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Camp Cabin Mates Named!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

As we are now getting closer to the Year 5 & 6 Camp which will be in early December, this afternoon was set aside to letting the students know who…

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Room 14 Gymnastics

Posted on by Janette Page

Here are some photos of our Gymnastics Move’n’Improve sessions. Great fun!!

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The Big Day Out!

Posted on by Janette Page

What a great day we had at Hutt Park for the Big Day Out Fundamental Skills Programme. I took 26 students from Team Piwakawaka to spend the day experiencing a…

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Piwakawaka Entertain Stokeswood Residents

Posted on by Janette Page

Last term Team Piwakawaka were learning about volunteering for the community. First we planned what we wanted to do and after a few days, we had chosen to do a…

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Still Life in Charcoal

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

This afternoon Room’s 1 & 2 were split into 2 groups and while Miss Wilson was teaching Group 1 all about binary codes, Mr Whiteman’s group had a wonderful session…

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Koru Art

Posted on by Chelsea Sullivan

At the end of Term 3 we started on an art project. We looked at pastels and how to blend  similar colours. We also looked at shading from dark to…

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The End of Term Golden Time Special

Posted on by Raewyn Young

All the students who had displayed positive behavoiur during the term were offered a choice of going to the pool for a fun time. Here are some photos of some…

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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

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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

Posted on by Janette Page

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

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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

Posted on by Janette Page

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!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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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