Korakonui School - Small enough to care yet big enough to challenge and inspire

Weekly Notices

Happenings at Korakonui School for Week 4, 2017

Current notices are listed below. Old notices from the last month (if any) are listed below them.

6 February 2017 - 20 March 2017

School Swimming


As part of our Physical Education Curriculum,  
all classes are participating in lessons for 5 weeks with
swim coach Doug Jenkins and classroom teachers this term. 
We are now in to our 3rd week of lessons.
We ask that all students bring their  
swimming togs, caps, goggles and towel with them each day. 
Please ensure that your child’s togs, towels,  underwear and 
clothing  are well named and that all girls with long hair have a hair tie.  

(Please pack a change of clothes for junior students
in case items get wet in the changing shed).



19 February 2017 - 7 March 2017

Technicraft for Yr 7 & 8 students


Technicraft for Bayley students will be on
Tuesday,  February 21st. Please ensure all students are at school by 8.50am 
with their tech books, to catch the bus to Otorohanga South School.




19 February 2017 - 20 March 2017

After School Tennis Lessons

    After School Tennis Lessons 

With Quentin


 The weather looks great for lessons this Tuesday
for those who have registered for after school lessons

Quentin Wallace, TCNZ, AMTA
Waipa Tennis Academy - Club Kaha



19 February 2017 - 25 February 2017

Swim Training at Town Pool

Swim training at the Event Centre for the senior school will take place
on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Yr 5-6 Tuesday - Yr 4 and Yr 7-8 Wednesday
Senior students will travel by bus, with the assistance of parent help,
leaving school at 9am and returning approximately 12noon.

 Students will need:

Togs and 2 towels
Googles / swim cap (if needed)
Water bottle and morning tea snacks

Thank you to those parents for your support with transport.

19 February 2017 - 26 February 2017

Team Building Leadership Day

Sport Waikato - Team Energize

will be hosting a team building and leadership day
for senior students (Y5 - Y8)
at Albert Park, Te Awamutu
on Wednesday 22nd February for Yr 5 & 6
and Friday 24th February for Yr 7 & 8

A great day of fun and games for all students

19 February 2017 - 26 February 2017

Mangatutu Hub Assembly

We invite parents, grandparents and friends to come along to
  ourJunior school assembly for Term 1, from students in Mangatutu Hub
Assembly will be held in the Multi Purpose at 2pm

this Friday 24th February

Everyone welcome


12 February 2017 - 26 February 2017


Is your child interested in playing Miniball  Term 1 on
evenings (Year 1-4) or Monday evenings (Year 5-8).
The year 5-8 competition starts Monday 27th February and the
Year 1-4 starts Wednesday 1st March.
We will require a team manager / coach for each team we put in to the competition.
If you could please email Mrs B (marie@korakonui.school.nz) your child's interest
in which team by Wednesday 15th February (no late entries sorry).
Your child will need a Korakonui School shirt to play miniball.

20 February 2017 - 9 March 2017

Swimming Sports 2017

 Korakonui School Senior (Yr 4-8) Swimming Sports 

Wednesday 8th March

Te Awamutu Event Centre


 More info to follow next week

19 February 2017 - 20 March 2017

School Sun Hats


Korakonui School sun hats are available for purchase 
from the school office for $8 per hat, and can be charged 
to your school account.

Thank you to our Board of Trustees for 
subsidising this cost for our students.




19 February 2017 - 20 March 2017

Netball 2017



I know I can hear you all saying "its only just February” but

Its time to start thinking NETBALL


PLEASE NOTE:  Change of dates for Te Awamutu Netball for 2017
(for all teams)

6th of May to 23rd of September (Terms 2 and 3). 



Forms will be sent home in the next week for those interested in playing for Korakonui in the school aged netball teams. 

Once we have an indication of number of players we will then look at holding a muster/trial to help with forming the teams

Our AGM will be held in March (TBA) to confirm teams and subs.



Any ladies out there wanting to be a part of a Social or A Grade type netball team playing on Saturdays at Te Awamutu Netball Centre please contact me via e-mail on catsam@xtra.co.nz


Also looking at another option of placing a

Friday Night (5.45 or 6.30 rounds) Ladies Netball being run at
Otorohanga Netball Centre – 8 weeks from the 24th of March

Please let me know urgently if you are keen on being a part of this.

Lots of fun, meet new people, and get fitter – do something for yourself
– your family will thank you.


Any questions please e-mail Catherine White on 
catsam@xtra.co.nz or text 0274512930



10 January 2017 - 17 December 2017

Term Dates for 2017


Notices from the last month: