Monday, 7 December 2015

Library Award

Room 4 were the first class to return all their library books for the year so Mrs Macpherson acknowledged this with a chocolate fish and a bookmark! Mahi pai Ruma Wha- great work!

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Town Library Visit

Room 4 visited the Town Library today. We were overwhelmed by all the people from the Cruise Ship around town. This lovely man from Victoria Australia, spent the library session with us and answered lots of questions we had about cruise ships! A very enjoyable visit for everyone!


Room 4 received the green shield at the Friday assembly in week 7! What an awesome achievement for the second time this year :)

Student led conferences

Room 4 have been practicing their student led conferences for the last few weeks. They are doing so well and I am super excited to see everyone sharing their learning with their whanau.

Green factor

Awapuni school were lucky enough to have the green theatre visit and put on a performance about being kind to the environment.

Kapa haka festival

Team Pango have been working super hard each week for the last two terms practicing Kapa Haka. The festival was a fun experience for room 4 and all the children were great!

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Floating on to Year 6

To celebrate the final term as a Year 5 student, Room 4 created a collaborative masterpiece today during our Art Day. We had to work very well in our co-operative groups in order to be successful! Ka pai Ruma Wha, it looks fantastic! Miss Beattie

Thursday, 12 November 2015


Room 4 have been working hard to make their student led conference invites. It is great to see how creative they are!

Friday, 30 October 2015

Town Library Time

Last week Room 4 visited the Town Library. We always look forward to the huge selection of books to choose from!

Friday, 25 September 2015

Privilege Day

With 10 class gotchas, Room 4 celebrated the end of Term 3 with a Privilege Day today.
Happy Holidays everyone!
See you in Term 4.

Art Day

Room 4 had a great time on Thursday using bubble wrap and straws to make these designs! Visit our class in Term 4 to see the finished pieces! 

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Cricket with Mel and Ben

Room 4 were outstanding on Tuesday giving 100% during a Cricket skills session. We look forward to learning more from Mel and Ben next Tuesday for our second session!

Keep New Zealand Beautiful Week

Room 4 took part in "Keep New Zealand Beautiful" week by spending time being kind to our environment. Thanks to Kauri for assisting us with our beach clean-up and reminding us how important it is!

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Bee reports

Room 4 have been spending lots of time researching bees and writing a report on bees. Including information about habitat, diet, life cycle, communication and characteristics!
Here we are working hard at publishing our reports on the computers. We will also be creating a visual display of our report.

Friday, 4 September 2015

Shield winner

A huge congratulations to Kevin for receiving the team Pango shield this week. You have been outstanding this week and have definitely earnt it. Keep up the good work :) 

Calendar art

Look a our awesome calendar art, we made sure to make it super bright and colourful. Order forms for calendar art went home this week. 

School Cross Country

Today we had our school cross country - luckily the weather was nice and sunny for us! Ka pai to all the runners who gave it their best. Check out the photos below!

Dan Carter visits room 4

All Blacks visit Awapuni School

On Thursday 4th Spetember, Awapuni school claimed their prize for the backing black competition and Dan Carter, Tj Perenara and Charlie Faumuina came to school! It was such an exciting and fun filled day. We welcomed them in the hall with the National anthem and the Haka, and we then went and played tabloids! The tabloids saw the 3 all blacks play and interact with the children! We were then lucky enough to have Dan Carter visit our class to answer questions and sign our class photo.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Surprise visitor

This morning for news, Wi bought his new kitten 'Sugar' in to share with the class. It was very exciting for the children and it caused some great discussion on pets.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Paper plane competition

On Monday 24 August, Team Pango had a paper plane competition. The Warehouse Gisborne donated paper and the store manager from the Warehouse Gisborne was the judge and had prizes for the best decorated plane in each class and the plane that covered the most distance in the flying competitions. 
Well done to Brett for receiving the prize for the flying and Brayden for the best decorated plane.
It was a fun filled afternoon. Check out the photos below! 

Monday, 24 August 2015

Mr Channon and bees

On Friday 21st, room 4 was lucky enough to have Isabella's Dad, Mr Channon visit and share his knowledge about bees. He even bought in a beehive and showed us the different parts of a beehive. We learnt that the queen bee lays roughly 1500 eggs a day, and when bees get angry they start buzzing loudly.
Do you have any knowledge about bees, if so comment below :) 

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Room 4 had a visitor today

Today we had Miss Hickling come into our class and hang out with us for the morning. She helped with writing and maths groups. She is currently studying primary teaching at Waikato University. The children enjoyed having an extra teacher in the classroom. Check out the photos below!

Wednesday, 19 August 2015


Today room 4 visited MindLab and learnt about electronics and coding. Everyone learnt how to make their own music on the website scratch (which is free to use on any computer connected to wifi) and how to programme robots and control them. It was a fun filled afternoon with lots of learning happening. Check out the photos and make sure to ask your child all about it :)

Our very own bee keeper

Isabella has bee hives at her house and she even has her very own bee suit! Today she bought it into school to share with the class for news. Everyone was very interested in the bee suit including myself, thank you Isabella! 

Friday, 7 August 2015

Shield winner

Ka pai to Leityn for receiving the team Pango shield week 2 of term 3! 

Book Parade

Who can guess the characters room 4 students dressed up as? They all look wonderful and creative. 
Congratulations to Brayden (the joker) and Chloe (bad jelly the witch) for winning the prizes for our class. What a hard decision it was to choose just two winners!