End of Term 3-Fiafia Night

An outstanding performance by the students at our Fiafia Night. Term 3 ended with a grand finale of celebrating cultural dances. We had Samoan, Tongan, Cook Island, and mixed multicultural dances. We thank our whānau [...]

By |15th October 2018|Room 5|0 Comments

My Barbie – A Story by Mary-Ula

I like my Barbie Transylvania House. I like my decorations because they have stickers and bright colours. My Barbie's hair is pink and purple. When it's night time, I put on her moe ofo.  

By |27th September 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Duffy Role Model Assembly – Ryan Bridge

Ryan Bridge from RadioLIVE was our Duffy role model representative this morning. He emphasized the importance of reading and how we can achieve our goals. Ryan's message was about how we need to think of [...]

By |20th September 2018|Room 5|0 Comments

KADODO- African Drummers

Our school hall was filled with the booming sounds of African drums. What a privilege it was for our students to experience the dance and rhythm of African music. Room 5 were able make connections [...]

By |19th September 2018|Room 5|0 Comments

Rehu Tai Fest- Speech: School Finals

Wow, what an amazing finale to our school 'Rehu Tai Fest!! The judges were blown away by the quality of speeches and the confidence shown by the contestants. There were four categories: Rap, Spoken Poetry, [...]

By |13th September 2018|Room 5|0 Comments

Student Reflection- Father’s Day Cultural Mass

The whole school celebrated Father's Day at 8:30 am mass on Sunday at St Joseph Parish Grey Lynn. Everyone wore outstanding, colorful traditional costumes for this event. I was nervous at first when I had [...]

By |11th September 2018|Religious Education|0 Comments

Maori games- Ki O Rahi

For the next three weeks, students will be involved in learning Maori games. During the first session, children learnt how to balance the harakeke sticks and played the game 'Maui and Matou'. We look forward [...]

By |6th September 2018|Room 5|0 Comments

Born to Move

Room 4 have enjoyed Born to Move on a Friday morning, especially the floor section or calming-down end of the exercise lesson.     

By |5th September 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Early Voyagers to Aoteoroa

Room 4 are learning about the first people that voyaged to New Zealand in 1000 to 1200 AD and the names first given to Aotearoa. We have read the story of Māui fishing the North [...]

By |5th September 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Daffodil Day- Cancer Society

Today, we came together as St Joseph's School community to support the Cancer Society's work. Children dressed up in yellow and donated a gold coin as a sign of their commitment to raise awareness of [...]

By |31st August 2018|Room 5|0 Comments