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How to draw Fantastic Mr Fox (part 2)

Last updated 30 November 2012, 12:14 PM
A few weeks ago we posted about our experiences drawing with pen and painting with watercolours like Quentin Blake.  Read about it here .   Here are some photos of our finished artworks.... What do you think?   Quentin... Read more

Crazy Sock Day!

Last updated 30 November 2012, 03:12 PM
Check out our crazy socks! We all brought our donation for the P&C and had some very interesting footwear for the day.....     Crazy Sock Day! on PhotoPeach   Have a look at the crazy socks throughout the rest... Read more

How to draw Fantastic Mr Fox

Last updated 21 November 2012, 11:50 AM
Today we learned how Quentin Blake creates illustrations. He has done lots of work with Roald Dahl and with other authors. He starts his drawings with pen. We had a go drawing with pen too, just like Quentin Blake. We watched this video before we started, to... Read more

Bankstown Performing Arts Festival

Last updated 08 November 2012, 01:50 PM
On Wednesday all the dancers and choir went to Bankstown Sport Club! We were there to be part of the Bankstown Performing Arts Festival.  Down there, there were holding rooms just for the dancers while the choir had to sit on the steps on stage. We sat on... Read more


Last updated 08 November 2012, 01:51 PM
I had so much fun on Eid. I went to Eid prayer early in the morning. I also visited my grandmother and saw my uncle and aunty. My dad also took us to the Eid festival. We had a lot of fun. We got lots of presents and money. What did everyone else do on Eid? Read more

Playing on the new iPads

Last updated 20 October 2012, 01:58 PM
Yesterday we played on Mrs Thompson's ipads. We used 1 app that was called play school's art maker.Everybody in the class had a turn. We recorded our videos and our voices.  EVERYBODY HAD A FUN TIME. Here are some photos of us playing on the ipad ... Read more

Strange Weather

Last updated 12 October 2012, 08:59 PM
Hi 1/ 2Orange. This is a photo of my friend's school up in the Blue Mountains today. It is called Leura Public School. The children had snowball games today. Lots of them could not go to school because the snow blocked the road. Some of the teachers had to... Read more

Orange Rock Stars!

Last updated 12 October 2012, 10:48 AM
I was very impressed by 1/2 Orange when they performed at our stage 1 assembly this week.  They have been learning to play the recorder on Fridays with Mrs Phan and they showed everyone just how clever they are.  You can have a look too...  ... Read more

Our Maths Goals

Last updated 09 October 2012, 02:09 PM
In 1/2 Orange we have created some new goals for our maths this term.  We have decided that everyone is working towards the following things: Every student will know the 2 times tables 5 times tables 10 times tables They will... Read more

Holiday Bloggers

Last updated 01 October 2012, 06:58 PM
Some children in 1/2 Orange have been busy updating their blogs during the holidays.  Jaseena has written lots of posts about our last few weeks of school and Noah A has asked what everyone is up to on the Orange All Stars blog (the post below this... Read more


Last updated 01 October 2012, 06:53 PM
Hi everyone. How have your holidays been? We have had such a great time in the school holidays. We went to visit my aunty in Tumut and stayed there for a few days but we are back in Sydney now. Yesterday we went to the city to darling harbour with my family.... Read more

Featherdale Wildlife Park

Last updated 21 September 2012, 02:14 PM
Yesterday we went to Featherdale Wildlife Park. First we had recess. Next we went to find some animals like ghost bats,flying fox,snakes, bilby and wombat. After that we went to the farmyard and we patted the animals and took photos. We also saw an emu, owls,... Read more

Olympian visit

Last updated 21 September 2012, 12:10 PM
Olympians  came to our school to answer people who asked them a question. They were Safwan Khalil and Carmen Marton. They compete in tae-kwon-do. We asked them questions about what they did when they were competing in the Olympics in London  Our... Read more


Last updated 21 September 2012, 02:15 PM
At AFL it was so fun because we got to kick the balls in the goals. Next term its going to be more fun because  we get to play for one hour Read more


Last updated 21 September 2012, 07:53 AM
We have been learning about celebrations in 1/2 Orange.  In groups, children have researched and created a presentation about a celebration they were interested in.  Have a look at their presentations below...   Easter... Read more

Congratulations MLIS!

Last updated 11 September 2012, 03:14 PM
Today Mount Lewis Infants School celebrated 60 years of learning! Congratulations MLIS! Birthday Photos from Sarah H on Vimeo . Read more

Operation Art

Last updated 10 September 2012, 09:13 AM
Hi Orange Allstars. On Saturday I saw some of you at school for the Election Day Sausage Sizzle. You looked like you were having fun. I also went to Operation Art as 4 of the students from school were in it. Over 700 artworks were... Read more

Congratulations Ruqayya

Last updated 06 September 2012, 03:30 PM
Recently, all students at Mount Lewis Infants School competed in our school Public Speaking Competition. Congratulations to Jaseena, Emily and Zac K (year 1) and Gebriel and Ruqayya (year 2) who were the class winners from 1/2 Orange. Today Ruqayya... Read more

South West Sydney Region Drama Festival

Last updated 01 September 2012, 03:26 PM
In term 2 the Orange All Stars participated in Primary Play Day. They did a great job performing A Magic Carpet Ride for their peers and parents.  You can watch the video here . They were then very lucky to be selected for the South West Sydney... Read more

Book Week

Last updated 23 August 2012, 08:00 PM
Book Week was a huge hit at Mount Lewis Infants School!  Lots of children thought really hard about their costumes and put in a great effort.  Well done!   More photos to come soon...     Book Week 2012 on PhotoPeach ... Read more

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