P&C News Week 8


A big thank you to all volunteers who assist in the canteen, without you the canteen would not be able to operate.
Next week (Tue 11th and Thurs 13) Class 5/6D have many vacant spots if you are able to help out please sign up via the link.


K – 2 Athletics Carnival

Wednesday 1pm to 3pm hope to see you there.
Fingers crossed for good weather.

Summer Basketball Comp

Teams have been arranged and are attached. Registration fee for the competition is $15 per student and then weekly entrance fees apply.

Basketball Tournament Permission Slips

The Tournament is on Tuesday 11th September. Notes have been sent home to selected students in Year 3 – 6, due back by Friday please. There are still not enough parent helpers for the day, so please text Louise Smith on 0478 556 493 as soon as possible if you are able to assist on the day!  

Interschool Athletics Carnival

This is at Woodlands Primary School on Wednesday 12th September for selected Year 3 – 6 students. Permission note coming home soon.

Cambridge Library e-Smart event

Please find attached an invitation to attend the celebration of Cambridge Library attaining e-Smart status on Wednesday 5 September at 3.30pm.  We hope you can share this with your local community and find out how the library can help you with your digital skills and cyber safety awareness. This is a free event and all ages are welcome but bookings are essential. Please join Mayor Keri Shannon as E-Smart superhero Glenn Swift showcases what the library has to offer.

Teaching Awards

Please see info below to nominate some of our fabulous teachers at Kapinara.
Hi there,

We’re delighted to announce that nominations for the 2019 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards are now open.

Offered through a partnership between the Commonwealth Bank and national charity Schools Plus, the Awards recognise and reward great teachers who are delivering transformative and measurable outcomes for their students.

Teachers who inspire curiosity, engage with their community and encourage their students to believe in themselves. Teachers like previous award recipient Steve Harrison from Huonville High in Tasmania, whose vocational salmon farming program has led to students securing dozens of jobs in the local aquaculture industry.

This year, 12 outstanding teachers and school leaders will be selected to receive a $45,000 Teaching Fellowship. The Fellowships include support for professional development as well as $30,000 for a school project that improves student outcomes. It’s a wonderful opportunity!

So if you know a teacher who’s transforming lives, put them forward for the 2019 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards.

Because great teachers do more than teach.
Nominations close 27 September 2018.

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