TENA RA KOUTOU
(Greetings to you)

FAREWELL
We said goodbye to Ryo Yabuuchi who the left the Kakas recently and James Pateman who has turned 5 and headed off to Waimataitai School. Happy school days James 

NEW PLAY EQUIPMENT
Our Kaka children have a new Scandinavian Toddler Adventure Gym to explore, thanks to our Trikeathon fundraiser.

MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER
TUESDAY 11 MAY, 7PM
Tickets are available at CCELC for $20.00. Get your friends together for a fun night and help your child’s Centre fundraise for children’s resources.

PARENT SURVEY
Thanks to those parents who have completed and returned these. We would appreciate you returning these surveys as soon as possible. Thanks.

MEET EMMA TODD
Hi my name is Emma, I have recently finished year 13 at Roncalli College and am now currently in my first year of study through NZTC.
In my spare time I love to get out and about as much as possible with my two awesome dogs Zak and Mia, or in the summer jet skiing with my family. Growing up I have always been a sporty type playing all sorts of sports.
I am super excited to get to know all the children and their whanau at Creative Corner. Feel free to pop into the Kakas and say hi.

SAVE THE DATE:

** CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER
Saturday, 16 June 7 pm
Please let your friends and family know and come and support our main fundraiser for the year. Let Kate know if you are interested as tickets sell fast.

TENA RA KOUTOU
(Greetings to you)

WELCOME
• Haere mai ki (Welcome) Matilda Inkster, April Doran and Maggie Wilson to the Kaka Room.
• We also welcome Emma Todd who is our new teacher in training. She will join us in the Kakas. Please welcome Emma to CCELC and make yourself known to her.

FAREWELL
We said goodbye to Freya Haggart who left the Pukeko room and Jude Sinclair-Quinn who left the Kakas.

PARENT SURVEY
A parent survey will be sent out in the next couple of weeks. We would appreciate you completing this and returning to the office as soon as possible. Thanks.

HOLIDAY FORMS
We would appreciate you filling in a Non-attendance form for your child if they will be away for the upcoming holiday period. This allows us to arrange staff. Thanks

TRIKEATHON
A total of $2766.92 was raised this year at the Trikeathon. What an amazing effort by everyone that contributed! Thank you once again for your support.

SAVE THE DATE
* CREATIVE CORNER AGM
Monday, 23 April, 8 pm at Creative Corner
All welcome to attend
* ANZAC DAY
Wednesday, 25 April
Poppies are available to purchase at Reception
* MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER
Tuesday, 15 May, 7 pm
“Life of the party”
* CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER
Saturday, 16 June (More info to follow)

TE REO OF THE WEEK
Whakarongo mai
(Listen to me)

HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE – enjoy the long weekend. Creative Corner will be closed Friday and open for business again on Tuesday.

WELCOME
Haere mai ki (Welcome) Jade Sinclair-Quinn and Miller Weston to the Kaka Room.

FAREWELL NAKITA
We sadly said goodbye to Nakita from our teaching staff on Wednesday, 21 March.
We held a PJ day to celebrate her last day with us, which the children loved.
Nakita leaves us for a new career as a travel agent at the Flight Centre.
We will all miss Nakita but wish her well in her new career.

TRIKEATHON
Thank you to all those that came along and supported our Trikeathon/Mini-fair. It was a fantastic day with many families enjoying the atmosphere.
The mini-fair was a huge success, raising $877.00 from this alone!
We will advise Trikeathon fundraiser total next newsletter once all the sponsorship is returned.
A fantastic effort by everyone who raised money and attended, as well as those who assisted with donated items, including all the yummy cakes for the popular cake walk and the face painting, which was a great success with the children. Also, we can’t forget our Dunking Queens (Amy Pateman, Leesa Reeves and Kerri Jopp), and King (Michael Pateman)- thank you!

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS - 1 APRIL 2018
Sunday, 1 April 2018, 3:00:00 a.m. clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, 1 April 2018, 2:00:00 a.m. local standard time instead.

SAVE THE DATE:

CREATIVE CORNER AGM
Monday, 23 April, 8 pm
at Creative Corner
All welcome to attend

ANZAC DAY
Wednesday, 25 April
Poppies are available to purchase at Reception

TE REO OF THE WEEK
Āe mārika!
How about that!

TENA RA KOUTOU
(Greetings to you)

WELCOME
Haere mai ki (Welcome) Jack Rosanoski to the Kaka Room.

TONGAN APPEAL
Thank you to everyone who supported our dress up day for Tonga. We made $53.80.

TEDDY BEARS PICNIC
It was great to see all the different teddy’s that children brought to preschool Friday last week. We had a special visit by Blue Bear to the Pukekos and were able to donate $26.00 to Plunket from the gold coin donation.

TRIKEATHON
We look forward to seeing all our families participating in this fundraiser, along with the mini-fair to be held after the Trikeathon.
Sponsorship forms have been placed in your child’s pocket along with information regarding the Trikeathon.
Please remember to bring back these sponsorship forms once the Trikeathon concludes.
Thank you so much to those make a cake for the Cake Walk. Please deliver to the Centre on Friday wrapped in glad wrap, or at 10.30am on Saturday at the Trikeathon itself.
This is a fun event for the children to participate in. Please support raising funds for resources for your children.

TRIKEATHON BIKE DECORATING
Please bring your child’s bike/scooter or whatever they will be riding to preschool on Thursday so that they can decorate them for the Trikeathon.

SAVE THE DATE

Trikeathon/Mini Fair
Saturday, 17 March
10.30am
Sponsorship form should read 10.30am not 11.00am start for the Trikeathon. Sorry for confusion.
PJ Dress up Day
Wednesday, 21 March
To celebrate Nakita’s last day at CCELC

TE REO OF THE WEEK
Āe Mārika!
How about that!