Thursday, 25 August 2016

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Farewell David...

Farewell David, we are going to miss you and your family xx

Ben and his mates.


Pohutukawa Syndicate gave David a strong farewell.....



Friday, 19 August 2016

How To Embed A Google Slide Into A Blog...


Follow these instructions to embed a Google Slide into a blog post.

Written by Daisy, Patrick, Havana, Kaleb, Kapree, Samia, Sonia, Izzy and Kyara.


Monday, 15 August 2016

Practice Makes Us Better...

We are continuing to focus on developing our basketball skill so we will be able to play an awesome game of basketball by then end of the term.

Mrs Breuss-McBride came and shared some awesome ideas for skill building:





Sharing what we are getting better at with each other
at the end of the session.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Room 10 Swimming Stars!

We had a great time on Thursday down at Cannons Creek Pool for our syndicate swimming sports.

All the kids who participated were amazing and gave it all they had.  

Here are the kids who were placed in the top 3.....






Monday, 8 August 2016

Technology Challenge.... Group 1 & 2

Our Hong Kong Buddy Class challenged us to complete this technology challenge.  Read on to see what we needed and watch our videos to show if we were successful.

The goal was to make a structure that could launch a marble towards 3 containers and hit the middle one for the maximum score.

We needed per group:
4 sheets of A4 paper
2 pieces of A4 card
1m of sellotape
1 pair of scissors
1 marble
3 containers

Time:
Planning 5 mins.  Building 20 mins.





Group One!










Group Two!



Unfortunately the first attempt wasn't videoed for Group 2.

Friday, 5 August 2016

Cook Island Language Week...


Cook Island Language Week:

The theme for this year is:
"Kia ariki au i toku tupuranga, ka ora uatu rai toku reo"
"To embrace my heritage, my language lives on" 

We ended our week with a wonderful assembly where students and parents came together to share their beautiful culture.  

Below are some photos and videos 
from the assembly.  









If you are on our school Facebook Page you can watch the teachers attempt to dance Cook Island style.... it was a blast!






To join the Cook Island Community on
Facebook click this link.

Monday, 1 August 2016

Basketball Skills Continued....



Every Monday morning we have our Physical Education slot and we are continuing to build on our Basketball skills.   

This week Mrs Bruess-McBride came and shared her knowledge with us.  She gave us a four different skill based activities we can use to practise our basketball skills.