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Bunnings BBQ - Saturday September 23 - Volunteers Needed - Please respond to the Caremonkey notice your availabilty.
Seed Creations Catalogue Fundraiser - coming home next week.
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On Wednesday 23rd August, we had 12 students represent St John’s at the Battle of the Books at Good News College in Tarneit. The students, from Year 4-6, prepared for the day by reading from a list of 30 books. Their strategy was to ensure that every book from the...read more
Introduction: Hi there, for those of you who don’t know my name is Caitlyn and I am the team leader here at St John’s. I moved to Geelong in April after finishing my bachelor of education P-6. I love the beach and to be outdoors with my two dogs. I have really enjoyed...read more
We look forward to welcoming Sue Ellis, St John’s Lutheran School’s new Campus Principal at the beginning of 2018. Sue is currently the Head of Junior School at Encounter Lutheran College in Victor Harbor (South Australia), a position she has held since 2013. Sue...read more
Apart from the chilly weather that greeted me, it was a pleasure to return from my long service leave. Traveling and sight-seeing in Ukraine was a wonderful experience! It was a pleasure to visit so many historical sites as well as meet friendly and welcoming people....read more
Christian Studies – Christianity in the World This year the yellow group have been learning about God. Our focus was initially on creation, his helpers and now Christianity in the world. Yellow group has been reading and discussing the Bible Story, Jonah and the...read more
The library at St John’s Lutheran School was buzzing on Tuesday morning, opening its doors to our parents for Open Library Day. A beautiful collection of hand-chosen books from Torquay Books was available for parents to purchase and donate back to our library, or to...read more
Kitchen Garden Meal Time Regular meal times help to promote physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. The aim of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program is to provide a pleasurable experience that will positively influence children’s food choices, attitudes...read more
On Wednesday 9 August, our inter-school debating teams travelled all the way to Westbourne Grammar School in Truganina for the third debating round. The topic was “Computer skills are more important than hand writing.” Both teams competed well, delivering some...read more
Children are connected with and contribute to their world. This year, Red Group have been investigating different cultures and countries through the adventures of the Hungry Caterpillar who is travelling the World. Each child researched a recipe for a nominated...read more
After a very busy Term 2 with weekly sowing, planting, watering and tending the garden, students in Years 3 and 4 are now harvesting plenty of vegetables and herbs ready for cooking. The carrots we pulled were long and wonky, the beetroots were different sizes and the...read more
In today’s world of electronic payments and internet banking, it is difficult to teach children the value of money. When you’re at the shops, how often do you pay with actual cash? Australians only use cash for 37% of purchases, mainly for goods costing under $10. Our...read more
100 Days of School in 2017 It was a very exciting week for our J4 and J5 students last week who celebrated 100 days of school in 2017. This important milestone was celebrated with a fun-filled day with students dressing up as 100 year-olds. It was a sea of grey hair,...read more