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DAILY NOTICES – WEDNESDAY – 14 AUGUST 2013 – DAY 2
MATHS WEEK
Answer the Maths problem of the day in your category (junior or senior) and put your solution into the box by C3 Maths Resource Room. Make sure you put your name and form on your answer and place it into the box by the end of lunchtime. One randomly selected correct answer in each category wins a chocolate bar. As part of Maths Week, there will be a Sudoku tournament on Wednesday during lunchtime in C5. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest junior and senior Sudoku solvers!
Junior Question:
On the planet Glogg, the inhabitants are similar to human beings; however they differ in one respect. They either have 3 heads
and the normal amount of arms and legs (known as HEADERS) OR they have one head and 3 legs and 3 arms (known as LEGGERS). Last week, I was talking to a group of friends from the planet and between them they had 15 heads and 48 limbs. How many headers and how many leggers were there?
Senior Question:
1. The Greek ship leaves at six and carries coffee. 2. The Ship in the middle has a black chimney. 3. The English ship leaves at nine. 4. The French ship with blue chimney is to the left of a ship that carries coffee. 5. To the right of the ship carrying cocoa is a ship going to Marseille. 6. The Brazilian ship is heading for Manila. 7. Next to the ship carrying rice is a ship with a green chimney. 8. A ship going to Genoa leaves at five. 9. The Spanish ship leaves at seven and is to the right of the ship going to Marseille. 10. The ship with a red chimney goes to Hamburg. 11. Next to the ship leaving at seven is a ship with a white chimney. 12. The ship on the border carries corn. 13. The ship with a black chimney leaves at eight. 14. The ship carrying corn is anchored next to the ship carrying rice. 15. The ship to Hamburg leaves at six. Which ship goes to Port Said? Which ship carries tea? As part of Maths Week, there will be a Sudoku tournament on today Wednesday during lunchtime in C5. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest junior and senior Sudoku solvers!
UNIFORM SHOPopening hours changed to Monday / Wednesday / Friday lunch times.
Current Year 11 students can now purchase or layby the new uniform for wearing in T4.
Buy your new regulation School Jacket - see shop for special deals up to end of August

UNIFORM CHANGE OVER:
While it is completely optional to do so, Year 11 may access the new uniform to wear from Term 4,
2013. Students purchase or layby their uniform at the school shop. Year 10-12 WGHS students in 2013 may choose to remain in the green until they leave the school in December 2015 (except Prefects). All new entrants from January 2014, regardless of
WHOLE SCHOOL: PUPUKE RAFFLE FUNDRAISER Pupuke are fundraising for their house charity - New Zealand Breast
Cancer Foundation - by selling raffle tickets. Tickets are \$2 for one, \$5 for three and \$10 for ten. There are separate tickets depending on which basket you would like to win. You can buy tickets outside the admin office during lunchtime. Eunseo and Clarissa as well as several girls from the service committee will also have tickets available for sale, so look out for them - some will be carrying the donation buckets. The raffle baskets can now be viewed from outside the window at admin, where you can also see a list of items in the baskets. Each basket is worth over \$300, so make sure you get your ticket for your chance to be in
WHOLE SCHOOL: \$2 hot chocolate available from the school café Tuesday ,Wed and Thursday this week. Before school and

DEBATING YEAR 9
. Congratulations to Pupuke 2: Tash Lip, Elizabeth Lee and Elizabeth Brown winners of the Year 9
Westlake Girls High Debating Competition for 2013. Congratulations to the runners up: Hauraki 2: LuJia Li, Francesca Marigonda, Regina Lee and Dani Clements-Levi.
STAGE CHALLENGE 2014: All students interested in being on the committee please attend a meeting in Gym 2 at lunch on
Monday 19th of August. We are particularly interested in students who would like to help with set, costume and props.
Prospective choreographers are also expected to attend. See Miss Visser for details or if you are unable to attend.
KNITTING GROUP: lunchtime today D6, everyone welcome.

ASTRONOMY CLUB: Astro club is on today in A2 at lunch time! There will be a fun general knowledge quiz for anyone

PHILOSOPHY CLUB – The discussion topic for this week is – What are we getting wrong in New Zealand?

AKORANGA & HAURAKI SERVICE: meeting in H4 today at lunch for all Akoranga and Hauraki Service Committee members.
Important meeting all must attend. Thanks

ENVIROGROUP: remember Minijam on today Wednesday. Meeting in A14 Tuesday lunchtime to make final arrangements.

FUNDRAISER: 5 YEAR 12 ROWERS (Jessica Remmington, Caitlin Nugent, Poppy Logan, Sasha Ballantyne and Amber
Gorrie) are fundraising for the “Go Red or Women” Heart Foundation Campaign. We will be rowing (erging) for 9 hours at
Albany Mall, alternating each half hour. We aim to row 100km in total (20km each) and raise \$2000.00 to go towards the Heart Foundation. The event will be held Saturday 24th August at Albany Mall – all day. There will be girls walking around school for the next few weeks with rand and white donation buckets and you can also donate on the day or online at /fundraise/page/westlakegirlsrowing Thanks for all your donations and support!!!
JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL – ALL YEAR 9 AND 10 PLAYERS: All year 9 and year 10 players that wish to play Junior Volleyball in
term 4 are to sign up in the sports department. Trials dates will be advised later in the term. Those girls that have already
JUNIOR TOUCH – ALL YEAR 9 AND 10 PLAYERS: All year 9 and year 10 players that wish to play Junior Touch in term 4
are to sign up in the sports department. Trials dates will be advised later in the term.