Month

December 2015

INVITATION: Help With Our Kitchen Garden Harvest

December, January  and February are  big harvesting months in our Kitchen Garden and we are inviting families to come along and take part in the harvest. Our Garden and Kitchen specialists, Amanda and Monina are usually very active in the… Continue Reading →

Farewells and Awards

Volunteer Award for 2015 presented to David  Ranger. We thank David  for his strong contribution over the past  10  years, as a volunteer in classes, camps and outside hours activities; on committees; as Governing Council Treasurer; and as police liaison officer…. Continue Reading →

Important Information for 2016 … Broader BYOD for Students, Reception Students Dismissed Early

School Begins Monday 1 February 2016 Reception Students Dismissed  At 12:30 pm During The First Week of Term 1, 2016 Between 12:30 pm And 4:00 pm Each Day In Week 1 Term 1, 2016, Meetings Between Reception Teachers And Parents BYOD… Continue Reading →

Graduation 2015… Some Dance Highlights

Please enjoy this selection which contains various videos from the end of the  graduation ceremony and the social that followed. As you can see students had a great time! A big thank you to Jess Ottewell for putting this together.

Woodend Kitchen Garden Featured On TV Tonight

Watch  us  (including our own Haidi Sutherland) on Get Dirty With Milton tonight on Channel 44 at 7:00 pm.  You can also catch it on Youtube here.

Congratulations Year 7s

  Congratulations to all our Year 7 students. We are sad to see you moving on but wish you all the best in your future  learning and relationships. We love the way you conducted yourselves as learners and citizens. Our younger students… Continue Reading →

Christmas Event Highlight Reel

A big thank you to Jess Ottewell for putting together this lovely video summary of our school community event. Thank you to all the performers, students and adults, who helped make it was great fun night.  

****Important Dates To Note****

Early Dismissal 2:05 pm Friday 11 December School Begins Monday 1 February 2016 Reception Students Dismissed  At 12:30 pm During The First Week of Term 1, 2016 Between 12:30 pm And 4:00 pm Each Day In Week 1 Term 1, 2016,… Continue Reading →

Farewell To Fay Magias … Retiring from Teaching

  It’s hard to believe how quickly the past 12 years have gone by. When Fay started at Woodend as Deputy Principal  I was in my second year as Principal here and we quickly developed a good rapport and an understanding… Continue Reading →

Farewell To Ali Law … Retiring from Teaching

Ali has been at Woodend for 15 years and during that time has taught more students than anyone else at the school.  Through Ali’s tremendous efforts the Japanese program is a very strong and vibrant program at our school.  Ali has… Continue Reading →

End of Year Student Reports

Please refer to the letter distributed  via the term 2  Student Report blog post. Information regarding classes for next year has already  been printed and will be distributed today.

Thank You to Our Volunteers … Every Day There Are Valued Efforts … What A Great Team! … Volunteer Award Nominations?

We had a lovely Thank You Morning Tea last Friday.  At that event we formally acknowledged, that which we hope all volunteers feel is evident in the culture of the school: that we  highly  valued all the efforts,  big and… Continue Reading →

What a Celebration! Another Wonderful School Community Christmas Event

Despite initial uncertainty with the weather – the heat, the wind, the potential for thunderstorms, our Annual Christmas Event turned out to another huge success!  This has to be one of our favourite community events of the year and this year… Continue Reading →

Christmas Event … Program for Monday 7 December

We all love our  Annual Christmas Event.  The family picnic on the oval is a highlight of the year.  We look forward to it being another  great event this Monday 7 December. Here is the program.  Please take particular  note of… Continue Reading →

**Safety Alert***

It has been reported by a student, who observed, that yesterday at 3:30 pm two students were approached by the driver of a white van and asked if they wanted a lift. They  declined and the vehicle drove off.  … Continue Reading →

SA Jump Rope Championships 2015

Congratulations to Woodend Primary on a successful state jump rope competition. Many of our team won medals in a number of events including quick step, double dutch, double unders, and routine events to music.The team performed a very entertaining group… Continue Reading →

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