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The important thing is not to stop questioning. (Albert Einstein)

PK News: Term One, 2012 Physical Address 248 North Road Dunedin 9010 Phone 03 473 8246

tĞůĐŽŵĞƚŽƚŚĞƐƚĂƌƚŽĨĂŶŽƚŚĞƌĞdžĐŝƟŶŐLJĞĂƌĂƚ WĈŬŝŬŝ<ŝĚƐ͘tĞĞdžƚĞŶĚĂƐƉĞĐŝĂůǁĞůĐŽŵĞƚŽĂůůŽĨ   ŽƵƌŶĞǁƐƚƵĚĞŶƚƐĂŶĚĨĂŵŝůŝĞƐĂŶĚƚŽŽƵƌƚŚƌĞĞŶĞǁ ĐůƵƐƚĞƌƐĐŚŽŽůƐ͗KƉŽŚŽ͕WŽƌƚŚĂůŵĞƌƐĂŶĚtĂŬĂƌŝ͘  

Postal Address 278 Blueskin Road RD1, Port Chalmers Dunedin 9081 Phone 03 472 7707

Dƌ<ŝƐũƵƐƚďĂĐŬĨƌŽŵƚǁŽĚĂLJƐŽĨƚƌĂŝŶŝŶŐŝŶ tĞůůŝŶŐƚŽŶǁŝƚŚƚŚĞƚĂůĞŶƚĞĚĨŽůŬƐĂƚƚŚĞ'ŝŌĞĚ<ŝĚƐ WƌŽŐƌĂŵŵĞ͕ŽƵƌŶĂƟŽŶĂůƉĂƌƚŶĞƌ͘,ĞŝƐďƵnjnjŝŶŐǁŝƚŚ ŶĞǁŝĚĞĂƐĂŶĚŝƐůŽŽŬŝŶŐĨŽƌǁĂƌĚƚŽŝŶƚƌŽĚƵĐŝŶŐƚŚŝƐ LJĞĂƌ͛ƐĐŽŶĐĞƉƚƵĂůƚŚĞŵĞŽĨ͞^LJƐƚĞŵƐ͟;ƐĞĞƉĂŐĞϮͿ͘  

Email Scott Klenner, PK Lead Teacher scott@pakikikids.org

WůĞĂƐĞŵĂƌŬLJŽƵƌĚŝĂƌLJŶŽǁĨŽƌŽƵƌŝŶƚƌŽŶŝŐŚƚĂŶĚ Ăůů-­‐ĐůĂƐƐĐŚĞƐƐĐŽŵƉĞƟƟŽŶŽŶDŽŶĚĂLJ͕ϮϬ&ĞďƌƵĂƌLJ͘ ^ĐŽƩĂŶĚ/ǁŝůůƉƌŽǀŝĚĞĂŶŽǀĞƌǀŝĞǁŽĨƚŚĞW<-­‐'ŝŌĞĚ <ŝĚƐWƌŽŐƌĂŵŵĞĂŶĚƚŚŝƐLJĞĂƌ͛ƐĐƵƌƌŝĐƵůƵŵŚŝŐŚůŝŐŚƚƐ͕ ĨŽůůŽǁĞĚďLJĂŶŽƉƉŽƌƚƵŶŝƚLJƚŽƉůĂLJĐŚĞƐƐĂŶĚŽƚŚĞƌ ƐƚƌĂƚĞŐLJŐĂŵĞƐ͘dŚŝƐƐƉĞĐŝĂůĞǀĞŶƚƐƚĂƌƚƐĂƚϲ͘ϯϬƉŵŝŶ ƚŚĞEŽƌƚŚĂƐƚsĂůůĞLJEŽƌŵĂů^ĐŚŽŽůŚĂůůĂŶĚĂůůĂƌĞ ǁĞůĐŽŵĞƚŽĂƩĞŶĚ͘^ĞĞLJŽƵƚŚĞƌĞ͊  

Susan Scharpf, The Dunedin Gifted Kids Charitable Trust susan@pakikikids.org Web www.pakikikids.org www.pakikikids.wiki spaces.com www.facebook.com/ pages/Pakiki-Kids

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Fundraising for Computers tĞƵƐĞĐŽŵƉƵƚĞƌƐĨŽƌĂůůƐŽƌƚƐŽĨŝŶƚĞƌĞƐƟŶŐƌĞƐĞĂƌĐŚ ĂŶĚĐŚĂůůĞŶŐŝŶŐƉƌŽũĞĐƚƐĂƚWĈŬŝŬŝ<ŝĚƐ͘;&ŽƌĞdžĂŵƉůĞ͕ ƐĞĞ&ŝŶŶĂƚƌŝŐŚƚƵƐŝŶŐŽŵŝĐ>ŝĨĞĂƐƉĂƌƚŽĨŚŝƐƉĂƐƐŝŽŶ ƉƌŽũĞĐƚ͘Ϳ/ŶĞĐĞŵďĞƌϮϬϭϭ͕ƚŚĞKƚĂŐŽŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJ dƌƵƐƚĂƉƉƌŽǀĞĚĂŐƌĂŶƚŽĨΨϮ͕ϬϬϬƚŽǁĂƌĚŽŶĞŶĞǁW< ĐŽŵƉƵƚĞƌĂŶĚƐŽŌǁĂƌĞ͕ƉƌŽǀŝĚĞĚǁĞƌĂŝƐĞΨϰ͕ϬϬϬĨŽƌ ƚŚĞŽƚŚĞƌĐŽŵƉƵƚĞƌƐǁĞǁŽƵůĚůŝŬĞƚŽŚĂǀĞŝŶƚŚĞW< ĐůĂƐƐƌŽŽŵ͘^ƵƐĂŶŚĂƐďĞĞŶǁƌŝƟŶŐĂĚĚŝƟŽŶĂůŐƌĂŶƚ ĂƉƉůŝĐĂƟŽŶƐ͕ďƵƚŵŽƌĞĨƵŶĚƌĂŝƐŝŶŐŝĚĞĂƐĂƌĞŶĞĞĚĞĚ͊ /ĨLJŽƵĐĂŶŚĞůƉǁŝƚŚƐŽƵƌĐŝŶŐŐƌĂŶƚƐ͕ǁƌŝƟŶŐĂƉƉůŝĐĂͲ ƟŽŶƐ͕ŽƌŐĂŶŝnjŝŶŐĂĨƵŶĚƌĂŝƐŝŶŐĞǀĞŶƚŽƌŵĂŬŝŶŐĂ ƐƉĞĐŝĂůĚŽŶĂƟŽŶƚŽŽƵƌ/dĨƵŶĚ͕ƉůĞĂƐĞĐŽŶƚĂĐƚ^ƵƐĂŶ ĂƚƐƵƐĂŶΛƉĂŬŝŬŝŬŝĚƐ͘ŽƌŐ͘DĂŶLJƚŚĂŶŬƐ͊  

Q. What happened at PK today? A. Check out the PK wiki and Facebook page (see URLs left) to get the details. More questions? Stop by class or email Mr K at scott@pakikikids.org.


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<ŝĂŽƌĂƚŽWĈŬŝŬŝ<ŝĚƐ͛ƐƚƵĚĞŶƚƐ͕ĨĂŵŝůŝĞƐĂŶĚ ĐůƵƐƚĞƌƐĐŚŽŽůƐ͘/ĂŵůŽŽŬŝŶŐĨŽƌǁĂƌĚƚŽĐĂƚĐŚŝŶŐ ƵƉǁŝƚŚƚŚĞƌĞƚƵƌŶŝŶŐƐƚƵĚĞŶƚƐĂŶĚŵĞĞƟŶŐ ŶĞǁŽŶĞƐ͘dŚŝƐLJĞĂƌǁĞǁŝůůĐŽŶƟŶƵĞĚĞǀĞůŽƉŝŶŐ ŬĞLJůĞĂƌŶŝŶŐƐŬŝůůƐǁŚŝůĞĞdžƉůŽƌŝŶŐŶĞǁĂƌĞĂƐ͕ůŝŬĞƚŚŝƐLJĞĂƌ͛Ɛ ŵĂĐƌŽĐŽŶĐĞƉƚŽĨ͞^LJƐƚĞŵƐ͘͟tĞǁŝůůďĞŐŝŶƚŚĞŽŶĐĞƉƚƵĂů >ĞĂƌŶŝŶŐĂƌĞĂŝŶdĞƌŵKŶĞďLJŝŶǀĞƐƟŐĂƟŶŐƚŚŝƐƚŽƉŝĐŝŶĂ ďƌŽĂĚƐĞŶƐĞ͕ƵŶƉĂĐŬŝŶŐĂŶĚĚĞďĂƟŶŐŐĞŶĞƌĂůŝƐĂƟŽŶƐĂďŽƵƚ ^LJƐƚĞŵƐĂŶĚĐŚĂůůĞŶŐŝŶŐŽƵƌƐĞůǀĞƐƚŽŐĞŶĞƌĂƚĞƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚŝĚĞĂƐ ŽĨŽƵƌŽǁŶ͘dŚŝƐŝŶǀĞƐƟŐĂƟŽŶǁŝůůŝŶĐůƵĚĞƵƐŝŶŐƉŚŝůŽƐŽƉŚLJ ĨŽƌĐŚŝůĚƌĞŶƚŽŚĞůƉƐŚĂƌƉĞŶŽƵƌĐƌŝƟĐĂůƚŚŝŶŬŝŶŐĂŶĚƵŶĚĞƌͲ ƐƚĂŶĚŝŶŐ͘ƐƚŚĞLJĞĂƌƉƌŽŐƌĞƐƐĞƐ͕ǁĞǁŝůůůŽŽŬĂƚĚĞƐŝŐŶ ƐLJƐƚĞŵƐ͕ĨŽĐƵƐŝŶŐŽŶŐĂŵĞŵĂŬŝŶŐ͕ĞĐŽŶŽŵŝĐƐLJƐƚĞŵƐĂŶĚ ƋƵĂŶƚƵŵƉŚLJƐŝĐƐ͘/ĨĂŶLJŽŶĞĐĂŶŚĞůƉǁŝƚŚŵĞŶƚŽƌŝŶŐŝŶƚŚĞƐĞ ĂƌĞĂƐ͕ƉůĞĂƐĞůĞƚŵĞŬŶŽǁ͘KƵƌDĞŶƚĂůĚŐĞĂĐƟǀŝƟĞƐǁŝůů ĨŽĐƵƐŽŶƋƵĞƐƟŽŶŝŶŐƐŬŝůůƐ͕ŵĞƚĂĐŽŐŶŝƟŽŶ;ďĞĐŽŵŝŶŐƌĞŇĞĐͲ ƟǀĞůĞĂƌŶĞƌƐͿĂŶĚ,ĂďŝƚƐŽĨDŝŶĚ͘tĞǁŝůůƉůĂLJǁŝƚŚ^ŽĐƌĂƟĐ ƚŚŝŶŬŝŶŐĂŐĂŝŶĂŶĚƚĂŬĞĂĐůŽƐĞƌůŽŽŬĂƚůŽŽŵ͛ƐdĂdžŽŶŽŵLJ ĂŶĚŚŽǁŝƚƐƵƐĞĂƉƉůŝĞƐƚŽŐŝŌĞĚůĞĂƌŶĞƌƐ͘/ŶƚŚĞīĞĐƟǀĞ ŽŵĂŝŶĂƌĞĂ͕ǁĞǁŝůůƉƌŽĮůĞŽƵƌůĞĂƌŶŝŶŐƐƚLJůĞƐĂŶĚƉƌĞĨĞƌͲ ĞŶĐĞƐ͕ƚĂŬĞƐƚŽĐŬŽĨŽƵƌŐŝŌƐĂŶĚƚĂůĞŶƚƐĂŶĚĞdžƉůŽƌĞǁŚĂƚ ͞ŐŝŌĞĚŶĞƐƐ͟ŵĞĂŶƐƚŽƵƐ͘>ĂƚĞƌ͕ǁĞǁŝůůƵƐĞĐƌŝƟĐĂůůŝƚĞƌĂĐLJ ƚĞĐŚŶŝƋƵĞƐƚŽĐƌŝƟƋƵĞĂƌĂŶŐĞŽĨŵĞĚŝĂĂŶĚĞdžĂŵŝŶĞŵŽƌĞ ĐůŽƐĞůLJ͕͞tŚLJĚŽ/ůŝŬĞͬĐŚŽŽƐĞͬĚĞĐŝĚĞƚŚĞƚŚŝŶŐƐ/ĚŽ͍͟   &ŽƌdĂůĞŶƚĞǀĞůŽƉŵĞŶƚ͕ƚŚĞƚŽƉŝĐŐƌŽƵƉƐǁŝůůďĞĂŶŝŵĂƟŽŶ͕ ^ŚĂŬĞƐƉĞĂƌĞ͕ŝŶǀĞƐƟŐĂƟŶŐ/'ŶƵŵďĞƌƐĂŶĚƚŚĞƐĐŝĞŶĐĞŽĨ ƐƚĂƟĐĞůĞĐƚƌŝĐŝƚLJ͘^ƚƵĚĞŶƚƐǁŝƚŚƉƌĞǀŝŽƵƐW<ĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞ   ĞdžƉůŽƌŝŶŐƚŚĞŝƌƚĂůĞŶƚƐĂŶĚƉĂƐƐŝŽŶƐŵĂLJďĞĂďůĞƚŽŶĞŐŽƟĂƚĞ ƚŚĞŝƌŽǁŶƉƌŽũĞĐƚǁŝƚŚŵĞ͘dŚĂŶŬƐĨŽƌĂŶLJĂƐƐŝƐƚĂŶĐĞLJŽƵƌ ǁŚĂŶĂƵĂŶĚĨƌŝĞŶĚƐĐĂŶŽīĞƌƚŚĞƉƌŽŐƌĂŵŵĞƚŚŝƐLJĞĂƌ͊

7 to 9 February First week of PK classes for 2012

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20 February, 6.30pm PK Info and Chess Night, NEVNS hall 2 March, 9am-3pm Including Opportunities for Challenge in the Regular Classroom: PK-Gifted Kids professional development session for cluster schools, NEVNS library

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