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Dear Parents, Caregivers and Students Welcome back to Term Two 2013. I hope you all had a very pleasant April vacation and were able to catch up with family and friends and enjoy the break. With the approach of winter there is a tendency for our absenteeism to increase. I am urging all parents to do your utmost to get our students to school everyday. Being at school is compulsory so students have no choice. It is about MANAGING SELF and being at school is part of this and you as parents can help. ABSENTEEISM TERM ONE 2013 The analysis is out and here are the House results:! ! Miro! ! -! 8.19% ! Matai! ! -! 7.11% ! Kahikatea! -! 6.86% ! Rata! ! -! 6.25% ! Tanekaha! -! 6.24% ! Kauri! ! -! 5.83% ! Manuka! -! 5.60% ! Tawa! ! -! 4.90% ! Rimu! ! -! 3.87% ! Totara! ! -! 2.97% School Total Term One 2013:!5.77% School Total Term One ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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Some summary comments: * Year Seven were better attendees than Year Eight. Year Eight 93.93% ! Year Seven 94.54% * Males at 94.32% were better than females at 94.12% * The best Year Seven class was Room 18 @ 97.55% * The best Year Eight class was Room 19 @ 97.33% * The worst Year Seven class was Room 9 @ 89.00% * The worst Year Eight class was Room 2 @ 90.24% Experience tells us that if a student is at school regularly then they have the best chance to make progress. I can始t stress this enough - please make sure your children are at school.

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RELOCATABLE CLASSROOMS If you are visiting Tauranga Intermediate School site from 12.30 pm to 5.30 pm on Monday 13 May you will not be able to bring a vehicle down the main drive as three relocatable buildings are coming on site and the main drive needs to be closed off. Please park out the front of the school or go through the cricket wicket gate and park on the field well away from the main drive to do your business. Thanks for your cooperation

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SCHOOL CHARTER Our MISSION STATEMENT emphasises ʻCHOICE, CHALLENGE and THINKING”. Your child should be able to talk about what these three things mean and be able to link them with the five KEY COMPETENCIES of the NZ Curriculum THINKING, PARTICIPATING and CONTRIBUTING, MANAGING SELF, RELATING TO OTHERS and SIGNS, SYMBOLS AND TEXTS. All the above are incorporated into THE STARS: * S afety * T eam * A chievement * R espect * S ense of humour

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WINTER UNIFORM Term 2 sees our students in winter uniform.  The changes are minimal as the main part of the uniform is worn throughout the year.  Please note:  Shoes are black, leather, school lace-up shoes. No velcro or straps.  Shoes must be able to be polished.  Jerseys and polar fleeces are both part of the uniform and can be worn inside.  A scarf may be worn but it must be plain black or plain dark blue. Scarves are not to be worn in class. 

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INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS The Government, through the Ministry of Education is requiring all schools to be inclusive. This means that students: are present at their chosen school, with their siblings and friends, all of the time are participating and engaged in class and out of class, with their peers, all of the time, doing what their peers do are learning and achieving, experiencing success, being challenged, learning within the curriculum and enjoying things theyʼre interested in feel like they belong, enjoy school, want to go to school and have friends. Tauranga Intermediate therefore should: • • • • • • • • • •

welcome all learners and make sure their transition to school is smooth and well planned foster a caring, safe and respectful environment foster the identity, language and culture of all learners identifies the needs and aspirations of Maori and Pasifika foster inclusive values establish clear expectations model desired behaviours support teacher inquiry and development have school-wide systems for planning monitoring and reporting respect, value and use the knowledge parents have of their childrenʼs learning needs • tap into the expertise of the community. To fill out an online survey please click Here

HAVE FUN LEARNING TO SPEAK ANOTHER LANGUAGE..... Hi I am Anne Boezennec - a French native speaker . Would You Like to Experience Another Culture - Learn to Speak French? Classes will be held for the duration of the school terms at Tauranga Intermediate School, from 3.15 pm to 4.15 pm on Tuesday. Parents would need to collect students after 4.15 pm. The programme involves games, songs and learning of simple words and phrases. The classes will be organised into small groups. The cost of the class is $10.00 per week for one hour (or less for groups larger than eight student, maximum size ten). For full details and to enrol your child please contact: Anne on 544 59 32


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BOARD OF TRUSTEES Parent Election Notice Tauranga Intermediate School Board of Trustees Election Nominations are invited for the election of SIX parent representatives to the Board of Trustees. A nomination form and a notice calling for nominations will be posted to all eligible voters. Additional nomination forms can be obtained from the school office. Nominations close at noon on 16th May 2013 and may be accompanied by a signed candidate’s statement. The voting roll is open for inspection at the school and can be viewed during normal school hours. There will also be a list of candidates’ names, as they come to hand, for inspection at the school. Voting closes at noon on 30th May 2013 Signed Dale Leggett Returning Officer _______________________________________________________________________________ If you would like to dicuss becoming a member of the Board of Trustees please contact one of our Trustees listed below: Pippa Smith

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KNOW YOUR TEACHER

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MR TRISTAM - ROOM 16

MR MCGREGOR - ROOM 6

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Length of teaching career: 19 years 20th this year

What class levels have you taught: Year Eight

What class levels have you taught: Years 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Where did you go to school: Whakamarama Primary, Tauranga Intermediate School, Tauranga Boys College

Where did you go to school: Upper Hutt

What special curriculum interests do you have? Maths and PE What made you choose teaching as a career? Good male teacher role model What interests do you have outside school? Sport, Family and Friends Have you represented in a sport ? Academically? Greerton Marist Rugby Club What sports are you currently involved in? Tai Mitchell and Rugby Who has inspired you as a leader? Tanerau Latimer Do you have a family? Partner Liz and son Regan. What is the highlight of your year at Tauranga Intermediate? Miro winning the Cricket and Army Band. What is your most memorable moment? Having a son What is you favourite type of music? Anything I can sing to What is your favourite movie and why? Remember the Titans - inspirational

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What special curriculum interests do you have? Visual Art What made you choose teaching as a career? Likes to help others achieve. What interests do you have outside school? Travelling, sports, museum (gallery visits) Have you represented in a sport ? Academically? College Basketball - Hutt Valley What sports are you currently involved in? Fishing Who has inspired you as a leader? Michael Jordan Do you have a family? 5 year old girl, 2 year old boy What is the highlight of your year at Tauranga Intermediate? Seeing Manuka performing the Haka at House Hui What is your most memorable moment? Standing on top of the Statue of Liberty What is you favourite type of music? Reggae, Hip-hop What is your favourite movie and why? Braveheart - McGregors fought in the battle.

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KNOW YOUR TEACHER MRS STULL - ROOM 18 Qualifications: Bachelor of Education and I am working towards my Masters in Education (Educational Psychology)! Length of teaching career: 6 years What class levels have you taught: Years 7 and 8 Where did you go to school: Blockhouse Bay Primary and Intermediate. Avondale College.

Professional Music Tuition Beginners to Advanced 20yrs In The Music Industry

What special curriculum interests do you have? Love all subjects. Maths - Arts - Writing

Tutor MOB: 0273120101 HOME: 07 5718142 makaruamusic@gmail.com

What made you choose teaching as a career? Where no day was ever the same. Got to make a difference in childrenʼs lives. What interests do you have outside school? Gym, cake decorating, hiking/tramping, creative arts and dancing.

                                                                       

Have you represented in a sport ? Academically? I used to do ice figure skating, I was Sports Captain and Prefect at High School. Competitive dancer throughout adolescence. What sports are you currently involved in? Coaching, Cheerleading, Hiphop and helping with Gymnastics. Am personally training to do a 10 km run and ride half of Lake Taupo race. Who has inspired you as a leader? High School Principal - Phill Raffills - taught to give everything a go and overcoming failure is a big stepping stone in achieving success. Do you have a family? Family lives in Auckland. Lives with wonderful husband in Welcome Bay.

 Opening  Doors  through  Learning  Maths  (mathZwise)  Reading  &  Wri5ng (Integrated  Language  Programme) To enrol phone Mark

   

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What is the highlight of your year at Tauranga Intermediate? AIMS GAMES and camp Ngamuwahine What is you most memorable moment? Wedding Day What is you favourite type of music? Current pop music anything I can boogie to What is your favourite movie and why? Pay it Forward. Love the idea we can help each other to be successful in life and it doesnʼt take much effort to help someone out and be kind to one another.

CrossFit Kids and Teens Classes Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at CTR CrossFit in Fraser Cove. Small classes, qualified CrossFit Level One and CrossFit Kids Trainer. Limited spaces available for Term Two. Please email Tamara on tamara@ctrcrossfit.com or 0210681887 for the schedule and rates and for more more information please see www.facebook.com/ctrcrossfitkids or www.ctrcrossfit.com.

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ACADEMIC REPORT

Dear Parent/Caregivers Welcome back to Term 2. This week we have been speaking to all the students about the consequence of our attitudes. Our message is very simple. Every child who has a positive attitude towards learning will make improvements, and we are the owners of our attitude. This message continues with our ongoing philosophy of students taking greater ownership of their learning and seeing it as something they do. Your continued support with this message at home is greatly appreciated. Thank you. At the end of last term the students completed their second IKAN assessment. This assessment measures the students knowledge within the Mathematics Strand of Number/Algebra. It is pleasing to see the progress already being made by our students. We have attached the analysis of this data for your viewing. Furthermore, we have collated the data received from all the parents who took the time to fill out our online survey on our Student-Led Conferences. The feedback has been very affirming of the change, please take the time to view the findings. Thank you to all the parents who took the time to fill this in. In addition to this we also collected student voice. Student voice is an important element to our decision making. Included is a summary of their experience in the Student-Led Conferences. Finally, we would like to remind you that our doors are always open to discuss any learning or pastoral concerns. Please feel free to make an appointment with your classroom teacher, syndicate leaders or ourselves if you need to. Warm regards Gareth Scholes (Academic Deputy Principal) Gareth Scholes – Academic Deputy Principal (gareths@tauranga-int.school.nz) Geoff Booth

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FUNDRAISING FOR OUR TRIP TO GERMANY

AN OFFER TOO GOOD TO BE MISSED BOB TULLOCH – WELL KNOWN LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER The School has made a special arrangement with well known professional photographer, Bob Tulloch to provide you with a family portrait at a generous rate of just $69.00. Included is the portrait shoot and a 13cm x 18cm photograph. This is a saving of over $200 and also is fund-raising for our trip. If you wish to have a portrait taken please contact Bob Tulloch directly as per the email or phone number below. You need to contact Bob Tulloch within the month (from this newsletter) to book a time for the studio or outdoor portrait shoots. The portrait can be taken after the cut off date – a time and date that suits you and your family. Please notify Bob that you are receiving this offer from Tauranga Intermediate School. Mount Maunganui 3150 Ph. 07 5725266 Mob. 0274 532 757 email bobtulloch@xtra.co.nz

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Please refer to the Tauranga Transport Network Group website. (Go to our school web site www.tauranga-int.school.nz and click on For Parents then Information for New Families).

LUNCHES... Many thanks to the parents and students who have been involved in donating a cut lunch for distribution at school. These have been appreciated by the students who have had occasion to access a lunch. If you are interested in being part of this lunch donation scheme, please contact Kathy Colville, Janelle Jones or Karen Forrest at school. Many thanks to those who so generously contributed in 2012.

CHECKING OUT AND INâ&#x20AC;Ś.. If a student has an appointment which requires them to leave school during school hours they must check out from the main office and present a note. They must be picked up from the main office not the gate. On return they check in again at the main office.

CELLPHONES.... Students are not allowed to have cell phones on the school site. This means, no cell phones, even if they are in the school bag and switched off. Teachers will not hold cell phones in safe keeping for students. Any student with a cell phone at school will automatically receive a school detention and the cell phone will be confiscated. Two phones are designated for students the first is in the Wellness Centre and the second is in the Student Office.

SECOND LEARNING CONFERENCE The Second Learning Conference will be held on Thursday 1 August 8.00 am - 8.00 pm School will be open for students on this day where parents cannot accommodate them.

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VACCINATIONS....... Year 8 Girls HPV Vaccinations 2nd Vaccination Date# 3rd Vaccination Date#

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Year 7 Boostrix Vaccination Education Session in Hall# # Vaccination Date# # #

Monday 17 June Tuesday 27 August

SCHOOL/CURRICULUM FEES AND OTHER RELEVANT SCHOOL COSTS We would appreciate school fees being paid as soon as possible. Payments can be made to the school office by cash, cheque or eftpos (no credit cards). Fees: Curriculum fee Multimedia fee (Rooms 29/30/41/42 Donation Life Education Fee Ngamuwahine Camp

$100.00 $100.00 $20.00 $10.00 $100.00

Alternatively payment can be made by Direct Credit ANZ Greerton - account number: 01-0322-0000206-000, reference - student name. If you are making payments by direct credit it would be appreciated if you email the school: info@tauranga-int.school.nz as to who the student is and what the actual payment is for.

TAURANGA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL PRODUCTION 2013 BAYCOURT THEATRE 2 - 4 JULY "Phil and Ed's Most Triumphant Tale." by Jessica Ross and Carol Storey. A witty Musical adventure through time.

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WE ARE EXPECTING ANOTHER BUSY AND EXCITING YEAR WITH...... TAURANGA PRIMARY SCHOOLSâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; MUSIC FESTIVAL Term 3 "

Week 5

Monday 26 August - Friday 30 August

TAURANGA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL PRODUCTION Term Two

Week 9

Monday 2 July - Thursday 4 July

NZCT AIMS GAMES 2013 TOURNAMENT Term Three Week 8

Sunday 15 September" - Friday 20 September

PTA News - Meetings for 2013 Coming up This Year ....... Date

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Tuesday 21 May 7.30 to 9pm

Term Two Week 3

Normal Meeting

Tuesday 18 June 7.30 - 9pm

Term Two Week 7

Special Topic To be confirmed

Tuesday 9 July 7.30 to 9pm

Term Two Week 10

Normal Meeting

Tuesday 13 August 7.30 - 9pm

Term Three Week 3

Special Topic To be confirmed

Tuesday 17 September 7.30 - 9pm

Term Three Week 8

Normal Meeting

Tuesday 15 October 7.30 - 9pm

Term Four Week 1

Normal Meeting Final organisation for 12 hour relay.

Tuesday 19 November 7.30 to 9pm

Term Four Week 6

Special Meeting New Parents 2014

Tuesday 10 December 7.30 - 9pm

Term Four Week 9

Final Meeting for 2013 Academic Report and Supper

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