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WE NEED YOU!

Parent Class Representatives The PTA are appealing for a parent representative for each class to be the main point of contact between the PTA and the class. Wait! Before you stop reading, this is actually a pretty easy task and won’t take much time. 😊 What we would need you to do: • Maintain a …

SPRING SEED FUNDRAISER

 Help us grow by beautifying your gardenFundraising for Gardening Equipment Here is a great opportunity to purchase seeds to show your support. Seeds are easy to sow, fun to grow and will reward you with gorgeous flowers year after year. Prices are less than normal retail and our school will make 40% profit on all …

Japanese Tea Ceremony

What a wonderful experience we had when Miki’s family presented us with a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony. The children gained so much from this experience and tea ceremonies continue in each classroom that attended. Arigatōzaimashita

ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

Last week the Waitematā Local Board voted on the package of safety improvements which included a suite of safety improvements introduced outside and around Newton Central School in Grey Lynn.  Read more here.

IHUMĀTAO INVITATION – ALL WHĀNAU OF NEWTON CENTRAL SCHOOL

Who is welcome? ALL Newton Central School community members – parents and children When? Monday 26th August, leaving in a convoy at 7.00am from Newton Central School. See plans below: Why? The Newton Central School Community has a long bi-cultural history and a commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We are sure that everyone …

ART EXHIBITION THANK YOU

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who attended and everyone who helped out at our Art Exhibition last night!!!! Thanks to Ben for MCing, Julia for providing entertainment and to all our event volunteers, cooks, bakers and donators. What an amazing school community we have! We will be tallying up the sales shortly and letting …

Influenza vs Cold

Prevention is the best cure. Staying Well! We are experiencing an increasing number of students and staff who are presenting with symptoms of influenza which is proving to be an extremely difficult one to recover from. Below is some useful information for you when you are unsure what signs or symptoms you or your child …

Te Whānau Awahou Movie Fundraiser

Get your tickets for the Te Whānau Awahou Movie Fundraiser Taking place: Tuesday 27th August, 6pm at the Hollywood Avondale. See below for details and the link to book tickets online. Share far and wide whānau!! (see link to facebook post) We are excited to invite you to come and view this years most anticipated …

Art Exhibition

JUST A FEW DAYS TO GO UNTIL OUR ART EXHIBITION! Thursday August 22nd, 5:30-7:30pm. It’s going to be a great night! The talented Julia Darling will be providing live music and we have professional art auctioneer, Ben Plumbly from Art+Object, running the auction. We will also be running a craft stall to keep the kids …

Green Day! National day of support for principals – Friday 9th August

The teachers and support staff of Newton Central School are joining with their colleagues all over the country on Friday 9th August to call on the government to give primary and intermediate principals a fair deal. And we need your support as we stand up for our principal, and all principals. Teachers recently won pay parity …

Maths Week 12 -16 August 2019

Supporting Maths at Home We would love for you as a community to get behind this week of maths. To kick start you  on your journey next week, click on this helpful link NZMaths – Families and Whānau – the home of NZMaths, the go to for many NZ teachers. If you have never visited …

INNER CITY RIPPA RUGBY (YEAR 5 & 6 ONLY)

Our kura is entering two mixed teams for this competition next Thursday 8th August at Cox’s Bay Reserve, Westmere. Save Day is 21st August. There will be a cost to cover the bus to and from the park. Information and permission slips will be sent home next Monday. The tournament begins at 10am and will …

Newton Central Basketball

New Players Welcome Newton Central Cannons Year 5&6 team (Year 4’s also ok).  Games held on Friday evenings. 1 x 25 minute game scheduled between 3:30pm and 7pm at Ponsonby Intermediate.  Term 3 First game held on Friday 9th August and last game on Friday 20th September. Transport supplied if needed, please contact Fleur Sandbrook …

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