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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

First Day of School 2020

Room 16 along with Room 15 had a turn in swimming at the school pool. It was a fun activity for the first day of school year 2020. Please remember to bring togs and towels everyday.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Banana Spring Rolls











Banana Spring Rolls

Last Friday, we made banana spring rolls. It was crunchy and sweet. After five minutes, it was lunch time. Ivy took it to the staff room. Lisa ate it too.
By Spartak

Last week, we made banana spring rolls. First, we washed our hands and we peeled the bananas. Then we put them in spring roll wrappers and put them in the frying pan. After that, we ate them.
By Tupara

Last Friday, we cooked bananas. First, we washed our hands then we peeled the bananas. When we were done, we ate it.
By Ryan

Last week, Room 16 made banana spring rolls. It was delicious. I burnt my tongue because it was hot. The room smelled nice.
By Aeris

Last week, room 16 made banana spring rolls. It was hot and it splattered in the frying pan. It looked very delicious. Me and my friends ate it.
By Xzavier

Last week, I didn’t go to school because I was sick. But in school they made spring rolls, I stayed home and I still got to eat spring rolls at home.
By Safwan

Last week, we made banana spring rolls. We washed out hands then we sliced it with a knife. We fried it and ate it.
By Curtis

On Friday, we made banana spring rolls. It was yummy and hot, it burnt my tongue. It was sore. I will teach my mum how to make banana spring rolls.
By Kotahi




Monday, December 2, 2019

Baby Willow's Visit






This afternoon, there was a knock at the door. Ivy stood and cautiously opened it and there was Lisa and Baby Willow. She is very cute. We all hugged Baby Willow, she put her head down. I think she likes us too.
By Ayanna



One hot day, room 16 was listening to a story and we heard a knock. It was Lisa and Baby Willow. We all said “hi” and wanted to hug them. When they were about to go home, we all said “bye”. We all like Baby Willow.
By Kaelyn



Today, we were reading “The New Dress” and I saw Willow knock on the door. I shouted “Baby Willow is here!” And I felt really excited. We had photos, one good one and one silly one. The she went home with Lisa.
by Aaliyah



One hot day, Ivy was reading us a story. Suddenly we heard a knock on the door, it was Lisa with Baby Willow. Before she went, we all took a picture with them.
By Bhadra



On the 27th of November, Ivy was reading a wonderful story called “The New Dress”. When she was nearly done, pregnant Lisa and cute Baby Willow came in! Do you know why they came in? It was the last time that Willow can come to HES. We will miss her. But I might go to see her when the new baby comes out. I don’t know if the new baby is going to be a boy or a girl.
By Luca



Today, Ivy was reading a long story. We heard a knock on the door. It was Lisa with Baby Willow. Baby Willow was happy to be in our classroom.
By Rimas

Friday, November 22, 2019

Bananas in Syrup








One rainy day, we studied about bananas. There were two bananas. Ivy told us about how in the olden days they didn’t have fridges and said we could make bananas in syrup! We got water and brown sugar. We boiled it and waited for so long that we just ate it after. It was super sweet.

By Kelly-May

On Friday, room 16 made bananas in syrup. It was so yummy. When I tasted the syrup, I thought it was the yummiest thing I have ever tasted. I have a recipe at home and I can make it every single day.
By Sophie

Room 16 cooked bananas a week ago. It was last Friday. It was extremely fun. We cooked it, Ivy took photos of us. I mixed it then we ate them. I thought it was delicious.
By Scarlett

Did you know that last Friday we cooked bananas in syrup? First, we put sugar in the water. Then we boiled the banana in the pot. We had to wait for two hours then we ate the bananas in syrup.
By Naomi

We made bananas in syrup last Friday. I got to put brown sugar at the amazing pot. First, we cut the bananas then boiled them in the pot. At lunchtime, we played while we were waiting, it was great time. When the bell rang, we rushed inside and Ivy scooped the bananas into bowls and we ate them with room 15. 
by Adnan


Last Friday, we cooked bananas in syrup. First, we studied about bananas then we cooked them in syrup. We did not want the bananas to get rotten. That’s how we saved the bananas. When it was all done, Rooms 15 and 16 ate all the bananas. It was delicious! 
by Ayanna








Friday, November 1, 2019

Keeping Ourselves Safe- Police Visit

Constable Shawn of NZ Police Force came and talked to Room 16 tamariki about how  we can keep ourselves safe. The tamariki enjoyed learning from Constable Shawn and wrote her some thank you letters as well as a thank you card.






















Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Diwali Festival

Room 16 read the book Diwali and learned about the Indian new year. We also watched a video about the Indian gods and the Diwali celebration. Last Friday, we all made our dia lamps to cap our learning. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Grandparents' Day



Grandparents’ Day
Do you know that there is a celebration that HES has? Grandparent’s Day! Ivy asked us to line up nicely and we went to the squishy hall. After that, we sang for our grandparents, then we went to the top courts to eat morning tea.
by Kelly-May



Did you know that yesterday was grandparent’s day. My Nanna and poppa were here because they wanted to see us. My poppa can speak Japanese.
by Naomi

Yesterday, it was grandparents’ day. I was so excited! Do you want to know who came? I’m guessing you want to know. My granddad and my Nanna and my gran. When they left, I was about to sob because I love them.

by Sophie

Yesterday was grandparents’ day, you can bring your Nanna, poppa, grandma and grandpa to school. I brought my nanna and grandma. My Nanna brought some delicious brownies for the class. My grandma got lost and I thought she had gone without saying “good bye”. But then she came back to the classroom later on. I felt so sad when she went.
by Isabel

Yesterday, we went to the squishy hall. Were you there? Did you know it was grandparents’ day? We sang a song for them. They cheered and clapped for us. Would you like to know what songs we sang? We sang “City Life with I Love the Mountains, Islands, We are Aotearoa”. Then we made flowers with them.
by Adnan

Yesterday, we had grandparents’ day but my grandma is in China. First, we went to the tiny hall. After that we went back to the classroom. My whole class sang them the songs “Islands, We are Aotearoa and I Love the Mountains”.
by Winowa


Yesterday was grandparents' day. My nana came and it was fun. First, we made some flowers with them. Then Ivy said to leave everything because we will have morning tea up top. The big kids did the Kapa Haka. Then my Nanna left. I said “Thank you for coming.”
by Scarlett