Monday, 8 December 2014

End of year update

Hi everyone
The minutes for the October and November meetings have been posted on the blog.
Thanks to everyone who has helped out during the year and hope that you have a relaxing break with your families over the summer.
Look forward to planning lots of great events for 2015 and fundraising towards a scooter park at RSS.
Cheers, Nicky C

Saturday, 30 August 2014

August Meeting Minutes Available

Hi Everyone
the August meeting minutes have been published (see Minutes page on blog) and emailed out to Supporters Club members.
If you would like to be added to this list please email Nicky (Secretary) at
Please let Debbie (Chairperson) know if you have any agenda items for the meeting in September (

Thanks for all your support; hope to see many of you at the next meeting, September 16th at 7:30pm.
Nicky C

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Coming up

Scholastic Book Fair

This is happening Thursday 28th August to Monday 1st September. We are looking for some helpers for this wonderful fundraiser. If you can help please text Leanne Fa’aea on 0211298811 with the day and time you can cover thanks.

This is a picture of the winning door from last years Scholastic Book Fair decorate your door competition......what will the competition be this year. Stay tuned to find out.


Your Children will be busy soon creating some beautiful pictures for the Calendars this year, watch out for the order forms coming home later this term. These are great as gifts for Christmas. 

Supporters Club Lunches

Our first new lunch is with the Pita Pit on Thursday 14th August. Children will be bringing their forms home this week and the form and money need to be back to the office no later than 9am Wednesday 13th August. If you haven’t had a form come home there are spares located in the office.

Fathers Day Raffle

We are currently looking for raffle items for the Fathers Day Raffle, we have some great prizes already but if you have a voucher or item you or your work may like to offer for this raffle then please contact Debbie on by the 15th August.

Next Supporters Club Meeting

Thanks to all that have been coming along, there are some amazing ideas coming up at these meetings and it is great to hear all of what is happening at school. Without your help there are a lot of things that we wouldn't be able to achieve. 

The next meeting is Tuesday 19th August in the Staff Room. We would love to see you there.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Scholastic Book Fair is coming - Can you help?

Scholastic Book Fair 

Thursday 28th August to Monday 1st September


This year the Scholastic Book Fair will be held at Russell Street School from Wednesday 27th August to Monday 1stSeptember. We need people to help with the running of the book fair. This would involve giving 30-40minutes of your time in the morning between 8.30am - 9.10am or after school 2.50pm - 3.30pm. It is very user friendly and we will have an information session on Friday 22nd August after school with refreshments available to show you all you need to know.
Our school benefits from this book fair so we need your help to make it a success.
Two people are required to cover each 30-40minute shift and an extra person on Friday the 29th.
Please text Leanne Fa’aea on 0211298811 with the day and time you can cover. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Monday, 16 June 2014

Agenda June Meeting

Hi Everyone
Hope to see you at the supporters club meeting this week - here's the agenda:

Tuesday 17th June, 7.30 pm:

  • Apologies
  • Attendees
  • Previous Minutes
  • Correspondence
  • Financial Report
  • David's update and presentation on the school charter
  • Board of Trustees update
  • General Business:
  1. Roller Disco
  2. Calendar update
  3. Pizza/ hot dog lunches 
  4. Scholastic Book Fair
  5. Term 4 Disco
  • Additional items

Thanks, Nicky C

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Russell Street School Roller Disco

Thursday 26th June 2014 - 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Cnr Railway Road and El Prado Drive
Palmerston North

Years 1-3 Start at 6.00pm

Years 4-6 Start at 6.45pm

Venue Closes at 8.00pm

Your child should have bought their form home last Thursday and money needs to be in by this Friday 20th June. Skates are given on a first in first served basis and are limited in sizes.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

RSS Mothers Day Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the following people who won the Mothers Day Raffle drawn on Friday 9th May

1st Prize - Shicom Anderson
2nd Prize - Wendy Fraser
3rd Prize - Sudden P
4th Prize - Chloe Fletcher
5th Prize - Rochelle Swensson
6th Prize - Debbie Woodroofe
7th Prize - Mary Rivers

Thank you to everyone for helping make this raffle such a great success.

Sunday, 4 May 2014

RSS Supporters Club Mothers Day Raffle 2014

Major Sponsor

83 Broadway Avenue
Palmerston North

Tickets on sale from Monday 5th May and closing Friday 9th May at 9.00am.

Raffle will be drawn on Friday the 9th May in assembly and prizes will be available for collection immediately after school at the office.

A huge thank you to the sponsor of our major prize this year Max Wilson Jeweller.

To compliment this we have 6 beautiful mother’s day baskets (can be viewed in office reception) done up from goods donated by you.

1st Prize - $500.00 Max Wilson Jeweller Voucher

2nd Prize - Food and Wine gift basket

3rd Prize – Mystery Gift Basket

4th Prize – Gardening Gift Basket

5th Prize – Pink Gift Basket

6th Prize – Cosmetics and Pampering Gift Basket

7th Prize – Sports Gift Basket

The baskets are amazing value and some include vouchers including one that has an $85.00 pamper voucher.

Tickets are open to anyone and children can sell as many tickets as they like. Each child will be given one sheet of tickets Monday 5th May, but extra sheets will be available from the office.

So take the opportunity to treat that special, aunty, granny, mum, or sister in your life.


Minutes and Upcoming Events

Hi Everyone

The minutes from the April meeting have been posted and emailed.  Welcome to the families who have joined the Supporters Club this year.

We are looking forward to the following events in Term 2:
  • Mothers Day Raffle (awesome gift baskets to be won, tickets coming home week 1)
  • Roller Disco on 26th June (watch this space for the theme)
  • Hot Dog Lunch (keep an eye on the TNB and order form coming home)
Thanks, Nicky

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Minutes from Meeting 18 March

The minutes for the meeting held on 18 March have been emailed and posted (see Minutes page to open). Thanks to Debbie for filling in for me while I was away at Poutama Camp. We are off to an exciting start to the year, with the following events coming up: Raffle for a Ride, Hot Cross Buns, and Mothers Day Raffle. Thanks for supporting these events. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 15 April, 7.30pm.
Cheers, Nicky

Friday, 7 February 2014

Minutes of Meeting 18 February

The minutes from the first Supporters Club meeting for the year have been posted (see Minutes page). You will see that we have lots of fun events and some great new ideas in the planning.
If you would like to receive the minutes via email please send me a note and I will add you to the contacts list (
To automatically receive an email update from the blog please click on the button on the right hand side "Keep updated by Email" and enter your email address.
Cheers, Nicky

Friday, 31 January 2014

Raffle For A Ride 2014







Confirmed Date: Thursday 17th April (last day term 1)

We have not had this wonderful event for the last couple of years, so we are planning on running this on the above date.  Please get your thinking caps on and let us know if you have or know anyone with any awesome rides we can use to get kids to school.
Email Debbie on with any details please so that we can make this the best raffle for a ride yet. In the past we have had helicopters, stockcars, old cars, trucks, fire engines, police, more fm..... the list goes on.

Friday, 24 January 2014

First Supporters Club Meeting 2014

Tuesday 18th February

We would love to see some new faces at our meetings this year, so come along for a coffee and cake
 and join us for the first Supporters Club meeting for 2014.
We have some exciting events coming up, it is a great place to meet new people while helping to enrich your childs experience at Russell Street School.

Time: 7.30-8.30 approx
Venue: Staffroom