Welcome back to school at Level 2!  It was so great to see the students and staff back and while not all students will admit it, I think they were pretty happy to be back too.  Thank you to all the parents and caregivers who have been the “home school teachers” over the last three

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Kia ora whanau We are in full swing of our terms learning.  It has been great to see the children learning about the Olympics and watching the amazing athletes. We will be having our own Olympics celebration on the 27th August. Life Education Van Life Education Trust Southland has visited Sacred Heart School the last

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Dear Parents Kia ora whanau, A very warm welcome back to term 3. I hope you all have a great break with you children and that you enjoyed some quality family time together. This term we welcome Violet Mansell, Kyrus and Kylar Velez into Akomanga Aroha and also Vanessa Wilmshurst who will also be working

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Dear Parents Winter is well and truly here.  We have noticed that there are a lot of children with coughs and colds. Please encourage your children to bring and wear their jersey and jacket to school each day.  Thank you to those who are keeping their child at home if they sick to stop the

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Dear Parents Kia ora Whanau It’s hard to believe that we are over half way through the term.  With the shortest day of the year being on Monday 21st June and winter in full force we ask that the children bring a named jacket to school daily as we do encourage outdoor play if weather

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Dear Parents I hope everybody has been able to keep warm and dry over the past few weeks as winter has come to visit us. Last week we welcomed Suzy Evans to our teaching staff. Suzy is teaching in Akomanga Aroha and is having a brilliant start. Thank you to everybody for making her feel

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Dear Parents  Today we farewelled Mrs Anna Russell.  We thank her for all her hard work and dedication that she has put into each and every child at Sacred Heart School. She will be missed and I wish her all the best at Waihopai School, they are very lucky to have you.  Thank you for

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Dear Parents A warm welcome to Senara Jayatillaka and her family to Sacred Heart.  Senara started in Akomonga Aroha this week. We also welcome two student teachers; Angela Pierce and Chenell Waihape from the Southland Campus, who are in Akomonga Mana for two weeks. We hope you enjoy your learning experience. Prayers and thoughts are

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Dear Parents It is hard to believe that it is the end of term 1.  I hope that you and your family has a safe and enjoyable term break.  The children will return to school on Tuesday 4th May in full winter school uniform. Resignation It is with great sadness that I inform you yesterday

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Dear Parents Welcome to Taiga Heads who joined the children in Akomanga Aroha on Monday. We are thrilled to welcome the Heads whanau back to Sacred Heart School. We are lucky to be able to celebrate Holy Week throughout the school term this year.  This allows the teachers to teach and celebrate the importance of

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Dear Parents Our prayers and thoughts are with Mr Parker and his family, and also the Phillips family. Athletics Well done to all the students that participated in the Zone Athletics at Surrey Park Stadium last week. It is great to have feedback from other schools that they were impressed with Sacred Hearts sportsmanship and

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Dear Parents Kia ora, It has been unsettled times as we move in and out of Alert levels.  It is good to see the children regularly hand washing and hopefully we will be able to participate in sports next week. Thank you to the 12 families who supported our working bee on Saturday.  Not a

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