Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Monday, 23 February 2015

Week 3- Postcard People

Congratulations to Maia, Georgia and Kaydence who received the postcards this week.

This week these students showed amazing consistency with their behaviour, work habits, attitudes and learning. They each have shown great leadership skills, along with really good time management skills. 
We are so lucky to have them in the Rimu Hub. You girls are super!

Week 3- Blogger of the Week

Well done to Connor N who was the Rimu Hub Blogger of the Week this week.

The teachers were really impressed with the good quality blog posting that Connor has been doing. We were also very impressed with the comments that he makes on other people's blogs. They are always so thoughtful and constructive.
Well done Connor!

To check out Connor's blog click here

Friday, 20 February 2015

Parent Evening

A huge thank you to all the whanau who made it last night. It was a great night with a real nice community vibe at our PTA picnic. Here is the slideshow from our talk. Great questions followed!

Tip: make the slideshow full screen :)


Monday, 16 February 2015

Week Two Highlights from Rimu Hub

Playing with my friend. Doing well in my swimming sports. Making more friends.
I made it into the hard ball cricket team.
Staying on task because I know what to do and I have been listening.
I thoroughly enjoyed this week I have an awesome teacher.
Getting all my work done.
Swimming and drawing superheroes and Weetbix Tryathlon.    
Swimming sports because I participated and finished it.
Swimming because I learnt more skills.
Doing the superhero art because I really love drawing.
There were no lowlights because they were the best 2 weeks ever.
Learning how to learn about how to work my device.
Getting to blog and having fun this week.
I don’t have a lowlight as my week has been awesome.
My highlight of the week was the swimming sports because it was fun and enjoyable.
Year 4 5 6 year class (exciting).
My favourite thing this week for me was the swimming water fun.
The superhero/heroine origin writing.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Postcard Week 2

Well done to the three students who received the postcard for Week 2.
The teachers were really impressed with the consistency shown by these 3 students. We saw excellent learning tasks, fantastic Parkvale Pride and amazing behaviour from all three students.
Keep up the great work Hugh, Jenny-Lee and Malena!

Blogger of the Week

Well done to Liam Harmer who is the very first Rimu Hub Blogger of the Week.

Liam was chosen for this award because is first two blog posts this term have been of a really high standard. He is great at inserting pictures and explaining what is happening in them.

Looking at Liam's blog gives the reader a great understanding of Liam and his interests.

Awesome Work! Click here to view Liam's blog

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Maths Knowledge Champ!

Last week, the students had a maths knowledge quiz challenge. We split into two groups and had a Stage 5 challenge and a Stage 6 challenge.

Year 4 student Lachlan defeated all the Year 5 and 6 students in Rimu hub, as well as Miss Plimmer, in our Stage 6 challenge. Tu meke, Lachlan!

Links to the quizzes are below. Have a go!

Saturday, 7 February 2015

Postcard Week 1

Well done to Sophia, Bella-Marie and Kiana who were the first recipients of the postcard for 2015. The postcard is very tough to earn, and these three super students demonstrated amazing attitudes in the classroom, remained focussed on their learning and had awesome behaviour.

Friday, 6 February 2015

Keeping Safe Online

Miss Plimmer found this entertaining and informative video that teaches us about being safe. It also stars two animals from one of our favourite movies! What did you learn from this video?