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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Year 7 School Production - Bugsy Malone

Tickets will be on sale from next Wednesday 27th June, available from the school office (Room 1).

Adults $10.00 & Children $5.00

Production Dates & Times
Monday 30th July          4.30pm
Tuesday 31st July          7.00pm
Wednesday 1st August  7.00pm

Food and Drink will be available at each show, please bring cash.

Monday, June 18, 2012

School Holiday Art Class

A structured one-day drawing and painting program for ages 7-13 yrs, fun and focused. Cost: $45
Tuesday 3rd July, 10.00am - 3.00pm at Estuary Arts Centre, Orewa
Bookings  Essential: Ph 09 4836703, email: eion@eionbryant.com

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Gulf Harbour Mums High Tea

Thank you so much for the response we have had so far for offering to host a table at our High Tea event.  We have 7 confirmed tables and we need 5 more hosts for the high tea.

Please let Lezanda (09 424 3496 / 021 025 88079) know if you are interested in being one of our hosts or if you would like to buy a ticket to be one of our guests on the day.

Each host will be responsible for their tables decorations, theme and crockery and selling the 5 remaining tickets ($20 per ticket). We are providing the venue, food, drink and a guest speaker. There will be a prize for the best dressed table.
Date: 21st July (first Saturday back from school holiday’s)
Location: Gulf Harbour School
Time: 2.00 - 4.00pm

Be in quick for this girlie event.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Wentworth College Scholarship Examination Day

Wednesday 25th July 
The Wentworth College Trust Board is pleased to offer 5 Entrance Scholarships to students wishing to enter Wentworth as a Year 7 or Year 9 student next year.  Scholarships are for fee assistance and are awarded based on a mix of academic, cultural (Dance, Music, Art etc) and sporting excellence.  To have an information pack posted to you, please contact the school office either by email (enquiries@wentworth.school.nz) or phone (424-3273).

Monday, June 11, 2012

Homestay Families Needed

We are expecting a group of Japanese students in August who will stay for two weeks and attend a special programme at our school.  Consequently we are looking for nice families that would be happy to host for us.

We expect this group of  15 to 16 year old Japanese students to attend our school from  August 21st  to September 7th.  At this stage we are informed that the families will receive  $220.00 homestay fees per week.

If you would like to make one of the 20 students part of your family for this time, please get in touch with d.goodall@ghs.school.nz. The students attend a private school in Japan, called Ritsumeikan. They were delightful visitors in the past two years.


Parents@school is our fund raising arm of the school where parents work alongside the school in organising fund raising events. Parents are invited to attend meetings as we plan Term 3 events.
These will be held on: 
Wednesday 13th June
9.15am & 7.00pm (same meeting content)
Staffroom (Room 10)
Agenda - Update on previous events, planning for term 3 & 4

TV TV Star, Snow & Fun for Jackson Howes from Room 17

View this article on our very own Jackson Howes from Room 17 Gulf Harbour School.

Student Led Conferences 2012 Year 4 - 8 Students

Parents-teacher interviews will be held a the following times in students home classes:
3.20pm - 5.00pm Wednesday 20th June
6.00pm - 8.00pm Wednesday 20th June
3.20pm - 6.00pm Thursday 21st June

To book you interviews go to http://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz/ in your browser and enter the event code SHNZM.

If you do not have internet access, please call at the school office (Room 1) to collect an interview form.  Please return to the office by this Wednesday 13th June.

Thinking Caps for Kids - Maths Tuition

Thinking Caps for Kids run Maths Tutoring
in school time at Gulf Harbour

· teaching kids to enjoy Maths
· providing expert Maths tutoring in practical, hands-on lessons
· in school on Monday mornings and take your child for their lesson during school time
· teaching your child in small groups (5 or less)
· supporting the Maths your child is learning in class
NEXT TERM’S FOCUS: Fractions and Basic Facts

For more information, please contact Thinking Caps directly on:
Thinking Caps Office:  424 3536      Michele: 021 173 6422