This week with our Principal Mr Files

Term 2 Week 9

DEBATING GALA DAY

Congratulations to both of our debating teams – Banora Eagles; Team includes Talulah, Ruby, Tia, Jett and Archie) and Banora Sparks; Team includes Mercy, Imogene, William, Zachary - for their great performances in last week’s debating challenge gala day. The Eagles team will now proceed to the next round of the state debating knockout competition. 

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

DANCE All students who participated in a very successful FNC Dance Festival at Lismore on 3rd June. Thanks to Ms Trew, Mrs Cargill and Mrs O’Donohue for preparing and accompanying the students.

TENNIS The school tennis team lost a very close contest yesterday in difficult and wet conditions against Byron Bay PS. The score was 4 sets each and 31 games to 28. Congratulations to Jordyn, Malakai, Ruby Tia and Ulani.

CROSS COUNTRY Indiana B and Amariah P who have made it to the state Cross Country on 17th July – a fantastic achievement girls!

TOUCH Natasha U was also selected in the regional team to participate in the state touch carnival next term. Well done Natasha!

SOCCER Boys soccer team for their efforts in winning one and losing one game at last weeks Gala Day.

STATE SPORT REPRESENTATIVES

We have now had twelve individual students represent our school at state carnivals as members of North Coast regional teams so far this year (three in swimming, one in Rugby League, four in AFL, one in tennis, two in cross country and one in touch football – all have received a financial subsidy from our school community of $150 each from funds raised on Pizza days.

CARNIVALE 2015

Our 2nd meeting of the annual P&C Carnivale committee was held last night – thanks to all parents who were able to attend as well as Mrs Henderson our staff liaison rep. Thanks to the 23 class parent reps who have nominated– letters of introduction from these parent reps will be sent home in the near future. KH & KO still need parent liaison contacts- please contact Karen Wicks on 0412137614 if you can help.

PLEASE NOTE

Next week is the last week of school for term2. Term 3 begins on Tuesday 14th July.

Dean Files

Principal

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This week with our Principal Mr Files

Term 2 Week 7

PLAYGROUND UPGRADE

The long awaited opening of our upgraded playground occurred last week. While not yet completely fully operational we are progressively allowing usage by students and expect it to be completely available for use by beginning of next term. The installation of our electronic sign purchased by the P&C is also underway – hopefully in use soon – community suggestions for our first message are welcome.

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Term 2 Week 3

CONGRATULATIONS TO...

Age Champions at the school cross country held in week 1; Evie C, Nicholas B, Lilika Y, Ned O, Ulani N, Tommy H, Sally E, and Jared Y.

Our Rugby League teams who participated in the All Schools Rugby League Fun day last week. The U - 10 team won all four games and were crowned champion team. The Open team finished Runner - Up but will continue training in readiness for the PSSA RL state knockout competition to be held in wk 6. Thanks to John Wood and Murray Purcell who volunteered their time to coach the boys – greatly appreciated.

Jordyn W, who participated in the state PSSA tennis carnival as a member of the NC team last week. His individual performances were excellent and the regional team finished 3rd of the 14 regional teams participating – an outstanding performance and one of the best results for our regional team for many years.

School Tennis team for their victory in the PSSA state knockout round 2 against Pottsville – winning 7 rubbers 42 games to 1 rubber 16 games.

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Term 2 Week 5

PLAYGROUND OPENING

The long awaited opening of our upgraded playground will officially take place next Tuesday 26th May at 10.30am. We will be having a brief opening ceremony at this time – all are welcome.

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Term 2 Week 1

SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY

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.

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