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

Weekly Notices

Happenings at Korakonui School for Week 7, Term 3, 2015.

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

31 August 2015 - 9 September 2015

Educational Agricultural Workshop

Te Awamutu Boys & Girls Agricultual Club

Education Field Day, (also know as Judges Fielday), to be held 
Tuesday 8th September  at Kihikihi Equestrian Park, Dick Street.
10.30am morning tea - workshop from 11am till 1pm.
Great chance for anyone to learn how judges judge and why they choose a particular animal over another. Present on the day will be calves, goats and lambs for hands on instruction.
Thank you to Korakonui School for organising this event.
Everyone welcome.

30 August 2015 - 3 September 2015

Mathletics Club

You are welcome to join the Mathletics Club held in Room 5 on Thursdays from 3pm to 4pm. Please click 'Reply' to this email to reserve your child's spot each week. Limited places available.
30 August 2015 - 5 September 2015

Bring your $1 this Friday

Lemonade ice blocks will be sold at Friday lunchtime this week for $1 each (at 1pm after you have eaten your lunch).
30 August 2015 - 5 September 2015

Technicraft This Tuesday

Technicraft is Tuesday this week. Room 7 students need to be at school by 8.50am Tuesday 1st September at the latest, to catch the bus to technicraft at Otorohanga South School. Remember to wear covered in shoes and bring your tech books.

30 August 2015 - 2 September 2015

4 Year Old Session

Please join Mrs Murray in Room 1 on Wednesday 2nd September at 1.30pm.
30 August 2015 - 5 September 2015

Assembly on Friday - Room 5

Assembly will be taken by students in Room 5  on Friday 4th September at 2pm, in the Multi Purpose Room - everyone welcome.
30 August 2015 - 5 September 2015

Lunch Orders This Week

Please collect an order envelope from the office counter for lunch this Friday from Viands Bakery - or log on to our website and print on off - Admin Central Lunch Orders.  Orders are due back by Thursday morning.
30 August 2015 - 5 September 2015

Ag Day Info

Thank you to those who have returned their trophies - there are still a few more to be returned. Please hand in to the office.


Entry Forms are available from the office or on our website (Admin Central, Agricultural Day) If you are keen for your child to rear a calf or a goat this year for Ag Day, please call Stewart FitzGerald 8711862.

For lambs, please phone Richard Jolly 07 8722840

Any queries please phone the school office 8722762

30 August 2015 - 5 September 2015

Board of Trustees By-Elections 2015


Nominations are invited for the election of two (2) parent representatives to the Board of Trustees. Our election timeline is as follows:
24 August Call for nominations, nomination forms have been posted
7 September Nominations close 12 noon
12 September Voting Forms posted out (if required)
21 September Voting Closes 12 noon
27 September Count Votes
28 September New Board takes office

If you are interested in being part of a progressive team at Korakonui School and would like to know more about the criteria to become a Trustee, your role as a Trustee, or what effective governance looks like, please feel free to contact Dave McGuire 07 8722572

Faye Ashmore, Returning Officer

30 August 2015 - 22 September 2015

Year 8 Enrolling at Te Awamutu College for 2016

Te Awamutu College have sent us the following schedule for Year 8 students enrolling at Te Awamutu College for 2015

Thursday 3rd September Country Schools Open Day for students at Te Awamutu College.
Thursday 10th September Parent Information Evening at 7.30pm Te Awamutu College (staffroom)
Monday 14th September Country Schools enrolments at 3.30pm—7.00pm at the
Te Awamutu College Library
Monday 21st September Entry Testing at Korakonui School 9.30am

18 July 2015 - 25 September 2015

Parent Calendar Term 3

The Term 3 Parent Calendar is now up on our website under - School Calendar in the main menu.

Notices from the last month: