Lighting the Path to Success
Our students often present literary work of a high standard. To encourage them further we choose young authors that not only exhibit excellent writing skills but also students who display examples of learning where there has been noticeable improvement.
This provides the students with an incentive to have their work printed in the public domain.
Please take the time to read some of the following work:
By Veronica Devlin
The cold, wild air thrashed my face like a wave crashing on a lone rock. I shrugged down on the small, fragile barge and took long, slow breaths to calm myself for what was ahead…read on
By Chad O
As I trod down the leaf littered path towards our next camp activity, the blue and yellow dragon seemed to mock me as I stepped into its view. I had been waiting all week to journey onto the rocket. The demon hound growled in the watery abyss…read more
Students wrote a recipe detailing what is needed for a successful school – following are some sure to rise examples!
By Charly C.
By Ellie H
By Josh E
“The enemy’s numbers were great. Even though we came in the hundreds if not the thousands, they numbered at least twice as many” the old man hollered.
“The enemy’s numbers were great. Even though we came in the hundreds if not the thousands, they numbered at least twice as many”,the old man hollered….Read on
CampingFebruary 13th, 2013
As the sun slowly dipped below the horizon, I felt the last of its warmth fade away. It was as though it had been shot by a poison-tipped arrow and was now falling, falling, collapsing to the ground as the blurred in its eyes….Read on
I don’t cry much at all, in fact hardly at all but I had to go. I had to go to this funeral. I might have like this a little bit more if it wasn’t my great-grandpa’s.
ExuroJuly 25th, 2012
I woke with a start, and bolted upright. I was in a jungle of fire that loomed over my head. Tongues of flame whipped empty shipping containers, like they had a life of their own…
The black water sucked at my paddle as I steered my sky blue kayak through the lake. Iwas fine at first, keeping up a steady pace at the back of the pack but before long a dull ache in my arms and shoulders slowly awakened..
Dragons and Vikings
Finally, the day came and we were off fishing on Lake Taupo. I had been looking forward to this day, for so long. I really was hoping for a day full of excitement and a boat full of trout..
The Wonders of the Bush
The bush is silent or loud, cold or hot, large or small. The bush is a trace of lost and found, an inspiration to those who enter and a place of peace and play…
It was Thursday 8th 2012. I roll down the NX driveway as the wind slices across my face and cuts through my hair. I park my scooter and hold my bag of items and ingredients for EOTC Week Outdoor Cooking at School…
Life’s a beach
The beach is a wonderful, beautiful, lovely place. You look at it as a place to relax, build sand castles, surf or go sunbathing,but it’s more than that. The beach is just like life..
Message in a Bottle
By Arianna B.
My name is Delaram and I am twelve. I left my home with my mum, dad and little sister Ara. We travelled for twelve long days…
By Camilo. A
Explosions.Bombs, shunting me aside. Shrapnel from the Ack – Acks, raining down on my tin helmet..