We are very lucky in the Wairarapa to experience the annual balloon festival. Many of us were able to witness the mass ascension at Carrington Park this morning. The sky was a little grey but Peg Leg Pete the Pirate Parrot certainly brightened up the place!
Every year one of the balloons and the crew visit our school, show us their balloon and share some of their experiences. We were extra lucky this year as the weather conditions allowed them to take off from our school village green. Very exciting for us all.
Thanks Wairarapa Balloon Festival crew!
The 2015 school year has started with lots of enthusiasm and positive energy as everyone returns from their summer break. It has been wonderful to see everyone meeting up again, sharing stories of their holiday and getting to know some of the new students and families to our school. Welcome back everyone – and a special welcome to our new families! There are already some very interesting learning activities happening around the school. The Junior Hub students (years 1 & 2) arrived to find a…
We warmly welcome new and returning families to the Carterton School community. Our school focus for 2015 is developing collaborative relationships with school families and the extended community to enhance learning. Look out for invitations to be involved in what we are doing over the coming weeks! In the week beginning 26 January the school office and uniform shop will be open. Office: Monday 26 January to Thursday 29 January 9am-1pm for enrolments and general inquiries. Uniform shop: Is open Thursday 29 and Friday 30…
The annual visit of the White Ribbon motorbike riders happen last week. Once again visitors gave the school the positive message of of anti-violence. The bikes are always a hit with everyone, with two lucky children getting to sit on bikes before they paraded around the green.
Kapahaka is about celebrating our culture and kotahitanga – unity – joining together as one and stiving for excellence, participating to the best you can be. Our tamariki were absolutely amazing at the kapahaka festival. What a brilliant performance!