Category: Olivia Graham

Bang a Drum

Room 1 is enjoying experimentation with many musical instruments as part of the preparation for Summer Concert.

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Careers Expo

This event supported our learning around financial literacy, needs and wants, and goods and services. Many local business people and Taupo community services arrived at the school, including a Kinloch... Read more about 'Careers Expo'...

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STEM: Be a Builder, Architect, Engineer

As we look forward to our Business and Careers Expo on 2 September, we decided to have a go at becoming builders, architects and engineers in a range of STEM projects. Read more about 'STEM: Be a Builder, Architect, Engineer'...

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Beeswax Wrap

Shannon took us all on a tour of the Taupo Recycling Centre, came into class to talk about rubbish, and also brought everything we needed to make beeswax wraps. Read more about 'Beeswax Wrap'...

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First, we needed some volunteers. Riley, Nathan and Asharntay were up for the challenge and thought they were good hand washers. Read more about 'Glo-Germs'...

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Rubbish Reactions

Room 1 looked at photos of different parts of the world showing huge amounts of rubbish gathered in one area. Countries such as India and Mexico really shocked us. Read more about 'Rubbish Reactions'...

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Year 4 Bluelight Camp 2019

Our Year 4 students were very excited to attend camp this year at Bluelight Lodge, Wairakei Village. Read more about 'Year 4 Bluelight Camp 2019'...

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One Word Goal Setting

Words like ‘new’, ‘try’ and ‘trying’ are all inspired by our POWER virtue of Opportunity. ‘Kind’, ‘kindness’, ‘caring’, 'patient' and ‘helping’ stem from Respect and Whanau.

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