Term 2 Week 1
Our school cross country has been re-scheduled to this Thursday 23rd April following the cancellation on Wednesday 1st April. The 5 to 8 year fun-run events will be between 9.15-10.15 and the competitive events for 8/9, 10, 11, 12/13 students from 10.15am-1.00pm. The students have been well-prepared with all having walked or run the course and the training group of students have been consistently practising with Mr McRae and Mrs Clarkson twice per week. NB Sports uniform to be worn please. The canteen will operate a sausage sizzle for lunch ($2) instead of lunch orders. Other treats and refreshments will be available for purchase. Volunteers to help at mobile canteen on the day would be appreciated. A parent viewing area has been designated to view the start and finish of all events on the concrete beside the demountable classrooms.
Parents are invited to attend our school ANZAC Day ceremony this Friday at 10.15am in the school hall. Organisers Mrs Wilson and Mrs Cargill have organised some special elements within the service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli. Thanks to the P&C who have also purchased commemorative Gallipoli-landing pennies for distribution to each student in coming days. Students are also invited to attend the Tweed-Coolangatta ANZAC march this Saturday 25th April. Families should meet teachers in Chalk Street Coolangatta adjacent to Goodwin Park at 10.30am in school uniform to gather for the march.
Please find attached to today’s newsletter the term 2 calendar for your information and future reference.
SCHOOL NURSE HEALTH SCREENING
The School Health Nurse will be visiting the School on the Thursday 30th April. Children will only be seen on a referral basis from parents, carers, teachers who have a major health concern with a child, eg. vision, hearing, speech etc. If you have a concern, please obtain and return a consent form to the office asap.
All future newsletters this term will be distributed fortnightly by email and Schoolstream (which has 414 families registered).