Monthly Archives: May 2016

Our new Board of Trustees – confirmed!

Our Board elections have concluded with 5 parent representatives being nominated and… we needed five! So, a perfect conclusion and a strong endorsement of the positive direction our school is heading in as we have four returning trustees and one … Continue reading

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Celebrating Matariki

We are looking at repeating our ‘Celebration of Matariki’ event that was so wonderful last year. We are considering holding the event on either the 15th, 16th or 17th of June dependent on availability of tutors / helpers. If you … Continue reading

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Maromaku Rugby / Netball Event

We have the annual Maromaku Rugby / Netball event fast approaching – scheduled for Friday, 24th June, weather permitting. We seem to have, once again, been able to muster teams in all three categories [Yrs 7/8, 5/6 and 3/4] for … Continue reading

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Interim Reports and Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences

Please note that we are issuing our Interim Reports earlier this year. The teachers have been working hard on them over the last number of weeks and we are looking at sending them home on Tuesday, June 7th. We are … Continue reading

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Our school’s new Board of Trustees

I am delighted to announce that the make-up of our new Opua School Board of Trustees for the next three years is as follows: Jasmine Beazley; Mel Going; Duncan McAngus; Malcolm Shaft; Stefan Sharpe; Juliette Ridge [Staff Representative]; Simon McGowan … Continue reading

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The Turning Circle

One of the many features that our present Board has worked so hard on, especially our Chair Malcolm Shaft, is getting a Turning Circle and extra parking spaces at the top of Kellett Street to improve safety at drop-off and … Continue reading

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Board of Trustees’ Elections

Please could I draw parents’ and caregivers’ attention, once again, to the fast approaching triennial Board of Trustees’ elections at the start of June. If you would like to consider putting your name forward for the new Board, there is … Continue reading

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