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School: Start of Term 1 2019: Wednesday 30th January
Parents & Friends News
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Primary School News
Shepherds, angels, cribs, stars….it must be getting close to Christmas! The Kinder children presented their delightful Christmas Concerts last week. The Brave Bears sharing their wonderful skills on Wednesday evening followed by the Courageous Lions on Thursday...read more
During Term 4, the Year 5 and 6 students have been undertaking a unit called What’s My Business? Each business group began with a $20 loan and had to come up with a clever business idea, with the groups focusing on food, accessories, games and...read more
Our school Chess Tournament was held on Monday 19 November in our Hall and was well attended by students from St John’s and Geelong Lutheran College. Our guests from GLC enjoyed their time with us and the friendly competition! There were...read more
On Thursday 8th November, the Year 3 and 4 students completed the Bollard walk from Rippleside through to Eastern Gardens (some of the students… and teachers were tired by the end!). The students recorded information from the bollards about...read more
On Monday 5th November, the Year 5 and 6 students attended a leadership day at Araluen Lutheran Camp. The purpose of this Leadership Day was for our current Year 6 students to spend the day with the Year 5 students completing activities focusing on...read more
This week we enjoyed our very first St John’s Art Show. It is hard to describe the wonderful community atmosphere and celebration of creativity and energy expressed in the artworks. Celebrated international advisor on education, Sir Ken...read more
Exploring how a supermarket stores, sources and sells its fruit and vegetables has many excellent connections to our Kitchen Garden Program. Our Year 3/4 students went on a discovery where they were introduced to an array of rainbow-coloured...read more
There is always something special about the beginning of Term 4. The children are excited to be here, the uniforms are all freshly laundered and it is obvious how much the children have grown since last wearing their summer uniform. As part of our Kitchen Garden...read more
A small discussion group of parents (Armstrong Creek and St John’s) and staff met on Wednesday 19 September to discuss the proposed uniform concepts for 2019. A small selection of students had the opportunity to view and wear the new concepts, giving their own...read more
Over the last holiday break, five St John’s and GLC students represented the Geelong Marlins in the Ballarat Junior Water Polo Tournament. It was a great weekend with four out of the five students playing for the first time in this tournament. The...read more
As Term 3 draws to a close, we can reflect and give thanks for a wonderful time of learning, community and celebration. The recent “Explorers Expo” held by the Year 3 and 4 classes was testament to the amazing learning that is going on in our classrooms. Attended by a...read more
Preparation for the St John’s Concert 2018: ‘The Greatest Show’ is underway. There has been great excitement in the preparation for this year’s event with students singing and dancing their way around the yard. We welcome you all to join us at The Geelong Arena on...read more