IMG_6774Hot on the back of a number of wonderful individual sporting successes, we now have another major trophy in our cupboard -the Primary A Grade cricket trophy! Wow, congratulations boys for what has been an amazing season for you.  We can see why your coach Jason is so proud of you all.  Not only have you been tremendous ‘sports’ (playing fair and not getting ugly!) but you have responded to his coaching and been very focused. Tino pai rawa! All the best with your winter sports codes.

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Screen Shot 2015-03-14 at 10.06.39 amWould you like to be part of a forward thinking, dynamic school? 

Applications are now open for two fixed term positions! Russell Street School has a reputation as a good employer, providing conditions that make the job very satisfying. Staff are well supported to develop professionally and they enjoy an appreciative culture -one that focuses on building on strengths.  We’re doing some exciting work around lifting achievement in maths and in the development of student agency.  Take on one of these roles and we look forward to learning about these things with and from you! If you’re not sure, come and have a look around and get the feel of the place -you won’t be disappointed.  These children, the team we’ve assembled on staff, and the community make the role very rewarding!!! CLICK HERE FOR FULL INFORMATION.

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Tekau (Rm 10) are feeling very proud of their video, supporting the Black Caps, featuring on the stuff website. Take a look and leave us some feedback.

 

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After our highest ever participation in competitive length races at the Russell Street Swimming Sports our best year 5 and 6 swimmers went on to represent us in the Northern School Cluster swimming event held at Freyberg Pool.
This team of 18 children represented us exceptionally well competing in all events with all children making finals and achieving our best ever results (1st  x 9, 2nd x 7, 3rd x 3, 4th x 2, 5th x 2) And with results like that we also won the overall year 5/6 points trophy.
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Thanks to the organising team and the parents and officials for ensuring a smooth and successful event.
Well done to our team on great results and super sportsmanship.  Full results with times can be found here.

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Congratulations to the team who represented Russell Street School at the Manawatu Triathlon Club Interschool Competition last week.

Some outstanding results for all, with all of the team coming in the first 26 places for their event.

Well done especially to Jaiden Meyer who placed 3rd overall in the Year 6 Boys event and Bella Ives who placed 1st overall in the year 6 girls.

Thank you to all the parents who helped transport and cheer the team on at the event. Way to go everyone!

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