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

Weekly Notices

Happenings at Korakonui School for Week 2, Term 3, 2016 (beginning Monday 1st August)

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

29 July 2016 - 5 August 2016

Trophies Due Back


For Cross Country, Netball, 
Rugby and Ag Day


28 July 2016 - 3 August 2016

Technicraft Tuesday for Rm 7

Technicraft for Bayley ~ Room 7 students this week.

Students need to be at school by 8.50am on Tuesday 2nd August at the latest, to catch the bus to technicraft at Otorohanga South School. Remember to wear covered in shoes and bring your tech books.


29 July 2016 - 4 August 2016

4 Year old Sessions

4 Year Sessions with Mrs Murray start this Wednesday 
3rd August at 1.30pm in the Multi Purpose Room.

If your child has already turned 4, you are welcome to attend. 

28 July 2016 - 5 August 2016

School Cross Country


Our 2016 school cross country event will be held next week on 
at Sam & Catherine White’s property, 122 Happy Valley Road
starting at 12.30pm. All children will travel by bus to this event. 
The track is on a working dairy farm and footwear for running is 
suggested. The course lengths are approximately 1200m for 7-13 year olds and approximately 400m for  5-6 year olds.
Thank you to parents from Bayley, Wharepuhunga and Mangawhio who will sell ice blocks and organise a sausage sizzle at lunchtime for parents and students.

Student can wear their house t-shirts/colours for this event.

The inter-school competition will be on Wednesday 17th August.



23 July 2016 - 4 August 2016

House T Shirts

If you wish to purchase a House T-shirt for your child, please see Faye at the school office. Shirts are $15 each, and will be charged to your school account. Sizes, 4, 6, 8, 10 etc. Limited stocks. 

(The school house list of students is available in the office foyer).

29 July 2016 - 5 August 2016

Whanau Hui

Whānau Hui 

The Kete Mātauranga group have been working hard these past two terms filling their baskets of knowledge. Join us on Thursday 4th August at 6pm in the multipurpose room to celebrate their learning. 

Bring a plate for a shared kai before the celebration of learning begins. 

29 July 2016 - 17 August 2016

Ag Day 2016

Wednesday 12th October 2016


Now is the time to start thinking about choosing your lamb, calf or goat. 
Entry Forms will go home with students on Monday 22nd August.
Ag Day organising meeting to be held at Korakonui School
7pm Tuesday 16th August ~ all welcome.


~ TA Boys & Girls Group Day Meeting ~ 7pm 2nd August at KS ~


Info can be found on our website - Admin Central - Ag Day

23 July 2016 - 5 August 2016

Drumming & Guitar Lessons T3

Term 3 lessons will start in Week 3, and run for 6 weeks at $12 per lesson. 

Guitar lessons will be on Wednesdays with Colin

Drumming lessons on Thursdays with Leeza, both in school hours

Please register your child/ren by emailing Faye at the school office by Friday 5th August.   ( office@korakonui.school.nz )

Drumming / Guitar 6 weeks of music lessons will be a total of $72 and will be charged to your school account.


29 July 2016 - 10 August 2016

Parent Teacher Interviews


for Year 4  -  8  Students 


Monday 8th August -  from 1pm - 5.30pm 

Tuesday 9th August  -  from 3pm  -  5pm


We will be using the school interview online booking system for this. 
Please go to www.schoolinterviews.co.nz and enter 
the code    gk7xc    to book your interview time. 
Please note that each interview is for 15 minutes
~ one appointment time slot per student please.

Please contact Faye at the school office if you require assistance.


29 July 2016 - 12 August 2016

BOT Meeting

The next Board of Trustees meeting will be held on 
Thursday 18th August at 7pm in the board room. 
All welcome.

Please note date change

29 July 2016 - 13 August 2016

Pie Day Friday


Student Council will be hosting their Senior Formal later this year 
and would like to raise funds for decorations etc.



               On Friday 12th August will see the first of their fundraisers
‘Pie Day Friday’


Lunch order forms will go home with students next week on Friday 5th August

           ~ orders must be in by Tuesday 9th August.

23 July 2016 - 16 December 2016

2016 Term Dates

2016 Term Dates:
Term 1            Tuesday 2nd February - Friday 15th April

Term 2            Monday 2 May - Friday 8 July

Term 3            Monday 25 July - Friday 23 September

Term 4            Monday 10 October - Friday 16 December


11 February 2016 - 11 December 2016

Korakonui School 2016

Notices from the last month: