Year 8 Food Tech – Term 3 – Week 1

Just a reminder that you are icing your cakes this week.

If you have been away you can make a cake at home (Your choice of flavour) and bring it on your Mātanga day please 🙂

Mrs Taylor will provide icing sugar, butter, food colouring, cocoa powder and coconut 🙂

Any decorations that you want to use please bring from home 🙂

Looking forward to seeing all your wonderful creations 🙂 Mrs Taylor

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Indoor bowls

Indoor bowls is on today in the hall at lunch. Bring your CVs if you’ve been to every session this term. We are looking for one more AIMs indoor bowler to join our squad so bring your A game today.

Year 8’s please come early to set up.

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Seed to Table Group

Seed to Table is on straight after interval tomorrow Friday

Mr Swanson

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Robotics

Robotics on at the usual time Friday

Mr Swanson

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Marine Studies

Due to weather our field trip tomorrow is cancelled. There will be no Marine Studies tomorrow. Your homework over the holidays will be to visit the Project Reef Life exhibit at Puke Ariki, and get your book up to date – Mr Swanson

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Science fair

Can the following students please come and see me today:

Ubed Mameed

Madison Sewell-Monod

Patrick Bull 

Cooper Duff 

Samuel Rigby

Hadley Surgenor

  • Mr Swanson
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Chew Free Challenge

There will be a Chew Free Challenge in weeks 1-3 of Term 3 to see which class can get the least PB4L datasheets entered in this time. The winning class will receive some carrot sticks from Mr Luff and Jelly Tips from the PB4L team!

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SPOTSWOOD COLLEGE OPEN EVENING

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Missing Basketball

If you have found a black and grey basketball with NETS written on it, could you please return it to Luke Moore in Room 12. Thank you!

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Morning Tea meeting – Huatoki ONLY

Wednesday – morning tea – rm 10

All tamariki who applied for T3/4 leadership positions 🙂

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NEW PLYMOUTH GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL OPEN evening

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Shave for a Cure This Thursday

Kia Ora,

If you are one of the ones that have missed last week’s meeting, our big day is this Thursday in the HUB at 12pm. If you have any questions contact Mr. Hughes.

Thanks

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Shave for a Cure

Could all students participating in Shave for a Cure please meet Mr. Hughes in the HUB at interval today (Wednesday).

Thanks

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Canoe Polo

Kia Ora, if you are interested in representing Highlands in the Taranaki Intermediate Schools Canoe Polo league. Please come and see Mrs Warren in Room 19 at the beginning of lunchtime. See you then.

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Guitar Lessons Cancelled Weeks 6 & 7

Kia Ora just a reminder there are no guitar lessons for the next two week (Friday 10 & 17 June) due to your tutor being away at a Fire and Emergency course. Keep up the practice and he will see you again in a couple of weeks.

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Hawera Exchange Chess Team – FOUR Boards Left to fill

There are FOUR boards left to fill for the chess team to play against Hawera.

If you would like to fill those last places, come to the Chess Room by the OCC at lunchtime TODAY…if you win…you’re in! The following players have already been selected, please let me know ASAP if you cannot make it. Good Luck!

Grand Chess Master Garcia

Bardia Malek16
Charlotte Wischnowsky10
Kalib Bridger16
Sam O’Keeffe17
Ella Hunter23
Preston Mann17
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Grand Designs Ropu

There is NO Grand designs Ropu today – can we please meet in the Visual Arts ruma Wednesday (1 June) at lunch time instead.
Thank you, Mrs O

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REMINDER: AIMS Hip Hop 2nd Trial

Thank you to those student who attended the first trial . There will be a 2nd trial on Tuesday 31st May, after school in the hall.

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EDVENTURE SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES

Edventure Holiday Programmes – July 2022After reaching maximum capacity last holidays, we are excited to announce that these coming holidays we will be operating out of two venues in New Plymouth.- Fitzroy School- Merrilands SchoolThe same programme will be running each day at each venue.Week 1. July 11th-15th – Edventure Everyday, see daily activities below. Onsite, 5-13 yr olds, $45/day– Edventure Outdoors, Each day we head offsite for a new Edventure see daily activities below, 8-13yr olds $75/day $350 whole week specialWeek 2 July 18th-22nd– Edventure Everyday, see activity schedule below. Onsite, 5-13 yr olds, $45/day
– Edventure Dance Academy, In conjunction with Taranaki Academy of Dance, we transport the kids to the dance studio for their workshop. 5-11 yr olds $60/day– Edventure Sports, A mixture of drills skills and modified games across a range of sporting codes 5-13 yr olds $45/dayBook Now  –  www.edventure.co.nzCall – 02102241576Email – mark@edventure.co.nz

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Winter Sports Exchange Thursday 2nd June

Sports exchange coming up against Hawera Intermediate. The Following sports will be involved on the Day. Time table of the Day will be out shortly.

HIGHLANDS TEAMS INVOLVED
Rugby 1st XV
Rugby 2nd XV
Basketball boys (heat/Stings) Mr Frost will let the students involve know who will be playing
Basketball girls(Highlands Blaze/Sparks)
Hockey Mixed (selected team) students will be advised on who is in the team
Hockey Mixed (selected team) students will be advised on who is in the team
Football Boys Highlands Blazers
Football Girls
Netball Year 8 Ferns
Netball Year 8 Bounce
Neatball Year 7 Red
Netball Year 7 Green
Chess x10
Indoor Bowls x10
Table Tennis x10
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Grand Designs

Is on at Lunch time today in the Art room.
Please if you no longer want to be involved come and see me asap.
Kia Ora,
Mrs O

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AIMS Hip Hop

Any Students who are interested in trialing for the AIMS Hip Hop Team there is a trial on this Wednesday after school at the hall. Please ensure that you are wearing appropriate clothing and not school uniform. If you have any questions please come and see Mrs Keegan.

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ICAS – International Testing

Learners interested in being involved in the International Testing (ICAS) will need to grab a information/Sign up sheet from the office. All dates and information are on the sheet. Slips and payment needs to be made by Friday 8th July (WK 10 Term 2) to the school office. If you have any questions please see Mr Sleep.

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Hey You – This is Us!

Once again, a massive THANK YOU to all those students who participated in the Hey You – This is Us.
It was a Matanga kaiako team effort to narrow the entries down and it was no mean feat!

Congratulations to:
3rd place: Miu Miu Nguyen
2nd place (equal): Katrina Kumar & Edie Rhodes
1st place: Maheli Medagedara

Please can all those who were a part of the Hey You please see me next week to have your CV signed.
Kia Ora,
Mrs O

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