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Reading Challenge Book Reviews

All students should have set goals within their classrooms and be beginning to produce reviews for the books they read.

The first two are by Finn H.  Nice one Finn, for being the first in High Fliers 13 to complete two!

Olivia Mc
Annabel B

Finn HFinn H

Swimming Reminder

 Hi Everyone 

I imagine everyone enjoyed the first 3 swimming lessons on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Just remember we have 2 more lessons 1 on Tuesday and 1 on Wednesday.

Cake Sale Tomorrow

Bring $$ for Rm 18/19's cake/cupcake sale!

Bob's Books Blog and Recommendations

Recommended Books for our POC Reading Challenge:
One-Half from the East, by Nadia Hashimi - Story of an Afghanistan girl who just wants to be a boy
Horizon, by Scott Westerfeld - Story of a group of kids keen on Robotics
Into the White, by Joanna Grochowicz - Current  #1 NZ Book Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic Adventure
Shooting Stars, by Brian Falkner  - NZ Fiction about a boy who lives by The Code and is tested with this code during his adventures. Book 2
Pig City, by Louis Sachar - A story of school, secrets and rivalry.  By the author of Holes.
Mechanica, by Lance Balchin - Set at the end of the 22nd century, Mechanica imagines a world without wildlife. 
What not to do when things are invisible,  by Ross Welford - One day, the invisibility fails to wear off, Ethel is thrown into a nightmare of lies and deception.
Spy Toys, by Mark Powers - Ahilarious, action-packed book about faulty manufactured toys.
Nightfall,  by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski- A…