School Notices 21-28 November

By Rachael van Rij | Posted: Wednesday November 21, 2018

Everything you need to know around and about school for the next week.

Term 4 Learning Celebration - THIS Friday, 23 November, 1.40pm

Please plan to join us for our musical celebration on Friday, 23 November at 1.40pm. A variety of our students will be showcasing their musical talents. You will see the following in action: choir, kapa haka, school band together with a performance from some of our keyboard, violin, ukelele, guitar, and gymnastics students. Please plan to join us, and then stay on for our Bike Track Opening (details below).

Please note: Amesbury Awesomeness awards will be given out in our farewell gathering at 9-9.30am on the final day of term. All welcome.

Official Bike Track Opening - THIS Friday, 23 November, 3.30pm

We are excited to invite you to our "Official" Bike Track Opening on Friday, 23 November at 3:30pm, after our Term 4 Learning Celebration. There will be a 'best dressed bike' parade. Please see the attached flyer for more details. Mayor Justin Lester will be cutting the ribbon, there will a sausage sizzle and plenty of biking fun. Please come along and join in the fun! 

Help please: we would really appreciate some parent volunteers to help with the sausage sizzle. If you're able to do this, please email [email protected]

REMINDER: Junior Athletics Day NEXT TUESDAY, 27th November. Please see our article here

A BIG THANKS to the Mooney family for providing a truck and generator for our Christmas Parade float! This is very generous and we are grateful to Mesh Coatings for their generous support. 

LOST PROPERTY: please use the opportunity when you visit school on Friday to check through Lost Property. We have a huge amount and whatever remains unclaimed will be taken to charity next week. 

Te Rito lost property is located under the sign in screen in Kowhai 

Koru lost property is located by the blue matting, inside the hub

Harakeke lost property is located in the Mawhero shared space

  • Please return named items that have been taken home by mistake 
  • Please check the name labels on your child's clothing to make sure they are still able to be read! If you need stick on clothing labels, please see this article here
  • Please see the office is something in the attached photos belongs to you

KidsArtWork - You can now purchase calendars, cards, diaries, mouse mats and/or sketch pads with your child's artwork on them! Please see our article here. Orders MUST be made by Monday, 26 November. 

The annual Churton Park Community Association Children's Christmas Party is taking place THIS Sunday at Amesbury School from 1.30-4pm. It will be a great afternoon of entertainment for the family. Please see the attached flyer. 

NEXT WEEK IS CAMP WEEK - are you ready?

Year 0, 1 & 2 Camp:Thank you to all parents who have already made their payment for the year 0,1 & 2 student camp. If you haven't yet made your payment, please login to your online shop account ("Student Invoices" section), to bring your account up to date, as payment was due by 16 November. 

Year 0 - 2 camp: final camp information can be found here

Year 3 & 4 camp: final camp information can be found here.

Year 5 & 6 camp: final camp information can be found here.


If you think you've got what it takes and want to be a part of a magical day recording the first ‘Feel Brave’ song in a studio with some fabulous musicians and being part of a music video that will get exposure all around the world, please send a video/video link of you singing to [email protected] The recording studio is on the Kapiti Coast in New Zealand so you'll need to be able to get there on Sunday the 20th January 2019 and also be available for an audition in person on the 16th Jan and participate in a rehearsal a few days before the recording on the 20th Jan. It doesn't matter what age you are, your voice just needs to sound like characters who are around the 8 to 10 year old range.

Video links here and here


Round the Bays

This year we have an exciting opportunity for your school to win sports equipment by entering a team into the 2019 Round the Bays event. All you need to do is enter a team into Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2019 and the school with the largest team (based on percentage of student population) will walk away with a $500 voucher for Big Locker School Sports Supplier. It may be a team of students, teachers, parents or a combination of all of the above.

Competition details:

Win* $500 worth of sports equipment for your school!

Enter a school team into Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2019 and the school with the largest team (based on percentage of student population) will walk away with a $500 voucher for Big Locker School Sports Supplier.

So round up your friends, family, extended family, neighbours…anyone! Get them to join your team and you could win!

Enter online and set up your team at today.

Ts and Cs apply. See the website for details.

For questions contact: [email protected]

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