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Climate Change by Isobel in Room 15

You may have seen her video during your class visit to Room 15’s Science Exhibition. Our wonderful Isobel has created a project with the help of her parents to help teach us about Climate Change. Have a look at her awesome video below.

MATARIKI DISCO 2019

Come and celebrate Matariki at the Matariki Disco Thursday July 4th from 5.30pm There will be kai and treats available so bring the whānau for dinner. There will be prizes for shining stars, face painting and the best beats from the Logettes, ex newton sisters Koromiko and Iliana. The Disco will run on a ticket …

NZ Police Non Emergency Number

Kia ora   General information for your school community.  NZ Police recently launched a new non emergency number, 105. We’ve done this to make it easier to get hold of us in the event of non-urgent situations or ‘Things which have Already Happened’, which don’t require Police assistance immediately. You can call us on 105 …

Kanohi-ki-te-Kanohi / Mid Year Parent-Teacher-Child Conferences

        Thursday 27 June 2019 School will be open for learning from 8:55am – 1:00pm. All school parents will have received an email via Linc-ed with the online booking website link, reference and unique code for this event.  this is how you book your time with your child’s classroom teacher. Conferences start …

40 Hour Famine

Kia ora for all your hard work and enthusiasm during the 40 Hour Famine! Kahukura, Frances, Lola and Vedaanshi Thank you for doing such an amazing job organizing the 40 Hour Famine. The leadership skills and community engagement you have shown over the past few months by leading the famine is something so powerful that …

Frida Kahlo – Painter

Once upon a time, in a bright blue house near Mexico City, lived a small girl called Frida. She would grow up to be a very famous painter, but she almost didn’t grow up at all. When she was six, she nearly died from polio. The disease left her with a permanent limp, but that …

OHO MAURI – 10 week Course Promotion

Oho Mauri is a 10 Week Programme using Te Reo Māori as a foundation in bringing an awakening to all aspects of our body, mind and spirit. This program is dedicated to uplifting our knowledge and understanding of exercise, nutrition and mindfulness.  Starting Monday 17th June  First wānanga Sunday 23rd June in Te Whare Tapere here at Newton Central School.  …

Inner City Schools Year 5 – 6 Cross Country Run 2019

Inner City Cross Country  The Year 5 and 6 cross country team represented Newton Central School in an exemplary manner at the Inner City Cross Country at Grey Lynn Park on Thursday 30 May. It’s a tough course and a highly competitive field – every one of our students gave it their all. Our school values TERA …

Strike Day 29 May

  On Wednesday the school was closed for instruction due to strike action. A big thank you goes out to all the parents and students who came along and joined us in solidarity on the day. We are heartened by your ongoing support. Unfortunately, both the government and the unions are still far apart in …

STRIKE ACTION DAY WEDNESDAY 29TH MAY

SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED! Parents, Whānau and Caregivers   Last week the teachers voted to strike over the recent offer from the Ministry of Education. This offer was not significantly different from the offer the teachers rejected last year.   It is a shame that we have got to this situation. The last time we had a …

Cross Country Run 2019

It was great to witness the resilience and tenacity of all our participants to persevere through the challenging Cross County course.  While we would like to acknowledge our place getters for their excellent achievements – we are proud of everyone who participated and gave their best efforts!  Of particular note is the outstanding sportsmanship demonstrated …

16 May 2019 Support Staff Day Celebrations

After a week of ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ bestowed on our Non-Teaching and Kaiāwhina Support Staff, we showered them with a hākiri and a special assembly with the sharing of kind words, waiata and musical performances from the students

CROSS COUNTRY

Next Tuesday 21st May Our Junior school Years 0 – 3, run from 9.00am – 11.00am. Save Dave 23 May Our Senior school  Years 4 – 6 run from 11.35am – 1.05pm Save Day 22 May Come and support your tamariki.