St Josephs Student News
Term 2 Week 4, May 25 2022
On Wednesday 24th May, it was Cross Country. We walked to Morgan Park to do the races. First up were the Year 5, 6, 7 and 8s. (and Mrs Rush)..Next up Running through the bamboo forest were the year 4s, 3s and 2s (and Mrs Hughes). And after that the year 1s ran 1 lap around the park, (400 m).
Matariki Cultural Dinner
On Thursday 16th June we are having our first annual Matariki Dinner.
All families are invited to a pot luck dinner- bring a plate of your traditional cultural heritage so that we can celebrate each of our families uniqueness.
Please bring an empty clean can - one like a peaches can or a baked beans can.
Totara Autumn Stories
The Autumn Fall
Today I saw lots of leaves swirling and falling onto the fresh green grass. It looked like a carpet of golden yellow leaves.
When I picked one up it was soft and dotted with green dots.
When I looked at the tree I saw some berries. From far away they looked green and brown.
I wish I could make a giant pile of them and jump in it.
By Siyona Handa
The tree looks like a blizzard of goldish leaves silently falling and making a gold pile of leaves. It’s like the leaves are falling down for a reason but no. Imagine you falling down onto a big pile of leaves.
Have you ever wanted to make a leaf pile?
By Cody Nidogma
How Koreans count their age
Koreans count their age in 3 ways, one of them is the same as we do here in New Zealand and lots of other countries.
One of the ways Koreans do it, regardless of the day they were born, is that they are one year older on the 1st of January.
The 3rd way they do is basically the same, when they are born they are automatically 1 years old and they age every new years eve instead of the 1st of january.
(From www.kiwikids.news.nz- abbreviated by Grace)
Totara RE learning
This Weeks Value of the week
This week we focus on Gratitude and how we can be thankful. In the Gospel, Jesus tells us that the Father will send the spirit. We are grateful for the fruits of the Holy Spirit and for the peace and comfort God gives us. This week we also focus on Creation and Ladato Si