Friday, June 24, 2011

Museum awards



Hoping that Rm 13 would win the grand prize, I got on the bus. It wasn’t a long trip to the museum.
After 4 minuets we sat down ready to see all the nominations happen.


When our movie was playing, I hoped that we could beat everyone else in the the competition. As the movie called ‘Utu’ finished, their name was on the screen and we thought we had lost. But just then, the hosts said that actually Room 13 had won the nomination! I couldn’t believe we made the cut!
I saw a bunch of videos that have to do with volcanoes. Those videos were very, very, VERY devastating. It was actually making me frightened.

Then came the grand finals. The prize wasn’t won by us, but it was won by the year 8’s from our school. The girls had made a great animated movie. Even though the year 8’s won the grand prize, we still won a prize - a digital camera. Then my mum and I went home, I was very tired from this exciting experience.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Swimming

videoSwimming is great for me for 2 reasons: I get a chance to work on my freestyle and the water is extremely nice and warm. I go swimming on Thursdays so I'm ready for Monday's swimming class. But I really think I need more practice on my backstroke.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Wake forest university


Wake Forest University came over from Winston Salem to learn what New Zealand schools do. It's a whole different story for schools in the U.S.A. They have to follow a rule book to be a teacher. Depressive, isn't it? Meagan came to our class. She seemed nice enough though she was still learning how to be a teacher. There were 8 other teachers, but they never introduced themselves.

Meagan is the lady in the picture.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Sentence beginnings & ends

Shalom & I decided to come up with starts & ends using 'invented the spaceship' to make sentences. It could only be 3 separate sentences. It took us about 4 minutes to finish our work (and have the sentence numbers) for you.
1 "Are you nuts!!??"said the man who invented the spaceship & was rather ugly.
2I flew with the man who invented the spaceship to Europa.
3"Watch out! he robbed the man who invented the spaceship! ---I LOVE HIM!!!!"