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2015 Prep Dates for Prospective Parents

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Dear Parents of 2015 Prep Children,

Throughout the school year we have a series of orientation activities aimed at assisting your child/children to have a smooth transition from preschool into school and also give you an opportunity to find out how you can assist in this process.

 

OPEN SESSIONS

Tuesday 6th May 9:30am-11:00am

Tuesday 13th August 9:30am-11:00am

The purpose of these sessions is to provide families with an insight into how our Prep classrooms operate and to meet our current Prep teaching team to discuss any elements of our program and to ask questions.

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Teddy Bear's Picnic

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On Friday students from the infant department enjoyed having a Teddy Bear's Picnic! There were structured activities in classrooms, games and even a parade of teddy bears. Well done to everyone on another fun day for students in the infant department.

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Wheels Day

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On Thursday students in the infant department enjoyed Wheels Day. Students participated in a range of fun activities on scooters, bikes, roller blades and skates. So much fun! 

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Benetook Chooks

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Thanks to some great fundraising by our Junior School Council, students raised enough money to sponsor 14 chooks at the new Benetook Chooks! Students got a surprise visit from the Benetook Chook during Friday's assembly. Representatives presented Mr Beer with a certificate of appreciation.

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Thank You

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Thank you to everyone in all their capacities who have assisted the staff and children in our school from reading helpers, travel assistants, to those that have assisted on School Council, Parents’ Club and the Canteen.  Without early help in the year we would not be able to give the same level of support to the children with their curricular and extracurricular activities.

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Parents’ Club and School Council elected positions for 2014

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Congratulations to the following people who have been elected onto the executive positions on School Council and Parents’ Club for the 2014 school year.  Your willingness to serve the school is appreciated by all the families and students. I wish you a great year and thank you for your service in advance.

PARENTS’ CLUB

  • President – Leah Littlehales
  • Vice President – Sharon Kiernan
  • Secretary – Dianne Johnstone
  • Treasurer -  Stam Panaretos
  • Uniform Shop Co-ordinator - Nerissa Giddings

SCHOOL COUNCIL 

  • President – Paul Cody
  • Vice President – David Kirby
  • Secretary/Treasuer - Yvonne Madden
  • Minute Secretary – Jess Melsen and Amy Boyle (shared role)
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Great Galaxies Presentation

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Year 4 to 6 children were treated to a 90 minute presentation at school on Tuesday morning.  The presenter used props, drama and puppets to teach the science behind the workings of the Solar System.  The students were involved and enjoyed the ideas and information presented.

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Head Lice

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As Head Lice is an ongoing problem in all schools across Australia, we undertake regular checks at school.  All the personnel at school who check the children have been trained by the Nurse at Mildura Rural City Council, when that service ceased to schools.  Despite everyone’s best efforts Head Lice continues to be a problem for all schools.  We ask that all parents over the holidays do a special check of their children’s hair in order to give plenty of time to treat if necessary and for everyone to start the term clear.  We have found in the past that many of the more natural products do not have the same effect as some specialised treatments that have been around for some time.  The internet offers some additional information and tips.

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Parent Club Hot Cross Bun Fundraiser

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Thank you to the small team of Parents’ Club members who sorted and distributed the Hot Cross Buns on Tuesday.  We hope everyone enjoys the fresh buns. 

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Holiday Best Wishes

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All the best to all the staff, students and parents for a happy school holiday and Easter break.  We hope everyone comes back refreshed ready for a big Term 2.

 

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Swimming Sports

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Despite some questionable weather conditions, the Swimming Sports were enjoyed by all the children and staff.  The participation rate was high and the number of parents who joined the students on the day was great to see.  Thank you also to the parents that assisted the teachers on the day, it is very much appreciated. Congratulations to Bass!!

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