SHERWOOD NEWSLETTER THURSDAY 6TH JUNE 2013 TERM 2 WEEK 5
DATES FOR YOUR
Fri 14th June - 2.00pm - Whole
School Assembly Hosted by Year
Mon 17th June - Year 1 Trip to
Fri 21st June - Interschool Cluster
(Fri 28th June - Saver Day)
Thurs 4th July - Tues 9th July -
Thurs 4th/Fri 5th July - Stu Duval
(Fri 5th July - Book Character
Wed 10th and Thurs 11th July -
(Details to Follow)
Fri 12th July - 3.00pm - End of
Mon 29th July - 8.50am - Start of
Fri 23rd August - Teacher Only
Day - School Closed
Tues 15th - Fri 18th Oct - Year 6
Mon 11th, Tues 12th November -
Fri 22nd November - Teacher
Only Day - School Closed
Dear Parents and Caregivers
Thank you to Board of
The Board election has now been
held. Congratulations to these
parents who have been elected:
Gail Dickson, Sarah Timmis, Rob
Berg, Megan Gowans, Travis White
and Francois Smith. Christine Allaker
has also been elected as the staff
representative. We are very grateful
that these people are prepared to
contribute to the governance of our
The Board of Trustees also includes
myself, Annie Doherty, as the
We also want to express our thanks
to our Board members who are
stepping down from the elected
board, but continue to support our
school in a number of ways. This
includes Alison Carswell, Marco Van
Gelderen, Trevor Milford and Nikki
Joubert who was our previous staff
Promoting the IB
This week we will look at what it
means to be Principled.
To become principled, students strive
to act with integrity and honesty and
a strong sense of fairness, justice
and respect for the dignity of the
individual, groups and communities.
They take responsibility for their own
actions and the consequences that
Activities for Parents:
• Involve your child in
deciding on the rules for a
game or activity and then
ensure that they stick to the
ones that have been
• Encourage your child to play
games that involve teams.
Discuss with your child the
qualities of a team player.
What sort of person would
they want on their team
• When your child wins a
game, insist that he or she is
a well-mannered winner.
They might want to thank
their opponent or shake
hands with them if that is
• When playing a game, don’t
change the rules or let your
• Being a gracious loser is just
as important as being a
Melanie Stewart - PYP Coordinator
Please inform the
school office before
9.00am if your child is
going to be absent.
This can be done by
e - m a i l i n g
telephoning 478 3024 - option 1.
Sue Martin - School Secretary.
INVESTOR NEWSLETTER ISSUE N°3! TERM 2 FALL WEEK 20095
Matai Team are having a
Grandparents Day tomorrow from
1.35pm. We will play games and
share stories about school and life.
Grandparents and family friends are
Please email your child's teacher and
let them know if you are able to come
so we are aware of how many people
We are looking forward to a fun
MATH- A -THON
We hope you are all having fun
learning your basic facts, with lots of
games at home.
We have been trying hard at school!
Thank you for returning the
Sponsorship Forms and approaching
all your very generous sponsors.
The Math-A-Thon will be held on
Monday 10th June and the results will
be written on your Sponsorship Form
and returned home. Then your
children can start collecting the
Please place the Sponsorship money
in an envelope with the Sponsorship
Form and make sure that your child's
name and class and amount
collected are written on the envelope.
Then return it to the class teacher.
The Math-A-Thon Team
stickers for our school
Collect the cut out labels from bags of
Yummy apples or individual Yummy
apple stickers. Available from New
World, Pack ‘n Save and participating
Four Square stores. Every
participating school gets FREE sport
gear, so start collecting now!!!
Visit WWW.YUMMYFRUIT.CO.NZ or
telephone 0800 2 YUMMY.
For community notices and
charitable/fundraising events, please
see our Community Noticeboard
(opposite the Sports Noticeboard).
Northern Bays Arts
Primary Schools in the Northern Bays
area are presenting a fabulous show
at the Bruce Mason Centre on
Wednesday 26 th June at 7pm. Our
school has a group performing. There
will be fabulous colour, dance, song
and music from almost 400 students
from 13 schools. Students have been
rehearsing and getting ready to
perform for you. Tickets will sell out
fast for this single show. Tickets now
on sale. Don’t miss out!
ASB will donate $250 to our school
for every teacher or parent who
draws down a loan of $150,000 or
Please call into the office for a
voucher if you are interested.
School Account Manager
Please ensure that your child has a
spare change of clothing for outdoor
play in Winter. Also, please check
your child’s uniform as, unfortunately,
we have had incidents where children
have taken another child’s uniform