Caitlin is a highly successful dancer. Irish dancing requires extraordinary fitness and endurance. Recently, Caitlin competed and you can see by the photos she did exceptionally well. An-mhaith (“Well done” in Irish Gaelic)
Today in Italian the 1/2s had a lot of fun making MINESTRONE.
The vegetables we used were carote, patate, zucchini, cavolo, sedano, cipolle, fagioli and pomodori.
In the afternoon we ate the minestrone. Lots of children came back for seconds. Che buono!
Well you are in luck. In the comment box bellow tell me what makes you excited and why.
Some things you could write about are winning a soccer game, seeing a musical, filling up your bee chart or having your birthday! I can’t wait to read what you write!
The wonderful Dr. Seuss reminds us of some important lessons in life.
What do you think of these lessons for life?
On Friday the 17th of June the St Charles choir attended a choir festival held at St Kevin’s. Our school choir sang 7 years old and Amazing Grace. The judges loved it and said that we sang beautifully. After everyone finished their songs we all got taught some vocal warm ups. Overall we had a fantastic time and had great fun!
Preps shooting videos on iPads.
We learnt some card tricks from Alexis. She was a great teacher, very patient and even roved around the room helping us master the tricks. Watch Alexis at work.
Next week the year 5/6’s will be representing our school in the Doncaster District Inter-School Sports.
Unfortunately last time it was on it was canceled because of the rain. The sports our school will be competing in are Soccer, Netball, Tea ball and Volley ball.
I have decided to do a riddle each week for everyone to solve. If you solve the riddle write your answer in the comments.
Here is this weeks riddle:
“I wish today was tomorrow and yesterday is today, so what day is it?”
(Thank you Anja for the riddle!)
Each month the parish is promoting ways we can be more gentle on the environment, at home. This month the focus is on the laundry, the students from both parish school’s came together to make laundry power that is gentle on the environment. Parishioners can buy a bag for $5, if you want to make your own please find the recipe below.
1 cup of Lectric Soda
½ cup of Bi-carbonate of Soda
1 grated bar of Velvet laundry soap
Mix well and store in a plastic container with a teaspoon. Shake well before use.Use 3 teaspoons per average wash.
NB Not recommended for woolens or silks.
In the past few weeks 5/6H have been doing bounce back. Bounce back is a great way to reflect on our feelings. In bounce back we are learning about optimism and pessimism,and how being optimistic makes you feel happy about a situation that might not be that bad. Optimism: “Oh no I cut my leg! it won’t be that bad all I need is a band-aid”. Pessimism: “Ahh I cut my leg I won’t be able to walk for a week someone help me!!”
On Thursday the 16th of June, some of the 5/6’s went to Co.As.It in Carlton to compete in the Italian Poetry Competition. We had a lot of fun and we came THIRD!!
And we have some exciting news! All together we raised $1,800 dollars. This is a huge achievement and we should all be proud of ourselves! It was really interesting to learn about stories from Caritas and how it has been going for 50 years!
It was an interesting talk and I hope Marg can come back again soon!
- Footy colours/ footy player
- Soccer team/ soccer player
Well choir have been working extremely hard this term and in addition to our performance at Bupa earlier this term we have another Bupa performance coming up next week. More exciting than that though is the fact that we are participating in the Freedom Choir Festival at St Kevin’s on Friday the 17th of June. The girls should be extremely proud of their dedication and effort and we are all very much looking forward to tomorrow’s event :)!
We are very proud of Zane, Imogen and Michael, for representing our school with so much effort and perseverance, this week. The speeches made by Imogen and Michael were of an excellent standard and Zane ran like a champion. Not always do we achieve what we dream for, but by having a go we are winners in the eyes of others.
The Australian Government has announced that testing cosmetic products on animals will be made illegal in Australia.
Reflect on the following questions when you respond to this story…
- What were the main points or questions raised in the story?
- Why are animals used to test products?
- Do you think that people’s attitudes towards animal testing has changed over the years? Why?
- How do you feel about animal testing?
Last Thursday we had a circus performance. We had so much fun and thanks to the teachers from “Little Devils” for helping us get to know all of the tricks. Without you this would of never happened. So thank you.
And the bibs were so sparkly they were amazing. I wish we can have another concert.
Zane is competing at the Regional cross country race tomorrow at Yarra Glen. Last week, he came first in his race to qualify for the regional competition. After rainy conditions last week, the competitors can look forward to sunny but cool conditions. I know you join me in saying GOOD LUCK to Zane and we know he will represent our school with distinction.
Our Library has a great collection of books. Have you read any books by the well known Australian author and illustrator Bob Graham? One of Bob’s books is titled..”A bus called HEAVEN”
This moving picture book offers readers a powerful message about hope, acceptance and belonging.
Can you find this book or any other books by Bob Graham in our Library?
You might like to read one of his books and write a review for the blog.
Congratulation to the following:
Panel: Aaliyah (5/6I), Nicole (5/6I), Mia(5/6I), Evelyn (5/6H) and Hayden (5/6C).
Short-listed for Principal of the day: Lanah (5/6I), Callum (5/6I), Stephanie (5/6I), Nicola (5/6H), Sarina (5/6C), Catherine (5/6C).
Well done to everyone who submitted an application or a question.
There are three spelling groups taken by Mrs Ibrahim, Mrs Anderson and Miss Hahn. In spelling groups we have been learning about homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. For example, knight/night – The knight will fight the unicorn and it is night time footy at the G.