Term 3  Week 2  2019

Dear Parents/Caregivers/Whanau
Nga mihi nui ki a koutou

Kia ora everyone and welcome to Week 2.  We welcome Mrs Charna May back to our Rainbow and Nest rooms.

School Notices

Whanau House Names
Attached to this newsletter is a list of names that we are looking at for our six Whanau Groups. We would love to hear what you think. Your child will also have the opportunity to share their thoughts as well. We have linked these to the founders of our school and to those who have had some connection with it. Please return to school by the end of the week as we would like to announce them next week.

Home/School Challenge
Due to the delay in getting our new IT up and running this will now be starting in Week 3.

Maths Challenge Week 6  – TIMESTABLE A THON
In Week 6, we will be holding a Maths Challenge for all tamariki. This will be centered on our focus of raising Basic Facts knowledge in our school.

Knitting Club
Knitting club starts week 2 on Wednesday 31st July at lunchtime in Room 4 (after eating).
Please bring your knitting needles and wool or $2 to purchase some if you don’t have any and a bag to put them in. See you there! Miss Brown

 Office Administrator:


Our Lady of Lourdes school is seeking a dynamic, flexible, efficient Office Administrator to join our busy Catholic primary school.

The position involves supporting the day to day running of the school. This includes working alongside the principal to ensure the smooth running of the school. Administrative tasks include processing payments, staff wages (knowledge in Novopay would be an advantage) word processing tasks and general administrative skills. As important is the ability to work collaboratively to ensure the children, staff and families feel there is a professional warm, friendly and passionate administrator as the first face, voice and heart of our mercy school. Hours of employment to be negotiated however will most likely be from 8.30am – 3pm

If you have the ability to work in a diverse role, have previous administrative experience, and would like to be part of our school, please send in a Covering Letter and a recent Curriculum Vitae with three referees. This job closes Friday August 2nd at 5pm.

All applications should be addressed

Confidential: Office Administrator

Attention: Principal 

Our Lady of Lourdes School


Netball  -Saturday 3rd August
OLOL Champions v Te Kawau Stars @ 9am Court 5
OLOL Magic V Riverdale Stars @10.30am Court 2



A reminder about the :

Fertiliser Drive: Saturday 10th August @ 8am

Next meeting: 5th August @7pm

Community Notices

St Peter’s College Open night
August 8th at 6p.m.   for  years  7 – 13.  All welcome.

Term 3 Dates 

The focus for this term is on learning… and we will attempt to keep our calendar free of interruptions so that your child can maximise their learning in all curricula areas.

Week 2: July 29-Aug 2 – MERCY VALUES
W Knitting clubs starts
Sat Board of Trustees Conference

Week 3: Aug 5-9
W Board Meeting
Sat Our school’s Fertilizer Drive @ 8am. We look forward to your support on this             day.

Week 4: Aug 12-16 – KINDNESS
W,Th,F WildLife Park visit for 2 classrooms each day

Week 5:Aug 19-23 – RESPECT
W Maths with Dinah
     Ripper Rugby/Netball @ St   Josephs
Sun Fathers Day

Week 6: Aug 26-30 – SERVICE

Week 7 Sept 2-6 – SOCIAL JUSTICE

Week 8 Sept 9-13 – SOCIAL JUSTICE

T OLOL has Talent auditions
Th School Photos
      Champions League Soccer
F OLOL has Talent

Week 10 Sept 23-27 – HOSPITALITY

As you are aware, we are working on developing our school Charims, Mission, Motto and Vision as we move forward. Click here for a summary of some of the things that you highlighted were important at our recent Inquiry Expo. We would now like to get your input for what we have developed so far. Please feel free to write your thoughts down.

Names for Whanau Groups

Thank you for all of your support

Blessings from us all

Caroline and the team

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