Now we are back at school after our camping experiences, we can join back in with the blogging challenge. This week the challenge is all about celebrations. Because there are so many different cultures involved in the student blogging challenge it will be really interesting to see what other people celebrate.
Click on this link to take you to the information page about the challenge.
Last week – 55 year 8 students, 9 parents and two teachers (myself and Miss Brien) headed to Boyle River Education Centre in the Lewis Pass. We had the most amazing week with fantastic weather. Miss Brien has made this movie that shares all our experiences.
Today we were really lucky to have a surprise visit from ‘Science in a box’ – a touring science show. The focus was on chemistry and Room 5 had a lot of fun experimenting with hydrogen, liquid nitrogen and helium. If you persevere with the slow motion video it is definitely worth it. 🙂
I am always so surprised at the amazing talents that students have. Here are the ones from this year’s showcase performance in Room 5. Enjoy the variety – from bike tricks, hair braiding, singing, rip sticking, football skills and an incredible chocolate cake.
We were so lucky to have Sakhr from the Red Cross in Dunedin come and teach us all about first aid. This is great preparation for our year 8 camps in a couple of weeks time. Not only that, being skilled in first aid is also a wonderful skill to have for life.