Happy Easter!

Mrs Morris and Miss Jordan hope all of the 4KM and 4KJ students are enjoying their holidays so far!

It has been terrific to see some students commenting on our blog over the past week, well done!

Here is a fun Easter puzzle for you to try.

Click the play button and time yourself by watching the clock on the left hand side.

The photo in the puzzle is of some of the Easter eggs Miss Jordan received from students last week. It is safe to say that some of the eggs didn’t make the photo as they have already been eaten!

How long did it take you to solve the puzzle?

Do you have a favourite type of chocolate?

Does your family have any special Easter traditions?

Last Day of Term One – Happy Easter!

Today, Friday 30th March, is the last day of Term One.

The students in 4KM and 4KJ have had a fantastic start to the year and everyone is looking forward to the two week holiday break.

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Today was a special day because it was the Leopold Primary School Cross Country. It was held on the school oval and all students from Prep to Grade Six were involved. The students in the 8/9/10 age group had to run a challenging 1.2km route around the school grounds. The 11 years age group had to complete the course twice, running a total of 2.4km.

Here is a bird’s eye view of the route the Grade Three to Six students ran.

It was terrific to see everyone try their very best during the Cross Country. Some special achievements to acknowledge:

Elijah (4KM) won the 8/9/10 boys event.

Hannah (4KJ) won the 11 years girls event.

Becky (4KM) came third in the 11 years girls event.

Participating in the Cross Country and cheering for all of the other students was so much fun.

A big thanks to Mr Hair for organising this terrific school event!

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It has been a busy nine weeks for 4KM and 4KJ. We enjoyed practising a variety of reading strategies, focussing on descriptive writing and learning about place value in Maths. Some other highlights include:

– Skyping with Mr Avery and Mrs Yollis

House Athletic Sports

Talking to British adventurer, Alistair Humphreys

Learning about Australia

Reading Day

Quadblogging with Mrs Yollis, Mr Salsich and Mrs McKenzie

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We are looking forward to Easter, which falls in the very middle of our holidays. We wish all of our blogging buddies are very Happy Easter! Enjoy some chocolate and have a relaxing break!

We will be back at school for Term Two on Monday 16th April.

What did you think of the Cross Country?

What was your Term One highlight?

Do you have any holiday plans?

What are you looking forward to next term?

Welcome To A New School Year!

Today is the first day of the 2012 school year at Leopold Primary School in Victoria, Australia.

After five weeks of summer holidays, Mrs Morris and Miss Jordan were excited to greet the 52 students in 4KM and 4KJ this morning!

We had a very warm summer in Leopold and it was wonderful to hear what all of the students enjoyed over the holidays.

Mrs Morris and her husband, Nate, hosted Christmas lunch for their families. They also visited Nate’s family in Phillip Island. Mrs Morris and Nate enjoyed a road trip through Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. Here is Mrs Morris enjoying seeing the sights on their holiday.

Miss Jordan travelled back to her family’s home in Pomonal (near Halls Gap) for her Christmas celebrations. In January she painted her house and she also enjoyed seeing friends, going shopping, cooking and reading over the holidays.


 

What did you enjoy most about your holidays?

What are you looking forward to in 2012?