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Friday, September 19, 2014

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Every year on the 19th of September it is international 'Talk Like a Pirate Day'.
You can generate your own pirate name here - Your Pirate Name
Read about the day and pirates here - Ayyyy, matey,  What's this all about?
Check out these pirate jokes and riddles - Enchanted Learning - Pirate Jokes and Riddles

Friday, September 12, 2014

Three Little Billy Goats Gruff

Michael and Oliver created this cartoon on Toontastic to retell the Three Billy Goats Gruff story.  Watch out for the TROLL!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Laurel Burch Art Works

We discovered the art works of Laurel Burch and were inspired by her Fantastical Felines to create our own cat art works.

You can download or print individual photos (including ones not in the above slideshow) from our class webpage on the Summerland Website by clicking here.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Parth Plays Soccer

Parth plays soccer (whoops we mean football) at Oratia United.  He passed three skills tests and got a medal and a certificate. Way to go Parth!

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Warren Pohatu Art

We created these art works after looking at and discussing the work of Warren Pohatu.  It was with great sadness we learned of Warren's death on April 25th before we had completed the work.  Warren had a connection to Summerland through his extended family and we were firtunate to have him visit us in 2010. He donated one of his prints which we hang proudly in reception.
Read an article about Warren Pohatu by clicking here.