Today is World Ranger Day

Te Mihi decided we would like to celebrate DOC rangers’ hard work because we are thinking about how we can ‘dare to care’ and make a real difference through our inquiry topic.

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Settling in for the Q+A

SSW

In Room 5 and 6 we are silently writing for 15 minutes every day.

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writing by the window

Puzzle Time

Te Mihi has the challenge to complete a 500 piece puzzle by the end of term 3.

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4. Starting to see some of the sea creatures take some shape. YAY

Minecraft Matariki by Adam

For Matariki in Term 2, Adam had to present his learning in his own way

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5 The pataka used for food storage

Sir Peter Blake Award 2017

On Friday 7 July, Westpac Bank Manager Michelle Guernier presented the Sir Peter Blake Award to a deserving Year 6 pupil. This award is sponsored by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and is awarded to a student whose outstanding leadership uplifts their school community

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Hayley receives her award and prize pack

Te Mihi boys writing group

The Te Mihi community has created a boys writing group to encourage our boys to share their ideas and interests with like-minded peers.

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Boys at work

Mandarin with Lihong R8

Lihong now visits Room 8 on a Thursday morning and we are still enjoying expanding our knowledge of all things Mandarin.

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Lihong teaches us the colour names

60's art

Room 5 & 6 have been looking at how people communicate their stories through art.

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Our resident artist Brooke

Neanderthal sneak peek

Room 8 have been working on their neanderthal costumes this week. We have had generous donations from teachers and parents and it has been up to students to come up with their own costumes.

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4 Student led costume design

Room 7 and 8 Visit to Taupo Public Library

With more than 90,000 items on offer at the Taupo Public Library, there was something interesting for each and every one of us to explore during our visit.

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2 Jayda and a good friend