In school today, students are often asked to conduct independent research to answer a question, find out more about a subject, or to inform a presentation to their class. We know that the research process crosses curriculums and subject areas because finding information is necessary in every discipline - in school and long after, and … Continue reading The Research Process: don’t worry, it’s normal to feel this way!
Divergent by Veronica Roth REVIEW BY FARHAN TAMBOLI (YEAR 8) This book is the first book in the Divergent series. It was written by Veronica Roth and published by Harpercollins. This book was released on the 25th of April 2011 and has 487 pages. This book also has a movie which was released in 10th … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW : DIVERGENT by V.Roth
This week we announced the three divisional winners of our Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition. There were so many high-impact and creative pieces it was really hard to choose who would get the prizes but after much consideration we decided on the following: Joshua Butler of Stephenson took the first prize in the Postcard Fiction category … Continue reading Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition Winners!
Micro-Fiction Competition Last week, over two afternoons, the Year 8 cohort (who would ordinarily be jumping, swimming, running or throwing things at their various sports activities) instead came to the Arthur Holt Library to apply the same energy and competitive spirit to the process of writing creatively. The results were quite remarkable, demonstrating once again … Continue reading Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition
THE SCORCH TRIALS BY JAMES DASHNER Review by Ned O'Brien (Year 8) You can tell that this book is set in a desert. This book is aimed at the people that like dystopian worlds. There are around 70 chapters in the book and around 300 pages. This book has dialog and descriptions of each chapter … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW : The Scorch Trials
"I love you", Whispered the cool morning air to his tired ears, And the air made romantic connection with his skin. Makes him think about romance, And the hopeless romantic he is. It's a Monday, He's so mundane. He looks at the grass growing long in the yard, Maybe it needs a cut. … Continue reading ‘Another Day, Another Turmoil’ by Jacob Nasr (12WJ)