Week 9 Term 3

Good afternoon,Just a few messages for this week...Shoe boxes for Operation Christmas ChildThank you to all those parents who have been so organised with their gift, donation money. I feel very lucky to have such organised and motivated parents! Please check the previous blog post to check what your child has been nominated to bring in for this wonderful initiative as well as the information about the $2.50 to get our shoe box where it needs to go. Mission Markets StallOn the last day of school (Thursday the 24th of September) the children will be participating in our annual feast day - The assumption of Mary. The Year 2 children are running a pre-loved toy and game store and would love any donations such as:BooksSoft & hard toys (clean)Board games & puzzles, with all piecesThere will be boxes outside the 2M classroom for you to place your donations in. It would be appreciated if the families of Year 1 students could bring in a bag of popcorn kernels as they will be selling p…

Week 8 Term 3

MERIT AWARD WINNERS!!!!Last week we had two amazing winners of a well-deserved merit award for their hard work and dedication.  Dakin has been working so hard to improve his writing and his perseverance to all his work is admirable.  He wrote an amazing description with lots of adjectives and different sentence starters to keep his reader's interest and attention.  Adele has also been putting in maximum effort in her writing and consistently works towards her writing goals.  Her latest narrative writing has detail, character dialogue and lots of action - what every great adventure story needs! 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILDIt's that time of year that we participate in the 'Operation Christmas Child' shoe box initiative that has been a wonderful OLC tradition for many years and reflects our school value of Compassion so well. These shoe boxes are sent to underprivileged children throughout the world as a gift for Christmas. 

The children will be placed into in groups of four …

Week 3 Term 3

Week 3 - Term 3Well here we are - nearly at the end of our third week back!  The team in 1/2K have been working hard in all subject areas and are definitely deserving their weekend breaks to recuperate and coming in each Monday with enthusiasm and raring to go again! 
This week we have continued to work on persuasive text writing, learning about the v and ve spelling words and rules, parts of speech and grammar to learn about adjectives, sound swaps in spelling, reading passages and answering comprehension questions with full sentences and not fragment answers, learning about division and sharing and how it relates to what we know about repeated addition and multiplication, weather and day/night changes, natural resources on planet each and in digital technology learning about hardware and software - and this isn't even all of it! Phew!
Merit award winner 
Congratulations to Manoa who was the merit award winner for last week. It was lovely to have this award read out for his peers to…