Pet Day 2014

A huge success! Thank you to all school families, sponsors and our incredible PTA for your huge efforts with our fundraising day!

The day was organised so brilliantly by our PTA, led by Jane Migounoff. The strategic planning that went into the day starts months beforehand. Staff, parents and students combine to make it all worthwhile.

Sponsors, the ASB volunteers and the Bombay Lions also helped to make the day a success. We needed everyone to ensure the load was shared. It was a chance for all families to do their bit to make it a success and to ensure our children and visitors had fun.

It was also very special to see past students come back and visit, as well as help with practical jobs on the day to help ease the load.

See a sample of photos in Galleries.


Giraffe & Lion Awards - 19 September 2014

Giraffe - Sophie Hutchinson

Lion - Jackson Newman

Chicken Journals and Project Journals due tomorrow Friday 19 September

These must be here by 3pm as we have judges arriving to pick these up after school. They are taken offsite to be assessed so Monday is too late.

If they are handed in late they will be displayed but will not be included in the final judging.


Ski Camp 2014

We had a blast! Wonderful students, teacher, parents and weather. A special time with Year 6 at Turoa Skifield.

Have a look in Galleries to see some of the photos of our time at the snow.

Franklin Cross Country - Wednesday 3 September

We wish our 9 River Group team members success tomorrow:

Sione Fonokalafi

Nick Wilson

Ashley Croft

Holly Harris

Max Stening

Adam Searle

Myka Newman

Coeghan van Lieshout

Devon Hari

Pet Day 2014

The task lists for all parents are on the notice board in the hall.

Please make this day successful by signing up for something.

A reminder also that the bottles this year are for children only NOT adults.


Petday 2014 A4 Flyer design.pdf3.47 MB

Congratulations to our choir for representing our school at the Kids for Kids Concert

An amazing evenig with Jackie Clark and other Franklin Schools.

Congratulations to Ella Smith who was chosen to perform a solo at the concert.

Mikayla Knee also got the opportunity to participate in a small group star spot in 'She's a Mod'.

Thank you choir members and Mrs Brown for all your outstanding efforts practising for the event.

Year 3 & 4 Netball Tournament 12 August

Giraffe & Lion Awards - 8 July 2014

Giraffe - Kate Willoughby

Lion - Coeghan van Lieshout

Cross Country 2014 - senior champions

Regan Ross - Girls

Sione Fonokalafi - Boys

Year 5 & 6 Netball Tournament

Many thanks to the parents who assisted with managing teams. We can't enter as many teams without you. There will be some photos in the Galleries. The Boys' Team came third in the tournament.

ICAS Science Results have arrived

These certificates will be given to the students who sat this exam at Whole School Assembly this Friday at 2.15pm.

Cross Country 2014

A gorgeous afternoon at Pukekohe East. Thanks to the many parents and grandparents who came along and supported the children. They tried to do their personal best. The PTA purchased ice blocks for all the children too. A great day!

The senior trophies will be awarded this Friday at Whole School Assembly 2.15pm.

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Maths Information Afternoon.

Wednesday 13 August - 2.30-3.30 in School Hall.

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We have 246 mobile phones

Thank you to the Hallidays we now have 246 mobile phones.

If we get more we can get awesome prizes.

Camp Photos 2014 & Sport & EOTC blog

At my last count only 33 hits were made on our camp photo page on our Sport and EOTC blog so I am posting the link again. It was previously put in a school news letter.

Also some other great photos are up for viewing too. Please do have a look.

You can reach Sport & EOTC blog via sports tab above or click the link below to go to camp photos page.

Camp Photos



Timetable for introduction of BYODs 2014

Term 2 – Totara – iPads Year 2 and other devices Year 3

Term 3 – The Oaks – iPads only

Term 4 – Titoki and The Pines – iPads only

Term Dates for 2014

Term 1 - starts - Thursday 30 January

No school the day after Waitangi Day - Friday 7 February

Term 1  - finishes on Thursday 17 April

Term 2 - starts - Monday 5 May

No school the day after Queens Birthday - Tuesday 3 June

Term 2 - finishes - Friday 4 July

Term 3 -  starts - Monday 21 July

Term 3 - finishes - Friday  26 September

Term 4 - starts - Monday 13 October

No school the day after Labour Weekend - Tuesday 28 October

Term 4 - finishes - Wednesday 17 December

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