The Garden of Gethsemane

This week our class had the job of performing the ‘The Garden’ scene as part of our Holy Week performances. Below is a reflection on a our performance by Hannah.

In the Holy Week play I was Jacob.  Jacob was Peter’s nephew.  He is a young boy trying to learn about what happened to Jesus.

In this performance the disciples fall asleep in the garden.  That might not seem too bad, but Jesus had asked them to stay and keep watch.  This especially affected Peter, James and John.  Ruth and Jacob are friends trying to work out what REALLY happened.

We did not have the nicest scene: Jesus got arrested, Peter was found asleep three times by Jesus and more.  At the end of the scene Peter goes to the high priest’s house to see Jesus being arrested by the soldiers.  While there, Peter was asked lots of questions such as: ‘Aren’t you one of his disciples?’, ‘Weren’t you with Jesus of Nazareth?’ and ‘Weren’t you with him in the garden?’.  Every time the answer was no.

The play made me feel both happy and sad.  Happy because I knew it would end well, but sad, because Peter lost a friendship with Jesus.  It was also sad, because Jesus got arrested by the soldiers.

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Sports Day: Ball Relay

Mr Baldock sure did give us some crazy things to do in the Ball Relay. Check out all the action below.

Ball Relay – Sports Day 2014 from Mr Baldock on Vimeo.

Sports Day: High Jump

We had some very enthusiastic high jumpers. Check out the action below.

High Jump – Sports Day 2014 from Mr Baldock on Vimeo.

Parent / Teacher Interviews – Book Now

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Dear Parents,

Parent/Teacher/Student interviews will commence from Monday 28th of April (Week 1 Term 2). 

Bookings are now OPEN.

Go to www.schoolinterviews.com.au and follow these simple instructions.

BOOKINGS CLOSE Sunday 20th of April at 5:00pm

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Go to www.schoolinterviews.com.au

Enter THIS school event code.

Then follow the 3 simple steps.

 

 

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 When you click finish, your interview timetable will be emailed to you automatically - check your junk mail folder if you do not receive your email immediately.

You can return to www.schoolinterviews.com.au at any time, and change your interviews – until bookings close.

 

For parents that don’t have internet access, a computer can be made available to you in the Bartram and St. Joseph Buildings or phone the school on 8270 3177 to have our office staff assist you. Interviews are strictly 15mins, if you require more time please contact your teacher directly and make alternative arrangements.

If there are no suitable times available on the schedule for your teacher, parents will need to contact the classroom teacher directly to arrange an alternative interview time outside of the allocated schedule.

In the case of two class teachers, both teachers will make themselves available during the times that have been set aside for Interviews. If you are unable to meet during these times, you are asked to see one of the class teachers to arrange an alternative time. Please note that both teachers may not be available at a subsequent meeting time and you may have to meet with only one of your child’s class teachers.

Parents can change their interview times any time prior to the closing date, by re-visiting the www.shoolinterviews.com.au website, and using the code Parents wishing to change their interview times after the closing date should contact the school directly on: 8270 3177

Sports Day: Bocce

Here is the fun we had with Bocce.

Bocce – Sports Day 2014 from Mr Baldock on Vimeo.

Sports Day: Long Jump

Some of our students should be wearing a cape!

Long Jump – Sports Day 2014 from Mr Baldock on Vimeo.

Sports Day: Water Relay

Below is a video of the fun we had doing the Water Relay.

Water Relay – Sports Day 2014 from Mr Baldock on Vimeo.

Carnival Day for Project Compassion Tomorrow

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Just a reminder that our Carnival Day for Project Compassion is on tomorrow at Lunchtime. Please remember your gold coin donations to have some fun and to raise money for a good cause. As you can see from the photos below we have been busy preparing our Carnival games.

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Even though you might not be able to take part in the Carnival fun tomorrow, doesn’t mean you can’t make a donation to Project Compassion via our online Project Compassion Box. Click on the link below to make a donation.

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http://my.caritasfundraising.org.au/year34baldock

Artwork with Mrs Daldry

Yesterday the year 3/4s were able to work with Mrs Daldry to do some artwork. Mrs Daldry was invited back to our school to be an artist in residence to assist all the classes across our school to produce artwork around the theme of Lent. Our class produced a 3D piece of artwork around the Last Supper. We hope you enjoy the video of the creative process and a big thank you to Mrs Daldry for a great Art lesson.

Lent Art Activity with Mrs Daldry from Mr Baldock on Vimeo.

Project Compassion

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Next Thursday 3rd April the years 3-7 will be hosting a Carnival Day at lunch time for Project Compassion. We are asking students to bring along a gold coin for entry and they can participate in as many activities as they can fit in during lunch time. There will be prizes for those successfully participating. 

Below is a video outlining the work that Caritas Australia is doing from the funds raised through Project Compassion.

Our class have setup a virtual Project Compassion Box. You can make a donation online by clicking the link below. We would greatly appreciate your support.

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Sports Day: Post 1

Our class had a great day at Sports Day. This will be one of many posts to come on our Sports Day. This first post is a quick one to let you know the overall results and give you a look at the different teams from our class.

Congratulations to Yorke for scoring the most points on the day and taking out the Sports Day Championship Shield.

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Congratulations to Murray for winning this year’s Spirit Shield. 

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Our Eyre team pictured below.

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Our Flinders team pictured below.

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Student Blogging Challenge: South Australian Quiz

Our class have signed up for the Student Blogging Challenge this year. The Student Blogging Challenge is a series of weekly activities run over ten weeks. The goal of the challenge is to improve student blogging and commenting skills and connect with a global audience.

We are in the second week of the challenge and the activity we have chosen to do this week was to create a quiz about the state we live in South Australia. We hope you learn a little more about our state and be even tempted to come and visit.

Shrove Tuesday

Today was Shrove Tuesday. Students were asked to bring in a gold coin donation for a pancake prepared by our wonderful parents from the Nativity CRIB.

The day before Lent starts is Shrove Tuesday. This day was traditionally the last chance to use up the foods Christians would not be eating during Lent.

You can see for yourselves below that the pancakes were a huge success and it was nice to know that the money was going towards raising money for Project Compassion.

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My Dream Bedroom

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Hi today I’m talking about my dream bedroom with Alana. We will have a T.V and a couch. The T.V. is a plasma  T.V. which is also known as a touch screen. The couch can fit two people. The arch is white. We made drink bottles for  each other and we made our room in 30 minutes. It was hard but we did it.

It was fun working with Alana and it was hard at times, but we did it.

By Emily

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