A busy year coming to a close Temuka Primary School
As the term draws to an end, we seem to be just as busy, if not busier, with students representing the school in Ripper Rugby, mountain biking and swimming along with seven teams playing in the weekly basketball competition in Timaru.
The residents at Enliven Wallingford Home came up with the idea of having a bowling match, residents vs staff. They had been missing their inter-resthome club challenges and so this was the next best thing.
Opihi College rockers “The Bigfoots” have been invited to perform at the 2020 Rock Shop Bandquest as a guest band for three nights in Christchurch on the 9th, 10th and 11th of November this year. Every year a group is chosen from previous winners or finalists from the senior Smokefree Rockquest to play in the top slot of the evening in the junior Bandquest event.
Covid-19 hit and we were suddenly placed in to lockdown, no visitors, friends, volunteers and no more visits from our furry friends either. Times were tough and we had no idea how long this lock down was going to last.
A rather unusual year for cross country where change was anticipated, but not to this degree. The old course has been retired and a new one was being planned. A sudden Covid event and subsequent lockdown resulted in no new course for 2020. Instead we used the school grounds and the course we have been developing for the duathlons which we have been hosting.
The Temuka Exercise Group is now in it’s fifth year with member registrations reaching over sixty keen exerciser’s. The group meets every Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 to 11am, with a cuppa and chat afterwards.