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LMV Parents Hui—Growing Great Kids When: 27 January 2021—7 p.m. till 8.15 p.m. Where: Wyndham School Available to all parents.

Wed Jan 20 06:27am

Choose from these workshops!

Sexuality Education
This workshop is being run by our Public
Health Nurse (Maria Popplewell) and is
designed to help you as parents navigate this really difficult and ever
changing area for all

This workshop is being run by Ann Kennerally (CORE) and will look at strategies and tools that you as parents can
use to support your children.

This workshop is being run by Sport
Southland and we look at ways movement can help our children both emotional and physically. This session is designed for you as parents to support
your children to make positive life
choices around exercise.

This workshop is being run by Darran
Ingram (CORE) and will look at ways you
(as parents) can support your children
with their learning.

This workshop is being run by Hokonui
Runanga and is the stories of our area
retold by our kaumatua so we can understand our history more.

Growth Mindset
This workshop is being run by Rachel
McNamara (CORE) and will give you the
tools to help you as parents support
your children to be positive and less
anxious or depressed.

Cyber Safety
This workshop is being run by Karl Summerfield (CORE) and will look at how to
keep your children safe online. It will
provide you with ideas and tools to support you as parents as this is a very important are and one that needs you to
guide your children.

School Tee shirts

Mon Dec 14 09:44pm

There are still a number of school Tee shirts not returned.  If you could bring them to the Break Up tonight please, that would be very much appreciated.

Reminder students to be at hall at 6.45pm and families to bring a small plate.

Break up -Tuesday

Sun Dec 13 08:59pm

Reminder that the school Break Up is tomorrow night starting at 7pm.  Students to be there by 6.45pm.

Families to bring a small plate of food.

Year 8 families are to stay to clean up.

Leadership Bands and William Pike Certificates

Thu Dec 10 01:05am

With Covid lockdown, we never got to give our 2020 Leaders their leadership bands so we plan to do this at tomorrow’s final Assembly starting at 1.30pm.  Also the William Pike Certificates will be presented.

Lost property will be on display as well.

Everyone welcome to our final Assembly starting at 1.30pm to farewell students that are leaving this year and to farewell Miss Taylor.

View Tokanui School on the Enviroschools website

Tue Dec 08 11:53pm

Togs and towel required this Wednesday 9th Dec.

Mon Dec 07 01:02am

The school is holding their annual Tough Kids Competition this Wednesday 9th December, children will need to bring their togs and a towel for this event.

Stationery List for 2021

Mon Dec 07 12:51am

Reminder to get your Stationery list in so this can get ordered.  Last day for getting it into the Office is Wednesday 9th December as this will be ordered on Thursday.


Reminder that Tokanui School tee shirts need to be washed and handed into Office before the term finishes. Thanks to those already in.

Sun Dec 06 10:43pm

Nathan Wallis – The Developing Brain – Owaka – 25th January 2021.

Thu Dec 03 08:06pm

Nathan is a renown neuroscience educator and TV personality.  He has a reputation as a lively and engaging speaker using humour and plain everyday language to bring complex topics into the real world.  

This presentation is a must see for all parents/caregivers.  It covers how our day to day interactions with children and young people plays a critical role in defining later outcomes for our children – building resilience.

Check out the attached flyer and get your tickets to hear one of NZ’s best speakers.

Nathan Wallis

Stationery Accounts out today.

Thu Dec 03 01:05am

Stationery Accounts will be out today so check school bags this afternoon. It would be appreciated if these could be paid before the end of the term.

Honey for sale

Wed Dec 02 07:50pm

We have some honey available to purchase thanks to Murray Christensen. There are two different varieties to choose from. Each are 500ml and are $10 for one. The two varieties are bush and clover. If you are interested please contact the Office to purchase.

Could everyone please have their washed and clean Tokanui School/Sports shirts back to the Office by Tuesday 15th December.

Mon Nov 30 10:32pm

If you are planning to join us for tree planting on Friday please bring a spade/shovel with you!

Wed Nov 25 04:37am

Reminder – Sausage Sizzle

Tue Nov 24 10:36pm

Sausage Sizzle this Friday.  $2.00 for sausage and bread.  Orders in a named envelope with the correct money to be handed into the Office no later than 9am Thursday morning.

Any questions please give Stacey a call on 027 2469 695

Couple of Errors on notices

Tue Nov 24 01:23am

There were some errors on the last couple of notices that went home on the return dates that they due back at school.

On the Camp Fundraising one (Year 6&7 only) the date was supposed to read Friday 27th November not 22nd

On the Stationery list that went home to everyone yesterday, the date it is due back into the Office is Monday 7th December not Friday.


Enviro Day Beeswax Wrap Donation

Mon Nov 23 02:08am

Just a reminder that to cover the cost for the making of the Beewax Wraps on Friday 27th November, a donation of $2.00 would be appreciated per family.  If this could be sent to school before Thursday so that Miss Taylor can purchase the wax.

We would love for families to join us for this day from 10.00am.  Home and School will have BBQ food available for purchasing (bring cash) but you are more than welcome to bring a picnic lunch.

We have four stations – Pest focus; Màori Kite making; making Beeswax wraps and Flax weaving.  

There will be a native tree planting following the rotations.

Reminder – Teacher Only Day this Friday 20th November. No children to come to school as there will be no supervision for them.

Wed Nov 18 12:58am

Swimming Club Tonight

Sun Nov 15 07:43pm

Swimming Club starts tonight.  Fifteen minutes earlier than last season.  

Please let Office know if your child/ren are staying after school for Swimming Club.

All children must be supervised on the school grounds

Assembly today

Thu Nov 12 11:02pm

Assembly today at 1.45pm. The Office will be unattended from 1.40pm so please sign in at the Gym and please tell Kate if you are taking your children off the bus.

Last day for Photo Orders tomorrow!

Thu Nov 12 02:25am

Pie Day Thursday 12th November $2.00 per pie. Orders in by Wednesday 8.45am.

Sun Nov 08 07:55pm

You will have read in the H&S meeting minutes about our pie day fundraiser to use up leftover pies from catering. This will be on Thursday 12th November at lunchtime and will run along the lines of the sausage sizzle, i.e. orders in by 8:45 am on Wednesday morning in a envelope stating your child/rens name, class, pie flavour (plus payment).

Pies are $2.00 each – a choice of
– Steak & Cheese (lots of these)
– Steak
– Mince (not many)

Any queries please give me a call.
Thanks, Cheryl (027 246 8721)

No swimming club this Monday. There will be a message sent out when the pool is ready and when swimming club is starting.

Thu Nov 05 07:31pm

Our school Polyfest performance is online today at 11.00am. This will be streamed to Mīharo Murihiku Facebook page.

Tue Nov 03 08:38pm

Assembly this afternoon 1.50pm. Please sign in through Office if attending.

Thu Oct 29 07:38pm

School photos tomorrow (Friday). Family photos with preschoolers 10.15 approx.

Thu Oct 29 08:08am

Baking Paper Fundraiser due back

Tue Oct 27 08:09pm

Reminder that the Home and School Fundraiser for baking paper, foil etc is due back at school this Friday 30th October


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