School Newsletters & Notices

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School Notices

Principal Comment: 12 November

Tēnā koutou katoa,

This week you will notice that we are trialing a new format for our Newsletter. We are aware that Newsletters are often read on a mobile device and our previous format was not always user friendly. Thank you to the volunteer group who have provided feedback on this new format and we were pleased that the responses were overwhelmingly positive. We will continue through to the end of the year with our Sway Newsletters and then review ready for the start of 2021.

I would like to introduce you to a new feedback forum that we would like to provide our whānau. The following email address is now live for you to provide our school with feedback: . Feel free to make contact if you have a question, concern, comment or some great news you would like to let the school know about. We will endeavor to check this daily and respond where appropriate. Your comments will help us continue to grow and improve as a school and provide us with important ideas around ways we can do this.

‘Give’ is one of the ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’ that we have seen an abundance of at MPS recently. I would like to acknowledge the ongoing work of our Friends of Methven Primary School (FoMPS). Our recent Athletics BBQ followed by the Lions Dinner on the same day was an example of our fabulous team coming together to benefit the school. Thank you to all the volunteers who also helped out on the day. Our school freezer is currently full of donated food items that we are distributing according to need in our school community and we look forward to our coming event “Mingle and Jingle” thanks to the organisation of the FoMPS! Currently there is a team from the Methven Pool Committee preparing the pool complex for opening. A special thanks to Jimmy Newport and team for the tremendous amount of time and work being put into getting the aging pools operational for the season ahead. A final thanks to all our families who are giving their time and energy into helping our learners in various ways throughout the term, whether it be providing transport to sports events or volunteering for our Year 6 camp or class trips. We value your contribution!

Thank you for your ongoing support.

Ngā mihi

Sue Furndorfler
Acting Principal