Monday, August 31, 2009

Daffodil Day Assembly

On Friday it was Daffodil Day. Room 10 had a Fancy Hat Day. Room 10 left the hall to get Daffodil day hats. They did a fashion walk down the middle of the hall. Mr Watson showed us the hat that his wife would of liked. Then Mr Dobbie called out the winners. They were Ryan, Luke and Holly.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Discovery Time on PhotoPeach

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Daffodil Day.

On Friday it will be daffodil day. People have to bring one or two dollars with a picture they have drawn of a daffodil to enter the draw to win bunches of daffodils. We are having a coin trail as well to raise money for people with cancer.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Jared's Puppy

On Monday morning Jared brought his new puppy to school. He is called Cutie. He has curly hair and a curly tail. He sleeps in a cage in the garage. Cutie eats just about everything.


Every day after lunch we have a poem monitor. They have to pick some poems. Then they have to read the poems with the class. We use a paint brush for a pointer. Charlie is the first monitor.

Monday, August 24, 2009

The Builders

This morning the builders shifted the PE shed for the two new classes. Everything was taken out of the shed. Some other men arrrived to help lift it.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Mathletics Awards

On Friday Mr Baldwin gave out bronze awards to some of the class. The people that got a bronze award are going to be aiming for a silver award.

Old Fashioned Mousetraps

This morning at Discovery Time Freya, Charlie and Cameron made mousetraps with Marie. Mr Baldwin and Mrs Stewart thought they were yummy. So did the rest of Room 4. We had them for morning tea.

Old Fashioned Mousetraps

10 slices of sandwich bread
1 1/2 cups of grated cheese
2 eggs beaten
1tsp of worcester sauce
1 tsp grainy mustard
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 rashers bacon chopped into little pieces

Mix all the ingredients together and spread over the bread.
Bake at 200 C for 10-15 minutes until the top is golden and puffed up.
This recipe is from a Jo Segar recipe book.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Kapa Haka

During the week a lady came to the hall to teach some of the people from Room Four and and other classes Kapa Haka. Her name was Gaynor Rikihana. Heaps of people enjoyed it. She taught us some special Maori songs. She is coming every week.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Two New CLassrooms

This Morning the builders came to build two new classrooms. First they have to move the P.E. shed. They were making a lots of noise cutting concrete.


On Monday Room Four got signed in for Mathletics and made their avatars.We are aiming to get ten or more. Some people can get over twenty or thirty. We were playing against each other this morning.
By Aimee and Serina

Friday, August 14, 2009

Apple Crumble

Today we made Apple Crumble at Discovery Time with Cushla.
It was delicious.
Here is the recipe if you want to make it at home.
It is from the Edmonds book.

2 cups stewed fruit
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup sugar
75 grams butter

Place stewed fruit in bottom of ovenproof dish.
Sprinkle with brown sugar.
Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl.
Cut in butter until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
Stir in sugar and rolled oats.
Spoon mioxture over fruit.
Baker at 190 C for 30 minutes.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


Today we started making our robots with Mrs Inch. We had lots of fun. Thanks Donna, Viki and Jenny for helping.
Robots on PhotoPeach

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Cody's Birthday

On Saturday it was Cody's birthday. We had a ride on a fire engine. Cody had a fire engine cake. It was yummy. Cody was turning five. He got a radio and a whistle. I had fun.