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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Would you survive?

TihoiFive months on school camp. No devices allowed, no wifi and there’s no reception. Twice a year, St Paul’s College sends a group of Year 10 students on an school camp for 5 months. The aim of this camp is to get them off their devices and get them outdoors. The camp is surrounded by nati ve bushes and Mountains. During the 5 months the boys will have to cook and clean for themselves, do the dishes, and laundry. Banned list for the camp are: devices, extra food,deodorant, pocket knives and a alarm clock. The boys can only go home for the holidays, and the long weekend.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

U.S.A



Today Rm 11,12,10 and 9 got split into groups and each group has an country. My groups country was U.S.A. We all had to collaborate and help each other. The people I had in my group were Suliasi,Malia,Prudence,Limititi and Robati. We will be having sport activities to compete on Friday. Come Along and watchπŸ˜‰

Ruapotaka Mini Olympics

Last week on Friday, we started the mini Olympics. There were lots of families attending to our mini Olympics. Everyone was put into teams. The team I was put in was the U.S.A. We started off with a opening ceremony.



The teams represented their countries flag and the Olympic anthem. After the opening ceremony different teams played different sports. There was badminton, Javelin, Football and long jump. The juniors enjoyed playing different sports. Later on the teams got back and sat down for the closing ceremony. The teachers presented the medals to the juniors and seniors.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Water in Olympic pool turns green

green pool
The water in the Olympic diving pool has turned a bright green and nobody knows why. 80 liters of hydrogen peroxide was dumped into the two pools in the Aquatics Center without organizers The strange colour of the water started last night during the women’s 10-meter final. Experts have said the water is clean and perfectly healthy, but some divers have concerns over water quality. 

Monday, 15 August 2016

Adams wins silver at Rio Games


The Olympic medals are handed out for the women's shot put: Valerie Adams silver, Michelle Carter gold and Anita Marton ...

Adams stood smiling at the Olympic Stadium wearing her silver medal, before Michelle Carter received the gold. Michelle Carter from USA won the final with a  20.63m throw which was too good for Adams. Carter blew away the competition with her final throw after trailing Adams for the entire competition. Anita Morton from Hungary finished third. Image Link

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Mountain Biking

In room 11 we made individual stories about what we were doing for the Olympics. The event I chose was Mountain biking. Mountain biking is an event of riding bicycles of riding off road The Mountain biking will be raced at the X-Park located in Rio. The race takes 1 hour and 30 minutes. The circuit have forest tracks, fields, roads, Mountains and gravel paths. The race starts at 11:30.   


Mountain Biking

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In room 11 we made individual stories about what we were doing for the Olympics. The event I chose was Mountain biking. Mountain biking is an event of riding bicycles of riding off road The Mountain biking will be raced at the X-Park located in Rio. The race takes 1 hour and 30 minutes. The circuit have forest tracks, fields, roads, Mountains and gravel paths. The race starts at 11:30.   Image Link (Medal)

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Mountain Biking

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In room 11 we made individual stories about what we were doing for the Olympics. The event I chose was Mountain biking. Mountain biking is an event of riding bicycles of riding off road The Mountain biking will be raced at the X-Park located in Rio. The race takes 1 hour and 30 minutes. The circuit have forest tracks, fields, roads, Mountains and gravel paths. The race starts at 11:30.   Image Link (Medal)

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