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On Monday August 25th we supported the annual SPCA cupcake day selling and making cupcakes. It was a great success and we sold at least 400 cupcakes. The money will go toward the buildings, feeding and finding new homes for animals as well as looking after them. Thank you for helping us raise money.

Emma, Milania & Taylor.

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On Friday we took a team year 5 and 6 students to compete in the 2014 Manawatu Mathex competition. Each year group competed against over 40 other teams from the Manawatu region, completing practical and quick-fire challenges in the 40 minute competition. We are thrilled with the Year 6 team coming 2nd equal and also our year 5′s finishing mid field, although only 4 questions behind the leaders.

See if you can answer just one of their questions?

1. A carton holds two-dozen cans of drink. Each can contains 375ml.
How many litres of drink are there in six cartons?

2.Sally is 14 years older than Sean. The sum of their ages is 48.
How old is Sally?

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And if you missed assembly, then you’ve got to take some time to view this beauty!

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It’s worth viewing this to find out some interesting facts and background of the Rugby World Cup!  Thanks girls for researching this and sharing!

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Bike Manawatu have organised a Memorial Bike Ride in memory of Jocelyn who was tragically killed in April. Jocelyn used to teach at Russell Street School and was a passionate cyclist.  The 30 km bike ride will take place on Saturday 21st June at 8.45 from Hokowhitu School and finish at Russell Street School. You are most welcome to participate in this special ride to remember her.

For more information see the supporting document.

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