Sunday, 9 April 2017

Places available at CiH classes

We still have places left on Computers in Homes classes at Leabank School in Manurewa, and Papakura Intermediate in Papakura.
If you know someone who has a child in a local school, and does not have a computer at home, please enquire at the reception area for the school this week.

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Renaming Ceremony - Mansell Senior to Papakura Intermediate

Principal Bec KauKau is inviting local people to come along to a renaming ceremony on Wed 29 March, 10.30 - 11am.  Ex-students Jerome Kaino and P-Money will be attending.  Old photos will be on display all day!

Friday, 17 March 2017

Whanau Meeting - Come along!

Papakura Intermediate is holding a whanau meeting on Tuesday 21 March at 5.30pm.  Computers in Homes coordinator Jo Hampton will explain what you need to do to join the Computers in Homes scheme and get your free computer.  Principal Bec KauKau will also be there to answer questions.  Meet us in the hall at the school in 50 Settlement Road, Papakura.

Monday, 5 December 2016

Successful graduates celebrate at Leabank School

The second course running at Leabank School came to end with graduates being awarded their certificates this November.  Principal Rex Maddren praised their hard work and dedication, and thanked tutor Carol MacDonald and community coordinator Julie Segi for their contribution.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Roscommon Principal praises graduates

Principal Sonia Johnstone was addressing Computers in Homes graduates at their special event which was held at the Manurewa RSA on 17 November 2016.  She acknowledged the support of the Board of Trustees, and thanked Christina Patea, the tutor, for her hard work and dedication, over and above her responsibilities.

She also talked about the role of computers in the future of education and advised parents to continue on their journey of learning.

After speeches and presentations, everyone enjoyed a delicious meal and some cake!

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Feasting at Leabank Primary School

A new crop of students graduated at Leabank Primary School this week. Speeches and congratulations were delivered by the course tutor, Val Pora, and the two Board of Trustee guests, Vienna Parker and Suresa Tefuga.

A beautiful spread of food was provided as well as the Computers in Homes cake which was enjoyed by all those present.

Students holding their certificates with tutor Val (right)

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Mansell Senior School Graduation and Big News!

I was thrilled to attend the latest graduation at Mansell Senior School on Wednesday 12 October.  Principal Bec KauKau gave an inspiring speech congratulating the new graduates.  She also announced the name change of the school in 2017 to 'Papakura Intermediate School' which received positive feedback from the audience.
A feast was offered which was a hit with graduates and visitors alike.

Pupils from the school welcome guests before presentations and kai