Host families needed

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We are in need of families who can host girls who are visiting our school from Osaki, Japan from the 26th of July to the 2nd of August.

The school will pay you $280 for the week, as well as covering the cost of your DCSI screening.

Please contact Robin Parsons or Lynn McKenzie on 82636244 if you are able to help.

Working Bee – This Saturday 9am

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Due to site building works, last weekend’s working bee had to be cut short.  We will continue to fill the skip this Saturday morning from 9am.  We would love you to join us in the senior drama space. Volunteers will not need to hold or obtain RAN-EC training or DCSI clearance to help at this working bee.  We hope to see you, and your strong arms, there.

Year 8 Boys Soccer

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Congratulations to our Year 8 boys 5-a-side soccer team who should be commended for their resilience during Fridays very wet NE VISTA competition

From the Finance Office

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The Finance Office would like to inform families that statements have been posted home. If you believe your statement is not up to date please contact the Finance Office.

We would also like to prompt families that may be experiencing financial hardship due to a change of circumstance; such as ceasing employment or extensive medical expenses, to please contact the Finance Office to apply for government assistance. The Finance Team can assist with completing these forms; alternatively applications can be completed online with the below link.

Applications > Form A: income audit – apply online.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the friendly Finance Office if you have any queries.

Thank you

National Volunteer Week

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Attention School Volunteers,

If you have been helping out at the school this year, you should have by now received an invite to this Friday’s morning tea, being held in your honour as part of National Volunteer Week celebrations.

Your RSVP is essential for this event and is due tomorrow, so please call the school on 8263 6244 to respond.

If you have not received your invitation, please ensure you contact our Community Liaison Officer, Kellye Rowe, to ensure we have the correct email address on file.

NAPLAN – Years 7 and 9

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For parents of Years 7 and 9 Students.

Your child will be undertaking NAPLAN tests next week and for Thursday’s Numeracy test (May 17th) a calculator will be required. Could you please ensure your child has a calculator for this test.

A mobile phone will not be acceptable to use in this instance.

Thank you

Senior Girls Volleyball

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Congratulations to our Senior Girls Volleyball team who narrowly missed out on playoffs yesterday at the VISTA Volleyball Carnival.

The girls drew the final set and with 1 set a piece already in the bag, organisers were required to count back to see which team would progress. What a fantastic effort from all involved!

Mother’s Day Stall

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Our Mother’s Day Stall is open tomorrow

A reminder that students in Reception through to Year 5 will be visiting the stall with their class tomorrow. Higher year levels are welcome to purchase gift at recess and lunch time.

Gifts range in price from 50c to $6.  Gift wrapping included.  Funds raised will be used to improve student facilities.

Year 10 Work Experience

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Year 10 students are currently studying PLP which is a compulsory subject in their SACE subject pattern.

A key part of PLP is work experience. All Year 10 students needs to arrange work experience for Week 4 of this term  (May 21st to May 25th ).  All paper work for this work experience needs to be urgently returned to your PLP teacher by Monday May 14th .