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Community Newsletter  l  Wednesday 10 February 2021 l  Term 1 - Week 2

Clare's corner

Kia ora koutou Te Kura o Taitonga

A very warm welcome to the 2021 school year. It is wonderful to see everyone back fresh and ready for a fun filled year of growth and learning.

2021 school organisation:
Totara (Room 1) 

Teacher: Lee - lee@southend.school.nz
Teacher assistant: Lynda W

Miro (Room 2)
Teachers: Seetha - seetha@southend.school.nz and Sally - sally@southend.school.nz
Teacher assistant: Tracey S

Kowhai (Room 3/4)
Teachers: Julie - julie@southend.school.nz and Jackie - jackie@southend.school.nz
Teacher assistant: Tara

Kahikatea (Room 5/6)
Teachers: Gerlinde - gerlinde@southend.school.nz and Pauline - pauline@southend.school.nz
Caragh - caragh@southend.school.nz and Tracey tracey@southend.school.nz
Teacher assistants: Annette, Mia, Katie, Momo

Rimu (Room 7)
Teacher: Rebekah - rebekah@southend.school.nz
Teacher assistant: Leanne

Mātai (Hall) 
Teacher: Maria - maria@southend.school.nz 
Teacher assistant: Tracey S 

Specialist teachers:
Lynda - lynda@southend.school.nz
Anne Marie - Reading Recovery - anne-marie@southend.school.nz
Sarah - RTLit - sarah@southhend.school.nz

Office Administrator - Kat Hammond / Nic Rodgers - office@southend.school.nz
Caretaker: Natasha Gray
Cleaner: Sharlene Bayliss
Principal: Clare Crawford - principal@southend.school.nz

Rosa has had her baby!!! Corey and Rosa welcomed baby Serena Emily McFadzean into the world on Friday 5th February at 8:50 PM. All is well. I am sure that Rosa will bring Serena in to see us all when both Mother and daughter have got settled.

A warm welcome to our 24 new students and their families plus 3 staff to our school community.

Every Friday we will be harvesting from our food forest, please help yourself to any of the produce which will be placed in the Earth School information centre (pictured). You can find this between the hall and junior block.
Thought for the week

‘One kind word can change someone else’s entire day’

Nga mihi
Clare

Important information to share:

Meet the teachers: Celebrate the beginning of 2021
See you tomorrow at the Carterton Pool 6pm for more details see the attached link.


FOSES (Friends of South End School): Are you keen to help? We need a group of willing parents / whānau to organise some fundraising events for the 2021 year, please let Clare know if you are keen to help. We have an email tree for this group.

Level 1: for us is school as usual, we are still sanitising and continuing to remind students to wash their hands. We sincerely thank you for your support in this effort to keep everyone safe.

Reminders:
School Sausage Sizzle: EVERY FRIDAY, $2 for sausage and bread, sauce and mustard. Please give your order and money to the teacher at 9AM.

Dates for your Calendar:

Thu, 11 Feb - Family swim and picnic tea, 6PM, Carterton Pools
Tue, 16 Feb - Raising Resilient Children, 7PM, ANZAC Hall Featherston
Thu, 18 Feb - visit from the Symphony Orchestra - whole school
Fri, 26 Feb -  Wings over Wairarapa (Y5-Y8)
Wed, 3 Mar- Carterton Cluster Swimming meet - Confident swimmers only
Sun, 7 Mar - Children's Day - Carrington Park
Wed, 10 / Thu 11 Mar - Parent / Teacher / Child conferences
Mon, 15 Mar - Sth Wairarapa Swimming Champs - Masterton Indoor pool
Wed, 24 Mar - Wairarapa Swimming Champs - Masterton Pools
Fri, 2 Apr - Tue, 6 Apr - Easter Break
Fri 16 Apr - End of Term 1
Hats

During the summertime: Compulsory Hats. No hat, No play! Please make sure that your child has a sun smart hat in their bag to use each day. We have a supply of school hats for sports days ONLY. For health reasons we need children to supply their own NAMED, SUN SMART hat.

Reminder, we are a Water Only School. We encourage all students to have a water bottle with them at school. If a child brings another type of drink to school the teachers will take the drink off them and give it back at the end of the day, to take home.

Community Notices

Raising Resilient Children: Come along to this beneficial and free session for guidance on raising resilient children. Tuesday 16th February, 7:00 PM, ANZAC Hall Featherston. For more information please see the brochure in the school office. 
How do we keep in touch?
  • School Newsletter - every 2nd Wednesday
  • Email tree - please ensure we have the correct email 
  • Facebook
  • Skool App - see below instructions
Have you joined our school app?

This is free for you to use and keeps you up to date with everything that is happening in the school.  
  • go to app store 
  • download Skool Loop NZ
  • select South End School
  • hit choose
Skool Loop
NB: You can send through - free of charge - a child’s absence, see the newsletter, select interview times and get any notices/alerts that are sent out through the school.
We thank the below businesses for sponsoring our school app

South End School Values

Whether at school, at the pools, in the supermarket or on the sports field we are all modelling the values of South End School.

Kia whakaute - Show Respect,
Kia whanake - Become Resourceful,
Kia aumangea - Build Resilience.


Check in with your child - Tell me how you showed one of our values today?
CONTACT US
The school office is open from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM. Anytime you need to contact the school regarding general school information, change of parent/child information or financial information, please either phone on 06 379 4000 or email office@southend.school.nz and Kat will be happy to assist you.
Clare Crawford
Julie Jones
Jackie Kirk
Lee Tanner
Rebekah Mehrtens
 Seetha Ganesan
Sally Barraud
Caragh Briggs
Gerlinde Braun Bolliger
Maria Burgess
Lynda Strange
Ann-Marie Boyd
Sarah Robinson
SES Website
SES Facebook
Email
Copyright © 2020 South End School, All rights reserved.

School Hours:
9:00 AM Bell: All children to be in class to start the day
12:20 - 12:40 PM: Children eat their lunch either in their classroom or under the trees
12:40 PM Bell: Playtime
1:30 PM Bell: Return to class
3:00 PM Bell: Finish school for the day

Term Dates 2021:
Term 1: Wednesday, 3 February - Friday, 16 April
Term 2: Monday, 3 May - Friday, 9 July
Term 3: Monday, 26 July - Friday, 1 October
Term 4: Monday, 18 October - Wednesday, 15 December 

Our contact details are:
06 379 4000
275 High Street South, Carterton 5713

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