New Students Visit & Mufti-Day
On Monday, 20 November, Junior School will be welcoming new students who are joining our school from Years 1-4 in 2018, for an orientation day. To assist the new students feel welcomed, Junior School students will be permitted to wear casual clothing for the day. Students must wear appropriate casual clothing, including covered footwear, shirt that covers the shoulders for sun safety, and a school or casual hat. We will be collecting a gold coin donation to support Marian on the day, however this is not mandatory. Year 4 will visit Middle School on this day, and details of this activity have been sent to parents from the Middle School office.

HOPA Concert
The Years 3 and 4 HOPA concert will be held on Tuesday 21 November from 11am – 12:30pm.

Dr Boyce Reading to Junior School
This term Dr Boyce has been spending time with each of the Junior School classes to read picture books with them. Dr Boyce has a love for reading and loves to share this with the boys and girls in Junior School. The children have been enjoying these times with our Principal.

Reports
Teachers are busy preparing reports at the moment and these will be posted home during Week 8.

Class Requests for 2018
Please be aware that we are unable to take requests for teachers for next year. Forming classes is a very complex process and it is not possible to allow for parent requests.

Year 4 Graduation and Fun Day, Wednesday 29 November
All Year 4 parents are invited to attend this special assembly at 9:15am and then following the assembly we will be having some fun activities for the students. Mrs Campbell will be sending a note with full details in the next week.

Carols Night, Monday 4 December
This is a wonderful night for families and all Junior School children will be involved in the event to be held on the Junior School oval. Please mark this in your diary. We will provide more details as the date gets closer. The children have started rehearsals for this event, and the Christmas Assembly that is held on Friday 1st December at 9:15am in the MPC.

Christmas Assembly, Friday 1st December, 9:15am
The students wear coloured t-shirts and tinsel as indicated below. This is advanced notice to a give you time to find the items you will need.

  • Prep – Purple shirts and red tinsel.
  • Kindy – Black shirts and purple or pink tinsel.
  • Year 1 – Red shirts, silver tinsel.
  • Year 2 – Yellow shirts and blue tinsel.
  • Year 3 – White shirts and silver tinsel.
  • Year 4 – Green shirts and gold tinsel.

Kindergarten Orientation
The Kindergarten and Prep orientations have been held over the past few weeks. We look forward to these students joining us next year as they begin their journey to beyond 2030.

Mr Scott Cousins
Head of Junior School

Dates for your Diary
20 November Year 4 into Y5 Orientation Day
21 November Year 3 & Year 4 HOPA Concert, 11am-12:30pm
23 November Puppet Show
24 November Drama Performance
27 November OMA Concert Dress Rehearsal/Photo Day
28 November OMA Concert, 6-8:30pm
29 November Year 4 Graduation
30 November Year 4 Fun Day
1 December Christmas Assembly 9:15am, MPC
4 December Carols evening (students may leave school at 12:30pm
5 December JS Certificate Assembly
6 December Party and Fun Day
7 December Final Day for students and Presentation Night 6:15pm