Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Room 10 2013

improved it a little - have a safe and happy Christmas Room 10 2013... and the error is --- softball!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Merry Christmas Room 10 2013

Merry Christmas Room 10 - Mrs Puke xox
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Planet X

Astronomers insist there is a Planet X four times the size of Earth lurking at the edge of our Solar System...

Room 10 have been creating their versions of what this Planet X might be like:

Lately in class we have been doing Planet X, we  had to make An imaginary  planet and create it using  paper mache,
We had to give  facts about our planet, describe how we got to our planet x , design and make up 3 creatures that might live on our planet and best of all we got to name that planet ourselves.

 Some of our planets were named:

 The Unaccompanied Planet, Planet Bubble-Gum,  Planet NBA and Planet Beauty.

We did lots of arts and crafts while doing this. My favourite part of doing planet x was creating our creatures I came up with 3 called, Giggly, Moo and Dave off Despicable Me.

Room 10 enjoy doing Planet X and it was really easy and a fun  way to end the year.

Renee Hurliman

Planet X

Monday, December 9, 2013

Another Win for Room 10 + lots of trophies

Room 10 have won everything except Ultimate Frisbee and Tug of War ... so today we got a photo of the class and the trophies ... end of year means time for some fun  pics too - 
but what are James and Cejay up to ? 

Members of the  victorious Rippa Touch team proudly showing their certificates, looking at  their poses it's hard to believe they are so talented on the sports field.

Room 10's Reading Tutors

Reading Tutors
Room 10 have had amazing reading tutors this year.

 One of them was Di; she loves fashion, nail polish, hair and gnomes! Di is hilarious and always entertains our class telling us about her Chooky Farm! Whenever Di visits us her hair is always different colours.

 Our other reading tutor is Mr Read; Every time he visits he gives us quizzes on France and its history.

We interviewed the people in our class who went to the Reading Tutors:
 The people who went to Di said that she was funny, cool to read to and Justin and Luke said that they both liked how she gave everyone a few mints at the end of every reading session.
 Hayden went to Mr Read and told us that it is cool listening to him speak and read and that he always gives him chocolate.

We would like to thank both of our reading tutors for such an amazing year this year and we hope to see them again next year!

Jess and Kirsty

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The Final Social 2013

On Tuesday 3rd December, our school had our last social and of course it was the best, but it was very light and not dark so it made it dumb. We had lots of fun, and there was great music, more songs of our choice and what we liked. Room 10s best dressed girl was Chloe and best dressed boy was Toso. It was great fun and was awesome to see everyone out of their uniform. The social was a great way to end the year. By Renee

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Syndicate Relay Cup is Room 10's (again!)

Last week the classes in our Syndicate  ( Rooms 9, 10 and 12 ) had their annual relay competition for the Syndicate Relay Cup .... and luckily for Room 10 2013 they carried on the tradition of winning  it ...

He Honore- our waiata for the Marae

Whaea Awhina taught us He Honore so we can sing it at the powhiri at Papa O Te Aroha this week.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Writing Information Reports

In Written Language, we have been writing information reports on spiders and insects
 We knew we had achieved this when we could:
*Write an opening statement that starts with a classification
*Organise factual information about various aspects of the subject (description, food, lifecycle, habitat etc) into paragraphs
*Use diagrams, and illustrations to add interest to our writing
*Use appropriate ‘scientific’ language
*Finish with a concluding statement about the topic

  Here Are some of our finished reports created using Power Point

Cicadas Lice The Black Widow Spider The Tunnel Web Spider Cicadas The Large Spiny Stick Insect The New Zealand Glow - Worm The Monarch Butterfly Wetas Head Lice Tree Weta The Dragonfly

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Extension Technology - Food

For the past 2 terms some kids from our class have been lucky enough to attend extension ICT, art, materials and cooking every Monday.
In cooking we have lately been doing our foreign food booklets, which is when you and your partner pick a country each, learn about it and pick a dish that is made/ significant to that country.
I did Germany, and found out that Germany’s full name is Federal Republic of Germany and the population is 81.1 million people (in 2011). We cooked our partners dish one week and ours the next. We also cooked some of Mrs Duffins recipes from all sorts of places around the world.
We are almost finished making the booklets.
It has been awesome learning those extra cooking skills with Mrs Duffin and we are glad we still have many more weeks at extension cooking!

Kirsty Parker

Use DropitToMe to send in work you do at home

To send work in to class we are now using DropitToMe

click on the link to access our class drop box and upload work you do at home :

The Notice Board

Last week Shauna, Madison and I decided to write a letter to our Principal, Mr Thompson. We wrote about the notice board by the hall  that's never updated, the letter simply asked if we could take responsibility to update it weekly and that the board needed it.
After a few days of waiting anxiously, Mr Thompson got back to us. He thanked us for using our initiative and said it was a great idea.We presented our ideas to the school during Friday Assembly.
On Monday 4 November Madiscon got some colourful borders and I  went and printed off newsletters  and notices. I also printed off some photos from the recent Ki O Rahi Tournament to show people who didn't attend.
We are enjoying being in charge of the noticeboard.

Reina Treadaway

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Ki O Rahi @ Nga Taonga Takaro Tournament 2013

On the 29th of October 4 teams from Tokoroa Intermediate School went down to the sports ground to play the traditional Maori game Ki-o-Rahi at the annual Nga Taonga Takaro tournament.

The day started out with a performance from most schools competing Tainui, Amisfield, North School, Strathmore Bishop Edward Gaines David Henry and ourselves.
We performed the school haka lead by Jahkay and myself and I may be biased but I think we had the best performance there. After that we were underway with the tournament, we brought two year 7 teams and two year 8 teams competing, my team found most games easy unless it was against our own school.
All teams played about 5 games in the intermediate section 3 of our teams moved on to the semi-finals and 1 Amisfield team.
Year 7 Room 10’s team ( and  Shauna)  beat Amisfield and last years Room 10 team with the help from Curacao, Judas and Carson beat the other Year 7 team.
So it was old ( Year 7) vs new (Year 8) in the finals and it was intense especially as the year 7 team had beaten us in pool play earlier.
The ball was moving so fast I could barely keep up with it and I was only watching from the tupu.
When the final whistle blew we knew that the year 8’s had won.
We performed our haka again this time lead solo by me and we then collected our trophy and went back to the gazebo to get ready to go home.
For the 3rd year in a Row Tokoroa Intermediate has won the Intermediate age division, Out of 4 teams playing, we had 3 placings 1st, 2nd, 3rd= We were very greatful to Hamish Allen for setting up his gazebo and giving the year 8’s tips to beat the year 7’s.

Kristyn Rayner ( Room 10 2012)