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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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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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Date:

29/06/17

Writing for a purpose

This term we have been writing narratives for the preps. With this audience in mind the narratives have been interesting, easy to understand and appealing to a younger audience. After publishing our stories we had a great time sharing them with the preps.   Have a happy and safe holiday. From the Year 2 Team.

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Date:

22/06/17

Creatures of the Bay exhibition

Today the Year 2’s went to Gasworks to see the ‘Creature’s of the Bay’ exhibition. There was neatly made creatures made by plastic that was gathered from the beach. All of the Year 2s worked really, really, really hard to make the creatures. We liked how all of the art works were different, unique and […]

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24/05/17

Cupcake Donations

Dear Year 2 parents,   We are holding a cupcake stall on Monday May 29th to raise money for Launch Housing. If you would like to bring in some cupcakes to help us raise money that would be FANTASTIC! Please remember no nuts as we have children with food allergies.   Thanks! Year 2’s

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Date:

26/04/17

Beach Patrol

On Saturday some of the Year 2s and their parents and teachers picked up rubbish at Elwood Sailing Club. We found lots of straws, little bits of hard plastic, some coffee cups (lids and cups) and surprisingly, two tennis balls. A boy called Torran found an animal skull. We thought it was exciting because we […]

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