Term 2 ends 3pm Friday 6th July
Term 3 starts 9am Monday 23rd July and finishes 3pm on Friday 28th September
Kia ora koutou. Hello everyone.
Jammies in June
Jammies in June was again a success with over 80 pairs of pyjamas sent to Middlemore hospital and a total of $350 donated in cash. Many thanks for supporting this cause. As well as the obvious benefit for the children in need, our own children have learned more about the conditions others live in and had a huge amount of fun on PJ day too!
We have a huge pile of lost property in the box at the back of the hall. Teachers will be taking the children to have a look but if you wish to pop into the hall yourselves you are welcome. Any lost property left at the end of term will be given to charity.
Coming to school early
A reminder that children are not supposed to be at school before 8:15am in the morning. Before then teachers are busy preparing for the day ahead and in various meetings.
School holiday activities at East Coast Bays Library in July
The theme for the programmes across Auckland Libraries is “Building Heroes” and the events and activities have been aligned with this.
Tuesday 10 July 10:30
Author of Heroes
Make reading your super power! Local author Peter Millett brings books to life with funny stories to encourage a love of reading.
Peter has written many great children’s books including Johnny Danger, Boy Zero: Wannabe Hero, The Anzac Puppy, Classic rhymes for Kiwi kids, Moa’s ark and many more.
Friday 13 July 10:00
Chinese Shadow Puppets with Master Hou
Join our workshop for kids where you can experience real antique Chinese shadow puppets and make your own. There are limited spaces available and bookings are required. Ages 6 – 12
Monday 16 July 10:30
Become an environmental hero and learn all about our wonderful worms and how they help us, with Tori from the Compost Collective.
A fun, educational show and tell where we will meet nature’s amazing recyclers.
Tuesday 17 July 11:00am
Sing a song for Matariki
Go on a Matariki journey with author June Pitman-Hayes as she tells the story of Tawhirimatea, then shares her special knowledge with us. Join in with a sing-along to this magical book and colour in a picture to take home.
The full programme of events for all Auckland Libraries is available on the libraries website:
The link for east Coast Bays events is:
What Now TV programme at Torbay School
During 2018 What Now are broadcasting live every Sunday between 8-10am from a different Auckland community. On Sunday 29th July the show will be coming live from Torbay School and your families are invited to be part of the audience!
Families (including Mum & Dad) are all invited to be part of our awesome live audience…& it’s FREE!! Seating is limited and open to all the public (it’s a first in best dressed approach).
Please feel free to use this link to register your family to online www.whatnow.tv/bonus/audience