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This Week’s Welcome

Tena koutou katoa,

I expect we’re all watching with interest as the earthworks get underway at the top of Kyle Road. Last year I rang Cato Bolam and apparently either 40 or 42 dwellings are going on the site. There are another 20 sections just over the motorway off Albany Highway and 12 apartments being built on the corner of Schnapper Rock Road and Albany Highway. This means one thing, of course, our school will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. We are still blessed however with our wonderful bush backdrop and so many visitors tell us what a sense of calm this gives. 

This term our Values focus is Whanaungatanga - supporting each other as a family. In Monday’s assembly, I used the example that none of the colours in a rainbow can exist without those either side of it. Likewise, we need those around us to make us who we are.

I’d like to introduce three new members of staff - Ryan McWilliams, Maryke Strydom and Katie Meese. Ryan is busy learning about UHPS and getting up to speed as our Sports Coordinator (after school teams). Maryke is supporting children in class as an LSA (Learning Support Assistant). Katie joins us on Monday to work in the office alongside Sandra and Stephanie.

Team Newsletters

Rooms 1 to 4
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Rooms 5 to 7, 21 and 23
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Rooms 9 to 12
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Rooms 13 to 16
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Rooms 17 to 20 
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Notices

Community meetings

Chinese parents community meeting Tuesday 3rd March at 2 pm. Korean parents community meeting Tuesday 10th March at 2 pm (please note the change of date). Both meetings will be in our ESOL Room (22).

Road Safety

We have far too many incidents of children with parents crossing the road unsafely. Do not cross the road near the junction with our bottom school carpark. Cars come from four directions and it can be very dangerous. If a member of staff asks you to cross in a safer place or walk around - follow their directions. They want to keep you and your children safe! 

Family Picnic

We will be having our annual Family Picnic on Tuesday 10th March at 5 pm-7 pm. Bring along your dinner, picnic blanket and maybe your bikes as well, to enjoy a relaxed evening getting to know other families.

Sports

Netball Registrations

Now open for Term 2 and 3.
For Year 1 - 4 registrations please click here.
For Year 5 - 6 registrations please click here. Registration closes on 20th March. 

Hockey Registrations

Now open for Term 2 and 3.
For Year 3 - 6 registrations please click here. Registration closes on 20th March.


Click on the logo to register for the Hibiscus Coast event and join our school team.

Community Events/Notices

EcoFest North is an annual community festival filled with environmental events, activities, workshops and sustainable living actions. Taking place at various locations across North Auckland, many events are free and family-friendly, so make sure you join in and get involved. Visit kaipatiki.org.nz/ecofest to check out what’s on offer and book in. Hope to see you there #EcoFest2020


 

Coming Events

For the latest updates, see the online calendar.
 

3rd March

Chinese Families Community Meeting
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 

10th March

Korean Families Community Meeting
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Web

upperharbour.school.nz
 

Phone

(09) 413 7233
 

Fax

(09) 413 7065
 

Email

office@upperharbour.school.nz


Address

140 Kyle Rd 
Greenhithe
Auckland 0632

Every Thursday

Pita Pit
Order by 9am Thursday

Every Wednesday and Friday

Sushi Lunch
Order by 9am on delivery day

place your order at 
www.lunchonline.co.nz

 

It is great to see how many of our school community are already using our school App.  If you have not already installed the App, why not do it today.  

The App gives you access to many of our communications, it’s also a quick and easy way to report an absence, and we can alert you to upcoming events.    

In the event of an Emergency at school the App will be one of our ways of keeping in contact with you.

To install the App visit the App store on your Apple or Android device and search Upper Harbour Primary School.  

As the App is only for use by Upper Harbour families, a password will be sent to you to enable you to view the App content.

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For every ANZ home loan, or 'top up' loan over $50,000 taken out, ANZ will donate $400 to Upper Harbour  to go towards sports and ICT equipment. Just nominate UHPS when you take out the loan: See anzolympicschools.co.nz.
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