Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Fiafia Night - Tongan Cultural Group Dances

For the Fiafia celebrations several of the Room 16 students will be performing in one or more of the groups performances.

Several of the Room 16 students are in the Tongan Culture Group.  The Tongan Culture Group practices are on Wednesdays after school.  During the time leading up to the Fiafia celebrations (19 September and 20 September) - we will be practicing the following dances.  These dances are noted below - to allow students in other classes at the school to have the opportunity to practice them in their own time at home.

Tongan Girls Cultural Group Dance

Video link to song - Seuke

Tongan Boys Cultural Group Dance


Saturday, 28 July 2018

Catholic Caring Foundation Recognition for Cruize Iose

Congratulations to Cruize Iose.  Cruize received special recognition from The Catholic Caring Foundation and Bishop Patrick Dunn "for his outstanding care and commitment in helping others in our diocese".  

We are so proud of Cruize and this amazing achievement.  Well done.

Welcome to Term 3

Welcome to Term 3.  We have so many exciting events happening this term, from our Cook Syndicate Mass, Science Fair, and Faifia night.  We look forward to sharing all those with you.

At the end of Week 1 we had a Pyjama Day Mufti - an event selected by the Student Counsellors.  Here is a photo of us with Eddie our trusty Caretaker at our school, welcoming you back to our blog for the start of TERM 3.  

Monday, 9 July 2018

End of Term 2 - Special Awards

Congratulations to the following students from Room 16.  These students received special recognition and were awarded a certificate at the assembly on the last day of Term 2.

St Francis of Assisi Award
Awarded to Carissime and Cruize:

  • For showing the Core Values of Faith - Whakapono; Hope - Tumanako; Love - Aroha, and Joy - Harikoa in their words and actions, just like our Patron, St Francis of Assisi.  
Term 2 Basketball Awards
Awarded to Braeden and Jamiel:
  • By Auckland Basketball - Year 5/6 Runner Up.
  • By Holy Cross School to Braeden - Best Defender in Year 5 and 6.
  • By Holy Cross School to Jamiel - Best Attacking Player in Year 5 and 6.
100% Attendance Award Term 2
Awarded to Laiseni, Jamiel, Margaret, Carissime, Sione L, Rosalini, Elijah, and Gaby:

Class of the Week Attendance Award 
Awarded to Room 16 for best class attendance for the week.  This is our fourth Class of the Week Attendance Award.

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Science Roadshow

The Science Roadshow visited our school on Friday 15 June 2018.  Room 16 were excited to be given the opportunity to explore the different scientific exhibits that were displayed.  Here are some photos of us interacting with them.  Enjoy.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Caring Community Performance (Practice)

Room 16 are excited to take part in a special performance for the Caring Community.  Here we are practicing one of the songs for this event.  We hope you enjoy our singing.  

Saturday, 5 May 2018

School Interviews - Tuesday 15 May

A reminder that School Interviews are on Tuesday 15 May.  The School will finish at 12pm on this day so interviews can start at 1pm.  

Bookings can be made online at  The previous newsletter provided parents with the code you needed to enter to make a booking.  Alternatively you can email me on and I will provide you with the code.

Kind regards.

Anna Evans
Room 16 Classroom Teacher