News & Events

As an Enviro School, Paparangi School prefers for all newsletters to be distributed via email where practicable. If you haven’t already, please provide a convenient email address to our friendly office staff to ensure you’re on our distribution list.

Latest Notifications

Learning conferences 3:30-6:30 today. Library is open to supervise siblings (school-age).

Wed May 18 03:53pm

Bookings have closed. Please contact teacher directly to make an appointment for another day.

Learning conferences 3:30-6:30 today. Library is open to supervise siblings (school-age).

Tue May 17 03:54pm

Bookings have closed. Please contact teacher directly to make an appointment for another day.

Kia ora Paparangi – learning conferences are on afterschool Tu-Th this week. Read newsletter on 9 May for online booking instructions.

Mon May 16 05:22pm

Kia ora Paparangi, Cross Country is on today! We have superb running conditions. Spectators are welcome, please watch from courts/top bank.

Thu May 12 09:46am

Let’s get ready to run!


Race Order – Races get underway at 11:45am. We are unable to give specific times for each race as the timing varies for each year group from year to year.


Y6 – all together
Y2 boys
Y1 – all together
Y2 girls
Y5 boys
Y3 girls
Y4 – all together
Y5 girls
Y3 boys


What to bring for race day


– Suitable running shoes


– Warm jacket and hat


– Warm jersey or sweatshirt and track pants


– Extra snacks & water bottle (water only @ sports events)


– Change of shoes for afterwards (in case it’s muddy!)


– Asthmatics, carry your inhaler with you.

Kia ora Paparangi, W1 school newsletter out today. Newsletters are emailed, and available to read on the website or school app.

Fri May 06 04:09pm

In today’s newsletter:


*Welcome to new students
*Covid 19 Update
*Vision and Hearing Checks


*Learning Conferences


*Teacher only Day


*NZ sign language week


*Sport


*Cross Country


*Friendship week and Pink shirt Day


*New Entrant Information Evening


*Life Education Health Lessons


* Save the Date – term calendar


*Lunch order days

*Community Notices

Nau mai, haere mai! Welcome to Term 2. School starts back today at 8:55am. Gates open at 8:30am.

Mon May 02 09:13am

Kia ora Paparangi. We’re opening on Monday 2 May under ORANGE settings. Read today’s #14 newsletter for more info (email, website or app).

Fri Apr 29 04:52pm

Kia ora Paparangi. Just a reminder that school finishes at normal time today 3pm. Have a good break!!! See you all back on the 2 May.

Wed Apr 13 12:57pm

Kia ora Paparangi. We have our first positive Covid19 case in Year 1. Read #13 newsletter for more info. Stay home if your child is unwell.

Sun Apr 10 06:01pm

Today is Wheels Day! Tamariki may bring their wheels such as bikes, scooters and skateboards and of course a helmet. No helmet, no ride!

Tue Apr 05 09:02am

 



Wheels Day, Tuesday 5 April

Kia ora Paparangi. It’s wheels day today, weather permitting. Don’t forget no helmet, no wheels.

Tue Apr 05 08:58am

Kia ora A friendly reminder that the kindy walkway is not to be used before and after school until further notice. Thank you.

Mon Apr 04 09:40am

Kia ora Paparangi, W9 school newsletter out today. Newsletters are emailed, and available to read on the website or school app.

Fri Apr 01 03:28pm

In today’s newsletter:


*Welcome to new students


*Covid 19 Update


*GROW values


*Enviro Update and Enviro Day – Tues 12 April


*Miniball registrations


*Enrolment Scheme


*Movin’ March


*Community Notices


 

Kia ora Paparangi. Read #12 Covid19 newsletter for updates to Red.2 Traffic light settings starting on Monday 28 March.

Fri Mar 25 03:44pm

Kia ora Paparangi. We have new positive cases at school. Read #11 newsletter for more information. Stay at home if your child is unwell.

Sun Mar 20 04:55pm

Kia ora Paparangi, W7 school newsletter out today. Newsletters are emailed, and available to read on the website or school app.

Fri Mar 18 05:23pm

In today’s newsletter:


*Emergency packs 


*Teacher only Day


*Thank you Team Awesome!


*Covid19 update


* Grow values and weekly award recipients


* Movin’ March


* Introducing Paparangi’s part time teachers


* School Donation reminder


* Concerns and Complaints process


* Save the Date


* Community notices

There is a positive student case in Pounamu/Y2&3. Read #10 newsletter for more information. Contact Paparangi with your child’s test results

Tue Mar 15 08:05am

Hello Paparangi, our new carpark project started today. Please allow extra time to find a park in nearby streets at pick up time.

Wed Mar 09 02:34pm

There are no changes to the pick up times.

There are positive student cases at school. Read #8 newsletter for more information.

Sun Mar 06 04:53pm

 Please contact Paparangi with the result if your child has a test.

Don’t forget – Crazy hair day is tomorrow!!

Thu Mar 03 01:58pm

There is a confirmed Covid case at Paparangi School. Please read #6 newsletter with info about what to do. No changes to RED settings.

Mon Feb 28 02:08pm

Hello Paparangi – #5 notice about Moving to Phase 3 has been emailed today. Paparangi has NO positive cases yet.

Fri Feb 25 02:36pm

Read #5 on the website, app or by email. 



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