Thursday, 25 August 2016

Wacky Olympics

Wacky Olympics is where you are competing in a heat and you don't know what the sports are until the day. That's what we're doing at Vardon School on Friday. Our sports were paper plate discus, coin toss, straw javelin and wheelbarrow races. The paper plate discus is similar to Frisbee throwing except with a paper plate. The coin toss is where you have 2 or more counters balanced on your elbow and you throw it and catch it in your hand.The straw javelin is similar to javelin except with straws. Finally the wheelbarrow race was when you got your legs lifted up and you walked on your hands. We had to support a country and ours was Swaziland. We had to find out more about it.


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The Wacky Olympics

Last Friday on the 19th of August we had an event our teachers set up for us, the WACKY OLYMPICS. Our flag bearers were Ayesha and Niall and our flag bearer was Niketa.
 The first activity was the paper plate discus. First place went to Niketa (rm14), second place went to Latai (rm 13) and third place went to Saskia (rm12). The second activity was straw javelin first place went to Jayden (rm12), second place went to Chanel (rm15) and third place was Seth (rm13). The third activity was wheelbarrow races. First place went to Tyana and Tyra-Leigh (rm15), second place went to Jayden and Conrad (rm12) and third place went to Elvis and Riley (rm15). The last activity was the counter toss. First place went to Seth (rm13), second place was Rico (rm13) and third place was Adam (rm14). I reckon everyone had loads of fun!

Wacky Olympics

Last week on Friday the 19th of August Vardons senior syndicate had their very own Wacky Olympics. The events we had were discus, straw javelin, Wheelbarrow race and counter toss. Discus was in the hall, straw javelin was also in the hall, the wheelbarrow race was out on the field and the counter toss was on the library deck facing the field. For discus we had a paper plate and we had to  throw it like a Frisbee, and then we had to see who could do the furthest throw. For the straw javelin, we had to get our competitors to throw the straw like the discus, and the top three people who got the furthest throw got the gold, silver and bronze medal (as for all the events in our Wacky Olympics) (and also a little paper plate hat with paper leaves on it). In the wheelbarrow race one person had to hold the other person's legs and then they both walk together and need to try get to the end. When they get to the end they swap and try get back to the other side and the fastest people win. And our last event (counter toss) was when our competitors had to get two counters to put on the end of our elbow (fold your arm back first), fling it up and catch with over arm .

Monday, 15 August 2016

The Olympics:Medal tally

In room 14, we have been keeping track of all of our medal from the RIO Olympics 2016. So far we have 2 Golds and 6 silvers. Go New Zealand!

Wacky Olympics

This week Friday we are having a wacky Olympic day. We have to wear colours of the Swaziland flag and the colours are: Blue, red and yellow. Tomorrow we have the trials for the four events one representative from each class for each event then on Friday we will have the competition wear we the colours of blue, red and yellow, It will be fun!

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Green fingers

Yesterday Mrs Boyce came in and we fixed our garden. It was about 30 cm high along the whole garden
with weeds there were so many weeds this was our finished results:

Monday, 1 August 2016

Healthy Eating Session

Last week, the 29th of July, Room 14 had a healthy eating session with Dianne, from Project Energise. We learnt about the four food groups, which are: Grain foods (Go! to make you go quicker and stronger), Vegetables and fruit ( Glow! To have healthy skin), Milk products(Grow! To grow taller) and meat and meat alternatives (Grow! To grow taller). Here are some foods from the healthy eating list that you should put nearly two servings in your lunch boxes. In Grain foods (that are healthy) there is: sandwich,homemade muffins,crackers and just plain popcorn, in fruits and vegetables there are: carrot sticks, apple,banana,dried fruits and some cucumber slices, milk products: yoghurt,cheese,creamed rice and a carton of low fat milk and the meat and meat alternatives you should have: ham, tuna, nuts, boiled egg and beans. And chips, fizzy drinks and other salty and sugary foods, are just treats, so stay healthy everybody and eat the healthy foods above. Thanks Project Energise.

Cross country

In week 6 the whole school has their Cross country the juniors have their cross country on the school field the middles are also on  the school field but the 9 year old have a choice to go with the seniors to minogue park. We also are training for this big event.

Olympic Games

This Friday the Olympics Games start!!! In class we have been studying the Olympic Games because it is coming up this week on Friday 5th of August 2016! We are going to be learning about Swaziland and supporting them too. We haven't learnt about the Olympics much yet; we just started but we have done a sheet to match the name with the sport logo!

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