Recent news articles indicates the measles epidemic is spreading south.
The symptoms of measles are:
Sore and water pink eyes
Sometimes small white spots on the back inner cheek.
Then a blotchy rash appears between days 3-7 of the illness, often starting on the face and behind the ears, moving to the head and rest of the body.
These symptoms occur from 7-18 days after exposure to the disease. If your daughter displays any symptoms please seek medical advice by phoning your Doctor or phone 0800611116 and keep her at home. The disease is most contagious prior to the rash appearing.
NOTE: If an epidemic occurs in Marlborough, schools will be notified and will follow the directions of the DHB and Ministries of Health and Education with regard to school closure/limited attendance for staff and students who can prove their vaccination status.
An updated version of the NCEA Student App can now be downloaded from either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. It is available to use in English and Te Reo Maori, is free to download and can be used from any smart device. The App allows students to plan, select and set their NCEA credit goals and targets and to see how they are tracking towards NCEA Levels one, two and three, including Literacy, Numeracy and University Entrance.
Student Reporting – 10 May 2016
The latest Student Effort & Progress report can now be viewed on the Marlborough Girls’ College Parental Portal under the ‘reports’ link.
If you have any concerns please contact, in the first instance, the form teacher, or the classroom teacher.
Endiometriosis Information Night
31st May, 7pm at the Marlborough Health Hub, 22 Queen Street. You can bring someone with you (like Mum, Dad or a family member). There’ll be nibbles and refreshments. See you there.