Dear Parents/Caregivers

Firstly, I would like to wish you ‘all the very best for 2015’.

The following are important announcements for this year. 

1. CLOSURE OF MARAETAI ROAD GATE
The Maraetai Road gate will be closed between the hours of 9.15 am and 2.40 pm, for the remainder of the year. I apologise if this may cause any inconvenience. Access into the school between these hours can be made through the Billah Street entrance.

2. SKATEBOARDS & SCOOTERS NOT PERMITTED AT SCHOOL
As from Monday 2 February, no scooters and skateboards will be permitted at Tokoroa High School. 

3. SCHOOL UNIFORM
Correct school uniform must be worn. This includes shoes and caps. Please do not allow your child to wear incorrect items. Please remember that uniform chits are available for the purchase of any uniform items. An automatic payment system can be set up where the costs can be repaid to the school in manageable amounts. Please see Mr Rothman.

4. LITERACY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
As in 2013 and 2014, staff professional development on literacy will continue this year. This professional development will take place each Wednesday afternoon beginning 11 February for the remainder of this year. Class periods will be shortened by five minutes and assembly will be shortened by ten minutes. The official school day for students will end at 2.45 pm.

5. UPCOMING EVENTS
Tuesday 10 February – Year 13 and Year 14 Parent Information Evening.
Wednesday 11 February – Te Manava fono in library at 6pm.
Wednesday 18 February – Te Rito hui.
* Notification of the Fortitudo information meeting will be made by the Dean.
Thursday 19 February – School Athletics day.
Tuesday 24 February – Teacher-Only-Day.

Yours faithfully

Willie Ford 
PRINCIPAL