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The Weekly BSB - Issue 1

Young Journalists Group Photo Nov 2021

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Please see a weekly update from our Young Journalist Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) which is made up of 22 students in Years 5 and 6.

Students are reporting on events and what's going on around school, conducting interviews and taking their own pictures. We hope you enjoy reading our newspaper!

Visit The Weekly BSB webpage to see an introduction about our team members and what’s the best part about being a Young Journalist!

In this issue:

  • A Spooky Halloween at BSB Shunyi
  • Remembrance Day at BSB Shunyi
  • Wicked Writing and Wicked Writers!
  • Teacher Profile: Mr. Goodes
  • ​​Football and Volleyball House Competition – Year 5
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A Spooky Halloween at BSB Shunyi!

On Friday 29th October, students and staff at BSB Shunyi celebrated Halloween with some scary, spooky and funny costumes! Everyone was asked to donate 10 RMB to the Dew Drops charity and we had special spooky dance sessions, as well as a Halloween themed golden time!

Some of the children’s costumes included harry potters, witches, clowns, devils and more. ​We were supposed to have a Halloween bake sale but it was cancelled due to COVID restrictions – maybe next year! ​Everyone had an exciting and spooky Halloween and we are already looking forward to the next October!

By Sophie, Selena, Milan, Lena and Vera

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​Remembrance Day at BSB Shunyi

On 11th November, students and staff at BSB Shunyi celebrated Remembrance Day. Everyone was encouraged to raise awareness by wearing a poppy and donating money to charity. Students and staff also had an assembly about Remembrance Day in their classrooms, where there were videos and poems, such as ‘In Flanders Fields’ from the primary and secondary Head Boy and Head Girl.

Furthermore, everyone had a 2 minutes silence at 11:00am because to remember the soldiers who fought and died in the war. Everyone raised lots of money and we all had an incredible day. Thank you to everyone for your support!

By Henry, Ryan, Paul, Lucas and Patrick

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​Wicked Writing and Wicked Writers!

Have you ever seen the wicked writing wall in the primary school on the second floor’s reading area? It has recently been updated with some super writing! Head of Writing and the teacher responsible for the wicked writing wall, Mrs. Warman, suggested the Young Journalist team interview some of the children chosen to appear on the wall.

We grabbed Chaelin Park from 6D and asked her for a statement about her wonderful writing. She said, “I feel really proud of this because when I was in Year 3, I couldn’t even speak English!” She added, “I have really improved my writing and am very proud of what I’ve done.”

We are happy to be sharing such great work with others in the school and look forward to seeing who is next to appear on the wall. We encourage everyone to go and check it out. Who knows – it could be you next!

By Tiffany, Xuan and Hamin

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Teacher Profile: Mr. Rob Goodes

On Tuesday 16th November, we interviewed Mr. Goodes, Head of Year 6. We asked him a series of questions in the hopes of learning something new about him!

  • When did you start working at BSB? - August 2020
  • How old are you? - Too old for you to know!
  • Which subject do you like to teach the most? - Reading
  • Why choose teaching? - Because I enjoy teaching different children from everywhere in the world.
  • What is your favourite colour? - Red because my favourite football team’s colour is red!
  • Do you have a pet? - No, but my parents have two dogs.
  • What hobby do you like the most? - Football!
  • What’s your favourite song? - Depends on my mood.
  • What is special about your role compared to other teachers? - The Head of Year has to be responsible for all of the students in Year 6.
  • Are you proud of yourself being Head of Year 6? - Yes, I am. The thing that I am most proud of myself is making the Maths video for the school. (The Maths video in the above gallery and also on the school’s Wechat Channel and on YouTube)

We hope you learned something about our Head of Year!

By XiYi, Suri, Emily, Queena and Amy

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Football and Volleyball House Competition – Year 5

On Thursday 11th November, Year 5 had their second house competition of the year in order to prove that their house team is the best! The boys competed in football, while girls played volleyball. It was a fierce competition between the Saxons, Romans, Vikings and Normans and there were even appearances from class teachers who were cheering on their teams and wearing their house shirts. In the end, the results were in:

Football:

  • 1st: Vikings
  • 2nd: Saxons
  • 3rd: Normans
  • 4th: Romans

Volleyball:

  • 1st: Romans
  • 2nd: Normans
  • 3rd: Saxon and Vikings

The children had an enjoyable time and are looking forward to the next competition. Congratulations to the Vikings, Romans and all children who participated!

By Aditi, Ethan, Nico and Sean

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