Newsletter No.6, 23 April 2015 - Mullaloo Heights Primary School

Mullaloo Heights Primary School
An Independent Public School
Newsletter No.6
School Vision: At Mullaloo Heights Primary School, we take pride in creating a dynamic
and safe learning community, inspired by family, partnerships and educational innovation
striving for academic and civic excellence for all our students.
ANZAC Day Commemoration Service: THANK YOU to all of our students and parents who
participated in our ANZAC service, commemorating the 100 th year of the landing at Gallipoli.
It is important that we remember our men and women who have fought for our country to keep
Australia a free and wonderful country. Thank you to the students who wore their service
uniforms. We had a special guest speaker, Mr Wattie, a retired Warrant Officer from the Royal
Australian Air Service, speak to us. Thank you to Ms Beeftink and Ms Franchetto for your
organisation of the service, and to Mrs Ameduri for working with our choir.
No.21that I announce that our chaplain, Bev Fruin, has
CHAPLAIN: It is withNewsletter
great pleasure
returned to our school for the remainder of the year and for all of 2016. The Minister for
Education, Peter Collier, announced that the state government will fund chaplains to schools
who had previously applied the National School Chaplaincy programme and were
unsuccessful; we were one of those schools. Mrs Fruin will continue her previous chaplaincy
role and has ideas on how to further develop her role.
No commitment has been made to provide State funding for In School Chaplains for 20172018.
PARLIAMENT HOUSE: Our year 6 student councillors, along with Ms Franchetto, student
councillor coordinator, and Mrs Rasmussen, School Board Chair, visited Parliament House,
today. Our local MLA, Mr Albert Jacob, Member for Ocean Reef, took everyone on a tour of
Parliament House and they all enjoyed lunch in the Members’ Dining Room. THANK YOU, Mr
Albert, for this generous opportunity which was enjoyed by our councillors.
23 April, 2015
Monday, 27 April
ANZAC Day – Public Holiday
Wednesday, 6 May
P&C Meeting 7.30pm
Thursday, 7 May
Year 3 Assembly
Tuesday, 12 – Thursday 14 May
NAPLAN – Years 3 & 5
Wednesday, 20 – Friday 22 May
Year 6 Camp to Fairbridge
Wednesday, 27 – Friday 29 May
Book Fair - Library
Thursday, 28 May
Year 2 Assembly
Monday, 1 June
WA Day – Public Holiday
Next week, our new substantive principal commences at Mullaloo Heights Primary School: Ms
Caroline Booth. I would like to thank everyone for your support throughout the term as I
undertook the role of principal. I am looking forward to resuming my role as deputy principal
and teaching our year 4 class on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Friday, 5 June
Faction Cross Country
Janine Moses
Monday, 22 June
Constable Care
Thursday, 18 June
Talent Assembly
Friday, 26 June
Lightning Carnival – Kingsway
P&C: Our next meeting is Wednesday, 6 May at 7.30pm in our staff room.
School Board: Our next meeting is Wednesday, 13 May at 5.00pm in our staff room.
Principal: Janine Moses
Phone: 94012488
Registrar: Wendy Fawcett/Sharmian Moult
Fax: 93072533
Friday, 3 July
Last day term 2
Email: [email protected]
Mullaloo heights Primary School
Guest speaker,
Mr Peter Wattie
Ocean Reef RSL member.
Parent Help Needed!!
We are after the assistance of any parents who are
able to help Mrs Thorby with coaching/ assisting in
the preparation for the upcoming lightning carnival
being held on Friday, 26 June.
Parent coaches/ assistants are needed for netball,
soccer and AFL. Help is required every Friday
afternoon in term 2, from 2:05pm-2:50pm.
If you have free time, and are willing to help out
with the training and coaching, please contact Mrs
Thorby ASAP.
Thank you
P&C Mothers’ Day Stall:
K + PP: Wednesday, 6 May
Y1 – 6: Thursday, 7 May
Year 7, 2016 – Application/Test Dates
4 May 2015
20 May 2015
29 May 2015
29 May 2015
End of May/June 2015
First Friday of Term 3
(24 July 2015)
Specialist Music, Specialist Marine Studies, SEAC, Soccer & Autism Extension Program applications
to be returned.
Marine and SEAC testing.
In area enrolment packs to be returned.
Out of area enrolment applications to be returned.
Music auditions.
Letters to Parents – successful or unsuccessful. By this date we will have informed every applicant
about the success of their application.
Students who are applying for SEAC or Marine Studies at Ocean Reef SHS will complete their test at our school on TUESDAY,
19 May 2015, due to a clash of dates with our school camp.
Please continue to liaise with ORSHS re applications and information.
To view the Specialist Programs and Enrolment Information for 2016, please follow the link below:
Mullaloo Heights Primary School is a member of the Ocean Reef Education Network [Est. 2011] who, with our Network of schools, is working toward
agreed Network outcomes focusing on the depth and breadth of strategic and operational initiatives and programs for the benefit of our students and
enhancing our Network community.