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Thursday, 24 March 2016

Issue 4 - Uniform Store

Winter uniform for Term 2                                                                     BACK School holiday trading Special trading times Special Trading Times Friday              8 April   8.30am - 10.00am only. Now is the time to think about your winter uniforms for Term 2. Normal trading hours continue until the end of term. School Holiday Trading The Uniform store will be opened during the school holidays on the following days: Wednesday     20 April   8.00am – 4.00pmThursday         21  April  8.00am – 4.00pmFriday               22 April   8.00am – 11.00amWednesday     27 April   8.00am – 10:00am and 1:30pm – 3:30pm Winter Uniform for Term 2Please be reminded that the winter uniform is to be worn during Term 2 as follows: Years 3 – 6Boys – Grey school shorts or trousers, short sleeved white shirt with school crest, black knee high socks (required for shorts only), tartan tie, jumper, school scarf  (optional) school hat.Girls – Tartan pleated skirt, short sleeved white over blouse with school…
Thursday, 24 March 2016

Issue 4 - Parents and Friends

New P & F committee elected for 2016                                                                BACK Dear Families,The P&F recently held its AGM on Wednesday 9 March. It was so wonderful to see some new faces come along. Attendees heard reports from Mrs Del Nash (outgoing President), Ms Anne Ford and Mr Wayne Revitt about the past year's achievements and priorities for the year ahead. Your new P&F Committee for 2016 is: President: Megan Blackman   Vice President: Mark Del Borrello   Treasurer: Derek Heatherly   Secretary:  Sonja Reynolds   Committee: Sharon Leitch, Natalie Smart, Tracey Pawlette, Nicole Prothero, Del Nash, Stuart McDowell, Mandy Robinson, Fiona Caruso, and Susan Price.     The P&F would like to thank Del Nash for her tireless work over the last few years as President. Del has left a wonderful legacy for the new committee to live up to, and her efforts are deeply appreciated. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 29 March at 7.00pm in the Library. We encourage anyone interested in being involved or just curious as to what we do to…
Thursday, 24 March 2016

Issue 4 - Community Relations

Parent Portal training                                             BACK Hospitality event Secondary Talent Show                                                                     Year 7 Camp App update A very busy fortnight has passed with the Secondary Talent Show during Arts Week wowing audiences, the launch of the Parent "Engage" portal for online reports, Hospitality events and much more. Parent Portal training      Click here for all the information on the parent portal and reading reports online. Hospitality event Year 12 Hospitality students hosted a luncheon on Friday 18 March for parents and staff. Under the guidance of our new Hospitality teacher; Mrs Susan Leach they showed off their considerable skill in cooking, customer service and cappuccino making.  Secondary Talent Show The Secondary Talent Show was held in the John Williamson Theatre in the VMAC on Friday 17 March. It was well attended and the huge audience were well entertained.   Talent Show winners Left-right: Jason Williams (Yr 10), Martha…
Thursday, 24 March 2016

Issue 4 - Business Manager

Main Campus traffic entrance                                                         BACK Church of Christ car parking The Slip Road Inverness Circle car parking I remind all parents of parking arrangements at the School. Main Campus traffic entranceThe main entrance to the School is not to be used to drop off / pick up students or park as these bays are designated parking for staff and visitors. For the safety of the School community, it is imperative that all traffic requests are adhered to. Parents are requested to use the slip road, new car park or Church of Christ car park. Church of Christ car parking* Please park only in designated parking bays. Do not park in the yellow marked bays or drive on the Church's lawns;* Please ensure you have clear vision before reversing slowly from your car bay as there could be a small child in your path;* Please enter and exit the car parks where designated;* Please do not call your child across Centre Road between the buses. All children are to cross Centre Road at the…
Thursday, 24 March 2016

Issue 4 - Chaplain

Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom                                              BACK For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength During Holy Week each year, the clergy of the Diocese congregate for a special Chrism Eucharist service in the Cathedral. It is at this service that we renew our ordination vows in preparation for Easter. One of the readings at that service this year was the following: “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written:“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.” Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who…

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