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!

TENA RA KOUTOU
(Greetings to you)

WELCOME
Haere mai ki (Welcome) James Pye to the Kaka Room.

WHEELS DAY
Thursday, 22 February
Children are invited to bring along their named bike, scooter, trike, pram or anything with wheels.
Bring along a named helmet as well please.
We will be having some special guests come along to talk about “wheels”.
Any questions please chat to any of the teaching team.
We are looking forward to a fun day sharing our favourite wheels with each other.

DRESS UP DAY FUNDRAISER
Monday, 26 February
Support our Tongan neighbours after the destruction from Cyclone Gita
Gold Coin Donation Please

SAVE THE DATE:

WHEELS DAY
Thursday, 22 February

DRESS UP FUNDRAISER
Thursday, 22 Monday

TEDDY BEARS PICNIC
Friday, 9 March

TE REO OF THE WEEK
KIA MAU!
Hang in there!