Let us keep close together, not far apart - Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa
PRINCIPAL: Phil Reynolds
Deputy Principal/Junior Syndicate/SENCO: Kahla Topia
Assistant Principal/Senior Dean: Rita Howard
Room 1(Y0-3): Melanie Wilson
Room 3 (Y4-6): Sharleena Short
Link (Y7-8): Kahla Topia
English: Rita Howard
P.E: Simon Barnsley
Art: Mandy Van Der Klundert
Workshop Technology: Phil Reynolds
Food Technology: TBC
Te Reo: Denton Pitiroi
Science: Dave Sadgrove
Maths: Danny Cherrington
Gateway/STAR/Careers: Rita Howard
Visiting Technology: Nikki Matthews, Simon Barnsley
Finance/Administration: Rangi Tuhiwai
Administration/Library: Karen Sadgrove
Caretaker: David Thonig
Cleaners: Daphne Nikora & Leanne Ansell
Driver (Town/Gateway): Daphne Nikora
Student Leadership is an integral part of the leadership team at Mangakahia Area School.
Supporting the Head Students these are the following groups:
Student Council - representatives from every year level commencing Year 5
Wellness Team - looking at ways to maintain and improve student hauora
MASSE Team - the kaitiaki of the kura, actively leading environmentally sustainable practice at Mangakahia Area School
SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Principal: Phil Reynolds (BA, Dip Tchg, Grad Dip Education)
Deputy Principal: Kahla Topia (BA Tchg)
Assistant Principal: Rita Howard (BA, Dip Tchg)
Head Students: Nardo Hetaraka, Linda Tuhiwai-Pou
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Chairperson: Judi Laird
Parent Trustee: Sean Brickland
Parent Trustee: Faye-Maree Speer
Parent Trustee: Christine Marsh
Parent Trustee: vacant
Staff Trustee: Mandy Van Der Klundert
Student Trustee: vacant
Principal: Phil Reynolds
The Board of Trustees (BOT) elections are held in May every 3 years (e.g. May 2016, May 2019, May 2022).
There are two Board of Trustees Meetings per term.
Please see the Board Plan to see what is included in each meeting, and which Policies are to be reviewed.
You are welcome at any Board meeting, please contact the School Office for when the next Board Meeting is scheduled.
If you would like a copy of any Board minutes please email email@example.com
PTA (Parent Teacher Association)
Whanau Supporting Whanau - Being there for our kids
We are parents, grandparents and staff who meet monthly to discuss what is going on at school and what we can do to help out.
We organise school based community events, help with fundraising and assist at school events.
First Monday of each month
No meetings during term break
4.30pm in the staffroom