The Weekly Wrap

Last Week

  • Congratulations and thank you to all students, staff, families and friends who supported our first ever school Run4Fun Colour Explosion, with over $15K raised going towards outdoor projects determined by our students (through SRC student leaders). Big thank you to our parent community fundraising team for coordinating the event and to the Coromandel Valley CFS for their support on the day. Please visit our Facebook Page for photos taken of the event. Please check this recent post regarding prizes.
  • Another successful Sports Expo was enjoyed by students / classes last week, with many ‘come ‘n’ try’ activities such as Ninja Warrior, Golf, Softball, Taekwondo, just to name a few. Thanks once again to our Physical Education teacher, Karen Pettman, for organising the activities and promoting the importance of Health & PE in the Australian Curriculum.
  • Craigburn teachers celebrated World Teachers’ Day on Friday with special thanks to our Pastoral Care Worker Catherine Chambers for coordinating a lovely morning tea and to Governing Council member Lisa Slate for her acknowledgement of the day and provision of certificates.


  • STEM Family Evening
    • We remind families and friends to join us on Monday 5th November for our second STEM Family Evening and to check out some of the amazing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) activities that students are involved in at school. The evening includes a number of challenges and fun hands-on activities for you and your family to be involved in, including:
      • Water themed activities: build a boat, bubble making
      • Nature and musical craft
      • Air themed activities: kites, paper planes, hoop gliders, paper-plate fans, parachutes
      • Construction challenge
      • Examination of the Pedal Prix car
      • Beebots and programming within German
      • Seed bombs and planting in the ELC
      • Green screening and 3D printing
    • There will also be a free sausage sizzle as part of the evening and an opportunity to purchase drinks too for a small price. To make the most of the evening, we would also like to encourage you to have a downloaded QR Code reader on your phone.
    • Come along, bring the whole family, invite your grandparents and make an evening of it!
  • Year 5 Camp – best wishes to students, teachers and parent helpers, heading to Wirraway near Strathalbyn.
  • Best wishes to our Year 1 students heading to Port Noarlunga on Tuesday for their exciting reef excursion and to our Year 2 students who are off to the Art Gallery on Friday.
  • This week, we welcome a number of high school students on work experience, several being ex-Craigburn students.

Key Dates to Remember

  • 29/10 – 31/10 Year 5 Camp to Wirraway
  • 30/10 Port Noarlunga Reef Excursion
  • 1/11 Music Count Us In Performance
  • 2/11 Year 2 Art Gallery Excursion
  • 5/11 Family STEM Evening
  • 7/11 Sarah Bradley Music Concert
  • 7/11 Team Assemblies – R/1 and Years 2/3/4
  • 9/11 Music is Fun
  • 9/11 Remembrance Day Assembly – TBA
  • 12/11 Governing Council
  • 14/11 2019 Reception Transition Visit 1
  • 16/11 Student Free Day
  • 21/11 2019 Reception Transition Visit 2
  • 23/11 Gala Day / Discos
  • 28/11 – 30/11 Year 6 Camp to El Shaddai, Wellington
  • 3/12 Governing Council
  • 4/12 Craigburn’s Got Talent
  • 7/12 Celebration Night Rehearsal
  • 10/12 Celebration Night
  • 12/12 Year 7 Graduation
  • 14/12 End of Year Dismissal 12.30pm

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