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Tawhio and I enjoyed watching the children from Rangatahi start their first science experiment.
This is a cross post from Rangatahi’s Blog. Please leave a comment here.
We’ve been learning about the reaction between baking soda and vinegar and today we mixed the two in a bag to see what happened.
We thought the bag would maybe explode but it didn’t. The reason the bag blew up big is because of the gas made when they react.
Here are some pictures to show what happened.
This is a cross post from the Junior School Blog, if you would like to leave a comment I am sure the kids would be thrilled! Click here to comment.
We were so lucky to have a visit from the Dr Seuss ‘subbus’ and other amazing vehicles travelling New Zealand for the ‘Variety Bash.’ It was great seeing all the characters from our favourite stories and we were grateful to receive goodies from the teams. Thank you Variety Bash!
Mrs Kings Mum, Dad and Sister were travelling on the ‘Bash.’ We know them better as…Fox in socks (Kandy Mott), Star-Bellied Sneetch (Brenda Webb), Cat in the Hat (Martin Webb) and one of the ‘Who’s’ from Whoville (Teri Webb).
Last Friday we had our school swimming sports, all of our children did so well with most of our students participating in at least one event. We are so lucky to have this facility to use with out cost, that we can just pop down and use anytime. I speak to so many principals about the thousands of dollars they spend on up keeping their school pools or paying for transport and fees to use a council pool. So thank you so much to WMTF for allowing use to use these facilities. Kerry will post the results when she gets back from Ozzy (she doesn’t know she’s doing that yet … thanks Kerry but you shouldn’t leave me alone for so long!).
Thank you to Mrs Downey for taking these photos!
Welcome back everyone, I hope you are all refreshed and ready to start this new school year. We are certainly off with a hiss and a roar, with all six of our classes full with eager new students. Our class information page has been up dated so you can check our our new teachers and organisation – here.
This year we have two positions vacant on our Board of Trustees. If you are interested in being involved please pop in a speak to Kerry or myself. It is a rewarding experience and a great way of supporting our hard working teachers and students.
Remember, you are always welcome to pop into school for a coffee or a chat if you have any concerns or queries. All the best for 2015. Marama
We had an amazing visit by the senior students from Taihape Area School to show us their Wearable Art Creations. It was a great inspiration for our own students who are in the middle of creating their pieces for our Wearable Arts Show at the end of term three. Thanks Mr McMillan and Mr Yates from bringing your students over.