The Rocket Bulletin  

18 October 2018
Issue Thirteen 18th October 2018
Diary Dates
Important Information
Student News
OSHC - Monster Craft
Community Advertising
School Community Information
Syndal South Primary School
14 Montgomery Avenue
Mount Waverley, Victoria, 3149

Diary Dates

October 2018

19th Dress up as Your Favourite Sports Star

19th Hot Shots Tennis - selected 5/6

20th-21st Solar Challenge

23rd Cardytoons Incursion Lvl 3

24th Prep Transition

24th PE in Schools - Skate boarding Lvl 4

26th Bandanna Day

26th T20 Cricket Blast Cup - Year 5

26th Issue 7 LOOP Bookclub orders due

29th-30th School Concert

November 2018

5th Pupil Free Day

6th Melbourne Cup Day

8th  Healesville Level 1

14th -16th 3/4 Camp to Mt Evelyn

Victorian School Dates 2018

Term 1 - 29 (Teachers only) - 30 January - 29 March 2018

Term 2 - 16 April - 29 June

Term 3 - 16 July - 21 September

Term 4 - 8 October - 21 December


2018 Working Bee Dates

October 21 – Year  6

November 17 – All Years (Saturday)




Don't forget the School Concert is on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th October.  All students will be performing on both nights.  Tickets are available to be purchased from Try Booking on the following link -


You do not need to purchase tickets for the students performing.


We require parents to help with traffic management. Please see Rebecca if you are able to assist.


The concert will finish at 8.30pm.  Please make sure you are there on time to pick up your child/ren.


Important Information

Family Contributions

The final payment for family contributions is now overdue.  Please finalise all payments at the office as soon as possible.


Just a reminder that if your child is absent from school to please put the absence in Compass or notify the school before 9.30am.

Student News

From the Library

Payment letter for overdue library books from last term - Term 3 - have been sent home to families this week. Please return or pay for these items at the Office  as soon as possible! 


LOOP Bookclub Issue 7 orders are due by 5pm on Friday 26th October. A friendly reminder that all orders must be placed ONLINE! If you would like to order books, but do not have internet access or a credit card  please contact me directly on [email protected]


As all book orders are sent home with students please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like me to hold your book order in the library or office, especially if the books are gifts for Christmas or Birthdays.


Happy Reading!

Ms Robinson  


Student of the Week

Prep E  Rebecca  - Care – By assisting her friends with their organisation and learning.

Prep S  Hayley -  Integrity – For her amazing attitude of always striving to do better tomorrow and her responsible choices.  Well done!

Prep Y  Grace - Resilience –For her positive attitude in reading; always giving it a go even if it’s tricky.

1/2A   Amy - Care – Always taking extra care with all of her learning tasks.

1/2E  Isabella  - Integrity – In her careful approach to all her learning tasks.  Keep up the great work Isabella!

1/2M  Andy  - For always treating others with kindness and respect.

1/2R  Vishnu  - Integrity – By trying his best to stay on task even when nobody is watching.

1/2S  Julia  - Resilience – Julia has shown amazing resilience in her writing.  Well done!

3/4A  Keeley - Care – By always treating her classmates as she would like to be treated and for always using her beautiful manners.

3/4C  Javen - Respect – By making sure he is listening to all instructions and participating enthusiastically in our rehearsals for the school concert.

3/4H  Martina  - Care - For obtaining her pen license and having beautiful handwriting in all the work she does.

3/4K  Isabelle  - Care – For showing wonderful care in her writing this week and developing an intriguing plot for her narrative.

3/4R  Olina  - For your admirable work ethic and enthusiasm during writing.  You have done a superb job at using your senses to make your writing more descriptive.

5/6G  Noa  - Curiosity – For participating enthusiastically in our Virtual Classroom lesson about ‘Cyberbullying & Blackmail’.  Well done Noa!

5/6DS  Jade  - Respect – By taking part in concert rehearsals with enthusiasm and diligence.

5/6DS  Natharie - Respect – By showing enthusiasm and focus while taking part in concert reheasals.

5/6DS  Harry - Respect – By showing confidence and energy while taking part in concert rehearsals.

5/6T  Jacky - Curiosity – In your energetic efforts rehearsing for the concert.

Our Wonderful Chicken Monitors


Regional Athletics

Good Luck to Xavier, Sameeksha and Alina who are participating in the Eastern Regional Athletics Carnival at Bill Stewart Oval today. Go Syndal!

Hot Shots Tennis

Good Luck to our team going off to the District Hot Shots Tennis Championships being held on Friday at Pinewood Nottinghill Tennis Club. Go Syndal!

PE In Schools Week

Don't forget all entries to this weeks competitions due in at the office on Friday.


Friday is also dress up as your favourite sports character day.

Bandanna Day

Bandanna Day is next Friday, so get your bandanna now, on sale for $5 each at the office.


OSHC - Monster Craft


Activities - celebration of Children's Week October 19-28. Children's choice.  You can bring along ideas you would like to try and if we have the resources create them at OSHC with your friends and peers.


Children's Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood.  It is also a time for children to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities.


Children's Week National Theme 2018 is "Children's views and opinions are respected".  They have the right to express those views freely in all matters affecting the child and the right to be heard.


Don't forget that Maddie will be leaving to teach in the Solomon Islands on the 1st November. She is still accepting donations to take with her for the children she is teaching.  Please drop by and ask her about specific items she is in need of.


If you intend to use the Program on the 5th November 2018 expressions of interest close on 20th October 2018. Parents will be notified on the 20th October if we intend to proceed.


Afternoon Snack

Monday:  mini pizzas

Tuesday:  yoghurt and peaches

Wednesday:  raisin bread

Thursday:  toasted cheese sandwiches

Friday:  muffins

Fun activities that took place throughout the week

We would like to invite everyone to our next OSHC breakfast on 1st November 2018.  Please let the OSHC team know if you will be able to make it so that we can cater for you.





Community Advertising

Piano Lessons

Welcome back to term 4 and I hope you all had a good holiday! There are vacancies available this term if you would like your child to learn the piano. Please email Mr Lee at [email protected] or contact me on 0433 767 995. 


PS.  If you have any level 2 Bastien piano basic series that is not in use, could you please pass it to Mr Lee.  Cheers!

School Community Information

Second Hand Uniform

Our second hand uniform shop is run by volunteer parents and is open monthly on the 1st Thursday of the month from 9.00 to 10.00am . It is located next to the OSHC rooms.


Please note: payments are now cash only. School bags  can be purchased directly from the office for $35.


Our uniform is available at the PSW store in Mt Waverley.  Please see attached forms for further details.


Contribute to The Rocket

For all enquiries please call the office on

03 9802 5277 or email [email protected]


Ad rates:  

Inserts - $35.00                                                             

Small items for school families -$3.00

Non-profit organisations  - No charge

School Banking

Thursday is School Banking Day!!


Lunch Orders

Students are able to order their lunch via Classroom Cuisine – Monday through Friday, except Tuesdays. Classroom Cuisine is an online lunch order provider.

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