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Athletics Day Change of Date

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by the need to postpone the sports day for a week to get over some difficult weather that threatened to spoil the day. All pre-ordered lunch orders will transfer to the new date next Thursday.


If you haven't seen our page, you should head on over and check it out! We maintain regular updates on upcoming events, and showcase a variety of teaching and learning activities within the school. Trending on our page lately has been the Senior Department Throwback Thursdays, where some Grade 6 students have been comparing their current and prep photos. Check it out here...

CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Staff Update

On Tuesday afternoon all staff here on the day completed, their CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma update as a part of DET requirements. We have large numbers of students with Asthma in the school and all students must have a current Asthma Plan signed by their doctor. This also applies to all students who require an EPIPEN in the event of an anaphylactic event. Epipens must also be in-date and maintained by the parents.

Bunning's BBQ

Be sure to drop in a support our Bunning's BBQ this Sunday

Sausage Sizzle Change of Date

Just another reminder that the Sausage Sizzle is on Tuesday 22nd August.

Uniform Shop

UNIFORM SHOP HOURS A reminder to parents/carers that the Uniform Shop is open Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 3:00pm - 3:30pm. Layby is available if required.

**PLEASE NOTE** Parents unable to come within Uniform Shop hours can collect an order form from the Office. On completion return your order, with payment, to the Office to be filled and sent home with your child.

New Notes

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Upcoming Events

Sunday 20th August

Bunnings BBQ

Wednesday 23rd August

Assembly 2:30 PM

Thursday 24th August

IPS Athletics Day

Friday 25th August

Book Week Activity Day

Friday 1st September

Prep Father's Day Afternoon

Prep Father's Day Afternoon

On Friday 1st September we will be having an afternoon where the Prep children can invite one special man in their life to come to school to celebrate Father’s Day. They may ask Dad, a grandfather, an uncle or a special friend. Our afternoon will run from 2:15 pm until 3:15 pm. View the note here.

Sausage Sizzle Change of Date

Just another reminder that the Sausage Sizzle is on Tuesday 22nd August.

Athletics Day

Athletics Day Practise Congratulations to all the students that have been practising for the Athletics Day in PE classes , Sport time and break times. We hope for a good day and remind all students to put sunscreen on at home if possible. Hats are essential on the day. The Uniform shop have plenty of house T shirts ready for parents to purchase if necessary. If you are unsure of your child’s house colours you can check at the Front Office. Please organise as soon as possible to prevent a rush on the last couple of days. Parents are welcome on Sports Day to purchase a tea or coffee from the canteen with a home-made biscuit.

Slap Cheek Information

This week we’ve had a case of Slap Cheek reported to the school. The first symptoms usually appear 5 to 7 days after exposure to an infectious person. The rash appears after 14 to 21 days. Once the rash starts, people are no longer infectious. Symptoms start with: fever, tiredness, runny nose and joint pains. This is followed by a bright red rash on the cheeks ('slapped' cheeks) and a generalised 'lacy' rash on the body that spreads down the arms and legs. The rash lasts 7 to 10 days and is sometimes itchy. Sometimes the rash comes and goes. Adults may have no symptoms at all, or may develop a rash, joint pains or swelling, or both. The joint symptoms usually only last a week or two, but can last longer.

Irymple Secondary College Extension Program

Over the year our Year 5 and 6 students have participated in the ‘Irymple Secondary College Enrichment Program’. We thank all of the staff at Irymple Secondary College for the work they have done with our students. Thank you to our Year 5 and 6 teachers who have assisted with distributing information and collating names for the workshops. Irymple Secondary College plans to run the program again in 2018. I am sure they would love to hear from staff, parents or students who have any suggestions for enrichment programs in 2018. I am happy to pass on any ideas that are brought to me. The enrichment programs are a marvellous way to meet the staff and to get a feel for the Secondary setting. Irymple Secondary College will be

mostly rebuilt in the next 12 months and the students will have state of the art facilities. They will be working within learning hubs and will be well prepared as a result of working in a hub for all of Year 5 and Year 6.

Parent Opinion Survey

A quick note to those parents selected to participate in the Parent Opinion Survey......the survey is now active and needs to be completed by August 27. If you have any concerns regarding the survey please contact the school.

Sausage Sizzle Change of Date

The date of the Sausage Sizzle has changed. Notes went home indicating that the new date will be Tuesday 22nd August.

Foundation/Grade 5 Buddies

Grade 5 and Foundation students met their buddies this week. This was an exciting time for the Foundation students to get to know their older role models and begin building strong relationships with their peers.

5c Donations

Thank you for the wonderful support from every classroom for this fundraiser. Many thanks to Narissa Spain, Linda Primarano, Nerrisa Giddings and Mrs Dea for counting the 5c coins. The winning classroom was Room 8 who collected $188.65. Room 7 were runner up with a total of $151.25. The final total raised was $907. What a fantastic effort everyone!

Athletics Day

Keep some time available if you have the opportunity to visit your child on Sports Day scheduled for Thursday 17th August, 2017. All parents are welcome to attend and watch their children participate. Some parents may be asked to briefly assist at some of the events. Please avail yourselves of a cuppa, drink and biscuit at the school canteen on the day. Please get in early and have your House colour T- shirts organised well in advance of the day as we are usually inundated the day before and the morning of sports day. Sue our Canteen Manager has a terrific Sports Day menu for parents as well so please order if you wish.