As we reach the midway point of another productive term of learning, we have had confirmation that Rod has arrived safely in North America for his study tour and has passed on some interesting feedback about some similarities and differences that exist between Kildare and schools that he has visited in New York. We continue to wish him well during his absence and look forward to his return at the end of the term.
Yesterday and last night saw the first performances of All Shook Up, our musical for 2017. Both shows were well attended, particularly the Primary Schools Matinee, which had its own unique vibe, and the performances of all involved would suggest that their talent and hard work in preparation have paid off, even in the early phase of the two week program. I would like to remind those members of our community who intend to see the show that tickets are available from the Civic Theatre for the remaining shows tonight, tomorrow night and next week. Congratulations to all cast and crew for an outstanding opening day and night.
NAPLAN testing ran smoothly in Week Three and we thank Years Seven and Nine for their cooperation and effort in ensuring that they made the process so worthwhile. Thanks also to Mr Hunt and Ms Sutton for coordinating and to the staff who assisted students over the three days. When these results are released later in the year they will provide important information, as with OARS testing, classroom work and Semester Reports for staff and families to assist with supporting the learning needs of all students.
The coming weeks will see semi-finals and finals of the Currie Cup, Carroll Cup and Girls AFL competitions, as well as the Year Nine and Ten Boys and Girls State Touch Championships. We wish all team members and coaches the best for their respective competitions.
Finally, a reminder to all parents and guardians to please update medical details, emergency plans and contact details that may have changed recently. It is important for the College to have up to date and accurate information in the event of emergency. These updates can be done by contacting the Front Office or through the Kildare Skoolbag App.
Thank you for your ongoing support and all the best for the coming weeks.