• Class Placement for 2020 - Let us know! As we approach Term 4 it is once again time for us to start planning our classroom environments for next year. When we organise classes in our school we look at each of our students’ academic and social needs and abilities. We use our cumulative teachers’ notes and check friendships with each child. We strive to achieve the best possible learning environments for all of our students and teachers. We actively decide to separate some students and join others, to achieve the best possible learning and teaching outcomes. While providing support, we also work to build resilience and independence in our students, so that they will be able to cope with change and the next steps in their educational journeys ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:31 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • City Cluster Cross Country Friday the 13th was a lucky day for our TMCS children!  30 children competed in the City Cluster Cross Country competition held at the Hamilton Gardens. The track was a 1km circuit which the competitors had to run twice. The course was challenging which included a few hills.It was very tiring and it was a tough competition. Everyone tried their best and was humble and had good sportsmanship. Thank you to the parents for helping out and marshalling and cheering us on.  By Luke G and Jack C. (Year 6)A huge thank you to the supporters that helped out on the day and special thanks to Mrs Copponi for her superb organisation. Congratulations to all of our runners ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:30 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Quiz Night - What a great success! What a great night everyone had on Saturday evening, with 20 Quiz teams transforming the TCC into an eclectic mix of magic and mystery. Special thanks go to Mike Calvert, who stepped in at short notice to be our brilliant Quiz Master! A massive thanks to the Cambie family, who supplied the plastic floor coverings that made clean up a breeze at the end of the night!We also want to thank our school community for their generous donations toward our auction and raffle items. In particular we would like to thank the Lonsdale & Henry families for their significant donations, which contributed greatly towards achieving approximately $8,000 for our playground improvements.Thank you to Leah Shallcrass and her team ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:28 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Speech Contest Finalists Being able to speak in public is an important skill and it takes time to develop these skills. Congratulations to all of our students who have taken part in our speeches this term with preparation and presentation, from our five year olds through to our Year Six students. For some, speaking in public takes a lot of courage and kia maia. Well done to you all for achieving this goal. Special congratulations, and all the best go to our senior students who have been selected to represent our school next Thursday 26th September at Tauwhare, in the Country Cluster Competition: AJ M, Annabelle C, Evie W and Sam D (Reserve). 
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:26 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Ag Day - Week 1 Next Term! With the holidays just around the corner, so is our much loved annual Ag Day and Horticulture Happenings!  So that you have plenty of time to prepare for this event, please follow this link to read the comprehensive newsletter and learn the ins and outs of the busy but fun day!
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:25 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Prize Pack to be Won!! Purchase any bag of NRM feed from Farmlands Hautapu, say you are attending Ag Day at Tamahere School and receive a booklet to complete. Bring it on Ag Day and hand it to Dougal Scott of NRM to judge and the winning booklet will receive a prize pack. 
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:25 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Ag Day Entries Closing on Tuesday Entry forms are available at the office and must be completed by Tuesday 24th September. No animals are to be entered if they were born before the 1st July 2019.
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:24 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • ASC Can parents and caregivers please advise ASC of any changes to pick up arrangements before 2:00 pm. Thank you for your help with this to keep our students safe.
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:24 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Thanks Dad’s Army! Firewood Still Available To Purchase  Many thanks to the volunteers from Dad's Army who put in their time last Saturday morning at the working bee. We still have firewood available to purchase. Please call into the school office to arrange.
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:23 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • School Uniform - Hats Term 4 This is a reminder that everyone is to be back wearing hats next term. With hats being compulsory for Term 4, it is a great time to organise for children's names (first name and first letter of surname) to be embroidered on the back of their school hats. This costs only $8.00 each!  Not only is this an extremely competitive price, but the investment in purchasing only one hat and eliminating the need for several replacements more than pays for itself.This is not just for brand new hat purchases but existing hats too! To be included in time for Term 4, please bring your child’s hat to the school office with your $8 payment (or order ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:23 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Our Wonderful Mr Wickens - Voting now open!  As advised in last weeks newsletter, Mr Wickens is a finalist in the “2019 Wilderness Reader's Choice Outdoor Awards” in the “Outdoor Hero of the Year” category. Voting is now open and ends on Monday, October 14, with the results  revealed in the December 2019 Wilderness Magazine issue.To vote for Our Wonderful Mr Wickens, please click on the link
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:22 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • TCC Committee's AGM - Save The Date  The Tamahere Community Centre Committee’s AGM is coming up soon. This is a community committee where anyone who pays rates towards the Tamahere Community Centre can get involved. The AGM is being held on Thursday 31st October at 7:30pm in the Tamahere Community Centre. Everyone is welcome! 
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:21 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Fun Spanish Club at TMCS - Fridays After School - Term 4 A growing mind can pick up languages quickly, which is why it is an excellent idea to expose children to different languages when they are young. In our clubs, the children are immersed in Spanish through games, activities and classroom activities.The club will take place Friday directly after school 2:30pm-3:30pm. The cost is $15.00 per session. 10 week term = $150.00For any further information and to register your interest, please contact amber@lcfclubs.co.nz or  phone 022 199 3958  website: https://lcfclubs.co.nz/   
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 7:20 PM by Reception @TMCS
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Writer's Corner

We are pleased to celebrate student writing with you.

This week's item is from Blake F, a Year 2 student from Totara 10.

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

  • Calling all Keen Tennis Players!! Registration closes this Friday, 20th September Waikato Primary Schools Tennis Championship - for years 5 and 6.  To be held on the 31st October (Rain date is 1st November) If you are a keen tennis player and want to enter a tennis tournament please see Mrs Copponi in Matai 11 for more information or collect a form from the office.  You can enter either singles or doubles. Cost $20. Parent transport and help on the day essential. 
    Posted Sep 17, 2019, 7:16 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Friday & Saturday HOCKEY Thank you to all the wonderful parents that coached and managed this year!  We really appreciate your dedication and commitment!  Thanks so much to the following parents for their continued support with our awesome hockey programme:Michael P, Carol C, Kathy M, Rebecca F, Darcy P, Nicola D, Lot H, Blair H, Rose R, Eleanor B, Marc tB, Michael T, and we are so lucky to have a couple of students that have done a great job coaching too, Emily F, Zoe H.Saturday Hockey Players-please return your shirts to M11 asap!
    Posted Sep 17, 2019, 7:14 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Term 4 Cricket If you are interested in playing Cricket during Term 4 please remember to register!Please fill in the form before Wednesday the 25th of September to register your child for cricket. Grades:                                       Start Date:                 Finish Date:       Start Time: Primary Softball Yr 1 to Yr           Fri 25th October   Fri 6th December       5.30pmPrimary Hardball Yr 5 & 6     Sat 26th October   Sat 7th December       9.00am It is now mandatory for all players (including soft ball players) to be registered through the CricHQ platform. Please follow the link below https://registrations.crichq.com/register/125585 If you have any questions regarding this please email George Glenn gglenn@tamahere.school.nz
    Posted Sep 17, 2019, 7:35 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • LIBRARY NEWS FOR TERM 4 Book Week Term 4 Week 3 - activities and competitions in the libraryDress up as a children's book character day is Wednesday 30th October Scholastic Book Fair Term 4 Week 4 - Monday 4th to Wednesday 6th November 
    Posted Sep 17, 2019, 6:59 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Flippa Ball-Children in Years 4-6 If you are keen to play flippa ball please sign up outside Matai 11 by Friday the 20th of September.  Games are at St Peter’s School on Sundays, Term 4. 
    Posted Sep 17, 2019, 6:55 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • St Peters Open Day – Sunday 22nd September You are warmly invited to St Peter’s School Cambridge, Full School Open Day on Sunday 22nd September from 10:00am – 1:00pm This is a great opportunity to find out what St Peter’s can do for your child. You will enjoy a student led tour of the school and have the opportunity to hear from existing parents and students first hand. Please register for this event at openday@stpeters.school.nz or to find out further information please contact Claire Pollock, Director of Admissions on 07 823 3684.  
    Posted Sep 8, 2019, 5:11 PM by Reception @TMCS
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