Term 2 Week 1
Dear Parents, Carers and Students,
To all families for what looks a very busy term 2.
- FNC dance festival at the Gold Coast Arts Centre.
- various sporting events including PSSA knockout gala days in softball, soccer, netball, rugby league and AFL as well as district cross country and our school athletics carnival.
- Interrelate personal growth and development program for Stage 3 students.
- Kindergarten Seaworld excursion.
- Pizza fundraiser.
- Within-school time disco
- ICAS academic competitions and ongoing debating, choir, band and dance rehearsals.
It is with sadness that we advise that our very hard-working, highly valuable and talented School Admin Manager Jen Jardine is taking leave for the rest of 2016 pending retirement. Mrs Jardine’s last day will be next Friday 6th May. Mrs Jardine has managed a very difficult and important role at our school for the last 8 years including the whole-school management of school accounts amongst a myriad of other tasks. She will be greatly missed but we wish her well with her planned travel and grand-parenting duties. Congratulations on a great career Jen.
BUILDING RESILIENCE PROGRAM
One initiative we are conducting this year is a Building Resilience Program. This will involve in-class lessons conducted by class teachers, small group lessons with our school counsellor Mrs Sandra Parker and a parent session. The parent session will be held at 6.00pm next Thursday 5th May – more information next week.
CONGRATULATIONS AND THANKS
To all students who represented our school at the ANZAC Day march and ceremony on Monday. Thanks also to staff members Mrs Henderson, Mr McRae, Mrs Fletcher, Ms Elvy, Mrs McArthur and Mrs Esgate for volunteering their time to attend.
To the five students from our school who participated at the NSW PSSA Swimming Championships in Sydney last term – a fantastic achievement. All competitors/teams achieved PB’s in every event. The best of their results are listed below: Bohdi W Boys NC All Age Relay – 8th 50m Butterfly Finalist – 6th Shaylee B Girls NC all Age Relay – 9th Alannah W 50m Freestyle – 29th Izzy B, Alannah W, Evie C and Shaylee B Jnr Female Relay Team – 14th (Commendable as these most of girls were considerably young at 8 and 9 years of age competing against 10 year olds)