2021 and school's back!
A big welcome back to school to our children and families. Lots of Summer sports and activities happening at KMS during Term 1, 2
Training for our school swimming sports on Monday, 1 March
Annabel Brown and Jake Kohalmi leading our first hui for 2021.
Wendy, our Office Manager has been working at Kirwee Model School for 30 years! Thank you for all your work over the years, Wendy. Staff enjoyed celebrating this milestone with Wendy.
Term 4 is full of activities - on Friday, 30 October we had our annual, fantastic Pet Day at school. There were lots of pets as well as activities through out the day. Thanks to everyone who participated, including the Judges.
Our families, including the Dads, baked amazing cakes for our cake auction.
Our school turned pink on Friday, 16 October to support Pink Shirt Day 2020 - standing together against bullying.
Maori Language week at KMS involved singing, speaking and action.
Southfuel's Fuel for Schools Sponsorship Programme presented Piwakawaka with a technoglogy package which included an Apple Ipad and an Osmo Kit. Thankyou Southfuels!
KMS raised $215 for the Cancer Society on Mufti Daffodil Day. Brilliant!
Pukeko had a kite flying day recently. The wind obliged and there were some amazing kites flying at our school. Lots of fun!
Our senior students achieved amazing results at the EPro9 Robotics recently. The top eight placed teams are heading to the semi-finals, with all the other top eighth placed teams on the morning of Thursday, 3 September.
The Robusters - Billy, Camellia, Anna and Connor, with their elephant, were placed 7th
The Brainiacs - Maya, Travis, William and Isaac, with their sea turtle, were placed 16th.
The Whizz Crew - Marcus H, Evie, Anabel and Felix, with their crocodile, were placed 1st.
The Scorpions - Milly, Addison, Bentley and Xavier, with their scorpion, were placed 5th.
Term 3 means we're well and truly into Winter - time for skiing at Porter's Pass on Fridays. Learning great skills and having so much fun!
Our students achieved great results in the Malvern Cross Country held at the beginning of Term 3.
Senior Constable Ross Mitchell came to talk to our students about road safety.
We had a "wear your favourite lockdown outfit" mufti day recently. It was a very comfortable, relaxing day with the best part being that we weren't in lockdown!
Vicky from Creative Sparks Art in Darfield has been working with the children from each learning area to produce mural classroom signs. They''ll be positioned outside the relevant learning areas soon.
Term 2, 2020 started on Monday, 18 May - our children are loving it and although some aspects are different so we all stay healthy, it's great to be back!
Bubble, isolate, sanitise and zoom were some of the words we used a lot over lockdown. The teaching and learning didn't stop however as our teachers switched to online teaching away from the classroom.
Checkout some of the amazing creations and activities our children kept themselves busy with over lockdown.
Term 2, 2020 - was delayed as New Zealand went into lockdown due to Covid 19. During this time Anzac Day was commemorated in our bubbles - our children and community remembered our fallen heroes in very creative and respectful ways.