School Council Annual General Meeting
The School Council AGM will be held this evening in the Staffroom. The meeting begins at 7 pm and is open to all interested parents. The Annual Report will be presented including the data around student achievement, engagement in learning and the students’ sense of well-being. A financial summary is also presented. The results of the recent School Council Election will be announced. The AGM will be followed by the regular March meeting.
Glen Eira Council has proposed a repositioning of the school crossing on Wheatley Road in relation to a proposed building development. I have been approached by a number of our community members who are concerned about traffic safety on Wheatley Road. School Council will discuss this matter this evening and I will inform every one of the recommendations that come from the meeting.
We are pleased to announce after much anticipation that the new and updated Ormond Primary School Wesite has been lauched. The website boasts clear and easy to navigate information as well as links to Compass and many other features. We encourage all parents to have a look and familiarise themselves. Any feedback is welcome.
Working Bee and Sausage Sizzle
A Working Bee has been scheduled for this Sunday 19th of March from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Please bring along leaf blowers, shovel, brooms and wheelbarrows. The focus of the morning will be on clearing the yard of leaves and tan bark, clearing gutters and drains and revitalizing the Ruby Street boundary, especially near the portable classrooms.
Well done to Hugh Du Toit who participated in the Junior State and Track & field championships that took place over the 11th and 12 of March 2017 at Lakeside Stadium. Hugh participated in the 200m and 60m hurdles. After a tough 2 days of competition Hugh placed 12th for both events
Congratulations to our District Swimming team who competed last week against their peers from other local primary schools. An outstanding effort was put in by all involved.
Kingston Division Swimming Finals were held today with Caitlin Lyon, Arden Bailey, Elly Booth and Tilde Christrup representing Ormond Primary in the Girl's Relay Final as well as Tilde and Toby Christrup representing in individual events, with Toby earning second place.
Well done to all students, you should be very proud of your achievements. Thank you also to the parents who volunteered their time to transport our team to and from today's event.
Pyjama Day - Tomorrow 16th March
A reminder that tomorrow is Pyjama Day, student are able to wear their pyjamas to school for the day. The JSC are using this event to raise awareness about the great work they do in the school community and beyond. Therefore it will not be a fundraising event and no gold donations will be required to participate.
No Lunch Orders - Friday 31st March
Due to the closure of the shop on this day, there will be no lunch orders on the last day of Term 1, Friday 31st March.
Information Session Year 7 2018 McKinnon Secondary College
An information session for prospective parents regarding enrolling Year 6 students into Year 7 for 2018 at McKinnon Seconadary College will be held on Tuesday 2nd May at 7:00pm in the McKinnon SC Assembly Hall.
School Tours will also be held on Thursday 4th May and Monday 8th May from 9:15am to 10:15am. Please contact McKinnon Secondary College for further information on 03 8520 9000.