Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Celebrating Roald Dahl

Jemima & Fionna-Anne pin their
"Roald Dahl" names to the board
Start reading all of our Roald Dahl books
to be in to win!

Roald Dahl's birthday is coming up on the 13th of September
This year we celebrate 100 years of Roald Dahl!

How many Roald Dahl books have you read ?

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Mykall with his worksheet on the book we all read at Book Club this week
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? by Jim Dewar

Do you know why the chicken crossed the road?
Find this book in our library on the New Books stand and find out!

Friday, 26 August 2016

National Poetry Day

Kayden, Tahu, Milani and Madison
with the Olympic Poems their class has shared with the library

Have you read their poems?
You can find books on poems under 821 in the Non Fiction section

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Reading for pleasure

A box full of wrapped books.... which book is inside?
Challenge yourself to read something you may not usually choose...
Dip into the Mystery Dip box and read for fun!
A flurry of students in the library before school this morning took their chances

in having a mystery book issued to them

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

I.O.C letter

do you agree that surfing should be in the Olympics
click here

Dav Pilkey Author of the Month

Ashka Rose from Room 4
looks over the many titles written by
Author of the Month, Dav Pilkey

Ashka chose Dragon's Fat Cat by Dav Pilkey
to do her Book Review on
Read one of these books and
complete a Book Review
to be in to win!

Monday, 22 August 2016

Room 10 readers

Keepa and Tania 

Carefully choosing books
Lovely silent reading

Book Club truth

Book Club member Teneille
shows her insightful worksheet
Today at Book Club we read:
The Truth According to Arthur by Tim Hopgood
We then completed fun worksheets

A humourous picture book about the importance (and rewards!) of telling the truth 

Friday, 19 August 2016

Maddison searches blogs

Early in the morning, before school begins......
Maddison checks out our many school blogs

Have you ever used this blog computer to see what is happening around the school?

Student Librarian of the week

Thank you Greer !
You have made a great start, popping in every day to help out in the library

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Lovely morning readers

Jessica reads to her brother Lucas who has started in Room 15 with Mrs Goodwin
Welcome to Awapuni School, Lucas!


Bella, Teneille & Grace writing their own version of
Oliver's Milk Shake by Vivian French

Mykall's milk shake story
What a great effort!
We made and drunk our own
milkshakes, just like Oliver

Oliver doesn't like milk
but he discovers that milkshakes
are "scrummy, yummy"
Read this book and make your
own milkshake!

Friday, 12 August 2016

Chloe eyes Harry Potter

Come in and see this new book!
Chloe adds her name to the draw to win first issue of
Harry Potter & the Cursed Child

Thursday, 11 August 2016


Student Librarian, Grace with her display to encourage
fellow students to read books about kiwis

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

World Lion Day

A Lion in the Meadow
by Margaret Mahy

Have you read this book?
RAWR !! 5 scary lions in the library today
aka Patience, Fionna, Dani, Maddi and Sharelle

10th August is World Lion Day - Celebrating and raising awareness of these beautiful creatures

Ka pai Harmony!

Harmony won the draw for all students who
participated in the many lunch time activities
during Awapuni School Book Week

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Congratulations Savaan!

Savaan won the Olympic Games competition that Student Librarian Arieal
set up, asking what the 5 Olympic rings stand for

Arieal with her display quiz
What a great initiative Arieal!

Monday, 8 August 2016

Hattie the Fox @ Book Club

Zarneo was a good listener at
Book Club today !
He took away a prize for remembering
all the animal's phrases
Well done Zarneo

Grace dressed up as the Fox and acted as we read
Hattie and the Fox   by Mem Fox

Friday, 5 August 2016

Our Book Character Parade winners

Room Winners: 1 - Sapphire and Joshua. 2 - Dayvd and Emily. 3 - Mako/Selina and Chali /Jonah. 4 - Rangi and Teneille. 6 - Milani and Giovanni. 7 - Cohen and Reymiale. 8 - Dani and Devan. 9 - Connor and Amity. 10 - Te Hata and Aria. 11 - Malaki and Meekah. 12 - Zane/Blake Taylor and Addison Cooper. 14 - Nicolo and Ayla. 15 - Archie and Peppa.

Mrs Wishy Washy (Mrs Robinson) was our staff winner. Congratulations!

What great effort you all put into creating your book character costumes!

Book Paraders

Left to right - Mys-D, Shelby and Keontay pop into the library;
Awapuni Pre-Schoolers join our parade;
Doug leads Rm2; Rm9 circle the hall
A Gisborne Herald photographer snapped
Ella the Ladybug and a Maori warrior princess
Do you know who they are?

Book Parade

Look at all the book characters who visited the library before school this morning!
Can you guess who is who?

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Worksheet Activities

Harmony and Pagyn wrote about each other
Today students had loads of fun writing and colouring in book activity worksheets.

Lee from Room 3 completed a worksheet about her friend

Have you read any books about friends?

Come in and check out our selection

Students took time to organise their costumes for tomorrow's Book Parade
Visit the library for inspiration on a dress up costume!

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Miniature Book making

Avid book makers flocked to the library to make and decorate a miniature book
Some students made books based on the book character
they will dress up as for our Book Parade on Friday

Town Library visits us!

Rangi and Anna from the HB Williams Memorial Library
spoke to us and read a story

Monday, 1 August 2016

Awapuni School Book Week

Mrs Macpherson and the Book Club dressed up and read stories today 
at lunch time in the library
Did you come and listen to a story?
Mrs Macpherson read the book Aaaargghh Spider! by Lydia Monks
Students drew spiders to hang in our Web of Reading
Have you drawn a spider to hang in our web?