Friday, November 15, 2013
Today we had Ranzau School pet day. We have this every second year. There were lots of animals that came to school today. We have a special visit from Christine who works at Natureland and she came with lots of interesting animals. We had a fanstastic morning doing fun activities with our buddies and then we had an afternoon in the ring where dogs, goats, lambs and calves were shared.
On Wednesday we had a kapa haka exchange with Stoke School. It was a time for both of our kapa haka groups to celebrate what is special about our schools. We performed for each other and then we shared Kai. We do a kapa haka exchange every year and we alternate between it being held at Ranzau school and Stoke School.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Today Lauren from world vision came to talk to us about being a global citizen. We talked about being the change we want to see in the world and making a positive impact to the world around us. At Ranzau School we are great citizens and we are constantly showing other people our amazing qualities.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
I felt butterflies deep within me as Bree,Brooklyn,Mum, Abbey and I excitedly hurried into boys college! We all couldn’t believe that we were actually here! We scampered into our seats and waited for about 15 minutes, then a deep voice welcomed Whenua Patuwai to the stage, there were screams coming from everyone! We stood up on our seats so we could see! We yelled, “YEAH STAN!!!” As he sung his opening song Black Box! People were staring at us like we were CRAZY but we are definitely not crazy! Haha! About half way through the concert all the kids went and bought a cap that had SW on it. The lady who gave it to us said that after the concert we could have Stan Walkers autograph!!! We ran back to our seats, Just as we got there Stan was singing my FAVOURITE song of the night Bullet Proof! As soon as Stan said that he was singing his last song we all leapt out of our seats and ran in a mad dash to the small line to get Stan Walkers autograph! But suddenly he stared to sing Take It Easy! At first we were very confused then we saw Taylor and her friends so we had our own mini party because we didn’t want to lose our spots! Finally we got his autograph and a picture with him and headed off home! We had an AWESOME time I really hope he comes back to Nelson soon!!!
“Come on boys lets win this match!” I said as we jogged out onto the pitch. I realised just how hard this match was going to be. I jogged over to my starting position and waited for kick off. A short sharp burst from the refs whistle signaled the start of play and another burst 40 minutes later ended our first match. Even though we had lost 4 - 0 we had all thoroughly enjoyed it and were looking forward to our next match. Sadly half way through our second match a kid from Canterbury red gave me a painful ankle injury. Luckily we had no more matches on that day. The next day we had a match against Nelson white which we lost 5 - 2 and another match against mid Canterbury. We all really wanted to win this match and thats what we did. We had a great start and put 2 balls in the back of the net. In the second half we only got better putting 4 more balls in the back of the net. The next day we had one last game against Malborough blue which was a 15th and 16th play off. we jogged out onto the field and waited for kickoff. As soon as the whistle blew we sprinted our hearts out and managed to gain a 4 - 0 lead at half time. In the second half we did really well and scored another 3 goals which left the score at 7 - 0. So we finished on a high and ended up getting 15th out of 20 I think. I was so happy the way I played and even though we did not do very well I was still really happy! So thats how reps went.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
We are back and already busy getting into our learning for Term 4. We had heaps of replies from our Blog Buddies about our picture from last term. Ben & Max, Emma & Gemma are going to give us 2 new ones this week. We hope you enjoy having a guess at what they are!
Friday, September 27, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Dear Megan & Blog followers
Hi, How are you? Have you had a good week? I sure have! I can’t believe that Term 3 is almost over! Only one more term left! :( That’s crazy!
Anyway, At the moment my book is at a very interesting point because Simon is starting to have a crush on Rose and he is acting all shy around her. I don’t think that Squint will like this! So the other day Simon and Jem were at Mrs Masons for lunch and so was Rose and Tommy. Simon and Rose went out to the greenhouse to get some veggies. It was dead silent for a while until Rose brought up the fact that her Dad can get quite angry and violent. Awkward! She asked Simon about the day that he fell off his bike, she knew that he didn’t really fall off his bike and she also knew that her Dad was involved somewhere here too. And sure enough she managed to get Simon to spill the truth. So Simon told her all about it, every single part. Simon was surprised around how she took it all. I guess that that situation must be pretty relatable one for her :( After Simon had explained it all. Rose started telling him about her life (mainly about her father though). She told him about the blood stained knees, the bruises on her face, I guess you know how it all happened, Squint. Then she started telling Simon about that, her Mother, Tommy and her hope to move house, to a safer environment sometime soon. But there's something stopping them… Her Mum might be having another child. Rose saw a cot that had been put aside somewhere around the ‘House Yard’ and there are bottles and baby formula in the cupboard under the stairs. Sadly. It looks like they won’t be moving for a while :( I do really hope that they will still be able to move away, because it would be a very bad environment for the child to grow up in (Meaning Squint). And it also wouldn’t be fair on Rose, Tommy and their Mother, being slapped and scratched all the time. I do really hope that the wend will be a good one and their family will be safe :) It has crossed my mind numerous times that this could all be made up and that Squint, Rose and Tommy could be playing a joke on Simon and Jem, but I do really hope that that is not the case.
Have a great weekend!xx Miah xx