Academic • 15/06/2018

Nisha Kantanon – Rotary Guest

Nisha was an excellent representative of Carncot school on Monday evening. She was the guest speaker at the Milton Rotary Club meeting, as the special guest of past-principal Lyn Gregg.  Nisha’s persuasive speech certainly convinced a room full of adults that Harry Potter, families and cats were the most important things in life. Well done Nisha!

Academic • 15/06/2018

Public Speech Competition 2018

First Equal: Thomas Malone and Nisha Kantanon Runner Up: Aaric Prasitdamrong Highly Commended: Jiya Bothra, Samuel Ratana, Ruby Bolt

Impromptu Speeches

Could you have 1 minute to prepare for a topic and then speak on this topic for another minute?  Very challenging! The Year 8’s had this challenge this week. The topic was the Best Letter in the Alphabet. Congratulations to Nisha Kantanon who was placed second and Thomas Malone who placed first.

Persuasive Speeches

After many weeks of thinking, drafting, refining, practicing our delivery it was time to deliver the persuasive speech. The Year 6 and 7’s had their judging on Wednesday with Akshay Aneesh placing first for the Year 6’s and Molly Coutts placing first for the Year 7’s.

On Thursday evening, every Year 8 delivered a wonderful and successful speech to a large but wonderfully supportive crowd. The topic was the Three Most Important Things in Life.  The topics were varied with many different things being identified such as shoes, our mums, family, Pokemon, toilet paper, teachers, cats and Harry Potter being only a few.

It was a very hard task for Dr Emerson to judge with such a high calibre of speeches.

Academic • 15/06/2018

2018 Rotary Intermediate Speech Festival

Chosen on the basis of his notable Year 7 prepared speech, Thomas Malone was an outstanding representative for Carncot School at this week’s 42nd Palmerston North Rotary Club’s Intermediate Speech Festival. Thomas delivered his 2018 speech, on the topic “The Three Most Important Things In Life” to the Rotary Club members, receiving very positive feedback on both the content of his speech and his confident delivery. Well done, Thomas!

Academic • 15/06/2018

Regional Mandarin Speech Competition

Breaking News – We are delighted to share great news on the Mandarin speech competition held in Wellington on Saturday.

Congratulations to both and Aaric Prasitdamrong and Jiya Bothra on their success in the primary section.

Aaric – 2nd 
Jiya- -3rd

Academic • 15/06/2018

Year 3 & 4 Spinners

Our Science topic this term is all about “Things That Move”.  Forces and Friction have been interesting buzz words! Here we have used ice-cream container lids and skewers to experiment with making a helicopter spin through the air.  We cut different shapes and ways to see what would successfully spin through the air.  A lot of fun and excitement was had when we tested them from the upstairs balcony.  It would be fair to say that not helicopters were spinning, and some just had a very bad crash landing!