Sunday, April 20, 2008

Term Two Preview

Schools in New Zealand are having their term one break and are returning back on Monday 5th May. Until then, we have some posts to come and next term we have some exciting projects coming up including:

Douglas and Victor and the Tamaki Today Rugby team:
The season starts with our school hosting Sir Edmund Hillary Middle School in Round 1 of Barbarians Rugby. Both our Open Grade Boys and Girls teams then make the away trip to Howick Intermediate in week two. We will have full reports and exclusive footage here at Our Open Grade Boys are looking to reclaim the Eastern Zone title they last held in 2007. Our Open Grade Girls team are looking to continue their undefeated streak at the Eastern Zone finals which now dates back to June 2000... they managed third in Auckland last year and will looking to make a statement early in the term.

Girls Basketball:
Cecillia will be continuing her reports as the team continues its build up to the AIMS games in Tauranga in September. The Girls term one league has ended, but they start back playing again early in term two. Next term the team plays exclusively against other Girls teams, looking to continue improving.
Our big target for the year is the national finals which take place in September. Our team placed 4th in New Zealand last year in their first attempt. You can find out about the Intermediate National Tournament, the AIMS games by checking out the website at:

Samoan Language:
Zecillia and Gaifo will be continuing their series of lessons for using Samoan in the classroom with other students or with the teacher. We hope that you have been using their posts in your classroom.

Maori Culture:
If you havent viewed the first poi making lesson by Mereana and the Girls you should! Next term the Girls will be giving a series of lessons in Maori culture, including how to do various dances, waiata and action songs. The group will be broadcasting these here and also uploading them to teachertube as well.

The "Quest" School Production
Sabrina and her team will be continuing their reports as the production builds towards preformance night 2008 and of course we will be there. Not only will tamakitoday be there on the night, but also we'll have all the footage as we build towards the show.

Moli's School Reports
Moli will be continuing her reports as the building continues at school and also continuing her role as roving reporter. She is interested in dealing with any issues as they come to hand!

We also have Eastern Zone Soccer Tournament, Eastern Zone Boys and Girls Rugby, and lots lots more coming up!

Make sure you check out our posts at this location!

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