FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers My thanks to Violet van Muller, our other Kapahaka leaders, teachers and students for organising and leading last Friday’s powhiri. Jasper Hunter did an awesome job speaking on behalf of our students. It was great to see [...]
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FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers Well done Matauranga (years 5-6) on your fantastic swimming sports last Friday at school. Great school spirit evident, and thankfully the teachers won the staff/student relay convincingly at the end. My thanks to the families who attended [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers Welcome to Week 2 of the school year. Again thank you for sending your children so well prepared for school. We are having a hat drive which is going well. This is being reinforced by Mr Fahey [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers Tena koutou tena koutou, tena koutou katoa Welcome back to another school year, and a special welcome to our new staff (Aneil Ganda, Ajita Goh, Stephanie Wang, Heath Lewzey, Michael Fenner, Avalon Hermans (classroom teachers) and Cecile Harre [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers As I write the final newsletter for 2018, I am reminded of all the tremendous accomplishments we have achieved together as the Maungawhau School community. It feels a long time ago, that we were moving classrooms out [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers As the end of the year fast approaches, with lots of positive end of year events planned it is timely that I take a moment to acknowledge the phenomenal community support this school receives. This list is [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers My thanks to our students for remembering to wear their hats when outside. Last Thursday some of our students participated in the Eden/Albert Zone Athletic competition at Margaret Griffen Park in Lynfield. Well done everyone on your [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers My thanks to our community for supporting the recent NZEI teachers strike - both by keeping your students home and by your supportive emails/messages/attendance at last Monday’s union meetings. At this stage, we have a few weeks [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers HATS - Last Friday at our Whole School Assembly we explained a hat initiative designed to get all of our students into the habit of wearing hats when they are outside. I showed them various bucket hats [...]
FROM THE PRINCIPAL'S DESK Dear Parents and Caregivers How great to see our school mission/ambition in action during our school fair- The Maungawhau community will work together to educate and inspire our children, create confident and connected learners, achieving their unique potential and ready to [...]