It’s the July School holidays which also means it’s half way through the year. So what have our Kaipara Schools been up to?
Year 5-8 students from Tangiteroria School attended the Junior Tough
Guy/Girl Challenge in Helensville in term two. Office administrator
Shannon Campbell said all of the pupils competed well and enjoyed
Tangowahine School spent time creating roller coasters in class
to learn about different types of energy. Students have also
been busy throughout the term making ‘spicy plum sauce’
from the school orchard and learning how to propagate
Students from St Joseph’s Catholic School in Dargaville were
involved in a variety of activities celebrating Matariki
and finished with a performance from the newly formed
Kapa Haka group and a sit-down meal.
Aranga School students making Maori kites as part of school
Matariki celebrations with community members
Mangawhai Beach School celebrated Matariki over a week during
term two. Students learnt about the stars in the Matariki
constellation and Year 7-8 students in Room 13 helped
to create activities relating to the stars.