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Dates For Your Diary
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Term Dates for 2018 also.
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Parents & Friends News
Parents and Friends meeting - Monday 19th March 7.30pm in the Staffroom.
All welcome - If you would like to be involved in the P&F, please come along, we'd love to meet you.
All School News
Each year 10% of the profits from the School Fete support local and overseas charities. This year, 5% donated to Australian Lutheran World Service, 2.5% to Geelong Mums and 2.5% to Strive2Thrive. Strive2Thrive is a unique exercise and wellbeing program, servicing...read more
It is hard to believe that another year has passed, the school year has finished and apart from a few loose ends, focus is starting to shift onto 2018. I am always surprised by how quickly one year ends and before we know it, the new one has begun and away it goes...read more
Garry Matuschka, who passed away on December 11th 2017, was the founding principal of St John’s Lutheran School in 1962. On February 6th, 1962, St John’s School opened its doors to 47 pupils, taught by only two teachers, Garry Matuschka and Marcia Lubke. In a school...read more
The Hon Richard Marles MP came to our final school assembly to present an outstanding leadership award to a graduating student. The Award is presented to a student who, among peers has shown leadership which demonstrates courage, kindness and humility. This year,...read more
On Monday 11th December, the Year 6 students celebrated their last days at St John’s with some special graduation events. A lunch at Lipari Restaurant was enjoyed by the students and their teachers followed by a graduation evening in the School hall with their...read more
On Friday 8th December, the Years 5 and 6 Students traveled to Wallington to Adventure Park to celebrate the end of the year. Many rides were experienced with great enthusiasm, the new Tornado Ride, aqua racing and the lazy river. One of the students said, “My...read more
Without a doubt, St John’s students are beautiful singers. Under the guidance of our remarkable music teacher, Mrs Howard, along with choir and class music, our students are a joy to listen to. Their voices coming together is truly remarkable to listen to. Robin Mann,...read more
The MAD Hatter social justice group had one final opportunity to serve the community this week when they visited OneCare to help pack and decorate hampers for families in need this Christmas. OneCare is a local non-profit organisation located in Geelong West, which...read more
Term 4 has almost come to an end, how time flies when you’re having fun. This term the children have engaged in some great activities, some of the favourites being DIY Kinetic sand and lemon volcanos. There have been lots of challenges as well such as minute to win it...read more
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
This term, Prep to Year 2 students have enjoyed weekly Design and Technology rotations, including Junior Chef cooking classes with Mrs Kratzmann. They have made and enjoyed eating frozen rainbow fruit skewers, mini pizza bites and Jamie Oliver style pancakes (pear,...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