• Welcome Back everyone! It is lovely to have our playground filled with the laughter and chatter of happy children once again. Term Four is always a busy one and the first few weeks are certainly action packed. Starting with our very special Agricultural Day, Junior Tabloids, Amazing Race and T Ball for our seniors. Book week is Week 3 with our dress up Book Character Day on Wednesday 30th October and Book Fair in Week 4.We had a lovely Ag Day yesterday. Information and photographs will be shared in next week’s newsletter. 
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  • Country Cluster Speech Competition At the end of Term 3, we had 3 senior students represent Tamahere at the Cluster Speech Competition; congratulations to AJ M, Annabelle C and Evie W who made it through to this stage. The calibre of entries was extremely high and our 3 students did an amazing job delivering their speeches with confidence and enthusiasm. A special congratulations must go to Evie who was awarded first place (for the second year in a row!) with her speech titled ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business’. Evie will share her speech with the school at an upcoming Assembly.
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  • Vela Pool Lane Swimming Group BBQ - Welcome to summer! We are launching the start of our 2019/2020 Lane Swimming Club season with a welcome BBQ to be held on Friday 1st November, from 5:00 to 7:00pm. This evening pop in session, is to quickly induct all Lane Swimmers who wish to swim over the summer, from 18th November through to the end of March. Subs will be taken along with demonstrations of pool cover practices. Please join us to meet other Lane Swimmers and see how our lane swimming will run this year. 
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  • Swim School 2019/2020 season A reminder for those who may have missed it:-We are very pleased to announce that over the holidays we have secured Hamilton Aquatics to run their swim school and squad training in our Vela pool this summer. Hamilton Aquatics is a newly formed merger between Hillcrest and Ace - both historically very good swim clubs.Please note that St Peters School will not be operating from our pool this summer due to staff changes and being unable to fulfill our large number of students this season. Thank you to those who have already filled out the survey. Your responses have been shared with Hamilton Aquatics. If you are wishing your child/ren to be involved in swim coaching and before ...
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  • Tamahere Lane Swimming Club For those of you interested in swimming at the Vela Pool Complex out of school hours please see the information attached from the Pool Committee.  There are two options available: 1. Join the Tamahere Swimming Club if you wish to swim lengths for the season, or 2. Purchase a concession card so you can take your family/friends on casual swims. Please click here for a Vela Pool update.
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  • The Amazing Race On Wednesday 23rd of October, sixteen of our Year 6 Children will be representing our school in an amazing race fun day.  The day is run and organised by a large team from the Waikato Institute for Leisure and Sport.  The children spend their time running from one race challenge to another, together as a team. They need to show a great deal of strategic and cooperation skills.  It is a really fun and rewarding experience for all and we wish them well for a great day.
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  • DISCO! Charlie & The Chocolate Factory / Willy Wonka Theme - Thursday 24th October!! Children can come dressed in theme or wear whatever they wish. Our School Disco is only one week away and we are excited to announce this year’s theme is “Charlie & The Chocolate Factory”!  Think Willy Wonka, Oompa Loompa’s, candy… let your imagination run wild! Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday for $5.00, which will include a bag of popcorn. We will also have pizza for sale at $1.00 per slice. Payment will need to be made to the classroom teacher in cash. We ask that children bring along a water bottle, which they can fill. There will be a stall offering treats for sale on the night, so feel free to bring some pocket money ...
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  • Junior Country Cluster Tabloids We are hosting the Junior Country Cluster Tabloids next Thursday 24th October, from 10:00am to 12:20pm. This involves children from Newstead, Matangi and Tauwhare. Children will need sunscreen, must wear a school hat and be wearing school uniform (not whanau shirts). Parents are very welcome to come along to watch the fun!
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  • Tamahere School Library Book Week - Starting Tuesday 29th November Activities and competitions in the library all week. Prizes to be won.********* DRESS UP AS A CHILDREN’S BOOK CHARACTER ************** Wednesday October 30th *******
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  • Come along to our Scholastic Book Fair The Scholastic Book Fair happens in Week 4, running from Monday 4th November to Wednesday 6th November, between2.30 to 5.30pm daily. Eftpos/credit cards/cheques/cash acceptedThis is a great opportunity to think about presents with just 73 days to go until Christmas.Free books to the school library with every purchase!
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  • Traffic Detours on SH1 We are pleased that the traffic seems to be flowing better than expected. Just a reminder of the notice from Simon Brandon, the NZTA Waikato Expressway Stakeholder and Communications Manager... “The south-bound detour for traffic at Tamahere, utilising the off and on-ramp at the Tamahere Interchange has gone reasonably well but we expect school traffic from today will add to pressures there. The detour runs for another four weeks and will impact on school drop-offs, mainly for those coming from the northwest (Tauwhare Road and sideroads).  Traffic management staff are at the roundabouts under the overbridge to assist with flows at these peak times, however SH1 traffic is the priority and local road users can expect delays ...
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  • Tamahere Community Committee Election & AGM The Tamahere Community Committee Election and AGM are being held on Wednesday 23 October, 7:30pm at the Tamahere Community Centre. If you have an interest in the Tamahere community or would like to stand for the Committee, then we encourage you to attend.
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  • Bricks For Kids Lego Programme Unavailable Term 4 We have been advised that due to a lack of registrations, sadly the Bricks For Kids Lego Programme will not be offered to our students this term. Any enquiries can be directed Marsden Gaastra at hamilton@bricks4kidz.com or he can be contacted on 022 382 4206.
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  • Gymnastic Academy Improve your gymnastic skills and confidence with Gymnastic Academy Sessions running at your school every Monday lunchtime. Register online at http://www.thegymnasticacademy.com/Tayla G Level 7 bronze award Senior girls Junior girls
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