Mission Heights Primary School

2018 ACE Options

Please read through the ACE descriptions below for 2018. The ACE courses are listed in Terms, by category (Discovery, Enrichment, Essentials, Passions and Sports), and then by alphabetical order.

Term 3 Options
Wednesday
Art

Drama Drama Drama (DRMW3)

Gain confidence. Become a great actor. Have loads of fun with your friends.

Incredible Art (INCA3)

Want to design and create something that you enjoy? Join this ACE.

Keyboards, Xylophones and More (MUSI3)

Interested in learning to read notes and learning songs on the keyboard and other musical instruments? Come and make some tunes. (Beginners only)

Kiwi Kids Choir (KKCH3)

*YOU NEED TO CHOOSE THIS ACE IF YOU WANT TO GO TO THE KIWI KIDS CONCERT.* Sing cool songs. Have a great time. Perform in front of a huge audience with lots of other schools. Its Kiwi Kids Choir time again.

Stomp (STMP3)

Make loud noises and do it in rhythm! Come to this ACE!

English

ESOL (ESLW3)

Fun activities for students who want to work on their english skills. Please talk to your teacher about whether you are eligible.

Word Art and Storytelling - spelling & writing support (WART3)

Do you enjoy art and creating exciting stories at the same time? Come along and see where your ideas take you.

English Essentials

Intervention Literacy - preselected (ILIT3)

Improve your reading and writing skills. Please only select if your name is below: Marley Akesh, Mahonri Cooper, Sonali Singh, Justin Zhou, Benjamin Ye, Ethan Douglas, Khyrace Laumea, Kaloline Palalagi, Jagnoor Warich, Gurman Brar, James Jiang, Anouska, Jannet Mannocha, Vandita Kumar, Adi, Karen, Sahibpreet, Manha, Fariza Ali

General

Cartoon Making (CART3)

Come and learn some new styles of drawing cartoons, Disney, Manga, Comic and more!

Eco Warriors (ECOW3)

If you care about our planet and would like to learn more on how to look after it, this ACE is perfect for you.

Google Song Maker (GSON3)

Would you like to learn how to write down songs and your own music? Come and learn how to use Google Song Maker and have heaps of fun.

Languages
Maths

Group problem solving maths (PRSO3)

Would you like to learn how to successfully work as a group and solve tough mathematical questions? Come join :)

Magic Maths (MATH3)

PRESELECTED: Do you want to learn some wonderful strategies how to count things faster without using your fingers? Students: Jared Thomas, Kelly Fan, Sade Cooper, Aldan Shen, Clinton Nguyen, Khloe Crosbie, Yazid, Dia Gupta, Sanjeet, Ayaan Agarwal, Akhil Kanagala, Paramveer Singh, Kenisha, Lipika, Ikamjyot, Jessjeet, Carmen, Sehen, Krishna.

Mathematics Magicians (MINT3)

PRESELECTED: Come and accelerate your mathematical learning. Jojo Seniloli These students must select the ACE: Tyrese Tupai, Fareda Akbary, Skylar Healey, Jolynn Ng, Aaliyah Boomgaard, Alvin Ma, Chloe Nguyen, Lina Nguyen, Ciara Hendry, Kaena De La Cruz

Maths Essentials
Science

Silly Science (SCIW3)

Science doesn't always need to be serious. Come and try some crazy experiments and learn some weird facts.

Social Studies
Sports

Badminton (BADM3)

Learn Badminton from a professional! Learn arm strokes and improve your reflexes and footwork!

Netball (NETB3)

Come and learn the new game of 6vs6. Develop your netball skills and learn to play the new game! Anyone can join BUT we would like these students to select it: Saheeba, Jasmine, Rhea B, Raima, Clara, Jamie, Zara, Leilani, Japleen, Zayba, Riya G, Delcy, Azrah, Natalie, Idhanth, Cullen, Jack M, Ethan Monk, Ashlyn, Betty, Taruneet, Manjaap, Caesar

Technology

Foodstorm (FSTA3)

Food with attitude! Have fun being playful with food, and make everyday food out of the ordinary with our awesome recipes. PLEASE don't select if you have done this before (this year or last year).

Magical Story Photographers (MGPH3)

Love taking photos? Learn how to take photos and turn them into a magical story.

Maori Crafts (MCRA3)

Learn about the exciting culture and crafts of the Maori world. Learn to make and use a poi, Maori art and play cool games.

Sensible Sewing (SSEW3)

Learn to repair your clothes, to stitch on buttons and do some basic sewing.

Thursday
Art

Artsy (ARTY3)

Beautiful, exciting, fun art. Does this sound like you? If so come along and be an artist wiht Mrs Marais.

Be Famous (DRAM3)

Do you want to be famous? Be on TV? Come and do some drama and learn all the skills you need.

Bollywood (BOLL3)

If you love Indian music and want to learn the steps to the latest Bollywood songs, come to this ACE. Open to anyone who would like to join but could these students please select it: Riya, Vandita, Maya T, Anoushka, Smriti, Sarah, Amanda, Sophia, chloe, Sonali, Trisha, Aanya, Kinjal, Hayley, Rasleen

Famous Artists (FMAR3)

Come and learn to create art like a famous artist

Future photographers (PHOT3)

Come and learn some photography skills and take professional photos. You will be able to take home your masterpieces to display.

HPPA Dance - preselected only (HPPA3)

HPPA Dance practice - please only choose if your name is below: LZ13: Tina Chen, Sarah Grant, Chloe Ngyuen LZ14: Puneet Kaur LZ15: Ashlyn Chancellor, Betty Ng LZ16: Riya Prasad, Samantha Lang, Smriti Achal, Maya Taneja LZ17: Amanda Brak Yon LZ23: Nakisha Bansal LZ24: Ella Lin LZ25: Brooklyn Taylor, Mahi Sandhu, Selena Chen LZ26: Katana Nair LZ27: Jessica Tian

Keyboard Zoo & Orchestra (combined) (KEYB3)

Preselected Only. Please only select if your name is below: LZ13: Aashi Golcha; Kabishna, Ian; LZ16: Eva Makil; LZ17: Mysha Ong; Benjamin; Hayley; Phoebe; LZ20: Cyril; LZ21: Dishita; LZ23: Joy Luo; Wendy Lin, Japleen Kaur; Josiah; Rongxin LZ24: William Lee; Raima; Samaiya; Ella LZ25: Anna Long; LZ26: Kevin; Emily LZ27: Lucas Zhong; Rick Zhao;

Train Art Station (TART3)

Do you want to have your art on a train station wall for generations of New Zealanders to see?

Zentangle Art (ZENT3)

Draw, design or doodle, come and share your ideas and start a story.

English

Buddy Reading (BUDD3)

Do you want to get better at reading with the help of a friendly big buddy? Come and read to and with your big buddy who will help you with any tricky words and being able to understand what you are reading!

Buddy Reading (BUD43)

Do you want to help juniors to get better at reading? Come and read to and with your little buddy who you will help with any tricky words and being able to understand what they are reading!

ESOL for Seniors (ESLS3)

Come along and improve your english while playing fun games. Please talk to your teacher about whether you are eligible.

ESOL Thursday - Year 2 (ESLT3)

Fun activities for students who want to work on their english skills. Please talk to your teacher about whether you are eligible.

Language Games (LAGA3)

Improve your English by playing language games. How fun is that?

Love our Library (LOLI3)

Come and help make the library beautiful with Mrs Townsend. Make interesting crafts all about books.

New Entrants Phonics (NEPH3)

If you are a New Entrant and need to learn your sounds then this is the ACE for you.

Puppets and Poetry (PUPP3)

Do you want to enhance your pitch, pace and tone? Come to poetry ACE to acquire these skills. Come and learn how to bring poems to life with puppets.

English Essentials

Reading Adventures (RADV3)

PRESELECTED: Do you want to become a better reader and read more of your favourite books? Come and learn the tricks to be a great reader. Please select if your name is below: Mahdi Akbury, Aiden Chen , Terry Hu, Jaslyn Kaur, Layla Lathole, Harris Li, Gunreet Sangha, Himal Seth, Dhaliwal, Nitya Vemparala, Criss Yan, Jonathon Huang, Raya Kayed, Jessie Nguyen, Ananya Rattan, Marama Uitime, Eden Williams

General

Fine Motor Skills (FINE3)

Come and improve your fine motor skills by using scissors, pencils, pegs, knives and forks, and all sorts of other tools to have some fun.

Kapa Haka (KHID3)

Kapa Haka, a family who express and showcase their heritage and cultural identity through song and dance. Learn some new songs in Maori, learn the art of poi dancing, create a new haka, create new Maori dance moves to your favourite songs, come along to festivals that are shown on T.V and represent the school! Any students are welcome to join, but please choose this ACE if your name is below: Marama Uitime, Taimania Tukua, Chloe Liu, Jessica Xu, Sarah Grant, Mahala Frost, Tina Chen, Samantha Lang, Kharyce Laumea, Ramari Uitime, Tegan Ali, Holly Grant, Akaylah Healey, Ngakau-Humarie Tukua, Lily Day, Amanda Brak Yon, Sophia Bassano, Tamati Cambell, Asher Mc Phee, Mahonri Cooper, Marley Akesh, Xavier Fineaso, Gafa Lowrey, Dallas Vaioleti, Victor Vaioleti, Brian McPhee, Micah Fineaso, Tyrese Tupai

MHJC Transition (MHJC3)

Would you like to learn more about MHJC? Come and have a look around, learn where everything is, and get more comfortable with the place.

Languages
Maths

Chess (CHES3)

Chess. Come and learn the basic of the game.

Mathex (MATX3)

Do you love to solve mind bending Maths puzzles? Are you always keen for competition? Come and practice your Mathex skills.

Patterns (PATT3)

Come and learn about maths patterns and numbers

Maths Essentials
Science

Exploring Science (SCIE3)

Science is full of mysteries and lots of fun! Do you want to learn about everyday science and find out why things Fizz and Pop? Would you like to see Magician Mrs Lal perform magical tricks then you must come and join Magical World of Science. Abracadabra!!!

Social Studies
Sports

Kung Fu (KUNG3)

Come along and learn Kung Fu. Fun, fitness and a new skill!

Technology

3D Printing (3DPR3)

What do you fancy creating? If you enjoy using the computer and creating different objects, come along and learn design with Miss Chan.

Coding (CODE3)

Come and learn some new coding programmes. Learn to program games using Scratch and Code.org.

Fabulous Coders (FCOD3)

Are you interested to make something move by using a code? Come along and find out how make a robot move. Any Year 1s selected must have had some experience with simple coding.

iPad Animation (IPAD3)

Let's discover how to make iPad animations together through story telling, creating iMovies and creating soundtracks in Garageband!

Knitters Club (KNIT3)

Come on everyone, come to the knitters club to learn this unique art of knitting. Make trendy coasters, hand bands and head bands for your friends and family.

Make and Create (MAKE3)

Want to make and create designs made from food, card, recyclables, natural materials, wood and more? Then 'Make and Create it!' is the ACE for you. Be creative and hands while competing and challenging others.

Makey Makey for beginners (MAKY3)

Did you know that you can play the piano with a banana? Come to this ACE and find out how!

Friday
Art

Art therapy (ARTT3)

Love art? Love music? Why not both? Create artworks using different types of medias while listening to relaxing music. This is the time where you can chill while being creative at the same time!

Crazy Art (CRZA3)

Want to create some crazy art like illusion, weaving or collage? Come to this ACE and find out how!

Cultural Art (CULT3)

Come and explore different cultural art using mix media.

Pop Art (POPA3)

Create a beautiful piece of art that will teach you about writing as well!

Recorder Cats (RECO3)

Preselected - Be apart of Mrs Hsu's recorder cats. Ian, Ferris, Aashi, Japleen, Josiah, Ella, Samiya, Joy, William, Wendy, Raima, Manas, Jolin, Dishita, Cong Zhi, Nina Chen, Kelly Ma

Samoan Dance (SAMD3)

Come and learn the beautiful and exciting moves of Samoan Dance

English

Adventure Writing (ADWR3)

Fun writing that is targeted towards students who want to work on their writing and explore their adventurous side. Come and have fun with creating your own adventure stories with a twist!!

Amazing Readers (AMAZ3)

PRESELECTED & Others: Are you interested in making your reading better by learning new strategies? Come along to read amazing stories practise those strategies. Targeted towards readers who goal it is to improve. Preselected: Taj - LZ28, Adeshveer - LZ28, Lipika - LZ28, Jessjeet, Aldan Shen LZ3, Ishani Tuteja

Charlie and his chocolate factory (CHCF3)

Come and visit Charlie at his chocolate factory! Explore the wonderful world of chocolate, the crazy characters in the book, watch the movie, play some games.

Rewarding Reading (RERE3)

Come and get lost in a book, read your way through different authors, discover and compare. Different themes each week.

English Essentials
General

Coding (CODF3)

Want to create your own games? Want to design things that you like? Why not use coding? Come and learn something exciting!

Languages

Mandarin Language & Culture (MAND3)

Want to learn a new, exciting language? Come join the exciting Mandarin class.

Maths
Maths Essentials
Science

Cool Science (JSCI3)

Come and do some exciting science: experiments, investigations, exploration and more!

Science Heroes - Save the Earth (SCHE3)

Come and learn about some of the science you'll need to save the Earth. Conduct experiments, explore possibilities, come up with a solution to help save the Earth.

Social Studies
Sports

Dance Fitness (DFIT3)

Do you enjoy dancing? Do you want to dance while getting fit at the same time? Come along to this ACE and show us your moves!

Gymnastics (GYMN3)

PRESELECTED: Come and practise your gym routines, ready for the HPPA competition! Students to select this: Harnoor Kaur, Zara Rakeb, Trisha Anaapa, Tvisha Tvisha, Alisha Bansal, Katelyn Lin, Mevuni Ariyasinghe, Carmyn Li, Teresa Song, Harnoor Kaur, Peggy-Sue Champion, Harjan Singh, Faizan Bari, Lucas Yao, Krisna Chand, Selena Chen, Mandy Ng, Brooklyn Taylor, Danica Yin, Simran Virk, Zoya Ismail, Jessica Tin, Sophia Zhao, Elliza Zeyni, Samaira Saheel, Nimisha Gulati, Gabriella Pashchenko, Riya Prasad, Sophia Pellowe, Dhara Killa, Ella Xing, Ashlyn Chancellor, Betty Ngo, Amanda Brak Yon, Sarah Grant, Jaime Wright, Nakisha Bansal, Riya Gulani, Ella Lin

Handball (HANB3)

Calling all sports lovers! If you love handball or have always wanted to give it a try - then this is your opportunity. Don't miss out!

Technology

3D Printing (3DPF3)

What do you fancy creating? If you enjoy using the computer and creating different objects, come along and learn design with Mrs Wright.

Arduino Adventures (ARDU3)

Do you already know how to code? Maybe you've even had some arduino experience and want to take the next step. Come and explore the wonderful world of arduino with Mrs Browne, get enough experience and you can build your own robot.

Snack Making (SNAC3)

Love making your own yummy snacks. Join this ACE and learn how to use a different kitchen gadgets like a grater and whisk to make your own snacks for morning tea!!!