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Primary Library Update

1 December 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

This week, we held our last library lessons for the term and we completed them with some lovely kindness activities. Our AISHK Kindness Quilt is now almost complete and the students in Prep-Year 2 have been delighted to receive the Kindness Calendars made during library lessons by the Primary Students. We also had a wonderful impromptu buddy reading session with […Read more]

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‘Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti’ Library Update

10 November 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

This week in the library, we have been continuing with our kindness theme. It has been wonderful to see a range of students, both in the Primary and Secondary Divisions, sharing their experiences with kindness on our display board outside the library. Nicole Atkins | Primary Teacher Librarian

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Primary Library News

27 October 2017 Brigitte McNamara 0

This term we have a focus on kindness in our library lessons. In our classes, we will be reading ‘We’re All Wonders’ by R.J Palacio. This is a picture book based on Palacio’s well-known novel, ‘Wonder’ which has also been made into a movie.  It has been lovely to see the boys and girls becoming more aware of how random […Read more]

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Book Week Quiz

1 September 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

What a fabulous week we had last week celebrating Book Week. The students were involved in a variety of activities to celebrate. Prep and Year 1 focussed on the text ‘Chip’ written and illustrated by Kylie Howarth. Prep enjoyed icing and then eating delicious seagull biscuits and Year 1 got to eat yummy hot chips just like Chip the seagull […Read more]

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Library News

18 August 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Book Week Book Week is almost upon us and we are all looking forward to a week of festivities. We will celebrate in a variety of ways next week; Prep and Year 1 will participate in a special activity in the library and all students in Years 2-6 will take part in a Book Quiz. The boys and girls will […Read more]

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Library News

28 July 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

A special welcome back to Term 3 from all of the Library Staff. This term is very significant for us as we celebrate Book Week in Week 5! As mentioned previously, the theme this year is: A reminder that on Friday 25 August-Reception-Year 6 students may dress as their favourite book character. On this day, there will be a parade […Read more]

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Primary Library Update

19 June 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

With the long Summer holiday almost upon us, I thought it would be timely to mention a great website for holiday reading – online.det.nsw.edu.au/prc/booklist/home.html. The website provides fantastic book ideas at age appropriate levels. Coming up next term is Book Week, this year the theme is Escape to Everywhere! The boys and girls will participate in numerous activities during library […Read more]

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Primary Library Update

31 May 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Author Visit Sarah Brennan On Tuesday May 16, we had the lovely author Sarah Brennan visit AISHK.  Early childhood heard a wonderful retelling of her latest Chinese tale-Rickshaw Rooster, whilst Years 3-6 listened to an interesting workshop titled “Books are a brain’s best friend’. If you would like to purchase one of Sarah Brennan’s amazing books please return your order […Read more]