Category Archives: People Care

Harry at the Markets

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On Friday, all the boys were working at the markets. Kevin B, Xavier, Shane, Kevin L, Harry (me), Hamish and Mark were working together.

We were selling pumpkin muffins made by Williams 4 and bliss balls made by my class (Williams 1). Wendy made jam and chilli sauce and orange-mango and mango-chilli rollups. Wendy’s chickens been lay some eggs and we sell them at the markets. We were selling pumpkin, watermelon and mulberry plants too. 

Lots of teachers came and they were buying from the Garden Gang. The teachers were happy and they were proud of us.

We were feeling happy and excited when we see the customers. We felt like big kids. Wendy was helping us a little bit but we did the selling by ourselves. It was fun and we liked being the Garden Gang.

 By Harry

 

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Djäma ga Gatni

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Today we went to the garden to plant a mulberry tree.

First we put on our gloves and hats.

Next Troy was digging a big hole to plant the tree.

Then Jahquille and Brendan got the wheelbarrow with horse manure. We broke the manure to see inside, it was just grass.

 

We put the manure into the hole.

Then Troy was tapping out the plant and then he put it in the hole. He was being careful.

Then we were covering it over.

Troy was watering the plant. We said “Good Luck Mulberry Plant”.

Thankyou and Goodbye.

By Troy and Jahquille

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New Doors at Shepherdson

There are some brand new doors on lots of classrooms around Shepherdson College and classes are beginning to create designs to decorate them. Here is the beautiful group effort from Ellemor 1.

The process involved designing the background, which we cut up and painted. Then, in an amazing feat of problem solving and co-operation, we put it back together like a giant jigsaw!! 

We then painted and cut out two cockatoos. These represent Dhuwa and Yirritja, the moieties of the Yolngu and are very important symbols culturally and are on our school crest.

Djinangbuy even made a fine paintbrush using a stick and some hair to paint the outlines. 

Here is the final design. We can’t wait to see lots of beautiful new paintings around our school.

Ellemor 1