Stanley and Winter Olympics – New Teacher’s Perspective

This week it was my pleasure to be involved in the Stanley and Winter Olympics. As a new teacher at this school I wasn’t quite sure what to expect but sometimes the best way to learn about something is to just do it. As you probably know, this term we are focusing on the manaakitanga…

Day Two of Winter Olympics

TUMEKE!!! We are striving to succeed here on Day two of camp, even the downpours didn’t stop us!! Congratulations to the students who worked hard to get into the 7 semi-finals for day three and getting into semis for indoor soccer and boys table tennis, and runners-up in Bowls last night. We are having so…

Black out Wednesday

We are wearing black today because our children can’t wait. 1. After months of negotiations, and more since the strike, we still have no new offer. 2. Some schools are already struggling to put teachers in front of classes. 3. The crisis will become a disaster if action isn’t taken. Our children can’t wait. We…

Day One of Winter Olympics

Wow!!! What an outstanding day we have had out here at Totara Springs Winter Olympics. Lots of sun, children running like mad from one sport to the other and enough pretzels to sink a ship. Congrats to the darts team for winning the comp and for the hockey team that came runners up. Keep looking…

Winter Olympics Schedule

Attached is the schedule for Winter Olympics this week. If you decide to join us for meals, they can be paid for at the Camp reception. Go Stanley Go! Whaia Kia U! Day schedule Tuesday Night Wednesday Night Thursday Night Camp Teachers in charge: John Byers 021 138 1983 Alana Tissingh 021 087 26921

Stock Market challenge

Sarah – Jo: In Extension Maths at the moment, we are learning about the stock market and how it works. We are using a website on google that uses fake money to buy and sell stocks and we can close them at any time, unless the market is closed. Chace: I am enjoying this, this is…