The Weekly Wrap

To Note

  • Fabulous turnout on Sports Day. Congratulations to Fraser who came first with Bradman, Woodforde and Riley not far behind. A tremendous effort from all students who did their best for their teams, displaying excellent sportspersonship throughout the day. Special thanks to the Canteen staff and Parent & Community team for organising and running the food / drink stalls. A mammoth effort by all, greatly appreciated.
  • Harmony Day  was once again celebrated on the 21st March (last Wednesday), with important messages shared by buddy classes at our whole school assembly. Well done to our student leaders for coordinating the program – and good to see some families who joined us.
  • Student Free Days / School Closure for Remainder of the Year
    • The following two days have been approved by Governing Council.
      • Friday 31/8 – Show Day – School Closure
      • Monday 3/9 – Pupil Free Day. We will be working with Happy Valley and Aberfoyle Hub Primary Schools on work relating to DECD’s Learning Design, Assessment and Moderation.
      • Note the above days are in succession, Friday 31/8 followed by Monday 3/9 – Show Week.
      • Friday 9/3 – Partnerships Pupil Free Day – completed
    • Please note we have 2 x pupil-free days to finalise and communicate by the end of Term 1.
  • Last Monday evening, we had the first meeting of our new Governing Council for 2018. Stay tuned for a news post introducing this year’s members along with information regarding the various subcommittees.

Reminders

  • Canteen closed this week (26th – 29March) due to Year 3-5 swimming and Year 6/7 Aquatics. Please remember packed recess/lunch.
  • Reminder to book in for the first of three parent seminars by leading parent coach, mentor and educator, Mark Le Messurier. See the recent news post for details including registration. These will prove very popular.
  • Easter Raffle – thank you to families who have already donated. We are currently looking for further donations of Easter goodies e.g. chocolate eggs, rabbits, etc. (no more baskets please) to make into baskets/prizes. We would appreciate all tickets returned by/on Wednesday 28th March. All donations are greatly appreciated and help support the school.
  • ICAS Competitions – Extended Deadline for Entries Over the last few years we have students winning SA / NT medal (highest achiever) in Science and Writing. A great opportunity for students to be challenged.
  • South Korean Students Homestay Program – Craigburn Primary School has the opportunity to host a small group of six South Korean students (specifically from Cheongju) in early Term 3 for a period of 3 weeks, from 31 July – 18 August 2018. Please check the recent post. We need interested families to notify us by no later than 11.00am on Monday 26/3. Please refer to the recent post for details.

Best wishes to all for the week ahead.

Regards, Paul

Upcoming

  • Monday 26/3
    • Year 3-5 Swimming Week
    • Year 6/7 Aquatics
    • Canteen closed this week
    • 3-way student led conferences start
  • Wednesday 28/3
  • Friday 30/3
    • Good Friday
  • Monday 3/4
    • 3-way student led conferences continue
  • Friday 13/4
    • Last day of term – normal dismissal time.

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