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Fish and Chip Night - Wednesday, March 11

All of our staff encourage the entire school community to come along to school from 5pm to around 6pm to pull out a blanket and enjoy some fish and chips with their friends (it does not have to be fish and chips, just something communal to eat). There are no special activities planned apart from being together as a community. We have over 100 new Prep students to welcome and we would like to do it in style.

So, if you can get away from work a bit earlier, zip on down to the fish and chip shop, and dust off the old picnic blanket - we would all love to see you down at the school on the main oval on Wednesday, March 11th from 5pm for an hour or so.

Prep Information Night - Thursday, February 26th

Due to the unavailability of some staff last week, we had to reschedule our Prep Information Night from the 19th to the 26th of February. It kicks off at 7pm sharp so please make your way down to the hall in readiness on the night.

Parent-Teacher Interview Chats - Week of March 2 to 6

Notes have been sent home to all families regarding Parent Teacher Interview Chats occurring in the week of March 2 to March 6. You need to nominate your preferred times on the sheet that was sent to all students in Grades 1-6. Your teacher will then give you back a confirmation form so you can turn up at the right place at the right time. Please note that we want you to fill out the information sheet that accompanied the time nomination form. This sheet contains private and confidential information regarding your child and should be returned to your child's classroom teacher in a sealed envelope marked "Private and Confidential" with your child's teacher's name and grade written clearly on it. We use this information to fill in the picture of your child so we can best cater for his/her needs this year. It is not a teacher report to parent opportunity. It is a getting-to-know-your-child opportunity for the teacher. We look forward to 100% of parents being at their child's meeting.

Kangaroobie Camp for Seniors - March 18 to 20

Camp Kangaroobie has been magnificently supported by our parents, with the vast majority of students being able to attend. This is a wonderful outcome and we thank all parents of the senior students for being so supportive. The children get so much out of the camp experience - the memories last a lifetime.

SunSmart Information

20/02/2015 - 3:31pm

The World Health Organisation reports that students with naturally very dark brown or black skin (skin that rarely or never burns) may not be required to wear sunscreen as the melanin in their...

Children's Crossing Safety

20/02/2015 - 2:48pm

A message from COGG - Picking up and Dropping off Children Around Schools
For the safety of children, parents are reminded to take care and obey parking signs when picking up or dropping off...

Belmont High School

20/02/2015 - 2:32pm

Belmont High School has a Select Entry Accelerated Learning Program. (SEAL)
SEAL Information evening is coming up in March and we urge interested families to go along to their Library and...

Division Swimming Championships

20/02/2015 - 2:08pm

There are a few selected students who have qualified to attend the 2015 Bellarine and North Geelong Divisions Primary Schools Swimming Championships.
Due to the small number of children...

Dogs On School Grounds

20/02/2015 - 1:49pm

Last Friday at recess there was a stray dog running around the school yard. There were lots of children running up to the dog for a little pat - much to our dismay. Could all parents please remind...

St Ignatius College Open Day

20/02/2015 - 1:34pm

Please view the attached information.
St Ignatius College is offering Open Day tours in March. They have an application close date you need to be mindful of.

Grovedale College Tours

20/02/2015 - 1:30pm

Please view the attached information.
Grovedale College offers campus tours commencing in March.

iPads in the School

20/02/2015 - 1:25pm

The students have been instructed that there are to be no iPads in the school yard therefore before and after school the students are not to use their iPads. This will save iPads from being...

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