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Tuesday, August 26

  1. msg staff meeting 27/08/14 message posted staff meeting 27/08/14 Meeting opened in prayer by Kelsi at 3.30 pm. Correspondence and resources Colgate Oral and Hand…
    staff meeting 27/08/14
    Meeting opened in prayer by Kelsi at 3.30 pm.
    Correspondence and resources
    Colgate Oral and Hand washing - 3 boxes -
    Earlier meeting with parent this year - information about child sexual abuse
    What PD is available and Bethany talked about what courses may be coming up (Next Year?)
    Gazette
    Lighting fires
    Jump Rope
    EBS - insurances
    Inspiring Principals programme
    World Vision - social sciences and issues

    Kelsi - How we praise students ?
    intelligence versus effort.

    Gym team - Level B activities - gym competition coming up 5th September
    more practices needed for these students. 12- 1 pm next Wednesday
    8.30 - 9.30 am Tuesday

    Ideas for multi -cultural day. dress in National Costume or colours
    Shared afternoon tea - ideas / music/food/quiz/sports/athems/craft

    Teachers need to keep a record of own PD/observation- meetings/appraisal. Either electronically or in a folder.

    Interview times - discussion about Interview sheet

    Mufti Day - 17 September - can drive

    EXCEL - performing Friday the 12 September - whole school - 12 o'clock

    Parent interviews - 3.30 - 7.30 pm both days 16/17 September

    Writing moderation - checking examples of work from Liberton School in Dunedin and our scores.
    Meeting closed in prayer by Rob at 4.30pm.
    9:33 pm

Tuesday, July 29

  1. msg Staff meeting 30 July 2014 message posted Staff meeting 30 July 2014 Reflection and prayer. Matters from last week read out. Pastoral Care - check Casey-Mays lunch to…
    Staff meeting 30 July 2014
    Reflection and prayer.
    Matters from last week read out.
    Pastoral Care - check Casey-Mays lunch to make sure she eats her lunch.
    The Anisy-Oudemanns and the Roscoes.
    Also the Tafuaninas.

    Correspondence and resources - Maori - 15 August - non-competitive - Ka Paka Haka. Need a Teacher to go to this.
    Timaru Girls HIgh School about learning languages.
    WAVE and PASIFIKA magazine.
    Discussion on Retreat dates and start of the 2015 year. Looking at Starting 28 January and having retreat at Methven the end of the week before.

    NZEI - Linda discussed websites to look up for information about changes the way the Govt wants to spend $359. million dollars. There is a NZEI meeting next week at South School at 4.30 pm.

    Treaty of Waitangi - understanding what our Treaty is about e.g. 3 Articles
    Bethany read out from the NZ curriculum Treaty of Waitangi principles (NZ Curr Update. There was a discussion about Maori students in our school and partnership, protection, and participation.

    Kelsi closed in prayer at 4.20 pm.
    9:27 pm

Tuesday, July 1

  1. msg staff meeting 02/07.14 message posted staff meeting 02/07.14 Kelsi opened in prayer. Minutes read out. Pastoral Care - students that need prayer. Discussion…
    staff meeting 02/07.14
    Kelsi opened in prayer.
    Minutes read out.
    Pastoral Care - students that need prayer.
    Discussion about mine games and computer games that children that playing at home.
    Resources
    npd -petrol company across from school - offering a fuel card. discount system.
    Gigatown - mini competition that you can complete in.
    Resource Maori History years 1-4
    Art competition -
    Child safety handbook - finding out who you are.
    Writing prize competition
    Term 3 calendar is up the board.
    CRT days to be booked for next term.
    Looking at students that are below in curriculum areas. Progress towards targets and National Standards/Teacher Aide requests.
    Getwise - programme - as per email - ASB - 25 July visiting the school.
    Watch photocopying budget.
    Afternoon tea this Friday - at school.
    PE Equipment - budget to be spent
    A discussion about National Standard levels.
    Meeting closed at 4.45pm
    by prayer Linda
    9:43 pm

Tuesday, June 10

  1. msg Staff meeting 11/06/14 message posted Staff meeting 11/06/14 Reflection on how the day went. Bethany opened in prayer Matters arising Reading tip cards to…
    Staff meeting 11/06/14
    Reflection on how the day went.
    Bethany opened in prayer

    Matters arising
    Reading tip cards to go home Thursday
    Fitness trail - materials have been ordered for some of the trail. A discussion about some of the safety aspects.
    Resources - animal control - leave at the moment.
    Treaty Documents - ask Suzy (Maori )
    Free resource for school Canterbury Coast
    Reading plus - fluently and stamina - Software
    Free Ebook - Love, forgive and give
    Ed Gazette
    Neil McKay tour - supports chn learning difficulties. (PD)
    Canteen - $4 head scarves
    Resource - School Kits
    Intergrated school newsletter
    WAVE newsletter

    Hillview welcome - are we all sorted.
    Update for teaching times for Room 2 and 3 for Term 3. (Grant)
    Marking of books - having comments that are meaningful. Looking at self-directed learners.
    What system do we have in place? Teachers discussed what they do for marking for their books. We have suggestions and guidelines.

    Speeches can be added for T3 for years 5-8
    Linda asked about leftover milk.
    World vision update about children that are part of the programme.
    Art supplies - anyone that has requests for materials please let me know.

    Meeting closed in prayer by Rob
    4.40 pm.
    9:47 pm
  2. msg staff meeting 04/06/14 message posted staff meeting 04/06/14 Meeting started in prayer. Bethany showed the video of TCS. Cornerstone Video. This shows what w…
    staff meeting 04/06/14
    Meeting started in prayer.
    Bethany showed the video of TCS. Cornerstone Video. This shows what we do and learn at TCS. Well done by director Mrs Rentoul.
    Lee King visited us and talked about the Sport star activity and assessment tools.
    Then we all went outside and discussed the Fitness Trail and where different equipment might going.
    Our meeting then continued inside and we talked about the results of the parent reading survey and looked at how we can promote better reading focus for home .
    Meeting ended in prayer at 10 to 5pm by Linda .
    5:09 pm
  3. msg staff meeting 04/06/14 message posted staff meeting 04/06/14 Meeting started in prayer. Bethany showed the video of TCS. Cornerstone Video. This shows what w…
    staff meeting 04/06/14
    Meeting started in prayer.
    Bethany showed the video of TCS. Cornerstone Video. This shows what we do and learn at TCS. Well done by director Mrs Rentoul.
    Lee King visited us and talked about the Sport star activity and assessment tools.
    Then we all went outside and discussed the Fitness Trail and where different equipment might going.
    Our meeting then continued inside and we talked about the results of the parent reading survey and looked at how we can promote better reading focus for home .
    Meeting ended in prayer at 10 to 5pm by Linda .
    5:09 pm

Tuesday, May 20

  1. msg Staff meeting 21/05/14 message posted Staff meeting 21/05/14 Prayer opened in prayer by Bethany Goals from our personal appraisal booklets. All staff shared th…
    Staff meeting 21/05/14
    Prayer opened in prayer by Bethany
    Goals from our personal appraisal booklets. All staff shared their research findings and shared ideas.
    Minutes read.
    Pastoral care - Daniel K
    discussion about some students progress (Kitchen children) and reporting of children in reports regarding start dates.
    Mail and resources in information about change of classes. (year 9 & 10).
    Kahikitia booklet. pgs 10-11 - A discussion about different cultures, and what is important to each family.
    Multi Day next Wednesday 28 May. Island theme. Sausage sizzle.
    Toni closed in prayer at 4.45 pm.
    9:47 pm

Tuesday, May 13

  1. msg staff meeting 14/05/14 message posted staff meeting 14/05/14 I minute reflection and prayer meeting opened in prayer by Rob Matters read out. Pastoral care? …
    staff meeting 14/05/14
    I minute reflection and prayer
    meeting opened in prayer by Rob
    Matters read out.
    Pastoral care?
    Resources in - Maori book about PE.
    Course coming up 10 June about Maori protocols etc., 3.30 - 5.30 pm, yes to most of the staff to go.
    Christian Life newspapers for reading.
    Ready to read books.

    Reading surveys back and Bethany collating these.

    ICT - looking at Computer skills I can sheets, Teachers looked at the progression of skills needed for computers ICT.

    Reading - Staff looked thru reading curriculum documents and necessary changes made. Also for PE/Health. A good discussion about planning ahead.

    Linda closed in prayer at 4.45
    9:49 pm

Tuesday, May 6

  1. msg Staff meeting 07/05/14 message posted Staff meeting 07/05/14 Meeting opened in prayer by Bethany Pastoral Care - Rob and Hannah Mail and Resources Christian…
    Staff meeting 07/05/14
    Meeting opened in prayer by Bethany
    Pastoral Care - Rob and Hannah
    Mail and Resources
    Christian Schools Xcountry - no

    Gigatown - chorus competition gigaspeed - broadband Nationwide. No interest.

    Odd shoe day - September - yes to this.

    Ronald McDonald - junior years years 0-3 show - yes book this.

    A selection of magazines

    Rob - resource - super sentence/paragraphs- we are welcome to look at this.

    Events coming up - ski trip 7th August postponement date 13 August.

    Survey dates - discussion about how people feel in our school. (welcome etc.,)

    No Maths PLD this Friday.

    Reading self review - fill out staff review and get students to fill out one.

    Linda closed in prayer at 4:17 pm.
    9:18 pm

Tuesday, April 8

  1. msg staff meeting 9/04/14 message posted staff meeting 9/04/14 Reflection and prayer Mail and resources Assembly - a discussion about Fridays day. (with parent…
    staff meeting 9/04/14
    Reflection and prayer
    Mail and resources
    Assembly - a discussion about Fridays day. (with parents here for lunch)
    Ski trip - a discussion about whether to have skiing every year.
    Looking at 22 nd August to book and a postponement date the following week.
    Chess competition. A team of four keen to go at Wahi.
    Road Safety promotions - no won't want to do this.
    Rotary - Survey about Dictionaries for students and Teachers to fill out.
    Blood Foundation primary resources.
    Pastoral care: DD
    Feedback about interviews. Looking at goal sheets. (Toni has a good example).
    Books home beginning of Term 2. (reading, writing, maths). instead of end of Term one.
    Linda shared about behaviour course she went to recently in CHCH.
    Procedure Updates for Separated Parents, Staff leave, bikes, beginning teachers, and Cultural Diversity.
    Planning for next term. Everyone is happy with planning that was completed at Retreat.
    Lunches - a discussion about students sharing food. Remind students not to share food.
    Linda closed in prayer at 4.30pm.
    9:42 pm

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