Notices: Preschool & Primary

Police message re Social Media Behaviour

Police are advising parents to keep a close eye on their children’s social media activity after a series of suspicious posts were made on community pages in Wellington and Auckland. Here is a link to the Wellington District Police Facebook post:   

Do you need your uniform fixed?

Hems, buttons etc. Students from Year 10 and senior Design Technology classes are going to be sewing for social action and are putting on a fundraiser for the charity Little Sprouts which supports families in need of clothes and baby items.    

To get your uniform fixed, bring it in on mufti day (date to be notified) later this term. $5 for large fixes and $2 for buttons and other small items.  

Old Girls’ Day

Old Girls’ Day is next Friday 26 October.  Old Girls that attended Marsden Year 10/4th Form in years ending with 8 (2008, 1998, 88, 78, 68 etc) this is your year to join us.  

For more information and to register please see here.

Movie Fundraiser

At the end of the year, Lottie Johnston will be traveling to Cambodia for two weeks through Projects Abroad on a service trip, where she will be teaching young children in schools of need.  In preparation for her trip, she will be hosting a movie fundraiser for the film 'A Star is Born' featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. The film is an American romantic drama remake of 'A Star is born 1937', which follows a musician who discovers and falls in love with a young singer.  You can watch the trailer here. 

The details for the film are as follows:  
When: Sunday 28 October  
Time: 7:00 for a 7:30 movie- there will be a raffle at the start.  
Where: Penthouse Cinema Brooklyn  Cost: $20- including ticket and lolly bag  

If you would like a ticket please email andrewandjen@xtra.co.nz.  

Marsden Innovation series Feat. Amazon

You, your friends, family and business colleagues are invited to the Marsden Innovation Series, an exciting new initiative, bringing innovative speakers to the school to address our Year 10-13 students, parents and the wider Marsden and business communities. 

Our first event on Monday 29 October features two highly engaging speakers, Jonathon Meichtry and MJ Scott, from the e-commerce giant Amazon. They have tailored a presentation exclusively for us, where they will share their story of the innovative culture at Amazon and the limitless possibilities if you dream big enough. The event will commence for visitors at 8.15am, with tea, coffee and something to eat, followed by the presentation in the Auditorium, with a finish time of 9.30am. Please find your invitation here and RSVP to alison.mcmanus@marsden.school.nz for catering purposes

Changes to 2019 Term Dates

Please note slight changes to 2019 term dates (in Terms 1 and 4):  Term 1 Thursday 7 February – Friday 12 April  Term 2 Monday 29 April – Friday 5 July  Term 3 Monday 29 July – Friday 27 September  Term 4 Monday 14 October – Friday 6 December

Bus Monitors

Year 12 and 13 students have now been elected as Bus Monitors for morning and after school rides.  If your child would like some assistance with catching the bus please contact cici.davie@marsden.school.nz