Sunday, November 29, 2009

Book parade

Who loves books?
We love books!

What is your favourite book character?
Can you spot our favourite book characters that we dressed up as?

We read lots of books on our own, with our friends and with other students around the school. We made reading fun by exploring books with drama, creating art work and reading around the school. Reading under the trees is lots of fun. Where do you like reading?

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

BP technology challenge

Our school had a fun filled day of challenging tasks. The students were separated into mixed level groups from year 0 to year 6 in their house groups, tui, weka, fantail and kea.

The focus of the day was team work and building the house spirit. Each challenge was scored out of 30 with points given for team work, design and construction.

Have you tried a BP technology challenge? How did you find the challenges? We found they were all fun and challenge although some were easier than others.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Dance Festival

The Howick and Pakuranga Dance Festival celebrated dance with a range of local schools and students from year 1 to year 13 participating with their best dance moves.

Take a look at the videos to see all the energy, effort and fun that all the students put into their dances.

A group of our energetic junior girls got their groove on to Miley Cyrus’s song, see you again. The Junior girls will dazzle you with their dance... you will want to see them again... See you again.

The beat, rhythm and moves of Bollywood Bonanza performed by the enthusiastic Year 4-6 dancers of Pakuranga Heights School is a colourful medley of three songs. So hold on to your seat and enjoy the beat.

Bollywood Bonanza music collected from 'Move your body now' from Kismat Konnection sung by Shaan, Suhail, Hard Kaur and Aakriti Kaickar. 'Desi girl' from Dostana sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal Dadlani. 'Jai ho' By The Pussy Cat Dolls sung by A.R. Rahman and Nicole Scherzinger.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Worms, Worms, Worms!

As part of the Year 4 Enviro-Inquiry topic this term Room 17 and 19 have been investigating worm farming. Here is a powerpoint of what we did.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Greetings from room 21! :0)

Hello! Greetings! From room 21. We are a year 3 class at Pakuranga Heights Primary school. Their are 26 children in our class. We are all very excited to be posting our very first blog! We would like to introduce ourselves and tell you about all the exciting things we have been learning about so far this term.

Hello! My name is Charotte. I am 7 years old. We have been learning to swim at school. We had an exciting swimming sports day and I came third in the freestyle race. It was lots of fun!Hi my name is Calais. I am 7 years old. We have been learning to spell and we get to use special smart words books to help us learn our spelling words. I like spelling. It's easy to do and the book is fun. Bonjore! My name is Samantha. I am 7 years old and i like school. I like doing maths at school because it is fun. My favourite part of maths is learning my timestables. I already know my 1's, 5's and 2 timetables. I try learn them every night.
Kia Ora! My name is Sachin. I am 7 years old and I like school. I love doing maths especially dividing. I also like take away problems too. Ni Hoa. My name is Timothy and I think school is fun! I really enjoy doing my smart words book and reading my group books. Reading is lots of fun and i especially love performing plays.
Magangdang umaga! My name is Gianne and that greeting is in Philapines. I was born in the Philapines and moved to New Zealand last year. I like living in Auckland and i really enjoy coming to school. I love reading and enjoy taking home books to read every night.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Watching You, Watching Me!

Greetings from Room 18!
We are a learning community of 26 Year 3 students. Our teacher is Mrs. Peterson.
We are excited that this year we have the opportunity to share our learning with you.
This week we were learning to take photographs of our friends for our art unit on portraits.
Here are some of our images.

When we have completed our portraits we will share them with you.

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