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Tonight the Te Anau School Board of Trustees had a planned meeting. This has now been postponed until Wednesday, April 22. Thanks, Te Anau School Board of Trustees

30 March, 2020

It has been a busy and unpredictable week. Many things have changed and normality has been challenged! Some things however don't change! The girls still wanted their sausages for lunch on Friday! Some things will always stay the same! Take care everyone. Kia kaha, Grant

27 March, 2020

With the COVID-19 situation developing so quickly we forget that just last Tuesday we had a fantastic Tryathlon organised here at school by our Room 2 students. Thank you to all those of you that helped out on the day. Enjoy this video of the highlights (also put together by the Room 2 students).

24 March, 2020

As you will know, school is closed today apart from children of essential workers. If your child is coming to school today, please send them to the office. If any of your contact details have changed, please make sure you contact the office today. If you didn't get an email from Grant yesterday and on Sunday, we may have your incorrect email. Over the next 4 weeks, updates will come via email as information comes to hand. Take care everyone.

23 March, 2020

Exciting!!! First egg this morning from our chickens. :)

18 March, 2020

We've always thought our children were golden! Now we have proof!

18 March, 2020

Good times in the sun at Te Anau School during lunchtime today! Plenty of smiles, cooperation and teamwork all around!

18 March, 2020

Message from NZ Cricket All NZ cricket activities have been cancelled for the season. This includes superstar and Girls Smash on Fridays. Obviously everyone involved will be disappointed, but the health and welfare of our community is the priority at this difficult time.

18 March, 2020

Senior Tryathlon is on today. Please remember bikes and togs. Bikes down by Bligh St fence please.

16 March, 2020

Fantastic effort at Northern Athletics today! Showing so much determination, optimism and fairplay! Many placings with lots of children qualifying for Southland in November. After half the day we already have first place in three long jump events and two high jump events!

11 March, 2020

Senior swimming sports today. Top 3 from finals go to Northern next Friday.

10 March, 2020

Great day out today for Room 4 down at Bluegum Point. We had lots of first timers on biscuits and learning skis - big smiles from everyone. Thanks to all our wonderful parent helpers and special thanks to Paul Young and Ryan Leonard for having their boats.

06 March, 2020

Our Whole School Assembly has a change of venue this afternoon! It will be held under the trees in the school lunch area at 2pm.

05 March, 2020

Northern Athletic permission and transport slips went home yesterday. These are due back this FRIDAY. A program will be sent home today.

03 March, 2020

The following is a great read. It is aimed at under fives but still relevant for older children. Enjoy More info

03 March, 2020

Hi All, unfortunately we have postponed the Room 1 boating trip. It will be rescheduled for a better day next week.

02 March, 2020

Athletics Day is on Friday and at this stage the weather is looking good. Just a couple of reminders: -The PTA will be selling sausages for $2 and Ice Blocks for $1. Please support our fantastic PTA. -The Sandfly coffee truck will be here. -Students can wear house colours on the day. (Sorry if some communications have said uniform is to be worn) Please do remember to make all dress ups sun safe. Children will all be expected to wear their sun hats. -As always, please put sunscreen on in the morning. Sun screen will also be available during the day. We have attached timetables for the day's events. It is going to be a fantastic day!

26 February, 2020

Junior Team Boat Harbour trip Just a reminder this is on tomorrow, Tuesday 25th, and it looks like it’s going to be another fabulous day! Please remember: Togs Towel Packed Lunch Drink Bottle Wetsuit (if you have one) Sunhat Warm clothes Sensible shoes to walk in Sunblock applied at home before school, we will re-apply throughout the day In the unlikely event we needed to postpone the trip a message will be posted on the Skoolbag App and Te Anau School Facebook page at 8am. Thank you Junior Team Teachers

24 February, 2020

Middle Team Boat Harbour trip Just a reminder this is on tomorrow and it looks like the weather is going to be fabulous. Please remember: Togs Towel Packed Lunch Drink Bottle Wetsuit (if you have one) Sunhat Warm clothes Sensible shoes to walk in Sunblock applied at home before school, we will re-apply throughout the day In the unlikely event we needed to postpone the trip a message will be posted on the Skoolbag App and Te Anau School Facebook page at 8am. Thanks heaps, Middle Team Teachers

23 February, 2020

Does your child want to play afterschool cricket? Don't forget to sign up online (the link was in the newsletter yesterday) This is Room 4 with Southland Cricket today.

13 February, 2020

Do you enjoy reading stories & love listening to young children read? Are you available on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 11:15 - 12:45pm? Yes? Then we would love you to help us with our 'Rad Reading' programme! Please contact Dawn Hansen 249 7131 or email dhansen@teanau.school.nz to register your interest. Thank you!

12 February, 2020

Parents of Year 4 students (and those of Year 5 and 6 students that haven't taken up the offer before). Tomorrow Wednesday February 12)is the last day for Chrome Book orders. Thank you again to Fiordland Lobster Company Ltd who continue to support the school through our Chrome Book programme.

10 February, 2020

Are you the best sheep farmer in the Te Anau Basin? If so please read our attached flyer. This is part of our fundraising drive for our new school hall. A very worthy cause indeed! Contact numbers and details are on the flyer. Thank you from everyone at Te Anau School!

10 February, 2020

Parents, please remember to book your 'Meet the Teacher' parent teacher interviews. Follow this link to book: More info The link should send you through to our school booking page. If it doesn't work just go to schoolinterviews.co.nz and use code 9vr6f

06 February, 2020

It was great to be involved in such a great day in Te Anau. Our tamariki performed beautifully! Thank you to all those involved in the organisation of such an awesome day for our community!

06 February, 2020

Orbell The Takahe

Orbell represents the five core learning dispositions we believe are important for a Te Anau School Learner
Orbell is wearing a greenstone necklace (pounamu) representing Fiordland/Milford Sound, the Te Anau School uniform to show our uniqueness and pride and a friendly and welcoming smile just like a Te Anau learner.

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