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 DATES TO REMEMBER 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 Principal 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] Web: www.mullalooheightsps.wa.edu.au DET: www.det.wa.edu.au Mullaloo heights Primary School Ceremony 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: http://www.oceanreef.wa.edu.au/Documents/downloads/Specialist_Programs_Enrolment%20_brochure%202016.pdf OCEAN REEF EDUCATION NETWORK [OREN] 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.
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