Saturday, 27 May 2017

week 5 term 2 2017

week 5
 Letter K
Keeping Ourselves Safe website is below for those who want to take a look at the classroom programme.

 cross country training will continue this week for the big day on Tuesday week 6. There will be a competitive race and a fun run for those wanting to enjoy their new found fitness!


Thursday, 18 May 2017

week 4 term 2 2017

week 4 term 2 2017

PINK shirt day on Friday

come in and see our Lizard writing and painting!
letter Bb

this artical was taken from the New York Times.

The Importance of Recreational Math

"Recreational math” might sound like an oxymoron to some, but the term can broadly include such immensely popular puzzles as Sudoku and KenKen, in addition to various games and brain teasers.

The qualifying characteristics are that no advanced mathematical knowledge like calculus be required, and the activity engage enough of the same logical and deductive skills used in mathematics.

Saturday, 13 May 2017

week 3 term 2 2017

week 3
 We have a short day on Thursday...2pm finish. Have you got the signed pick up form back to me?

Tuesday 16 we are hosting a team from Foxton Wildlife Trust. They are bringing a variety of lizards, eels and weta  for us to view. There is a gold coin donation required for the session...whanau are welcome to join us as well.

 exotic leopard gecko
 we learned gecko's do not blink...they lick their eyes.
Skinks are smooth while gecko's have a soft fabric like feel...a bit like velvet.There are more than 99  species of lizards in NZ.

 North Island tree gecko-Duvaucel’s gecko was aggressive!There are at least 39 species of gecko in New Zealand. However, only 18 of these have been formally described, and further discoveries of new species are still very likely as we learn more about them.
 here is the Duvaucel’s gecko,

 letter Hh

Thursday, 4 May 2017

week 2 term 2 2017

week 2 term 2 2017

Letter l

we are looking for any small disused electrical appliances for our tamariki to dismantle ...if you have any please bring them in!

The syndicate newsletter is out for this term....this should give you an outline of term 2. Let me know if you do not have one yet.
Matariki will be one of our main events.