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Thursday, 07 April 2016

Issue 5 - V.E.T

Focus on Work Link This week we visited two John Wollaston students in the work place. Robert Meikle is at Jaycar Electronics, Maddington. He is currently doing a Certificate III Information Digital Media Technology Networking at Polytechnic West TAFE, Thornlie Campus. Mathew Blechyden is at Daimler Trucks, Perth Airport and is undertaking Certificate I Automotive (Heavy) and a Certificate II Automotive (Light) over two years at Challenger TAFE, Kwinana Campus.   Glenn BirdVET/Careers Coordinator
Friday, 29 July 2016

Constable Care and Pokemon Go

About | Contact Us The Pros and Cons of Pokemon Go By David Gribble, CCCSF CEO At the risk of being labelled the fun police, I’m going to say right up front that I think the new Pokemon Go augmented reality game probably comes with both positives and negatives. A new game craze for young people often attracts over-the-top community and media predictions of the harm it will inflict (think original paper-based Dungeons & Dragons or online RPG’s such as World of Warcraft), so I am not going to jump on the bandwagon and instead will wait to see the ramifications of its use for a while before passing judgement. However, I would point out a couple of positives and a potential concern or two in the meantime. In its favour is the fact that for once we have a computer game that is getting large numbers of young people (and older people) out of their houses and into the open. Yes, Pokemon Go is great for getting kids to do exercise without realising they are doing it.... Read more   Introducing the New WA Child Safety Awards Building on the successes of the prestigious Constable Care Child Safety Awards, which have…
Friday, 08 April 2016

Issue 5 - Community Relations

Lunchtime musicians Drone video shoot App update Already the end of Term 1, it doesn't seem possible. See what your amazing students have been up to this week. Lunchtime musicians On Monday 4 April six students started off our Summer Series which will continue again in Term 4. There was an array of different performances, ages and instruments. Although students were nervous they performed really well and entertained the student body during lunch. The Summer Series is a relaxed performance opportunity and a chance for audience members to listen to some music during their lunch break. It was well received and I look forward to more performances later in the year. Caitlin Kuchel Year 7 – “Titanium" Feat. Sia by David Guetta - clarinet Nicolas Beaman Year 9 - “James Bond Theme” by John Barry - saxophone Darcie Azzam Year 12 - “Sway” by Bic Runga – vocals Sydney Hopkins Year 7 - “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen – Piano Freya Kerfoot Year 7 - “Part of Your World” - Flute Ashleigh Bydder Year 8 - "Titanium" Feat. Sia by David Guetta – guitar and vocals Rory MarchantMusic Co-ordinator  Drone video shoot  A very exciting day took place today at the…
Friday, 08 April 2016

Issue 5 - 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 – 4.00pm  Thursday   21 April  8.00am – 4.00pm  Friday     22 April  8.00am – 11.00am Wednesday  27 April 8.00am – 10:00am and 1:30pm – 3:30pm Winter uniform for Term 2 Please 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 crest, tartan tie, black knee high socks…
Friday, 08 April 2016

Issue 5 - 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…

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