This week the Year 1 Pandas celebrated 100 days of school. Students planned their own celebration by organising a picnic with 100 snacks and special outfits with 100 decorations.
Our IB students are taking action for a better world. To commemorate World Cancer Day on 4th February, Karen, Sara, Jana, Alessandro P., Alessandro L. and Giuseppe, IB students in Year 12 and Year 13, organised a one-week long fundraiser in support of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation.
On Friday 12th February, Early Years and Elementary students brightened up the school with their colourful and imaginative Carnevale costumes. Despite not being able to hold our traditional parade, our students - and staff - still enjoyed the dress-up day, which also featured Lunar New Year and Valentine's celebrations!
The children's personal projects this half term have been great examples of student-initiated action. As part of our Unit, 'How the World Works' which focuses on Energy, we also spoke to Dr. McCusker, a chemist, who helped deepen our knowledge.
Year 2 Tiger class have had a very busy term, with plenty of interesting things going on. We have been learning to listen to each other and sing as a group, which we loved and which prompted lots of learning in the classroom.
On the 10th of February, after a series of lessons and internal tournaments (round-robin tournament), the top 8 scorers (female and male) of the two Year 7 classes, took part in a highly anticipated semifinal and final Badminton competition.
During Library Information Science Sessions, Year 7A has been researching and discussing what is Intellectual Property and how it is different from commercial property. Many new professions and careers are linked to these fields and some of our students will be employed in these areas.
Ms Parnanzone's Year 7 students have created a short video as a fun and creative way to practise their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills; the four traditional language components.