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17/12/13

Year 1 Buddy stories

On Monday the 16th of December, all of Year 5 went to the Junior Building to share stories with their Year 1 buddies. Year 5 had been working on a story for Year 1s for weeks, conferencing with the teachers about the various traits of writing such as planning, organization, word choice, voice and conventions. […]

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17/12/13

Carlisle House games

Last Friday, Carlisle had an excellent victory in the House Cup. To celebrate, Carlisle had fun house games on Monday. Preps and Year 1s had fun playing ‘Scarecrow Tiggy’ with Henry-Joe and Brier (Chapel Vice House Captains), and the Year 2s to 5s played a big game of ‘Doctor Dodge ball’ and ‘Octopus’ with the […]

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27/11/13

Marine Discovery Centre Excursion

On Tuesday the 26th of November, the Year 5s and 6s went to Queenscliff for a Biodiversity excursion. The bus trip was an hour and half each way, and when we arrived our fist stop was the beach. At the beach we learnt about all the different animals and variety of plants that live on the […]

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26/11/13

Year 4 to 5 Transition Program

Last year, the grade fives and fours (currently grade fives and sixes) came together to do a transition program in the Real Life Learning Centre (RLLC). We were paired up with year 5 buddies to show us the books and activities we have in year 5. We were shown the year 5’s diaries and our […]

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20/11/13

Year 5 Poetry

The Year 5’s created some fabulous pieces of Poetry for their Portfolios. Read on ……….. Free Verse A poem of poems                  There once was a limerick, Who went to the zoo, And when he was there, he met a haiku, The two of them went, To the lions  plain, It was there that they met, a mighty […]

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20/11/13

2014 Book Packs and swimming notices

Hi parents and caregivers The 2014 book packs will be going home today. If you could ensure that you return the booklet attached for processing it would be greatly appreciated. Also a reminder that swimming notices for 2014 have gone home as we will be participating in the swimming program second week back in Term […]

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15/11/13

Typhoon Haiyan Fundraiser

Today the school raised $2079.25! The money will be donated to the Red Cross Appeal for aid that could include the following:   $85 is enough to provide five families with hygiene kits, helping to protect them from disease $120 is enough to provide a toilet for 40 people $130 Provides food baskets for 5 […]

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12/11/13

Volley Ball Gala Day

On Friday 1st November the Year 5s and 6s went to Fawkner Park for a Volleyball Gala Day. It was fun because the games were challenging for all, as no one really knew how to play! The teams were split into ‘All Boys’, ‘ All Girls’ and Mixed teams. There were no grand finals so it […]

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12/11/13

Free Dress Day this Friday 15th!

More than 10,000 people are feared dead after the fiercest typhoon ever recorded laid waste to parts of the Philippines.  On Friday of last week, winds of up to 315 km/h called ‘Typhoon Haiyan’ , hit the Philippines. This is the world’s strongest tropical cyclone,  Hurricane Camille hit the US in 1969 with 305 km/h winds. […]

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