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Fun run fundraiser 2019

A huge thank you to our school whānau for the huge effort and commitment that was put into our fun run fundraiser. This was a hugely successful event and the results far exceeded our expectations - so thank you! Please see the details below:

 

MONEY RAISED

Total profit made:                                  Over $16,000

Chromebooks to be purchased:          Over 50

 

PRIZES

Award Student(s) Prize  Donated by 
Most money raised by a student Niamh Shannon (Room 3)    Chromebook   NORRCOM
Most donations over $2 Grace McPartland (Room 9) $100 voucher  The Warehouse
  Hendrix Codyre(Room 3) $100 voucher  The Warehouse
Most money raised by a class Room 3  Pizza lunch Dominoes
Most laps run   Arana Robertson (Room 4)   Headphones      Newbolds
  Cory Windleburn (Room 19)   Headphones Newbolds

 

MAJOR PRIZE DRAW

Congratulations to the winner of the major prize this year - Jordan Russell (Room 8). Jordan has won 2 tickets on the South Coast Discovery flight supplied by Wellington Helicopters. This flight takes around 25 minutes and will depart Wellington City and head towards the south coast via the Makara Wind Farm. Weather permitting, the flight will stop off at an isolated seal colony before returning to Wellington. Special thanks to Wellington Helicopters for the great deal they gave us on this. https://www.helicopters.net.nz

Many other students won smaller prizes in this draw, including the 10 lucky students who received sports headphones kindly donated by 100% Newbolds Upper Hutt.

This event could not have been so successful without the support of our community. An extra special thank you must go to:

    • Michael Reid for being the main organiser for this event.
    • Grant Reid, Maddy Mills and Lucy Twigg for being the organising committee.
    • Whanau members who helped with sausage sizzles, supplying cup cakes, marking students as they ran laps, being there to support us on the day and especially donating a significant amount of hard earned money.
    • Sandra Smith for dealing with the amount of money and forms that had to be processed in the office.
    • Maidstone Staff for working incredibly hard and making this event so successful
    • The students who put so much effort into raising money, running laps and making the event so successful.

And finally to our sponsors who kindly donated most of the prizes:

NORRCOM      THE WAREHOUSE       DOMINOES UPPER HUTT       100% NEWBOLDS UPPER HUTT

The chromebooks that we will be able to purchase as a result of this fundraiser are hugely beneficial for learning and will make a real difference for our students and staff.

Ngā Mihi

Chris Robinson

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 Welcome to Maidstone Intermediate School. Our school is situated in the centre of Upper Hutt City and caters for the middle school years (11-13 years). We pride ourselves on providing a safe, stimulating and challenging learning environment. We offer all students a wide variety of academic, cultural and sporting opportunities that set them on a path to be productive, life-long learners. Our six core values of Respect, Responsibility, Manaakitanga, Integrity, Teamwork, and Courage form the heart of Maidstone. Maidstone students and staff alike understand and practice these values. This leads to a secure, caring and supportive environment for our learners. The pre-adolescent years are an exciting time – a time when students are beginning to view the world and their part in it with new awareness and understanding. At Maidstone Intermediate we recognise that these years are unique and require programmes that meet the specific needs of this age group. Our programmes challenge students to develop their skills and talents through a broad range of learning experiences. We offer a number of specialist curriculum areas, options programmes, leadership roles and sporting opportunities as well as sound academic-based classroom programmes. Open communication is critical and we invite you to participate in your child’s learning and encourage you to support the many educational activities throughout the year.

Parents and caregivers are very much a part of our school community. We welcome you to the vibrant and stimulating environment that is Maidstone Intermediate. Wh?ia te iti kahurangi ki te t?ohu koe me he maunga teitei. Aim for the highest cloud so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain.

Nga Mihi  
Mary O’Regan,                                           
   

 

Check out this interview about Josh Tia - one of our athletes who attended the AIMS games in Tauranga in September 2018. 

     

 

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TERM DATES 2019

Term 1:  4 February - 12 April

Term 2:  29 April - 5 July

Term 3:  22 July - 27 September

Term 4:  14 October - 19 December 

Bell Times:

Block one: 8.50am - 10.40am

Interval: 10.40am - 11.00am

Block two: 11.00am - 12.40pm

Lunch: 12.40pm - 1.30pm

Block three: 1.30pm - 2.55pm

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