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Friday, February 26, 2010

Talent Show




Kia Ora

Today was fabulous. We worked really hard at reading and maths, played dodgeball (Funday Friday) and this afternoon we had our semi final of Room 3's Got Talent. There is video but at the moment it is beyond me to load it. I need Cam to help on Monday so stay posted. While the judges were deliberating the students went nuts on the fitness station and some of those pictures are attached.

Have a wonderful weekend and we will be back on Monday.

Miss W.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Thursday 25th February

Hi

Haley - Lewis let Chocolate sit on his shoulder and it cured his fear of chinchillas.
Eve - is a natural at the high jump
Matt - is putting on a talent show tomorrow
Teagan - year 7s finally drew level with the year 8s in spelling badminton
Flynn - in woodwork I learned how to make electricity flow through wires
Josie - we started reading about a Hoody but Goody, it was interesting
Felicia - I learned how to play the uekelele
Maddy - I made a chicken stir fry
Suraj - I practised addition in maths

Stay tuned for a video of our talent show

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Tayla


Today we did a bunch of things.To start it off we did the roll and checked the notices then we started to do our work we did reading, writing , maths and lots more.Mrs Stuart came in and asked us a few question and then I went outside for interval with Patricia and then we had classes again. Then we did our topic of the term (citizenship)and then we saw room 2 outside playing naughts and crosses that was so we joined them. It was fun and now I'm writing the blog again so.

this is tayla signing off bye

Monday, February 22, 2010

Monday 22nd feb

Today we read another dr. Helicopter. We had SPEC first thing in the morning and i had foods and we made pizza , mine had ham , cheese and tomato paste. It was very yummy!!!. we did some free writing and mine was about and forest and a scary house but it all was a prank in the end.We are doing some silent reading but i am doing the blog.Soon we will be doing some key comptences.That is \was our day.
by maddy

Sunday, February 21, 2010

End of Week 3

This week we have started our programme proper, with reading and maths groups. Students have found that challenging but have approached it with a pretty good attidute. I am amazed that they are so mature and have such a great understanding of what is expected at Intermediate. This is a real credit to the primary schools they have come from.

This term we are looking at citizenship and to start with we have been thinking about perspective, the way we look at things. Students took photographs where they used distance to change the view of the picture (see previous posts). Next week we will be looking in more detail at how our experiences affect our perspective.

I am thrilled to be working with such a wonderful collection of intelligent, motivated students and I think we will have a wonderful year.

Miss W

Friday, February 19, 2010

friday 19 of feb


Today we were celebrating our 3 week of school by doing literacy and numeracy it was really hard i found it confusing and really difficult but i liked it.It was really fun though Mrs warren is really fun and a real cool teacher i love Mrs warren oh i forgot room 3 ROCKS

TAYLA

Twe did lots of things like literacy and numeracy. during the midddle block we changed our desk group and i am sitting by Haley. in the afternoon we did this thing called judge Warren , were it was the year 8 v year 7 and the year 8s won , it was an argue between having the chocolate fountain or not and in the end we did not get it out.
by Maddy

Perspective


This week we have been learning about perspective and seeing things from different points of view. We went out side to take some photos that make it look like one person is standing on the other person but one person is far away and the other is close up.


by Eve

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Flynn, Caleb and Robbie


Us ......

Flynns Blog

Today at school when we were spelling. We played a game and the yr7s finally beat the yr8s at badminton (which is a not very well known spelling game) and now the scores are 13-12. We then let the chinchilla out to let the class see. After lunch we went to spec, woods is the best.

Thursday 18th Feb


Today we had our first time doing our reading and maths group actually NO! we did it on tuesday that was SO COOL sorry im actually suppose to say it was so hard but it was cool it was so fun. I loved it, miss warren is so cool.
TAYLA.

OK we're gonna do spec after lunch and we had training coz we're the librarians which is so cool.... but we skipped P.E. (sadly) and the chinchilla
(chocolate) is so cute I'm looking forward to playing with chocolate.... bye!

PATRICIA

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Chocolate the Chinchilla



Kia Ora

Well, after a lot of debate our chinchilla is now officially named Chocolate. The idea is that when we get a female we can call her vanilla and then have lots of ice cream babies (!). Or maybe one step at a time. Chocolate likes bouncing around our classroom but will only go to students who are sitting calmly and quietly. This is a bit difficult for some people in room 3 as they are so excited to meet Chocolate. We presented him officially to the school in assembly today - only by photo presentation as he was too busy eating a peanut to attend. Everyone else is driving their teachers crazy asking to have one for their room so I am not very popular in the staff room (oops).

Attached are some more photos of Chocolate in action.

Miss W

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

New Classmate



Hello, today we had an exciting addition to our class. This is our baby chinchilla. He is 3 months old and gorgeous. His temporary name (we are still debating his official title) is Vanilla Geoffery. He will live in our back room and visit the homes of students at weekends and holidays. Our plan is to learn about taking care of animals, the benefits of having pets in our lives and being responsible for the care of another living being. Vanilla is already proving to be a good jumper and has hopped around our class several times. He only seems to like students who are calm and quiet and will sit on your shoulder to chat to you. We will post more photos and information once he has settled in and, most importantly, we have decided on his name!

Miss W.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Norms by Caitlin

In our school we have some norms.
They are honesty, respect, caring, protection and fairness.
We have these norms so we can become a better school and have positive behaviour.
Here are some of the words and sentences that describe all the norms.
Honesty:Tell someone if something happens.
Don't lie.
If you have done something wrong, be honest and come forward.
Respect:Listen, manner, don't talk.
Caring:Caring is being kind to each other.
Caring is treating others the way you feel.
Caring is being kind to the environment.
Protection:Standing up for others.
Taking care of other peoples stuff.
Looking after the environment.
Fairness:Be kind, be friendly, support each other.
The most important norm to me is caring because if you care for people you make lots of new friends and when you make lots of new friends you're happy!:)

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Thursday 11th Feb


Today I enjoyed Miss Warren reading about Dr Helicopter. He is a detective and he finds out stuff about murders. We have to listen to the story and work out who did it by looking at the notes on the board Miss Warren did. Spec was also fun, I am in foods and we made corn fritters. We played dodgeball in PE. I like hitting people with the balls.

Room 3 Stamp


This is the stamp we are going to publish with NZ Post. Students, their families and the school are going to buy them (and others that the students made). We think that is pretty cool.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010


Hi everybody I'm Tayla. First up today we went to our school poly club we had a performance from the current poly club group and the teacher Mrs Brockie and the Tawa collage poly club teacher Andrew taught us a new song called POI E! Then we did PE and we played KO that stands for knock out DUH!!!Then it was lunch and i tried out for the art academy and i guess i did a good job i think. Now here the blog for the best class ever ROOM 3. ROOM3 WE ROCK!!!!!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

9th Feb


Hi,

I am Imogen Warren, teacher in Room 3. It is my pleasure to do the Blog today. I have also attached a photo of my wonderful class.

We have had a brilliant start to the year in Room 3. The students are happy, eager to learn, full of creative ideas and ready for anything. We have spent quite a lot of time doing tests so far and already the students are giving their best and showing a fantastic attitude to their learning (and having to do things they don't want to).

They have already organised a proposal for getting a class pet and today our Principal gave her permission. So watch this space for our new addition.

I hope to meet lots of parents and family at our Community Evening at 6pm on Thursday so we can show off our classroom and all the clever ideas the students have had already.

Miss W.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Tuesday 8th Feb

'sup my name is Haley! I'm in rm3, our teacher is mrs warren...today in class we had a beep test.....b0oh00=(...um and today we did the pat test and i think i did really bad!) I LIKE SPEC cause I'm in woodworks, its fun. We are getting a class pet and I think it's cool because we have chosen a rabbit. Tomorrow we are playing dodgeball at lunch.

See ya

Friday, February 5, 2010

Today was cool with Mrs Warren(: we did 12 minute run and we did fill in the gaps team games at the end of the the school day. i liked the team games and talking about getting a class pet
and Yes Eve Your Cool

-Adam (:

Thursday, February 4, 2010


Today we did our posters for the school norms which are protection, respect, fairness, honesty and caring and finished our stamps.Then we played a game of silent ball because miss warren talked for more than 10 mins then it was the afternoon and it was time for spec class and now we are doing our blog that was pretty much our day
BYE Tayla

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Wednesday 3rd Feb


Today was very fun first of we did our school norms it was cool to go over them. After we did the school norms our teacher Miss Warren (cool teacher)said that if she talks for over ten minutes we got a game called Silent ball it was fun until i got out. At morning tea it was a matter to find something to do. After morning tea we had P.E first we had to do two field runs (man they are going to kill me)when we started i trip over my feet the people around me said "are you aright" which was very nice of them.

Cam

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

First Day

Today was the first day it was really cool. Our teacher is Miss Warren and she is really fun. Right now we are making stamps (one of Miss Warren's fun ideas). Once we have finished making them some of us are going to get them made into REAL stamps we can use on letters. Also today we started a game year 7 vs year 8 it's like badminton but with a ballon and a spelling twist. It's almost home time we are about to play silent ball.Bye

Monday, February 1, 2010