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.
This term K-2 students are examining the effects of rubbish within our environment. Students have been practicing the correct method of disposal at school and as a result they have observed the amount of non-reusable wrappings in their lunchboxes. On Wednesday 17th August, ALL students are encouraged to use fresh produce and containers to create… Read more Wrapper Free Wednesday
For the past 4 sport sessions we have been learning the skills of volleyball with Adrian from Spike Zone. So far we have mastered the dig shot, spike, the set shot, blocking and are in the process of learning returns. All students have thoroughly enjoyed this experience and we thank Adrian for his time. Whilst… Read more Volleyball
This term in technology Kindergarten and Year 1 are exploring the features of paint and Story Maker to create, edit and publish a story about themselves and their family. Whilst Year 2 students are refining their abilities to create, research, edit and publish an informative PowerPoint presentation on Natural and Built Environments. These tasks at… Read more Technology
Over the last couple of weeks we have made up a dance for our end of year school presentation night. Yesterday we were dancing for a whole hour trying to figure out some dance moves. So far we have got into the song “Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake. Some of our favourite dance… Read more Creativity.
This term K-2 students identified they would like to improve their reading and writing abilities. Students have been participating in a variety of activities to help enhance their vocabulary, phonemic awareness and word recognition. Students are able to apply appropriate strategies to decipher unknown words and all students accuracy of reading high frequency words has improved. All students have… Read more Reading Groups
This week K- 2 students have been working on addition with numbers from 1- 30. Yesterday Year 1 students wrote their first name with pencils and counted how many pencils it took before then using additional pencils to write their last name. Students then performed algorithms to work out how many pencils in total were required to write… Read more Maths Fun
Yesterday Crossmaglen students had the pleasure of travelling to Raleigh Public school to join other local schools celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples both past and present. Students dressed in red, yellow and black to support our local Gumbayngirr community, and had the opportunity to participate in a range of… Read more NAIDOC Celebrations
Welcome back to another fun filled term. This week is the first week of having two classrooms (K-2 and 4-6), so far its been great and both classes have lots of exciting things coming up. Parents and friends are welcome to come and help at your convenience. 🙂