Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Day One Reflection and Looking Forward

Well...our first day is done and dusted.  We've done a lot of administration and talking, and a little bit of getting to know each other.  I am really excited about the year ahead, and what we're going to achieve.  In the comments section below, I want to you write your name (only your first name), and answer each question:

1.  'Take up the Challenge' is our motto, and something I actively encourage. What do you want to do outside of the class this year?

2.  What things do you think are important for our class to run smoothly this year, with each person getting the most out of it?


  1. Nic
    1. Guitar classes because I really enjoyed the OOSM classes last year
    Playing soccer for Hillcrest United Football Club again this year because I want to play a winter sport that I enjoy
    2. Following the class rules
    Respecting others property
    Respect others opinions

  2. Rennie
    1. i'm looking forward to going on school camp and playing football for my club claudlens rovers
    2.to get along with everyone and respect everything and everyone.

  3. Saihaj

    1. I want to take drums lessons this year. I also want to join a football team at Berkley.

    2. Participate in class
    Respect other's values
    Be responsible

  4. Mahith

    1.Learning to swim better because I am not very good at it
    I am also learning to read and write my mother language (Shinhala).

    2.Working corporately
    Being nice to other people
    Obeying the teacher at learning times

  5. Chevelle
    1.maybe learn an instrument like the drums
    2.be respectful to the teacher and class mates

  6. Sam
    1. Continue swimming for Hillcrest swim club, drums, band and start guitar.
    2. Everyone trying to be the best they can be and respecting others.

  7. Nathan
    1. Play rugby and learn guitar again
    2. Listen to the teacher and to each other

  8. Ryan

    1. I wish to continue with robotics and try new things in robotics.
    Voice your opinion but don't force it on others.
    Enjoy your selves and be happy while still doing work.
    Be respectful to each other.

  9. Juliet
    1. take up singing lessons because i have never tried them before and I want to try something new
    2. get along with everyone in the class

  10. Logan
    1. Play rugby and try out for the pulse band (drums).
    2. Pay attention when others are speaking. Encourage everyone to join in.

  11. Erin
    iwould like to take up more promotions like touch,softball,netball and soccer
    respecting other, joining in and being confident and nice

  12. Kiri
    1. I'm looking forward to playing netball and maybe having ago at playing a new instrument.
    2.listen to whoever is talking at all times,work as a team and no put downs

  13. Joy

    1. I might join orchestra again because last year, it was fun practicing/performing with other people that knew how to play different instruments. I'm also going to try out for the Waimath/Baymath teams.
    2. Respect others, listen to other ideas and participate.

  14. Sarah

    This year, I would like to do the Science Fair and maybe the Speech Competition. I would also like to put myself out there a bit more as a student.

    Be respectful to others and their property and be kind and encouraging to other students

  15. i love art and writing and i am hoping to develop these skills outside f the classroom.
    we all have different aspects that make us who we are we need to understand that other people have an opinion and even if its not yours that doesn't mean its incorrect.

  16. Sebin
    1.This year I am going to be take flute lessons and also joining the Berkley netball team.
    2.To treat them as just as you want to be treated and also to encourage each other.

  17. Theo

    1.I want to play inline hockey and flute because thy were really fun at peachgrove

    2.contribute whenever possible and be respectful

  18. Hannah :)

    1. I want to learn the drums with my Dad because I got a drum kit for my birthday

    2. Respecting others and be kind <3

  19. The things I want to do outside of school this year are to join the St Johns ambulance training course. I also would love to go to a gymnastics class.I think to get the most out of our year is to listen to the teacher when She is speaking and to be considerate of other's.

  20. Tebijan
    1.I want to participate and earn a placing in the Literacy Quiz team and have a go at the science fair. I also want to try out for school orchestra for guitar
    2.Use appropriate language
    Respect other people's property
    Compromise ideas together
    Be positive

  21. charlotte
    1.The things i am looking forward to this yeah is the wide range of sports that berkley has to offer i am also looking forward to is maths
    2. Always treat people as you want to be treated don't put down people opinions even if you don't agree. :)

  22. Riley
    1. I want to be in OOSM and the science fair because they're really fun and exciting.
    2. Treat others the way you want to be treated, unless you want to be treated like dirt

  23. 1.lean a new sport and learn the drums
    2. don't be mean try to be nice and tidy up the class room

  24. Reese
    1. Sport Promotions
    2. Having a positive attitude towards school and your classmates

  25. Izzy

    1.Volunteer for the SPCA because animals are just as important as humans
    2. Have a healthy friendship with each of our peers

  26. Zeke
    1. I want to keep doing rugby, touch, athletics,tball,basketball and guitar. I want to try softball and band.
    2. Respect others, not put people down, try my hardest and take up the challenge.