Newsletter #3- Sylvia Park School Step up, step out-Why Dance? !

Sylvia Park School
Newsletter #3-Thursday 7/8/2014
Whaia te iti kahurangi
Make Your Mark!
Term 3
Step up, step out-Why Dance?
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Principals Awards
Friday 25 July & 1 August
Rm No
Prisilal Rathee
Trinity Vahua
Rishan Patel
Matu’u Afu
Arani Tanga
Bailey-Rae Takimoana-Moleu
Ryan Gillum
Yunas Safi
Lian Cayetano
Judah Graham
Boston Ewe
Te Anahera Wilson-Hillman
Wils Pahulu
Larkin Eveni
Khyani Panui
Angela Khongkhea
Cherokee Taufa
Moe Ahiao
Nathan Croskery
Toetu Milo
Reggie McKay
Connor Baker
Nahar Yousef
Maraina Toetu’u
Kopa Tua
Caleb Sylva-Brown
Aramoana Soper
Harishna Deo
Pritesh Prakash
Zahira Curtis
Terrie Nafe
Sione Liuanga
Jayden Chapman-Tau
Trent Takimoana Moleu
Alyssa Arnesto
Rima Samuelu
Taina Eli
Melelsoe Manu-Topeni
‘Otolose Afu
Mikaera Brown
Maka Vao
What an epic start to Term 3! In just one week
we have had a school disco, a visit by Te
Whanau Kapahaka Roopu and had Tupua
Tigafua from the New Zealand Dance Company
come and talk with us about his life as a
This term we are looking at the many reasons
people dance and we will be answering these
questions through designing and performing
dance pieces.
Some of our students will be working with
Auckland Art Gallery to create dance pieces that
interpret some of the amazing visual art pieces
at the gallery.
Tupua Tigafua danced into school to share some of
his amazingness with us! Fa'afetai tele lava!
Our DJ rocks the SPS hall
And the teachers led the way in the dancing!
Levi Bear Award-Class
Room 17
Room 1
Special Award
Lucia Albertengo-Shaw
Johnson Chen
Sports – Junior
San ‘Jose Enoka
Katriona Kei
Kevisharne Enoka
Sione Palenapa
Sports - Senior
The boys can boogie!
National Samoan Speech Competition
Te Whanau - Showing us what expertise in dance
looks and sounds like! Ka mau te wehi!
SPS Silver Ferns
We are so proud of Nia Fepuleai who represented
Sylvia Park School at the national speech
competition in Wellington where
she was placed 4th. Malo Nia!
The Warehouse
Where Sylvia Park School gets a bargain!
Our very own Silver Ferns have competed at the
Eastern Zone Netball Competition along with our
Netball boys.
Girls came 4th and the boys 1st!
Whanau Hui!
A big thank you to all of the parents who
came along to our Hui on Thursday 31st
July. We really appreciated your input
into the new items we will be adding to
our uniform. We also really appreciated
the feedback you gave us about what
we do well, what we need to improve
and what else you would like to
see. We will all work on the suggestions
and will get back to you with the actions
we will be undertaking.
Whaea Barb
Walking School Bus
All children who catch buses after school
must leave school with Mrs Maitland at
2.30pm on the school walking bus run!
Thank you to the Sylvia Park Warehouse who will
be giving us all the 10c collected from the purchase
of plastic bags! If you happen to buy a plastic bag
from the Warehouse make sure you choose us!
We are now going to send out our newsletter every
Thursday. We will make sure this is on the 'Latest
newsletter' on the website every Friday morning and
we will tweet you all to remind you to check.
We will also update the 'Daily notices' part of the
website daily.
Class photos will be arriving on
Friday 15th August 14
Fingers crossed, sorry for the delay.
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