Weekly Update

  • Board of Trustees Election

    We have received 6 nominations for our 4 available positions for our Board of Trustees Election.  It is wonderful to have such supportive parents who are willing to stand up and contribute their time and skills in assisting with the governance of our school for the good of all children.

    Important Voting Instructions:

    • You will receive your voting paper delivered to your postal address in the next few days.  

    • Your voting paper MUST be returned in the provided self addressed envelope.  

    • Voting papers can be delivered to the voting box in the school office, or posted by mail.  Note that postal votes must be received before the end of the 5th day after voting closes (end of 8th June), and be postmarked before the voting day of 3rd June.

    • Only one vote per envelope will be deemed valid.  Do not return your spouse's vote in the same envelope or both votes will be invalid.

    We encourage you all to have your say - please vote!
    Posted May 24, 2016, 9:06 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Uniform Update

    We thank you all for your incredible patience as you wait for your children’s uniform orders to be filled.  We apologise for the the delay resulting from difficulties we are experiencing with our current supplier’s delivery times.  

    We understand this is a frustrating time and wish to reassure you that our main concern is the wellbeing of our students; please keep them warm and dry - even if this means they are wearing non-uniform items.  

    Please feel free to dress your child in their own jackets and track pants while you await filling of your order.  If possible, please choose neutral items such as black, navy or green until they are able to wear their full uniform.

    As items become available we will notify families via email if payment and collection are required.  Items which are prepaid will be sent home with children.
    Posted May 24, 2016, 9:06 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Thanks to the Chief's and Calder & Lawson!

    A special thanks to the Chief’s and Calder & Lawson for their generous sponsorship of our Ultimate Chief’s Experience.  Thank you to Aksel Bech for organising an incredible fundraiser and in such a short time raising just over a whopping $10,000 for our school!  

    Thank you also to our many families and friends and those further in the community who supported this event through the purchase of tickets - we appreciate you all!

    Congratulations to our

    Ultimate Chiefs Experience Winner!

    Phil Child

    Bonus prizes were won by:

    Marty Livingston x 2

    Jenny Dent

    Wayne Lipinski

    Stuart Anderson

    Posted May 24, 2016, 9:03 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Sponsorship Appreciation

    As a Decile 10 school, our government funding is limited and so we operate on the following income strands:

    1. Donations: The money from your School Donation is added into our school’s budget to support our learning programs. This money helps us to provide quality extras to enhance learning at our school, e.g. sports equipment, books, musical instruments, quality materials for art work etc.  We are very grateful to the many families who have supported us through paying their school donation (please remember this is eligible for a tax rebate - receipts issued on request).

    1. PTA Support: Our wonderful PTA support our school in so many ways, especially financially.  They work tirelessly alongside the Board of Trustees to strive for common goals to improve all students education experience at Tamahere School.

    1. Sponsorship: We appreciate all of our generous sponsors and thank them for their involvement and support of our school - we would not be able to offer nearly as much as we do without your help! The support of sponsors enables us to add significant funds to projects around the school.  We encourage our families to give these businesses the opportunity to provide quotes and services as a show of support for their involvement with Tamahere School.

    Sponsors 2016

    Thanks to our school sponsors for 2016. We are grateful for all your contributions.




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    If your company or family would like to become a school sponsor please contact Lee Boyd: lboyd@tamahere.school.nz

    Posted May 24, 2016, 9:01 PM by Reception @TMCS
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Writer's Corner

Today we are pleased to celebrate a piece of writing with you written by 

James M, a Year 2 (7 year old) student at our school.

Click on this link
to take you straight there. Congratulations on a wonderful piece of writing - well done!

Congratulations to our 
Ultimate Chiefs Experience Winner!

Phil Child

Bonus prizes were won by:

Marty Livingston x 2
Jenny Dent
Wayne Lipinski
Stuart Anderson

 Thank you to all of our families and wider community who have supported us through this wonderful fundraising opportunity.

  • PTA Morning Tea Invitation Welcome parents,We invite you to join our PTA Morning Tea on Thursday 26th May!Come along to the TCC straight after drop off (8.30am)for a coffee and catch up. This is a fantastic way to meet new people, and to take five minutes from our hectic schedules to stop and chat. Tea and coffee provided.  Any home baking appreciated (nut free of course!). If you are visiting the school on the Principal's New Entrant Welcome, you are also very welcome. Look forward to seeing you there!Tania PTA - Tamahere Model Country School 
    Posted May 23, 2016, 7:04 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Fete de la Musique Fete de la Musique is a celebration of music and originated in France.  This is being held on Tuesday 21st June at Tamahere to a lunchtime audience.  Children who play piano/keyboard, guitar, drums, ukulele, and anyone else who wants to perform will have the opportunity. Tutors will support students.  Some children will be performing at Westfield at Chartwell.   See your tutor or Mrs Weston for further information.
    Posted May 23, 2016, 4:39 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Fabric Scraps Wanted? Donations of fabric/material scraps wanted in the Taupiri Syndicate for use in craftwork. Please bring to Laura Grant in Totara 10. Thanks!
    Posted May 23, 2016, 4:38 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Thank You Country Providore! We extend a massive thanks to our friends Emma and Haley from Country Providore and Punnet Cafe who have generously donated vouchers for ice-cream and hot chocolate for our sports teams Player of the Day awards! The Strawberry Farm has been a part of the Tamahere Community for more than 25 years and are thrilled to be getting behind the children who participate in weekend sport, they look forward to celebrating your sporting achievements with a hot chocolate or real fruit ice-cream at the farm after the game. In addition to this, Emma and Haley have also donated vouchers for our students who win each Term's Virtues Draw.Thank you so very much for your support of ...
    Posted May 16, 2016, 6:48 PM by Reception @TMCS
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