Our Movember Market Day was an absolute cracker!!
It was so amazing to see how much the students got into being salespeople, spruiking their wares, bringing people to their stalls and raising a whole lot of money for a worthy cause!!
There was food to be eaten, moustaches on a stick to be purchased, stick-on moustaches to be worn, stick the mo on the Monika (many students have an uncanny knack for pinning a mo on our principal), a lucky dip...
4A and 3C, as well as James' FA class doing a longest kick on the oval, raised over $1000!!
A MASSIVE EFFORT!
Thanks to all of the students and parents who put in a huge amount of time and effort into making this the most successful Movember Market Day yet.
Finally, congrats to Camille, Charlotte H, Ella and Lilah, who raised the most money of 3C.
And a heartfelt thanks to those girls for NOT shaving off Simon's eyebrows or nose as they threatened.
As you know the Movember Market Day is tomorrow, and presumably your kids will be hard at work after school today preparing, baking, cooking, making...
It's awesome that our class is so into making the day a success.
We will also be able to make purchases too.
Book Swap next week!
Next week is The Great Book Swap! It will be set up in Michael's room (FE portable in the little area) and available for students to make a purchase whilst his class is out swimming.
3C will be visiting on the morning of Wednesday 5th December.
Students will initially be limited to 1 book each. Any leftover books will be sold on Friday during lunch and after school.
P.S. If you want to clear out any of your book, please donate them at the office.
Yesterday morning we had a discussion about freedom, and what it means to be 'free' and 'not free'.
In groups, we had a list of situations which we had to discuss and place on a scale of 'free to not free'. We had to justify our explanations of why we ranked each situation in the way we did (e.g. parents are 'more free' than students, or the Prime Minister is the most free of all).
Students had very interesting interpretations of who is the most or least free, and it led to a great discussion.
This week's Spelling List:
worship / satellite / accessory / disease / muscle / basically / technique / competition / guard
difference / fierce / essential / curious / imaginative / appalling / tragedy / permitted / escalator
This is the last week for swimming too.
Also, this Friday November 30th is Movember Market Day. As you are aware our class, along with 4A, will be running the stalls. Most students will be working on their wares at home, to bring to school on Friday, especially those students baking/ cooking/ preparing food. We encourage you to record all ingredients used in the dishes, to ensure those students with food allergies aren't exposed to these on the day.
The group who raise the most money at their stall will also win (the privilege?) of shaving Simon's moustache off after the stall.
Hopefully the students who are 'threatening' to 'slip and shave off Simon's nose and eyebrows' are joking...
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Simon.
All money raised will be donated to the Movember foundation. Thanks to those families who have already donated.
Thanks for your support.
As we're looking at fractions this term, this week we opened our own pizzerias.
We named our pizzerias, designed a logo, created a menu with seven pizza types (figuring out what fraction of the whole pizza each ingredient was going to take), then finally designed our pizza box and made one of our pizzas.
Some pizzas are rather tasty, others not so much...
The time has come to share our Choose Your Own Adventure writing. There are still mistakes in our writing, but you'll get to see where we're up to.
And our spelling words:
amusing / suitable / realistic / theory / unfortunate / recreate / option / purpose / neither / progress
tThis week we've been looking at visual literacy, and how pictures convey meanings that influence or add to what we think when reading.
We also looked at symbols and know that they represent things, such as an image of the Eiffel Tower represents Paris, a dark forest means the possibility of evil or the meanings of emojis.
We created some of our own emojis too.
Some more commonly used words feature in this week's spelling list.
attach / definite / experience / prevent / reference / essential / hoping / lessen / maximum / valuable
Also, in Movember news, our class will be participating in the end of Movember 'CNPS Movember event' (apologies for the overuse of Movember). Along with FA James, FD Bridget and 4A Lewis, our class will be involved in some aspect of fundraising on Fri 30th November. When we decided what we're doing, we'll let you know.
If you want to donate, you can:
https://mobro.co/simonpresljak or https://moteam.co/coburg-north-movers-and-shakers