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PTA Meetings

Next regular PTA meeting

Monday, 11 June 2018

7.30pm, OC Library


    Key points from PTA meetings 2018

    Monday, 11 May 2018

    • We welcome new PTA co-chairs: Shelly Kininmonth and Caroline Masters; with a number of other Committee roles also filled. (We have a fully staffed committee now, plus a number of handovers happening through 2018.)
    • The Brainwave “Unravelling the Adolescent Brain” talk (13 March) was held and was very well-attended. Sarah Best shared the latest findings on adolescent brain development and facilitated thought-provoking discussions on what they mean for our relationships with our children.
    • Upcoming events:
      • Space and Science Fair @ Onslow: 19 May (supported by Hockey) and 26 May (supported by the PTA)
      • Onslow Open Evening: 13 June

    Monday, 26 February 2018

    • The Onslow College app sponsored by the PTA is now available for download via the App Store and the Google Play Store. The app is essentially the portal for mobile devices. While not fully live, it is already a great complement to the portal.
    • The Powhiri and Year 9 tea were once again very successful, many thanks to all those who volunteered. Congratulations to Karen Lum, who won the raffle.
    • The PTA are looking forward to hosting Brainwave Trust on Tuesday, 13 March, at 7pm in the Staffroom. Sarah Best, National Coach and mid region Schools Leader, who will be presenting “Unravelling the Adolescent Brain.” Entry is by koha (gold coin).
    • The PTA AGM will be held on Monday, 19 March, at 7.30pm in the Staffroom. All parents and newcomers welcome.
    • The PTA are still looking to fill a few vacancies for 2018, including a new chair.