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Well done to our Year 5&6 and Year 3&4 teams who played in the Northern Rippa Festival in Mossburn today. You were awesome! Thanks Rugby Southland for making it happen!

14 May, 2021

Late last term we were lucky enough to have this awesome team of Te Anau School students run a fundraiser for our new school hall. They ran a BBQ outside 4 Square Te Anau and raised an amazing $295. Thank you to the boys and 4 Square Te Anau for the support!

12 May, 2021

Anyone who ordered Spring Bulbs from the PTA is able to pick them up from Shannelle Scott at 3 Anderson Place. Any leftovers will be at school on the first day of the term. Thanks, Your Awesome Te Anau School PTA

28 April, 2021

Awesome way to finish the term with a full school house relay! Waiau house finished on top with 38 laps in 20 minutes! Huge effort with lots of senior students helping their younger house mates!

16 April, 2021

We advise that the bulbs from the PTA fundraiser will be delivered to the students at school on the first day of Term 2.

15 April, 2021

Rippa tournament in Mossburn is cancelled today. 🌧

12 April, 2021

A reminder that Denise from Poppet Clothing will be at our school this Wednesday 31 March outside the office from 1:00pm to 3:15pm for all your school uniform needs. Mobile Eftpos will be available.

28 March, 2021

PTA Bulb Fundraiser! A reminder that the last day for ordering bulbs is this Thursday 25th March. Order forms are in the school office. Contact Sue in the office admin@teanau.school if you would like one emailed to you.

22 March, 2021

Thank you to everyone that came to school on Saturday morning for our working bee! Our picnic tables are freshly stained, our benches are brightly painted, our tennis court fencing is down and there are some new targets for on our tennis wall. Your help is hugely appreciated!

21 March, 2021

Today we have been lucky to have Georgia from Rugby Southland taking our classes for some Rippa Rugby sessions. If your child (boy or girl) comes home from school wanting to play rugby this winter you can register with the Te Anau Rugby Club https://www.sporty.co.nz/teanaurugby Under 6 and 7 years - Rippa Rugby Under 8 and 9 years - C Grade (First year tackle) Under 10 and 11 years - B Grade (Tackle) (Age at 1 Jan 2021) Register now! Season starts Term 2.

16 March, 2021

Our Junior Tamariki have had an amazing day at Borland Lodge! Buses are in the way back, one just at Manapouri now, so they may be a little late. We have made arrangements for bus children to be collected once back at school. Massive thank you to all parents, teachers and helpers for an epic day out! 👏👏👏

08 March, 2021

Ata Marie Whanau, We are all GO for our Junior trip to Borland Lodge today! We look forward to creating everlasting memories for our Tamariki from a fabulous day out with their friends, Whanau and teachers. Enjoy!

07 March, 2021

PTA fundraiser, keeping it local produced right here by a lovely Te Anau local while caring for our environment. Dish/wash cloths only $10 cash each. Now selling in the school office!!!

25 February, 2021

In the weekend 3 Te Anau School pupils were selected to represent Southland in the 10U Southern teams event in Dunedin! Vienna, Maisie and Harry were part of the 8 strong team that played over two long hot days in Dunedin. There was some outstanding tennis and some admirable sportsmanship from both the boys and girls teams. They all had some exciting individual wins that helped lead Southland 10U team to a victory over both Otago and South Canterbury and a draw with Southern Lakes. The commitment, fortitude and integrity these three displayed over the weekend was something they and Te Anau School are proud of.

25 February, 2021

We look forward to seeing all our families over the next couple of days during Parent Teacher Interviews. It will be great to catch up with everyone. As you will likely know we have been trying to get all parents signed up to our Hero App or online to Hero. If you are having any trouble with this at all please call in to see me and I will do my best to get you up and running. We have managed to get everyone with an issue all sorted so far! Some of the issues we have solved have included: - The 'wheel of doom'. - The 'blank screen' - The 'I'm not linked to my kids page' - The 'it just won't work' We do hope to get as many people as possible signed up so if you are having trouble please do call in and ask. I will be around the admin area both afternoons/evenings. Thanks, Grant

21 February, 2021

Unfortunately we are having issues with the filter on our pool. It will be closed for the next few days. Hopefully it will be back up and running by Thursday next week.

19 February, 2021

Next Saturday 27 February is the Te Anau Basin Trail Ride which is being held at Te Anau Downs Station. This is an annual event but is the first time it is being held at this wonderful location. This year our PTA is lucky enough to be one of the groups the trail ride is supporting. This will be a great fundraiser that will directly benefit the tamariki of Te Anau School. To support this event we need to supply 15 people to help out on the day. This will mainly be cooking a BBQ and marshalling on the course. The event is run between 8am and 4pm but our helpers can work in shifts. If you are able to help, flick me an email gexcell@teanau.school.nz call in, give us a phone call or private message on here. Small shifts or large, we would love for you to help. By helping you will directly be making the lives of your children better. Thanks in advance!

19 February, 2021

The tamariki of Te Anau School are so lucky to have the support of our local lobster company. Fiordland Lobster Ltd have again sponsored our Year 4 student to purchase Chromebooks to assist with their learning. Today Sam and Jimmy gave them a cake to say thank you! Thanks to all the team at Fiordland Lobster Ltd! Wild Legend Lobster

18 February, 2021

The team at Paper Plus are ready!

04 January, 2021

Long shot.... but our beautiful white Chinese silky chick has gone from school. If anyone sees or finds it around the area please let me know. It is super friendly and about 7 weeks old. There are no feathers left and the other 3 aracana are fine. Im gutted for the kids and myself who adored it!!

17 December, 2020

What a year that was! A massive thank you goes out to our PTA and Ray White Te Anau for their help with our end of year celebrations. The PTA organised our waterslide, tape the DP to the wall and Dunk the Teacher. Ray White Te Anau donated the sausages and helped the PTA cook and sell them. We are very thankful for their support! Enjoy the Summer holidays.

16 December, 2020

Wanted to borrow: 30 coloured wigs for our Year 6 Graduation please. Drop them in to Room 2 please. These will be returned after our Graduation on Tuesday.

11 December, 2020

Our Year 6’s are beginning to arrive back at school now. They will all be back by 3pm today.

11 December, 2020

Junior Team Celebration UPDATE! Our Junior team will still have our shared morning tea together (food can be delivered to Room 11 & 12’s art bay, please name all containers & collect at the end of the day). NO water fun or water slide today due to the heavy rain and southerly wind, we don’t want to turn into ice blocks out there! We will enjoy a Christmas movie together instead. Thank you & Merry Christmas!

10 December, 2020

Year 4's camp. Day one at Boyd creek. Lots of cool activities- absailing, rogaine, boat building and creek play as well as bivvy making. Back at school overnight due to predicted bad weather. Now having a movie and popcorn!!

10 December, 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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