National Walk or Ride to School Day
A reminder that it is National Walk to School Day this Friday- so try and park away from the school, walk or ride and use our valuable crossings. Don’t forget to say hello to our friendly crossing supervisors! Smart kids are active kids.
Cyber Safety Project Workshops
If you are concerned about your child being safe online now and in the future (and who isn’t?). The upcoming parent session is on Monday 20th May. Then stay on for our Open Evening from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.
Our students have been attending highly engaging workshops about being safe online by the Cyber Safety Project.
District Cross Country
Congratulations to the members of our school team from level 4 to 6 students representing Rangeview. Our school came an overall second and it was particularly noted how well our competitors behaved and showed a high level of sportsmanship. Well done to the students who qualify for the next level of competition. Look out for the sports report by our House leaders. Thanks Mr Sacchetta who was busy on the day with organisation for this event. Many thanks to support from staff and classes training for cross country.
NAPLAN (National Assessment of Literacy and Numeracy)
Preparations for NAPLAN are under way. Students in Level 3 and Level 5 are preparing for NAPLAN (National Assessment Program of Literacy and Numeracy). This preparation is a regular part of the daily instruction in the classroom and will include the types of questions they may encounter in the test. I acknowledge the importance of this national assessment and I suggest that if parents have any concerns about this assessment they speak to their child’s classroom teacher.
The schedule for NAPLAN is:
Tuesday, 14th May – Writing and Language Conventions
Wednesday 15th May - Reading
Thursday, 16th May - Numeracy
On the day, it is advisable for students to be well rested and on time at school, as in most cases the testing will take place before recess. For further information please refer to the website: www.naplan.edu.au
Class Ambassadors Meeting last Wednesday
Thank you to all the parents who have given time to be a class ambassador and/or be involved in our Parents and Friends.
The parents attending the meeting had an opportunity to give feedback on the proposed Capital Expenditure list. The list has a number of projects that fundraising, savings and grants can contribute to. P&F representatives caught us up on the events for this term during the meeting as well. I spoke about the introduction of student led conferences for the June mid-year reporting process.
Mother’s Day Stall
Thanks to the parents involved in the organisation of the annual Mother’s Day stall last Friday. Many students were able to shop for that special gift for that significant adult in their lives.
Foundation 2020 Information Night – this Thursday, 16th May 7:00 pm-8:30 pm and Tours
Planning is well underway for 2020 Foundation with weekly tours and information packs in the local preschools and day care centres. Families appreciate the opportunity to see the school in action with students with staff engaged in their learning and parent involvement evident throughout.
The Foundation 2020 Information evening is geared to foundation students starting school in 2020. A range of topics, including the curriculum program, specialist programs, enrolment process, preparation for school and more will be discussed. A light supper will conclude the evening.
Please RSVP on 9874 6381 as soon as possible. Childcare is offered.
2019 Education Week - Monday 20th to Friday 24th May
Open Evening will be held on Monday 20th May 6:00 pm -7:30 pm and Open Morning on Thursday, 23rd May 9:00 am -11:00 am (school tour for prospective 2020 Foundation families leaving the office at 9:15 am). There is an opportunity for parents to attend a cyber safety information session before the open evening begins.
The open sessions provide families with the opportunity to see the school in action. There will be many performances and displays to view including the Author’s Corner in the library and the whole school STEM focus.