Friday, August 31, 2007

Fathers Day

We have made Fathers Day cards and decorated envelopes to put the cards in.
We wrote all about our Dad's and what makes them so special.

My Dad goes for bike rides in the park and
down the road.
My Dad likes to shave his hair off.
My Dad likes to drink cold beer.
My Dad likes to go camping.
My Dad goes fishing with me.
My Dad goes to Chipmunks with me.
My Dad goes on holiday to Auckland with me.
My Dad is Super Dad.
My Dad is Cool.

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Room 4 Play The Ukulele

Room 4's podcast page

Give it a listen!

Ukulele Playing

Enjoy! --

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Friday, August 17, 2007

At Music today with Mr Phillips we all got to play the new Ukuleles. We played and sang "Row, Row, Row Your Boat." We sounded awesome.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

A Visit From TV 3

After play today a cameraman and a reporter from TV 3 visited Brightwater School to film about how we use The Loop. First of all they filmed us playing outside then we came into the classroom and got into groups for Maths. One group was watching a Clickview movie on the computer about subtraction. The Circles were playing Maths games on the Room 4 blog on the laptops or Guess Who or Connect Four. The Squares were working on the mat with Mrs Lines.
Arthur the cameraman did lots of filming. He was standing up on desks. He had a very big camera. Richard the reporter interviewed Mrs Gulbransen about how the Loop has made a difference to learning at our school.

Watch Campbell Live tomorrow night or the next night and you might see us on TV.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Shania's Super Sunday

In the weekend Ashlee came to my house to have a sleepover. We talked all night. In the morning we got dressed so we could go to the snow. On the way there we saw some wild pigs and rabbits. When we were there Ashlee, Tyrone, Mason and I had a race on the steepest hill and I won because I went on the steepest part of the hill.

When we went home I opened my window. All the water splashed in. We got all wet. There was water in the car.

When we got home we played pig hunting. Tyrone kept quiting because Mason didn't play right. After we played it we went to have a drink and something to eat. Then Ashlee and Mason had to go home.

I got a rope and I tied it to the top of the ceiling, then I climbed up on a hay stack. I swung into the ditch then I climbed back out again. I kept doing it again and again. Then I went to have tea. We had mashed potato, broccoli and chips.

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Bon Voyage Craig

Today we are going to the airport to fly to Shetland. We have to go on 6 planes. Last time I didn't sleep on the plane because I watched Willy Wonker and the Chocolate Factory.

It was sad to say farewell to Craig as he heads off to the other side of the world. We will be able to email him and he will be able to read about what we are up to on our blog.
We will miss you Craig.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Lead Kids Day

Yesterday I went to the PD Suite with Louis from Room 3, Isaac from Room 8 and Lydia from Room 9 for Lead Kids Day. There were kids and teachers from six other schools. When we got there Mrs Earle told us to find little lego people . When the others arrived Mrs Earle welcomed everybody. Then Mrs Earle told us to find our name tag with a sticker on it. On the stickers were our own names. Mrs Earle told us to find a group of people that had the same sticker on their name tag. We made some new friends. Mrs Earle said to plan our Animation on some paper. We took some photos of some toy people and animals. We had morning tea and we had little muffins, some cookies and a drink! After we had morning tea we carried on doing our animation! After we took the photos we put them on the computer. We used imovie to put the animation together so it goes fast! Mrs Gulbransen bought Subway for lunch and we had it outside. Then we had a little play. We went back into the PD room and finished our Animation, then we waited for the other groups to finish their Animation. Then we went back to class!! We had an awesome day.

By Sebastian

Making Friends from Sherryn and Vimeo.

Monday, August 06, 2007

In the weekend Samantha and I went to the movies with Mum. It was a work do. Sam and I went in the game room. One of the games said "Game Over." Samantha and I got our photo taken. We were not in time. Samantha's head was in the corner. I got the stickers. The sentence said , "Just do it."

Thursday, August 02, 2007


In the weekend I went to the Flat Track. When I got out of the car I got my gear on. When I was going to get my goggles on this boy said "Do you want to have a race?" I said "Yes."
My Dad started up my motorbike. Heard that the boys Dad had started up his motorbike so we got on our motorbikes and lined up. I thought that it was just me and the boy . But it was more than just me and the boy. All of the kids were racing. the boy's dad brought a flag for the starting line. When the boy's dad put the flag up we opened the throttle and we were off. Straight away I got in second place. I stayed in second place for a long time. The boy didn't get the jump. I got the jump. That is why I got in front. I won the race.