Welcome back to another busy term. I hope all Room 21 families had an enjoyable school holiday break. This term, for some of our students, Production and Sports Camp practises are in full swing. In the class, our focus will be on working on our learning goals set last term and being self managers both in and outside the classroom.
Congratulations to four students in Rm 21 who are part of our Student Council this year.
L - R: Connor Lee, Layla MacCulloch, Gemma Tynan and Sophie Chapman
Congralulations to five students in Rm 21 who are part of our House Leaders group for 2023.
L - R: Kaya Murray, Grace Goodman, Cayden Tuhoro, Lewis Brown and Rosa Mitchell
Term 2 Learning
This term we have many different focuses across the curriculum.
In Literacy our focus will be more in Non-Fiction, writing reports linked to our Inquiry.
This terms Inquiry is focused around the new Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum.
In Mathematics, our focus will be in Measurement and Geometry while maintaining number skills.
P.E. - Sports Rotation including Rugby, Hockey, Football and Softball. Sports Camp Team work on specific skills during this time.
Students travel to Hamilton Junior High School on a Thursday for Tech Arts.
Students rotate around four classes across the school year - Visual Arts, Innovation, Hard Materials and Food Tech.
Year 7's leave school at 8.45am and return at 11.45am for Term 1 and 2.
Year 8's leave school at 12pm and return before the 3pm bell for Term 1 and 2.
Term 2 Events
Important Dates for Term 2
PALS Programme House Leader Half Day Session - Tuesday 9th May
Looking to Lead – Wednesday 10th May, Student Council involved
NYLD – Tuesday 16th May, Student Council involved
Full School Assembly – Friday 26th May
King's Birthday Holiday – Monday 5th June
Sports Camp Week - Monday 12th May to Friday 16th May
Tough Guy/Gal - Wednesday 21st June
Full School Assembly – Friday 30th June
End of Term - Friday 30th June
Sports Camp - This term 38 students from across the Year 7 & 8 Syndicate have been selected to attend Sports Camp in Week 8. These students are currently training hard for a variety of sports they will take part in during Week 8.
Artwork from Term 1 & 2 from Rm 21