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Last updated 29 June 2012, 01:12 PM
To finish the term we spent some time learning about volume.  The online maths dictionary taught us that volume is the amount of space a 3D object takes up.   We made some of our own 3D models using linking cubes and counted the cubes to... Read more

Crunch and Sip in the garden...

Last updated 28 June 2012, 02:18 PM
Miss Howard noticed lots of mandarins on the tree in the vegetable garden this week, so today we took our books outside and had our Crunch and Sip and our DEAR time outside.  We enjoyed fresh mandarins from the tree and some exciting stories as well... ... Read more

Jump Rope For Heart

Last updated 26 June 2012, 04:02 PM
We enjoyed Jump Rope For Heart today.  All students did a fabulous job despite the rain.  Our school raised over $4000 for the Heart Foundation.  Congratulations to Zac K from 1/2 Orange who raised $1200.  Well done Zac! We... Read more

Job Well Done!

Last updated 20 June 2012, 07:07 PM
We had a fabulous time at Campbelltown Arts Centre this morning performing our play, "A Magic Carpet Ride" . I'm so proud of ALL students in 1/2 Orange who conducted themselves as very safe, respectful learners while out of the school. ... Read more

Students Leading Learning

Last updated 19 June 2012, 09:45 PM
We are part of a Video Conference Pod with Kurri Kurri Public School, Floraville Public School and Tanilba Bay Public School.  Each week, stage 1 students from each of these schools teach us something new.   Here's some short videos to show... Read more

Project Presentations

Last updated 19 June 2012, 03:34 PM
  Hi 1/2 Orange, I have been so impressed with the quality and variety of projects that you have presented about wet and dry environments.  Everyone demonstrated their understanding of the chosen environment.  They were all presented... Read more

Project Fair

Last updated 16 June 2012, 09:23 AM
This morning we welcomed parents from our class and 2 White into our classroom to show them our projects.  It was a tight squeeze, but we enjoyed showing our own parents and our friends' parents all the hard work we have done.  We had posters,... Read more

Video Conference with Jackie French!

Last updated 04 June 2012, 09:55 PM
As you know, this term we are learning about the text FLOOD , by Jackie French.  Today we were lucky enough to video conference with her, live from Taronga Zoo!  We learned lots about her book Diary of a Wombat and about some of the animals at the... Read more

Musica Viva with Makukuhan

Last updated 03 June 2012, 04:30 PM
We enjoyed a visit from the Indonesian Band named Makukuhan last Friday.  We learned lots about Indonesian music and instruments.  We also had a lot of fun with some Indonesian songs and rhymes.   What was your favourite part of Musica... Read more

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