Newsletter - Issue 17

5th November 2020

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Principal's Report

Assembly
We had our first assembly live with all the classes last week.  Well done to our leaders for setting the scene.  We will be developing further ideas about assembly during the term.

 

Curriculum Day and Cup Day
Our curriculum day saw our staff work together planning for 2021.  I know that our families like us are looking forward to a fresh start next year.  We hope families enjoyed the four day break.

 

Prep Transition On Line
Prep transition has started on line small group sessions for our 2021 preps.  Josh Chamberlain and Alana Aiello are doing a great job planning and preparing activities for these sessions.  Moving forward there will be at least one opportunity for our students to come on site.  We are still working through the logistics of this and Josh and Alana will be in touch via email with our families.

 

Exciting Additions to the School
Our new totem poles of our values have been installed at the front of the school along with new signs on the gate.  It is exciting to see these installed and they are a great addition to our school.  Our students and staff live these values every day.  Watch out for our new school signs coming soon next week (weather permitting).

 

Uniform Moving into 2021.
The change over to Klad Uniforms has had some challenges for everyone this year.  Start planning for 2021 now that retail is opening up.  The uniform policy is below.  In 2021 students will be wearing the girl’s track pants, the same as the staff ones, and there is the choice of skorts or shorts for girls as well.  The year 6 jumpers and sports tops for 3-6 will be available through Klad.  Students in prep-5 will need the school jumper/bomber jacket. If you have any questions please contact the office or Klad.

 

Fees
Thank you to those families who have actioned their fees or contacted the office to make an individualised parent payment plan. Again, if you have any questions please contact the office.

Sue Dean and Priscilla Salter

Uniform 2019


Important Dates to Remember

2021

January 2021

Wednesday 27th January Teachers at school for planning

Thursday 28th January Professional development for staff, office staff also attending- School office will be closed.

Friday 29th January First student day for years 1-6



February 2021

Monday 1st February  First Day for Preps -  Year 6

Wednesday 10th February  Information Nights
6.00pm -7.00pm- Prep-Year 2 
7.00pm-8.00pm- Year 3- Year 6


March 2021

Tuesday 9th March Student/ Parent/ Conferences

Prep Transition Via Zoom

On Thursday the 22nd of October, our 2021 Prep students had their first virtual transition session. Although we were not able to see all their smiling faces in person, it was so wonderful to see them on our screens joining in with all the fun. All of them were so brave, engaging in all activities by sharing their thoughts and ideas. Together we enjoyed reading ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and we created our very own hungry caterpillars and beautiful butterflies. Everyone did such a terrific job, showing great persistence when practising their fine motor skills through cutting, pasting and colouring in. How cute do they look? 

Well done to all our new prep students, we can’t wait for our next transition session together on Thursday the 5th of November!  


Alana Aiello & Josh Chamberlain
2021 Prep Classroom Teachers



STUDENT OF THE WEEK- Week ending Friday 30th October

Students of the Week

Congratulations to the following students who received Student of the Week:

GRADESTUDENT NAMEVALUEDESCRIPTION
PREP CSeth GResilienceFor showing resilience when settling back into school and giving his best in all areas. Keep it up!
PREP FLayla TResilienceFor the way she settled back into school routines so well.
1 /2 DKaylee DExcellenceFor showing excellence in her writing this week.
1 /2 FHolly WExcellenceFor showing excellence in her learning upon returning to school!
1 /2 GCharlotte YResilience: Be Brave - Participate To ProgressWell done Charlotte for being brave and trying your best at every task since school return!
1 /2 KMatilda BIntegrityFor always doing her best in whatever activity she is completing.
1 /2ORylie AResilienceHer resilience and bravery in returning to school from remote learning.
3 /4ARuby J PExcellenceFor showing great persistence and trying her personal best in all learning areas.
3 /4BCharlie LRespectFor an outstanding start to term 4 and showing respect to all of his classmates. Keep it up!
3 /4EVasilis MExcellenceFor demonstrating excellence in his narrative writing. Well done!
3 /4KIsaac AResilienceFor approaching his learning with resilience and trying his personal best.
3 /4SMikaela PIntegrityFor consistently making strong choices both in and out of the classroom.
5 /6DScarlett SResilienceFor outstanding work this week on Multiplying Fractions
5 /6FDylan NRespectFor always showing respect towards his peers and teachers.
5 /6GGrace J PResilienceFor stepping out of her comfort zone to work with her classmates.
5/6ICooper CExcellenceFor demonstrating excellence in his maths work.
5 /6SEleanor AResilienceFor showing resilience by stepping out of her comfort zone to get to know her new classmates and her new school.
MUSICTristan OExcellenceFor his excellence and effort when creating his own music on Chrome Music Lab.
LOTEKaiden  TResilienceFor resilience when playing Jamken Pon and becoming class champion
ARTIsaac AResilienceFor showing resilience when creating his James Rizzi cityscape drawing.
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONFletcher BRespectFor demonstrating respect in PE.

Uniform Shop

Klad Sports is our new uniform supplier.  Their team will be able to help you with all of the School uniform needs.

https://www.kladsport.com.au/

8 Macro Court 
Rowville 
Victoria, 3178 
Australia

 T:(03) 9763 0266

 E:info@kladsport.com.au

Please note: Klad will be closed from Friday 18th December 2020- until Monday 11th January 2021

Klad Uniform Price List July 2020

Camp Australia Update

Please click here to make your booking with Camp Australia: 
https://www.campaustralia.com.au/schools/details/ADD8

Community News 5th November 2020