Sunday, 28 August 2016

Book Fair Week - Week 6

Book Fair begins this week - encourage your family to come along and support our fair.  There are lots of fantastic books and novelty items to purchase!  
Mufti Day is on Wednesday - Dress up in our Kiwiana Country theme!
Competitions - enter one or more of the following competitions during the week.

Mystery Object
What do you think it is?  Enter the draw at the Book Fair. Entries close Thursday 3.30pm

Colouring in Competition
3 age groups - pick up an entry form from your teacher.  
Leave your entry in the competitions box at the book fair. Entries close on Friday at morning tea time  and will be displayed in the senior roost.

Design a bookmark
Design a bookmark using materials of your choice.  Your bookmark should show a Kiwiana theme.  Bookmarks should be placed in the competition box at the Book Fair they will judged on Friday morning.  

What is your favourite New Zealand written book?
Do you have a New Zealand book that you love?
Complete the ‘Recommend a book page.  Prizes will be awarded for the best recommendations at Junior, Middle and Senior level.  Ask your teacher for an entry form and leave them in the competition box at the Book Fair.  Entries will judged on Friday morning.

Gumboot Throwing Competition.  
Meet at the coned area on the field, register and throw the gumboot.  One throw only!
Tuesday - Juniors at 12.45pm
Wednesday - Middles at 12.45pm
Thursday - Seniors at 12.45pm

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Speech Competition

It is time to start preparing for this years speech competition.  Start gathering some ideas about the topic you are most interested in, I'm intrigued about the weirdest words! We will spend some time in class this week reviewing speech writing and techniques for presenting an effective speech.

The topics are
1. My list of 7 wonders of the world today                        
2. What would we do without electricity
3.The weirdest words in the language…how to say them and how to use them!
4. The beginners guide to using a smart phone: How to teach your Granny
5. Listen to your parents                                                     
6. My secret life as…your choice!)

Speeches are to be between 3-5 minutes in length.

Visit this link to watch some speeches