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Discovery Afternoon a Blast for Room’s 1 & 2!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Room’s 1 & 2 always look forward to Discovery afternoon when it comes around every other Wednesday as they are encouraged to be creative in all sorts of areas. This…

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Room 2 Kick off the Term 4 with MoveMprove

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This Term it is the turn of  Nga Manu to undertake the MoveMprove programme which is built around gymastics. This programme is designed to help with student coordination, balance and…

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The Little Garden Now in Planters!

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Room 1 have been such busy bees during the week! With the help of Mr Whiteman, they constructed & painted 7 wooden planter boxes and after they came back from…

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Leafcutter House & Bumble Bee Abode Now Up!

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On Friday Ashton with the help of Miss Wison, assembled the leafcutter house with the bees inside, and it is now in place with the bumble bee abode by the…

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Making a Difference to the Community

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As part of the Nga Manu Term 3 integrated inquiry, Room 1 have been looking at Global citizenship and what volunteers do to make a difference to their communities, eg,…

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Futsal Tournament

Posted on by Janette Page

The Girls’ Futsal Tournament at Walter Nash Stadium was a great success. Every team had a number of wins and the girls thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thank you to the parents…

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Year 6 Enrolments for Avalon Intermediate

Posted on by Sharon Boese

If you have not already forwarded your child’s enrolment forms to Avalon Intermediate could you please do as soon as possible to assist them with their organisation for 2018. If…

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Basketball Tournament

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Tuesday 29th August saw 4 of our basketball teams head to Walter Nash Stadium to take part in the Northern Zone Basketball Tournament. Everyone played well and had some great…

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An Introduction to Floorball

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Floorball is a fast growing type of hockey played indoors with “plastic” sticks and a light weight plastic ball with holes.  Developed in the 1960’s in Sweden, Floorball is a…

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Room’s 1 & 2’s Little Garden!

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Room 1 & 2 have decided that they are going to grow their own flowers and vegetables and after acquiring the New World Little Garden kit, they spent this afternoon…

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Food & Art

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Last Friday we made some yummy Oreo ball snacks dipped in chocolate for an afternoon sugar hit. Along with these the students spent time making Father’s Day cards or a…

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A Great Day for Tree Planting!

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What an absolutely gorgeous morning Room’s 2 & 8 had for tree planting today! We walked down to the Horoeka Street Reserve accompanied by some wonderful parents/grandparents/whanau and a merry…

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Mixed Media Jellyfish Art

Posted on by Ashlee Long

We love doing Art. This week we learnt about blending colours using paint. This piece took us a few lessons to complete, it was a big process. We are so…

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Tree Planting at Horoeka Reserve

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On Friday 25th of August, Rooms 2 and 8 will be going to the Horoeka Reserve to help plant trees at the entrance. As a school, our inquiry focus this…

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Fun with Bubbles

Posted on by Raewyn Young

On Thursday the students in Room 4 showed their awareness of Cystic Fibrosis and supported the C.F. Foundation by wearing blue clothes and donating a gold coin. We had a…

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40 Hour Famine Fundraising

Posted on by Sharon Boese

Today at our Nga Manu assembly Max Tweedie from World Vision presented our school with a Silver Award for the money that we raised for the 40 Hour Famine.  The…

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A Lesson in Mandarin Chinese!

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Room 2 and their buddy class Room 11 spent a great half hour learning a little bit of Mandarin Chinese courtesy of Miss Wilson. After a bit of a warm…

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Win it in a Minute

Posted on by Janette Page

Organised chaos reigned today as Rooms 14 and 16 got together for a huge amount of fun. Students worked in small teams to complete a variety of 60 second challenges….

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Dowse Art in Room’s 1 & 2

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We had a visit from Jolie Degaia from the Dowse at the beginning of the week to work with the children on a wonderful project for the Stokes Valley Hub….

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Dowse Art for the Stokes Valley Hub

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Monday 7th August saw Team Piwakawaka have a visit from Jolie and Cat who work at the Dowse in Lower Hutt.They were here to help the students complete some art…

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