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Weekly Notices 20-11-2017   (3 Mbs)
Wow! Look at the books that we received from Marsden Books from their NZ Bookshop day Celebration – Saturday Thanks to everyone who nominated KWNS and thanks to Marsden Bookshop!..

Weekly Notices 6-11-2017   (992 kbs)
Kapa Haka Festival: St Patrick’s College Hall Thursday 26th October A superb performance by all our whānau and our senior Kapa Haka Group. Thank you for your support! ...

Ako 11 Notice   (112 kbs)
Kia Ora, Ako 11 students and whanau, Kim broke her collarbone during Labour Weekend. We are delighted that Barbara McDonald is relieving in the class again this week. We will keep you posted as to when Kim will be returning to school...

Weekly Notices 18-9-2017   (5.6 Mbs)
Movie & Raffles Thank you to all who donated to our raffle baskets. You can buy raffles at the school office for $2 each or 3 for $5. They will also be available on the day..

Weekly Notices 11-9-2017   (8.7 Mbs)
Te Whānau Conferences Wednesday 20th September Tuesday 26th September Thank you to all those whānau that have booked your conferences. If you haven't already booked, a reminder notice is coming home today on how to complete it online. ...

Weekly Notices 4-9-2017   (1.4 Mbs)
Wellington Free Ambulance’s Onesies Day Friday 8th Sept If you don’t have a onesie please let your children wear pyjamas and dressing gown! Please remember your gold coin donation...

Weekly Notices 21-8-2017   (4.2 Mbs)
Te Whānau Nikau's production Did You Shake Your Tail Feathers? last week was a tremendous success, enjoyed by both the performers and all the audiences. Early childhood centres and whānau were impressed by the students strong singing and varied dance styles...

Weekly Notices 31-7-2017   (2.6 Mbs)
Yummy School sticker promotion has started, this will help our school earn free sports equipment. Please collect stickers and cut-out labels from Yummy Fruit brand ...

Weekly Notices 3-7-2017   (3.4 Mbs)
Lunch Orders We are finding it increasingly difficult to change large notes for lunch orders. It would be helpful if students could bring the correct money to the office for their order...

Weekly Notices 19-6-2017   (1 Mb)
Property Update: Temporary classrooms We are now in the final stages of organising the arrival of our four classrooms. In the first week of the July school holidays, the classrooms will be lifted one by one over the front block and placed in their correct position on jacks. There will be limited access to the school over this period...

Weekly Notices 12-6-2017   (1.4 Mbs)
School Photographs Thursday 29th June. Envelopes are included with this newsletter. Family portrait envelopes are available from the school office. Netball envelopes are available from coaches..

Weekly Notices -5-6-2017   (1.1 Mbs)
Fidget Spinners These are the latest toy craze. Can we please remind you that these are toys and we do not wish to see them at school. Our usual process will be followed. Our teachers will take them for...

College Information - Year 8   (64 kbs)
Open mornings, evenings and days are an opportunity for all of you to go along. We do not organise these visits. However, in term 4 we do have transition visits once our students are enrolled at the college of their choice ...

Weekly Notices -29-5-2017   (1.2 Mbs)
Progress towards temporary classrooms coming on site: The classrooms have been procured, the building contracts, including sub-contracts, have been let. However the move can only take place in the next school holidays in July ...

Term Two Diary - Weeks One through Ten   (85 kbs)
Term Two diary - weeks One through Ten ....

School Cross Country Karori Park, Tuesday 30th May   (87 kbs)
All students in Years 3-8 will be participating in the school cross country. To run this event smoothly, we need RUNNERS to volunteer as Sweepers to RUN at the back of each race...

Weekly Notices -15-5-2017   (1.4 Mbs)
What a wonderful camp! Thank you to all our amazing parent helpers!...

Weekly Notices -1-5-2017   (2.6 Mbs)
Lunch Orders We will no longer be selling Ribena or Chocolate Milk once our present stock has gone. Students will be able to order our free milk each day. We will be notifying you of further changes to our lunch menu in the coming weeks...

Weekly Notices -10-4-2017   (2.3 Mbs)
Term 2 Dates: Term starts Monday 1st May, Queens Birthday Monday 5th June, Term ends Friday 7th July ...

Karori West Normal School Fair   (210 kbs)
What an amazing Fair! Thank you for your support! We also thank whanau, staff and year 7 & 8 students for their time and support to make our fair successful and enjoyable...

KWNS Fair - Saturday 1st April   (546 kbs)
Please see enclosed Newsletter! The Newsletter asks for more volunteers. We always have a wonderful Fair! It is such a great day for our community. But, we need your help, even if it is just for a hour or so...

Weekly Notices -206-3-2017   (721 kbs)
Property Update-temporary classrooms We are meeting each fortnight. At last week’s hui, it was confirmed that the Work Programme is on track. Resource consents are currently being lodged. The Ministry is still planning to get the classrooms on site during the term break...

Weekly Notices - 6-3-2017   (935 kbs)
Property Update At our hui last week, it was confirmed that the Ministry of Education has four classrooms for us. The plan is that they would be coming on site in the term break. Remedial work will need to undertaken so the classrooms should be ready by the beginning of June. This timeframe is dependent on Council consents. I will keep you posted...

School Gathering Ako 2, 6, 8   (99 kbs)
Tuesday 7th March 2017 5:30-7:00pm Ako 2, 6, 8 You are most welcome to come with your children to meet us anytime between 5:30 and 7:00pm...

Weekly Notices - 27-2-2017   (898 kbs)
Movin’ March is a Greater Wellington Regional Council initiative encouraging students and their families to be active on their way to school. The aim is for each student to walk, scooter or bike to school for at least 10 days during March...

2017 Capital E National Arts Festival Year 2   (197 kbs)
The Capital E National Arts Festival for children is returning to Wellington in March with two weeks of theatre, dance and music from NZ and international artists. On Tuesday 14th March, Year 2s will be going to see the following performances..

School Gathering - Ako 2 and 6   (127 kbs)
Ako 2 and 6 will NOT be open during the School Gathering, this Tuesday 21st February. Instead, Ako 2 and 6 will be open on Tuesday 7th March, 5.30 to 7.00pm. ...

Weekly Notices - 13-2-2017   (1.5 Mbs)
It is great to see how many of our students have their sunhats on for term 1. All students need to have either a bucket or broad brimmed hat. Bucket hats: bucket or surfer-style hats should have a deep crown and sit low on the head. Broad brimmed hats: brims should shade the face, neck and ears...

School Gathering - Tuesday 21st February 2017 5:30-7:00pm   (103 kbs)
You are most welcome to come with your children to meet us anytime between 5:30 and 7:00pm. Pop in, say hello and enjoy being taken on a tour of the classroom by your child!...

Weekly Notices - 7-2-2017   (1 Mb)
KWNS Fair - Saturday 1st April We are now collecting items for the fair, they can be left in the corridor by the staffroom...

Year 2 Swimming Programme   (516 kbs)
Year 2 Swimming Programme In order to use our time at the pool efficiently, please help us with an initial grouping of our students by indicating your child’s competency in the water. Please tick the box which best describes your child...

Te Whānau Nikau Year 2 Swimming Programme   (133 kbs)
The year 2s in Te Whānau Nikau are going swimming! An Aquatics Programme is a feature of the New Zealand Physical Education Curriculum, and we are delighted to use our local pool to deliver this programme to our students.

Weekly Notices - 12-12-2016   (3.9 Mbs)
End of the Year Information End of the Year Reports On Wednesday students will be given their reports to take home. Please contact the office if you do not receive your child’s report or if you wish to receive additional copies. We hope that you will share the report with your child, as it is a summary of their wonderful learning for 2016. We are holding our Kura Assembly on Thursday this year, at 9.30am as we will be moving furniture, etc. on the Friday morning. Our school will close on Friday 16th December at 1pm - there will be no lunch break...

Weekly Notices - 5-12-2016   (2 Mbs)
Emergency Procedures We thought it was appropriate to remind our whanau, that we have plans to deal with emergencies. If, for example, a major earthquake happened in school time, we would be looking after our students for as long as it takes for you or your emergency contacts to reach us...

Weekly Notices - 28-11-2016   (1.8 Mbs)
2017 Term Dates Term One Start Date 1 Wednesday 1st February Waitangi Day Monday 6th February End Date Thursday 13th April ...

KWNS Te Kura o Waipahihi Morning Tea   (204 kbs)
KARORI WEST NORMAL SCHOOL Te Kura o Waipahihi Invites whanau of new students to a morning tea on Wednesday 30th November 2016 9:00am in the staffroom...

Noho Marae Visit   (72 kbs)
Thursday 1ST – Friday 2ND December 2016 On Thursday 1st December, we will be leaving school at 9.30am to travel to Pukeatua Marae in Wainuiomata by bus. The students will be participating in some cultural activities (powhiri, mau rakau, weaving, noho marae), as well as swimming at Wainuiomata Pools...

Weekly Notices - 21-11-2016   (1.5 Mbs)
Kia ora-thank you! Yummy Stickers We have earned $470.00 of sports equipment– thank you! Shoe Clinic We have received $40.00 –thank you for nominating us!...

18th November Water Treatment Plant Visit Postponed   (95 kbs)
The trip on Friday 18th November has been cancelled because of an excess of water. We are booking another date and we will let you know as soon as it has been confirmed...

Weekly Notices - 14-11-2016   (658 kbs)
School Closure Thank you for your support on Monday. There was no damage to our buildings and resources. We think staff and students benefited from a day to recover from the effects of the earthquake and tsunami evacuations! I know I did! Janice :) ...

Weekly Notices - 7-11-2016   (758 kbs)
Kapa Haka Festival: St Patrick’s College Hall Tuesday 25th October A superb performance by our senior Kapa Haka Group-KWK. We will be able to see their performance later in the term...

Te Whānau Matai Water Treatment Plant Visit   (144 kbs)
To help us with our learning about water, we have an exciting trip planned t on Tuesday 18th November (Ako 5 and 6) or Monday 21st November (Ako 4 and 15) – to the Wainuiomata Water Treatment Plant! This is an interactive guided tour of the plant and time exploring the lower dam area nearby...

Te Whānau Nikau Farm Visit Update   (222 kbs)
Ako 9 and 13 Farm visit will now go ahead on Thursday 3rd November...

Weekly Notices - 31-10-2016   (487 kbs)
We are beginning our process of placing students in their 2017 classes. Before we start this process, we are giving you the opportunity to give us any information about friendship groups you would like us to take into consideration when we place your child...

Link Age Visits to Sprott House, Huntleigh and St John of God   (179 kbs)
Kia Ora, Talofa lava, Greetings, Link Age Visits to Sprott House, Huntleigh and St John of God Te Whanau Kauri's successful Linkage programme visits for this term are...

School Athletics Day Ben Burn Park Friday 28th October   (1 Mb)
This is a reminder that our school Athletics Day for Years 3 – 8 students is on Friday 28th October. Please encourage your child to wear suitable clothing and shoes for this sporting event, as well as pack plenty of healthy snacks and water for the day....

Te Whānau Nikau From moo to you!   (378 kbs)
As part of our topic ‘From moo to you’, we will be visiting a farm near Makara School, to see some of their animals, including cows, very friendly sheep and lambs, alpacas, goats and chickens....

Weekly Notices - 17-10-2016   (1.3 Mbs)
No Hat, No Play! It is great to see how many of our students have their sunhats on for term 4. We are encouraging all students to have bucket or broad brimmed hats....

Term Four Diary - Weeks One through Ten   (75 kbs)
Term Four diary - weeks One through Ten ....

Weekly Notices - 10-10-2016   (363 kbs)
Whānau Conferences: Wednesday 12th October and Tuesday 18th October. We are sending out confirmations with this newsletter ...

Weekly Notices - 19-9-2016   (2.3 Mbs)
Thank you to all those whānau that have returned their forms. A reminder notice is coming home today. Calendars Please remember that the closing date for Calendar Orders is Wednesday 12th October. Gastroenteritis Reminder We have emailed a notice from Regional Public Health. Please look out for it, as it contains important information...

Weekly Notices - 12-9-2016   (1.4 Mbs)
Paid Union Meeting for Staff We appreciate your support– every student left early! We feel the meetings have made a real difference. If you wish to find out more about the Funding Review, please google funding review education for a range of views and opinions! ...

Weekly Notices - 5-9-2016   (768 kbs)
Cooking Pot Magic Kauri Production– thank you for your support in helping us to create the magic!...

Weekly Notices - 29-8-2016   (1.6 Mbs)
KWNS Netball Results 20th August B Grade—Division 1 KW Hot Chocolate v Wadestown Thunder: 8-3 Win C Grade - Division 1 KW Sparks v Kelburn Krystals: 7-28 Loss...

Union Meeting - Tuesday 6th September   (114 kbs)
Union Meeting for Staff Tuesday 6th September at 1.30pm. We ask that you collect your children from the classroom or allow them to walk home at 12.30pm. Please indicate on the form below what arrangements you have made...

Weekly Notices - 22-8-2016   (504 kbs)
Paid Union Meeting for Staff-a notice was sent home on Friday Please complete the form on the bottom of the notice and return it to class teacher. NZEI Te Riu Roa - the Primary Teachers’ Union and PPTA have requested that a paid union meeting be held Tuesday 6th September. We ask that you collect your children from the classroom or allow them to walk home at 12.30pm...

Weekly Notices - 15-8-2016   (730 kbs)
Do you Know… * Please do not let your child bring any toys or trading cards to school. * If your child wants to bring such items to school to play with at After School Care, please give them to the teacher for safe keeping during the school day...

Weekly Notices - 1-8-2016   (788 kbs)
Board of Trustees Casual Vacancy for an Elected Trustee A casual vacancy has occurred on the Board of Trustees for an elected Parent Representative. The Board has resolved under section 105 of the Education Act 1989 to fill the vacancy by Selection...

Term Three Diary - Weeks One through Nine   (91 kbs)
Term Two diary - weeks One through Nine ....

Weekly Notices - 25-7-2016   (1.5 Mbs)
Drop-In-For-A-Cuppa If you are new to our Kura you are invited to come and meet with other new parents over a cuppa on Monday mornings between 8.45am-11am at St Anselms Union Church lounge, 30 Markara Rd. ...

Weekly Notices - 4-7-2016   (3.3 Mbs)
College Enrolments: Wellington College, Wellington Girls College and Wellington High’s enrolments close on Monday 1st August, 4.00pm. Onslow College (out of our Zone) close on Friday 12th August 4.00pm. Enrolment forms are available on the college websites...

Weekly Notices - 27-6-2016   (834 kbs)
2016 Term 3 Dates Term 3 Start Date Monday 25th July End Date Friday 23rd September ...

Weekly Notices - 20-6-2016   (1.2 Mbs)
School Photographs Monday 27th June. Envelopes have been sent out. Family portrait and netball envelopes are available from the school office... return your envelope/s to the school by Friday 24th June...

Weekly Notices - 13-6-2016   (722 kbs)
School Photographs Monday 27th June. Envelopes are included with today's notices. Family portrait and netball envelopes are available from the school office....

Weekly Notices - 7-6-2016   (982 kbs)
Our Kura Assemblies are held once a fortnight on Fridays at 2.30pm. You are welcome to come along. We cancel them if it is wet....

Weekly Notices - 30-5-2016   (672 kbs)
Board of Trustees Election 2016 At the close of Nominations, there were four nominations received. I hereby declared the following duly elected: Suzanne Bassett, Sarah Lester, Esther Consedine and Katherine Priddle....

Weekly Notices - 16-5-2016   (1.4 Mbs)
In this Newsletter - College Information Days - Dates for open days Stickers and cut-out labels from Yummy Fruit brand - Collect labels and stickers then bring them to the school office by 16th September to help our school get free sports gear....

Weekly Notices - 9-5-2016   (1.3 Mbs)
2016 School Trustee Elections - Wednesday 4th May noon: Main roll closes and is available at the office - Friday 6th May: Call for nominations. Nomination forms have been sent. - Wednesday 18th May noon: Supplementary roll closes...

Term Two Diary - Weeks One through Ten   (149 kbs)
Term Two diary - weeks One through Ten ....

Weekly Notices - 2-5-2016   (4.4 Mbs)
2016 School Trustee Elections * Wednesday 4th May noon; Main roll closes and is available at the office * Friday 6th May Call for nominations * Wednesday 18th May noon; Supplementary roll closes ...

Weekly Notices - 11-4-2016   (293 kbs)
Whānau Conferences We are looking forward to meeting you all! It is wonderful seeing the students confidently telling you about their learning and their next steps. Please Check our Lost Property-we have boxes of it! Also we have several scooters ...

Weekly Notices - 4-4-2016   (339 kbs)
Whānau Conferences We are looking forward to meeting you all! It is wonderful seeing the students confidently telling you about their learning and their next steps. Conferences will not go ahead if your child does not attend. ...

School is closed on Easter Tuesday 29th March   (177 kbs)
Easter Tuesday is a school holiday laid down in the Education Act. For many years this holiday has been part of the term holiday and everyone has forgotten about it!...

Weekly Notices - 21-3-2016   (230 kbs)
Karori West Normal School Fair What an amazing Fair! Thank you for your support! We also thank whānau, staff and year 7 & 8 students for their time and support make our fair successful and enjoyable Check the Sticky Note right for our wonderful sponsors...

Weekly Notices - 14-3-2016   (178 kbs)
Mahi Tahi (Working Together) Books All our students have a Mahi Tahi book. This is a way of sharing information between home and school. The purpose of this book is for students, whanau and kura to ‘work together’...

Weekly Notices - 8-3-2016   (228 kbs)
Movin’ March 2016 We are taking part in Movin’ March 2016, it fits in well with our topic, Balance. Movin’ March is a Greater Wellington Regional Council initiative encouraging students and their families to be active on their way to school...

Weekly Notices - 29-2-2016   (324 kbs)
Netball 2016 A newsletter was sent out last week to those students interested in playing netball. You can register on the website... KWNS Kids’ Lit Quiz Team is off to the Lit Quiz Competition on Monday 11th April...

Weekly Notices - 16-2-2016   (204 kbs)
Boost Netball Boost Netball is offering a training programme for yrs 5-8 to help prepare keen netballers before the 2016 season starts! The clinic will run on the KWNS turf for 8 weeks from Tuesday 23rd ...

Term 1 School Gathering, 23rd February 2016 5:30-7:00pm   (103 kbs)
You are most welcome to come with your children to meet us anytime between 5:30 and 7:00pm. Pop in, say hello and enjoy being taken on a tour of the classroom by your child! Whānau/ Family of Years 7 & 8 students, don’t forget to visit the Technology Centre! Everyone else is welcome, too! We look forward to seeing you! ...

Weekly Notices - 9-2-2016   (1.2 Mbs)
Janice’s Korero Kia ora, welcome! We are delighted to see our wonderful students. They are all so happy to be back and eager to learn! We also welcome many new students! Kia ora to them and their whanau. .....

End of the Year Reports   (235 kbs)
We have been busy writing student reports. We want to share with you our process and what you can expect in the content of your child’s report. The report is a summary of your child’s work. There should be nothing in the report that is a surprise to you....

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