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Date:

18/12/15

Thanks for such a great year 2AR!

What a year 2015 has been and it is hard to believe that the holidays are here already!! I would like to say a huge thank you to all the students in 2AR for being such beautiful, happy people who have been a delight to teach.  I will miss you all!!! I would also like […]

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17/12/15

Happy holidays!!

Thank you for a great year everyone!! We have had a blast in 2T and are looking forward to the holidays. Thank you to all the fantastic parents for all your help from coming on excursions to making sure your child has what they need for school! We have been spoiled this year. School starts […]

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Date:

16/12/15

2015 is nearly over!

Can you believe the end of the school year is only 2 days away?! Christmas is just around the corner and 2R hope that you have a restful and enjoyable holiday with your loved ones. Thank-you to all of the parents who have helped out this year with reading, excursions, swimming and special days at […]

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16/12/15

Farewell from 2V and Mrs Verona

        All good things must come to an end and 2V was wanting to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful and safe 2016. We have had such a busy, exciting, fun-filled year. We would like to thank all of the parents in 2V that helped out and made 2015 such […]

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Date:

24/11/15

How much area does a Unifix block take up?

We have been busy investigating the area of different things including, books, calendars and boxes. We have learnt that we must use the same thing to measure if we want to compare areas of different objects. In this activity, we had to use 16 unifix blocks and make as many different shapes as we can. […]

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Date:

19/11/15

Donating Our Vegetables to the Sacred Heart Mission

This week the Year Twos enjoyed a visit from our friend Carly from the St Kilda Sacred Heart Mission.  Last term as part of our integrated unit, Cycles of Life, we planted vegetables in our garden.  After taking care of them and watching them grow, finally we could harvest them this week!!  We grew the […]

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Date:

11/11/15

Biology is the Study of Life!

Last week as part of our integrated topic 2AR had a visit from a special guest, Dr Graham Robertson who is a sea bird ecologist.  Graham spoke to us about the life cycle of emperor penguins and the research that he conducted on these wonderful birds.  He shared photographs illustrating the life cycle of an […]

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06/11/15

Measuring Length!

The Grade 2s have been busy learning about length this week. We have practiced measuring using informal units such as hand spans, unifix blocks, paddle pop sticks and straws and also formal units such as centimetres. In this activity we were measuring our body length in different ways. Miss Tashik and 2T

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Date:

06/11/15

Colour Chromotography Otherwise Known as Black Magic!

Yesterday in 2AR we conducted a colour chromotography experiment.  Students made a hypothesis and working in pairs followed the method to carry out the experiment.  Students observed water travelling up the paper resulting in the line of black texta changing into many different colours.  It was an interesting discovery that black ink is actually made […]

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