Week of 27 February 2018
2018 School Terms & Holidays
Term 1 Wednesday 7th February - Friday 13th April
Easter Break Friday 30th March - Tuesday 3rd April
Term 2 Monday 30th April - Friday 6th July
Queens Birthday - Monday 4th June
Term 3 Monday 23rd July - Friday 28th September
Term 4 Monday 15th October - Thursday 20th December
Labour Day - Monday 22nd October
Friday 9th March Readathon coming soon.All of our children will be asked to take part in our whole school readathon this term. We will be kickstarting this in school on Monday 5th March. Children will be invited to dress up as their favourite book characters on Friday 9th March.
All of our Year 5 & 6 students have now been given additional responsibilities. Whether they are helping Richie maintain the grounds, sorting letters in the front office, playing with our younger children at lunchtime or helping our families cross the road safely at the beginning and end of day - they are all now official crew members. They will all be presented with their crew badges shortly.
Parenting Toolbox workshops postponed to Term 2. Please if you are interested in taking part see a member of our staff team or pop into the main office to sign up or ask for more information.
Thursday 1st March, 7.00 - 8.00pm, Informal PTA social evening in the staffroom. Please come along for some wine, cheese and a friendly chat. This is a chance to make new friends and just hear about ways, (however big or small) you can help the school. We look forward to welcoming you.
Reminder Before and After School Care needs to be booked by 12 noon on the Thursday before the week you need the childcare via our website (go to 'our school', then onto 'before and after school care' at the bottom of the list).
School uniform shop is now open daily from 8.30am - 9.30am & 2.30pm - 3.15pm.
EOTC Blanket Consent Form
Please return these forms to your child's class teacher ASAP to insure they don't miss out on any of our school events this year. A separate form will be sent out for all camps.
Digital User Agreement forms must be completed and returned to school ASAP. Students are not able to go onto devices until these forms are returned.
Sunday 25th March - Weetbix Tryathlon
This year GHS is out to prove that we have the healthiest, fittest, strongest children on the coast. It is an awesome opportunity for our children to be involved in the community, celebrating an 'I CAN DO' attitude. The school will provide appropriate training for your child. We will be hosting a BBQ and a tug of war challenge for all families celebrating this day with us. Please go to www.weetbixtryathlon.co.nz to register your child. Make sure you link them to GHS as this will help us to be the largest participator on the Coast.
Our Wonderful PTA are currently fundraising to begin the building of our School Hall.
They have reached their 2017 target of $50.000!