Congratulations to Room 9 and Mrs. Kitson on their wonderful assembly last week.
Incursions and Excursions.
Various classes have been involved in a range of activities recently with the Pre Primary involved with Animal Ark and Rio Tinto Garden Project incursions; Year 4 and 6 who travelled to Curtin University for a STEM excursion. Thank you to the staff for organising these events.
Fathers’ Day Breakfast.
Over one hundred and fifty parents, grandparents and uncles enjoyed a breakfast as part of Fathers’ Day. Our thanks to Mrs. Amoroso and the team of staff for organising the event and coming in early to set it up.
School Open Evening.
Thank you to everyone who was able to get in for the school Open Evening. The classrooms and the Art and Italian displays looked wonderful.
Mrs. Colkin and her team organised a great Fair with book proceeds going back into our Library.
Mr. Kaloczy and our Music students entertained us towards the end of the evening with singing and playing a variety of instruments including: percussion, electric guitar and brass.
Zoe Finlay-Jones and her large team of parents set up a wonderful Markets atmosphere in the covered assembly area for families to enjoy a bite to eat. Thank you to the P&C for setting this up and also replacing our school BBQ with two new ones with the assistance of a donation from Bunnings.
Some of our students have been involved in the ICAS Writing and Spelling competitions with Maths and English to follow next week.
On Thursday there is dental screening for PP, Year 3 and Year 6, from 9:30am.
Thursday, 12 September.
On Thursday there will be a tree planted in the Sensory Garden and an informal gathering afterwards to acknowledge Jess.
The first of our Athletics carnivals was completed on Tuesday. Congratulations to all of the competitors from Years 3-6 who competed in the Jumps and Throws events.
The weather looks good for Friday. The events will run along similar lines as last year with slight changes in the running divisions. A program will be made available today.
The canteen will deliver student lunches to the three bays. Parents and siblings will need to pick up their lunch orders from the canteen. Morning teas will be also available.
At our recent P&C meeting the committee approved the buying of sunscreen to be made available to each class as well as approved the buying of new BBQ’s.
Further work on the Strategic Plan was presented and the sub-committee were thanked for their ongoing efforts.
A new noticeboard will go up shortly in the covered assembly area with another to be placed outside the Year 4-6 Block.
The fundraising on Open Night raised $2289 with a further $596 raised at the Sullivan Hall function.
The Uniform shop will be open this week for families looking to buying a faction shirt for Friday.
Good luck to Ursula - Year 6, who will shortly be competing in the Australian Classic Gymnastics competition on the Gold Coast having done very well at the recent Judges Invitational event.
Congratulations also to Sofia - Year 2, who is competing at the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics National Level where to date she has won top place in her 4 apparatus in two of the scheduled four competitions this year.
We are very proud of you both!
Thank you to Mrs. John and staff who have established a District Schools’ Committee to further the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework. At the recent meeting held here, work around RAPS [Reconciliation Statements] was undertaken. Representatives from the Fremantle Council also attended to describe the work they have also undertaken.
Students across the school will have a St Johns Incursion during the first three days in Week 9. This has been put together by Ms. Edmonds.
Our Year 6 students will be at Nanga Bush Camp in Dwellingup from Wednesday, 18 September.
On Friday, 20th September, Mr. Kaloczy has organised for the John Curtin College Band to perform for our students at 12:30.
During the last week of school our Wellness Committee have put together some great activities that will run across the week. These will involve students, staff and there will also be the opportunity for parents to be involved. Further information will come home shortly. Room Two will also link their assembly in with this Well Being week.