Who has been awesome this week?
Who has been awesome this week?
Amelia Clark who was placed first in the Waimea Zone Schools Year 6 Speech Competition.
The winter sports season has pretty much come to an end and we would like to thank these parents for their fantastic work coaching & developing our players:
Michelle Cliffe/Leanne Craig- Netball
Francine Thompson/Lisa Reilly- 3 on 3 Basketball
Thanks also to the parents who supported teams, transported players, scored games etc. Information on what is on offer for the summer sports season will be sent home next week.
A massive thank you to all parents of Appleby School and to the greater Appleby community from FOAS for your support on Saturday.
Everyone put in an amazing effort and hopefully had great day in the process of raising money for our school.
We are planning to have a post fair meeting on Tuesday 19th September at 2.30pm in the school staffroom.
This gives an opportunity to review what worked well, what could be improved or changed and any new ideas for the future. It works well doing this close to the Fair or we have all forgotten by next year. Please come along and share any feedback. Or if you can't attend please email your comments to email@example.com / constructive criticism gratefully received.
Appleby Thunder Boys Yr 5/6 Basketball
1st Nelson Basketball Assn Year 5/6 Grade
Appleby Warriors 3 on 3 Basketball
2nd Nelson Basketball Assn Year ¾ Grade
Appleby Rockets Girls Yr 5/6 Basketball
3rd Nelson Basketball Assn Girls Grade
James Matthews- selected in Nelson Basketball U13B team. James will compete at the South Island U13 Champs in Invercargill in the October holidays.
Carl Quinn- selected in Nelson Hockey U13A team. Carl will compete in the Festival of Hockey Tournament in Christchurch in the holidays
Fynn Roberts and Josh Clarke selected in the U10 Nelson Bays Football team. Fynn and Josh will compete at the South Island Junior Football Festival in the holidays.
Thank you all so much for your wonderful and generous baking you donated to the baking stall this year.
We are so lucky to have such an amazing stall which people flock to, to snap up some of your tasty home baking.
A special thanks to our competition judges this year. Nic Walker, Chris Jack, Martina Kidd, Hugo Busby and Jackie Clarke. This was a very tough job for them with very high quality entries and quite a lot of sugar!
The winners for 2017 are:
Grandparents Bake-Off: 1st-Marie Wagner, 2nd-Dianne Holmwood, 3rd-Bliss Roberts
Cafe Cake Competition: 1st-Caitlin Bradley, 2nd-Francine Thompson, 3rd-Amelia Clark
Kids Baking- Juniors- 1st-Mahe Reilly, 2nd-William Jaworski, 3rd-Elise Dallimore
Kids Baking- Seniors- 1st-Paige Clarke, 2nd-Kieran Broderick, 3rd-Louella Thompson
If you have yet to pick up your container/plate we have moved them to the staff room, please pick it up as soon as possible. Thanks, the Baking Team.
GROWTH Awards 04.09.17
Next week will be holding Student Led Conferences to discuss progess to mid-year. The sessions will be Tuesday 1 August - 1:30pm to 5:30pm and Wednesday 2nd August- 3:15pm to 7:30pm. Please note that school ends at 12:30 on Tuesday 1 August. The bus will leave shortly after 12:30. Children will not need lunch at school. Supervision will be provided for any children who need to stay at school until 3pm. Please inform us if this is the case. Staff will try to accommodate a date and time outside those listed above if necessary. Parents with several children at school will be able to book consecutive times.
We use an online booking service.
1. Open website: http://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz
2. Enter school code: qjyma
3. Follow the prompts to set up interviews.
If you do not have email or internet, book with Pam in the school ofﬁce (5442898). There is an attachment with this newsletter that explains how Student Led Conferences work!
It is not long now before we will all be caught up in our Appleby School Fair (Saturday 2nd September).
Assembly Awards 16.06.17
Thank you to everyone who supported our coastguard fundraiser.
Congratulations To: Ava Knowles, Jenele Saunders, Lana Clark and Erica Batchelor who took part in the Tasman Schools Literacy Quiz today at the Tasman District Library.
On Tuesday 4th July we will be having a bit of a gathering at breakfast time to celebrate Matariki. Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster known as the Pleiades.
GROWTH Awards 12.06.17
Cash for the Coastguard Kahurangi class needs your help to raise money for The Nelson Coastguard Last week someone stole equipment from the Nelson Coastguards boat.
Appleby School students enjoyed outstanding success at the Waimea South Zone Cross Country Championships at Rabbit Island yesterday.
Some student reflections on the Appleby School Cross Country.
Disco- Thursday 29th June in the school hall, 6:30-8pm.
Thank you to everyone who helped out and supported the students at the school Cross Country eventat Rabbit Island on Tuesday. We got lucky with the weather and it was fantastic to see the resilience on show as the children battled their way through the sandy terrain.