School Notices - 27 February 2019

By John Murrihy | Posted: Wednesday February 27, 2019

Keep informed about what's happening at Amesbury over the next week ....

What's on?

  • Pedal Ready continues
  • International Students summer picnic Thursday 7 March
  • Amesbury School miniball sign-ups. Closes this Friday 1 March
  • Scholastic Book Club. Orders close 30 March


ALF has now been verified, so anyone not able to access it this year or the end of last year, will now be able to.

To login as a parent, just go to and log in with your gmail account. You can then select your children.

If you already have a Gmail address with our school records, you will automatically be connected in ALF with your children. If you have a Gmail address that you would like to use just to access ALF, please email Lisa ([email protected]) with your email address and your child/rens names.

Lunch Orders

Just a reminder that both yummy and healthy lunches can be bought through lunchonline.

  • Wednesday: Nada Bakery
  • Thursday: Pizza
  • Friday: Pita Pit

For information follow this link.


This recent chilly snap is a good reminder to get ready for the winter terms!!  Amesbury School Beanies are available now at the school shop for $25.  There are 2 second hand beanies ($15 each), available from the office. 

Community Notices

Tots to Teens Magazine

The link to the new March issue digital magazine is available here

In this issue, there are great sanity-saving hacks for parents coping with kids back at school, including four ways to save money (and stress!), supporting parents of our new entrants, and eight reasons for kids to consider martial arts as an after-school activity. There are three delicious ways to include "wonder food" turmeric in your everyday family meals, five top tips for busy and tired mums, and help when you're thinking, "Uh-oh... What's my kid looking at online?" (a scary prospect now that our kids spend so much time on YouTube). Check out the amazing Rotorua story and make sure you enter the special competition to win a 4-day action-packed vacay to this great destination. Also, the issue is investigating why good old-fashioned nursery rhymes never go out of style, and why they may be integral to children's emotional and cognitive development.

Nathan Wallis

On Thursday May 30 from 7:00-8:30 pm, Nathan Wallis is presenting at Raroa Intermediate hall on 'The Teenage Brain'. There are a small amount of tickets left but this is an opportunity that you will not want to miss. If you would like to secure tickets, this week will be your chance to get them. Click on the Nathan Wallis Tickets link. If you do not know who Nathan Wallis is, here is a link to one of his clips.

Johnsonville Junior Rugby Club

Johnsonville Junior Rugby Club is welcoming registrations for 2019. They have teams in rippa and tackle grades, the cost is $80 a year which includes a team photo. There is also a nursery grade for under 5's. To sign up please go to or go along on the Wednesday 20 March 5.30-7.30pm to the clubrooms at Helston Park, and meet a couple of Hurricanes players at the same time.

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