PHOTOS PLEASE

Hi mums!

could you please send me a photo of yourself with your children??.…. It is for a special mothers day prayer that will be shared at Assembly.

please email sinead.diotallevi@holyfamily.catholic.edu.au

Thanks in advance 🙂

FRIYAY April 13 – Term 1 Week 11

Hi all! Last day of Term 1 – WOW time flies when you’re having fun! We wish you all a happy and safe holiday break. Thank you so much again to our parent volunteers who helped yesterday’s Sports Day be such a success!

SPORTS DAY REFLECTION

We discussed the crucial elements of recounting an event including the who, what, when, where and why! We also discussed which events we participated in and how we felt.

Llana

Jed

Magot

Jasmine

LIBRARY

Predicting using the images and knowing that the author created wrote ‘Pig the Pug.’

  • Kristina – It might be about a hedgehog who wants to have a hug
  • Jasmine – He is a hedgehog and when he says he needs as hug but people will get spiked
  • Noah – Somebody needs a hug
  • Ann – The hedgehog needs a hug otherwise he will go savage

  • Nate – He closed his prickles
  • Jed – A snake skin is super strong!

Students borrowed new books for the holidays! Please try and do some form of reading each day in the holidays 🙂

SHARED READING – THE GRUFFALO

We viewed the story ‘The Gruffalo’ and discussed the characters, setting, beginning, problem, resolution and ending.

https://iview.abc.net.au/programs/gruffalo/ZX0583A001S00#playing

TERM 1 SPECKS OF GOLD!

Together we reflected on all the fun and exciting things term 1 brought!

  • Jed – My favourite part was sports day
  • Nathaniel – I liked getting the lap tops
  • Ann – I liked battling my friends in prodigy

      

We hope you all have a wonderful and restful holiday! We can’t wait to see you all next term! 

 

SPORTS DAY 2018

SPORTS DAY

Here are some highlights from today’s sports day.

Thank you to all the parent helpers, the children had a great day.

Winner’s are…

BLUE 

Wednesday April 11 – Week 11 Term 1

Hi all!

Tomorrow is SPORTS DAYStudents are to meet us in the classroom at 12:00pm before we walk to Creaser Park together. Students need to please eat their lunch before they arrive at school. We have posted a full schedule for the day on a separate post 🙂

PE REFLECTION

  • Jaiden – We have to do the relays and we had to touch the cone and go back and sit down
  • Neisha – We did the egg race
  • Raf – We did running relays

  • Jed – Be nice to one another
  • Sampann – Don’t be rude to others
  • Ann – Even if someone looks different from you, you still play with them
  • Libby – You don’t just have to play video games you can play with pets

WRITERS WORKSHOP

  • Libby – I am writing a narrative book about unicorns, my slime book is an information book
  • Rhoda – information book about turtles
  • Sampan – A narrative about friends
  • Mia – My book is called who likes Jelly
  • Akemjot – I am writing a narrative about robox, i am describing the characters
  • Jed – I am making a book called Super Noah

MATHS – SUBTRACTION INVESTIGATIONS

Today we consolidated our learning about subtraction through various investigations. Students had the option to choose which activity they would explore further.

  • Nevada: It was about taking away
  • Mia: They were getting things taken away

MINDFULNESS

SPORTSMANSHIP!

In preparation for Sports Day tomorrow we had a class discussion about Sportsmanship!

  

See you tomorrow at 12:00pm in our classroom for Sports Day!  Remember to wear your House Colour T-shirt and eat lunch before hand 🙂

SPORTS DAY 2018!

SPORTS DAY PROGRAM 2018

TIME (PM)

12:00 – School Begins (students to eat their lunch before they arrive at school)

12:10 – Classes walk to Creaser Park and assemble in class groups for the opening ceremony.
JP classes sit in RELAY positions/ Year 3-5 RELAY RUNNERS sit in designated positions & remaining Year 3-5 students sit in coloured TENTS. Year 3- 7 Teachers go to their team tents to monitor and support.

12:30 – Opening Ceremony.

YEAR R – 2

12:40 – JP Baton Relays Commence

1:15 – Support UP Relays.

YEAR 3 – 7

12: 45 – UP students remain in team tents – EXCEPT Year 3 -5 relay runners who report to the marshaling area

1:15 – UP Relays Yr 3 – 5.

1:40 – Snack break in class groups

2:00 – Tabloid Rotations begin

3:30 – JP Return Equipment– then students sit with their teacher on the left side of the 100M track.

3:20 – UP Return Equipment– then Year 6/7 RELAY runners go to their designated places- remaining Year 3-7 students go to their team tents to watch and support the RELAYs.

3:40 – Year 6/7 Relays.

3:45 – Teacher vs Student Relays

3:50 – Closing Ceremony and Presentation

4.00 – Students find their teacher and are then able to be dismissed (When all students are picked up/released from class teacher. OHSC students are then to walk back to school with teacher.)

Monday 9th April – Term 1 week 11

Good morning everyone and welcome to week 11…the last week of Term 1 already!!

 

Mia – It is week 11, Monday 9th April

Whats happening today?

 

COME READ WITH ME

Thanks to the parents who came in to read today!

The teachers were busy reading 1:1 with children. Big focus on fluency, expression and reading the puncuation.

Dont forget to chunk, sound out unknown words.

 

FITNESS – PLAYGROUND

Its going to be a really hot day today so we got out early for a quick run and play in the sunshine before the heat hits!

 

MATHS

Beat the teacher – make the BIGGEST number Place value

Justin– two tens in 622

Noah – 6 hundreds in 622

Alex – ill put 6 in the hundreds to make it the biggest. if you get a 6 definitely put it in the hundreds.

Dion – I won against the teacher i got 531, there is 5 hundreds and 3 tens

Subtraction strategies using place value.

The children were given a worded problem to solve:

“On sports day Daniel ran for 20 meters. Kurt ran for 14 meters. How much further did Daniel run compared to Kurt?”

PRAYER

Mary: Dear God, thank you for my family and friends and for this beautiful place

Mia: Dear God, thank you for our own lives and the world

Daksh: Dear God, Thank you for our world

Neisha: Dear God thanks for my friends and family

Tcross: I am grateful for my friends

ANZAC DAY

Book – Anzac day ted by Belinda Landsberry

Reflection:

Ann: It was about the Ted being in a war, a war is very very dangerous

Alex: people had to survive in it for 4 years

Mary: wars are when you fight

Dion: its called remembrance day or Anzac day

Nevada: there are poppies to remember

Mia: a day where we remember what happened

Neisha: the fighting was called the Army

Jake: They had the Anzac biscuits in the war

INVESTIGATIONS

During investigations groups of children were getting some things ready for our assembly…

Bella, Llana, Noah, Raf, Aidan, Alex, and Kurt are busy creating a i-movie for the ‘language of the week’ ‘Tagalog’

Nevada, Cierra, neisha and Ruby are making a prayer for the assembly “why my mum is a hero”

SPECK OF GOLD

Holly: Playing prodigy

Nhu: Practicing our sport songs

Tcross: Doing the describing of the Fish farm

Cierra: At the playground when i made a tent

Nevada: Getting people to say why their mum is a hero

REMINDER

Please remember to bring back sports day forms!!!

Friday 6th April – Week 10 term 1

Happy Friday everyone 🙂 🙂

What’s happening today?

ASSEMBLY

What did you like at Assembly today?

Jasmine: that you can change colour wherever you go

Nevada-I liked the water art

Kurt – I liked the song

Sonnie- I liked the rainbow song

Kim– I liked the colours

Ann – i liked the rainbow song

Rhoda – I liked animal masks

ART

Kuyangani Fish Farm Sign Competition
Opens Today
Closes end of Term
Prize $50 Target Voucher
The Task
Children are invited to design on an A4 or A3
Piece of white paper a sign with an indigenous theme and the words Kuyangani Fish Farm . The successful entry will be converted by our professional sign writer friend into  a 3m x 2m permanent sign to be placed on the side of the Fish Farm…
Children had some time to do their design and show their CREATIVITY.
 

PRAYER

Read scripture – “Daniel and the Lions”

Mia – First the King travelled to another kingdom and took all the things from the Church and people

Daksh – they took Daniel

Kurt – Daniel knew about the kings dream, stopped the dream

Daksh – He learnt the Kings language

Mary – He went were the King lived, the King kept having bad dream, Daniel helped him because told him

LIBRARY

Together we read the story –

What was the moral of the story?

  • Ashvarn – Don’t make jokes about other people
  • Jed – Not being mean to other people 
  • Ann – They are trying to tell us don’t put other jokes on people beaseu they might not like it. What if they did it to you?

 

WHAT I LIKED DOING BEST IN THE CLASS THIS WEEK

Rhoda – i liked doing the mascot

Daksh – I liked doing the to do list

Jasmine – I liked Prodigy

Kim – I liked doing the signs for the fish farm

Mia – I like writing the narratives

Ebony – i liked maths

Ashvarn – I liked doing minus

Jake – when i went on weave silk

Dion – Playing prodigy

We hope you all have a lovely weekend – ENJOY!!

Thursday April 5 – Week 10 Term 1

Morning all!

This week we begin practicing our Sports Day Chants lead by the 6/7 captains. On that note, all permission forms are due back ASAP before the big day next Thursday.

COME READ WITH ME

Thank you to those parents who came to listen to us read this morning. We use this time to practice our expression, fluency and reading strategies. It is super important that we are still brining our black reader bags each day.

FITNESS – Relay Practice

Today for fitness we split into our Team Colours in preparation for this afternoon. In our groups we had a relay practice! Have a look at the slow motion videos – Raf you showed such resilience!

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NUMERACY – SUBTRACTION

What is subtraction?

  • Kurt – Taking away
  • Daksh – You take away something and even numbers

We practiced some worded subtraction problems and some addition problems using concrete materials like gems and counters.

PRAYER lead by Jed and Joseph

  • Jed – “Dear God, thank you for the living creatures in the world.”
  • Joseph – This is my living pet. I caught them in the wild and. The big ones name is Gary and the little one is Mr. Crazy. There are two gecko’s.
  • Joseph showed his pet gecko’s to the class.
  • Ann – Thank you for my rabbit.
  • Jake – Thank you for my dog because it is really cute
  • Jasmine – Thank you for my pet because he is so cute
  • Sonnie – I am thankful for my turtles
  • Dion – I am thankful for my turtles too
  • Magot – I am thankful for my dog
  • Mary – Thank you for my aunty and uncles cat
  • Cierra – Thank you for my dog she is very kind

LITERACY

What is a narrative?

  • Sampann – You make stories using characters and you have to have punctiatin
  • Joseph – You make up a story of your own
  • Ann – You can make your own characters
  • Holly – You have a problem and solution
  • Jed – It can be from the past or the future
  • Jake – You need to think about the setting
  • Rhoda – It could be a funny story
  • Mary – It could be a sad story
  • Mia – The characters have feelings

SPORTS DAY CHANT PRACTICE

We each split into our respective coloured houses and practiced our chants with the rest of the school!

MINDFULNESS

We completed a Mindful Breathing exercise using Smiling Mind. Some of us chose to do some mindful drawing in this time.  To end our Mindfulness we read the story ‘Shoes from Grandpa.’ 

  • Ann – She just wanted her own style
  • Holly – The words were rhyming

COMMONWEALTH GAMES INQUIRY

This afternoon we continued with  our Commonwealth Games Inquiry learning from yesterday. Some of us saw the Opening Ceremony last night.

SPECKS OF GOLD!

  • Magot liked making the mascot making – “I made a Koala”
  • Kim – My speck of gold is learning numbers
  • Eva – My speck of gold is playing with Ebony
  • Natalie – My speck of gold is playing with Nhu at the sandpit

Please remember black library bags for borrowing tomorrow!  Have a lovely night 🙂