Monthly Archives: February 2016

Opua Family Evening and Board Open Forum

We are very much looking forward to our rescheduled Family Evening next Tuesday, March 1st. Everyone is welcome to come and attend. There will be games on the field and the pool will be open. Please feel free to wander … Continue reading

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Postponed Opua Family Evening and Board Open Forum

PLEASE NOTE: we have had to postpone our Opua School Family Evening and Board Open Forum scheduled for next Tuesday, February 23rd due to the unforeseen absence from school of two of our teachers on that day. The evening will … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Crossing and Staff Car Park

Thank you for everyone’s patience at the crossing as our wonderful senior students learn to control the crossing as per their recent police training. The children are learning the following process: SIGNS OUT [They raise their arms to stop anyone … Continue reading

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Term 1 ECO Camp for Rooms 4 and 5

ECO Camp dates for this year are Thursday, 31st March and Friday, April 1st. On March 31st we will ride / walk the bike trail and on April 1st we will visit Waiomio Caves. Please organise an operational bike and … Continue reading

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Librarian Position available

Our School Librarian, Mrs Heather Dixon, has decided not to continue in her position for 2016. Mrs Dixon has been with us for almost three years and she has done a wonderful job. I want to thank her unreservedly for … Continue reading

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Board of Trustees’ Elections

During the last three years we have, more than most schools, realised the crucial importance of having a supportive and united Board of Trustees. In May/June 2016 new Board elections will take place. We have five places for parent trustees. … Continue reading

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School Charges

As you are aware our school has made a conscious decision not to ask for a “School fee” from parents. Any donations, though, are very gratefully received and are always so valuable to us as they go directly into benefitting … Continue reading

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Welcome back!

I hope everyone connected with Opua School has had a lovely, refreshing holiday. We are all eager to ‘get going’ and the smiles on the children’s faces this week illustrate their happiness to be back at school and their readiness … Continue reading

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