Dear Parents, Carers and Students of MPWPS
Last day of winter today! Spring is in the air although from Thursday’s weather you would not know it! The icy winds and occasional rain showers certainly spelt winter in its best form.
Spring is a time of renewal in many of nature’s spheres, and late Term 3 and Term 4 enables our school to review, renew and reload for the new year that approaches. We have already begun this process with our formal Review week 2 of Term 4. During Term 3 the staff have been reviewing and revisiting our goals and targets and discussing the enablers and barriers to our progress. Being involved at this level encourages staff to find the ‘holes’ if you like and celebrate what is working well. The Review process will provide direction for the next four (4) year through the development of the Strategic Plan. By now you might be tiring of me speaking about the Review however, I am hoping you see how important this process is to guiding the school into the future and that we are all on this learning ‘bus’ in a seat and hopefully facing the same direction!
Our MVIMP Soiree: Congratulations to the children who performed at the Soiree last Thursday night. You can never have too much music in your life! I always feel fortunate when I pass the Music Practice Rooms and hear children playing a range of instruments to a competent level. Last week some senior boys played piano for me in an impromptu performance. Both pieces were very different and displayed skill and talent. As I mentioned you can never have too much music in your life!
Can I take this opportunity to recognize all the MVIMP tutors for their dedication and skill in instructing our students over time, to our long time ‘Sound House’ piano tutor Anne for her patience, instruction and encouragement to our students. I often see Anne close to students encouraging the reading of the music and hear her quiet voice as she encourages the children to excellence. Finally, to our staff (Sandra and Kate) who work behind the scenes with timetables, room allocation and liaison with other schools and situations, you enable the program to happen and be successful for our students. My thanks.