Thursday, November 25, 2010

School Athletics

1, 2, 3. On the count of 3 I let go of the discus and saw it thump and roll along the ground, I saw Mr Jacobsen raise 2 fingers up, I had earned 2nd place! I was so impressed with myself until someone came 2nd and I was now in 3rd place, until eventually someone took over my place (again). I was beginning to think that I wouldn't get a place out of any of the events, luckily for me there was still one more event to go-Javelin.

As we walked over to javelin I began to feel very nervous, we started off with the 11 year old boys first, watching them made my nerves build up even more, would I get a place or not?! Finally it was my turn, as I threw the javelin I scored at 1st place and then went down to 2nd place, now I was panicking, I looked up at the line and saw there were still heaps of boys to go! At the end of it all I came 3rd place!

My highlight for the day was watching the relays and coming 3rd place in javelin. I can't wait until next years athletics day!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Dream Comes True!!

Finally yesterday afternoon, we year sevens had a major dream come true. We are one of the luckiest school in the Tamaki cluster trying out our new Netbooks. Thanks to Housing New Zealand and a very kind and generous man Dean Farmer for donating money for the first 100 Netbooks.

We got them yesterday after lunch but today we got to have a full experience with them. Working on the Netbooks is very cool because we don't have to pull out our exercise book and pencils. As part of doing our work we had to take a photo and publish it with this post. WOO HOO Dream Come True !!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Explain Ready

What does Life Cycle mean?
It is when a living animal or insect changes from a baby to an adult.
Here is a little movie to explain to you a bit about the Life Cycle of an Insect.