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February, 2015

  1. BTN

    February 17, 2015 by Mr Richo

    BtN – Kids Sleep

    Watch the video below and then answer the questions as a quality comment to this post. If you get time, explore the ‘Related Information’ section next to the video on the BtN website.

    1. What’s the last thing you do before you go to bed?
    2.What has a new study found about using electronic devices before going to bed?
    3.The light emitted from electronic devices can affect how well we sleep. True or false?
    4. When it gets dark, your brain clock decides it is sleep time and tells another part of your body to release what chemical?
    5.Why do we need sleep?
    6.What can we do to get a better night’s sleep?
    7.How much sleep do you think you need each day?
    8. What are 3 facts that you learnt from watching this BtN video

  2. Survivor Challenge

    February 17, 2015 by Mr Richo

    The kids enjoyed working as a team to complete a number of challenges over the last two weeks.

    Check out our tribes in action.

    tower pics

  3. Newspapers needed Monday

    February 13, 2015 by Mr Richo

    Hey 5R

    Don’t forget we need some newspapers Monday for the tower challenge.


    The camp note will come home next week. Parents can use an instalment plan to pay for it. A deposit of $100 will be requested on the note. There will also be a section for parents who want to volunteer for camp.

    Have a great weekend everybody.

  4. Sports Fixture

    February 12, 2015 by Mr Richo

    All students will need to open this link to see where you are playing each week.

    Don’t forget your sports top, sunscreen and your water bottle.


    Summer Sports Fixture 2015 copy

  5. Hi Grade 5 2015!

    February 9, 2015 by Mr Richo

    This is our class blog. You are welcome to comment on any items that appear here  on the blog.

    Have a fantastic term one.


    PS I loved your character strengths flags. Great fun and learning.

  6. My character traits

    February 2, 2015 by Mr Richo

    Character Strengths

    Today we are going to take a survey to find out what some of our ‘Character Strengths’ are. Click here to visit the website to take the survey. We can work on developing character strengths to help us with various relationships, tasks and well-being.
    The Values and Character Strengths are:

    Wisdom and Knowledge:

    • Creativity
    • Curiosity
    • Judgement
    • Love of Learning
    • Perspective


    • Bravery
    • Perseverance (Persistence)
    • Honesty
    • Zest


    • Love
    • Kindness
    • Social Intelligence
    • Teamwork
    • Fairness
    • Leadership
    • Forgiveness
    • Humility
    • Prudence
    • Self-Regulation
    • Appreciation of beauty and excellence
    • Gratitude
    • Hope
    • Humour
    • Spirituality

    What are your top five character strengths?

    What are the ways in which you could use your strengths to help others?

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