Address: 282 Victoria Avenue, Remuera, Auckland | Telephone: (09) 520 0602
E-mail: [email protected] | web: www.victoriaave.com

NEWSLETTER: Term 4 Week 4 – 3 November 2016

Sharing the photos of our fabulous Halloween night – Special thanks to Amanda Dick and all her team …. such a successful tradition for Victoria Avenue School.

Kind Regards
Janice Adamson


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Please refer to our school calendar for the many other events for the rest of the term!

  • Ice block Sales every Friday – Outside Rooms 6/7/8 and at the hall.
  • 4 November: TOMORROW Calendar Art orders CLOSE.
  • 8 November Athletics Day for Years 3 to 6 CLICK HERE FOR THE PROGRAMME
  • 16 November PTS Planning Meeting
  • 17 November whole school picnic – see below
  • 2 December Junior Athletics Day for Years 0, 1 and 2
  • 5 December BOT Meeting
  • 12 December Carol Service
  • 13 December School Prize giving

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Click Here to view our BLOG PAGE.


DRAMA/SPEECH LESSONS: Click here for information
MUSIC LESSONS: Click here for information on Musiqhub music lessons


AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES:
FOR TERM 4 2016
Click here for details on these activities.
Also:
Click here
for After School and Holiday Community Based Programmes and Activities for 2016


What’s Ahead?
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR ONLINE CALENDAR


IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES


School Times
School starts:      8.50am
Interval:             10.30-10.50am
Lunch:               12.30-1.25pm
School finishes:   3.00pm

Term Dates for 2016
Term 3: Monday 25 July to Friday 23 Sept ’16
Term 4: Monday 10 October to Friday 16 December ’16
~ Labour Day Mon 24 October ’16

Term Dates for 2017
Term 1: Wednesday 1 February ( This could change to Tuesday 31 January) to Thursday 13 April 2017
~ Waitangi Day Monday 6 February ’17
~ Good Friday 14 April
Term 2: Monday 1 May to Friday 7 July 2017
~ Queen’s Birthday Monday 5 June ’17
Term 3: Monday 24 July to Friday 29 Sept 2017
Term 4: Monday 16 October to Friday 15 December 2017
~ Labour Day Mon 23 October ’17


Stationery Sales
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8.30-8.45am


Uniform Shop
– half way up dragon drive in the old dental clinic

OPEN FRIDAYS only: 8.15-8.45am
Orders and payments for uniform can be made online on our website ~ Click hereSave


Lunch Orders
1. ‘Daily Lunch and Catering’ ordered through ezLUNCH: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays – ONLINE ORDERS ONLY
Join ezlunch today  and Place an order
2. Pita Pit: ordered through ezLUNCH: Thursdays – ONLINE ORDERS ONLY – NEW!!
Join ezlunch today  and Place an order
3. Subway: Wed and Fri – ONLINE ORDERS ONLY
Register to order online at www.subwayrialto.co.nz
4. Fusion Sushi on Tuesdays and Fridays – ORDERING AT SCHOOL OFFICE – NEW!!
Click Here for order forms/instructions


School Dental Service
8b Ngaio St Orakei Ph5200603.

The dental team will be posting letters to all new entrants to our school as required.


 Remember to ‘like’ Victoria Avenue School on Facebook.facebook_like_small


NIT NIGHT TONIGHT!!
PLEASE, PLEASE CHECK FOR NITS – a number of classes have reported nits and if your infected child is not treated then many others will be!
Here is a link from NZ Health for info and treatment.
http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/conditions-and-treatments/diseases-and-illnesses/head-lice


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Reminder school Banking is on every Wednesday
To join go to the ASB display/banking box in the foyer.


VAS School App

To download the app for free on iPhone or Android click this link. http://is.gd/3ffmjc


REMINDER INZONE PRE-ENROLMENT FOR 2017

URGENT ~ PRE-ENROLMENT FOR THOSE STARTING SCHOOL AT VICTORIA AVENUE SCHOOL IN 2017!
FOR IN ZONE STUDENTS ONLY.

Also please let us know if your Year 1 to 5 child is not returning next year. Thank you.
For more information please go to our website or email Linley as soon as possible.


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2017 Gala is all go!! We are so excited … get ready for March next year. Watch this space …. updates often!

PARENT WORKSHOP ON iPADs

On Wednesday 23 November at 7pm we have planned for education consultant Stuart Hale to run a parent workshop on “maximising the iPads potential for children with…balance, creativity, control and protection”. If you would like to attend this workshop to find out how to help your child use this technology creatively and safely as well as explore some tools to help your family engage in the electronic age please click on yes on this link  https://goo.gl/forms/FUnW6TQVaHZHsc0e2 by Friday 4 November. The workshop will only proceed if there is sufficient interest.


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KidsLink is an online resource available to parents to find a range of services that specialise in working with children, teenagers and their families with issues that affect their learning, development and well-being. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Free Parent Evening 1 December

GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)

I will be running a free parent evening on gifted education for the NZAGC on December 1st in our Mt Eden offices.

This is open to all parents and teachers who are interested in GaTE and I will be focusing on improving the communication between parents and schools as well as how we can work together to support gifted students.

Could you please pass this registration link to anyone you think may be interested and/or advertise it in your paSaverent newsletters.

https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/gate-nzagc-opening-the-gate-tickets-28713491827

Thanks so much.

Kind regards

Brooke

Click here for Brooke’s Summary of Practice, including resources and articles


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PTS Planning Meeting on Wednesday evening 16th November  in the School Staffroom

All are welcome to come along and share ideas about any event they may like to run for 2017 to help raise funds for the school. More the merrier!


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Save the Date! School Picnic

Thursday 17th November – rain or shine 5-7:30pm

This is a social occasion for families to catch up at the end of the school year.

The kids can run around the school playing with their friends but Football for Children are bringing their inflatable soccer field for the playing field and we will have other activities too.

You can bring your own picnic food & drink but we will also have a number of food providers such as the sushi truck, an Minti-B ice cream van, the pita pit team, the taco truck & a crepe bar doing sweet, savoury & gluten free options.

Stick it in your calendar, it’s a stress free, fun, social night!!

Volunteers needed! Please contact Michelle on phone 027-341-4824 if you are able to spare any time on the night, especially at pack-up time


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Congrats


PUPIL OF THE WEEK

Reeve Innes, Sam Mace and Fiona Ng

Room 1: Sienna Kulatunga
Room 1: Lucy Nevill
Room 2: Morgan Greer
Room 2: Fonga Fia
Room 3: Fraser McLaren
Room 3: Ella Sullivan
Room 3: Olivia Clausen
Room 4: Mark Galloway
Room 4: Callum Rae
Room 5: Charles Sang
Room 6: Anu Bayarsaikhan
Room 7: Lottie Rea
Room 8: Alexis Tree
Room 10: Maya Botti
Room 11: Elizabeth Sullivan
Room 12: Nina Lockhart
Room 13: Renata Wishart
Room 14: Amilija Perich
Room 15: Katia Cook
Room 16: Christine Handley
Room 16: Claire Shen
Room 17: Samuel Enright
Room 17: Nick Weston
Room 18: Cheyenne Calder
Room 18: Dylan Freeman
Room 19: Lucas Frost
Room 20: Ethan Ese
Room 20: Olive McLatchie
Room 21: Filip Milivojevic
Room 21: Nour Moussa
Room 22: Max Campbell
Room 22: Neave Harris
Room 23: Amelia Burr
Room 23: Maika Bonifant
Room 23: Chloe Cooper
Room 23: Evie Donald
Room 23: Izzie Greer
Room 23: Benjamin Rong

JUNIOR CITIZENSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY

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Congratulations to Grace and Zak.  Here they are after receiving the Lions Junior Citizenship Award this week. Well earned awards!!



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