McDonalds and Achievement Awards are given weekly for a variety of reasons - effort, attitude, high standards of work ...
Best and Most Improved Book Awards are decided in Council Meetings, receive 3 of these and you get a Paper Plus Voucher to spend.
The final Assembly each term sees the Principal's and Deputy Principal Awards announced - these are awarded for high levels of behaviour, attitude, effort, and work produced over the Term. (turn the sound on!)
PB4L Badges continue to be given out to those who have received 30 TIS Awards.
This week 6 were presented to Room 10 students - Bethany, Robert (Bob), Brooklyn, Bailie ( there was 'B' thing going on for a while ) and Cora and Jayviar. All 6 are great examples of what T (teamwork) I ( Involvement) S (standards) represents. Congratulations!
The School Speech Finals were held on Friday, this is divided into Year 7 and Year 8 and was judged by Peter Mariu and Michelle Haugh from Tokoroa Toastmasters.
The standard was extremely high and there were speeches on a range of topics: Women's Right to Vote in NZ, The Talking Poles, Why Girls are Smarter than Boys, What Mother's Mean When they Say Something, Dementia and the Elderly, Growing up in Taiwan, The Conflict in the Ukraine ...
There was a Highly Recommended category this year and Jordan Year 8, and Xanthe Year 7 were named as the recipients.
The Winners were Ariana for Year 8 and Room 10's Keawe for Year 7, with his highly entertaining speech on Food.
Kiana also represented the class and Syndicate in the Finals and these 3 old Room 10's, were Year 8 Finalists.
Great speeches from all of you!