Wednesday, 28 March 2018

St Albans School Egg Hunt

What an awesome day all the children had finding the clues, with our big buddies, that were hidden all around the school to find the easter eggs. Even Easter Bunny came to visit. Success was measured by finding their own basket with a yummy egg inside.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Yummy yoghurt!

Ngā Kiwi 1, 2 and 3 children love yoghurt but we realised we were using lots of single use packaging. We counted our yoghurt waste from one week and found out we used 20 yoghurt pouches and 34 yoghurt pottles! All of this packaging can only be used once before it is recycled or thrown into the rubbish bin. We asked the children to think of ways to reduce the amount of single use yoghurt packaging in NK1, 2 and 3. They had lots of great ideas:
- Use a small container that can be washed and reused many times - Lucy. Jhai said this was a good idea as you could save some yoghurt to eat later if you were full.
- Make your own yoghurt like Cara
- Buy a big container from the supermarket instead of small pottles
- Have yoghurt for afternoon tea instead of at school - James

We will count our yoghurt waste from this week on Thursday and find out how much we have reduced single use yoghurt packaging in our class. Watch this space!

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Book Character Day!

Wow, what a fun start to the week we had! It was wonderful to have a special day dedicated to literacy. The whole school gathered together for the blessing of the library, lead by Matua Mike. This was followed by a parade to showcase our costumes. Gabriel and Gus were the NK2 finalists for best costume and Elsie and Luka represented NK1. Gus won the whole school competition with his Stick Man costume! Ka pai everyone for your fantastic creativity. Can you guess who we are?

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Our Marae visit

Today Ngā Kiwi 1/2/4/5, Tipu and Rea went to the Rehua Marae. Whaea Hannah, Whaea Steph and Whaea Maria responded with the karanga. Matua Mike spoke for us, we sung our waiata, we ate in the wharekai and we heard all about what the wharenui carvings mean. Thank you to Krysta Geerling for organising the event and to all our whanau for their wonderful support in helping us with this adventure.