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18/04/17

CALLOUT FOR UKULELE STARS (and BEGINNERS) OF THE FUTURE

Mr Rennie brings you all some MASSIVE news to start Term 2! SKPS have been invited to participate in the Dandenong Ranges Ukulele Festival on Saturday 20th May, 2017. http://www.drukefestival.org.au/ , or on facebook under DRUKE2017 The event is a national ukulele festival in its own right and has been running for four years. This […]

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09/03/17

A Spectacularly Well Earned Lunch Break!

Rehearsals for the State School Spectacular are underway and Ms Ogg and Mr Rennie could not be more proud of the effort and enthusiasm from our SKPS students! What a talented (sweaty) and lovely bunch of people they are! We learned some sweet moves to Can’t Stop The Feeling by Justin Timberlake; One Love by […]

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22/02/17

Junior Musical Concert Callout

That’s right folks.. The world wide environmental musical smash Skipper The Penguin Saves The World blows into town this September! For two days only (Mon Sept 18 and Tues Sept 19) the St Kilda Town Hall will light up with three performances of the off-broadway drama about a young penguin, Skipper, who lives in Antarctica […]

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21/02/17

Hello from Mr Rennie!

Welcome from Mr Rennie! It is with tremendous joy and enthusiasm that I extend a happy new school year to you all wearing my new performing arts hat! Ms Natasha Ogg has left some very big shoes to fill but please do not fear because you can still see her smiling face at the helm of […]

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08/12/16

Bunraku Brilliance

Yesterday was a wonderful celebration of all the hard work that the Year 4 and 3/4K students have put into the Bunraku unit of work. The students worked in teams to design and make their life size puppets in Visual Arts before rehearsing the traditional Japanese tales of Tanabata and Sannen Netaro during Performing Arts […]

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11/11/16

Masters of Puppetry

From Finger puppets to the Wayang Kulit, our Year 1 to 6 students have been exploring the various styles of puppetry. In this integrated Arts unit, students have been designing and making their puppets in Visual Arts. These are then going to be used to perform short plays that students have been creating in Performing Arts.  Students […]

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28/10/16

Australian Boys Choir

Well done to all our Year 1 and 2 students who participated this afternoon in the Australia Boys Choir workshop. Students learnt and performed simple rhythmic patterns, performed a short song and movement piece before singing individually for the choir’s Artistic Director and assistant. Auditions to join the choir are on Saturday 26th November at Auburn […]

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28/10/16

‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’

One week ago, our amazing Year 3-6 students shone like the bright stars they our in their Senior School production of ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’. Over two days, our students took to the Phoenix Theatre stage three times. It was heart-warming watching them file into the venue before their items and perform with energy and passion. For a term […]

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10/10/16

Australia Girls Choir

Congratulations to the girls in Year 1 and above who took part in the AGC assessment workshop last term. By now you should have received your personalised assessment report either posted to your home or via the school. Girls in Prep will be receiving an information flyer about the AGC Open Day. Everyone is welcome […]

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01/09/16

Senior School Concert ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’ tickets now on sale!

We are very excited to announce that tickets for our upcoming Senior School Concert (Year 3-6) of ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’ are now on sale. There will be three shows held over Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October at the Phoenix Theatre, Elwood Secondary College. Opening night performance will be on Wednesday 19th October at 6.30pm. There will […]

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