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We are a very vibrant and exciting school here at Pukehāmoamoa. Our mission is to provide the highest standard of education for our students giving them experiences, which will create, connected, confident, lifelong learners striving for their personal best. We believe in the importance of a positive partnership between the school, students, parents, and whanau and a commitment by all towards achieving our vision and values. All staff members are enthusiastic and focused on providing quality education. We welcome you to look through our website and learn a little about what we do and how we do it. Visit our school Facebook page for a sneak peek into our learning! Our school is sensitive to the individual needs of each child and with that, we believe communication with parents is important. We encourage parents to contact the school regarding any and all inquiries. Our door is always open.

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BACK TO SCHOOL STATIONERY – ORDER NOW!

Thu Jan 20 05:31pm

We’ve teamed up with OfficeMax to make getting school ready faster! Your subject stationery lists are available now on https://www.myschool.co.nz/puke


We encourage you to get your orders done now to ensure all your stationery requirements are ready to go in plenty of time for the start of Term 1.


Laybuy* is available, you can pay in 6 weekly, interest-free payments – and still get your order right away. Or you can pay by internet banking, credit card or debit card.


FREE DELIVERY on orders over $46*. You will also help our school earn school rewards*


(*Terms & Conditions apply, see myschool.co.nz for details)

Welcome to 2022. Term 1 commences on TUESDAY 1ST OF FEBRUARY AT 8.45am.

Mon Jan 17 12:22pm

BACK TO SCHOOL STATIONERY – ORDER NOW!

Thu Dec 16 10:01am

We’ve teamed up with OfficeMax to make getting school ready faster! Your subject stationery lists are available now on https://www.myschool.co.nz/puke


We encourage you to order early to ensure all your stationery requirements are ready to go in plenty of time for the start of Term 1. Don’t wait until mid-January, order now and avoid the back to school rush.


Laybuy* is available, you can pay in 6 weekly, interest-free payments – and still get your order right away. Or you can pay by internet banking, credit card or debit card.


FREE DELIVERY on orders over $46*. You will also help our school earn school rewards*


(*Terms & Conditions apply, see myschool.co.nz for details)

LAST DAY FOR 2021

Tue Dec 14 12:25pm

Kia ora,


Today is our last day of the school year for 2021.


We are finishing at the earlier time of 12:30pm and buses are running at this time.


Have a wonderful Christmas and a safe and relaxing summer and we look forward to seeing you next year.

LOST PROPERTY REMINDER

Mon Dec 13 02:37pm

We have lost property and surplus clothing which has been left at school throughout the year.


Today it is being displayed outside the office. Please pop in if you are missing anything or need some skorts/shorts.

LOST PROPERTY

Fri Dec 10 02:15pm

We have lost property and surplus clothing which has been left at school though out the year.


On Monday we will display this clothing outside the office. Please pop in if you are missing anything or need some shorts.


 

CHRISTMAS HAMPER RAFFLE WINNERS 2021

Fri Dec 10 10:31am

Congratulations to our Christmas Hamper Raffle Winners:


1st Prize – 398 Ruth France


2nd Prize – 119 Tara Lloyd


3rd Prize – 348 Lucie Thomson


Thank you to everyone for your support 🙂


Have a wonderful and safe Christmas break.

SUSHI ORDERS DUE TODAY – FRIDAY 10TH DECEMBER

Fri Dec 10 07:16am

Just a friendly reminder – sushi orders are due today for lunch on Monday (13th December). Last one for 2021. Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


$5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

SUSHI ORDERS DUE TOMORROW – FRIDAY 10TH DECEMBER

Thu Dec 09 12:42pm

Just a friendly reminder – sushi orders are due tomorrow (for Monday 13th December). This is our last one for 2021. Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


$5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

PRIZE GIVING UPDATE – THURSDAY 9TH DECEMBER @ 1:15PM

Wed Dec 08 02:06pm

Kia ora whanau,
We are really looking forward to our prize giving tomorrow at 1.15pm. The field gate will be open for you to park on the field.


I have had a few requests for preschoolers to attend. Due to the fact it is a prize giving with several speeches it is not a suitable event for preschoolers, so unfortunately they are unable to attend.


Please remember to scan in using the covid tracing app and wear a mask at this event.
It also looks like it is going to be a sunny day so be prepared and sun smart.


Any questions feel free to get in touch.

PRIZE GIVING THURSDAY 9th DECEMBER 1.15PM

Mon Dec 06 03:06pm

This year our prize giving will be held on Thursday 9th of December at 1.15pm. Vaccinated parents and whanau may attend if your certificate has been sent through to the office by the 6th of December. You will be required to sign in, wear a face mask and social distance.


Any questions feel free to get in touch.

ASSEMBLY – WAITIO

Thu Dec 02 02:15pm

Waitio’s Assembly – Friday 3rd December at 2:15pm
Unfortunately due to COVID-19 level 2 restrictions, there have been no parents attending any class assemblies.
The decision has been made that it would be the same for Waitio this week.
We apologise for any inconvenience.

PUKE CHRISTMAS HAMPER – RAFFLE CARDS DUE BACK TOMORROW

Wed Dec 01 02:00pm

Just a friendly reminder that our Christmas raffle cards are due back tomorrow. Please return ALL cards (sold or unsold) to the school office.


Many thanks 🙂

TOUCH TODAY IS STILL ON

Tue Nov 30 02:41pm

TOUCH DRAW 30.11.21

Mon Nov 29 07:47pm

TOUCH DRAW TUESDAY 30th  November


 4pm year 7/8 Boys- Puke Runners vs  Te Ara Hou field 10 – Coach – Emma Lowe



 4.40pm Year 3/4 mixed- Puke Passers vs MKK legends 3/4, field 1B Coaches – Joy and Pania


 5.20pm Year 5/6 Boys- Puke Phantoms vs MKK Falcons,  field 2 Coaches Mr D and Erina Smith


 5.20pm year 7/8 Girls- Puke Panthers vs Woodford Black 8- Coach – Jamie Trumper


 All Team Coaches/Managers to sign/scan your team in at HQ (coach/manager only)
ONLY Players and coaches/managers on the fields
Enter and Exit through the allocated areas of your fields (MAP to come)
NO Spectators at the fields, by all means drop your child to their coach and you may watch from your car PLEASE don’t’ be that parent.
YOUR (team) will be responsible for your own first Aid, ice etc.
There will be a 10min break between games so please arrive and leave in a timely fashion.


 

PHOTOLIFE SCHOOL PHOTOS – NOW AVAILABLE

Mon Nov 29 03:17pm

Kia ora,


Pukehamoamoa School photographs are available for you to view and order Online with PhotoLife Studios.


Your child will bring home an online slip with their unique Access Key today. This Access Key will display all the photographs of your child. It is then an easy process for you to shop on-line and purchase the photographs you want.


Please note the ‘free delivery date’ is this Sunday – 5th December. You will receive free delivery for your photo orders if ordered before Sunday.


Any orders placed after this will incur a Postage & Packing charge. You will see this message when you go Online to view and order your photographs.


Any problems, please contact the school.


Thanks

REMINDER: TEACHER ONLY DAY – FRIDAY 26TH NOVEMBER (SCHOOL CLOSED)

Thu Nov 25 09:03am

School will be closed for instruction tomorrow – Friday 26th November. Thank you for your support with this.


The staff are collating, analysing and moderating our end of year assessment data. This will help to identify trends and patterns across the school from this year. Based on this information, it will inform our teaching and learning programmes for 2022.

SUSHI ORDERS DUE TODAY – THURSDAY 25TH NOVEMBER

Thu Nov 25 07:16am

Just a friendly reminder – sushi orders are due today for lunch on Monday (29th November) as school is closed tomorrow due to our Teacher Only Day. Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


$5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

SUSHI ORDERS DUE TOMORROW – THURSDAY 25TH NOVEMBER

Wed Nov 24 12:34pm

Just a friendly reminder – sushi orders are due tomorrow as Friday is our Teacher Only Day and school is closed (for Monday 29th November). Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


$5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

PITA PIT LUNCH – WEDNESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER

Tue Nov 23 12:31pm

Pita Pit is a great, healthy food option for your child’s lunch.
Don’t forget to order at www.lunchonline.co.nz by 9am tomorrow – Wednesday 24th November.

TOUCH DRAW 23.11.21

Mon Nov 22 02:17pm

TOUCH DRAW TUESDAY 23rd November


4pm year 7/8 Boys- Puke Runners vs  St Mary’s Kowhai  field 10 – Coach – Emma Lowe


 4.40pm year 7/8 Girls- Puke Panthers vs Iona Gold 10- Coach – Jamie Trumper


4.40pm Year 3/4 mixed- Puke Passers vs HCS 3/4, field 1B Coaches – Joy and Pania


 5.20pm Year 5/6 Boys- Puke Phantoms vs Te Mata Benefield ,  field 4 Coaches Mr D and Erina Smith



All Team Coaches/Managers to sign/scan your team in at HQ (coach/manager only)
ONLY Players and coaches/managers on the fields
Enter and Exit through the allocated areas of your fields (MAP to come)
NO Spectators at the fields, by all means drop your child to their coach and you may watch from your car PLEASE don’t’ be that parent.
YOUR (team) will be responsible for your own first Aid, ice etc.
There will be a 10min break between games so please arrive and leave in a timely fashion.

TEACHER ONLY DAY – FRIDAY 26TH NOVEMBER (SCHOOL CLOSED)

Mon Nov 22 09:01am

The staff are collating, analysing and moderating our end of year assessment data. This will help to identify trends and patterns across the school from this year. Based on this information, it will inform our teaching and learning programmes for 2022.


On this day, the school will be closed for instruction. Thank you for your support with this.

PUKEHAMOAMOA SCHOOL – NEW BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS

Fri Nov 19 02:05pm

Morena Parents / Whanau / Caregivers,
Invoices will be sent home today, please check your child’s bag / bookbag.


*** Please note – we have a new school bank account ***When paying online, please use the following new account:


ASB – Pukehamoamoa School BOT Imprest


12-3145-0303508-00


Please ensure any and all automatic payments i.e. bus are updated.Our existing account will remain open for a few weeks during this transition.
Any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact the school.

REMIDER – UNIFORM ORDER 2022

Fri Nov 19 07:00am

Just a friendly reminder if you would like to order any sports tops, polos or fleeces ready for next year, please email the school office with the size, quantity and type of top by today – Friday 19th November.


This will be your last chance to order before the end of the year. We will get the order sent away ready for the start of our 2022 school year.


Sports Tees/Polos = $33.50ea / Fleeces = $40ea.

SUBWAY LUNCH – ORDERS DUE TODAY BY 9AM FOR LUNCH ON FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER

Wed Nov 17 07:16am

Subway lunch this Friday – 19th November!
Just a friendly reminder orders are due today. Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment.
Thanks

SUBWAY LUNCH – ORDERS DUE TOMORROW BY 9AM FOR LUNCH ON FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER

Tue Nov 16 12:31pm

Subway lunch this Friday!
Just a friendly reminder orders are due tomorrow. Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am this Wednesday with your cash-only payment.
Thanks

TOUCH DRAW 16.11.21

Tue Nov 16 09:04am

4pm year 7/8 Boys- Puke Runners vs  HN Steamers  field 8 – Coach – Emma Lowe


4.40pm year 7/8 Girls- Puke Panthers Bye


4.40pm Year 3/4 mixed– Puke Passers vs Lucknow Dodgers –F1B Pania


 5.20pm Year 5/6 Boys- Puke Phantoms vs Mayfair Kikorangi ,  field 5 Coaches Mr D and Erina Smith


 All Team Coaches/Managers to sign/scan your team in at HQ (coach/manager only)
ONLY Players and coaches/managers on the fields
Enter and Exit through the allocated areas of your fields (MAP to come)
NO Spectators at the fields, by all means drop your child to their coach and you may watch from your car PLEASE don’t’ be that parent.
YOUR (team) will be responsible for your own first Aid, ice etc.
There will be a 10min break between games so please arrive and leave in a timely fashion.

BUS IS RUNNING LATE MAJOR ROAD WORKS AT OMAHAU

Tue Nov 16 08:08am

OREKA ASSEMBLY TODAY

Fri Nov 12 12:21pm

Oreka assembly today will be inside as the children are sharing their imovies. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 level 2 restrictions, parents are unable to attend at this time.


 

SUSHI ORDERS DUE TODAY – FRIDAY 12TH NOVEMBER

Fri Nov 12 07:16am

Just a friendly reminder – sushi orders are due today for lunch on Monday (15th November). Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


$5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

SUSHI ORDERS DUE TOMORROW – FRIDAY 12TH NOVEMBER

Thu Nov 11 12:31pm

Just a friendly reminder – sushi orders are due tomorrow (for Monday 15th November). Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


$5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

UNIFORM ORDER – 2022

Thu Nov 11 09:00am

If you would like to order any sports tops, polos or fleeces ready for next year, please email the school office with the size, quantity and type of top by Friday 19th November.


This will be your last chance to order before the end of the year. We will get the order sent away ready for the start of our 2022 school year.


Sports Tees/Polos = $33.50ea / Fleeces = $40ea.

PUKE CHRISTMAS HAMPER RAFFLE 2021!

Wed Nov 10 02:35pm

It is that time of year again!! We are once again running our Christmas raffle. Raffle cards will come home today.


We are looking for non-perishable food items and Christmas ‘goodies’ e.g. Christmas treats, new Christmas decorations, Chr istmas crackers etc.


If we could have these dropped into the school office by Monday 22nd November, 1 item per family would be appreciated 🙂


This is an excellent fundraiser for our school. We are grateful for your support.


Many thanks.

TOUCH DRAW TUESDAY 9th November

Mon Nov 08 11:07am

4pm year 7/8 Boys- Puke Runners vs  MKK/Sherenden  field 9 – Coach – Emma Lowe


4.40pm year 7/8 Girls- Puke Panthers vs OutKast field 8- Coach – Jamie Trumper


4.40pm Year 3/4 mixed- Puke Passers vs Te Mata Red, field 1B Coaches – Joy and Pania


 5.20pm Year 5/6 Boys- Puke Phantoms vs St Mary’s ,  field 7  Coaches Mr D and Erina Smith


 All Team Coaches/Managers to sign/scan your team in at HQ (coach/manager only)
ONLY Players and coaches/managers on the fields
Enter and Exit through the allocated areas of your fields (MAP to come)
NO Spectators at the fields, by all means drop your child to their coach and you may watch from your car PLEASE don’t’ be that parent.
YOUR (team) will be responsible for your own first Aid, ice etc.
There will be a 10min break between games so please arrive and leave in a timely fashion.

WORKING BEE TODAY 9AM

Sun Nov 07 07:37am

TOUCH DRAW 2.11.21

Mon Nov 01 04:39pm

4pm year 7/8 Boys- Puke Runners vs  St Mary’s Kowhai  field 10 – Coach – Emma Lowe



 4.40pm year 7/8 Girls- Puke Panthers vs HN Mako field 8- Coach – Jamie Trumper


4.40pm Year 3/4 mixed- Puke Passers vs Mayfair Kakariki, field 1B Coaches – Joy and Pania


  4.40pm Year 5/6 Boys- Puke Phantoms vs Te Mata Benefield ,  field 6  Coaches Mr D and Erina Smith


 I am away this week but Mr Dickson will be at the sports park


All Team Coaches/Managers to sign/scan your team in at HQ (coach/manager only)
ONLY Players and coaches/managers on the fields
Enter and Exit through the allocated areas of your fields (MAP to come)
NO Spectators at the fields, by all means drop your child to their coach and you may watch from your car PLEASE don’t’ be that parent.
YOUR (team) will be responsible for your own first Aid, ice etc.
There will be a 10min break between games so please arrive and leave in a timely fashion.


 

SUSHI ORDERS DUE TODAY (1ST NOVEMBER) FOR SAME DAY LUNCH

Mon Nov 01 07:16am

Just a friendly reminder – sushi orders are due today (Monday 1st November) for lunch today. Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


$5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

SUSHI ORDERS DUE MONDAY 1ST NOVEMBER FOR SAME DAY LUNCH

Fri Oct 29 12:21pm

Our sushi reminder failed to send yesterday so please know we are still taking orders for Monday’s sushi lunch as long as they are in by 9am on Monday.


Order forms are available from the office, and are due by 9am Monday 1st November with your cash-only payment. Thanks.


Don’t forget there has been a slight price increase this year: New prices – $5 for a 4 pack / $7.50 for a 6 pack

PHOTOLIFE PHOTO DAY – TODAY (29TH OCTOBER 2021)

Fri Oct 29 07:31am

Just a friendly reminder we have our Photo Day today! Please ensure your child arrives at school in a clean and tidy uniform.

UPDATE: ASSEMBLY – OKAWA

Thu Oct 28 02:48pm

Apologies for the oversight, Okawa’s Assembly is tomorrow but unfortunately due to COVID-19 level 2 restrictions, parents are unable to attend at this time.

ASSEMBLY – OKAWA

Thu Oct 28 02:23pm

Okawa’s Assembly – Friday 29th October at 2:15pm
You are invited to join us for our whole school assembly.


All whānau welcome.

REMINDER – WORKING BEE NEXT SUNDAY (7TH NOVEMBER)

Wed Oct 27 02:01pm

IMPORTANT REMINDER: WORKING BEE


On Sunday 7th November we are going to have a working bee to tidy up the school.


Jobs to be completed:


→ Tidy up the driveway


→ Trim trees


→ Weed gardens


→ Clean out all spoutings


→ Clean out light shades in classes (remove dead bugs)


BBQ lunch provided – Please RSVP to Pania (principal@puke.school.nz) by Friday 29th October.

CLUSTER ATHLETICS SPORTS DAY – FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER 2021

Wed Oct 27 12:01pm

This year due to Covid 19 restrictions our cluster athletics sports have had to be modified to meet the current restrictions.


This means we are only taking selected students to the athletics. All other students will attend school as normal, buses will still be operating.


We will run the event at the Sports Park from 10am-12pm, Friday 5th November.


Each school brings 1 boy and 1 girl per age group for each event from years 3-8.


E.g. 1 x Year 3 girl – 100m


1 x Year 3 girl – 200m


1 x Year 3 girl – High Jump


1 x Year 3 girl – Long Jump


1 x Year 3 girl – Shot Put


1 x Year 3 girl – Discus


In some cases this may be the same person across several events.


We will keep in our school bubbles at the beginning of the day and each school will social distance as they wait for the events which will rotate as we have in the past, e.g year 3/4 girls, year 3/4 boys, year 5/6 girls, year 5/6 boys, year 7/8 girls & year 7/8 boys).


The final group representing our school will be selected by Monday 1st November and parents will be notified.


Please note there will be no food for sale on the day and no spectators are able to attend.


Children will need to arrive by 9.30am with water, food and a sunhat. Parents can pick their children up from the park at 12pm or come back to school with the staff.

PITA PIT LUNCH – WEDNESDAY 27TH OCTOBER

Tue Oct 26 01:40pm

Pita Pit is a great, healthy food option for your child’s lunch.
Don’t forget to order at www.lunchonline.co.nz by 9am tomorrow – Wednesday 27th October.

PHOTOLIFE PHOTO DAY – THIS FRIDAY (FRIDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2021)

Tue Oct 26 12:37pm

Just a friendly reminder we have our Photo Day this Friday – 29th October. Please ensure your child arrives at school in a clean and tidy uniform. If you would like a sibling photo booking form, please contact the office and one will be sent home with your child today.


This year Pukehamoamoa School photographs will be available for you to view and order Online with PhotoLife Studios – please read the flyer attached.
Our PhotoLife Photo Day is: Friday 29th October 2021.


Your son or daughter will bring home an online slip with their unique Access Key detailed on it 2-3 weeks after our Photo Day. This Access Key will display all the photographs of your child. It is then an easy process for you to shop on-line and purchase the photographs you want.


If you place your order within two weeks of receiving your Access Key you will receive free delivery for your photo orders. PhotoLife has agreed to despatch all the orders back to the school and your child will bring their photographs home.


Any orders placed after this two-week period will be sent directly to your specified delivery address and will incur a $6.00 Postage & Packing charge. You will see this message when you go Online to view and order your photographs.


For more information on FAQs about PhotoLife Online Ordering System, please contact the school office.



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