Monthly Archives August 2018

Winter Sports Carnival 2018

The first Friday back in Term 3, saw the senior students off to Wodonga to participate in the Winter Sports Carnival. This is an annual event which the students always look forward to. This year we entered teams in AFL, Netball, Hockey, Soccer and Tee-ball. The students and their teachers spent several hours practising the skills needed and learning the rules for their respective games. Having the carnival the first week back was a bit tricky but we managed to get everything organised and the students got a little bit of practise in before the Friday event. The weather was
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senior art

We recently got some new equipment to use in the Senior art classes. Some of the 5/6 students were lucky enough to experiment with the wood burning tools this week. They found that they aren’t as easy to use as you would think!! As we know practising and patience help us to improve our skills and mastering this technique will require a lot of both. We also revisited the basic skills of measuring, cutting and gluing last week to remind us that to learn new techniques we need to have a sound skill set to begin with.
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100 Days of School Celebrations

A buzz of excitement filled the Foundation O’Brien and Foundation/One Weideman classrooms on Friday morning the 3rd August as our Foundation students got ready to celebrate their 100th day at school. In the week building up to this special day, we asked all the Foundation students to collect 100 small objects of their choice and to bring it to school ready for our special day. Everyone showed great creativity in their choice of objects and we saw everything from balloons to pasta. Parents were invited to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion and we got everyone moving to our
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Junior Art

  Welcome back everyone, and it’s already Week 5 Term 3. Our focus for this term will be printmaking, exploring the various methods that include tracings, stencil, stamp, mono prints and block prints. We have spent the first few weeks tracing our hands and exploring the world of shadows.  The Grade 1/2’s did a careful job tracing around an object or toy shadow, cutting it out and pasting onto coloured sheets…very steady hands and very nice work! This week, we have opened the paint cupboard, rolled up our sleeves and got into the messy stuff…but loads of fun!  Grade F/1W and
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