already done so. All money must be handed in by Next Friday, 1st May.

You need to hand in your sponsor card as well when you hand in the last of your money.

Teachers, please give Mrs Stiles, all your sponsor cards with your class list ticking that the correct number sponsor card has been returned and all money has been banked.

Thank you to everyone for the great effort with this fund raising 
A Message for Start of Term 2Welcome back to term 2. Make a decision to take on some challenges this term that will require you to show GRIT and will help you grow your brain's ability to think and learn.

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Anzac ServiceRemember we would like students who have medals from family members who belonged to the armed forces to let Mrs Stiles know so we can include you in our Anzac Service.  Find out about your family history and let Mrs Stiles know if you discover some medals and you havent already given her your name.

We also would like a large group of students to represent our school at the Anzac Service at the Memorial Service on 25th April at 9:30am. We would like you to wear school uniform and represent MIS with pride. 

Check with your family about attending and give Mrs Stiles your name and class. We will need a boy and girl to actually place the wreath at the service as well.
HatsWould the people who borrowed hats off Mrs Dawson for the relay please return them to room 12. Thankyou
Learning TimeLearning Time is the most important time in the school day so the office is only open to students in your break times. 

If you need to make a phone call you need to have a permission note that shows you have your teacher's permission to use the phone. The local calls are 10c, tolls 40c and mobile calls $2. Phone calls are only made in break times.
School hatWould the person who was given a school hat for the relay that had Mrs Stiles' name in it please return it to her now or come and tell her where it was left please.

Important
Assembly TodayMr Gibbs would like to meet with the school for a short assembly at 12:20 today. Please come to the hall silently. R12 could you please put the seats ouf for us.
Monitors, please set up the sound system and music for the National Anthem
Library TodayMrs McLennan  is away today so you must have a teacher wirh you if you wish to use the library.

Teachers please go with students to issue laptops as Mrs McLennan records the laptops taken  on the google doc and you will need to do that today.

The library will be closed at lunch time

Jessica Hanniford, please do library duty today.

Sport
Girls Inter Schools Soccer TrialsGirls soccer trials will be held at lunchtime on Tuesday 21st April (that's tomorrow). If you think you might be interested in playing in the inter schools or AIMS competitions, meet Mrs V straight after lunch eating on Tuesday at the College end of the soccer field, changed and ready to go. You will need shoes/boots and a drink bottle.
Lunchtime SportThis term we will begin our lunchtime sport with Ultimate Frisbee.
We will play our first games next week. House Leaders, this gives you time to arrange teams and ensure your team members understand the rules.

Due to the ANZAC holiday next Monday, the Year 8 game will be on Tuesday and the Year 7 game will be on Wednesday.
From then on, like last term, the Year 8s will play on Monday and the Year 7s will play on Tuesday.
NetballAll netball fees ($55) and dresses ($40) should now be paid for. Miss Fisher should also have your signed contract. We will be having a meeting tomorrow to chase all of this up
Netball - MIS FlashMIS Flash, please meet Mrs Carter at 12.40 tomorrow on the netball courts, ready for your first practice. There will also be a practice on Thursday after school (3.30pm) with Renae & Olivia.
Netball RepsIf you want to trial for Year 7 or Year 8 netball reps this year you need to sign up in the hall at interval today

Year 8 Trials - This Wednesday (22nd April) at 4pm at Matamata Netball Courts

Year 7 Trials - Saturday 9th May at 2:30 pm at Matamata Netball Courts
Netball UmpiringAny girls interested in umpiring please meet quickly in the hall at interval today
Winter OlympicsIf you haven't returned your contract please do so asap
Cameron, Declan and Tahiwaru - I am still waiting for your medical forms

Cultural
ANZAC Relfections ConcertConcert opportunity for all students and staff.
The Trust Waikato Symphony Orchestra and Cantando Choir will be hosting an ANZAC day concert called 'ANZAC Reflections'. The programme will contain music by John Williams (famous for the Star Wars music), Karl Jenkins and a new piece of music by David Hamilton (a New Zealander).
The concert is at Founders Theatre in Hamilton, starting at 2:30pm on Saturday 25th April. If you're interested see Mr Barratt for more info, otherwise tickets are available through Ticketek.
Music CampMusic Camp is getting closer :)

There will be a meeting for all Band and Choir students attending the camp at the start of lunchtime today in the music room.
Please make sure you have paid your camp fees (and tuition fees if you have not done so already).