Week 9 Newsletter, Term 3 2022

Kia Ora, Please see newsletter sent out: Kia Ora Parents and Whanau and welcome to week 9.  AkoThis week we are very proud of our teams that are representing us. We have three EPRO8 teams representing Glenbrook School at the EPRO8 semi-finals. We have four teams representing Glenbrook School at Franklin Mathex. Next week we have four teams representing us at Franklin basketball. We love it when our students make the most of their opportunities. This week our years 4-8 have been busy with end of term easttles in Reading and Mathematics…. Read More

Week 8, Term 3 2022

Kia Ora Whanau and welcome to week 8.  I am fortunate to announce that I have been appointed and awarded the position of Waiuku Kahui Ako (Waiuku Community of Schools) Lead Principal. I am excited to be able to work across all of our Waiuku Schools. I would like to thank our Board of Trustees and our talented leadership team for their support. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mrs Greenstock will be acting Principal. Thank you for your support of our staff as they engaged in professional development last week. An extremely important… Read More

Week 7, Term 3 2022

Nau mai, haere mai and welcome to week 7. Congratulations to all our students who represented Waiuku at Franklin zone day. Glenbrook students did exceptionally well with three students qualifying for the Year 7&8 Auckland inter-zone competition at Muriwai Beach next week and seven students placing in the top ten. Professional Development ThursdayA reminder that our staff will be engaged in professional development from 12pm this Thursday. We ask that parents please pick up students at 12pm. The school bus will be running from 12pm (There is no afternoon bus run). If… Read More

Week 5 Newsletter, Term 3 2022

Kia ora Parents and Whanau, There have been lots of amazing things happening across our kura in the last two weeks. Last week our Y8s had their Snow Camp. It was such a wonderful week regardless of the rain. Our students (and parents) showed their perseverance, resilience, positivity and teamwork as they skied, snowboarded, rafted, hiked, biked, swam, tramped and explored all the beautiful opportunities throughout our camp. Snow Camp is such a huge highlight of our students’ time at Glenbrook School and we can’t wait for 2023 when we take our… Read More

Week 3, Term 3 2022

Morena Team, Please see this week’s newsletter: Kia Ora Parents and Whanau, What a great week 3 we have had. We finish it with a mufti day today. Please remember to bring along grocery items. These can be packet, tinned or bottle items. Please check the expiry dates as we do not want expired items.  Glenbrook School Board Parent & Staff Election 2022 At the close of nominations at 12 noon Wednesday, August 3rd, the following nominations were received for the number of parent and staff vacancies on the School Board. Parent… Read More

Week 2, Term 3 2022

Nau mai, haere mai Whanau, Sport and EOTCWe are so very proud of all our students who engaged and participated in our 2022 Cross Country. My favourite parts were watching our children cheer others on, show their mana, kindness and perseverance. They never gave up, no matter what was happening. Thank you to all our whanau who came along to cheer and to all our amazing staff. A big thanks to Miss Shuker and Coach Sargent for all their work behind the scenes leading the day.  This week we have four teams… Read More

Week 1, Term 3 2022

Kia Ora Team, Please see this week’s newsletter: Kia Ora Whanau and Parents,Welcome back to school and week 1 Term 3. We welcome Mrs Christina Smit who is teaching in Te Whenua. We welcome Miss Ashley Kearney who is an additional teacher aide in Parekereke and we welcome back Miss Emma Sixsmith from maternity leave for two days a week. Museum TripsYesterday classes brought home notices for their trip to the museum. Please check your Team emails if you did not receive a notice. It is a good idea to check your… Read More

Staff Update.

Morena Parents and Whanau, We are very excited to welcome Mrs Christina Smit. Mrs Smit is a new local to the Glenbrook area and comes to us from The Gardens School. An experienced teacher who is passionate about the education of children. Mrs Smit will be working four days a week, Monday to Thursday in Te Whenua.  We also welcome Miss Sixsmith, who returns part time from maternity leave. Miss Sixsmith will be working two days a week in Term 3. On Wednesdays she will be working across the school and on… Read More

Week 10, Term 2 Newsletter

Week 9 Newsletter Good Afternoon Parents and Whanau,It has been so lovely to see our parents (even in our masks) this week during pick up. Our librarians have begun their duties and our student leaders are relishing their roles and responsibilities across the school. Next week we will begin transitioning our environmental leaders to reinstate our recycling programmes and prepare for our Trees for Survival planting. Thank you to everyone who supported our school and our PTA in the recent hot cross bun fundraiser. A reminder that families only have this week to… Read More

Week 9, Term 2 Newsletter

Week 9 Newsletter Good Afternoon Parents and Whanau,It has been so lovely to see our parents (even in our masks) this week during pick up. Our librarians have begun their duties and our student leaders are relishing their roles and responsibilities across the school. Next week we will begin transitioning our environmental leaders to reinstate our recycling programmes and prepare for our Trees for Survival planting. Thank you to everyone who supported our school and our PTA in the recent hot cross bun fundraiser. A reminder that families only have this week… Read More