REMINDER: MUFTI DAY TODAYThu Dec 01 06:30pm
Today, Friday 02 December we have a Choose Your Charity Mufti Day in support of three amazing charities; Breast Cancer Foundation, Junior Surf Lifesaving and Gumboot Day.
YOU get to choose which of these charities you would like to support on the day. Just come dressed in your favourite or colour-themed clothes to show your support and bring along a gold coin donation to pop into our triple charity box. It’ll be great!
THANK YOUWed Nov 30 02:45am
Thank you for your continue patience. A police office has just been onsite to advise us that both dogs have been detained.
We will be releasing your children now.
One of the the dogs was located in the Triangle area and the other on Trigg road beside the school.
We sincerely thank you for your co-operation and patience while this matter was dealt with.
On behalf of the Senior Leadership Team
IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PLEASE READ NOWWed Nov 30 01:41am
Here we are again!
This time it’s dogs frightened by the storm who are roaming and actively attacking people on both Trigg and Station Roads.
As advised by police, we have placed the school into an informal lockdown.
All students are safe inside their classrooms with their teachers.
Animal control and police are actively working to detain the dogs.
No student will be leaving the grounds until we have been advised by police that it is safe to do so.
For your own safety, please stay in your cars and do not walk on to school grounds.
If this situation is not resolved by 3pm, all students will remain inside the classroom with their teachers and we will advise you when they have been released.
Thank you for your co-operation.
On behalf of the Senior Leadership Team
Emergency Lockdown Over – please read for instructionsMon Nov 21 12:33am
We are now out of Emergency lock down and all students, staff and persons onsite are safely accounted for. Everyone did extremely well and responded to instructions. The safety of your child was our priority.
A notice will be going out to parents/caregivers tonight to provide some more information about what has occurred today and about our emergency lockdown procedures.
If you wish to collect your child/ren earlier than 3pm today, please go to the front office where the procedure will be outlined. We thank you for your cooperation with this, as your child’s safety continues to be our priority.
I would like to personally thank you for your support during this difficult time. Kind regards – Maree Lloyd, Deputy Principal.
LOCKDOWN UPDATE 12:15pmSun Nov 20 11:17pm
Thank you for your continued patience.
We have received no further updates from Police. Police have placed the school into a lockdown as there is an ongoing incident nearby.
We will continue to keep you updated.
Your children are continuing their learning with their classroom teacher.
LOCKDOWN UPDATESun Nov 20 10:36pm
All students and staff are safe and accounted for.
Police have adivsed us to remain in lockdown.
We will continue to update you when we have more information.
Please do not approach the school.
HUAPAI SCHOOL IS IN LOCKDOWNSun Nov 20 10:12pm
Huapai District School has been advised to go into Emergency lockdown by the Ministry of Education.
Please do not come to the school or phone the school as you will not be attended to as your child’s welfare and safety is our priority. This includes contacting your child/ren via email or phone. Your assistance and cooperation are appreciated at this time. All further updates will be provided here via the school app – SchoolApps, and the website under the Latest News section. We will update the website when the lockdown has been completed. Thank you.
REMINDER School photos are TODAY. Please send your child in their school polo shirt and correct uniform and shoes.Sun Oct 16 06:00pm
REMINDER School photos are tomorrow. Please send your child in their school polo shirt and correct uniform and shoes.Sun Oct 16 03:03am
REMINDER Sibling Photo RegistrationThu Oct 13 09:00pm
School photos are taking place on the first day of term 4, Monday 17th October. Correct uniform with the school polo shirt and full black shoes are required.
Today is the last day to register for sibling photos. Click on the link to register.
Breakfast Club Helpers NeededFri Sep 23 03:08am
We urgently require volunteers to put their hand up to operate the breakfast club next term. Without personnel, we are unable to continue with breakfast club. The times needed are 8:30am-9am. Duties would involve ticking names off a register, serving weetbix and milk then tidying up / doing the dishes afterwards. If you are able to donate your time on any day of the week, please contact email@example.com before the end of this week.
*Please note – we had a slightly incorrect email address for Stephanie in the school newsletter. We missed the ‘s’ off of ‘Wales’. Sorry! Please email Stephanie again if you sent your initial email interest to the incorrect email address.
Reminder: Mufti Day TODAYWed Sep 21 07:31pm
A reminder that today we are holding a Mufti Day for St John. Help us to support this brilliant charity by bringing a gold coin donation and wearing an awesome outfit!
Mufti Day For St John TomorrowWed Sep 21 06:31am
In appreciation of the incredible First Aid training they provided for us earlier this year, we will be holding a Mufti Day tomorrow, Thursday 22 September. Help us to support this brilliant charity by bringing a gold coin donation and wearing an awesome outfit!
Pie Day – Last Day For Ordering Is TomorrowThu Sep 15 07:00am
Final call for our $5 pie and cookie combo fundraiser for our Year 3/4 camp. Forms were handed out to students to bring home last week. Cash orders can be returned to Room 2 or alternatively orders can be made through KINDO.
To be distributed on Friday 23rd September.
Important: The ordering window will not be extended beyond Friday 16th September and there will be no on the day sales.
Kids Artwork Order Date Extended to 11:30pm Tuesday 13 September!Sun Sep 11 09:44pm
Due to the number of enquires this morning, we have extended the close off date for orders to 11:30pm, Tuesday 13 September (tomorrow). There will be no further extensions after this date.
Your child was given an ordering sheet from their teacher a couple weeks ago. This sheet contains a unique code that is to be entered so you are able to order your child’s specific art. If you do not have this code, please contact the Office and they will be able to give this to you.
Click below to place your order.
Kids ArtWorks Orders Closing 9am TOMORROWSun Sep 11 05:30am
Kids ArtWorks orders close tomorrow, Monday 12th September, at 9am.
Your child was given an ordering sheet from their teacher a couple weeks ago. This sheet contains a unique code that is to be entered so you are able to order your child’s specific art.
You can place your order, using your child’s unique code, here: https://www.kidsartworks.com/
Huapai Social Media
Huapai District School has a number of Social Media channels to help you connect with the Huapai Community.
Our School App is what we use for general School Wide communication. You can download the School App to receive Alert Notifications, read the latest newsletter, view upcoming events, submit and absence and more.
To download the School App, search SchoolAppsNZ in the App Store or Google Play Store, and then search Huapai District School in the search bar in the app.
If you are on a mobile you can click this link to download the App.
For full instructions, please click here.
We use HERO to send classroom updates and to share regular learning posts. HERO sends push notifications or emails. You can now choose how you receive HERO notifications as well as manage devices that receive them.
To set your own notification preferences:
1. Click on your profile image
2. Select EDIT PROFILE
3. Scroll down to My Devices and select your preferences.
Full instructions are linked here.