The College Courier

21 February 2019
Issue No 3, 21 February 2019
From the Principal
Whole College
Junior School
Senior School
What's On?
Success Stories
Music
HotHouse Company
Sport & Physical Education
Service Learning
Propeller Industries
Learning Technologies
Cocurricular Activities
Old Saints
Holiday Programs
Community
In the news
Important Contact Details
All Saints' College
Senior School (08) 9313 9333
Ewing Avenue
Bull Creek, WA, 6149
AU

From the Principal

All Saints’ students have a wonderful opportunity…your school is on the cutting edge with innovation and entrepreneurship.” (Professor Yong Zhao)

I am delighted to report that, thanks to our College’s close and ongoing relationship with world-renowned education transformer Professor Yong Zhao, All Saints’ College students are offered a very special and rare invitation.

 

Yong has organised funding the airfare, accommodation and food of up to 10 ASC students (aged 15–19) and two ASC teaching staff to attend the inaugural and invitation-only Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Education (ICEE) Summer Camp in Chongqing, China. 

 

This is especially significant when it is noted that there is a cap of 40 students from across the entirety of Australia, the United States and Europe, and so ASC is most privileged to be offered a quarter of all available global places.

 

Conceived and designed by Yong, the ICEE Summer Camp (which runs from 17 to 30 August 2019 – Weeks 5 and 6 of Term 3) is a two-week program that focuses on developing globally competent, innovative, creative and entrepreneurial youth. 

 

The program follows the three pillars of the new paradigm of education proposed by Yong in his book, World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students (Corwin, 2012): student autonomy, product-oriented learning and global campus. The program engages students from different cultures in a series of thoughtfully-designed and coherent experiences aimed at discovering and enhancing individual talents and passions, fostering creativity, cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit, and developing global competency.

 

We are currently finalising with Yong the details of this exclusive opportunity and will invite applications from students shortly.

 

Ms Belinda Provis
Principal 

Whole College

Whole College 

DJAALINY 2019 NOMINATION FORM  

Djaaliny aims to provide the College and wider community with access to a range of local, national and international guest speakers and presenters across a variety of current and thought-provoking topics.

 

Djaaliny (Noongar for “flame”) creates the spark that lights a fire of curiosity, that kindles supportive partnerships and, importantly, flames lifelong learning.

 

We invite our community to nominate people they would like to hear from in 2019 – please click HERE to fill out a nomination form.

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FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR COLLEGE PARENTS

Did you know there are groups on Facebook that College parents can join?

 

These groups are designed for parents and guardians of students in the same year group to connect and interact with one another. 

 

Why not join today?!

To join your parent group on Facebook, click on your child/ren's year group below:

 

Pre-Kindergarten

Kindergarten

Pre-Primary

Year 1

Year 2 

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

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ID PHOTO ORDERS

Parents are reminded to please return their child/ren's Photo Forms by 4.00pm tomorrow to either Junior School Reception or Senior School Student Services if they would like to place an order. 

 

If you would prefer to place an order from Photo Hendriks online, you are able to do so by clicking HERE and entering your child's unique shoot key (located on the front on each envelope).  If you are unable to locate your child's shoot key, please email Communications Manager, Miss Karyn Osmetti: [email protected]

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ROLL UP, ROLL UP - ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR IS WITH THE OLD SAINTS!

By popular demand, the Old Saints are once again back at Pasar Malam with the dunk tank! Some wonderful staff have generously volunteered to have some fun so check out the times below to see who you want to try and dunk!

 

All proceeds will go to Power to Empower. Pip O’Meara (née Lambert 2006) and her husband, Ben, have established a not for profit strength and conditioning gym with the aim of raising money to help those in need. Their motto is ‘Strength Gains for World Change'.

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DID YOU TAKE THE DOVE INTERSTATE OR OVERSEAS DURING THE HOLIDAYS? 

If you participated in The Dove Goes Global by taking a photo holding our College magazine somewhere exciting during the recent holiday break, please email high-resolution images and a description to [email protected]

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PROJECT STEM PARENT AND COMMUNITY MENTORS

The College is looking for a group of parents and community members who work or have real life experience in the STEM industries to be available as mentors for the College’s newest elective Project STEM.

 

For more information on how to become a mentor, click on the image below.

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STUDENT LATENESS AND ABSENCES - IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS TO NOTE
When a student is absent from school or required to leave the College during school hours due to illness, or other reasons, parents are required to contact the College on the following telephone numbers.
JUNIOR SCHOOL – (08) 9313 9334
SENIOR SCHOOL – Student Services direct line: (08) 9313 9302
Please note these numbers to ensure your call is dealt with in a speedy and efficient manner, ensuring all students are accounted for.

Junior School

From the Dean of Junior School

CHOIR KICKSTART

On Friday, 15 and 16 February the Junior School choir members participated in the Choir Kickstart. This was a great time for students to get to know one another, and also for choirs to build a repertoire of items. Junior School Music teacher Ms Kate Wilson really appreciated the excellent behaviour of the students and their willingness to give everything a go.

 

The event was well supported by a wonderful band of parent helpers who made sure students were well nourished and in good voice. Many staff were able to pop in during the day and join in the fun.

 

A cooling off time in the swimming pool was a great way for students to recharge before they got back to their rehearsing on Saturday afternoon!

At the conclusion of the event, a short concert was performed for parents to showcase their items.

 

Thank you to everyone involved in the Junior School Choir Kickstart, making it a successful and valuable time.

 

Feedback from a Year 6 student to Mr Harries and Ms Wilson:

I just wanted to take the time to say thank you for the Choir Kickstart. I really enjoyed it and had a lot of fun singing, swimming and just hanging out. I hope the both of you had as much fun as I did

 

JOIN THE STARTER WIND BAND!

Year 5 and 6 students who play a concert band instrument are encouraged to join the Starter Wind Band, which rehearses every Tuesday morning 7.30am–8.30am in the Junior School Music Room. This band includes beginner students who learn an instrument either at school or outside school.

 

The following instruments are included in this ensemble:

Flute

Oboe

Clarinet

Bassoon

Saxophone

Trumpet

French Horn

Trombone

Baritone

Euphonium

Tuba

Concert Percussion

 

Experienced Year 6s may be selected to join the Combined College Concert Band which rehearses on Fridays after school. 

 

To join, please contact Ms Wilson at [email protected]ints.wa.edu.au

 

Ms Penelope Crane

Dean of Junior School

 

Senior School

ARE YOU ABLE TO HOST AN ITALIAN EXCHANGE STUDENT?

We were fortunate last year to host at the College several students from a number of different countries, for various lengths of time and through different organisations. The students loved their experience of Western Australia and All Saints’ College culture and were very grateful for the generosity shown to them by the ASC families who hosted them. In turn, we enjoyed getting to know them and more about their countries of origin.

 

Through our partnership with one particular organisation, goYonder, we hosted three Venetian students in 2018. We have one student who has currently been confirmed to visit us from Venice, joining us in Term 3 for a three-month stay. In this arrangement, host families are paid an amount of money each week (approximately $290.00) to assist with the costs of including an extra member in their family.

 

Gabriele Pavan is a young man from Venice who on his arrival at the beginning of Term 3 will be 16 years old and joining classes in Year 11 at All Saints’. We are grateful to all who have hosted guests to the College and are inviting expressions of interest from any families who might like to host Gabriele. It would be helpful if the family hosting Gabriele had a boy in the Senior School.

 

Please contact the Dean of Student Wellbeing, Mr Timothy Russell ([email protected]) if you are interested in hosting a visiting Italian student or for more information.

 

Mr Timothy Russell

Dean of Student Wellbeing

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FRENCH EXCHANGE HOMESTAY AT ASC

On Friday, 8 February, 15 French students and their two teachers from our sister school, Honoré d’Estienne d’Orves High School in Nice, touched down at Perth Airport to spend three weeks on the annual reciprocal exchange.

 

Our visitors were warmly welcomed by their host families. The ASC French students have been introducing their guest to the College’s school life, and the Australian lifestyle and culture through many family activities and outings.

 

I would like to extend my thanks to everyone in the All Saints’ College community who has supported the French Exchange program, which has proven beneficial for our language learners over many years.

 

Mrs Pamela Chu Yu Chee

Head of Languages

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ONLINE LITERACY AND NUMERACY ASSESSMENTS (OLNA)

Correspondence has been sent to families/students with the dates of the relevant test/s.

  • Literacy Writing – Tuesday, 5 March: Periods 1 and 2
  • Numeracy – Wednesday, 6 March: Periods 1 and 2
  • Literacy Reading – Thursday, 7 March: Periods 1 and 2

The OLNA Information 2019 sheet can be accessed by clicking HERE.

 

BEFORE AND AFTER-SCHOOL OLNA HELP SESSIONS:

Numeracy

Students seeking assistance for Numeracy may attend the OLNA help session on:

  • (Week 4) Tuesday, 19 February, 7.30am–8.30am in the Library (conducted by Ms Glyniss Middleton).

 Literacy

Students seeking assistance with Literacy may attend the OLNA help sessions (conducted by Ms Sue Watt):

  • Reading: Monday, 18 February (Week 4)
  • Writing: Monday, 25 February (Week 5)

An additional follow up session will be available on Friday, 1 March. 

 

These sessions will be in D3 from 3.30pm–4.30pm.

 

NAPLAN – MAY 2019

These tests are scheduled for the mornings of Tuesday, 14 May, Wednesday, 15 May and Thursday, 16 May 2019.  All schools across Australia must complete the test on the same days.

 

Brochures will be given to Years 7 and 9 students in Week 4 via their Tutor. An email will also follow with the 2019 information for parent’s brochure in due course.

 

2019 STUDENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS AND OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTION NOTICE

You will have recently received information regarding the Australian Government Department of Education and Training request for a statement of address, in accordance with the Australian Education Regulation 2013.

 

Any updates to your personal information can be made using the Parent Gateway, which can be accessed using the Gateway link via the homepage in SEQTA. If you have forgotten your login details please contact our TSC at [email protected]

 

If you have any further questions regarding the collection, you can contact the department by:

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What's On?

WANT TO PLAN FURTHER AHEAD? Click HERE to visit our 2019 College Calendar

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THE PASAR MALAM TWILIGHT MARKET IS TOMORROW!

The night sky will light up from the lanterns at this year’s Pasar Malam Twilight Market on Friday, 22 February 2019 from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Come and enjoy the food, activities and atmosphere that this annual community event never fails to deliver!

MAIN STAGE LINE-UP FOR PASAR MALAM

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DAVID PRICE OBE 

To book your spot for this Djaaliny presentation, click HERE

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A CELEBRATION OF CHORAL MUSIC

To book tickets for this event, click HERE.

 

Success Stories

We are always pleased to acknowledge the successes of our students and would be delighted to hear of their achievements. Please email: [email protected]

Congratulations to the following students and staff on their fine achievements.

MS HAENDEL ELECTED CHAIR OF WA PHYS ED STUDIES TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION

Congratulations to Health and Physical Education Teacher Ms Brooke Haendel, who was recently elected to the role of Chair of the Physical Education Studies Teachers’ Association of Western Australia.

 

Brooke is honoured to accept the role and acknowledges the leadership that has come before her in the Association.

MR SHACKLETON APPOINTED AT MURDOCH UNIVERSITY

Commendations to Assistant Director of Djoowak: The Beyond Boundaries Institute Mr Jim Shackleton, who has been appointed Unit Coordinator and Lecturer at the School of Education of Murdoch University.

 

Jim will be delivering a unit as part of the LEAP Program, which is designed to assist primary school qualified teachers to teach secondary Science in Years 7 to 10. As the former Head of Science at All Saints’ and with 20 years teaching experience, he will bring much to the role.

 

We are delighted that Jim’s expertise and experience are acknowledged in this way at this tertiary institution, and pleased for the benefits it offers our College and students.

STUDENTS COMPETE AT MELVILLE GIFT EVENT

Congratulations to Charlotte George (Year 10) and Lyndon Kenworthy-Groen (Year 11) who both competed at the 2019 Fit Learning Melville Professional Gift event at Len Shearer Reserve on Saturday, 19 January.

 

Lyndon ran strongly, winning his heat in the Novice 120m Gift event. He then went on to win the final, receiving a winner’s sash and $125.00 in prize money.

 

Charlotte also won her heat in the Novice 120m and came sixth in the final. She then went on to run in the Open Mixed 550m Gift event, placing first. Charlotte received a winner’s sash and $375.00 in prize money.

 

All races were handicapped and competitors came from around Australia, including two-time Olympic sprinter, Josh Ross.

MATTHEW EXCELS AT MELBOURNE TENNIS CAMP

The College commends Matthew Zatella (Year 6) who participated in the Super 10s National Tennis Camp in Melbourne from 23–27 January 2019.

 

The camp involved 64 of Australia’s top players 10 years and under.

 

Matthew excelled in this invitational event, with top performances throughout the 2018 Super 10s competition. Matthew and his team finished second overall in the Super 10s Boys division.

VEVINA JOINS WAYO AND RECEIVES A DIPLOMA IN PIANO

Congratulations to Vevina Yang (Year 9) who passed Grade 5 Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Musicianship with Honours A in December 2018.

 

Vevina will attend the AMEB Diploma Ceremony in March 2019 at the University of Western Australia to receive her AMusA Diploma in Piano.

 

Vevina has also been accepted to join the Western Australian Youth Orchestra in 2019, playing Violin.

WA STATE TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The College Commends the following students who qualified for the National Athletics Championships after competing at the 2019 WA Coles State Track and Field Championships from 15–17 February 2019:

 

Madison Gauntlett (Year 11): Placing first in the Under 17 High Jump.

Charlotte George (Year 10): Placing third in the Under 16 400m.

Quintelle Kenworthy-Groen (Year 9): Placing fourth in the Under 16 Javelin.

Dayne Metzner (Year 12): Placing second in the Under 20 110m Hurdles.

Jamé Speechley (Year 10): Placing fourth in both in the Under 16 Discus and Under 16 Shotput.

Music

PASAR MALAM 2019 – Friday, 22 February from 5.30pm

ASC Contemporary Bands and Ensembles will be entertaining the crowds with their performances on the main stage. Invite your friends and family to come along and look out for All Saints’ Rock and All Saints’ Celtic Bands on the night.

 

To view the Main Stage Line-up and Set Times – see the What’s On section of The College Courier.

 

JUNIOR SCHOOL CHOIR KICKSTART

Well done to all who participated in the Junior School Choir Kickstart event last Friday and Saturday. It was a full and fabulous day of activity on Saturday, and congratulations to Ms Kate Wilson for her coordination of the event.

 

FRIENDS OF MUSIC (FOM)

Thank you to all parents and guardians who joined the Friends of Music Wine and Cheese Welcome Night on Wednesday, 13 February in the Centre for Performing Arts foyer. It was an informative night with Mr David Harries (Director of Music) providing attendees with the 2019 direction and sharing how music will be showcased during the year.

 

Friends of Music support All Saints’ Music at events during the year and is a wonderful opportunity for Music parents to get to know each other. 

 

We encourage parents to join the Friends of Music Facebook Group to keep up with the latest news and connect with our Friends of Music community.

 

ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS

Please note that ensemble rehearsals have commenced! We welcome expressions of interest for ensembles throughout the year. Please come to the Music office or speak to Mr David Harries to find out more information.

 

Schedule of ensembles for the Junior and Senior School:

Senior School Ensembles

Junior School Ensembles

 

INSTRUMENTAL TUITION ENROLMENTS

It’s never too late to enrol for instrumental lessons. All students are encouraged to learn music and be active participants in ASC Music. A wide variety of instruments is on offer, along with numerous ensembles. If you would like to discuss becoming involved in the music program, please contact [email protected] or call 9313 9397.

 

To enrol in music lessons, please complete the Music Tuition Enrolment Form by clicking HERE.

 

For a list of all our instrumental tutors for 2019, please click HERE.

 

Looking forward to seeing you all at upcoming music events.

 

Mr David Harries

Director of Music

HotHouse Company

RE-CONNECTED - WE NEED YOUR CREATIVITY!

For further information and to register to participate, click HERE.

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HOTHOUSE COMPANY NEEDS YOU!
You’re invited to take part in a film with BACK TO BACK THEATRE in celebration of our diverse All Saints’ College community.

HotHouse Company invites All Saints’ College students, staff, Old Saints, families and friends to participate in an exciting project with award-winning Australian theatre company Back to Back Theatre.

 

Back to Back Theatre’s The Democratic Set has toured the world for nine years starring hundreds of community members and, in 2019, All Saints’ College is privileged to be the first school to participate in this project.

 

The Democratic Set is a residency model for creating short films and performances, to explore the belief that all people are, in principle, equal and should enjoy social, political and economic rights and opportunities. The Democratic Set uses a custom-made film set, a neutral room with two opposing doors.

 

Disturbingly obvious and tantalisingly strange, The Democratic Set is a rapid series of short live performances and screen-based video portraits created in collaboration with communities.
Participants may take part as individuals or in groups (2–15) to create their 15-second performance!

  • Current students, staff, family members, Old Saints, partner organisations and collaborators of all ages are welcome.
  • The performances can be as simple or elaborate as you wish. Past scenes have included a child sleeping and an entire family dressed as bees. You may want to play an instrument, do karate, sing a song, read a poem, run a Science experiment or dance – the options are endless.
  • No performance experience is necessary.

HOW CAN YOU TAKE PART?

To apply to take part in this project, please fill in the Application Form before Friday, 1 March 2019 by clicking HERE.

 

In this form, you must specify the names of participants and your performance idea. You must also indicate your preferred film day and time slot (see options below).

 

After the cut-off date, the applications will be short-listed to ensure we capture a broad demographic across the College community. All participants will be notified via email by Friday, 8 March 2019 if their performance has been selected for The Democratic Set.

 

FILMING DAYS

Monday, 18 March – FILMING DAY 1
Tuesday, 19 March – FILMING DAY 2
Wednesday, 20 March – FILMING DAY 3

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ARE YOU CREATIVE? WOULD YOU LIKE TO SUPPORT THE ARTS AT ASC?

We are seeking community members to assist with the production of costumes for our 2019 College Production, Grease, and Dance Concert. If you are willing to help, please email Director of The Arts, Mr Stephen Roberts [email protected]

 

The Costume Team was a great opportunity to be involved and be a part of the production. It was exciting to see the kids becoming ‘animals’!” - College parent

 

I get so much pleasure from working with these wonderful young people, I am already looking forward to next year’s production.” - College parent

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HEATHCOTE VISUAL ARTS EXCURSION

Last week, I took part in the Year 10 Visual Art excursion to Applecross with our Art teachers. Using the incredible river views at Heathcote Reserve, I was shown different techniques for beginning to draw a landscape, including composing and drawing techniques. Once we had completed our drawing, we used water colours to add colour. The class spent nearly two hours drawing and perfecting our artwork. After we finished our landscape drawings, the class lined all their wonderful artworks along the ground to see each other’s pieces.

 

I loved the opportunity to see each student’s unique interpretation of the same view. After our painting session, we visited the Southern Perspectives Art Exhibition at Heathcote Gallery, with amazing artwork by students from schools in the area. Two students (Gina Lintern and Eiriana Willson) whose work was in the exhibition were Old Saints who graduated in 2018.

 

It was a beautiful day of drawing and viewing art.

 

Shania Franchina (Year 10)

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A CELEBRATION OF CHORAL MUSIC

To book tickets for this event, click HERE.

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HCo DANCE LAB CLASSES 2019

Click HERE for more information.

 

Sport & Physical Education

BASKETBALL CLUB BEGINNING OF YEAR CLINIC

On Saturday, 2 February the All Saints’ College Basketball Club held a beginning of the year clinic to get our players ready for the second half of the summer 18/19 season.

 

Around 85 players from the club participated in the skills clinic. The players were divided into age categories, and each group rotated around seven stations which included different drills and games that focused on teamwork, passing, shooting and dribbling skills.

 

A big thank you to all the current ASC coaches who volunteered to help run different stations. Without the help of these coaches, the clinic would not have gone ahead and been as successful as it was.

 

Mr Mike Pinker

Sport Administrator

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SENIOR SCHOOL INTERHOUSE SWIMMING CARNIVAL

Our 2019 Senior School Interhouse Swimming Carnival was a great success, with Durack House winning the Lambert Cup.

 

Congratulations to the 'Durackians' and well done to all our students and staff for putting in such a fantastic effort throughout the day.

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ALL SAINTS' COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGISTRATIONS

Registrations for the 2019 Winter season are now open for all existing players.

 

In order for players to register for the upcoming 2019 Winter season, each player will need to pay the $210.00 club fee to confirm their place. An existing players place on a team is not confirmed until payment has been made.

 

Payment and registration can be made by clicking HERE and selecting the '2019 Winter Basketball' option.

 

Registrations for all existing players will close on Sunday, 24 February 2019

 

For any other information, please contact Sport Administrator Mr Mike Pinker at [email protected]

Service Learning

ANGLICARE AMBASSADORS

Our Year 10 Service Leaders selected for the Anglicare Ambassadors Program have commenced their work with the Salvation Army Morning Street Team this term. These students brave the early morning on Wednesdays and join the staff at the Salvation Army base in Northbridge. While at the base students prepare and pack food, then travel into Perth to provide this food to homeless people across the CBD. It has been wonderful to see the students practising our College vision of making a positive difference and embracing the ‘Look Up, Look Out’ motto of 2019!

 

AMANA ADVOCATES

Another group of Year 10 Service Leaders has begun work on reviewing our Amana Advocates Program and is embarking on a co-design process to develop a new structure. Working closely with staff and residents from Amana Living, the students will explore the challenges that people living with dementia face, and work together to provide meaningful service to Amana residents.

 

ROYAL AUSTRALIA AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION (RAAFA)

Our annual program connecting with the RAAFA residents begins next week. Senior School students will visit on a Tuesday afternoon joining in with two amazing groups of residents. One group runs an ‘exergaming’ – exercise computer gaming (think Wii Sports) and the other group enjoys the beautiful grounds of RAAFA, walking with residents around the estate. This is always an outstanding opportunity for our students to provide a wonderful service to the residents, as well as developing their empathy, conversation skills and understanding of older Australians.

 

NULSEN YOUTH PATRONS CREATIVE LEADERSHIP

The 2019 Nulsen Youth Patrons have begun their new training program provided with the support of Nulsen Disability Services. Students have the opportunity to work with a variety of business and community leaders, learning about what it takes to become a great leader. The patrons were very lucky to spend a session with Gavin Bain, CEO of Meerkats (a professional collective), learning about the roles of empathy, vulnerability and clarity in leadership.

 

DISABLED SURFERS ASSOCIATION

Disabled Surfers Association WA held their second ‘Let’s Go Surfing Day' for 2019 at Leighton Beach on Saturday, 16 February. It was fantastic to see so many students, staff and Old Saints attending the event. The weather was perfect with some great waves to catch for the participants.

 

We were even lucky enough to meet some West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Dockers players that were volunteering as well. The final event for the year will be held on Saturday, 16 March. We look forward to seeing many All Saints’ community members down at the beach at the next event.

 

Mr Scott Corbett
Head of Catalyst: Centre for Service and Social Enterprise

Propeller Industries

RUNWAY AT PASAR MALAM

The Runway Pop-Up Shop will be one of many stalls at this year’s All Saints’ College Pasar Malam.

 

Some Senior School businesses and Junior School sustainability initiatives, such as beeswax wraps and an educational campaign on plastics, are just some of the great products that can be viewed and bought at the pop-up shop.

 

A special thanks to Ms Kirkham, Miss Chatto and Year 11 student Jeremy Ash for their leadership to get Runway ready to open for 2019.

 

Students who are keen to get involved in running or selling at Runway this year should contact Ms Strentz at [email protected] or Ms Kirkham at [email protected]

 

Ms Laura Strentz

Head of Propeller Industries

Learning Technologies

Minecraft EDU for all Year 6 – 12 students

Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. We are excited to offer all students from Years 6 - 12 (and others also) the opportunity to include the hugely popular Minecraft to the array of ways to create and demonstrate their learning.

 

MinecraftEDU is built especially for schools and includes teacher controls, resources, coding and worlds built into the app. There are an amazing array of applications and areas that teachers can access lessons - from, including Languages, Mathematics, Science, HASS, Arts and everything in between.

 

Loom for Screen Recording

Being able to capture what is on your screen and share that movie easily is a great tool to have in the toolbox. Quick videos are a powerful way to spend less time writing long emails and more time being productive. 

The simplest screen recorder I know is Loom. A Chrome browser extension that allows you to capture your screen and when done instantly email or post the link to the video. No need to upload files! Great for explaining an answer to a question and much faster than a typed email. 

 

Student ICT Team

Students who are keen to be involved in the ICT Super Team of students – can apply for a position by clicking HERE. Whilst this is not an ‘official’ student council, it will provide opportunities for leadership at the College with a badge as recognition for your involvement. This is not about the ‘technical’ side of things but more about how we can better use technology in the classroom. I am looking for representation from different year levels from both Junior School and Senior School.

 

What would they do?

  • Be a part of shaping the future of EdTech at ASC – attend a meeting once per fortnight at lunch.
  • Meet with the staff team to talk about possibilities, problems, solutions and ways we can do better
  • Try out new software, services and ideas first
  • Support new initiatives
  • Help other students with IT issues
  • Present ideas in staff meetings (only if you want to!)
  • Help staff

Open to any year level from Year 4 up. Nominations close Monday, 25 February at 4.00pm.

 

Mr Greg Port 

Head of ICT Integration

Cocurricular Activities

SENIOR SCHOOL COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

The College’s broad and dynamic cocurricular program is well and truly up and running for the new academic year.

 

The Senior School has a system whereby students can register online to attend an activity, including the College’s extensive before and after school curriculum assistance program.

 

To access the cocurricular opportunities available this year, please click HERE.

 

(Please note: It is the Senior School student’s responsibility to register and confirm their attendance each week. This data will then be reflected in their Semester 1 report. Students are expected to communicate directly with their families regarding their commitments and their whereabouts after the official end of the school day (3.25pm). Of course, families are also able to access the cocurricular page to view all the activities available.)

 

Staff will be able to conduct a register check for planning purposes; however, as was the case previously, this checking process is not followed with contact to families if students are not present.

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JUNIOR SCHOOL COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Junior School cocurricular activities will commence in Week 6 of this term. Details were communicated with parents in Week 3. The majority of activities run term by term; a few (eg Dance and Music) run for the whole year.

 

Please see information below regarding Dance and Music cocurricular activities.

 

JUNIOR SCHOOL DANCE

Junior Dancers is a year-long program designed for children with a particular interest, commitment and flair for dance. The program is designed to foster excellence in dance technique and performance and to inspire every student involved through their creative contribution to ideas, choreography and performance.

 

The timetable for Junior Dancers this year is below (classes commenced this week):

 

Girls Years 3/4 – Tuesday: 7.30am–8.15am

Boys Years 3-6 – Wednesday: 7.30am–8.15am

Girls Years 5/6 – Thursday: 7.30am–8.15am

 

For information on how to register for the Junior Dancers cocurricular program on SEQTA, click HERE.

 

JUNIOR SCHOOL MUSIC

We have an exciting year of music-making ahead and we are looking forward to seeing all students back in instrumental lessons, ensembles, and Music classes!

 

Click HERE to access the Junior School Ensemble rehearsal schedule.

 

I encourage you to consider your child taking up the opportunity of joining a choir or ensemble this year.

 

For any further information do not hesitate to get in touch with Miss Kate Wilson (Junior School Music Teacher) [email protected] or the Music Department: [email protected] or 9313 9397.

Old Saints

ROLL UP, ROLL UP - ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR IS WITH THE OLD SAINTS!

By popular demand the Old Saints are once again back at Pasar Malam with the dunk tank! Some wonderful staff have generously volunteered to have some fun so check out the times below to see who you want to try and dunk!

 

All proceeds will go to Power to Empower. Pip O’Meara (née Lambert 2006) and her husband, Ben, have established a not for profit strength and conditioning gym with the aim of raising money to help those in need. Their motto is ‘Strength Gains for World Change'.

 

Holiday Programs

Vacation Care Program for children aged 3 - 12

Vacation Care enables students to participate in a vibrant and energetic recreational program that is both stimulating and enjoyable. The children feel comfortable and secure, and, most importantly, have fun as they take part in an engaging program that fosters creativity, curiosity and wellbeing.

Further information can be found by clicking HERE.

 

School Holiday Program for 9 - 17 Years

Is your 9 – 17 year old looking for something to do during the upcoming school holiday break? Why not have them join our exciting Holiday Program. All activities are conducted by qualified and experienced coaches, staff members and suppliers. 

 

Holiday Program Dates 2019:

Monday, 15 April - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Monday, 15 July - Friday, 19 July 2019

Tuesday, 8 October - Thursday, 10 October 2019

 

For further information email: [email protected] 

 

BASKETBALL AND NETBALL CAMPS IN THE APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

To book a place for these three-day camps, click HERE.

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JANUARY SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

To view highlights from the All Saints' College January School Holiday Program, click HERE, or on the video below.

 

Community

P&F

Next P&F Meeting: Monday, 11 March 2019. Commences at 7.00pm in the Centre for Performing Arts Foyer.

PROJECT STEM PARENT AND COMMUNITY MENTORS

The College is seeking a group of parents and community members who work or have real life experience in the STEM industries to be available as mentors for the College’s newest elective Project STEM.

 

For more information on how to become a mentor, click on the image below.

COOKING FOR THE HOMELESS EVENT

Click HERE to secure your spot.

 

Wanju Café

OPENING HOURS:

Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 11.00am AND 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Thank you for helping us reach 200 Likes! 300 Likes is our next goal. Can you help us reach it? To access the Wanju Cafe Facebook page, click HERE

ASC Canteen

OPENING HOURS:

Monday to Friday: 7.30am - 2.00pm

Why not order your lunch online?! Register today at www.quickcliq.com.au

To view the College Canteen menu on SEQTA, please click HERE

Playgroup

Last Tuesday, the All Saints' College Playgroup had a great time exploring new skills and having fun in the sun. Participants created pig shaped masks to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Pig. Children and parents also enjoyed water play on the new water tables and free play in the sunshine.

 

For more information and to join our Playgroup, please click HERE.

 

Parish 

 

In the news

MICHAEL BOLTON ON CHANNEL 7

To read more and watch Michael Bolton's interview on Channel 7 about his visit to All Saints' College, click HERE.

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MATTHEW ZATELLA'S TENNIS SUCCESS

To read more about this story and others on the College website, click HERE.

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ASHA WINS ART COMPETITION

To read more about this story, please click HERE.

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ALL SAINTS' COLLEGE PASAR MALAM

To read more about this story, click HERE.

Important Contact Details

Senior School - student absence, lateness, queries

Student Services (08) 9313 9302  (8.00am - 4.00pm - Term Time)

 

Junior School - student absence, lateness, queries

Junior School Reception (08) 9313 9334 (8.00am - 5.00pm - Term Time)

 

TSC - technical help desk, log on queries

TSC Help Desk  (08) 9313 9363 (7.00am - 5.00pm - Monday to Friday)

 

Accounts - pay school fees, tours/incidentals

Pay fees, tours/incidentals (08) 9313 9365 (8.30am - 4.30pm - Monday to Friday)

Queries on fees (08) 9313 9313 (8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday)

 

Senior School Reception 

General enquiries (08) 9313 9333 (8.00am - 5.00pm - Daily)

 

Uniform Store

Uniform Store Manager - Michelle Read  (08) 9313 9301

 

TERM TIME OPENING HOURS  2019

Monday:  7.30am – 11.30am

Wednesday: 12.30pm – 5.30pm

Thursday: 12.30pm – 5.30pm

Friday: 7.30am – 2.00pm

Health Centre

(08) 9313 9326

Aquatic Centre

(08) 9313 9386

 

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