This week from our Principal Mr Files

Term 3 Week 7

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

CARNIVALE 2014

Two more sleeps for a big fun day of the year. We hope to see all families this Friday 29th August from 10.00am.

DISCO

Thanks to the parents who volunteered their time for the term 3 disco BBQ which raised $618.15 : Sharon Br., Melissa, Anthony, Melissa S, Adele, Sandy M and Cathy.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

There have been cases of Chicken Pox and Slapped Cheek diseases notified by families at our school in recent days. Parents are advised to watch for symptoms and seek medical advice if symptoms are present.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR:

  • Girl’s netball team who are North Coast champions and have made it through to the final 16 of the NSW PSSA netball knockout to be played in Sydney on Monday 15th September following their win against Grafton 31-11 yesterday.
  • Premiers Spelling Bee winners from last week who will represent our school at the regional finals: Stage 2 : Zac W. and Mercy T; Stage 3: Elijah W. and Charlie P.

PUBLIC SPEAKING FINALS

Our school public speaking finals will be held this Thursday 28th August in the hall at the following times. Stage 3 : 9.00am; Stage 2: 10.15am; Stage 1: 11.40am.

ROAD SAFETY AROUND SCHOOLS

Over the next few weeks I am going to feature reminders to families about road safety requirements around schools as provided by the Transport for NSW Centre for Road Safety department. This week’s focus is “Drop Off and Pick Up”

Dean Files

Principal

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This week from our Principal Mr Files

Term 3 Week 6

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

EISTEDDFOD

Congratulations to the students involved in junior and senior band and to Mr Best, Mr Walsh and band coordinator Mrs Winfield on the fantastic performances of our two bands at the GC Eisteddfod this week. Junior band was awarded a highly commended and senior band very highly commended against very strong competition.

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This week from our Principal Mr Files

Term 3 Week 4

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

CARNIVALE 2014

Attached to today’s newsletter is a flier promoting our 2014 Carnivale. All families should have received a flier for wristband purchase last week - 17 school days to go.

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This week from our Principal Mr Files

Term 3 Week 5

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

CARNIVALE 2014

The countdown to our major P&C fundraiser and fun-day of the year is on – with only 12 school days to the big day. All families have received a flyer promoting the day and ride ticket information (contact office or see website if not received) and are encouraged to participate in the day in some way or other – purchase a rides day ticket for school-aged students, volunteer for an hour for your class stall, help with set-up or clean-up, attend for part or all of the day and be part of a great community day.

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This week from our Principal Mr Files

Term 3 Week 3

Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

EDUCATION WEEK

This week is Education Week with our school Education Week Assembly at 9.00am and Open Day occurring on Thursday 31st July. All families have received an Education Week flyer outlining the full range of events this week. This includes the Byron Bay Writers Festival at Murwillumbah on Tuesday and our annual Book Fair which is set up in the library and the opportunity for families to visit classrooms after the whole school assembly finishes at 10.30am

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