• Message From The Principal The year is racing to an end and I know everyone is in the same busy boat trying frantically to sort out all the loose ends, so the Christmas/New Year break can be as relaxing as possible. We are busy with our final activities and finalising classes, budgets and learning programmes for 2020. Activity fees 2019. Due to the unexpected postponement of our visit to Mangatoetoe Pa (Marae) there are funds left in the school accounts, some of which have already been used towards our end of year activities, including a trip to see the Tauwhare Production and purchasing equipment for our big haangi. With the remaining money (which equates to only a few dollars per family), we are ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:28 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • School Dates for 2020 Extra Teacher Only Days for Schools. Over the next three years the Government has given all schools an extra eight  Teacher Only Days above what we normally use. This was part of the Teacher negotiations and was given to reduce teacher workload and give separate times for Professional Development so teachers have more time in their work days. The impact though will land on our families and we do apologise for that. We will try and link some days with the Middle and High schools where possible and also weekends. In 2020 we are planning to take two of the eight extra days. We are letting you know now so that families can plan in advance. Our first Teacher Only ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:28 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Vela Pool News Vela Pool Community Use:  The cards can be purchased from the school office during school time. They will also be available to purchase from the Vela Pool Complex office from 6th January to 29th March, from 1:00pm to 6:00pm.   
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:27 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Inter-City Athletics Success We had another fantastic day competing in the 2019 City Athletics. Once again Tamahere was victorious in the final sprint relay (Timmy C, Kate H, Harry T, Maia G, Jack C, Annabelle C, Dan R and Lucy W). We were very proud of how all 48 athletes competed in their events, with a number of placings received throughout the day.  We would like to say a special thank you to all the parents who came to support students throughout the day, cheering on our Tamahere team! Last of all a BIG SPECIAL THANK YOU to Ann-Marie Copponi, Bridget Hawthorn and George Glenn for all your organisation to make events like this possible to attend!              Congratulations again to all the ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:27 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Street Clean-Up With X Man Every term we try to fit in a walk around our school block to pick up litter. This term we were lucky to have our fabulous Enviro Educator X Man join in with us. A big thanks to the students and staff who volunteered their lunchtime to do a little bit for their community.
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:26 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Prize Giving Assembly We look forward to seeing you at our Prize Giving on Tuesday 17th December  at 12:30pm. This is a formal assembly where all students, except our Year Six Graduates, wear their school uniform (not their whanau shirt) and we celebrate achievements of students across the school. Year Six Graduates are to wear smart casual clothing.We do hope you’ll be able to join us on this very special occasion.
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:26 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Week 9 Happenings Assembly on Tuesday 10th December at 9:15amWe will be recognising a number of student achievements at next Wednesday mornings Assembly, including our very talented Jump Jammers and our Inter School Athletics representatives. We will also be presenting certificates to a number of our students who performed particularly well in Mathematics, English and Writing ICAS exams. We will also feature musical performances by three of our senior students.Year 6 BIG DAY OUT - Monday 9th December  The Year 6 students in the Maungatautari Syndicate are looking forward to their Big Day Out experience at Totara Springs on Monday 9th December. . We need all Year 6 students at school by 7.45am as we have to leave at 8 ...
    Posted Dec 8, 2019, 11:10 AM by Reception @TMCS
  • From The Library TMCS School Library Summer Reading: The School Library will be open to parents and students (Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 &  Year 5) during Week 10:Monday 16th December 8.00am-3.30pm Tuesday 17th December 8.00am-12.00pmWednesday 18th December 8.00am-3.30pmThursday 19th December 8.00am-12.00pmParents and students (Year 2, 3, 4 and 5) will be allowed to issue up to 12 early chapter or senior fiction books for reading over the summer holidays. A parent must sign a permission form for issuing over the summer. These are available from the library.  Your child will need your signed permission to issue books for the summer holidays. Students are advised to bring ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:25 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Last Day of ‘Your Lunchbox’ school lunches for 2019 Just a reminder that the last day for our students to receive a lunch order from ‘Your Lunchbox’ is Friday 13th December. An email  will be sent out to all ‘Your Lunchbox’ subscribers too.
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:23 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • Upcoming Events: Big Day Out - Year 5 & 6: Monday 9th DecemberBig Day In - Pirongia & Taupiri Syndicates: Thursday 12th DecemberYear 6 Graduation Evening: Thursday 12th DecemberParents Thank you Morning Tea: Friday 13th December at 10:30amPrize Giving: Tuesday 17th December at 12:30pm
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:23 PM by Reception @TMCS
  • How is November going for you? It is certainly racing past with lots of fun activities and opportunities at our end. Students are certainly getting tired as are teachers and parents as well I expect. The heat and long days are lovely to have but can take their toll. It is great to have our lovely pool complex for students to have a refreshing swimming lesson during the day and for many, another afterschool instruction with Hamilton Aquatics. Thank you to all of you who have, and will, give up extra time to support your children and us with activities this term. It is greatly appreciated and essential for us to be able to offer these opportunities to our students. We realise not everyone is able ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2019, 5:09 PM by Reception @TMCS
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Writer's Corner

We are pleased to celebrate student writing with you.

This week's items are from Bennett S, Maisie F and Greta C, all Year 1 students from Rimu 7.

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

  • Can You Help? Minis Waikato Inc are looking for a suitable venue to use for classic mini low speed, skill based activities. Suitable venues might include a large carpark, yard, flat paddock etc. Can be sealed, concrete, gravel or grass.We are a Motorsport NZ affiliated club and abide by rules and safety regulations set down by Motorsport NZ.If you can help please contact: Minis Waikato Inc SecretaryTheresa Kewish0273841396miniowner1972@gmail.com
    Posted Dec 1, 2019, 6:17 PM by Reception @TMCS
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