Matariki @ Te Kauwhata College

June 14th Update

Kia ora This is just a quick update to let you all know that we can remain fully open this week. Staff wellness has improved, and we encourage all students to return to face-to-face learning, unless unwell. As stated earlier, wearing masks is still strongly encouraged for maintaining everyone’s health at this time. On another…

Friday 10th June Update

Kia ora everyone. I hope that the online learning has gone well these past 2 days. Looking ahead to Monday, with the return of several teachers from illness and other leave, we plan to open for all who are well. We will need to re-evaluate the situation each day, and if more people become unwell…

Online Learning Thu 9th – Fri 10th

Kia ora koutou   As we have been warned,  sure enough Covid is spiking again in our region.   To make matters worse,  as winter takes hold, so do colds and flu.  There are several nasty flu viruses circulating which can be just as debilitating as Covid and these are just as damaging to our ability…

University Visit

Some of our senior Maaori aakonga visited Waikato University and were taken on a private tour with Taha, Senior Maaori Liaison Adviser. Our students were able to look at the Faculty of Law, Education, Nursing, Sports, Science and Te Reo Maaori. They even participated in the University Kapa haka group practice, which was awesome. Some…

1 June Update

Kia ora This is to inform you that school will be open as per normal for the remainder of this week. We currently are managing our staffing situation and will keep you updated if anything changes in regard to having to roster students home. Ngaa mihi Angela Wallace Deputy Principal

30 May Update

Kia ora Following on from last Friday’s email regarding possible rostering of students home, we are wanting to inform you that we are continuing to monitor the current staffing situation and at present, we do not need to roster any students home. We will update you again on Wednesday afternoon. The school is open and…