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Week of 24 November 2015

Wednesday 25th November Athletics is postponed until Thursday 26th November.  Unfortunately due to the weather we have had to cancel the Pot Luck Dinner part of the day. School will finish as usual at 3.00pm. The timetable for the day will remain the same.
To view the Athletcis timetable please click on the following link:http://gulfharbourschoolnews.blogspot.co.nz/2015/11/blog-post.html
Wednesday 2nd December - Mufti Day to support Starship
We would like our community to suppport Starship, recognising the important role they play with several of our students but also the fact that as National Childrens' Hospital they work hard for all children. The Stadium will also be selling cupcakes for $2.00 during the day. Come dressed up in bright colours and please bring a donation for Starship.

Week of 17 November 2015

Friday 20th November 2015 - TEACHER ONLY DAY - School will be closed.
Monday 23rd - Friday 27th November - Scholastics Book Fair in the library.
Wednesday 25th November - Whole school athletics from 9.00am - 3.00pm.  All students will be involved in fun, filled competitive and non-competitive activities.  A schedule will be posted on our website shortly. 
Athletics Evening POT LUCK DINNER - Our athletics evening will resume from 5.00pm through to 8.00pm.  We would like to start the evening off with a potluck dinner, followed by family games of touch rugby, 2 ball soccer and 10/10 cricket.  To help make this evening a success, could we please ask that families with children in Years 1 - 4 bring a salad to share and children in Years 5 - 8 bring a dessert. The school will provide hot sausages.  Thank you. At 6.30pm our track finals from the day will be held.  We are looking forward to a great day of celebrating the athletic skills of our students.
Thursday 10th December, 7.00pm - Judith Douche Dance Concert, Whangaparaoa Golf Club Year 3 - 6 girls. All family and friends welcome. Donation at the door. Queries ph: Judith Douché, 4243009 or 0276715881

Week of 10 November 2015

Friday 20th November - Teacher Only Day, School will be closed.
Uniform Lost Property - we have a large amount of uniform displayed on the walkway outside Rooms 8 & 9.  Please come and check for any missing uniform items - lots of polar fleeces!
End of Year Important Dates
23rd - 27th November - Scholastic Book Fair - great Christmas presents.
25th November - GHS Athletics Day/Evening - whole school pot luck dinner.
15th December - End of Year Assembly, 9.30 - 11.30am. Wentworth Sports Complex.
15th December - Year 8 Graduation, Gulf Harbour Yacht Club
17th December - Last Day for 2015. 1.00pm finish.

Week of 27 October 2015

Wednesday 28th October - Last day for Lucky Book Club orders. Please bring your orders and money to the office.
Wednesday 28th October - Wacky Wednesday: Dress up in your wacky clothes and please bring a $2 prize per family which will be used as prizes in the games. We are also still accepting bottles of soft drinks and lollies if you forgot to bring those in last week and the previous week. Thank you again for your ongoing support! (I know it’s tiring!)
Thursday 29th October - BOT Meeting in the Staffroom, 6.30pm
Thursday 29th October - Vegetable Sculpture Competition run by Room 23: If your child wishes to enter, they need to bring their vegetables and other paraphernalia they require to build their veggie sculpture on Thursday,  as they will be doing it during the Gala Preparation day, and $1 to enter. More information in the Gala Update emailed out today.
Friday 30th October - BLACK OUT DAY, come dressed in black to support the All Blacks!
Saturday 31st October - Final Gala Drop off by the container on the asphalt. The Alec Craig Way gate will be open for your convenience. If you have spare shopping bags please can you donate them to the gala. Thanks.
Raffle tickets on sale for the school gala from today near the main office at the front of the school and near student reception - $2 per ticket and $5 for 3 tickets. The raffle will be drawn on day of gala at 2pm. Raffle prizes include restaurant vouchers, beauty treatment vouchers, massage vouchers, gym membership vouchers, Jump Family pass as well as various prizes.