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  • Room 9's Narrative Writing

    March 29, 2017 - - Room 9 has been hard at work on their narrative writing for our puppet shows. We have been working in groups. - We have learnt all about narratives - that they need a setting, characters, a hook, a problem, a solution and an ending. - We can't wait... More →

  • Seniors Capital E Trip to Wellington

    March 27, 2017 - - On Tuesday last week, the senior syndicate went to the Capital E festival in Wellington. - We saw 3 shows. - The first, Sticks, Stones and Broken Bones, was a shadow puppet theatre where the storyteller made amazing puppets out of balloons and other... More →

  • Weet-Bix Kiwi Kids Tryathlon

    March 16, 2017 - - Today our amazing triathletes took part in the Weet-Bix Kiwi Kids Tryathlon. We have had 12 students who have been training since last year to complete the whole event on their own. It was an early start being at school before 8am! At the event they... More →

  • Star Swimmers Update!

    March 15, 2017 - - We had eight students represent Avalon at theNorthern Zone Swimming competition today. They swam exceptionally well up against some stiff competition. Well done Team! - From this event,Tyrus placed 1st in the 25m freestyle, 3rd in the 50m freestyle... More →

  • Avalon's Star Swimmers

    March 15, 2017 - - Throughout this term Anna has been taking a group of kids and training them to be the best swimmers they can be. The day had come to compete against other schools to win whilst swimming freestyle, backstroke and racing relays. We had numbers to show... More →

  • Welcome Back to School

    March 13, 2017 - - http://www.avalon.school.nz/wp-content/uploads/autumn-2017.mp4 - Welcome back to school! - http://www.avalon.school.nz/wp-content/uploads/fall-2017b-2-21.mp4 - Look at... More →

  • A Moment in Time

    March 9, 2017 - - This week we have been studying a new style of writing - moment in time. This is a description of a snapshot in time that relies on adjectives, present tense and the senses. We had a go at creating one with a buddy based on a variety of photos. We... More →

  • Weetbix Kids Triathlon

    March 9, 2017 - - Anna has been training up a group of Avalon Athletes who are participating in the triathlon next week. - The course consists of a 100m swim, 2km run and 4km bike ride. - Last week the bike crew came in to fix up bikes and give kids some tips for the... More →

  • Room 10 and 14 go on a trip

    March 9, 2017 - - Last week Rooms 10 and 14 went to the Common Ground Water Festival in Lower Hutt. It was a festival celebrating all things water. It started off with a puppet show about a boy and an eel. The puppeteer used a variety of puppet styles in her show and... More →

  • Room 9 and 15 visit the Common Ground Water Festival

    March 7, 2017 - - Last week we had our big trip to the Common Ground Water Festival in Lower Hutt. We watched a puppet show and then broke into groups to take part in water-based activities. Some of us learnt about water bottles in the Philippines, waste water drains... More →

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