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Monday, 14 August 2017

Current Events

Current Events Week 4

1. Sanitarium is trying to stop a small retailer importing a breakfast cereal that has a name similar to Weet-Bix. What is the cereal’s name?
• a. WeetaBix
• b. Sweet-Bix
• c. Weet-Bricks

2. What 100-year-old perfectly preserved food item has been found in an Antarctic hut by members of the Antarctic Heritage Trust?
• a. a bar of chocolate
• b. a fruit cake
• c. a salami

3. True or false, Green co-leader Metiria Turei resigned last week? TRUE

4. The Auckland Council has issued a warning that the Waitakere Ranges are facing the extinction of all …?
• a. kiwi
b. kauri trees
c. tuatara

5. Which entertainment company is pulling out of U.S Netflix to start its own movie streaming service?
• a. Disney
• b. Paramount
• c. Warner Bros.

6. Which area of the country has been in the news due to a controversial decision to allow iron sands to be mined on the sea floor?
• a. Taranaki
• b. West Coast of the South Island
• c. Northland

7. Who has been claiming that they are being spied on by private investigators? • a. members of the New Zealand First Party
• b. members of the All Blacks
• c. New Zealand Greenpeace activists

8. Which Australian team has been dropped from the Super Rugby Competition and will not participate from 2018 onwards?
• a. Western Force
• b. Melbourne Rebels
• c. Queensland Reds

9. Which South American country has been in the news for the past four months due to often violent protests against their government?
• a. Peru
• b. Chile
• c. Venezuela

10.A drink made by a kiwi founded drink company will soon be sold at celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurants. What type of drink is it?
• a. a cola
• b. a feijoa juice

• c. a kiwi and apple juice

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Science Intensive with Mr Nath

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  Today in Mr Nath's classroom Me & Danny learnt about fire safety,fire hazard,and fire we first wrote down a bunch of stuff that can cause fire's.Then we answerd a few questions about what we know about fire safety.The End Thank You

Monday, 31 July 2017

Science Intenseve


Today in Miss Stone's class we had to clarify the 3 main states of matter then had to to a diagram of the 3 states. Then we had to Complete a template of water cycle

Science Intensive

Last week in Room 9 Miss sigamoney's class to learn about Earthquakes and how it can effects houses when earthquakes appear.SO when we settled into the class we watched a little video on how
earthquakes happen.

How earthquakes happen.

1.(The earths crust starts to slide past each other)

2.(New crust is formed when the old crust moves away from each other.

What causes earthquakes

1. (Earths core)

2.(What are the different ways the plates can move.1. They can slide past each other. 2. They bump into each other. 3.They can separate from each other)

3. (What happens when the plates move new crust forms)

The end Thank you for reading my small facts on earthquakes

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

William Shakespeare

For the last three days we have been learning about William Shakespeare's life.I have come across some of the things that William Shakespeare has done over his years of life like being a poet,A father,A son,and being the 3rd of 6 siblings.Here are my facts about his family,career,Early life,And education.Hope you all like it

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Kowhai history of Glen Taylor

Kowhai ~ Glen Taylor - Stephen, Linda, Inoke, Vainikolo, Mary, Shannon.


Inoke - Uniforms over the years?





In 2004 Glen Taylor’s uniform T-shirt was the colour red and
their shorts / pants are navy blue. They still continue with the same uniform.
Shannon - Cost of their uniforms now?  
Polo Shirt – Short Sleeve - $25.00 (size 4-14) / $30.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Polo Shirt – Long Sleeve - $30.00 (size 4-14) / $35.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Polar Fleece Half Zip Jumper - $45.00 (size 4-14) / $50.00 (S/M/L/XL)
                
Pants - $35.00 (size 4-14) / $40.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Cargo Shorts - $35.00 (4-14) / $40.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Girls Skirt - $36.00 (size 4-14)  

Hat - $10.00                                                                     
Linda~When the school started?
Glen Taylor School was known as Tamaki No.6 when it first started.
It opened and started running in September, 1958.
Mary~Why the School was set up?

Glen Taylor school known back then as Tamaki No.6 was set up because students needed to go to school and Taylor left the farm. So then they changed the farm, used the land and changed it into a school that is now called Glen Taylor.
Linda~How many pupils then and now?
Pupils from Glenbrae, Glen Innes and St Thomas’ were enrolled on the first day. About 270 pupils attended.



Linda~Principals past and present?
Glen Taylor has the following Principles
(in order) since it opened in 1958:
Mr Frederick Dare
Mr Lance Whatman
Mr Douglas Banner
Mr Tony Hirst
Mrs Valerie Hyland
Mr Richard Coote
Mrs Janice Traffor
Mr David Yardley
Ms Lin Avery    
Mr Chris Herlihy (Present Principal)
Mary~Location of the school on a map?
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(Map showing of Glen Taylor)

Glen Taylor is located in Glendowie near Glen Innes on W Tamaki Road, Auckland.

They are not that far from Glenbrae School.

Changes in buildings?
Glen Taylor was built from ground, a farmland that was owned by Taylor. There were some changes towards Glen Taylor.

Changes made:

Classrooms have been renovated. They now use technology, such as netbooks and iPads.

The buildings have improved, they have added two more classrooms in the juniors.

Friday, 19 May 2017

My Maze Game Relating to sustainability

In the context of Sustainability I will design and produce a Maze Game for 10 to 13 year olds to be used to solve the problems by creating a maze game about traveling through clean streets and avoiding untidy (Vandalised) streets..


My game works but the lines that i put in don't work i go straight through them


Monday, 8 May 2017

P.E.


Today Room 7 went and played Netball.First we had to do our stretches once we finished our stretches we got into a Boy Girl line then we got into 2 teams. Team 1 vs Team 2 when we started the first game we got our position's i was WD/Wing Defence.I was guarding Miami who was WA/Wing Attack.Then when our game was finished we subbed of for the other team so we had 2 six minute games each once we had 2 games each it was time to go back to class.I learnt so much from the 2 games that we had it was fun and exciting to play netball.

The End

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Term 1 Holidayz

                               Term 1 School Holidays

On the term 1 holidays i went to Tamaki Recreation Center because there was a holiday program.When i started i had to go up to the front  and say my name i was a little nervous at first but when i got up to the front i was a little confident

.Once i said my name i sat down on the floor/seat so we can get it started.When we started i had to go in a group the three groups were O.M.G,We Lit,Diversity.

We had to stand on the black line and run and do tewangs around the court twice.

Then 1 day i brought my friend ashley-joe he hed to do the same routine as me he had to say his name then go sit down on the seat

Then we played a little game of bull rush then we got into our teams and practiced on our chant.

When we started to practice our chants we were singing it out for practice.Then we had to perform our chant.

         

Friday, 7 April 2017

Grace Joel Performance

Today some of the student of Glenbrae went to Grace Joel Rest Home to perform some dances to the people who come  to Glenbrae and make us breakfast. When we got there the maori group sat of the carpet and waited to perform when it was time to present our dance we kneeled in a circle for our leader to do the call. when the call was made we said the words with power we done 2 haka performances Te iwi kiwi & Ka mate K mate. When our Haka was done our waiata from the maori girls and some tongan girls sang purea nei & Te Aroha. After them we had the toangan Girls danceing to Se Uke & the Toangan Boys danced to Pitutauake.

Up next was the Samoan Sasa Mrs tofa played the drum the dance flows with the beat of the drum.Then the final dance was the Cook Island Girls there performance was cool after they finished one of the helpers got up and danced with the Cook Island Girls.Our time at The Grace Joel Rest Home was amazing and fun




Thursday, 30 March 2017

Glenbrae Kids

On tuesday the 28th of march the students of room 7 went to Glenbrae Kids and when we got there we sat next to the kids and sang our maori song.Then we went to go play around with them for like 1 hour or half an hour then we had to leave that was sad to leave the little kid cause we a lot of fun with them and i enjoyed it.

Friday, 10 March 2017

context brainstrom about sustainability



This is a context brainstorm about a maze game that I am going to create about Sustainability.

The brainstorm tells me different meanings of Sustainability. The brainstorm also tells me what I should include in my maze game. 

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Science intensive - Water pollution

Today the students of room 7 went around and the senior & junior school to find if there's any rubbish in our drains.We all found chip packets and empty bottles.We also found rubbish around on the ground