Tuesday 13th Feb (Week 3, Term 1)

Come Read With Me

Guided Reading

Religion: Exploring Shrove Tuesday

Our Lenten Promises and pancake eating……

Prayer hosted by Nhi and Thinh

Nhi: Dear God, Thank you for animals because they are wonderful creatures.

Thinh: Dear God, Thank you for animals because they give us food and help us harvest milk.

Nathan: Dear God, Thank you for animals because they give you food and they are wonderful creatures.

Lincoln: Dear God, Thank you for animals because they are great pets.

Religion- Practising our Class Liturgy and speaking parts

Please note that each child has been given a speaking part for our class Liturgy on Thursday. Please encourage your child to practise their speaking part at home.

Sharing: Students were divided into small groups and shared their Cultural Dance iMovies. 

Health- Use your creativity to show your top 5 Character Strengths (to be continued)…

 

Monday 12th Feb (Week 3, Term 1)

Mass

Please join the whole school on Wednesday 14th at 11:30am in the hall for our Ash Wednesday Mass. Today the whole school had a practise of the songs and responses. In the next couple of days, we will be preparing for the beginning of LENT. Tomorrow, children from 4RG will be learning about ‘Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)’ and enjoying some yummy pancakes before recess. Any parent volunteers (with a valid Catholic Police Check) are welcome to come into class at 9:40am and join us  in our learning and pancake eating.

Literacy: Shared Reading ‘Dragons in the City’.

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After reading our shared story, students used their 100 languages to create a visual art art work for Chinese New Year.

4RG Class Liturgy

Dear Parents, Caregivers and friends,

You are invited to join us on Thursday at 9am for our class Liturgy hosted by the students of 4RG in room 25.

Our theme will be Ash Wednesday. We hope to see you then.

 

LAPTOP WORKSHOP – for parents and caregivers

On Tuesday (week 5 – 27th Feb) from 9 – 10:30am we are running another family workshop about how to use the student laptops. We may cover areas such as:

  • Programs available on the laptop
  • How to save and retrieve data
  • Upload photos
  • General rules about laptop use (i.e. not eating or drinking near devices, appropriate games)

See flyer for more information.

Friday 9th Feb (Week 2, Term 1)

Investigations

Investigation Reflections and Evidence

Prayer

Kimberley: Dear God thank you for families because if we didn’t have families we would be alone and not have any money.

Leon: “Dear God thank you for families because helps you how to learn”.

Vien: Dear God thank you for families because  they help you.

Numeracy

Buddies

Today we had the joy to meet our Year 2 Buddies. All children were teamed up wit some year 2’s and we look forward to having fun together this year.

School Fundraiser

Dear Parents,

This year’s fundraiser for Spring Fair is Billy G Cookie Dough. These cookies are delicious, easy to bake and great for lunch boxes. A fun activity to do with the whole family.

Please find below information and the link to the Holy Family Catholic School online shop where you can place your orders.  Once you order, please remember to print your order off and return back to the school.

An order form will also be sent home for each family.  Please complete this form and return to the school with payment if you don’t wish to order online.

Orders will need to be completed by Friday 16 March 2018 with collection on 11 April 2018.

Thank you for your support.   Happy baking! 

BILLY G’S GOURMET COOKIE DOUGH

Fundraising Never Taste So Good!

We are excited to announce that today we have commenced

our very own Billy G’s Gourmet Cookie Dough Fundraiser. Billy G’s is an Australian

family owned and operated business using very special recipes and quality

ingredients for that homestyle taste.

There are ten (10) delicious flavours to choose. Each 1kg tub sells for $14-$16.

It represents extremely good value at only $0.35 – $0.40 per 25g cookie.

You have been issued with a Billy G’s Cookie Dough order form that will assist you in collecting orders from family, friends & neighbours.

You can either place your order by returning the order form and money back to us or you can place your order online.

Please remember, if you place your order online, you MUST complete and return the order form back to us for processing.

The cookie dough can be stored in your refrigerator for up to 4 weeks or in your freezer for up to 12 months from manufacturing date. You can thaw out and re-freeze. Stock up! It’s only available through fundraising and not sold in stores!

We also have a fantastic prize program available should you sell or purchase one or more tubs.

We hope you purchase at least one tub or more to help us reach our fundraising goal.

Happy fundraising, and thank you in advance for your support!

 

Thursday 8th Feb (Week 2, Term. 1)

In between ‘Come Read With Me’, Library and Guided Reading, we had a ‘in class aerobics’ for our fitness lesson. The students had fun learning new aerobic moves and monitoring the increase of their heart beats.

Prayer

Aditi: Dear God, Thank you for food because food keeps you healthy and water hydrates you.

Evie: Dear God, Thank you for food because we stay alive and water because its yummy too.

Billy:Dear God, Thank you for food because   we can stay healthy.

Thien: Dear God, Thank you for food because you can stay alive and if you don’t have for you die.

Daniel:Dear God, Thank you for food because if you don’t have food  you wouldn’t be on this planet.

Udesh: Dear God, Thank you for food because we can have energy, stay alive and be healthy.

Numeracy

In Numeracy, we are continuing our learning in Odd and Even Numbers. Today the students used number lines to sort odd and even numbers.

http://www.abcya.com/number_ninja_odd_even.htm

After P.E with Miss Roberts, the children were given class time to continue working on their Art/Dance iMovies. The children will also have class time tomorrow in hopes that they will be completed before the weekend. Students will be sharing their iMovies in small groups on Monday.

 

Wednesday 7th Feb (Week 2, Term 1)

Come Read With Me

It was so lovely to see a parent in our class this morning reading with the children. The students absolutely love when their families join us for reading. Thank you. I invite any parent or caregiver to come along every morning from 8:50 am to 9:10 for Come Read With Me.

Fitness

The children ran their own fitness clinics today. We have a hockey game, netball passes, skipping an cricket.

Guided Reading

Health- Character Strengths

After the children finished their prior knowledge activity, they used the VIA website to start their Character Strength survey. This is a free survey that anyone can do. After answering questions about themselves, the website generated a list (in order) of the students Character Strengths. We will unpack these character strengths in class as the term goes on.

https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/Account/Login

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art (Dance)

After watching a Lion Dance provocation from the Chinese culture, children started a mini research movie about a cultural dance from any part of the world that they choose. The program used for this project is iMovie.

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Tuesday 6th Feb (Week 2, Term 1 )

Come Read With Me

Fitness

Exploring the Fish Farm

After exploring the fish farm, students chose an aspect or feature that interests them. They drew observational pictures of their interest and recorded some questions that caught their curiosity. Check out some of things that has made the students from 4RG wonder!

Guided Reading

Prayer

Aditi: Dear God, thank you for this wonderful life.

Evie: Dear God, thank you for mature, friends and family.

Terry:Dear God, thank you for happiness because without it will be sad.

Maddy: Dear God, thank you for friends and family without them we’d have nobody to care for.

Finn: Dear God, thank you for creating the Earth because if we didn’t have it I wouldn’t have life.

Riley: Dear God, thank you for making everyone different or the world would be boring.

 

Numeracy:

Students played each others sorting Odd and Even Number game on the laptops.

Exploring Chinese New Year

Students used an Atlas to find China on the World Map. They then used their directional language to describe its location. Check out your child’s blog to see their answer!

Art

Designing our own Chinese Dragons!