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We are thinking of you and wishing you all the very best for the coming school holiday break. Thank you for your much appreciated support of staff, children and other families throughout the term. Every kind word, every generous offer, every time you have withheld judgement and given others the benefit of the doubt, every smile, every prayer prayed … it all helps to build our community up and keep it strong.
We pray that this Easter will be a wonderful opportunity for us all to reconnect with our loved ones, to reassess and re-prioritise our lives. And may our Lord of Easter Promise, continue to guide us all in the way of love, hope, justice, peace and reconciliation in our daily lives. May the way we choose to live be GOOD NEWS to all we meet.
All the very best and see you in two weeks!
It’s hard to believe that our first term in Year 3 is almost finished. The last few weeks have been spent celebrating our achievements and consolidating our learning. Thank you so much to everyone who was able to visit us on Open Night and share in our learning journey.
“I loved showing my family my magazine profile art and having them guess who was me. It was challenging and fun!” – Trent
“My favourite part was showing my narrative on Book Creator because I was very proud of it.” – Ava
“I loved playing the Maths games with my family because it was fun being the teacher and for once I felt like I knew more about something.” – Abby
“I was so happy showing my family everything because I put in a lot of effort.” – Thomas M
As you know we have also been preparing ourselves to be great role models for our Kindy Buddies and this week we finally got to meet them. We shared a story with our buddy and worked together on an Easter colouring activity.
The Year 3 students made their buddies feel so welcome and safe. They did a fantastic job of finding out a bit about what their buddy likes, answering questions that their buddy had and giving their buddy lots of praise for their amazing colouring in, drawing and writing.
Dear Parents, Thank you for your support this term. I hope you have a wonderful Easter break and I look forward to working together again in Term 2.
Our school bushland is enjoyed by our students and of great aesthetic value to our school environment. Mrs Cogger enjoys taking the students to the ‘bush classroom’ each term for various activities.
Unfortunately many years ago we found out that the trees had ‘dieback disease’. Since then we have embarked on an injection program every few years. In 2013 the Dieback Working Group came to the school and supervised the students with the injection program and provided all the materials and phosphate. Here is a photo of Alyssa and Bayley from Year 6 2013.
The next time the the trees were due to be treated was in 2016 and we had the help of Conservation Volunteers WA. Here is a photo of the team.
The trees in our bushland are due to be treated again. This is high priority if we have any chance of saving the most vulnerable species like the Banksias. As well as other species like Sheoak, Macrozamia, grass trees etc. Our bushland is also home to a family of Southern Boobook Owls, a Southern Brown Bandicoot, a Bobtail Goanna and other native species.
We have a BUSY BEE planned for Saturday 4th May commencing at 8am. Mrs Cogger would like to invite you to help ‘save our bushland’ by assisting with the injection program on Saturday morning. Chris (father of Kadyn Year 6 and Kiara Year 3) has kindly offered to hire the gear from Murdoch University and instruct us on how to inject the trees with phosphate. All we need now is a team of committed parents to assist us on the day. BYO drill, rubber gloves and goggles if you have any.
If you have would like to volunteer your time please register via this link
If yo ave any questions about the dieback injector program please contact Mrs Cogger or Mr Munro.
Once our trees have been treated we will be able to commence our replanting program with the grant funds recently received from Woolworths Junior Landcare.
In anticipation of a productive BUSY BEE…
“On Wednesday, the third of April, I went to my Term One Open Night to show my parents what I’ve been doing in class.” Jermaine
“I was feeling incredibly excited because I got to show my sister and my parents what I have been up to,” Aiden
“I felt happy because it was fun.” Shane
“I felt exhausted at the end, but when I came I was proud and happy.” Palak
“My favourite piece of work was my magazine art because I worked so hard.” Zane
“Open Night was great.” Ivy
“I was feeling very excited to show my family what I had done.” Alexia
“I felt proud of all my work.” Madeline
“I felt good with my family. It was so good and I love my work.” Kiara
“I loved to share my work. I was so, so happy my socks fell off.” Neve
“My favourite part was that my family came.” Mikayla
M – I – N – D – S – E – T, what does that spell? MINDSET!
In Year Three, we have been learning all about our brilliant brains and how they help us to do all of the things that make you, YOU!
Today we performed our assembly item, all about maintaining a positive mindset. We included lots of interesting facts about the brain and how we can learn even more, by making mistakes. We made our own version of a book we read, titled, ‘The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes’.
We imagine our lives would be pretty boring if we never made mistakes or learnt new things along the way!
Here are some photos of our wonderful assembly!
Love the Year Three Students
WHAT: WHOLE SCHOOL OPEN NIGHT
WHEN: WEDNESDAY 3rd APRIL, 4-6PM
This is a wonderful time for you and your family to:
Please note that this is not time to bail up the teacher to talk about an individual student’s progress. This discussion is better left to a private Two-Way meeting time.
Please be sure to thank your teacher and to keep an eye on younger siblings.
Thanks for your ongoing support of your child’s learning – your presence and encouragement of your child at a night such as this goes a long way to keeping motivation high.