ABSENCES:

If your Child is to be absent from School, please inform the School Office by 9.30am either by phone 5221 5221, email stjohns@glc.vic.edu.au or by using the SMS service “0418712263”.
Please note this number will only send and receive SMS messages - it will not receive telephone calls.

DON'T FORGET:

Start of Term 3: Monday 15th July
School Photo Day : Monday 29th July
Parents & Friends News
All welcome - If you would like to be involved in the P&F, please come along, we'd love to meet you.
Next P&F Meeting - Monday 22nd July, 7pm

All School News

Back Creek Farm Prep Excursion

On Friday 31st May, the Preps set off on the bus with gumboots, raincoats and beanies, ready for an exciting day at Back Creek Farm. What a fantastic day we all had! Some of the highlights were: feeding the pigs with the apples and apple skins we picked in...

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Year 2 & 3 Walk a While in my Shoes

As part of our ‘Individuals can make a difference’ unit of work, the Year 2 & 3 students undertook the ALWS Refu.me Challenge 3 Walk a while in my shoes. In Africa, the average distance a woman or child must walk to collect water is 6 kilometres. The...

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Year 6 Camp to Sovereign Hill

Our Year 6 students have enjoyed an amazing time at Ballarat’s magnificent living museum, Sovereign Hill. There was great enthusiasm for dressing in period costume and learning more about the 'goldrush' era of the 1850's. During this phase in Australian...

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Year 4 Excursion to You Yangs

It was the ‘third time lucky’, but the day had finally arrived with the weather looking promising for a much-anticipated Year 4 excursion to the You Yangs. As part of the focus on our current Year 4 theme titled ‘My Place’ which explores Aboriginal and...

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Swimming Carnival

It’s always brilliant to have a positive vibe around a sporting event and our Swimming Carnival was no exception. Students from Years 3 – 6 cheered for their teammates from the stands with every competitor eager to participate and earn points for their...

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Food & Mood Incursion

Last week Prep – Year 2 students participated in a session about FOOD & MOOD.  They learnt about the connection between our food and our emotions and how healthy food helps us to be calm and learn at our best. The children learnt about calming...

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ANZAC Service

On Wednesday 24th April we held our annual ANZAC Service on our school oval. Our community came together to show our respects for the ANZACs. We welcomed special guests: Ms Christine Couzens (MP), a representative on behalf of Mr Richard Marles (MP) and Mr...

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Library Captains News Report

Reading to the PrepsEvery Thursday afternoon, we have the exhilarating opportunity to read a fun picture story book to the Preps for them to enjoy.  As Library Captains we have the pleasure to select, practice and present an exciting book for our amazing...

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Year 4 Camp

There was a buzz in the air as the students stepped off the bus, eager to begin their Yr 4 camp experience. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by Shane Jurecky, Principal of Good Shephard Lutheran College. This was going to be home for the next...

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Kitchen Garden News

Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden has resumed for the Year 4 students this week. In the Garden we harvested pak choy, a HUGE eggplant, silverbeet, red and green capsicums, radishes, lettuces and tomatoes! In the Kitchen we cooked, Chinese stir...

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