Te Moana 2018

 

We are Te Moana.  We are a class of five year olds and we have two teachers, Ms Phillips and Mrs Cameron.  Our wonderful Teacher Aid is Brigitte. 
We love our new open learning space, and we are looking forward to spending lots of time outside our classroom and learning about our environment.
You can find our class site at Te Moana’s Site
This year instead of a blog, we are going to use an app called See- Saw.  This will let whanau see what their tamariki are learning and experiencing in Te Moana.

 

 

 

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Te Reo Maori

As you may know it has been Te Reo Maori week. Paihia School has been doing rotations from class to class. Paihia School has learn’t many new Te Reo Maori words and numbers and even songs. Each teacher has been teacher other’s new skills or reminding them about old skills. We are very lucky to have been able to do the so a BIG thanks to Sarnia Pou (Mrs Pou). Paihia School has had so much fun learning Te Reo Maori and I think that Paihia School with do it again next year.

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Project Island Song

On Thursday 24th August some students from Te Maunga and Te Ngahere were chosen to go out to the islands for Project Island Song. Project Island Song is a group of volunteers that go out to the islands, trap pests (possums, rats, mice, stoats and etc), plant native trees to encourage other native birds to come back to the island. The Explore team took us out to Urupukapuka. Without their help we would not have been able to go to the islands. From there we were handed over to Debby and BJ, who are part of Project Island Song program. We were split into two groups of twenty and we were off doing projects to help the island. One group did planting and the other made traps or tracking tunnels. We had a great time and are very grateful to the supporters and helpers. Here are some of the amazing photos that were taken:

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Tim Tipene

On Thursday May 11th an author Tim Tipene came to our school to talk about books he wrote,he read us some of his books and he tells us story’s about his life.He write 10 books.Tim Tipene  was really fun, we enjoined his visit. But He had to leave eventually. Soon his visit was over so one of the kids stood up and said good by and thanked him for coming. We had an amazing time with Tim Tipene and we hope he can ever come again.  🙂 

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