Magic Basketball Team

On Thursday nights I coach the Russell Street School year 5/6 ‘A’ basketball team. So far this year we have won 4 and lost one game and tonight we beat Central Normal School 44-6. 

Check out our fabulous team!

Basketball Trick

Check out this awesome basketball video I saw on the news the other day. I know we have lots of basketball players in class and I thought you might enjoy it!

3D Shapes

Today in Maths we learnt all about cubes, cuboids, pyramids and prisms. To help our learning we decided to make the 3D shapes with tooth picks and plasticine. Check out the kids in action!



Hands-On Homework

This week’s hands-on homework task is to learn how to juggle!

In class I will teach you how to juggle and then you have all week to practice at home. On Friday we will have a juggling contest in class and I will give out a reward to the best juggler! Maybe we could even make a video!

Come on everyone, lets get juggling!

2D Shape Quiz

In Maths we have been learning about Geometry and 2D shapes. To help us learn we wrote some questions about the different shapes and used Quiz Revolution to display them. Check out Lili’s!

Enviro Slideshow

Check out this slideshow 3D made for our assembly item. I think they did a great job!

R3 & R2′s Assembly Item

Today R3 and R2 presented assembly to the school. The kids worked really hard putting it together and I thought they did an excellent job!



Snail & Whale in England

Check out this great little video made by Mrs Monaghan’s class in England. They are currently hosting our class mascot the snail and whale.

Snail & Whale in North Carolina

Our snail and whale have arrived at Rocky River Elementary in Monroe, North Carolina, USA. Check out this little video they made of their arrival!

Hands-On Homework

Last week’s hands-on homework task was to tell a joke to the class and the best jokes went forward to the More FM joke competition.

Liam and Jacob were voted the best in our class and they told their jokes to the whole school and More FM.

If you want to hear their jokes and the rest of Russell Street School’s just listen to More FM on Friday morning at 7.20am.



Cross Country

Today was the Russell Street School cross country. It was a fabulous day and everyone gave their best. Check out the photos!



Snail & Whale Destinations

So far this year our class mascots, the snail and whale have been to 9 destinations! Check them out!

Hands-On Homework

This week’s hands-on homework task is to write a story using Storybird. 

Storybird is an awesome website that allows you to write stories and then add different artist’s pictures to go with your writing. When you have finished you can make it into a book and share on your blog. 

So come on everyone, lets get creating your very own books!

2D Shapes

Do you want to get better at learning your 2D shapes? Try out this cool activity!

Mr Phil’s Visit To R3

Over the last couple of weeks R3 has been hosting Mr Phil from Mr Alvaro’s class in Michigan, USA. We have been doing lots of cool things with him around school and at night he has been going home with the students.

Check out this little slideshow we made of his trip so far!

2D Shapes

Today in Maths we started learning about Geometry and 2D shapes. As part of the learning everyone had to find and photograph 2D shapes around the school. Check out Rosalind and Georgia’s!


Hands-On Homework

This week’s hands-on homework task is to find and tell a joke! Yes, you read correctly, tell a joke! More FM are running a joke competition for schools and the funnest person receives $4,000 for their school.

So on Monday next week (I am away on Friday) we will have a class joke competition. The winner will go forward to tell their joke to More FM when they come to school on Tuesday.

So what are you waiting for? Lets get cracking jokes everyone!

Cross Country Course

Tomorrow is the Russell Street School cross country at Skoglund Park. We have been training hard and everyone is excited.

If you want to check out the course before tomorrow look at the picture below.