Hamilton East School

Engaged, Respectful, Literate, Curious, Connected  

Hamilton East School

Dawson Street
Ph: 07 8393377


Welcome to Term 3 

It's Operetta time!

Turangawaewae: Our Stories

 Week 8

Tuesday 13th September 9.30 am Matinee, 7pm Evening Performance

Wednesday 14th September 1.30 pm Afternoon Show, 7pm Evening Performance

Thursday 15th September, 7pm Evening Performance


Tickets are available at the school office.

Adults: $8, Children $5

Preschoolers may attend daytime shows at no charge.  






Board of Trustees Elections
Congratulations to our new BOT. An election was not needed as we had the exact number of nominees. Our new BOT: Pippa Wright (Principal), Sarah Seel, Adam Munro, Barnaby Pace, Hillary Teokitu, Amon Martin and Sheryl Nagels (staff). 


Important Dates 2016:


Term 1: 2 Feb – 15 April

Term 2:  2 May – 8 July

Term 3: 25 July – 23 September

Term 4: 10 October – 16 December


Public Holidays:

Auckland Anniversary Day -1 Feb

Waitangi Day - Monday 8 Feb

Easter Friday - 25 March

(Monday 28 & Tuesday 29th are also part of Easter - school resumes on Wednesday 30th)

ANZAC Day Monday 25 April

Queen’s Birthday - Monday 6 June

Labour Day – Monday 24 Oct

TODs - 29 Jan, 29 June, 25 Nov

ConnectED Conference 22 July


Important Information re: Hamilton East School Zone
Notice of School Zone for 2016
In order to avoid overcrowding, or the likelihood of overcrowding, the board of 
Hamilton East School has adopted an enrolment scheme, which has been 
approved by the Ministry of Education. Under this scheme, students will be 
enrolled if they live within the home zone described below.
Start on the eastern riverbank at the point of intersection with Boundary Road. 
The boundary runs east and continues along Fifth Avenue to Wairere Drive. It 
tracks south as far as Clyde Street, turns west to follow Clyde Street until 
Galloway Street. Then it turns south along Galloway Street to its end at Cobham 
Drive. The boundary then continues due south overland to the Waikato River 
and traces the eastern riverbank back to the starting point where Boundary 
Road intersects.  Addresses on both sides of all boundary streets described here 
are included with the home zone
The enrolment of out of zone students is governed by the provisions of the 
The enrolment scheme, which includes a precise description of the home zone, 
may be viewed at the school office where copies of the scheme are also available. 
It is also on the school website http://www.hameast.school.nz
There are no places available for out of zone students for Term 1, 2016.
This notice can be downloaded here.

And the winners are...

Congratulations to Room 13 who are the first winners of the ConnectED Film Festival Wintec Film Festival trophy for their movie Lost in Space - A Journey to Pluto. You can view the movie on Room 13s blog by clicking here.