The process of appointing a new Principal has begun and Teacher Only Days.
Some fine people (Maddox, Rayffe, Luke, Noah and Lee) made some scooter ramps for scooter/skate club. It took us nearly a whole term. We had our ups and downs but we worked hard and together to get the job done, but we could never have done it without Mr King the Hard Materials teacher and Mrs Meek for making a scooter club so... Thank you:)
They have been practising hard for their upcoming performance for the final assembly of the term tomorrow at 9.00 am. They've been getting together weekly to rehearse their skills throughout term 2, by creating original work based on classic and new ideas. Get ready for some great fun and variety performances.
These teams have been busy practicing and organising team building. Last Friday we went to Apex Engineering in Oamaru North (who are kindly sponsoring our teams) on a guided tour of their plant. Students were amazed by their facility and what they do.
Come in your house colours. No donation required. We are having a House afternoon. Please don't go buying new things just for this mufti day. Make do with what you have at home. NO paint and NO glitter.
As part of the Oamaru Intermediate School Year 7 Health and PE Curriculum, your child will be taking part in the schools Positive Puberty programme. The learning outcomes for this unit will enable the students to work towards the achievement objectives of Health and Physical Education in the New Zealand Curriculum.
Netball, Basketball and Hockey will commence the start of Term 3.
The Waitaki District Council is currently running a "speed limit review". They are looking at lowering speeds in school zones if they get enough feedback to indicate that this should be done.
Tena Kotou katoa, Talofa lava, Malo e lelei, Greetings Over the last twelve years, Oamaru Intermediate School has been very capably led by Mary Healey. All good things must come to an end, and so it is with the greatest regret that I have to advise parents, staff, and students today that Mary will be retiring at the end of the current school year.
We have a number of students with tummy bugs at present. Any students with vomiting and diarrhoea should stay at home for 48 hours to prevent it spreading to other students. Please do not send your child to school any cold or flu like symptoms.
Tuesday 28 July, 2020. Principal's welcome and tours of the school and hostel. Tours leave from the school hall at 11am and 7pm.
Oceans is a peer support programme for children and youth who have experienced grief or loss in their life. The programme provides a safe environment for participants to talk about their losses, discover appropriate ways to express how they are feeling, and learn new tools to help them understand and cope with loss and change in their lives.
We would like to thank Louise McDougall and Fiona Winter from the P.T.A. who gave their time to help count money as it came in. We appreciated the time you both gave to help with this fundraiser.
In order to undertake work on a water main in the vicinity of our property it will be necessary to close a short section of Pembroke Street (between Raglan and Arundel Streets). This will more than likely be in operation on Monday.
As we come to the end of another week there have been a few things happening that are unsettling some people.
After several delays including Covid 19, we have received the final report from the Education Review Office following their external evaluation of our school in November 2019. As a Board, we are very pleased with the outcome of the report and have included excerpts from that in this newsletter. The full report will be published online by ERO in due course.