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Year 2 Blog Posts


Date:

20/11/17

The Year 2 ‘Giving Tree’

Dear parents and carers of Year 2. Each year St Kilda Primary School is part of the community Christmas Tree festival at the Holy Trinity Anglican church (next to the school). This year the Year 2s will be decorating a tree with new items of underwear for babies, boys and girls which will be donated after the festival […]

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Date:

28/10/17

Year 2 Oral Care Competition

Do you remember the Oral Care Competition? Since August, we have been asking the community for their oral care waste. The Yr 2 cohort collected a whopping 14.116kg of oral care and 2N were the Oral Care Champions, as they contributed the heaviest weight – 5.8kg! One 2N student lives in an apartment block and […]

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Date:

20/10/17

Welcome back to Term 4!

We can’t believe that we are nearly at the end of Year 2! We have a jam packed term. For Integrated Topic, we will be working on pulling together all of our learning relating to sustainability and applying this to the Waste Free Fete. Thank you to the families who have already signed up to […]

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Date:

28/08/17

Farmer’s Market Wishing Well!

Today 2N counted the donations raised at the Farmer’s Market held on Saturday the 26th of August. The kids were thrilled as the total reached $306.00! Thank you to the MANY families from 2N who manned the wishing well. An extra big thank you and warm welcome back to the Wagenhoff family who kicked off […]

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Date:

24/08/17

Book Week

Year 2 students celebrated book week with some fun activities including sharing our favourite book with our buddies and taking part in a parade! Students dressed up as characters from their favourite books like Tintin, the Queen of Hearts (Alice in Wonderland), Greg (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Harry and Hermione (Harry Potter), Thelma (Thelma […]

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Date:

16/08/17

BAN PLASTIC BAGS

Last term after learning about what happens to plastic in our waterways and helping out with Beach Patrol, Abi (2F) felt really sad and worried about our environment and decided to write to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon Lily D’Ambrosio MP. Abi wrote to the minister with some ideas for […]

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Date:

10/08/17

Ceres Excursion

Grade 2 excursion to Ceres. On Friday Year 2 went to Ceres. We got to make paper, look for bugs, go on a walk and sort rubbish. Why? Because we have been learning about waste and the 4R’s. What are the 4R’s? They are; reuse, reduce, recycle and rethink. Some highlights of the excursion were […]

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Date:

07/08/17

Our Learning!

This semester we will continue our focus on sustainability with our Terracycle dental waste project and the Waste Free Fete. If you haven’t already heard about the Terracycle project, you will hear more about our project in the coming weeks! You can also find out more at: https://www.terracycle.com.au/en-AU/brigades/bsbf-schools. During Reading we will be working on comprehension strategies, […]

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Date:

19/07/17

Year 2s Orchard pruning talk

Today the year 2s listened to Hamish’s dad, Adam talk to us about pruning the orchard. He also told us if it was healthy or not (it is now much healthier)! On one of the trees the bottom of the trunk was different to the top. This was because it had shoots growing from underneath […]

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