In Week 5 Term 3, four people from Room 39 went to compete in the national sporting competition, NZCT AIMS Games.
Caitlin competed in the ‘Girls 11 a-side Hockey’. Thanks to her team coach Mrs. Flynn and manager Adele, the team placed 4th out of 24 teams. TIS Girls 1st 11 A Hockey team team won 4 games, drew 1 game and lost 3 games.
Mitchell competed in the ‘Boys 11 a-side Hockey’. Thanks to his team coach Mr. Plummer, the team placed 8th out of 16 teams.
Karah competed in the ‘Women's Flyers Artistic Gymnastics and Trampoline’. Trampoline is competed on a double mini tramp. When she competed on Tuesday in the trampoline event, she got 1st in the team event and got 2nd overall individually. She used a variety of positions such as seat, half turn, front drop, back drop, tuck jump, straddle jump and straight jump.
Kelsey competed in the ‘Rhythmic Gymnastics’. Rhythmic Gymnastics is a mix between dance and ballet. There are 5 different apparatus in Rhythmic. These include ball, rope, ribbon, clubs and hoops. These apparatus are all hand-held. She came 2nd individually overall with a score of 49.4 only 0.9 away from winning.
Next year the NZCT AIMS Games is going international. We wish all competitors well, and hope that T.I.S will keep the winning title for the 9th year in a row!