Maths Expo- Change of Time

Dear Parents and Friends of the 3/4 Learning Community,

On Thursday the students will be sharing their Maths Learning at an Learning Expo.

As we have postponed the Walkathon from Wednesday to Thursday, and we will now be having an early recess due to this, we are going to change the start times for the Expos so all students still get enough time to share their learning.

The revised times for the Expo are:

Blue, Purple and Green will now be starting at 9:15

Yellow, Orange and Red will now be starting at 10:15.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused by the change of time. We hope that parents will still be able to come and help us celebrate the students learning.

Nature Matters

Dear 3/4s,

Our group is working on improving our School Community.  We were wondering if you or your family and friends, would like to help with our workshop on planting nature in our school grounds.  We have not worked out the dates yet but it will be in term 4. We promise we will let you know when we are having the work shop. Our school used to look beautiful and we want it to look as beautiful as it was in the past.  We would love it if you or your family and friends could donate some time to help with the planting. Please leave a comment as we would love to hear what you think.

From Andie, Matthew, Alfie and Amielle

Stories of Jesus’ Life

As part of our unit of work about Community and Eucharist, many children who celebrated Eucharist said that the Eucharist means to live a life more like Jesus.

We named the things about Jesus that we admire. Jesus …

is a healer    is someone who forgives     shows kindness          

welcomes others     shows compassion      has empathy

treats others fairly     teaches us how to be a peacemaker    is a story-teller 

Click on the link to see a list of stories of Jesus’ life that show his qualities.

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Maths Expo

Next Thursday, 15th September, our 3/4 students will again be taking responsibility for sharing their learning at a Maths Expo.

Students from 3/4 Green, Blue, and Purple will be sharing their learning from 9:45-10:30 and the students from 3/4 Yellow, Red and Orange will be sharing their learning from 10:45- 11:30.

We would love to have parents come in and help the students celebrate their learning.

Fathers Day Breakfast

The hall was alive with laughter, smiling faces, and delicious food on Friday the 2nd of September. Our Dads tucked into a hot breakfast prepared generously by the parents of our 3/4 students. All of the students practised their waitering skills, carrying plates piled high with egg, bacon and hash browns, steaming coffee, and fresh orange juice. Our Dads enjoyed meeting each other and sharing a meal together to celebrate Fathers Day. We

thank all of the Mums who helped out on the day – it was a great success!IMG_0563IMG_0568 IMG_0564IMG_0572 IMG_0571IMG_0570

How is your dad special to you?

How do you celebrate Fathers Day with your family?

Kitchen Garden Delights

Our School Kitchen Garden is full of delicious green vegetables after so much rain, and also some sunny days.

Today we harvested silver beet, turnips, celery, broccoli, spring onions and carrot to make some tasty pasties.

We had lots of fun cutting and grating the vegetables, and making the pastry into interesting shapes.

What are some of your favourite recipes to cook at home?  Why is it important to include lots of vegetables in your diet?

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Looking for Parent Helpers

The 3/4 Students are currently investigating a range of Science topics and we are looking for parents/grandparents/family members that may have expertise or knowledge in a certain area.

Some of the areas are:

– The human body and body systems

– Earth Sciences and the environment

– Digestion

– Healthy choices/food

– Gravity/forces

We would love to arrange a time for you to come in to the 3/4 area to share your knowledge with the kids.

Please contact one of the teachers if you would like to help out.  With Thanks, The 3/4 team

Miss Maddie: mlindquist@sttorquay.catholic.edu.au