Good bye: Valedictorian speech

Welcome parents, teachers and students to the 2014 Moonee Ponds Primary School year 6 graduation. What an adventure I have had and I’m sure everyone here will agree with me. Even though I have not been a member of this school since prep I still feel that I have grown up and known all of these amazing people all of my life.

There is so much primary school has taught us, and in so many ways. There are simple work sheets, the GANAG proses, all the way to excursions and camps. I always knew that one day I would be here, with all my class mates, at our year 6 graduation, but every day it seemed so far away. But here we are, finishing our time at primary school.

There are so many trips we have all gone on together. Remember the joy that we shared finally being allowed on the big kids play-ground? Or when we were first allowed to buy treats from the canteen at swimming sports? Back then it was a huge step up. But now we are moving to high school.

We started off together at the year 2 sleep over where we slept in the prep area for a night. Now look at us. Just a month ago we came back from Canberra. We stayed there for a week!   Remember the first camp we went on? How grown up did we feel?  And that was only three days long!

When we moved into year 4 it was our first opportunity to get involved in ‘The tournament of the minds’. For those of us who did take up the challenge it was a great experience. Most of us kept coming back every year, now look at Lilli captain of this amazing opportunity.

Moving into year 5 we were the first generation to get ‘Net books’. Net books were a huge responsibility for us. In year 5 we also did our first ‘Met challenge.’ The met challenge taught us heaps about using the Metro system. It’s also a great way of preparing us for next year. Most of us will be taking public transport to and from school.

For our science unit of ‘Forensic science’ We were given the opportunity to travel to GTAC to help our study. We got to use fancy technology such as microscopes to solve mysteries. We went back to GTAC again this year to investigate our ‘Chemistry’ unit. Thank you GTAC for the amazing opportunity.

It’s sad to be here and see us all go our different ways. Good luck in the future,

India the Valedictorian of 2014.

 

 

 

Orientation recount

I rocked into Atkin collage on the 11th of November and EVERYONE knew who I was and I knew NOBODY! I made tonnes of new friends in practically the first minute! There are so many so many of them I can’t remember all of them! There’s Anastasia, Sana, Claire, Indiah, Jaquelin, Declan, Angus, Jemma and so many more!

We started of the day in chapel learning a bit about our new school. We were given our first notice about merits and demerits. Then we met the teachers of Dunhellen of 2015. We were then split into our groups. I was in green group. We had Mr.D as our mentor for the day. I was also grouped with Anastasia, Sana, Claire, Jaquelin and Angus.

We had our first 10 minutes in home room. This was our time to ask any questions about the day before it actually started. We had a quick little convocation about ‘I can’t remember what’.

My first lesson was science. We had 3 stations and one of them had something to do with fossils. When the teacher asked us what a fossil was I raised my hand. I started to go into all the details about fossil fuels, the teacher had to stop me before I could finish. During this lesson I got to help my group mates with using microscopes. I learnt to how to use them last year at G-TAC.

After science my group headed over to preforming arts. In preforming arts we had Mrs. Flood. Most the time we played games but it gave me the opportunity to understand her ways of teaching. We played two games. The hat game and Zip, Zap, Zoom.

Next was art. The art rooms were AMAZEBALLS! We were given ink blotches and we had to turn them into something. Mine was a guy with a moustache and a top hat. There were so many amazing materials!

In P.E we played Girls vs Boys dodge ball. Girls won the first round and then we sucked! Even with the teacher on our team we couldn’t win! The teacher did add in a couple twists though.

In survival tips we had some currant year sevens teach us about the Ipads, Merits and Demerits and the school in general. It was a helpful session.

Indonesian we learnt about Indonesia the country and the language. We learnt the numbers up to 20 and then we got to play Indonesian Bingo.

Over all it was a successful day.

Book club. com

Hey guys! Go visit my other blog! It is dedicated to reading. I have not posted much but I post reviews, lists and more!

Here is the address:

http://ladida.global2.vic.edu.au/

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Changing state (separating mixtures)

Separating mixtures is when you take all the elements in a mixture apart. There are many methods we can use to separate the elements in a mixture. For example if you have clumps of dirt in a glass of water you can put it through a filter to get some of the dirt out. Another method is evaporation. This is when a liquid changes to a gas. So you could put you dirty water over a very hot flame and over time it will evaporate and turn to a gas.

Read like a Writer – The school for Good and Evil

#1 Ideas: The main idea in this story is that friendship is very important. It also is trying to tell us that princesses and witches can be friends and this means that everyone no matter how different can be friends.

#2 Organization: This piece was organized well and everything made sense. Every paragraph came in at the right time and it was easy to understand.

#3 Voice: The authors voice is very imaginative and that’s why she wrote such a creative book.

#4 Sentence fluency: The sentences in this book were perfect.

 

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A Tribute

As one of my last posts a would like to pay a tribute to my old home:Austria.austria

I miss my house: The blue mountain hotel. If any of you have stayed there I would love to hear your thoughts. I loved to ski down the mountain when ever I liked, all I had to do was ask my Nani.

home

And last but not least, my school. I miss my class mates and the teachers. (most of the teachers hated me). I miss my best friends Yasmine, Nadia,Tabia and Florian ❤.

school 2009-2010

Miss you all.

Green house gases (BTN)

Green house gases can be a good thing and a bad thing, depending on the way you look at it. It can be a good thing because it makes Earth warmer. With out Greenhouse gases in the air Earth’s average temperature would be -18′ C. But with all the heat the Greenhouse gases absorb, it naturally makes earth hotter. With all this extra heat ice will melt, causing sea levels to rise. If sea levels rise costs will be flooded and with the ice melting animals like penguins will lose their homes.

I understand that the Greenhouse effect can be a good thing and a bad thing. If people stop using their cars as much and if they stop buying as much the amount of Greenhouse gases in the air will decrees as well as keep Earth warm.

I would like to know if humans will change there ways. I hope they do because by doing so we can stop floods and save many animals from losing their habitats. I would really appreciate it if you talked to your parents to see if YOU and YOUR FAMILY can make a difference.

Please watch this:

  http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4122664.htm

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Lest we forget 2014 acrostic

Remember the people that went too world war one, 100 years ago.

Every man brave enough to fight saved our nation

Many lives were lost in sacrifice

Every man leaving their families to fight for us

Men falling in the poppies

Buy a poppy to donate money to the families  who lost

Every-where in the world celebrates remembrance day

Remember what happened, put yourself in their shoes

100 years since world war 1, 100 years since many lives were lost, 100 years since many families were broken, since the biggest war in the history of the world.

‘Lest we forget’