Riversdale School Newsletter Term 2 Week 7

Welcome: Zachary, Grayson and Archer Lord and L J and Harlem Taylor.

Tena Koutou Parents, Caregivers and Whanau.

Hello everyone,


Kia ora e hoa mä.


He aroha whakatō, he aroha ka puta mai

If kindness is sown, then kindness is what you shall receive

Over the next few weeks all students will bring home a Pepeha template to fill in for homework. A Pepeha is a way of introducing yourself in Māori. It tells a story of the places and people you are connected to. We ask you to please support your child/ren to fill in their details such as their mountain, river, iwi etc. We will be having a big focus for all staff and students to learn their Pepeha off by heart.

Friday rugby practice starts this Friday 12 June. All rugby students from Years 0 - 6 will walk to the Rugby Grounds with parental supervision at 1.20pm to practice and leave to return to school at 2.30pm. Please ensure children bring their rugby boots and mouthguard to school on Friday. All students must also wear their hi-vis vests when walking to and from the Rugby Grounds.

Ka kite ano


Netball:

If any Year 7 or 8 children are interested in playing netball this year please contact Toni Grumble from Longford Intermediate, phone: 027 2549686.


Community Assembly:


We will be having Community Assembly on Thursday 2 July at 1.30pm in the School Hall. We look forward to seeing you all there.


Coming Up This Term …


Thursday 11th June - Sports Activator sessions with all children.

Tuesday 23rd June - Home and School AGM, all welcome.

Monday 29th June - Board of Trustees meeting, 7.30pm.

Thursday 2nd July - Community Assembly in the School Hall at 1.30pm, all welcome.

Friday 3rd July - Last day of Term 2.

Monday 20th July - First day of Term 3.


Pool fundraiser price list:



If you wish to order or purchase, please contact the school.

Food wrap 300m x 33cm = $23

600m x 33cm = $35

Roll foil 90m x 44cm = $22

150m x 30cm = $22

Baking paper 100m x 30cm = $30



Riversdale Playcentre welcomes all families.

Our sessions are Monday and Wednesday 9am - 12pm during the school term.

Adventure playground, zoom slide, sandpit, messy play and craft activities galore.

We are located at 66 Newcastle Street, beside The Hub, opposite the shops.

Playcentre is a great way to meet and connect with families in the district.

Contact Sarah Crooks for more information 027 4512633 or come along to a session to

check us out.

Riversdale Home and School Association

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 7:30pm

Miss Cocoa’s for dessert

Our AGM’s are informal and quick. We would love to see you, Mums or Dads welcome!

Please RSVP to Jane Lawrence on 027 4774101.

Have you joined the Riversdale Home and School Facebook group? This is a place where we keep you up to date with information regarding fundraisers and upcoming events.


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Phone. (03) 202 5814

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