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

Weekly Notices

Happenings at Korakonui School for Week 8, Term 1, 2015.

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

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

Mathletics Club

Mathletics Club runs on Thursday after school with Mrs Kay in the library, (approx 1 hour from 3pm - 4pm). Only 10 spots are available each week.

Please reserve your childs' place by emailing or phoning the office on a Monday of each week.  Children will automatically be off the bus on this day.

NB: If your child has rugby or netball practice on a Thursday after school, they will not be eligible for Mathletics Club.

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

Overdue Community Library Books

We have a new selection of community library books from Otorohanga Library for you, our parents, to access. This service is free to all members of our community. Please fill in the log book when you choose your read for the week. Such a great variety of books available.


Please return these overdue library books to school
Pomegranate Soup           
The Secret Children
Dinner at Rose's  

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

Korakonui School Fundraiser and Meeting


We  are  looking  forward  to  our  2015  fundraising  event 'The Great Gadsby Korakonui Quiz Night' on Friday 22 May. Please reserve this date on your calendar.
Tickets will be on sale beginning Term 2. We would be very grateful for any auction items that could be donated for the evening. Beach house accommodation, a beef, lamb or pig, and a group of 5 Dads willing to be part of a ‘Hire a Hubby for a day’ are the bigger items we require. Any monetary donations to help towards sponsoring the courtesy van or if you are able to offer services for your business to be auctioned, this would be much appreciated. We thank you all so much. 

All monies raised will go towards Stage 2 Block B Refurbishment - Rooms 5 and 6.
Next planning meeting is Wednesday 25th March at 3.15pm in the boardroom.
All welcome.

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

Rugby 7's

7s Tournament - The tournament at Te Awamutu Primary is on Thursday this week for those Year 4, 5, and 6 students involved. The rules and draw should arrive from Te Awamutu Primary on Monday and will be sent home once received. We will require parent assistance with transport to and from this event and a manager/coach for the second team. If you can assist please email Mrs B at marie@korakonui.school.nz
21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

World Cup Cricket Day This Friday

 Korakonui Cricket World Cup - Friday 

Come and watch our students compete to be the champion junior or senior house team in the Korakonui Cricket World Cup. Play starts from 10am followed by a prize giving by 2pm. Food and drink available for purchase throughout the day.

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

Senior School Parent Meeting

Come and hear about how Google Drive is currently being used in the senior school and the vision we have to continue to roll this out across the school. Examples of student work that have been completed on Google Drive will be shared and you will be shown how you can access your child's work from home.
This meeting will be held in Room 6 on Wednesday 25th at 3pm.

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

Whanau Meeting

 A whanau get together will be held Tuesday 24th March 6.30pm in Room 2. The purpose of this get together is to share our Maori Student Achievement Plan for 2015. I invite you to come along and have kai (fish and chips provided) with us, as we celebrate the great things we have in store, to continue to raise the achievement of our Maori learners. Please RSVP to the school office by Monday 23rd if you wish to join us. 

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

1st June Change Over

 If you are leaving the district at this time, please contact the school
office. Likewise if you know of new families with primary school aged
children moving into our school area, please make sure they contact
the school office for an information and enrollment pack.

21 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

Mobile Dental Caravan

The Mobile Dental caravan arrived on Friday and will be here over the next two weeks. As we have our school wide World Cup Cricket Day on Friday, this is a great opportunity for pre-school children to visit the caravan on this day.

If you wish to make an appointment, please email the school with your pre-schoolers details, (Name, DOB)  which will be passed on the the dental team.

12 March 2015 - 02 April 2015


Be sure to check out our Facebook page daily, Room 7 Korakonui School, for photos and info, and be kept up-to-date with all the wonderful things, we and your children are doing here at Korakonui School.

Notices from the last month: