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To Note The school is closed on Monday due to industrial action – please refer to the recent post for more details Paul Luke is on leave this week – Rob Warncken covering as acting principal. Mid-year reports will be sent home on Wednesday afternoon. In reaching this time of

Industrial Action News

Dear Parents and Caregivers, as you may be aware, the department have been advised that Australian Education Union (AEU) members have voted YES to undertaking industrial action on Monday 1 July 2019 in the form of a full day strike. In response to this action as site leader, I am

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The end of term is fast approaching. This week we look forward to students / classes sharing their learning at their team assemblies. Please take time to read through the information below. Best wishes to all for the week ahead. Regards, Paul, Rob and Nicky Department for Education ICT Visitors

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Pedal Prix A big ‘shout out and well done’ to all Craigburn Crew’sers who competed at Victoria Park today (Sunday 16th June). This year we had three teams competing including a girls team who led the way as the only public primary school in this division – a great achievement.

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Last Week Canberra Camp It was a real privilege to be part of the team of Year 7 students, staff and supporting parents, who travelled to Canberra last week for the annual Year 7 camp. Many of you would have checked in on the school’s Facebook Page to see the

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Last Week Great week of Sapsasa knockout sports. Our girl’s netball team played 3 games in the pouring rain with 1 win and 2 very close losses, seeing their knockout comp end. The boys netball had sunny conditions again playing 3 teams coming away with 3 very convincing wins. The

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Last Week The introduction of the new NAPLAN online tests went relatively well after technical challenges at the national testing authority in the first week.  As mentioned in last week’s wrap we will be gathering feedback from students seeking their attitudes and experiences to online testing. We also remind students,

Food Allergy Awareness Week

This week marks Food Allergy Awareness Week across Australia. At Craigburn we have many students, staff and parents who have food allergies allergies – where certain foods can trigger significant physiological reactions requiring urgent medical attention. It is timely that we all consider and reflect on the following facts and

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This week represents National Volunteer Week (NVW) – an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Volunteering Australia has announced the theme for National Volunteer Week 2019 – ‘Making a world of difference.’ As part of National Volunteer Week, we acknowledge and thank all Craigburn parents

NAPLAN Online Update

Dear Parents and Carers As you are aware, today was the first day of NAPLAN, which our school is doing online. Unfortunately, some connectivity issues were experienced during the test due to technical difficulties at the national test authority. While this isn’t ideal, please be assured we have procedures to

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Last Week We hope all Craigburn mums, grandmas, nannas, aunties and women who play an important role in your child’s life /  children’s lives enjoyed a special day on Sunday, and were pleasantly surprised with something special from your child / children. Thank you to all the parent helpers who

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Last Week Thank you to parents who supported the Reception – Year 2 swimming program last week – your help was greatly appreciated by our teachers. Players and staff from the Port Power Community Youth Program worked with students from Years 5-7 – with extra media coverage for one of

Woolies Earn and Learn 2019

This year we will be participating in the Woolworths Earn & Learn program. Through this program we will be able to get new educational resources for our school/early learning centre – and all we need you to do is shop for your groceries at Woolworths. From the 1st May to

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Dear Families and Friends, welcome back to school for Term 2. A special welcome to all new families who are joining us at Craigburn for the first time. Term 2 promises to be another busy term, starting with Swimming Week for the Reception to Year 2 students at the Marion