BOOKS TO MOVIES PAGE 6 2018

We have these books in our Libraries which are being released as movies during 2018.  You can read the book and compare it to the movie or visa versa.  Is the book always better?    Monster by Walter Dean Myers Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I…

Winter Holiday Reading Potter Library

Books will keep you warm this winter!   Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell Midnights is the story of Noel and Mags, who meet at the same New Year’s Eve party every year and fall a little more in love each time . . .   Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han Lara Jean is…

Winter Holiday Reading McAuley Library

Snuggle up with a good book these holidays, browse through the new books we have available now in the McAuley Library.   The Book Of Answers (Book 2)  by A.L. Tait  An orphan in exile. A band of rebel girls. And a prince whose throne has been stolen. Come on a journey full of danger,…

Mechanica Creations in Photoshop

4th June, 2018 Several year 7 students who have been involved in an interschool writing extension workshop, have been busy creating fantastic mechanical creatures using Photoshop.  Lance Balchin, the Author and Illustrator of “Mechanica, a Beginner’s field guide”, shared his expertise in Photoshop with the students at the first workshop.  The second workshop will be…

All Hallows’ School Open Day

25th May, 2018 AHS Open Day is this weekend, Sunday 27th May.  The school is expecting a record crowd, and our Libraries are busy preparing for the day.   The Potter Library Cre8 Lab is ready with two large display cabinets full of students work and examples of the past workshops. We also have an…

3D Printed LED Sequin Pendant

25th May, 2018 More pendants finished during this week.  Well done girls.   14th May, 2018 During week three and four of this term, the Cre8 Lab students were busy designing and building a 3D printed light up pendant.   The first step was to design the front of the pendant using Tinkercad, which is an…

Mother’s Day Recordable Card

14th May, 2018 Last week the students from the Cre8 Lab were busy creating a Mother’s Day Card with a recordable message, to give to their mothers on Sunday 12th May.    Friday was particularly busy with everyone wanting to have their cards finished in time. The cards were decorated with hand made rolled roses…

Clay Lace Jewellery Bowl

26th April 2018 Several finished bowls now and some very happy students. 23rd April, 2018 There are only a few more students that have started their clay blows today.  Most of the other students are now on the final stages of glazing and lacquering.  We have a few photos of finished bowls now, and they…

Google Expeditions

28th March 2018 Last week in the McAuley Makerspace the students were introduced to Google Expeditions. Imagine staring into the eye of a Category 5 hurricane, or swimming amongst the beautiful coral and fish in the Caribbean. Google Expeditions provides students with the opportunity to be engaged in immersive lessons where the outside world meets…