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Friday, December 11, 2015

My Reflection On This Year

I have had many highlights here at this school, some bad, most good! I have had the opportunity of being apart of many things this year. Which I will forever remember. 

I will cherish everything my teachers and friends have taught throughout my journey here at Saint Pius X. 
Thank you.

Year 8 Movie 2015



Friday, November 20, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

Practising Spanish



Here I am with my peer learning to greet each other in Spanish.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Kiwisport - Touch



Today we had a session of Touch. I was so looking forward for this week. I learnt alot of skills that I need more practise.  Next week's session we will be having a game of touch. I can't wait for next session of Touch!! 

Communion Of Saints

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

PAT - Maths Test

This morning Room 7 had another test which was the PAT Maths. I wasn't looking forward to this test. I was so nervous because I hadn't practised that much on my maths which I was disappointed about. But I tried my best to complete the test. Next time I need more practice on my maths and I'll make sure I'll do it.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

E-Asstle Writing Test


Last week on a Friday, Room 7 had an E-Asstle Writing Test that took 40 minutes.  I was so not looking forward for this test, because I needed to practice more on my writing but I tried my best. Next time I need more practice on my writing when I am at home. 



Touch - Kiwi Sport




Touch is our kiwi sport for this term.  I'm enjoying playing touch and learning skills that I haven't learnt.  However I think today's Session was better. I'm so looking forward for the next session next week.  

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Holiday Recount

I had a awesome holiday.
To start off my day, I had to clean up the house and wash the dishes which I found boring. After cleaning up, I decided to take my Dog Stella for a walk around the block. Once I got back with her, we played in the back yard. Afterwards I left Stella to have a rest. So I decided to go into my cousin’s room and play games with them. I kept on looking out of the window to see if she was asleep and she wasn't. I could see her eyes open but lying down. Then all of a sudden I could hear Stella barking, I jumped up, went and have a look to see why was she barking and 3 other dogs were there. They started to play.  I found it cute when they were playing together.

I had a feeling that they would be friends. I cuddled the smallest dog out of 3 of them because it looked so cute and fluffy. Next I went and fed them with Dog Biscuits. It was starting to get dark. So I went and took the 3 dogs back to their home which was at the other side of the road. Lastly I went to kiss Stella to say good night before I went for a shower.
I really had a great day spending time with my Dog Stella.

I feel that she is my best friend and I can’t wait for the next holidays to come so that I can spend more time with her.

Welcome To My Learning Journey For Term 4


Friday, September 18, 2015

Grandparents Mass

Today the whole SPX School attended to the grandparents mass first thing in the morning. It was lovely to see some grandparents attending the mass, but unfortunately my grandpa and grandma couldn't make it. It was good to see some students reading their prayer together with their grandparents. Seeing the grandparents singing along with us students was amazing. To ended of with our lovely Mass, all the grandparents got blessed from Father.  I had such a great day.  For me today was one of my favourite day at school so far.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Family and Friends - God Had Created

Learn: I can find sign that helps me to know that God is present in my family and friends.


How does Families and Friends remind you of GOD?
To me everyone in this world are so lucky that we are blessed with families and friends. Having families and friends are special to me because they support me and help me whenever I am in need. When Families and Friends are around me, it reminds me of God because I feel that God is close to me and I feel I am blessed

Don’t you think he or she is beautiful?

YES, God is beautiful because we are all blessed with the many gifts he have given to us, and all his creations are all beautiful. He has blessed me with wonderful friends and families that are there to make me smile when I am sad.

Monday, September 7, 2015

The 3 Sacraments Groups ( Activity )

LEARN: TO EXPLAIN THE PURPOSE OF THE 3 DIFFERENT GROUP OF SACRAMENTS, I AM GOING TO NAME THE 3 GROUPS AND THE SACRAMENTS UNDER EACH GROUP


MATCH COLUMN A TO COLUMN B

SACRAMENT GROUPS

PURPOSE
THE SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION

These Sacraments consecrate people for the important roles of service in the life of the community


THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING

The Sacraments enable people to become full members of the Church, committed to Christ and the carrying on his mission in the world as sons and daughters of God - whanau a Te Atua


THE SACRAMENTS OF COMMITMENT

These Sacraments enable people to meet the Risen Christ bringing them healing - houhou rongo in mind, body and soul.




Friday, August 14, 2015

Sean Shark Week

I think that Sean is a brave kid to be interest in Sharks when he was 3 years old. Now he’s 10 years old he wants to stop people cutting the Shark's fin.   When he grows up he want’s to be Shark Biologist. Sean is a great kid to strive for his dreams and future. What he likes about Shark is that they are magnificent creatures. Sean explains what Shark finning is. Shark finning is when you cut the fin and throw the leftover body back to the sea so that it could sink toward the bottom where it is eaten by other fish. He was confident at speaking of what he was saying.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Hockey Session

On a Wednesday morning, we had our first kiwi sport for Term 3, Hockey. Room 7 was the first class to begin with the Hockey Session. We head into the hall because it was raining outside. The Instructor split us into 3 groups.  First we started with warm ups before we began our lessons. Running to the end of the hall was the first warm up we did. Following on, we did monkey crawls. Afterwards we begin to start with the skills, first was the Marble. We started to do competitions as well, to see who would get the most score of doing the balancing the ball on the stick. One student got 101. From then we got into 2 groups because we were going to play a game of Hockey. He calls a number and that amount of people have to run and try get the ball into the goal net. At the end he calls everyone to come in, my group was trying to get the ball into the other goal net because we haven’t had a score yet. Our Session had ended, we all said “Thank you” to the instructor.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Rainbow Fish

I think that the Rainbow Fish did the right decision to share his scales

Reasons
* So he could have friends to play with
* Because he felt happier before he was.
* So that the Rainbow Fish won’t feel lonely

Therefore I think what Rainbow Fish have done was the right decision to share his scales with his friends instead of keeping it all to himself. Sharing his Scales away was a good idea because he think about others before himself.  

Friday, July 24, 2015

A Visit To Taiwan



It was a lovely day that we went to visit one of our classmate in Starship Hospital. I and 4 other students went with our teacher.

When school finished we had to do extra work while our teacher had a meeting. Once she finished her meeting,  we loaded in the car and off we went. I was lucky to sit in the front seat while the other four squashed at the back.  

After short while we arrived at the hospital.  We rushed to the main build to buy Taiwan a flower and an air balloon that says “Get well soon.”

It took us a while to look for  the ward where Taiwan is. . Mrs Tui (our teacher) ask the reception for help.   We realised we were in the wrong ward and we have to go back to the lower floor.  He was in 24, Room 9.  We were excited to see him.

Taiwan was surprised that we came and visit him. We all started to talk to him, asking  how he feels.   Chris said a prayer. We chat for a little while.  Mrs Tui was taking some pictures of us with Taiwan.  Sadly we had to goodbye as it was getting late.

On our way Mrs Tui gave us a treat.  She stopped at East Ridge shopping centre and bought us drinks, chips and lollies.  We were very thankful.
She dropped  us home,  first  was Folauhola, then Chris and then myself.  Misiotei was the last.  
I enjoyed  visiting our  classmate and friend at hospital and hope he will get better soon.

My Holiday - Going To Hamilton


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During my holidays I went to Hamilton with my family to support my brother who got picked to play for Blues under 18. They versed Chiefs under 18.


Waking up in the morning was freezing cold and I was glad that it is the holidays.
“Wake up Rachel” whispered my Dad.  We are going to somewhere far.  I was out off bed in a blink.  We got ready and off we went to dropped  my brother to Unitec to meet his teammates because they were going on a bus to Hamilton to where they were playing.  My parents and I took the car. We drove for quite sometimes.   I asked my parents if we’re nearly there.
“No”,they said, “Another half an hour, maybe.
  I sat quietly at the back enjoying the drive and the view.   
I noticed this long river.  
“ What is this river mum,”  I said curiously from the back.
“ It is Waikato River,” said mum.
I was surprise because it was my first time there.  I watched the river as we kept driving on.
My Mum pointed out the Maori Cemetery on the top of a mountain across  Waikato River where the Maori King and Queen got buried.  I was amazed.


We finally got to the Hamilton but were lost.  Dad wasn’t sure how to get to St Paul’s Collegiate.   We had to stop and ask for help.  Some kind person in the shop directed us the way.  It’s always lovely to know there are kind and helpful people out there
We arrived at the place quite early.  The game kicked off time was 12.30.  A little while later, my brother and his team arrived.  They went straight to the changing room to get change to have warm up before they play.
While we were waiting my mum decided to go buy something to eat  before the game start  as we haven’t had breakfast.
Soon the game began.  We watched with excitement.  It was a tough game for both team. There were many supporters for both team.  My brother played really well.  His team won.  I did not take note of the final score.   I was proud of him and his team.  I know mum and dad were very happy too.
We had head off  to Auckland after the game.   On the way I had nap.  I was so tired as we woke up early.  I woke up and we were  close to Pukekohe.  

Once when we got home I had good shower before dinner. I really enjoyed my day at Hamilton. It was a great family day out.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Lectio Divina ~ Prayer

Today during Religious Education session I have learnt what Lectio Divina is, Lectio Divina is a type of traditional prayer that is a prayerful reading. Here is my Lectio Divina Prayer..
Dear Heavenly Father, help me to forgive one another as you had forgiven me. Amen



Friday, June 26, 2015

My Basic Fact Test:

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In my Basic fact test today I did well because I have got 40/40 which means I got all my answers right and I’m proud of that. Next time I will try to go into Stage 7 test.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

I am David/Week 1

David has been helped by the guard to escape from concentration camp.

Anzac Silhouette Panting


We printed a sun set scene and we got a silhouette image of a person from the War. When the sun goes down we remember those who have risked there lives to save our world. 
*At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them


Friday, May 15, 2015

Mystery Voice at River Jordan, is it a sign?

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I am here reporting at river Jordan about the witness of some amazing facts. Jesus was baptised from his cousin John the baptist, son of Elizabeth and Zechariah. At that moment the sky was opened, and at the same time the crowd heard a voice saying “This is my son, whom I love, with him I am pleased”. The crowd who was there were shocked and surprised, They wondered what was going on.

First Swimming Lesson~

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* Wow it was our first swimming lesson for this Term and for the Year, 2 years ago we had the swimming pool and now we have it again.

* Our swimming lesson started at 12:00 - 12:30. When we got there, there were classes there. We waited for them to finish. There were 3 instructors which was Pam, but Emma and Joseph were inside the pool. We were split into 2 groups, one group was confident swimmers and the other was for the others who ain’t sure if they could swim. I was in Joseph’s group. My group started with floating on our backs and then from there we did other things like the dolphin crawl. The dolphin crawl was awesome because it looked like we were mermaids swimming.

* We had 3 minutes left until we get out of the pool so that the next class comes in. Straight from there we got changed back into our uniforms. We had so much fun swimming in the pool. Can’t wait for the next swimming lesson.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Holy Spirit ~


This is my brainstorm of what I know about the Holy Spirit. 

Holy Spirit came at Pentecost Day: 
What Happen: The holy spirit came into the disciples including Mary and the holy spirit gave them confidence and they started to speak tongues and they had little flames on their head. The disciples started to preaching to everybody but in a different language. 

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Thank You Letter!

Dear Halamehi,
I like to say a massive thank you to you for what you have done for our school and families. I hope that you have enjoyed spending time with our school. We will miss you alot. May God bless you through this journey with your family. We all wish you a safely Flight.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Maths ~

 
Today for Maths I've learnt to read 6 digit numbers and also I've learnt how to solve a problem by using Strategies 
( Tidy numbers, Place Value. )

Pt England Beach ~ Hokulea

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In this picture we are all standing up waiting for the Vaka to arrive and then we would sing our Maori song E oho. While the schools are singing the songs, the leaders start doing their action and I was one of them.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Music ~


 Today we are learning how to read music notes. 

Maori ~ 10 - 20

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This is an video of  my partner and I. We have been practicing the numbers in Maori from 10 to 20. 

Monday, March 16, 2015

My Soul Friend!

This is a MoveNote about my Soul Friend and I. I hope that you enjoy!

Monday, March 2, 2015

Acrostic Poem :


Acrostic Poem

R - R is for Relying on  each other, When Relating we need to rely on one another ( Seauti )
E - E is for Excellent when we do our work, we need to have excellent, in our work. ( Hola)
L - L is for Love, we show Love by helping other when they struggle in their work. (Joshua)
A -  A is for Affection, We need to use affection when we relate to others ( Rachel)
T - T for Trust. Trust is a big part of relating to others that you believe in someone. (Paul)
I - I is for Integrity, Integrity is being honest with your classmates and doing the right thing.  (Catherine)
N - N is for Nobility, When we relating to others, we need to have nobility .(Hola)

G - G is for Glue, we need to glue together to be able to relate  ( Sonya)