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Newsletter #20

Click here to view: Newsletter No 20 – 2nd July 2015

Highlights include: principal’s award recipients, sports news, 100 year celebrations, centenary countdown,  winter raffle winners.IMG_4317

A panoramic photo of the senior school taken this week during the gumboot throwing final with Whero taking out first place.

shirt groupStudents are placed into Whanau groups with other family members when enrolled at school.  Several Whanau events are held each year ranging from the competitive cross country and triathlons to the lets-not-take-ourselves-too-seriously Whanau sing-off .You can purchase Vogeltown Whanau T-shirts (kids sizes 6 – 12) at the office for $20.00 each.

  • Kakariki – green
  • Kowhai – yellow
  • Whero – red
  • Kahurangi – blue
  • Karaka – orange

Newsletter No:25 – 4 September 2014

xc23Click here to view: No: 25 – 4th Sept 2014

Highlights include: Learning conferences, roll growth, sports uniforms, garage sale, ukulele performance, gymsport, Home & School news and much much more!

Our annual cross country was held this week with some hard fought wins and blood, sweat and tears left on the course. Congratulations to the winning Whanau …. Kahurangi!!

Newsletter No: 22 – 14 August 2014

Click here to view: No 22 – 14th August 2014photo 2

Highlights include: Learning conferences, Nits – headlice, sports news, Home & School information, and much more!

End of last term saw the annual whanau group tug-o-war competition held at the junior site.  Muscles rippled, heels dug in, and enthusiastic support from the crowd ensured a fierce battle.  The winning whanau was Karaka under the capable leadership of Mrs Oliver and Mr Ransfield – well done team!