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Friday 24 August

posted 23 Aug 2018, 14:19 by Teora Jennings
Influenza Breakout
Several schools and early child education centres in the Wellington region currently have an influenza outbreak. The main symptoms of influenza are fever, cough and sometimes vomiting or diarrhoea in younger children. These symptoms usually last 3-4 days but can be up to 7 days. Advise a staff member if your child is sick. Make sure your contact details are up to date. Keep sick children at home. It is important to use tissues to cover coughs and sneezes and to be very good about washing and drying hands thoroughly. If you have any concerns please contact your doctor.

NZQA Fees
The financial assistance form for NZQA fees is due on 1 September. This form will bring your NZQA fee from $76.70 down to $20. You can get the forms from Mr Floratos or the front office. Get this form in to the office asap to gain the significant saving.

Driver License Credits
See Mr Floratos if you have a driver's license and want to gain credits for this. Learner's license - 2 Level 1 credits. Restricted license - 4 Level 2 credits.

Sport
Girls in netball teams 2,3,4, 5& 6 please return your netball dress to the sports office.
FUND-RAISING options are available for students with outstanding sport fees. Chocolate boxes are available at the sports office. Each box sold makes a profit of $24.00 See Mrs Manuel at the sports office to collect a permission slip.

Wellington Touch Trials
Registrations are now open for Wellington touch trials. If you are interested in playing representative touch and would like more information, come to the sports office and collect a notice.
Registrations close 28th August.

Careers
The Careers Office are extending an invitation for Y13 students to participate in the Wellington Tertiary Open Day
This will be a great opportunity for students to have a look around some of the Wellington campuses, talk to tutors, learn more about the different programmes offered from level 4 cert to level 7 bachelors degree. There will be in-class demonstrations where they can interact with current students and there will also be presentations running every hour from 10am about what courses you study and discussions about future career paths.
Date: Friday August 31st Time: 9:00 am – 2:30pm Venue: Wellington Travel: Bus cost: free. If you wish to attend this event, please see Mr Maclean asap to register your interest

Careers Expo
We are excited to announce that we are combining our subject selection evening with a Careers Expo
You will have the opportunity to visit a large number of University, Polytechnic, Tertiary Providers and Industry Representatives (Poster - see your LAR teacher for details)
Our visitors will be on site from 6pm-8pm and you will be able to talk to them at any time during this period. (no appointment necessary)
WHERE: Naenae College Hall
WHEN: Tuesday 28th August 6pm - 8pm ( Open to family and friends)

Library Survey
This week is the last chance to fill in the Library survey that was emailed to you. Let us know what you want or don't want in the library - have your say.

Come to the library and have a guess at how many counters there are in the jar.

A beaded bracelet was left in the library, if it belongs to you please see the Librarian.


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