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Friday, 30 March 2018

2018 Term 1 Week 9 - Cultural Celebration

Glen Innes School wass abuzz was colour for the annual Cultural Celebration. Thank you to whanau who took the time out to enjoy it with their children!


                          

Friday, 23 March 2018

2018 Term 1 Week 8 - NZ Maritime Museum

On Wednesday students from Rooms 10 and 11 went on a trip to the NZ Maritime Museum. Not only did students learn lots, but they got to go on a Harbour Cruise!

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Friday, 16 March 2018

2018 Term 1 Week 7 - Swimming Sports

A good time was had by both participants and spectators! Thank you to those parents who came along to cheer their whanau on!


                      

Friday, 9 March 2018

2018 Term 1 Week 6 - Pasifika Art

This week we started making some beautiful Pasifika art. This is not  completed yet but we hope to have it completed and on display by the end of next week.

               

Friday, 2 March 2018

2018 Term 1 Week 5 - Electric Car

                       Last Friday two Glen Innes students received a very special prize - as the winners of the Year 7/8 writing competition, they were chauffeured home in a Tesla electric car! We all got to have a look at this amazing car of the future that didn't use petrol or diesel! You simply charged it like you would you iphone or laptop!As far as the appearance is concerned, electric vehicles look like conventional vehicles. However, there is one significant difference: electric vehicles don’t have a tail pipe. Although, electric and conventional vehicles look quite the same, there are many other differences that make electric vehicles truly unique.In a conventional vehicle, there is a petrol tank where the fuel is stored. This fuel is used to run the vehicle. An electric vehicle, on the other hand, doesn’t have a tank. Instead, there is a battery that supplies the electricity required to move the vehicle. This battery needs to be recharged regularly.

Friday, 23 February 2018

2018 Term 1 Week 4 - Tree Pruning

Week 4 was a particularly busy week at Glen Innes School. We had the guys from Tree Fellas pruning many of the trees on the property. It was great fun for the children to watch and a great learning moment. Lot's of new vocabulary was learned. Ask you child what new words they've learned at school. It will be a great opportunity to get your child to talk about their learning.
        
                   

Friday, 16 February 2018

2018 Term 1 Week 3 - Reading Volunteers


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Good day GIS Whanau. We've had a volunteers start back this week - thank you very much! It's great to have you helping our children with their reading! Students will be bringing a book home from Monday. Please ensure that the book bag is returned and that their reading log is signed. Thank you! Just a reminder that if your child is going to be away from school please contact Ms Mary (the office) on 09-528 3507.