2021 Start of the Year Welcome and Reminders

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Whanau,
We warmly welcome you to the start of the 2021 academic year.  Whether you and your children are continuing their academic journey at Whenuapai School, or just beginning, we are looking forward to working in partnership with you in what will be an exciting and successful year.
Our staff are working hard as we prepare for the arrival of students back into school on Thursday, 4 February 2021 and we are very much looking forward to seeing everyone again and reconnecting. There will be a welcome Pōwhiri held at 9.15am on this day, which you are all invited to attend. 
A reminder that prestart interviews will be held on Wednesday, 03 February 2021 between 8.30am and 5.00pm. These 15 minute meetings are an opportunity for you and your child to meet the classroom teacher on a one to one basis prior to starting school the following day. Interviews can be booked online at https://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz using the code kkx78. Should you be unable to book please let me know.
The school office will be open to families from tomorrow, Tuesday 26 January 2021 from 9.00am and 3.00pm daily for any enquiries.
Stationery lists are available for download from the school website Stationery Lists and can be purchased locally instore or online through Office Max at https://www.myschool.co.nz/.   
School uniform can be purchased online at https://www.argyleonline.co.nz. Sports uniform and school hats are available to purchase at the school office.
Important – Finally a reminder that this year we are using our new student management system, HERO for sharing information, updates and student reporting. If you haven’t already done so, please sign up to HERO using the following link: https://hero.linc-ed.com/parents/
We wish all of our students a very safe and enjoyable last few days of their summer holiday.
Ngā mihi,
Jo Wright
Principal’s PA

Whenuapai School
14 Airport Road
Whenuapai 0618
09 416 8779