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SENIOR SPEECH COMPETITION
Our Senior Speech Competition was incredibly successful this year, congratulations to all our senior students. We heard a wide variety of speeches which were entertaining, interesting and amusing.
Huge thanks to Natalie Wright from Wright Performance. Natalie gave up her time to come and judge our speeches and spend some time helping and advising our students.
If you are looking for a speech and drama teacher Natalie can be contacted on 0274 723 621 or email@example.com
Many congratulations to our winners. Joshua in year 5 with his speech on ‘Middle Child Syndrome’ and Holly in year 6 with her speech on ‘The Joys of Car Journeys with a large family’
Josh made it through to the Western Bay speech competition which will take place next Tuesday the 25th September at Omokoroa No. 1 School. Good luck Joshua!
Our PTA are organizing a sausage sizzle for the last Friday of this term, Friday 28th September. Forms will be sent home with your children this coming Friday. If you would like to order a sausage for lunch please complete the form and return with the money to collectors next week. The ladies in the PTA will be on the hall steps on Mon, Tues and Wed morningnext week from 8.30am – 9am.
Unfortunately late orders cannot be accepted. All money raised will go to school projects.
ORAL LANGUAGE IN OUR COMMUNITY
Remember those fun, informal games that parents and kids have enjoyed for generations—no batteries or equipment required? Perfect for a road trip.
18th September – Cricket Day
19th September – Room 10 & MPR to Art Gallery
20th September – Room 8 to Art Gallery
22nd September – PTA Quiz Night
26th September – Investigators Poetry Recital
28th September – Last day of term.
We have had lots of children with Chicken Pox. Early symptoms are a fever and spots with a blister on top of each spot. The time between exposure and sickness is approximately 10-21 days after being exposed.
If your child contracts Chicken Pox please keep them at home for a week from the first appearance of the rash or until all blisters have dried.
SETTING UP KINDO
KINDO VIDEO HELP
The final count down is on for the PTA quiz night and there is already a buzz around Matua.
Be sure to check out and bid on our awesome silent auctions, which can be found in the hall foyer.
These auctions are not just for people going to the quiz night they are for anybody to bid on so ask your friends and family if they would like to bid, all money goes into tiding up our school pool.
The silent auctions will finish at 8.30pm on Saturday night and all winners will be notified straight after. The PTA has some amazing live auctions at the quiz night also, so be ready to bid.
Please remember there is no BYO to the quiz night as it could cause us to lose our licence.
There will be cash and eftpos at the bar but no credit.
No smoking on the school grounds.
Most of all have a fantastic, fun filled night.
We are holding a competition to name our school recipe book. Get the kids thinking of a fun name. There is a box at reception to place the entries in, good luck.
A big thank you goes out from the PTA to all the people who sponsor our events and to all the lovely helpers that give up their free time to make our jobs easier, We really couldn’t do it without you.
Have a great quiz night.
If you are interested in being involved in the PTA in some way, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to all our parents that came along to view our fabulous art work a couple of weeks ago. It was an incredible exhibition and great to see such a wide variety of talent. If you didn’t get a chance to come along and have a look, here are some pictures of the amazing art that was displayed.
We raised $788.20 from the generous gold coin donation on the door. This money will be put towards buying more art supplies for our school.
The Affordable Art & Artisan Fair
The Affordable Art & Artisan Fair happens on the last Sunday of every month (and December 15th) from 11am to 3pm at the Black Sheep, Cnr SH2 and Plummer’s Point Road, Whakamarama (just north of Te Puna). We’re on every month; rain, hail or shine as the Black Sheep has large indoor spaces and covered verandah areas. There’s live music, great food and a huge sealed parking area right outside the door. We have a wide range of art, art craft and artisan products on display and for sale. Visual art, woodware, handmade chocolates, flowers, foliage, photographs, container plants, jams and pickles – “something for everyone”. The Fair is on facebook and from there you can access the monthly videos created by one of our organizing team, artist Birgitt Shannon – you’ll soon get an idea of how good our Fairs are! For more information: e: email@example.com or 021 276 7877
Drama Programme – Year 1-3
Attending Speech and Drama lessons in a supportive and fun environment gives children the opportunity to extend their language and communication skills through the use of drama and poetry, while developing confidence.
In response to enquiries from parents of junior students, Lee Watkins, a qualified speech teacher, will be running a six session ‘Introduction to Speech and Drama’ next term. It will be run on Friday mornings.
If your child is interested in attending ring Lee for more information.
Phone 5787171 or 021565836 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SKILLS FOR LIFE!
Bellevue is the largest children’s Athletic Club in the Bay of Plenty. We promote a great Run, Jump, Throw programme for 7+ and a Get, Set, Go programme for 0-6 encouraging cognitive skills for life! We are also turning 55 this year!
Our first club night is Tuesday 16th October! 5:20pm | Meet in the Domain Grandstand
Mini Club (0-6 years) $65.00
Junior Club (7-14 years) $115.00
Senior Club (15+) $85.00
REGISTER NOW! sporty.co.nz/bellevueathletics