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COVID-19 #6

24 March 2020 Kia ora college whānau I trust your preparations for tomorrow night’s full lockdown are going as well as they can be in the circumstances.  Staff have had a positive time at school today as they have explored ways to maintain teaching and learning over the next period. I just need to update you on a few matters to provide further clarity and offer further support. 1.School holidays As part of yesterday’s news it was announced that the Term One school holidays have been br...

March 24, 2020

COVID-19 #5

23 March 2020 Kia ora koutou With today’s announcement by the Government, we are implementing with urgency our plans tosupport your child’s learning from home. We appreciate this is a sudden and significant change, andthat it will be heavily disruptive to many people in our community. To sum up: for children of essential workers, school is open tomorrow morning and Wednesday, andwe can provide supervision. You may wish to check if you are considered an essential worker- https://covid19.govt....

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 #5 coming shortly

A notice from our principal will be sent out shortly. Mr Booker is working closely with the Ministry of Education to give you the latest update and guidelines following the Prime Ministers announcement this afternoon. Thank you....

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update on Buses

I understand the frustration to users of the Hunterville and Turakina bus services over the inability of Tranzit to maintain these services at this time.   I am looking at how we can find alternative ways of getting students affected to school, but will not be able to confirm this before talking to the Ministry and Tranzit tomorrow.  As you probably know, the school does not manage the bus services (and is not funded for it, but that is not the issue right now).  Th...

March 22, 2020

COVID-19 Buses suspended

The Hunterville and Turakina school buses will not be operating. This service has been suspended due to our bus drivers being over the age of 70. As you will be aware, things are changing rapidly and our school app will be our main source of up to date information, followed by our Facebook page. Thank you for your understanding during this time....

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