This week with our Principal Mr Files

Term 3 Week 3

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • All students involved in our big NAIDOC Week, Education Week and TRHS Ed Vu assemblies in recent weeks. This includes: Indigenous student’s leading of our NAIDOC assembly Stage 2 indigenous dance group Choir, recorder, dance and band performances at Education Week assembly.
  • Our boy’s Rugby League team for their outstanding efforts in maintaining an unbeaten record in the PSSA state knockout with a win over Tweed Heads PS 36 - 12 on Tuesday. Their next match is against Kendall PS from lower north coast area. The winner of that game will be the North Coast champion team.
  • Amariah P, Evie C and Indiana B for their efforts at the NSW cross country championships in Sydney in week 1.
  • Amber B for her efforts at the NSW netball state championships with the NC team.
  • Good luck to our boy’s softball and girl’s and boy’s touch teams at next week’s PSSA gala days and Gold Coast Eisteddfod participants.

THANKS TO:

  • All Stage 3 teachers (Mrs Wilson, Mrs Henderson, Ms Sampson, Mr Bowkett, Mrs Esgate, Mrs Cargill, Mrs Regan and Mrs See) for sacrificing their own family time last week during a very successful Stage 3 camp at Lake Ainsworth. The teachers also gave high commendation to the students for their behaviour and engagement during the three days. A great team effort by all.
  • All families who hosted Japanese students in the last two weeks and to Mrs Henderson for coordinating the program in consultation with Jodie Yamada and visiting staff.

COMING EVENTS:

Parents are reminded that the Premier’s spelling bee and public speaking finals and the Gold Coast Eisteddfod will be held in the next two weeks.

Dean Files

Principal

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This week with our Principal Mr Files

Term 3 Week 1

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

Welcome back to all families for what we hope will be a wonderful term full of successes for all students. Highlights from a whole school perspective will include NAIDOC celebrations next week, Education Week celebrations, Stage 3 excursion, Gold Coast Eisteddfod, district athletics carnival, Kindy Frolic, P&C Carnivale, annual bookfair and various other events.

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Term 2 Week 7

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Our boy’s and girl’s softball teams who participated in the recent softball PSSA gala day. The boys won their two games so will proceed on to the next round of the state knockout. Thanks to Ms McGrady and Mrs Granger for coaching the teams.
  • Our representatives at the regional cross country last week – including Evie C, (1st ) Indiana B (3rd), Amariah P (1st) and Elsi R (7th) in their respective age groups.
  • Amber B who has been selected to represent North Coast in the state netball carnival in Albury – a fantastic achievement.

This is a continuation of the outstanding achievements of our students in sport so far this year with 11 students participating in state carnivals – swimming (3), girls soccer (1), AFL (3), Rugby League (3). GOOD LUCK to our school AFL and netball teams who will participate in the PSSA gala days in the next week.

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Term 2 Week 9

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

  • Lilika (touch), Evie , Amariah and Indiana (cross country) for being selected in NC teams to participate at upcoming state carnivals.
  • Our school debating teams who participated in the district debate at our school on Monday. Banora Sparks won all three of their debates and won the day with Banora Eagles close behind. The teams extend their thanks to their debating teachers Mrs Dunn and Mrs Granger.
  • Class 3 / 4 S who received a Highly Commended at the Murwillumbah Eisteddfod verse speaking section on Monday – thanks to Mrs Stewart and Ms Trew.
  • Our AFL , netball and boy’s soccer teams who participated in their recent PSSA gala days. All three teams have now been eliminated from the state knockout but should be very proud of their achievements, efforts and sportship. Our boy’s Rugby League and softball teams remain “alive” in their respective competitions.

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Term 2 Week 5

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

NEW BUS APPLICATION PROCEDURES

We have been advised by the Department of Transport that paper applications and address changes will cease from the end of this term and be replaced by an on-line process. This impacts on: All future new applicants All change of address advice All Year 2 & Year 6 students the year before they transition to Year 3 and Year 6 respectively. NB Current Year 2 and Year 6 students will be sent an information flier this week.

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