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22 Sep 2023
This term, students at Chisholm found a clever way to combine their Book Week celebrations with their garden project! Using the theme of Read, Grow, Inspire, some special bean seeds were created by the team at Live Love Bean Each seed was printed with one of the words and a picture to match. Students planted them in the weeks leading up to Book Week, and as you can see, were very pleased with the result! These beans are called Jack Beans, which are a climbing bean that will produce pink/purple flowers. The bean pods that are produced can be up to 36cm long. They contain 1-2cm long beans which are the same as the beans we planted. You may be lucky to harvest as many as 12 beans per pod. The young, immature pods and seeds can cooked and consumed as a vegetable, whilst the whole plant is also used for animal food. Those who love this bean claim you can just boil them or fry in a little butter just like you would any other bean. Don’t eat the pods though as they can be quite stringy. Once fully ripe, the beans are too hard and too old and are not fit to be consumed. Like the pinto bean, this is one bean that must not be consumed raw. It must be cooked. In many Asian countries, the young flowers and leaves are steamed and used as flavourings in many foods. You’ll also find that the beans are used in Chinese Medicine. We look forward to hearing more from our gardeners about their plants after the holidays. Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
20 Sep 2023
Today our Kindergarten and Year 5 students attended Parish Mass at St Matthew's Catholic Church. The students enjoyed this wonderful experience and we are very proud of their reverence. Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
20 Sep 2023
On Monday our students participated in the Chisholm's Got Talent Grand Final. We congratulate all the students on their performance. The winners were Scarlett (K-2) and Chloe (3-6) and the runners up were Ariella (K-2) and Ava & Natalia (3-6). Thank you to the Parents & Carers who attended and supported their children with their auditions. We have so many talented students at Chisholm. We hope you enjoyed our special teacher performance 🤸♀️🏆 🤩Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
19 Sep 2023
Year 5 have been learning about forces this term as part of their science unit. The students worked collaboratively in groups to design a game that used at least 3 types of forces to make their game work. This afternoon Stage one were invited to come and test the games designed by the students and it sure was lots of fun! Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
19 Sep 2023
Last Thursday we celebrated Grandparents Day at Chisholm. Grandparents Day is a very special day for connecting with family and a reminder of the role our grandparents can play in our children's lives. It is also a way for us to show our love and appreciation for all the things our grandparents do for our grandchildren and families. We hope you enjoyed the morning 😍❤️💙 Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
14 Sep 2023
Well done to our 6 Stage 2 Touch Football teams that played in the recent Diocesan Gala day. All teams improved and played with great sportsmanship throughout the day. Congratulations to the Year 4 girls team who went through undefeated all day. Thank to the refs from Bede Polding and the many parents and Carers who supported this event. 🏉Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
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