Last Day of Term 4 2017
Wednesday 13th December, Kinder - Yellow Group finishes at 11am & School finishes at 3.30pm
Thanksgiving Evening, 7pm
Dates For Your Diary
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they are not to be missed!
Term Dates for 2018 also.
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Parents & Friends News
Please drop off any donations for Geelong Mums into the School Office by Friday 8th December
Children from St John’s Lutheran Kindergarten prepared for their first year at school next year, attending their Prep orientation with their Year 5 buddies. The buddies worked together on craft activities and experienced what life is like in their Prep classroom. Our...read more
Our Parents and Friends Committee are reaching out to support Geelong Mums and we hope our community will join them to support this great cause. Geelong Mums support parents and children experiencing hardship and work to rehome new and pre-loved baby goods and nursery...read more
Red Group has been extremely busy over the last few months with many interesting excursions and activities. The end of Term 3, Red Group went on an excursion to Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre. The children painted boomerangs using traditional symbols and spent time...read more
There is an old adage, ‘Change is the only constant’ and nowhere is this as true as it is in education – children change, staff change, curriculum changes, pedagogy changes but this time, it’s me that’s changing. I will conclude my tenure as College Principal of St...read more
The weather has been warming up and there seems to be a real bounce in the air. It has been great having Sue Ellis, our new Campus Principal in 2018, roving through the classrooms and playground whilst learning more about our students and School. It has not only...read more
WE KNOW WE CAN TRUST GOD’S COMMANDS BECAUSE WE KNOW WE CAN TRUST GOD. Verse: “Trust in the Lord and do good” (Psalm 37:3, NIV). “I have to go to bed early tonight,” Melissa told her mother, “Because Uncle Jack’s taking me fishing tomorrow.” Mum tucked the bedcovers...read more
A huge thanks to the following helpers who came and helped out at the Bunnings Barbeque on Saturday 22nd September - Phil, Alissia, Melanie, Melissa and Adam, Amanda, Belinda and Hudson, Hannah and Imani, Deb and Isaac and John. Like a well-oiled machine, we had...read more
The importance of outdoor unstructured play This year at St John’s, we have introduced loose parts nature play activities into outdoor play and we have seen overwhelming benefits from this unstructured play. We love seeing the creations that the children build with...read more
It has been wonderful to walk and talk with students and teachers, hearing about range of fantastic teaching and learning opportunities that have occurred at St John’s. Indeed, much care, enthusiasm and thought occurs within all classroom and outdoor programs across...read more
We are almost at the end of Term 3 and the students are very excited about the upcoming concert next Thursday evening. I pray that the holiday break will give students and staff alike a break from the daily intensity and give the opportunity for a few bugs to...read more
On Thursday 24th August, Red group participated with the St John’s students for Book Week. The children were encouraged to dress up as their favourite book character. In the afternoon, Red group watched the Little Red Riding Hood play in the hall which was very...read more
Hundreds of our favourite book characters converged on St John’s last Thursday to celebrate Book Week. Our students put in their best efforts to come up with colourful and creative characters to celebrate this special day. In keeping with this year’s theme “Escape to...read more