With the completion of the staff ballot for the School Council election, I can name the following School Councillors duly elected: Staff reps elected: Ben McCredden and Karen Marinelli Parent Reps: Nina Iannello, Cindy Rickard, Mat Gorski, Kylie Hall and Steph Towse.
Next week will be our School Council Annual General Meeting where we will officially close our previous school council and officially start our new School Council for 2016 – 2017. At this time we will also Co-opt any council members. After the AGM, we will announce the executive positions and also the sub-committees structures for this year.
Moonlight Movie Night March 4th
Wow what an amazing night our first Moonlight Movie Night turned out to be. Obviously we were extremely lucky with the weather, which was great but… the meticulous planning and hard work of our P&FG volunteers particularly Jo Aspland, Kate O’Connell and Lillian Clark along with the help of our grounds keeper, Paul.
Thank you to so many families who attended to share the fun and congratulations to the Murphy family who one the Gold class seats on the P&FG’s Golden Couch along with the two Gold Class tickets sponsored by Bayview on the Bellarine. Many thanks to our P&FG volunteers who cooked up a storm all night, along with our pop corn poppers, coffee makers and Anne from Springdale who whipped up fairy floss for everybody. We hope that you had a great night but would love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to give us some feedback via our website.
Last week’s 3 – Way Conferences were very productive and for the most part, ran on time, giving students, staff and families time to talk together. I was fortunate enough to sit in on a number of conferences and it was great to hear the positive conversations and explanations going back and forth. It was wonderful to see the students taking the lead and sharing their achievements with family.
House Cross Country –Tuesday March 22nd HELPERS NEEDED!
Our Inter House Cross Country will be in the last week of term at school on Tuesday March 22nd from 9:15am—11am. All students in Years 3-6 will be involved and all participants will gain points for their House. There will be a 2km course for the 8yo, 9yo and 10yo and the 11yo, 12yo and 13yo will be running a 3km track.
Parent helpers are required to help with course marshalling, time keeping, lap counting and point recording so if you are able to help, please email Mrs Tolley on email@example.com
District Swim Team
Last Friday our 19 strong swim team hit the pool, with the help of Mrs Hales to cheer them on and coordinate their events. Our swimmers set a number of personal best times and broke a number of school records in the pool. Lincoln Everett and Elle Boyd both qualified to go on to the Regional trials. We wish them the best of luck and thank our parents and cheer squad for getting along to the pool to support our team.
CSPS Phone Systems
Readers of the online blog will know that late last Tuesday we confirmed that our phone system and PA will be upgraded over the Easter Holidays which will be great. We do only have two working lines currently so if you don’t get through initially, please keep trying.
Labour Day Long weekend
Don’t forget this Monday is a Public Holiday and the school and OSHC will be closed for the Labour Day long weekend. Preps Full time The Labour Day long weekend also signals the transition from part time to full time for our Prep students. We look forward to seeing all of our students with us on Wednesdays from now on.
Dental Checks Bellarine
Dental will be back next Thursday March 17th to finish seeing any students who returned their permission slips but have yet to be seen.
Until next week I wish everyone a wonderful week and remind all families that maximising attendance is a critical factor in your child achieving their potential so, remember it’s not OK to be away unless you’re sick!