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Bulletins

Past Bulletins are available on the Onslow College Moodle page

ONSLOW COLLEGE BULLETIN TERM THREE, WEEK FOUR

Congratulations to Jordan Iremonger (Year 11), Chester Palauni and Hugo Plummer (Year 13s) on being selected for Wellington Rep sides in Rugby Union. Jordan has been named in the Under 16 team, Hugo the Under 18 Wellington Community team and Chester the Under 18 Wellington Samoan team. Three Onslow College cricketers represented Wellington at the Indoor Cricket New Zealand Provincials, held in Christchurch in July. Alex Thompson and Connor Lusty (Under 15) and Sam Reddiex (Under 13). Sam was awarded the Wellington MVP, and has been selected for the NZ Under 13 Junior World Cup team. Alex has been named in the NZ A Under 15 team. A few weeks ago we recognised Hollys success at the Under 16 Futsal Nationals, we would like to also acknowledge Unique Tokona who was also a member of the winning Capital team.

NEED TO KNOW AND ACTION

ONLINE SUBJECT SELECTION (OLSS)
A reminder the Online Subject Selection for 2019 Year 10 - 13 students closes on Thursday 16 August. Students can access the selection package via the Portal. Year 10 2019 subject selection will be open Wednesday 22 August to Friday 7 September. All documentation can be found on the OLSS pages (also quick-linked from the homepage)

TEACHER ONLY DAY - FRIDAY 31 AUGUST
To coincide with the Wellington Tertiary Providers Open Day, the Teacher Only Day will be on Friday 31 August.

TERTIARY COSTS EVENING - MONDAY 20 AUGUST 7:00PM
The ever-popular Tertiary Costs Evening, hosted by the PTA, is being held on Monday 20 August from 7.00pm in the Onslow College Library. Presented by Amanda Fraser, Student Finance Adviser at VUW, this evening will look at planning ahead and staying in control of your finances. Gold coin donation appreciated.

SCHOOL OPEN WEDNESDAY - 15 AUGUST
A reminder that tomorrows strike action is for Primary School Teachers and Principals not Secondary Schools. Classes will operate as normal for our Students.

SICKNESS DURING THE DAY
If you arrange directly with your child to collect them due to sickness or give them permission to sign out, please call the Office to notify on 478 8189 as soon as possible. Students who have made their own plans will be asked to wait in sickbay until we hear. We can have several students wishing to sign out who expect calls to be made immediately as their parents already know. As a courtesy, and to expedite the process, please call the Office as soon as plans are made.

HEADS UP

SPORTS PHOTOS ARE NOW LIVE!
All sports photos can be found using this link. Please use the password INitwithyouONSLOW18

They are free to download, but you can also order printed copies off the website ($16 including shipping).

RAIL SAFETY WEEK (13 19 AUGUST)
A message from GWRC

To mark Rail Safety Week we wanted to remind students and whanau of the importance of always looking for trains when crossing railway tracks, and particularly taking care to look for the second train. The message this Rail Safety Week is back to basics Look right, look left for trains. Its also really important to always wait until the bells and lights have stopped operating before crossing.

KNOWLEDGE SHOP NCEA EXAM PREPARATION PROGRAMME
A reminder that bookings are open for the Onslow College NCEA Preparation Programme. The Knowledge Shop programme runs Monday 1 - Friday 5 October. Visit www.knowledgeshopnz.co.nz for the programme timetable, cost, further details and to book.

UPCOMING DATES
16 Aug - Year 12 Loves Me Not all day workshop
16 Aug - Senior OLSS closes
22 Aug - Junior Parent/Teacher Conferences
22 Aug - Year 10 2019 OLSS opens
31 Aug - Wellington Tertiary Providers Open Day
31 Aug - Teacher Only Day