As week 5 draws to an end, it is hard to believe that we are at the start of a new month. We have certainly hit the floor running. Both Year 7 and 8 have had their first technology rotation, it has been great to see so much engagement and success for students.
The first meeting for 2021 will be held next Monday 8 March in Room 11 starting at 7 pm. If you know of any new parents joining the school this year please encourage them to come along. All Welcome!
Students will finish school at 1.30pm on this day as our staff will be participating in a First Aid Training Course. There will be supervision for those students who catch the bus after school. You must contact the office (4370822) A.S.A.P. to let the office know if you wish your child to be supervised.
Here are some dates to remember of events happening throughout term one at OIS.
Kia Ora Parents and whanau. Thank you for your support this week as, for many, this is an unsettling time. We will continue our normal routines.
Kia Ora parents and whanau. The Prime Minister has just announced that we are moving to Alert Level 2. I want to reassure you that we have sound level 2 practices in place for all staff and students. At Alert Level 2 Oamaru Intermediate School will remain open.
O.I.S. P.T.A. WHITTAKER'S CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER 2021. Our major fundraiser for this year is the sale of Whittaker's Slabs. The success of this delicious and popular fundraiser will provide us with money to assist with the cost of the Shade Sails for our school. The sale price of $2 keeps the process simple. The O.I.S. P.T.A. thanks you all for your support!
Thank you for your support on Tuesday night at the Meet the Teacher and Year 8 camp information evening, it was exciting to see so many parents. Year 8 children will be coming home with camp information today. It is important that you get your forms back in on time.
Wednesdays - School Lunchtime - Year 7 & 8. $10 for full programme (24 February - 24 March). Cricket, but not as you know it, fast paced activities & games.
We have our school photos tomorrow, Wednesday 24 February, 2021. A flier will go home with your child today.
The Vision Hearing Technicians from Public Health South will be visiting our school on the Tuesday 16 March to screen all Year 7 for distance vision.
Tn koutou katoa, Malo e lelei, Talofa lava, Bula vinaka It was great news to hear last night we could move back to Alert Level 1 so quickly.
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Note the change of date and time. Our Meet the Teacher Night is now TOMORROW NIGHT, Tuesday 23 February, at 6.00 pm. Year 7 parents will go directly to their child's classroom (see map attached). Year 8 parents will meet in the hall initially, to be informed about camps, before going to classrooms. See you there!
Our major fundraiser for this year is the sale of Whittaker's Slabs. The success of this delicious and popular fundraiser will provide us with money to assist with the cost of the Shade Sails for our school. The sale price of $2 keeps the process simple. The O.I.S. P.T.A. thanks you all for your support!
Parents/Caregivers are required to ring the school office before 9 am (437 0822) each day or text 022 327 5057 with your child's name and reason for their absence.
From this term, we will be rolling out Skool Loop, a way of communicating with our families. This, in time, will enable us to provide an online and direct way to communicate notices and permission slips to all of our families. A way for our families to communicate absences regardless if there is any data on your mobile so absolutely no cost/charge for you. The app is free to download from Apple and Playstore and is very user friendly.
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The Prime Minister has announced this afternoon that we will move back to Alert Level 1 at midnight tonight. I would like to thank you all for your support over the last 3 days. I will be updating the newsletter tomorrow with details of Meet The Teacher night. Kind regards, Principal, Rebecca Meek.