E Pro 8 2023


E Pro8

On the 8th of May E Pro 8 was so kind that they  gave us another chance to experience engineering. I was extremely excited cause this is my second time doing E Pro8 and that means I get to show the yr 6s how to be an engineer. 

On the first day we walked into class and saw 6 black boxes lined up in an order after that we all got our E Pro 8 workbooks.  After we got our workbooks we had to see who we were working with and the people I was working with were Justine and Grace

. After that we  came up with a team name and it was called J.J.G 3 Engineers. After that we  watched our first video and our first video was building a box. 

For our first project we had to build a box and we had to use Red Joiners, Blue Joiners, Screws and Bolts. Our box had to be 700mm long and 400mm wide. It was pretty hard and confusing at first but we got the hang of it. 

Our second Project was Blowing up a hut. The things we had to use were Red Joiners, Blue Joiners, Screws and bolts. Our hut has four legs and a floor that has to be 700mm wide and 400mm long so that when there is a flood the water level rises to 500mm above the ground. So our floor must be high enough to remain dry when there is a flood. 

For our last and final project we had to build a Dump Truck and the things we had to build it with were our sticks, Red Joiners, Blue Joiners, Axles, Wheels and Ropes. It was extremely difficult to build because people were arguing with each other and some people were just bossing people around.  But in the end we had a wonderful time. 

If you were wondering why we had a little time, it’s because it was a school up north’s turn to experience engineering and I hope they are having a great time.

What Does ANZAC Day Mean To Me?

What Does ANZAC Day Mean To Me?

Anzac Day Is Celebrated on the 25th of April. But what does ANZAC day mean to me?. Well I don’t really celebrate ANZAC Day unfortunately but I can tell you what I do on ANZAC Day. But on ANZAC Day I just have a big sleep because ANZAC day for me is a day off from school and work.

But on ANZAC Day I also make ANZAC Biscuits with my sisters cause I thought that is a better way to celebrate ANZAC Day instead of sleeping in. The Ingredients to make ANZAC Biscuits are Butter, Golden Syrup, Flour, Sugar, Rolled out oats, Brown Sugar and Desiccated Coconuts.

I really Love ANZAC DAY because that gives me time to spend time with my family because they are normally busy.

Saint Patrick’s Day

On the 17th of March we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day and we played sports but first we went to church and Father  useafa talked about the feast day of Saint Patrick’s. 


Fast forward mass ended and we went back to school. After the bell rang we went and sat down under the canopy while waiting for Mrs Bullot to announce what team we were in. The games we played were Gumboot Throw, Scatter ball, Sack Race, Hoops and T ball. 


Each Team has a name and they are Irish names. I don’t remember the names sadly but one of the names is Lephercun. After Sorting out the teams we had to go to the classes we are assigned to play with. During the game Mrs Bullot Rang the bell so that means we switch to other classes.


After a while we finished playing games and we had to go to the canopy to eat ice blocks. They were delicious and I was extremely exhausted and sleepy. I felt like I was going to faint but it was a great and fun day. It was one of the best memories in my entire life.

Saint Patrick’s Jubilee/Saint Patrick’s 175th Birthday

On The 19th of March Our church had a Jubilee. But first we had a 2 hour mass and we had three priests leading our mass and their names are Father Useafa, Father Murphy and Father Peter. They were talking about Saint Patrick’s Day and also saying how Saint Patrick’s is a lucky school because we have a cemetery near us. 

We also had a Tongan Traditional Tau’Olunga in the middle of mass. It was absolutely beautiful and I admired how there was a baby being carried on a chair by a bunch of men while holding the bible amazingly right. 

Fast Forward mass ended and we made our way to the hall for morning tea and to also watch some Polynesian dances and performed a kapa haka with Saint Patrick’s. It was fun because we didn’t just perform a kapa haka we also sang three beautiful songs.The three songs are Irish Blessing, Mo Maria and Karanga e.

 The communities that performed were the Tongan, Samoan and Filipino communities. All three were delightful and amazing and I loved it. After watching the dances it was time to eat. But the adults had to go first and they took forever. 

The kids had to wait for more than 1 hour. I felt like i was going to blow up cause how starved I was but after a million  hours it was time to eat but when it was my turn to grab my food the food was almost finished.

 Bummer right but for dessert we had a humongous bowl of strawberry ice cream. It was finished in minutes. Crazy right we should’ve won the world record for finishing an ice cream bowl in minutes nah just joking.

But the only reason why I came to the Jubilee is because I wanted to celebrate the 175th Birthday of Saint Patrick’s Parish and that is all that matters.

Art Coloring Book

My Art work  that I chose was an Art work that represents a festival named Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a festival that is held by many African Americans from December the 26th to the 1st of January as a celebration of their Cultural and traditional values.

Many people think that Kwanzaa is a religion but it is in fact  a holiday that is celebrated Black people in Canada and the Caribbean which started being popular in the 1990s.

Some people were surprised that ant people of all races and ethnicity are welcome to celebrate Kwanzaa which means anyone can celebrate it. Kwanzaa is also older than Christmas and Hanukkah which surprised me and others.


BY: Joyla



My hero Frank Caprio

The reason why I choose Frank Caprio As My Hero

The reason why I chose Frank Caprio as my hero is because he inspired me to do good deeds to people because you never know what they are going through. 

How he does he inspire me you ask well he is kind of a strict judge but he listens to what people have to say and it really touches my heart. 

He is also nice to everyone he is with like he respects them he listens to them and he would always believe the defendant especially when they do something horrendously wrong. 

Facts about Frank Caprio

  1. Frank Caprio is one of the nicest judge in the whole wide world

  2. He earned a bachelor degree from providence college in the 19,s

  3. Frank Capri’s court is known worldwide due to the top rated from the television show

  4. Caprio has served as a providence judge since 1985

  5. Frank Caprio is an extremely caring judge because he will never judge anyone before he gets to know them

  6. He is grateful for everything he has and has accomplished

Questions?? to ask Frank Caprio

  1. D0 you sometimes get really sensitive during your time with your clients

  2. Is being a judge really hard

  3. What are some lessons you have gotten from people you have been inspired by 

  4. Do you think anyone can accomplish anything in life especially when people never believed in us 

  5. Have you ever faced any challenges when you were young 

  6. Can you relate to some of the stuff your clients say or do 

  7. How do you ever deal with people who have put you down before

  8. What is like being the world nicest judge

  9. What were your options besides being a judge

  10. Who was your hero when you were young.

Lifting a Line Story

The Unspeakable Voice


On a Tuesday Afternoon a sad and depressed girl named Leilani was going through a rough time because she lost her job and she was about to be kicked out of her House. 


She was entirely UPSET and BLUE until she heard a voice say “Come Come To Me”. At first she was petrified and scared but at the same time she asked herself if she could trust this random voice.


  After a while she finally built up the courage to follow the voice but she never thought that following a voice would change her life forever. Little did Leilani know that voice is from her grandfather that has recently passed.  


Once Leilani followed the voice she realized it was her grandfather. Her Grandfather had come to tell Leilani to never give up on anything because it is OK if you fail or win. 


 Once he finished saying those words Leilani cried and said “Thank you grandpa I will always miss and love you” her grandfather waved goodbye and said “I love you”.  


After her grandpa left Leilani told herself to never give up on anything she does. After a While Leilani started working hard until one day she finally percude her dream. Her dream was to become a CEO of a very popular company. After she finished work she looked up in the sky and said “We did it grandpa we did it” then she walked happily. 

Lifting a Line really helped me Lift up my writing and I also enjoyed it. Lifting a Line is when you pick your sentence that you think is the best, then paste it on a new page and that will be the start of your new story.

Mission Day

Mission Day 


On Friday the 23rd of September we had Mission Day, a day where we donate money to the poor children in Kalyanpur India.

First we had a liturgy under the canopy. Once we were finished we had to gather up our money  and put them in our class numbers.

Once we were finally done with our liturgy we went back to class to begin on our Te Reo Athon. It was very hard and complicated at the same time.

 Once we were done we got ready for morning tea. During morning tea the Room 8 girls were giving out raffle tickets  on the side for the juniors and one side for the middle seniors.

The line for the raffle tickets was really long and crowded so I decided to not buy any tickets because I didn’t want to wait in line all day. 

After a while the bell and we all went back to class. Once we got in class we watched a movie called Spirited Away.  The movie was really awesome and I enjoyed it a lot. 

After we watched the movie each and every single class had to gather up under the canopy to see who won a toy.  The winners were Sulia,Kava,Lupe,Willietony and Ramzy. I really enjoyed and loved mission day.


Happy Fathers Day

Happy Fathers Day.

Happy Fathers Day Grandpa even tho I didn’t get to  meet you I just wanted to say thank you for making my older siblings my  Mum and Grandmas years with you fun and enjoyable.  I really wish I got to meet you I know your’re guiding us right now but I know you were the best grandpa my siblings ever had  I really wish I had the chance to meet you.  I hope you have the best Fathers day in heaven with God Jesus and  all  the other grandpas and dads. I will always love you .


How can we protect Endangered Lives

 How can we protect endangered lives?

We can protect Endangered animals and plants by volunteering 

 to Catch some pests and spread awareness. We can also help by calling animal protector services if there is a dangerous animal they need to remove.


We can also help by hunting down possums because they climb up to a bird’s nest to hunt down baby eggs and crack open the baby eggs and eat them.  Once they are done, they leave the bird’s nest before they get caught by the mama bird. 

We can also use some tracking tunnels to see what kind of dangerous animal they need to hunt down or remove. We also need to be careful because we might end up catching the wrong animals.

In conclusion We can protect Endangered lives by volunteering and spreading awareness and removing the pests.