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Team Piwakawaka Term 4

Posted on by Janette Page

What a great start back! Term 4 is super busy and a very exciting time for us in Piwakawaka We have been doing gymnastics every Monday and Friday morning. We…

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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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Posted in Classroom 1 Year 4-5, Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 15 Year 5-6, Classroom 2 Year 5-6, Classroom 3 Year 4, Classroom 4 Year 4, Classroom 8 Year 2/3, Sports Comments Off on Basketball Tournament

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Dowse Art for the Stokes Valley Hub

Posted on by Janette Page

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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Rock Art!

Posted on by Anna Sissons

This week Room 8 were finally able to take home their beautifully painted rocks! At the beginning of the term we watched a video about people hiding and searching for…

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Cross Country Training!

Posted on by Anna Sissons

Room 8 have been training hard this week for the Tawhai School Cross Country which will be held next Tuesday afternoon (16th May). We have been building up our running…

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Buddy Time Term 1

Posted on by Ashlee Long

Room 3 and Room 8 got together each Tuesday afternoon, last term, to do creative activities together. We are getting really good at working together cooperatively.

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Our Final Cricket Lesson for the Season

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Last week we enjoyed our final cricket coaching session with Alex from the Hutt Cricket club. We have been lucky to have had 6 lessons with him and we have…

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Get NZ Writing!

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Last week, Room 2 participated in Get NZ Writing, along with 3,000 other classrooms (that’s 96,000 children participating across the country!). We were supplied with postcards and we wrote to a…

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Room’s 14 & 16 Buddy Class Time!

Posted on by Janette Page

On Friday 3rd February Rooms 14 and 16 got together for some fun Buddy class time. The students from both classes enjoyed spending time with each other playing outdoor games…

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Peer Mentor Pool Party TOMORROW 12.12.16

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

To all the Peer Mentors, please remember your togs/towel/jackets/umbrellas and water bottles tomorrow for our trip to the SV Pool to celebrate a successful year of Peer Mentoring! Many of…

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Senior Syndicate Trip – Group Two

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

What an excellent day we had tramping (up a steep, treacherous incline), building sandcastles and playing “sharks vs lifesavers” with a parachute! Attached are some photos from Group 2s day…

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A few extra Xmas Parade photos

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Here are a few I took from inside the float on Saturday :) From Mrs Sinclair

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Mannequin Challenge

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

During Golden Time on the 18th of November, Miss Sullivan organised a mannequin challenge with the kids who were enjoying mat/gym time with her. Here are the results:    

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Room 18 Swimming

Posted on by Chenee Dempsey

We got off to a bit of a slow start due to weather but the last 2 weeks of swimming have been so much fun for Room 18. Each and…

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Room 2 Softball

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

How lucky are we to receive two free softball lessons! Today was the perfect weather to practise throwing, catching and batting off a Tee. Here we are in action:

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Kapa Haka

Posted on by Sharon Boese

This week in Kapa Haka we learnt how to do some simple moves with the rakau (sticks) to the waiata – E Papa.  We dropped our rakau a few times…

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EPRO8 TECH CHALLENGE – FERGUSSON INT

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

WOW! I thought we were awesome on Wednesday, but the Friday teams exceeded that and both managed to get into the semi-finals of the EPro8 challenge! Team Techno Gs (Daemon,…

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EPRO8 TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE (Wainuiomata Intermediate)

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

On October 26th the first four of our six EPro8 Challenge teams participated in the EPro8 Tech Challenge which is a competition, an engineering and problem solving race. In 2016 over 4000 students…

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The Lorax Play – tomorrow afternoon

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Just in case any Room 2 parents are around tomorrow afternoon, the Room 2 students are performing their Lorax Play to the Junior School at 1.45pm (on the stage if…

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The Middle School Art Board

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Here are a few pictures of the middle school kids working on the board designed by Enoch Jiang for the Community Hub build.

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