Thursday Notice Board
A really tough 1st game with all the team giving a great effort!
Hockey Fire BirdsPlayer of the day was Devin Dunlop.
Many of you may have heard of "The Maker Culture.” It has been identified as one education trends over the past few years. This phrase is being heard more and more in education and at Russell Street we have embraced this concept, where it adds value to our program. Large RSS projects such as the Go Karts, Cycle Mountain, The Orchard Grove and Bottle Greenhouse have been student driven and develop the maker culture concept. Smaller more personal design projects in classes such as the rocket cars also fit with this learning concept.
The Maker Culture has grown out of a desire to see students using the growing tools available to plan, design and make rather than passively consume technologies. When students identify a need or goal and set about working together to complete the task we see the NZ Curriculum Key Competencies come to the fore. These are thinking, using language, symbols, and texts, managing self, relating to others,
At home you can foster this Maker Culture thinking by encouraging children to get out the glue guns, card, scissors, lego etc and plan think and imagine. Take a look at this clip and identify the planning, problem solving, thinking and creativity needed to complete these projects. I wonder what your children will come up with….
If you would like to know more about this event, or to book your child in, please visit www.kellyclub.co.nz/events
Do feel free to email Shayla at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this event, or with enquiries about our Before & Afterschool Programmes and upcoming July Holiday Programme.
Connect with the Supporters Club at their new RSS Supporters' Club Facebook Page. Events, information, activities, ideas and images can all be found at this online space.
Spare clothing...From time to time we require spare clothing for those 'little accidents' and we are really short of long pants especially for the juniors. if you have any that you no longer need in sizes 4, 6 or 8, we would love to take them off your hands. Thanks in advance.
Summer Sports Photos... These will be taken on Tuesday 16th June. Please mark this day on your calendar.
Class and Winter sport photos will be in the 3rd term, but there will be plenty of notice about that nearer the time.
3 Bedroom/ 2 bathroom
Kitchen and bathrooms renovated
Large deck, partially covered
TradeMe ID EHI680 (City Centre)
Ph Gina 022 6281033 or visit Sunday's Open Home 1.30-3pm.
Have you explored over HERE?
Some of these links are untapped useful information for parents and families.
Wondering if we had any picture from that last school event? When time permits staff upload images to their blogs and an archive is kept here 2015 RSS Photo Gallery
Not able to make it to the assembly. How about watching live on your smartphone or computer. RSS Assembly Online streams live during assemblies and keeps a recording of the latest events. Tell Aunts, Uncles and Grandparents to tune in from anywhere in the world.
RSS Radio link. Some year 4 students are running a live radio station 11-11:25 and 1-1:40 Weekdays. This will play on a computer or smartphone. Again families can tune in from anywhere in the world.
Take a look at the links provided on the left. At Russell Street School we want to be open and share information with our community. There is a huge amount linked here and even more on the main RSS Website.
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