Nga Puna O Waiorea

Te Rumaki Reo o Nga Puna o Waiorea

5th November 2007

Te Rumaki Reo o Nga Puna o Waiorea
Western Springs College
100 Motions Rd
Western Springs
Auckland 1022.
****** 2 Weeks to go to NCEA EXAMS ******
Kia Ora Whanau

Kia Ora Whanau


Pa Chris

Internal Assessments  -  All seniors with incomplete internal assessments you only have till this Friday for these to be handed in.  If this means that you need to be staying on after school or working during your lunchtimes you need to do this, it’s your last chance for credits.

A revision timetable for students will be sent out this week for upcoming exams.


Pasifika Prizegiving this Wednesday at 6pm. – All Rumaki whanau and students are invited. There are a number of our students who who have been nominated so it should be a great evening. You must bring along a plate. If your child is attending on their own please send them with the plate.
Dress Standard for this Event: Is tidy casual.


Note: Homework centre will still go ahead.


Sports Prizegiving – this is happening this Friday Evening at Happy Days Restaurant. Cost of a ticket is $38.00, well worth it as it is always an enjoyable evening. Tickets can be purchased at the office so don’t miss out. There are only limited numbers.
Dress Standard for this Event: You must where your Green Jacket (Black and Whites are not a requirement)


Senior Academic Prizegiving Tuesday 13th Nov  – Next Tuesday 10.30am-12.30pm. We welcome all parents to the event especially senior parents.  All rumaki students will be attending. Dress Standard for this Event: Black & White / Green Jackets are compulsory for all student levels.


Te Ahurea Student Trip Tuesday 13th Nov – as was agreed at the last whanau, due to the fact the we did not have hakari after this years Te Ahurea we wanted to take the kids on a trip before the end of the year. This trip will be happening next Tuesday after the Senior Prizegiving. We will be going to Parakai Hot Pools.  All whanau are welcome to come. and we encourage you. A permission slip will be sent home on Thursday outlining all the details.

Upcoming eventsThere are a lot of events coming up in this term e.g. prizegivings, exams. Please update your diary with the dates below.
5 Rumaki Prizegiving

Thursday 13th December

6 Junior Prizegiving

Friday  14th December

7 Y13 Leavers Dinner

Wednesday 12th December

8 Junior Exams

3rd to 6th December

  Whanau Hui

November - Next Wednesday 14th – Ropu D are Chairing

December – Wednesday 5th – Ropu E are Chairing


Wednesday 5th

Homework Centre
Pasifika Prizegiving 6pm-8pm

Friday 6th

Sports Prizegiving 6pm

Tuesday 13th

Senior Prizegiving 10.30am-12.30pm
Parakai Hot Pools Trip 1.30-9pm

Wednesday 14th Study Leave Begins for all Y11/12/13’s
Whanau Hui – 6-8pm – Ropu D are Chairing

If you have any ‘take’ please do not hesitate to contact Pa Chris at kura DDI 815 - 6742 (marae) or email rumaki (at) westernsprings.school.nz.
Pa Chris
DEAN/TUMUAKI: Ng_ Puna o Waiorea

Ko te Manu e kai i te miro, Nona te Ngahere

Ko te Manu e kai i te Matauranga, Nona te Ao!

[The bird that eats of the miro berry survives in the forest

The bird that partakes of knowledge owns the world]


Western Springs College
:: 100 Motions Rd, Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
:: Phone (+64 09) 846 8197
:: Fax (+64 09) 815 6740

:: Email admin@westernsprings.school.nz