Yaldhurst Model School Newsletter Thursday 16th October 2014 Term 4 Week 1 48 School Road, Yaldhurst, Christchurch 7676 T: 342 7933 www.yaldhurst.school.nz email: [email protected] __________________________________________________________ Welcome back to Term 4! Wonderful to see students recharged and ready for our last term of 2014. Special thank you to all students who have returned with sun hats ready for the warmer weather. We have a great term ahead! Rumi Class – Pick of the Crop! Picked and enjoyed by Rimu students at “Read and Feed.” Upcoming Events Next Board Meeting Tuesday 7:00pm - 21st October Next PTA meeting Tuesday 7:30pm - 21st October. All welcome. Who can resist a fresh school grown radish? Please Remember Athletics next Friday 24th October – please remember sun hat. Keeping Up-To-Date Please remember to check out the YMS calendar for upcoming school events. It is our aim to make sure we put detailed information on the calendar about upcoming events for your convenience. The calendar can be found on the YMS website. Please take the time to keep up-to-date with class websites. They are a great place to find out what has been happening in your child’s class. This week Rimu is very keen for people to read the wonderful recounts they have written and published on their class blog. Have a read of Rimu Class' great recounts they wrote this week: Feel free to comment! Max Graham has written an especially riveting fishing recount. Here are our blog/wiki addresses. Kowahi is http://www.ymskowhai.blogspot.co.nz/ Matai is http://mataiyms2014.blogspot.co.nz/ Totara is http://totarayms.blogspot.co.nz/ Kauri is http://ymskauri.wikispaces.com/ Rimu is http://www.standingtallstandingstrong.blogspot.co.nz/ School photo order forms must be returned by next Friday 24th October. Class Photographs 2014 All photo orders have been sent home this week. Please ensure that you have your orders returned to the office no later than next Friday 24th of October. Please note that whole school photo’s are available also for $10.00 - these too can be ordered from the office. Thank you. Thank you Lynda Our wonderful Office Executive, Lynda Ingram, has been working above and beyond the call of duty to reinvigorate our school gardens. Step 1 has been completed with more to come in the following weeks. Lynda’s plan is to replace some of our old woody plants with some durable natives interspersed with some ornamental plants. A special thanks also to Lynda’s son, Tyler, who has been water blasting the school buildings. Welcome to Lisa Williams Lisa will be working with us as a Teacher Aide for the rest of this year. It is great to have her on board. Fundraiser Chocolates – YUMMY! First boxes have been sent home this week. Please return money in the envelope provided clearly stating students name. More boxes will available from the office tomorrow. Thank you to the students who have already sold their boxes returned their money and are eager to sell some more. Well Done! KIDS CONNECT Kids Connect will commence next Thursday 23 October, 3-5pm in the Whare Hui. We will have a 6 week programme this term finishing with a Christmas finale and family BBQ at the van Rij home, 80 School Rd, Thursday 27 November. Children turning 7 this term are welcome to join us next week. Parents just need to fill out a registration form with contact details etc, available from the office or from Adrienne on Thursday. ! Tiddlers!Multisports!Children's!Triathlon!&!Running!Race ! *!Run,!Bike,!Bouncy!Castle!and!Gloop!Slide!* Date:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Sunday,!2!November Location:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!South!Hagley!Park Time:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!10.00am!–!3:00pm For!more!information!and!online!entry: www.tiddlersmultisport.co.nz Diva Rhythmic Gymnastics Rhythmic Gymnastics is a combination of ballet, dance and gymnastics that uses handheld apparatus like the ribbon and ball. It is great for confidence, strength and flexibility. We emphasize fun and fitness and it is fantastic for developing co-ordination. Classes are for girls aged 4 and above for recreational and competitive classes. We are based at The NZ Institute of Sport building in the main gymnasium at 66bWharenui Road, Riccarton. Please contact Bianca for more information at [email protected] or call 027 521 7220. Spaces are limited to ensure a good ratio of teachers and children. Muddy Good Run Muddy Good Run is on Sunday the 19th of October 2014. The Muddy Good Run is being held in Rakaia with the Children's race starting at 10.00am then followed by the Adults Races. This is a reminder that the school that has the largest percentage of their school roll entered will win $1,000 of sports equipment. Entries and more information can be obtained from www.muddygoodrun.co.nz or from our Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/muddygoodrun This is an amazing event and putting heaps back into the community. We look forward to seeing you on the 19th. Kind regards John Moore Race Director CJM'S Events Ltd 027 226 7769 Home of: Muddy Good Run Stadium Challenge Finesse Women's Duathlon CBD Stampede Christchurch Ashburton Duathlon Series Ride the Rakaia Second Uniform Excellent condition size 12 taslon pants for sale $25.00, please call #342 6087 if interested. Missing Green Binder A parent has lost a green binder. If you come across this it would be appreciated if you could please forward it to the office. Thank you.
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