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Waihi East Primary School Prize Giving 2016

Waihi East Primary School Prize Giving 2016

Our Waihi East School Prize Giving was held on Thursday 15th December 2016. These awards celebrated our students achievements in 2016. Six certificates were given out per class recognising the learning and skills pupils have demonstrated during the school year. [...]

Chiefs Visit

Chiefs Visit

We had an exciting morning with 4 players from the Waikato Chiefs coming to visit. The entire school welcomed them with a quick powhiri (limited time frame), had a Q&A with some excellent questions, helped the Chiefs with their Scavenger [...]

Waimarino Water and Adventure Park

Waimarino Water and Adventure Park

Waihi East Primary School year 6 students enjoyed their end of year trip to Waimarino Water and Adventure Park near Tauranga on Monday 12th December. [...]

Reports, Stationery, Christmas Float and Coastguard Raffle

Reports, Stationery, Christmas Float and Coastguard Raffle

Reports, class placements for 2017 and stationery lists will come home on Thursday. Congratulations to Mrs Hughes and her team of elves. The float looked amazing last Saturday. So amazing, that Waihi East School won the ‘Best Float’ competition. [...]

Christmas Float Fun

Christmas Float Fun

Another amazing Christmas Parade Float by Waihi East School. Certainly was a stand-out Float and was great to hear the children singing. Thank you to all who made, decorated and were on the float. [...]

Celebrating the End Of Year, Twilight Market, Wearable Arts Show, Ballot Closing and Class Trips

Celebrating the End Of Year, Twilight Market, Wearable Arts Show, Ballot Closing and Class Trips

Is your new entrant starting school in 2017? Please contact the school to ensure their space and book into our BEST START Waihi Programme. [...]

Shared Lunch and Prize Giving Invite

Shared Lunch and Prize Giving Invite

Waihi East School invites you to come and share lunch with us on Thursday 15th December at 12 noon, followed by our Waihi East School prize giving on the same day (15.12.16) at 1 p.m. [...]

Sumdog Waikato Maths Competition High Flyers

Sumdog Waikato Maths Competition High Flyers

Waihi East Primary School had 4 students in the top ten of this Waikato Sumdog Maths Competition held over a week from the 18th-24th of November 2016. [...]

Swimming Pool, Celebration Assembly and Recyclable Materials

Swimming Pool, Celebration Assembly and Recyclable Materials

A big thank you to the Women’s Institute for making our lovely swimming bags for children! They are amazing. Also a huge thank you for their donation towards camps earlier this year. It was much appreciated. [...]

Recyclable Materials Needed for Wearable Art

Recyclable Materials Needed for Wearable Art

Waihi East School's Term 4 focus is 'Toi Pueru' which means wearable arts made from recycled materials. Room 8 needs lots of clean large plastic shopping bags from the shops e.g. Farmers, Mitre 10 to make their wearable arts. No [...]

Minecraft Hour of Code

Minecraft Hour of Code

Today after school Waihi East School students (mainly from the year 4-6 level) went to Minecraft Hour of Code and tried the all-new Minecraft Hour of Code Designer, a tutorial that lets students code their own Minecraft rules. [...]

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MTB Elective Ride Rail Trail

MTB Elective Ride Rail Trail

Mr McGougan organised for his year 3/4 mountain biking group to tackle part of the Hauraki Rail Trail. A huge thanks to our parent helpers with trailers and bike racks. The kids had a great time! [...]

Athletics, MTB Elective and EOTC Events

Athletics, MTB Elective and EOTC Events

Kia ora koutou, it has certainly been an action packed couple of weeks! A huge thanks to all the parents and whanau that have helped us out with athletics sports over the last couple of events. [...]

Athletics and Calf Club Group Day

Athletics and Calf Club Group Day

Thanks to all of our awesome parent volunteers who helped to run our athletics events last week. Certificates will be given out at our celebration assembly on Thursday. More results will be in next weeks newsletter. [...]

Room 2's Freaky Friday

Room 2's Freaky Friday

Check out the creative costumes and 'gross' yummy food that Rm 2 made and enjoyed today. [...]

Staffing and East School Calf Club

Staffing and East School Calf Club

ust before the holidays we found out the level of staffing we would have available next year. We advertised 3 full time teaching positions for the 2017 school year. This week the appointment process ended. [...]

Athletics Skills Development

Athletics Skills Development

Waihi East School students have been enjoying working with Louise T developing their athletics skills in recent weeks. [...]

Touch Rugby - Waihi / Waihi Beach Primary Schools (19.10.16)

Touch Rugby - Waihi / Waihi Beach Primary Schools (19.10.16)

Touch rugby is being played by Waihi / Waihi Beach District Primary Schools after school on Wednesdays during term 4 of 2016 at the Waihi Rugby Club grounds. Organised by Rachael C (DP at Waihi East School) the games cater [...]

Hauraki Kapahaka Festival in Paeroa

Hauraki Kapahaka Festival in Paeroa

Kia ora koutou, wow what a week it’s been! On Friday we got to see our tamariki truly rise above and shine at the Hauraki Kapahaka Festival in Paeroa. Despite the rain and having to perform inside at the last [...]

Te Kura Rawhiti o Waihi!

Te Kura Rawhiti o Waihi!

Check out our fantastic Kapahaka group who represented our school and community with mana and passion! Kia kaha, kia maia, kia manawanui. [...]

Kapahaka Dress Rehearsal (12.10.16)

Kapahaka Dress Rehearsal (12.10.16)

We have a group of Kapahaka students in full swing preparing and practising for their performance on Friday. The whole school, 'First Steps' and 'Waihi Kindergarten' got to see the group give a dress rehearsal. WOW! What a performance! The [...]

Kapahaka Group Prepares as Term Four Starts

Kapahaka Group Prepares as Term Four Starts

Welcome back to term 4! We are only 3 days in and the school is a buzz of action, excitement and learning! We had a wonderful powhiri to officially welcome our new students that started towards the end of last [...]

Last Day of Electives for Term 3 2016

Last Day of Electives for Term 3 2016

On Friday (16.09.16) the MTB elective stayed in the school grounds and we rode as skilfully as we could doing bike trials type hopping and moving as slowly as possible between two given points, our final competition was getting air [...]

Room 1, 5 and 7's Celebration Assembly (15.09.16)

Room 1, 5 and 7's Celebration Assembly (15.09.16)

Waihi East School has special assemblies every few weeks (on Thursdays from 2-3.00 p.m.) to celebrate the learning in our classes. During week 8 of term 3 Rooms 1, 5 and 7 led the assembly and shared their learning. [...]

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