On Tuesday the 25th of October, 4 students from Crossmaglen attended the Bongil Bongil public speaking competition at Toormina Public School. Prior to this event students individually had to prepare a 2-3 minute speech on a topic of their choice. Dala from Stage 1 presented a speech on the Kakapo bird from New Zealand. Olivia… Read more Bongil Bongil public speaking competition
On Wednesday 14th of September, 4-6 went to Boambee creek for an excursion to put their mapping skills to work. We saw a stingray and mapped our local area.
This week in K-2, we have been looking at Tessellating shapes. Tessellating shapes are shapes that fit together and have no space. Kindergarten made animals using hexagons, diamonds, squares and triangles. Sophie made a Parrot. Darby made a bird. We all enjoyed this creative experience.
On Wednesday the 14th of September, K-2 went to the Jetty Foreshores for an excursion to look at Built and Natural environments. We saw various Built environments, for example, boats, houses, bridges, a playground, board walks and shops. We also saw Natural environments such as the ocean, trees, sand dunes, rocks and shells. We all enjoyed our time and finished… Read more Built and Natural Environments
This week we made home made chicken schnitzel with veggies. As the class was undecided on mash potatoes or home made potato wedges, it was decided that both would be made. We made our own breadcrumbs by blitzing fresh bread and adding an assortment of herbs from the herb barrels planted by Mrs Pert. The… Read more Friday Cooking – 🐔 Chicken Schnitzel and Veggies 🍽
K-2 students have been working hard on learning their letter sounds, blends and using them to decipher unknown words. Today year 2s enjoyed a fun but educational game of twister, which brought lots of laughter.
Yesterday was our first Book Week Celebration. K- 2 students read a variety of books and wrote descriptions of our character in writing. Whilst 4- 6 enjoyed a conference call with the very funny and great author, Andy Griffiths. (Teachers couldn’t let the students have all the fun!)… Read more Book Week Celebrations
Last Friday for our fortnightly cooking, we made pizza. For our dough we made a basic pizza base using two parts self raising flour one part Greek yoghurt. Needing and rolling until the base was formed. Then we topped the bases with pizza sauce, cheese, capsicum, salami, baby spinach, pepperoni, cheese, ham, and cabonnosi. The… Read more Friday Cooking – Pizza 🍕
Last week students in K-2 focused on compound words. As described by Bonnie (Kindergarten), “compound words are two smaller words that are put together to make a bigger word like sun + flower = sunflower”. K- 2 students are enhancing their vocabulary, progressing nicely and achieving various learning goals.
Wrapper Free Wednesday was a hit! All students consumed a variety of fresh produce and home made items which was great to see. Students enjoyed the experience and commented that they would like to do more, so stay tuned.