Our Values Award recipients for this month are:
Jack for pursuing some interesting activities during his time learning at home. Jack the builder and little Master Chef!!
Olive for her honest reflections about life during the last few months.
Norah for doing such an amazing job with home learning.
Tiarna for doing such an amazing job with home learning.
Isabelle D:"Every day Izzy shows us that she is a kind and caring member of our class. Izzy shows great empathy toward her classmates and is a wonderful friend. You make our class a better place Izzy."
Tahlia: "Tahlia has been extremely brave coming to school every morning, even when she has felt nervous. Tahlia has also shown incredible improvement with her spelling and writing, we are so proud of her!"
Harper for being such an enthusiastic writer! Harper has worked hard on her writing and spelling and is beginning to become more independent. She shows that she is motivated to improve and we are so proud of her!"
Elijah for his class presentation showing the diorama he made to represent an, "earthquakes damage to a cityscape" using the Mercalli scale.
Jason for taking great care of younger students in our playground and adapting to the new social distancing requirements with a warm elbow bump to replace the hugs he is famous for.
Ezra: "Ezra has been working hard every day to complete his tasks, work cooperatively with his Guided Reading group and join in with our Inquiry. Ezra has also been kind enough to share his favourite books with us in class, which we all enjoy as he is so enthusiastic."
Stella for being switched on with her learning.
Katie for staying connected to her learning and extending her knowledge through curiosity.
Our nominations for Aussie of the Month Award.
Hannah: Hannah was so brave in coming to school on the first day back to school learning and was an amzing help to her sister.
Harper: Harper has worked extremely hard whilst learning from home and has made huge improvement in many areas. Harper has shown care and empathy toward her classmates as they negotiate our return school and the changes in the classroom.
The Aussie of the month was awarded to Harper, well done Harper.
We gave out one Mathletics certificate today a bronze for Sam H.
Pick Up and Drop Off
Thank-you all so much we have now got this down to a fine art. It has worked so much better with the P-6 parents arriving between 3.00 and 3.15 it is a bit like the McDonalds drive through but you are picking up something much more precious.
This year's School Photo Day will be on Tuesday 28th July. Due to Covid-19 Leading Image have changed their ordering and payment method. There will be - no envelope - no cash - no parents paying at the office. Payments can only be accepted by online orders.
Last week we reflected on the last few months and how our lives were different. We talked about the positive outcomes and some of the negative outcomes. Most students indicated that they had more time to connect with their families. They missed not being able to see friends and doing normal things like going out on outings, playing sport, going to the movies. Most students said that they learnt some news skills. Amongst our class we have some budding master chefs, builders, artists, gardeners, bike riders. It has been amazing to see how quickly the students have settled back into school. They are a resilient, amazing group of students.
The images depict the shape of a head, with the students’ photograph, their personal reflections and images which show things that were important to them during this time of upheaval.
What do you see, what do you notice?
Look at these patterns, consider the relationship between the areas of colour. How can we describe the space that is occupied by each colour (the area it covers).
Fraction language allows us to communicate that precisely. Share a conversation with someone at home, can you defend your statement, can you identify equivalent fractions (identical space covered).
Enjoy, Stephanie van der Schans, AS /Numeracy.
Across the state, Launching into Learning programs such as Smarties have been asked to remain closed for the time being. The current expectation is that we will return to our wonderful playgroup, bush play and kindergym sessions at the start of 3rd term, if not sooner as the situation dictates.
We really look forward to seeing you in person again, we miss your friendly faces! In the meantime, we have a Facebook page you are most welcome to join, where we share videos of singing and dancing, storytime, crafts and play ideas.
We have been very busy over the last week making parcels of activities and resources for all our Smarties families, we hope to deliver them by the end of this week! ⭐
If there is anything we can do to help at this time, please let us know - as always we are here for you.
Mrs Black and Mrs Carson