The cooler days have arrived.... Navy school soft shell jackets are available at the school office. Unfortunately there has been a price increase - Sizes 10-14 $75, Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL $85.
Simple free download in Google Play & App Store. Never miss important school info! This platform will be used for our Learning Conversations interview bookings next term.
Simple free download in Google Play & App Store. Great app for entering your child's absence. Check it out!
We need our students to be safe while they travel to and from school. Unfortunately, every week our office receives a number of phone calls around the inappropriate or reckless behaviour of our students while they travel to and/or from school.
I just wanted to thank you for the support that you are continuing to provide the school. Thank you to everyone who is phoning or messaging in if their child is going to be absent from school. It is really important that you do use the skool loop, email or text before 9am in the morning.
OIS Swimming Sports were held yesterday and looked a little different with no spectators however, the day was still enjoyable for all who participated. A huge thank you to Becky Kingan and Sharon Wilson for their organisation of the event and to staff for their help on the day. Please see attached results.
Our Purpose: To prepare students to be active participants who will contribute to their community.
Te Kwai is a new fund developed in partnership between Te Ptahitanga o Te Waipounamu and Sport New Zealand Ihi Aotearoa. This two-year pilot fund is designed to support Mori wellbeing through play, active recreation and sport.
We have had a positive case of COVID-19 from a student. The student has not come to school today but was at school on Friday and tested positive over the weekend.
Another generous donation for our Materials Technology from Murray McKenzie Roofing. We received tape measures and pencils to ensure our budding builders have the correct gear. We really do appreciate it!
Tn koutou katoa, Malo e lelei, Talofa lava, Bula vinaka
As of 11.59 pm last night we moved into Phase 3 of our response to Omicron in Red level. In Phase 3, only household contacts of confirmed cases are required to self-isolate, but they will need to monitor for symptoms.
We have recently been notified of several cases of Chickenpox at school. Chickenpox (varicella) is a very contagious disease. It causes small itchy blisters on your skin.
Our Purpose: To prepare students to be active participants who will contribute to their community. As I reflect on the first full 5-day week of school, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support in ensuring your child is wearing their uniform with pride and having everything they need for their learning day, including PE gear.
We have our school photos this Monday 21 February. A flier has gone home with your child today.