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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Weekly Quiz

Apart of our literacy programme is going to be researching information about current events and common things we should all know. Please write your answers on a doc or in the back of your homework book.

Here are this week's key questions. Be prepared to share them on Friday with the class.

Week 3

1. What are the three main languages of New Zealand?

2. What is the Capital City of New Zealand?

3. What two countries are in the Rugby World Cup this weekend?

4. What is the population of people in New Zealand?

5. Which one of these is not one of the new names for the North and South Island?
          a.Te Ika-a-Maui
          c.Te Waipounamu

6. Which of the following words is spelt correctly?
          a. Succes
          b. Suces
          c. Sucess
          d. Success

7. What is a baby Kangaroo called?
          a. a joey
          b. a bobby
          c. a cub
          d. a calf

8. How many years are in a century?
          a. 10
          b. 20
          c. 100
          d. 1000

9. Deciduous trees don't lose their leaves.
      True or False

10. What does the word extinct mean?
          a. A way out
          b. No longer in existence
          c. Smelly
          d. An area that is sealed off

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Student of the Week - Connor

Connor has had an amazing week getting back into work and routine after the holidays and Lamb and Calf day. 

He works well independently, ensuring he achieves all tasks in the set time frame, and has been working hard to achieve his goals. 

Well done for a fabulous week Connor.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Student of the week Zoey

Zoey works hard in class all the time. She created amazing artworks for Lamb and Calf day, paying particular attention to the details in the clay and in sketching. Well done Zoey!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Calf & Lamb Day 2015

What an amazing day! 
So many children participating in Lamb and Calf day and so many fabulous people here to support our school!

The weather turned on a fabulous day for showcasing our animals today. The time, effort and dedication that the children and parents have put into their animals is outstanding. 

The PTA of Auroa School ran an awesome auction, including battens up, raffles, with great food and drinks.

Thank you to the Auroa School PTA and the support of the district!


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Check us out!

Here we are in our new classroom. 
We are buddy reading and also preparing for our school lamb and calf day.

We made our school mascots, clay farm animals, photography, digital flag image and an observational drawing of farm machinery.

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Moving Day

Wow! What a daunting task. 

Started at 9.00am organising my old room by taking all the work off the walls and unpacking the cupboards. Thank you to Miss Davidson who helped out! 

After Mr and Mrs Chittenden, Mr Webb and Mr Spice arrived we started to move all the furniture and euipment over to the new room 5. 

Just after we started we had some wonderful help also from Ivanah, Keifer, Astin, Quade, Finn, Jordan, Riley, Jos, Jake, Brylee, Caridy, Mcallum, Renee and Bronwyn.   

As we moved out of the library Mrs Kinaston and Mrs Le Fleming moved into the Library! 

All the while the builders were still building the deck and laying the concrete. 

I finally finished for the day at 3.00pm.

What a busy day!  All moved in now just a bit or organising and arranging tomorrow!

Our New Classroom Build - A Hype of Activity!

went to check on the progress of our new classroom build today. There were many people on a mission trying to achieve their goals in completing our classroom by Saturday. 

Will it be complete? I hope so, as I am moving in at 10 am with the help of teachers and parents. We have such an awesome community!

The area outside under the deck will house our bags. I am very excited to go there and check it out! 

Have an amazing weekend - The last weekend before term four starts!

Monday, October 5, 2015

Starting on the Classroom deck

The builders are ready to start on the deck that will house our school bags out the front of our classroom. 

Not long now!

Junior STEAM Programme & Senior Langauges

The Junior School have been experiencing some amazing learning through our Junior School STEAM Programme. Here are a few examples of what they have been learning...

In conjunction with the Junior STEAM programme the Senior School are involved with Languages; Japanese, KapaHaka or French.

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