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Friday, 22 September 2017

Issue 15 Business Manager

The new Upper Primary Centre - Its time to move in!                                                BACK The 2017 "Win your School Fees for a year" Raffle The new Upper Primary Centre - Its time to move in!The exciting build for the new Upper Primary Centre is going well and staff and students are looking forward to moving in for Term 4. The 2017 "Win your School Fees for a year" RaffleThe 2017 "Win your School Fees for a year" Raffle will be launched at the beginning of Term 4. A fantastic chance to win your fees paid for a whole school year. Any proceeds will go towards the refurbishment of the Library Resource Centre. Gailene ShoreBusiness Manager
Friday, 22 September 2017

Issue 15 Head of Primary

Inquiry Journeys Grandparents' Day IPSHA Inter-School Athletics Encounter Experiences Breaking News – Canberra Sydney 2018 Package Free Monday - winners Inquiry JourneysIt was wonderful to see so many families visit our classrooms on Tuesday afternoon. The Art Exhibition was again a highlight and I thank our wonderful staff for all their hard work in creating such a great opportunity for our students to showcase their work. Our students also thoroughly enjoyed all the engaging activities provided by specialist staff (with Mrs Crawford’s sushi disappearing fast!) and were keen to collect as many stamps as possible on their inquiry passport. I thank all our staff for their commitment to our students. Grandparents' DayLast week we welcomed many hundreds of proud Grandparents to our School and for the first time this event was open across all year groups. The House Shout was a great success and thoroughly enjoyed by the huge audience in attendance. Thank you to all Grandparents for enjoying the sunshine on a wonderful John Wollaston morning. Your feedback was most positive and we look forward to building on this event next year.   IPSHA Inter-School AthleticsOur Primary team performed admirably at All SaInts College recently. Several Inter-School records were…
Opening of the Annual Art Exhibition 2017 Pegasus Society Semester 2 Pizza Lunch and Excursion HPE Wellness Day House Eisteddfod Opening of the Annual Art Exhibition 2017Students, staff and parents were treated to an evening of visual indulgence and gastronomic delights at the opening of the 2017 art exhibition last week. The exhibition was opened by special guest artists, Audrey and Arif Satar the creators of Amilita the Cow who resides in the grounds of John Wollaston. Both artists were very complimentary of the quality and range of the art work on display and noted the importance of The Arts in schools. As guests perused the works that challenged notions of the status quo, the use of materials and encouraged interaction, they enjoyed mocktails and supper prepared and served by a more than competent Year 10 Hospitality class. The evening was rounded out by the acoustic accompaniment of Ashleigh Bydder on vocals and guitar. Congratulations to all the staff and students involved in the event. Pegasus Society Semester 2 Pizza Lunch and ExcursionIn the past few weeks our Pegasus Society students have had the opportunity to meet over a few slices of pizza and share their academic experiences with younger…
Friday, 22 September 2017

Issue 15 Principal

Grandparents Day House Shout House Estedfodd Art Exhibition Encounters Anglicare Dinner 2018 Prefects Grandparents Day                   With good wishesAnne Ford
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