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If you are at all interested in the future prospect of hosting an international student please do come along to our Information Evening regarding what is involved in being a homestay family, next Thursday 27 October, 7pm, Music Room. Homestay experts will be on hand to answer questions, plus you will have the chance to talk to an international student currently attending Marsden Karori.

All students are required to be in full Summer uniform from next Tuesday. Please also remember school is closed on Monday school.

There are many end of year events coming up this term but the biggest one for the entire school community is, of course, Prize giving. This is a COMPULSORY event for all students Y7-13 inclusive. We have a full school rehearsal on the morning of Tuesday 6 December then students are given the afternoon off on the understanding that they are required to attend prize giving that evening. It is at 7pm at Te Rauparaha Arena.  Further details will come later this term.

Marsden Whitby parents Danielle and Andrew Leslie, of Progressive Homes, are kindly opening their Show Home for any current Whitby/Porirua parents to come along, share a cuppa and a piece of cake and talk and meet with other parents in a less formal environment. It is also an opportunity to talk about the Parents' Association, its role in the school and plans for this year and beyond.  Please feel free to come and if you know of friends or neighbours in the Whitby/Porirua area who are interested in the school please bring them too! I will be there and happy to answer all and any questions about the school. Sunday 6 November, 4pm, 58 Resolution Drive, Whitby.

We are all looking forward to the final Music Showcase of the year which is next Tuesday 25 October, 6.30pm in the Music Room.

Attention senior boys!!  Marsden Karori are looking for two males to play the roles of Annas and Caiaphas in their production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ in 2017. You will need a good bass or a good tenor voice. Rehearsals will be Thursdays 3:30 - 5:30 and Sunday afternoons in Term 1 and the first three weeks of Term 2 at Marsden in Karori. Performance dates are May 22 - 26 2017. Please email Sarah Wilson (French Teacher/Cultural Coordinator) at sarah.wilson@marsden.school.nz for further information or questions.
Check important notices and dates in our Weekly Update The School Office is open between 8am to 4:30pm daily. For any inquiries please email
 During school term Uniform Shop hours are:
Monday 8 – 9am and 12 noon – 5pm
Wednesday 12noon – 5pm
Phone 04 476 8479 or email
2 Starboard Lane (off Discovery Drive), Whitby, Porirua City Telephone (04) 234 1070
 Email: enrol@marsdenwhitby.school.nz