The guest speaker 'Linda Vagana' spoke to us about the significance of reading. It was amazing to listen to her stories of the moments when she was at our school as a young girl. Thank [...]
What a pleasant surprise we had when Sister Patricia Thompson our ex Board of Trustee member visited us. It was great to see her after almost 14 years. Sister Patricia spend sometime in Room 5 [...]
Our prayers and thoughts go out to families, friends and the wider community affected by the terrible event of the carnage at the mosque in Christchurch. We held a liturgy and a two minutes silence [...]
Rooms 4 and 5 have been working together to write poems for the Get NZ Writing Project. Each student has to complete a found poem about a mystery object and send it on a postcard [...]
Last week we had a great opportunity to visit 'The Flagship - Ocean Conservation Centre' at Wynyard Quarter. Students developed an understanding of how to make our marine environment litter/ plastic free and save marine [...]
We are a Year 5 to 8 class who enjoy learning and being responsible senior students. As senior students we are involved in developing leadership skills involving Cool School Mediators, sports leadership, public speaking and [...]
Talofa lava everyone, we welcome our new student Maree Vaka to St Josephs family. Introducing our House Leaders for 2019. These Leaders were nominated by their peers and they presented their acceptance speech at assembly. [...]
.Our swimming lessons have begun and it is great fun to walk down to Grey Lynn school. We are learning about water safety and sculling water using relevant skills.
Thank you all for being part of Room 5's journey of building faith and learning this year. We wish you 'A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2019'. Happy Holidays!!!
Our inquiry topic on HEROES was an astounding success. Students investigated ways they could be heroes for others. They designed and created a hero cape and a bag using their unique qualities and talents. We [...]