Monday, 11 December 2017

Aspiration, Inspiration, Motivation!

Hey bloggers! this morning we had the amazing opportunity to hear a speech from Andrew Patterson and past Pt England student ( Raenan ). He first took us back to 2013 where he first met Raenan an Year 8 Pt England student at the time. He had amazing privellages and was taught lots of cool things, such as : how to prepare a speech, how to be a good leader and also being prepared for college.

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Raenan also took us back to Year 9 we had many opportunities to apply for. He joined a club named " Geek Club " and was taught to teach elderly people how to use technology and devices based around media. That's pretty interesting. Raenan also was in the New Zealand Herald which he had interviews, pictures taken too.

Well we also watched a video about a Manurewa High School, Year 12 Student who was also speaking a good speech and talked about his past life as his father was apart of the Mongrel Mob Gang. It was really interesting to hear about. So the moral of the speech/story was to try your hardest and best.

It was to strive for things you think your not good at and take as many opportunities as you can cause it can get you somewhere in life. He did give us advice and tips : to go hard, focus on school, try your best and hardest, take the most opportunities as possible! Raenan will now be a head boy at Tamaki College next year in 2018!

Thanks for reading!
By Mitchell.M

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Mitchell's - WK 6 ( Word Problems )

Hey bloggers! Here is my created presentation based with problems about basic math! The problems were created my Miss Ilaoa and Miss Sio. Enjoy!

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By Mitchell.M

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

My Extension Reflection - 2017

From Coding, taking buses to go to special events, going on trips, and heaps more we did this year will be memories. This year 2017 I had the great opportunity to be apart of the Year 7 & 8 Extension Group! We had so many privileges this year such as: attending the GEGNZ Event, coding with Zoe from OMG Tech, creating cool games and so much more!
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(Co - founder) Zoe - from OMG Tech decided to help us code for the past few terms. She also brought in some supplies in to help us with coding such as: makey-makey kits, play-dough,aluminum foil, plastic cups and lots more! We created our own games using Scratch accounts made by us and it was a really fun experience!
GEGNZ - Google Summit!

We also had the opportunity to attend the GEGNZ Summit at Ormiston Junior College in Botany. We explained to the students how we run our very own News Network here at our school and how it gets edited, filmed and played every day (except for fridays). We also did explain how to use the coding programme Scratch for those who didn't know!
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This year in Term 3 our school topic was " Guardians of the Galaxy". It was all about space life, planets and other galaxies still being discovered! Since we were learning about space we had the amazing privelage to attend the Hoyts Movie Theaters to watch a new release: Hidden Figures which was an amazing sequel based movie created to acknowledge 3 great historic women who changed the way people look at space today.

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In Term 3 we also took part and participated in the 40 Hour Famine funded by World Vision. It was created to help children in the Middle East suffering from recent bombings in their area and simply moved to safe camps. We simply raised money from close family, friends and teachers who all put together money to support this campaign. We also got to feel like what it was for the kids by eating no food or drinking no drinks - ( except from Just Juice and Barley Sugars :D)

Well this year was sure jam packed full of lots of amazing stuff that happened, trips, events and so much more. I also wish the best and want to thank Mrs Lagitipu for the hard work she has put towards this group. This wouldn't be possible without you. I also will miss the Year 8's as the leave for college next year!

Thanks for reading!
By Mitchell.M

P.S - Have A Happy Christmas! :D

Monday, 4 December 2017

Mitchell - Addition Pyramid ( Term 4 2017 )

Hey bloggers! Here is my Addition Pyramid I created today. The instructions are to simply add the numbers from the bottom all the way to the final result when you get the biggest number. The answer for my pyramid was : 479. Just count and add to the numbers. Enjoy!

Thanks for reading!
By Mitchell.M

Letter to the Tongan Rugby League Team!

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Hey bloggers! Today I'll be writing a letter to the Tongan Rugby League Team.

Mate Ma'a Tongan Rugby League Team 2017
Vaha'Akolo Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Royal Palace
 P.S - please send to the Rugby League Team

Dearest to whom it may concern,

I am writing this letter to you mainly because of the Rugby League game that occurred on the 25th of November 2017. I also did recently attend the game with my family and it was amazing. We supported the team with our flags, face paint, costumes and more. It was really heartbreaking to hear that Tonga did lose the game as the referee did not call it a try.

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I do believe Andrew Fifita did score the last try, as the other player from England did strip the ball,the ball dropped, he gripped on it with his hands again and scored the last try in the last few seconds of the game before it ended. We did not support this act as Matt Cechin (referee) did not call it a try.

I would also like to congratulate you for coming to the finals of the Rugby League World Cup as a pacific nation which represented our small islands well and we were very proud of your team. It was a really challenging game to watch and for the team to play. We may have not won but we still have hope for the next 4 years to come.

We believe we did win in our hearts and you did us, our people, our families and our islands proud, so people worldwide know that the Tongan Islands of the Pacific do exist. Also you were the last Pacific Nation to leave the Rugby League World Cup as Fiji was the 2nd in 3 years.

As I conclude this letter I would like to thank you for all the hard work, sportsmanship and effort you have put into these past games. Thank you for taking your time into reading this letter. Ofa Lahi Atu!

Your's Sincerly,

Mitchell Motuliki

Friday, 1 December 2017

Mitchell's - Emotions

Hey bloggers! Here is my presentation about Emotions! It's all about how songs make you feel! The emotions included are: Happy, Sad, Angry and Scared songs. Enjoy!

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By Mitchell.M

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Mitchell's - Perspectives and Opinions

Hey bloggers! Here is my Perspectives and Opinions presentation I created this week. It's all about the reviving game " Tonga VS England ".

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By Mitchell.M