Friday, 23 September 2016

Room 3 Roald Dahl experts!

Room 3 chose "Icecream" as the flavour for their reward cake
They were the winners of the Roald Dahl 100 year celebration Book Quiz
What a great knowledge you have of Roald Dahl,  Room 3!

Yummy Ice-cream cakes ready to be devoured.....

Playground eating
Thank you for your lovely manners, Room 3 


Thursday, 22 September 2016

Term 3 Book Review Winners

Luka from Room 4

This term we celebrated two Authors: 

Dav Pilkey, Author of the Captain Underpants series
Gill Pittar, Author of Milly, Molly Books

Great effort by everyone that entered
Congratulations to our 3 winners, Ka pai!

 Come and see their book reviews up on our wall
Krystal from Room 14


Rhiley from Room 7

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Wet day lunch fun

The Quick Question game of "Who am i?"  - Manaia, Timuaki and Logan

"Pop-up Pirates" fun  - Corbyn, Jerome & Sharelle

Fancy a game of "Guess Who?" Selina, Lee & Tyson

Roald Dahl 100 winners

Lucas from Room 8
with his BFG Dream Jar 
Here are the winners of our Roald Dahl 100th Birthday Celebrations last week

Well done everyone who entered! What a great way to connect with your library and test your knowledge of Roald Dahl
The Hopscotchy BootBoggler!
aka Isabelle from Room 7





Room 3's winning entry/Isabelle's Roald Dahl name/Lucas's dream in a jar

Friday, 16 September 2016

Conservation Week 2016

Te Ohomauri from Room 9,  pins her art to the board for Conservation Week
Te Wiki tiaki Taiao 2016
Have you learnt anything about Conservation this week?
Te Ohomauri drew a kiwi that is our native endangered bird


Thursday, 15 September 2016

Room 11 shares

Tylah & Cassidy  with the art work their class has shared with the library

Krisharn with an award winning book

Anzac Heroes by Maria Gill 

Margaret Mahy Book of the Year 2016

Krisharn from Room 8 with Anzac Heroes
This has been a very popular book
Have you read it?
"Simply stunning, with gold-standard production values,” say the judges of the winner of this year’s Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award in the prestigious New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. ANZAC Heroes is also the winner of the Elsie Locke Award for the Best Book in the Non-Fiction category. 

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Get your Roald Dahl on!

Kevin from Room 2 checks out the celebrations for Roald Dahl's 100th Birthday today
What is your favourite Roald Dahl book?

There are many activities and competitions happening in the library this week
Have you entered any yet? Be in to win

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Milly & Molly in the library

Our Author of the Month is Gill Pittar, Author of Milly, Molly books
Cheveleigh from Room 10 browses through a Milly, Molly book
Local Author, Gill Pittar, gifted our school some of her Milly, Molly books & a doll
 - Thank-you very much Gill! 
We love these books with their thought provoking messages
Fairlane from Room 15 finds a cosy spot
beside her sister to read a Milly, Molly book

This is the box of Milly, Molly goodies going around
to each classroom for everyone to enjoy

Have you read a Milly, Molly book yet? 

Rooms 6,7,8 & 9 have !
Come in and see which one is your favourite



Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Room 9 fluffies!

Room 9 bring their fluffy animals in to read in the library
Lovely to see you Room 9 !

Monday, 5 September 2016

Buddy Seat reading

TodaToday at Book Club we went out into the playground to check out our 4 new Buddy Seats
These are for students who need a friend, to sit on, and someone will join you


Leigh & Ebonie Rose sit and wait.... along come 2 students 
their story is Baa Baa Smart Sheep by Rowan & Mark Sommerset

Shane is sitting on the buddy seat
Teneille joins him and reads What Happens in Spring? Mere & Mursadeaze join in


Grace reads Oliver's Milkshake by Vivian French, to Jayda & Leah
Bella finds a buddy, and reads her book,  My Friend is Sad by Mo Willems

Zarneo sits and waits.....
Along comes Theo who enjoys listening to Winnie at the Seaside by Valerie Thomas
Teneille listens in





Back at Book Club we completed a worksheet on the buddy we had found



This was a fun time! We love the Buddy Seats. Will you try them out?


Thursday, 1 September 2016

Father's Day with Room 1

Killian and Osai
check out some books to celebrate
Father's Day this Sunday
Derek, Brett, Braith, Kyle & Tamati
 catching some sun on the couch

Buddies, Derek and Luke hanging out
in the library together