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Week of 26 May 2015

Wednesday 27th May - Wacky Wednesday Crazy Hair Mufti Day. Please bring a gold coin donation. Do something crazy with your hair!!
Thursday 28th May - School Assembly 9.30 - 11.00am.  Wentworth Sports Complex, everyone welcome.
Friday 29th May - Kapahaka - we intend starting our school Kapahaka group  Friday's 1.30 - 2.30pm.  We would welcome parent support.
Monday 1st June - Queens Birthday - School Closed.
Tuesday 2nd June - Year 6 Camp Meeting 7.00 - 8.00pm in the Staffroom.
Saturday 13th June PTA Quiz Night at Gulf Harbour School in our Mini Hall - Room 8 & 9. Book your table of 8 or 12 and invite all your friends and family for a night filled with fun and laughter.
$240 per table of 12, $160 per table of 8 ($20 p/person) - to be paid in full before the event. Get dressed up and decorate your table. The theme is TV shows through the years - think Friends, ER or Starsky and Hutch - or even Baywatch! Prizes for the best dressed and best decorated tables. Book your table today as space is strictly limited. Come into the front office or phone 428 0202 Ext 700  to secure your table. Doors open from 6:30pm, Quiz to start at 7:15pm. Bring your own drinks and nibbles.
Thank you for your support  - GHS PTA
New School Uniform is in Stock. We now have beanies, track pants & rain jackets, as well as new style polar fleeces, boys cargo shorts, girls skorts and polo t-shirts. Uniform can be purchased through our online school shop, https://shop.tgcl.co.nz or during school hours on a Tuesday & Thursday8.30am -3.30pm.
Please note sports uniform is to be worn for Sports only - it is not acceptable for it to be worn at any other times as school uniform.
We have a number of plates that were used at our shared dinner last week to please be collected from the office.

Week of 19 May 2015

Wednesday 20th May - Room 12's Mini Market - raising funds for a gift basket for Grace from Room 23, who is in Starship Hospital with Leukemia. Selling cup cakes, soft toys, mincraft toys and crafts.
Thursday 21st May - U-ME-US Festival Gulf Harbour School 5.00pm - 7.30pm
Please bring a plate of food to share, come dressed in an item from the culture you identify with and find out more about what the students have been working on. This is a whole school event and we would love to see you all there! Powhiri starts at 5:15pm. In case of poor weather we will confirm alternatives before 3.00pm
Thursday 21st May - Year 3 - 6 Rippa Tournament, Silverdale Rugby Club Gorunds
Thursday 28th May School Assembly - Wentworth Sports Complex, 9.30 - 11.00am.  Everyone Welcome.
Fruitworld Whangaparaoa Fundraising Opportunity - the school has been offered a fantastic fundraising opportunity with Fruitworld Whangaparaoa.  3% of the total sales from your docket will go to our school plus you get the chance to win one of five $25 vouchers to spend at their store. Friends and family are welcome to support this fundraiser. Just write your child's name and room number on the docket and pop it into the box provided at Fruitworld.  Promotion starts the first week of June and will run for the first week of every month. Thank you for supporting our local business and school.
Kapahaka - we intend starting our school Kapahaka group on Friday's 1.30pm - 2.30pm. This will start next Friday 29th May.  We would welcome parent support.

Week of 12 May 2015

Thursday 14th May - BOT Meeting 6.30pm in the Staffroom
Thursday 21st May, 5.00 - 7.30pm U-ME-US Festival
Come & Celebrate Our Cultural Diversity at GHS
5.15pm - Powhiri to start at back gate/courts
5.45pm - Shared dinner in Rooms 8 & 9
6.15pm - Students will share their learning in their classrooms.
Dress in your colours - bring or wear something from the culture you identify with.​
​Bring a plate of food from your culture to share with others.  If possible please make this savoury finger food. Bring your own drinks, plates and cutlery.
PTA will sell hot drinks and dessert from the Staffroom, so bring along some money.
​Hope to see you there.  ​
Named Uniform items - can you please check that your child is bringing home the correct named uniform, especially sweatshirts and hats. It is very easy at this time of year for students to pick up the wrong ones.  Please show them where their name is on their sweatshirt so they can check it.
Gulf Harbour School Facebook - 'like' our page.

Week of 5 May 2015

Tuesday 5th May - Year 8 Girl's Round 2 & Year 7/8 Boostrix Vaccination.
Thursday 7th May -  Maths Knowledge Workshop for Parents, 6.00 - 6.45pm & 7.00 - 7.45pm in Rooms 8 & 9.
Thursday 14th May - Board Dinner & Meeting - The Board of Trustees has set aside our next Board meeting to tentatively explore our options for a school hall.  This topic is in it's early stages and no definitive decision has been made either for or against a school hall.   If you would like to attend our next Board meeting you are very welcome. Interested parents are invited to join the Board for dinner at 6.00pm. Meeting starts at 6.30pm. Please confirm attendance (for catering purposes) to b.swaffield@ghs.school.nz
Saturday 13th June - Quiz Night PTA Fundraiser (put this date in your diaries and look out for more exciting info).
Are you able to donate any of the following unwanted items to Room 11?
  • Garden hose - (leaky or damaged) to make vines for the class forest
  • Old magazines for cutting up
  • Dress-ups for small children
  • Jigsaws & puzzles, hand puppets
  • Fabric scraps for collage.

Week of 28 April 2015

Tuesday 28th April - Maori Community Hui 1.30 - 3.00pm & 7.00 - 8.30pm, in the Staffroom.
Wednesday 29th April - PTA meeting in the staffroom at 7:15 pm. All welcome - we would love to see some new faces.
Wacky Wednesday April 29th - come dressed as your favourite animal, how creative can you be? Gold coin donation please.
Wednesday 13th May - School Disco at the Whangaparaoa Golf Club. 6.00pm - 7:30 pm. Ticket order forms will be coming home next week.
Olive oil orders are ready to be collected from the front office. If you have a problem getting there before or after school to collect it, please contact Nicki on 0211343978, to arrange an alternative.
Thank you for supporting the PTA's fundraising efforts.
4th - 8th May - Year 7 Camp to Kauaeranga Valley
5th May - Year 8 Girls HPV Round 2 & Yr 7/8 Boostrix Vaccinations