Monthly Archives: August 2011

Australian Orangutan Project visit waggrakine

week 5, term 3, 2011 On Tuesday, August 23 Mr Bill Waterer visited Waggrakine Primary School. Mr Waterer is the state representative and secretary of the Australian Orangutan Project. Mr Waterer spent the afternoon at Waggrakine PS speaking to classes … Continue reading

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Microsoft Worldwide Pathfinder School 2012

week 5, term 3, 2011 Three Australian schools have been selected as being among the world’s most advanced users of technology in the classroom, Microsoft announced today. The schools will represent Australia in Microsoft’s 2012 Worldwide Partners in Learning Schools … Continue reading

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Waggrakine hosts first schools science fair

week 4, term 3, 2011 Waggrakine played host to a number of Geraldton school’s year 7 students who came over and taught our year 3/4 students science.

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Ruthie backpacks continue to be popular

week 4, term 3, 2011 Since the beginning of 2011, all of the Kindy to Year 3 classes have had class Mascots in the form of Orangutan backpacks, representing our adopted Orangutan Ruthie. Children enjoy their adventures with Ruthie at … Continue reading

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welcome to new readers

week 3, term 3, 2011 Tapping into the possibilities of a new audience when I just saw our blog listed in the WAPPA newsletter, we would like to make an unapologetic plug to help raise awareness and funds for a … Continue reading

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Independent Public School

August 2011 It was announced in early August that Waggrakine Primary School will be taking the path of Independent Public schools in Western Australia.

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Kodu game lab helps DeforestAction cause

week 2, term 3, 2011 TA 6 with Mrs Hunter as part of their focus on DeforestAction have been working on using Kodu Game Lab to design games that reward the player with saving the rainforest and losing points if … Continue reading

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