Goodbye Miss Forrest-We will miss you!

On Friday it was Miss Forrest’s final day in Room 10, after spending Term 3 with us. She is returning to the University of Waikato to complete her final assignments and then she will be looking for her first job as a teacher in her own class. Miss Forrest has been a wonderful teacher in…

Te Aroha people…

Miss Griffin, Mrs Trebes, Mrs Roskam and Room 11 made some “Te Aroha People” out of gingerbread and invited Room 10 to ice some as well. After the icing we were able to eat our people- YUM! A lovely way to finish Term 3. Thanks Room 11, for inviting us.

Diving into Summer…Piwakawaka style!

Term 4 is Piwakawaka’s turn to do the foyer display. Miss Griffin came up with an awesome idea and Kathy did the painting while we were in lockdown. Each student made themselves (Room 10 are floating on the surface!) and even the teachers and Mr Byers are in here too. Come in and have a…

Yummy Lemonade

On Friday Miss Forrest helped us to make Yummy Lemonade. We had to squeeze the lemons ourselves and some of us even ate the lemons…Ewww, they were a bit sour but we came back for more! Then Miss Forrest added the sugar and warm water to make it. After lunch we all got to try…

Parts of a Plant

This week we are talking about what plants need to be able to grow, and what comes out of the plant. We are learning lots of new words, and today we had to do some word sorting AND label a diagram! There were lots of parts to this activity so we had to be very…

Sunflower Progress…

We have had our seeds in for 2 weeks and look at the progress! We have watched them develop tap roots, and in some cases lots of whiskery side roots. They look a bit like Santa’s beard! We have seen how the sprout comes up and the leaves push off the seed coat. Some of…

Sticky Pinecone Bird Feeders!

On Friday Miss Forrest and the Room 10 students made bird feeders using seeds, and pinecones from Mr Byers’ farm. This was a way to use items from nature to then feed the birds. She has hung a few around the school and then everyone got a birdfeeder to take home to hang outside. The…

Room 10 and the Beanstalk!

As part of Room 10’s learning about Sustainability and in particular, Seeds, this week Miss Forrest read the class the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. They got talking about what they would like to find at the top of the beanstalk , so Miss Forrest turned their words into writing and made a beanstalk…

Welcome to our School!

In Level 2 we cannot do our normal Assembly with the whole school , and this is where we usually present our welcome certificates. So Mr Byers made a special visit to Room 10 this week to present Asiah and Levi with their certificates. Welcome to our school!

Calender Art

Every year we do Calender Art as a fundraiser for our school. This week we worked with Mrs Corrigan and Mrs Finucane to complete a piece of art for the calender that we made ourselves. These will be coming home at the end or this term or early next term. Keep watching for them.